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Haley
Just Said Yes September 2020

Can i have a Matron and Maid of Honor?

Haley, on November 5, 2019 at 2:13 PM Posted in Etiquette and Advice 1 14
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My best friend for years is going to be my Matron of Honor in my wedding party as I was just her Maid of Honor in her wedding but... would it be offensive if I had a Maid of Honor also? My other best friend who has been in my life since 1st grade and always talked about being each others Maid Of Honor is also in my wedding party so I feel like she thinks she is going to be my Maid of Honor. I don't mind having both but I don't really know the etiquette. I feel stuck, what are your opinions?

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Latest activity by Kaysey, on November 9, 2019 at 4:44 PM
  • Amber
    Master February 2020
    Amber ·
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    Yes, you can have both! My older sister is my maid of honor (not married) and my oldest sister is my matron of honor (married). Smiley smile

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  • V
    Champion July 2019
    Veronica ·
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    You can have both if you want. One of my friends is one of three girls and she wanted both of her sisters to be her maid of honor so she had co-maid of honors.
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  • Victorian Bride
    Master April 2023
    Victorian Bride ·
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    I agree!!!! ❤
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  • Jennifer
    VIP August 2021
    Jennifer ·
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    You can definitely have both if that is what you want!!

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  • Dayna
    Expert September 2021
    Dayna ·
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    I have both! My sister (matron) and bff (maid). It's totally fine.

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  • M
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    Yes ! I had two maids of honor so I think it's fine.
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  • Kristy
    Just Said Yes April 2020
    Kristy ·
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    Yes of course do what you want to do! My maid of honor is my cousin and my matron is my FH’s cousin!
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  • Katelyn
    Devoted October 2020
    Katelyn ·
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    Yes! My maid of honor is my little sister, my matron of honor is one of my best friends Smiley smile

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  • Stephanie
    Savvy August 2020
    Stephanie ·
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    This is totally fine! I have a maid of honor and a matron of honor
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  • Haley
    Just Said Yes September 2020
    Haley ·
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    Great, thank you all so so much!!

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  • Cristy
    Master May 2021
    Cristy ·
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    There's no real etiquette rule for this. It's whatever makes you happy!! I am also having both. I have my sister who is my best friend in life, and I have my grown daughter who is my other best friend in life. How was I to choose between them? I really couldn't, so I made them both MOH. My sister is married, so she's the matron, and my daughter is single, so she is the maid. Simple as that.

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  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
    Cher Horowitz ·
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    I agree that both sounds fine Smiley smile

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  • Nicole
    Super October 2021
    Nicole ·
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    You can definitely have both! But still, one person will be standing right beside you on your day, so you are still "choosing a favorite" if you know what I mean. If you have two i would have them do a joint speech at the wedding so guests know both are in the highest honor.

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  • Kaysey
    Super February 2020
    Kaysey ·
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    I'm having both! My sister is my maid-of-honor and my sister-in-law (my brother's wife), is my matron of honor!

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