Wedding & Function
Wedding & Function

Responsibilities: Maid of Honour & Bridesmaids

Maid (Matron) of Honour Wedding Responsibilities

- Helps the bride shop for her bridal gown, bridesmaids’ gowns and jewellery.
- Buys her gown and accessories.
- Assists the bride address invitations.
- Plans and hosts the bridal shower and the bachelorette party as well as recording the gifts received.
- Helps the bride source and decorate wedding favours.
- If necessary, helps the bride and bride's family decorate the reception hall.
- Attends the wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
- On the big day, arrives at least 2 hours early to assist the bride in dressing.
- Organises bridesmaids and their gowns.
- Arranges the bride'sveil and train befoore and throughour the wedding ceremony.
- Carries the groom's ring during the ceremony (if there is no ring bearer).
- Signs the wedding certificate as an official witness.
- Stands to the left of the groom in the receiving line.
- Dances and encourages guests to dance to the wedding reception music.
- She is the supporting hostess at the wedding reception.

Bridesmaids Wedding Responsibilities

- In keeping with the bride's wedding style, purchase their gowns and accessories.
- Help the Maid of Honour in organising and hosting the bridal showers.
- Assist with the wedding favours.
- Run errands as needed by the bride.
- If needed, help decorate the wedding reception hall
- Attend the wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
- Arrive early at the wedding dressing venue.
- Walk down the aisle before the Maid (Matron) of Honour, flower girl and ring bearer.
- May stand in the receiving line
- Dance at the wedding reception.


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