Planning Your Wedding

One of the first decisions you must make in planning your wedding is choosing your desired wedding style. This decision will influence all other aspects of your celebration.

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The wedding style you choose will influence the style of your wedding dress; the size, time, and location of the ceremony; your attendants' attire; the type of reception; and the invitation style. You may choose to have an Ultra-Formal, Formal, Semi-Formal or Informal Wedding.

To help you plan this all-important event, we offer a 9-step checklist. Fifteen months before your wedding is not too soon to start your planning!

The Wedding Checklist:

  1. Nine to Fifteen Months Before the Wedding
    Obtain a wedding planner; select engagement ring; more...

  2. Six to Nine Months Before the Wedding
    Decide on your color scheme; shop together for wedding rings; more...

  3. Four to Six Months Before the Wedding
    Complete guest lists; schedule fittings and delivery date for bride's and attendants' dresses; more...

  4. Two to Three Months Before the Wedding
    Confirm all details with hired professionals; begin addressing invitations/announcements; more...

  5. One Month Before the Wedding
    Arrange final fittings for yourself and your attendants; inform participants of rehearsal details; more...

  6. Two Weeks Before the Wedding
    Have groomsmen go for final fittings; finalize all details regarding bridal attire; more...

  7. One Week Before the Wedding
    Keep up with gift acknowledgments; purchase travelers checks; inquire about ATM's close to your honeymoon site; more...

  8. On the Wedding Day
    Remain clam; allow yourself plenty of time to get to the ceremony site; more...

  9. After the Wedding
    Send all thank you notes within two months of wedding; have all necessary paperwork changed to reflect new name; more...

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