25 Wedding Experts to Follow on Social Media for Inspiration
Whether you’re looking to hire a vendor for your wedding or searching for incredible inspiration for the big day, Wedding Spot has you covered. We’ve done the research and created a list of top wedding experts to follow on social media in a variety of categories so you don’t have to spend your time scouring the internet.
Pulling from popular publications, Google research, and first-hand experience, this curated list has everyone from planners to photographers and everything in between to help you create the wedding of your dreams.
Discover the top wedding experts and accounts to follow on social media:
Wedding planners to follow on social media
If you’re looking to hire a planner for your wedding, social media is a great way to narrow down your favorites. Event planners post photos from previous weddings they’ve done so you can get a feel for if their style fits with your vision. If you’re not looking for a planner, you can still get tons of amazing ideas through following planners on social media.
1. Mindy Weiss
Mindy Weiss is a celebrity event planner (she’s planned events for Ciara, Channing Tatum, Ellen DeGeneres and more!) who has written three best-selling books, including the incredibly popular, The Wedding Book. Check out her socials if you’re looking for high-end and expertly-planned wedding inspiration.
2. Karen Tran
Karen Tran is an international event designer and expert florist. Because of her experience with florals, Karen is a go-to planner for weddings with a desire for lush and glamorous flowers. She also offers workshops like her Floral Experience Masterclass if you’re looking to learn from the expert. From cascading rose centerpieces to colorful floral archways, follow Karen for all your event needs.
3. Firefly Events
Recognized by Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Martha Stewart, and more, Firefly Events has a spectacular Instagram page filled with inspiration for your wedding. Not only that, but they also offer an online course called The Wedding Planner’s Handbook for both planners and couples planning their own wedding.
Amorology, founded by Heather Balliet, has been recognized by Brides Magazine and The Knot — and for good reason! Her romantic and original designs are perfect for couples who want to add a bit of pizzazz into their wedding ceremony and reception.
5. Kristin Banta Events
If you’re looking for an experiential wedding day, look no further than Kristin Banta Events. They are experts in creating immersive experiences for weddings and events of all kinds. Check them out if you’re looking for a couture one-of-a-kind wedding.
Wedding furniture rental accounts to follow on social media
From styled shoots to actual weddings, furniture rentals are one of our favorite event vendors to follow on social media because they really get the creative juices flowing. It’s incredible how much rentals can elevate a venue.
1. Archive Rentals
An event rental company and design house, Archive Rentals is the perfect combination of class and individuality. From bamboo bars to tufted sofas, you’ll find everything you need for your wedding celebration.
2. Found Rentals
Found Rentals is an event rentals company specializing in vintage pieces. If you’re looking for sustainable and eclectic, but still stylish decor ideas, follow Found Rentals.
3. Premiere Party Rentals
If your style is modern, sleek, and sophisticated, Premier Party Rentals will be the perfect inspo for your big day. With cane and linen chairs and elegant crystal, your wedding is set to be stylish and chic with the help of this rental company.
Wedding cake artists to follow on social media
Whether you’re looking for cake decorating tips or inspiration to bring to your local bakery for your wedding, these cake artists are sure to check every box.
1. Maggie Austin
Maggie Austin is a cake designer, sugar artist, author and instructor. She offers workshops like The Wedding Intensive and The Sugar Flower Intensive to help people perfect their cake decorating skills. She is especially fantastic at creating realistic sugar flowers to adorn the tops of her cakes. Be sure to check out her Instagram.
2. Jasmine Rae Cakes
She’s a cake artist and instructor with workshops featuring techniques like rice paper flowers and texture play as well as cake art business classes. We love her cakes because they’re complete works of art that resemble ornate statues utilizing an abundance of textures to really create the centerpiece for your wedding. Oh, and her Instagram is unbelievable.
3. Tortik Annushka
Tortik Annushka’s cakes are incredibly creative, innovative, and original. From Mondrian-inspired tiered cakes to graffiti-covered desserts and Campbell’s soup creations a la Andy Warhol, check out her Instagram if you’re looking for out-of-the-box wedding cake inspo.
Wedding photographers to follow on social media
On social media, wedding photographers share photos from real weddings they’ve been a part of to both help potential new clients see their style and to inspire the world with their art. Since every photographer is different, we highly recommend following these experts so you can get a feel for the style of photography you want for your wedding.
1. Brogen Jessup
The fabulous thing about Brogen Jessup is that she’s not only a photographer, but also an event stylist. By also styling her weddings, Brogen puts herself in the perfect position to capture the best possible photographs on the big day. We love her because she knows exactly how to capture an emotion of a moment, which makes her photos truly stand the test of time.
2. Corbin Gurkin
If you’re looking for dreamy, romantic, and elegant wedding photos, look no further than Corbin Gurkin. She recently photographed Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas’ wedding, creating some incredibly iconic black and white style wedding photos. Follow her for classic and ethereal photo inspiration.
3. Bruno Rezza
Named one of the best photographers in the world by Brides and Harper’s Bazaar, Bruno Rezza travels the world capturing weddings in some of the most beautiful destinations on the planet. His use of color and composition takes wedding photos to another level. Check out his Instagram for plenty of inspiration.
Wedding florals and installations experts to follow on social media
Whether you want minimal greenery or elaborate rose installations hanging from the ceiling, florals have the ability to add a new dimension to your wedding.
1. Bows and Arrows Flowers
Founded in 2009, Bows and Arrows Flowers has been featured in publications such as Southern Weddings, Martha Stewart Weddings and The Knot, having designed the florals for weddings all over the world. From Budapest to Los Angeles, this duo uses art, nature, and culture as inspiration for their incredible floral arrangements and installations.
2. Layered Vintage
Layered Vintage not only creates exquisite floral arrangements and installations, but they also host workshops for one-on-one, groups and collaborations. Check out their Instagram to stay up-to-date with their workshops while also getting inspiration from these experts.
3. Creative Amme
Creative Amme is a husband and wife duo who make custom laser cut, vinyl, and engraved signage and installations for events. Not only are their products incredible, but they’re for a good cause, too, because for every purchase, they donate a meal for children in need.
4. Tiffany Lusteg
Just take one look at Tiffany Lusteg’s Instagram and you’ll see why we’ve put her on this list. Tiffany is an expert in installation art, fabrication, murals, and spatial design, making her the ideal addition to your vendor dream list. Her incredible color palettes and vintage aesthetic makes use of perfectly curated shapes and textures creating the ultimate installations that can act as escort displays, photobooth backdrops, and more.
Wedding event stylists to follow on social media
Wedding event stylists are responsible for the aesthetics. They develop a cohesive look to your wedding, taking into account your ideas and desires.
1. Forrest and J
Event designer and stylist Forrest and J has some incredibly colorful and fun wedding photos on their social media. Their use of mixed textures and shapes along with vibrant colors makes for truly memorable events. We highly recommend following them ASAP.
2. One Social Design
Featured in Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake, and more, this California-based event designer is all about bringing your unique vision to life. From watercolor artists painting portraits of guests to ombre balloon installations, the sky's the limit with One Social Design.
3. Beijos Events
Beijos isn’t just an event design and styling company. They are also a lifestyle blog with sections devoted to holidays, recipes, travel and style. If you’re looking for not only wedding inspiration, but also juicy lifestyle photos, follow Beijos.
4. Royale Ziegler
Royale Ziegler is a Martha Stewart contributor as well as a product and editorial stylist and design content creator. Follow her on Instagram for not only stunning weddings, but also colorful events of all kinds. She’s especially great at incorporating kid-friendly decor and ideas into her events.
Wedding publications to follow on social media
Wedding publications compile real weddings with tips from experts, DIY wedding hacks and even lifestyle sections for life after the wedding. Follow these top wedding publications for a more general view of all things wedding.
1. Bridal Musings
Bridal Musings is a wedding blog that focuses on balancing “stylish inspiration with honest, helpful advice.” It was founded by Elizabeth Muhmood Kane in 2011 (shortly after her own wedding) and has been one of the best wedding blogs to follow ever since. Our favorite part? “We don’t believe that there’s such a thing as ‘the perfect wedding’ but we aim to help couples create a vision for their own kind of perfect day.” Check them out on Pinterest and Instagram.
2. Martha Stewart Weddings
Martha Stewart Weddings feels like the original bridal publication. Their seamless mix of elevated wedding style, with real life weddings and advice from experts in events makes it the go-to place for brides and planners alike. Their highly-curated Pinterest boards tackle everything from engagement parties to bridal flower crowns to colorful wedding dresses, and their Instagram is a must-follow, too.
3. Junebug Weddings
Junebug Weddings is your ultimate source for stylish and unique real-life weddings. Strategically selected, the weddings that are featured on their Instagram are truly jaw-dropping and are the perfect inspiration as you plan your own big day.
Follow these top wedding experts on social media today!
From celebrity planners to wedding photographers, you now have all the social media goodness at your fingertips to create an incredible wedding. Once you hit the follow button on those, check out these 14 must-follow blogs and magazines to round out your ultimate collection of wedding inspiration.