From black-and-white to bold beading, a look at the season's standout dresses.
- Layer Up
Nine elegant—and warm—toppers to take you from taxi to aisle.
- Clean Sweep
From diaphanous dresses to simple sheaths—a portfolio of winter’s dreamiest gowns.
- Ask an Expert: The Gown Designer
Monique Lhuillier on New York brides, dress trends, and more.
- Crowning Glory
Dramatic headbands, combs, and more. Plus, the best hairstyles to wear with each.
- The Second-Lives Club
A farm, a post office, a millinery, a chorizo factory, and other converted spaces that make for picturesque party spots.
- Oh, What a Night
Swank local spots to lay your head once the party’s over.
- The Everything Guide to Kids
How to keep your pint-size guests happy, fed, and under control.
- Next-Day Brunch
Keep the party going at one of these group-friendly restaurants.
- Rants and Raves
From the Trade
Five insiders explain how to pull off a wedding without a hitch.
- Dessert in 3-D
Ruffled, rice-papered, coconut-flaked, and other highly textured cakes make for an intriguing—and scrumptious—grand finale.
- Playing the Standards
A discerning caterer can reimagine even the most basic of entrées. Here, a few inventive takes on beef, chicken, fish, and veggie dishes.
- Hot ’Tails
Heat up the party with recipes from five local barkeeps.
- Hey, Mr. D.J. …
What music-industry insiders requested at their own nuptials.
- Bridal-Gown Stores
- Gown Cleaners
- Event Planners
- Bridal-Shoe Stores
- Bridal-Veil Stores
- Lingerie Stores
- Bridesmaid-Dress Stores
- Hair Salons
- Makeup Artists
- Gift Registries
- Seamsters & Tailors
- Dance Studios
- Jewelry Stores