Must-Haves for Brides – from Beauty Products to Gift Ideas

Take a look at the latest wedding-related products and services for brides and grooms!

We're sharing the wedding-related products and services featured in the 2022 issues of Inside Weddings magazine. From beauty products to wedding décor to gift ideas, be inspired by these new items!

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If you've recently become engaged, congratulations! Planning a wedding will be one of the most exciting times in your life together as a couple – and while stressful, it's important to sit back, relax, and remember why you're doing all of this work: to get married to the love of your life in front of all of your family and friends. 

As a bride or groom, you'll have a whole new range of products and services to discover, all of which are designed to help you live your best engaged life and plan the wedding of your dreams. From the beauty and lifestyle space, to accessories perfect for a destination wedding or honeymoon, to bridal fashion and jewelry, to gift ideas for the couple (or their wedding guests), you'll find plenty of ideas to inspire your dream wedding weekend in the list of wedding-related items featured in this post. All of these products and services were included in the Discoveries feature of Inside Weddings magazine, and we hope you love the ideas and inspiration!

You'll find everything from a VIP experience at a bridal salon in Beverly Hills to the cutest looks for getting ready the morning of your wedding... There's truly something for every couple to discover! Dive in, and take a look at some of the must-have products and services for brides and grooms featured in the latest issues of Inside Weddings magazine, below:

Beauty & Lifestyle

Kroma Deluxe 5-Day Lifestyle Reset

Kroma Wellness Lifestyle Reset

Once you get engaged, you’ll likely start seeing promotions for bridal cleanses and weight-loss programs; however, you don’t need to deprive yourself to look and feel your best. With the limited edition Kroma Deluxe 5-Day Lifestyle Reset, you’ll have access to a variety of highly nutritious and flavorful instant superfoods to detox your system and pave the way for new, healthy habits. 

From lattes, teas, and smoothies to snacks, supplements, and meals, you’ll enjoy 10 foods and beverages each day to fuel your body. This effortless reset requires little to no prep, is shelf stable, and offers the opportunity for couples to enjoy a healthy restart before the big day or after the honeymoon. $475;

Beverly Hills MD's Dermal Repair Complex

Beverly Hills MD Dermal Repair Complex

Whether you’re a bride or groom, bridesmaid or groomsman, parent, or guest, news of an impending wedding will surely make you want to look your very best. To achieve a younger appearance naturally, simply take two capsules of Beverly Hills MD’s Dermal Repair Complex™ daily before the big day. 

Revitalize your skin from the inside out with a formula of scientifically backed nutrients to achieve firm and lifted skin, reduced wrinkles, and enhanced radiance for a gorgeous healthy glow. $58;

Destination Wedding / Honeymoon Accessories 

The Bridal Capsule Swimwear by Andie

Andie "Nantucket" One-Piece Swimwear

Just in time for summer weddings and honeymoons, Andie’s The Bridal Edit invites brides and their bridal parties to shop well-made, well-cut swimwear, essential intimates, and incredibly soft loungewear in white and neutral tones. 

From sustainable recycled and ribbed fabrics to an array of flattering leg cuts, supportive tops, and bottom coverage, the inclusive brand’s swimwear – featuring women’s sizes 0-26 – ensures the ultimate bridal confidence with a look for every fit preference and body type. $12-115; collections/the-bridal-edit

FUNBOY Pool Floats 

Funboy Butterfly Pool Float

Brides heading to the pool with their bridesmaids and best friends for a bachelorette-party weekend will fall in love with the fun, oversized floats from FUNBOY. The family-owned, California-based company offers a wide selection of classic tube floats in playful patterns, as well as picture-perfect floats, rafts, and loungers shaped like swans, unicorns, rainbows, butterflies, and more. 

The well-constructed, long-lasting products are also incredibly easy to inflate, ensuring brides-to-be and their besties can get to the pool in style and without the headache. Shown: Butterfly Pool Float, $99;

Sea Star Beachwear 

Sea Star Beachwear Cutout Water Shoes

If you’re planning an adventurous island honeymoon with an array of coastal activities that list water shoes as suggested attire, consider the beachy bridal footwear from Sea Star Beachwear

While most water-friendly shoes aren’t typically considered to be stylish, this brand’s beachwear – including espadrilles and sandals designed to honor classic styles with a durable construction of nonslip rubber soles and quick-drying materials – can be worn from the sand and sea to the city streets. Shown: Beachcomber Espadrilles in White Eyelet, $98/ pair;

Fashion & Jewelry 

Panache Bridals VIP Experience 

Panache Bridal VIP Experience

Every bride should feel like a celebrity when wedding-dress shopping, and the Panache Bridals VIP Experience presents three exclusive offers to make your dreams come true. Available at Panache Bridals in Beverly Hills, Costa Mesa, and Pasadena, the “Pearl” showcases a runway experience for the bride and her guests, Champagne and refreshments, and a personalized gift. 

Available exclusively at the Beverly Hills location, the “Diamond” and “Sapphire” packages will add on the royal treatment with luxury transportation, hotel accommodations just steps away from Rodeo Drive, access to couture gowns from top designers, and more. Select your preferred shopping experience and share unforgettable moments with loved ones, plus a credit towards a couture gown! $500-1,500;

Bridal Jewelry by State Property 

Equinox Cadillac Diamond Ring by State Property

Whether you’re searching for a stunning engagement ring, wedding band, or one-of-a-kind bespoke pieces, Bridal by State Property presents contemporary fine jewelry for discerning couples. 

The new Love Architecture collection – inspired by an ancient Mayan love story of a king crafting special tombs with shadows that would touch twice a day for he and his queen, ensuring they’d meet again – features a pair of diamonds in various cuts uniquely flanking a diamond-encrusted band. Shown: Love Architecture “Equinox Cadillac” diamond ring, prices vary;

Getting-Ready Robes by Robed with Love 

Robed with Love Embroidered Getting-Ready Robes

Offering affordable, luxurious getting-ready attire, Robed with Love has everything brides need to dress in style on the big day and beyond. From scrunchies, sleep masks, and slippers to robes, rompers, and pajamas, brides-to-be now have a one-stop shop. 

In addition to stylish, size-inclusive bridal designs, you’ll also find beautiful day-of gifts for flower girls, bridesmaids, and mothers of the bride and groom. The woman-founded small business also donates 5% of proceeds to charities benefiting women, so you and your ladies can look and feel great. $25-119;

SG Bridal Jewelry & Special Wedding Program

Stephanie Gottlieb Wedding Jewelry

Beloved by brides for nearly a decade, New York City-based jeweler Stephanie Gottlieb has introduced specialized offerings exclusively for weddings. SG Bridal showcases fully designed engagement rings in The Ring Vault, signature settings to create your own sparkler, as well as Prisms by SG™ – a collection of rings designed for diamonds under two carats. Stunning eternity bands and wedding bands for both men and women are also offered, along with necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and more for brides, bridesmaids, and mothers of the bride and groom. 

Brides will also be thrilled to join the new SG Bridal Program, available for bridal clients who have purchased an engagement ring or eligible product. Members receive an array of benefits, including ring cleaning and maintenance, discounts on SG fashion jewelry and Bride Perks brand partners, and even exclusive access to wedding-day jewelry loans to be styled from head to toe with “something borrowed” pieces for the big day. Prices vary;

A "Something Blue" Collection by Ceci New York x Daphne Newman 

"Something Blue" Honeymoon Attire in Floral Print

Looking for the perfect “something blue” for your wedding day or honeymoon? The gorgeous “Aeryn” print from the Ceci New York x Daphne Newman Collection graces stunning silk loungewear pieces designed to be worn in the bedroom and beyond. 

Brides and bridesmaids can choose from a camisole and short, pajama pant, slip, or duster to embrace modern femininity while showcasing stylish botanical artistry. Prices starting at $250;

Gift Ideas 

Preserved Floral Blocks from Designs by Andrea

Preserved Bouquet Floral Block Bookends

After spending thousands of dollars on wedding flowers, it’s a shame for them go to waste... but they don’t have to! Your florals can be transformed into beautiful works of art. Designs by Andrea’s Floral Blocks will keep your bouquet blossoms preserved inside hand-crafted resin blocks in an array of shapes, photo frames, or book ends, which you can display in your home. 

Simply secure your wedding date, get married, and overnight the arrangement! After the blooms go through a beautification process, choose a design and await your exquisite piece. Prices starting at $800;

Argaux’s "Year of Firsts" Wine Collection 

Argaux "Year of Firsts" Wine Gift

Struggling to find the perfect engagement or wedding present? Argaux’s “Year of Firsts” Collection of premium, sustainably sourced wine is the gift that keeps on giving. Simply select the wedding or engagement gift box, choose three or six bottles, and decide upon reds, whites, or mixed options. 

Add engagement bottle tags including “Set the Date,” “Booked the Venue,” and “One Month Countdown” or wedding milestones such as “Just Married,” “First Anniversary,” and “First Addition to the Family” to help couples celebrate long before and after “I do.” $100-200;

TRIbella Classic Wine Aerator 

TRIbella Classic Wine Aerator

With plenty of celebrations to come after getting engaged, you’ll want to make sure you keep the red wine flowing – and tasting exceptional. Whether you’re wedding planning at home with your fiancé or hosting your future in-laws for a dinner party, create a sophisticated experience with the TRIbella™ Classic Wine Aerator

Complete with a revolutionary drip-free, three-stream design, this must-have bar accessory provides instant aeration for an enhanced taste. For easy transport, it even comes with a carrying case, so you can bring it along on your honeymoon or future travels. $40;

The Engagement Journal by Season Journals 

The Engagement Journal by Season Journals

Once you get engaged, you’ll immediately have hundreds of to-do list items to complete between the proposal and the wedding day. To avoid stress throughout the process, you and your spouse-to-be will need to ground yourselves and appreciate every moment. Plan your wedding with intention and strengthen your relationship throughout this monumental time in your lives with The Engagement Journal by Season Journals

The heirloom journal features six sections to help couples not only plan their nuptials and remember the special moments, but also focus on nurturing their relationship before and after “I do.” Buy one for yourself or give it as a gift to those newly engaged in your life. $48;

Tinggly’s “Just Married” Gift Box 

"Just Married" Gift Box by Tinggly

If you’re struggling to find the perfect present for the soon-to-be newlyweds in your life, consider an experience gift to enrich the couple’s honeymoon or their first year of marriage. Tinggly’s “Just Married” gift box invites bride and grooms to book a memorable experience for two from hundreds of options in 100+ countries around the world. 

From wine tastings and whale-watching tours to sailing adventures and sunset dinner cruises, there’s truly something for everyone to enjoy. No matter which experience the newlyweds select, rest assured you have given them the gift of memories to last a lifetime. $239;

Wedding Video Book by The Motion Books 

The Motion Books Video Book

You and your beloved are likely planning to create a wedding album filled with photos from your big day, but have you considered a similar keepsake for your wedding video? While it wasn’t always possible, The Motion Books offers elegant linen-bound albums that present your video on a beautiful display with built-in audio. 

The memories of your wedding day will instantly come to life once you open the cover. Simply choose a style, connect your book to a computer to upload videos, and enjoy! $100-185;

Ready Festive's Holiday Gift Subscription Box

Ready Festive Subscription Gift Box

Looking for the perfect wedding gift for the couple who loves decorating for the holidays? Enter Ready Festive, a subscription service simplifying the decorating process for all four seasons and 10 major holidays. 

Select the Mini, Standard, or Deluxe box size for each of your desired seasons or holidays, answer a few questions about your decorating style, and receive your personalized festive boxes filled with curated items that fit your home beautifully. $69- 159/box;

Wedding Decor & Details 

Custom Neon Sign by YellowPop 

Custom Neon Sign by YellowPop

In five minutes or less, brides and grooms can create a Custom Neon Sign by YellowPop. Easily upload a logo or add your desired text, choose a font and color, and select all of the signage specifics. 

Ideal for seating charts, sweetheart tables, photo booths, and even your own home décor, a neon sign with your newly shared last name or your wedding hashtag, crest, or monogram will wow loved ones! Prices starting at $250;

The Little White Book Collection by Luxe Linen

Luxe Linen "The Little White Book" Collection

Aside from beautiful florals, place settings, and paper goods, one of the easiest ways to make a statement at your wedding is to dress your tables with elegant linens. The latest designs from The Little White Book Collection by Luxe Linen, which showcases an array of neutral looks that will be loved by nearly every bride, will guarantee that your tablescapes stand out in the memory of your guests – and elevate reception photos that will stand the test of time in your wedding album. 

Complement your centerpieces with linens showcasing intricate floral embroideries and appliqués, go classic with swiss dot or traditional jacquard fabrics, or select one of the stand-out styles featuring ornate patterns, sparkling sequins, feminine chiffon details, or bold 3D embellishments. From pure white and ivory to champagne and natural tones, the linens in this luxurious new collection can be paired together for a design scheme that will add dimension and create interest for all events, from ballroom soirées to alfresco affairs. Prices upon request;

Fancy Sprinkles Wedding Collection 

Fancy Sprinkles Set

Your engagement ring doesn’t have to be the only bling at your engagement party, bridal shower, or wedding! Dress up desserts and add a bit of sparkle to drinks with the Fancy Sprinkles Wedding Collection

With enough sprinkles and edible glitter for 150 guests, the “Big Bling Wedding Set” will ensure your confections and Champagne are wow-worthy, while the “Jumbo Metallic Prism Powder® Set” featuring edible glitter in gold, silver, and rose gold will add glamour to your event with shimmering bubbly that flows all night long. Big Bling Wedding Set ($245) and Jumbo Metallic Prism Powder® Set ($220);

Tip Top Proper Cocktails 

Tip Top Proper Canned Cocktails

Canned cocktails are all the rage, but Tip Top Proper Cocktails are some of the best. With traditional recipes created by James Beard Award finalist Miles Macquarrie, discover six tasty, ready-to-drink cocktails. 

From sophisticated stirred options such as an Old Fashioned or Manhattan to refreshing shaken drinks like a Margarita or the Bee’s Knees, incorporate these well-balanced cocktails behind the wedding bar or in welcome bags for your guests. $40 (pack of eight), inquire for bulk orders;

Lily Lavender & Green

Lily Lavender & Green by Heather Thomas

With over 22 years of experience in floral and event design for exceptional weddings and celebrations, as well as years spent sourcing luxury goods for events and her own home during extensive world travels, Heather Thomas of HeatherLily, Inc. is pleased to introduce Lily Lavender & Green. The online lifestyle retail experience presents a curated assortment of décor items ideal for indoor and outdoor entertaining, along with unique accents for your home, greenhouse, and garden. 

Consider adding your favorite items to an online wedding registry, purchasing pieces for your wedding-party gifts, or adding some products to your wish list for an upcoming birthday or anniversary. The stylish shop may also provide inspiration for your impending nuptials or be used to source special pieces to incorporate throughout your wedding décor, before having a permanent place in your residence once you’ve said “I do.” From gorgeous planters and baskets to refined vases and place settings, couples can now have the sought-after style of a HeatherLily-designed wedding in their own home. Prices vary;

These products and services were originally published in the 2022 issues of Inside Weddings magazine. To order copies, visit our library of Inside Weddings back issues available for purchase.

Opening photo by Clove & Kin; Venue: The Lodge at Torrey Pines; From Real Wedding: A Warm New Year's Wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines