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Wedding Etiquette

A Guide to Wedding Bar Etiquette: How to Water Your Guests Correctly

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.19.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Your wedding reception is a party being given by the bride and groom and/or their families, and the only expense your guests should incur is that of a gift and whatever it costs them to actually be there to attend.

Wedding Registry Mistakes to Avoid

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

A wedding registry is really for your guest's convenience, so try to think about it from their point of view. Here are some other guidelines to help you create a wedding registry that will make both you and your guests happy.

'Do We Have to Invite Plus Ones to Our Wedding?'

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.21.2014 | Weddings
Wendy Atterberry

While the rules of etiquette are slightly flexible on inviting 'plus ones' for single friends who aren't in serious relationships, they are rigid when it comes to inviting the spouses and live-in partners of guests.

Katy Hall

How To Nicely Tell Wedding Guests Their Phones Aren't Invited

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.17.2014 | Weddings

Just before Heather Letostak’s wedding ceremony began, the priest made an announcement: No phones allowed. “He kind of joked around,” said L...

9 Secrets to Finding the Right Wedding Officiant

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 12.08.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

To create the right kind of wedding you have to select the right officiant--or officiants--but you need to have a clear understanding about what to expect in your work together.

Here's What Happens When You Leave Your Wedding Guests Unattended

Ariane Fisher | Posted 12.07.2014 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

We see lots of crazy scenes caught by guests on the WeddingMix cameras or uploaded with the app. Here's a video montage of some of our recent favorite scenes of wedding guests at play. And don't worry, the miniature groomsman did survive the bullfight.

This Is The Right Kind Of Gift To Bring To An Engagement Party

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 10.06.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

3 Tips for Sending the Perfect Thank You Card

Raquel Kelley | Posted 12.03.2014 | Weddings
Raquel Kelley

While the big day may be over, your duty is not done. Trust me, people are waiting on that one last final element. So here are three tips to make sure you are doing everything you can do to say "Thank You."

A Complete Wedding Day Survival Guide For Introverts

BRIDES | Posted 12.02.2014 | Weddings
BRIDES

As excited as you are for your wedding, chances are, you're also dreading the whole all eyes on you all night, small talk, go-go-go aspect of it.

Are Intimate "I Do's" Right for You?

Amber Harrison | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Even if you are not an A-list Hollywood celeb, the level of privacy around your nuptials is an important thing to consider, even early on, to ensure your day is as reflective (and respectful!) of you as possible.

The Key to Wedding Gratuities - A Primer for Newbies

Sandy Malone | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Trying to remember who you need to hand cash to, and how much, isn't something you want to think about on the most important day of your life. And even if you plan ahead to do it, that doesn't mean you'll actually succeed.

The One Thing Every Couple Should Do Post-Wedding

Renee Strauss | Posted 11.26.2014 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

No matter how times have changed and how the rules of etiquette have evolved, one important guideline remains (and shall endure): A thank you note is something every gift recipient should send and every gift giver expects.

10 Pieces Of Wedding Etiquette You Can Absolutely Ignore

Scott Taylor | Posted 11.22.2014 | Weddings
Scott Taylor

From Mom's 'helpful' advice to the shop assistant's spiel on how if you don't cry, then it's not the perfect dress: Here are the biggest offenders in the wedding industry, and let it be henceforth known that they are mythbusted!

If You Pay For The Bridal Shower, Do You Still Have To Buy A Wedding Gift?

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 09.15.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

Want Wedding Guests To RSVP Faster? This Is How To Frame Your Request

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

5 Guests Who Should NOT Be Invited to Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.08.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

A wedding isn't really an opportunity to renew old friendships and grow new ones -- it's the time to invite those who are closest to you and the people you love the most to witness your vows.

Have the Wedding Budget Talk with Your Parents BEFORE You Start Planning

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.02.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Discussing wedding money -- with your future spouse and both sets of your parents -- is hard. Nobody likes to talk about money -- the subject matter is taboo. Unfortunately, it has to be the first discussion point for wedding planning.

Love and... Remarriage: Etiquette for an Encore Wedding

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 10.25.2014 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

A good friend of mine was getting remarried and it was an amazing event. When planning her wedding, she told me it was a challenge to find information, advice or inspiration for her Encore wedding.

29 Tips For Surviving All Your Friends Getting Married

Literally, Darling | Posted 10.18.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Pinterest. Rustic charm. $200 bridesmaid dresses. We're at that time in our lives where pretty much all of our friends are getting hitched, and for those of us that aren't (at least not right now), it can be pretty exhausting.

What Your Wedding Gift Says About You

Renee Strauss | Posted 10.15.2014 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

Giving a wedding gift is a highly personal endeavor. While couples may provide their guests with a registry, even the etiquette gurus at the Emily Post Institute say that shopping from this prescribed list isn't a must.

Timing Is Everything for Wedding Photobombs: Especially When a Bare Butt Is Involved

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.13.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The really funny ones go viral and then other people try to copy (sometimes with hilarious results) the same stunts at the next wedding they attend. Keep this in mind: The very best photobombs are accidental.

One Easy Way To Make Your Wedding Invitations More Personal

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

Here's One Cost Brides And Grooms Don't Have To Cover

HuffPost Weddings Editors | Posted 08.04.2014 | Weddings

The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct inform...

The Ultimate Guide On How Not To Behave At A Wedding

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings

As a wedding guest, there are certain standards of behavior that the bride and groom expect you to uphold. Unfortunately, sometimes people leave th...

This Old Wedding Tradition Might Rub You The Wrong Way

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.24.2014 | Weddings

One glance at the Facebook wall of a recently engaged woman and it's easy to see that the overwhelming response is "congratulations." But did you know...