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Can You Pass This Wedding Etiquette Test?

Are you a novice when it comes to nuptials?

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  1. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Wedding expert Amber Harrison told Vogue that unless there's a second name on the envelope (or the invitation enclosed) it's safe to assume you don't have a plus one.

  2. Correct!
    Wrong!

    According to Debrett's, engagement gifts should not be expected.

  3. Correct!
    Wrong!

    According to Harper's Bazaar, trousers and a nice blouse are fine, as are midi dresses, but floor length gowns should be reserved for black-tie events.

  4. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It used to be a year, but in recent times the general consensus, including from wedding manners guide "Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette," seems to be that three months after the honeymoon is fine.

  5. Correct!
    Wrong!

    An etiquette and protocol consultant told Time that it can create more of a burden, as someone will have to transport the gift after the wedding, and being in a public place makes it more likely to get lost.

  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    This, from an etiquette expert, says that after cutting the cake, guests are free to leave if they want.

  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's not considered "the done thing" to include registry information in wedding invitations, although it'd be fine to put them on your wedding website if you have one.

  8. Correct!
    Wrong!

    According to Debrett's, invitations should be sent out 6–12 weeks before the big day.

  9. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Unless the couple have a joint bank account or you know if and how they’re changing their names, it’s best to address it to just one person, because it can be hard to cash otherwise.

  10. Correct!
    Wrong!

    The general rule seems to be that bridesmaids are expected to pay for their own dresses and shoes, but then it's courteous for brides to keep their bridesmaids' budgets in mind when picking a dress.

Can You Pass This Wedding Etiquette Test?

You're not excelling at etiquette just yet.

You've got a lot to learn when it comes to wedding etiquette, but the more you go to, the more you'll find out!

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Your etiquette isn't bad.

You know most of this stuff but tripped up on things that can feel a bit like a grey area. But by and large, you're unlikely to make any huge wedding faux pas.

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You're an etiquette expert.

You're a dream wedding guest; you know all the rules like the back of your hand. You've probably been to loads of weddings, or have planned one yourself!

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