Photo: Courtesy of the vendors
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 wedding registry gift winners.
Hand-Painted Rolling Pin
“We use this along with some beautiful measuring cups.” —Kristen Green, publicist, and Josh Green, director of franchise consulting
Thomas Paul Tea Towel
From scarf designer turned textile designer Thomas Paul, this hand-silk-screen-printed tea towel looks jaunty in the kitchen.
at Bed Bath & Beyond
For the couple who goes Paleo.
Blomus Lemon Squeezer
This elegant stainless-steel vessel squeezes out the juice and catches it all in one place.
Dansk Tulip Salad Bowl
Can’t go wrong with a ’70s-style tulip bowl.
Artisanal Kitchen Supply Marble and Wood Pinch Bowl Set
at 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
Dress those soft-boiled eggs in gingham.
Ferm Living Trivet
“Utilitarian and decorative.” —Alexis Brooks, photo editor, and Michael O’Connor, audience development
Fujifilm Instax Camera
“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)
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.
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).
Restaurant-quality wineglasses for romantic meals at home.
Table in a Bag
at Crate & Barrel
This totable mahogany table (that comes with a canvas bag) makes spontaneous outdoor eating easy.
Pacific Breeze Beach Tent
A pop-up beach tent comes in handy whether there are kids in the future or not.
Shapes Area Rug
Like a Mondrian painting for your floor; a collaboration between Alyson Fox and Hawkins New York.
at Serena & Lily
Jute, cotton, and leather containers made by a women’s collective in India, which also gets the profits.
at 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
at Pottery Barn
As classy-looking as a Frette quilt.
Alessi Michael Graves Kettle
The bird at the spout whistles when your water is boiling, which the kettle’s wide base expedites.
Davek Elite Cane Umbrella
at Allen Edmonds
Kontextur X3 Watering Can
at 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
The tuner is designed to bring in even the weakest stations, while the wood improves acoustics.
Evrgrn Campfire Rocker
When you’re not bringing it with you on camping trips, it folds up to fit neatly in the closet.
Michael C. Fina
at 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
The polished copper heats quicker than other metals, and the sides are high enough to stop splattering.
at Bed Bath & Beyond
“For quick, crispy, low-fat meals.” —Paula Machado, social-media specialist, and Adam Jackler, manager
A toaster with a window, so you can see your bagel browning.
Marble Wall Clock
This classic wall clock is designed by Copenhagen architects and carved from Verde Guatemala marble.
Murray’s Cheese-of-the-Month Club
Three limited-production cheeses arrive each month along with tasting notes.
Dyson V6 Motorhead Cordless Vacuum
“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
“I wouldn’t have bought this for myself.” —Jennifer Bronson, social worker, and Ryan Denholm, analyst
Linus Dutchi 3 Bicycle
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.