The bridal shower is such a special time in the wedding (opens in new tab) process. If you're looking for a useful gift, the easiest place to start, of course, is the couple's wedding registry—you're guaranteed to find a gift (opens in new tab) they have a need for, since they've hand-selected the list themselves. But if you want to step outside the box and gift the bride-to-be something she can use far after the honeymoon stage, and maybe even something she won't be expecting, scroll down and shop our some of our favorite tried-and-true gifts that are sure not to be exchanged.
Mcozylife Handmade Ceramics Body Art Vase
For the Artist
Celebrate the female body with these playful designs. The bride can add flowers, greenery or even pieces of her bouquet after the big day for an artistic touch.
Smeg Smeg Retro Style Coffee Maker with Coffee Grinder
For the Coffee Lover
Psst...the key to a happy marriage is to not speak until you have finished your morning coffee. Give the happy couple the gift of a perfect cup of joe with this unique '50s style coffee maker and grinder.
TimbermadeShop Custom Engraved Cutting/Cheese Board
For the Hostess
Gift the couple that loves to host this custom cheese board engraved with their last name and wedding date.
mapologist Personalized City Map Print
For the Nostalgic
Remind the couple where it all began. These personalized city map prints are perfect for a couple that are far from home or a symbol of where they met.
Kurrajong Farmhouse Stoneware Pots and Plant Stands
For the Tree Hugger
For the bride who found her green thumb during quarantine, gift her these trendy bohemian planters to show off her new hobby.
DELSEY Paris DELSEY Paris Chatelet Hard Carry-on
For the Honeymooners
Help the future wife get packing for the trip of a lifetime with this ultra chic carry-on. She can pack every bikini she owns and still have room for the hubbies board shorts.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Dr. Barbara Sturm Glow Drops
What's a better gift for the bride-to-be than the gift of perfect skin for her wedding day? Dr. Strum's glow drops have anti-aging compounds that promise to hydrate and give you a youthful radiance on your big day.
Ophelia & Co. Daphne Paisley Goblets
For the Wino
Something blue? The perfect gift for sipping wine and spilling the tea on the back patio.
Land and Sand Essentials Beach Umbrella Terrazzo
For the Beach Babe
Gift your bride to be this playful umbrella to step up her beachside setup.
Hamilton Hills Gold Baroque Wall Mirror
For the Interior Designer
This gold vintage-inspired mirror will elevate any apartment or home and is the perfect gift for a trendy couple decorating their forever home.
Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses
For the Party Starter
Turn this shower into a party with these Himalayan Salt Glasses. They're perfect addition to any bar cart and so affordable you can throw in a bottle of their favorite tequila.
Chunky Wool Studio Chunky Knit Blanket
For the Homebody
An cozy gift for a couple of homebodies/ They'll be wrapped up in this oversized knit throw with a couple of hot toddys.
Taylor Ayers is a fashion editor at Marie Claire, covering the new editorial fashion trends, looks, and contemporary styles.
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