Q: Is it okay if we ask our guests to wear green to the wedding? It seems like a really cool way to make a statement about the environment.

A: We're all about saving the earth, but this request strikes us as more self-indulgent than sensible. It's tough enough for a guest to pull together an appropriately fabulous outfit without having a color restriction—and, we might add, a color that is far from universally flattering—added to the mix. Instead, show your concern for the environment by using flowers grown locally, serving an organic menu and, in lieu of favors, making a donation to an eco-charity in honor of your guests.

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