So your bestie just got engaged and has asked you to be a key part of her wedding day as a Bridesmaid or Maid of Honour. SO EXCITING, RIGHT?!?
Now you might be asking yourself how do you become a good bridesmaid? In all of the excitement, it’s easy to forget that the role of a Bridesmaid or a Maid of Honour goes beyond just a title for the wedding day. The bridal party takes on a lot of responsibilities to ensure that everything – from the planning process to the execution of the big day, and all of the parties and errands in between – run smoothly. To help you be the best bridesmaid ever, we reached out to a handful of Toronto wedding planners for some pro tips!
1. Understand your Duties
2. Set Aside a Budget + Be Upfront about Finances
3. Don’t Stress about the Dress
4. Give your Honest Opinion
5. Help Avoid Conflict
6. Be a Team Player
7. Keep Calm (and keep the bride calm)
8. Be Prepared and Self-Sufficient
9. Be Supportive
10. Bring a Wedding Day Survival Kit
11. Have Fun!