As you make your way to wedded bliss, one of the most exciting parts about planning your nuptials is hitting up stores with a barcode scanner in hand and crafting your registry wish list with your fiancé. But, if you don’t know where to look, the process can feel like quite the undertaking.
To help you and your spouse-to-be deck out your newlywed nest in style, we’ve rounded up the five best places to register in the City by the Bay. You won’t find any big name department stores here. Instead, explore independent shops rife with San Francisco flavor and brimming with beautiful pieces that will turn your newlywed house into a home.
A Bay Area favorite since 1948, this dreamy shop is where you go to find modern, high-quality tableware and home accessories that will last a lifetime. We’re big fans of their dinnerware sets, which come in an array of colors to match the vibe of your kitchen. And thanks to the store’s flexible registry, your wedding guests have the option of shopping in-store or online at their convenience.
Sue Fisher King
Established in 1978, Sue Fisher King is a carefully edited treasure trove of whimsical home furnishings bursting with color and personality. Explore the mainstay destination with your honey and build your registry with all the quirky tchotchkes and exquisite sheets your heart desires.
This airy store is made for couples with a minimalistic style, discerning taste, and a deep love for cooking and entertaining. Find all the things you need to create your dream kitchen space—from stunning copper tea kettles and Italian ceramic serving bowls to cool fringed napkins and plush suede oven mitts.
Hudson Grace is a destination for stylish décor that’s simple, stunning, and beautifully constructed. If you’re after that chic yet relaxed coastal California lifestyle look, than this is the store for you. You and your fiancé will be enamored by the selection of lush linens, refined tabletop items, romantic candles, and elegant entertaining accessories.
Gump’s traditional registry is ideal for indecisive brides who love instant gratification. This flexible option allows you to alter your registry whenever you wish—should a different China pattern catch your eye. And you and your soon-to-be hubby will receive your gifts as soon as they’re purchased so you can enjoy your exquisite tablewares immediately and get a head start on those thank you notes before you even walk down the aisle. Read real brides' reviews here!