(Closed) Who Pays for Flower Girl and Ring Bearer dress/tux

posted 9 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
4946 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Usually the parents do. Since they’re brother and sister, I’d pitch in a little so the parents won’t be paying the whole thing. 

Post # 4
1755 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@riss519:  How expensive are the outfits?  What’s their parents’ income like?  If they’re not very expensive and the parents have a decent income, it would be fine to have them pay.  If they’re pricey or the parents have money issues, it would be nice to offer to pay part or all of the cost of them.

I knew a bride who wanted a flower girl dress that was almost $300, she payed for it herself.  Another who chose a $50 dress and the family payed for it.  Consider the cost and income of the children’s family, that should help you decide. 

Post # 5
6881 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

It is usually the parents of said children, unless it is in your budget and you want to pay for them.

Post # 6
3567 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I think in most cases the parents, I have also seen friends pay for them. I say do what cofortable for you and what you can afford.


Post # 7
116 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

It falls on the parents unless you say that you are going to pay for it. But it totally your decision

Post # 8
1748 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

My RB and Flower Girl are my sister’s (MOH’s) kids. She’ll be paying for their clothes, but I heard my mom say that she’d help out. 

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