The Best Off-Registry Wedding Gift Ideas
If you’ve scrolled through one wedding registry, you’ve scrolled through them all. And while it’s nice to fulfill the happy couple’s wishes, sometimes going off script—particularly when it comes to utilitarian items, or things they simply wouldn’t think to ask for—is a bold move they’ll appreciate in the long run. Here, some practical wedding gift ideas we’d personally love to receive.
- HERMÈS Avalon Hermès, $1,525 For the countless movie nights in their future.
LUE BRASS Japanese
Brass Serving Fork goop, $60
LUE BRASS Extra Large
Japanese Brass Dish goop, $240 Hand-hammered in Satuchi, Japan, these are
as beautiful as they are useful.
LUE BRASS Japanese
Brass Serving Spoon goop, $56
ARTIFICER WOODWORKS Classic
Trio Anniversary Wine Box Artificer Woodworks, $99 The gift that keeps on giving.
635CL Camera Mr Porter, $130 Instant gratification.
JUICERO Press Juicero, $699
A good option for chipping in
JAPANESE KONTEX CO.
Lattice Towels Lekker Home, $20 Extra absorbent and fluffy AF—
the linen closet is not complete
- SORT OF COAL Bincho Sort of Coal, $95 Yes, a lump of coal.
Olive Wood Mushroom
Knife GIft Set goop, $70 Not exactly a kitchen essential,
but they’ll be happy to have it
during mushroom season.
JETPACK BAG The Dual Pack Jetpack Bag, $399
Everything they might need to get through 72 hours of the
unexpected (plus a few fun surprises).
Huckleberry Tent Shelter Co., $250 The couple that camps
Serve Bowl Williams-Sonoma, $49.95 An oversized salad bowl: ideal for
picnics, potlucks, and so much
- SILVER OAK 2006-2011 Napa Valley Collector Silver Oak, $775 No caption necessary.
SOYABELLA Automatic Nut
Milk Maker goop, $110 Unlike an ice cream maker, this they’ll
SEAMLESS & STEADFAST
Enamel Gift Set Best Made Co., $98 Backyard entertaining and
beach picnics made easy.
WHOLE SPICE X GOOP
“It’s All Easy” Spice Set goop, $175 The complete home cook’s tool kit.
FALK 20cm Signature
Line Copper Saucepan Falk, $224 Simply the best.
- LACMA DUAL I YEAR MEMBERSHIP LACMA, $110 Date night, solved.
HAMMAMAS Set of Two Striped
Woven Cotton Towels Net-a-Porter, $80 Beach mat, picnic blanket, makeshift apron, side towel…
SMYTHSON Cream Wove Kings
Correspondence Cards Smythson, $15 Bonus points for personalizing.
- 1st DIBS GIFT CERTIFICATE 1stdibs, $50-1000 One step closer to owning a great piece of art.
AIRE RELAX TOGETHER –
EXPERIENCE FOR TWO Aire Ancient Baths New York, $321 A no-brainer.
Lithium-Ion 1/2 in.
Drill Kit The Home Depot, $160.04 Include the gift receipt in case they
want to explore Home Depot on their
own—otherwise, they’ll thank you
every time they make a basic home repair.