(Closed) Eloping / Bridal Shower

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
455 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

Everyone invited to the bridal shower has to be invited to the wedding, so if you aren’t inviting them to the wedding don’t invite them to the shower. I don’t think it’s tacky unless you invite people you shouldn’t. 

Post # 3
30399 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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rachyweds :  The above is the stock answer you will get. However, there is nothing wrong with a group of people who know they are not invited to the wedding hosting a shower in your honor. The idea and invitations must come from them though, not your sister.

For example, the women in my childhood neighbourhood had a tradition of hosting a shower for every girl who grew up there. They held one for me even though they knew they would not be invited to the wedding.

Other examples of host groups would be your church members, members of your book club etc.

Post # 4
3260 posts
Sugar bee

I agree with Julies. Another example would be co-workers. 

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