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15 Bridesmaid Gifts Your Bridal Party Will Actually Use Post-Wedding

From travel jewelry cases to satin pajamas.
Claire Harmeyer
Apr 28, 2021 @ 3:36 pm
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The bridal party is a huge part of any wedding day. Bridesmaids are the women who know and love the bride more than anyone, which is why they're standing by her side when she says "I do." But being a bridesmaid is so much more than getting dressed up and holding flowers during the nuptials. This girl gang has likely celebrated the engagement, thrown a fun bachelorette party, and brought humor to stressful moments leading up to the ceremony. To show your squad how much their support means to you, give them meaningful bridesmaids gifts.

While T-shirts that say "Bride Tribe" are cute and all, they'll likely sit untouched at the bottom of your bridesmaids' dresser drawers post-wedding. Instead, opt for bridesmaid gifts that are useful during and after the wedding. Bridesmaid gift ideas like satin robes for lounging around the house, travel jewelry cases for future trips, and jade rollers to prep their skin for upcoming events are still festive, but practical, too.

Plus, go the personalized bridesmaid gift route and add initials to any item to make it extra thoughtful. Below, shop the best bridesmaid gift ideas for your gal pals.

Bridesmaid gift ideas

Silk robes

Who doesn't want to feel boujee in a silk robe every day? Pick kimono bathrobes for your bridesmaids to wear while they're getting their hair and makeup done on your wedding day. Plus, it'll remind them of the memories made at your wedding when they slip into the silky smooth fabric afterwards.

Flora Nikrooz Victoria Satin Short Robe
$48
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Nordstrom

Choose between six pastel colors in this lightweight satin robe for luxurious bridesmaid gifts.

Silky Kimono Bathrobe
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Amazon

Twenty-six colors and prints are available in this affordable silk robe from Amazon.

Satin pajama set

Similarly, silk and satin pajamas just make us feel fancy. Give bridesmaid gifts in the form of matching pajama sets that your gals can wear the night before the wedding—and many nights after the shindig.

Victoria's Secret Satin Short PJ Set
$74.50
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Victoria's Secret

This shorts and button-down T-shirt pajama set from Victoria's Secret comes in 40 colorful prints, so choose a unique one for each bridesmaid's taste, or go the matching route.

Summersalt The Cloud 9 Silky PJ Set
$115
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Summersalt

This striped silk pajama set screams happiness, so bring that energy to your bridesmaids pre-wedding and beyond.

Ekouaer Satin Pajamas Women's Short Sleeve Sleepwear
$19.99
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Amazon

Choose between 35 solid colors in this comfy, collared sleep set.

Candles

Who doesn't love candles? Choose a festive option like this one called "Let's toast" from Homesick, or go the classic route with a simply delicious smelling pick.

Let's Toast Candle
$34
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Homesick

Homesick has tons of candles that make for meaningful bridesmaid gifts. Choose the city where the wedding is taking place, where you went to college together, or where each gal pal lives for personalized bridesmaid gifts.

Capri Blue Volcano Capiz Jar Candle
$23.80
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Anthropologie

This bestselling candle from Anthropologie is blended with tropical fruits and exotic mountain greens—aka a lovely, refreshing scent any bridesmaid will love.

Water bottles

Staying hydrated is key every day, but especially during busy events like a wedding weekend. Gift your bridesmaids with different colored water bottles so they can keep track of their own in the bridal suite. Go the extra mile by throwing in a meaningful sticker for a personalized bridesmaid gift.

Hydro Flask Water Bottle
$37.57
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Amazon

Can cooler

If your girl gang enjoys drinking alcohol, they'll love this insulated can cooler from Brümate. It can hold any 12-ounce can—from seltzers to beers—and keep it chilled for hours, making it ideal for your post-ceremony trolly and future picnics or boat days in the summer. Choose between 29 fun colors to fit each bridesmaid's personality.

BrüMate Hopsulator Slim Double-walled Stainless Steel Insulated Can Cooler
$24.99
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Amazon

Jewelry

Nine out of ten girls will be happy with jewelry as bridesmaid gifts. Accessories are a girl's best friend, after all—and whether you opt for a personalized piece of jewelry or go for something classic, your bridal party will get plenty of use out of their new baubles.

Custom Multi Pisa Bracelet
$40
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BaubleBar

BaubleBar's Pisa Bracelet is a best-seller and makes for the perfect personalized bridesmaid gift. Choose any letters and numbers you see fit, whether it's you and your bestie's initials, the date of your bachelorette party, or simply the word "love."

Bracha Initial Pendant Necklace
$50
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Nordstrom

Keep things simple with your bridesmaids' initial on this timeless pendant necklace that will make its way into their staple jewelry collection.

Travel jewelry case

It's happened to all of us: We pack jewelry for a trip and it winds up in a tangled mess in our toiletry bag. Help your bridesmaids avoid this debacle on the wedding weekend and on future trips with a travel-sized jewelry organizer. Knotted necklaces: avoided.

Personalized Small Travel Jewelry Case
$69
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Mark & Graham
Small Travel Jewelry Organizer
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Amazon

Jade roller

Let's face it: Being a bridesmaid can be stressful. There are lots of responsibilities and pressure to ensure that the bride is happy. Give your bridesmaids a gift that will help them relax and prep their skin for the big day—and long afterward.

Jade Roller & Gua Sha
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Amazon

Weekend bag

Finding the perfect weekend bag is no easy feat, but Calpak is here to answer your prayers. This weekend bag includes a compartment specifically for shoes and plenty of storage pockets. If your bridesmaids are traveling for the wedding, they'll love using this bag for the weekend.

Stevyn Duffel
$78
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Calpak

Cheers to useful bridesmaid gift ideas!