Post # 1
I know my post are getting to redundant but its something I am probably over stressing. Is 7 bridesmaids to much compared to 4 groomsmen and 140 guests? Should I add more groomsmen? I hate that this happened to me. Feeling very STRESSED over this.
Post # 3
I have 6 bridesmaid so your just one off from me. The groomsmen number doesnt necessarily have to match..just put two girls with one guy I’m sure the guys would love that!!
Post # 4
I think the old rule of thumb to have 1 bridesmaid to every 50-60 guests…
I had 5 myself (and had a 140 person wedding). My husband had 6 groomsman and we just had the extra groomsman be escorted by his girlfriend for the recessional and introduced with her at the reception. No one cared!
Post # 5
It’s fine — don’t stress over it. They don’t have to be the same # as the groomsmen, and they don’t have to correspond to the # of guests in some way. Ask who you want to ask — that’s the most important thing.
Post # 7
I don’t go by the rule of basing it off of the number of guests. I am having 7 too and only like 120 guests. I asked all of my closest friends. My Fiance also had 7 too so that ended up working out for us. Have however many you want!
Post # 9
I’m having ten bridesmaids and ten groomsmen. Also, two flower girls, two ring bearers… We’re having about 130 guests. People have been joking that we’re going to have a small town standing at the altar with us, but who cares!
It’s your wedding. Do what you want.
Post # 10
I will have 7 and will have about 50 guests!! LOL I obviously didn’t hear about the 1 bridesmaid for every 50-60 guests. They are my close friends and family and it’s worth it to me to have them in the wedding rather than being “politically correct” (if that’s even the right word)
Post # 11
@Lily_of_the_valley: I had never heard of any ratio but I have minor OCD so this symmetry is killing me, but I can mange the urges.