So, the exciting journey has begun. Your first steps of planning may feel like a whirlwind of information – an array of never-ending choices. It is important in equal measures to be savvy and enjoy yourself whilst being clever with your time and money.
Bridesmaid Planning Made Easy With These Four Easy Steps
Assembling the dream team
It can be tricky enough rallying the team together to find your dream dress, so how do you start shopping for them? We suggest a dedicated girls night in to begin the planning.
We love an excuse to get together so what better way to shop than online at home with your faves and a few bottles of fizz?
Start with the flip of a laptop
Options online are now so vast; yes, even for bridesmaid dresses, even our favourite high street brands are releasing bridesmaid dresses. Make sure you shop them all, including TH&TH, Maids of Honour, Monsoon, ASOS and so many more.
Gathering the bridal party
Make this night a hen-initiation night. An evening of friendship, laughter and of course decisions. This is also an opportunity to discuss with your bridesmaids what it is you expect from them and what they can offer you in the build-up to the big day. And if you have ordered your bridal gown already, don’t forget to request a swatch of fabric for your dress to compare to the bridesmaids.
Make your other half scarce for the evening, get the team over, whack Bridesmaids the movie on and let the games/ dress trials begin.
Making the final selection
The day is, of course, yours so the theme and feel to the attire is ultimately your vision. However, don’t forget to listen to your bridesmaids too. The photos from the day are going to last a lifetime and you want your bridesmaids to feel fabulous with you.
Each person is an individual and combining style, cut and colour is all the trend at the moment so don’t be afraid to mix things up a bit. Trust that you can work together as a team to create that beautiful look you’ve envisaged.
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