It's not like they are going to be used over and over again throughout the night, so fretting over these unique titles seems like a waste of time. Looking for wordsmiths here! As bridesmaids, you need to help plan the bridal shower, bachelorette party, and coordinate any small details you can for the happy couple. If she and her husband and their friends have similar tastes there's nothing wrong with it. Photo: River West Photography. They are also all travelling (with the exception of 1) to Alaska for the wedding, so I really want them to focus on just being there and enjoying themselves, and not being "maids". But you can sit in the front row if you arm wrestle my brother for his spot! Most of my bridal party will likely be men. Just because my husband and I happen to be in a heterosexual relationship (note: I did not even say we happen to be heterosexual) does not mean that it's the only kind of relationship there is. Any ideas? I think the cutesy names take away from the wedding party "role". We scheduled “Project Brigade” craft weekends about once a month: we thrifted, crafted, hung out, went to vintage expos to look for wedding attire, laughed…It was loads of fun and really made the wedding a community effort. We used it here and there throughout the wedding and the planning. Cute Alternatives to ‘Bridesmaid’ and ‘Groomsman’ By Whitney Teal January 16, 2018 2. Instead of groomsmen he is having Titles for them like "Super Man", "Iron Man", "Mega Man" etc. Comes to the bachelorette party if she can. This Is What You Need To Know, How Can I Include Our Loved Ones In Our Zoom Wedding…, My Husband Introduced His Other Partner To Our Friends Without Telling Me. As easy as choosing a name may sound, it can be difficult coming up with the right one on your own. We're major fans of the matching PJ set, and think your 'maids will be, too (they'll definitely wear their own ensemble long after the big day! that is awesome! Like, carrying shields. Meg’s work has been referenced in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Jezebel, and Refinery29. I have a great best man. And if these themes and ideas for them reflect their style and personalities, let her call her bridesmaids mermaids! That is all. Photos, in order: Chris Strother Photography, One Love Photo, Lisa Rigby, Lisa Rigby, J Wiley Photography, Photography By Shea, Eve Event Photography, Lillian and Leonard, One Love Photo, Amanda Borozinzki, Michele M. Waite. I showed them both to my sister and she said "honestly, go with the booklets. Why make your friends stand up there in the first place? So I quickly made up 2 formal programs. So here is to paying it forward! A Practical Wedding: Wedding Planning, Inspiration, and Ideas. Literally. FWIW, I would be WAY more honored to be a MOH or BM than a mermaid. Like Brie said, bridesmaids in Italian is very elegant but of course, none of the guests would actually get it.