Best Bridal Party Gifts

Why you should gift your Bridal Party

In most cases a great wedding takes team work. From the bridesmaids running around at the last minute or the maid of honor and best man making sure the bride and groom’s needs are well taken care of, everybody’s on their toes.

Bridal party gifts (which are usually given out during the rehearsal dinner) are a great way to say, ‘Thank you’ to everyone involved in the behind-the-scenes planning of your wedding. And because most of your budget should be spent on the big day, it’s best to opt for for classic yet affordable gifts for everyone involved.

Here are some ideas of how you can gift your bridal party, and mom and dad, of course.

For the Bridesmaids

Girlfriends: Season 1-7. Your bridesmaids are a unique bunch of girls. Step out of the usual bridesmaid gifting tradition and give them something they’ll truly cherish and remember your friendship with. And we’re sure there’s a little Joan. Lynn, Toni and Maya in all of you. Buy it on Amazon.

For the Bridesmaids

Monogrammed Cosmetic Bags, $18-$22 each. Nothing says chic keepsake better than a personalized gift. Engrave these silk cosmetic with your girlfriend’s initials so they’ll always remember the day. Buy them at

For the Groomsmen

Flip Mino Camcorder, $150 These handy Flip Cams are a great keepsake for your groomsmen. You’ll even get to see your special day from more angles, thanks to their camera work. Customize them at Cafe Press.

For the Groomsmen

Colby Toiletry Bag, $49. We imagine your groomsmen came from far and wide for your special day. This rugged toiletry bag is just right for a guy on the go. The best part is you can monogram up to three initials. Pottery Barn.

For the Maid of Honor

Luxury Spa Package Next to your wedding planner, your maid of honor is the hardest working person in your wedding entourage. Reward her with a day of pampering at a luxury spa. Find great deals on spas nationwide at Spa Finder.

For the Best Man

Mini Cigar Bag, $200 Ideally a best man is there to keep the groom level-headed. In some cases it might even mean carrying around a bottle of spirits around. This leather cigar bag has just enough space for a bottle of brown liquor, 7-10 cigars and four miniature glasses. Find it at Max Benjamin.

For the Flower Girl

Cupcake Lip Gloss, $10 (for set of four) Adorable, just like your flower girl. She’ll love dabbling on these super sweet vanilla, chocolate and strawberry lip glosses. Buy them at Urban Outfitters.

For the Flower Girl

Flower Girl Wedding Camera, $7 Pretty important in pink is how your flower girl will feel as she snaps photos of your wedding. It’s also a great keepsake for a special little girl. Find it at Shop For Weddings.

For the Mother of the Bride

Pearl Jewel-Box Earrings, $68. Chances are mom has already invested all her time and energy to planning your wedding. These timeless pearls add just the right amount of class to mom’s ensemble. From J.Crew.

For the Father of the Bride

Kenneth Cole “Pebbles” Money Clip, $45. Dad will probably have a lot of cash on hand on the day of your wedding. Make sure it stays in tact with this sleek money clip from Kenneth Cole.

For the Mother of the Groom

Curations with Stefani Greenfield Silk Scarf, $30. This 100% silk scarf for your mother-in-law is sure to inspire a greater bond. Available at HSN.

For the Father of the Groom

Monogrammed Cufflinks, $30 Your father-in-law will surely be outfitted in a freshly starched suit. Compliment his precision with these personalized cufflinks from Beau Coup.