"I know that this is unusual and everyone else I've asked has told me the answer is absolutely NOT, but I figured I would ask you: Is it OK to retract my earlier YES? Is it ok to say no to being a bridesmaid?"
By Lauren Frankfort, Brides Nothing says "spring wedding" better than pretty pastel bridesmaid dresses. Lavender, mint, peach, or periwinkle, these s...
I had it all planned out by the age of 12 and tweaked it every now and again for good measure. Well, the time for marriage came quickly in my life.
Bridesmaids dropping out at the last minute freak out my brides. It really, truly causes a void for them that I can't fix - and I hate that.
Yes, $250 is still a big chunk of change, but these looks are so stylish your 'maids will be wearing them again and again!
Your bridesmaids are your go-to female team as you prepare for your big day. Sometimes, however, your maids can disappoint you.
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.
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.
If I told my bestie I spent $15,000 on a gown or $10,000 on linens, she'd konk my head between her palms like a set of cymbals.
Remember ladies, your bridesmaids are your best friends (or are supposed to be). Don't make them look bad, be uncomfortable, or take away any chance they have of feeling a bit like themselves at your wedding.
But just because they may remind you of a childhood birthday party, rest assured that there are plenty of sophisticated ways to do balloons at your wedding.
Seems like back when our mothers got married, shopping for a wedding dress was so much simpler.
Because it's really not cool to make your friends wear big bows.
With wedding planning, there are hidden costs everywhere. Step by step, we'll explain how to cut your wedding budget in half and put your money where it matters -- without sacrificing any fun.
This time it has nothing to do with you acting out or being crazy. It's your maid of honor. Huh? I know, right? I mean, isn't she is the person you chose to have your back? You'd think, but lately I've heard some absolutely ridiculous stories from brides who are completely stressed because of their maids of honor.
What are you, bridey, thankful and grateful for? If you find yourself stumped, please allow me to give you a few ideas