It?s a huge honor to be picked as someone?s MOH, so congrats! You?re likely the bride?s BFF or sister, a valued confidant, and someone who the bride wants standing beside her when she gets hitched. Here are a few surefire things you need to do as the bride?s go-to gal.
Give your opinion (when asked)
Help her search for venues, photographers, or any other vendor the bride and groom may want your input on. Go wedding dress shopping with her if she asks! She?ll definitely want to hear your thoughts while making this big fashion decision, just make sure you aren?t too harsh. If you?re not the biggest fan of a venue or dress she?s considering, give your honest opinion, but do it gently and know that at the end of the day it?s totally her call. She?ll be grateful just to have you along for the ride.
Lead the bridal party
Think of yourself as the ring leader of the group. Chances are, not all the bridesmaids will have met each other before and it?s important you make everyone in the group feel included. Start a WhatsApp group with all the ?maids so people can get to know each other a little bit before the kick-off of pre-wedding events. You can also help them with any dress shopping needs they may have or with making travel plans.
Plan the bachelorette party & bridal shower
These two events are your major duties as the maid of honor! Discuss with the other bridesmaids and brainstorm bachelorette ideas. Ask the bride what she?d prefer to do. Does she want to go to beach or to a park? Take a destination vacation? Make sure you have an idea of what she wants before making any plans. Take this