Tips and Etiquette: Samples of Envelope Addressing
Always addressed to both members of a married couple.
Mr. and Mrs. José Anthony Angelil Fourteen Mac Arthur Way South Saint Paul, Minnesota 55075
Unmarried Couple – Living Together
Addressed to both members of an unmarried couple who live at the same address. Example: Ms. Amelia Redding and Mr. Jeffrey Burton 25 Xavier Boulevard South Saint Paul, Minnesota 55075
Married Couple – Professional Titles
If the woman uses her husband’s name socially: Example:
Doctor Kenya Boudin and Mr. Carter Boudin
If the woman uses her maiden name both professionally and socially: Example:
Doctor Kenya Willaree and Mr. Carter Boudin
If both are professionals:
Doctors Kenya and Carter Boudin
Including a Guest
If using inner and outer envelopes:
Outer envelope reads: Mr. Stephen Richard Humphries
Inner envelope reads: Mr. Stephen Richard Humphries and Guest
If you’re only using one envelope, include a short note with your invitation. Example:
You are welcome to bring a guest to the wedding.
Please let me know. Regards,
Michelle (If time allows and Stephen supplies the information, you can send his guest an invitation, too.)
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