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If your wedding involves a bridal party, you’re most likely thinking about buying your bridesmaids some sort of gift to commemorate the occasion (and, you know, thank them for doing a lot of hard work and planning and showing up on your behalf).
Skip the monogrammed jewelry (or bathrobes, or beach bags) because at the end of the day, a person can only own so many of those. And wouldn’t you rather put your money toward something they’ll actually like and incorporate into their day-to-day life? Below, a small handful of suggestions on where to get started.
Good luck finding any other gift box as pretty (or Instagrammable) as this. This $75 set is the perfect size for each member of your bridal party, with the option to upgrade to something a little bigger for your maid of honor.
Honestly, what’s better than being gifted the one thing that everyone rarely buys for themselves, which are fancy adult towels? Buy a small set for your bridesmaids from the bedding experts at Parachute, and top it off with a jar of bath salts or candle and you’re good to go.
If it’s a destination wedding, buy this set of notebooks — inspired by fictional hotels — and gift one to each bridesmaid, with a thank-you note written on top. (Note: consider this the card, and not the full gift...)
If your maid of honor really went above and beyond — and especially if it was a destination wedding, or maybe she’s your sister and has been dealing with you for her entire life — consider getting her something extra special, like this set from Red Flower. Smaller, less expensive gift set options are available for the rest of the party as well, or get creative and make your own.
If you do want to go the monogram route, do it on something people will actually use (and bonus points if you don’t gift everyone the same thing — try to find something that fits each bridesmaid’s personality). Mon Purse lets you design bags from scratch, so for your bridal party, pick a small accessory — like a makeup bag or card case — and add their initials on that.