How do you surprise your groom on the morning of the wedding? With groom gifts, of course! For a truly memorable gift, you’ll need to pick out groom gifts that are custom-made, just for him. Personalized groom gifts are those he’ll love to have as keepsakes for years to come.
Any gift you give to the groom is something he’ll cherish; you don’t have to spend a lot of money to make an impact. For instance, you can spend zero dollars if you really don’t have the budget for a gift; a simple card or hand-written letter delivered to him before the ceremony is enough.
If you want to give him a gift he can open and perhaps wear or use (like a watch or a handkerchief), you’ll find a few suggestions here. We love how far groom gifts have come, thanks to the ingenuity of handmade artists! Now you have so many options at your fingertips for giving the perfect gift he won’t already own.
Personalized Groom Gifts from Bride
1. See you at the altar card
Ah, I got goosebumps when I saw this one! By CocoPressDesigns.
2. Personalized groom watch
From sporty to formal, a watch is easily one of the top gifts for the groom. This one by BadgerWatches can be personalized on the watch band itself, hidden on the inside.
Andrew covered a HUGE list of the best groom watches.
3. Personalized pocket square
He needs a pocket square, so why not add your own sweet words to it? This is one of the special groom gifts you know he’ll actually use on the wedding day.
These special personalized pocket squares from Inspired With Love LLC are a unique gift for the groom. You can have a custom message printed onto the pocket square such as a favorite song lyric, quote, or simply words from the heart. Pick from a large variety of colors to coordinate with your wedding with ease. See it here.
4. Personalized groom underwear
In case you’re wondering, there’s also a pair or the bride! Also by the same shop.
These are hilarious groom gifts he’s sure to love.
5. Personalized pocket watch
This is another example of a timepiece but in its own category than a wristwatch. A pocket watch is a unique gift he probably doesn’t already own, especially one this modern! These personalized groom gifts are by Swanky Badger.
6. Personalized groom cufflinks in YOUR handwriting
How cool are these? You actually submit your message in YOUR handwriting to OrientAppeal and they turn out a pair of custom cufflinks featuring your own writing. One of the new personalized groom gifts for this year!
7. Custom socks for the groom
And last but not least, keep his feet warm and toasty so he doesn’t, you know, get cold feet. ;) By GroomSocks.
Where to Put the Personalized Groom Gifts?
We’ve been asked where to put your personalized groom gifts. A simple gift bag (like this by JustBeautifulGifts) makes it easy and photo-op friendly for when your photographer captures him opening it.
When to Give the Groom’s Gift?
The best time to give your groom gifts? That’s easy: the morning of the wedding. If you prefer, you can give the gifts for the groom to him during the First Look.
How Much to Spend on Groom Gifts?
There’s no set price on your groom gifts: give what you love and what you can afford. As I mentioned, even if you have no budget for groom gifts, a letter is always a good idea.
See also: Top 8 Wedding Day Gifts for the Bride
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