This story was updated in January 2019.
Bridesmaids are usually the unsung heroes of wedding planning. They are always by your side, they tolerate your bridezilla moments, wear what you want them to wear and throw the perfect and most amazing bridal shower or bachelorette party for you. Therefore, it is important to let them know how much you love them and thank them for their dedication and hard work. Here we have some creative and thoughtful gift ideas for bridesmaids, that are sure to bring a smile on their faces.
12 Perfect Gifts For Your Bridesmaids
1. Personalised Necklace
You could get a personalised necklace made for your girls by having either their name, a symbol, your wedding date or anything that you and your friends have a memory of on the pendant. This will be really appreciated by your besties and will always be a beautiful memory of your wedding.
POPxo Recommends: Date Cut Out Bar Pendant (Rs 1,300)
2. Bridal Party Hip Flasks
Who said only boys could have all the fun and carry hip flasks? Raise a toast to the women in your life and gift them custom made hip flasks. Available in fun colours and various designs, these gifts are for sure going to be remembered by all.
POPxo Recommends: Customised Bridesmaid Flask (Rs 434)
3. Team Bride T-shirts
Introduce your girl squad to the world by making all of them wear ‘Team Bride’ T-shirts. You could also have your wedding date and your friend’s name printed on the T-shirts for each one of them to feel special about themselves.
POPxo Recommends: Personalised Team Bride T-Shirt (Rs 599-749)
4. Phone Covers
No, we don’t mean those boring phone covers. We mean fun phone covers which will always be used by your girls. There are various websites which customise phone covers and make them on special orders. You could either get a picture of you and your friends as a phone cover or even get text like ‘maid of honour’ or ‘bridesmaids’ printed on them. Nobody attends a wedding without a phone and imagine all your girls carrying customised phone covers!
POPxo Recommends: Cupidity Online (Rs 800 approx)
5. Personalised Bracelet Set
Opt for this adorable bracelet box which says, ‘Thank you for being my bridesmaid’ and contains crystal and pearl bangle bracelets. The three bangles have a single letter monogrammed in the centre. This will be a sweet gift and will at the same time convey a thank you message to them.
POPxo Recommends: Silver Diamond Crystal Bangle Bracelets (Rs 3,168)
6. Gift Vouchers
Pamper your girls by gifting them shopping vouchers. Most of the brands offer vouchers in various denominations and you could always choose from brands like Mac, Zara and even Shoppers Stop.
POPxo Recommends: Shoppers Stop Vouchers (starting from Rs 500)
7. A Picture Collage
Go down memory lane and collect pictures of all the fun times you’ve had with your besties. Collect all the pictures and make a collage or a scrapbook with them. It is a super special personalised gift which they all are going to treasure forever.
8. A Survival Kit
Collect goodies and create a survival kit for your girls. Call it as a ‘bridesmaid survival kit’ and get adventurous and creative in collecting things for this. Put together essentials like a nail file, lip gloss, safety pins, after party medicines, healthy snacks, pain killers and other things you think your bridesmaids might need. Pack them together in a ‘Thank you bridesmaid bag’.
POPxo Recommends: ‘Thank You Bridesmaid’ Gift Bags (Rs 1,656)
9. Pedicure Kit
A mani or pedi is something every girl loves! Create an adorable kit to bring a smile on your bridesmaids’ faces. In a jar, put together pedicure tools, cotton, nail polish, cream and nail polish remover. They’ll love using this one, and how relaxing will it be for the bridesmaids who’re running around for your wedding work?!
10. Write A Letter
There is nothing better than a personalised handwritten letter to give to your girls. Write them all a letter to let them know how much they mean to you and that nothing will change once you get married. This letter will be emotional, and something they’ll always cherish.
You all must have gone crazy partying and eating all kinds of yummy food before and during your wedding. And so, there is nothing better than giving your besties fitbits to help them get back into shape post the wedding madness.
POPxo Recommends: Fitbit (Rs 10,399)
12. Lots Of Love
Create lots of memories with your girl gang during your wedding functions - the memories you create now will last a lifetime. Click pictures, thank them and shower them with lots of love for always being there for you.
Go on brides, pick something special for your favourite girls!