The Essential Wedding Guide

20 August, 2018

The Essential Wedding Guide

Our ultimate wedding planning checklist. Discover all the planning and etiquette tips you need to be a dependable leading lady.


 Maid Of Honour: Responsibilities and Checklist

  • Manage the bridesmaids and mediate any issues that may arise.
  • Keep a level head and provide support throughout the bride’s wedding planning.
  • Oversee and keep track of pre-wedding expenses for the bridesmaids.
  • Help the bride shop for her wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses. Find inspiration here.
  • Coordinate any necessary bridesmaid fittings and ensure bridesmaids are collecting their dresses and accessories on time.
  • Offer to help address wedding invitations and assist with wedding projects.
  • Organise and host or co-host the bridal shower/hen’s party.
  • Attend all pre-wedding events, including the wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
  • Make sure the bridesmaids all arrive at the wedding on time with everything they need.
  • Assist with the bride’s appearance during the ceremony and reception – help with her train during the ceremony and bustle it up for the reception.
  • Hold the bride’s bouquet during the ceremony.
  • Hold the groom’s ring during the ceremony if asked.
  • Witness the marriage certificate if asked.
  • Act as a co-host/main point of contact at the reception and help make sure everything goes according to plan.
  • Help transport wedding gifts from the reception.
  • Attend the send-off party or post-wedding brunch.
The Essential Wedding Guide

Bridesmaid: Responsibility and Checklist

  • Offer to help with wedding planning and pre-wedding events.
  • Help choose bridesmaid dresses and accessories. Find inspiration here.
  • Help organise and plan the bachelorette party.
  • Attend the wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
  • Offer the bride and her family help and support on the day of the wedding.
  • Act as a co-host at the reception and help make sure everything goes according to plan.
  • Attend the send-o­ff party or post-wedding brunch.
  • Provide support to the Maid of Honour and bride throughout the planning process.


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