Summer wedding season is winding down, and you're dropping off your go-to cocktail dress at the dry cleaners when it suddenly hits you: "Did I remember to send the happy couple a gift?" You frantically search for the couple's registry only to find that the lone remaining items are a $700 All-Clad cookware set and a $12 can opener.
Instead of sending cash and accepting defeat, why not opt for something a little more memorable? Veering off the registry is risky, but finding a gift that's both special and within your budget is easier than you might think. Here are nine unique and beautiful wedding gifts that will secure your status as a thoughtful friend and tastemaker.
From a gorgeous agate stone cheese board to a sturdy yet chic Japanese denim apron — these gifts won't break the bank and will make any couple (with good taste) very happy.