If you've ever been a bridesmaid, you already know how pricey it can be. Between bachelorette parties, dresses, and gifts, the effect on your wallet can be gut-busting. But have you ever wondered just how much money you'll be parting with thanks to these expensive nuptials?
According to bridesmaid dress brand Vow to Be Chic, the average woman spends $1300 for each wedding she's in and will be in eight ceremonies in her life. Translation? The average lifetime cost of being a bridesmaid is a whopping $10,400. Vow to Be Chic also revealed that for each wedding, women in the U.S. spend an average of $234 on bridesmaid dresses alone. So if you have close friends with engagements on the horizon, it's best to start saving now.
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