Best way to address the dress code for a wedding


Scripps Howard News Service

Q: How do we let guests know what our dress code is going to be?

A: The easiest way to fill guests in on the appropriate attire is to include the dress code -- "black tie," or "cocktail attire." "casual attire" or "jackets required" -- on the lower-right-hand corner of the invite or on a separate enclosure card. Also include details about the attire for all the events on your website.

(Carley Roney, co-founder and editor in chief of The Knot, the nation's leading wedding resource, advises millions of brides on modern wedding etiquette at Got more questions? Visit for 800-plus answers on all things wedding.)

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