Groomsmen Gifts, Groomsman Gift Ideas and Unique Best Man Gifts
According to Anglo-Saxon history, the groom kidnapped his bride in order to get married. The original best man, or the groom's warrior friend, helped the groom fight off other men while "bridesmen" or "bridesknights" made sure the bride arrived safely to the ceremony. Nowadays, the best man and groomsmen still have very important tasks at hand. In addition to being the best friend and right hand of the groom, the best man gives a toast during the reception, organizes the bachelor party, holds the bride's wedding ring, and witnesses the signing of the marriage certificate. Groomsmen generally serve as ushers, act as chauffeurs for out-of-town guests and help with last minute tasks before and on the wedding day.
As important members of your bridal party, the best man and groomsmen deserve gifts that portray the groom's gratitude. A little thought goes a long way with groomsmen gifts. Your wedding party gifts will act as a long-lasting memory of the excitement and anticipation of your wedding day. Some of the best groomsmen gift ideas include those that are individualized for each guy; think of each groomsman's interests and give a gift that is along the same theme. Personalized gifts are extremely popular and make the recipient feel appreciated. Here are some groomsmen and best man gift ideas to help you get started:
CUFFLINKS are traditional gifts for your groomsmen and best man. It's a classy gift that is often worn by members of the bridal party on the wedding day. Perfect for the fashionable friend or a business traveler. Custom engraved monogram cufflinks are popular groomsmen gifts. The personalization makes the gift truly one of a kind and your thoughtfulness will certainly be appreciated. Cufflinks made of fine bone china by designer Sonia Spencer designate your groomsmen's role in your wedding. Choose from "Best Man", "Groomsmen" and even "Usher." You can use these as a way to ask your family and friends to be part of your bridal party or as memories of their part in your wedding.
PROFESSIONAL POKER KITS are sure to be a hit with your groomsmen and best man. The game of poker is on a winning streak, thanks in part to the popularity of numerous television shows devoted to the game. If weekly poker nights are a tradition, your buddies will be thrilled to receive these poker kits.
WINE THEMED GIFTS are also very popular gifts that your groomsmen can use for years to come. Perfect for wine lovers who appreciate the finer things in life! Delight your groomsmen with a wine gift set that comes with a wine bottle stopper and opener, presented in a handsome case. The case is personalized with an engraved silver plated plate. Or for the wine connoisseur, a beautiful wine box made of solid wood and engraved with two lines of custom text is a gift that speaks volumes.
LEATHER PHOTOGRAPH BOXES are sure to bring out the sentimental side of your groomsmen. Fill the box with your favorite photographs of you and your groomsmen together in various settings. And your groomsmen or best man can add to their collection with pictures from your wedding day. Your groomsmen will love the gift and treasure the photos.
ENGRAVED BLACK LEATHER FLASKS are fun, yet stylish. It will remind your groomsmen of the fun times you've shared together. It's a wonderful keepsake that may even get used during your wedding weekend. Engrave the initials of your groomsmen or best man to personalize this gift.