Posts in Bridesmaids
Why everything changes when your friends get engaged

The season is changing and this time of year kinda triggers a hibernation feeling within us. The need to spend our nights snuggling up on the sofa, eating bangers and mash and becoming addicted to infinite box sets.  (The winter dream, right?) We also spend that time scrolling through all of our friends social media feeds to see what’s happening in their lives. We become hooked on those endless ring selfies, heartfelt proposal stories regardless of our own relationship status. We’re genuinely happy, but know in our hearts that times are a changing too. Why does this happen? We take a look at those changing emotions and discuss why we need our besties in our lives…

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How to plan a destination hen party

When you’re asked to be a bridesmaid for the destination wedding of the year and then find out it’s in Vegas. What do you do? Well, first of all, you crack open a bottle of champagne with the bride-to-be and wish her the most excited congratulations ever! Secondly, you panic, thinking how the hell am I going to pull off a destination hen do of the century in the party capital of the world – and keep it classy. Luckily #TeamBridesmaid came into play. Here’s what we did.

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How to choose the perfect bridesmaids dresses

Selecting the right bridesmaid dresses for your bridal party doesn’t have to be the challenge everyone makes it out to be. Everyone has stories about the nightmare bridesmaid who won’t wear a certain style or colour, but choosing your bridesmaids is a whole other story. Whether you want to pick your bridesmaids dresses yourself or provide a dress guide for your maids to pick their own, the overall goal is that their dresses complement your wedding style so that you can look back on the pictures with absolute pleasure. Here are our top tips to ensure you nail your bridal party look.

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Hanson & Hopewell's Best Bridesmaid Tips

So you’ve been asked to be bridesmaid, an official member of the bride tribe, a bride babe… Congratulations! If this instantly instills fear then don’t worry, we have outlined our top tips for being the best bridesmaid. Or perhaps you think you’ve totally got this in the bag, you were born to be Chief Bridesmaid, either way keep these gems of advice up your sleeve and your bride will know she made the right decision!

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How to choose your bridesmaids

How to choose your bridesmaids - from the moment you said ‘yes,’ a whole lot of questions and requests start to flood in.  What style of wedding are you having? Have you decided themes and colours yet? What kind of venue are you looking for? Who are your bridesmaids? I’m a bridesmaid right? So many questions!

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