THE TOP TEN Trends in Bridal Party Selections
Even though it is a joyous occasion, finalizing all the plans for a wedding can be a stressful event. There are so many different things that have to be thought through and people to be included in such a momentous event. The selection of the bridal party is one of the most important items on the ever growing list of things that must be done to prepare. There are some people that just cannot be skipped when selecting participants for the bridal party. There are certain norms when choosing bridal parties, here are the top ten trends in bridal party selections. For more bridal party ideas please read, http://www.themanorrestaurant.com/blog/category/bachelorette-party-ideas/
Even though it is a joyous occasion, finalizing all the plans for a wedding can be a stressful event. There are so many different things that have to be thou... more
The bride may invite close male friends to serve as ‘bride’s attendants.’
• The bride may select her closest male friend or brother to be her ‘Man of Honor,’ in place of the traditional maid of honor.
• The bride may ask her mother to be her Matron of Honor.
• The bride may have more than one maid or matron of honor, perhaps one of each, perhaps three if she’d like to honor multiple friends or sisters.
• The bride may invite her groom’s sisters to be bridal party members.
• The bride may choose instead to have only a circle of flower girls, including her nieces, friends’ children and perhaps her own daughters, instead of adult bridesmaids.
• The bride may invite tweens and teens to be ‘junior bridesmaids.’
• The bride no longer feels any compulsion to leave out a friend who will be pregnant at the time of the wedding. Today’s bridal gown designers now offer so many beautiful maternity bridesmaid dresses that it’s quite common to see many radiant, pregnant bridesmaids standing up for the bride.
The groom may select his closest female friend to stand up as his ‘Best Woman,’
• The groom may ask his father to be his best man.
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