Post # 1
My fiance has a question and he’s hoping you guys might be able to help! I have a matron of honor and a maid of honor, so he has two best men: one is his childhood best friend from when they were about 7 years old and is married, the other is his best friend from college and is unmarried. My groom is wondering if anyone had a similar situation and if any of you happened to somehow distinguish between the two best men so that, in the program, it doesn’t say “Best man” and “Best man.” Creativity needed! Thank you in advance!
Post # 2
My husband had his two best pals as his best men. We didn’t do a programme but there wasn’t a need to distingush them. They had buttonholes similar to the grooms and were obvious key players and both on the top table and both gave speeches etc.
Post # 3
I’ve been to a couple weddings where there were two best men – they all just called them both “Best Man” I don’t think there’s really a way (or a need) to call them anything else. Thier role is as best man, there just happens to be two of them.
Post # 4
We had 2 best men, and a maid & a matron of honor (plus a bridesmaid and a groomswoman)
We just called them “best man” and “best man”, it wasn’t a big deal.
One of them stood beside my husband and signed as a witness, and the other had the rings. They wore their own suits but had the same pocket squares and ties. If someone thought it was weird, nobody said anything *shrug*
Post # 5
Fiance will be having two best men, and possibly one groomsman as well. I will be having one maid of honour, possibly a bridesmaid as well. We will just call them best man and best man, in the programs as well as in general.
Perhaps you could have them both in the same suit, but one that is different from those of the groomsmen or groom, and different ties or vice versa. If one is married and one single, maybe call them mister best man (married) and master best man (single). Sounds odd I know!
Post # 6
If you really need to distinguish them then perhaps in the boutoniere. But now a days the Best man isn’t that much differen than the groomsman other than he may give a speech. In fact you may find a more helpful groomsan than best man. But I honestly think you can just put best man for both. And i woldn’t distinguish them really from the other groomsmen. Unless you have a group of six or more guys it is going to look ratherr awkward or craweded. They know you are good friends with you. tie a ribbon around their boutoniere or use a different flower if you must. I am tempted to say to modern brides and groom why distinguish friends a simple Best Men and Maids of Honor is perfect. The best title makes it sound like a beauty contest or a competition. To be honest two best men and one groomsmen for example is extremely awkward. FEel bad for the groomsman who didn’t make the cut as it becomes more clear – in other words if you must then pubt best man beside both guys but do not differentiate them from one groomsman.