One of the first thoughts of a glowing bride-to-be is of the people they want to surround them on their day. As the planning begins a bride and groom essentially build their own little Tribe of their nearest and dearest to form a bridal party – filled with a bevy of bridesmaids and a gaggle of groomsmen that will stand alongside them as they prepare for the new adventure that is marriage.
But what if you are conflicted about having bridal party? Are they absolutely a necessity? While there are absolutely no rules – think your day, your way – we investigate the pros and cons of inviting your best buddies to stand alongside you on your wedding day.