(Closed) How many Bridesmaids did you have/ are you having in your bridal party?

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: How many bridesmaids did you have/ are you having in your bridal party?

    Maid of Honor only

    2 Bridesmaids

    3 Bridesmaids

    4 Bridesmaids

    5 Bridesmaids

    6 bridesmaids

    7 or more

    None

  • Post # 32
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I’m having just one! I didn’t want a big bridal party (and neither did my FI), so I chose my best friend from uni. She’s so easy going and we got the cutest dress for her! I’ll also have my sister in law (my brother’s wife) getting ready with us cause we’re all staying at the same place.

    Post # 33
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I had 20. That’s normal in my culture and they all need to be from the grooms side which sucked 🙁

    Post # 34
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    Newbee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I’m having 5 including Maid/Matron of Honor (haven’t decided which Bridesmaid or Best Man to promote to that role yet!).  My sister, and 4 friends, whom I’ve known for between 5 and 15 years, and all of whom I speak to regulalrly… we live in 5 different cities in 2 different countries which is going to make dress shopping tricky!  Can’t wait to spend my special day with them!  

    Post # 35
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    Maid/Matron of Honor only for me

    Post # 36
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    1 Maid of Honor, 1 Bridesmaid, 1 Best Man, 1 Grooms Man. We are keeping our bridal party relatively small!

    Post # 37
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    4! My 2 sisters and 2 best friends!

    Post # 38
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    Bumble bee

    4 bridesmaids – my 2 sisters, my close friend and my childhood friend.

    I’m also having a Jr. Bridesmaid (she’ll be 11, she is FH’s sister) instead of a flower girl.

    Post # 39
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Mine is funny, I have 2 bridesmaids, but 3 bridesmen.  I have brothers, and wanted to include them on my side!

    Post # 40
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

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    @LilliePad:  I’m in the saaaame pond as you lillie pad…glad to have all of them but it’s going to cost me more $$$ too 🙁

    Post # 41
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I have 10 bridesmaids and no regrets about it. We’ve all been best friends since we are children and it was the right decision. We have had no problems with planning my bachelorette party, shower or choosing dresses. 

    Post # 42
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I have 1 Maid of Honor, 1 Matron of Honor, and four maids. Yes, ideally, I would like to have had 2 or 3, but I figure myself blessed to have so many wonderful women in my life that I could not imagine my wedding party without 🙂

    Post # 43
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    8 bridesmaids and 1 maid of honor.. people are shocked to hear there’s so many.. but it’s worked out great so far and we haven’t had any issues!

    Post # 44
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

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    @jrzvol:  I felt the same – always thought I would have less, and now I’m finding that I will have 5! FI’s sister, and his SIL (who I knew before I knew FI), and three friends

    Post # 45
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I’m having 6 bridesmaids and 5 groomsmen, with about 220 guests

    Post # 46
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Five (one Maid/Matron of Honor and four BMs). 

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