From thoughtful gifts to important day-of responsibilities and bags to pack, here are some creative ways to be the best member of the bridal party.
Brittney Rae posted a series of viral TikToks of herself transforming her bridesmaid dress the week of her friend's wedding.
From asking friends for help to hunting for discounts, here are the easiest ways I kept my intimate wedding under $2,000 after attending hundreds.
A woman on TikTok shared some tips about how she organized her bridesmaids' dress, responsibility, and availability preferences using surveys.
Lisa Torres, 29, got engaged in April. She sent a letter to her bridesmaids outlining the cost and expectations of being part of her bridal party.
I started Bridesmaid for Hire years ago, and have since worked at a ton of weddings and got married. Here's what the job taught me about love.
I started my business, Bridesmaid for Hire, six years ago, and I've worked at over 100 weddings. Here's what couples should avoid on their big day.
After being hired for over 100 weddings as a professional bridesmaid, there were certain things I knew I wanted to include in my pandemic ceremony.
Megan Kennedy and Thomas Cahoon could only have 15 guests at their October 2020 wedding. Because the event was so small, Kennedy decided to ask her grandmothers to be her bridesmaids. Kennedy told Insider that her grandmothers are her “most important people.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Megan Kennedy […]
Jen Glantz is an entrepreneur and founder of the company Bridesmaid for Hire, and she works as a professional bridesmaid in the weddings of complete strangers. While each wedding presents its own unique challenges, Glantz says the process often also comes with exciting, luxurious perks. She gets comped travel to […]
Jen Glantz has worked as a professional bridesmaid for six years, participating in the weddings of total strangers and getting paid, sometimes up to $US2,500 per gig. Though she’s hired to play a bride’s pal for the day, she often has to navigate tricky post-wedding expectations that her clients have […]
After being a bridesmaid countless times, Jen Glantz realised there was a need in the wedding industry for a hired ‘bridesmaid’ figure for brides who might not have close or reliable friends to support them on their big day. She started her business by posting an ad on Craigslist – […]
Jen Glantz is the founder and CEO of Bridesmaid for Hire, a boutique services company that offers professional bridesmaids who “take care of all your wedding dirty work.” She started the company after noticing a gap in the wedding industry and wanting to fill it – something she said is […]
A woman is angry that one of her bridesmaids bowed out of her wedding after she decided to hold it at plantation. The friend, who has been identified as J, sent a message to the bride explicitly stating her personal and professional reasons for feeling uncomfortable being a part of […]
A bride-to-be on the parenting forum Mumsnet says her bridesmaid shared a photo of her dress on Facebook before the wedding. She was upset since the dress was supposed to be a surprise for both the groom and her father. Many members of the forum said they would be “angry” […]
Grayleigh, a woman from Cypress, Texas, is supposed to be the maid of honour in her sister’s wedding in Costa Rica on Saturday. But one small thing: she forgot to bring her bridesmaid dress. Her friends came together to help her get the dress. Her friend Taylor Kenney tweeted to […]
A professional “undercover bridesmaid” has admitted some of the extreme tasks brides have asked her to do. Tiffany Wright is paid up to £5,000 ($US6,500) to pretend to be a bridesmaid and help things run smoothly both in the run-up and on the big day. One bride asked her to […]