Often times, your registry becomes one long list for kitchen tools and appliances, but for the jet-setting couple, a Calphalon non-stick frying pan and Kitchen-Aid stand mixer might not be worth a scan. Thinking more about the destination rather than the journey? Check out our Travel Editor’s necessities like noise canceling headphones, neck pillow, fisheye lens, solar charger, and router with USB port to make sure you’re relaxed and ready-to-go when you arrive in paradise.
Recent Wedding Registry Posts
Just when WeddingWire’s editorial team thought New York Bridal Market had cooled down, it was time for them to get into gear with another favorite wedding-oriented preview: Tabletop Market aka the latest and greatest in home, dining, and entertaining wares! Want to know what engaged couples will be filling their registries with come fall? Get those barcode scanners ready for 3-piece white dinnerware, themed barware, and lots of salt and pepper shakers with personality. See more trends here.
Photo: Kip Dawkins Photography; Styling: Marcie Blough
Life’s most memorable moments post-wedding often take place at home. Not sure what you’ll need? Get inspired by WeddingWire’s SpringBook 2014′s registry checklists full of essentials for any lifestyle such as the fresh starters, small-space dwellers, design junkies, and health gurus as well as any occasion such as a backyard BBQ, formal dinner party, lazy Sunday brunch, and romantic retreat.
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Photo: Corkcicle Wine Chiller, Target
In case you didn’t already know, Caitlin, one of our very own on WeddingWire’s editorial team, is engaged! Throughout her entire planning process, she’ll be giving you insight on her experiences until September 20, 2014. First, it was wedding dress shopping — and 9 things no one ever told her – and next up: 9 things you wouldn’t think to register for (but should!).
Sponsored by Williams-Sonoma
Entertaining is easy when you have the right tools! Use this handy list from Williams-Sonoma to fill your wedding registry with all the elements necessary to pull off a great party, then get to mastering a signature drink recipe or two. You’ll have a house filled with happy guests in no time.
1. Ice Bottle Chiller Mold, $29.95
An artsy way to chill wine, and the mold can last up to six hours before melting. For an even more creative twist to the display, add flower petals or citrus slices to the mold before freezing.
2. Dorset Single Old-Fashioned Glasses, $71.95 for a Set of Four
Calling all Madmen fans! These hand-cut lead crystal glasses are exactly what you need to outfit that retro bar cart (and serve a delicious scotch).
3. Pantry Oval Serving Platter, $59.95
A timelessly versatile porcelain serving dish that will fit with any party theme (and hold a healthy portion of everything from crab canapes to whole lasagna slices).
4. Monogrammed Stainless Steel Bar Tools Set, $34.95
A strainer, jigger, bottle opener, and ice tongs, all conveniently organized in a handsome stainless steel holder for direct countertop access.
5. Insulated Cocktail Shaker, $44.95
Keep extra portions of drinks cool long after the first pour with the double wall insulation of this dishwasher safe cocktail shaker. The insulation also keeps slippery condensation from forming on the exterior.