Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6e

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6e

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Overview

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6e by Anna Post, Lizzie Post

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette is the classic indispensable, comprehensive guide to creating the wedding of your dream, now in its sixth edition.

Today's weddings are more complicated than ever, with new traditions replacing old, and new relationships to consider as family life grows more complex. Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette has everything a bride will ever need to know to have the perfect wedding.

Anna Post guides brides and their friends and family through weddings to maximize fun and reduce stress, including:

  • How to handle awkward family situations
  • How to address envelopes and word invitations
  • How to choose an officiant
  • How to blend family traditions
  • The timeline of events throughout the engagement and during the wedding
  • Who to include on your guest list
  • How to use technology to your advantage

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062326102
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/07/2014
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 89,937
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Anna Post is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, and a co-author of Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition. She is also the co-author of Great Get-Togethers and Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6th Edition, and the author of Do I Have to Wear White? Anna conducts business etiquette seminars across the country.


Lizzie Post is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, and a co-author of Emily Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition. She is also the co-author of Great Get-Togethers and Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6th Edition, and the author of How Do You Work This Life Thing? She has spoken across the country sharing etiquette advice about technology, finance, and lifestyle.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Before You Begin: The Heart of Your Wedding xiii

Part 1 Getting Organized

1 Rules of Engagement 3

2 The Big Decisions 17

3 Budgets, Expenses, and Other Practicalities 29

4 Technology and Social Media 47

Part 2 Your Family, Wedding Party, and Guests

5 Wedding Stars 59

6 Your Wedding Party 71

7 Creating Your Guest List 83

Part 3 Invitations and Stationery

8 Wedding Invitations 95

9 Invitation Wording 107

10 Envelopes and Enclosures 121

11 More from the Stationer 131

Part 4 Parties, Presents, and Thanks

12 Parties and Celebrations 141

13 Gifts 161

14 The Importance of "Thank You" 177

Part 5 Planning the Big Day

15 Planning Your Ceremony 185

16 Planning Your Reception 207

17 Wedding Traditions Around the World 229

18 Remarriage: The Encore Wedding 241

Part 6 Making It Yours

19 Wedding Attire 251

20 Flowers 267

21 Let There Be Music! 287

22 Photography and Videography 297

23 The Many Layers of Wedding Cake 313

Part 7 Your Wedding Day

24 The Wedding Rehearsal 325

25 At the Wedding Ceremony 329

26 At the Reception 345

27 After the Wedding 355

Appendix: Wedding Planning Checklist 361

Index 365

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