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When it comes to hosting a modern-day bridal shower, you can never go wrong with a classic brunch theme. Don’t believe us? Well too bad, ‘cause we did the research and the results are in… breakfast + bubbles + bloodys= bomb.com! Seriously, facts are facts my friend. So, if you wanna be the GMOHOAT (greatest maid of honor of all time), throw your bestie a boozy brunch-themed bridal shower. Now that we’ve convinced you, let us show you how. From invitations and decorations to food, favors, games, and gifts, we’ve covered everything you need to know in eight easy steps. 1. Invitations The first step in nailing this theme is to send out invitations letting guests know to expect a brunch-style shower. As I’m sure you’re familiar with Etsy (and the internet in general), you know there are literally hundreds of different styles to choose from. After doing some searching,…

We doubt Modern MOH was your first stop on the “how to write a maid of honor speech” search train, but we do hope to be your final destination. You see, unlike most articles you’ll find on the subject of wedding speeches, we’re actually going to give it to you straight. No vaguely basic outlines or generically boring examples, just the cold hard facts. Because we have some serious experience in the toast department, and if there’s one thing we’ve learned about writing a killer maid of honor speech, it’s this: there is no secret formula, no one right way. How could there be? Each and every relationship between a maid of honor and bride is different from the next, just as each and every memory is uniquely yours. So stop looking for speeches to steal off the internet and start writing your one-of-a-kind story using our 5 D’s. …

Wedding day is the equivalent of Christmas morning to us here at Modern MOH. We absolutely love everything about it- from the hair, makeup and picture taking to the dinner, drinks and dancing that follows. Because this is your final day as maid of honor, we want to make sure you have an absolute blast and go out with a big ol’ bang. To guarantee your bestie has the wedding of her dreams and you have the time of your life, we’ve put together a list detailing day of duties for a flawlessly fun finale. Getting Ready/Pre-Ceremony 1. Create a Timeline and Stick to the Schedule  Trust us when we say that this is the key to a successful wedding day. While it may seem a bit overboard to have everything planned out to the minute, it’s absolutely necessary if you don’t want to be rushed for time or end…

He asked and she said yaaasssss!! Now that your bestie has a new rock on her finger, it’s time to shower her with celebratory gifts. We know there are a ton of options out there, but it’s ultimately up to you to decide which engagement gifts best reflect your BFF’s personality. To help make your decision a bit easier, we’ve narrowed the choices down to our four favorites for every modern day fiancé. 1. Clothing The first must-have on our engagement gifts list is clothing (duh!). Every fiancé deserves to flaunt her new title for all to see and there’s no better way to do so than with a super cute shirt. Again, it’s up to you to decide on which style matches your BFF best, but here are our preferred picks: 2. Drinkware After you’ve decided on a shirt, it’s time to move on to gift number two: drinkware.…

When it comes to modern day bachelorette parties, matching attire is a must. No longer do the bride and her maids simply follow the traditional white and black dress code, they wear custom coordinating tops too. Besides looking adorable in group photos, these tees and tanks are a magnet for good times. Seriously, what better way to score your BFF some free drinks than to announce she’s a bride-to-be? Not to mention, they totally save you the hassle of planning yet another outfit (hallelujah!). To help you along your search for the perfect pick, we’ve narrowed it down to our thirty favorite finds, broken down into five fun categories, guaranteed to transform your girl gang from basic baches to boss babes. The Classics Tried and true for every crew The Party Starters Keepin’ you styled while s**t gets wild The Aquaholics For a splish n’ splash themed…

Congrats are in order, your best gal has asked you to be her maid of honor and you said yes! Now it’s time for you to answer another question, just what does a maid of honor do? Whether it’s your first time being a right-hand woman or you’ve had the title before, the role of maid or matron of honor comes with its own unique share of responsibility. Lucky for you, we’ve got the breakdown on all you need to know leading up to and during wedding day. Cross everything off this maid of honor duties checklist and you’ll go down as the GMOHOAT (greatest maid of honor of all time). Post-Engagement/Pre-Wedding 1. Support System- We All Need Somebody to Lean On Your BFF may have a new rock on her finger, but it’s your number one duty as maid of honor to be her Dwayne Johnson during the…