39 Gifts Your Bridesmaids Will Love
Your bridesmaids have been by your side—and will continue to be—through it all. And if you, like so many brides-to-be around the world, have had to plan and re-plan you nuptials in light of the pandemic, this has never been more true. These incredible women have helped you weather this storm. In honor of their dedication, it's time to show your gratitude and give back with thoughtful, creative bridesmaid gifts that demonstrate how much you really appreciate your besties. For bridal parties and budgets both large and small, we've gathered suggestions for unique presents they will love—whether you decide to give them something just because, for the holidays, or on the big day, when it finally arrives.
For the fashionistas, there are tons of style-related options, including jewelry, bathrobes, hair pins, and other accessories. For the beauty-obsessed, there are styling tools and makeup products. If your ladies are foodies, we've found beverages, wine chillers, cook books, and more to please their taste buds. And if they're homebodies, we've listed candles to smell, face masks to put on, and stationery to write in. Whether your friends are fitness lovers, pro hostesses, avid Instagrammers, or something else entirely, these fun presents are sure to satisfy. You can even opt for custom gifts that can be personalized with monograms, birthstones, or other cool details, like photographs.
Maybe you're looking for a small and affordable way to say "thanks" as your crew helps you prep to say "I do." Maybe you want to give something useful that'll come in handy on the big day. Maybe you're searching for bridesmaid proposal gifts to ask them to be your 'maids with. Or maybe it's the holiday season, and you need ideas for this special group of people. Whatever the case, there's something for everyone—and every situation—on this list. Click through to find some of the best bridesmaid gifts ever.
Purchase one of these calligraphy sets for each 'maid and set up a group Zoom lesson with a professional. Presents and a bonding session—the ultimate two-in-one.
Shop Now: CaracolCreative Deluxe Modern Calligraphy Set for Beginners, from $60, etsy.com.
So, your bridesmaids like to cook but don't have enough space in their apartment to host a full dinner party? These appetizer and cocktail recipes are perfect for any gathering.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart's Appetizers, $20.77 for hardcover, amazon.com.
Your feet are toasty warm, and theirs should be, too.
Shop Now: Lunya Cozy Cotton Silk Sock, $38, lunya.co.
A luxe stationery set (from a female-owned business!) emblazoned—in a fun disco-inspired font—with her initial is absolutely foolproof.
Shop Now: Dear Annabelle Disco Notecards, $80 for set of 10, dearannabelle.com.
Silk Eye Mask
This pure silk sleep mask is just what your bridesmaids need to get their beauty rest.
Shop Now: Slip Silk Eye Mask, $50, net-a-porter.com.
Elevated Laundry Soap
When a laundry company and a fragrance company, each with their own cult-followings, come together, you know the result is bound to be great. This scented laundry soap smells so good, she'll be ready to give up her go-to perfume for good.
Shop Now: The Laundress x Le Labo Signature Laundry Detergent, $45, shopbop.com.
This female-owned gin label is based in Los Angeles; the founder works to identify women's longstanding roles in the cocktail industry, dating back to the Victorian era. As for the gin? It's about as refreshing as it gets.
Shop Now: Pomp & Whimsy Gin Liqueur, $35.99, drizly.com.
English Garden Notebook
She can fill this whimsical floral-covered notebook with just about anything, from thoughts and dreams to to-do lists.
Shop Now: Papier Foxworth Hall Notebook, $26.99, papier.com.
Portable Wine Cooler
If your girls are white wine or Champagne drinkers, they need this portable chiller. It fits most bottles and is perfect for picnics, poolside lounging, or mornings in the bridal suite, of course.
Shop Now: Vinglacé Wine Chiller in Rose, $89.95, vinglace.com.
The relationships you have with your 'maids are as solid as gold, so give each important woman a yellow gold signet ring engraved with their first initial. The modern type is a nice take on the classic piece of jewelry.
Shop Now: Mejuri Signet Ring, $185, mejuri.com.
Martha Stewart's book is full of foolproof recipes, and it's an ideal gift for the bestie who uses her slow cooker constantly.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart's Slow Cooker, $11.94 for paperback, amazon.com.
Jeweled Bobby Pin
These delicate gemstone bobby pins are little treasures. Gift one to each of your bridesmaids and watch how fast they ask to wear them with their big-day dresses.
Shop Now: Jennifer Behr "Gemma" Bobby Pin, $82, jenniferbehr.com.
Lip and Cheek Tint
Highly pigmented and buildable, these natural lip and cheek tints offer just the right amount of color.
Shop Now: Dehiya Beauty Lip + Cheek Tint, $38, dehiyabeauty.com.
Now here's a gift they'll use on the big day and beyond—a monogrammed garment bag is the bridesmaids' gift they didn't know they needed.
Shop Now: Mark & Graham Hand-Painted Canvas Garment Bag, $149, markandgraham.com.
Your bridesmaids will never use basic stationery again after you gift them these cool cards. First, choose a font color and style, and add their name to the paper goods. Then, create a customized character—choose a head template and deck it out with clothing and accessories.
Shop Now: Rifle Paper Co. "Portrait" Stationery, from $85, riflepaperco.com.
Skip pajamas and get ready in colorful striped bathrobes, courtesy of Dusen & Dusen, instead.
Shop Now: Dusen & Dusen Bath Robe in Yellow Stripe, $120, dusenanddusen.com.
Looking to really splurge on your 'maids? Give them a goes-with-everything cross-body bag, like this one; it suits a myriad of styles and holds just the essentials, including a phone, card case, and lipstick.
Shop Now: M. Gemi On-the-Go Camera Bag, $198, mgemi.com.
Nod to each bridesmaid's unique sign with a personal print containing a gold foil design of her Zodiac symbol.
Shop Now: Minted Zodiac Print, starting at $33, minted.com.
Turn her onto these silk scrunchies and she'll never use conventional ponytail holders again.
Shop Now: Grace Eleyae Medium Silk Scrunchie, $38 for three, graceeleyae.com.
Give your girls a box of great wines selected by Martha Stewart.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Wine Co. Gift Set, from $50, marthastewartwine.com.
What's on the outside is just as beautiful as what's on the inside when it comes to this book collection, which includes Little Women, Heidi, Anne of Green Gables, and Little Princess.
Shop Now: Puffin "In Bloom" Book Collection, $34.49, target.com.
Getting Ready PJs
Made of cozy, temperature-regulating jersey fabric, this sweet pajama set suits hot and cold sleepers alike.
Shop Now: Recliner NYC Classic PJ Set in Blush, $115, recliner.nyc.
Happy Hour Card Game
Break the ice between bridesmaids who might not know each well with this card game, which encourages meaningful connection. Gift each 'maid a set and then play a socially-distanced round together.
Shop Now: Actually Curious Happy Hour Edition, $24.99, actuallycurious.com.
These throws from Happy Habitat come in a variety of patterns; mix and match so each of your best friends have a unique blanket of their own.
Shop Now: Happy Habitat Mountains Texture Throw Blanket in Blush/Terra-Cotta, $165, happyhabitat.com.
With notes of bergamot, Moroccan rose, and jasmine, this candle is opulent and bold—just like your girls.
Shop Now: Harlem Candle Co. "Josephine" Luxury Candle, $45, harlemcandleco.com.
Candy Care Package
This gift will be the best surprise for your loved one. Including an assortment of eight different candies and a personalized note, you will be able to deliver the perfect "I miss you" gift right to their front door.
Shop Now: Sugarfina Candy Care Package With Handwritten Note, $28, sugarfina.com.
Your 'maids will go crazy over these adorable little clutches. Designed in Savannah, Georgia, this collection of bags features a wide variety of patterns and embellishments. Choose her favorite color, animal, or symbol for a unique, thoughtful gift she'll cherish for years to come.
Shop Now: Garland Bags Clutch, $225, garlandbags.com.
Keep their feet nice and warm with these plush slippers, which can be worn both indoors and outdoors.
Shop Now: EMU "Myna" Sheepskin Slippers, $29.99, evine.com.
Monthly Sheet Masks
Pamper each of your bridesmaids with a series of sheet masks delivered to their doors every month. Choose from a pack of four or seven of the newest and coolest offerings from Korean beauty brands.
Shop Now: Facetory Sheet Mask Subscription, from $19.90 per month, facetory.com.
Celebrate each woman's unique personalities and star signs by gifting them a hologrammed matchbox. Pair the gifts with candles so they can strike up a flame right away.
Shop Now: The Social Type "Taurus" Zodiac Matchbox, $10.50, thesocialtype.com.
A Zippered Pouch
This pouch will come in handy on the wedding day, when your bridesmaid can fill it with essentials like her lipstick, jewelry, and her phone. When you give it to her, fill it with fun trinkets or personalized presents and a sweet card.
Shop Now: Scout "Twiggy" Makeup Bag, $16.50, scoutbags.com.
Rainbow Crystal Ear Climbers
In the thick of winter, colorful earrings can be quite a pick-me-up. Also available in sterling silver, these rainbow crystal climber earrings will brighten up the wearer's earlobes and mood.
Shop Now: Maison Miru "Rainbow Crystal Climbers" in "Gold Vermeil," $99, maisonmiru.com.
You already sign your texts and emails with "XO," so give her a lip-shaped ceramic dish (with a gold stud at the center) as a token of your love. Put a new tube of luxe lipstick in with the gift so she can really pucker up.
Shop Now: Lux Eros "Kiss Tray" in Vanilla, $35, lux-eros.com.
Celebrate your shared identity with tee shirts made for women, by women. The chain-stitched text is stylish, too.
Shop Now: Known Supply "Female" Tee, $38, knownsupply.com.
Let her know how special she is with a personalized notebook. Either adorn it with her name or some encouraging words.
Shop Now: Smythson "Panama" Notebook, from $80, smythson.com.
Introduce your girls to this cool candle brand, which offers plenty of unexpected scents. This one has an island fragrance of coconut, pink peppercorn, orange blossom, coal, and clove.
Shop Now: Boy Smells "Lanai" Candle, $32, boysmells.com.
This letter necklace lends a lovely personal touch for the maid-of-honor or small bridal parties.
Shop Now: Maya Brenner Initial Necklace, from $240, mayabrenner.com.
Depending on her birthday, give her a fire, earth, air, or water-inspired candle that will sync up with her astrological sign.
Shop Now: Nova Astrological Candle, $45, hello-nova.com.