Content By Bernice Lam

Photography by Mr Pavlo Melnyk


Are you going wedding gift shopping soon for your friends you have known for longer than you even remember? The quest to find a wedding present they will totally adore, and that they perhaps don't even know they want yet, is on. Here are some great ideas to help you as you go shopping for the bride and groom-to-be.

Beautiful Art 

Although art is a very personal gift, if you have known the couple well for a long time you can probably choose a gorgeous piece of art work they will treasure forever. If you have time to roam the local art galleries and antique shops you might find a beautiful and unique wedding gift. Art doesn't have to be expensive. The value will be in the memory of the wedding linked to the person who gifted it. Abstract art, floral art and black and white art are all classic and timeless and can be suitable for almost any room in the home.

Luxury Food and Wine 

A luxurious treat will impress foodies, and who doesn't love to indulge in some fine wine or fancy food from time to time? Hopefully from fun nights socializing together you will know if the preference is for red, white or sparkling wine, and a bottle from your own country or a country they have visited will add meaning to the vino gift. For food, gift boxes full of chocolate, nuts and other luxury snacks will go down a treat. Hopefully they will invite you over to share them and watch the wedding video!

Romantic Weekend Away 

There is some kind of wedding downer experienced by couples that usually hits after the wedding and honeymoon is over. The excitement has gone and the planning is over, and many married couples explain it as a feeling of post wedding blues. What will help is having a romantic weekend away to look forward to. The options are endless and the newlyweds will love this fun and exciting wedding gift for sure.

Spa Time 

Everyone needs the spa, and for couples it's a lovely time to unwind together and have a peaceful and intimate experience. A gift of a couple's spa treatment will be sure to impress your friends, and they can relax together any time after the knot is tied. It's even ideal to save for the first anniversary celebration.

The bride will be appreciative of any of these thoughtful and wonderful gifts. The groom will be grateful you were creative and came up with such a wonderful idea. They might receive bath towels or plates and bowls from many of the other guests, who will surely wish they had thought of what you did. It's time to go shopping.

October 22, 2021