With more than half of the most popular days for engagements falling between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, odds are you know someone who just got engaged. And if that someone just happens to be your BFF, well then it’s time to celebrate! Before planning kicks into high gear and things get more than a little stressful, let your ride or die know just how much she means to you with a thoughtful gift (or several). After all, you were her first soul mate, right? Ahead, eight ways to show the bride to be you’re on her team — and always will be.
1. Tee Time
It’s a title that she’ll only get to rock for a limited amount of time so give her a shirtsA shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body (from the neck to the waist).Originally an undergarment worn exclusively by men, it has become, in American English, a catch-all term for a broad variety of upper-body garments and undergarments. In British English, a shirt is more specifically a garment with a collar, sleeves with cuffs, and a full vertical opening with buttons or snaps (North Americans would call that a “dress shirt”, a specific type of “collared shirt”). A shirt can also be worn with a necktie under the shirt collar. that will let everyone know who the bride is. Bachelorette party, anyone?
2. Nail It
People are going to be asking to see the ring so ensure her digits are in tip top shape with a fun but understated metallic polish that compliments her sparkler.
3. Hydration Helper
The wedding beauty regimen starts now and that means water, water, and more water. Help keep your BFF hydrated with a chic, bride-worthy bottle.
4. What a Dish
Give your girlfriend a stylish place to keep her ring and a reminder of all she has to look forward to with this cheeky jewelry tray.
5. Comb Over
If she’s obsessed with the vintage vibe, this old-school hair accessoriesA fashion accessory is an item used to contribute, in a secondary manner, to the wearer’s outfit, often used to complete an outfit and chosen to specifically complement the wearer’s look. will help get the bride-to-be in a retro state of mind for planning. Plus, she can rock it for pre (and post!) wedding events.
6. Give Thanks
Engagement giftsA gift or a present is an item given to someone without the expectation of payment or return. An item is not a gift, if that item, itself, is already owned by the one to whom it is given. are forthcoming and your girl will be well prepared with this super pretty stationery set.
7. Comfy and Cute
For the big day or the celebrations prior, make sure her feet are ready for the journey ahead.
8. Band Together
Whether she wears this on the big day, to the bridal shower or anywhere else, your bestie will feel like royalty in this tiara alternative.
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