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High Style for Philadelphia Weddings: What a Wedding Guest Wears

It is YOUR day. And you have invited your nearest and dearest to celebrate with you. They know they are special. But what next? Do them a favor and make them feel comfortable by telling them what you expect. Are you starting the ceremony at 6 p.m. SHARP? Will you provide transportation? Where should they park? And, what should they wear? A friend approached me recently and said that he and his wife received a wedding invitation to a ballroom in New York City on a Saturday night. The invitation didn’t specify attire, so he wondered if it would be casual after all and if he needed a tie. The quick answer: The tie is a must, as is a dark suit. If nothing is written on the invitation, here are some clues to help you get dressed: Look at the time of the ceremony and reception. After 6 p.m., assume the attire is dressier.

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Why a Winter Wedding in the Philadelphia Area Works

In the Northeast USA, most weddings are held in Spring (April, May, June) and early Fall (September, October, November). Weather seems to be the reason: who wants to get caught in a snowstorm on a wedding weekend? It’s not fun for the couple OR the guests.

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Ten Ways (and Counting) That I DO Wedding Consulting Helps to Manage Stress For Brides and Grooms

Ten Ways (and counting) that I DO Wedding Consulting Helps to Manage Stress for a Bride and Groom:

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Tips and Trends: On the Horizon

The mood is light and personal! Couples are choosing to express themselves on their wedding day.

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We're Engaged! Now What?

You are now engaged. NOW WHAT?

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How to Make Your Wedding Guest List

You have friends. He has friends. You as a couple have friends. You each have work friends. Your parents have friends. His parents have friends. They all may have work friends.

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Summer Fun, Sun, and TO BE DONE:

Outdoor weddings are fabulous, but they do bring special challenges.

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The A-B-C-D-E of Engagement Parties

There seems to be some confusion about engagement parties, so here are some guidelines:

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Wedding Toasts: The Three B's

Wedding toasts are important elements to your reception and rehearsal dinner. Some forethought and guidelines will raise spirits as well as your glass following a successful speech.

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