Q) What’s the right age for a flower girl? I have a niece who is 2 years old - do you think that’s too young?
A) There really is no right age for a flower girl. While commonly they range from 4-8 years old, they can really be of any age. A lot of brides have flower girls who are really young because they simply want the kids who are relatives or who are kids of close friends to be involved. You can always have their mom walk them down ( or even carry them) the aisle or an older flower girl hold their hand. Also, if they do go down by themselves, you can have someone at the end with a candy or a toy waiting as an incentive. No matter what, whether they make it down, scatter the petals, or not, everyone will think they are super cute anyway!
Q) I love the idea of a custom dress, however I am worried about spending on a dress that will only be worn once. Any suggestions?
A) This is a great question and we actually get questions about this a lot. There are a lot of ways to make the most out of a Kaya dress. You can always purchase an extra sash and have your local tailor switch it out very simply after the wedding to create a whole new look. You can take up the hem and make it more of a knee length party dress. You can have the dress for holiday dinners, family portraits, and special birthday parties. Or you can always pass the dress down to a younger sister or relative for another wedding. Extra sashes can always be coordinated later on depending on the occasion.
Q) My step-brother’s daughter wants to be in the wedding, but I’m not close to his family and not sure if she should be included. What’s appropriate?
A) It can be tricky with who to actually include in the wedding party, even as far as kids are concerned. If they are willing to pay for their own attire and you are not out anything, I say the more the merrier! Think of it this way, everyone loves flower girls, and everyone really loves when there are a whole bunch, especially when they match. And it will also be great in pictures and of course keep everyone happy