Though there are no hard and fast rules concerning what bridesmaids have to purchase to be in your wedding party, it's generally accepted that they will of course pay for their own dresses. This is why it is most helpful to find out what your bridesmaids and maid/matron of honor can afford before you go dress shopping. An option would also be for you to choose three or so dresses at different price points, so your bridal party can choose what will work for them.
The general consensus with shoes is that the bridesmaids will also pay for those, but anything else such as matching jewelry, clutch purses, bouquets, hair pieces, etc. will be purchased by the bride. In addition, if the bride requires her maids to have matching hair and makeup, she will foot the bill herself for those.
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