The male counterpart of the lovely flower girl is the page boy or the ring bearer. Most of the time, the flower girl and her equally young escort are made to resemble an actual couple, just as in the case of the maid of honor and the best man.
Depending on how formal the ceremony is, along with the preference of the bride and her groom, there can be more than one flower girl in the wedding procession. In highly formal and society weddings, it’s not uncommon to have at least two flower girls as part Paris vip escorts the procession.
Choosing the Flower Girl
Flower girls, along with page boys and ring bearers are often nephews, nieces or younger siblings of either the bride or the groom. In some instances, children of friends are picked as part of the wedding procession.
Responsibilities of the Flower Girl
t’s important for the flower girl to know her responsibilities well. The young girl will be asked to walk in front of the bride and either
* sprinkle flower petals from the basket she’s carrying,
* simply carry a bouquet of flowers as she walks down the aisle; or
* carry thornless roses along with her bouquet, handing them out to the guests as she makes her way down the aisle.
Traditionally, flower girls wore the same dress design and color as the bride’s wedding gown. These days, however, more and more modern brides opt to dress their small-sized representatives in more child-appropriate garb consisting of ribbons, ball gown skirts and layers of tulle.