Monthly Archives: May 2009

Planning: The Groom’s Checklist – Part 2

One Month Before: If you are buying a tux, make sure alterations are finished and go for a final fitting. If the tux still doesn’t fit, you will still have time to make final alterations. Plan rehearsal dinner with your parents Consult with your fiancee and arrange lodging for out-of-town relatives and groomsmen Purchase gifts
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Planning: The Groom’s Checklist – Part 1

Ten to Twelve Months Before the Wedding: Discuss the style of the wedding and the budget with your fiancee and both sets of parents Along with your fiancee, select your minister Six Months Before the Wedding Choose your best man Decide how many ushers you will need and select them. It is recommended that you
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The Wedding Day: Men’s Formal Wear Defined – Part 2

Shirt Collars: Crosswyck-This collar style crosses in the front and is fastened with a shiny button. Mandarin Collar-Also known as a band collar, this collar stands up around the neck and is the most contemporary-style tuxedo shirt. For those who don’t like to wear ties, this is the perfect choice for you! Spread Collar-Resembles a
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News & Press: Do-It-Yourself Wedding Invitations Save Brides and Grooms Money During Rough Economy

Financial strains during the current economy have many Americans scaling back and cutting out indulgences, so what are brides and grooms to do when planning their special day? Creating custom wedding invitations is more economical than ever, and much easier than you might think, thanks to MyGatsby.com’s complete collection of Do-It-Yourself wedding invitations, handmade invitations
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The Wedding Day: Men’s Formal Wear Defined – Part 1

Jackets: Cutaway-Also known as a morning coat, this style is for formal daytime weddings. This coat is short in the front, long in the back, and tapers from the front waist button to a wide back tail. Cutaway jackets are either black or gray and are worn with matching plain or striped pants. Full Dress-Also
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Stationery: Arranging Invitations and Enclosures – Part 2

Single Panel Cards: Place a tissue over the printed wording. If you have direction, gift registry, at home card or other enclosure cards, place these on top of the tissue. The wording faces upward. The reception card is placed on top of the tissue. Tuck the respond card under the respond envelope flap. Place the
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Stationery: Arranging Invitations and Enclosures – Part 1

This is just a quick run through of how to arrange your invitations for mailing. Your order will come with a sample of what this is supposed to look like. Folded Invitations: Fold the invitation on the indented lines. Place a tissue over the printed wording. If your main invitation wording is printed inside of
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