12 gifts for brides to give their bridesmaids

Bridesmaids are usually close friends or family members whom you love and trust to assist you throughout your engagement. From organising your hen-do to finalising flower arrangements, they play a huge role in your transition into married life.

As such, it’s a tradition for brides to give them a thank you gift; a small token of appreciation for everything they’ve done. Where possible, make it personal. Perhaps she likes a particular type of jewellery; a favourite perfume; maybe she has a sweet tooth. Here are 12 bridesmaid gift ideas for inspiration:

Pandora Best Bridesmaid Charm

€39 from Pandora

Sterling silver heart charm, adorned with a purple enamel bow.


Pandora bridesmaid charm Newbridge Silverware Grace Kelly Bracelet

€65 from Newbridge Silverware

Natural shell pearls coated with mother of pearl and a rhodium-plated clasp, presented in a Newbridge Silverware Princess Grace collection gift box.

Monica Vinader Personalised Friendship Bracelet

€150 from Monica Vikander

A lightly hammered rectangle with a wavy, reflective finish and rose metallica cord. Complimentary engraving available via Monica Vikander website.


Monica Vinader Personalised Friendship Bracelet, €150Kate Spade Gold-Faceted Flask

USD $44 from William Ashley

Metal flask engraved with ‘Just between us’, packaged in a Kate Spade New York branded box.

Kate Spade Gold Faceted Flask

Alphabet Spotty Mugs

€18 from Moss Cottage

Dainty mugs with pink or blue polka dots and gold lettering.


Jo Malone London - Nectarine Blossom & Honey Cologne 100 ml

€109 at Brown Thomas

A luxury scent with hints of nectarine, peach and delicate spring flowers; all which melt into the note of acacia honey.

Jo MaloneCLUSE La Boheme Mesh Rose Gold/White

€99.95 from Arnotts

An eggshell-white and rose-gold face are combined with a stainless steel mesh strap. The strap is easily interchangeable, allowing you to personalise your watch.


Hawthorn Twig Infinity Double Circle Necklace

€169 at Chupi

Solid sterling silver; plated in a thick layer of 18 karat gold.

Chupi necklace

Rathbornes 1488 Body Care Gift Set Dublin Tea Ros

€45 from Brown Thomas


Consisting of hand and body wash and cream, it boasts top notes of citrus and raspberry, evoking the warmth of sunshine, blended with middle notes of creamy rosebuds, vanilla and a base of oud, patchouli and amber resin.

Thank You For Being My Bridesmaid Keyring

€13.90 from Not On The High Street

An engraved circular keyring comes wrapped in tissue paper (and gift box is optional).

Thank You Bridesmaid Candle


Stg £20 from Not On The High Street

Each candle is personalised with the name of your bridesmaid along with your names and your wedding date. Candles are available in a choice beautiful fragrances.

Cadbury Chocolate Thank You Basket

STG £30 from Cadbury

Includes drinking chocolate, chocolate bar and chocolate boxes in a presentation wicker 14" hamper.



Photo: Eric Ward, Unsplash

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