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How many people should be in a bridal party?
1-4
 35%  [ 10 ]
5-8
 42%  [ 12 ]
9 or more!!!!!
 21%  [ 6 ]
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jennluv



Joined: 14 Nov 2021
Posts: 4

Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2021 3:11 pm    Post subject: How many is too many in the bridal party?

This is more of a curiousity question... A good friend of mine is getting married soon and I'm part of the bridal party. She is planning a fairly elaborate wedding considering her and her groom's family is of Italian descent. I was wondering if there was a specific maximum and minimum number for wedding party members. My friends are going to have 9 bridesmaids and 9 groomsmen and I thought it was too many. Am I crazy to think that? Isn't it usually 3 or so?
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Emma



Joined: 08 May 2021
Posts: 13

Posted: Sat May 10, 2021 3:45 am    Post subject:

Hi jennluv,
My Fiancé is Italian also,and my background is Jamaican. I wanted to limit the number in our wedding party because we are paying for everything. Even though everyone keeps telling me that this is my day,to plan what I want....but it just seems like every minute someone in my fiancés family remembers someone else who should be a bridesmaid. -An Uncles’, Aunts’, third cousins’ hairdressers’ youngest daughter-or something like that! And my own Mother is weighing in on this too! Her Pastor' niece(whom I have only met once) is one of my 8 potential Brides maids.I also have 7 Potential Groomsmen, my Maid of Honour, the Best Man, 2 Flowergirls, 1 Ring Bearer and 2 little guys that my Mother wants to walk down with the wedding party-for no particular reason at all! Don’t get me wrong I love that closeness of his very expansive family, and also the fact that my family wants to be a big part of the wedding too-but I am feeling like I have to put my foot down before it does get out of hand. Which is much easier to write than to do!
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TotalPhoto.ca



Joined: 25 Mar 2021
Posts: 54

Posted: Sun May 11, 2021 3:48 am    Post subject:

Who ever you would lend $10,000 to and not care if you got it back....those people should be in you wedding party!

This should help.
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LP8330



Joined: 27 Feb 2021
Posts: 28

Posted: Tue May 13, 2021 5:37 pm    Post subject:

Ivana Trump just had 25 women in her wedding party! They all purchased their own pastel gowns ... this may be a little bit over the top, but - its all up to you.
From one to one hundred it’s the number you feel happy with and people you care for most.
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Ryanna



Joined: 01 Apr 2021
Posts: 9

Posted: Wed May 14, 2021 3:05 pm    Post subject:

My Mom's friend had 26 in the wedding party including bride and groom. The pictures look great but I couldn't handle all that attitude..
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elize



Joined: 15 Aug 2021
Posts: 5

Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2021 9:32 pm    Post subject:

I think if you are having a large wedding it is appropriate to have lots of bridesmaids and groomsmen. It can be alot of fun at the different events leading up to the wedding as well.
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