Bridesmaid Gifts That Also Give Back

How the gifts you give can benefit charity.


For brides who want to show bridesmaids their gratitude while also making a difference to the world, we found some awesome gift suggestions that are even more impressive because of the positive impact they have on the planet.

Clockwise from left: Waterdrop Bracelet 100% of proceeds go to charity:water to fund world wide water projects, $100 www.kwiat.com; Statement Maker Shoulder to Shoulder Magazine Bag Made from coated recycled magazines and created under fair labor conditions, $74 www.rebagz.com; Garden 4 Silk Batik Fan Handcrafted on the island of Java in community setting that creates employment for women, $45 worldofgood.ebay.com; Beaded Nesting Boxes Proceeds support education programs for girls in Tanzania, $52 www.globalgoodspartners.org .

Opening photograph by Elizabeth Messina