If this wedding season is your first as a guest, you may be unsure of whether or not you should bring a gift to the wedding, or of the right amount of money to give as a wedding gift. But, if you’re a seasoned wedding veteran with a lot of weddings to attend this year, you’re probably planning travel dates, hotel stays, and a robust dry-cleaning schedule. It can get chaotic—so chaotic, in fact, you may forget to scan each couple’s wedding registry and send a gift.
Now, it's almost wedding day and you're scrambling. Fear not! We’ve hand-picked 21 last minute wedding gifts that will still impress (read: They don’t feel last-minute) and we only chose gifts that are best sellers and that ship quickly. Below, browse our last minute wedding gift ideas or jump straight to the gift section you think your couple will like the most:
For that couple that loves to host, enjoys an EOD cocktail, or wants to expand their beverage palette.
Aim for something incredibly classy (and fun) by getting the couple a complete cocktail bar tools set. This Libbey Bar Tool Set, specifically, comes with nine professional-quality pieces. So, they’ll never go without when getting their mixologist on.
Don’t think your loved ones are very versed in cocktail creation? No problem. The mixing glass has several recipes printed directly on it. No more blanking on that gin-to-vermouth ratio.
You can’t make drinks without nice glasses to serve them in. Please your favorite engaged duo by giving them a set of sophisticated long drink glasses. Long glasses have considerably more volume than short glasses, meaning you can fill them with “tall” mixed drinks (as opposed to shorter, stronger drinks). This makes them perfectly suited for most cocktails.
So your engaged friend or family member is into charcuterie. Gift them an upgraded serving board to impress their guests. This marble rectangular board is made with ease of use and stunning display in mind. Plus, cleaning the marble base is as simple as wiping it down, since it’s far less porous than other materials like wood.
Nothing says tableware upgrade like a high-quality flatware set. While others may have already gifted dessert trays, plate sets, and the like, flatware is sometimes forgotten for more flashier gifts.
Choose a set that services several people. Really bring it home by selecting a collection that also has an elegant texture or pattern on the handles, like this 45-piece set.
Like flatware, nice dish towels aren’t alwaysthe first thing to gift off a registry. So it’s a perfect last-minute wedding gift that ties all that serveware together. Choose towels with a pattern or design that reflects the couple’s personality or home design.
If they’re minimalists feel free to stick to solids and stripes, but if they’re, say, notable dog people, go with a dish towel that has a pooch-related print. Luckily, we know just the one.
For the couple whose registry is depleted of large bowls and tabletop dishes, set your sights on serving utensils. Beautifully crafted salad servers, for example, are just as important in a table setting. Just be sure to choose a pair that matches the serveware they’ve already received or registered for.
For the couple that cooks, bakes, and just really loves food.
The dutch oven is a classic kitchen staple and a great gift. This versatile dish is great for the couple that loves to cook or bake bread—and in large batches. This iron ore dutch oven, in particular, is pleasingly lightweight yet generous in size, making it incredibly easy to use. Many cozy meals are ahead for the couple that receives this.
Along the same lines, a casserole dish is a just-as-great last-minute gift. Not only can one be used for cooking, but also as a serving vessel atop the dining table. For that purpose, this rectangular casserole dish can’t be beat.
Modern design meets utility with an enamel base and long, easy to grip handles. It’s straight, rectangular shape is also ideal for a number of dishes—from pies and lasagnas to, of course, casseroles.
A kitchen isn’t complete without your standard bakeware. We’re talking baking sheets, cookie sheets, cooling racks, and an assortment of pans (specifically, loaf, muffin, cake, and brownie). Luckily, this comprehensive bakeware essentials set has them all. Non-stick layers and a steel core make for high-performance results.
For the couple that value coziness and quality sleep over everything else.
Nothing quite says luxury and comfort like top tier bedding. Give the priceless gift of a good night’s sleep with a comforter set that’s as cozy as it is charming. Aside from the comforter, this set includes matching pillow shams that take the blush watercolor print from head to toe.
Skincare buffs, makeup lovers, and grooming experts alike will go weak in the knees for this stunning countertop mixed media mirror. Faux white marble and gold-colored metal come together to create a highly polished piece fit for anyone’s vanity or bathroom countertop. Perfect for small spaces, it adds a touch of glamor to all beauty sessions.
Much like throw blankets and comforters, you can’t get much cozier or more luxurious than a high-quality bath towel. Towels like Ralph Lauren’s Sanders Bath Towel are a step above the rest due to softness and durability. These, in particular, are made with premium cotton fibers and antimicrobial properties that keep them odor- and impurity-free. All of this is to say it’s a perfect gift that’ll last and last.
For the couple who loves a special decor piece or modern digital element.
If you’re still at a loss, you can never go wrong with a nice picture frame (or frames). What better way for a couple to preserve beautiful wedding day memories than in a frame gifted to them by a loved one? Umbra’s Infinity Picture Frame finds its place on this list not only for this reason, but because it can be freestanding or wall-mounted. Available in brass, chrome, and black, there’s a space for one in every home.
So you want your wedding gift to be a bit more on the unique side, but don’t have time to put in major research. A wireless speaker is a smart option for the music lovers, podcast listeners, and audiobook aficionados in your life. Practically everyone can find use in one (especially if it’s portable and compact). Fill the gap by giving this smart present to the happy couple.
As long as you have a good idea of the couple’s style, you can’t go wrong with decor. The BIDKhome Marble Wall Clock is a particularly good choice for friends or family that are into a minimalistic or current style. The white stone clock would even work well for a couple that adores interesting or artistic objects and decor.
Whether the couple is moving into a new space of just enjoys essential oils, an aroma diffuser is another great gift worth considering. The Mia Aroma Diffuser is small and discreet with a white exterior that will blend into almost any space—from the bedroom to the living room to the office. Add this item to your cart along with a few oils and you’re good to go.
Another beautiful piece of decor for the home? Vases. Versatile and elegant, you can gift them boxed up by themselves or with candles or a bouquet of flowers. Gift multiple (like this set of two) so they can be placed at both ends of a table or around the house.
Speaking of candles! This Unisex Soy Lotion Candle Set contains four travel-sized tins that can be taken anywhere (say, on the couple’s honeymoon?). These candles also melt into a warm lotion that can be applied to the skin. Nice natural scents, a warm massage—sounds like a perfect wedding present to us.
Opt for a charming catch-all tray. Our favorite, from Rosanna, has just married in all caps printed across the middle, with the quote, “to love and laughter and happily ever after” across the top and bottom. Not only is it thematically perfect, but great for holding keys, watches, jewelry (wedding rings), and other small items that need a place.
As much as the engaged couple is looking forward to their big day getting married, chances are they can’t wait to get out on their honeymoon. Help prepare them for the trip with a bag ideal for the overhead bin. Cathy’s Concepts’ Personalized Oversized Weekender makes our list for being spacious and sturdy. Plus, it’s “leather” accents are vegan! Personalize it with the couple’s married monogram for a special touch.
Remember when we said, “what better way is there to preserve wedding memories than a picture frame”? Well, we won’t say an album is better, but it is just as special. Especially when it’s coffee table book quality and contains 30 pages of stylish black photo paper, like this Printworks album. If nothing else feels right, opt for the present that can keep all of your loved ones’ memories from their special day in one place.