Real-Life Southern Wedding Photos That’ll Make You Swoon

Blame it on the mistletoe—winter break is a big time for engagements and weddings. Whether you had a proposal over the holidays or you’re planning for the big day, you’re sure to find inspiration in these real-life snapshots submitted by our readers.



Amber Wilson’s reception dress is absolutely stunning!

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Dreamy! Jeni Rone submitted this set-up from Old Wide Awake Plantation in South Carolina.

Photo by Adam Barnes

Photo by Adam Barnes

Southern Living assistant photo editor and her husband tied the knot at Lake Martin in Alabama.



Nicole’s hubby-to-be popped the question at UGA right before the Bulldogs took on LSU.

Photo Submitted by Mollie Salyer Moeck


There’s so much love in this photo submitted by Mollie Salyer Moeck.

Photo Submitted by Kendal Marie


Handsome guy, beautiful day, gorgeous dress, rooftop setting—this can’t be real, can it?!

Photo Submitted by Melisa Garcia


Melisa Garcia and her guy are the epitome of wedding-day chic.

Photo submitted by Kelli McKinley


A girl and her momma right before walking down the aisle. Nothing could be sweeter.



The ticket to a really fun wedding: great friends and family.



Who says all dresses have to be big and white? Alecia Mariana’s stands out in her sparkly champagne stunner.

Photo Submitted by Courtney Porter

@PerryVaile via @DogwoodEvents

His and hers cocktails. Cheers to the happy couple!

Photo Submitted by Ashleigh Vanderwalker

Photo Submitted by @AshleighVandy

Her cowboy boots, his bow tie, the big field and glowing sun—everything about this just makes us smile.

Photo Submitted by Katt Powell



To help you plan your big day, we’ve partnered with Southern Weddings magazine to bring you how-tos and inspiration for the perfect wedding. Keep sharing your photos with us using #SLSouthernWeddings. 


  1. Kathryn

    Beautiful picks!

    January 4, 2014 at 5:11 pm

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