Weddings: Etiquette Tips for Save-the-date - as part of the Wedding series by GeoBeats. Etiquette for save-the-dates are very simple. Keep it simple. So make sure all you need to list is your name, your significant others name, and the dates to let your guest know that something special is getting ready to take place. Here is an example of a flat save the date. It is a couture invitation. Notice, it is very simple. The dates, save the dates to let your guest know exactly what is going on, the bride and groom's name and you can always add a little embellishment with it to place a twist on yours.