I found this really cool infographic this week over at LookLoveSend.com and thought i would share it with our readers. Hope you enjoy it!
Bridesmaids are an interesting thing. They can either be a huge help or a huge pain in the @$$! Fortunately for my wedding, they were the biggest help a girl could wish for. So here’s the data on bridesmaids…
Most brides have an average of five brides maids. I only had three, booyeah!
Each year there are about eleven million bridesmaids. That’s a lot of rented or purchased dresses. No wonder the wedding industry is booming.
64% of brides have their bridesmaids wear their exact same dress. I can’t imagine how expensive that would be since my dress was upwards of $3,000.
The average age of a junior bridesmaid is 9-14. Yes, its true, brides typically have at least one little sister.
It costs about $1,700 to be a bridesmaid. Think about it, you have to travel to the showers and wedding, you have to purchase a gift for the bride, you have to contribute to the bachelorrette party costs, you have to often times buy your dress and other clothing, you have to pay for your hair and makeup, and you have to buy a wedding gift and show gift.
91% of all weddings have a maid of honor and the maid of honor’s responsibilities typically consist of the following:
- Plan the shower
- Let guests know where the couple is registered
- Keep a record of all gifts
- Go dress shopping
- Coordinate the bridesmaids during the wedding
- Be the brides right hand woman
- Keep track of the grooms wedding ring
- Give a toast during the after party or reception
And that pretty much wraps up the data behind the infographic. I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
Image source: http://www.looklovesend.com/blog/index.php/bridesmaids-by-the-numbers/