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This Is The Support Group That Every Bridesmaid Needs

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.31.2016 | Weddings

Yes, being a bridesmaid is an honor. But if we're being honest, it can also be a serious pain in the butt. So much so that you may consider attending ...

This Groom Has A Secret (And So Does His Brother-In-Law)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2016 | Queer Voices

It's a Chinese wedding custom for bridesmaids to playfully impede the progress of the groom before the big moment. In the short Chinese language film...

17 Bridal Parties Who Rocked Floral Prints Like Nobody's Business

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.23.2016 | Weddings

If you're looking to jazz up your bridal party, look no further than floral bridesmaid dresses. Floral prints may not immediately come to mind when p...

Hero Bridesmaid Dives Into Lake To Save Drowning Gosling

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.18.2016 | Good News

She didn’t give a flock. A maid-of-honor in Stroud, England, dove into a lake in her bridesmaid dress to save a gosling from a swan that was trying ...

15 Honest Confessions From Bridesmaids Who Are Totally Over It

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.04.2016 | Weddings

Real talk: Being a bridesmaid can be an honor and an absolute blast, but the expense and time required is less than ideal. A lot less. Below, 15 wome...

Turns Out, It Costs More To Be A Groomsman Than A Bridesmaid

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.03.2016 | Weddings

When all is said and done, it turns out groomsmen shell out more on wedding duties than bridesmaids -- at least according to a survey of 1,005 people ...

20 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up The Reality Of Being A Bridesmaid

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.13.2016 | Weddings

Serving as a bridesmaid can be a great honor and testament to years of friendship. But as anyone who's been in a bridal party can attest, it's not alw...

Here's How To Keep Your Sanity As A Bridesmaid

Avelist | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weddings
Avelist

Over the years, I've been a bridesmaid or involved in many weddings in some capacity. Follow these five guidelines to maintain your friendship with the bride and keep your sanity through it all.

Entire Bridal Party Surprises Bride And Groom With Epic Flash Mob Wedding Dance

LittleThings | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weddings
LittleThings

It's time to put on your dancing shoes on and get the party started! At least that's what one bridal party did recently for one bride and groom!

Watch These Bridesmaids Surprise Wedding Guests With A Special Dance Routine

LittleThings | Posted 08.07.2015 | Weddings
LittleThings

New bride Colleen can be seen heading to the dance floor, where she is joined by her eight bridesmaids. While Colleen's new husband and everyone else at the wedding looked on in complete surprise, these lovely ladies took them on a trip through the decades.

Who Pays? Destination Weddings & the Bridesmaids

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 06.22.2016 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

Destination weddings can be expensive for guests and members of the bridal party. I recommend that all costs be discussed before one agrees to participate in a wedding, but it's easy to be caught up in the emotion of the moment, and who can say no to their best friend, right?

This 'Professional Bridesmaid' Has More Clients Than She Can Handle

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.03.2015 | Weddings

When you've been a bridesmaid more times than you can count and consider yourself an expert, why not offer your prowess for money? That was certain...

6 Reasons To Forego A Bridal Party (Yes, We Mean It)

Natasha Burton | Posted 03.28.2015 | Weddings
Natasha Burton

In planning each of our weddings, we realized that we actually didn't want to have a bridal party. And so we opted not to. Like many wedding traditions, this one is not for everyone -- and that's okay.

Sarah Jessica Parker Makes One Heck Of A Bridesmaid

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weddings

Sarah Jessica Parker might be the best boss ever. Not only did she show up to her former assistant's wedding, but she even agreed to be in the bridal ...

Ripping His Pants Was The Least Of This Groomsman's Worries

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

When posing for wedding photos, there are a few simple rules to keep in mind. For starters, don't accidentally kick another member of the wedding part...

Craigslist Ad For A 'Professional Bridesmaid' Is A Must-See

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Weddings

As every female on the planet within marrying age knows, being a bridesmaid is a lot of work. So why not turn it into a part-time gig? One 26-year...

8 Ways To Dress Your Bridesmaids In Floral Prints

Posted 06.09.2014 | Weddings

By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com You know your bridesmaids don’t have to wear solid colors, right? Once you’ve accepted that monochromatic brides...

5 Gifts Your Bridesmaids And Groomsmen Will Absolutely Love

The Knot | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

They'll stand by your side at your wedding, so your bridesmaid and groomsmen deserve a gift that's thoughtful and personalized.

Say Yes to the (Bridesmaid) Dress: The Only Option You Have

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I was the shortest bridesmaid by a few heads, and they don't sell petites to accommodate busty, bootylicious, short Jews at David's Bridal, which is definitely an establishment run by Christians, or at least, by tall people.

10 Backless Dresses That Defy The Bridesmaid Gown Stereotype

Posted 11.02.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil, Lover.ly The bride is no longer the only person at the wedding who gets to turn heads all the way down the aisle anymore -- well,...

Confessions From 'Professional' Bridesmaids

Bridal Guide | Posted 10.21.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

By: Stefania Sainato After a wedding-fueled summer, Bridal Guide staffers couldn't help but wonder what it's like to be a bridesmaid not just once, b...

What Every Bridesmaid Should Know Before Saying Yes

Lisa Gorjestani | Posted 09.01.2013 | Weddings
Lisa Gorjestani

Is this your first time being a part of a wedding party? Are you an old-timer but want some ideas on how to make your role in the upcoming wedding the best possible for the bride? These five foolproof ways will lead you in the right direction to becoming the best bridesmaid ever.

If You Think a Bridesmaid Is Going to Cause Drama, Dump the Bridesmaid

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.14.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I just heard a horrible story from a girlfriend of mine who is getting married in five weeks. Her sister-in-law (not her future SIL, her brother's wi...

What to Do When the Maid of Honor Totally Drops the Ball

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.11.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

You know your best friend best. If she can barely pack herself to go on a weekend escape and never gets anywhere on time, you may have unrealistic expectations of her.

30 Must-Have Bridesmaid Dresses Under $250

BRIDES | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weddings
BRIDES

Yes, $250 is still a big chunk of change, but these looks are so stylish your 'maids will be wearing them again and again!