If you’re a bride-to-be, you’ve probably noticed just how insanely popular the term ‘bridesmaid’ has become. And no, it’s no longer a concept you’ll only see in weddings in Hollywood movies. You can have bridesmaids for an Indian wedding too! And it really is not that complicated. It’s all about having all your best friends and sisters being an essential part of your celebrations. Here are 10 sweet ways to go about it, even if you’re having a Hindu wedding. But yeah, amidst all the craziness and chaos of the wedding, don’t forget to have lots of fun with your bridal squad!
1. It’s a team!
Image: Morvi Images on InstagramYour bridesmaids or the bridal squad is a team. And everyone attending the wedding should know it! Get pretty ‘Team Bride’ badges and have all your lovelies sport it throughout. And don’t forget to click a picture just like this one.
2. Helping you nail your bridal look
Image: WeddingNama on InstagramIt’s this team of girls who’ll help you get all decked up and ready on your special day. From pinning your dupatta in place to holding up your lehenga as you walk (and even when you pee!) and helping you with the jewellery. All of it are the bridesmaids’ duty.
3. An awesome bachelorette!
Image: Kishwersmerchantt on InstagramWho other than your besties to throw you a crazy, awesome bachelorette party! From planning every little detail to making sure that you all have matching tee’s to wear… it’s the bridesmaids who ensure that you’re last party as a single girl is truly kickass!
4. Toss the bouquet
Image: Cupcake ProductionsYou’ve seen this at Christian weddings… Now do this at your wedding too! The bridesmaids are going to love it and so are you. Plus, it’s always a good idea to incorporate a fun new tradition in your celebrations.
5. The awesome dance performance
Image: WeddingNama on InstagramThis is clearly the besties department. They are the ones responsible for that ah-mazing performance at your sangeet. So let all your girls know that it’s time to show off those dance moves!
6. Coordinated clothes!
Image: PhotographicKIf not for all the functions, you totally need to have your girl squad wear coordinated clothes for at least one of the ceremonies. Trust us, it looks super cute!
7. Making your entry special
Image: Stories By Joseph Radhik on InstagramFrom holding those sparklers at your reception to showering you with rose petals as you make your bridal entry… It’s the bridesmaids who’ll make sure that your entry is nothing short of spectacular.
8. Just being there for you
Image: Morvi Images on InstagramYou know you can count on your friends to calm you down during those crazy mood swings and pre shaadi jitters. Your bridal squad will definitely help keep you sane throughout the 3 day wedding affair!
9. Little moments like these!
Image: WeddingNama on InstagramIf not the besties then who else will hold placards like these?! No one better than your girl squad to add that fun and unique element to your functions as well as to tease the groom with adorable moments like these.
10. For the prettiest pictures!
Image: Gautam Khullar Photography on InstagramDon’t we all want a pic like this when we get married?! From capturing your behind the scenes shots on their phones to helping you get pretty pre bridal pictures… your BFF’s are the ones you can totally count on.