WHO PAYS FOR WHAT

Though it is important to remember that the tradition of "who pays for what" has changed, especially in today’s modern society this can be used as a helpful means by which expense responsibility can be assigned.

 

Bride:

  • Groom’s wedding ring
  • Groom’s wedding gift
  • Gifts for the bride’s attendants
  • Bridal dress and accessories
  • Beauty and hair salon
  • Wedding consultant
  • Bridal luncheon

Groom:

  • Bride’s engagement ring and wedding ring
  • Bride’s wedding gift
  • Gifts for the groom’s attendants
  • Marriage license
  • Officiant fee
  • Groom’s attire and accessories
  • Boutonnieres for groom attendants
  • Honeymoon expenses

Bride’s family:

  • Wedding announcements
  • Wedding invitations
  • Transportation of bridal party
  • Wedding reception
  • Flowers
  • Photography and videography
  • Musical entertainment

Groom’s family:

  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Refreshments at reception

Attendants:

  • Wedding attire and accessories
  • Travel expenses to and from wedding city
  • Wedding gift for wedding couple
  • Bridal shower
  • Bachelor party