Q&A: Invitations: Send to Wedding Party?

Q:

Do we have to send wedding invitations to our parents and attendants? They're working closely with us on the planning, and they obviously know when the wedding is, so isn't it redundant?

A:

The short answers: No, it's not redundant, and yes, you should send them. While you're right that clearly they know the scoop on the wedding, they're still going to want an invite to remember the day. So while they don't necessarily need an invite, it's still a lovely gesture to send one. Many brides even choose to send one to themselves, so they have a stamped, addressed invite for their own scrapbooks!

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