(Closed) Junior Bridesmaid?

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
365 posts
Helper bee

What are you doing for pictures that wouldn’t be appropriate for her? I think I’m missing something…

When I was a junior bridesmaid in my mom’s wedding I was that age, maybe a little younger. I wore almost exactly the same dress as everyone else (I’d change it if it was strapless or something, though) and I came along for everything but the bachelorette party. I didn’t have real wedding responsibilities, though, like bridesmaids do a lot.

Post # 4
679 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I think 15 is too old to be a junior bridesmaid.  Junior Bridesmaids are typically 7-14.  Why would going for pictures be inappropriate?  What goes on during your photo sessions? She’s 15, not 6.  It’s not like you would need a babysitter for her. 

Post # 6
4675 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@Sarabara590:  If your not sure she really wants to be a part of it, can you give her another duty?  Like a short reading or greater for the ceremony?  

Post # 7
413 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

My 12 year old cousin was my junior bridesmaid.  The only thing she didn’t participate in the day of the wedding was when the wedding party went to a martini lounge for a drink right after the wedding.  She was great during the wedding party pics, etc. and was happy to be part of the whole thing.  I’m glad I included her in my wedding.  All of my bridesmaids wore mismatched dresses, and I got a pretty flower belt for her to wear.

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