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As the bride, the planning process can be long and stressful, but it is your great friends that help with everything along the way. They serve as decorator, designer, planner, and personal assistant. They throw you bridal showers, engagement parties, and bachelorette parties. But most importantly, they stand by your side and support you through every step of the way. Getting them something special, and more importantly, something they actually like and will use, is paramount.

  • We’ve seen a lot of “day of” robes for your girls – we even mentioned making them blue in a previous blog as your “something blue” item. But what about pajama sets or rompers? Anything the girls can enjoy while getting ready is always a big hit. And who doesn’t want to relax in a robe with a glass of champagne while getting ready with your girlfriends?
  • A traditional gift is jewelry. We love the Kate Spade Idiom bracelets, and they range from as low at $32.00. With hidden tags like “heart of gold” and “find the silver lining”, they are classic and the perfect addition to any closet.
  • Your gift doesn’t have to be something in hand that they take away. A spa day goes a long way and is a great thank you for anyone. A day or two before the wedding, why not gather everyone together for massages or manicures and pedicures? Avoid facials, though in case someone has an unforeseen reaction.
  • You can also do a bunch of fun small things! Pick out a cute tote bag and fill it with fun goodies for your girls to enjoy like a coffee mug, flats to change into after the wedding, a small bottle of champagne or bottle of wine, silk eye mask, or anything from the list above! The options are endless and can be any shape and size.

Whatever you choose, your friends will love because they love you. You picked these friends because they are your support system and sisters in life if not also by blood. They wouldn’t be standing next to you on your most special day if they didn’t, so don’t stress yourself out about what to give them. It’s the one thing they can’t help you out with!


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