You know who you want as your best man and groomsmen, but have you thought about how to ask? We have some creative ideas to inspire you
LAST UPDATED ON 21 NOVEMBER 2017
It’s a cute idea to give out ‘will you be my bridesmaid?’ gifts or cards to the bridesmaids, but what about the best man and groomsmen? It’s not fair to leave them out so we’ve come up with some cool and creative ways to ask ‘will you be my best man?’
If you want to keep it simple, there are plenty of ‘will you be my best man/groomsman/usher?’ cards to choose from online, whether you want funny, stylish or personalised. We’ve selected some of our favourites will you be my best man ideas for you to browse.
If your wedding day is going to be beautifully put together then you will want your bridal party cards to be just as stylish as your big day. See our edit of the prettiest and most stylish ‘will you be my best man?’ cards.
This chalkboard ‘will you be my best man?’ card from Norma and Dorothy is perfect for couples who plan on throwing a rustic style wedding day. There are also matching designs for the wider bridal party so you can buy these beautiful cards for everyone.
Stylish couples will adore this contemporary design from Sarah Burns Prints. We love the elegant font and you can choose from a range of beautiful colours so that card perfectly suits your wedding style.
If your best man is just the ultimate gentlemen then this super cool card by Vanilla Retro Stationery will definitely suit his style!
Is your best man truly a top bloke? Then we think this fun and laid back card from Joanne Hawker is the perfect design for the best man in your life!
This super stylish ‘will you be my best man?’ card from Emma Moore Illustration and Design is so much fun. There’s a secret message hidden in a black envelope on the front of the card - ready for your best man to discover.
We adore this simple card from Too Wordy. The contemporary and eye-catching design is perfect for couples wanting to give their best man a card that is super stylish (a perfectly instagramable!).
If you don’t take yourself too seriously then a funny card to ‘pop the question’ to the best man in your life will be the perfect way to sum up your friendship. Take a look at some of our favourite funny cards for your best man.
Do you just know your best man is going to bring up all those embarrassing stories of your past? You may as well give him permission - because he’s going to do it anyway! This fun card from Heather Alstead Design is the perfect card for you.
If your best man looks great in a suit (but not as good as you, obvs), then this funny ‘will you be my best man?’ card from Wordplay Designs is an ideal choice!
If your best man just can resist a pun then this ‘I Moustache You a Question’ card from Elle Bee Designs is going to be the perfect option.
Seriously, you could have just text your best mate and instead you had to get some fancy card!? Make your point clear with this fun design from Cardiac Greetings!
Create a ‘will you be my best man?’ card that is so special by going for a style that can be personalised with your best man’s name.
This balloon scratchcard from Sarah Hurley Designs makes asking ‘will you be my best man?’ really fun and you can personalise it to make it even more special.
All the standard best man duties are summed up in one simple card with this style from Slice of Pie Designs - and it can be personalised!
Weddings are expensive so we’re not suggesting your spend a fortune on gifts for your best man. But a token gift that will make a beautiful keepsake or a cute item he can use on the big day is a lovely gesture that you could give alongside your card. Take a look at some of our favourite ideas.
Ask your BFF to be your best man with a personalised shot glass from Getting Personal so you can toast to your upcoming wedding (and to the speech they are going to have to write!).
This engraved wooden bottle label from Hickory Dickory can be personalised with your best man’s name and gives you the perfect excuse to pop round with a bottle to pop that all important question.
If you are looking for a fun token gift for your best man then this tin of cheesey jokes - from Marks and Spencer - will get them started with their speech writing!
This personalised wooden box from Dust and Things can be filled with a bottle of wine or champagne ready to toast when your BFF agrees to be your best man!
If your best man is more of a beer fan then a personalised pint glass from Becky Broome Ltd will be the perfect gift for them.
Make popping the second biggest question of your life really fun with this ‘will you be my best man?’ balloon from White Knot.
We love the idea of throwing back to the past and this ‘will you be my best man?’ telegram is the perfect way to ask that all important question in a classic way.
A watch is a gift that will always be appreciated. You could even get it engraved with a message to personalise it. We like this smart Hugo Boss watch from Goldsmiths that comes with matching cufflinks.
Speaking of cufflinks, these wooden best man cufflinks from Sarah Hurley Designs is the perfect gift for your best man to wear on the big day.
This personalised box from The Pink Giraffes is super stylish and you can fill it will all his favourite things and your ‘will you be my best man?’ card.
How adorable is this ‘will you be my best man?’ mug from Magic Memories Gifts? Your best man will adore this gift and we are sure he will use it again and again!
Why not give your best man a custom made print from Wordplay Design. It details all your in-jokes and favourite things.
If you want even more creative and thoughtful gift ideas for you best man make sure you read our roundup of amazing groomsmen gifts – it’s the perfect way to say thank you for all their help and support.
Discover the wedding gift list that's right for you by browsing our edit of the best options available.