- 5 years ago
- Wedding: June 2013
I need help with what time to start our hair and makeup appointments! Our wedding is at 5:30 p.m. but our photographer is coming at 2:00/2:30 so we can knock out a lot of the portraits beforehand. I have 6 BMs and myself who all need hair/makeup and then we need to travel to the venue, have time to eat lunch, get dressed, etc. Right now here is my schedule. My FI says that 9 a.m. is way too early to start, but I am trying to build in extra time in case the salon appt goes long, which has happened to me before in other weddings. Anyone have any experience with this? What do you think of my timeline? (Note that the time for photos is what my photographer suggested and he’s been doing weddings for 10 yrs).
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Hair and make up for bride and 6 BMs at salon
12-12:30 Travel to venue
12:30-1:30 Lunch for girls at venue (or less time if salon appt goes long)
*2:00-2:30 Photographer arrives*
1:30-2:30 Girls get dressed
2:30-3:30 Photographer does prep photos of bridesmaids helping bride get dressed, groomsmen, shoes, flowers, etc.
3:30-4:00 Bride and groom first look and portrait photos
4:00-5:00 Bridal party photos
5:00-5:30 Ceremony prep
5:30 Ceremony starts