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The New Book of Wedding Etiquette: How to Combine the Best Traditions with Today's Flair
     

The New Book of Wedding Etiquette: How to Combine the Best Traditions with Today's Flair

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by Kim Shaw
 

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Modern-Day Weddings with Grace and Style
Wedding ceremonies are still about love and romance, a special moment that creates a beautiful and everlasting union. But not everything related to weddings stays the same over the years. Etiquette evolves, rules change. And who can keep up with all of today's complicated family issues? With the help of this book, you

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Modern-Day Weddings with Grace and Style
Wedding ceremonies are still about love and romance, a special moment that creates a beautiful and everlasting union. But not everything related to weddings stays the same over the years. Etiquette evolves, rules change. And who can keep up with all of today's complicated family issues? With the help of this book, you can stay on top of it all and learn how to combine timeless wedding traditions with the latest trends and social styles. Inside, you'll discover the secrets of having a beautiful, contemporary event full of fabulous elegance while at the same time satisfying the varied needs of friends and family. Included are etiquette tips and hints for every step of the planning process and answers to today's trickiest wedding situations, including:
·How to handle unique family situations
·Who pays for each aspect of the wedding
·When the bride has a best man and the groom has a maid of honor
·And much, much more!
You'll also find answers to frequently asked questions, do's & don'ts, and personal reflections, plus ideas for traditional and nontraditional weddings. This modern-day etiquette companion is the perfect wedding-planning partner. Now, you can relax and enjoy preparing for your special day!
"An outstanding resource for anyone planning a wedding! Shaw's advice is concise, on target, in good taste, and always full of dry humor."
Carolyn Shepard-Baehre, AIFD, president, Carolyn Shepard Design Group

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Modern-Day Weddings with Grace and Style
Library Journal
In spite of our increasingly casual society, weddings remain steeped in etiquette and tradition. Shaw, a wedding and special events planner, presents a very formal set of rules for the wedding couple and guests, covering the engagement period, money handling, planning, attendants, guests, correspondents, and parties. Chapters includes an easy-to-read Q&A section along with a brief list of Do's and Don't's. Though some of the advice will seem outdated to some modern couples, the book does cover many contemporary situations, including divorced family members and destination weddings. Recommended for libraries needing to update or supplement material found in general wedding books or etiquette books by well-known experts like Peggy Post and Miss Manners. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761525417
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/05/2001
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

Kim Shaw is a wedding expert and the president of Moonlight & Magnolia, which offers wedding and special-event planning services. She is also a featured columnist for WeddingeXpress.com. She lives with her husband in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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New Book of Wedding Etiquette: How to Combine the Best Traditions with Today's Flair 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Author is pretentious as hell. And didn't the future husband give the "bride-to-be" a canoe for an engagement ring? Suck on that KS! SEF3
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