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The One-Year Preperation Guide
The wedding attendants are commonly chosen before any of the pre-wedding preparations begin. They are usually the first set of individuals aside from immediate family that know about the upcoming plans.
Planning The Bachelor Party
The bachelor party, a moment for introductions and formalities between the males. One of the most positive ideas behind this event is the relationship building between the bride & grooms, male friends and family prior to the wedding and celebration. It is the responsibility of the groomsmen to plan and organize the bachelor party.

The One-Year Preperation Guide

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The wedding attendants are commonly chosen before any of the pre-wedding preparations begin. They are usually the first set of individuals aside from immediate family that know about the upcoming plans.
The wedding party is often included in all of the pre-wedding plans and preparations. They will act as support and be of assistance in any way needed. This group of individuals along with you will have accepted the title as a groomsman and in so should have a clear understanding of the responsibilities you will be held accountable for. Although being included in a wedding party may seem like a lot of work, it is also a great pleasure and honor to be included. Understanding your specific title and duties that follow will ensure you of providing your very best to the groom getting married. 

In order to stay on target and be the best attendant you can be, it is important that first you understand what your duties in-tale. Second, make up a game plan as to what type of things will be required of you and at what point. Below is a one-year calendar that may help you to better understand the progressional stages throughout the planning period of an upcoming wedding.

12-9 MONTHS before the wedding-

  • Prepare for the engagement party (purchase a gift)
  • Attend any engagement parties that may be planed
  • Make notes on ways you may want to provide your support throughout the planning months

6-4 MONTHS before the wedding-

  • Get your accurate measurements taken for your tux
  • Order your suit early (some stores give discounts to those who buy their dress early and take it home) if you plan to purchase your suit.

3-2 MONTHS before the wedding-

  • If you have not picked up your suit yet, do so now (if it is being purchased)
  • Alterations can be done at the point
  • Make reservations for hotel stay if needed the day before, the day of and the day after the wedding
  • Put plans in motion for the guys last night out (bachelor party)
  • The groomsmen should figure out what type of gift they will provide to the groom or couple at the rehearsal dinner

1 MONTH before the wedding-

  • The wedding attire should be ready for pick up if alterations were done (if purchased)
  • Your shoes should be broken in
  • Choose a wedding gift for the couple 

2 WEEKS before the wedding-

  • Prepare your congratulation speech or toast for the couple (if you planned on doing one)
  • If you are wearing new shoes be sure to scuff the bottom on rough ground as they can be very slippery in the beginning
  • Attend any last minute pre-wedding functions held for the groom

1 WEEK before the wedding-

  • Get a final haircut and a close shave
  • Make your transportation arrangements to the reception site and home
  • Ensure that you have all other attire necessities in order (tie or bowtie, socks, cufflinks, undershirt, dress shirt and jewelry)
  • Confirm the directions of the ceremony and reception site in case you have to travel on your own
  • Check to make sure that your suit and shirt do not need last minute ironing
  • Get a good rest for the big day, go to bed early

This is your moment of proof. You were selected to play a very important part in a close friend or relative’s wedding event. You will want to set the very best of impression and show that your support is of a substantial benefit to the wedding. This can be achieved by simply allowing your self the opportunity to be well prepared and organized well in advance. Take some time to familiarize yourself with the couple’s expectations and get a clear understanding of the event itself in the way of, location info, wedding theme, your assigned role, speeches and toasts. 

Your wedding partner (the bridesmaid)
Take the time to get properly acquainted to your wedding partner; this is the person you will share most of the wedding event with. Setting the stage for a more relaxed and comfortable interaction between you both will do a lot to ensure you will work supportively and cooperatively as a team in order to achieve the desired outcome. These are only a few of the ways in which you can get better prepared for the wedding event you are about to partake in.

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