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.
Every bride wants to look like she just returned from some sun-kissed Caribbean beach on her big day. But what if your fair complexion is that of a traditional English rose, all creamy porcelain with hints of blush? You know that not even equator-strength sun will produce a natural tan. (Besides, you want to stave off sun-borne wrinkles forever!) Enter the self-tanner: Self-tanners from our mothers' era were renowned for taking the user on a visit to Oompa-Loompaland. Fortunately, modern self-tanners are much improved, but you still need a sherpa to guide you up the mountain of products that promise glow-worthy results. Check out our list of top self-tanners from Amazon, Sephora, Nordstrom and more that'll give brides a soft, natural-looking glow without sun exposure. But before you use any of them, a pro tip: To stay free of streaks, exfoliate 24 hours prior to use, smooth the product evenly over freshly cleansed skin, and wash immediately hands after use. Now, get glowing!
Bridesmaids' gifts show your bevy of besties how much you appreciate the support they gave you throughout your wedding prep and the big day. These bridesmaids helped you select a wedding dress, offered a shoulder cry on and laughed with you during the long, fun and stressful wedding day. Giving a fabulous bridesmaids gift is a traditional gesture of appreciation. We love bridesmaids gifts that are stylish, useful and possess universal appeal, particularly if they are cushy "extras" that your bridesmaids typically wouldn't have bought for themselves. So don't fret: We've rounded up the coolest bridesmaids gifts, including pieces from Anthropologie, Amazon and ASOS, to give you a list of gifts they will truly love.
Luggage is a purchase you only make once every few years (hopefully), so it's important to shop wisely. While you're of course looking for quality travel gear that's durable and roomy, you don't want to go broke before you've even gotten to the airport. Wedding and honeymoon planning is expensive enough — so avoid spending a small fortune by shopping luggage from stores like Kohl's and Walmart. The luggage sets ahead are functional, fashionable and, best of all, affordable — they're all under $150.
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.
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Your open-toe wedge heel gets triple strap styling, a comfort mesh ankle strap and an exposed back zip with pull-tab hardware. The...se shoes were made for your jet-set lifestyle. Lightly padded footbed. KATRICE by Pelle Moda. 65% suede/35% nylon Imported read more
Step out in style with the Kenneth Cole New York Danton Platform Sandal, featuring a chic ankle strap design and a platform wedge ...heel. Ankle strap with adjustable buckle closure Platform sole. read more
An interlocking YSL logo heel brands the profile of a smart pointed-toe bootie crafted in Italy from supple mid-grain leather. Sty...le Name: Saint Laurent Opyum Ysl Bootie (Women). Style Number: 5622029. Available in stores. read more
A mega-chunky platform pairs with an equally mega-tall heel to amp up the reach-for-the-disco-balls appeal of a sandal cinched wit...h knots at the toe and ankle. Style Name: Saint Laurent Paige Platform Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5782221. Available in stores. read more
Wide straps criss cross at the vamp of a chic goatskin-leather mule featuring a wrapped heel highlighted with insignia hardware. S...tyle Name: Saint Laurent Loulou Mule (Women). Style Number: 5488947. Available in stores. read more
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An icon since it first debuted on the runway, Saint Laurent's stylishly strappy Tribute sandal is lifted by a soaring tapered heel... and bold platform sole. Style Name: Saint Laurent Tribute T-Strap Platform Sandal (Women). Style Number: 626973. Available in stores. read more
Bold cross straps shape a breezy, all-occasion mule styled with a lightly squared toe balancing a curvy demi-block heel. Style Nam...e: Saint Laurent Loulou Cross Strap Mule (Women). Style Number: 5621897. Available in stores. read more
A mixed-media wedge sandal is made with a signature Respira sole for ventilation and a waterproof membrane that keeps underfoot mo...isture from seeping in. Style Name: Geox Torrence Wedge Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5799686. Available in stores. read more
Mixed-finish leathers detail the straps and sides of a chic wedge sandal lifted by a sawtooth rocker sole. Style Name: Pedro Garci...a Fidelia Wedge Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5359691. Available in stores. read more
A gilt ring adorns the laddered straps of a fierce snake-embossed sandal set on a chunky, mid-height heel. Style Name: Chloe Rony ...Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5723606. Available in stores. read more
Retro '90s trends meet modern design with this Italian-made slide sandal fashioned with a smooth calfskin leather strap and a tall... cork platform sole. Style Name: Chloe Camille Cork Platform Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5278589. Available in stores. read more
Metallic leather straps add subtle shimmer to a chunky platform sandal set on a cool razored tread. Style Name: Pedro Garcia Frans...es Flatform Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5470061. Available in stores. read more
A wedge-boosted pump with a metal-tipped bow at the toe is outfitted with a signature Respira sole for breathable protection from ...underfoot moisture. Style Name: Geox Audalya Wedge Pump (Women). Style Number: 5689391. Available in stores. read more
Double-G hardware in a warm golden tone sits at the vamp of a high-gloss bootie finished with signature rosebuds at the sole. Styl...e Name: Gucci Bootie (Women). Style Number: 5630137. Available in stores. read more
The lack of visible hardware updates and streamlines the look of a graceful Spanish sandal that adjusts for the perfect fit. Style... Name: Pedro Garcia Yamina Sandal (Women) (Nordstrom Exclusive). Style Number: 5715201. Available in stores. read more
Showcase your love for Miu Miu come rain or shine in this striking white rain boot with a rubber shaft logo patch and brand letter...s wrapping the sturdy sole. Style Name: Miu Miu Logo Rainboot (Women). Style Number: 5652038. Available in stores. read more
Slim and supple straps band this contemporary suede sandal elevated by a just-right block heel. Style Name: Agl Ankle Strap Sandal... (Women). Style Number: 5466162. Available in stores. read more
Designed to create height while remaining wearable, this espadrille-trimmed sandal is boosted by a comfortable cork platform wedge.... Style Name: Jimmy Choo Almer Cork Wedge Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5718463. Available in stores. read more
Go for the retro look of the '70s with this quarter-strap sandal that takes your style to new heights with a chunky tall heel and ...platform. Style Name: Aquazzura Baba Platform Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5615625. Available in stores. read more
Citron-colored crystals coat the slender straps of a chunky-heeled sandal coated in liquid-gold Italian leather. Style Name: Gucci... Bertie Jewel Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5739418. Available in stores. read more
A striped web at the vamp is embroidered with logo letters on this sporty-chic sandal boosted by a toothy platform sole. Style Nam...e: Stella Mccartney Stripe Logo Platform Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5740232. Available in stores. read more
Bejeweled-and-studded metallic leather straps mingle with sporty mesh atop the bold straps of these utilitarian-inspired sandals s...et atop a super-chunky sole. Style Name: Gucci Aguru Jewel Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5739451. Available in stores. read more
Pre-order this style from the Spring 2019 collection! Limited quantities. Ships as soon as available. You'll be charged only when ...your item ships. Citron-colored crystals form a glittering bow atop the strappy gold vamp of these daring platform sandals wrapped in plush black velvet. Style Name: Gucci Zephyra Jewel Sandal (Women). Style Number: 5739524. Available in stores. read more