You’ve found the love of your life, but you still need your friends to stand by your side during the wedding — and during happily ever after!
While it’s not obligatory to shower your bridesmaids and groomsmen with gifts, as they are undoubtedly happy to share in your special day sans presents, it is a sweet gesture that shows your appreciation for all of their help in the wedding planning process. From helping with wedding day décor and planning bridal shower festivities to purchasing attire for the big day and organizing bachelor and bachelorette parties, your wedding party has been there for you each step of the way.
So, whether you’re looking for a sentimental gift or something a little bit more fun, we have a host of ideas for thanking the guys and girls of your bridal party. Let's get gifting!
Jewelry can be the perfect gift for your bridesmaids! It can help coordinate their looks on your big day while being a present they can cherish for years to come. If you’re looking to make a statement, opt for standout baubles and dangling earrings, or go for a subtler look with delicate matching necklaces or bracelets.
- Clementine necklace by Olive + Piper
- Simple cuff bracelet from Etsy
- Bridesmaid box with delicate necklace
- Bold statement earrings from Kendra Scott
For those who love to have a sip in hand, personalized beer mugs and wine glasses are an ideal accessory for those pre-wedding toasts (and for post-reception celebrations, too!)
- Etched beer mugs from The Knot Shop
- Custom insulated mugs from Yeti
- Iridescent stemless wine glass
- Personalized champagne flutes from LaLa Confetti
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Ditch the boring black or white socks and opt for fun, bright socks that match your wedding colors or a shared passion. Not only will your groomsmen appreciate feeling comfortable on the dance floor in their pairs of flashy tubes, but they’ll also love the pictures of their coordinated accessories.
- Fun prints from No Cold Feet
- Customizable bold patterns from Bold Socks
- Perfect for a summer wedding from Happy Socks
- Dapper plaid socks from Stance
So guests and photographers can get that perfect view, wedding planners will typically place them opposite the sun. But, this means that your wedding party will likely be looking right into the rays. Make sure your closest friends have a clear view of the ceremony with the gift of sunglasses! For an extra edge, pick sun glasses that match the color of the bridesmaids’ dresses and groomsmen’s tuxes.
- Adorable flower girl sunglasses
- Customizable wedding sunglasses
- Wood sunglasses with personalization
Dress up the bridesmaids’ blooms with unique bouquet accessories your girls will love. Meaningful charms and hand-dyed ribbon are some of our favorite ideas for adding a sentimental touch to floral arrangements that will last far beyond the flowers from the big day.
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Add an elegant touch to your bridesmaid’s updos with stylish hair accessories! From embellished hairbands to colorful bows, there are plenty of options available to match your bridesmaids’ dresses and personal styles.
- Marcella headpiece by Olive + Piper
- Handmade flower crown jewelry by Verso Studio
- Floral hair pins from Etsy
From custom umbrellas to superhero T-shirts and everything in between, DIY gifts are sure to make your wedding party feel the love on your wedding day! Get creative and make something that’s meaningful to you and your group of friends –– be it an inside joke, a common hobby or a memento of one of your favorite memories together.
- Homemade soy candles from Jojotastic
- Fabric hanger for the wedding day
- Personalized planted succulent
- A heartfelt letter
The key to wedding party gifts for your full wedding party is having fun with the process! The gifts you choose should leave you brimming with excitement for your crew to open their presents. From customized mementos to timeless jewels or DIY goodies, you're bound to make an excellent decision! We hope this guide makes the shopping process delightfully easy.