Before You Say Yes, Think About the Cost of Being a Bridesmaid

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According to a 2011 Mint.com study, the average total cost of being a bridesmaid was $1,695.  This is a lot of money. Elite Daily breaks the costs down into the following categories: – $150 – $400 for the dress; – $50 for alterations – $200 for engagement, bridal shower, and wedding gifts – $1,000 for Bachelorette party with flights, dinners and decorations – $100 for shoes, hair, makeup and accessories; and – $50 for hotel and transportation fees = $1,500 – $1,800 cost of a bridesmaid per wedding The cost of attending a wedding isn’t just hard for the bridal…

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