If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SPY.com may receive an affiliate commission.
* Brides typically give bridesmaids gifts before the wedding
* These gifts can help everyone look great on the big day
* Jewelry, makeup and specialty glasses are always appreciated
It may be your big day, but your bridesmaids do a lot of the heavy lifting. From throwing your bachelorette party to making sure your wedding day runs as smoothly as possible, your bridal party deserve something nice for all their hard work.
Jewelry and makeup can help your girls look great standing next to you, and wine glasses or tumblers will help them enjoy the festivities. Don’t spend too much yet, let your ladies know you appreciate their efforts with these 10 thoughtful gifts for bridesmaids under $50.
1. Find Dress Women’s Silky Robe
Getting ready on the morning of your wedding is a special experience shared with your best friends. Make sure you do it in style (and that the photos look nice) by purchasing these silky robes for your bridesmaids. Our recommendation is to get the champagne color for your bride tribe but buy the white robe for yourself as the bride.
[caption id="attachment_121050" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]
2. Amy O Bridesmaid Stud Earrings
Looking nice on the big day isn’t just for the bride. Bridesmaids deserve a little bling too. These rose gold, cubic zirconia studs are elegant and understated. Plus, the saying on their cardboard holder makes them ideal as bridesmaid gifts. As an added benefit, the earrings are hypoallergenic and lead and nickel free.
3. Bridal Party Engraved Stemless Wine Glass
Great for weddings, bridal showers and bachelorette parties, these wine glasses will help your bridal party drink in style. Each 21 ounce, stemless glass can be engraved with a name, bridal party position and wedding date. Not only will your girls have something to drink from during the party, they’ll have a momento to remember the day for years to come.
4. Kate Spade New York Bridesmaid Insulated Tumbler
Although Kate Spade New York may be known for handbags, the company has become a major player in bridal gear. Selling everything from wedding planner journals to jewelry, Kate Spade can keep you and your bridal party stocked with cute, pastel wedding gear. Whether you want to treat your friends for the bachelorette party or keep them hydrated on the day of the wedding, these tumblers are fun and flirty. On each insulated tumbler, you’ll find metallic “Bridesmaid” lettering and a floral print. Do keep in mind that these cups are for cold beverages only.
5. Follow Your Arrow Personalized Charm Bracelet
Give your besties this bracelet to complete their wedding day look. The round charm can be engraved with a single initial in your favorite font choice. In addition, the jewelry piece boasts a stylish arrow on a 7-inch, gold link chain. And while the bracelet is sure to look great on your wedding day, the piece is ideal for everyday wear, too.
6. Pinch Provisions Minimergency Kit
Everything that can go wrong will go wrong. While that sentiment may not be true of all weddings, it’s best to be prepared. Give your maid of honor or all your bridesmaids the Minimergency Kit and you can rest assured that all minor mishaps can be dealt with on your big day. The kit includes clear nail polish, an emery board, double-sided tape, stain remover, a deodorant towelette, antacid, earring backs, hairspray and more.
7. Urban Outfitters bh cosmetics 11 Piece Makeup Brush Set
You may or may not have hired a professional makeup artist to get you and your bridesmaids wedding ready, but any girl would love a set of these bh Cosmetics makeup brushes. The 11-piece set includes a range of versatile, professional-grade brushes that are gentle on skin. In addition, the bronze brush set comes in a matching case for easy transportation.
8. UncommonGoods Make Your Own Flower Crown
Flower crowns are an excellent addition to spring and outdoor weddings. They bring an innocent appeal to the bridal party while amplifying the flower decor present at many weddings. These crowns pair paper mulberry flowers with silk greenery on a twig halo wire for a natural look. Don’t forget to order one for the flower girl, too!
9. Bridesmaid Proposal Box
Your man may have proposed to you, but that’s not the only proposal that needs to happen before a wedding. You’ll need to ask your best friends to stand up next to you on your big day. Pop the question in a creative manner with these bridesmaid proposal boxes. Each is printed with “Will you be my bridesmaid?” in gold foil text, and you can fill the box with your choice of champagne, candles, jewelry and more.
10. Urban Outfitters Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette
If you aren’t having your makeup done professionally, you’ll want to make sure your bridesmaids have the right supplies for your wedding day. This eyeshadow palette provides soft colors ranging from pink to gold, with enough shades to blend with most skin tones and eye colors. You might even consider giving this gift to your bridesmaids early so they can utilize the palette for the bridal shower and bachelorette party, too.