Tips – Who buys the formal wear –
This totally depends on circumstances but generally I think its normal for the bride to pay for transportation to and from the venue for the bridesmaids. Also the bride will cover the cost of the bouquets.
The bride will sometimes pay for the bridesmaids hair and makeup and if the wedding is in a hotel the bride may also purchase them a room for the night of the wedding.
Traditionally Groomsmen usually pay for themselves when it comes to the formal wear.
Usually the men will rent their suits and shoes.
It’s great for the Bride and Groom to offer to pay but its not mandatory.
My opinion –
In my opinion If you are asking them to be a visible part of your wedding. It’s your party so you should pay or at least contribute towards their attire.
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