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Best of 2017: Best Kiss

No wedding would be complete without the seal of a kiss — or many kisses for that matter! As we looked back on the best of weddings in 2017, some of our favorite captured kisses came right after the pronouncement of marriage, during romantic portraits at sunset or as the night was coming to a close. So before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve and you begin another new year with a kiss, here are the best smooches from 2017 that served as a reminder that love wins!

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Beneath-the-veil kisses are always magical, but this one that’s close enough to capture the joy on the glowing brides’ face just moments after they tied the knot is truly heartwarming. | photo by True Photography

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These dapper grooms went for the dramatic dip at the end of a petal-lined aisle to seal their ceremony with an epic kiss before celebrating the night away, Chicago-style. | photo by Tequila Weddings

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Sparks flew at Casey and Matt’s epic destination wedding in bali, and they had the send-off to prove it! We love this capture of the newlyweds sharing a fiery smooch underneath a crackling sparkler before closing out the night. | photo by Terralogical 

Everything about Lia and Kendra’s rustic wedding was absolutely dreamy, but there’s something about the way they are holding onto each other as if they couldn’t possibly let go that makes this one of our favorite captures of the year. | photo by Erin Morrison Photography

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We love an epic send-off, but this capture of Chris and Stevie sharing a kiss, bouquet and beer in hand, underneath a row of sparklers is a particularly romantic way to end a perfect night. | photo by Stacy Paul Photography

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Josh and Ryan’s Knoxville wedding was filled with personalized details that celebrated their relationship. Their big day was truly all about their love, and photos like this prove it was a love worth celebrating. | photo by T&K Photography

There was so much to swoon over at Chelsea and Nick’s incredible rustic DIY wedding, but what we loved most was the palpable love between these two! We adore the way this dip kiss at sunset after their romantic ceremony reveals the bride’s cowboy boots! | photo by Sarah Maren Photography

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After one of the brides recited her vows from a piece of paper that stretched from her shoulders to the ground, McKenzie and Samantha were pronounced wife and wife, and they shared a kiss that surely neither of them will ever forget. | photo by Mae Small Photography

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On a striking black sandy beach in French Polynesia, Tim and Kerlyn couldn’t pass up the opportunity for an adventurous kiss in the sand after they exchanged vows in a traditional Polynesian ceremony. | photo by SV Photograph

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We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to include this utterly romantic kiss from a gorgeous burgundy and blush styled shoot where the couple looked as madly in love as they did ultra stylish. | photo by Macy O’Connell Photography