With the Big Apple as the backdrop, BRIDES Magazine imagines a couple as they steal away for a civil ceremony at hallowed City Hall. This abbreviated tale of modern love stars flirty minis and retro accessories.

Ivory strapless dress with a beaded lace-overlay skirt featuring cutout taffeta flowers and feathers, $740, Casablanca Bridal. Veil, Paris. Earrings, Amanda Pearl. Ring, ArtCarved. Slingbacks, Nina. Groom: Suit and shirts (worn throughout), J.Crew. Shoes, Allen Edmonds.

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