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The Year-One Wedding Gift Guide
Love is all you need. Absolutely. Except that love won’t set the table. Nor will it host your first joint dinner party or trick out the guest room for the MIL’s inaugural visit. The off-registry gifts here are meant to help up the marital bliss quotient during year one (and the many to come).
impressing the in-laws
“It doesn’t take much,” said no one ever.
AARKE Sparkling Water Maker
The days of wasteful store-bought bottles of sparkling water are over.
IGÁ-MONÓ Donabe Rice Cooker
Handcrafted by a family of artisans who have been making donabe for centuries.
If you have to keep cigars in the house, this is the way to do it.
GOOP Japanese One-Pot Cooking
Easier than it looks (and even more delicious).
Decanter goop, $340Hand-cut just outside of London, this is some of the finest crystal drinkware that money can buy.
Double Old Fashioned goop, $115
VISKI Ice Ball Maker
Great balls of ice.
Model Two Wine System
For your next magic trick, pour out a glass from any wine bottle without having to remove the cork.
DEAN & DELUCA 3-Month Cheese Club
Dean & DeLuca, $195
An assortment of creamy, salty, stinky artisinal cheeses, delivered monthly.
COYUCHI Sateen Sheet Set
Bedding that feels like the kind you find in the chicest hotels.
Throw pillows that work well with any design scheme thanks to the neutral shade.
GOOP FRAGRANCE Candle
A scent of sun-warmed apricot, fresh hay, and dry earth.
Essential Oil Burner goop, $181Uses the power of candlelight, plus a gorgeous home scent.
From Bolivia, with love.
Leon & George Rubber Tree
Leon & George, $299
Comes with lifetime care support.
Carafe and Tumbler goop, $125This tall glass carafe comes with a drinking glass that fits perfectly on top.
THE GRACES Towel Set
A complete set of fluffy, GOTS-certified organic cotton towels.
The Never-Fight Tool kit
We can’t fight your battles for you. But we can help you avoid some altogether via essential reading, a self-closing toilet seat, and one particularly smart robot.
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
The Tools goop, $17The Tools can be applied to every aspect of life, including marriage.
HEATWORKS Tetra Countertop Dishwasher
Coming late 2018, this freestanding dishwasher requires only half a gallon of water per load.
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
Real Love in Marriage goop, $16Worth reading whether you’re hitched or not.
ANYA HINDMARCH His & Her Weekenders
Anya Hindmarch, $1,281 each
The gift of not having to share precious packing space.
Toto Aimes toilet
It’s self-deodorizing, heated, remote-controlled, water-efficient…
TASK RABBIT Handyman Service
Task Rabbit, Price Varies
Download this app before DIY turns into SOS.
Relationship Astrology Embodied Astrology, $250According to astrologer Renee Sills, some things are, in fact, written in the stars.
DYSON Robot Vacuum
One household chore you’ll never have to argue over.
SALT SURF his and hers skateboards
Salt Surf, $182
Pick up a new couple’s hobby (and a matching set of helmets).
Avocado Green Queen Mattress
Avocado Mattresses, $1,399
No to toxic chemicals. Yes to pressure-point support.
HÄSTENS Vividus bed
Hästens, by appointment
Friday Night Fun
A starter kit for a full-on rager (or an intimate rager for two).
ELDVARM Companion Set
Come on baby, light a fire.
CROSLEY Record Player
A great reason to make vintage-record hunting your new hobby.
WRAP TOP goop, $131The sweatsuit of
- DEAR DREW Jogger goop, $131
SIEN + CO Throw
This, plus your Netflix password.
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Pipes
Master & Dynamic Wireless Speaker
Master & Dynamic, $1,800
Form, meet function.
GREEN DOOR WEST Cannabis
Delivery Service Green Door West, price varies
SMEG Wine Cooler/Cellar
Smeg, price upon request
A slick, temperature-controlled vault for your most prized posessions.
AREAWARE Puzzle in Puzzle
Chocolate Satori Chocolates, $20As if chocolate weren’t already great.
RIF6 CUBE Mobile Projector
This high-tech mini projector pairs with your smartphone/tablet/laptop for seamless streaming onto any blank surface.
VINEBOX Wine Tasting Club
Vinebox, $79 quarterly
A wine-by-the-glass club.
GOOP BODY Bath Soak
Helps relax and ease the feelings of stress and tension.
OSKIA Rose Massage Candle
Made with coconut oil, which has a low melting point, this candle melts into warm (never hot) massage oil.
LE PETIT TROU Alina Set
JAYSON HOME Ping Pong Table
Why stop at Ping-Pong?
Sunday Mornings In Bed
All the things you loved when you were single, except now you have someone legally obligated to bring you the paper and serve you espresso in bed.
GOURMIA 4-in-1 Breakfast Station
It toasts, poaches, and steams without taking up too much counter space.
THE NEW YORK TIMES Daily Subscription
The New York Times, $8/month
If you can get through the crossword, you can get through anything.
TRADE COFFEE CO.
Onyx Single Origin Trade Coffee Co., $19.50Take the coffee quiz, find your perfect match, and they’ll send it your way within twenty-four hours of roasting.
VISIONS ESPRESSO Espresso Machine
Visions Espresso, $1,315
Renders morning latte runs obsolete.
CAP BEAUTY The Coconut Butter
Skip the creamer and add this delicious coconut butter instead.
SUMMERILL & BISHOP Coffee Tray
At your service.
Dust Box goop, $35A packet for whatever the day brings.
OLIVIA VON HALLE Kimono Robe
AVEC MODERATION Sapporo
Shearling Slides goop, $320A step up from average house slippers.
DEREK ROSE Men’s Robe
LA PHILHARMONIC Saturday matinee series
LA Philharmonic, $370 and up
It’s technically a Saturday afternoon activity, but you get the idea.
ZEEL In Home Massage
Zeel, price varies
The only thing better than lying in bed is doing so on a massage table.
KEEPING IT SPICY
Whoever said the honeymoon period has to have an expiration date has never had her coffee spiked with sex dust.
KIKI DE MONTPARNASSE Mask
Ask for what you want without saying a word.
Proof that sexy and comfortable are not mutually exclusive.
- ELSE Thong goop, $55
GOOP PRESS The Sex Issue
No matter your sexual orientation, gender, or level of adventurousness, The Sex Issue is full of ideas, personal stories, and explorations.
DESIRABLES Massage Stone Set
Pro tip: A few drops of massage oil goes a long way.
DAME Eva II
Totally hands-free, so you can use it alone or with a partner.
MOON JUICE Sex Dust
Your bedroom drink.
LAYLA MARTIN The Epic Sex
Masterclass for Couples Layla Martin, price upon requestSo much more than Tantra.
UNBOUND Handcuff Bangles
Wear them from date night straight into late night.
Lover’s Kit goop, $34Made with essential oils like rose absolute and evening primrose.
The French silk tulle is particularly sexy.
- WIXSON Panty goop, $320
RIO Hotel Emiliano
Emiliano Rio, Brazil, price varies
Take a trip to one of the sexiest places on earth.
As GP’s fiancé once said, “It’s like a half hour of hot nakedness.”
SKYDIVE MOAB Skydive Classes
Skydive Moab, from $189
Get your heart rate up by going down—really, really fast.
TRY THE WORLD Journey The World
3-month subscription Try the World, $39/monthA different but equally important kind of keeping it spicy.
FIRST DINNER PARTY
Because the fancy wedding china will take you only so far.
MARCATO Pasta Machine
Make fettuccine, tagliolini, bucatini, you-name-it-ini from scratch, with ease.
ASSOULINE Dinner Diaries
The Proust questionnaire format applied to the art of the dinner party.
IL BUCO VITA Oil & Vinegar Cruet
The cutest cruets.
SPEECHTANK Speech Writers
Speechtank, price upon request
The toast with the most.
Crafted from durable stainless steel with specialized Thermolon Minerals manufactured without PFAS, PFOA, lead, or cadmium.
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
River Cafe London
Cookbook goop, $40The next best thing to having Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray in your kitchen.
Instant Pot, $180
It’s a pressure cooker, slow cooker, and rice cooker; you can simmer, sauté, and steam anything in it—even make your own bone broth, overnight, with amazingly little effort.
goop Multicooker Recipes
Pick a recipe and let the slow cooker do the rest.
HARBOUR TRADING CO. Fresh Salmon
Harbour Trading Co., $100
Everything you need to make a seafood feast for four.
PEUGEOT Salt & Pepper Mill Set
goop, Coming Soon
No two sustainably harvested wood mills are alike.
COLTELLERIE BERTI FOR MATCH
Kitchen Knives With
Wood Blocks goop, $1,100Each one of these knives is handmade from start to finish by a single craftsman in the Tuscan countryside.
SUR LA TABLE
Fresh Mexican Cooking Sur La Table, $75How to master taco night.
Cocktail Straws goop, $95How furniture designer Chris Earl does reusable straws.
CELLARS Premium Wine Club
The OG wine club.
Makes a fantastic case for opening your finest bottle of red.
IN SICKNESS AND in HEALTH
The couple who Reikis together stays together.
GOOP BODY Bath Soak
Helps relax and ease feelings of stress and tension.
Balls in the Air goop, $90Plays defense so you can play offense, ensuring that all systems operate at full capacity.
GOLDE Original GOLDE
This powerful mix makes a next-level golden milk, turmeric tonic, or any other turmeric-infused concoction.
AMPLIFY ACCUPUNCTURE appointment
Amplify Accupuncture, price varies
The menu of acupuncture services aims to address a litle bit of everything.
VITRUVI Stone Diffuser
This gorgeous ceramic aromatherapy oil diffuser works as a piece of home décor at the same time that it softly streams essential-oil-infused steam out into any room.
Oil Blend goop, $24Amyris, bergamot, eucalyptus, lavender, and basil combine to conjure up the ocean, sea salt, and a bit of beach bonfire.
TONIK. Organic Apple Cider
Vinegar Capsules goop, $25For people who want apple cider vinegar but hate the taste.
CHEF’N Microgreens Garden
Microgreens, on demand.
SUN POTION Ashwagandha
This organic cold-water extract powder of the ashwagandha root is an excellent tonic.
DODOW Sleep Aid
An easy-to-follow relaxation technique for getting to dreamland faster.
BODUM E-Bodum Vacuum
Coffee & Tea Maker goop, $220Brews the perfect cup of black tea (or coffee) and looks like a cool science project doing it.
Mushroom Matcha goop, $33As delicious as coffee.
HUM NUTRITION Here Comes
the Sun High-Potency Vitamin D3 goop, $20
GOOP Guide to Energy Healers
A Rolodex of our favorite energy workers, intuitives, and mediums.
GO FORWARD Subscription
Go Forward, $149/month
The future of primary care is now.