(Closed) Selfish rant then back to reality. Need advice about BMs that can't come to DW

posted 4 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 2
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Bumble Beekeeper

DWs inherently will be more difficult for people to get to. Even if the final guest list is small, at least it will be an intimate group of your family and friends. Sorry about losing the bridesmaids. If they’re not going to be there, I don’t think you should feel obligated to keep them on the bridesmaids email list or anything. Maybe you can save the gifts for their birthdays or something. In terms of symmetry, 4 groomsmen and 2 bridesmaids will work out very well. 2 groomsmen can walk down the aisle with each bridesmaid. 

Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper

holycrapimgettingmarried:  One of the crappy things about a Destination Wedding is that a lot of people won’t be able to make it. How sucky that two of them are bridesmaids! I would still consider them bridesmaids, because if they could make it they would. About walking down the aisle, I’ve seen lots of weddings where the groomsmen all start up at the front with the groom, and just the ladies walk down the aisle. Or you could have best man & Maid/Matron of Honor walk together, then a guy solo, then a guy with a lady, and last guy solo.

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

holycrapimgettingmarried:  If you  want to keep them as bridesmaids, I say go ahead. You could call them honorary bridemaids if you feel the need to differentiate.

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