30 Engagement Gifts They'll Actually Want

Go-to gifts for the happy couple.

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While many wedding celebrations have been postponed, the current state of affairs hasn't hindered people from popping the question. Make no mistake, making it official at home can be just as celebratory and happy an occasion as long-planned proposals that would have involved travel and surprise gatherings. And a new engagement begs the question: What should you send to the newly minted fiancées? If you're not beholden to a wedding registry, consider something that will bring joy, accessorize the home, or help facilitate some much-needed time away. Ahead, we've got 28 great gifts to choose from.

Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director for Marie Claire, where she's worked alongside the publication for eight years in various roles, ensuring the brand's fashion content continues to inform, inspire, and shape the conversation about fashion's ever-evolving landscape. With a degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sara is responsible for overseeing a diverse fashion content mix, from emerging and legacy designer profiles to reported features on the influence of social media on style and seasonal and micro trends across the world's fashion epicenters in New York, Milan, and Paris. Before joining Marie Claire, Sara held fashion roles at Conde Nast's Lucky Magazine and Self Magazine and was a style and travel contributor to Equinox's Furthermore website. Over her decade of experience in the fashion industry, Sara has helped guide each brand's style point of view, working alongside veteran photographers and stylists to bring editorial and celebrity photo shoots to fruition from start to finish. Sara currently lives in New York City. When she's not penning about fashion or travel, she’s at the farmer’s market, on a run, working to perfect her roasted chicken recipe, or spending time with her husband, dog, and cat. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork