Giving gifts to your wedding party is a thoughtful way to extend a special thank-you to those who are standing up alongside you as you committ yourself to another. Being in a weddig is not easy business, and appreciating those who have poured so much love, time, and support in making your wedding day be as beautiful as can be goes a long way.
I love finding just the right gifts, and I get so excited in anticipation for the gift to be received. Additionally, I like to give products or support organizations that are giving back! There are so many organiatiosn out there, and while we hate to admit it, it's hard to take the time to research those possibilities.
So I want to help you out!
Here are some awesome products I have discovered that will allow you to pay it forward and support organizations making a difference, all the while saying thank you to those in your life!
FOR THE GALS
1) Mota Make Up Bag - Sari Bari
This is the go to bag for every woman! Upcycled from sari products by survivors of Kolkata's red light areas, your purchase becomes a part of her freedom story.
2) Gold Necklace - The Shine Project
Treat your ladies to a statement necklace hand made by inner city youth. The Shine Project employs youth so they can attend college, and by purchasing their beautiful jewelry you are telling a young life you believe in them and their future!
3) Karuna Robe - Sudara
Enjoy your wedding day morning relaxed while sipping mimosas in these oh-so-comfy robes! Support women in Inda working to remain free fome sex slavery!
FOR THE GUYS
1) Bow Tie - Bull & Moose
You can never go wrong with a strong bowtie. B+M handcrafts each tie using the finest silks, wools, linens, and cottons. They are a Veteran owned business believing in social responsibilyt and paying it forward. Their mission is to "do good while helping gentleman look".
2) Cuff Links - From the Earth
These stylish and unique cuff links make not only a great gift for the guys, but a tasteful addition in your groomsmen attire. From the Earth is part of the Fair Trade Federation, and by working with farmers and artisans in holistic partnerships, they are helping to create positive change socially, economically and environmentally.