31 Unique Bridal Shower Gifts for the Girl Who Has Everything
Here's a common scenario: You're checking out your friend's wedding registry, searching for something fun to buy her for her bridal shower. Unfortunately, you realize that most of the splashy, unique items have already been scooped up—and, since you know the bride well, you don't want to gift her anything that could be construed as generic.
Deciding to (or being forced to!) deviate from the bride's registry can be daunting, especially if you know she's particular. Instead of panicking, consider items that she can use on her honeymoon, or gifts that will elevate her day-to-day life as a newlywed. From a cookbook designed for the newly-minted wife and the prettiest Dutch oven we've ever seen, to luxury beauty products and a clutch designed for a tropical vacation, the following presents are sure to put a smile on her face. In fact, she'll wish she thought of them herself.
This gift guide, curated for the stylish bride-to-be, is full of luxuries both little and big. Treat your bride to a luxe candle, gorgeous book set (complete with the greatest love stories of all time!), and a unique vase—all will transform her coffee table and celebrate her upcoming union in the sweetest of ways. Also on the list? A sweet Rosé set, perfect for sipping at the bachelorette party, and a designer ceramic box that'll keep her engagement ring safe.
We kept form and function in mind when putting together this wish list—after all, the things she turns to day after day should be as beautiful as they are useful. Ready to see the entire round-up for yourself? Click through for major bridal shower gift inspiration.
Choosing a throw that matches her living room's color palette might be tricky. Choose something neutral (like this pom-pom blanket!) that works with all shades, instead.
Totem Home Moroccan Pom Pom Blanket, $225, totemhome.com
Lavender Dutch Oven
A Dutch Oven is a bridal shower gift staple—but a pot in the prettiest purple there is? That's completely new.
Le Creuset Round Wide Dutch Oven 3.5 Quart in "Provence," $200, surlatable.com
All About Health Kit
Complete with "beauty chocolates" designed to boost skin's radiance instead of zap it, this health- and skin-centric kit is perfect for the bride-to-be's 30-day wedding countdown.
Sakara Bridal Collection, $110, sakara.com
Graphic Acrylic Coasters
Colorful and quirky, these coasters are as functional as they are aesthetically pleasing.
Gray Malin "The Bon Voyage" Coaster Set, $95 for set of 4, graymalin.com
She may already have one diamond, but there's nothing wrong with gifting her a second—this time in the form of a nuanced red wine (with a pretty apt name!). Layered with aromas of black currants, dark cherries, blackberry, cherry compote, toast, and oak spice, Double Diamond's Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and juicy—not to mention the perfect special-occasion wine.
Double Diamond Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, $69.99, wine.com
Small but mighty, this kit allows her to try this major Indie beauty brand's seven core products. She'll owe that radiant wedding-day complexion all to you.
Drunk Elephant "The Littles" Set, $90, drunkelephant.com
His and Hers Vase
This minimalist object is sure to please the groom as much as it will the bride (it has a mustache on the other side!).
Jonathan Adler Mr. & Mrs. Muse Vase, $98, shopbop.com
Add a cute and beachy woven clutch to her Santorini honeymoon wardrobe.
Nannacay Baby Roge Pompom-Embellished Woven Raffia Tote, $170, net-a-porter.com
Instagram Friendly Frames
Frame a favorite photo of you and the bride, straight off her Instagram account. This framing company will pull straight from your 'gram's grid, no uploading required.
Artifact Uprising Instagram Friend Frames, from $65, artifactuprising.com
Embossed Napkin Rings
Embellish her future holiday tablescapes with these modern napkin rings.
Summerill & Bishop Embossed Porcelain Napkin Rings in "Gold," $60 each, summerillandbishop.com
Cookbook for Newlyweds
Make her dinner date nights at home that much better with recipes she and her spouse-to-be can cook to together.
Martha Stewart's Newlywed Kitchen, $22, amazon.com
Transform her tub into the ultimate, aromatic escape with a rich salt blend designed to invigorate as much as relax.
L'Objet Côté Maquis Bath Salts, from $60, l-object.com
Turn their favorite sushi delivery joint into Nobu with a set of these gold-tone titanium chopsticks.
Mepra Due Chopsticks in "Oro Ice," $47, theline.com
Translate the bride's beloved pup, favorite flower, or go-to vacation spot onto a bespoke paper suite she'll love (almost!) too much to use.
Clementine Studios Custom Stationery, from $85 for set of 25, theclementinestudio.com
Metallic, reflective, and geometric, this modern serving tray is as trendy as they come.
West Elm Geo Mirror Tray in "Copper," $69, westelm.com
Her go-to flea market bag just got a lot prettier.
Rifle Paper Co. Every Day Tote Bag in "Floral Vines," $26, riflepaperco.com
Getting Ready Robe
With sheer sleeves and back, this luxurious piece works just as well for her wedding morning glam session as it does for a boudoir shoot.
Flora Nikrooz Showstopper Robe, $88, anthropologie.com
She'll store her engagement ring and the rest of her fine gems and jewels in this mosaic box, complete with the Hermès logo.
Hermès Mosaïque Au 24 Small Box, $245, junglee.com
Marble Serving Tray
Gift her the foundation of the ultimate charcuterie board—a beautiful marble serving slab.
Linum Design Mable Serving Board in "Pine Green," $169, linumdesign.com
Gold Cake Stand
This textured aluminum cake stand may be modern, but it's sure to stay on-trend for many years to come.
CB2 Tectonic Gold Cake Stand, $55, cb2.com
Inspired by the sugar-sweet Turkish Delight, this rose-imbued candle is femininity incarnate.
Diptyque Rose Delight Candle, $68, shop.nordstrom.com
Love Stories Collection
Was she an English major? Gift her the greatest love stories of all time—Sense and Sensibility, Wuthering Heights, Love in the Time of Cholera, and Anna Karenina—in a swoon-worthy custom set, featuring a 19th-century illustration of the Queen of Hearts.
Juniper Books Classic Love Stories Set, $150, juniperbooks.com
Perfumed Laundry Detergent
If she's a fan of Le Labo (of course she is!), this collaboration is sure to make laundry day her favorite day. Her groom-to-be will be just as happy—Santal 33 is unisex.
The Laundress x Le Labo Santal 33 Signature Detergent, $45, thelaundress.com
Bridal Pajama Set
In these dainty pajamas, she'll feel like a bride at bedtime long before the big day arrives—and long after it's passed.
Eberjey Malou Short PJ Set with Lace, $122, eberjey.com
Gifting Rosé is never a bad idea—and these six bottles, curated by Martha Stewart, are sure to impress.
Martha Stewart Wine Rosé Bouquet, $88, marthastewartwine.com
Indulge her sweet tooth with a charming candy dish from a glass company that's been in business for over six generations.
Lobmeyr Candy Dish III by Oswald Haerdtl, $259, theline.com
Banish all negativity in the weeks or months before her wedding with a luxurious incense box. The best part? After all the incense has been burned, she can use the porcelain container as a catch-all on an entryway table or nightstand.
Fornasetti Bacio Lid Wooden Box and Incense, $270, junglee.com
Personalized Photo Frame
A gift card to Framebridge will do more than ensure that she puts a favorite wedding photo in a frame. She'll also be able to add a personal note to the frame's mat—a meaningful quote or something simple, like "At last."
Framebridge "The Stella" with Personalized Mat, from $89, framebridge.com
Inspired by the textiles of the East, these striped cotton linens will add a little bit of neutral luxury to her bathroom.
Serena and Lily Fouta Bath Collection, from $8, serenaandlily.com
Agate Cheese Plate
These slabs are made of natural agate stone (they're real geodes!), which means serving up her favorite brie, parmesan, and cheddar is about to get a lot more luxe.
Anthropologie Agate Cheese Board, $78, anthropologie.com
Cute Ring Dish
Gift her a ring dish that'll make her look forward to her wedding vows—and, eventually, recall them.
Kate Spade Ring Dish, $30, shop.nordstrom.com