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'Star Wars' Wedding Ring Is Inspired By C-3PO (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 8:39 PM

Last November, we told you about the incredible R2-D2 engagement ring New Jersey tattoo artist Joe Pagani made for his girlfriend, Emily. When it came time for Pagani to choose his own ring for his wedding last month, he continued the "Star Wars" theme -- with a C-3PO-inspired...

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Awesome Wedding Invitations Mimic Iconic Movie And TV Posters (PHOTOS)

(11) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 6:54 PM

We have a feeling Siskel and Ebert would have given these wedding invitations two thumbs up.

Southern California couple Joshua and Rachel Watson took inspiration from their favorite films and TV shows when they crafted the invitations for their June 1 wedding. With the help of...

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Wedding Trailblazers: Fourteen Style Designs Wedding Suits For Lesbian, Queer And Trans Community (PHOTOS)

(164) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 2:57 AM

Here at HuffPost Weddings, we're all about celebrating unique and innovative ideas in the wedding world. In this series, Wedding Trailblazers, we'll be spotlighting wedding-industry professionals doing creative new things. Check out our latest trailblazer below.

Here's something you don't hear every day in the wedding world: not every bride...

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Online Marriage Proposal Features Incredible Interactive Website

(5) Comments | Posted July 18, 2013 | 7:16 PM

To pop the question to his girlfriend, one Chicago web designer decided to put his technical skills to the ultimate test.

With the help of illustrator Gabe Cooper and web developer Josh Compton, Matt Bush proposed to his girlfriend of two years, Kate Vogel, by designing a slideshow-style website...

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Trash The Dress: Bride Sets Dress On Fire In Controversial Photo (VIDEO)

(146) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 7:57 PM

Instead of preserving their wedding gowns and stowing them in the back of their closets, many adventurous brides are choosing to destroy their dresses (using water, paint or even cake) for increasingly popular "Trash the Dress" photo shoots. But one recent Trash the Dress...

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'Star Wars' Wedding Photo: Newlyweds Prepare For Battle In Epic Shot (PHOTO)

(140) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 6:03 PM

The Force is strong with these two.

At their wedding in Michigan on Friday, "Star Wars" fans John and Mindy Doychich (along with their maid of honor and best man) prepared for battle against AT-ATs and the Death Star in a shot captured and edited by photographer Steven...

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Runner Marriage Proposal: Boyfriend Intercepts Girlfriend During Run To Propose (PHOTO)

(13) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 11:24 AM

While on a run in northern California earlier this month, Rose Taylor encountered an unusual sight -- her boyfriend, asking her to marry him!

After setting off together on a run at the Martinez Marina (the couple runs together a few times a week), Moon ran ahead of Taylor and...

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Wedding Kiss Photos: Couple Completes Quest To Kiss On All Of Britain's 60 Piers (PHOTO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2013 | 7:02 PM

One British couple found a romantic way to enjoy a little PDA and honor Britain's iconic seaside piers -- by kissing on every single one.

Hazel Preller told HuffPost Weddings in an email that she and her now-husband Jay met and had their first kiss at the end of

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Wedding Prayer: Photo Of Couple Praying Before Ceremony Goes Viral (PHOTO)

(425) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 5:21 PM

Virginia couple Bre and Josh Curtas decided not to see each other on their wedding day until Bre walked down the aisle. But that didn't stop them from praying together before the ceremony.

Photographer Kimberly Burke snapped this photo of Bre and Josh holding hands and praying before...

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Cost Of A Wedding: Why Using The 'Average' To Determine Cost May Be Misleading

(96) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 7:17 PM

TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com's annual "Real Weddings Survey" reveals the average cost of a wedding each year (in 2012, it was $28,427). But it turns out that the sky-high number may not be the best way to determine what a typical couple actually pays to...

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Hurricane Sandy Victims Lose House, Receive Free Wedding (PHOTOS)

(15) Comments | Posted June 6, 2013 | 1:19 AM

New Jersey couple Samantha and Chris Reinhold were planning to get married in Aruba in November 2013. But after Hurricane Sandy destroyed their Staten Island home in October 2012, they realized they could no longer afford their dream wedding. Then, Samantha, 24, a hairstylist, entered herself and Chris, 28, an...

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Photographer's Marriage Proposal Utilizes Camera In Unusual Way (PHOTOS)

(60) Comments | Posted May 31, 2013 | 6:11 PM

New York wedding and event photographer Jerrit Pruyn proposed to his girlfriend on camera -- but not in the way you'd think.

Pruyn popped the question to his girlfriend, Broadway actress Cara Massey, on Sunday by writing "Marry Me" on an iPhone screen protector and then

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Circus Marriage Proposal: Performer Uses Giant Balloon To 'Pop' The Question (PHOTOS)

(28) Comments | Posted May 23, 2013 | 11:36 AM

Most men get ready to propose to their girlfriends by putting on a nice outfit and making sure the ring is tucked into their pocket. Vancouver circus performer Nigel Wakita got ready by by stuffing himself inside a giant balloon!

Wakita is the director of recreational education and a...

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Jordan Matter 'Dancers Among Us' Photos Inspire A Marriage Proposal (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 11:37 AM

One photography fan took a leap of faith when he proposed to his girlfriend last week, and he has a photo to prove it.

New Yorkers Peter and Betsy are huge fans of photographer Jordan Matter, whose photo series "Dancers Among Us" captures professional dancers striking poses in...

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Wedding Trailblazers: 'The Artful Bachelorette' Offers A New Take On The Bachelorette Party (PHOTOS)

(15) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 1:05 AM

Here at HuffPost Weddings, we're all about celebrating unique and innovative ideas in the wedding world. In this series, Wedding Trailblazers, we'll be spotlighting wedding-industry professionals doing creative new things. Check out our latest trailblazer below.

At bachelorette parties hosted by The Artful Bachelorette, you'll see a naked...

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'Halo' Wedding Ring: Superfan Designs 'Halo'-Themed Band (PHOTO)

(1) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 7:49 PM

For fans of the video game "Halo," it's pretty obvious what the ideal wedding ring would look like.

Die-hard "Halo" fan Mike Coscia designed a wedding band inspired by the game, and ring designer Bruce Boone made his vision come to life. Here's a photo of...

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Engagement GIF: Photos Of Marriage Proposal Turned Into Awesome Animated GIF (PHOTOS)

(28) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 6:46 PM

Move over, engagement photos... it's time for engagement GIFs!

Chicago graphic designer Joe Klomes captured his proposal to his girlfriend, Kim Firth, on Tuesday in a series of photos; then, he turned those photos into an animated GIF. He posted the GIF on Reddit Thursday -- check it...

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'Newlyweds: The First Year' Stars, Tina Sugandh And Tarz Ludwigsen, Open Up About Marriage

(10) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 4:22 PM

On Bravo's new reality show "Newlyweds: The First Year," premiering Monday May 6, you'll be able to watch four newlywed couples navigate their first year of marriage. One of those couples is Tina Sugandh, an Indian pop star, and Tarz Ludwigsen, president and co-founder...

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LEGO Wedding: Man Proposes With LEGO Ring Box, Tops Wedding Cake With Toy Blocks (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 3:35 PM

Here's what happens when an extreme LEGO fan gets married.

Clay Rushing posted photos on Imgur Thursday of the LEGO engagement ring box he used to propose to his girlfriend, Jennifer, and the LEGO cake topper that was featured at their October 2012 wedding.

Rushing told HuffPost...

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Wedding Guests Spend An Average Of $539 On Each Wedding They Attend

(20) Comments | Posted May 1, 2013 | 6:57 PM

It can be expensive to throw a wedding -- and as anyone who's been invited to a wedding knows, it can also be expensive to attend one.

An American Express survey revealed Monday that this year, guests expect to spend an average of $539 for each...

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