MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do brides have bridesmaids?

Bridesmaids in pink and vioilet dresses holding floral arrangements. CLose up of bridal party with bouquets.

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why do brides have bridesmaids?

Fall wedding season is here. I feel like there are SO many weddings in the fall now. Makes sense with how beautiful the weather is this time of year. Today’s mystery…. why do brides have bridesmaids?

It’s now more of a tradition than anything to give the bride moral support from her friends and family she’s closest with on her big day. They also help out with anything she needs leading up to the wedding and during the ceremony. But that wasn’t always the reason.

As legend has it way back in the day the purpose of having bridesmaids was to confuse any evil spirits who might want to harm the bride. Feels very Game of Thrones-ish.

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