Have it Maid: Honoring Your Besties with 10 Unique Bridal Party Gifts

The big day just wouldn’t be complete without your dearest friends at your side, but with all the choices to make for flowers, catering, the dress, and the rest of the event, it’s easy to end up stumped for bridesmaids’ gifts. Thankfully, wedding party gifts that are both unique and thoughtful are at your fingertips with this handy guide to bridesmaids gift ideas.

A map of New England with Boston as the diamond is depicted on a sterling silver custom map pendant from A.JAFFE, hanging around a woman's neck

A.JAFFE – Sterling Silver Custom Map Pendant

This beautiful custom map pendant brings a favorite place to life in shiny sterling silver. Whether it’s the dorm room you shared with a friend years ago, the wedding venue location, or another special place, a miniature map of an area is captured in detail with your special spot dotted with a tiny diamond. It’s a thoughtful and memorable way to celebrate the journey of friendship with someone special.

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A map of Maine is depicted on a wine bottle coaster from CHART metalworks

CHART Metalworks – Wine Bottle Coaster

A chilled bottle of wine is the perfect treat to share with friends, with one potential drawback: unsightly moisture rings left behind on the table. While coasters are generally sized for an individual glass, this design offers a larger surface area that’s perfect for a wine or spirits bottle. Best of all, this wine bottle coaster can be personalized with an area, state, or zip code-centric map, making it a top choice for equally useful and unique bridal party gifts.

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Eco Vessel – Insulated Stainless Steel Wine & Whiskey Tumbler

There are few things more disappointing than a lukewarm sip of champagne or a room-temperature swig of a favorite vintage. Treat your bridal party to perfectly-chilled beverages, even well after pouring, with these innovative stemless tumblers among your gift ideas. They are made to keep drinks cold, so every last sip of wine, sparkling water, or other beverages is a perfectly chilled one.

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Gold jewelry is neatly tucked away in a black & cream quilted jewelry case from WOLF 1834

WOLF 1834 – Quilted Jewelry Travel Case

Every woman who has ever traveled with jewelry knows the particular annoyance of tangled necklaces and misplaced earrings. Give your favorite girls a jewelry-toting upgrade with this well-designed quilted jewelry travel case as a bridesmaids gift. Built-in slots for rings, earrings, necklaces, and bangle bracelets keep precious items from getting jostled or lost in a suitcase. 

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Fitness gear is tucked into a custom nautical side tote bag from Not For Navigation

Not for Navigation – Custom Nautical Side Tote

You might not be able to give your bridal party a day at the beach (even though they totally deserve it), but you can give them a custom map-themed tote bag. Roomy and sturdy, it’s ideal for packing wedding-day essentials like hair products, flats for the reception, and more. After the big day, it will work perfectly as a grocery bag or shopping tote. Pick a favorite coastline or memorable location and, voila! Instant wedding party gifts they’ll use for years to come. 

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A woman brushes on makeup in front of of Spotlight HD's bright daylight LED makeup mirror

Spotlite HD – Bright Daylight LED Makeup Mirror

This convenient and so-smart daylight-simulating makeup mirror will keep the entire bridal party looking its best. Built-in lights help you look as good outside the home as you do while you’re getting ready inside, so it’s perfect for nailing the natural look without breaking a literal or figurative sweat. Buy one for each bridesmaid and they’ll remember your thoughtful gesture every time they primp and prep for a fun night out.

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A blakc & gold lacquer-embossed leather mirror from Inden Est. 1582 sits next to lip gloss and 2 rings

Inden Est.1582 – Lacquer-Embossed Leather Mirror

Make sure your best gals never have to worry if there’s food in their teeth or their lipstick is smudged with this tried-and-true bridal party present. The embossed leather case opens to reveal a mirror that’s just the right size to spot stray flyaway hairs or the need for quick touch-up. Low-tech but timeless, this small gift fits easily in a clutch for easy wedding-day prep.

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Clsoe up shot of a woman wearing Dune Jewelry's sandrop earrings

Dune Jewelry – Sandrop Earrings

An ideal after-event bridesmaids gift for a destination wedding, this clever jewelry uses sand from a specific location (from the artist’s collection or mailed in by you) to create works of wearable art. The special hues and composition of sand from a favorite beach become dainty, beautiful sandrop earrings with special meaning.

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Stemless wine glasses monogrammed with MDJ from Susquehanna Glass Company sit on a table

Susquehanna Glass Company – Hand Cut Monogram Stemless Wine Glass

A classic wedding favor and gift, these monogrammed stemless glasses are useful well after the vows are spoken. Engrave one with your each of your bridesmaids’ monograms for a special personalized gift. Pair with mini bottles of wine and a ribbon or two for a sweet, easy-to-give gift on the day of your wedding.

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Moonglow's classic custom date moon phase necklace honors a special date in your life

Moonglow – Custom Date Moon Phase Necklace – Classic Design

A novel and wearable way to honor any special night. The glow-in-the-dark moon in the center of each pendant is a replica of the moon phase on a special night of your choosing. Moonglow makes for a stylish conversation starter and beautiful piece of jewelry in one cherished gift idea.

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The bridal party at your side as you walk down the aisle are the beautiful icing on the proverbial wedding cake. Show them how special they really are with these customizable, unique gifts that celebrate both the big day and the lifelong friendships you share.

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