Bridesmaids and The Hangover Part II focus on everything that can go wrong before the big day, but in reality, the biggest bummer for a summer wedding would be showing up with a lame gift—or no gift at all. So, instead of letting your stress reach comedic levels, check out our super summer gift guide for any shower or wedding on your calendar this season. And since there's nothing we like more than some expert advice, we've tapped Hollywood's top gift advisor, the lovely Simone LeBlanc, to dish on the hottest presents of the summer. Whether you're looking for a small, thoughtful trinket for the bride-to-be or a super-luxe send-off for your favorite honeymooners, we promise any of these prezzies will get you two thumbs way, way up!
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A painting of the newly married couple’s favorite books is great way to begin their life together of sharing. You can present this gift on it’s own or pair it up with a collection of his-and-her tomes to add on their shared bookshelf.
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The Diana F+ KIRAMEKI lomography camera promises dreamy square photos and unlimited creative options for the newly married couple to take on their honeymoon. Not to mention it is the oh-so-perfect design and color for the chic modern wedding, don’t you think?
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I’ll bet no one else will be getting the happy couple a set of bone dominos with crystals in a white alligator skin case. It’s ideal for nights of gaming fun as a freshly married couple and a little decadence that’s sure to remind them of their wedding for years to come.
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This Fornasetti Bacio kisses box is the perfect little gift, with all of the vibrant red lips reminding the happy couple of their love as they store away treasures together. Make this gift extra special by having their wedding date hand painted inside.
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These little Heath ceramic bud vases will bring nature inside the home, as summer is now their special season! Fill these beauties with bright flowers and the giftees will be reminded of their special day all year long.
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This gorgeous bottle of sauternes wine designed by Kenzo Takada—yes, that Kenzo— embodies the perfect packaging and flavor for summer. The lucky couple is sure to enjoy this wine together, long after the party ends.
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Let the newly married couple have a little fun with scent by presenting them with the gift of a custom-blended perfume from Strange Invisible Perfumes. As a couple, they will get to test and combine scents together in a private studio to make something very special, together.
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This fresh edible box of herbs and veggies from Jayson Home & Garden is great for eating in, which will free up time for the couple to enjoy the rest of the amazing gifts they received!
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Go for some upscale prep with these timeless Stubbs & Wooton classic preppy monogram slippers. They will keep the lovely couple’s feet nice and snuggly as they enjoy evenings of lounging around together.