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.
Bridal Gals Fashion Illustration
Fashion illustrator Jamel Saliba, also known as Melsy, is notorious for her customizable prints that hide the subjects' faces. Personalize hair colors and skin tones for a creative gift your besties will love.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $15
Dip-Dyed Canvas Tote
The Minted Weddings Color Library collection allows you to sync your bridesmaid gifts with your wedding color palette, like in the form of a hand-dyed mini tote. Add a custom embossed tag with each 'maid's name and you're set.
SHOP NOW: Minted, starting at $7
Divine Bridal Shop Robe
Get those picture-perfect photos with this personalized set of robes. Not only is a gift for your bridesmaids—it's also a photo prop for the big day!
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $16
Monogram Agate Coaster
Your bridal crew will always think of you when they use these for their morning coffee. Make them feel all the more special with a pretty personalized touch.
SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $16
Champagne Carry-On Cocktail Kit
Perfect to keep the party going on the plane ride home! Because who can resist a little post-wedding bubbly!?
SHOP NOW: UncommonGoods, $24
Pop the bubbly, stat, and have your girls sipping in pretty-in-pink style. Each hand-painted beauty will make a welcome addition to their glassware collections.
SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $16
Petite Travel Jewelry Case
Keep her jewelry organized when she is on-the-go with this adorable jewelry case. You can personalize it with her monogram, first name, or even nickname. If your budget allows—why not add a piece of jewelry inside for a complete gift.
SHOP NOW: Mark & Graham, $49
Sugarfina Pink Diamonds
Nothing's sweeter than strawberry-flavored diamond treats (shaped like 10 carats, mind you). Now you're not the only one who gets to flaunt some serious bling.
SHOP NOW: Sugarfina, $7.50
Oval Enamel Locket
Lockets are in, and we love these modern multi-colored enamel ones. Give each of your bridesmaids different color, and bonus points for adding a favorite photo of the two of you on the inside.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $31
Hardcover Photo Book
Customize this gorgeous photo album with pictures of your friendship over the years. With a fabric covered exterior (available in a range of pretty hues) and modern design, it's a coffee-table worthy book that's sure to become a keepsake.
SHOP NOW: Artifact Uprising, starting at $59
Ode to Home State Tote Bag
Especially perfect if you grew up together, pay homage to any shared memories from your hometown. Each state-centric bag features a relevant poem and colorful illustrations.
SHOP NOW: UncommonGoods, $45
Glossier The Makeup Set
Brow shaper, blush and mascara ensure that they don't have to worry about mid-wedding makeup touch-ups (and are always photo-ready).
SHOP NOW: Glossier, $40
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.
SHOP NOW: Minted, $19.95
Jonathan Adler Marseilles Coasters
Or, for another equally enticing coffee table treat, turn to one-of-a-kind, modern drink coasters. Adorable storage box also included for the ultimate unique bridesmaid gift idea.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $68
"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.
SHOP NOW: Bond No. 9, $330
Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin
Meet the best of both worlds—an at-home spa day for your bridesmaids, minus the astronomical cost. Even more fitting, this kit includes a "Wedding Cake" Whipped Shea Creme.
SHOP NOW: UncommonGoods, $32
In the Spirit of Palm Beach. Coffee Table Book
Everyone loves a good coffee table book. Consider gifting one inspired by your wedding locale, and the bridal party can take a little piece of town back with them.
SHOP NOW: Assouline, $50
Personalized Floating Pearl Necklace
Timeless and classic, it also comes with a heartfelt note. Take your pick between gold and silver based on each 'maid's style.
SHOP NOW: David's Bridal, $24.95
Bride Tribe T-Shirt
What's a bridal party without matching t-shirts? Just a bunch of pretty ladies, that's what!
SHOP NOW: Brides x Mod Thread, $38
Plum Pretty Sugar Knee Length Robe
A printed robe is fun, playful, and photographs perfectly. Go the extra mile and have them monogrammed, if your girls are into that kind of thing.
SHOP NOW: BHLDN, $65
S'Well "Shanti" Bottle
A gym bag's best friend, S'well bottles keep cold drinks (like water, juice—even wine!) cold for up to 24 hours, and hot drinks for up to 12. With tons of color options, you're bound to find a shade that fits with your scheme.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $35
Fujifilm Instax MINI 7s White Instant Film Camera
With your best friends shadowing your photog, you're bound to get wedding day shots you'll treasure forever.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $56.68
Bride Gang Cropped Sweatshirt
Is your wedding in the cooler months? Let your girls get cozy in the cutest cropped sweatshirts.
SHOP NOW: Brides x Mod Thread, $54
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.
SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $12
Wireless Ear Pod Headphones
All the togetherness leading up to the wedding can be a lot to handle, so ensure some musical solitude with convenient wireless headphones.
SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $40
Bag-all Set of 2 Merci! Wine Bags
Few things will show your thankfulness more than a gracious wine bag...stuffed with vino, of course.
SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $18
Morgan Lane Bestie Tami Pj Set In Sky
Not only comfy, but perfectly personalized for your closest pals. There's even a matching "Bride" set for yours truly.
SHOP NOW: Orchard Mile, $450
Parker Thatch Dots & Stripes Yellow Travel Jewelry Box
Because what you house your jewels in should obviously be just as pretty as the bling itself.
SHOP NOW: Neiman Marcus, $68
"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.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $75