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Why are there bridesmaids?
Historically, a bridesmaid was used as purely a witness for the marriage, as an audience of more than 10 people was thought to warn away bad spirits. However, later on in history a large group of bridesmaids provided an opportunity for showing off the family's social status and wealth. Today, the number of bridesmaids in a wedding party is dependent on many variables, including a bride's preferences, the size of her family, and the number of attendants her partner would like to have as well. They are used today to generally assist the Bride, making sure the day runs smoothly and possibly to help in the preparation and organisation of the wedding.
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More than that, a bridesmaid and/or maid-of-honor serves a practical purpose. During the hectic time of planning a wedding, she is a confidant, advice. A bridesmaid's duties …might include:helping the bride shop for her dress and bridesmaids' dresseswhen asked, giving advice on decorations, favors, music, and morehelping the maid of honor to plan a bridal shower, and, if appropriate, chipping in for the costs of food, decorations, or venuehelping to plan a bachelorette party (this the bridesmaids may pay for or split the cost with the other attendees)helping the bride dress (and stay calm) before the ceremonyproviding moral support at all timestelling others where the couple is registered and other details, such as when they will return from their honeymoon, where to send gifts, and any name changes.being useful at the wedding reception. The couple may ask you to help direct guests to the guestbook, assist with a special moment, make sure that vendors have arrived, or do crisis management. You might also want to stick around after the reception and make sure things are cleaned up and wedding presents secured.being social. Be sure to talk to as many guests as you can, making them feel warmly welcomed. If there's a dance floor, help get the party going!consider throwing (or helping to pitch in for) a day-after brunch. These events are great to help the couple catch up with out-of-town guests, and have a more relaxed environment to socialize in.
With modern weddings of today yes, your daughter could not only be one of your bridesmaids, but your Maid of Honor if you so decided. What a lovely thought and congratulation…s!
A bridesmaid has many responsibilities that may include but are not limited to: -help organize, fund, decorate and attend the bridal shower -attend the rehearsal dinner -poss…ibly attend and help fund a bachelorette party -pay for and wear bridesmaid dress and possibly shoes and accessories -stand at the alter -attend and participate in activities/dances during the reception -emotionally support the bride
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This is definitely an opinion question, but I am the wedding coordinator for my church. Generally, one leads off with the junior bridesmaid, then the "regular" bridesmaids, ma…id or matron of honor, the the ring-bearer and flower-girl just before the bride. This is not set in stone. For example, if the junior bridesmaid is the big sister of younger attendants, then put her after the other bridesmaids (but before the maid/matron of honor) so she can help keep them calm and focused. If your bridesmaids are walking in with escorts, the junior bridesmaid can go before or after if she's paired up with someone. If she's not paired up, then I'd put her first.
They stand up next to the bride. The maid/matron of honor holds the bouquet for the bride, so she is closest to the bride.
The equivalent of a bridesmaid for the groom is the Best Man.
Yes, its usually a sister or cousin of the groom
An honorary bridesmaid is listed on the program but does not stand near the bride during the ceremony.
Answer Of course. In some instances the Best Man and Matron of Honor are a married couple. Same can be true for the rest of the attendants, except for the childr…en, of course.
This is generally up to the bride. The bridesmaids should be the brides closest friends so they will probably be around her age group. I would say anywhere from around 1…4 and up but that is just an opinion.
A junior bridesmaid can be put in charge of serving punch or making sure guests sign the guestbook.
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The title of the movie is "Bridesmaids" with an "s" at the end. I have not seen it, but it was Directed by Paul Feig, who created the show "Freaks and Geeks", which is a bel…oved show in the comedy nerd community. Kristen Wig and Maya Rudolph are also very popular from SNL. The movie was received well among comedy fans, and word-of-mouth helped create a buzz around it when it was in theaters.