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Wedding Guest Etiquette

4 Ways To Be The Wedding Guest Brides And Grooms Love

Amber Harrison | Posted 05.22.2015 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Regardless of the situation, you can be sure that you don't want to be that guest! You know the one. Avoid anything that makes you the center of attention. It's never fun to have regrets the next morning.

A Rant by a Professional Wedding Planner: Do Not RSVP 'Yes' to a Wedding and No-Show

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.09.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Enough! Unless you're in the hospital or have just had a death in your immediate family, there is no excuse to no-show at a wedding. Ever. It's very rude.

How to Be the Perfect Wedding Guest

Diane Gottsman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Weddings
Diane Gottsman

If attending multiple weddings is in your future, you are no doubt feeling time-crunched, budget stretched, and a bit overwhelmed. Add the pressure of making dazzling conversation with perfect strangers, and you might consider RSVP'ing "no" to what could turn out to be some of the most memorable moments of your summer.

How Being A Bride Taught Me To Be A Better Wedding Guest

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 04.30.2015 | Weddings
Caitlyn Becker

We've all been guilty of being a sucky guest at one time or another (myself included) but here is a sure-fire way to never be that person again.

Party Etiquette: Who Pays When a Guest Doesn't Show Up?

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 03.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jacqueline Whitmore

Let's say you're invited to a birthday party. You accept the invitation, but on the day of the party, a family obligation takes precedence. For whatever reason, you fail to call the host to send your regrets.

How Long Do I Have to Send a Wedding Gift?

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

There is a popular myth that you have up to one year to send the couple a gift. But think about it; if you got married and didn't receive a gift after a few months, wouldn't you assume it wasn't coming?

The Rights And Responsibilities Of Every Wedding Guest

Posted 05.27.2014 | Weddings

By Rachel W. Miller for Lover.ly There is a lot of wedding etiquette for a wedding guest to keep track of, and so many wedding guest missteps are t...

The Best Dressed Wedding Guest List: How to Shine Without Outshining the Bride

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 07.27.2014 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

Wedding season is here, and with the massive variety of ceremonies today, the age-old conundrum of what to wear has only escalated.

Social Media Etiquette for Weddings

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings
Diane Gottsman

Posting during a wedding or other celebration requires adhering to a few guidelines and practicing common courtesy. Here are some etiquette tips to start the wedding season off on the right foot:

8 Ways To Survive Wedding Season Without Breaking The Bank

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Weddings
Diane Gottsman

Weddings are joyful occasions, but they can also be stressful for guests who must make decisions on finances, shower and wedding gifts, time off from work and attire.

How To Be A Stellar Wedding Guest

Martha Stewart Weddings | Posted 09.23.2013 | Weddings
Martha Stewart Weddings

Want to guarantee an invite to weddings beyond the one you're attending this weekend? Acting the part of a gracious, respectful guest is step one. Here's a cheat sheet for charming the bride and groom.

The Wedding Trend Many Guests Are NOT Happy About

Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings

Smartphones at weddings are a blessing and a curse. Guests can use their phones to take photos and videos of your Big Day, capturing moments you might...

10 Ways To Guarantee Guests Will Love Your Wedding

Stephanie Herbst | Posted 09.10.2013 | Weddings
Stephanie Herbst

While your guests will obviously be thrilled to see you get hitched, they're also putting in a lot of time and money to celebrate with you.

The 5 Worst Things You Can Do At A Wedding

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.02.2013 | Weddings
Stephanie R. Caudle

There are numerous things I never thought I would have to tell people not to do but in many cases common sense is not so common. Here are a few tips you should consider NOT doing when attending your next wedding.

What's The Etiquette For Attending A Themed Wedding?

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings

My friends are having a themed wedding next month –- "1950s Rockabilly". Do I really have to follow the dress code or can I go in my normal wedding ...

Why The High Cost Of Being A Bridesmaid Is Worth It

www.thedailybeast.com | Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings

It’s the moment she’s been waiting for: her boyfriend has finally taken to one knee and popped the question—and she said yes. And now she has a ...

Whitney Port's Style Guide For Wedding Guests

www.marieclaire.co.uk | Posted 06.24.2013 | Weddings

Wedding season is here, which means we're frantically searching for the perfect guest ensembles to see us through summer. Elegance is key, comfort is ...

What To Wear To A 'White Tie' Wedding

www.luckymag.com | Posted 06.07.2013 | Weddings

As we learned yesterday, an invitation to a black tie wedding doesn't require you to wear a major gown; you can often get away with an especially fest...

Why 1/4 Of Your Guests Might Skip Your Wedding

Posted 06.06.2013 | Weddings

Newlyweds aren't the only ones in debt after their weddings -- a new survey reveals that guests are also feeling the financial strain. In a poll by...

How To Be An Awesome Wedding Date

www.thefrisky.com | Posted 06.05.2013 | Weddings

It just creeps right up every year. It's Valentine's Day and then you sneeze and out comes WEDDING SEASON. I'm attending four (possibly five) this yea...

The Fastest Way To Ruin A Wedding

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weddings

In an age when smartphones with cameras are ubiquitous, almost any wedding guest with a steady hand can act as a photographer and share the photos on ...

18 Affordable Personalized Wedding Gifts

www.buzzfeed.com | Posted 05.13.2013 | Weddings

We’ve all been there. Here are some fabulous personalized gifts under $60, and all you need is the info on the wedding invite!...

The Dos And Don'ts Of Facebooking At Weddings

Posted 05.10.2013 | Weddings

If any of your guests have smartphones, you can expect to see details of your wedding pop up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. But there are new eti...

Wedding Guest Attire Requirements: Decoded

Kellee Khalil | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Wedding attire requirements: decoded.

What Every Guest Needs To Know About Toasts

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.28.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Every wedding, one of the designated toasters will take me aside to ask "what time is my speech?" Uh, you don't have a speech honey. You're not running for office.