From the category archives:

Wedding

Q: If you are invited to a wedding where the invitation specifically states ‘Black Tie’ then you have three choices to make. You rent a tux, you buy a tux, or you do not attend. Is that correct? A: Yes.  You are correct, if you don’t have a tux and cannot or do not wish […]

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Etiquette BitesTM are quick video tips on Etiquette, Lifestyle, and Relationships from The Emily Post Institute. Each bite features a Post family author offering words of advice in their area of expertise. In two minutes or less, Etiquette Bites provide the knowledge you need to mind your manners in a variety of everyday situations. In […]

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Q: I am the Maid of Honor for my best friend’s wedding next winter. I am starting to think about her shower and the bachelorette party. I do NOT consume alcohol but it is a major part of the bride’s social life. Do I need to pay for/provide alcohol for these events? I don’t mind […]

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Etiquette Daily’s “Greatest Hits” are questions that generated a great deal of conversation when they were originally posted. At the Emily Post Institute we have learned that some etiquette questions never go out of style and are bringing back a few of these popular conundrums for your further consideration. Enjoy! Q: My cousin is getting […]

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Q: I absolutely hate my engagement ring. What should I do about this? It isn’t my style or taste. I can’t imagine wearing it for the rest of my life. A: You need to speak to your fiance about your distaste for the ring style. Tactfully explaining that you can’t see yourself wearing this style […]

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Etiquette Daily’s “Greatest Hits” are questions that generated a great deal of conversation when they were originally posted. At the Emily Post Institute we have learned that some etiquette questions never go out of style and are bringing back a few of these popular conundrums for your further consideration. Enjoy! Q: At a wedding shower, […]

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Etiquette Daily’s “Greatest Hits” are questions that generated a great deal of conversation when they were originally posted. At the Emily Post Institute we have learned that some etiquette questions never go out of style and are bringing back a few of these popular conundrums for your further consideration. Enjoy! Q: I attended a wedding […]

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Etiquette Daily’s “Greatest Hits” are questions that generated a great deal of conversation when they were originally posted. At the Emily Post Institute we have learned that some etiquette questions never go out of style and are bringing back a few of these popular conundrums for your further consideration. Enjoy! Q: What is the proper […]

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Q: My wedding and reception will be on different dates. What is the etiquette with regards to attire for the reception? Does the bride wear her wedding dress or a cocktail dress for the evening reception? A: Lucky you! If you wish to you may most certainly wear your wedding dress again!  However if this […]

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Q: My brother just broke off his engagement with his fiance and the problem he faces is financial. His would have been father-in-law is demanding full payment of three things: Her dress, her shoes, and the deposit for the Las Vegas wedding package totaling $2,000.00. He did not ask for the ring back nor did […]

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