Who doesn’t love Instagram! We certainly do!
A pictorial feast of wonder, ideas, aspirations, and even unPhotoshopped reality.
Pictures speak a thousand words, especially when you’re planning a wedding, so from real gay and lesbian weddings and beautiful gender fluid people to blow your mind entertainers, sartorial genius and style galore, we bring you 30 Instagram accounts you’ll love when planning your same-sex wedding.
The Gay Wedding Guide
Us, of course, we have our own fabulous IG with beautiful pictures of gay and lesbian couples, LGBT news images and unique styling, dress, venue and theming aplenty. Take a look – you won’t regret it! Follow @gaywedguide
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The Prop Factory
From red curtained theatre arches and illuminated freestanding letter lights to flamingo statues, birdcage display stands, giant deckchairs, vintage fairground games and even peep boards, you’ll find plenty of vintage style inspiration at the Prop Factory. Follow @thepropfactory
Classic Party Rentals
Update (Aug 2020): Classic Party closed their Instagram channel (Old link: https://www.instagram.com/classicparty/ )
Full service event rental company in CA and AZ. Tableware, chairs, tenting, lighting & more. If you can dream it, Classic Party Rentals can deliver. Follow @classicparty
Update (Aug 2020): Gender Fluids closed their Instagram channel (Old link: https://www.instagram.com/gender.fluids/ )
Says its the most original account on Instagram showcasing tomboys, androgynes, LGBT+, Beautiful Humans and giving credit to the photographers who shared their images. Beautiful. Follow @gender.fluids
London’s most iconic store still that never follows the flock, and sets is own trends. Supporter of upcoming designers, there’s nothing not to love about Liberty. Follow @libertylondon
House of Ollichon
Enormously popular among lesbian brides, the House of Ollichon doesn’t do bridal dresses, just gorgeous bridal jumpsuits and two-pieces. You’ll find a range of its bridal wear showcased on its Instagram along with some beautiful images from across the web. Follow @houseofollichon
Well known for her endless campaigning for LGBT rights, Gaga shines through as a true ally of the LGBT community.
Scott Schuman is the original fashion blogger, whose work has been featured in GQ, Vogue Italia and Vogue Paris. Seriously cool picks for men and women.Follow @thesartorialist
Jeffree Star, the living unicorn superstar. Makeup genius and social figure. As fabulous as it gets. Follow @jeffreestar
The first international male albino fashion model ever, Shaun is an all-round good guy. Openly gay, he campaigns against bullying, is a sought after model, actor, and dancer. Follow @shaundross
Author of the only wedding planner for gay grooms and founder of Jason Mitchell Kahn & Co (a weddings and events planning service), Jason Mitchell has a unique eye for detail. Follow his instagram for inspo and smiley happy couples, gay and straight. Follow @mrjasonmitchell
Based in the big apple, Mindy Weiss has managed countless celebrity weddings, including that of Ellen Degeneres and Portia di Rossi. If you’re into super inventive without losing the class, her Instagram is perfect for you. Follow @mindyweiss
Mark Niemerko is a fairy godfather when it comes to planning weddings, whom everyone adores. A true gentleman and master of creating eye-catching spaces no-one will ever forget, follow him for some mind blowing ideas. Follow @niemierko
Canada Gay Weddings
This is Canada’s first wedding magazine for the LGBT community; it features jaw dropping wedding ideas and décor, gorgeous couples and inspiring stories. Follow @canadagayweddings
Based in San Francisco, Out Events curate some of the slickest, most pristinely styled weddings and events we’ve seen. Follow @oui_events
Update (Aug 2020): CatD closed their Instagram channel (Old link: https://www.instagram.com/lovecatdweddings/ )
Wedding planning doesn’t haven to cost the earth and we love Cat D for her bold, colourful, innovative style, that’s affordable, too. Follow @lovecatdweddings
Martha Stewart Weddings
Martha Stewart Weddings has just about every styling detail you could want; from cost-effective DIY makes to the uber luxe, this Instagram account is a must. Follow @martha_weddings
Perfect Wedding Magzazine
It is the UK’s best selling wedding magazine, and for good reason: it features beautiful images of wedding décor ideas and (sometimes) same-sex weddings, too. Follow @perfectweddingmag
From living tables and LED ballerinas to human snowglobes and beatboxers, if you’re stuck for unique wedding entertainment ideas, find new ideas on Warble Entertainment’s Instagram. Follow @warble_ents
FOOD & CAKE
The premium catering company that caters for some of the UK’s most iconiclocations, including the historic royal palaces. We are big fans of thier interactive dessert tables, and the value they lay on experience. Follow @rhubarb_food
Seriously drool-worthy seasonal eats from eco chef and renowned food writer, Tom Hunt. We guarantee you’ll find great ideas for your wedding menu here.Follow @tomsfeast
Gothic and gory, if you’re a fan of the dark side, just see what extraordinary creations, Annabel de Vetten’s Conjurer’s Kitchen can make. Til death do us part wedding cake anyone?! Follow @conjurers_kitchen
The Cake Botanist
On the lighter side, there’s Naomi Lee, The Cake Botanist who seems to be able to sculpt any kind of flower into a sugary edible form, and make and hand paint cakes with extraordinary flair. Follow @thecakebotanist
We couldn’t not include Peggy Porschen, one of the most celebrated cake makers in the industry. Her intricate work just oozes class. Follow @peggyporschenofficial
Wild, seasonal and jaw-droppingly indulgent, we defy you not to fall in love with the ephemeral beauty of Dawn Weisberg’s floral designs. Pure masterpieces. Follow @tularosaflowers
Based at London’s trendiest of markets (Spitalfields) these two ladies bring their love of everything floral to create some bold and unusual colour contrasts. Gorgeous. Follow @rebelrebele8
Rachael of Eden showcases some of her best creations via Instagram. From whimsical wild florals to wire lanterns strewn with flowers. We’re confident you’ll find it hard to resist tapping ‘like’. Follow @edenfloralslo
REAL SAME-SEX WEDDING PHOTOS
Paola de Paola
Queen of same-sex wedding photography, the former magazine and Getty images photograher, Paola de Paola is celebrated for her gorgeous flair and creative style. Follow @paoladepaolaphotos
Emir Hasham, a highly talented photographer from London with a background in fashion and advertising photography. His sharp eye guarantees impeccable shots, every time. Follow @emirhashamphotography
Studio XIII Photography
LGBTQ+ wedding photographer, widely popular and colourful! Features same-sex love in general as well as weddings that just ooze joy. Follow @studioxiiiphotography