Yeah! You don’t have to pay for every aspects of your wedding. There are things that your bridesmaids should pay for.
It can be awkward asking your bridesmaids to pay for some certain things, mainly because they’ve done a lot to support you assist you in making your wedding a success.
Here are things that your bridesmaids should pay for.
1. The Dress
They should pay for their dresses. Although, the bride may take up the task to pay for the costs of their dresses.
You should give them a guide on the right dress and shoe to pick and it should be something that you know that they can afford.
2. The Bridal Shower
This depends on who is going to host it. The maid of honour and bridesmaids should pay for the bridal shower but if your family plans on hosting, then they should be responsible for the part of the payment.
3. Bachelorette Party
The bridal party should see to the payment of food, entertainment, travel cost, drinks and décor of your party.
The maid of honour should be in charge but the bridesmaids are expected to assist with making the party come out as a success; such as helping in the decoration and giving advice.
4. The Hotel and Travel
Traditionally, your bridesmaids should take care of the cost of the accommodation and travel expenses.
You can however help them to pay for some of the expenses and discuss their financial needs with them.
5. The Wedding Present
The bridesmaids should gift you a present for your wedding. However, you shouldn’t feel offended if they don’t because they’ve spend on a lot and invited their time, money and effort for you.
They can plan on presenting a group present to you and you may choose a nice gift out of the more expensive gifts.
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