Asking someone to be your bridesmaid is a powerful and thrilling moment in your friendship. If you’re bored with the curated box of goodies and signs that read “I couldn’t say ‘I Do’ without you,” here are some more creative ideas for consideration.
Bride Tribe Bathing Suits
If you’re having a tropical destination wedding or going somewhere in the sunshine for your bachelorette, then have “Bride Tribe” bathings suits made for everyone to wear together! Options like this one start at $25 on Etsy.
Pick your favorite restaurant and have all your girls come together at once to ask them face to face. What’s better than seeing their reaction and having everyone get to know each other at the same time?
“Pop” The Question
Fill a balloon with confetti and a handwritten note saying “Will you be my bridesmaid” and have them pop the balloon to find the surprise.
If you’ve been friends since your earliest days on the playground together, have a custom cootie catcher made with the big question written inside. This one is only $3.50 a pop!
Have custom wine labels with a metallic scratch-off sticker to reveal your sweet message made for each girl. Options start on Etsy for $2.25.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
The Charles Darwin Foundation celebrates its 60th anniversary as a non-profit this year, making it the perfect time to head to the Galapagos Islands.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.