Finding the perfect present is hard enough for a birthday or during the holidays, but the stakes are even higher when it's for a wedding. You want a gift that celebrates the couple's new life together, speaks to their personalities and will stand the test of time—without spending a small fortune.
If you're searching for a surefire hit, the team at Zola say one gift tops their registry: A KitchenAid Artisan Series Mixer (the most popular color was aqua sky). "Couples still want traditional upgrades as much as they want more modern gifts like experiences or contributions to a honeymoon fund," says Zola's Jennifer Spector. Shop the number one most asked-for present and our edit of the best wedding gifts for every budget.
The number one item newlyweds wished they registered for is luggage, a Zola study found. Gift the happy couple this monogrammed hard-shell suitcase from the cult-luggage company to take on their honeymoon.
Dutch ovens came in at number eight on Zola's list. We love this classic white beauty from Staub. It's great for weeknight meals as well as preparing elaborate meals for dinner parties. The lucky couple is going to send you the sweetest thank you card.
When you're embarking on a new journey with the love of your life, a set of luxe sheets can sure come handy. This indulgent set from Parachute lasts forever and feels as soft as a cloud.
When setting up a new home, buying a carving set is the least of your priorities. That's why we think this beautiful carving set is both an elegant and practical wedding gift.
You can't go wrong with a KitchenAid, which is the most asked-for registry item according to Zola. It's one of those kitchen appliances that never goes out of style or demand.
A cheese platter is a must for couples who love hosting formal gatherings or even game nights. We love this stylish find that doubles up as both a serving or cheese platter as well as a cutting board. It's a gift the newly married couple is going to enjoy for years to come.
Fill this gorgeous bespoke gift box with a few bottles from their favorite vineyard and two wine glasses in for good measure.
Treat the newlywed couple to a luxe bundle of bath essentials. From towels, washcloths, to bathmats, it's got everything they'll ever need.
With all those flowers pouring in for the newlywed couple, a beautiful vase would sure come handy. Once the flowers stop pouring in, they can use it to style dried lavender or baby's breath on a mantel or console table.
The gift of music with the benefits of a smart device! The Sonos Voice Controlled Smart speaker is an ideal gift for a tech-savvy couple who doesn't need kitchen goods, just some good tunes.
Let the beginning of their new relationship be the end of mismatched flatware. This beautiful set is perfect for entertaining and special events and a massive upgrade from standard chrome.
Napkins are one of those quintessential additions that instantly elevate the appeal of a dinner table. These hand-stitched napkins are perfect for special occasions and a great starter set to get the newlywed couple on their way to entertaining pros.
A very thoughtful gift for a coffee-loving couple, this retro coffee maker will surely elevate their morning brew.
Monogrammed décor accents are always a thoughtful gift and we love these monogrammed cases with their name or a cheeky message.
More than practical purposes, we love this stunner for its aesthetic appeal. It's a beautiful addition to a countertop or dinner table.
Forget black or chrome cookware: This powder-blue set is a standout. Picture the smiles on their faces as they unpack this thoughtful gift.
An elevated cooking essential, this beautiful copper casserole will yield many delicious meals for the happy couple.
Help get their brand new barcart kicked off, with this beautiful crystal set that even comes with its own matching decanter.
We hardly give any thought to towels, but waking up to a fresh set of plush towels can set the tone for the rest of your day. They are also a great addition to any linen closet.
One can never have too many throws! It's the perfect excuse to cozy up in front of the television and binge watch a favorite TV show.
Whether they are coffee drinkers or love hosting guests over for weekends, a stylish coffee maker will be a much-loved gift.