etiquette

Wedding Etiquette

There will always be questions, especially when it relates to wedding etiquette and subtle details. This section provides answers for queries that may pester a busy bride’s mind.

Suggestions for flat shoes

QuestionI’d like to wear comfortable flat shoes on my wedding day. Is there any way that I can find flat shoes that will be beautiful as well and will match my gown?

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Can lace shoes go with a lace gown?

QuestionMy wedding gown is made of lace. Will lace shoes match my gown?

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Happy feet to dance

QuestionAfter the reception, my fianc√© and I plan to have a dance. I’d like to dance all night and I do prefer high heels. Are there any high heels that are comfortable enough to tackle this feat?

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What would be an acceptable amount of cash to give for this second wedding considering that I went to the first wedding and I don’t know the bride and groom that well?

QuestionI have been invited to a second wedding of someone we do not know that well. I also went to the first wedding. The bride and groom are requesting that money be given because they already have everything they need. What would be an acceptable amount of cash to give for this second wedding considering that I went to the first wedding and I don’t know the bride and groom that well?

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Can female guest wear a white suit to the wedding?

QuestionI need some advice on the appropriateness of wearing a white suit (jacket and skirt) with black hat shoes and purse to a wedding ceremony in the fall.

I’ve always been told “NEVER wear white to a wedding. The bride is the only one to wear white on her wedding day”. I’ve also been told “NEVER wear white after Labour Day weekend”. All the fashion shows and fashion magazines say that it is very much acceptable now to wear white into the fall and winter months.

What should I do? Can I wear the white suit to the wedding or not?

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Faux lashes or not?

QuestionI have always loved the sultry look of long lashes. As I have very short lashes, I would like to wear fake ones on my wedding day to create my ideal look. What do you think?

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Is it okay to have a wild hairdo for my wedding?

QuestionI just got engaged and I’m thinking about possible hairdos for my wedding. I’ve always been a lover of the latest fashions and I want to go for a wild hairdo for the wedding. Let’s say, both mothers are less than impressed. I say, it’s my wedding, I should decide. What do you think?

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Do you have makeup tips for eyeglass wearers?

QuestionI have been wearing eye glasses all my life and it’s just not possible to go for contact lenses. Do you have any makeup tips to help me look beautiful that day even with my glasses on?

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Can wedding guest wear mostly cream and brown dress to the wedding?

QuestionIs it appropriate for the wedding guest to wear a brown and cream (off white) dress to a wedding if the dress is more cream than brown?

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Is it acceptable to have a toonie cash bar at the wedding reception?

QuestionI was thinking of having a toonie cash bar at the wedding reception which would include juice and pop. Do you think that is acceptable? How will the guests feel if I do that?

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