Show your bridesmaids how much they mean to you with these sweet somethings
From late-night party planning and helping you find the perfect dress to 11th-hour errands and standing ready with all the champagne, hairspray and tissues you may need, your bridesmaids are there with you every step of the way in the lead-up to your big day.
So why not show your bridal party some love and appreciation with thoughtful, meaningful gifts? Scroll through for a little inspiration and advice on fabulous bridesmaid gift ideas...
1. Pinch Provisions Minimergency Kit
Wedding mishaps? Your best gals will know no such thing with these emergency kits from Pinch Provisions in their hands. The polka-dot bag is filled with a whopping 21 items, such as dental floss, double-sided tape, blotting tissues and a stain remover, so you and your bridesmaids can look and feel fabulous from day to night. Plus, they’ll love using the super chic pink and gold pouch afterwards!
Available at Chapters Indigo; $22
2. Anthropologie Monogram Candle
Your besties will no doubt need some post-wedding down time, so let this personalized candle from Anthropologie set the mood. We can’t get enough of the sparkling grapefruit scent, which includes pomegranate and jasmine notes.
Available at Anthropologie; $24
3. Kate Spade Bridesmaid Idiom Bangle
This engraved bangle by Kate Spade is a heartwarming token that your bridesmaids will cherish forever. Also available in gold, it has beautiful words of friendship on the outside, and reads "best friend forever" on the interior.
Available at Kate Spade and Hudson's Bay; $68
4. L'Occitane Rose Hand Cream
L’Occitane’s rose hand cream smells like a bouquet of flowers, and will keep your hands soft and moisturized thanks to ingredients like shea butter. It’s a little tube of nourishing goodness!
Available at L'Occitane; $25 for 75 ml or $12 for 30 ml
5. Godiva Bridesmaid Tote Bag with assorted chocolate gold gift box
Here’s a super sweet—and grand—way to say thank you: a gold box packed with 19 pieces of Godiva’s best chocolates. It's all wrapped and ready to go in a fabulous bridesmaid tote bag, which your special ladies will love showing off.
Available at Godiva; $150
6. MaskerAide Pre Party Prep Sheet Mask
Your bridesmaids will definitely appreciate this brightening, hydrating face mask prior to your wedding festivities. Made with non-woven, 100 percent biodegradable cellulosic fibre, it’ll leave your skin feeling and looking refreshed.
Available at Maskeraide; $6 each
7. Sugarfina Rosé All Day Bento Box
There’s no such a thing as too much rosé—especially when it comes to celebrating with your girlfriends. Give thanks to your bridesmaids with this glam bento box by Sugarfina, featuring three yummy candies: light pink rosettes infused with rosé wine from Provence, rosé-flavoured gummy bears and rosé bears in tart sugar crystals.
Available at Sugarfina: $28
8. Blush Peony Pink Dotted Trinket Tray
Local Canadian brand Blush Peony’s decorative tray is perfect for holding anything from office supplies to important pieces of jewellery—something that most women will find useful. Not to mention, the dish's gold specks add the perfect amount of elegance to its soft pink hue.
Available at Blush Peony; $20
9. Becca Glow on the Go Set
Give your bridesmaids the gift of a sun-kissed glow with this travel-friendly highlight set by Becca. The set features two of the brand's bestselling Shimmering Skin Perfector products: the spotlight liquid highlighter and the pressed highlighter, both of which will leave your skin with a natural, dewy radiance.
Available at Sephora; $29
10. Lush Sweetest Thing Box
Show your bridesmaids that they're the sweetest things with this pink box set from Lush. It comes complete with the cosmetic brand's Creamy Candy bubble bar (think candy floss-scented cocoa butter bubbles), and the Comforter bubble bomb, which produces black currant-scented bubbles. They offer a great way to relax and smell just delightful.
Available at Lush; $17
11. MyVinylTouch Bridesmaid Decals
We love the idea of gifting a personalized mug, so try adding a decal like this one from the Toronto-based MyVinylTouch. It’s something that your bridesmaids will love using, and will forever make them feel special about being a part of your big day.
Available on Etsy; $1.27
12. Feminine Bridesmaid Hangers
These personalized wooden hangers by Feminine Bridesmaid are a stylish—and memorable—way to keep robes and 'fits at the ready while preparing for a wedding ceremony or reception. Your gals will adore taking them home as gifts afterward too.
Available at Bed, Bath and Beyond; $28 each