Resolve to properly thank your bridesmaids for their major role in your wedding this year? Well done. They deserve it. One thing to keep in mind is that one size rarely fits all. Finding a single gift that makes perfect sense for all of your girls is about as rare as unicorn tears. Considering each lady’s individual personality and interests when choosing your gifts can turn a simple “thank you” into a truly unique and memorable gift she’ll use well beyond the wedding day. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 unique bridesmaid gifts your bridesmaids really want this year.
1. Perfect for storing her delicate baubles or serving as a memory box to fill with keepsakes, this chic Custom Glass Shadow Jewelry Box ($34.95) features a durable, solid glass design with antiqued metal trim and velvet lining. Available in both square and rectangular sizes, these glass shadow jewelry boxes are also personalized with an engraved diamond monogram. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
2. Bags are a dime a dozen, right? Not if they’re as fun and modern as these Personalized Color Dipped Canvas Totes ($34.95). These color-blocked totes from The Man Registry will not only come in handy for schlepping her necessities on the wedding day, but will quickly become her go-to for beach days, weekend getaways or the farmers market. Each tote, which is embroidered with her name, monogram or single initial in one of 20 thread colors, has a matte latex-dipped bottom available in six colors, two wide carrier handles, an adjustable shoulder strap, an interior pocket and snap closures. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
3. If the makeup counter is her second home, she’ll adore this lovely fabric-dressed compact mirror ($32), which is perfect for quick touch-ups on the wedding day as well as to toss in her bag afterward for everyday use. Available in a range of fabric styles and colors, each Monogrammed Mirror Compact features a push-button open and lock system and is monogrammed with your bridesmaid’s initials.
4. This lovely, classic Personalized Trifle Dessert Bowl ($53.95) makes a great gift for bridesmaids who love trying out new recipes or entertaining guests. Perfect for desserts, salads, layered creations or even home décor, the large, 3-quart tapered bowl features a sturdy design with a weighted bottom. Her engraved initial appears on the front of the dishwasher-safe glass trifle bowl for an extra-personal touch. Get yours here. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
5. If she loves jewelry, she’ll love this modern, yet classically designed Personalized Silver Bead Bracelet ($24.95). The sterling silver-plated bracelet features a lobster claw clasp, a personalized charm and silver beads, making it a great accessory that she’ll wear beyond the wedding day for both formal occasions and everyday. This bracelet is also perfect for stacking. It’s available here. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
6. Wine connoisseurs will love this sleek Personalized White Wine Decanter ($31.95), which holds up to 33 ounces of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc or Riesling. Crafted of dishwasher-safe clear glass, this modern decanter’s birch wood stopper is also personalized with an engraved uppercase initial. Get it here. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
7. Ideal for pottery and trinket lovers, this sweet Personalized Bridesmaid Keepsake Bowl ($10) is perfect for storing rings, earrings, hair ties or other small trinkets. This 3.5-inch round ceramic keepsake bowl is personalized with a chic floor-length gown with a sweetheart neckline and your bridesmaid’s name. The bowls are available in more than 30 glaze color options to match your bridesmaid dresses.
8. Does she love a good Cosmo or martini? This set of four Personalized Cosmopolitan Cocktail Glasses ($42.95) from The Man Registry makes a perfect gift for the girl who always has her signature cocktail in hand. Crafted from clear, hand-blown glass, these modern glasses will be right at home on ladies’ night, at the bachelorette party or in her home bar. Each dishwasher-safe glass holds up to 10 ounces, and is engraved with a single block initial. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
9. Your bridesmaids will love using these colorful Personalized Bridesmaid Cosmetic Bags ($152 for a set of four) from Allisa Jacobs on the wedding day and afterward. Large enough to carry all the essentials, the 5- by 7-inch, hand-stitched bags offer double stitching, a structured interior, strong snaps and lining. Available in various exterior colors and interior prints, each bag is also embroidered with her initial in a range of colors.
10. Great for entertaining at home or on the road, this roomy Personalized Laguna Beach Tub Cooler ($36.95) is large enough to tote a few six-packs or bottles of her favorite beverages to the BBQ, tailgate or beach. The waterproof, soft-sided party cooler tub has large handles, a handy attached bottle opener and is personalized with your bridesmaid’s monogram. Get it here. [Use coupon code winter14 for 10% off]
Which of these unique gifts would be perfect for your bridesmaids? Let us know below.
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