Dress

Wedding Outfit / Attire Checklist

Knowing that the choice of the wedding attire is one of the most important steps of the wedding planning (especially brides put a great deal of time and emotions into this), we want to help you decide on your final wedding outfit by giving you a list of the many possibilities you have.

Don’t feel overwhelmed by all the ideas pointed out here. Just pick the ones that best suit your dream wedding

  • Bridal gown
  • Groom’s formal wear
  • Bridesmaid outfit
  • Made of honor outfit
  • Bride’s maids outfit
  • Groom’s men outfit
  • Headpiece / veil
  • Gloves
  • Shoes
  • Lingerie
  • Stockings / Garter
  • Bridal slip / petticoat
  • Jewellery (earrings, necklace, etc.)
  • Watches
  • Tie and cufflinks
  • Underwear and socks

And don’t forget about…

  • Hair dresser
  • Manicure / pedicure
  • Waxing
  • Plucking
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Budget

WHO PAYS FOR WHAT?

Wedding & Engagement Rings
Bride’s Engagement & Wedding Rings: THE GROOM
Groom’s Wedding Ring: THE BRIDE
Wedding Gifts
Gift for the Bride: THE GROOM
Gift for the Groom: THE BRIDE
Gifts for the Bride’s Attendants: THE BRIDE
Gifts for the Groom’s Attendants: THE GROOM
Invitations and Announcements
Invitations: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Announcements: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Postage: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Wedding Stationery: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Attire and Accessories
Bride’s Gown & Accessories: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Groom’s Tuxedo & Accessories: THE GROOM
Attire for the Groom’s Attendants: THE GROOM’S ATTENDANTS
Attire for the Bride’s Attendants: THE BRIDE’S ATTENDANTS
Attire for the Groom’s Family: THE GROOM’S FAMILY
Attire for the Bride’s Family: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Flowers and Decorations
Flowers & Decor for the Ceremony and Reception: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Flowers for the Bride’s Attendants: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Boutonnieres for the Groom, Fathers and Grandfathers: THE GROOM
Boutonnieres for the Groom’s Attendants: THE GROOM
Corsages for the Mothers and Grandmothers: THE GROOM
Bride’s Bouquet & Flowers: THE GROOM
Ceremony and Reception
Ceremony Location Fee: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Officiant’s Fee: THE GROOM
Marriage License Fee: THE GROOM
Reception Location Fee: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Food & Beverages: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Photographer and/or Videographer: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Any Other Applicable Ceremony/Reception Costs: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Other Expenses
Engagement Photos: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Engagement Party: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Wedding Cake: THE BRIDE’S FAMILY
Rehearsal Dinner: THE GROOM’S FAMILY
Honeymoon: THE GROOM
Bridal Shower and Bachelor/ette Parties
Bridal Shower: THE BRIDE’S ATTENDANTS
Bachelor Party: THE GROOM’S ATTENDANTS
Bachelorette Party: THE BRIDE’S ATTENDANTS
Out-of-town Attendants and Guests
Accommodations for the Groom’s Attendants: THE GROOM
Accommodations for the Bride’s Attendants: THE BRIDE
GUESTS are responsible for their own transportation/travel AND accommodations
ATTENDANTS are responsible for their own transportation/travel expenses

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Save the date, invites, contact info

Guest list
Chantel smith  1020 humboldt st, apt 6, Reno, Nv 89509

Carlton James Coats 206 Birchwood Ave Traverse City Michigan

Lucy, Wyatt, Michael, Margaret 2414 S LIMA WAY AURORA CO 80014, Wyatt lucy bday 2/6/09

 

Dan, Laura, Kingsley, Oliver-2202 Bonnevit Ct. Atlanta,
Chuck Charles, Tony Apsey,- 7821 Outer Dr S,Traverse City, MI 49684.
Andrew, Katie Apsey -829 W 7th St. Traverse City, MI 49686

Dan Clarino
Wes, Hanna, Ruby, Madison
Yvonne-805 Sullivan, Cedar, MI 49621

Tom and Susie Apsey

Jennifer and Phil Meeker

Bruce Smith

Vick and Tina Chimonski

Ashley<  friends

Amy Sweet

Kate Angove

Dan friends

Brent Garvin

David Dakoske

Reception invites:

Tana and Harold Wilsey 1332 Millken Ct. TC, MI 49686

Dave and Julie Wilsey- 5393 Ravenhurst TC, MI 49685

Brent and Jennifer Whitten -3131 Paysage Pl. TC, MI 49684-9011

Bryson and Emily Wilbert-1034 Hoosier, TC, MI 49685

 

Here we go! 😘 💒😘

  • Pick a wedding date and time. Select several options, then check with yourvenues, officiant and important guests before finalizing.
  • Start planning the guest list.
  • Look for and book ceremony sites andreception sites.
  • Ask friends and relatives to be in the wedding parddiel
    • Bride: Think about, shop for and order your gown.
    • Envision reception food.
    • Think about your floral décor.
    • Research and reserve accommodations for out-of-town guests.
    • Register for gifts.
    • Contact rental companies if you need to rent anything for the ceremony or reception, such as chairs, tables and a tent.
    • Book ceremony musicians
    • Start planning honeymoon.
    • Send save-the-date cards. Th
    • Attend prewedding counseling, if required.
    • Shop for and order invitations and wedding rings.
    • Shop for formalwear.
    • Envision your wedding cake and research,

    3 months before

    Order wedding cake.

    • Groom: Rent the men’s formalwear.
    • wedding day transpor
    • 2 months before
    • Date: ______________________
      • Mail your invitations.
      • Write your vows.
      • Purchase gifts for parents, attendants and each other.
      • Book your stylist and try out wedding day hairstyles.
      • Book a makeup artist and go for a trial run.

      1 month before

      Date: ______________________

      • Apply for a marriage license. Check with the local bureau in the town where you’ll wed.
      • Bride: Have final gown fitting. Bring your maid of honor along to learn how to bustle your dress. Have the dress pressed and bring it home.
      • Call all bridesmaids. Make sure they have their gowns ready for the wedding.
      • Make last-minute adjustments with vendors.
      • Create a wedding program to hand out to guests.
      • Order and plan in-room welcome baskets for out-of-town guests.

      2 weeks before

      Date: ______________________

      • Review final RSVP list and call any guests who have not yet sent a response.
      • Deliver must-have shot lists to your photographer and videographer. Include who should be in formal portraits and determine when portraits will be taken.
      • Deliver final song list to your DJ or bandleader. Include special song requests and songs you don’t want played.
      • Bride: Get your last prewedding haircut and color.

      1 week before

      Date: ______________________

      • Give reception site/caterer final guest head count. Include vendors, such as the photographer or band members, who will expect a meal. Ask how many extra plates the caterer will prepare.
      • Supply location manager with a list of vendor requests such as a table for DJ or setup space needed for a florist.
      • Plan reception seating chart.
      • Print place and table cards
      • Call all wedding vendors and confirm arrangements.
      • Give ceremony and reception site managers a schedule of vendor delivery and setup times, plus contact numbers.
      • Groom: Get your hair trimmed.
      • Attend bachelor/ette parties.

      2–3 days before

      Date: ______________________

      • Bride: If you need to, have your gown pressed or steamed.
      • Groom: Go for final fitting and pick up your formalwear.
      • Groom: Ask the best man to make sure all groomsmen attend fittings and pick up their outfits.
      • Determine wedding party positions during the ceremony and the order of the party in the processional and recessional.
      • Hand off place cards, table cards, menus, disposable cameras, favors and any other items for setting the tables to the caterer and/or reception site manager.
      • Reconfirm final details with all vendors. Discuss any necessary last-minute substitutions.
      • Transportation pickup times and locations.
      • Arrange for guests without cars to be picked up from the airport or train station. Ask friends, attendants or relatives to help

      Day before

      Date: ______________________

      • Provide all wedding professionals with an emergency phone number to call on the day of the wedding.
      • Write checks and/or talk to wedding hosts (usually your parents, if not you) about any final balances to be paid at the end of the reception.

      Night before

      Date: ______________________

      • Rehearse ceremony. Meet with wedding party, ceremony readers, immediate family and your officiant at the ceremony site to rehearse and iron out the details.
      • Bring unity candle, aisle runner, yarmulkes or other ceremony accessories to the site.
      • Give your marriage license to your officiant.
      • Attend rehearsal dinner.
      • Present attendants with gifts at the rehearsal dinner. You’ll want to do this especially if the gifts are accessories to be worn during the wedding.

      Day of

      Date: ______________________

      • Present parents and each other with gifts.
      • Give wedding bands to the best man and maid of honor to hold during the ceremony.
      • Give best man the officiant’s fee envelope, to be handed off after the ceremony.
      • Assign a family member or attendant to be the photographer’s contact so he/she knows who’s who.

      Postwedding

      Date: ______________________

      • Prearrange for someone to return any rentals.
      • Preplan for attendants to take the bride’s gown for cleaning and return the groom’s tux to the rental shop.
      • Write and send thank-you notes to gift-bearing guests and vendors who were especial