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Maid of Honor

I Was The Maid Of Honor For The Girl I Bullied Mercilessly For Years

xoJANE | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weddings

I had boyfriends in school but I call Flick my "first love" because she was the first person in my life who chose to love me. I wasn't her family; I was a girl who had made her life hell for a long time.

Taylor Swift Is Going To Be A Maid Of Honor!

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.17.2015 | Weddings

Taylor Swift's BFF has a blank space in her bridal party, and the singer happily agreed to fill it! On Sunday, Swift posted a picture of an adorab...

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.

The Top 10 Wedding Toast Faux Pas

The Knot | Posted 10.02.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

The perfect wedding toast is a work of oratory art. It can't be too short (cheers!) and it can't drone on and on. It has to be funny but it also has to be sentimental. So if you've been tasked with toasting the newlyweds, prepare to prep.

Everything A Maid Of Honor Needs To Know In One Easy Checklist

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.21.2014 | Weddings

Getting asked to be someone's maid of honor is, well, an honor! It means a lot to be chosen to stand by the bride's side as she plans one of the most ...

Making Your (Wedding Day) List and Checking it Twice

Sarah Shewey | Posted 06.25.2014 | Weddings
Sarah Shewey

With some simple pre-planning you can ensure a smooth and seamless wedding, free of unwelcome surprises -- the ones you can control, anyway.

25 Reasons To Appreciate Your Best Friends On Your Wedding Day

Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Your main focus on your wedding day will (rightfully so) be your spouse-to-be, but don't forget about your suppor...

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...

Why This Woman Was My Maid Of Honor

Posted 08.16.2013 | Weddings

Being chosen as someone's maid of honor is, well, an honor! Of the many wonderful people in a bride's life -- her sisters, cousins, childhood BFFs and...

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.

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue will Forever Be...Evergreen

Jenny Triplett | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

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.

6 Things You Must Do The Day Before The Wedding | Posted 04.11.2013 | Weddings

The hours leading up to your wedding should be totally serene—and they will be, if you take care of these six things the day before!...

What To Do If You Can't Stand Your Maid Of Honor

Bitchless Bride | Posted 02.03.2013 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

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.

11 Tips For Writing The Perfect Wedding Toast

Posted 11.15.2012 | Weddings

One of our goals here at HuffPost Weddings is to provide our readers with the best wedding advice. Often, however, the best advice comes straight from...

The Crazy Things I've Done To Pay For My Friends' Weddings

LearnVest | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weddings

People have a lot of opinions about money. In our "Money Mic" series, we hand over the podium to someone with a strong opinion on a financial topic...

The Selfish Thing I Did On My Friend's Wedding Day

Amanda Chatel | Posted 10.20.2012 | Weddings
Amanda Chatel

There was one glitch in this new-found fancy job that had me in daily contact with some of the most famous designers in the world: I would have to choose between Holly's wedding and Fashion Week.

The Wedding Party Pitfalls Mature Brides Need To Know

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 07.08.2012 | Weddings
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

One of the many wonderful things about being a mature bride is you can have the wedding and the bridal party you want. There is only one bride at the wedding and that's 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 To Do If Your Maid Of Honor Is A Cheapskate

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.11.2012 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

But what happens when the girls who have so enthusiastically spent your money for their wedding events suddenly don't want to spend the same money for you?

Welcome To The Bachelorette Party 2.0

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 03.25.2012 | Weddings
Tamara Shayne Kagel

Being in your late 20s means that bachelorette parties are a regular part of your social calendar. The problem is, most bachelorette parties SUCK.

POLL: Which Former 'Hills' Star Should Kristin Cavallari Pick As Her Maid Of Honor?

Posted 12.02.2011 | Weddings

Every bride has a hard time picking her Maid of Honor -- should it be your sister? A Friend? Your fiance's sister? But it's doubly hard when you're a ...

A Word To Brides From A Bitter Bridesmaid

Danielle Cadet | Posted 12.27.2011 | Weddings
Danielle Cadet

Here she is, racing up the path to say "I do," and then there's me, being dragged behind her with bloody finger nails dug into the ground screaming "I don't!"

The Cake Was Delicious. I Give Them Three Months.

Posted 10.22.2011 | Women

By Alex Warren For the first time in the 30 years I had known my best friend, I was at a loss for words. My shaking hands grasped the microphone...

Legacy Friends: Keeping old friendships alive

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, My best friend from college (who later was my maid of honor) and I had a fall out three years ago. After 13 years of friendship, ...

What To Do When You Can't Afford To Be The Maid-Of-Honor | Liane Yvkoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Being a bride's maid or matron of honor is a distinction many women cherish. But it doesn't come cheap. It can easily cost a woman $1,000 or more fo...