4. Try to attend all bridal events
Attending all bridal events is a must for abridesmaid, Khalil says, except, of course, if you live out of town or haveanother family obligation. "Never say you're too busy to participate inany pre-wedding event," shares Cristen Flaherty, event planner and founderof Cristen & Co. Event Coordination & Design. "Everyone is busyand that is a poor excuse and you will simply upset the bride for not being apart of all the festivities." And remember, throwing a bridal showerdoesn't have to be a huge expense.