The Maid of Honour, your Chief Bridesmaid can be a close friend or relative of the bride, who becomes her confidante during the months leading up the wedding day and on the big day itself. If she is married, she is your Matron Of Honour.

Chief bridesmaid duties include

  1. Helping the bride in the lead up to the wedding day, that may include joining her as she searches for her wedding gown, assiting her in choosing the invitations, find a ceremony and reception venue and generally any assistance she needs in organising everything.
  2. Make sure the bridesmaids and flower girls know their roles.
  3. Keeping the bridesmaids abreast of all the plans and ensuring they along with the flower girls get to their dress fittings.
  4. Host and organiseany pre-wedding celebrations, with the assistance of the bridesmaids, including the Bridal Shower, the Kitchen Tea, and the Hen's Night or Hens weekend away.

On the wedding day

  1. You will be by the bride's side for nearly every step of the way,
  2. Arrive on time to help the bride get into all her wedding garb.
  3. Take care of the hair and make-up artists, as well as photographers and any others on the bridal band wagon while at the place of pre wedding preparation.
  4. Keeping an eye on the bride's veil and dress through out the day and night particularly as she enters the ceremony and adjust it accordingly. 
  5. Taking care of the bride's bouquet and the groom's ring during the ceremony.
  6. To check her make up and ensure there are no lippy marks on cheeks or teeth!
  7. To assist her with the dress when it's time to visit the ladies.
  8. To be there for all the necessary photos and to make sure all the bridesmaids are right there too.

Wedding Tip:

Every Bride will need support from all of her attendants from the start to the finish. Emotions will be running high throughout, so it is imperative to be sympathetic, understanding, organised and very very patient!

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