(Closed) How many Bridesmaids did you or will you have and who are they to you??

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
149 posts
Blushing bee

I have 6 bridesmaids (we have 8 groomsmen).  Two are co-workers, one is my sister, one is my fiance’s sister, one is a friend, and one is like a second mom to me (my family is all on the opposite coast).  I had a tough time with picking my bridesmaids since I’ve moved so much and most of my super close friends actually live far away and can’t make it to the wedding. 

Post # 4
4114 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I have 3 bridesmaids, no maid of honor. They are all friends, but all like family to me.

Post # 5
865 posts
Busy bee

I am having 7 bridesmaids.  My maid of honor is my best friend of many years, I also have my sister and 5 other very close girlfriends.

Post # 6
247 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I have five bridesmaids: My sister, his sister, one childhood friend, two friends from college. It was really hard for me to narrow it down. What I ended up doing is picturing the day in my head and imagining getting ready and going through the process and these were the five girls I pictured with me EVERY time. 🙂

Post # 7
8682 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I have 6 bridesmaids. One is my sister, my Maid/Matron of Honor is my best friend, the other 4 are all very close friends from either HS or college.

Post # 8
242 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’m having 6 bridesmaids. Three are best friends from college and three are best friends from highschool.  I think its a big party – but no way could i pick between them. Not having a maid of honor. 

Fiance is having 6 groomsmen. 2 are my brothers 🙂

Post # 9
588 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I have 4 bridesmaids and 1 maid of honor. My Maid/Matron of Honor and 2 of my bridesmaids are cousins who I am extremely close too. Then one is my Future Sister-In-Law and one is a really good friend from college. 

Post # 10
356 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I’m pretty sure I am going with 3. My bff is going to be the Maid/Matron of Honor and then my two sisters will be bridesmaids. My Fiance is planning on having 5 (hopefully he can keep it to 5). I have a group of really close friends, but I don’t want to ask them all because then I will end up with 8 attendants, which I feel is too many. But I cannot just pick a couple of them, I have no idea how I would choose. So I figure the best thing was just keep it with the 3 and have it uneven. I don’t care if its uneven really, and if my Fiance can keep his numbers to 5, then the maid of honor and best man can be paired up, and each of the bridesmaids gets two groomsmen! Lucky ladies, lol

Post # 11
3051 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

I’m pretty sure I’m only having 3. I’ve got over a year to decide but I know I want my two best friends next to me & I’m hoping my niece. But the niece is a tad bit contingent on if she asks me to be her Bridesmaid or Best Man which may or may not happen bc she has a TON of friends. I think it’d be an awesome bonding experience for us so I hope it does work out.

Post # 12
13955 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I have four – my two best friends, my sister, and my Future Sister-In-Law.

Post # 13
2716 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We had 6 on each side. I would have had less since I don’t really have many friends. 1 Maid/Matron of Honor (friend), 5 Bridesmaid or Best Man (2 cousins, family friend, his sister & his SIL). 1Bridesmaid or Best Man (his best friend), 5 Bridesmaid or Best Man (his 2bros, my bro, his Brother-In-Law, his friend).

Post # 14
595 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I have two bridesmaid and 1Maid/Matron of Honor. MoOH is my older sister, bridesmaid no.1 is my younger sister and the other bridesmaid is my best friend and brothers gf.

Post # 15
67 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

As of right now, I have 3 bridesmaids and my maid of honor. They’re all my best friends. I’ll also have 3 junior brides maids, 2 of them will be my FI’s nieces and one is my little cousin. We’ll also have 2 flower girls that are my little cousins.

My future hubby will have 3 Groomsmen and a best man. Best man is his best friend, then 1 Groomsmen is my cousin, 1 is his cousin, and 1 is a friend. He’ll also have a junior Groomsmen who is my cousin and our ring bearer will be a friend’s son whose parents are also in the wedding party.

Post # 16
1548 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I have 8 BMs, 2 MOHs, 5 GMs, 2 best men and 2 RB.

My MOHs are my sister and my best friend since we were just a few weeks old. Other BMs are Future Sister-In-Law, 2 cousins and 5 girls who I have been very very close with since about 2nd grade – we’ve all stayed great friends throughout the years. 

The best men are FI’s two best friends from childhood, his GMs are his Brother-In-Law, my Brother-In-Law, and 3 friends he went to high school and college with. The RBs are his nephews. 

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