Selecting a maid of honor is a fun way to honor a beloved relative or friend. Once you’ve asked, however, you may not know how to get her involved fully in the planning. While respecting that she has other things going on in her life is important, you can talk to her about how much …

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Skipping the whole bridesmaid thing is perfectly acceptable, so don’t stress about it for one more minute. If you would still like to include your friends and family in your ceremony, there are plenty of ways to do it. Enlist them to recite poems or other special readings, help guests find their seats, announce you …

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So your bestie’s getting married and you’re throwing her a bachelorette party. This is quite a responsibility you’ve taken on. Think about it. It’s her last night as a single woman and she’s going to want to make it a night to remember (in a positive way of course). For starters, forget dressing her up …

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Determining the order in which the bridesmaids walk down the aisle depends on factors such as height and your relationship with each member of the bridal party. It is usually a good idea for the Maid of Honor, who is either a relation or best friend, to walk down the aisle first or last. You …

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In two words, you betcha. A pregnant bridesmaid is not a big deal unless she goes into labor while walking down the aisle, in which case it makes for a fun and exciting wedding story. Yes, pregnant bridesmaids are not exactly tradition, but that hardly matters in today’s world. It is very, very, very rude …

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Make the hunt for bridesmaid dresses easier on yourself by utilizing the following tips: Do Your Research: Use apps, magazines, and lookbooks that let you view literally thousands of dresses. Bookmark your favorites, share them with friends and family, and find what’s available in your area. You might also want to tack favorite images to …

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Many a bridesmaid has suffered through a wedding in a dress she abhors. Whether it’s lime green and waaaay too sparkly, bright orange and poufy, or simply the wrong cut, the list of hideous bridesmaid gowns is truly endless. That being said, it is within the bride’s “right” to make her bridal party wear what …

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If there’s one thing you should know about the Azazie philosophy, it’s that we’re all about making sure our clients are well informed before making decisions. This includes the often daunting task of selecting dresses for your bridesmaids. Even if you’ve never done it before, you’ve at least heard varying opinions on the topic. Some …

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Is there a rule when it comes to bridemaids and groomsmen; do they need to be single? Also, do the bride and groom provide financial assistance in purchasing the bridemaids and groomsmen attire? Please give us your opinion in regard to this issue, thanks.  Wedding Queen Your bridesmaids and groomsmen do not have to be …

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Bride’s Brother as Groomsman? My fiance and I got engaged less than1 month ago and already there is trouble with my family. We each have 3 bridal party members (bridesmaids: my 2 sisters and his sister), (groomsmen: his 3 lifelong friends). My mom called (and later posted on this forum) re-including my sister’s husband (aka …

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southern wedding bridesmaids

Southern Traditions: House Party Thank you for your help with my son’s wedding. My future daughter-in-law asked me to post one more question. She has been invited to be a member of the house party in a wedding. When she tried to find out what being a member of the house party means, the bride told her it was a …

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Should I Ask My Fiance’s Sister to Be A Bridesmaid? I recently got engaged and I am wondering who I should ask to be in my bridal party. My fiance is one of three boys. I have a good relationship with his sister-in-laws. Is it normal to ask them to be bridesmaids? Yes, I’m positive …

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Whats the Difference between Ushers and Groomsmen? Hi! My fiance and I are confused about the role differences between groomsmen and ushers. [crazy] We have read that, to include more friends/family in our wedding, we can distinguish between groomsmen and ushers. So, we have come up with 6 groomsmen, and are considering having 2 other …

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bridesmaid and maid of honor

A common question asked when it comes to the bridal party is what exactly the difference between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid is. Well, we’ve got you completely covered. In this article we’ll break down the responsibilities between the two and help you figure out the best fit for your leading lady versus …

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