15 Genius Maid of Honor Gifts They'll Say "I Do" To
Thank your maid of honor for being your other lifelong partner with these gorgeous gifts.
Your maid of honor: she's the Thelma to your Louise, the Cher to your Dionne, the Monica to your Rachel. And as wedding prep intensifies, she's also the Posh to your Scary–keeping it together with class, poise, and patience, even in your least flattering Bridezilla moments.
That's why she deserves a truly special gift that thanks her for all she's done, and acknowledges the dear friend she is. We've found the perfect maid of honor gifts to salute that special lady who's worked her magic behind the scenes so you could get hitched without a hitch. And for more amazing presents for members of your inner circle, check out these 15 Gorgeous Name Rings That Make Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts!
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Getting your maid of honor a real diamond and sapphire ring might seem wildly extravagant, but this absolutely beautiful little band is a dream within reach. It's made of 14 karat yellow, white, or rose gold and features a dainty natural diamond flanked by two natural blue sapphires. Give it to your maid of honor proposal-style, and ask if she'll stand by your side and wear your "something blue" for you! And for more beautiful baubles she can wear on the big day, check out these 20 Etsy Jewelry Items That Will Become Instant Heirlooms.
If your maid of honor loves all things romantic, timeless, and French, she'll love one of these bistro-inspired mugs. Keep it simple with a single mug featuring her initial, or go the extra mile with a complete set for everyone in her household. The collection also has other fun home accessories to choose from, like this "Joie De Vivre" vanity tray, or this mosaic creamer!
If looking and feeling her best is at the top of your maid of honor's to-do list, a stylish workout mat could be the perfect gift. This one from Babe+Co catches the eye with its unique Reuleaux triangle shape, which also happens to be its secret weapon for optimal versatility. Made with vegan microsuede and natural rubber, this is the ideal mat for sculpting workouts, including weights, kettlebell, and resistance band training. We'd also recommend it for a relaxing meditation or stretching sesh to calm her nerves on the big day!
Giving your best girl a makeup case isn't exactly an earth-shattering maid of honor concept, but nailing exactly the right look makes it feel revolutionary. Cuyana's zip travel bags come in a set of two (one large and one small) so you can keep your toiletries and makeup organized and stowed in style. They're each made of pebbled Argentinian leather that's sure to last over time, and can be monogrammed in gold lettering for that personal touch. And for more great vacation gear, check out these 25 Must-Pack Travel Essentials Under $25.
Weddings are great, but sometimes all the pomp and circumstance can start to feel a little exhausting for everyone involved. For a fuss-free maid of honor who's happy to skip the pageantry, opt for a gift that sends a simple message of thanks for all they've done to help your big day along. This Sweets and Rose Gift Basket (with a thoughtful personalized message, of course) sidesteps the "party favor" feel of other wedding tchotchkes while letting them know how much you appreciate the friendship and the role they've played in your wedding.
Give her a great gift and something she can wear to the wedding itself! These earring sets from BHLDN combine dainty pearls and crystals with designs that perfectly marry tradition and trend. The best part? The set is inexpensive enough that you can buy them for all of your bridesmaids, meaning your girls will look perfectly coordinated without being overly matchy on the big day.
Why not give a gift that lets your maid of honor get exactly what she wants? A subscription to Scentbird will allow her to try out new fragrances, or stock up on her tried and true favorites. Choosing from over 500 scents, she can build her monthly queue from top brands like Gucci, Prada, Cartier, Glossier, Tom Ford, and more (not to mention best selling skincare, makeup, and wellness products). And to score more high-end beauty brands on a budget, check out these 27 Luxury Beauty Products You Never Knew Target Sold.
Part of the challenge of getting a great maid of honor gift is coming up with something she can use that she doesn't already own. This quilted garment bag is perfectly practical (especially in anticipation of a wedding), but the monogram feature puts a cute, personalized spin on the travel essential.
If your idea of a great gift involves a touch of luxury, this Grace 20 Leather Satchel from Coach might be right up your alley. It's available in sleek black and cream, both with gold hardware, dual handles, and a crossbody strap. The best part? It's currently on sale at Bloomingdale's for 47 percent off! And for some arm candy for the honeymoon, check out these 27 Gorgeous Luxury Beach Bags You Can Use All Year.
If yours is a destination wedding, or if your bridal party is made up of the jet setting types, these customized passport accessories will make first class gifts. You'll get a vegan leather passport holder personalized with monograms, as well as a matching luggage tag with their full name printed in gold, rose gold, or silver. At just $17, you might as well get them for the whole squad!
Jane Austen made her mark writing stories about love, marriage, and her keen perspectives on society. That's why it feels so fitting to give each bridesmaid the gift of Austen's prolific writing, which is near and dear to the hearts of so many literature-loving women. This Penguin Classics collection of her complete works comes beautifully bound in cloth hardcover, meaning your maid of honor will love displaying them on her shelves nearly as much as she enjoys reading them.
This sleek pajama set is a perfect pre-wedding gift for your best girl. They're made of luxurious stretch-rayon and lined with cute contrast piping, with a comfy drawstring and elastic waistband. Add an embroidered monogram for a thoughtful custom touch–a gesture she's sure to appreciate. The only thing left to do is invite her over for a home-cooked meal and night in to thank her for all she's done (not to mention all she's put up with)!
Nothing inspires manicures quite like the weeks leading up to a wedding, so giving your maid of honor the option of manis at home is ingenious! This lamp is Amazon's top choice because of its high powered LEDs, easy-to-use interface, and unbeatably low price (which is more important than ever when you're buying in bulk). Put together a small assortment of gel nail polishes along with remover so she's got an entire DIY kit!
A great weekend bag is always a solid gift, but if your maid of honor is planning on bringing wedding supplies for the big day (think makeup, hair tools, or clothes), these cotton canvas duffle bags will be especially appreciated. They come with pretty-yet-durable rose gold hardware and you can choose from a range of embroidery options on the monogram for a gorgeous bespoke gift.
Given the amount of time she's spent helping you out with your cold feet, this might just be the perfect way to return the favor. These cute, comfy cashmere knit slippers from Banana Republic put the focus on self-pampering, a gesture she'll surely appreciate after spending so much time in a demanding support role. Get them for your maid of honor in blush pink or black, and treat yourself to a pair in cream so you can both prep for the big day in comfort and style!