Love is in the air — at least it is in Hollywood, where many celebrities have recently announced their engagement. However, we wouldn’t be surprised if one (or three) of your friends have also recently said “yes.”
While you probably know what to give for all those showers, bachelorettes and actual weddings, finding a great engagement gift is not quite as easy. So we’ve done the legwork for you with this cheat sheet of sweet (and wallet-friendly) ways to congratulate your favorite soon-to-be-married sweethearts.
And now for the easy part — get shopping!
1. MORNING MATES
If they just announced their engagement, you can be sure of one thing: They don’t own anything labeled “Mr.” and “Mrs.” yet. These porcelain coffee mugs are equal parts functional and celebratory.
2. INTO THE FUTURE
This cute tray holds everything from his keys to her jewelry — and will look great on any countertop.
Buy It! Ben’s Garden ‘The Best Is Yet” trinket tray, $58; nordstrom.com
3. FLY AWAY
The best counterpart to pre-wedding stress? Honeymoon planning! These graphic luggage tags are the perfect accessory to get them started — and will probably be used for the rest of their adventures to come.
Buy It! Kate Spade New York “Off We Go Two of a Kind” luggage tag set, $26; saksfifthavenue.com
There will be so much to toast to in the coming months, and these glam flutes will add a gleeful touch to every event.
Buy It! BHLDN “Yay!” champagne flutes, $40; bhldn.com
5. DREAM TEAM
Whether they’re hosting their first dinner party as a married couple or just cooking together after work, these charming dish towels will definitely come in handy.
Buy It! Blackbird Tees “You Cook, I’ll Clean” dish towels, $42; anthropologie.com
6. A NEW LIGHT
A bride-to-be — or any girl, for that matter — can never have too many candles, and this one is particularly festive, thanks to its heavenly fruity-floral scent and gorgeous rose gold packaging.
Buy It! Jonathan Adler Champagne Pop candle, $42; jonathanadler.com
— Nicole Zane