Your bridesmaids were there for you every step of the way — they shared in your joy when you got engaged, showered you with items for your new home, planned your last fling before the ring and stood by your side as you recited your marriage vows. Here are some creative and useful ways to show your favorite ladies just how much you appreciate them.
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Patterned robes make for pretty bridal party prep photo ops, and Etsy sellerSingingSlowly offers one of the best packages we've seen. For just $195, you can purchase a set of five and have them completely customized by fabric to suit your bridesmaids' style and body shape (various quantities are available;etsy.com).
Engravable Charm Necklace
Search for bridal party gifts on Pinterest and other social shopping sites and it quickly becomes evident that monogrammed items are on the upswing. After filtering through tons of offerings, these engravable round and heart-shaped charms fromStella & Dot emerged as clear winners because of their high quality and affordable price point ($39 and up,stelladot.com). Available in sterling silver or brass with gold plating.
Candles with a Hidden Surprise
Give your favorite ladies the gift that gives twice withDiamond Candles. Not only do they come in yummy scents — including Cupcake, Pink Macaron, and Hawaiian Coconut — but the gift recipient will also receive a pretty ring, along with a secret code. They can enter it on the RINGREVEAL site to discover whether they've won an additional ring worth $100, $1,000 or $5,000 that they can choose from their collection (starting at $19.95,diamondcandles.com).
Are you throwing a destination wedding? Location-specific presents have surged in popularity, and one of our favorites is Hazel Lane, which offers customized goodie boxes for your featured city and budget. Gift items may include jewelry, clothing, beauty must-haves, food from local restaurants or more, depending on the vibe of your destination (starting at $19.99, hazellnshoppe.com).
Chic Buds Clutchette Power is equal parts stylish and brilliant, just like your besties. Inside the metallic clutch is a hidden lightweight, ultra-thin battery that provides most smart phones with a full charge for double the battery life. They can even toss it inside a bigger everyday purse for easy access ($49.99, chicbuds.com).
Superior sound, a super comfy fit and a stunning design make Skinny Dip London headphones the latest must-have export from across the pond. Attach an iTunes gift card and you're officially the best gift giver ever ($39.18,skinnydiplondon.com).
The weather outside may be frightful, but your 'maids will look nothing short of delightful in these luxe Dennis Basso quilted lamb leather gloves that only look like they cost a fortune. They're available in burgundy, black or chocolate, and the sizing runs a little snug so you may want to size up ($59, qvc.com).
It's no secret that everything is better with a little sparkle.Stella & Dot's "Casablanca" pavé-encrusted earrings are a fabulous statement piece that your bridesmaids can wear three different ways: as a chandelier, a drop or a stud ($59, stelladot.com).
Luc Belaire Rosé is a fruit-forward sparkling wine with a sweet, refreshing taste and a vivid pink color. In other words: It's perfect for girls' night. Developed in the South of France, this blend consists of 90 percent Syrah, 5 percent Grenache and 5 percent Cinsault (starts at $29.99,lucbelaire.com).
Prohibition Bakery cupcakes are bite-sized but they come with a hidden surprise: they're spiked with the finest liquor! Unlike other booze-filled treats, the flavors are distinctive without being overpowering. There's 12 different combinations that are available for shipping — we're partial to the White Russian, which is made with Kahlua, vodka and coffee (a dozen for $20,prohibitionbakery.com).
Makeup mavens will get major use out of tarte Sweet Indulgences 3-in-1 Holiday Gift Collection, which features 26 beauty products (!) in flattering shades for every skin tone. We also raved over the unique packaging, which consists of three separate collector's boxes in a book-like case ($72.50, qvc.com).
Traditional photo books are an incredibly thoughtful present, but they can take a significant amount of time to put together and may be cost-prohibitive to purchase for a group. That's where Mosaic by Mixbook comes in — an easy-to-use iPhone and Android app that allows users to create a 20-page photo book in just five minutes that's delivered to their doorstep in four days. Voila! ($25, heymosaic.com).
This whimsical infinity scarf by Collection 18 is ideal for boho-chic bridesmaids. Plush and ultra-soft, it's a fantastic layering piece. It features two sides: a solid woven pattern and a knit paisley print ($22,qvc.com).
Give the gift of ohm with Orla Kiely's exclusive new yoga mats for Target in graphite, apple, sunflower or rose ($29.98, available at Target stores and target.com). The durable and non-slip surface is helpful for holding inverted poses such as down dog. Bonus points if you take a group class together, which is a great way to unwind before the big day.