Cotton Gifts for Your Second Wedding Anniversary
Can you believe that you're already approaching your second wedding anniversary? Maybe it feels like the time flew by, or maybe it feels like you've lived a full lifetime in the past 24 months. Whether you've been through a little or a lot over your first two years of marriage, one thing's for certain: you're still finding your way as a spouse. In turn, tradition has it that you and your partner should exchange cotton gifts for the milestone. Cotton's known for its adaptability, and it's meant to remind you to continue adapting, too. It's early enough in your relationship that you've got plenty of room to learn and grow as a team, so celebrate that with presents made from (or themed around) the fiber.
Here, we're offering up some of our favorite ideas for cotton anniversary gifts. Classic presnets include home goods like bed sheets and bath towels, while other common gifts are clothing (think: loungewear, pajamas, and robes) are popular, too. For something more creative, pull from the more unique selections, like the denim coasters or woven hammock for two. You can also skip cotton fabric in lieu of a looser interpretation, like a cotton-scented candle. Overall, we've found his and hers presents in a range of categories that span from romantic to practical. We've also presented a range of price points, so that you can get inspired regardless of budget. Click through and see which of these traditional present ideas appeal to you—congratulations on this big step in your marriage!
A luxe throw will feel great wrapped around you and look great styled over furniture when not in use.
Shop Now: Lands Downunder "Buffalo Check" Throw, $128, landsdownunder.com.
A sturdy duffle in a versatile shade is bound to get a lot of travel time.
Shop Now: Filson "Medium Rugged Twill" Duffle Bag, from $395, filson.com.
Relaxation comes easy in a robe that's this soft.
Shop Now: Lake Cotton Robe, $126, lakepajamas.com.
These Jogger-style pajamas are chic, cozy, and another great loungewear option.
Shop Now: Thirdlove Jogger Pajamas, $65, thirdlove.com.
Didn't score the sheets of your dreams as a wedding gift? It's never too late.
Shop Now: Brooklinen "Luxe Hardcore" Sheet Set, $228, brooklinen.com.
If you still can't get enough of your shared last name, opt for something monogrammed, like a decorative pillow.
Shop Now: Smathers & Branson Needlepoint Pillow, $165, smathersandbranson.com.
You can't go wrong with a sleek, goes-with-everything backpack.
Shop Now: Herschel "Cotton Casuals Daypack" Backpack, $44.99, herschel.com.
Spruce up your everyday place settings with these casual additions.
Shop Now: Leif "Heirloom Overdye" Placemats, $14.99, leifshop.com.
You don't have to stick with items made of cotton. Instead, try a cotton-inspired scent.
Shop Now: Byredo "Cotton Poplin" Candle, from $85, byredo.com.
This may not look glamorous, but your bed will feel glamorous when you know it's safe from spills! The waterproof mattress cover is also designed to be noiseless, ensuring you both get the best rest yet. (Good sleep makes for happy couples!)
Shop Now: Down Etc "Lily Pad" Mattress Pad, from $77, downetc.com.
Display your favorite wedding photos for all to see with customizable pieces of artwork.
Shop Now: CanvasPop Canvas Print, from $27, canvaspop.com.
These handmade catchalls are all one-of-a-kind.
Shop Now: Closed Mondays Cotton Tray, $58, weareclosedmondays.com.
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