Anti-Bride Etiquette Guide: The Rules - And How to Bend Them

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Chronicle Books, 2004 - Reference - 144 pages
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Following the best-selling Anti-Bride Guide and Bridesmaid's Guide down the aisle comes the essential, smart, and sassy etiquette guide for the not-so-traditional bride. This feisty and straightforward advice book fills a huge gap in the wedding etiquette market. A riot to read and packed with bold illustrations, it walks the bride through everything from invitations and seating arrangements to money matters and family feuds. Whether fielding classic conundrumswho pays for whator decidedly modern situationsthe maid of honor is a manAnti-Bride Etiquette Guide offers sensitive advice for skillfully navigating the rough spots. Inventive solutions for dodging outmoded traditions ensure that brides will keep everyone from grooms to grandmothers happy. For the bride who doesn't want to sacrifice the wedding of her dreams or her loved ones' feelings, Anti-Bride Etiquette Guide has the answers.
 

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User Review  - jehara - LibraryThing

i really liked this book. this book takes you through the traditional rules of wedding etiquette and then gives you tips on how to do it your own way without stepping on anyone's toes. i don't know ... Read full review

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User Review  - AmberTheHuman - LibraryThing

A good, quick read. Many things I knew, but some have been helpful already. Read full review

Contents

THE BUCK STOPS HERE
9
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
19
THE GUEST LIST
29
INVITATIONS STATIONERY
39
THE WEDDING PARTY
57
Chapter a ATTIRE
73
PREWEDDING CELEBRATIONS SHOWERS
87
PLANNING EXECUTIONTHE CEREMONY
97
PLANNING EXECUTIONTHE RECEPTION
111
THE RECEIVING ENDGIFTS
133
Index
143
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About the author (2004)

Carolyn Gerin is the principle of her own graphic design firm in San Francisco. She is the co-author of Anti-Bride Guide.

Kathleen Hughes is a freelance writer based in San Francisco. Turned off by traditional weddings, she discovered her inner Anti-Bride when her sweetie of many years got down on one knee.

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