Being a Bridesmaid Can Be a Pricey Proposition!
When you are asked to be a bridesmaid in a wedding, you typically assume you'll have to pay for your bridesmaid dress, but there are several other expenses you'll incur along the way!
Here's what the average bridesmaid in 2009 spent leading up to the wedding:
|Bachelorette Party Expenses||$152|
|Bridal Shower Gift||$72|
|Bridesmaid Dress (All Purchases Over Time)||$431|
|Bridesmaid Dress Alterations||$56|
|Hotel (per night)||$140|
|Manicure (plus tips)||$32|
|Outfit for Rehearsal Dinner||$71|
|Rental Car (per day)||$88|
|Shoes for Bridesmaid||$49|
|Wedding Gift from Bridesmaid||$117|
Add these up to a whopping $1836! In tight economic times, it's good to know ahead of time all the costs you are likely to incur so you can budget and plan for them.
How much do you plan to spend? Do you have any money saving tips for other bridesmaids? Let us know!
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