Weddings are stressful and sometimes they bring out the worst in people. They can also be full of mishaps.
After all the planning and worrying, it feels like there’s so much at stake on your wedding day that it’s hard to relax.
And let’s face it, sometimes those bad things happen and you can either laugh them off or let them ruin your day.
Most of the brides you see here have recovered since their wedding snafus, although we hope there was someone there to comfort them and tell them that it was all going to be ok.
We sure want to give them a hug after looking at these photos.
1. White on white
This photo went viral to the point that the bride was forced to explain that her mother-in-law was actually a really nice person who had just bought the most budget-conscious dress she could find, not realizing her faux pas.
We still can’t believe someone would do this and not realize their mistake though.
2. Falling for you
Talk about going head over heels!
A bruised bride is that last thing you want.
3. Welcome to the family
So he peed on her dress during the vows.
We just really hope this didn’t happen before the ceremony.
5. There goes the bride
This would have been a nice photo had everyone not almost drowned.
We just hope the dresses dried out in time.
6. Stuck on you
Other times you get it because your veil gets caught on the rustic wood of your wedding venue and snaps your head back with it.
That’s quite a memorable walk down the aisle!
7. For better or worse
At least she’ll always remember that special time the groom fell asleep on her during the wedding.
We bet the wedding night was rockin’.
8. Down the aisle
We hope the look caught on her face doesn’t indicate how much pain she’s in after getting dropped.
We also hope they took their photos before there were grass stains all over her dress.
9. Something blue
This poor bride had her mouth dyed blue after her brother gave her a “mint” before the ceremony.
10. That special someone
Or land on you.
Or scratch your shoulder in your sleeveless dress during your photos.
11. I tumble for you
But it’s epically embarassing when it happens as you descend the stairs for the first time as husband and wife.
12. Abandon ship
And as long as the ceremony took place, you can always “dance and dry” during the ceremony.
We’re trying to look on the bright side here because this looks like a nightmare.
13. It’s tough to wear white
We can tell by this bride’s body language in the photo that she could have really used a hug right then and there.
14. Maid of dishonor
We hope this friend was appropriately mortified once she sobered up because no one else in that photo looks like they’re having a good time.
15. The risk you take
We could do a whole slide show dedicated to Internet dress fails, but instead we’ll show you a few of our favorites.
This one is particularly bad because it looks like she was dressed in toilet paper and THEN got attacked by dogs.
16. We hope there was a backup
Maybe the skirt could be salvaged?
17. Not even the color?!
18. Nailed it
But it’s supposed to be a bridal gown.
Fingers crossed that this could be returned and there was enough time to find a real dress before the big day.
19. In sickness and in health
But it probably looks better when the bride isn’t face-down on the bathroom floor.
We’d probably wait to give her a hug in this case.
20. Piece of cake
In this case, we can’t help but feel bad for the bride who is watching her cake head for the floor.
Save the macarons!
21. Tiers of tears
We bet this bride was wishing she had just ordered the cupcakes.
22. Together until the end (of the staircase)
Sounds like the groom needed a hug in this case too!
23. Birds of a feather
That’s one less person invited to the reception.
24. A family affair
In this case, we don’t think these sisters wanted another woman in the family. And it looks like they don’t deserve one.
25. Blackmail material
In fact, her guests were still downstairs at the bar!
26. Not standing on ceremony
We’re not sure why everyone is leaving this bride in the dust, but we hope she turned right around and found that open bar.
Parents, when your kids have a wedding without you, it’s because they’ve probably seen things like this.
How do you even put a stop to this and regain control of your own wedding?
28. Family matters
The look on this bride’s face seems to say “I’m not surprised this is happening.”
29. That’s love
Some embarassing wedding moments make you realize you married the right person. And then make you wonder how you’re related to others.
When this bride took a fall, her husband came to sit on the floor with her.
Then her brother happened
30. Bride overboard
Alas, her friend doesn’t seem terribly concerned that she’s about to fall backwards down a hillside!
31. Cocktail fail
Why do we wear white to these things again?
32. You had one job
“As soon as we left the church, the cops showed up. Limo driver ran a red light and unfortunately did not have a current license. Seriously? You’re a limo driver.”
Luckily, a groomsman had the proper license and convinced the “limo driver” to let him take the wheel.
33. Duct tape to the rescue
Duct tape isn’t an ideal compliment to a wedding dress, but you gotta do what you gotta do.
34. Swept up in it all
If not, we imagine a lonely wedding night.
35. A magical day
These photos went viral for obvious reasons after a photographer kept shooting after the bride fell off her horse.
Luckily, she can now look back on it and laugh.
36. Attack of the ankle biters
Granted, they get dragged around during the recemony and reception and the bottom gets damaged anyway, but that’s usually at the end of the night. AFTER the photos.
37. Veiled emotions
This poor bride looks like this snafu is tearing out her hair!
38. Waves of emotion
Well, when disaster strikes – like a rogue wave – all you can do is hope your photographer keeps snapping photos so you get something epic out of it.
39. Gone to the birds
In this case, these doves were MAD – and they acted accordingly towards the bride AND groom.
40. What goes up…
Otherwise, things are going to get awkward.