Yes, even in the age of text message and Facebook invites, there's something endearing about receiving a physical invitation. Regardless of how you're invited to an event or how well you know the hostess, it is important that certain guidelines are follow. Here are the most basic etiquette tips for answering an invitation.
The etiquette of "Social Callings" is all about being in the public eye, whether it's the occasional co-ed gathering that you're attending for work or the common, sisters' only soiree. What is the protocol for declining an invitation? How should you avoid annoying your host? The "how-to's" of being a great guest and ensuring you'll be invited over again.
As Muslimahs, it is important that we are aware of what is and isn't proper etiquette. This includes how you interact with others and just showing proper mannerisms. Every culture and society has what is considered 'proper' etiquette and it is necessary that we display these characteristics at their appropriate times. inshaAllah, we will be sharing mini gems on proper etiquette in this section.
Asalaam Aleikum. Welcome to the Manners and Etiquette section of "Lady_Meansie's Corner. Having proper behavior(adab) and disposition(akhlaq) is very important in Islam. This includes how you interact with others and just showing proper mannerisms. Every culture and society has what is considered 'proper' etiquette and is important that we display these characteristics. inshaAllah, I will be channeling my inner Emily Post and Amy Vanderbilt to share mini gems on proper etiquette in this section.