This summer, the Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage bans are unconstitutional and the cherry on top of all those sweet upcoming nuptials is a cake topper that celebrates #loveislove sitting pretty on the tiered confections.
An adorable, essential wedding detail that used to be exclusively for the Mr. and Mrs. is now open to couples of all genders. The classic bride and groom mini-statue that has sat on top of countless cakes has gotten a more inclusive makeover over the past few years — from a figurine of a pretty pair of brides to two dashing miniature grooms. Lesbian and gay couples have been getting creative with the old-school wedding tradition, choosing playful, modern, and romantic toppers for their wedding sweet treats that wholly represent them.
Even the prettiest wedding cake with all of its sugared flowers and fondant piping can feel a little incomplete without the topper tradition. Your guests will eat up the charming details of these same-sex cake toppers. Laser-cut tongue-in-cheek phrases or silhouettes add a dose of the fresh and contemporary to classic tiers, while personalized sculptured mini-me's put a new, romantic spin on the traditional. These totally customized — and not to mention, darn cute — toppers take the cake when it comes to celebrating equal love.
Whether they're humorous, whimsical, or tastefully elegant, the final touch to your wedding cake should reflect the to-be-wed couple's personal style — and same-sex nuptials are no exception. We've compiled a few of our fave inclusive topper styles. So click through to see some cake toppers that are just as sweet as legalized love!
Photo: Calligraphed "Mrs. & Mrs." cake topper in birch wood by Brooke Alyson Dusenberry of Lovely Grain Studio.
A gussied-up pair of penguins cakes topper by Aleksandra Vargas.
A Friends-inspired laser-cut topper by Jodi Wentz of Chicago Factory.
A cake topper of two silhouetted grooms holding a heart.
A pair of bridal love birds cake topper.
Laser-cut "Mr. & Mr." cake topper from Victor Lepahhin of SVLaser.
A rustic cake topper of two brides carved in wood.
A paper doll-inspired, glittery cake topper.
A pair of kissing, pink bow-adorned fish cake toppers.
A traditional figurine cake topper, featuring two grooms embracing.
A cake topper of two customized brides, one in a gorgeous gown and the other in a smart gray suit.
A playful and quirky Bert and Ernie cake topper.
Wooden cake toppers of two blushing brides and their cute pet cats.
A laser-cut silhouette cake topper of two grooms in their wedding best.
Whimsical wooden groom cake toppers, accompanied by their pet dog.