Engagement Gifts for the Young Adult Couple

gifts for engaged couples


Picking out a gift for newly-engaged young adults can be a challenge, especially if they are established in their careers and have many of the things traditionally purchased for new couples. These 25 things are a little bit special - whether because they're fun, indulgent, or romantic.


The Wedding Planner and Organizer by Mindy Weiss - This 3 ring binder planner is just the thing to get the happy couple started on their planning and organizing all things wedding related.

Tips, tools, checklists and more. $19.25 on Amazon.

A monogrammed ice bucket - anything with their new monogram is exciting for a bride and groom. $69 at Pottery Barn.

With so many memories to make and remember, an old-school style camera, complete with instant prints will be a welcome surprise. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera, $59 on Amazon.

Eating ice cream together will be much more romantic with these Love You/Love You More spoons. $30 on BHLDN.com.

This Heart Map Print is a unique way to mark a moment - whether it's where they met or where they got engaged. Personalized on Etsy, $65.

Aprons for the "hot" couple - hers and his. Zazzle, $24.60 each

A picture frame is a perfect gift for a newly engaged couple - especially when it has their names on it. $19 on Etsy.

Make cutting the cake - at the wedding or any time - a luxurious and memorable moment with this cake cutter and server from Geary's.


Serving cheese and crackers just got a little bit more elegant with this monogrammed cutting board from Neiman Marcus. $152.

An Elsa Peretti crystal heart from Tiffany is a keepsake the newly engaged couple will cherish forever. Tiffany, $75

For the more traditional couple, a Lladro bride and groom figurine is an exceptionally lovely and generous gift.

Ross-Simons. $375

Creative couples who like pen and paper instead of a computer will appreciate these his and hers journals. What a fun way to keep a record of the months leading up to the big day. Etsy. $33.50 for the pair.

The intersection of 2 lives commemorated with street signs. Unique and special. Uncommon Goods. $75-$175.

For the couple who loves to travel, matching monogrammed passport cases are a good choice. Mark and Graham, $59 each

What could be more sweet than matching robes? These from Restoration Hardware can be monogrammed for an extra special touch. $69 each.

A cashmere throw will keep the couple warm and cozy. Williams-Sonoma, $299

This handmade piece of artsymbolizing a loving couple is certain to be one-of-a-kind. Etsy, $146.

For a fun group gift, send the happy couple on a weekend getaway, starting with a gift card from Marriott.  Then add a gift card to an airline, and they'll be on their way. Choose your amount.

Tickets to see their favorite sports team play will make any fan cheer. Prices vary.

Add a little romance to the new couple's life with a book of swoon-worthy poetry. $9.00 on Amazon.

Beer aficionados will enjoy trying new and different brews with the Beer of the Month Club. From $28  per month.

If the couple prefers wine, Wine of the Month Club is a good alternative. From $21 per month.

These humorous mugs say "I do" and "I do what she says." Personalization available. Zazzle, $22.50 for the set.

Give the gift of a cooking class. It will give the bride and groom a reason to spend some time together not thinking about the wedding! Prices vary by location.

Go over the top with this Breville espresso maker - indulgent but well worth the expense. $599 at Macy's.