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Winter 10 Weddings

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    Entrance Made

    High-drama gowns replete with sumptuous tulle, flawless draping, and unexpected details.

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    The Big Bang Theory

    A bouquet should be large and loud and bursting with color. Discuss.

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    Invitations That Pop

    Hangable, foldable, frameable—this is stationery your guests will actually want to save.

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    Old Comforts, New Tricks

    The four comfort-food groups, reimagined by the city’s top caterers.

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    Almost Too Pretty to Slice

    Towering creations from the city’s top cake designers.

Ask the Experts

  • The Gown Designers

    “Try different styles, even if you don’t think they’re right for you. They might be amazing on your figure.”

  • The Cake Man

    “Have your cake make an entrance rather than putting it on display.”

  • The Jeweler

    “When shopping for a band, don’t go for the most fashionable style. You’ll be tired of it in two years.”

  • The Stationer

    “Throw out all the ‘should’s and expectations. Don’t be afraid to express who you are as a couple.”

  • The Gown Cleaner

    “There’s no ‘I’m sorry, we can’t do it’ at our level. It’s our job to preserve the integrity of your investment.”

  • The Chuppah Designer

    “The chuppah symbolizes the home you’re building together.”

The Checklist

  • Oh, You Shouldn’t Have!

    Steer your guests toward registry finds you’ll actually love.

  • The DIY Wedding

    It’s not for everyone, but a self-made celebration can boost both savings and satisfaction.

  • The Six-Month Makeover

    From weeks-out spa days to last-minute spray tans, a beauty timeline to get you through the final stretch.

  • All-in-One Workouts

    Maximize your free time—if such a thing exists—by picking a class that targets multiple muscle groups at once.

  • If They Had to Do It All Over Again

    They survived their first year of marriage. Now, 89 newly marrieds tell all.

Style Guide

  • Wedding Belles

    Browse 115 wedding dresses, from minidresses to off-the-rack finds.

  • Bridesmaid and Beyond

    Browse 110 bridesmaid dresses for the wedding and thereafter.

  • Snap to It

    If not on your wedding night, then when?

  • Adorn Yourself

    Find 120 accessories for the bride, from capes to rings.

The Reception

  • Yours for a Day

    Eight fantasy venues paired with reasonable—but equally desirable—alternatives.

  • Feeling the Chill?

    Five venues with covered or retractable roofs.

  • Ladle Me This

    Three in-demand mixologists concoct Champagne punches to loosen up dance-floor inhibitions.

  • One Table, Four Ways

    Plates, glass, linens, and more to suit a quartet of wedding moods.

  • So You Think You Can …

    Dance? Lip-synch? Act? Sing? Four amateur wedding-day performers provide inspiration.

  • Steal These Playlists

    In-demand D.J.’s craft soundtracks for three wedding archetypes.

  • Edible Favors

    Send your guests off sweetly with something to save for later.

  • Save Money. A Little or a Lot.

    Event planners suggest ways to pare down the cost of a standard $40,000 New York City wedding.

The Album

  • Come On Down

    Thirteen notable New Yorkers reminisce about the moments they said “I do.”

  • Swank Hotel Affair

    Ranee Bartolacci and Nir Meir’s swank hotel affair at the Plaza.

  • Rustic Country Celebration

    Barrie Gordon and Jared Gruner’s rustic country celebration at the Circa 1799 Barn.

  • Traditional Indian Blowout

    Mayuri Amuluru and Kash Chandra’s traditional Indian blowout at Guastavino’s.

  • Spirited Bash in Two Parts

    Chris Harris and Brian Conroy’s spirited bash at Binney Park and Stage 6 at Steiner Studios.

  • Old-Fashioned Brooklyn Fête

    Stella Fiore and Joseph Szladek’s old-fashioned Brooklyn fête.

  • Retro Downtown Soirée

    Sarah Roemer and Anton Davis’s retro downtown soirée.

The Honeymoon

  • You’ll Go Far

    Eight once-in-a-lifetime trips, plus nearby alternatives for the vacation-day deprived.