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Wedding Jewellery Etiquette

weather: cloudy
outside: 4°C
mood: perplexed
music: Paganini - Caprice No. 23 in Eb major, Posato
I was "asked to the Prom", as it were... which is pretty amazing for an old hag like me. It's a gala dinner cruise and I'd be going with Friend Dude. Husband Guy also knows Friend Dude and he's okay with it. He said that if I think I'll have fun, then I should go, even if I'm not going with him. I'm not so sure yet...

Question: is it appropriate to wear my wedding jewellery (engagement ring, wedding ring, anniversary band) to a formal social event as the guest of a male friend?

It's a formal event, so it would be appropriate as a part of my ensemble. I am never without my rings, so it feels strange to go without them. But, since I'm not with my husband, would it be a faux pas to be wearing them all? Since I won't know anyone there, I'm not sure I want to be in the awkward position of having people mistake me for Friend Dude's wife... ={

Opinions please... =}


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bellajellybean
Feb. 9th, 2003 04:36 pm (UTC)
my 2 cents
I say wear them. You wear them to every other event from now on in your life, and every other day that you spend without Husband Guy. I think he might be offended if you choose not to wear them to this event. For those who think you are Friend Guy's wife he should have the decency to correct them, saving you from any embarassment. :)
bride
Feb. 9th, 2003 04:48 pm (UTC)
Re: my 2 cents
Thanks for the input =) I want to wear them, but I was wondering if there's some generally accepted practice for it =)

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