Have you ever wondered who pays for the wedding? Are you unsure what each member of the wedding party is responsible for on the big day? Do you need advice on how to delicate handle family dynamics during the wedding planning process? Our expert-approved wedding etiquette and advice will help you navigate every potentially tricky situation.

A white, lit-up Mr. and Mrs. sign at a wedding.
Why Women Traditionally Took Their Husband’s Last Names
custom newspaper with a couple's engagement announcement
How to Word Your Wedding Announcement—Plus, Examples to Inspire Your Own
bride and groom holding hands in front a white rose ceremony altar arch
Which Side Does the Bride Stand on During the Wedding Ceremony?
Rectangular table decorated with white taper candles and white flowers and gold chairs
A Bride’s In-Laws Invited 10 Extra People to the Wedding—Without Asking the Couple First
Two Boys Dressed in Tan Suits and Pink Shirts Holding White Baskets With Pink Petals
How to Include a Flower Boy in Your Wedding
bride and mother of the bride, who's wearing a green sequin dress, holding hands
Where Does the Mother of the Groom Get Ready on the Morning of the Wedding?
bride with ponytail and groom holding each other with foreheads touching during their first dance
A Glossary of Wedding Words and Terminology from A to Z
A bride and groom smiling with their adult wedding guests and holding red wine at their reception
How to Tell Guests That You're Not Having Kids at Your Wedding
bride talking to guests wearing white at her wedding and doing a champagne toast
What to Do If a Guest Wears White to Your Wedding
a wedding guest wearing a black cowboy hat and a black fur coat
Can You Wear a Hat to a Wedding?
Black Handwritten Thank-You Card with Paper Flower Bouquet
Wedding Thank-You Note Etiquette Every Couple Needs to Know
Big Sur's Bixby Bridge in Monterey, California
How to Get a Marriage License in California
Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish smiling and posing in a pink silk dress at the 2023 Essence Festival of Culture.
Tiffany Haddish Admits That She Used to Be a Regular Wedding Crasher
Wedding ceremony design with cane chairs and pink and green floral arrangements along the aisle
4 Things You Shouldn't Do When Walking Down the Aisle at Your Wedding
a bride and groom kissing while holding glasses of champagne
Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Champagne Toasts
Flower girl in pink dress with flower crown and basket and two ring bearers in tan suits walking down aisle of white florals
How to Ask Your Flower Girls and Ring Bearers to Be in Your Wedding Party
Bride in headband with bouquet and her bridesmaids in white dresses holding bouquets
Does My Sister Have to Be My Maid of Honor?
texas wedding invitation with texas shaped cookie
How to Get a Marriage License in Texas
A wedding guest taking a photo on an iPhone of a bride and groom getting married at a wedding ceremony.
8 Social Media Etiquette Mistakes Wedding Guests Should Avoid Making
Bride and Bridesmaids in Pajamas on Porch Raising Champagne Flutes in Cheers While Getting Ready for Wedding
How to Write a Thank-You Card to Each of Your Bridesmaids
Bride-to-be at a bridal shower smiling while opening a bridal shower gift surrounded by a pink balloon sign and white flowers
Bridal Shower Gifts Versus Wedding Gifts: Do I Have to Give Both?
Bride and groom with wedding party
What Are the Roles and Responsibilities of the Wedding Party?
An outdoor wedding ceremony with guests seated in white chairs on a sweeping green lawn.
How to Decide Who to Invite to Your Wedding
A wedding reception table set with place settings before dinner.
What Should a Guest Do If They Can't Attend a Wedding at the Last Minute?
A Guide to Best Man Wedding Responsibilities
6 Simple Tips for Delivering an Amazing Best Man Speech
Wedding guests eat vanilla wedding cake at a wedding reception.
An Expert Shares the Top Etiquette Mistakes Wedding Guests Should Avoid Making
Bride getting ready for wedding with maid of honor
12 Common Mistakes Maids of Honor Make
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Budget Mistakes Guests Make When Booking Wedding Travel
Bride and groom in wheelchair at wedding ceremony
15 Ways to Prioritize Your Guests When Wedding Planning
bride with her bridal party
When Should You Give Your Bridesmaids Their Gifts?
bride and groom
Can a Bride Decide What the Groom Should Wear on Their Wedding Day?
A Guide to Best Man Wedding Responsibilities
The Top 5 Best Man Mistakes You Should Never Make
A wedding reception table with greenery, hanging lights, pink flowers, and gold chairs.
Wedding Guest List Mistakes to Avoid, According to an Expert
groomsman with plus one and wedding guest
How to Make Wedding Party Plus-Ones Feel Included
A bride in a white wedding gown with a rose bridal bouquet standing with bridesmaids and maids of honor in colorful dresses.
Can I Have Two Maids of Honor in My Bridal Party?
two guests at a wedding
How a Couple Can Politely Say No to a Guest's Plus One Request
Groomsmen and a groom in black tuxedos at a wedding.
Can I Have More Than One Best Man?
Wedding guests celebrating the bride
10 Items Every Wedding Guest Needs to Pack With Them
wedding gifts
6 Wedding Gifts You Should Never Buy for a Couple, According to an Expert
wedding guest wearing a printed ruffle dress and holding a silver clutch
5 Wedding Guest Attire Mistakes to Avoid
wedding gift table
Does a Plus-One Need to Buy a Wedding Gift?
A personal attendant at a wedding helps the bride adjust her veil while getting ready.
What Is a Personal Attendant at a Wedding?
wedding stationary
What Should Wedding Guests Give as a Gift If There Is No Registry?
black and white photo of a bride putting on her wedding dress
How to Handle Wedding Dress Shopping Anxiety
Mother of the bride with daughter
Can a Bride Decide What the Mother of the Bride or Groom Should Wear?
A mother and adult daughter talk while having coffee at home.
How to Navigate Family Dynamics When Parents or In-Laws Pay for Your Wedding
bride and her mother
Here's How to Navigate Wedding Dress Shopping With Your Mother
Bride's hand with engagement ring
Do You Wear Your Engagement Ring on Your Wedding Day?
bride and groom give toast at engagement party
How to Write a Timeless Engagement Toast
family discussion around a table
How to Set Boundaries With Your Family While Wedding Planning
Wedding Budget
A Guide to Talking to Families About Wedding Budgets
Sabrina and her bridesmaids in pink pajamas drinking champagne and dancing in front of a pool
15 Unique Activities To Do on Your Wedding Morning
Young Asian woman holding a pen and signing paperwork in the living room at home
The Best Name Change Services
bride with her friends
How to Navigate Having the Same Wedding Date as a Friend
bride and groom in a wheelchair
How to Make Your Wedding More Accessible
ceremony decor with no guests
Is It Ever Okay to Invoice No-Show Wedding Guests?
two brides at wedding ceremony
How to Find Wedding Vendors Who Share Your Values
Bride and Bridesmaids Holding Spring Bouquets with Roses and Greenery
How to Navigate Being Part of an Expensive Wedding Party
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Sequel Wedding Etiquette Rules for Couples and Guests to Know
Opened wedding invitation laid out amongst flowers and a wedding ring
How to Navigate Multiple Wedding Invitations for the Same Day
two brides walking
Gender-Inclusive Wedding Roles and Titles to Use While Planning
How Do I Tell Friends That I'm Having a Small Wedding?
How to Decide If You Should Elope
bride and groom on stairs
Groom Duties: The Ultimate Groom Checklist