The 18 Best 9th Anniversary Gifts to Celebrate in Style

From traditional pottery and willow pieces to modern leather gifts

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Can you believe that your wedding was almost a decade ago?! While it may seem like just yesterday that you were walking down the aisle, the memories and experiences that you and your spouse have shared over the past nine years can feel like a lifetime. There’s no doubt that your 9th anniversary is something to celebrate, which is why we have rounded up the best gifts that fit within the traditional and modern guidelines. 

Traditional ninth anniversary gifts are pottery and willow wood. Pottery represents a simple natural element (clay) that’s been transformed over time (with lots of TLC) into a beautifully finished piece. You might have not heard of the term “willow wood” before, but you’ll be delighted to learn that it is a type of material used to make wicker and rattan goods. It's both strong and flexible, just like your union. You can also opt for the modern ninth anniversary gift of leather, which represents durability, flexibility, and warmth—and is a gift that just gets better with time.

No matter which gift category you think your spouse will love, we have you covered with our top ninth anniversary gifts.

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Williams Sonoma Wicker Picnic Basket

Wicker Picnic Basket

Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

If you’re going to set up a picnic, you might as well go all out. This woven, willow basket that comes stocked with all the top picnic essentials. All you need to add is a baguette, brie, a bottle of vino, and voila—you have yourself a romantic date in the park.

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Bee and Willow Wicker Charger

If you don’t have a set of wicker chargers already, now is the time to add them to your entertaining collection. You can dress them up or down—and they look great on both indoor and outdoor tables. They're also nearly impossible to break so you’ll get years of good use out of them.

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West Elm Rattan Bar Cart

Rattan Bar Cart

Courtesy of West Elm

Mojitos anyone? This vintage-chic bar cart is the perfect gift for the spouse who loves to take happy hour to the next level with their famous homemade cocktails.

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54Kibo Garissa Khaki Basket

basket

 Courtesy of 54Kibo

This natural sisal basket is handwoven in Kenya and features leather handles and rim, accenting the graphic white and tan stripes. Fill it with your sweetheart's favorite flowers, wine farmer's market treats for a fun date night at home.

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Hamilton Watches Khaki Field Calf Leather Watch

leather watch

Courtesy of Hamilton Watches

Any watch enthusiast would be delighted to unwrap their present find a Hamilton watch box. This high-quality timepiece boasts a genuine leather strap and an exclusive H-10 Automatic caliber. The classic, masculine style will be sure to appeal to a variety of tastes—you can't go wrong by choosing this gift to commemorate the last nine years. 

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Natty Garden Luna Pot

pottery planter

 Courtesy of Natty Garden

House plants are a perfect way to symbolize the ever-growing love that you have for your spouse. Of course, they’ll need a proper display, which makes these pottery planters a fun expression of the traditional 9th anniversary gift.

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Round All Weather Wicker Camden Outdoor Chair

Round All Weather Wicker Outdoor Chair

 Courtesy of World Market

It’s almost summer, which makes these mod chairs the perfect gift to celebrate nine years. Choose from three different colors (black, white, or blue) to give your spouse’s beloved outdoor oasis a style infusion.

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Pamela Munson "The Clutch"

Pamela Munson Clutch

Courtesy of Shopbop

You can never go wrong with an oversized clutch as a gift—a lady always needs some extra room in her purse! This versatile accessory features a modern rattan body that’s accented by a pearl clasp, so she can sport it at a fancy dinner or take to a laid back outdoor gathering.

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White Coconut Ceramic Hand Dipped Candle

White Coconut Ceramic Hand Dipped Candle

 Courtesy of World Market

This chic luminary is an excellent gift for a cozy living enthusiast. The sleek, minimalist design is the perfect complement to the dreamy aroma of coconut, violet, honey, and sandalwood.

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Vitruvi Stone Diffuser

Gone are the days of sacrificing style in favor of an essential oil-infused room. The ceramic design of this ultramodern diffuser is reminiscent of decorative sculpture, so it looks just as amazing as it smells. 

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Wilhelm and Friends Personalized Leather Cufflinks

cufflinks

 Courtesy of Etsy

A guy can never have too many cufflinks, and milestone anniversaries are a great time to add to your husband's collection! These leather cufflinks are perfect for dressing up or down, and the timeless typography used to stamp the initials guarantees that these beauts will still be in style for the next nine years (and beyond!).

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Mark and Graham Dipped Ceramic Pitcher

Dipped Ceramic Pitcher

Courtesy of Mark and Graham

These gorgeous vessels come in a variety of colors, and they can be monogrammed with your special someone’s initials. Present this gift to your spouse filled with their favoriite fresh flowers.

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CB2 Pod Hanging Chair

Pod Hanging Chair

 Courtesy of CB2

Nothing entices you to lay back and relax better than a hanging cocoon-like seat. Use this as an accent piece indoors or on an outdoor patio if you’re going for a serene, boho look.

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Bloomingville Ceramic Collection

Bloomingville Ceramic Collection

 Courtesy of Zola

Many of the best gift ideas are things that can be used every day, like these airtight container sets. In addition to its chic honeycomb design, there are also different options for colors and sizes so they'll be sure to look great in any kitchen.

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Mistana Dreyer Ceramic Stool

Dreyer Ceramic Stool

 Courtesy of Wayfair

These handmade ceramic stools are a classic chinoiserie-inspired decor piece that can be used inside or out. Choose from white, light blue, or cream to add a fresh accent to your favorite room.

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Heather and Myles Geyman Ceramic Phone Amplifier

Ceramic Phone Amplifier

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This phone amplifier is perfect for an outdoor picnic or pool party. It harnesses the power of acoustics, so you can blast your favorite tunes without the need for electricity. As an added bonus, the sleek, understated design won’t take away from your carefully curated home decor.

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Tumi Men’s Alpha Bravo Slim Briefcase

Tumi Men’s Alpha Bravo Slim Briefcase

Courtesy of Macy's

 

For an extra-special anniversary, this aviator-style briefcase is sure to wow your husband. Featuring a genuine leather exterior and intricate interior pockets designed for efficiency, this is guaranteed to become his favorite work tote ever.

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Mark and Graham "Build Your Bag"

Build Your Bag

Courtesy of Mark and Graham

Do you have a hard time finding the perfect bag for your spouse? Why not create your own using the Mark and Graham website. Mix and match from six different silhouettes, 12 leather colors, and over 45 strap options to create a piece that’s just as special as your wife is. For a small additional fee, you can even add a monogram.

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