It’s a standard custom that you give the members of your wedding party a token of your appreciation. Wedding party gifts are an important gesture to communicate your thanks. For those groomsmen, the task of finding an appropriate gift can be tricky. They might not appreciate the sappier, frillier gifts that are usually given to bridesmaids. Luckily tradition doesn’t dictate that you have to give a certain type of gift in this circumstance. You chose your groomsmen, you know them best, and you get to choose the gift that will best convey your gratitude to them. Personalized groomsmen gifts remind both of you why you chose these particular men for your wedding party.
There are plenty of ways to add a personal touch to just about any gift. If your groomsmen are golfers, get them some personalized golf balls. If they are drinkers, you can have a silver flask engraved or pick out a bottle of their very favorite fine liquor. If the wedding has left you broke, there are lots of other great ideas that won’t cost you much. A compilation of humorous candid photos from the reception, or a copy of some fun wedding footage would make a great gift.
Remember that the important thing is not the gift itself but the sentiment behind it. Even though men like to think they aren’t sentimental, every groomsmen will appreciate your genuine thanks. So make sure you voice it, or include a hand written note or a card with your gift.