(Closed) Usher-ettes?

posted 9 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: What would you think of usherettes at a ceremony?
    I think its a great unique idea! : (8 votes)
    89 %
    I would think its a bit odd, but it sounds like a good solution. : (0 votes)
    I would think it was really weird and wouldn't like it. : (1 votes)
    11 %
    That's not something I would care about at a wedding. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    14186 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I think it sounds fine! I mean, who says an usher has to be a dude anyways? I likely wouldn’t even notice unless the chick grabbed my arm or something, then only because I don’t like to be touched by random people in general.

    Assigned seating for a wedding tho? What if they want to sit with so-and-so who’s in a different row?

    Post # 4
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    I don’t see anything wrong with it and your guests won’t either. Just call them ushers regardless of gender. However the clipboard is unnecessary at the ceremony because you don’t have seating assignments there and they will look very out of place with one. Just have them ask if they are guests of the bride or groom and lead them to their seat on whichever side is appropriate. Either way, ushers are expected and no one thinks it’s “VIP-y” as you call it.

    Post # 5
    853 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    i think it’s fine to have women and not men do the seating. i assume you’re only seating the “sensitive few” and not having seat assignments for everyone. to ejys point, it might be weird if certain people came together / want to sit together that you didn’t anticipate.

    Post # 7
    2819 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I think it sounds fine! =) I would make sure to check with the ladies to make sure that they’d be fine with doing it, though.

    Post # 9
    1573 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I don’t see anything wrong with having usher-ettes.  Smile  I know that I would do it if a friend asked.

    Post # 10
    2856 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    Usher-ettes, actually sounds like a cool idea. There are no rules stating that a woman can not usher guests at a wedding. I say do it as long as the chosen usher-ettes want to do it.

    Post # 11
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    Sounds like a great idea to me!

    Post # 12
    3332 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think this would work.  I don’t see why ushers always have to be male. In fact, I was an usher at a friend’s wedding–they had two women and two men as ushers.

    Post # 13
    428 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009 - Church Ceremony/Reception at The Waterford House

    I think it’s a good idea.  I don’t think the role of  “usher” needs to be limited to one gender or the other.  By The Way, did you ever see that wedding where the girls on rollerskates seated people?  (The bride participated in rollerderby).  Your post made me think of that. 🙂

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