The 17 Best Wedding Cake Toppers for a Show-Stopping Display

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The vows have been exchanged, the champagne has been popped, and now its time for the two of you to cut the cake! This photo-worthy moment is a classic wedding tradition that’s withstood the test of time (unlike the garter toss). Aside from selecting the cake and frosting flavors, you can add an additional personalized touch by adding a special topper.

A cake topper is a perfect opportunity to tastefully (no pun intended) infuse your personal style into your wedding day decor. Whether you’re hosting a lavish reception that calls for an elegant script font, or something more laid-back and whimsical, there are so many options to choose from.

Read on for the best wedding cake toppers.

Coppice and Crafts Custom Last Name Cake Topper

Custom Last Name Cake Topper

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This lucite cake topper comes in an option of 10 different materials, and is a chic way to announce your new last name as a couple!

enDice Modern Acrylic Cake Topper

Modern Acrylic Cake Topper

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If you are hosting your wedding in a modern loft or museum venue, this cake topper is for you. Choose from a variety of text colors, and optional backsplash shades to personalize the topper to match your decor.

MP Designs Cake Topper with Calligraphy Initial

Cake Topper with Calligraphy Initial

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Simplicity takes center stage with this stunning, single initial cake topper. Choose from a variety of acrylic colors and finishes, including an option for wood if you're looking for something more rustic.

Rawkrft Metallic Silver Wedding Cake Topper

Metallic Silver Wedding Cake Topper

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The elegant calligraphy featured in this timeless piece makes in an absolutely stunning addition to an upscale, romantic reception. If you prefer another color, you can also select from rose gold, black, or gold acrylic to match your wedding palette.

Coppice and Crafts Custom Initials Modern Slash Cake Topper

Custom Initials Modern Slash Cake Topper

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This modern topper is composed of simple serif initials arranged in a sleek slash design. It comes in 10 different finishes, so you can be sure to match your decor to a tee.

Foxblossom Co. High-Class Artisan Wire Cake Topper

High-Class Artisan Wire Cake Topper

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This handcrafted cake topper is made from aluminum and is customized with you and your spouse’s names. With an option to choose from 18 different wire colors, this personalized topper is the perfect addition to a wedding in a modern industrial venue.

Susabellas Personalized Ceramic Modern Cake Topper

Personalized Ceramic Modern Cake Topper

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This quality ceramic cake topper is a beautiful way to display your new married monogram. After the wedding, you can reuse it to garnish a potted plant or display it as a reminder of your special day.

All Her Glory 70’s Retro Cake Topper

70’s Retro Cake Topper

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This groovy cake topper is a fun addition to a cake— it's definitely fit for the couple hosting a colorful reception with an aura of “good vibes only”.

Facci Designs Custom Wedding Cake Topper

Same-Sex Custom Wedding Cake Topper

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Facci Designs specializes in adorable, handcrafted felt cake toppers that are just too fun to pass up. We especially love this sweet pair of otter grooms sporting dapper top hats and matching bowties.

Tops Malibu Love Sparklers

Love Sparklers

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Capture a classic sparkler photograph (without paying for extra hours for your photographer to stay late for a sparkler sendoff) with this fun cake topper that’s perfect for an outdoor evening reception.

Light Paper Moon and Stars Cake Topper

Moon and Stars Cake Topper

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If you and your spouse are astrologically compatible (or you just love a good celestial theme) this personalized wooden cake topper is the perfect way to acknowledge the fact that your love is written in the stars.

Le Petit Pan Mr. & Mr. Acrylic Cake Topper

Mr. & Mr. Acrylic Cake Topper

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This sleek acrylic topper is the perfect addition to a contemporary wedding reception. The shop also features something for all couples with both Mrs. & Mrs. and Mr. & Mrs. options as well.

Poppy Paper Goods The Adventure Begins Cake Topper

The Adventure Begins Cake Topper

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Perfect for the couple who loves to travel, this vintage-style map cake topper is not only a fun accessory for your wedding cake— it's also a unique tribute to your shared passion.

David's Bridal Initial Cake Topper with Swarovski Crystals

Initial Cake Topper with Swarovski Crystals

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If you’re hosting a fancy evening reception with lush florals and sparkly embellishments, this Swarovski crystal-encrusted cake topper will take the cake. It's a memento that you'll treasure long after the wedding day is over.

Ninalem's Entangled AF Cake Topper

Entangled AF Cake Topper

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For the cool couple with a big sense of humor, this cake topper features the trending term “entanglement” and is the perfect way to make your guests laugh out loud (and be sure to snap a pic for social media).

Lil Hearts and Crafts Leaf Design Wooden Monogram Letter Cake Topper

Leaf Design Wooden Monogram Letter Cake Topper

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This elegant laser-cut cake topper comes in three different colors (rose gold, gold, or silver). The laurel wreath detailing and the luxe script font makes this topper perfect for everything from a garden-themed wedding to a classic black-tie event.

Lily Craft Au Modern LED Wedding Cake Topper

Modern LED Wedding Cake Topper

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If you love the idea of having a neon wedding sign at your reception, this LED cake topper is the perfect way to get the look without breaking the bank. It's a showstopping modern element that will wow your guests—and you can hang it on your wall post-wedding.

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