San Diego Wedding Trends: Mixed Gender Bridal Party

Choosing a bridal party is tough business. Balancing your desires with those of parents and in-laws, and deciding which bonds of friendship are strongest pile pressure onto an already stressful time. As if wedding party protocol wasn’t vague enough, some brides and grooms are now blurring the lines further by having a mixed gender bridal party.  Use the below mixed gender bridal party pros and cons to see if having a “Man of Honor” or “Best Woman” is right for your wedding in San Diego:

Mixed Gender Bridal Party Pros:

  • Having those who are truly dearest to you be nearest on this important day, regardless of gender
  • An untraditional wedding party can make your wedding memorable and fun for guests

Mixed Gender Bridal Party Cons:

  • Opposite sex participants may feel out of place or not sure of their role
  • Escort pairings for the processional may become misaligned
  • Determining the dress code for each side can be more difficult

Photo by: Aaron Huniu Photography


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