I'm wondering if anyone can give me and my fiancé advice on how to plan a lesbian wedding it's a little confusing due to the fact one of us wants to wear a dress the other doesn't and we're wondering who should walk down the Isle and how does it work with brides maids and grooms men? Any thoughts or opinions?
I'm marrying my partner in 2020. We are having bridesmaids and bridesmen. The men will act as ushers, walk the mums down and that. We are walking down the aisle separately. My partner is staying in venue night before so she will walk down 1st and I will wait in car until she's out of sight
Everything is basically the same except the fact you’re the same gender. If one of you doesn’t want to wear a dress then the other one can. Personally I’d let the person wearing the dress walk down the isle but it’s personal preference. You can have bridesmaids and groomsmen if you like. It’s entirely up to you. You can have whatever you want. Civil ceremonies are pretty much whatever you want. As long as you have the money to pay for it.
It's the same as a heterosexual wedding except you're both the same sex. There are no rules that say you both have to wear dresses, or that you can't have men in your bridal party. Sit with your fiancee and talk about what you want. There are wedding timelines online that can be used as a guide
Me and my wife had 3 bridesmaids each, and 1 best man who acted for us both and had the rings. She walked down the aisle with her dad and bridesmaids first then I walked down with mine .. it's all about how you want to do it and what works for you.. We both wore dresses. We both stayed in the venue and the manager brought us out the rooms strategically so we didn't see each other until we got to the front x
Just do whatever you both feel most comfortable with. Have a look at gayweddingblog.com for inspiration.
Hey lovely, me and my wife got married in September, she wore a suit and I wore a dress because that’s how we are more comfortable. If I’m completely honest, our wedding was absolutely no different to a straight wedding! We chatted about what we wanted and I really wanted my dad to walk me down the isle and my wife didn’t want that big show, so she waited for me just like a man would. But it’s completely up to you, chat with each other about what you want, you can both walk down separate or you can walk in together, or one of you can wait at the front, whatever you feel most comfortable with! If you have any questions you can private message me, I absolutely loved every second of wedding planning and am happy to help you with any questions! Congrats on getting engaged and Most importantly make sure you relax and enjoy planning! X
My goddaughter recently got married. Her partner wore a dress and walked down the aisle with her father and my goddaughter was in a suit waiting for her exactly as a bride and groom would do
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Do whatever you want. Walk down together. Walk down separately with whoever is closest to you. Walk down with your friends. Any wedding nowadays can throw convention out of the window without needing labels. Do what you want and enjoy x
I don't have personal experience however a lesbian couple I know got married last year and they walked down together which I thought was lovely, at the end of the day do whatever you and your fiancée will be happy with, it's your day to cherish x
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Our view - there are no specific traditions, so pick and choose what you want or would like to do
I’m a bridesmaid in a same sex wedding. Both the girls have picked their own bridesmaids and also have a couple of men who they’re calling ‘brides men’ which I love. In regards to dresses, just wear what you both feel comfortable in! There are no rules, it’s both your day and do whatever you want to do and are both happy with! Maybe both of you walk down the aisle, one at a time if you both wanted to walk down the aisle, then why not! Xx
It's your day so make it yours why follow 'rules' as long as you are both happy with what you choose that's all that matters xx
My sister got married to a man but she had a man of honour.
It’s entirely up to you. Me and my fiancée are getting married in July (we’re both wearing dresses). We talked beforehand about how the ceremony will happen and we decided one will walk down the aisle then the other will after. You don’t have to do it traditionally “how a man and woman” would.
It’s just what you would feel comfortable with. Xx
My friend's sister married another girl and they both wore suits. Another couple I knew both wore dresses. It's just whatever you both personally are comfortable with. I think one dress and one suit would be fab! And you run your day whatever way you like! Good luck x
You can literally do what you like! We are mixing it up completely. Just do what feels right for you x
Do it any way that feels right to you, I just shot a wedding where they arranged the chairs to make two aisle that merged into one, so they came down the left and right hand side aisle with their dads and then in the middle let their dads go ahead and then walked the rest of the way in together.
Whatever you feel comfortable with! Whatever you want... Both wear a suit both wear a dress, both go naked? Go crazy! It's your day. Good luck and all the best for the future ❤️❤️ it will be a day you never forget!!
I got married in March. I wore a dress, my wife wore a suit because that's just how we're comfortable. We didn't have a massive wedding but if you want any advice DM me x
I’m of the opinion that all weddings are pretty much the same to plan .. it’s two people in love wanting to commit to each other for life. Everything else is jut semantics.
Have a discussion about budget, numbers and each other’s ‘ideal’ wedding and meet in the middle.
Just remember that as long as at the end of your wedding day your married it was a successful wedding !
Wear whatever you want. I've been to a lesbian wedding where both brides were escorted down the aisle by their dads. In fact one had both dad and stepdad.
Do what both of you want to do. My fiancee and I are getting married in November 19 I am wearing a dress and she is wearing a suit. We both have engagement rings and I am walking down the aisle whereas she is standing up at the top. Whatever you do just make sure it is right for you. Remember it is your day so you do what will make you both happy
For my sisters wedding, they walked down the aisle with the dads but one after each other. They each had a maid of honour and then the bridesmaid were 2 each from each of them (if that makes sense). The ushers were men close in their family so like the brother in laws or brothers etc.
Do it however you want. You could walk down the aisle together? Don't have to have separate bride and groom parties have a group of close friends to lead or follow you down the aisle. If you want to wear a suit and your fiancee wants a dress that's fine, a lady i know and her wife had matching dresses in different colours.
Why don't you both walk down the aisle? ??
just do what feels right for you you can do almost anything these day you could both wear dresses or one and you can both walk down the ailse just one get there earlier so you don't see each other x
I went to my friends wedding and she and her now-wife entered through the opposite sides of the church! It was magical as they both made their grand entrance together without seeing each other first (only down side- it gets tearful for everyone as it's so sweet and your make up may be ruined💖)
Why don’t you both walk down together, or both walk down with your dads one at a time.
Do whatever makes you both feel comfortable! It’s your wedding! You can both come in at the same time from the sides if you like! Congratulations to you and your partner btw x