There is nothing quite as bonding an experience as a group of women trying to describe their bodies in the terms of an existing object. As co-maid of honor in an upcoming (jk it’s seven months away) wedding, these shapes, previously assigned to everyday objects like fruit and household appliances, become the signifier of Who You Are. […]
Best Posts – Our Top Rated
These are the best of the best posts related to being a bridesmaid. Our personal favorites. Some are really touching, and some may make you laugh out loud.
December 21, 2013
by Guest Contributor
I have been to the other side and I have returned a different man. They say you don’t really understand a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes. Now, imagine that those shoes are heels. Groomsmen have it relatively easy. As long as The Best Man gets the groom drunk at the bachelor party and to the alter with all his hair in the right places, he’s served his purpose. Bridesmaids are different.
November 18, 2013
by Jackie Arko
“I’m sorry, what the F did you just say? These are 6’s and 8’s, which are NOT my size but, in fact, sizes of my past that are now too small for me. Did The 21-year old Jackie make this appointment?” First time bridesmaid Jackie, the anti-girly girl, tries on bridesmaid dresses for the first time. This is her (hilarious) story of survival.
October 15, 2013
by Jackie Arko
“I’m lost in a dark, gnarled forest of taffeta and costume jewelry and cheek kisses and John Mayer songs, and I’m scared.” 1st time bridesmaid Jackie hates dresses. And appointments. And people telling her what to do. So, making an appt to try on bridesmaid dresses blew her mind.
June 1, 2013
by Luke Ward
This is a story about the time I bit the banana. One of my dearest and closest friends in the whole wide world is my friend, Becky. When Becky got engaged to her college sweetheart Jesse, I was both honored and terrified to be a member of the wedding party. I was 25 and I had never attended a wedding before and any knowledge I had of weddings usually ended with Ross saying the wrong name, or a lavish musical number with Kermit and Miss Piggy.
The stereotype of the “bridesmaid” is sameness. Wear the same dress. Wear the same shoes. Wear your hair the same. Carry the same flowers… in the same line formation. Well, not at Bridesmaiding! I started this website to show the world that you can keep your individuality and still be a supportive friend. You can […]
April 23, 2012
by Guest Contributor
Bridesmaiding.com is thrilled to share this (insane) story of real-life Bridesmaiding with you, from a new guest blogger, Bridal Drama. Share with your friends and please, beg these ladies to keep writing for us! After reading this, you’ll want more too. When one of your closest friends asks you to be a bridesmaid in her wedding, […]
My best friend is getting married and she asked me to be the Maid of Honor! In all the many wonderful weddings I have been been a part of – I have never been Maid of Honor. So, this is quite an exciting role. The bride expressed that she feels unorganized and needs some sort […]
October 24, 2011
We wanted to make sure to highlight these important tips for any bridesmaid, flower girl, mother-of-the-brideetc., getting her hair professionally done on the wedding day. This should help you be prepared when you get that email from the bride asking if you want your hair done… or not! This excerpt is from our full interview […]
September 27, 2011
For those brides debating whether or not to have bridesmaids, you should read this. I got married a week ago. Everyone tells you that your wedding day is going to fly right by. Everyone tells you that you won’t be thinking about all the little details on that day because you will be having […]