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Wedding etiquette may make it feel as though your wedding is dominated by a series of rules concerning how things are supposed to be done, with plenty of opportunities to upset people if you get things wrong.

Fortunately, we’ve seen thousands of weddings, so know the score on the way things should be done. From working out a seating plan to deciding who pays for what, we’ve answered the most important questions in this section, so you can focus on making your wedding the best day ever.

And, we’ll also tell you which rules you can break: tradition is a fine thing, but not all have to be followed to make a wedding a success.

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Common Wedding Guest List Dilemmas and how to Solve Them

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Mother of the Bride Etiquette: What not to do

Mother of the Bride Etiquette: Everything you Need to Know

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The 12 Golden Rules of Wedding hat Etiquette

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Dogs at weddings: How to include your dog in your wedding

Dogs are a man’s best friend and, of course, you want your best friend at your wedding! Wagging their tail as they waddle up...

7 modern ways to embrace tradition

Themed weddings are becoming increasingly popular with couples trying to put a unique twist on their special day rather than opting to follow time-old...
Follow these three simple steps to ensure pets at weddings look their beautiful best, feel comfortable and are as happy as you are on the big day!

Pets At Weddings: How To Dress Your Four-Legged Friends

Pets At Weddings: How To Dress Your Four-Legged Friends If you're team pet all the way, then it only makes sense that you'd want to...

A Guide To The Wedding Processional Order

A Guide To The Wedding Processional Order We're pretty sure you've witnessed enough rom-com weddings to know the bride and father of the bride are...

The Things You Should Know Before Attending A Wedding With Your...

The Things You Should Know Before Attending a Wedding With Your Kids. For any parents, attending a wedding with your kids may fill you with dread at the...
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3 ways to personalise your wedding ceremony

Whether you’re totally traditional or you have a taste for slightly more bohemian style, making your ceremony count is a concern for almost every...
Can't imagine not having your dog at your wedding? Wedding planner Gia Visco from Sophisticated Weddings, Italy, shows you how to include them!

Make your wedding pawfect!

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If you love the thought of having your pooch at your wedding, you'll love our round up of 9 of the best looking pets at weddings!

9 of the best looking pets at weddings

Pets at weddings have people divided, but if you're reading this you're probably on team pet, so you wouldn't dream of getting married without...

Animal-loving Brits can now ensure loving Pet sitters whilst on your...

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Include the WHOLE family – with Hurley’s Wedding Day Dogs!

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