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New York Magazine's Neverending Wedding Issue Swallows Our Afternoon

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New York Magazine released its summer wedding issue today, and it's massive—after spending some quality time going through it, we keep seeing strapless white silhouettes whenever we close our eyes. Some thoughts: The slideshow of gowns actually suggests that the strapless thing might finally be over, which is great news for any brides currently worrying about how exactly to make their armpits look toned. Also, the range of prices is striking. We found ourselves missing the dresses, so mesmerized were we by watching the numbers grow. (Recession brides, take note: Unless the fabric on this Grecian number feels terrible in person, it is a ridiculous bargain at $420.)

News is less good on the bridesmaid dress front, where all 110 looks seemed rather blah to us, although some of the colors are pretty. As for hair, stationary, and cakes—well, nobody ever regretted clicking through hundreds of photos of hair, stationary, or cakes. Just make sure you've got enough time left over to read the roughly 800 short articles, interviews and slideshows about New York couples and their nuptial experiences.
· Weddings 2009 [NYM]