• 20-40-60 Etiquette: Baby shower shouldn't be sister act

    By Callie Athey, Lillie-Beth Brinkman and Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Is it OK if I have a baby shower for my sister? My mother thinks that her friends should be the one having it and not me. Is that etiquette rule outdated?

  • Anniversaries for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

    From Staff Reports | Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    Oklahoma City metro-area anniversaries for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

  • A little old, a little new and a lot of feminine texture make up 2016’s bridal trends

    By Melissa Howell Staff Writer mhowell@oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Jan 24, 2016

    Bridal trends for this year offer both new looks and a return to nostalgic designs, say Oklahoma City bridal boutique owners Jane Kelly of JJ Kelly, 12325 N May Ave., and designer Meg Guess of Meg Guess Couture Bridal & Boutique, 7941 N May Ave.

  • OK Bridal Show set for Sunday; win free passes

    David Morris | Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2016

    [brightcove]4711840815001[/brightcove] Potential brides and grooms will want to attend the Oklahoma Bridal Show, this Sunday, from noon to 5 pm, at the Cox Convention Center. This show features over 180 vendors, many offering discounts. The first 500 brides to attend Sunday’s event will receive swag: a special bride bag. Taylor Ketchum, representing the Oklahoma Bridal Show, outlined the numerous opportunities the event will provide. Perhaps you’re not sure about flowers. They have florists for that, and a floral runway show at 2:30 pm. Maybe you need a dress? There will be fashion shows at 12:45, 1:30, 3:15 and 4 pm to see the latest styles. If you’re not sure about food, enjoy

  • MacKellars celebrate 50th anniversary in Oklahoma City

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Sun, Jan 3, 2016

      Bette and Jim MacKellar celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a fantastic party for family members and friends at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.  At the event were many original wedding party members including Tommye Smith, Kathleen Trautman, Bob Neville, Terry Curtis, Kay Fryer, Ginger Parker, Janie Cull, Joe Bailey, John Ellis, Ken Hemry, Woody Young, Clyde Amyx.    The reception table was complete with a replica of the original wedding cake, raspberry punch in a silver punch bowl, pastel mints and two five- prong silver candelabras with tall white candles. The cake topper from the 1965 cake was a bride and groom and the forks were arranged fan -shaped, 60’s

  • Mary-Kate Olsen Is Married: Olsen Twin Weds Olivier Sarkozy: Report

    Published: Sun, Nov 29, 2015

    One of the Olsen twins is reportedly off the market. Mary-Kate Olsen, 29, married her longtime boyfriend, French banker Olivier Sarkozy, 46, on Friday in New York City, where they live, Page Six reported on Sunday. The two have not commented. The former Full House star and twin sister of Ashley Olsen and her husband, who is former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's half-brother, tied the knot at a private home in Manhattan in front of some 50 guests.

  • Inside Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello's Wild Rehearsal Dinner

    Published: Sun, Nov 22, 2015

    These families are ready to get down and party! Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello kicked off their wedding weekend, and it's fair to say the festivities are in full force. Their families gathered at Café Boulud in Palm Beach Saturday night for a glamorous rehearsal dinner. The Modern Family actress looked gorgeous in a white dress while her husband-to-be looked as handsome as ever in a blue suit.

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette---RSVP Please

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Mon, Aug 31, 2015

    To ask an etiquette, email Helen—hwallace@oklahoman.com YOU ASK! WE ANSWER! YOU DECIDE!   By Callie Athey, Lillie-Beth Brinkman, Helen Ford Wallace QUESTION: I recently saw these wedding place cards attributed to theoverwhelmedbride on Facebook. "I didn't RSVP but I came anyways." There were at least four of them signifying the four people who did not RSVP for a seated wedding dinner. But, my husband and I recently were hosts for our daughter's wedding reception where 50 people did not RSVP. Luckily, the food was served buffet style, but we could not figure out the appropriate number to give to the caterer.

  • 20-40-60 Etiquette: Can I call when people don't RSVP?


    The Oklahoman's 20-40-60 etiquette crew discuss whether it's OK to call when people haven't RSVP'ed for an event. Linda Miller has the guest answer.

  • Oklahoma City's family's veil connects generations of brides

    By Carla Hinton Staff Writer chinton@oklahoman.com | Updated: Fri, Aug 28, 2015

    Oklahoma City family's delicate family heirloom has been worn at 20 weddings since 1902.