Gift Guide: 10 Creative Bridesmaid Gift Ideas Your Bridal Party Will Love

How do you thank your lovely bridesmaids, who have done so much to help you plan and prepare for your big day? They've spent so much time (and money!) helping you celebrate your nuptials, it's only appropraite that you give them a special gift to show your appreciation.

Some brides like to give gifts that can be useful on the actual wedding day, such as jewelry to wear or a clutch they can use for the reception. Others just want to thank their closest friends and family with a gift they know they'll love.

If you're stuck on what to give your bridal party, we've got some creative and useful ideas. Whether you're planning on stuffing a tote bag full of these great gifts, or keeping it simple with a trinket or two, you're sure to be inspired by these great (and universal!) ideas all your girls will love. 

Confession: I've received some of these gifts myself after my bridesmaid duties, and I've loved them! Especially the monogrammed robe and initial pendant necklace. 


  • Initial Pendant Necklace

    This delicate gold necklace is a great way to thank your bridesmaid for everything she has done for you. She can wear it on the wedding day, or any other time! Get this Kate Spade pendant from Nordstrom.

  • Trendy Monogrammed Tote

    Everyone needs a tote, so why not give your girls a trendy, sturdy bag that will last them for years? These iconic Longchamp Le Pliage totes come in a variety of sizes, and can be monogrammed. Get yours at Neiman Marcus.

  • Cute Cosmetic Bag

    A good bridesmaid is always prepared. Help her keep her favorite beauty products and toiletries organized in these adorable gold polka dot cosmetic bags from Forever 21. You can give her a head start by chocking it full of some of her favorite beauty must-haves!

  • Monogrammed Robes

    While the bridesmaids are getting their hair and makeup done on the big day, why not give them something to stay comfy (and keep their clothes protected?). These monogrammed waffle kimono robes from The Knot Shop are not only adorable, they're also affordable! She'll love to wear it way beyond the wedding day.

  • Bridesmaid Survival Kit

    You want your girls armed and ready for the big day, which is where this survival kit comes in. The cute canvas bag is from 1 Pixie Place on Etsy. Use it to fill with some day-of essentials, including mints, bandages, bobby pins and more!

  • Wedding Day Clutch

    Give your bridesmaids some accessories for the wedding reception! A cute clutch can hold all of their makeup and reception essentials, and finding one to match their dresses can be part of the fun. This striped Style & Co. envelope bag from Macy's is a trendy option if stripes are part of your theme.

  • Monogrammed Stationery

    Who doesn't love paper? Customized stationery is always a big hit, especially when it comes in such cute colors and designs. Get each girl a set with their initials, like these adorable blank cards from Boatman Geller on Fine Stationery.

  • Relaxing Spa Kit

    Weddings are stressful, even on the bridesmaids! Give them something to help them relax and wind down after all of the festivities, like this spa kit from Little Flower Soap Co. on Etsy. Or you can give them this gift a few weeks before the big day to help with their beauty prep!

  • Customized Wedding Day Jewels

    Even if you don't have a preference what jewelry you want your bridesmaids to wear on your big day, they might need some inspiration. These adorable jewelry sets from Karin Allie on Etsy are nice and personalized. Write a sweet message to your girls!

  • Makeup Brush Set

    Whether you're bestie is doing her own makeup the day of, or just loves her beauty products, this professional makeup brush kit from Sephora is a must-have. It comes in a great carrying case, too. Throw this in a tote with some other goodies for a special gift!

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