The Importance of Including the Bridal Party in Accessory Purchasing Decisions

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Having a wedding is a huge, new, and possibly intimidating chapter in your life. However, this major milestone isn’t one that needs to be gone through alone. Including your bridal party in some of the simpler tasks, such as purchasing accessories, is the perfect way to have your close friends participate in this special occasion with you.

Choosing the Right Scent

Wearing a signature scent on your big day is a brilliant idea to make the occasion special. Having someone else with you for a second opinion is a good option if you’re unsure of your choices. Perfumes are composed of oils that absorbs into your skin. Depending on your skin type, the oil in your skin, diet, stress levels, and pH levels the perfume will smell differently on you compared to someone else. Having a friend with you to smell and test out scents will help you from being blinded by your own personal smell.

Picking out the Garter

Sometimes your friends, especially close ones that make up your bridal party, know you better than you know yourself. Picking out the perfect garter for your wedding day can be difficult with the variety of styles and choices. By leaving the choice of picking out the garter to your maid of honor or bridesmaid, you can be pleasantly surprised on the day of your wedding. Make sure to give them a few guidelines such as if you want it to match what your wearing, what the bridesmaids are wearing, of perhaps even the wedding venue.

If the Shoe Fits

There’s no wedding if the bride can’t walk down the aisle. Having key members from your bridal party with you when choosing shoes for your wedding day can help you from avoiding disaster. suggest picking a pair that are comfortable, the right height, easy to walk in, and have good style. Also, picking out a second pair for the reception will ease the pressure of the bride feeling as if they’ll have to walk around uncomfortably all day.

Statement Jewelry

If you’re a bride that wants a flashy neckpiece, earrings, or a tiara, including the wedding party can help you from going over the top. Depending on the nature of your bridal party, friends are a good source for helping to double check your choices and making sure you stay within your budget. With the variety of different types of jewelry, your friends can even help you narrow down the hundreds of choices for your big day, finding a statement piece that is truly you.

Closing Thoughts

If two heads are better than one, a whole group of your close friends behind you to support you and your bridal decisions will take off the tensions that the big day brings. If you’re unsure of having so many voices giving input, choose one to two people for each task, spreading out the commitment and helping them to feel involved in the process.