Planning & Inspiration
Holiday Gift Guide For The Bride-to-Be
If anyone could use an extra pick-me-up this holiday season, it’s the friend who is in the thick of wedding planning. With the anxiety of getting ready for the big day coupled with the usual stress this time of year brings, she has a lot on her plate. What better way to put the cheer back in life than with an amazing gift that lets her know you are thinking of her. From beauty and pampering to personalized goods to home décor, here’s the ultimate gift guide for the bride-to-be.
The last thing your friend needs is her phone battery to die in the midst of a full day running errands. With the Power Up Tassel Key Chain from Mark and Graham, she can charge her phone in her bag without missing a step. Stylish and practical, it includes a free monogram and comes in an array of colors.
Sweats are fine, but who says peace and quiet can’t be enjoyed while looking fabulous. Downtime is precious for your friend right now. She’ll love the feeling of relaxed luxury that comes with wearing the Luxe Shangri-La Robe from Natori.
After full day of meeting with wedding vendors, your friend will look forward to coming home and lighting an aromatic candle from Dyptique. Featuring the beloved scents by the esteemed French parfumerie Maison, this mini collection includes ‘Baies,’ ‘Roses,’ and ‘Figuier.’
Now more than ever, beauty sleep is critical for the bride-to-be. The luxurious Mulberry silk eye mask and pillow case from Brooklinen ensures a rested night sleep so she’ll be feeling and looking her best.
Ask anyone who has gone through it, organization is the key to successful wedding planning. Help your friend stay on track with this lovely personalized weekly planner from Papier. It also includes spaces to jog down extra notes such as monthly goals, important dates, and to-do and wish lists.
Often, our skin shows the first signs of rising stress and anxiety levels. The Fresh Evergreen Routine Gift Set will motivate your friend to stick to a nightly skincare regime while replenishing her visage to its naturally beautiful luster.
A crossbody is the perfect bag for the woman who is rushing around AM to PM. Available in a range of colors, this classic design from Dooney & Bourke features rich pebble grain leather and enough room to store on-the-go essentials.
The Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar from Ciaté London will make anyone skip the regular trip to the nail salon. What’s so great about this collection is that it includes classics along with risk-taking shades. Who knows, it may even help your friend find her wedding day nail color.
Does your friend like to entertain? Then the Louis C. Tiffany Tulips Pitcher from the Metropolitan Museum of Art will make a great addition to her hosting arsenal. And just imagine how pretty it will look holding freshly made sangria this summer.
The verdict is in. The rose quartz facial roller is the must-have tool taking beauty and skincare to the next level. It massages, depuffs, and soothes – your friend’s visage will forget all about that holiday party the previous night.
From the early 1970s up to his death in 2016, Bill Cunningham took photos of the styles, fashion trends, and every day looks he observed on the streets of New York City and Paris. Bill Cunningham: On the Street: Five Decades of Iconic Photography presents his expansive portfolio with famous shots alongside never-before-seen work. This is a go-to coffee table book for the fashionista bride.
We hope this holiday gift guide makes shopping for the friend who is preparing to walk down the aisle a breeze. And you don’t have to spend a lot. For her, it’s about finding something that makes life at the moment a little easier.