25 Unique Wedding Gifts — From a $65 Dinnerware Set to an $1999 4K TV

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Wedding season is officially in high swing, and while most of us are excited at the prospect of seeing friends and family members gathered together for a happy occasion, there’s still the stress of picking out the perfect gift. If you’re shopping for a couple who doesn’t have a registry, or you feel uncomfortable giving cash, we’ve got you covered.

We’ve found the best wedding gifts for any couple, whether their interests are cooking, traveling, watching TV, lounging around, entertaining, or gaming. We’ve also made sure to include gifts at a wide variety of price points, so you’ll be able to safely stay within your budget. Regardless of what you pick, expect to receive a thoughtful thank you card in return.

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1. Sony SRS-RA3000 Speaker

Sony SRS-RA3000
Sony SRS-RA3000

At Rolling Stone we take audio gear very seriously, which is why our very first recommendation in this guide is Sony’s latest smart speaker. It features the latest audio technology, including support for 360 Reality, Sony’s new surround sound audio format. Regardless of what they listen to, the couple you gift this to will enjoy it for a long, long time.

Buy: Sony SRS-RA3000 $298.00

2. Stone + Lain Dinnerware Set

Stone Lain Dinnerware Set
Stone Lain Dinnerware Set

Every couple needs a good set of classy-looking dinnerware to impress family, friends, and other guests. Stone + Lain’s 16-piece set includes four mugs, four salad plates, four dinner plates, and four bowls. Stone + Lain offers this set in multiple colors and styles, but we’re recommending this matte black option because it won’t show nicks or scratches as easily.

Buy: Stone + Lain Coupe Dinnerware Set $64.99

3. Ooni Karu 12 Pizza Oven

Ooni’s Karu 12 is the best backyard pizza oven we’ve tested, and the ultimate gift for couples who love to host. The oven takes about 15 minutes to construct and heat, but can cook a 12-inch pizza in about a minute. We like this oven because it runs on wood pellets, so there’s no need to buy or refill a propane tank if you don’t want to (but you have the option to use multiple kinds of fuel).

Buy Ooni Karu 12 Pizza Oven $319.20

4. Ring Video Doorbell 4

Ring’s Video Doorbell 4 is the ideal wedding present if you’re shopping for a couple who just moved into a new home, or wants to beef up their house’s security system. They’ll get alerts on their phone whenever someone approaches their front door, and have the ability to check the front of their property from anywhere at anytime. We’re recommending the Ring Video Doorbell 4 specifically because it can be battery powered, which makes installation simpler.

Buy: Ring Video Doorbell 4 $219.99

5. Philips Hue Smart Lightbulbs

Philips Hue Lights
Philips Hue Lights

Philips Hue Smart Lightbulbs are a fun wedding gift that can help make the couple’s home fancier. The bulbs can be screw directly into any standard-sized fixture, and controlled using the Philips Hue app. The ability to put hard-to-reach lights on a set timer, or dim them in a room that has no dimmer is undeniably useful. This is the one smart home gift we can recommend giving to anyone you know.

Buy: Philips Hue Smart Lightbulbs $129.99

6. YETI Tundra 75

Yeti Tundra 65
Yeti Tundra 65

Yeti’s Tundra 75 is the best cooler we’ve tested, and a wedding gift guarantees to last a lifetime. We like this model because it’s designed to hold 57 cans (plus ice) and keep them cool all day. It’s the ideal wedding gift for couples who love throwing parties by the lake, beach, or in the backyard.

Buy YETI Tundra 75 Cooler From $450

7. Quince’s Peri Recycled Performance Rug

Quince Peri Recycled Performance Rug
Quince Peri Recycled Performance Rug

A high quality rug is a staple piece of home decor that can change the vibe of any room it’s in. We like this one from Quince because it’s hand-tufted and made out of recycled materials. This is a great gift to give if you’ve really honed in on a couple’s decorating style. It’s especially easy to recommend  because Quince offers it in three sizes, from small (2.5 x 7 feet) to large (8 x 10 feet).

Buy Quince Peri Recycled Performance Rug From $129.90

8. Brevile Sous Vide

Breville Joule Sous Vide
Breville Joule Sous Vide

Brevile’s Joule Sous Vide is an excellent wedding present for a foodie who loves trying out new cooking techniques. The Joule circulates water at a pre-set temperature, so it can never over or undercook your food. With this tool, your friends or family members can make restaurant-quality meals at home with very little effort.

Buy: Breville Joule Sous Vide $249.95

9. Samsung HW-Q800A

Samsung’s HW-Q800A is an incredible wedding present for a couple who loves TV shows and movies. The 3.1 soundbar provides an immersive experience thanks to its support of Dolby Atmos, a new audio technology that sends audio toward and above you. Many people don’t have enough space for a multi-speaker audio system, but with the HW-Q800A they won’t need one.

Buy: Samsung HW-Q800A $506.04

10. Our Place Home Cook Duo

Non-stick cookware can be hit or miss, but Our Place’s Home Duo cookware set is the best we’ve tried. The cereamic-coated cookware stood up to anything we cooked on it, from greasy meat to thick sauces to pancakes and french toast. This set, which includes the viral Always Pan and Perfect Pot, are said to replace 16 pieces of traditional cookware, and will last any couple you gift it to a lifetime.

Buy Our Place Home Duo Cookware Set $231

11. Sony A80J OLED TV

Sony A80J OLED TV
Sony A80J OLED TV

 

If you want to give somebody you know a show-stopping wedding present, Sony’s A80J is our top choice. The OLED TV, which starts at 55-inches, will blow their current set out of the water because of its incredible color reproduction, ultra-fast refresh rate (important for gaming), and easy to use software. Any gamer, cinephile, or streaming service devotee would love this set.

Buy: Sony A80J OLED TV $3,396.00

12. A Field Company Skillet Set

Field Company No 10 Skillet
Field Company No 10 Skillet

Field Company’s cast-iron cookware is one of the few gifts that a couple will be able to pass down to their children or grandchildren. The three-piece set we’re recommending after our hands-on testing includes a 6.75, 10.25, and 13.37 skillet. These three skillets are up to any task, from getting the perfect sear on a steak and blistering peppers, to making cornbread or pancakes. Cast iron cookware does require some care to maintain, but Field Company provides ample documentation that outlines the best cleaning and preservation practices.

Buy Field Company Three-Piece Cast Iron… $425

13. Paravel Aviator Grand

Paravel Aviator Grand
Paravel Aviator Grand

Getting a wedding gift for wanderlusts? Paravel’s Aviator Grand is the perfected checked bag for any trip they take, from their honeymoon to their anniversary. It’s large (but not unwieldy!), has ample pockets and straps to keep everything secure, and a three-digit lock to ensure the zippers don’t open mid-flight. This luggage will keep your friends and family’s stuff safe, so they can focus on enjoying their vacation instead of worrying about it.

Buy Paravel Aviator Grand $425

14. Anker Nebula Cosmos Projector

Anker Nebula Cosmos
Anker Nebula Cosmos

Anker’s Nebula Cosmo is a high-tech wedding gift a couple will never see coming. The projector can make a 1080P screen over 100-inches wide, and has a bright bulb that ensures they’ll be able to see details clearly. After testing, Anker’s Nebula Cosmos edged out similar projectors because of its video performance, speaker system, and impressive array of built-in apps thanks to Android. If you shop now, it’s $100 cheaper on Amazon right now, bringing its price down to just $599.99.

Buy: Anker Nebula Cosmos $699.99

15. Cuisinart TOA-65

cuisinart toa 65
cuisinart toa 65

Appliances can seem like a played out wedding gift, but air fryers an exception to that rule. They make cooking quicker, and potentially healthier. We’re recommending this combination toaster oven model from Cuisinart after several months of testing. If you’re shopping for a couple with ample counter space and a desire to experiment in the kitchen, they’ll really appreciate this gift.

Buy: Cuisinart TOA-65 $285.00

16. A Celebrity Cameo Video

Cameo
Cameo

Giving the gift of a Cameo is the perfect way to surprise a couple with the same taste in music, movies, or TV. They’ll get a pre-recorded personalized message from a celebrity they’re a fan of to celebrate one of the highlights of their life. One thing to keep in mind is that the price of Cameos does vary based on the performer, and particularly popular folks may have a backlog of requests to get through, so try to book a spot as early as possible.

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17. Pay For A Virtual Trip

Amazon Explore Madrid
Amazon Explore Madrid

Amazon recently launched a new program called Explore, which lets you book private,  live-streamed experiences  — think a walk through Madrid — but experience them without leaving your home. If a couple you’re shopping for doesn’t feel comfortable traveling, or wants to get a true sense of a city before going there for themselves, this is an extremely thoughtful gift.

Buy Amazon Explore $15+

18. Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame

Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame
Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame

A wedding is hopefully the start of a lifetime’s worth of new experiences for two important people in your life, and Nixplay’s Smart Digital Picture Frame can help the couple display their latest adventures for everyone to see. They can automatically upload pictures to the frame from an app on their phone, so its library is kept up to date. We like this particular frame because its HD display is roughly the size of an 8 x 10 photo.

Buy: Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame $145.89

19. The MyxFitness II Plus Bike

myx-ii-plus-fitness-bike-discount
myx-ii-plus-fitness-bike-discount

MyxFitness’ newly upgraded spin bike is an incredibly generous wedding gift for a fitness-focused couple. We’ve tried the bike, and found it incredibly intuitive to use, even for first-time riders who need a little help getting started. This new model has upgraded speakers, louder speakers, and more accurate sensors. MyxFitness’ subscription service includes unlimited access to pre-recorded classes at various lengths and levels of difficulty. This is a splurge, but a totally worthwhile gift.

Buy MyxFitness II Plus $1,599

20. The Vitamix One

Vitamix One
Vitamix One

Vitamix’s blenders are second-to-none and this new One model is a wonderful gift for couples who love smoothies. It’s roughly as powerful as Vitamix’s full-sized blenders, but takes up far less counter space. The only thing this model can’t do is make nut butters or soups. For that, you’ll need to jump up to a more powerful model.

Buy: Vitamix One $249.95

21. Cariloha Resort Sheets

Cariloha Resort Sheets
Cariloha Resort Sheets

Cariloha’s Resort Sheets are a gift that a wedding couple will actually use on a daily basis. They were designed to offer the luxurious look and feel of a premier vacation spot at home thanks to their bamboo construction and sateen finish. Cariloha’s sheet set comes with one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, and comes in a variety of sizes and colors.

Buy Cariloha Resort Sheets $279

22. Onsen Bath Towel Set

Onsen Bath Towel Set
Onsen Bath Towel Set

 

A towel set from Onsen is one of the most practical wedding gifts you can give to newlywed friends, but it’s also one of the best. Onsen’s towels are made out of ultra-absorbent Supima cotton woven into a waffle weave. It’s far thinner than a typical bath towel, but can dry you off more quickly. We’re recommending Onsen’s full bath towel set, which includes a bath towel, hand towel, and face towel.

Buy Onsen Bath Towel Set $75

23. Homesick Just Married Candles

Homesick Candles Just Married
Homesick Candles Just Married

Homesick’s candles are among the longest-lasting and most fragrant ones we’ve tested, and it’s new Just Married scent is the perfect gifts for the occasion. This scent features a mix of sea salt, peach nectar, driftwood, lily of the valley, champagne and more. Homesick says the candle will burn for between 60 and 80 hours, and is made from natural soy wax. The couple can think about their special day each time they light this candle.

Buy Homesick Just Married Candle $38

24. Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is a perfect wedding gift to give a couple who enjoys playing video games. It can be played at home or on the go, and comes with two controllers, so they’re ready to play multiplayer games right out of the box. We recommend gifting them a copy of Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, or Splatoon 2 to help start their game collection.

Buy: Nintendo Switch $299.99

25. Fracture Photo Prints

Fracture
Fracture

Memorialize some of your favorite moments with your favorite couple by turning digital photos into Fracture prints. The company’s unique printing method prints your photo directly onto a single pane of glass. The result is a vibrant, one-of-a-kind gift the couple can display in their home. If you’re giving a gift after the wedding is over, you can use Fracture to print some of your favorite pictures from that day.

Buy Fracture Photo Print $25+

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