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Question, How many bridesmaids is too many?

By |August 15th, 2017|

Many brides ask the question – how many bridesmaids should I have? It can be hard to decide when you have many family members or friends that are all potential bridesmaids. Well, if you aren’t sure how many to pick, or how to select your maids, here are some tips to help you make your […]

Let’s see Who’s who in the bridal party…

By |August 10th, 2017|

The bridal party is the group of people you and your partner have chosen to fulfill traditional roles at your wedding and be directly involved in your special day. While there are many different roles that can be filled, ultimately your bridal party can be as big or as small as you want it to be. If you’re not sure where to start or what the different roles are, here’s the low down on who’s who in the bridal party.

Maid or matron of honour
If the woman the bride chooses as her right hand gal is married, she is referred to as the matron of honour. If she isn’t married then she is the maid of honour. If you’ve chosen a man to be your wing-man on your big day, he can be known as the Man of Honour. This role should be given to someone whom you love and trust, as they will be helping you with your wedding planning and will be a support system for you throughout the process.

Traditionally the MOH plans the bridal shower, might toast the bride and groom, sign the marriage license, make sure the bride looks beautiful at all times, and hold the bride’s bouquet during the vows. The MOH is also in charge of planning the bachelorette party and keeping the bridesmaids on task, making sure they all have dresses and shoes on time for the big day. […]

DMV Wedding DJ trends

By |July 20th, 2017|

Wedding DJs have moved on from four hours of cheesy disco hits to a spinning glitter ball, and if you hire a really good DJ they can make your wedding reception memorable for all the right reasons. Here are five of the latest wedding DJ trends:

Many couples are asking their wedding DJ to play throughout […]

Is Your Wedding Meal More than Just Something to Eat?

By |July 10th, 2017|

 

Wedding trends come and go, and traditions have evolved right along with them—including what’s served and eaten on a wedding day. And while deciding what to feed your guests can be fun (hello, tastings!), you may not have realized that what you choose to serve can actually provide all sorts of cultural insight. That’s what […]

Some Southern Women Only Have One Thing to Say About These Tacky Wedding Trends

By |July 8th, 2017|

Bless her heart.

Of course, the tackiest of all wedding etiquette faux pas is to be an ungracious guest. So, if you happen to witness any of these—how should we say this—mishaps, just smile and nod then rush home to drop us a line about it. In the wise words of Clairee, “If you can’t say […]

Have You Asked Yourself Why Grooms Traditionally Don’t See the Bride Until the Final Moment

By |April 13th, 2017|

While first looks are almost the norm now, here’s how this tradition started.

 

While first looks are becoming more popular, whether it’s because couples are bucking tradition or trying to streamline their photography timelines, the tradition of not seeing your fiancé before you walk down the aisle is still holding strong. But where does that tradition […]

2017 latest wedding trends

By |April 6th, 2017|

Today’s couples are spending more of their own money to have the wedding they want, and in true millennial style, they are focused on making both the wedding and the planning process more meaningful and enjoyable for everyone involved, according to the latest American Wedding Study conducted by Brides magazine.

Brides, published by Condé Nast, has […]

Here Are 3 Things to Remember if You’re Having a Bridesman

By |January 25th, 2017|

Is one of your BFFs a guy? That’s no reason to leave him out of your wedding party and all the pre-wedding festivities that go along with it! Instead, select him as a bridesMAN and add him to your bridal party gang. Of course, with a co-ed bridal party, there are a few things you […]

How Old is Old Enough to Be a Bridesmaid?

By |December 1st, 2016|

When it comes to choosing your wedding party, you’ve got so many people to choose from: Childhood buddies, college BFFs, siblings, your closest friends in your new city… the list goes on! It’s already a lot of options, but there are even more when you reconsider the age requirement. So how old is old enough […]

5 Rules for Choosing Your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen You Should Follow

By |November 22nd, 2016|

While the two of you are the most important people at a wedding, half the fun is being able to celebrate and anticipate your big day with your closest friends by your side serving as bridesmaids and groomsmen. While you might think you can just grab your friends, assign them a bridal title, and call […]