All your friends chose the same three months to tie the knot, and now your foreseeable weekends will be occupied contemplating black-tie optional attire, acquiring (or getting rid of) a plus one, and somehow finding time to buy each couple a gift they will love and actually use. And, that's not even touching on all those pre-wedding celebrations that require splashing out for a present or two, also. In order to free your mind for those first few priorities, we scoured the market for great gifts that'll cover you from engagement party straight through the big day. Now, you just have to decide whether to ship or carry.
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Pack this modern picnic basket (designed by the iconic architect and decorator Paola Navone) with artisanal snacks and drinks to give the couple a pre-planned date.
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Are growlers the new mason jars? Maybe not, but fill this up with craft beer and you'll be the life of the engagement party.
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Add some graphic delight to their baking, barbecuing, and gardening. Consider adding a cool hook for them to hang this on and — boom — it's a bit of kitchen decor, too.
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Popular since the Edo period, printed Japanese tenugui serve myriad functions; as tea towels, gift wrap, head scarves, or even just decoration.
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This eight-in-one kitchen tool is perfect for the couple that never wants to sacrifice design, but doesn't have much counter space to play with.
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Linen napkins are a true sign that you're in the presence of an adult. The triangles and top-stitching on these make that a very stylish adult.
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Start the lucky couple off with this sleek whisk and throw in a pizza cutter and spatula to help them start their utensils collection in style.
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For the couple that's not holding out for Flora Danica, these mugs add youthful cheer to a morning coffee ritual.
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Mixed materials, modular, and stackable, this candlestick is gorgeous on its own but would look even better with a partner.
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This wireless speaker can sync with up to five devices, so neither partner has to send theirs off to Goodwill.
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Choosing sides never ends well. Give them the best of both worlds (East and West) with this gold-trimmed, porcelain sugar bowl.
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The tabletop fire pit is the answer to the non-working or absent fireplace. Your accompanying card should have at least one punny mention of "keeping the flame lit" or "burning for each other."
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Give this to a duo you know really well and you'll be praised for your impeccable taste. Your distant cousin may just think you're a creep.