Wedding Cake Toppers: New Ideas for the Age-Old Tradition
A look at 16 modern and vintage toppers, and one cake without
In the wonderful world of wedding cakes there are oh so many options. Everything from flavor to style to type to height and width must be agreed upon; not to mention tiers, filling, frosting, color, theme, shape, frills, and fuss.
In addition, there is the age-old tradition that seems to be becoming trendy once again: the wedding cake topper. To top, or not to top? Classic figurine, or something newer and more inventive? Rustic and Etsy-esque, or sleek and modern?
The avenues for toppers are seemingly endless. The classic marital couple topper has evolved into a variety of handmade items, edible delicacies, and even comical snapshots — everything from flowers to pom-poms to glitter to banners has decorated the tops of the latest cakes. Cakes themselves have taken on a whole new life, becoming themselves a topper, or dispelling the notion of even needing one.
However, in the name of tradition, and to celebrate our Entertain editor’s engagement (yes gentlemen, she is taken), we’ve taken a closer look at some of our favorite wedding cake toppers, and one cake without. So here are 17 of the most interesting ones we found.
Happy topping, everyone.
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