parties are usually tame enough for even silver-haired maiden
aunts, but a bachelorette
party is a whole other party scene where girlfriends
can enjoy a rollicking night out celebrating the bride's final
days of "freedom."
sexy lingerie and other racy gag gifts are at the center of any
bachelorette party, but check out a few more "best of"
ideas for honoring the blushing bride-to-be:
a racy, laughter-filled bachelorette party this is the all-time
favorite gift to give any future bride. On the more practical
side, famous names like Victoria Secret and Frederick's of Hollywood
are notorious for cookie-cutter sizes. If you're really serious
about giving lingerie, also include a gift card so that the
future bride can pick out something custom fit she'll really
want to wear on her honeymoon night.
party gag gifts: These can range from provocative sex toys,
edible underwear, handcuffs, gels, lubricants and racy DVD videos
to the more practical McDonalds gift certificate (for when she
burns her first dinner.)
Otherwise, let your imagination be your guide!
the personality of the guest of honor and don't go overboard.
You want the bride blushing, but not feeling too uncomfortable.
survival kit: This thoughtful gift basket might include
safety pins, hairspray, hair pins and clips, deodorants, breath
mints, clear nail polish, soft slippers, eye drops, cough drops,
bottled water, a tube of super glue, a pocket-sized umbrella,
or anything else you think qualifies as life-saving emergency
supplies for the big wedding day.
awww factor: Highlight this major milestone in her life
by getting other girlfriends together to contribute to a "This
is Your Life" celebration. Gather pictures from guests
and e-mail them in advance to ask for special childhood memories
to be included in a photo album. Everyone, including the bride
to be, will be truly touched.