Try having her parents or grandparents sitting near the front of the ceremony on the aisle so that she can see them as she walks along. They can smile and encourage her if she seems to be faltering. Have the flower girl walk in front of the maid of honour instead of the bride. This means that the maid of honour can escort the flower girl if she gets last minute stage fright.

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The traditional version of this gown is a strapless A-Line. There are now many variations whereby you can have pleats, shoulder straps, and the like. The distinct feature of the princess style gown is the fitted bodice and waist which continue on to the A-Line Skirt.