Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

Six Ways to Show Your Bridesmaids Some Love 

You shared dolls or dorm rooms – maybe both! – with them, and your bridesmaids are there to support you through every phase of your wedding planning journey. Here are six ways to keep your bridesmaids smiling from the rehearsal to the sparkler exit.

The Proposal

A bridesmaid proposal can range from a meaningful letter to an elaborate gift box. Try to keep in mind that not everyone can say “yes” – being a bridesmaid is a big commitment!


A bridesmaid is not one size fits all. Before selecting dresses, consider options that are customizable and budget-friendly. At Bella Bridesmaids, you can select a color or fabric, and then let your friends pick their perfect fit.

Mix and Match 

Instead of forcing your friends to wear the exact same shoes or jewelry, give them a style guide to follow. For example, you might request black heels and pearl studs, then each bridesmaid can purchase the accessories within their personal price range.

Beauty Tips

Let your bridesmaids decide if they want to pay for professional hair and makeup services. Some might want both or just one, and some might feel confident enough to do their own. If you want everyone to participate, you should offer to cover costs.


Traditionally, every member of the wedding party gets a plus-one. However, with microweddings on the rise, more couples are only offering a plus-one to friends and family who are either married or in a serious relationship.

Give Back 

Show your appreciation by selecting thoughtful bridesmaid gifts. We suggest practical gifts such as pajamas or earrings that your besties can wear on the wedding day and again in the future.

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