Not Maid of Money: The Burden of Being a Bridesmaid [Infographic]
Lots of ink has been spilled on the high cost of the average American wedding ($26,984, according to theKnot.com’s 2010 survey), but it’s not just the father of bride who is feeling the pinch. As weddings become more elaborate, weekend-long affairs, often taking place in getaway locales (24 percent of nuptials are “destination weddings” according to the Knot), bridesmaids are shouldering larger costs as well.
THE BIGGEST FAIRYTALE WEDDINGS OF ALL TIME [INFOGRAPHIC]
Later this month the 20 million pound Royal Wedding will take place at Westminster Abbey. The entire western world is kind of making this out to be the wedding to end all weddings, if this is the case, how does this one compare to other high profile weddings?
Envious ladies across the world are abuzz about the upcoming Royal Wedding – the dress, the ring, the colors! Oh my! With a price tag of around $48 million, it makes the average American wedding, coming in just under a measly $27,000 seem almost affordable.