These Gorgeous City Hall Weddings Are #Goals

PHOTOGRAPHED BY LAUREN PERLSTEIN.
We have to give it up to couples who are bold enough to ditch the whole (occasionally pretty gruesome) wedding-planning process, and hop on the subway to say "I do." Forget cake tastings, dress fitting after dress fitting, and hours spent mulling over invitation fonts, seating charts, and floral centerpieces. At City Hall, it's all about the love you share, not the sea of fancy accoutrements that can somehow turn one of the most intimate life events into a monster affair you never bargained for.

We sent a photographer down to NYC's City Hall to snap pics of couples right after they tied the knot. Click through to see all 41 pairs of gorgeous newlyweds — and be sure to keep a few tissues nearby.

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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Rosie and John came prepared.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Asher and Laura go casual for their summertime wedding.
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Danielle and Khalil take a moment to gaze into each other's eyes (and melt our hearts).
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Yilong and Khamh: So cute right now.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Sean and Tracey have dapper-elegant-retro down to a science.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Megan looks effortlessly chic in a brown, leather dress and classic Stan Smiths.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
While Daniela's looking at Sebastian, we're looking at her hair-and-bouquet color coordination. Spot-on.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Heto and Jingjing went for a more classic wedding-day look.
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Kristen and Cameron seem like the kind of people we want to hang out with.
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What a fantastic '40s-esque look, Loretta!
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Rohini's red lips and David's red vest are a match made in heaven.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Philip and Alejandro know how to rock bold suits.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Congratulations, Alison and Julian! Side note: Loving the bride's tat.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Charlotte does boho-elegant like a boss.
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Arianna's vintage dress is simply stunning.
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We will never be as cool as Mars and Coco. The end.
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Leven and Lucas go matchy-matchy in brown-leather Oxfords, light khakis, and navy blazers. It works!
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
No surprise: Felipe and Vanessa are actual models.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
We love Evan and Audrey's minimalist florals.
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From his high-tops to her gladiator sandals, Joe and Karissa make this wedding thing look easy.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Flowers for the win.
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Reilly and Nichlos know that the key to a solid marriage is leather — as in jackets and boots, of course.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Beth's yellow frock and turquoise pumps match her cheery bouquet.
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Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
Alberto and Kathy make one stylish couple. Love that red sundress.
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Photographed by Winnie Au.
It's a party! Stevon and Ayanna officially said "I do!"
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The sun is shining for Jennifer and Mustaqeem!
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Sara and Daniel met — wait for it — on Craigslist. They swear it was "before it was super sketchy!"
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Love on the Hudson! Dmitri was playing soccer and Stephany was taking photographs when they found each other.
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Elida and Christopher found each other in the most New York of places: under the bright lights of Times Square.
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Model Kris Mae and photographer George Weiss III are the epitome of a pretty pair.
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We love the juxtaposition of Teri's princess gown with Rachel's high-waisted, black overalls. Opposites attract!
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Stephanie found Tim while he was playing with his band in Boston. She was seeing stars.
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Shop 'til you drop? For Ayaleo and Shariyf, it was shop 'til you find each other — the pair met while shopping in the city!
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Javier and Elisabeth tied the knot while visiting from Spain, because nothing beats a New York wedding!
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Pan Pan and Oliver Wang are two seriously dapper dudes.
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Starbucks is for lovers. No, seriously. Natalie and Conor lived just a few blocks from each other on the Upper East Side, but finally found each other over grande lattes.
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Rachel, a model, partied with model director, Dennis, at two different events over the course of two weeks. These two were definitely meant to be.
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"We spent three hours on a Sunday night drinking every wine by the glass — except for one — at Southgate," Bryan says of his first date with Judy, who he met on Match.com.
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The bride wore red; the groom wore a top hat and printed tie. These two brought their true personalities to the altar.
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We love the love between Lisa and Lucas, but we can't stop staring at her awesome jumpsuit.
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Andrew and Elice coordinate with bright red accessories: her roses and heels, and his tie.