From giving you the best engagement gift to choosing your favorite bridal shower gift, your bridesmaid has been there for you throughout the great journey leading up to your wedding day. And there’s no better way to thank her for her dedication, love and support than with a special gift.
“The best gift is one that’s both practical and personal,” Emily Forrest, director of communications for Zola, the online wedding planning service, tells Good Housekeeping. She suggests giving a personalized gift, like a robe or pajama set that can last well beyond your wedding day and serve as a keepsake.
If your girlfriend isn’t a fan of monograms, there are a ton of other meaningful gestures and sentimental gifts that will express your appreciation. Looking for a gift for your sister? You will want something to honor your bond. Shopping for your best friend? You can’t go wrong with a gift that showcases your memories. No matter who your bridesmaid is – sister, best friend, cousin, daughter – we’ve found the perfect gift for her. And yes, many of them will work if you have a man of honor By your side.
Check out our list of very best bridesmaid gifts.
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What does a bridesmaid do on the wedding day?
There are no set rules about what a Ministry of Health should do. However, she may take on some traditional duties, including planning the bachelorette party, giving a toast at the reception, and helping the bride in general, especially on the wedding day.
Are you supposed to give your bridesmaid an extra gift?
You can, but you don’t have to. However, if you want to process it a little more, there are a few options. “Another way to say thank you is to cover the beauty costs the person of honor is supposed to have on the wedding day or the day before,” she says. This is a particularly thoughtful idea because wedding makeup is getting more and more expensive these days.
Gift experiences are another good idea. “Do a wine tasting together or have a good time together. You have to be close if that person is a person of honor,” she says. “Plus, an experience is a way to create a memory and enjoy it yourself as well.”
How much does a bridesmaid gift usually cost?
The price of a luxury gift, in addition to your other wedding expenses (including gifts from the mother of the bride and not to mention gifts from the bridesmaid), could be a concern, but don’t worry. not “the right price is the one that feels comfortable,” says Forrest. “Anywhere between $10 and $100 might be fine. If you’re covering a special service like a hair appointment or a nail appointment, the cost will be a little higher, but if you’re offering a delicious candle and bath salts, it could cost less than $30. I really believe it’s about the thought and personalization of the gift rather than the amount of money spent.”
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