Chosen As A Bridesmaid? Get Ready To Pay $1,695 For Dress And Other Expenses


Excited your friend chose you as a bridesmaid for her upcoming wedding? Think again, it’s going to cost you about $1,695, according to an analysis by

The highest expenses include travel to the wedding, shower and bachelorette party, which each cost an average of $300. Then there’s the dress, hotel, gift and other costs.

Meanwhile the prices of weddings is going up.

Wedding Channel’s Amy Eisinger told CNN: “From the moment they announce the engagement, to the day your friend walks down the aisle, if that’s a year and a half, you don’t realise that you’ve spent $1,600,”

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