When you're too late to the registry and you're stuck sweating over a select few out-of-price-range options, sometimes your only option is to go rogue and hunt for the right wedding gift yourself. This upcoming season, think outside the average kitchenware item by seeking out personal and memorable gifts that they'll actually use.
A hand-carved serving board with special cutouts for serving food and an easy-to-carry handle.
Foxwood Co. Walnut Bowl board, $95; westelm.com.
A modern twist on the standard steamer, all coated in ceramic so it's ready to cook in the oven or on the stovetop.
Ceramic Steamer, $125; poketo.com.
A sophisticated way to store kitchen knives.
Brass Knife Catcher, $129; tictail.com.
For the frequent fliers who want a basically bulletproof travel bag. It has four-wheels for easy mobility and won't give you hell in the overhead luggage compartment.
ZERO Halliburton Aluminum Carry-On Luggage, $750; barneys.com.
A fluffy length of sheepskin that looks just as good draped over a sofa as it does as a decorative rug.
Icelandic Sheepskin Throw, $249; cb2.com.
A sleek pitcher that comes equipped with a fitted glass funnel that docks your Brita filter.
Fluted Talise, $160; thefutureperfect.com.
Give them a next-level sleeping experience with this luxurious set of cotton sheets.
Luxe Core Sheet Set, $149; brooklinen.com.
A geometric marble serving board that will serve as a pristine backdrop for meats and cheeses.
Hix Marble Serving Board, $145; jaysonhome.com.
A chic set of glasswear that will impress any party guest.
Baccarat Harmonie Tumblers, $230; saksfifthavenue.com
An earthy-scented candle (that's not too overpowering) which is large enough to last them for several seasons to come.
Diptyque Figuier Large Outdoor & Indoor Candle, $275; diptyqueparis.com.
His and her bicycles with a vintage design.
The Goblin Heritage Bicycles, $1,995; heritagebicycles.com
The classiest cheese serving set that you could even have personally engraved.
Tiffany & Co. Faneuil Cheese Serving Set, $275; tiffanyandco.com