40 Gifts to Give Your Maid of Honor for Being an Amazing Friend

There's something for every kind of maid, matron or man of honor.
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Naoimh O'Hare - The Knot Associate Commerce Editor
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Naoimh O'Hare
Naoimh O'Hare - The Knot Associate Commerce Editor
Naoimh O'Hare
Associate 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 the National University of Ireland, Galway
Updated Mar 23, 2022
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Not sure how to thank your MOH for standing by your side on the big day? When words fail, you can never go wrong with a token of your appreciation in the form of a unique maid of honor gift. "One of the most important parts of the maid of honor duty is to support the bride through both the stressful and joyful parts of wedding planning," says Paige Ward, founder of Adorned Gift Co, a Louisiana-based business that specializes in wedding gift boxes. "Gifts are the perfect way to show that you appreciate their support and love during this very special moment in your life," she continues.

There are lots of special matron and maid of honor gifts to choose from. But with wedding party presents for the rest of your crew to think about too, it's important to stick to your budget. Luckily, we know where to find thoughtful presents at every price point, whether you're searching for luxury maid of honor gifts or something more affordable. Keep reading for the best places to shop for presents, as well as 40 of our favorite ideas.

Where to Buy Maid of Honor Gifts

"The most popular MOH gifts are monogrammed tote bags, monogrammed robes, personalized jewelry boxes and travel cases," says Ward. There are a few standout online stores that specialize in these personalized maid of honor presents. For starters, The Knot Shop is chock-full of custom bags, pajamas, drinkware and more. You'll also find lots of cute options from independent sellers on Etsy. Lastly, if you're looking for curated gift boxes or you want to shop local, check out nearby wedding gift stores on The Knot Marketplace.

The Best Maid and Matron of Honor Gifts by Budget

We're here to reassure you that no gift is too small. There are many ways to show your gratitude, no matter the size of your budget. To help you out, we've rounded up the best maid of honor gifts at three different price points. Happy shopping!

    Maid of Honor Gifts Under $25

    Maid of Honor tote bag gift

    For a maid of honor gift that they can use everyday, we love this cute and to-the-point tote bag. It's excellent for stowing a few other small mementos, such as a photo of you both together, her favorite candy and a bottle of rosé. Afterward, they can use it for grocery shopping, trips to the beach and more.

    Monogrammed trinket dish gift for maid of honor

    You don't have to break open your rainy day fund to buy nice favors for your "I do" crew. There are plenty of great presents you can snap up for less than $25. The trick to a winning budget-friendly gift? Choose something that's practical and pretty, like this elegant floral trinket dish. Bonus points if it's personalized too.

    Matching Soul Sisters friendship rings gift for maid of honor from bride

    Move over friendship bracelets, there's a new must-have accessory in town. Friendship rings are a trend that isn't going away anytime soon. These coordinating aluminum rings are handstamped with the moon on one and the sun on the other–perfect for gifting the yin to your yang. The meaningful "soul sisters" wording works for anyone you feel especially close with, whether it's a maid of honor gift for your actual sister or your ride-or-die bestie.

    Zodiac sign inspired aromatherapy mist maid of honor gift idea

    Help your MOH achieve good vibes only with an aromatherapy mist inspired by their zodiac sign. Ward says that relaxing bath products, such as bubble bath, bath bombs and shower steamers, are popular gifts for the maid of honor from the bride. These R&R-ready mists feature special blends of essential oils and crystals to complement your girl's sun, moon or rising sign.

    Thank you chocolate bar and greeting card MOH gift

    What could be a sweeter gesture than a greeting card and chocolate bar in one? Inside this beautifully designed card, there's space to write your own meaningful message (and delicious sea salt caramel dark chocolate). Each bar is handmade with love in St. Louis using Fair Trade Certified ingredients.

    Maid of honor earrings gift in personalized packaging

    Jewelry is a great gift for any maid of honor who never misses an opportunity to accessorize. These understated Swarovski crystal studs are subtle enough for any outfit. Plus, they come in personalized packaging that reads, "Thank you for standing by my side today and every day before that." (Awwh.)

    Maid of honor definition candle gift

    It's a nice gesture to include a small token with your maid of honor gifts that's printed or personalized with her wedding title. This soy wax candle is finished with a label featuring a definition of a maid of honor that's equal parts funny and sentimental. There are 13 aromatic scents to choose from, including a fitting wedding cake fragrance. Trust us, your best friend, therapist and party planner MOH will be delighted.

    Birth flower glass tumbler gift for maid or matron of honor

    Your BFF might already have all the zodiac and birthstone accessories they could possibly need, but what about their birth flower? Each month's respective flower carries just as much meaning as a gemstone or star sign. With one of these stunning glass tumblers, she can immediately raise a toast to your friendship (and your newlywed status, of course!).

    Maid of honor personalized mug gift

    Gift your maid or matron of honor this cute personalized mug so she'll always be reminded of how much you appreciate her. One side of the mug is printed with her wedding title and the date, and the other side has space for her name under an ornate first initial.

    Colorful floral luggage tag gift for maid of honor who loves travel

    There's a travel guru in every group. If that just so happens to be your BFF, a chic luggage tag is a maid of honor thank-you gift that's sure to please her. We love the bold, tropical colors on this botanical-themed option, but there are plenty of other designs to choose from if your MOH has a more subtle style.

    Maid of honor socks favor idea

    Looking for gifts for your maid of honor you can add to a box or basket? There's nothing quite like a cozy new pair of socks. These handmade cotton-blend socks will be a comfy addition to her loungewear (not to mention, an opportunity to subtly show off her MOH status whenever she pleases). Have them personalized with "maid of honor" or "matron of honor" depending on her title. There are also different wording options on the label, so you can use them as a proposal present or to say thank you.

    Woman relaxing at spa in spa robe and drinking from cup spa voucher maid of honor gift idea
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    Let's be honest: Wedding planning has its stressful moments—even for your MOH. Treat them to a much-deserved spa day as a thank you for sticking by your side through it all. Spa Week gift cards can be used in over 9,000 locations in the US, so there's more than likely one nearby.

    Sunflower best friend art print gift for MOH

    Like we said before, Etsy is a great place to shop for maid of honor gifts. This colorful art print is a tribute to your ever-growing friendship, featuring flower stems personalized with each of your names. If you're on a tight budget, you can print the artwork yourself at home. Alternatively, add a frame to your picture and have it shipped ready to display.

    Personalized cotton waffle makeup bag MOH gift

    Shopping for a useful maid of honor gift? Here's a personalized present she'll definitely appreciate. This cotton waffle makeup bag is perfect to pack for any wedding event and future travel.

    Custom illustration maid of honor gift from bride

    This personalized illustration will help them remember your special day and the important role they played. The portrait can be customized with different skin tones, hair colors and dress colors to reflect you and your bestie. It's a sweet maid of honor thank-you gift they can put on display or stow safely in a keepsake box with other treasured memories.

    Maid of Honor Gifts From $25 to $50

    Wine glass holder and chiller MOH gift

    Personalized maid of honor gifts are great, but they're not a necessity. You chose her to be your right-hand woman on your wedding day, meaning you probably know her pretty well. Ultimately, the present you choose should reflect just that. If your maid of honor is something of a wine connoisseur, she'll appreciate this clever gadget designed to elevate every glass. VoChill doesn't just offer a secure place to put her favorite wine glass, it also keeps the contents deliciously chilled.

    I Do Crew slippers favor for maid of honor

    This one's for the girl who likes to lounge. If slippers are a staple in her WFH (read: work from home) uniform, she could probably do with a new pair by now. A fuzzy set of Dearfoams is a luxury she definitely deserves. This pretty pink pair is embroidered with the phrase "I do crew," making it all the more fitting for the leading lady in your bride squad.

    Zodiac affirmation deck of cards unique maid of honor gift idea

    Here's another unique maid of honor gift idea inspired by her zodiac sign. Affirmicious has specially curated affirmation decks for each star sign, from cardinal Aries right through to the spiritual Pisces. Each deck includes 100 cards with affirmations for a positive mindset.

    Maid of honor gift for sister bracelet

    The inside of this handmade bracelet is stamped with the secret message: "My maid of honor today, my sister forever." Choose from sterling silver, brass or copper with a polished or matte finish depending on her style. No matter which metal you choose, it's a sentimental maid or matron of honor gift for your sister.

    Personalized MOH robe gift

    Give your maid of honor the gift of lazy Sunday mornings with this personalized satin robe, available in 15 gorgeous colors. There's even coordinating pajamas if you really want to spoil her. By having the robe customized with her name rather than her wedding title, she can easily rewear it for years to come.

    Teak bath caddy practical gift for matron of honor

    Is there anything more relaxing than a hot bath? Try a soak in the tub with a book and their favorite beverage. The clever design of this teak bath caddy allows it to extend to fit most tubs. The tray can also be used to hold up their tablet if they'd rather watch Netflix. The best part? It comes fully assembled and ready to use.

    Floral stainless steel drink tumbler gift idea for maid of honor

    Looking for some cute stuff to put in a maid of honor gift basket? A stainless steel drink tumbler is a popular and practical idea. This stemless wine tumbler combines Corkcicle's clever triple-insulated design with Rifle Paper Co.'s signature floral style. The result is a 12-ounce cup that'll garner plenty of compliments.

    Pink silk sleep mask matron of honor gift

    The job of maid or matron of honor can be tiring. Help your partner in crime get a good night's sleep with this luxurious pure silk sleep mask from Slip. The pink marble effect gives it an elevated finishing touch.

    Wine tasting gift set for maid of honor

    Whether it's a maid or man of honor gift you need, anyone who appreciates a good glass of wine will love this tasting box. It features three 100-milliliter vials of wine from unique and interesting grape varietals.

    Tea latte gift set for maid of honor

    Not really a wine drinker? Please their palate with a gift box of coffee instead. These colorful tea latte kits make it easier than ever to prepare Insta-worthy coffee. Just drop a cube into hot water or milk—it's as simple as that. There are also vanilla sugar cubes for sweetening and edible rose petals to garnish.

    Initial pendant necklace gift for maid of honor

    If you're still wondering what makes a good maid of honor gift, jewelry is always a safe bet. It's especially thoughtful if you choose something personalized with their initial, name or birthstone. This budget-friendly monogram pendant is effortlessly trendy and perfect for everyday wear.

    Personalized weekender bag practical MOH gift idea

    Duffel bags are one of those items everyone needs. With this personalized pick, your MOH will think of you and your friendship every time she packs for a weekend away—like your wedding!

    Chocolate tasting gift set for MOH

    For the person who already has everything, you'll have to think outside the box when it comes to your maid of honor favors. Appeal to her sweet tooth with an at-home chocolate tasting kit with four best-selling bars from Askinosie Chocolate. The kit includes an informational placemat with tasting steps and a flavor wheel.

    Maid of Honor Gifts Over $50

    Soft pajama short set maid of honor gift

    Pajamas are another popular maid of honor gift idea from the bride, but we have a few tips to make sure your MOH loves them as much as you do. For starters, choose something you know she'll wear again. Matching bridesmaid PJs personalized with wedding titles are nice keepsakes, but your crew might not want to wear them after your big day. Stripe & Stare has lots of fashionable (and ultra-comfy) sets to choose from. In fact, they're so soft that she may not want to take them off!

    Greek goddess pendant gift for maid of honor

    Figuring out what to give your maid of honor can be tricky, especially if she already has everything she needs. That said, we don't think there's ever such a thing as too much jewelry. Encourage your bestie to unleash her inner goddess with this eye-catching gold vermeil necklace inspired by the Greek goddess Aphrodite.

    Babe sweatshirt for maid of honor

    You're the bride, and she's your number one babe. Show her just how highly you think of her with this comfy crew neck from popular lifestyle brand Brunette The Label. The front of the sweatshirt features a thoughtful definition of a babe as "a person who always assumes positive intent, goes out of their way to uplift others and focuses their personal energy on growing what is good in the world."

    Monogrammed faux leather jewelry case gift for maid of honor

    Spare your maid of honor from untangling yet another necklace while traveling. This luxury vegan leather jewelry case is a simple solution that's practical and cute. Plus, you can have it monogrammed with her initials for no extra charge—score!

    Maid of honor relaxing gift box

    Can't settle on which maid of honor gift idea to go with? This fun gift box contains everything she'll need to wind down after the reception, including a soft sleep mask, an empowering pair of socks, a relaxing candle and soothing eucalyptus lotion. It even comes with a choice of greeting cards, including a "thank you" option.

    Custom pet portrait tote bag gift idea for maid of honor

    As far as creative maid of honor gifts go, this one tops the list. Anyone who adores their pet will appreciate a custom vegan leather tote with their fur baby's face on it. This handy purse features a removable pouch for packed lunches, making it the perfect work accessory. One thing to note: There's a three-week turnaround time between approving your submitted pet photo and fulfilling your order, so you'll need to plan ahead.

    Nail polish gift set for matron of honor

    If your maid of honor is a beauty lover, a set of pretty nail polishes from Olive & June will be a welcome addition to her collection. The neutral shades are seasonless, so she can wear them all year round. Plus, they glide on flawlessly thanks to the brand's salon-quality formula.

    Snug wearable blanket MOH gift idea

    Now here's a gift your maid of honor will appreciate immediately after the wedding day. Following a night spent celebrating you and your new spouse, she's more than earned a cozy wearable blanket to snuggle up in on the sofa. UnHide's Shleepy robe comes in four different shades and standard or plus size.

    Personalized fine bracelet maid of honor gift

    Personalize this dainty bracelet with your maid of honor's initial, or make your BFF status official and opt for both of your initials together. Fine jewelry is a traditional maid of honor gift that stands the test of time. Choose between 14-karat yellow, rose or white gold to suit her style and skin tone.

    Gifts from GlobeIn sustainable artisanal subscription gift for MOH

    Why stop at one gift? Give your maid of honor something she can look forward to every month with a GlobeIn subscription. The site's carefully curated selections can contain everything from ethically sourced jewelry to artisanal kitchenware, so she'll always be pleasantly surprised.

    Delicious chocolate chip cookies gift idea for maid of honor

    Let your BFF know she nailed it on your wedding day (and on all the days leading up to it) with a fresh batch of Jacques Torres' famous chocolate chip cookies. These decadent treats are a sweet and simple way to say thank you.

    Red preserved roses in pink gift box maid of honor present

    Still not sure how to thank your maid of honor for being a great friend and all-around wonderful person? While a gift that fully reciprocates all of the amazing things she does for you may not exist, we've got one last thoughtful gesture that'll let her know you're grateful. A delivery of scented, preserved roses will surprise and delight her. There's space for a personal message inside the lid.

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