How to use Maid-of-honor in a sentence
Be sure to thank the bride for asking you to be the maid of honor.
Julie had recently delivered her second child and was to be the maid of honor at her sister's upcoming wedding.
The maid of honor had a bit too much to drink or she simply forgets what to say.
Her make-up was smeared from walking through the Monterey mists, her maid-of-honor dress wrinkled from constant sitting and standing.
It was in July, 1805, and the speaker was the well-known Anna Pavlovna Scherer, maid of honor and favorite of the Empress Marya Fedorovna.Advertisement
Prince Vasili's daughter, the beautiful Helene, came to take her father to the ambassador's entertainment; she wore a ball dress and her badge as maid of honor.
Marya Ignatevna Peronskaya, a thin and shallow maid of honor at the court of the Dowager Empress, who was a friend and relation of the countess and piloted the provincial Rostovs in Petersburg high society, was to accompany them to the ball.
If your best man and maid of honor went beyond the call of duty, you'll want to get them something extra special.
I could see my maid of honor trying to subtly--and then more emphatically--get the attention of the wedding coordinator, to no avail.
Of course you would, and even if you don't think of yourself as a prolific speaker, you can give a great maid of honor speech!Advertisement
Actually, you'll need to begin preparing as soon as you are asked to be the bride's maid of honor.
Collect information on maid of honor speeches from wedding books, Internet sites, and bridal consultants.
As you've probably already guessed, there is a wide variety of maid of honor speeches.
The maid of honor and other bridesmaids meet to set a date, decide on a theme and coordinate shopping and decorating for the event.
Guests are welcome to call the bride's mother, maid of honor or shower hostess for wedding registry information.Advertisement
The maid of honor and best man speeches usually offer words of congratulations.
Print off only the pages that are needed in order to show the mother of the groom or maid of honor the item.
Instead, inform your maid of honor and/or best man of your intentions, and leave it to them to notify your guests by word of mouth.
The maid of honor may offer information about the registry in her correspondence with the bridal shower guests.
To add a more personalized touch, she could even have a few special and unique words added to each crystal jewelry box to truly individualize this special gift for her bridesmaids and maid of honor.Advertisement
If the best man and maid of honor are already selected, they should toast before other close friends.
Those red sequined flip-flops in your maid-of-honor's closet that you've been turning green over could be your "something borrowed."
Often the maid of honor and/or female attendants purchase special wedding night lingerie for the bride.
The maid of honor and/or bridesmaids often give a special wedding night negligee, teddy, or baby doll or camisole and panty set to the bride-to-be for her wedding night.
Finally, end the maid of honor speech on a happy and upbeat note, and express good wishes for the couple.Advertisement
Some brides and grooms even ask their children to serve as an honorary maid of honor or best man.
Some brides choose to have their maid of honor carry a slightly different bouquet than the other bridesmaids, though it still is not as elaborate as the bride's flowers.
To find out if your vows are too over-the-top, consider reading them to your maid of honor and best man to get feedback.
Sister and maid of honor Pippa Middleton also wore white, almost immediately starting a trend for brides-to-be.