As registry experts, we’re here to answer all your burning questions about sheets and pillows (aka the unsung heroes of your bed). Check out below for bedding-related FAQs we hear from Zola couples all the time. Q: I’m a side sleeper. What’s the best pillow for me? A: For you: a pillow that’s high and firm, so your head is supported. For back sleepers, medium-firm is ideal, and for stomach sleepers, a soft pick is easiest on the neck. Q: What about hypoallergenic pillows? A: Go for down alternative, which is feather-free, plus cheaper and a tad plusher than down. Read More
Check out these vino-centric pro tips from sommelier (and Zola groom!) David Skurnik. Then, stock up on all the essentials. What glasses do you need for different types of wines? Narrower glasses highlight the aroma of white wines, and broader glasses suit most reds. Try drinking champagne out of white wine glasses to bring out the flavor! Favorite way or best way to store your wines? People tend to serve whites too cold and reds too warm, but you can avoid that with a dual-zone wine fridge. It keeps everything between the recommended 55-60 degrees. Best way to open a Read More
The question was popped… the answer was “YES!!”… and now you’re engaged to the love of your life. Mazel tov! After you’ve recovered from your champagne haze, the real fun of planning your wedding—and future life as a married couple— begins. At Zola, we obviously think that setting up your wedding registry is one of the most exciting and important parts of your to-do list. After all, you’re not only choosing which gifts you’d love to receive (from an endless list of gorgeous things), but you are filling in the details of how, where, and with what you will begin Read More
Weddings bring promises of new beginnings and new bedding—thank you, wedding registry! With tons of bedding options, it’s hard to know which fabric is best for you and your partner. The right textile has the power to relax the mind and put the body at ease, to beckon you to bed each night, and return you to the world rejuvenated the next morning. Cue our friends at Parachute, the fast-growing home essentials brand based in Venice Beach, CA. We asked them to outline their three best-selling textiles so you can start your married life with the best sleep ever. Read Read More
Already registered with Zola and unsure what Zola Weddings means for your wedding registry? We got you. Sit back, pour a glass of bubbly, and listen in on these three things to know about your registry. We didn’t touch your registry. You’ve still got every benefit that has made Zola the fastest-growing registry around, including guests, experiences and funds in one place, free shipping, price matching, and group gifting. So, the only thing Zola Weddings does to your registry is… make it more awesome. We integrate so you and your guests can celebrate. If you decide to create a beautiful Read More
Confession: I started our Zola wedding registry the morning after we got engaged. I know that seems crazy, but my fiancé and I knew exactly which part of wedding planning I’d be most excited for long before he popped the question last August. As a home editor, I’ve spent most of my career online shopping (for work, of course), searching for luxe bedding, fun throw pillows and pretty plates. I’ve been picking and choosing favorites for years, and now I was psyched that it was finally my turn to shop for myself. And not so surprisingly, it was tougher than Read More
Registering early is a blessing in disguise for those of you who are recently engaged. (Congratulations, by the way!) Right now you are most likely very, very overwhelmed. You have seemingly endless things on your plate, from nailing down a wedding date to returning phone calls from friends who heard the news on Facebook. Oh and you could also use a few moments to enjoy being engaged, too. Your to-do list is growing by the day so let’s get down to business – make sure you set up your wedding registry as soon as possible!
How to get exactly what you want for your wedding is one of the most frequently-asked questions by our Zola couples. We completely understand why—it’s not every day you get to ask for anything you want from your nearest and dearest (and coworkers, family friends, great aunts we’ve only met once, etc.). So here’s our expert advice on how to get the most out of your wedding registry. Ask and You Shall Receive Don’t be shy! First-timers may feel a bit of pressure to register for what they think they’re supposed to register for instead of registering for what they Read More
We at Zola are all about making your wedding registry as seamless and efficient as possible, which is why we’ve curated our list of must-have registry adds. From the classic pieces to more modern everyday-ware, this edit has them all. For a complete list of our wedding registry essentials, click here.
Wow! Congratulations, your family and friends are on top of their gift-giving. But you still have to guide the remaining gift-givers in the right direction. Surprisingly, this happens all the time with first-timers, so here are Zola’s must-read tips for registry hacks before the wedding.