The Ultimate Maid of Honor Checklist

Have you been chosen as the Maid of Honor? Congatulations! It’s a huge role to fill but don’t worry, you can do it! As a start, make sure you know your duties of the Maid of Honor. Take these tasks to heart because your bride is counting in you; your full support will help her navigate through the complex journey of planning a wedding. Here’s a list of things you need in relation to your duties.

Planning The Bridal Party

Since the bridal party is something you will be planning along with the girls, all the details are in your care. Here’s what you need to put together a perfect bachelorette party.

  • List of venues
  • List of party theme  and party ideas
  • List of attendees
  • Decorations
  • Food
  • Giveaways
  • Games
  • Gifts for the bride

[From: A Stylish Travel-Inspired Wedding at JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong / Photo: Hin Production]

Helping The Bride Choose Her Wedding Dress

The bride may get overwhelmed when she’s dress hunting, so it’s best to keep notes about the bridal shops, dresses, and accessories.

  • List of bridal shops to visit and the schedule for the visits
  • List (and photos, if possible) of dresses the bride liked while trying them on so she can look back on them at a later time
  • Options for shoes and accessories

[From: This Bride Wore Gorgeous Black Dress That Resulted in Stunning Wedding Day Photos / Photo: Alan Mok Photography]

Helping The Bride Canvass and Choose Vendors

With everything that goes into wedding planning, you relive your bride of stress if you help her with the wedding planning details, even from the very beginning.

[From: This Bride Wore Gorgeous Black Dress That Resulted in Stunning Wedding Day Photos / Photo: Alan Mok Photography]

Leading The Bride Tribe

As head of the pack you need to have everything ironed out for not only for the bride, but for the rest of the girls, too.

  • List of bridesmaids and their contact details
  • List of duties of each bridesmaid
  • Arrangements for hair and makeup–will they go with the makeup artist prepared by the bride or will they get their makeup done elsewhere and come in ready?
  • Pre-wedding briefing notes

[From: A Classy Modern Wedding at The Upper House / Photo: Film Komolebi]

Assisting on The Wedding Day

The bride may or may not have a wedding planner. Either way, as of of the main point persons, you should be able to step in and help out when and where needed. Make sure you have all the relevant information to be able to do so any time.

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