Sometimes the people you know best are the hardest to go shopping for! Don’t worry, we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up some unexpected gifts that are sure to put a smile on their face this holiday season. And, we found something for everyone on your list, from rings made from meteorites to fun subscriptions. Who knows, you may even find a few gifts for you–you’ve been good this year, right? These are just a few of our fave finds, but if you need more ideas, be sure to check out our online gift guide !
What better gift is there than time with your person? That’s right, time with wine. So just think about how happy they’ll be when you surprise them with this wine keepsake box by Artificer Wood Works with your wedding date on it and a bottle of your favorite vino? Or, you can commemorate your first holiday season as a married couple and replace the bottle each year for your future selves.
The Stylist is a modern ceremony wine box keepsake that doubles as a wedding time capsule, meant to be used as part of a wedding wine box ceremony or as a unique wedding gift to each other. The wine box has a compartment to house a standard bottle of wine, while the larger cork-lined compartment can hold special mementos from your wedding day, such as letters, notes from guests, wine glasses, or other keepsakes. Each custom wine box is handmade in the USA.
For the groom that’s out of this world (literally), we’ve found the perfect wedding band! We love that it is still a timeless design but that there’s a story behind it. All men love a good conversation starter.
Your future groom is extraordinary and his wedding band can be, too! This beautifully designed ring from Jewelry By Johan features an inlay of billion-year-old, authentic meteorite. A perfect symbol of how your love transcends space and time. Rings start at $815.
Photo: Abby Murphy Stewart
You can never have too many ornaments, so these personalized ones from Southern Goods by Dodeline are the perfect gift for someone who has everything. Get one for each of your bridesmaids commemorating your epic bachelorette weekend or they make perfect guest favors for a winter wedding.
Stationery studio Dodeline Design in Charleston, SC makes a wide range of personalized ornaments to commemorate occasions, like your first married/engaged Christmas as well as trips to fun places. Personalized city ornaments include Asheville, Charleston, Charlotte, Greenville, Jekyll Island, New Orleans, and Savannah. Personalized ornaments range from $19-$23.
This innovative and adorable beverage dispenser by Little Nook wins for the cutest gift! Just look at it–who wouldn’t be excited to find one of these babies under the tree? Bonus points if you wrap it pre-filled with their favorite wine.
The life of the party, the Little Nook bagged beverage dispenser comes in fun, flirty colors to appeal to anyone's taste. Made of compressed wood, they are durable and easy to carry wherever you go, but please don't leave them outdoors in the elements! It’s great to use for parties, weddings, and events…let your guests serve themselves. Your Wine Nook® has a handle on top to easily transport to wherever you would like to sip! Want to Use Your Own Wine? Sangria? Margarita? Whatever beverage you prefer – 3-liter fillable bags are available for purchase. The Little Nook comes with one fillable bag.
The regular price is $79.99. But Wedding Chicks readers get 20% off your order by using code THANKS20.
If you’re searching for the perfect gift for your girls this winter, what about this stunning crystal set by Wink of Pink . The delicate earrings and matching necklace are staple pieces that they can wear year-round. Plus, they can wear them for your big day too–obvi!
The Windsor set features a necklace and earrings with a beautiful leaf design of shimmering crystals. Perfect for the bride or her bridesmaids and available in gold, rose gold, and silver. Get the set for just $42!
Struggling to find the perfect gift…jewelry…she wants jewelry. How do we know? We also want jewelry, LOL! These stunning 0.25 CTW 10kt Yellow Gold Diamond Huggie Earrings by Ritani are on-trend and timeless at the same time (a double threat). So go ahead and surprise her with this fashion-forward choice and a gift that she will wear and cherish for years to come.
Micropavé diamonds line these chunky yellow gold huggie earrings . And at $290 for real gold and diamonds, they’re a steal!
From the exclusive MR + MRS signature pattern collection. Exquisite details combining fleur de lis and alternating cross sequence. Finely designed using organic neutrals and complementary color palettes and it comes in 10 color options. Matching MR + MRS comforter, duvet cover, square accent pillows, fleece blanket, and pillow shams are sold separately.
For the bride in your life that needs some self-care, surprise her with a subscription from Maeven Box. These adorable curated gift boxes are available for one-time purchase or subscriptions ranging from 2-9 months. They’re great for the holidays or for engagement, bridal shower, and bachelorette party gifts.
Treat yourself or a lucky bride-to-be to the luxury subscription box for brides ! Each month, enjoy a new box jam-packed with must-have bridal products and planning essentials, along with expert tips and advice for planning your wedding. Bridal gift boxes start at $39.95.
It’s 2022. Weddings look different now and we’ve found the perfect gift for everyone in your bridal party. SuitShop’s beautifully tailored navy suit comes in both men's and women’s cuts and can be worn long after your big day.
SuitShop's affordable and size and gender-inclusive Navy Blue Suit is the gift that keeps giving. The answer to all your wedding party, wedding guest, workwear, special event, and date night wardrobe wants–this one suit can do it all. A new take on formalwear and everyday suiting, SuitShop is made for every body and every occasion. Price: $199
If your love is more Morticia and Gomez than Cinderella and Prince Charming, don’t be afraid to think outside the box when it comes to your rings. How pretty is this Until Death ring set by Black Diamonds New York or this 8mm Black Two-Tone Polished Tungsten Men's Wedding Band ?
The Until Death set is a true design masterpiece handcrafted in durable solid 14k gold. Set with their signature coffin-cut luminous sustainable lab-grown diamonds to last forever. Exclusively designed, created, cut, and faceted by Black Diamonds- New York’s award-winning designer and jeweler. Handcrafted uniquely to perfection, because a love like yours deserves only the best.
Cutting boards were practically made for gifting. Picture one of these pretty (and sustainable) Elihome Cutting Boards packaged with some of your favorite cheeses, crackers, and a bottle of wine, it’s the perfect holiday hostess gift!
Elihome Cutting Boards are simple, elegant designs, built for everyday use. Designed in California and made in the USA from high-density pine leaf sustainable material, creating a board that is safe and healthy. Perfect for slicing, cutting, and serving, the options are endless. Non-slip silicone corners grip onto your counter, preventing slipping, knife-friendly to resist deep cut marks and protect your knives. The reversible design allows you to use both sides for maximum efficiency. The non-porous material will not absorb odors or harbor bacteria. The deep groove catches flour, liquid, or other drippings from spilling onto your counter. Heat resistant up to 350°F / 176°C, so you can use the board as a trivet without leaving a trace. Maintenance-free, easy to clean, stain resistant, cleans with a wipe, and 100% dishwasher safe. Available in 4 sizes: 7 x 10 x ¼, 10 x 13 x ¼, 12 x 16 x 1/4, and 14 x 19 x 3/8. Get the 4-piece Cutting Board Set for $169.99 and gift them all to one lucky person or divide it up for all of those holiday parties you have coming your way.