Author: Dee Lane

Advice: Double Trouble

Q: My invitation to a friend’s wedding arrived, but it’s only for me. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year now. Can I just bring him with me? Should I call my friend and ask her…

Wediquette Wednesday: Can I fire one of my bridesmaids?

  Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. This week, we’re running an excerpt from Dee Lane’s etiquette…

Advice: Problematic Persuasions

Q: I’m getting married in New Orleans soon and we’re planning on having an open bar, but I have an aunt who can’t hold her liquor — she often even shows up to gatherings drunk. I can’t not invite her to…

Acts of Grace

Late invitations, distant friendships and last-minute elopements

Advice: Wedding Shower Etiquette

Q: My soon-to-be sister-in-law wants to throw me a bridal shower, but my mother says family members (even ones who aren’t family yet) shouldn’t throw showers. Is this true? If so, why? Tradition says that a shower shouldn’t be thrown…

Wediquette Week: Who am I allowed to bring as a plus one?

Typically, each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette questions. This week, however, is dedicated to all things wedding etiquette. Monday through Wednesday, New Orleans Bride and "Let Them Eat Cake" editor and etiquette writer Melanie Warner Spencer appeared at the 7:30 a.m. half hour…

Wediquette Wednesday: Is it OK to send thank you postcards?

Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. This question comes from the Winter 2015 issue of New Orleans…

Wediquette Wednesday: Can I add "and guests" to my RSVP?

Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. This week, we’re running an excerpt from Dee Lane’s etiquette column in…

Wediquette Wednesday: Is it OK to send thank you postcards?

Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. This week, we’re running an excerpt from Dee Lane’s etiquette column in…

Wediquette Wednesday: How can we avoid wedding crashers?

Each Wednesday, we tackle wedding etiquette. At times, it’s a reader question or one from a colleague, friend or family member and other times we’ll cover a popular issue. This week, we are sharing a question from Dee Lane’s advice…