Use formal names of the bride and groom, including middle names, and not nicknames
This: Elizabeth Anne and Andrew Michael
Not this: Liz and Andy
Use the British spelling of “honour” requesting their presence
This: Elizabeth Anne and Andrew Michael request the honour of your presence…
Not this: Elizabeth Anne and Andrew Michael request the honor of your presence…
Use full names and formal titles
This: Doctor and Mrs. James Burns
Not this: Dr. and Mrs. James Burns
Spell out dates and years
This: The twenty-fifth of October / Two thousand sixteen
Not this: The 25th of October, 2016
Spell out all numbers except house and apartment numbers
This: 123 First Avenue
Not this: 123 1st Ave.
Spell out times
This: Four o’clock in the afternoon
Not this: 4:00 p.m.
Use line breaks instead of commas
This: The twenty-fifth of October
Two thousand sixteen
Not this: The twenty-fifth of October, Two thousand sixteen
When you use formal wording like this on a classic wedding invitation design, guests will know all they need to know in order to celebrate with you in elegant style!