When a good friend gets engaged, you want your engagement gift to be more than a practical kitchen appliance. Save such necessities for the wedding registry and make the engagement gift meaningful. Choose an elevated gift they'd want to give themselves. Since tracking down the perfect present for your newly engaged friends can be tricky, we rounded up unique engagement gift ideas—with something to suit every couple—to bring to your next engagement party.
Shop our picks for the best engagement gift ideas at every price point.
Your friends are beginning a lifetime of love and adventures together. Kick-start their explorations with a collection of city guides tailored to romantic getaways—it will also be a gorgeous addition to their bookshelf when they aren't traveling.
The months ahead will require a lot of wedding planning, so provide the couple with a beautiful leather notebook to organize their appointments and deadlines. It will serve as a lovely keepsake years after they say "I do."
Give the bride-to-be a lovely catch-all tray to keep her new engagement ring safe and beautifully displayed.
Outfit the newly engaged with a beautiful cake serving set to use on their wedding day.
A luxe soap gift set might not be the first thing to come to mind when brainstorming engagement gift ideas, yet no couple will complain about upgrading their bathroom counter and beauty routines.
Candles will forever be a fail-safe engagement gift option, but take it up a notch with a special-edition version. Diptyque's candle has lovely notes of rose and blackcurrant leaves; it comes in a sleek glass container, and the black wax design features a lead-free cotton wick. Approximate burning time is an amazing 90 hours.
Though you'll be awaiting their wedding registry for any major kitchen and home purchases, a copper French press is a practical gift (and it's lovely to look at).
For those who love incense, a luxurious box set can double as timeless décor and act as a conversation starter.
Bring a bottle of champagne and these wedding-themed champagne flutes for the perfect first toast to their lives together. The beautiful stems are silver-plated; one is engraved with the words "to have" and the other with "to hold."
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