Registry trends from coast to coast

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One of the first items to check off on your wedding to-do list is to register for wedding gifts. There are so many options to add to your bridal registry—tableware, linens, luggage, barware—it's easy to get overwhelmed. We spoke with Bailey Locke from Bloomingdale's San Francisco and Hannah Soule at the Bloomingdale's store in New York City asked them for the latest trends and hot ticket items they suggest brides and grooms add to their registry. Here's what they had to say: —Anne Chertoff


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What are you seeing as the must-have item on bridal registries?

Bailey: The Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer is the must-have item on all registries. Not only does it come in loads of fabulous colors it serves many purposes. You can add the attachments to your gift list and before you know it you are making fresh pasta, meatballs and slicing veggies for a salad! Even if you don't ever use your Kitchen Aid mixer, it will always look good sitting on your counter top.


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Hannah: Brides are adding more variety in terms of price points as well as looking for non-traditional gifts that are relevant to their life today. His and hers bathrobes are seeing a resurgence as well as high-end cookware, like All-Clad—more couples are eating in vs. dining out on the town to save a few dollars here and there.

Are you seeing couples register for more traditional or modern styles?

Bailey: We're seeing couples who

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