With the bride rightly stealing the limelight on her wedding day, it’s nice to make the groom feel equally as special… It is his big day too, after all! With this in mind, we have put together out top 10 favourite gifts for grooms, to add a touch of romance to his day too!
1) Off the cuff
An absolutely classic gift, cufflinks will add the finishing touches to your groom’s wedding day attire and the perfect souvenir for years to come. Nowadays, the options are endless… from traditional to novelty, customised to creative find a pair that suits his personality and style.
For something that little bit more special, mark the date with a pair monogrammed with your initials and wedding date.
Check out these personalised wedding day cufflinks by Lily Bella, available from Not On The High Street, here.
2) Arrive in style!
What better way to get your groom excited about the big day, than to surprise him by hiring his favourite car to transport him and his groomsmen to the venue. Whether his heart is set on an A-Team Van or Ford Mustang, check out the selection of cars available to rent from local company Star Car Hire, for something that little bit different, here.
3) Don’t be late
Ensure he arrives both in style and on time with a brand new watch. Every man deserves a nice watch and what better occasion to give him one than on your wedding day! And whatever your budget, you’ll have no problem matching it with the endless options available. When it comes to choosing a watch, go for a style that he’ll be comfortable with wearing everyday. Why not mark the occasion by engraving your wedding date on the back?
Check out The Watch Hut’s selection of men’s watches here.
4) Gadget guy
Boys and their toys! No doubt he’s had his eye on the latest gadget, so why not surprise him with it! From iPads to iPods, the newest phone release or computer accessory pay attention to what has grasped his attention recently.
5) Feeling hip
One of the most popular wedding gifts, but a perfect choice none-the-less, brides have been surprising grooms with hip flasks for many years. With various styles from leather bound to metal, choose his favourite colour and earn bonus points by filling it with his favourite liquor, sure to settle his nerves on the day!
Check out this fitting love heart, personalised hip flask from Etsy here.
6) Honeymoon haven
Going on honeymoon? Use the opportunity to give him something he’ll use on your trip. Depending on where you are going, there are a wealth of options. Tropical trip… sunglasses are ideal. Europe retreat… a leather bound passport cover or new luggage will be welcome gifts!
7) Get crafty
If you have a flair for the arts or love getting creative, nothing is more sentimental than a personalised album. Why not put together a story book of photos and stories from your time together and leave a few blank pages at the end for those memories yet to be created.
Available in a wealth of colours and sizes, get started with one of these albums, available here.
8) Say cheese!
If your man doesn’t have a camera of his own, now is the time to treat him to one! Cameras come in various price ranges so make sure you do your research and chose one that he’ll be comfortable with using. Handy for all those honeymoon snaps.
9) Grooming your groom
While you will want to look your best on your wedding day, don’t forget that no doubt your groom will too! What perfect way to start his day than unwrapping a kit complete with everything he’ll need to look great from top-to-toe.
This men’s grooming bag from Selfridges is perfect!
10) Get active
Finally, if none of these gifts are really your husband’s style why not book a fun activity for him!? If he’s an adrenalin junkie, book a skydive, or if golf is more his style, treat him to a round at his favourite course.