The Top 16 Real Weddings of 2016

California weddings lead the way in trends from color palettes and intricate details to over-the-top moments and heartfelt romance. And 2016 was no exception. With decor ranging from rustic to chic to vintage to glam, every wedding we share is so inspirational and we want to savor every detail--the bouquet, wedding dress, venue, photography and more. Needless to say, picking our personal favorites is a nearly unthinkable feat--we love them all! So to choose our best of 2016, we are ranking the weddings that were the biggest hits amongst our readers! 

This year you were head over heels for delicate vineyard weddings, abundant florals, statement cakes, elegant DIY, moody black and white photography--and romance galore. From a Marie Antoinette-inspired affair to a breathtaking secret garden, these weddings will leave you breathless. Plus, it comes as no surprise to note that this list has some of the best venues Southern California has to offer, from the ocean viewing resorts Pelican Hill and Terranea to Malibu's Triunfo Creek and Santa Ynez's mountaintop Figueroa Farmhouse. And now, without further ado, the sixteen most popular Real Weddings of 2016!

16. Jaala & Mikey: Bohemian Beauty at One Feather Ranch 

 

15. Caroline & Dan: Classic Shades of Purple at Bel Air Bay Club 

 

14. Kenlly & Michael: Beautiful Blush-Hued Wedding in Newport Beach 

 

13. Ashley & Jordan: Autumn Splendor at Wente Vineyards 

 

12. Ali and Greg: A Hollywood Love Story at Vibiana 

 

11. Anne and Tyler: Sun-Drenched Wedding at Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse 

 

10. Niki & Eric: A Tale of Two Vibrant Weddings at Terranea Resort 

 

9. Lauren & Alex: A Blend of Two Cultures with Elegant Whites and Gold Accents at Villa Montalvo 

 

8. Victoria & Tom: A Citrus-Hued Backyard Wedding Among the Orange Groves 

 

7. Jessica & Ryan: A Mix of Bold Pinks and Lucious Greens at San Luis Obispo 

 

6. Ari & Aaron: A Winery Wedding with Delicate Florals and Neutral Accents at Cielo Farms 

 

5. Callais & Kyle: A Restoration Hardware-Inspired Wedding at Estancia La Jolla

   

4. Tracey & Bobby: A Farmhouse Wedding at Triunfo Creek Vineyards


3. Kasie & Will: A Floral Wonderland at The Resort at Pelican Hill


2. McKenna & Guy: A Marie Antoinette-Inspired Wedding at Santa Margarita Ranch


1. Karrie and Jay: Vintage in the Vines at Hammersky Vineyards