Being given the role of bridesmaid by your best friend is a huge honor. It shows that your friend thinks of you very fondly and considers you to be one of her closest friends. It also makes it clear that she trusts you to be there by her side.
Whilst being a bridesmaid is a special honor, it also comes with responsibilities. You must support the bride on her journey to the altar. You also have to be prepared to organize some special gifts for the bride. Whilst they might not expect it, buying the bride some gifts is a must.
This is your way of making her day more special. Whether it be for her wedding day or the bachelorette party, this is something you have to get right.
Today, we’re here to help. In this post, you’ll find a list of the best gift ideas for the bride from the bridesmaids. If you need help finding the perfect gift, stick around!
Choosing a gift for the bride from the bridesmaids can be a daunting task, but with this list of 15 unique and thoughtful gift ideas, you are sure to find something she will love and cherish.
The first gift idea on this list is a personalized engagement ring dish. This is a thoughtful gift that can be personalized with the initials of the bride and groom, the date they met, or the date of the wedding.
This is only a small gift, but it will mean the world to the bride. Etsy has some great options so make sure you take a look.
Another charming gift idea that uses the date of the wedding is this beautiful wind chime. Shaped like a raindrop, this lovely gift idea is one the bride can cherish forever.
Again, this is a gift that can be personalized with the date of the wedding and the bride and groom’s names. It can then take pride of place in the happy couple’s home.
If you’re looking for a gift to give to the bride at her bachelorette party, go with this faux leather jewelry box. This box can of course be used by the bride to store all her precious jewelry pieces, but she can also take it with her to the wedding venue.
On the day of her wedding, she can use the box to get all her jewelry ready for her big day.
This personalized lantern is a more unique gift idea, but it’s easily one of our favorites. Personalized with Mr and Mrs and the wedding date, this is a lovely gift idea that the bride will fall in love with.
Aside from being a thoughtful wedding gift, it looks gorgeous and has practical use, as the bride can light the lantern.
If you want to push the boat out and really impress the bride, you could buy her a stunning bracelet. This silver teardrop bracelet is a great choice.
The best thing about buying a silver bracelet for the bride is that she can wear it on her wedding day. After that, she has a memorable piece of jewelry that she can cherish forever.
If you came here looking for a smaller gift that can be a small token to show the bride how important your friendship is, look no further than this personalized glitter compact. This simple, yet charming gift will be one the bride uses time and time again.
She might even use it on her wedding day. It’s also a gift she’ll always carry with her. You can personalize the compact with her name.
The next gift idea on our list should be given to the bride well in advance of her wedding. It is an adorable and quite elegant wedding planning basket that comes with a wide range of goodies.
Goodies include a lovely wedding notebook, a diamond pen, lip balm, a lush candle, and more. The box is beautifully color-coordinated too.
You could always spoil the bride with some beautiful bridal earrings. If you pick the right ones, there’s a very good chance she might wear them on her wedding day or for her bachelorette party.
These earrings from SweetV have a gorgeous silver and golden teardrop design that looks wonderful. They are romantic, earthy, and perfect for a wedding.
9. A Spa Day
If you’d prefer to do something with the bride instead, you could take her on a relaxing spa day. Personally, we don’t see a better way to prepare the bride for her big day than with a luxurious day spent having spa treatments.
Companies like Massage Envy have locations all over America. They offer all sorts of services and treatments that you and the bride can enjoy together.
Being a bridesmaid can be an expensive duty. With that in mind, you might want to buy something more affordable for the bride. If so, you can’t go wrong with a cozy pair of bridal slippers.
These adorable and super soft bridal slippers can be personalized with the bride’s new name. You could personalize the slippers with the bride-to-be and let the bride have them the night before the wedding.
A lace wedding robe is the wedding gift the bride never knew she needed. Not only does a lace robe look absolutely stunning on the bride, but it also gives her something comfortable and sexy to wear whilst she gets ready.
This is the perfect gift to give the bride the night before her wedding. She can wear it whilst having her hair and makeup done on her big day.
If you’re the maid of honor, this bride and maid of honor mug is a solid gift idea. This sweet ceramic mug is the perfect small gift to buy for the bride-to-be.
It features a gorgeous sketch of the bride and her maid of honor. For us, this gift is proof that you don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars to buy a memorable bridesmaid gift.
A personalized wedding candle is a super simple, yet meaningful gift you can buy the bride. In fact, it’s actually a gift that both the bride and groom can enjoy together.
This particular personalized wedding candle comes personalized with the date of the wedding, the bride and groom’s names, and a small congratulations message. It looks amazing and smells delightful.
14. Bridal Pajamas
Ahead of the bachelorette party or the bridal party, you could buy the bride some stunning pajamas. When buying the bride’s pajamas, make sure they are super comfortable and pretty. A good option is a pair of silk satin pajamas.
The bride will feel incredibly comfortable in this type of pajama and look great. You could even buy a matching set for all the bridesmaids too.
Finally, we have the personalized clutch gift idea. Whether it be for her bachelorette party or wedding day, the bride will appreciate the thought and effort that has been put into finding the right gift with this present idea.
Personalized with the bride’s initials, this is a simple, yet thoughtful gift that shows the bride how much you’ve thought about her. It’s also a gift that has plenty of practical use.
There you have it, 15 of the best gift ideas the bridesmaids can buy for the bride. On our list, we looked at affordable and thoughtful gifts, expensive showstopping gifts, charming wedding-themed gifts, and much more.
It doesn’t matter what type of gift you’re looking for, you’ll find something the bride will love on our list. All that’s left for you to do now is narrow down the list and decide which gift ideas suit the bride best.