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There are so many milestones in your first year as a couple—whether you started dating, got engaged, moved in together, or became newlyweds. And the first holiday season together is a particularly special one—it's a time to combine traditions and families while creating new ones together. To celebrate this moment, you'll want to find the perfect meaningful memento.
With a multitude of stellar gifts to choose from and innumerable ways to show your love, the options for gifting over that first shared holiday are endless. From a gift for your partner that says I totally get you to something for the two of you to enjoy as a couple— we’ve got you covered.
Here, the best gifts for your first holiday season together.
Minted "Our Vows" Print
Celebrating your first Christmas as a married couple means that your wedding is a not so distant memory. If this was the year you tied the knot, gift commemorating that special day is definitely in order.
This beautiful print captures the feeling of that memorable moment by displaying the vows you shared. It's a gift that will find a place of honor on your wall for years to come.
Studiopatró Cross-Back Linen Kitchen Apron
Coordinating aprons are a must-have for the couple that loves to cook together, Stylish and functional, these linen aprons have deep pockets to stay organized—and choose from a range of pretty hues for the perfect pair.
Shinola The Canfield Sport 45mm
A fresh take on a classic timepiece, this handsome everyday watch is packed full of features. Reminiscent of a speedometer, the watch has a stopwatch as well as a dual calendar aperture. Made of ultra-durable PVD casing, a sapphire face, and a cognac leather strap, this watch is meant to stand the test of time.
Wooden Engraved Shop Our First Christmas Personalized Picture Frame
Whether it’s a picture of you decorating the tree together or kissing under the mistletoe, there are bound to be more than a few frame-worthy snaps of your first Christmas together. Complete with personalized names and a date, this is a perfect way to display a very merry moment.
Date Night In: More than 120 Recipes to Nourish Your Relationship
Looking for a way to bring a little spice into date nights at home? Experimenting with new recipes can be a fun and romantic way to turn up the heat. This book is chock full of delicious dishes and cocktails that are sure to please. Because while restaurants are fun, a table for two at home is really where it’s at!
Linoto 100% Linen Sheet Set
If they’re newlyweds, they most likely have a favorite place to be—in bed! A fancy new set of sheets is a gift that they will certainly appreciate. Sourced with materials from some of the finest mills in Italy and Belgium, but made in upstate New York, these linen sheets are not only practical—they’re luxurious too.
Rocksbox Monthly Jewelry Gift Subscription
If she loves jewelry, she’ll be over the moon when she receives this gift that keeps on giving. Every month, she’ll receive a box of jewelry that’s been hand-selected by a personal stylist.
She can borrow the jewels for as long as she likes, or make a purchase if she just can’t part with them. Talk about the queen’s treatment!
William Sonoma Black-Handled BBQ Tool Set Storage Case
If your guy loves to grill, here’s a gift that’s sure to light his fire. This stainless steel BBQ tool set is highly durable and professional in quality. It comes complete with a heavy-duty steel case for transportation and storage to ensure that he’ll be flipping steaks for years to come.
Mociun Santa Fe Stoneworks Waiter's Knife
Handmade by artisans in New Mexico, this one-of-a-kind gift is perfect for a man who’s a jack of all trades. This gorgeous waiter’s knife unfolds into a corkscrew, foil cutter, and bottle opener. It’s available in a variety of inlaid patterns that are created from precious materials such as turquoise, jet, malachite, and mammoth tooth.
Mooni Andale Speaker Lantern
Looking to keep the romance alive? The ambiance is everything when it comes to date night—and this lantern-speaker combo brings it in droves. With a chic, Scandinavian design, soft glow (in your choice of hues), and your favorite tune, this lantern hits all the right notes.
Also nice: the bentwood handle and rechargeable battery mean you can bring the vibe with you wherever you go!
Mark & Graham Terminal 1 Zip Front Carry-On and Checked Luggage Set
Perfect for the couple that loves to travel, this best-selling luggage set is stylish and functional. The lightweight bags come in a choice of three classic colors and feature luxurious leather detailing and a personalized monogram. Because nothing says "we’re married" like a couple who travels with matching luggage!
Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe
Navigating the first holiday season together as a new couple is exciting— and exhausting, to say the least! So they’re sure to appreciate something they can relax after the hustle-bustle of the holidays has ended. These cotton robes are so soft and luxurious—and they come in a range of pretty hues to choose from.
Jacqueline Schmidt Sea of Love Print
Gift a piece of artwork for a love that’s as deep as the ocean. This print from artist Jacqueline Schmidt illustrates a sea of love and the creatures in it. The delicate hand-drawn images of marine life are printed on recycled paper and inscribed with a sweet sentiment of love.
The Sill Medium Plants for Beginners Monthly Subscription
Here's gift that they can nurture and watch grow along with their love. Every month they’ll receive an easy-to-care-for plant along with a chic earthenware planter. Whether they’re a couple with a green thumb or aspiring plant lovers, this gift is sure to bring a little bit of sunshine to their days.
Crosley C6 Record Player
Here’s something that might not have been on their wedding registry—a record player! Perfect for laid-back evenings listening to old vinyl or lively nights spent entertaining friends, this sleek and stylish turntable is certain to bring music to their ears and joy into their lives.
Iconoclast Fitness Virtual Training
Let’s face it—the post-holiday pound (or two) is real. A couple’s virtual training sessions are just the thing to get you back to looking— and more importantly— feeling your best! It's completely personalized to fit your needs and easy to do from the comfort of your living room.
Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch
You may think your new wife is Wonder Woman, but there’s no doubt about it— she sure would love to have a personal assistant! Et voila! With the FitBit Versa 2 Smartwatch, she’ll have access to fitness trackers, music, news, weather, and a host of other information.
She’ll also be able to control all the smart home devices— all at the flick of a wrist. Wonder Woman will thank you for this one!