Some of the best bridesmaids gifts ever received aren’t always the ones that cost the most, but they’re the ones gifted with the most thought. Women’s favorite bridesmaid gifts are unique, practical, and sentimental, and bridesmaids gifts that aren’t cheesy.
We get it. Planning a wedding isn’t easy.
Now let’s talk about your bridesmaids, your friends from near and far. You’ve picked them all for good reasons from all different parts of your life, they’re your best friends and those you hold closest to you. However, let’s be honest, sometimes they can be a real pain, and some of them really have no idea how much goes into wedding planning because they’ve either a) never been in a wedding before or b) they’ve never gotten married, or maybe even both! Check out our full blog on the biggest struggles with bridesmaids.That being said, at the end of the day we can share from experience that it will mean so much to have them standing by your side and with you getting ready on your special day.
Bridesmaid’s gifts are often that one thing on your to-do list that keeps getting pushed back and you end up just going to your local store or ordering something with rush shipping on Etsy.
It can be difficult to show your bridesmaids how much they mean to you, and to thank them with a special gift. You want to do something special, not cliche or overdone like everyone else. It may be an obvious statement but SO many options out there do not understand this concept. You want your gift to be something they’ll actually use after your wedding. Why should you spend your hard earned money on some tacky pouch or robe that says “bridesmaid” or “matron of honor” which is really only cute for that one day. It’s not like weddings aren’t already expensive as they are, and the last thing you want to do is say ‘thank you’ with a gift that they won’t use. Where can we meet in the middle of sincerity, budget friendly, and style?
Instead, we’ve curated a list some of this year’s most on-trend, personal, and creative items for the best bridesmaid’s gifts on the market, that they’ll actually want to use after your wedding! From trendy colors to personalized pieces, These items will be sure to please all your bridesmaids, that they’ll cherish for years to come!
No reason to wait, check this one of your to-do list early and shop all these great gifts below! Keep them in your bridal closet, and feel good about getting this task done and off your list!
For the Big Day- A Classic Robe
A classic gift, but an almost necessary one. There’s something about wearing something new for a special event, and you and your maids will make getting ready feel extra special with one of these beautiful robes.
Not only classic, but essential for those cute getting-ready-together photo ops you’ve seen on Pinterest for months. Be careful though, remember how we talked about making sure these gifts would be something they’d want to use after your wedding day? We suggest using your bridesmaids first name or initials, or even leave it blank by selecting a beautiful color that your girls will love to hang in their bathroom and use for years to come.
Something they Won’t Forget- Meaningful Jewelry
Next on the list is Pieces of Me jewelry. Now this isn't your average jewelry line. Instead of just something with their name or monogram, these pieces will directly remind them of their brightest shining qualities and exactly why you love them for who they are!
Each of your bridesmaids are likely from different parts of your life, and all hold a different place in your heart. Let them know what traits you appreciate about each of them by selecting high quality metal cuff bracelets or simple dainty necklaces. All of the bridal packages come in the cutest packaging that include a gold-foiled card that says "to my beautiful bridesmaid" a gorgeous white snap pouch and your choice of blush, navy or light grey ribbon, all completely ready to gift to make your life a little easier!
Oh and did we mention, the entire bridal collection is BUY 3 GET ONE FREE! Use promo code: BRIDEBOGO at checkout!
Pieces of Me's bridal collection is something they’ll actually want to wear after your special day that they'll cherish for years to come. It’ll remind them of how much you appreciate them and the special bond you share as friends no matter where life takes either of you.
A Little Something Extra- Personalized Tumbler
Let’s talk rose gold. Rose gold is yet to go out of style, and is also complementary to Pantone’s Spring 2019 trends. You really can’t go wrong with this color.
You and your girls will have cute personalized tumbler to sip your mimosas from in the morning while you get ready for the big day!
With almost endless customization options from cup and lid color to font color, you’ll be sure to get the combination you’ve been looking for. Beyond the big day, your girls can use them on hot summer days by the pool, on the boat, and on the beach for years to come with this high-quality cup.
For The Day After - A Dreamy Sleep Mask
An item that everyone wants, but would never buy themselves. perfect for that long post-wedding festivities nap and beyond. Your bridesmaids have been with you through the entire planning process and have helped your day run smoothly, time for everyone to get some good rest, before and after your wedding day!
This soft satin sleep mask from ModParty comes with the choice of name personalization in four thread colors, and three choices of fabric colors, sure to match the theme of your wedding. We prefer the classic white or pink, especially regarding this seasons top trends! The simplicity of these colors are sure to look pleasing in your specially curated box of goodies.
Oh and as the bride, you should probably treat yourself to one of these too. You deserve some sleep after all. We suggest personalizing yours with the word “wifey,” or Mrs., since you’ll be taking on those new titles!
The Gift that Keeps Giving - A Hand Poured Candle
Next on the list, a travel candle! Who doesn’t love a good smelling candle? This is an item you wouldn’t typically buy for yourself, but is always appreciated.
Not just any ordinary candle, this is Simply Curated’s travel candle. The candles from Simply Curated are hand poured in Grand Rapids, Michigan with soy wax grown in the United States, and topped with a beautiful wooden wick sourced in the U.S..
The travel candles come a long list of beautifully unique scents:
- Coconut Shea
- Cucumber Sweetgrass
- Grapefruit + Bergamot
- Guava Fig
- Oakmoss + Leather
- Peony + Salt
- Sage + Cedar
- Smoke + Embers
The most important part of your bridesmaids gifts is that they feel special. No matter how much you spend, they’ll appreciate the time you took to do something for them in the midst of some of the busiest times of your life!
Whether you’ll use all or some of these gifts, your bridesmaids will surely to appreciate the thought and effort you put into making this day memorable for you but also for the women who stood by your side.