Hun!! Your friend must think very highly of you. It’s hard
enough for the bride to choose a small group of women to stand
at her side but to pick that one special person, the one that
will lead the group, is a huge honour…hence the title.
MOH comes with expectations from the bride and those that will
see you during the planning stages and on the wedding day. That’s
right, people will also be watching you.
also comes with expenses. An MOH can spend anywhere from $300.00
to $1000.00+. The totals will all depend on formality of the wedding,
cultural background, size of wedding, your dress, bridesmaid’s
participation and your budget.
If there is
any reason why the two of you should not be joined as bride and
MOH, speak now or forever hold your peace. Meaning, if you don’t
have the time or money, there’s nothing wrong with backing
down. Talk to the bride about your concerns…after all, she’s
your best friend.
- Go wedding
gown shopping with the bride and be honest when she steps out
of the changing room.
- Help select
bridesmaid’s dresses, pay for your dress & accessories.
- Call all
the bridesmaids when it’s time for shopping and fittings.
- Help address
- Help wrap
and tag guest favours/Bombonniere.
- Host a
bridal shower or stagette with other bridesmaids. If one of
the mom’s is hosting, lend a hand where needed.
and send shower invitations.
- Take RSVP’s
rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
- Help decorate
ceremony and reception locations if necessary.
- Helps the
bride get dressed on her wedding day.
your duty to make sure the bride’s veil and train looks
nice before and during the ceremony. The photographer can’t
stop taking pictures during this time and he/she can’t
go up on the altar to straighten out the bride…only you
can. Guests will expect this from you.
- Holds the
bride’s bouquet during the ceremony.
- Keeps the
groom’s wedding ring until the ring exchange, unless the
best man or ring bearer are holding them.
- Stand in
the receiving line (optional).
- Will sit
to the bride’s right at the reception.
- Signs the
marriage certificate as a witness.
the bride’s train before reception begins.
- Dance with
the best man.
- Help the
best man bring the gifts to the bride and groom’s home
- Help with
clean up after reception.