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Your bridesmaids have been there for you every step of the way throughout your wedding planning journey. From celebrating your engagement to planning the best bachelorette party ever, you can’t imagine a better group of gals to have by your side for your walk down the aisle. Whether you met them in grade school, college, or at work—you’ve undoubtedly shared some amazing memories together, and the weekend of your wedding is no exception!
Show your bridesmaids just how much you appreciate everything they've done to support you throughout your friendship–and especially during your wedding planning—by giving them a thoughtful token of your appreciation. From candles to cute pajamas, we’ve rounded up our favorite presents to say “thank you” to your squad.
Read on for the best bridesmaid gifts.
The Simple Bride Co. Custom Wine Tumbler
Keep those wedding day mimosas cold with these stylish, insulated glasses that come personalized with a modern script font. With a variety of color choices for both the cup and the lettering, you can easily match them to your wedding day color palette.
ModParty Bridesmaid Tumblers
With all of the excitement on the morning of the wedding, things can get a little hectic, which means it’s super important that everyone stays hydrated throughout the day. With these personalized metallic tumblers, everyone can keep track of their refreshments.
LeRose Gifts Bridesmaid Pajamas
If you’re looking for a departure from traditional robes on the morning of the wedding, these stylish satin PJ’s are a winning combination. They come in a variety of colors (we love champagne and black) and can be personalized with the wedding date and bridesmaid’s initials.
Minted Blush Dip-Dyed Canvas Tote
If you were thinking of creating a customized gift set for your maids, then look no further than this hand-dyed tote bag that comes complete with an embossed name tag. Minted offers a variety of coordinated bottles, boxes, and even a candle that can be purchased separately to craft a perfectly color-coordinated present.
BHLDN Rue Pashmina
If your wedding is outdoors or taking place in the evening, these super-soft pashminas are the perfect gift way to say thank you to your bridesmaids. Choose from ivory, blush, or morning mist blue to coordinate with their bridesmaid dresses.
Allison DeVane Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio
These sugar cubes are the perfect way to add some pizazz to the wedding day bubbly. Just drop one into your champagne glass and voila, you have an instant mimosa or bellini.
Melsys Illustration Bridal Gals Bridesmaid Robes Fashion Illustration
What better way to pay homage to a lifelong friendship with your besties than with a custom art print depicting the morning of the wedding. Customize the wording on the back of the robes, hair, and skin tone to represent each girl in the wedding party.
David Tutera Rhinestone Leaves Comb
Instead of having everyone wear matching jewelry, have your bridesmaids make a sparkly statement with matching hair accessories! It's especially gorgeous if people within the wedding party are planning to rock a variety of different hairstyles.
Kitsch Rose Quartz Jade Roller
Help your maids relax on the morning of the wedding with these rose quartz jade rollers that work to relieve puffiness and prep skin for a #flawless wedding makeup application.
Mark and Graham "Our Big Day" Personalized Champagne
Paired with a cute paper straw to keep everyone’s lipstick looking fresh, these personalized mini champagne bottles are the perfect accessory for Instagram-worthy getting ready photos.
Personalized gifts are always a good idea—we love Mosby Studio's Personalized Soy Candles for her to enjoy some much-needed self-care or The Simple Bride Co. Custom Wine Tumbler to get the party started. A pretty robe or PJ set is also a must-have for your getting-ready session—our favorites are Divine Bridal Shop's Floral Robes and Le Rose Gifts Bridesmaid Pajamas.
What to look for
First, think about what your bridesmaids might need or want to feel comfortable and prepared for the big day. Think—a tumbler to stay hydrated, hand cream or fragrance to feel refreshed, a pretty robe, or favorite snacks. Then, consider gifts that feel special and personalized like custom jewelry that she'll wear long after the ceremony. Lastly, look for items like pretty candles or at-home spa treatments that will give her a dose of relaxation post-wedding weekend.
What are some unique bridesmaid gifts?
While it's always good to have a small physical token to give to each of your bridesmaids, experiential gifts are also a thoughtful way to show your gratitude. A gift certificate for a massage or facial, a wine club membership, or a gift card for their favorite coffee shop will always be appreciated. Also, regardless of your gift, make sure to include a heartfelt card.
Should I make a bridesmaid gift box or bag?
It's a nice idea to gather several items in a box or bag to present to each of your bridesmaids. It's possible to buy pre-made gift sets, but it's also easy to make your own. Choose several small personalized items like a wine tumbler, compact, or piece of jewelry to start. Add in beauty products, day-of essential, or self-care treats. You can also personalize the tote or box everything is packaged in for an extra-special gift!
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