The bridesmaid is an integral part of any wedding, on hand to comfort, console, multitask and spread the joy at all bridal events.  Having bridesmaids at weddings is thought to have originated from Roman Law, which required ten witnesses at a wedding in order to outsmart evil spirits (believed to attend marriage ceremonies) by dressing in identical clothing to the bride and groom, so that the evil spirits would not know who was getting married.

 What are the bridesmaids’ roles?

Their role includes helping to plan and pay for the bridal shower and bachelorette party. The maid (or matron) of honor is in charge of the parties, but bridesmaids are expected to have ideas, give feedback, help decorate, chip in cash, and assist with the hostess duties.

 How many bridesmaids should there be?

In general, formal weddings have a half dozen or more bridesmaids in addition to the maid of honor (it could be as many as a dozen, but that is very rare). Semiformal and casual weddings can have just one bridesmaid - the maid of honor - but typically have about three to five.

 And finally…

 What kind of gift to give should you give your bridesmaids?

We at caseElegance realize finding unique and thoughtful bridesmaid gifts and maid of honor gifts for your bridal party is an important part of the wedding planning process. After all, your bridesmaids and maid of honor are some of the most important people in your life. 

 It can be difficult to come up with a gift idea that is both practical, but uniquely special. The trick is to find something that is elegant but reasonably priced.  After all, you may already be over-budget on wedding costs. 

Vegan Leather Travel Jewelry Case - Jewelry Organizer- the perfect bridesmaid gift

Our hard-case travel jewelry case is any lady’s perfect travel companion for packing earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pendants, anklets…whatever they desire. It is swathed in vegan leather and loaded with compartments to keep individual jewelry items both organized and free from tangles and scratching.  Yet, it is compact enough to pack in your carry-on bag (checked bags have a much greater chance of getting lost!) and store in a hotel room safe.

Reasonably priced, it’s perfect for those big trips abroad, a meandering road trip, or simple adventures at the beach. With our Vegan Leather Travel Jewelry Case, you never have to worry again about “how to pack” your jewelry again.  Truly, a gift that any bridesmaid will cherish!

Bill Dragon | Author
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