Let the happy couple know you're rooting for them with these thoughtful wedding gifts that won't break the bank.
Maybe you can’t wait for that upcoming wedding – or maybe you can’t wait for it to be over. Either way, you’ve got to bring a gift, and that alone can be stressful, especially if the spouses-to-be haven’t registered. So, what to get? It should be thoughtful, but it needn’t bleed you dry. Well, BLAC is here to ease your worry. These gifts are all under $100 and, coming from you, something the couple is sure to cherish.
- The Night Sky Star Map
Commemorate the couples’ wedding date – or the day they met – with this star map. Punch in the date and location, and view the night sky as it was or will be. Add a caption, decide on a few other particulars, choose a frame and you’re ready for lift off.
$60 ($120 with frame)
2. Black Martini Glasses
Transparent cocktail glasses are so last decade. For the chic, booze-loving couple that’s all about entertaining, this set of six black martini glasses with bronze interiors are the perfect mix of practicality and extravagance, whimsy and cool.
3. Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers
For the fashionable couple, this coffee table book by American Vogue’s European editor-at-large Hamish Bowles chronicles the magazine’s 120-year coverage of the world’s most historic unions and stunning gowns.
4. Knipschildt Assorted Chocolates
From Danish chef and chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt, these handmade truffles are part-dessert, part-art. The 25 assorted chocolates are a sweet treat for the eyes and the palate, perfect for the wedding night or honeymoon.
5. Silver Wedding Certificate Holder
Don’t let the newlyweds shove their marriage certificate in some dusty drawer. It should be displayed proudly, but how cliché is a frame? This engravable holder allows the license to be housed and flaunted in a special way.
$50 (plus costs for personalization)
6. ‘Forever and Always’ Embroidered Throw
Few things are better than curling up on the couch with your person. With this fringed throw, the couple can keep cozy while they Netflix and chill and be reminded that their love is forever and always.
7. Winc Wine Club Gift Card
With your help, your favorite lovebirds can sign up for this monthly wine subscription and have bottles of delicious vino delivered direct to their door, customized to their tastes. They can create a box of four from a pre-selected list, each bottle starting at just $13.
8. Wamsutta Icon Bath Towel 6-Piece Set
Cute, cozy and what every bathroom needs. You can’t go wrong with a set of great bath towels, especially not with these options made of 100% Pima cotton loops. Choose from basil, espresso, Bellini and every tasty hue in between.
9. SoundLike Micro Bluetooth Speaker
For the pair for which music is life, this powerful little doohickey lets them take the party with them wherever they go. Less than 4 inches wide, this speaker has a 30-foot wireless range, is waterproof and perfect for any cookout.
10. Ring Wi-Fi Video Doorbell
As they build their home together, it’s important that your couple keeps it safe. This allows them to see, hear and speak to visitors from a phone, tablet or computer. Plus, it works with Alexa to tell them if it’s been pressed or senses movement.