Wedding Etiquette & Advice
Who does what, when, and how? Our wedding etiquette tips cover behavior, attire, hosting, and guests, plus pre-wedding (invitations), post-wedding (thank-you notes), and everything (ceremony and reception) in between. We're answering all of your most common wedding planning questions.
5 Winter Wedding Emergencies—Solved
Think ahead about what could go wrong and the steps to take now to prevent disaster later.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Should You Set New Year's Wedding-Planning Resolutions?
We have a few tips for resetting your planning tactics in the new year.
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The Etiquette of Engagement PartiesHere's what you should know about planning a get-together to celebrate a couple's new relationship status.
Who Pays for What for the Wedding?Get the traditional rules for who pays for the wedding details.
The Etiquette of Wedding Rehearsal DinnersFrom picking a location to deciding upon the guest list, here are our tips for planning a rehearsal dinner.
7 Wedding Invitation Etiquette Tips
Your Bridesmaid and Groomsmen Etiquette Questions AnsweredIn response to your submissions, advice for easily navigating this step of your wedding-planning process.
Your Mother-of-the-Bride (and Groom!) Questions, Answered!Post
How to Keep Your Guests Off Their Phones On Your Wedding Day
So they can focus on what's actually going on in front of them.Post
The Worst Days of the Year to Get Married
For happy guests and high attendance, avoid tying the knot on these days.Post
10 Things Not to Say to the Bride a Month Before Her Wedding
... unless you want to really tick her off, that is.Post
What Mothers of the Bride Should Know, According to a Wedding Planner
From when to get involved to why you should pick your battles.Post
Old School Wedding Etiquette: From Outdated Advice to Timeless Tips
Which rules still ring true—and the ones that don't.Post
What to Do When Your Bridesmaids Are Being Mean Girls
Separately, great movies. Together in real life, not so much.Post
6 Second Wedding Myths You Can Throw Out the Window
Get rid of the rulebook and pave your own way.Post
3 Questions About Having Kids You're Sure to Get After You Get Married
Create a plan to answer them gracefully.Post
Here's How to Seamlessly Pull Off Having Two Maids of Honor
For when playing favorites just isn't an option.Post
What You Need to Know About Wedding Dress Shopping with Grandma
She might be your most valuable critic.Gallery
10 Fashion Faux Pas to Avoid on Your Wedding Day
Don't make these mistakes!Post
What to Know If You Want to Propose to Your Boyfriend
You like to do things your way, so you're going to ask him the big Q.Post
How to Deal When the Mother of the Bride & Maid of Honor Don't Get Along
Why can't the two women you love most in the world play nice?Post
What to Do When Your Parents Aren't Big Fans of Your Fiancé
He's not writing any love songs about them either.Post
Save-the-Date Basics: When to Send Them, Who Gets Them, and More
Everything you need to know about announcing your wedding in advance.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Louise Roe Schools Us in English Wedding Etiquette
The fashion blogger and bride-to-be reveals how she's incorporating some British traditions into her own big day.Gallery
9 Ways to Make Your Proposal PopCreating the ultimate proposal can be overwhelming no matter how grand or intimate. Regardless of what you decide to do, experts share their tips on how to make sure your proposal feels special in its own way.Gallery
Wedding Insiders Share the 9 Biggest Save-the-Date Faux PasA few of the wedding industry's best, share the biggest save-the-date mistakes couples often make.See More