Give Unique Bridesmaids and Groomsmen Gifts

Make your big day even more special and memorable with great gifts for your bridesmaids and groomsmen.

Your bridesmaids and groomsmen are among your closest relatives and friends. As such, you want to choose perfect gifts for them to thank them for representing you on your big day. Instead of the regular ho-hum gifts, you should try to focus on their personalities and give them something that is very useful and a keepsake too.

Bridesmaids Gifts

Here are some useful and creative gifts for bridesmaids that she will use in the future and always remember your wedding day.

Bridal Party Survival Pouches

These are a nifty gift to give to your bridesmaids that are useful on your wedding day as well as in the future. It's a small pouch full of great items that will get her through your wedding and is useful to put in her purse afterwards to use often in case of any type of emergency. They include items such as a small sewing kit for emergency use when something in the attire becomes unsown such as a hem that falls open on a dress. They include tweezers, bobby pins and safety pins for those wardrobe malfunctions at any time. You can also make sure they are useful at all times with the blotting papers for makeup fixes, q-tips, band aids, blister pads and earring backs as well as a nail file and a travel size Kleenex.

Personalized Bags

A personalized bag with your bridesmaid initials on it is a great gift. You can choose a tote bag if you live in a warm area in which your friends and family visit the beach often or a weekender bag for the perfect size to store a few days worth of clothing on a weekend getaway.


Who doesn't love a robe? There are many styles you can choose from to give as a gift to your bridesmaids. You can choose from a luxury satin robe, a sexy cotton robe with lace trim or a plush spa robe to cozy up in on cold winter nights. Other great choices include Kimono style robes in waffle weave or personalized in a silk fabric with flowers.


Many brides give their bridesmaids a gift of jewelry to wear in the wedding party as well as to use afterwards. This makes certain that all the bridesmaids match, not only in their attire and flowers but also with the jewelry for a completed look on the wedding day. Necklaces are usually small and dainty. Good choices include a simple and delicate chain with a floating freshwater pearl, an open heart medallion or a heart and pearl design. A rhinestone and pearl necklace can match the color of the dresses and make a bigger statement piece. Matching bracelets are usually available in all of the same exact styles of the necklaces for special friends and family.

Who Likes Day Drinking?

If your bridesmaids love to party, a special tumbler that is personalized with their initials is a great gift to be used for many years to come. You can choose from marble designs with a lid and straw, stemless champagne flutes, water bottles of many types or marbleized coffee mugs and personalized travel coffee mugs if they aren't into drinking.

Groomsmen Gifts

Groomsmen gifts are often an item that brings them all together as a brotherhood of sorts. Seeing that the groom and the groomsmen most probably have some activities that they all participate in, speaks loudly to their types of gifts that are best.

Outdoors Gifts

If the groom and his groomsmen love the great outdoors and love to camp out, fish or hunt together, you can choose useful gifts based on this fact. How about a hatchet? You can personalize it and it's great for campers or hunters to cut a bit of wood for a cozy campfire at night. How about a triple threat? You can find a wooden box that is useful as a humidor for their cigars with a personalized flask and an awesome pocket knife. These are great gifts for outdoor fun. For the fishermen, you can get them a set of personalized lures. A combat style cooler for the drinks of choice or a combat duffle to pack all their stuff in for a man's weekend away from the girls is also a great gift for the outdoors men.

Gifts for the Home

If the groomsmen are more of stay at home dudes, you can give them something to remember you by too. A rustic beer bottle opener that hangs on the wall and has a magnet on the bottom to catch the bottle caps is a great idea for beer drinkers. Maybe The groomsmen prefer mixed drinks--then consider some cold whiskey cubes that you pop in the freezer and add to a drink without watering the drink down.

In Football Heaven

Most people don't realize that the NFL shop actually has groomsmen gifts for the football lovers. A # 1 fan finger oven mitt with the favorite team's logo on it is great to use for outdoor grilling. You can find many different types of beer mugs, tumblers, beer steins and pilsner glasses as well as shot glasses with your favorite team's logo on them. Other items include money clips, beer pitchers, a one gallon tailgate keg, BBQ grill accessories and flasks that all feature your team's logo. If your groomsmen need some memorabilia for their game room or man cave you might consider a framed locker print or stadium print of their favorite football team.

These ideas can make sure all the wedding party remembers participating in your wedding day and uses their gifts for years to come. The best gifts are one that gives back.

Author's Bio: 

Jenny Larson has a degree in journalism and has over 10 years experience in writing. Her specialty lies in the plus size market, as she is a curvy woman herself. She writes candidly on many subjects that plus size women face on a daily basis, such as how to choose the perfect clothing for any occasion that compliments a specific body type. Her passion is fashion, clothing, hair and makeup and she writes from an insider’s view on these subjects.