“I love a great love story, ” Meghan Markle told an interviewer a few weeks before she and Prince Harry announced their engagement. Their wedding, months later, was watched by a global audience that ran into the hundreds of millions. “Two people fell in love and we all showed up, ” read one headline. A more sweeping advertisement for the partnership between love and marriage would be hard to come by: This was the fairy tale of romantic attraction transforming, This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-One Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 28 The Evolution Of Matchmaking For Better or Worse? Harriet Fitch Little investigates why offline matchmaking businesses are thriving. Arts & Culture Issue 46 Samuel Ross Art, fashion, lifestyle: Samuel Ross has seen the future and it’s got his name all over it. Arts & Culture Food Issue 46 At Work With: Deb Perelman The little blog that could: An interview with Smitten Kitchen’s unflappable founder. Arts & Culture Issue 46 Word: Wintering When to withdraw from the world. Arts & Culture Issue 46 Brock Colyar An interview with a professional partygoer. Arts & Culture Issue 46 Studio Visit: Yoko Kubrick In the studio with a sculptor of monuments and mythologies.