Wedding Etiquette: Who Pays for What?


Bride and groom kissing

You've just probably shared the news about your engagement, and you're ready to make your dream wedding come into reality. But of course, that's easier said than done. Going beyond the basics, people are left with the question, "How do you get things started? Who pays for what?"


When it comes to weddings, there's no specific answer. Of course, there are no written rules that couples ought to follow. Traditions are still alive and kicking, but this shouldn't limit you from talking to your partner to make decisions together. Here are some wedding etiquette tips that'll help everything get started.


Wedding Etiquette: Considering Traditions


The Bride:

  • Groom's wedding band

  • Gifts for the groom, bridesmaids, and parents

  • Bridal hair and makeup


The Bride's Family:

  • Engagement party