You have finally chosen to tie the knot and are getting ready to start preparations for the big day. You start everything off by preparing your budget, so you know the amount of money you are willing to spend on your wedding. Having a fixed budget helps you when it comes to your wedding venue, guests, food, entertainment, and entourage. These include your maid of honour and best man, bridesmaids and groomsmen, flower girls and ring bearer, and the usher who accompanies the bride during the procession. This is typically the father of the bride. The budget will usually include the chosen attire of the entourage. You can find excellent material in your chosen colour theme for your entourage from Dalston Mill Fabrics.

Here are some helpful tips as you prepare your entourage for your wedding day.

Determine their roles

When choosing the members of your entourage, it will be much easier to determine who they should be when you know what their part is in your wedding. For instance, you will surely want your best friend as your maid of honour because she heads the planning of your bridal shower, is there when you have your fittings, and acts as your messenger and right-hand person throughout your preparations and wedding day. The best man plays the same role for the groom. For this reason, you both have a choice for your maid of honour and best man.

Keep the size limited

You want to stay within your budget to have enough for everything you need to make your wedding day special. It would not be unreasonable to have 4-5 couples in your entourage including your maid of honour. The reason behind this is that you will need to spend on their attire, and that doesn’t come cheap. You want them to look their best as they are included in the procession. They are also special friends and family members who will appreciate your effort, making them feel good about what they are wearing.

Pick out the design and colour scheme

It is good to have your bridesmaids and other members of the entourage around when you come up with a particular design for their attire. You will stand out, being the bride, but the design of the gowns and suits for the members of your entourage must be becoming for them as well. One way to achieve the perfect look for each one is to have them pick out their own choice of design in one material and colour. 

Have a professional do their makeup

While it can be tempting to have the female members of your entourage do their makeup to save a little, it is always best to hire a professional to do that. You can ensure that they will look their prettiest when they are made up professionally. It also gives them time to enjoy the service and relax before the wedding.

Keep your entourage as happy as you are on your wedding day. Make a few preparations to make them feel special too.