Dramatic details—a chin-grazing turtleneck, an extra-low back—can make a traditional silhouette pop. This season's gowns offer an eye-catching twist.
- Mind Those Feet
A heel (or ballet flat, or stacked sandal) for every aisle walk.
- Unique Alternatives to the Classic Stud Earring
Geometric, diamond-decked, and more.
- The Dress After the Dress
Comfortable (and affordable) little numbers when it's time to hit the dance floor.
- Lingerie Wars
Go demure—or not—with these night-of lingerie options.
- Tiny, Big, Bigger
From a 60-guest Brooklyn cabin to a massive Gilded Age bank, reception spots for affairs both intimate and less so.
- The Everything Guide to a Better Bachelorette Party
Five local, slightly off-the-beaten-path itineraries for every type of bride-to-be.
- Draw Them In
Go the more personal route with hand-illustrated invitations.
- Bridal Boot Camps
The city is crawling with new wedding-focused workout packages.
- Tricks of the Trade
A dress designer on '90s silhouettes, a florist on hellebores, a makeup artist on zits, and more.
- Small Cake/ Tall Cake
A single-layer buttercream creation, or a graham-cracker cheesecake stacked taller than the flower girl? Local bakers do dessert both ways.
- Menus Around the World
Italian, Persian, Mexican, Thai, and Jamaican wedding menus.
- Don’t Spill This on Your Dress
A pickled martini, beet sangria, and other savory cocktails from local drink-makers.
- An Original Soundtrack
However obscure your tastes may be—'90s Pavement tracks, '20s jazz standards—eight hyperspecific wedding bands are up for the challenge.
- 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