12 Chic Updates on Classic Wedding Gifts

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Think beyond the monogrammed tote.

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The effortlessly chic ladies at The Lane

, a cutting edge bridal and lifestyle fashion site, spotlight their favorite wedding gifts.

We're always looking for an original, unexpected, or whimsical take on wedding gifts, so we've put together ideas that are imbued with a balance of chic sophistication and luxury. Here are some suggestions to surprise and delight bride and groom on their wedding day.

Marble trays make for an ultimate décor piece, serving board, and sophisticated wedding gift. An easy inclusion in any interior, these work for everyone from the minimalist bride to the chic bohemian. Shop some of our favorite trays at Marble Basics.

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Roe Caviar

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Black Sturgeon Caviar, sustainably farmed by aquaculture in California, is richly textured and a delicacy to the palette. A gift for the gastronomes and the connoisseurs, Roe Caviar comes beautifully presented in a gold tin and cushioned wooden gift box.

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Kontex Towels

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Kontex towels have the luxurious feel of cashmere, while practically designed for everyday use. The brand offers a range of neutral colors, perfect for his and her sets.

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Copper Cookware

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The ever elegant and on-trend accessory, copper cookware is not only beautiful to look at but is an iconic addition to any high-end kitchen. It's a seriously chic upgrade on the classic cookware wedding gift. Some of our favorite copper brands include Copper Cookware and Copper Cutlery.

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Beautifully Rare Champagne

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Nothing elevates the mood of a special occasion quite like Champagne. Gift a bottle of rare Champagne for an extravagant indulgence to be shared by the couple on their wedding night or saved for another special date like the pair's first anniversary. Bollinger 1996 Vieilles Vignes Françaises or Krug 1996 Clos D'Ambonnay offer delicious and decadent varities.

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Coffee Table Books

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A good choice for book lovers, creatives, and the fashion-savvy set, iconic coffee table books are an inspired gift and welcome addition to any personal library. We love Irving Penn's Flowers

and Carine Roitfield's



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Beni Ourain Floor Rugs

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Sophisticated Moroccan rugs made by the people of Bedouin tribes, Beni Ourain floor rugs are known for their subtle black and white, geometric patterning. Beautiful as an addition to any interior, we love those on offer at The Moroccan Room and through Boutique Moroc.

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Unexpected Homeware

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From organic ceramic sets, to unusual but equally beautifully scented candles, give these finds to those who seem to already have everything. Some of our favorites include Jan Burtz Gold Luster Plates, Salt Plates and White Bowls, Mad Et Len Graphite Scented Candle, Astier Jerusalem Ceramic Candle, Mad Et Len Spirituelle Scented Candle and French Linen Sheet Sets - Warm Grey.

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Nomadic Blankets

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Often loomed by hand and alive with the beautiful whimsy of pom pom details or finely fringed edges, softly woven rugs are luxuriously tactile with the added delight of more personal, decorative additions. We love Mexchic Palomita Hand Loomed Blankets, Inca Zed Moroccan Pom Pom Blanket and Nubby Mexican Loomed Rug, Boutique Moroc Pom Pom Wool Blanket and Zozo Home Pom Pom Grey Cotton Blanket.

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A gift of good intentions (infused with the symbolism of high vibrations), mineral crystal care packages add a meaningful dimension to homewares that feels imbued with magic and the beautiful sentiment of blessing a space. Anna Sheffield Minimalist Crystal Set, Mania Mania Geode Bookends and Esqueleto Quartz, Pryrite and Sphalerite Crystal make great wedding gifts.

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Celestial Jewels

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This is an intimate gift that recognizes a wedding as an all-important passage in life, one to be marked and remembered, one with weight and gravitas. The idea of gifting celestial inspired jewels—jewels that are steeped in the infinite expanse, majesty, and magic of the night sky—feels like the perfect memento to mark the significance of this wedding. Check out Mania Mania Universe Ring and Mania Mania Celestia Pendant.

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