A groomsman is one of the most important people in the wedding party on behalf of the groom. He, or they, have an extremely important role to play in the wedding. And as a result it is extremely important for the groom to take his time when selecting groomsmen gifts. Make sure you get it right.There are of course lots of things to consider. There is no such thing as the perfect groomsmen gifts. It is all a matter of making it the perfect gift – for him.However it helps to have a few basic rules in mind when looking for those perfect gifts for groomsmen in your wedding party.Here are 5 tips to consider when looking for groomsmen gifts, unique or otherwise.1. Think about your groomsman. Individually if you have more than one. It sounds extremely obvious but so many don’t really think about what he is like as a person. What type of personality does he have? What does he like to do? What is his favorite music, book, movie? You know him well so should be able to answer these questions.This doesn’t mean that you are going to buy him music, a book or a movie. But it helps you firm up in your mind the type of person you are buying for. If you know the exact type of person he is you have a much better chance of deciding what he is likely to like.2. What gifts has he really appreciated in the past? Ask his family. His wife or girlfriend, or anyone else who should know. If you know what he has really appreciated in the past you’ll know more about what he’ll appreciate in the future. Ask them for ideas for gifts he will like.3. Make it personal. There is no need to find that absolutely unique groomsmen gift for him. There is no unique groomsmen gift anyway. It has all been done before, and anyway, who cares what other groomsmen get. It just needs to be special to him.And the best way to make it special to him, other than to make it something he will love, is to personalize it.By personalize it I mean to make it special to him because it reminds him of the exact reason why he has it, because he was your groomsman.You can personalize it a number of ways, but one of the best is to engrave it. An engraved gift for your groomsmen is a unique gift, no matter how much it has been done before. Because it is unique to him.And there are some wonderful and unique ways to engrave a gift, provided it is of an appropriate material, like glass. Obviously a personal message from you is a must. But there are also all sorts of special designs you can have engraved as well. An engraved groomsmen gift makes an ordinary gift into a personal and meaningful one.4. Make it something that he uses regularly. So if he loves his beer why not some great engraved beer glasses? He’ll probably use those beer glasses all the time, they are likely to become his favorites. Not a unique gift by a long shot, but one that is special to him.5. Make it high quality, and stylish. There is so much junk from China now. Certainly it’s cheap, and there are always those on a budget looking for inexpensive groomsmen gifts. But don’t make the mistake of buying cheap. There is nothing worse than a poor quality gift that disappoints or breaks.If you’re looking for an inexpensive groomsmen gift then compromise on the gift not the quality. By that I mean buy a quality gift that is cheaper rather than buying an expensive gift and choosing a cheap, poor quality version.Remember that this is your groomsman. A very important person to you on a very important day. And one of your closest friends or family. He has probably spent quite a bit of his money on you, from the party to wedding clothes and so on. This is not the time to skimp.So, to summarise, know your groomsman. Seek personal help from those close to him. Keep it personal and high quality, and go for a gift that he can use regularly. Personalize it from you with a message from you and your wife.Stick to those and you’re way ahead of everyone else in finding the perfect wedding groomsmen gift.