Silk Gifts for Your 12th Wedding Anniversary
We personally think that there are opportunities to celebrate your spouse each and every day, but wedding anniversaries are an especially exciting time to honor your relationship. Year after year, you get a new numeric marker of your marriage's growth. What makes these milestones even more fun? Thematic anniversary gifts. Traditionally, each one's assigned a category that couples are encouraged to shop from.
The classic theme for 12 years of marriage is silk. That's because, at this point in your romance, many husbands and wives find married life to be smoother than ever. By now, you may feel completely settled in your home, more experienced as parents, or successful at another long-term goal. Embrace this period of bliss with a material known for its comfy properties. If that's not reason enough to give your partner something made of silk, consider the fact that it's pretty luxurious—it's been over a decade, so go ahead and treat your lovebird!
Here, we've rounded up some of our favorite silk anniversary gifts. There are his and hers options in a range of price points, because something containing the fiber doesn't have to be a splurge. Our list features many popular picks, including cozy pajamas, unique accessories, and chic home goods. If your husband or wife is a bit more original, you'll also find that we've provided unique recommendations, too. The goal, after all, is to buy something that truly speaks to your partner of 12 years. Click through to see every idea for celebrating how far you two have come.
Bring a little life to his work attire with a playful tie. The print is fun enough to make him smile, but subtle enough that it's appropriate for the office.
Salvatore Ferragamo "Seated Dog" Tie, $190, ferragamo.com
Her strands will never get snagged again thanks to these hair-protecting accessories.
Slip "Slipsilk" Scrunchies, $39, slipsilkpillowcase.com
A fancy pair in a luxurious color would many anyone feel like royalty.
Olivia Von Halle "Coco Mamba" Pajamas, $505, oliviavonhalle.com
These trendy tassel earrings are made of silk thread and are bound to make a statement.
Eddie Borgo Tassel Earrings, $320, shopbop.com
Who wouldn't want to lounge around in a pair as suave as these?
Sunspel Printed Boxers, $110, mrporter.com
Honor your lovebug with the gift of great sleep.
Jessica Russell Flint "Love Bugs" Sleep Mask, $46, shopbop.com
It's about time that the long-beloved brand's signature item made it into her outfit repertoire.
Hermès "Jeu de Billes" Scarf, $180, hermes.com
This kimono-style robe is so chic that it'll be hard to confine to the comforts of home. It can also be custom embroidered.
Morgan Lane "Annabelle" Robe, from $398, morgan-lane.com
These were designed for those who hate the feel of unfamiliar sheets. They're silky, compact, and come with an attached pillow.
Brave Era Travel Sheet, $79.99, braveera.com
Upgrade his formalwear with a classic—but cool—pocket square.
Tom Ford Black-and-White Pocket Square, $180, mrporter.com
A bamboo-silk rug with a beautiful design? Yes please.
Anthropologie "Elimina" Rug, from $198, anthropologie.com
These cufflinks make for a great everyday pair.
Charles Tyrwhitt "Diamond" Cufflinks, $39, ctshirts.com
This box's silk lining will keep his prized timepieces safe from scratches.
Wolf "Savoy" Watch Box, $179, wolf1834.com
If your favorite activity is still cuddling together, these super-soft blankets are for you.
Cuddledown "Lennox" Blanket, from $129, cuddledown.com
Does she love Sex and the City? Consider these the modern version of Carrie Bradshaw's blue pair.
Manolo Blahnik "Rapalla" Shoes, $645, manoloblahnik.com
There's never been a prettier way to keep her hair out of her face.
Gucci "Blooms" Headband, $375, gucci.com