Your bridesmaids, mom, and sisters, as well as your fiancé’s mom, should be invited to attend both occasions, even if they live really far away. They’ll understand that it’s only necessary to attend one shower, but including these key ladies on both guest lists sets the tone of how important they are.
Do brides have multiple bridal showers?
Multiple showers are okay, but be sure to invite different guests to each party. Generally, only close family and members of the wedding party may be invited to more than one shower.
Are bridal showers a girl thing?
Traditionally, bridal showers are women-only events. In recent years, there has been a growing trend for Jack and Jill showers. In this case, men and women are invited. Either way, everyone invited to the bridal shower should also be invited to the wedding.
Are bridal showers tacky?
Etiquette rules dictate that if you aren’t an invited wedding guest, it’s tacky for the bride to invite you to the bridal shower. … If you aren’t invited to the wedding, you don’t have to go to the bridal shower.
How many bridal showers is too many?
Since your guest lists for the showers should not overlap, (with the exception of your immediate family members and maid of honor, you don’t invite someone to more than one shower) there really isn’t a need for more than two showers.
Why are bridal showers important?
A bridal shower is a celebration in honor of the bride-to-be that takes place before the wedding. Traditionally, the bridal shower celebration serves as an opportunity for guests to “shower” the bride with gifts. It’s important to know that there are no strict rules when it comes to planning the event.
Why is it called a wedding shower?
Why? The ladies started showing up in their hoop skirts with gifts in hand. Then, on one fateful day, some lady had the brilliant idea of putting all of the gifts in a parasol and opening it over the bride-to-be’s head so the presents would “shower” over her.