What Are the Etiquette Rules
for Second Weddings?

Ceremony & Vows, Etiquette
second wedding etiquette questions

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Wedding ceremonies are as unique as the couple getting married. But there are still certain rules and conventions you're expected to follow. That's why our etiquette experts are here to answer all of your ceremony- and traditions-related questions.

What are the rules about escorts, attire, and dances for second weddings?

Anyone who has been there for you over the years is welcome to walk you down the aisle, but you might have the officiant ask, "Who supports this woman in marriage?" instead of "Who gives this woman to be married?" The only exclusive prerogatives of the first-time bride are the veil and long train. Other than that, you can wear whatever dress you like, dance with your father and do anything else that will make you feel like the bride.

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