Silk Gifts for Your 12th Wedding Anniversary
We personally think that there are opportunities to celebrate your spouse each and every day, but wedding anniversaries are an especially exciting time to honor your relationship. Year after year, you get a new numeric marker of your marriage's growth. What makes these milestones even more fun? Thematic anniversary gifts. Traditionally, each wedding anniversary gift is assigned a category that couples are encouraged to shop from for that year.
The classic theme for 12 years of marriage is silk. That's because, at this point in your romance, many husbands and wives find married life to be smoother than ever. By now, you may feel completely settled in your home, more experienced as parents, or successful at another long-term goal. Embrace this period of bliss with a material known for its comfy properties. If that's not reason enough to give your partner something made of silk, consider the fact that it's pretty luxurious—it's been over a decade, so go ahead and treat your lovebird!
Here, we've rounded up some of our favorite silk anniversary gifts. There are his and hers options in a range of price points, because something containing the fiber doesn't have to be a splurge. Our list features many popular picks, including cozy pajamas, unique accessories, and chic home goods. If your husband or wife is a bit more original, you'll also find that we've provided unique recommendations, too. The goal, after all, is to buy something that truly speaks to your partner of 12 years. Click through to see every idea for celebrating how far you two have come.
Bring a little life to his work attire with a playful tie. The print is fun enough to make him smile, but subtle enough that it's appropriate for the office.
Shop Now: Salvatore Ferragamo "Double Gancini Print" Silk Tie, $190, saksfifthavenue.com.
Her hair will never get snagged again thanks to these gentle accessories.
Shop Now: Slip "Slipsilk" Scrunchies, $39, slip.com.
A fancy pair of pajamas in a luxurious color is an easy way to make anyone feel like royalty.
Shop Now: The White Company "Piped Silk Spot" Pajama Set, $289, thewhitecompany.com.
These stylish silk earrings are sure to please. She'll think of your 12th anniversary every time she wears them.
Shop Now: Rebecca de Ravenel "La Tropezienne" 18K Gold-Plated & Silk-Blend Earrings, $325, saksfifthavenue.com.
Arguably the best gift you could give your partner? Nights of uninterrupted sleep. This silk eye mask should do the trick.
Shop Now: SLIP Pure Silk Sleep Mask in Pink, $50, amazon.com.
It's about time a luxe accessory like this one made it into her outfit repertoire.
Shop Now: Souvenir "Sailfin" Silk Scarf, $160, verishop.com.
This kimono-style robe is so chic that it'll be hard to confine to the comforts of home. It can also be custom embroidered.
Shop Now: Morgan Lane "Langley" Robe in Cloud Pink, $298, morgan-lane.com.
These were designed for those who hate the feel of unfamiliar sheets. They're silky and compact, so you two can bring them anywhere you go.
Shop Now: Brave Era Travel Sheet, $79.99, braveera.com.
If your favorite activity is still cuddling together, these super-soft blankets, complete with a silk-like edge, are for you.
Shop Now: Cuddledown "Lennox" Blanket, from $129, cuddledown.com.
Upgrade his formalwear with a classic—but cool—pocket square.
Shop Now: Lanvin Contrast-Tipped Silk Pocket Square, $100, mrporter.com.
A bamboo-silk rug with a beautiful design? Yes, please.
Shop Now: Anthropologie "Elimina" Rug, from $498, anthropologie.com.
Does she love Sex and the City? Consider these the modern version of Carrie Bradshaw's blue heels.
Shop Now: Manolo Blahnik "Hangisi" 70mm Pump, $995, neimanmarcus.com.
This box's silk lining will keep his prized timepieces safe from scratches.
Shop Now: Wolf "Savoy" Watch Box, $189, wolf1834.com.
Who wouldn't want to lounge around in a pair as suave as these?
Shop Now: Tom Ford Stretch Silk Boxers, $185, nordstrom.com.
There's never been a prettier way to keep her hair out of her face.
Shop Now: Gucci "Blooms" Headband, $375, gucci.com.
These cufflinks make for a great everyday pair.
Shop Now: Hawes & Curtis Men's Paisley Silk Cufflinks in Light Pink, $20, hawesandcurtis.com.
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