Men, you’ve done all the hard parts of planning a wedding. You’ve proposed, (helped) picked a venue and caterer, figured out your registry, and yet one thing remains that can’t be forgotten: gifts for your groomsmen.
Chances are, your wedding day is only happening in part due to the help and friendship of the bridal party. Whether because your groomsmen have been there for you in life and friendship before your engagement, or because they’ve been helping orchestrate your wedding through planning and assistance, these friends have had your back and your groomsmen gift is a small way to let them know they are appreciated and cherished.
Needless to say, picking out what to get your groomsmen can be stressful. Knowing where to start can be the hardest part. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered a handful of items your groomsmen are guaranteed to love, including several specialties you can only find in Lakeland.
Handmade Sunday Slim Card Wallet | Garrett Wayne Company | $62
If you’re looking for a gift that will only get better with age, then look no further than this Sunday Slim Card Wallet from Lakeland’s own Garrett Wayne Co. This is the ideal choice for a streamlined and compact wallet. Made of natural vegetable tanned leather, the Sunday wallet ages well. The use of real leather gives each one a unique quality and characteristic.
Sunshine State Dad Hat | Bump Galletta | $27
Sometimes the perfect gift is something you can wear. These Sunshine State baseball caps from Lakeland artist Josh “Bump” Galletta will not only give your groomsmen something to wear but something to commemorate your Florida wedding and all the memories that came with it.
Salisbury Wedding Embossed Flask | Gaines Jewelers | $83
Flasks are the perfect classy gift to give to your groomsmen, who are assuredly already walking around with style. This 6 ounce embossed pewter hip flask from downtown Lakeland’s Gaines Jewelers is the ideal, suave gift to give your groomsmen and make your wedding party feel appreciated.
Leather Morgan Pocket Notebook | Scout & Tag | $59.95
Wanting something a little more personal as well as practical? This leather Morgan Pocket Notebook from Scout & Tag will give you just that. It’s small enough to throw in a backpack for a trip, and has a slot for a pen, a card, or even some extras. And if you’re feeling especially sentimental, you could even leave a small note for your groomsmen inside the first pages of the notebook to show your appreciation.
Aviator Classic Sunglasses | Ray Ban | $163
Nothing says practical and fashionable quite like a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses. Ray Ban frames are historically made with high-quality, protective lenses. They’re just as good for a leisurely day out on the town, day at the beach or even on the fairway.
Yeti 30 oz Tumbler | Yeti | $38
Any groomsman who enjoys spending time outdoors is guaranteed to appreciate a YETI tumbler. YETI is famous for its high-quality stainless steel tumblers that are equipped with double-wall insulation to keep the cold in (or out). You can even personalize your gifted tumblers with a personalized phrase or monogram for your groomsmen. The tumbler is a perfect coffee or beer mug depending on your outing, and is a gift that is sure to be used long after the wedding weekend is over.