The following guide should help individuals, couples and gift givers choose the type of monogram that best suits items. Have questions? We're here to help make your pieces extraordinary– chat with us or contact us.

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Cece DuPraz monogram guide

To help you get started, we've provided our etiquette guidelines to monogramming.

Cece DuPraz monogram guide

Single woman

For personal items such as shirts, bags, handkerchiefs, stationery, a monogram where all initials are the same size or where the center initial is larger are great options. 

For linens, flatware, glassware, a single center initial is a great option.

The order of initials depends on whether the letters are the same size or the initial of the last name is larger, in which case it is centered. 

Cece DuPraz monogram guide

Single or married man

For personal items such as shirts, bags, handkerchiefs, stationery, a monogram where all initials are the same size or where the center initial is larger are great options. 

For linens, flatware, glassware, a single center initial is a great option.

The order of initials depends on whether the letters are the same size or the initial of the last name is larger, in which case it is centered. 

Cece DuPraz monogram guide

Married couple

Traditionally, couple's linens were embroidered with the wife’s married initials. Nowadays, typically all household items linens, flatware, glassware are embroidered using the married couples monogram.

The order of initials depends on whether the letters are the same size or the initial of the last name is larger, in which case it is centered.

Cece DuPraz monogram guide

Child

The order of initials depends on whether the letters are the same size or the initial of the last name is larger, in which case it is centered.