What better way to celebrate a beautiful couple?
Choosing engagement gifts is not easy. A good engagement gift is personal and congratulatory, but you want to stay within your budget. There are plenty of different directions you can take when making a decision. Perhaps you can get the couple something useful and functional, or something sweet and commemorative.
It’s a lot to keep in mind, but it doesn’t meant you can’t have a little fun with it. Remember, this is a couple planning a life together, so consider gift ideas that will help get that new life started!
1. Feyonce Bae Z Mugs
Is there a more famous couple? Aspire to the top of coupledom with a funny engagement announcement mug set, because your newly engaged friends are just as amazing as Queen B and Jay Z.
2. Custom Star Map
This night sky print makes an amazing gift or a great way to relive life’s greatest moments. Relive that special day over and over again with this custom star map.
3. Victorinox Alliance XS
The Alliance XS has a timeless design that suits the woman who favors quality, comfort and natural sophistication. She can choose from five feminine styles to suit any situation. Conceived for easy time-reading, the dominant numerical indexes are enhanced by the Super-LumiNova brightness of the dots and hands.
(Swiss Army, $395)
4. Golden Kiss Candy Dishes by Robyn Blair
Maybe your walls are full or perhaps you just need more candy. No matter what, your love of candy is on display for all to see in a unique and hand-made candy art dish. Each candy dish is 6”x 6”x 1.5” and made from 100 percent acrylic.
(By Robyn Blair, $245)
5. LIV GX1-A Cobalt Limited Edition
Rugged, timeless, and steadfast, the GX1-A will last a lifetime and more. It’s a great way to start the engagement-wedding journey.
(LIV Watches, $590)
6. ‘I Said Yes’ & ‘I Asked’ Glasses
Let your loved ones share how this engagement went down with this special glass set. A beautifully engraved wine and beer glass set will make the perfect gift to those special people in your life. What better way to leave a lasting impression than to give them something personal and from the heart?
7. Ring Holder
This personalized ring dish is the perfect gift for the bride-to-be in your life. You can also personalize and change the color to best suit the new couple.
8. Custom ‘Mrs.’ Socks
These comfortable and warm socks are perfect for any bride. Plus, you can customize them to have her new last name.
9. ‘For Love’ Necklace
The For Love Necklace transforms the word “love” into a contemporary sculptural design. The continuous design symbolizes love that is infinite and forever, making it the perfect gift. And you can choose from sterling silver, or gold.
10. Maeven Bride Box Subscription
This new luxury bridal subscription box sends brides-to-be stunning gifts and inspiration each month, from beautiful accessories and makeup to marble “Mr. and Mrs.” coasters, to rose gold “Bride” tumblers. Gift-givers can give the Maeven Intro Box, which includes a keepsake box, champagne flutes, cake toppers, rose quartz necklace, bath salts, and a bottle opener.
(Maeven Box, $44.95/month)
11. Engravable Double Name Bar Silver Necklace
The Engravable Double Name Bar Silver Necklace makes a great engagement gift with a personal touch and ships within 24 hours of ordering. Engrave with the names of the couple for a thoughtful and unique keepsake.
(Eve’s Addiction, $86)
12. The Wine Club Gift by Winestyr
Winestyr’s wine clubs offer access to wines made by America’s best family-owned and small-production wineries. For couples that truly care about wine, this is the perfect engagement gift that keeps on giving, as they’ll receive one shipment per quarter throughout the year.
(Winestyr, subscription prices vary)
13. Bonavita Interurban Kettle
Super-cute and on-trend but useful, this kettle’s Boil Button prepares water with a single touch. Its Hold Button heats and holds at temperatures between 140-208 degrees, has adjustable in one-degree increments for up to 60 minutes, and its convenient Preset Temperature Button offers quick access to common brewing temperature.
(Kitchen Kapers, $119.95)
14. Isabelle Grace Jewelry Lovestruck Necklace
This piece can be personalized with initials and the engagement date. The fine silver Lovestruck Necklace measures approximately 1 inch in diameter and is accented in 22kt gold. The edges of the piece are also lightly hammered for effect, and you can select either a 14kt gold fill chain or a sterling silver chain.
(Isabelle Grace Jewelry, $98)
15. Hammered Initials
The Hammered Initials are a new, edgy way to show off the ones you love. Great alone or to layer with other pieces, the Hammered Initials are hand-made from Fine (.999) Silver and hammered for a distressed effect.
(Isabelle Grace Jewelry, $28)
16. Echo Heirloom Silk Scarf
Each Echo Series scarf is constructed by skilled artisans using timeless techniques to hand paint every element seen. It’s finished with the finest hand-rolled hem detailing, which are sure to inspire and delight.
(Echo Design, $135)
17. The Tiko Carry-On
Tiko’s soft-sided carry-on’s one-of-a-kind flexible frame means you can always fit one more thing. The Tiko Carry-On is everything you need and nothing you don’t. Streamlined, lightweight and uncomplicated, it’s built to make travel easier and more efficient.
(Tiko Travel, $195)
18. SHOOTT Engagement Photo Shoot
Help the newly engaged couple get wedding-ready with an affordable engagement photoshoot at one of four convenient locations in New York City. Only pay for the photos they love with SHOOTT’s complimentary 30-minute sessions.
19. Maggie Wu Studio Congrats! Bridal Gift Set
Say congratulations to the newly engaged bride who has everything. This thoughtfully curated gift set includes two Vow Books by Seniman Calligraphy, and a rose quartz ring dish.
(Maggie Wu Studio, $68)
20. Artifact Uprising Wedding Guest Book
Give them a personalized guest book to remember their big day and all the guests who celebrated with them. This heirloom-quality album features double-thick pages and a landscape orientation, perfect for displaying their favorite photos and handwritten notes.
(Artifact Uprising, $139)
21. Mr. & Mrs. Personalized Wedding Guest Signature Sign
Congratulate the newly engaged couple with a gift they can use on their wedding day! This black faux leather wedding guest signature sign can be customized with the couple’s names and/or their wedding date.
(28 Collective, $40)
22. Google Home Mini
Powered by Google Assistant, this hands-free, voice controlled device is a great engagement gift, allowing couples to stay organized while planning their wedding. Some features include the ability to ask Google Home Mini a wide range of questions, from weather updates to venue locations, managing schedules/alerts, play music, and more.
23. Mr. & Mrs. Marble Mugs
First comes the ring, then comes the congratulations, and then comes all the adorable Mr. & Mrs. home decor and dinnerware! Celebrate your friend’s transition from Ms. to Mrs. with these pretty gold-trimmed marble mugs.
(The Apollo Box, $22.98)
24. Rainbow Champagne Flute Glasses
Give the couple a gift that will stand out from all the rest. These gorgeous champagne glasses are unique, sentimental, can be used for every occasion, and put a stylish twist on a classic gift.
(The Apollo Box, $23.99)
25. Personalized Throw Pillow
These pillows are made in a neutral design that make them the perfect accessory to cozy up any space, and the message shows it’s a house filled with love and a beautiful future.
26. Personalized Engaged Ornament
A personalized engagement ornament is the perfect keepsake for years to come. The personalized design is permanently printed on a flat, round, ceramic ornament.
27. Pair of Personalized Hand Towels
These hand towels are beautifully embroidered with the happy couple’s new shared last name and year of marriage. It’s the perfect keepsake.
28. Omaha Steaks Elegant Gift
Treat the happy couple to a home-dinner they can make themselves. This combo includes two fork-tender filet mignons, aged to perfection, and two elegant, sweet lobsters. It’s a gift special enough for royalty.
(Omaha Steaks, $69.99)
29. LifeAround2Angels Bath Bombs
Stressed? Give the couple “me-time” with these cute bath bombs. These bath bombs contain all-natural ingredients including shea butter, cocoa butter, olive oil, coconut oil, Epsom salt and Kaoling clay that are gentle for all skin types and easily absorbed.
(Life Around 2 Angels, $26.80)
30. NOWA Superbe Smart Watch
Speaking of planning, the couple has a schedule to keep to and a lot to do. This smart watch has an elegant French design and combines modern technology with timeless elegance in the thinnest hybrid “smart watch” in the world.
Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at email@example.com.