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    Dear teachers,

    Could you please tell me who can be chosen as flower girls? Are the royal family members or relatives?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang

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    Hi Jiang,

    While there are no rules as to who can be chosen as a flower girl,
    it is usually the young daughter of a member of the wedding party
    who is very close to the bride and groom. Perhaps a relative of the
    bride.

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    In BE we call them bridesmaids.

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    Default Re: flower girls

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    In BE we call them bridesmaids.

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    In the US, flower girls are different from bridesmaids. The flower girl is usually one young girl who has some connection to the bride or groom and carries flowers; bridesmaids are generally close adult friends or relatives of the bride (and/or groom) who assist the bride on the wedding day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    In the US, flower girls are different from bridesmaids. The flower girl is usually one young girl who has some connection to the bride or groom and carries flowers; bridesmaids are generally close adult friend or relatives of the bride (and/or groom) who assist the bride on the wedding day.
    Thanks- I had no idea.

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