One Person Bridal Party

posted 5 days ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 2
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

You could really call her whatever you want, but I think its more customary to call her the MOH.

Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

She is still a maid of honor since she isn’t married. My husband and I had a one person bridal party as well. My best friend is married so she was matron of honor. 

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

4yearengagement :  I’m having a bridal party of one as well, except it’s my younger sister. She’s my MOH. I think that’s a completely appropriate title for your cousin as well, in my opinion.

Post # 5
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Helper bee

Definitely call her your Maid of Honor…it’s pretty awkward to call her anything else.

Are you close? I could be reading wrong but you don’t sound super super close. Is there a reason you chose her but don’t want to call her Maid of Honor? You don’t need anyone in you bridal party if there’s no one you’re close with. 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I would go with maid of honor for your cousin, and best man (or woman) for whomever your husband picks.  But you can obviously do whatever you want.  

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Maid of honor.

 

I would just talk to her and tell her that you prefer not to have a bachelorette party and let her know what your expectations are. Just because someone has the title of MOH it will still differ from each bride. 🙂

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

I think it’s best to call her a maid of honour but make it clear that you don’t expect her to do all those things 🙂

Post # 11
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Busy bee

When I was 16 I didn’t even realize there were MOH duties. Lol. I wouldn’t stress.  

Post # 12
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Helper bee

I don’t think it matters what you call her, but I wanted to just bring something else to your attention. Where I’m from, you have to be 18+ years of age to be the witness/sign the marriage license. As the MOH/Best Man are usually the ones who fulfill this duty, I would double check if she’s old enough to be your witness.

If you are asking other people to be your witnesses or if the age is younger where you live, then no need to worry 🙂

Post # 13
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Busy bee

I dont think it matters.

I was originally going to have 2 BMs, no MOH. One cant make it, so I’ll have just 1 BM. I’m not going to change a title just because she happens to be the only one. FTR FI is having his brother and friend on his side, and his brother is best man.

Post # 14
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Helper bee

4yearengagement :  That makes sense! Just let her know there’s no obligation to plan anything (but, like most sixteen year olds, she probably just assume MOH means your “favorite” bridesmaid, and likely doesn’t realize there are even any expectations behind the title). 

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