Questions & Answers
1.Who pays for the wedding?
2.Where do I start with my guest list?
3.Who do we invite if we're getting married abroad?
4.Who sends the invitations and when?
5.Should I set a dress code?
6. What time should the bride & groom get to the ceremony?
7.Do my bridesmaids enter before or after me?
8. What duties do the best man and ushers have?
9.Can my pet dog be part of my wedding?
10.Do we have to have favours?
11.Do we need a receiving line?
12.Should we offer a choice of food?
13.When are the speeches and in what order?
14.When should we register our gift list?
15.Can we ask for cash instead of presents?
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It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone works ...
It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.’ ? Jodi Picoult, Mercy Similarly the convention that only those women guests who were in deep family mourning should appear at a wedding wearing black is no longer operated. However, once again the majority of guests would themselves instinctively feel that pretty pastel coloured or printed clothes were more suitable.
Since the bride's mother and the groom's mother are likely to be pictured together in family group portraits and will sit near each other on the top table at the reception, it is best if they can compare notes about outfits beforehand, to ensure that they don't arrive at the church in clashing colours or, probably worse still from their point of view, the same dress.