The Most Creative Wedding Cakes of the Year

The crazy-cool, über modern, and utterly romantic wedding cakes that have graced the pages of Brides over the past two years.

Lael Cakes, Brooklyn, NY

The sugar birch-bark ruffles on this cake complement a venue's rustic-chic décor. A cake like this really conjures up an image of the entire wedding: After the cutting, guests will gather 'round for a sweet slow dance to a Bright Eyes ballad played on the banjo by a bearded Ryan Gosling lookalike.

Rustic fondant birch-bark wedding cake, $15 per slice (serves 80), Lael Cakes

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Photo: Dyad Photography