With multiple events leading up a wedding, you may start to run out of thoughtful ideas. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best bridal shower gifts to help inspire you along the way. Ahead, discover thoughtful ideas that run the gift-giving gamut, including:
In addition to these gifts, you can look at the couple’s wedding registry for bridal shower gift inspo as well—but by no means do you have to stick to it! You can completely veer off registry, but it can be a good guide for understanding the bride’s style and needs.
Housewares and Home Decor
New cookware is always a welcome gift, and a Dutch oven is a good go-to piece. This 6.75-quart cast-iron Dutch oven comes in six gorgeous matte shades, including black, pink, yellow, green, blue, and white.
Bring happy hour home with this professional barware set that includes a stainless steel Boston shaker, Hawthorne strainer, jiggler, and muddler.
This glamorous set of coasters features flecks of dazzling gold that will catch the light and shimmer.
These champagne flutes are a treasure bursting with vintage charm. Seen here in cobalt blue, the set is also available in blush pink, amber smoke, and midnight blue.
This lovely glass cake stand is inspired Parisian bohemia and is available in blue, pink, or clear (pictured). Fortessa’s Jupiter Vintage line also features glassware, pitchers, dishes, and more.
If you’re looking for a unique bridal shower gift, this double-walled ice bucket is just the thing. You can even add a monogram to it for an extra $10. Seen here in pink, the ice bucket is also available in hunter green, navy blue, and coral.
This trio of high-quality candles comes nestled in a Diptyque gift box and features three of their most beautiful scents.
This striking decanter is handblown in Brooklyn and features a stopper designed with colored glass in three different colorways.
This cutting board is another one of our favorite bridal shower gifts. The Williams Sonoma exclusive is made of hand-cut marble and features hand-laid steel lettering with a sophisticated brass finish.
This trio of high-quality, sophisticated candlesticks is made of aluminum and has a smooth matte finish. They’re the perfect pièce de résistance for any fancy dinner party.
The bride-to-be can pop a wedding photo into this simple yet classy frame after their special day.
Say cheers to the happy couple with this fun set of antique-inspired wineglasses. They’re simple yet oh-so-delicate.
Gift the soon-to-be married couple some new dinnerware sets, like this gorgeous find made of tinted textured glass. Seen here in pink, the dishes are also available in ginger root and clear.
The perfect gift for the perfect couple. Seen here in blue and gray, the porcelain set is also available in a coral and cream duo.
Who wants regular old flatware when you could have a funky-shaped set like this designer squiggle-handle one? Its uniqueness makes it one of the best gifts you could give.
If you ask us, a new life chapter calls for a new set of bed sheets.
Or if you want to go all out, spring for a complete bedding upgrade.
This set of martini glasses designed by French American designer Sophie Lou Jacobsen pay homage to postmodern design. It’s sure to stand out on any bar cart and will blow the happy couple away.
This gorgeous platter is a splurge-worthy wedding shower gift that the soon-to-be newlyweds can pull out at dinner parties for years to come.
This embroidered tablecloth is designed by Leslie Hamilton and made from high-quality linen. Misette’s Fête collection features additional linens, tableware, and candles. It possesses a quaint and undeniable charm and will look darling on any picnic table or in a sun-splashed dining room.
Teatime has never looked finer. This elegant teapot is made of Ginori porcelain.
Apparel and Accessories
This pretty pajama set is made of ultrasoft, cooling fabric and features a delicate lace border on both the top and bottom. The set is also available in two shades of blue.
This polished, practical pouch is made of full grain Italian leather and has interior pockets. It’s big enough to carry all the wedding day essentials: a copy of vows, a lip gloss, iPhone, and emergency tissues. You can buy it in ivory with gold hardware or rose with silver hardware.
This four-piece set includes Lunya’s best-selling pajama shorts, tank, robe, and sleep mask, all in matching, feather-soft washable silk. Seen here in blue, the set is also available in tan.
This silk eye mask is a perfect gift for any bride who takes her beauty sleep seriously.
This sophisticated lingerie is a great gift for a bridal shower or bachelorette party. The ivory gown features lace trim, a flattering V-neckline, and adjustable straps.
If you’re looking for an extra special set of pajamas, this Jaguar-printed top and bottom delivers. The print was inspired by the romance and intrigue of 1950s Monaco, and it can be found on a variety of nightwear from Desmond & Dempsey.
If you want to give a fun accessory that will add a pop of color to the bride’s otherwise white outfits, consider this baublelicious clutch with the perfect amount of subtle shine. Seen here in pink, it’s also available in slate marble and Tahdig yellow.
These mint, feathery kitten heels are another playful addition to the bride’s engagement season wardrobe.
And speaking of those on-theme white outfits, an LWD (little white dress) is another gift that will come in handy as the bride navigates engagement parties, bachelorette events, a rehearsal dinner, and everything else on the wedding planning journey.
The bride can take her chignon, ponytail, or twist to the next level with this fabulous barrette that’s outfitted with a pearl-encrusted oversized bow.
This statement choker is made of freshwater pearls in oversized shapes. It’s available in ivory and pink pearl, and it can be worn on the big day or even a date night.
Did someone say something blue? These organic cotton panties feature a cute safari-inspired scene complete with elephants.
How sweet is this ornament that can be customized with the couple’s names and wedding date?
This classic designer jewelry box is made of sterling silver. You can also add a personal touch with an engraving.
This delicate ID bracelet comes in yellow or rose gold and can be adorned with up to three diamonds and engraved with up to twelve characters.
How about a custom illustration that captures the happy couple? It’s totally unique and special, and it can be customized to capture the newlyweds. You can even add on additional family members and pets.
We’ll use any excuse to give a best friend a fresh set of the best bath towels—especially when they’re monogrammed!
Speaking of monogrammed towels and linens, here’s a set of fancy napkins with a scallop edge perfectly ideal for any holiday or dinner party your bride-to-be might host in the future.
Celebrate this huge life event with a sweet set of congratulatory treats! The set features champagne bears, strawberry champagne bears, bubbly bears, and freeze-dried strawberries coated in white chocolate with a candy shell. All we can say is: yum.
Thinking ahead to the honeymoon, this weekend tote will come in very handy. It’s incredibly spacious and has tons of useful compartments. Seen here in Atlas Pink, it’s available in several shades (including both neutrals and brights).
And since we’re on the subject of travel, packing cubes make for another good gift for the organized traveler. We love this set, which is available in nine different colors.
If you want to splurge, consider going for a monogrammed leather luggage tag from Tiffany & Co. in the brand’s signature robin’s egg blue.
This pretty wristlet supports the full weight of your phone and makes it easy to carry while keeping your hands free. The crystal pearl combo is a perfect pick to use throughout the engagement and beyond.
If you want to stay on theme with something blue, consider this vegan leather travel case for the bride’s engagement ring and other jewels. The case can be monogrammed for an additional $12.50 and is available in more than 20 colors and prints.
Keep the rain at bay on the big day with this romantically chic umbrella.
A keepsake hanger like this is such a thoughtful gift. You can add the wedding date and the bride’s name, and they can use it to hang their wedding dress. It’ll look so sweet in pictures too!
You can never go wrong with a gift card—and we like this on-theme pick from Target (that works equally well as a wedding gift).
Every bride needs a cute ring holder to store her new bling, and this Kate Spade favorite rises to the occasion.
A Winc gift card lets the couple choose their own bottle of wine, which ensures they’ll get exactly what they want.
Rounding out our list of the best bridal shower gift ideas is this lovely wedding planning essential from Kate Spade. The gold-ringed wedding planner features gold accents and an interior pouch.