The 10 People You'll Meet At Your Best Friend's Wedding

Illustrated by Mary Galloway.
Spring is (thankfully!) just around the corner, which means we’re already gearing up for warmer weather, shorter hemlines and the inevitable deluge of wedding invites in the mail. No matter how many weddings are on your calendar for the months ahead, if one of your besties is engaged then chances are their wedding is going to be a highlight of the summer. Maybe you’ll be going as a guest or perhaps you’re part of the wedding party — either way, it’s inevitable that you’ll be meeting and mingling with other important people from your BFF’s life. The resulting mix of wedding guests in this oh-so-social celebration can, at times, throw even the most experienced of social butterflies for a loop.

The key to surviving your best friend’s wedding? Knowing the types of wedding guests you’ll be meeting on that big day, which we’ve put together in a handy little guide. After all, a little extra preparation never hurt anyone, right?