The bridal brunch is typically hosted by the bride for her immediate family. It differs from other dinners and brunches that may involve members of the bridal party, in-laws, and other friends and distant family members. A bridal brunch is typically exclusive to the parents, grandparents and siblings of the bride to spend quality time with one another before the ceremony.
The bridal brunch is best held between 10:30 and noon a week to a couple days before the wedding ceremony.
A bridal bunch should offer a light menu such as croissants, danishes and brioches. Fruits such as kiwi, grapes and strawberries add variety. Cucumber, cherry tomatoes, gourmet cheeses, salads and soups can also be served. Fruit smoothies, coffee, tea and spritzers make satisfying drinks.
Casual attire that is both comfortable and classy--such as a sun dress or a pant suit set--is acceptable.
A bridal bunch is traditionally held at the bride's home, but can also be hosted at a banquet hall or private section of a restaurant.
The bride should consider giving gifts to the guests who attend. This can be something as simple as homemade needlework, Belgian chocolates, or in the form of gift certificates for cash, shopping or restaurants.
- Photo Credit sxc.hu
Brunch can be the best of both worlds, offering the sweetness of breakfast foods and the savoriness of lunch fare. Enjoying time...
How to Dress for a Mother's Day Brunch
Embrace an elegant and feminine look for attending a Mother's Day brunch. Dress fashionably by wearing print shirts and suit separates or...
Wedding Prayers for a Bridal Brunch
Wedding prayers are special blessings that can be said at any point of the wedding journey. Showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners and...
Etiquette for a Bridesmaid Brunch
A bridesmaids' brunch or luncheon is an opportunity for the bride to honor those who have agreed to support her and walk...
What to Wear to an Evening Wedding
The invitation to an evening wedding should give you the best clue about what to wear. If the invitation isn't clear, though,...
Ideas for a "Breakfast at Tiffany's" Themed Bridal Shower
"Breakfast at Tiffany’s" is a 1961 movie that features an ultra-glamorous Audrey Hepburn set among the backdrop of bridal-haven store Tiffany’s. This...
Bridal Shower Brunch Ideas
Bridal shower brunches occur in the late morning, often beginning between 10 a.m. and noon. They often are more relaxed than evening...