winter weddings 2017

32 Great New Ideas for Your Wedding Registry

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Portuguese coffee pots, cheese-of-the-month clubs, and beautiful umbrellas — plus a few favorite registry items of recently married couples. Ahead are 32 surefire registry winners.

Hand-Painted Rolling Pin
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Hand-Painted Rolling Pin
$18, Anthropologie

“We use this along with some beautiful measuring cups.” —Kristen Green, publicist, and Josh Green, director of franchise consulting

Thomas Paul Tea Towel
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Thomas Paul Tea Towel
$24, Spring

From scarf designer turned textile designer Thomas Paul, this hand-silk-screen-printed tea towel looks jaunty in the kitchen.

Paderno Spiralizer
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Paderno Spiralizer
$49, Bed Bath & Beyond

For the couple who goes Paleo.

Blomus Lemon Squeezer
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Blomus Lemon Squeezer
$36, Amazon

This elegant stainless-steel vessel squeezes out the juice and catches it all in one place.

Dansk Tulip Salad Bowl
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Dansk Tulip Salad Bowl
$50, Amazon

Can’t go wrong with a ’70s-style tulip bowl.

Artisanal Kitchen Supply Marble and Wood Pinch Bowl Set
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Artisanal Kitchen Supply Marble and Wood Pinch Bowl Set
$40, Bed Bath & Beyond

Why choose one salt when you can put out all your favorites — Himalayan pink salt, sea salt, fleur de sel­ — in these stone pinch bowls?

Greta Egg Cup
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Greta Egg Cup
$40, enSoie

Dress those soft-boiled eggs in gingham.

Ferm Living Trivet
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Ferm Living Trivet
$50, Amazon

“Utilitarian and decorative.” —Alexis Brooks, photo editor, and Michael O’Connor, audience development

Fujifilm Instax Camera
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Fujifilm Instax Camera
$51, Amazon

“We love to host dinner parties at our apartment and bring out this camera for friends to take pictures. The instant gratification of taking the picture and having a physical copy right away is such a treat.” —Emilie Johnson Pires, vice-president, and Struan Pires, managing partner

Mosser Glass Panel Tumblers (set of four)
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Mosser Glass Panel Tumblers (set of four)
$54, Amazon

Add retro flair to morning OJ with these cups made from hand-pressed, diamond-cut glass produced by an Ohio company that’s been manufacturing it for 30 years.

Wall Vessel
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Wall Vessel
$30, Spring

Mount the diamond shape (a ceramic vase supported by a wire frame) on your wall, then fill it with greenery (or use it as pretty storage).

Zalto Wineglasses
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Zalto Wineglasses
From $55 AHAlife

Restaurant-quality wineglasses for romantic meals at home.

Table in a Bag
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Table in a Bag
$69, Crate & Barrel

This totable mahogany table (that comes with a canvas bag) makes spontaneous outdoor eating easy.

Pacific Breeze Beach Tent
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Pacific Breeze Beach Tent
$70, Amazon

A pop-up beach tent comes in handy whether there are kids in the future or not.

Shapes Area Rug
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Shapes Area Rug
$75, Domino

Like a Mondrian painting for your floor; a collaboration between Alyson Fox and Hawkins New York.

Huntington Baskets
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Huntington Baskets
From $88 Serena & Lily

Jute, cotton, and leather containers made by a women’s collective in India, which also gets the profits.

Striped Planter
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Striped Planter
$115, Of a Kind

The black stripes on this porcelain pot have a matte, velvety finish and the black-edged dish it sits in will keep things tidy.

Pottery Barn Duvet Cover
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Pottery Barn Duvet Cover
From $129 Pottery Barn

As classy-looking as a Frette quilt.

Alessi Michael Graves Kettle
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Alessi Michael Graves Kettle
$116, Amazon

The bird at the spout whistles when your water is boiling, which the kettle’s wide base expedites.

Davek Elite Cane Umbrella
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Davek Elite Cane Umbrella
$149, Allen Edmonds

An upgrade to your bodega umbrella.

Kontextur X3 Watering Can
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Kontextur X3 Watering Can
$150, The Line

The spout and the handle are created from the same single copper tube, which will patina elegantly with regular use.

Tivoli AM/FM Table Radio
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Tivoli AM/FM Table Radio
$149, Amazon

The tuner is designed to bring in even the weakest stations, while the wood improves acoustics.

Evrgrn Campfire Rocker
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Evrgrn Campfire Rocker
$159, REI

When you’re not bringing it with you on camping trips, it folds up to fit neatly in the closet.

Michael C. Fina
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Michael C. Fina
$175, Michael C. Fina

Vista Alegre, the Portuguese company that makes this coffee pot, also provides fine china to Queen Elizabeth II of England, King Juan Carlos of Spain, and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.

Mauviel M’Heritage 150c Frying Pan
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Mauviel M’Heritage 150c Frying Pan
$326, Amazon

The polished copper heats quicker than other metals, and the sides are high enough to stop splattering.

Air Fryer
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Air Fryer
$250, Bed Bath & Beyond

“For quick, crispy, low-fat meals.” —Paula Machado, social-media specialist, and Adam Jackler, manager

Magimix Toaster
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Magimix Toaster
$282, Amazon

A toaster with a window, so you can see your bagel browning.

Marble Wall Clock
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Marble Wall Clock
$270, AHAlife

This classic wall clock is designed by Copenhagen architects and carved from Verde Guatemala marble.

Murray’s Cheese-of-the-Month Club
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Murray’s Cheese-of-the-Month Club
From $275 Zola

Three limited-production cheeses arrive each month along with tasting notes.

Dyson V6 Motorhead Cordless Vacuum
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Dyson V6 Motorhead Cordless Vacuum
$300, Amazon

“My favorite gift was the Dyson cordless vacuum. We had been dreaming of a fancy vacuum for years, and this made us the domestic gods we aspired to be.” —Blythe Posner, assistant brand manager, and Lee Kaplowitz, otolaryngology resident

Ferm Living Mohair Throw
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Ferm Living Mohair Throw
$320, Zola

“I wouldn’t have bought this for myself.” —Jennifer Bronson, social worker, and Ryan Denholm, analyst

Linus Dutchi 3 Bicycle
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Linus Dutchi 3 Bicycle
$599, Zola

A classic Dutch bike with a durable steel frame, quick-release brakes, stainless-steel spokes, and a loud alloy bell.

*This article appears in the winter 2017 issue of New York Weddings.

32 Great New Ideas for Your Wedding Registry