60 Bridesmaid Gift Ideas to Help You Say Thanks

Find the perfect present to show your bridal party just how much they mean to you.
Naoimh O'Hare the knot
by Naoimh O'Hare
Naoimh O'Hare the knot
Naoimh O'Hare
Assistant E-Commerce Editor
  • Naoimh writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in shoppable roundups from gift guides to wedding fashion
  • Before working on editorial content, Naoimh wrote storefront descriptions for some of The Knot Worldwide's many wedding vendors
  • Naoimh studied creative writing at college and lives in Galway, Ireland
Updated Aug 12, 2020
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While giving your bridesmaids thank-you gifts isn't required, it never goes unappreciated. Odds are, your wedding party has already helped out a ton (think: pitching in for the bridal shower, organizing a bachelorette getaway and volunteering their time for bridesmaid dress fittings). Bridesmaid gifts are a thoughtful token of your gratitude to show them just how much their support means to you.

Picking Them Out

The best bridesmaid gifts are the ones that show you've put thought into choosing them. That could mean personalizing each 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.

Giving Them Out

There isn't a right or wrong time to hand out bridesmaid gifts. If you're gifting something that might be helpful to them on the wedding day, like a mini emergency kit or a monogrammed clutch, the morning of is a good opportunity to spoil your squad. Otherwise, the rehearsal dinner is a popular time to hand out wedding gifts for bridesmaids. What's more sentimental than a heartfelt thank-you on the eve of your nuptials?

Our Favorite Bridesmaid Gifts

Not sure where to start searching for unique bridesmaid gifts for your "I do" crew? Don't worry! We've gathered our top picks from every corner of the internet, with options for both bridesmaid goodie bags and solo presents. From quirky and colorful accessories to meaningful mementos, browse our list of the 60 best bridesmaid gift ideas below.

Tie the Knot Necklace

Elegant knot necklaces for bridal party

These chic bridesmaid gifts don't look cheap, but they'll be equally appreciated by your bridal party and your budget. (We suggest getting one for yourself too so you can rock matching necklaces with your BFFs!)

Poppy Kitten Designs Tie the Knot bridesmaid necklace, from $17, Etsy.com

Custom Hair Clip

Quirky hair clips bridesmaid gift idea

These unique and on-trend bridesmaid gifts are bound to catch an eye or two. They're bright, bold and lots of fun, just like you and your besties.

BaubleBar wide custom hair clip, $32, BaubleBar.com

Silk Pajamas

Silk pajama set bridesmaid gift idea

Shopping for getting-ready outfits? Look no further than these cool silk PJs. Simply throw them in the wash whenever it's needed—no hand-washing or dry cleaning required. They're pricey, but they'll be one of the best bridesmaid gifts ever received (we promise!).

Lunya washable silk set, $178, Lunya.co

Bridesmaid Gift Crate

Bridesmaid gift box with champagne flute and candle

Bridesmaid gift baskets (or in this case, boxes) can be filled with a variety of things for your best gals to enjoy. This lovely set contains a custom champagne flute, relaxing candle, personalized bracelet and cute note card.

Art and Deco Shop bridesmaid wood custom gift set, from $25, Etsy.com

Beaded Friendship Bracelet

Cute beaded friendship bracelet for bridesmaids

Shopping for a childhood BFF-turned-bridesmaid? This cute and casual piece of jewelry gives a nod to traditional friendship bracelets thanks to its adorable beading. It just goes to show that small bridesmaid gifts can be big tokens of gratitude.

BaubleBar custom multi pisa beaded bracelet, $36, BaubleBar.com

Bridesman Cuff Links

Bridesman cuff links

What about bridesman gifts? Treat the guys in your bridal party to a set of fresh new cuff links they can wear on the wedding day.

The Cufflink Man engraved wedding cufflinks, from $17, Etsy.com

"Can't Even" Glass

I can't even without you personalized tumblers

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

The Knot Shop personalized can shaped drinking glass in I Can't Even Without You, $15, TheKnotShop.com

Pampering Gift Set

Luxurious bridesmaid beauty gift set

If a super-luxurious bridesmaid gift idea is what you're after, a kit of fancy lip, face and eye care essentials totally fits the bill. They'll be glowing long after the big day!

L'Occitane Full of Beauty collection, $83, LOccitane.com

Weekend Bag

Weekend travel bag for bridesmaids

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 personal touch.

The Knot Shop large personalized weekender cotton canvas fabric tote bag, $30, TheKnotShop.com

Monogram Necklace

Initial pendant necklaces for bridal party

There's something super special about personalized gifts, which is part of the reason these porcelain necklaces are a great choice. The other part is they have a cool autumn color palette, making them fitting fall wedding gifts for bridesmaids.

Palomaria forest fall wedding bridesmaid necklaces, $29, Etsy.com

Personalized Pocket Journal

Notebook bridesmaid gift idea

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

The Knot Shop personalized charcoal gray pocket notebook, $20, TheKnotShop.com

Custom Phone Case

Custom phone case for bridal party

Customize a phone case for each friend with her name on it. It's a cute bridesmaid gift idea they'll get plenty of use out of.

BaubleBar Baublebar x OMC Clear As Day iPhone case, $58, BaubleBar.com

Chic Chocolate Box

Delicious box of chocolates gift idea

A box of decadent chocolates is a pretty sweet bridesmaid gift idea. Take it up a notch with a tasty selection modeled after two of their favorite things—champagne and brunch.

Maggie Louise Callahan Bubbly Bar chocolate box, $48, UncomonGoods.com

Thoughtful Gift Box

Sentimental gift box with personal note

Looking for an unforgettable bridesmaid box idea? Check out the unique service Greetabl. Step one: Choose from a range of stylish packaging designs. Step two: Decorate the inside with special photos and a personal note. Step three: Pick out a pint-sized present to stuff the box with! The possibilities are practically endless—talk about a cool bridesmaid (or bridesman!) gift.

Greetabl gift box, from $13, Greetabl.com

Monogram Clutch

Monogram clutch bridesmaid gift idea

The best bridesmaid gifts are the ones they can use time and time again. This sleek monogram clutch will never go out of style.

The Knot Shop faux leather clutch, $20, TheKnotShop.com

Cute Custom Candle

Adorable custom bridesmaid candles

These bridesmaid thank-you gifts come in chic pastel shades, making them on-theme party favors for spring weddings.

Mod Party personalized bridesmaid gift ideas, $9, Etsy.com

Stylish Tea Infuser

Sleek tea and water infuser gift idea

That friend who solves every problem with a soothing cup of tea? Yep, this is probably the best bridesmaid gift for her. Bonus: It's perfect for infusing fruit in water too.

Grosche Chicago Saturn double walled stainless steel 15.2 oz. tea infuser bottle & tea tumbler, $30, SaksFifthAvenue.com

Comfy Robe

Soft floral robe for bridesmaids

What bridesmaid wouldn't love a soft satin robe to wear for lounging? Giving this cute bridesmaid gift tells your friends they deserve a little R&R. Plus, it's a practical present for the morning of the wedding day.

The Knot Shop personalized embroidered floral satin robe in Light Blue and Red Blissful Blooms, from $22, TheKnotShop.com

Custom Ring Dish

Monogram ring dish bridesmaid gift idea

A monogram ring dish is a pretty place to drop jewelry or other doodads. These affordable bridesmaid favors will make a lovely addition to gift baskets, or simply present them on their own with a cute thank-you note.

Mod Party personalized bridesmaid gifts monogram ring dish, from $12, Etsy.com

Gold Initial Bracelet

Thank you for being my bridesmaid bracelet

We love that this gold bracelet has a wedding theme but is so classic, it can be worn long after your special day. The personalized initials will make these really stand out in bridesmaid gift bags.

David's Bridal personalized gold floral bridal party bracelet, $23, DavidsBridal.com

Travel Jewelry Case

Travel jewelry case bridesmaid gift idea

If your girls are always on the go, there are lots of useful bridesmaid gifts to complement their carry-ons. This gorgeous jewelry case is a bit of a splurge, but it'll be something they turn to on the regular.

Mejuri jewelry case, $85, Mejuri.com

Personalized Stationery

Personalized stationery for bridal party

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, from $50 for a set of 25, Minted.com

Spa Day Gift Basket

Farm fresh spa gift set

Give your girls the gift of a DIY spa day with this bridesmaid gift basket filled with a variety of handmade and homegrown spa products.

Natasha McCrary Farm Fresh spa experience tin, $32, UncommonGoods.com

Cute Book Collection

Collection of classic novels bridesmaid gift set

Bridesmaid gift sets don't have to be inspired by the spa. If your friends seem to always have their nose in a book, they'll adore a set of classics with beautifully designed covers. Little Women, Anne of Green Gables, A Little Princess and Heidi make up this coveted collection.

Penguin Young Readers Group The Puffin in Bloom Collection, various authors, $64, Walmart.com

Personalized Yoga Mat

Personalized yoga mat bridesmaid gift

If you're looking for a wedding gift for bridesmaids who never miss a yoga class, how about new yoga mats? Have them personalized with their names or a cute quote.

Personalization Mall Scripty Style personalized yoga mat, $40, PersonalizationMall.com

Initial Gym Bag

Duffel bag bridesmaid gift idea

You could also send gym buffs home with a pretty slick duffel bag they can tote to barre or CrossFit. This one comes embellished with an initial so they won't get mixed up if you're hitting the gym together. Add this one to the list of personal and practical bridesmaid gifts.

Cathy's Concepts monogram duffel bag, $89, Nordstrom.com

Timeless Jewelry Box

Timeless jewelry box for bridal party

This beautiful vintage-inspired jewelry box is the perfect place for friends to store the jewels they sported at your wedding. Have the lid personalized with each bridesmaid's initials for an ultra-thoughtful present.

The Knot Shop small personalized vintage glass jewelry box, $30, TheKnotShop.com

Sister Bridesmaid Bracelet

Bridesmaid bracelet for sister

On the hunt for good bridesmaid gifts for your sister? Your search ends here! Bohemian bridesmaids will really dig this rustic bracelet, which reads "my bridesmaid today, my sister forever."

Red Fern Studio bridesmaid sister bracelet, from $36, Etsy.com

Cute Leather Tote

Stylish tote bag for bridesmaids

Made of faux leather, this stylish tote looks much more expensive than it is. Have them embossed with each attendant's initials for an extra-special touch.

The Knot Shop large personalized color block faux leather tote bag, $20, TheKnotShop.com

Framed Instagram Photo

Thoughtful photo frame bridesmaid gift

Bring Instagram to life with a photo frame designed just for the memories you keep in your phone. Simply upload some gorgeous pics of you and your crew to Framebridge to create heartfelt gifts for your bridesmaids on the wedding day.

Framebridge Newport antiquated silver Instagram frame, $39, Framebridge.com

Silk Sleep Mask

Bridesmaid silk sleep mask

If your crew has to travel for the nuptials, consider a few destination wedding bridesmaid gifts. This luxurious silk sleep mask will make their journey a lot more comfortable.

Slip Bridesmaid sleep mask, $50, SaksFifthAvenue.com

Wine and Cheese

Wine and cheese bridesmaid gift set

This bridesmaid gift basket isn't a basket at all—instead it's a neat box filled with gourmet cheese, meat, crackers and wine. Foodie friends will rejoice.

Hickory Farms wine & savory snack collection, $46, HickoryFarms.com

Birth Flower Ring

Birth flower rings for bridal party

These dainty rings celebrate each bridesmaid's birth flower, making them wonderfully personal.

Caitlyn Minimalist birth flower ring, from $29, Etsy.com

Bridal Party Sunglasses

Bridal party sunglasses

Planning a summertime soiree? Some of the best bridesmaid gifts are the ones they can break out for use on the big day. These snazzy sunglasses are a chic (and affordable) summer wedding favor for bridesmaids.

David's Bridal white bridal party sunglasses, $23 for a set of 6, DavidsBridal.com

Amazing Compact

Bridesmaid gift compact mirror

Tell your best gals just how amazing you think they are with these embossed faux-leather compacts. If you're looking for personalized bridal party gift ideas, you can also have them engraved on the back.

The Knot Shop personalized engraved faux leather compact mirror in You're Amazing, from $12, TheKnotShop.com

Rustic Bridesmaid Mug

Rustic camping mug for bridesmaid

Why not use your wedding season as inspiration for unique bridesmaid gift ideas? This useful mug is a nice tribute to fall or winter—hello, hot cocoa.

Infinity Studio Co custom name mug bridesmaid gift, from $17, Etsy.com

Cozy Throw Blanket

Cozy cable knit throw bridesmaid gift

You can never go wrong with gifting someone a cozy new throw, and that goes for bridesmaids too. If you want to splash out, make these snug blankets your bridesmaid presents.

Boll & Branch cable knit throw blanket, $125, BollandBranch.com

Druzy Necklace

Bridesmaid druzy necklaces

Show your squad how much you love their sparkling personalities by gifting them chic druzy necklaces. These gemstone pieces might just be the unique bridesmaid gifts you've been looking for.

Simple & Dainty tiny druzy necklace bridesmaids gift, from $38, Etsy.com

Glass Ornament

Bridesmaid Christmas ornament

Share a love of Christmas? These timeless glass ornaments will look gorgeous on any tree.

Bounita bridesmaid glass ornament winter wedding gift, $14, Etsy.com

Marble-Look Tray

Marble style catchall tray bridesmaid gift

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 small personalized square acrylic tray in Geo Marble Initial Foiled Print, $30, TheKnotShop.com

Movie Scratch-Off Poster

Scratch off movie poster bridal party present

Movie buffs will love scratching off 100 classic films from this bucket list poster. We also love the magnetic frame, making it easy to hang up straight away. Bonus points if you plan a bunch of girls' nights to watch them together.

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

Funny Bath Bombs

Bath bomb gift set for bridesmaids

A cheeky peach design makes these bridesmaid gifts all the more fun. This dynamic duo has everything they'll need for a relaxing soak in the tub. Bye-bye bridesmaid stress!

Lush Peachy fruity foam and fizz, $19, Lush.com

"Team Bride" Hair Ties

Team Bride hair ties

Running out of ideas for your bridal party gift bags? These "team bride" hair ties could be the finishing touch to tie it all together. Featuring a nice design (and an even nicer price point), they're one of our favorite small bridesmaid gifts.

Ginger Ray Team Bride hair ties, $8 for a set of 5, BirdyGrey.com

Minimergency Kit

Minimergency bridesmaid kit

Whether you're on the lookout for bachelorette party gifts for your bridesmaids or something for the big day itself, you can't go wrong with a minimergency kit. With 17 essentials to get your bridesmaids out of a pinch, this useful gift will serve them well on any night out.

Pinch Provisions leopard-print Minimergency kit, $20, DavidsBridal.com

Monogram Coaster

Monogram coaster bridal party gift

If you're still not sure what to put in your bridesmaid bags, just keep scrolling! We've got plenty of options to suit your bridal party's unique tastes. These gorgeous coasters will turn their coffee table into a work of art. Finished off with custom monograms, they're the perfect bridesmaid thank-you gifts for design lovers.

Anthropologie Marina monogram coaster, $14, Anthropologie.com

Spa Treatment

Spa gift card for bridesmaids

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 or whatever else their hearts desire.

Spa Week gift card, from $10, SpaWeek.com

Personalized Beach Towel

Personalized beach towel bridesmaid gift

Personalized beach towels are especially cool bridesmaid gifts if you're planning a seaside (or poolside) bachelorette party, wedding or future vacay. (Girls trip, anyone?)

The Knot Shop personalized round beach towel, $18, TheKnotShop.com

Bridesmaid Box

Bridesmaid gift box

Thank your crew for standing by your side with a bridesmaid gift box that includes rosé gummy bears, a refreshing face mask and a handy Minimergency kit. With a thoughtful handwritten note, this luxurious box is also a great idea for bridesmaid proposals.

BOXFOX Bridesmaid box, $40, ShopBOXFOX.com

Custom Starbucks Cup

Personalized Starbucks cups for bridal party

Help your besties enjoy their next mocha latte in style by including a custom Starbucks cup in their bridesmaid gift bags.

Personalize It! Creations custom cheetah Starbucks tumbler, from $15, Etsy.com

Aromatherapy Diffuser

Blush aromatherapy diffuser

Homebodies will likely agree: Sometimes the best medicine after a long day is a little aromatherapy. This gift will let your bridesmaids break out their favorite essential oils for an evening of well-deserved relaxation.

Vitruvi stone diffuser, $119, Vitruvi.com

Bridal Party Socks

Bridal party socks gift

Socks are always a great gift idea, and we think your bridal party will agree. These Insta-worthy gifts are perfect for a night in. Don't forget the snacks!

Desipah Shop bridal party socks bridesmaid gifts, from $13, Etsy.com

Chic Suede Journal

Suede journal bridesmaid present

One of the best ways to make sure your bridesmaid gifts aren't cheesy is to go for something practical. These suede journals come in delicate pastel hues, perfect for your style-savvy squad to stow in their handbags.

Anthropologie braided suede journal, $38, Anthropologie.com

Sleek New Watch

Classic watch bridesmaid present

A watch is a valuable and timeless keepsake, which is why it's an ultra-thoughtful wedding gift for bridesmaids.

Olivia Burton Queen Bee mesh strap watch, $145, Nordstrom.com

Lipstick Flask

Red lipstick hip flask for bridesmaids

If you and your girls are known for getting up to mischief together, choose bridal party gifts that reflect just that. 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 hip flask, from $20, TheKnotShop.com

Indoor Grow Kit

Lavender grow kit for bridal party

Whether your crew has been blessed with green fingers or not, this lavender grow kit will make freshening up their home easy. The self-watering system means that this gift idea works for even the busiest bridesmaid.

Modern Sprout lavender indoor garden kit, $25, Verishop.com

Coffee-Themed Gift Basket

Bridal party coffee gift basket

A bridesmaid gift basket filled with coffee-inspired treats is sure to earn appreciation from your caffeine-loving bridal squad.

Mouth The Coffee Fix, $74, Mouth.com

Vintage-Style Locket

Vintage locket bridesmaid gift

You really can't go wrong with jewelry, and a vintage-style locket with a picture of you and your friend inside is about as meaningful as it gets.

Says the Stone bridesmaid jewelry locket, from $32, Etsy.com

Cooler Chair

Camp chair and cooler gift for bridesmaid

If your bridal party has more of an adventurous side, 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 personalized pink camouflage folding cooler chair, $30, TheKnotShop.com

Homesick Candle

Homesick candle gift for bridesmaid

For friends who've moved out of their home state, a candle in a scent that reminds them of home is a lovely gesture. From New York City to SoCal, you have a bunch of therapeutic fragrances to choose from.

Homesick Connecticut candle, $34, Homesick.com

Sentimental Photo Book

Photo book bridesmaid gift

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.

Artifact Uprising Color Series photo book, from $20, ArtifactUprising.com

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