Your wedding squad will be the evening’s VIPs, and deciding who makes the cut can be quite an undertaking. We’ve got tips and advice to help you pick your bridesmaids and groomsmen, nominate your maid of honor and best man, choose the best gifts to thank them for their help, and handle flower girls and ring bearers who get sudden stage fright once the music starts.
Wedding PartyHow to Choose a Best Man
Ready to choose the captain of your crew? Here are the most important criteria for a superstar best man.
Wedding PartyThe Wedding Party Etiquette Guide to Splitting the Bill
Wedding party members often foot the bill for a lot, from the bachelor/ette party hotel to bridal shower gifts. Here's how to fairly split the bill so no one goes broke.
Wedding PartyHow to Choose Your Maid of Honor
Who will stand beside you on your big day? Figuring out how to choose a maid of honor can be a tough decision, and we're here to help!
Wedding Party6 Trending Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas to Help You Pop the Question
Ready to ask your future bridesmaids to be in your wedding party? Bridesmaid proposals are a great way to show your crew some love and kick off the wedding festivities. Here are some of our favorite bridesmaid proposal ideas.
Wedding PartyBridesmaid Luncheon 101: What It Is, Who to Invite & Everything Else to Know
No, it's not a shower. Here's everything you need to know about how to plan this pre-wedding event.
Wedding Party5 Ways to Keep Things Fair for Your Bridesmaids
Each of your bridesmaids likely has a different personality, job, family situation, schedule, and budget. Here's how to ensure that you're keeping things fair to make EVERYONE happy.
Wedding PartyDo Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Give Wedding Gifts?
The answers to the most commonly-asked questions about wedding party gift giving—from how much to spend to what to buy.
Wedding Party3 Things Bridesmaids Should Help With…and 3 Things They Shouldn’t
Bridesmaids are responsible for many important tasks on and before the wedding day. Here are some important duties they should be prepared to take on, and a few they shouldn't.
Wedding Party6 Unexpected Bridesmaid Expenses You Should Prepare For
Being a bridesmaid is a major honor—but it also can be quite pricey! Check out these important bridesmaid expenses you might not have bargained for.
Wedding PartyHow to Tell Someone They’re Not a Bridesmaid
This may be one of the toughest conversations you'll have during wedding planning. Here's how to tell someone they're not a bridesmaid without totally ruining your friendship.
Wedding PartyHow to Gently Nudge Your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen to Get Their S#*& Together
Worried your bridesmaids and groomsmen aren't up to the task? Here are some ways to gently help them get their act together.
Wedding PartyFirst-Time Bridesmaids vs. Veterans: The Biggest Differences
The newbies and the vets are sure to handle your wedding a bit differently...here's a preview of how things may unfold.
Wedding PartyThe Pregnant Bridesmaid Etiquette Guide Every Bride & ‘Maid Needs
Whether you're a bridesmaid or a bride, here are all of your pregnant bridesmaid etiquette questions, answered!
Wedding PartyA Day in the Life of a Bridesmaid, Minute by Minute
Let’s walk through a typical wedding day timeline for a bridesmaid to give you a sense of what your day might look like.
Wedding Party7 Signs You're Being a Good Bridesmaid
Here are some signs that you’re rockin’ it when it comes to your bridesmaid role and responsibilities.
Wedding PartyThinking of Firing a Bridesmaid? Follow These 6 Steps First.
Let’s see if we can’t de-escalate before you consider firing a bridesmaid.