Invitation + Guest List

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    Creating a guest list can be an intimidating part of the wedding planning process. While it’s natural to want to host as many friends and family as possible, unfortunately, sometimes the number of guests actually attending may not match the expectations.

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  • outdoor wedding ceremony

    With guest lists shrinking due to the pandemic, it's become harder than ever to determine your guest list. Here, wedding industry pros share their best advice for pruning the list.

  • Micro wedding

    Wedding guest lists are shrinking, and a new trend is emerging: the intimate micro-wedding.

  • You've got each of your big day invitations signed, sealed, and ready to be delivered to the final destination in one pretty little piece — that's the hope, at least!

  • Guests are (finally) starting to send back their RSVP cards for your wedding, and, much to your disappointment, it seems like most of them have checked the “No” box. What gives? 

  • Determining the size of your wedding depends on your budget, personality, and social circle. But no matter how many guests you'll invite, it will be a blast! Here, wedding planners break down the pros and cons of each size category, along with tips on how to make your event memorable.

  • Editor-in-chief Diane Forden answers a reader's burning question

  • Composing wedding invitations involves complex-and beautiful-etiquette guidelines. We RSVP to your urgent questions.

  • Who's allowed to bring a date? Should I invite my ex? Get a handle on common dilemmas.


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