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Unseelie royalty has arrived in their finery: a rich red gown, red and black leather, and lush florals at this dark fae wedding. The castle backdrop betrays their status among the other dark fae in the Unseelie court. Don't miss this stunning wedding with visuals that will knock your socks off and geeky references to tickle your nerd bone.

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We featured a Filipino/Persian wedding that was held on a lovely garden estate — that used to be a plantation. A commenter chimed in: "…not really sure if a Southern Plantation with slavery history is the ideal place for a wedding. I couldn't focus on the beauty of it knowing that it held such memories of immense suffering." This comment brings up so many interesting questions…

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Krys & Kayla's fairy tale castle wedding

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Heather & Bobby's Lord of the Rings meets Game of Thrones fantasy wedding

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