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Wedding registry tips, gift guides, and curated collections by registry experts to help you create the ultimate registry for all your wedding events.

Canvas Home Dauville dinnerware collection sold on Zola.com

Beginner’s Guide To: Dinnerware Materials & Quality

Ever wondered what accounts for the variance in prices between different types of plates and mugs? Have you asked yourself what the actual difference is between “porcelain” and “fine china,” or more importantly, what type of dinnerware you should actually register for? You’re not alone. We sat down with Zola’s shopping experts to answer these questions and break down the different materials your dinnerware is made of, so you can decide which kind is right for you. What materials am I dealing with? All dinnerware is made out of ceramic. The word “ceramic” comes from the Greek word keramikos, meaning “of Read More

Beginner’s Guide To: Pots and Pans

Pots and pans: no home can go without these kitchen essentials. From searing steaks to sautéing vegetables to cooking pasta to warming up soup, these instruments are necessary for all of your culinary endeavors. What are they?  Pots and pans are food preparation tools intended for use on a cooktop. I need this if?  If you have a kitchen in your home, with a stove, and cook even once a month, you need this. How many do I need? Pots and pans come in many different shapes and sizes. As they’re quite versatile, many of their uses overlap. If you are an Read More

How the Cool Kids Eat Their Pasta

The Top 5 Trends in Millennial Dinnerware Wedding registries, and what they contain, are a sign of the times. At Zola, couples register for everything from sleeping bags to home brew kits to Airbnb gift cards. While almost all couples still register for kitchen and dining items, the kinds of dishes and flatware that couples are choosing has evolved towards new shapes, materials, and finishes that better represent millennial tastes. Here are the top 5 dinnerware trends we’ve seen recently on Zola (spoiler: gold is here to stay). 1. Coupe bowls are having a huge moment. In fact, the Miya Read More

Ascot Wine Carrier in Trellis Blue by Picnic at Ascot sold on Zola.com

10 Love-Themed Registry Gifts That Won’t Make You Gag

First let us say that we’re not above heart-shaped bowls or a sprinkling of sweet items that say “love” in pretty script. We’re in the business of love—it comes with the territory. That said, there are tons of subtle ways you can infuse love into your wedding registry that won’t make you (or your guests) want to gag. Here are a few of our favorites. 1. Everything Grows with Love by Workman Publishing Kicking it off with an easy one, but still unexpected. this charming little book is filled with inspiring messages of creativity and love, and is beautifully illustrated to Read More

wicker basket that says "cards" on a gift table at a wedding

The Most Popular Wedding Gift in Every State

We already know the list of essential gifts every couple should add to their registry, and we know some surprising favorites when it comes to registry picks from millennial couples. But now we know what couples are craving across the entire country, state by state, thanks to Zola’s crackerjack research team. We compiled the data on the top wedding gift for every US state in 2018, and the results are totally fascinating. Do you hail from the Wild Waffle West? Cuisinart’s waffle maker is hot in Alaska, New Mexico, Oklahoma and into Tennessee. Ever visited Cast Iron Ridge? Lodge’s cast Read More

A Beautiful Pair: Zola x ABC Carpet & Home

Calling all lovers of beautiful things: your registry dreams are about to come true. We are excited to announce that Zola has exclusively partnered with ABC Carpet & Home, the global leader in sustainably sourced furniture and home décor. ABC Carpet & Home has long been an iconic New York City emporium, and now couples nationwide will have direct access to over 600 gifts from their exquisitely curated assortment online, only on Zola. And when we say exquisite, we mean ex-qui-site. From velvet pillows and organic sheets to glass candlesticks, reclaimed wood furniture, and even silk meditation cushions, the collection Read More

Ready to Commit? Equinox is now on Zola!

Calling all Zola couples who love to work out together… You can now register for Equinox 1 Year All-Access memberships, 12-Pack Duet Training Packages, and 12-Pack Tier 3 Training Packages only on Zola! If you haven’t had the pleasure yet of working out at one of Equinox’s beautiful, next-level gyms, now’s the time to take advantage. They have such next-level equipment and amenities that almost make you forget that you’re working out… almost. To celebrate our launch, we hosted a fun event with Equinox featuring an intimate partner-based workout class followed by a sweaty-chic engagement shoot. The class had everything Read More

A Note (and Video!) From Our Co-Founders

To Our Zola Couples and Their Guests, Four years ago, we set out on a mission to build the best wedding registry for couples getting married today. Since then, we’ve worked with over 300,000 couples just like you (and sent out about the same amount of KitchenAid mixers). We’ve chatted with 5,361 of your lovely grandmothers. We’ve added 70 men and women to the Zola team who, just like us, will do anything for love. And we’ve been overwhelmed by the love we’ve received from you in the process. Thank you so much for being part of our journey thus Read More

Drybar is Now on Zola: Register for Blowouts and Updos!

Ready to be blown away? (Haha…) Starting today, you can register for Drybar services exclusively at Zola. Now brides can treat themselves—even their whole wedding party—to blowouts and updos leading up to, on, and even after the big day. Think engagement party, bridal shower, ceremony and reception, first anniversary and more. We love when we get to launch cool brands, but this one has us feeling extra happy. Because Drybar is truly one of the happiest places on earth. Few things are more relaxing (especially when you’ve been knee-deep in wedding planning), than letting a pro wash your hair with Read More

It’s Here: Zola x Backcountry

Adventurous couples, rejoice! We are so excited to announce that Zola has exclusively partnered with Backcountry, the leading outdoor store. Starting today, hikers and campers in love can add gifts from our epic collection of top-notch equipment. From next-level tents and heavy-duty backpacks to compact hammocks and sleeping bags, there are nearly 700 gifts featured from 14 of the most sought-after outdoor brands, including Goal Zero, Kammok, Mountainsmith, Rab, and more. Ready to gear up for a lifetime of shared adventures? Course you are. Add some adventurous gifts to your registry today.