Bridesmaid Gifts

posted 2 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Would you get these tanks for your bridesmaids?
    Yes : (2 votes)
    10 %
    No : (15 votes)
    75 %
    Maybe : (3 votes)
    15 %
  • Post # 2
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I gave my bridesmaids monogrammed mugs from Anthropolgie (all are coffee addicts!), Starbucks gifts cards, a Kate Spade anchor necklace, a photo frame with an IOU for a wedding photo us me with the bridesmaid and a mini emergency kit. I also gave them earrings to wear for the wedding and made them personalized hangers for their dresses but those items were not the main focus or really what I considered part of their gift. I wanted their gifts to be a thank you for being in the wedding and be something they would enjoy all the time not just on the day of the wedding.

    I think the tank tops are cute because while personalized they’re not overly “wedding” or anything so they could wear them again if they wanted to for something.

    Post # 3
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    BlushedBride5050:  They are cute, but keep in mind that anything that is  for picures or anything you expect them to wear in the wedding is not a gift. It is a prop for your pcitures.

    The best wedding party gifts are those that are chosen for each person individually as if you were shopping for their birthday.

    Post # 6
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

    Those tank tops look cheesy.

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee

    BlushedBride5050:  dont pay a lot for those tanks. you could easily buy some tank tops from Old Navy, and get a few Iron On monogram letters from Hobby Lobby and do that yourself

    Post # 8
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    This may be an odd question, but what are the chest sizes of your ladies? I’m a DDD and those tanktops are the bane of my existance. My bras generally have thick(er) straps than most and a thick back band, which means my bra would be sticking out all over the place. I would be extremely uncomfortable and aware of that, not to mention that DDD breasts will NOT modestly in those types of tanks. I don’t know what it is about them, but every time I wear one and I look down 3/4 of my boobs are hanging out. If I received this, not only as a gift, but also as a MANDATORY prop to be worn for your getting ready pictures, I would be highly uncomfortable and (a teensytiny amount) annoyed.

    Post # 9
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I am going for simple gifts (wishbone necklaces) for my bridesmaids (and additionally some more girls that been helping through planning)

    Post # 10
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    889 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2015 - On a Cliff Overlooking the Bay, Florida

    You also need to keep in mind how they are having their hair done and pulling the tank top over their hair. I’d suggest doing a button down and having their initials on it. you can get them cheap at TJ Maxx, Marshals or somewhere like that. 

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