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Classic: Having your dad walk you down the aisle
Antiquated: Dowries, garters, any mention of the word obey

Classic: A properly set table
Antiquated: A fish knife, an escargot fork, a tiny glass devoted entirely to sherry

Want to know more about crafting a beautiful and welcoming table setting without any of that old-fashioned stuffiness? Watch our video to see how it’s done. 

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