Be the groom's super team: A groomsguy/groomsgirl primer

If there's a groom in your party (or your same sex wedding party is splitting responsibilities), you might be looking to see what traditional groomsmen duties get handled by the groom's crew. But in this age of weddings, your mixed-gender wedding party might be handling things a lot differently. Here's a look at what traditionally gets covered by the groomsmen, so you can expand/change/follow the old rules as you see fit.


10 hot groomsgirls who showed us that girls rule and gender roles drool

Our Offbeat Brides are no strangers to the gender-blind wedding party, and today we're celebrating the groomsgirls, bitches. We've seen these ladies stand up next to the groom wearing suits, dresses, and ties with dresses. Every last one of them completely rocked every last look, so we rounded up a few of them so YOU can see how a groomsgirl can own this particular little style challenge.


Ryan & Kesslan's rockin' rainbow weekend dance-fest

Color color everywhere and we get to take it all in! This adorable pair celebrated their love of bright colors, bandannas, and dancing at a chill retreat in Washington. With a cake decorating contest, a choreographed dance down the aisle, and super sweet speeches, it looks like a bright and colorful future is in store. Plus, you'll love how they officiated the ceremony themselves!


Brianne & Michael's Time Travel costume wedding with a TARDIS

The Day of the Doctor is coming in honor of Doctor Who's 50th anniversary. What better way to relish in one of our fave fandoms than to have a Doctor Who theme week? Today we've got an all-era time travel costume wedding! Think amazing decor (including light-up centerpieces!), a chihuahua in a dress, and a mysterious Time Lord officiant coming out of the smoke! This theatrical pair KNOWS how to throw a multi-talented party.


Marriage equality is for wedding parties too: 5 tips for bridesmen

Marriage equality has arrived and it's not just for "the gays." Wedding customs are evolving for all. Wedding parties are progressing, as well, and the tradition of "boys on one side of the aisle, girls on the other" is being adapted so that each spouse-to-be gets to stand with his or her tightest pals — regardless of gender. But not everybody is ready for this party. Some guests see a bridesman or groomsgal and don't know what to do. Here are a few simple tips for managing OPA ("Other People's Anxiety") and performing at your very best.