With The Wedding Shop, a wedding gift can be anything your heart desires. Whether that's a cocktail subscription for the couple who love a tipple, a casserole dish for the home cooks, or an experience voucher for the pair who love to travel. Gone are the days of ironing boards and toasters on your wedding gift list. (Unless that's what you want to add, of course!) So, think big, think small, think out-of-the-box or traditional because this year's best wedding gifts do it all. Here's our round-up of the 35 best wedding gift ideas!
The Top Five Added Wedding Gifts
1. Wellbeing Pod Luxe, Neom Organics London
Boost your wellbeing with the best-selling electric diffuser from Neom Organics. Using only natural ingredients, the Wellbeing Pod humidifies the air around you, filling your home with calming and revitalising scents.
2. St Ives Table Lamp, The White Company
The St Ives table lamp is loved by many couples, and we can see why. Its classic design features a textured glass base, mouth-blown in Portugal, and a minimal white linen shade. It has a unique artisanal charm and fits effortlessly into many interiors.
3. Waffle Bath Robe, The Organic Company
Unwind and relax by wrapping yourself in a sumptuously soft and cosy bathrobe. Woven from GOTS-certified organic cotton. A must-have for any self-care routine.
4. Moyo Lantern, Nkuku
The Moyo lantern, made from antique brass with elegant glass sides, brings warm candlelight to any space. Perfect for al fresco dining or cosy candlelit meals around the dinner table.
5. Artisan Stand Mixer, Kitchen Aid
For couples who love to bake, this is the gift for you. From whisking to kneading and everything in between, this artisan stand mixer is a true kitchen must-have. Plus, it's available in a variety of colours to match your unique style.
The Best Traditional Wedding Presents
Who said traditional has to be boring? Getting excited over pots and pans is absolutely acceptable! (Especially when they come from dream brands like Le Creuset). This year couples are using their wedding gift list to upgrade their homes, opting for high-quality homewares that are long-lasting. Goodbye, old kettle you've had since uni. Hello, beautiful Smeg. Take a look at our top traditional gifts:
1. Signature Cast Iron Casserole, Le Creuset
The iconic cast-iron casserole dish from Le Creuset is a budding chef's dream. Whether cooking up a storm or a quick meal, this versatile kitchen classic has you covered.
2. 50'S Retro 4 Slice Toaster, Smeg
Well, who knew a toaster could be so stylish? This is one appliance you'll be proud to display on your kitchen counter. It may look retro, but its performance is anything but. You can expect only top quality from Smeg.
3. Egyptian Cotton Bath Towel, The White Company
Add a splash of hotel luxury to your every day with The White Company. Wrap up in style with these sumptuously soft, 700gsm twisted Egyptian cotton towels.
4. Karu Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven, Ooni
Upgrade al fresco dining with the Karu Pizza oven. Master of creating authentic wood-fired pizza, this is the ultimate gift for those who love hosting and entertaining outdoors.
5. Letterbox Flower Subscription, Bloom & Wild
Traditional, but with a twist. Bloom and wild's monthly flower subscription is the gift that keeps on giving. Each bouquet, arranged by expert florists and seasonally inspired, is delivered direct to your letterbox.
The Top Gifts That Give Back
When it comes to wedding present wish lists, sustainable and ethical gifts are always a popular choice. It's great if your gifts look good - it's even better if they do good too! From the way gifts are made to their impact on the community: these are the questions couples are asking. Discover this year’s top wedding gifts that give back:
1. Mixed Case Of 6 Wines, amie wines
Designed by friends for friends, amie produces three delicious and affordable wines delivered straight to your door. For every online order, amie donates £1 to charity: Water.
2. Azul Jug & Tumbler Set, Late Afternoon
Late Afternoon works with local artisans and family businesses to support their trade and highlight the unique talent and incredible craftsmanship of traditional makers.
3. Terra Starter Kit, SodaStream
One Sodastream can save thousands of single use plastic bottles. SodaStream's sparkling water maker is the perfect way to reduce your plastic waste.
4. Bell Lantern, Skagerak
Skagerak is a Danish family-owned company built on design principles that are good for people and the planet: They use exceptional-quality materials to craft homewares designed to last a lifetime. As a certified B-corp, they meet the highest social and environmental standards, accountability and transparency.
5. Estrella Woven Placemats
The Colombia Collective works directly with artisan communities across Colombia, developing long-lasting relationships built on trust, transparency and mutual respect.
This Year’s Best Experience Gifts
Experiences make for truly memory-making gifts. Whether a Mediterranean getaway or an indulgent spa break, discover the presents that enrich our lives and build lasting memories that we will keep forever. Here are this year's top experience picks from The Wedding Shop:
1. The Capri Palace, Mr & Mrs Smith
Escape to the unspoilt surroundings and panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples. Capri Hotel offers dining and relaxation among three luxurious restaurants and a world-famous spa.
2. Spa Break at Danesfield House Hotel And Spa, Truly Experiences
Discover an unforgettable spa experience with Danesfield House Hotel and Spa. Steeped in history and set on 65 acres of beautifully manicured garden, relax while taking in the breathtaking views over the River Thames and the Chiltern Hills.
3. Cookery Course At The Raymond Blanc Cookery School, Truly Experiences
Located in the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, enjoy the grandeur of a 15th-century manor and learn to create Michelin-star-worthy meals. This cooking course, taught by chefs from the iconic Raymond Blanc Cookery School, is suitable for couples at all levels.
4. The Pig Hotel at the New Forest, Mr & Mrs Smith
Wind down and relax in a beautiful country home. Stroll through the gardens, learn how to fly fish, take a cookery course or explore The New Forest on bike or foot. Plus, tuck into seasonal delights at the renowned Kitchen Garden.
5. Premium Tickets And Dinner For Two At The London Cabaret Club, Truly Experiences
The London Cabaret Club is where fine dining meets world-class entertainment. Get ready for an evening of sophisticated and glamorous performances featuring stars from London’s West End.
The Best Out Of The Box Presents
Go bold. Think outside the box. A curry subscription from The Spicery? A monthly surprise of award-winning cocktail blends delivered straight to your door? A limited-edition art print by an independent artist? For when boring is not an option - here are this year's most unexpected but brilliant gifts.
1. Cocktail Subscription, The Cocktail Man
A subscription with The Cocktail Man treats you to six months of award-winning cocktails. Stylishly delivered straight to your door to create a unique bar experience from the comfort of your home.
2. Berit Lopez Mogensen, The Poster Club
Elevate your home with this geometric-inspired print by Berit Mogensen Lopez. The Poster Club offers a curated selection of high-quality posters from both up and coming and established artists. Discover more unique prints available at The Wedding Shop.
3. Jurassic Coast Hiking Adventure, Truly Experiences
Hike the stunning Jurassic coastline and relax and unwind each evening in luxury seaside accommodation. This adventure package is the perfect gift for nature-loving couples - you can discover England's first UNESCO-designated natural World Heritage Site.
4. Date Night Spicebox Subscription, The Spicery
Spice up your date night with a subscription from The Spicery. Each month, you will receive a new recipe, including all the spices you need to create the most romantic (and delicious) meal, guaranteed to impress.
5. Helicopter Trip For Two, Honeymoon Fund
Why not create a fund for an activity that you've always wanted to do, such as a thrilling helicopter ride!? The choice is yours.
Great Wedding Gifts Under £50
We always recommend adding a range of gifts at different price points to your wedding gift list. And gifts from lower price brackets certainly don't have to compromise on style or quality. Take a look at this year's most desirable gift picks, that won't break the budget:
1. Portobello Pasta Bowl, The White Company
The Portobello collection from The White Company, distinguished by its beautiful fine edge, is crafted using unique Portuguese clay. Finished with a white glaze, this Pasta Bowl is perfect for everyday dining and special occasions.
2. Scent to Make You Happy, Neom Organics
Fill your home with citrus and floral notes with Neom's Scent to Make You Happy. The award-winning scent combines seven essential oils, including white neroli, woody mimosa and zingy lemon. Made from only natural ingredients and crafted with scents to promote positivity and wellness.
3. Hoxton Highball Crystal Tumbler, blush & blue
The Hoxton collection from blush & blue is handcrafted by skilled artisans, using a series of vertical cuts to create its stunning crystal-cut effect.
4. Kiko Round Mirror, Nkuku
The Kiko Round Mirror from Nkuku is simple and elegant, with accents of vintage charm. It features an antique brass frame crafted by skilled artisans in Rajasthan, complete with a recycled sari tie for effortless hanging.
5. Mia Mini Vase Trio, LSA International
The Mini Vase Trio are perfect for single stems, herbs from the garden or a sprig of foliage. Mouth-blown from 100% recycled glass, these green-tinted vases come in different shapes with a subtle fluted design.
The Best Wedding Gifts Over £200
Be tempted by this year's most opulent wedding gifts. A barista coffee machine. Sumptuously soft French bed linen. A mirror-polished stainless steel champagne cooler. These are the wedding gifts of dreams. And don't forget, with The Wedding Shop's group gifting function, guests can club together to contribute towards higher-priced items. Here are this year’s best wedding gifts over £200:
1. Round Drinks Trolley, The White Company
Complete your home bar with this beautiful round drinks trolley from LSA International. The cart has two contemporary glass surfaces, ideal for displaying your favourite drinkware, and can be moved with ease when serving guests.
2. The Barista Express Bean to Cup Coffee Machine, Sage
If you're a lover of coffee, then this is the gift for you. Make barista-quality espressos and perfect latte art with the Barista Express bean-to-cup coffee machine. All in less than a minute.
3. Champagne Cooler, Georg Jensen
The Indulgence cooler is every bit as elegant and sophisticates as the champagne it cools. Made from mirror-polished stainless steel, it makes a beautiful yet practical centrepiece. The elliptical, slanted opening holds the champagne at the perfect angle for easy removal and replacement.
4. Slim Tiffany Armchair, Sofa.com
The Slim Tiffany Armchair from Sofa.com is a wedding gift you will love for years to come. With its contemporary, curved frame, and stylish stitching detail, this collection is glamour from every angle.
5. Nest Bundle Barbecue Set, Big Green Egg
The best-selling Large Nest Bundle is the perfect gift for foodie-couples who love to host. The Egg is not only a barbeque: it can cook anything from pizza and baked salmon to sourdough bread, thanks to its iconic design and patented technology.
And there you have it: The Wedding Shop round-up of this year's best wedding gifts. From traditional to out of the box and everything in between, there is something to delight every couple. Craving more gift list inspiration? Why not explore our Starter Collections? Curated by our gift-buying experts, they're the perfect place to kick-start your dream wedding gift list.
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