2012 has extra special significance for those wanting to tie the knot!
So girls 2012 is your turn!
Do you know the different bridal party roles?
If you've ever been to a wedding, you're sure to have noticed the bride isn't the only one to walk down the aisle. Her entrance is usually preceded by the wedding party.
Who are all of these people and what are they doing there?
Maid of Honour
The Maid of Honour is someone very special to the bride. The person entrusted with this most important title is generally a sister or very close friend. In other words, someone who the bride knows is equal to the task. Duties of the Maid of Honour include
The Best Man is also someone special. He's close to the groom, perhaps a trusted brother or best friend. His tasks include:
Bridesmaids are also entrusted with important tasks. Their roles include:
Groomsmen, or ushers, have tasks similar to that of the bridesmaids. They include:
Because the flower girl is usually a very young child, not much is expected. The flower girl will usually carry a basket of flowers during the wedding processional and may even toss wedding petals on the ground to mark the bride's entrance.
Like the flower girl, the ring bearer is generally a young child and isn't entrusted with too much responsibility. In most cases he'll walk next to the Flower Girl during the wedding processional while holding a pillow on which the wedding rings are sewn.