Recent Etiquette + Advice Posts
Photos (from left to right) courtesy of: A Vintage Affair Events & Rentals
Tables, chairs, linens, napkins, silverware, and restrooms — the rentals list goes on and on. You should finalize these items about two to three months before your wedding, according to WeddingWire’s free checklist. While they may or may not be included with your venue, be sure to check out this ultimate guide so you don’t forget to account for anything.
Photo courtesy of Planterra Conservatory
One of the first things you can cross off WeddingWire’s FREE checklist is booking your wedding venue. Whether it’s a church, resort, ballroom, library, historic home, warehouse, farm, and garden, do you need some help? Be sure to ask lots of these questions. Or just take our quiz to find out: where should you actually (and specifically) get married at?
Photo by Tony Gambino Photography
Whether your mom is a fashionista or needs a little assistance in the wardrobe department, it’s a good idea to be there to help her shop for a dress. While shopping for an MOB dress can be a fun experience, it can be a bit stressful. We recommend approaching it with a supportive and positive attitude—you want Mom to feel amazing and confident, after all! Check out these tips for helping the mother-of-the-bride (or mother-of-the-groom!) shop for a dress.
Photo: Natalie Franke Photography
The most-asked question our Fashion Editor receives: “How early should I shop for my wedding dress?” Well, she answered: “Anywhere from seven to nine months before the actual date.” Don’t be surprised. At bridal salons, you will be trying on samples that can’t be purchased right off the racks. Hence, once your order is into the designer, it will be created from scratch. Bonus: You can make as many or as little alterations as you need to fit your figure. Read more reasons here.
Photos (from left to right): Krista A. Jones Photography; Invitations: Christa Ursini
After going through post-big day blues, I had no idea what to do with ALL the leftover wedding mementos I purchased or receieved over the past 12 months. Did you? Well, before you start to throw everything into one box at home, consider these ideas: use your hand-stamped utensils, two-hole punch your cards, dry your bouquet and boutonniere, and wear your getting-ready outfit. Read more here.