Entering By The Love Of Many
The entrance of the bride is the
ceremony’s first emotional high point. The seating of
VIPs, the entrance of the bridal party and the groom, all take
place before her. If an aisle runner is to be used, it is deployed
now, prior to the entrance of the ring bearer and a flower
girl who is dropping petals (and they are the only ones who
should walk on an aisle runner before a bride!). All of this
accentuates her entrance, for wedding ceremonies are female
centric events. How the bride enters, and with
whom, are very important decisions for her (and her alone).
Her entrance may be accompanied
Her Father and Stepfather
Her Father and Mother
Her Close Friend(s) in lieu of absent or deceased family members.
Her Groom. In other words the couple walks
down the aisle together.
Unescorted (which is a wonderful
statement of equality).
A bride's entrance can be an
opportunity to show gratitude toward someone very special in
her life by giving them the honor of escorting her down the
There are no rules on this- so
follow your heart.