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 PartyCute Alternatives to ‘Bridesmaid’ and ‘Groomsman’
Check out these suggestions for when traditional wedding party titles don’t really fit your upcoming nuptials.
Wedding Party6 Signs You're Annoying Your Bridesmaids
It's true: you'll probably annoy your bridesmaids sooner or later. Know the warning signs and handle the situation like a pro with these tips.
Wedding Party5 Rules for Having a Bridesman or a Groomswoman
If you’ve asked a friend to be a bridesman or a groomswoman, you’ll want to be sure you’re doing your best to make them feel included in your wedding party.
Wedding PartyWhy Sisters Make the BEST Maids of Honor
Choosing your sister as your maid of honor is the smartest decision you’ll make throughout wedding planning — here’s why.
Wedding PartyThese 7 Bonding Activities Will Make Your Bridesmaids BFFs
Try out these fun bridesmaid bonding activities to help your bridal party get to know each other a little better before the big day.
Wedding PartyThis Is the Actual Cost of Being a Bridesmaid
Between the bridesmaid dress, the bachelorette party, the hair and makeup… Trust us, it’s more than you think.
Wedding PartyA Legit Maid of Honor Job Posting: Do You Make the Cut?
This maid of honor job description will help clarify the real-deal responsibilities of this “position.”
Wedding Party6 Things to Actually Expect When You’re the Maid of Honor
You've just been tapped to be your BFF's MOH — wondering what, exactly, you have to do in this prestigious role? Here's what your next few months are going to look like.
Wedding PartyThe 8 Things Every 20-Something Bridesmaid Needs to Know
Turns out, being a bridesmaid in your 20s isn't all bachelorette parties and booze — here's what you need to know to survive the big day.
Wedding Party6 Ways Bridesmaids Can Say “No” to a Bride
Saying "no" to a bride may be tricky waters for a bridesmaid to navigate—but it's often quite necessary.
Wedding PartyHow to Avoid Bridesmaid Drama
Bridesmaid drama is inevitable and happens to everyone. Not everyone is going to agree with the decisions you make for your wedding.
Wedding PartyBride vs. Bridesmaids: Who Pays for What?
To squash any confusion right from the start, be sure to keep this “Who Pays for What?” guide bookmarked.
Wedding Party10 Questions Bridesmaids Should Not Ask on the Wedding Day
On the morning of the wedding, the levels of both excitement and nerves will be high. Don't cause even more stress by asking questions that will aggravate the bride.
Wedding Party10 Things Your Bridesmaids Need to Do on Your Wedding Day
Bridesmaids have several important tasks to do and roles to play. Check out the 10 things your bridesmaids need to help out with on your wedding day.
Wedding Party8 Things Every Maid of Honor Should Do
It’s a huge honor to be picked as someone’s MOH, so congrats! Here are a few surefire things you need to do as the bride’s go-to gal.
Wedding PartyThe House Party vs. The Bridesmaids
Let’s break down the role of a house party at a wedding.