Despite the complexities of the current pandemic, couples are celebrating their love with a number of small scale, intimateweddingsacross the country. Some are opting to stream theirs on Zoom, or even skip their proposed ceremony altogether (for now, at least) and head straight to a justice of the peace to get hitched. No matter which way they decide to officially tie the knot this year, a new union of love deserves the accompaniment ofthoughtful giftsthe couple will enjoy using in theirhome.
While a toaster oven or air-fryer may be on their wedding registry, there are ways to thoughtfully gooff-registrywith some less obvious wedding gift ideas that the couple will still use and enjoy. Here, we’ve pulled together a few off-the-beaten-path picks that newlyweds would be delighted to receive, at a range of price points. From a bidet to stylish coffee-table books, these wedding gift ideas could be the things your friend or family member never knew they needed. We’ve included plenty of options under $100, since you don't have to spend a fortune to find a thoughtful gift.
Under $100: Harlem Candle Company 22-Karat Gold James Baldwin “Love” Luxury Candle
Here’s an elegant gift from Harlem Candle Company that comes in 22-karat gold, and includes a quote from novelist James Baldwin, “Love brought you here.” Bonus: The candle doubles as a collectable cocktail glass once it’s used up.