All posts tagged: registry trends

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

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

Five Wedding Gift Trends for the Modern Couple

Lucky for you, 2016 is all about letting your personality shine, especially when it comes to weddings and your registry. The constraints of convention are no longer—just because your mom did it, doesn’t mean you have to. Couples are choosing gifts that fit into their lifestyle, whether they’re “traditional” or not. So, skip the fine china. Here are five wedding gift trends you should consider for your registry: It’s All About the Experience: If the idea of bringing one more thing into your home has you wanting to forego your registry entirely, consider adding experiences to your wish list. From cooking classes Read More

2016 Wedding Trends

Drumroll, please… Our list of the top wedding trends for 2016. Check ’em out! 21st Century Wedding Registry Long gone are the days of registering for fancy, special occasion-only china sets. Instead, couples are opting for more practical everyday items and going for the better quality and higher price version of what they already own – think upgrading your regular blender for a Vitamix with all the frills. In addition, people are opting for more experience-focused registries and honeymoon funds, like these. Greens We’re seeing greens everywhere, from centerpieces to bridesmaids gowns to freshly cut grass in our cocktails. We’ve even seen Read More

Five Wedding Gift Trends for the Modern Couple

Lucky for you, 2016 is all about individuality and letting your personality shine, especially when it comes to weddings. We’re here to officially announce that the constraints of convention are no longer—just because your mom did it, doesn’t mean you have to. Your wedding is, definitively, the time to stand out and create an event that’s an extension of who you are by putting your touch on everything from the welcome bags to the wedding vows.  There’s no need for that singular expression to stop at your registry. Modern brides are balking at tradition and choosing gifts that speak to Read More

Style Trend: Nautical Prep

Bring the taste of New England summer into your home. Navy and white stripes, rope accents, and lots of anchors are inspiring today’s most popular looks. So if you love east coast sailing trips, lobster rolls, and fishing on the rocky shores of Maine, check out these must-have collections to embrace that nautical style trend. Michael Aram’s Rope Collection Get the rough texture of maritime ropes with sleek stainless steel materials. From an ice bucket to a jigger, equip your entire home bar with these seaside treasures. 1. Rope Cheese Board with Knife 2. Rope Ice Bucket 3. Rope Jigger Thomaspaul’s Read More

Wedding Trends for 2016: The Registry

2016 is finally here, and for many of you, that means your wedding is just a quick, few months away. As you continue to plan this momentous occasion, take a look below at some of the latest trends in the registry space for 2016. Forewarning: it may take some convincing to tell your mom it’s the new normal to register for a wine-of-the-month club. What are you waiting for? Set up your Zola Registry, click here to get started. Control When Your Gifts Ship Registries are changing with the times now, too.  Zola lets couples control when and where gifts ship. Send gifts immediately, Read More