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Wedding Etiquette for Bridesmaids

Updated: Sep 30, 2022

The guide to frequently asked (awkward) questions on behalf of all bridesmaids for a heartfelt celebration of someone’s special day, plus wonderful memories of being a trusted bridesmaid at your best friend’s or sister’s wedding!

Common or Awkward FAQs by Bridesmaids


I am married. Can I still be a bridesmaid?

Most people are fine with married bridesmaids, as there are many who get married at a later age now. When in doubt, ask the bride for her honest opinion (most probably she will ask her parents)! After all, you are one of her closest friends or a family member to be part of the wedding entourage.

What to expect being a bridesmaid?

What is the difference between the maid of honour and a bridesmaid?

Can I decline being a bridesmaid?

Is it bad luck to be a bridesmaid 3 times?

Who buys bridesmaid dresses?

Do bridesmaids pay for their hair and/or makeup?

Do bridesmaids give a gift at the wedding?



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