Being asked to serve as a best man is a great honor, but with honor comes responsibility! Tradition dictates that the best man (along with the groomsmen and/ or ushers) takes care of the groom, gives him a bachelor party to be proud of and helps to ensure the wedding day runs smoothly. The best man also has the delight of another duty – the best man toast.
When it comes to helping out in the days leading to the big event, and on the day itself, the “wedding party” comes into its own. A posse of the bride and grooms nearest and dearest, often consisting of the mother and father of the bride and groom, best man, ushers, maid of honor, bridesmaids and a cute ringbearer and flower girl or two. That’s plenty of helpers’ keen to do their utmost to make the day one to remember for all of the right reasons. So how do you say thank you to them all and show them just how grateful you are?
The bride should choose her maid of honor with care, this pivotal role should be given to her nearest and dearest friend. There’s more to it than just wandering down the aisle, straightening the brides train. This is a role that carries a lot of responsibility, the brides right-hand-woman, the maid of honor needs to be cool, calm and collected. Chief problem solver, organizer, supporter and listener, the maid of honor is there to keep order and make sure the bride doesn’t go crazy!