40 Maid of Honor Gifts That Are Unique and Memorable

On the hunt for a creative way to thank your MOH for her hard work? Here, shop the best maid and matron of honor gift ideas, from the luxurious to the sentimental.
by The Knot
maid of honor gifts

There may not be enough words or gifts to thank your maid of honor for being by your side on your big day. She's played such an integral role in the entire process that you'll be forever grateful. But we're here to reassure you that no maid of honor gift is too small, and in fact, there are many ways to show your appreciation and love. Need some ideas? We've done the hard work for you and rounded up a whole bunch of the best maid of honor gifts to say "thanks" with. Simply scroll down to get inspired. 

(Wondering who else deserves a token of appreciation? Check out this handy list of everyone to get wedding thank-you gifts for!)

  1. personalized maid of honor illustration

    This personalized illustration will help your MOH remember your special day and the important role she played. Now that's an adorable maid of honor thank-you gift. 

    Joanna Baker maid of honor print, from $18, Etsy.com

  2. initial disc necklace

    Friendship necklaces are forever making a comeback. Gift a piece that features her initials (or her first initial and yours) to show your appreciation.

    Femina Handmade MIA initial disc necklace, from $44, Etsy.com

  3. canvas weekend bag

    Duffle bags are one of those items everyone needs. Your MOH will think of you and your friendship every time she packs for a weekend away—like your wedding!

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

  4. travel jewelry case

    Save her time and spare your maid of honor from untangling yet another necklace while traveling. This jewelry case is a simple solution that's practical and cute. Or, give your MOH a jewelry box that can take pride of place on her dressing table!

    Oliver Bonas velvet travel jewelry box, $21, OliverBonas.com

  5. neutral nail polish set

    If your maid of honor is a beauty lover, this nail polish set from Nails Inc. could hit the mark. The neutral shades are the ideal colors for all year round. Plus, they glide on flawlessly.

    Nails Inc. Keep It Tonal nail polish set, $22, Sephora.com

  6. monogrammed floppy hat

    Sun hats aren't just for honeymooning brides. You can personalize this Instagram-friendly accessory with your maid of honor's name or initials for a fun summer gift. 

    Bella Cuttery monogram floppy hat, from $19, Etsy.com

  7. makeup brush and travel pouch

    For a maid of honor gift as handy as it is lovely, try these makeup brushes. They come in a neat brush roll—perfect for traveling—that you can customize with your MOH's initials.

    The Knot Shop personalized makeup brush set & travel pouch, $20, TheKnotShop.com

  8. personalized cosmetics bag

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

    Mishmash Designs personalized maid of honor gift cosmetic bag, from $16, Etsy.com

  9. diptyque la madeleine candle

    For the fancy maid of honor, this Diptyque candle may be just the thing. The votive is made of chic hand-dipped porcelain (no two vessels are exactly alike!), while the candle itself smells like a delicious, lemony madeleine. How's that for a luxury maid of honor gift?

    Diptyque La Madeleine candle, $85, Nordstrom.com 

  10. navy personalized satin kimono robe

    Give your maid of honor the gift of lazy Sunday mornings with this personalized satin robe, available in a range of colors. There's even a matching pair of pajamas if you really want to spoil her!

    The Knot Shop personalized embroidered satin robe with pockets, from $20, TheKnotShop.com

  11. maid or matron of honor floral mug

    Gift your maid or matron of honor this cute mug so she'll always be reminded of how much you appreciate her. If she prefers her coffee to go, then she'll enjoy this Starbucks-inspired travel cup instead.

    Be Unique Gift Shop personalized floral mug maid or matron of honor thank you gift, from $16, Etsy.com

  12. custom instagram frames

    Let's face it, these days some (or all) of your best photos are captured on Instagram. Give those snaps another life by framing one or a few for your maid of honor. Maybe she can use them to start that gallery wall she's been talking about?

    Framebridge custom framed Instagram Mini, from $39, Framebridge.com

  13. tom ford black orchid perfume

    If your maid of honor is fond of the finer things in life, then she'll appreciate this iconic scent from Tom Ford. We love it for its luxurious notes of black plum and patchouli, not to mention a bottle that's pretty enough to leave on display. 

    Tom Ford Black Orchid, from $49, Sephora.com

  14. PlacePass boating experience

    If you and your maid of honor love to go on adventures together, book an experience for you two to share in the city where your wedding is taking place. 

    PlacePass experience, prices vary, PlacePass.com

  15. monogram rose gold bottle stopper

    Pop the champagne! We support anything monogrammed, and this has "perfect maid of honor gift" written all over it. 

    Mississippi Mudpie Boutique monogrammed rose gold wine stopper, $8, Etsy.com

  16. spa week gift card

    Let's be honest: Wedding planning has its stressful moments—even for your MOH. Treat your maid of honor to a much-deserved spa day as a thank you for sticking by your side through it all. 

    Spa Week spa & wellness gift card, from $10, SpaWeek.com

  17. Smythson Dreams and Thoughts notebook

    If your maid of honor is a writer, she'll love a place to jot down her thoughts whenever inspiration hits. We like this Smythson journal for its high-quality leather and sleek look.

    Smythson The Panama Collection Dreams and Thoughts premier notebook, $105, Smythson.com

  18. Frida Kahlo book

    And now for a truly special maid of honor present. This coffee table book explores Frida Kahlo's life and work, with plenty of unforgettable artwork throughout sure to inspire the artistic MOH.

    Taschen Kahlo by Andrea Kettenmann, $15, UrbanOutfitters.com

  19. passport and luggage tag set

    There's a travel guru in every group. If she happens to be your maid of honor, a passport cover and matching luggage tag set is a gift that's sure to please her.

    Béis luggage tag & passport holder, $34, Nordstrom.com

  20. winc membership

    A monthly wine subscription for your hard-working maid of honor—need we say more? 

    Winc gift card, from $60, Winc.com

  21. mini letter bracelet

    Personalize this delicate bracelet with your maid of honor's initial or make your BFF status official and opt for her initial plus yours. 

    Maya Brenner mini letter bracelet, from $200, BaubleBar.com

  22. throw blanket with meaningful words

    Gift your maid of honor something cozy yet meaningful for when a night calls for Netflix and wine. This special throw blanket can be customized with a sweet note honoring your friendship.

    Say It With Your Words personalized friendship throw blanket, from $78, Etsy.com

  23. crosley turntable

    Vinyl records and turntables are a timeless gift for the retro music-loving maid of honor.

    Crosley Radio Voyager turntable, $90, Nordstrom.com

  24. glass decanter

    For the real wine connoisseur, a decanter is the perfect accessory to add to  her already well-stocked bar.

    World Market Brooklyn glass decanter, $30, WorldMarket.com

  25. shell pink compact mirror

    This cute compact mirror is sized just right for your maid of honor to keep in her bag, so she can carry around a reminder of your wedding day all the time.

    The Knot Shop personalized engraved bridal party pocket compact mirror, $20, TheKnotShop.com

  26. Paris print

    Have a maid of honor who always dreams of Paris? Gift her a piece of wall art that commemorates the city of lights. (Or, get her another print depicting something she adores.)

    Jessica C. Nugent Days in Paris print, from $21, Minted.com

  27. classic book collection

    If your maid of honor is a bookworm, gift a collection of classics that she can read and keep forever. These ones double as beautiful shelf decor.

    Puffin Books The Puffin in Bloom collection, $64, BarnesandNoble.com

  28. artisan box monthly subscription

    Give your maid of honor a gift that she can look forward to every month. GlobeIn's carefully chosen selection of ethically sourced artisan gifts can contain everything from jewelry to kitchenware, so she'll always be pleasantly surprised.

    GlobeIn monthly artisan subscription box, from $43 per month for 12 months, GlobeIn.com

  29. portable cupholder

    Those memes of drinking while showering can now become a reality for your maid of honor, courtesy of this funny MOH gift.

    SipCaddy bath & shower portable cupholder caddy for beer & wine, $14, Amazon.com

  30. funny personalized pillow

    If you need gift ideas for your movie buff maid of honor, try this fun pillow to acknowledge all the hard work she does for you behind the scenes. 

    Luxe Celebrations personalized pop culture pillow, $25 for the cushion and cover, Etsy.com 

  31. Drybar travel blowdryer

    There's so much to love about this must-have from Drybar, especially if she frequents the boutiques. Your maid of honor will be impressed with the professional results and foldable handle, perfect for destination weddings or prewedding events. 

    Drybar Baby Buttercup travel blow dryer, $135, Nordstrom.com

  32. cell phone selfie ring light

    Help your maid of honor step up her selfie game with this ring light. As all influencers know, the key to any good picture is great lighting. 

    Heyday cell phone selfie light, $10, Target.com

  33. silk eye mask set

    The job of maid or matron of honor can be tiring. Help your right-hand woman get a good night's sleep with this luxurious pure silk sleep mask from Slip. 

    Slip pink marble pure silk sleep mask, $50, Nordstrom.com

  34. photo book

    If your sister is your maid of honor, try a photo book as a meaningful gift to relive your years of memories before you make new ones on your wedding day.

    Photobook America customizable photo book, from $24, PhotoBookAmerica.com

  35. customized thank you maid of honor card

    If material items aren't your maid of honor's thing, express your gratitude with a sentimental hand-written card and some sort of experience.

    Chic Wedding Designs Co customized thank you maid of honor card, $6, Etsy.com

  36. jade facial roller

    Known for its ability to reduce the appearance of puffiness and fine lines, a jade facial roller is the perfect gift for your MOH to treat herself to an at-home spa day.

    Herbivore jade facial roller, $30, HerbivoreBotanicals.com

  37. thank you gift box

    Can't settle on which maid of honor gift idea to go with? This sweet gift box contains a personalized notebook, bath salts, a rose gold photo stand and a cute Polaroid of your friendship. It even comes with a thank-you card and options for other members of your wedding party to seal the deal!

    The Personal Wedding Co maid of honor thank you box, from $26, Etsy.com

  38. pink carry on suitcase

    The Instagram-famous suitcase is actually quite handy while also being stylish. It comes with a portable charger for your electronics, so your maid of honor won't have to scramble looking for one.

    Away The Carry-On, $225, Away.com

  39. personalized tote bag

    For a maid of honor gift that she can use everyday, we love this monogrammed tote bag with an on-trend ombre effect. It has plenty of room for the essentials, plus a book, or some groceries, or whatever else your MOH likes to keep close! 

    The Knot Shop large personalized reusable fabric tote bag, $10, TheKnotShop.com

  40. raw rose quartz

    Help your maid of honor bring good energy into her life with a crystal. Rose quartz is known to calm and nurture, making it a great gift choice for busybodies.

    Urban Outfitters rose quartz crystal stone, $12, UrbanOutfitters.com 

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    Updated April 2020

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