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A-Line Bridesmaids Dresses A Fashionable Choice

By Jessica Weltersen

The bridesmaid is an important member of any wedding entourage. In each wedding party, there are usually at least two bridesmaids and one maid-of-honor. While the bridesmaid may not be the one getting married, it’s important that she looks lovely and presentable during the ceremony. Bridesmaid dresses, just like wedding dresses, come in many different […]

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Because Mothers Know Best: The Mother of the Bride

By Jessica Weltersen

When it comes to the actual wedding ceremony, the mother of the bride may have little or nothing to do but sit and watch as her little girl marries; however, just because we don’t see her do anything, doesn’t mean her role in the wedding ceremony is easy or light. The mother of the bride, […]

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Going for Tea-Length: Tea-Length Bridesmaid Dresses

By Jessica Weltersen

The key to finding the perfect bridesmaid dress is taking into consideration the theme and the formality of your wedding ceremony. Bridesmaid dresses should also provide contrast to your wedding dress to help you “stand out” in the crowd. Today, more and more brides choose tea-length bridesmaid dresses for their female attendants. When we say […]

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Getting to Know Your Wedding Entourage: The Maid of Honor

By Jessica Weltersen

The principal member of the bride’s wedding entourage, the maid of honor is often given the most duties and honors in the whole bridal party. She is the female counterpart of the groom’s best man. The term maid of honor traditionally refers to the unwed young woman given the tasks of heading the bridal party […]

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Always the Bridesmaid: A Look At the Role of Bridesmaids

By Jessica Weltersen

Remember that old saying, always the bridesmaid never the bride? Well, in most cases, brides have taken their turn as a bridesmaid before their own trip down the aisle. The word “bridesmaid” refers to an unwed girl or young woman who is part of the wedding entourage. The main role of the bridesmaid is to […]

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Wedding Entourage Presents: The Flower Girl

By Jessica Weltersen

Of all the members of the wedding party, the flower girl is arguably the cutest of the bunch, and probably the youngest. Traditionally, flower girls were required to be young virgins between the ages of 4 and 8. The male counterpart of the lovely flower girl is the page boy or the ring bearer. Most […]

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The Groom’s First Pick: The Best Man Duties

By Jessica Weltersen

While the bride gets to pick her maid of honor from a list of bridesmaids, the groom also makes an important decision when choosing among his groomsmen who should become his chief male assistant. The term “best man” refers to the bridegroom’s chief male attendant. Most of the time, this honor is given to a […]

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All the Groom’s Men: An Introduction to Groomsmen

By Jessica Weltersen

If the bride has her very own line of female attendants, it’s only fair that the bridegroom has his share of friendly helpers. The groomsmen are the male equivalents of the bridesmaids. In British, North American and Australian weddings, the groomsmen, also known as the ushers, are the male attendants of the bridegroom. Oftentimes, the […]

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