The role of a bridesmaid

 

So, you’ve been asked to be a bridesmaid by your best friend and even though this is what you’ve both talked about since you were 12 (dancing around your bedroom with your bed sheet as a veil… just us?), you’re actually thinking what does this involve?! Planning a wedding is a long and at times, stressful process – so the bride will look to you for guidance, support and most importantly wine, when it all becomes too much.

Here’s a go to cheat sheet of top responsibilities that you should expect to undertake to help your bestie on her big day –

1. Help with any pre-wedding tasks, such as shopping for Kelsey Rose bridesmaid dresses, writing invitations or compiling wedding favours. The bride is going to have A LOT to organise, so she’ll appreciate anything you can do to help.

2. Help the maid of honour to plan the hen party and be prepared to put towards the financial costs of this. The hen party is a chance to create amazing memories for the bride before she embarks on married life. You will most likely be expected to pay for yourself and also everyone will contribute to cover the costs for the bride, so ensure you budget for this.

3. Coordinate the happy couple’s family and friends for photographs. The photographer isn’t going to know who is who, so you can help with gathering the right people and ensuring nobody is missed out.

If the bride needs help with choosing the perfect bridesmaid dress, why not show her the styles below:

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Kelsey Rose 12579 / Lace Bateaux

Drawing on Riviera glamour, this bateaux neckline A-line dress is sure to wow. This style gives you the option of a removable nude layer under the illusion top, allowing you to perfectly match your skin tone. With a lace framed low back, this is timeless beauty from every angle.

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Kelsey Rose 18661 / Chiffon Frills

Modern beauty. The classic fluted dress wrap dress gets a romantic twist with ruffles on the pleated V-neck. The carefully pleated waist continues to the deep V-back with frilled edges. The clean flowing skirt finishes this look with a gentle kick at the hem.

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Kelsey Rose 12591 / Sweet Lace

All-over corded lace brings dynamic texture to this 50s inspired T-length dress. Off-the-shoulder straps keep this look contemporary, while classic construction and the nipped waist create an ultra feminine silhouette. Perfect for the vintage bride looking to bring a touch of something old and new to her big day.

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