60 Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

Check out The Knot’s all-time favorite bridesmaid gift ideas.
by Amy Elliott

Giving your bridesmaids thank-you gifts is not required, but it never goes unappreciated. Odds are, your wedding party will lend a hand on more than one occasion (think: pitching in for the bridal shower, organizing a bachelorette getaway and volunteering their time for bridesmaid dress fittings), and bridesmaid gifts are a thoughtful token of your gratitude.
 
The best bridesmaid gifts are ones that show you've put thought into choosing them. That could mean personalizing the item, picking something that fits their interests, simply choosing cute bridesmaid gifts in their style, or assembling bridesmaid gift baskets full of useful or pampering accessories. Even if you're looking for bridesmaid gift ideas on the cheap, there are plenty of options to show your appreciation.
 
There isn’t a right or wrong time to hand out bridesmaid gifts. If you’re gifting something that might be helpful to them leading up to the wedding, like an external battery charger for their cell phones or a monogrammed tote bag, the bridal shower would be a good opportunity to have everyone together and give them their gifts at the same time. Or, the rehearsal dinner is also a popular time to hand out wedding gifts for bridesmaids while giving them a heartfelt thank-you on the eve of your wedding. (Sentimental, right?)
 
These are the 60 best bridesmaid gift ideas out there.


Amazing Compact

gold compact mirror

Tell your best gals just how amazing you think they are with these embossed faux leather compacts.

The Knot Shop faux leather compact mirror, $20, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

Gold Knot Bracelet

tie the knot gold bracelet

We love that this gold knot bracelet has a wedding theme but is so classic, it can be worn long after your special day.

David's Bridal tie the knot bracelet, $17, DavidsBridal.com

Scent Set

scent set


If a super-luxurious bridesmaid gift idea is what you're after, a kit of fancy perfume, shower gel, body milk and soap totally fits the bill.

L'Occitane Addictive Terre de Lumière collection, $98, USA.LOccitane.com


Custom Phone Case

custom phone case

Customize a phone case for each friend with her name on it. They'll love this cute bridesmaid gift.

Shutterfly marbleized pink and green iPhone case, $55, Shutterfly.com


Bridesmaid Gift Basket
bridesmaid gift basket

Bridesmaid gift baskets or boxes can be filled with a variety of things your best gals can enjoy. This pampering set contains handmade wrapped soap, a clay face mask, shea butter lip balm and a bath bomb. You can add a sticker that says, "thank you for being my bridesmaid" or "treat yo' self."

KitschandFancy bridesmaid gift box, $25, Etsy.com


Weekend Bag

custom weekend bag

If they love to travel—and not just to your shower and bachelorette party—they'll get lots of use out of a weekend bag. Have it embroidered with their initials for a sweet personalized touch.

The Knot Shop Off We Go canvas weekend bag, $50, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

Best Friend Bangle

best friend gold bangle

Got bridesmaids who are the best friends ever? There's a bracelet for that.

Kate Spade New York Bridesmaid bangle bracelet, $58, LordandTaylor.com


Spa Treatments

spa & wellness gift card

Consider how much time and energy your bridesmaids have put into being there for you on your wedding day. They deserve a bit of pampering. Give them gift cards for the spa treatment of their choice—mani, pedi, massage, facial and more.

Spa Week gift card, value of your choice, SpaWeek.com


Personalized Pocket Journal
personalized pocket journal

For the old-school gals who love to write down everything, this gorgeous pocket journal will become a favorite accessory.

The Knot Shop charcoal linen pocket journal, $20, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Chocolate Subscription

godiva chocolate subscription

A box of decadent chocolates is a pretty sweet bridesmaid gift idea. But how about a box delivered once a month for three months? Fabulous.

Godiva Taste of Godiva chocolate subscription, $110 for 3 months, Godiva.com


'Can't Even' Glass

can't even glass

You can't even without them, right? Let them know that with these fun beverage glasses. Then use them to toast your friendship.

The Knot Shop personalized can-shaped glass, $16, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Marble Wine Cooler
marble wine cooler

Talk about a cool bridesmaid gift! Friends who love white wine can elegantly keep their bottle chilled with this pretty marble cooler.

Pottery Barn marble wine cooler $59, PotteryBarn.com

Dip-Dyed Clutch

dip-dyed clutch

How beautiful is this hand-dyed canvas clutch? Add a tag with each bridesmaid name custom embossed on it.

Minted dip-dyed canvas clutch, $24 (with personalization), Minted.com


Monogram Enamel Necklace

monogram enamel necklace

There's something super special about personalized gifts, which is part of the reason these enamel necklaces are a great choice. The other part is they have a cool, art deco quality that'll have people wondering if they're antique heirlooms.

David's Bridal personalized gold monogram necklace, $15, DavidsBridal.com


Floral Thermal Mug
floral thermal mug

That friend who always has a cup of coffee in her hand? Yep, this is probably the best bridesmaid gift for her.

Kate Spade New York Blossom thermal mug, $18, SaksFifthAvenue.com


Art Print

you're the bees knees art print

Remind your friends they're the bee's knees with pretty art prints they can hang in their homes.

Rifle Paper Co You're the Bee's Knees everyday art print, $24 for unframed 8x10, RiflePaperCo.com

New Book

the little book of hygge

A new book about a subject that interests each of your friends is an excellent bridesmaid gift idea. Stumped on what to choose? Hygge is the Danish practice of "embracing the now," and anyone can implement its principles to enjoy life a little bit more, making this title a winner.

The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking, $20, Jet.com

Comfy Robe


pink comfy robe

What bridesmaid wouldn't love a soft robe to wear for lounging? Giving this cute bridesmaid gift tells your friends they deserve a little R & R.

The Knot Shop personalized waffle kimono robe, $40, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

Ring Dish

personalized ring dish

A monogram ring dish is a pretty place to drop jewelry or other doodads. She'll keep this one on her nightstand or dresser and, in turn, will think of you often.

ModParty personalized ring dish, $14, Etsy.com

Travel Wrap


beige cotton travel wrap

Equal parts blanket and kimono, this cozy yet elegant wrap is the ultimate multitasker for bridesmaids on the go.

Zestt Aries organic cotton travel wrap, $98, Nordstrom.com

Personalized Stationery
personalized stationary

If some of your bridesmaids love the art of the handwritten letter, they'll really feel special receiving their own personalized stationery. And this design is absolutely stunning.

Lindsay Megahed watercolor burst personalized stationery, $50 for 25 notes, Minted.com


Timeless Jewelry Box
vintage monogram jewelry box

This beautiful vintage-inspired jewelry box is the perfect place forfriends to store the jewels they sported at your wedding.

The Knot Shop vintage-inspired glass jewelry box, $40, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Spa Day Gift Basket

spa day gift basket

Give gals the gift of a DIY spa day with this bridesmaid gift basket filled with a variety of lavender- and vanilla-scented spa products.

Wine Country Gift Baskets day off gift basket, $50, WineCountryGiftBaskets.com


Initial Necklace

custom initials pendant

This pretty, engraved necklace might just become your bridesmaids' everyday go-to. It's casual enough to wear with a tee shirt and jeans but carries enough sparkle to be paired with a more formal dress as well.

Baublebar alpha ice pendant, $36, BaubleBar.com


Yoga Mat

mint yoga mat

If you're looking for a wedding gift for bridesmaids who never miss a yoga class, how about a new and chic yoga mat to get their Zen on?

Gaiam 5mm premium yoga mat, $40, Jet.com


Gym Bag

grip tote


You could also send gym buffs home with a pretty slick gym bag they'll want to tote to barre or CrossFit.

Fabletics the grip tote II, $80, Fabletics.com


Bridesmaid Bracelet

alex and ani bridesmaid bracelet

Bohemian bridesmaids will really dig this funky charm bracelet, which reads "sister of my heart."

Alex and Ani Bridesmaid expandable wire bracelet, $34, LordandTaylor.com


Vegan Leather Tote

faux leather tote

Made of vegan leather, this stylish tote looks much more expensive than it is. Have it embossed with each attendant’s initials.

The Knot Shop vegan leather color block tote, $33, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Framed Photo

custom black picture frame

Photos of your and your BFFs shouldn't only live on your phones. For each bridesmaid, upload an especially great pic to Frambridge to have it framed it for her to cherish.

Framebridge The Henry frame, $39, Framebridge.com


Travel Blanket Set

duffel travel set

With this cozy blanket and eye mask travel set, bridesmaids will be more comfortable anywhere they go.

Ugg duffield eye mask, pouch and blanket travel set, $98, Nordstrom.com


Bath Bombs

bath bombs

A six-pack of organic bath bombs in scents designed for relaxation? Bye-bye bridesmaid stress!

Beauty by Earth bath bombs gift set, $30, Amazon.com


Book Collection
puffin book collection

If your friends seem to always have their nose in a book, they'll go gaga for a set of classics with beautifully designed covers. Little Women, Anne of Green Gables and more—they probably loved these books as kids.

The Puffin in Bloom Collection (A Little Princess, Anne of Green Gables, Little Women, Heidi) by Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett, L.M. Montgomery, and Johanna Spyri, $64, RiflePaperCo.com


Wine and Cheese Bridesmaid Gift Basket 
wine and cheese basket

This bridesmaid gift basket isn't a basket at all—instead it's a clever crate filled with gourmet cheese, dried fruit, nuts and wine. Foodie friends will rejoice.

Harry & David gourmet cheese gift with wine, $80, HarryandDavid.com


Friendship Bracelet

friendship bracelet

You may have swapped friendship bracelets as kids. Now for bridesmaid thank-you gifts, give them grown-up versions plated in gold or silver and engraved with a message or meaningful word.

SNDJ personalized bracelet, $20 Etsy.com

Photo Shadow Box
good friends shadow box

The best bridesmaid gifts are ones with meaning, and we're sure she'll treasure a photo of the two of you, especially if it captures your usual highjinx.

The Knot Shop shadow box photo frame, $25, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Perfume Sampler

perfume tester kit

With this perfume sampler, bridesmaids can try out some of the most popular scents, then trade in a certificate (it comes inside) for a full-size bottle of their favorite.

Sephora favorites deluxe perfume sampler, $75, Sephora.com


E-Reader

white kindle

Book lovers will go nuts when you hand them their very own brand-new Kindle Paperwhite.

 Kindle paperwhite e-reader, $119, Amazon.com


Swimsuit Bag
swim bag

Planning a destination wedding? Or maybe a future girls' trip? We're loving the nautical vibe of this wet bikini bag, and we're pretty sure your travel-buff bridesmaids will too.

The Knot Shop canvas wet bikini and swimsuit bag, $25, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Cozy Throw Blanket

cozy monogram blanket

Embroider bridesmaid initials on this cozy, fringed throw, which will coordinate with any décor they have at home.

Cathy's Concepts monogram herringbone throw blanket, $59, Nordstrom.com


Druzy Necklace

druzy necklace

Show bridemaids how much you love their sparkling personalities by gifting them with chic druzy necklaces. These gemstone pieces are going to get worn all. The. Time.

SimpleDaintyJewelry tiny druzy 14 karat gold filled necklace with 18-inch chain, $34, Etsy.com


Marble-Look Tray

marble tray

Whether your bridesmaids love to entertain or could just use a catchall for jewelry or keys, we're pretty sure they'll find the perfect use for this marble-motif acrylic tray. The gold monogram makes it look super luxe.

The Knot Shop square acrylic tray, $40, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Movie Scratch-Off Poster

movie scratch off poster

Movie buffs will love scratching off 100 classic films from this bucket list. Pair this gift with a Redbox or Amazon gift card, so they can start renting and keep scratching.

Uncommon Goods 100 Movies scratch off poster, $15, UncommonGoods.com


Floral Robe
floral robe

A luxurious robe is a surefire way to make your bridesmaids feel instantly de-stressed.

Yumi Kim Swoonlight robe, $60, BHLDN.com

Round Beach Towel 
striped round beach towel

This unique beach towel is super stunning. They're going to love it—especially if, at the same time, you're making plans to take a girls' trip together. #vacation

David's Bridal personalized navy and white striped beach towel, $35, DavidsBridal.com


Bluetooth Speaker

bose portable speaker

Music loving bridesmaids can play their favorite tunes wherever they go with a Bluetooth speaker. The beach, pool, picnics, camping—you name it.

Bose SoundLink ColorBluetooth speaker II, $130, Bose.com

Hair Blowout

hair blow out gift card

Gift bridesmaids with a hair blowout for their next night on the town or special work event.

Drybar This One's on Me gift card, amount of your choice from $10 to $500, TheDryBar.com


Thank-You Necklace
thank you necklace

We admit, there are a lot of jewelry options here. This one is special because of the sentiment of the attached card that reads, "thank you for your part in my journey"—and also because of its gorgeous lapis stone. It makes the ultimate bridesmaid thank-you gift.

Mary Steratore thank you for your part in my journey necklace, $55, UncommonGoods.com


Monogrammed Towels
monogrammed bath towels

When guests come over, they'll be proud to show off their soft and pretty Turkish cotton bath towels bearing their monogram.

Wamsutta personalized 805 Turkish cotton bath towel, $27, BedBathandBeyond.com


Scented Candle Set

scened candle set

Homebodies will likely agree: Sometimes the best medicine after a long day is a little aromatherapy, and this gift set lets bridesmaids test out a variety of scents: grapefruit, bamboo, Moroccan amber, Sicilian tangerine, ocean mist and sea salt, and cedar leaf and lavender.

NEST Fragrances luxury mini votive candle set, $42, Amazon.com

Cheese Spreader Set
personalized cheese spreader set

Too punny! Choose this slightly cheesy spreader set as a wedding gift for bridesmaids who entertain and love a good laugh.

Kate Aspen farmhouse ceramic spreader set, $8, KateAspen.com


Dresser Set
dresser set

Bet your bridesmaids don't have anything like this at home! This three-piece set—comb, brush and mirror—bring us back to simpler times, when hair accessories weren't disposable. They were heirloom quality.

Bed Bath and Beyond beaded dresser set, $60 for 3 pieces, BedBathandBeyond.com


Women's Watch

pink fossil watch

A watch is a valuable and timeless keepsake—and makes a wonderful wedding gift for bridesmaids. You can even have it engraved with a special message for each friend.

Fossil tailor multifunction blush leather watch, $135, Fossil.com


Lipstick Flask

lipstick flask

This red lips flask is a cute bridesmaid gift idea for friends who occasionally like to let loose—and do it in style.

The Knot Shop red lips stainless steel flask, $30, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Colorful Clutch

colorful clutch

We just can't take our eyes off this vibrantly colored, hand-embroidered clutch. What a stunning bridesmaid gift idea for fashionable friends.

BoMono pom-pom clutch, $116, Etsy.com


French Press

french press

Java enthusiasts will agree: A French press is a really energizing bridesmaid gift.

Bodum Chambord black top coffee maker, $72, Jet.com


Coffee and Tea Gift Basket

coffee and tea basket

A bridesmaid gift basket filled with coffee, tea and treats can accompany the French press or stand on its own as a thoughtful present.

Wine Country Gift Baskets coffee tea and cocoa basket, $40, WineCountryGiftBaskets.com


Vintage-Style Locket

vintage style locket

You really can't go wrong with jewelry but even more meaningful is a vintage-style locket with a picture of you and your friend inside.

SaystheStone personalized heart locket with 18-inch chain, $25, Etsy.com


Cooler Chair

pink camouflage cooler chair

So your friends are less into jewels and bags and more into activities? We've got the bridesmaid gift idea for you. Beachgoers, tailgaters and campers alike will make great use of this chair-cooler combo.

The Knot Shop pink insulated cooler chair, $35, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com


Homesick Candle

homesick candle

For friends who've moved out of their home state, a candle in a scent that reminds them of home can give aromatherapy.

Homesick New York candle, $35, HomesickCandles.com


Photo Book
photo book

You've shared so many wonderful memories together. For the ultimate bridesmaid gift, make a photo book filled with favorite photos of your biggest adventures. This one will be treasured forever.

Shutterfly photo book, from $20, Shutterfly.com


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