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12 Bridesmaid Gifts That Show You Care…
They are your most loyal companions. The women you’ve shared your deepest trials with, your most daring adventures and most boundless joys. And they will be standing dutifully by your side on one of the most important days of you life – your Wedding Day! As lifelong friends and kindred spirits, these remarkable women deserve much more than the usual keychain or standard strand of faux pearls- they deserve something that really speaks of your history with them and affection for them.
Heart Lock Necklace: The Key to Her Heart
So personal and undeniably sweet! You can’t go wrong with a gift wrapped in that irresistible blue box- and this one comes in dainty rose gold. Want to personalize your gift further? Select a charm necklace that features the bridesmaid’s initials or a locket with a custom message for each bridesmaid. She’ll always hold it close to her heart.
Cozy Robes: Pretty Maids in Kimono Robes, All In a Row
Matching (or assorted) floral print robes are an adorable way to pamper your bridesmaids on Spa Day and before the big event. Not only will they be ooo-ing and ahh-ing over the pretty patterns, your bridesmaids can use this gift over and over, always remembering your special day. Floral robes are also a perfect touch for the ‘getting ready’ photos- everyone will look pulled together while you’re still trying to get it together for the ceremony!
Entertain them: A Show-stopping Gift That Keeps on Giving
Thank your ladies for helping you tie the knot with tickets to their fave band’s concert, a classic musical, or sporting event. Experience gifts are a great way to let your bridesmaids know you remember their favorite things, and they’ll thank you for an excuse to head out on the town for an evening to defrag after the momentous occasion!
City Guides: O, the Places She’ll Go!
For the world Traveler, it’s impossible to go wrong with Louis Vuitton’s City Guides, showcased in colorful, lacquered wooden boxes. There are myriad destinations to select from: Beijing, Cape Town, Seoul, Paris, Sydney, Hong Kong. The possibilities are as exotic and limitless as she is.
Chic Makeup Bag: For a Fresh Face Forward
Give your girls a great excuse to toss their old, worn out makeup cases. This textured-leather cosmetics case has been treated to age beautifully, rather than wear out over time- just like their memories of your special day. Go the extra mile and fill the case with flattering eye shadows, rosy blushes and pretty pouty glosses- your girls are sure to feel pampered!
Book Collection:Bring out the Bookworm in Your Bridesmaids
The Penguin Collection of classic books has everything from Pride and Prejudice to Les Miserables, and with selections both enchanting and timeless, you’re sure to lose your ladies to the pages of these well-loved tales. With pretty patterned covers, these novels look lovely on a shelf or super-chic tucked into her carry-all.
Silk Scarves:For the Super-Chic & Stylish
When you want to say it beautifully and you want to say it succinctly, you can’t go wrong with Hermes, Paris. Your girls deserve a super-soft and uber-stylish cover-up. Not only is a silk scarf totally cute, it’s also practical. You really can’t go wrong with this one. Everyone will be thankful and excited. Bright, bold color is always in style.
After Wedding Spa Day: Make Sure She’s Pampered & Polished
They’ve worked days on end to make sure your special moment comes off without a hitch. Now, it’s your chance to return the favor. Let them know you’ve seen the lengths they’ve gone to with an all-encompassing gift certificate to the Spa! If you really want to pamper them, treat your bridesmaids to hair, makeup and manicure services. The St. Regis brand is an ideal choice, and pretty much available around the globe. She’ll love you forever.
Glamorous Clutch:Kick Any Ensemble into High Gear
Spoil your ladies with a beautiful clutch that they can utilize over-and-over again after the wedding. Elegant enough for an LBD, and polished enough to dress up jeans and a tee, it’s the perfect accessory.
Pretty Journals: Penning Pretty
A classic gift, yet thoughtful, too! Smythson and Louis Vuittonboth have beautiful options. Specially textured covers, brilliant colors and gilt-edged pages- who wouldn’t want to pour their prettiest thoughts into one of these gem-like journals?
Sandal Thongs:She’ll Be Walking on Sunshine
Snag a pair of these fun, bold-colored sandals and tuck them into a beautiful tote bagwith a customized beach towel. Your bridesmaids will be ready to kick off their heels, don these comfy sandals and hit the beach.
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Still can’t think of the perfect gift for the bridesmaid who has everything? Treat her to a year’s subscription of her favorite magazines, or buy her a subscription to Netflix. It’s a thoughtful gesture that goes a long way- and will make her life just a tad bit simpler!
Bridesmaid gifts do not have to match. Just as you value your ladies for their unique and sparkling personalities, think about choosing each gift individually. Consider each bridesmaid’s style and personality. We know it’d be easiest to just grab something generic and tick one more thing off your list, but we’ve made selecting gifts for your maids super-simple with the luxury guide below! Show your ladies some love and use these fabulous hand-selected gift ideas to get your girls gifts they will cherish.