(Closed) Recessional with Uneven Numbers?

posted 5 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
Hostess
3369 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@nanilani04:  You could have one of the girls walk down with two guys. You could also have one of the groomsmen escort a guest of honor such as one of your parents or grandparents, etc. 

Post # 4
Member
2712 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Oh bummer!  Sorry to hear about your Bridesmaid or Best Man.  I think you have a few options:

1. Have the best man already standing with your Fiance.

2. Have one Bridesmaid or Best Man escorted by 2 GMs.

3. Everyone walks alone and alternate Groomsmen, Bridesmaid or Best Man, Groomsmen, Bridesmaid or Best Man, Groomsmen, Bridesmaid or Best Man, Groomsmen.

4. Have all the GMs stand with your Fiance and only have the BMs walk.

 

I’ve seen it done pretty much every way, except maybe #3, and it’s never looked bad or awkward!

 

 

Post # 7
Member
1532 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

The groomsmen did not walk down the aisle in the beginning of the ceremony.  They stood up at the alter with the groom.  The bridesmaids walked down the aisle alone.  Afterwards – one groomsmen walked out 2 girls – and honestly no one noticed.  No one noticed in pictures or in the entrance to the reception.  Everything will be perfect!

Post # 8
Member
2712 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@nanilani04:  Oh oops, I thought you were talking about the processional.  For the recessional, no one pays attention that much.  I might have 2 GMs escort one Bridesmaid or Best Man or just alternate.  Do you have any ring bearers for flower girls?  If so, maybe a Groomsmen could walk with one of them.

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