What is a good engagement gift for my son and fiancee?
A cute set of mugs.
How much money do you give for an engagement party?
The Gift Amount Aim for the engagement party gift to be around one-quarter to one-third the cost of the wedding gift.
Is it customary to give an engagement gift?
The good news is, engagement gifts are not required, no matter how fancy the celebration. Nowadays, it’s common for guests to bring a gift to an engagement party, but it’s usually something small and sentimental. Don’t feel pressured to give an elaborate or expensive gift.
What is the protocol when your daughter gets engaged?
The Basics Traditional engagement etiquette recommends that the bride’s parents be the first to be informed of their daughter’s engagement. Tell them in person, if possible—after all, they’re going to want to hug you and make a fuss! If they live too far away, a phone call is the next-best option.
Are you supposed to give an engagement gift?
What to say to your son when he gets engaged?
What to Write in an Engagement Card to a Son or Daughter
- We/I are so happy to welcome a new son/daughter into our family.
- Love and happiness to you two on this special day.
- Best wishes to my/our son/daughter and daughter-in-law/son-in-law on your engagement.
- Son/daughter, we/I feel many emotions on this occasion.
What is the etiquette for attending an engagement party?
The traditional rules of etiquette dictate that guests invited to the engagement party should also be invited to the wedding. However, the guest list will likely be shorter. Often the idea is to make this a more intimate event than the wedding itself. But this is no longer the only accepted approach—times have changed!