Forget the bride and groom (or two brides or two grooms), weddings are arguably more stressful for the guests—especially when you have no idea what to get the couple who has everything. There are a lot of factors that go into picking out a wedding gift: Are you actually attending the wedding? Skipping out because you can't afford that ticket to Hawaii? Gifting the present to your close friend? Splitting it between you and your partner? But no matter what, you want to get them something standout that won't be re-gifted. Ahead, in ascending order of expensiveness, find 20 off-registry gifts they'll love (and actually use) no matter where you fall on the wedding guest list.
Florence Welch is the living embodiment of romanticism with her soulful lyrics and Earth-friendly bohemian style. Welch's first published book—which encompasses her beautiful lyrics and poetry—is the perfect gift to give in the spirit of romance, and a more affordable option if you're not attending the wedding. Bonus if the couple chose a Florence + The Machine wedding song.
The personalization options are endless on this cool astrology star map that can reflect the universe's placement on the couple's first date, wedding day, or a special event during their relationship. It's written in the stars, after all.
Never met a French press I didn't like. Be responsible for less-grouchy mornings and give the pair this beautiful coffee maker that looks like a piece of decor when it's not working its early-a.m. magic.
As much as everyone loves a good candle, step up your game and gift the new couple with this bluetooth-enabled oil diffuser and speaker. It comes with a bottle of lavender oil too, so they can use it right away to de-stress from the wedding chaos. That's three gifts in one, so who's the real winner here?
Brooklinen's bedding, sheets, and towels are known for being incredibly high quality, especially for the price, and these Instagram-worthy Turkish bath towels are no exception. One side is smooth and the other is terry for easy absorbency.
Encourage them to test their parental instincts with this concrete modern mini planter. Just make sure you don't get blamed when one of them inevitably kills the plant.
Make them invite you over for dinner after you give them this top-rated gorgeous marble cheese board.
Help the newlyweds capture their honeymoon memories with this digital camera that instantly prints polaroids (technology!) ink-free. This could also be a fun shower gift, so that the couple has it to take their own snaps of themselves and their friends at the reception.
Assouline's The Big Book of Chic curates design inspo for days from internationally-acclaimed interior designer Miles Redd. The photography-driven coffee table book is something the couple might hesitate to splurge on on their own, which makes it the perfect gift from their good friend, you.
Unless you think umbrellas are a sham, the best thing you could do for a new couple is gift them a deco marble umbrella stand. It will prevent future arguments about the wet mess they left on the floor, and look c-h-i-c next to the doorway.
Depending on the crowd, the couple will likely have an extra bottle or two leftover from the reception, which is why they'll need this chic two-tiered rolling bar cart to store them on. It's also a great place to display books and flowers.
No, it's not a blender—it's better. Make them a "healthy couple" with this powerful nine-piece NutriBullet set that includes a 136-page recipe book and a 32-page pocket nutritionist.
No, this top-rated indoor camera isn't a gag gift. It's actually quite a smart investment for the couple who wants to keep an eye on their dog while they're at work or be on the lookout for ghosts.
What's a wedding ring without a place to store it? This special ring box from Smythson that's bound with soft nubuck lining will forever be a reminder of their special day.
It's called Oculus and chill, ever heard of it? Help the probably-overwhelmed couple take a break from reality with this Oculus Go that provides more than 1,000 3-D virtual reality games and experiences.
Add some great tunes—and style—to their new home with a Crosley record player. If you're feeling generous, buy them one of their favorite artists' records to go with it. (Cough cough, Adele.)
When the honeymoon is over and reality kicks in, they'll feel like they're still on vacation whenever they put on these lightweight Parachute waffle robes. It doesn't have to be matchy-matchy either—the soft robe comes in grey and tan. (Remember, you'll have to buy two, which is why this is further down the list in terms of price.)
If you don't want to spend $450 on Away's two-piece luggage set, pick a color they'll both love and give them a chic suitcase they can easily share when traveling together or separately. Each piece comes with a built-in charger and the option to personalize the luggage with stickers.
You know they would never buy a $325 massive Diptyque candle on their own, which is why it was clearly created as the perfect wedding gift. The cult-favorite candle is fit for both the indoors and outdoors, and it doubles as an accent piece. Their home will smell fresh with a sweet mix of floral and earth scents in no time.
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