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.

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How to Plan an Entirely Unplugged Wedding
Encouraging a phone-free zone during your ceremony and reception might allow your friends and family to better witness (and celebrate!) your marriage—without distractions.
5 Things the Mother of the Groom Should Never Say to the Bride
The matriarch should consider these rules of thumb when communicating with her future daughter-in-law.
What Does It Really Mean to Throw a Black-Tie Wedding?
And why do some guests dread seeing these words on an invitation?
Can You Wear a Black Dress to a Wedding?
Two experts, a wedding planner and a bridal stylist, weigh in on this potentially tricky topic.
Who Gets an Invitation to the Rehearsal Dinner?
Making the guest list for this pre-wedding party can be tricky.

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How to Ensure Guests Attend Your Post-Wedding Brunch

Choosing a convenient location and time is key, note our experts.