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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 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, 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...

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

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

5 Ways To Deal With A Bad Bridesmaid

Renee Strauss | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

Your bridesmaids are your go-to female team as you prepare for your big day. Sometimes, however, your maids can disappoint you.

Solved: 10 Major Bridesmaid Dilemmas

Bridal Guide | Posted 05.24.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

With so many different tasks to complete, purchases to make, and personalities to deal with, bridesmaids may have to solve some etiquette challenges before they can pop those champagne corks.

What To Do If Your Friends Are Ruining Your Bridal Appointment

Renee Strauss | Posted 05.11.2013 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

Even the best-intentioned friends and family members can turn totally judgmental and bossy once they're with you in the salon.

Should You Let Your Bridesmaids Choose Their Own Dresses?

Renee Strauss | Posted 04.27.2013 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

How involved you want to be in choosing your bridesmaids' gowns is up to you -- no matter what you'd ideally like them to wear.

4 Ways To Deal With Your Best-Friend-Turned-Bridezilla

Summer McLane | Posted 12.25.2012 | Weddings
Summer McLane

There are so many emotions involved in the planning of a wedding that have nothing to do with the color of a napkin or how many tiers your cake should have.

4 Reasons I Can't Be In Your Wedding

xoJane | Posted 10.09.2012 | Weddings

Yeppers. That's a snapshot of a little something I like to call friendship. Drink it in. I've got my hands up another woman's skirt, and it's all busi...

Why I Had 9 Bridesmaids (And You Should Too)

Juliet Izon | Posted 12.06.2012 | Weddings
Juliet Izon

It's arguably the most important question you'll ever ask. You've probably spent hours deliberating on the best way to phrase it, where to ask her and how to keep it a surprise. And while it's understandable to be a little nervous, you'll know she'll say yes; after all, she is your best friend.

Thoughts On My Friend On Her Wedding Day

Megan Baldwin | Posted 10.11.2012 | Women
Megan Baldwin

Knowing her, and watching her become the woman she has become, testifies to what you get when you stop doing it for others, and just do what feels right for you.

How To Plan The Perfect Bridal Shower

Posted 05.14.2012 | Weddings

By Emily Gladnick | The Daily Muse Whether you’re a sister or a bridesmaid, a cousin or a colleague, if you’re throwing a bridal shower for the...

What Your Wedding Shoes Say About You

Sara Morgan | Posted 05.16.2012 | Weddings
Sara Morgan

Wearing tennis shoes on your big day? Brides who are wearing tennis shoes on their wedding day are four times more likely to shop at H&M than a designer boutique like Tory Burch.

The Right (And Wrong) Way To Treat Your Bridesmaids

Meg Keene | Posted 07.12.2013 | Weddings
Meg Keene

What we're being sold with the image of the perfectly arrayed bridesmaids and the perfectly matching groomsman, is the myth of perfect friendships.

4 Tips For Being An Amazing Bridesmaid

Shiri Appleby | Posted 04.23.2012 | Weddings
Shiri Appleby

How do you react to ensure that you and your bestie are still talking at the end of her weddingathon? You do the only thing you can: Put on the show and turn it out, best friend forever style.