No matter who you’re sending an invite to, here’s exactly how to address your wedding invitations. Traditional etiquette indicates the outer envelope of your wedding invitation should be more formal with titles and/or full names, while the inner envelope is more informal (leaving out first names, titles or last names).
Do you put people’s names on wedding invites?
The envelope of your wedding invitation should include the name and full address of your guest(s).
Do you write and guest on wedding invitations?
If you’re inviting someone with a guest, be sure to write “and Guest” on the envelope, or put the name of his or her significant other if you know it.
What is the correct way to address wedding invitations?
ADDITIONAL FORMAL ADDRESSING ETIQUETTE RULES
- Use formal names (no nicknames).
- Middle names aren’t necessary, but must be spelled out if used (no initials).
- Spell out all words such as Apartment, Avenue, Street, etc.
- Abbreviate Mr., Mrs., Ms. and Jr.
- Write out professional titles such as Doctor or Professor.
Which parents name goes first on a wedding invitation?
The name of the bride always precedes the groom’s name. Formal invitations issued by the bride’s parents refer to her by her first and middle names, the groom by his full name and title; if the couple is hosting by themselves, their titles are optional.
How do you write plus one on wedding invite?
Below are some examples of how to address a plus one on wedding invitations. Simply write “Mr. Smith & Guest”– Once they confirm that they are coming, you then can go ahead and change the “plus one” to the guest’s name on the seating chart, escort cards, etc.
How early is too early for wedding invitations?
Send your wedding invitations out six to eight weeks prior to your wedding date.