The 25 Best Wedding Day Gift Exchange Ideas

Surprise and delight your S.O. before you walk down the aisle.

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The practice of exchanging a sweet gift with your S.O. on the wedding day is one tradition that will never go out of style. There’s nothing quite like a personalized present or a touching note to let you know just how much you’re loved. It's an especially thoughtful gesture on the big day when stress levels can run high and you need a moment of calm with your partner.

You could go with a classic gift—think watches, cufflinks, or jewelry—or choose a present that's a little more out of the box and unexpected. A sentimental gift like a custom photo book will always be appreciated, while a fresh flower subscription is a gift that keeps giving, long after the guests have gone home.

Read on for the best wedding day gift exchange presents.

So Good Wood Leather Personalized Passport Cover

Leather Personalized Passport Cover

 Courtesy of Etsy

Gift your S.O. a personalized leather passport cover to take on your honeymoon—or surprise them with a ticket for another trip.

Minetta Jewellery Personalized Handwriting Cuff Bracelet

engraved bracelet
Courtesy of Etsy

This chic bangle features a sweet personalized touch—an engraved message to your love in your own handwritten script.

Heart Snapshot Mix Custom Photo Art Print

minted heart art

 Courtesy of Minted

Personalize this unique wall art piece with 30 favorite photos of the two of you. Customize everything from the size to the finish on the frame.

Alexander Doll First Dance Personalized Art

First Dance Personalized Art

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Just add the details of your wedding day to this commemorative print for a gift that will quickly find its way to your living room wall.

Uncommon Goods Personalized Champagne Wedding Vase

Personalized Champagne Wedding Vase

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Every day should be as bubbly as your wedding day. This vase is made from upcycled Champagne bottles and can be etched with your names and wedding date. Fill with a bouquet of fresh flowers when you gift it.

Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book

artifact book

 Courtesy of Artifact Uprising

Highlight favorite moments from your relationship with a gorgeous hardcover photo book. Design your own with the help of a modern template, add your own captions, and present it to your future spouse before the ceremony.

Personalized Love Birds Wine Box

Personalized Love Birds Wine Box

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Present a vintage bottle to be opened on your wedding day or future anniversary. This handcrafted wood wine box can be personalized with your names or a message. Just tuck the special bottle inside.

Brooks Brothers Engravable Cufflinks

Brooks Brothers Engravable Cufflinks

 Courtesy of Brooks Brothers 

A classic groom’s gift is a pair of cufflinks engraved with his initials. This gorgeous Brooks Brothers set come in sterling silver or 14K gold-plated sterling silver and features up to three letters.

Bony Levy Small Bezel Diamond Solitaire Necklace

diamond necklace

 Courtesy of Nordstrom

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend—after you, of course. She’ll be overcome with delight when she opens a jewelry box with this gorgeous diamond pendant inside. Choose from rose, white or yellow gold settings.

Cire Trudon Reggio Scented Candle

cire trudon candle

courtesy of Verishop 

Gift them a gorgeous candle from one of Europe's oldest candlemakers. With citrus and floral notes, this one is inspired by the landscape of southern Italy.

Coco Press "I Can't Wait to Marry You" Card

A thoughtful note is one of the most important parts of the wedding day gift exchange. Show your sentiment loud and clear with this graphic script card.

Kate Aspen Engagement Ring Jewelry Dish

Kate Aspen Ring Holder

Courtesy of Amazon

Gift her this cute dish for her engagement and new wedding ring, or include it with another jewelry piece like diamond earrings or a pretty bangle.

Ray-Ban Aviator Classic Sunglasses

Ray-Ban Aviator Classic Sunglasses

 Courtesy of Ray-Ban

One of the most famous pairs of sunglasses in the world, these Ray-Ban Aviator shades are a welcome present for any stylish groom—especially if you happen to be getting married at a sunny locale. The gold frames come with G-15 polarized lenses and 100 percent UV protection.

Harry and David Gourmet Bakery Deluxe Berry Box

Gourmet Bakery Deluxe Berry Box

 Courtesy of Harry and David 

Treat your S.O. to a hearty breakfast before saying “I do” with this bakery box from Harry & David. It features berry-flavored favorites like English muffins, scones, jam, and coffee.

Jo Malone Red Roses Cologne

Courtesy of Jo Malone

Set the mood with a floral scent from Jo Malone, a fragrance company known for its luxurious perfumes. This romantic blend includes seven different types of roses, along with hints of lemon and violet.

Waterford Love Forever Flutes

toasting flutes

 Courtesy of Amazon

Engrave the bases of these timeless crystal toasting flutes with your names and wedding date. They make a beautiful wedding day gift and can be brought out for every anniversary to come.

Champagne Pommery Brut Rosé

Champagne Pommery Brut Rosé

 Courtesy of Wine

Add a pop to the wedding day morning in more ways than one. Open up a special bottle of rosé Champagne to get the celebration started.

The Tie Bar Essentials Box

The Tie Bar Essentials Box

 Courtesy of The Tie Bar

He might be ready for the wedding day but what about tomorrow? With this essentials box, your groom will be prepared to take on life with a pack of pocket squares, collar stays, neckties, and other men’s furnishings.

BloomsyBox Floral Subscription

Bloomsy Box Floral Subscription

 Courtesy of Amazon

Get 12% off your first BloomsyBox purchase with code BRIDES.

Don’t just send her flowers on the wedding day—make it a monthly surprise. With a floral subscription, she’ll receive a gorgeous bouquet of seasonal blooms every month starting with the wedding day. 

Briggs & Riley Rhapsody Tall Carry-On Spinner

Rhapsody Tall Carry-On Spinner

 Courtesy of Briggs & Riley 

Briggs & Riley launched a women’s specific luggage line, Rhapsody, designed with female travelers in mind, Gift her one of these and she'll be ready to take off for the honeymoon.

Four Roses Yellow Label Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Four Roses Yellow Label Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

 Courtesy of Caskers

Whiskey lovers may want to sip a celebratory glass before walking down the aisle, so send a bottle of Four Roses Yellow Label Kentucky bourbon to the room for pre-ceremony tipples.

Knock Knock "What I Love about You" Book

Personalize this cute book with anecdotes about your love—the fill-in-the-blank prompts make it easy—and gift to your future spouse.

Man Ray Chess Set

Man Ray Chess Set

 Courtesy of DWS

Design enthusiasts—as well as anyone who enjoys a good game night or honing their chess strategy—will love this gift. Designed by Dada-Surrealist artist Man Ray in the 1920s, this handmade wood set is certified authentic by the Man Ray Trust and is produced in Germany.

The Black Home Love Candle

love candle

 Courtesy of The Black Home 

Show how you feel with this lusciously scented candle. Actual rose crystals—symbolic of love—are infused in the coconut and soy wax base, along with heady scents of amber and eau de mer.

Elsa Peretti Open Heart Earrings

Elsa Peretti Open Heart Earrings

 Courtesy of Tiffany

What girl doesn’t love a Tiffany’s blue box? She’ll be delighted for the classic wrapping and what’s inside: a pair of Elsa Peretti’s sterling silver heart earrings that she just may don down the aisle.

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