It is such an honor for a friend to ask you to be a bridesmaid in their wedding. When asked to be a bridesmaid, it signifies that you have played a pivotal role in the bride’s life that she would like you to stand next to her as she marries her future spouse. However, with being a bridesmaid, comes certain duties and responsibilities. Here are 8 things you need to know before being a bridesmaid.
1) The cost of your bridesmaids dress and dress alterations
Be prepared to purchase a bridesmaid dress. They can range anywhere from $75 to more than $300. The bride chose the bridesmaid dresses for a specific reason. It’s best to keep your opinions to yourself. Also, it is likely that your dress will need alterations in some capacity. Be prepared for that cost as well. Make sure you order your bridesmaids dress at least 6 months prior to the wedding to ensure you have enough time for shipping and any alterations that may need to be done.