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As a bride, it's easy to get caught up in the attention vortex that's laser-focused on you leading up to the wedding. But no one deserves more of a thank you—and a few unique bridesmaid gifts—than your go-to girls in your bridal party.
Who else but your faithful besties will plan your bachelorette party, listen to unfettered wedding talk without interruption, and hold your gown up during impromptu trips to the bathroom on the most special day of your life? Bridesmaids are the unsung heroes of the wedding process—and just as not all heroes wear capes, not all heroes have to wear dupioni silk.
Stumped on a way to honor your bridesmaids with something original and non-cheesy? We did the homework for you! Browse below for 42 timeless and unique bridesmaid gifts perfect for everyone in the wedding party, from your traditional sorority sisters to your cool-girl maid of honor. With picks like paper flower bouquets, chic coffee table accessories, and one-of-a-kind personalized jewelry, these gift ideas are guaranteed use after the wedding. We promise.
Flora Nikrooz Petra Matte Print Pajama Set
Between hair and makeup, getting ready with your girls can take a while—make sure everyone stays comfortable (and cute!) in these adorable PJ sets.
Calming Lavender Essentials Set
You may not be the only one who's worked up a wedding-induced panic. Your 'maids can keep calm and carry on thanks to lavender-scented vegan soap, body oil, and bath salts.
Ranunculus Frame Bridesmaid Cards
Sometimes the best way to say thank you is, well, to remind them that they're the zig to your zag. Not only will this gift tug on their own heartstrings, but they can send the set of 10 cards to any other special souls in their lives. Heartfelt, handwritten notes never go out of style.
Leather Travel Case Set
Cuyana has mastered the perfect makeup and wash bag set. With eleven different colors, plus the option to monogram, you really can't go wrong.
Poolside Bags L'Petite Mini XO Basket Tote
Hosting a tropical wedding? This adorable straw basket is perfect for toting bathing suits and cover-ups to and from the beach—before and after the main event, of course.
Soludos Tall Wedge Espadrilles
Outdoor wedding? Save your 'maids the dreaded heel-in-grass sinkhole moment and gift them some gorgeous wedges to dance the night away in.
Old Dutch International Moscow Mule Mug
Pre-aisle jitters? Nothing a little vodka and ginger beer can't fix. These monogrammed mugs are perfect for a (small) fiesta before the festivities.
"Hamptons" Perfume 100 ml
They say scent is the fastest way to access a memory, so bottle up the essence of your big day and gift a perfume that will help them remember on first whiff. For scent inspiration, take note of the locale—for example, Bond No. 9's Hamptons perfume works beautifully for a summer Sagaponack ceremony.
Kate Spade New York Blossom Umbrella
Combat a rainy wedding day weather forecast in colorful, floral style. Not only are these cheerful photo props, but everyone can always benefit from a durable umbrella.
Smythson Panama Collection "Smile" Wafer Notebook
Even in the oh-so-rare cases when you're being a bridezilla, the positive sentiment is not lost on your bridal party.
Drybar The Tiny Tress Press Detailing Iron
It may not beat an actual blowout, but you'd be surprised how often a mini straightener will come in handy, especially for on-the-go touch-ups. Because the best gift is a great hair day.
LBD Garment Bag
From date night dresses to holiday party dresses to, most importantly, bridesmaids dresses, every fancy frock will stay as pristine as possible. There's even a small pocket for accessories.
Chanel 3-Book Slipcase
Up the ante on your bridal party's coffee table game with a set of Chanel books that will never go out of style.
P.F. Candle Co. Sandalwood Rose Soy Candle
We love how this candle is the perfect blend of woodsy and sweet, without going overboard on either. Notes of violet leaf and marine mix with patchouli, iris and cashmere rose, while earthy sandalwood, amber and musk balance the fragrance. Perfect for any and all types of women.
Smythson "Panama" Luggage Tag
Your bridesmaids need something blue, too. If overseas travels are in the cards for your wedding crew, you've hit the gifting jackpot.
Pinch Provisions Minimergency Kit for Bridesmaids
All the wedding day essentials. Seriously, all of them—from nail polish remover pads to stain remover.
Vrai & Oro Initial Ring
Nothing says "thoughtful" quite like a delicate personalized ring that's perfect for stacking. You can even snag one for yourself to celebrate your new last initial if you're taking your partner's last name.
"Palo Santo 14" Candle
Keep the good vibes rolling with Le Labo's newest iteration of their luxurious, covetable candles. Made with palo santo wood, the essence of the candle is said to be sacred for its ability to clear bad vibes—making it the perfect multipurpose gift to usher in happy spirits on the big day. Plus, you can customize each candle with a personal message, making each a deliciously scented thank you from you to your girls.