Weddings offer a rare opportunity to gather all of one's favorite people -- his and yours -- into one room for a fabulous time. Far before the wedding day arrives, you'll have chosen your most intimate friends to take their positions within the bridal party as bridesmaids and groomsmen. Thanking these special bridal party members with a gift is customary. You can do so before the wedding at various points: during the bachelor or bachelorette weekend or at the rehearsal dinner, for instance. Others do it while getting ready for the wedding, especially if the gift is something the guests might use to spruce themselves up, such as earrings or cuff links. Below, we've gathered an affordable selection of wedding party gifts. Believe it: For $10 and under, you can offer your bridesmaids and groomsmen gifts they'll use and enjoy for years to come from Amazon, Etsy, Walmart and other popular online stores.
The tea kettle, that humble household necessity, has historically conveyed the notion of comfort. Steeping tea to be served with cookies (or "biscuits", per the English) is a time-honored symbol of hospitality. Then in 1980s America, tea kettles became status objects: Italian architect Aldo Rossi designed a sleek number for Alessi and architect Michael Graves designed his famous kettle topped by a red, chirping bird. It was the whistle heard around the world.
Today, tea kettles are must-haves on any wedding registry. Coveted styles include the retro SMEG design and the super cute kettles from Kate Spade. Even if you don't drink tea, a kettle is a must-have for boiling the water used in a French press for coffee or for hot chocolate. No hostess is prepared without one, particularly while hosting a brunch, a book club or holiday parties. We've rounded up the best tea kettles for your wedding registry from Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Williams-Sonoma and more. (And don't forget the Fortnum & Mason Wedding Bouquet Blend, a tea developed to commemorate the marriage of Prince Henry ("Harry") of Wales and Meghan Markle!)
Every bride breathes in a deep sigh of relief on her wedding day. It may not go smoothly, and that's fine. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can't hurt to be physically fit. Sure, there's a lot of pressure on brides to look as good as possible in that wedding gown, and many women find themselves "shedding for the wedding." Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, simply want to stay toned or are trying to tame your inner Bridezilla with some stress-relieving yoga, we've found 20 high-tech performance leggings to wear in your pursuit of health and happiness. They'll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you'll look and feel fabulous on your special day.
What's your sign? Better yet, what are all your bridesmaids' signs? Whether it's the traditional zodiac based on Western astrology and ancient Greco-Roman mythology or the Chinese zodiac that repeats its animal signs on a 12-year cycle, these personal (albeit superstitious...) symbols never fail to fascinate. Incorporating the various zodiac signs and representative animals into personalized jewelry for your wedding day is a welcome trend, be it in the form of a signature piece for the bride or a special gift for your best gals. We can't predict the future, but we can promise your bridal party will have stars in their eyes over these beautiful necklaces, pendants, charms, bracelets and rings from Nordstrom, Etsy, Urban Outfitters and more.
Blame it on Meghan Markle! The royal beauty wore a pair of rose gold and diamond earrings during her debut as a duchess back in May, reports PEOPLE, and brides-to-be everywhere took note. If you're in the market for rose gold bridal earrings, you're in luck: Just about every jeweler is working in the soft, romantic metal right now. We scoured the internet for rose gold wedding earrings at a variety of price points, in a range of styles, from petite to statement, vintage to modern and dangling chandeliers to covert clip-ons. Here are 13 favorite rose gold earrings from Amazon, Macy's, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and more.
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This silver tone dragon ring is a symbol of power, strength and good luck. Wear it to feel like you can achieve anything! Featurin...g a faux opal in the middle of the dragons tail coil. read more
Four burnished silver tone rings that were made for mixing and matching! Stack them together or wear them one at a time, with a cr...escent moon opal, and three antique-style designs. read more
A set of five silver tone rings with blue, pink, purple, white, and pastel green opal gems. Wear one a day, wear them all, or disp...lay them on the faux leather display strap! read more
Slightly swirled band lends a sleek look. Details: 1.65-carat total weight diamond equivalent 1/4-in. width Sterling silver Diamon...d equivalent carat (ct.) Total Weight (T.W.) represents the approximate total weight of diamonds of equivalent appearance.... read more
When the event demands some extra glam, this gorgeous ring shines bright with a lapis gemstone and Diamonique simulated diamonds. ...From Judith Ripka. read more
Layers of sparkle will leave you loving this Judith Ripka 14K gold-clad sterling silver ring--from its heart-shaped rock crystal q...uartz to its glimmering rows of cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated diamonds. From Judith Ripka. read more
In need of a sparkling pick-me-up? These stunning cubic zirconia Diamonique simulated diamond earrings are just the pair to elevat...e your look and boost your mood. From Judith Ripka. read more
A trio of dazzling peridot gemstones come together in three-part harmony, backed by a chorus of cubic zirconia Diamonique simulate...d diamonds, to make this 14K yellow gold-clad sterling silver ring truly sing. From Judith Ripka. read more
Never unnoticed, this Judith Ripka sterling silver ring has 360-degrees of dazzle and it all starts with the pineapple-cut turquoi...se doublet at the center. Angled berge texturing and cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated diamonds on the split shank finish this beautifully designed ring, which is sure to catch the eye of every jewelry enthusiast. From Judith Ripka. For more details on this ring's fit, please refer to the Ring Size Guide above. read more
A deep, celestial blue lapis sits at the center of this carved ring with cubic zirconia Diamonique simulated diamond accents. From... Judith Ripka. read more
Megawatt magnificence. There's so much about this wide-band sterling silver ring from Judith Ripka that simply glows. The large, L...ondon blue topaz gemstone surrounded by a sea of pave-set cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated diamonds is perfect proof that one radiant ring can light up an entire outfit. From Judith Ripka. For more details on this ring's fit, please refer to the Ring Size Guide above. read more
Layers of sparkle will leave you loving this Judith Ripka sterling silver ring--from its heart-shaped rock crystal quartz to its g...limmering rows of cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated diamonds. From Judith Ripka. read more
An impressive cushion-cut cubic zirconia Diamonique simulated diamond sits at the center of this radiant ring, accented with beaut...iful berge, rope, and twisted rope motifs. From Judith Ripka. read more
Gorgeous and green, this stunning peridot and cubic zirconia Diamonique simulated diamond ring is sure to be the envy of all. From... Judith Ripka. read more
Luxuriate your look with this lapis and cubic zirconia Diamonique simulated diamond ring. From Judith Ripka.
You deserve it. Lever back earrings with a faceted lapis bead paired with the dazzle of cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated dia...monds is quite a treat. From Judith Ripka. read more
Hear that? It's London blue topaz calling, and it has a stylish statement to make about this necklace. From Judith Ripka.
Wrist assured. Feel chic and confident in this sterling silver cuff from Judith Ripka. Hinged at the bottom for easy wearability, ...it features a striped design of cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated diamonds and black onyx gemstones for a brilliantly modern look. From Judith Ripka. Small, Average, or Large. For more details on this bracelet's fit, please refer to Wrist Assist--the Bracelet Fit Guide above. read more
Exquisitely crafted with intricate estate, bead, and rope textures, this brilliant band ring beams with princess-cut cubic zirconi...a Diamonique simulated diamonds channel-set along the top. From Judith Ripka. read more
Stop and stare at this terrific trio of octagonal pink tourmalines on this gorgeous ring, and then slowly take in the other dazzli...ng details--from the beaded motifs all the way to the berge texture shank. From Judith Ripka. read more
Keep it sweet and simple with this emerald ring, accented with diamonds and bead and berge textures. From Judith Ripka.
Decked out in Diamonique simulated diamonds, this bling ring is sure to turn heads. From Judith Ripka.
Dazzling Diamonique simulated diamonds and a distinct textured band make this ring a show-stopper. From Judith Ripka.
Stop them in their tracks with this jaw-dropping ring. It features an onyx gemstone surrounded by cubic zirconia Diamonique simula...ted diamonds. From Judith Ripka. read more
Rings feel too routine? Reach for the stars--with this fun Judith Ripka bypass design. Luminous moonstone lights up your look with... moon and star motifs highlighted in cubic zirconia Diamonique(R) simulated diamonds. From Judith Ripka. read more
This textured oval link chain pops with three standout stations--cubic zirconia Diamonique simulated diamond clovers, rhodolite he...arts, and rhodolite ovals. From Judith Ripka. read more