An angled hem here, a bare shoulder there: The season's gowns are clever and romantic.
- Mind Those Feet
A heel (or ballet flat, or stacked sandal) for every aisle walk.
- Modern Love
Ombré lace, a peony-pink mermaid gown, and other fresh takes on the classics.
- Ask an Expert: The Gown Designer
Gilles Mendel on bridal fittings, accessories, and the biggest mistakes brides make.
- Lingerie Wars
Go demure—or not—with these night-of lingerie options.
- Killer Views
A rooftop farm high above the East River, a lighthouse on the Long Island Sound, a barn amid the rolling Catskills, and other spots with sprawling vistas.
- The Everything Guide to a Better Bachelorette Party
Five local, slightly off-the-beaten-path itineraries for every type of bride-to-be.
- Not Another Blender
Newlyweds reveal the wedding gifts they actually use.
- Beyond the Photo Booth
An old-timey phonograph, a tepee, and other out-of-the-box bonus entertainment for your guests.
- Rants and Raves
From the Trade
Five insiders explain how to pull off a wedding without a hitch.
- Anything But White Cake
Rainbow sprinkles, Marie Antoinette ruffles, a donut tower, and other nontraditional takes on the dessert course.
- Elevate the Basics
Casual dishes (dry-rubbed ribs, fried chicken and waffles) get dressed up by the city’s top caterers.
- Make It Pop
Fizzy-cocktail recipes from five local drinkmasters.
- An Original Soundtrack
However obscure your tastes may be—nineties Pavement tracks, twenties jazz standards—eight hyperspecific wedding bands are up for the challenge.
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- Lingerie Stores
- Bridesmaid-Dress Stores
- Hair Salons
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- Gift Registries
- Seamsters & Tailors
- Dance Studios
- Jewelry Stores