When you’re planning your wedding, one of the most daunting tasks to check off your list is choosing your bridesmaids. With childhood friends, school friends, work friends, sisters and cousins, narrowing down the list to just a few key people can seem impossible. Not only is it tough choosing who you want to stand by your side on your big day, but the last thing you want is to hurt anyone’s feelings or make an etiquette faux-pas. Have no fear though: we’ve got the selection process down to a science. Follow the five easy steps below to choose the best bridesmaid crew in history:
1. Decide how many bridesmaids you’ll need.
First things first, you’ll want to come up with a solid number of bridesmaids that you can stick to no matter what. One reason to do this is so that you and your groom can each coordinate an equal number of bridesmaids and groomsmen so that your photos will look symmetrical, and also so that each maid has