The people who make up the wedding party (the bride and groom, the bridesmaids and groomsmen, the flower girl and ring bearer, or the father and mother of the bride) are basically the MVPs of the big day. Get bridal party fashion advice, etiquette tips, gift ideas, and more.
How to Choose a Wedding Party You’ll Love
Tips, ideas, and etiquette for choosing the perfect wedding party.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
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And Malia may or may not be, too.
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9 Non-Traditional Wedding Party IdeasWho says you can't have a "mate" of honor? Or that your bridesmaids have to wear the same dress?
Every Type of Bridesmaid You NeedPicking a bridal party should take careful consideration. Nobody should get an automatic in just because you gossip every Tuesday and Friday at SoulCycle. Here are the personality types that make up a bride's dream team. (Choose well and you'll have spectacular wedding memories. Choose poorly and—well, let's skip that part.)
The Bridal Party: Supporting Roles 101Each supporting role in your wedding plays a huge part in making sure the ceremony and reception go off without a hitch. From the mother of the bride to the maid of honor, check out the duties that come with each role.
Bridesmaid Gift Ideas for the Ladies in Your Wedding PartySpecial presents for your friends and loved ones standing beside you on your big day.
16 Loving Ways to Include Your Mother at the WeddingMake her a part of your celebration with these sweet ideas.
10 Fun Jobs for the Father of the BrideHe may not be as involved as the mother of the bride, but there are a lot of ways dad can help with the wedding.
10 Guaranteed Ways to Impress Your Future In-LawsAssuming you have better luck than Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents, fostering a good relationship with your future in-laws shouldn't be that hard. Though there are a few things you can do to give yourself a boost. Here, 10 ways to make them fall in love with you, pronto.
7 Ways to Keep Flower Girls and Ring Bearers HappyTips for helping the children in your bridal party enjoy the big moment.
Dapper Ring Bearers Who Completely Stole Our HeartsMini bow-ties, suspenders, fedoras, and so much more cuteness!
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38 Ideas for Your Bridesmaids' BouquetsFrom simple arrangements of monochromatic blooms to pretty posies in vibrant colors, see our picks for bridesmaids' bouquets.Gallery
What Your Bridesmaids' Dresses Say About You
Consider this your bridesmaid dress horoscope.Post
How to Deal When the Mother of the Bride & Maid of Honor Don't Get Along
Why can't the two women you love most in the world play nice?Post
How to Pull Off Mismatched Bridesmaids' Dresses Effortlessly
Tips for rocking latest bridal fashion trend.Gallery
Celebrity Bridesmaids Who Stood By Their Besties On the Big Day
See which stars have rocked the role of bridesmaid and maid of honor—and what they wore for the occasion!Post
Amy Schumer Was a Bridesmaid, Probably a Really Fun One
She'd definitely be a pick for our Fantasy Bridesmaids Draft.Post
Darcy's Diary: Check Out a Cool New Stationery Line, a Fun Bridesmaid's Gift & More
See what our Editor-at-Large, Darcy Miller, is loving for weddings this week!Post
This New Bridesmaid Dress Collection Is Made for the Fashion-Obsessed Bride
Name of Love is taking bridesmaid dress shopping totally digital.Post
The 4 Types of Toasts You'll Hear at Every Wedding
The good, the bad, the ugly, and the redundant.Gallery
Bridesmaids' Robes Alternatives to Set You and Your 'Maids Apart
Start a new trend!Gallery
The Ultimate Maid-of-Honor Checklist
She's picked you to be her MOH! Here's a step-by-step guide on what you need to do.Post
The Ultimate Bridesmaid Budget Guide
Be the all-star of the bridal party, without breaking the bank.Post
6 Ways You're Annoying Your Bridesmaids (and Ruining Your Friendships)
In other words: how to not be a bridezilla.Post
Darcy's Diary: Try This Home-Decorating Store, Party Planning Service, and Amazing Pair of Slippers
See what our Editor at Large, Darcy Miller, is loving for weddings this week!Gallery
The Essential Elements of a Bridal Shower Dessert Bar
Blow your friends (and the bride!) away with these creative ideas for a spring or summer bridal shower.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
Duchess Kate Might Not Be Pippa Middleton's MOH
But the reason is sweeter than you think.Post
Apps Every Maid of Honor Should Download Stat
To organize, schedule, budget, and enjoy the process.Post
How to Have Your Dream Wedding—and Give Back at the Same Time
Tips for being a charitable bride on your big day.Post
Ciara's Mismatched Bridesmaids' Dresses Were Crazy Chic
Mix-and-match for the win!See More