(Closed) Any advice?

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
2716 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I would just say that it’s a lovely thought but that you are sorry and can’t afford to go in on the bracelet.


Post # 4
9549 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Hm. What is this gift for?

IF it is for a bridal shower or a wedding present it’s not really an appropriate gift because it is a personal item that would not be used by the groom. Just tell them you’re getting your own gift but thanks anyway.

IF it is for a personal shower at the bachelorette party then this is appropriate and you can choose to either go in on the bracelet or get your own gift.

IF it is just a random present not related to any traditional gift giving event, then it’s really up to you. If you don’t want to go in you don’t have to, but be prepared for some questions from the other bridesmaids.

So overall, you need to give gifts for any showers and as a wedding gift. Beyond that there is no obligation for gifts. Bracelet or otherwise.

And, by the way, that’s way expensive for a monogram bracelet. I have one that was about $30.

Post # 5
4518 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010



These guys said it all. I’d just say straight up that you don’t care to go in on a bracelet, but thanks anyway. 

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