In a special series, we're talking about the origin of wedding traditions as well as some of the elements of a wedding that our couples often reconsider or forgo altogether.
The wedding party - bridesmaids, groomsmen, attendants, groomsladies, bridesmen... whatever the composition might be - is one of the traditions most couples choose to practice on their wedding day. Having those friends who have been your support system and you love the dearest stand by your side on your wedding day is something most couples can get behind. But where did this tradition begin and how are some couples "reinventing" the wedding party to fit their personalities and needs? Keep reading!