10 Engagement Gift Ideas for Couples

An engagement gift is basically a wedding present you have to pick out before the couple makes a registry. Eek. The ball’s in your court on this one. So if you can’t think beyond the ring holder, here are ten gift ideas for newly engaged couples that they’re bound to love.

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A Chic Jewelry Box

Ring holders they have a-plenty. But this elegant piece can multitask.

Anthropologie ($44)

Clare V.

Monogrammed Travel Jewelry Case

You wouldn’t want the couple to lose their wedding bands in the honeymoon infinity pool, would you?

Clare V. ($75)


Wine Tasting for Two

They’ll need this midway through wedding planning, trust us.

Winc ($115)


A Happiness Journal

Filled with fun prompts, this diary keeps track of all the happy moments from now until "I do." If the couple does their homework, it will be the sweetest way to reflect on their wedding year.

Shopbop ($15)


A Champagne Candle

The real stuff goes too fast.

Jonathan Adler ($42)

The Sill

A Bright and Cheery Potted Plant

Delivered right to their door, you’re basically handing them a team-building exercise disguised in a pot.

The Sill ($49)


A Custom Illustration

For the ultimate twee couple (and their pup).

Etsy ($40)

Milk Bar

An Epic Cake

Can’t make the engagement shindig? Send something everyone can enjoy.

Milk Bar ($51)


Travel Dopp Kits

Ditch the old-school “his and hers” concept, and just pick two bags you think each person would love.

Herschel ($25 each)

The Paper Source

Return Address Stamp Gift Box

With all the time you’ll save them on thank-you notes, they'll love you forever.

The Paper Source ($40)

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