Wedding Etiquette

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If you're hosting a wedding, you could be combining your current friends, friends you haven't seen in years, co-workers, and extended family under one roof for the first time. Maybe your new mother-in-law wants to control every aspect. Maybe your aunt wants to donate a hideous gown. Maybe your best man has never attended a wedding before. How do you make sure everything goes smoothly? Find etiquette tips below.

There's always one. That guy in the corner of the wedding venue, sneaking bottles of champagne into his jacket. That woman wearing head-to-toe leopard print whom no one seems to know. Maybe it's even the bride's uncle…

It's your wedding, so all of the pushy people in your life will automatically defer to you and respect your wedding planning decisions from now until the day you say your vows, right? Unfortunately, this lovely fantasy…

No one likes a bridezilla. We've all heard the horror stories of brides smashing their fists into offending wedding cakes and locking themselves in hot cars to weep through their receptions. But did you know that wedding…

You just don't know what happened to your best friend. This time last year, she was excitedly showing you her engagement ring and chatting about all the fun you'd both have at her wedding. As you approach the ceremony…

What happens when your up-until-now best friend puts the moves on your fiancé behind your back? Or your crazy uncle announces he's attending the wedding nude or not at all? You un-invite them, of course. But not…

It’s hard to deny that social media outlets such as Facebook and Instagram have become more of a bragging platform as of late. Engagements, job promotions, new babies—they all deserve to be shared, but our…

Destination weddings are on the rise lately, and with any booming trend comes an underlying level of controversy. In today’s shaky economy, some guests view the decision to have a destination wedding as far-fetched…

Piña coladas on the beach…barefoot vows in the sand…as you brainstorm your destination wedding, you're probably envisioning the splendor of sharing your ideal vacation with your closest friends and…

As much as you may wish you could, you can't invite everyone to your wedding. Somewhere, among all of the childhood playmates, coworkers, and distant cousins, you've got to draw a line. As the wedding budget looms ever…

When you're whittling down your wedding guest list, the question of coworkers inevitably arises. Whether you're close with only a few people out of a large department, or you're friendly with everyone outside of work but…

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