Bridal fashion doesn’t just stop with the bride & bridesmaids… There are also the little people and the men to think about! I’ll get to the men later… Having children as part of your bridal procession is definitely a personal preference, and depends a lot on whether you have close friends with little ones. But if you have decided to include them, then here are a few ‘traditions’ to consider when selecting their outfits.
Flower girls finish off a bridal party perfectly, and look so sweet in the process. Traditionally, flower girls would be dressed as a mini version of the bride (adorable!) and walk down the aisle first, scattering petals. We still see this quite a lot with our weddings at Ever After, and it’s always super cute!
Flower girls are also a lot easier to dress. Mostly, they’ll be pretty young (probably aged 10 or younger) so they (in theory) won’t be as fussy as a group of adult bridesmaids. You can also be more creative with their outfits, and choose really lovely ‘fairytale’ little dresses. And they are always first on the dance floor!
Something I discovered whilst preparing this post was that traditionally it’s actually the page boys who held the bride’s train, not the bridesmaids! So there’s a fun fact for you. Page boys are normally dressed like mini ushers in the same suit & ties (or near enough). Page boys are less popular now, but still lovely nonetheless (especially when they are miniatures of the groom!).
First photo: Voyteck
Second photo: Freckle Photography
Third photo: Clare Kinchin
Fourth photo: Harry and Tanya
Missed my previous fashion post on bridesmaids? Find it here.