Husband and Wife You Can Now Pay In Full
Brides and Grooms,do you know who pays for what during the wedding celebrations? Weddings cost lots of money. Every minute detail has to be paid for causing a strain on pocketbooks of all concerned.As a result,many new couples,who have to cover the cost of their weddings are left with huge debts that they have to confront later. Since,wedding expenses add up at a very fast rate,this guide was put together to assist you in allocating your expenses in a way that the main areas of the wedding namely rehearsal-dinner,honeymoon,ceremony,and reception are fairly and equally taken care of financially. Listed below are traditional guidelines.
Who Pays For What In The Wedding?
According to tradition, the Bride is responsible for the cost of her husband to be wedding band, her bridesmaids’ gifts,luncheon for the bridesmaids,the wedding day lingerie,and her blood test fees. As tradition would have it the Bride also has to pick up the tab for accommodations for her Bridesmaids who are out-of-town.
Family of The Bride
If you’re the parent of the Bride to be,it’s advisable that you start saving early. Many people tend to believe that the Brides’ family has to pay for the entire wedding. Even the father of the Bride buys into this misconception, which is not at all true, since according to tradition,the family of the Bride is only responsible for:
- the Bride’s Wedding gown, the wedding invitations and reminders. And, also the wedding and engagement photos,videographer and photographer fees,ring bearer expense,flower girl accessories expense,the transportation costs and bridesmaids bouquets,and the costs for the wedding ceremony.
- In addition to the purchase of the engagement ring, the Groom does not get off that easily,as he is responsible for footing the bill for the marriage license,the honeymoon,and
gifts for the groomsmen. The groom has other expenses as well,that includes corsages for his mom and his new mother-in-law,the bridal bouquet,ties,boutonnieres,the bride’s wedding ring,accessories for the groomsmen,gifts for parents and the ushers,payment for the honorarium for the judge,the clergyman who officiates the ceremony or the Justice of the peace.
The Groom’s family pays for every facet of the rehearsal dinner and their own attire.
The Maid of Honor
The Best Man
The Best Man is responsible for the Bachelor’s party and he oversees the ceremony. He does all the planning involved,as well as invitation of Guests.
The Groomsmen and Bridesmaids
Tuxedo rentals and gowns are paid by each member of the wedding party band. They also purchase gifts for the Newlyweds and those who are out of town are expected to foot the bill for their living arrangements.
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