Setting up your wedding registry—in person at a store or from the comfort of your home—is a fun step in the wedding planning process. Whether you’re looking to furnish your apartment, bank some cash for a down payment on a new home, or book adventures for your honeymoon, the best wedding registry is a tool that will help you stock up on essentials and plan experiences with your soon-to-be spouse.
Your registry, like your wedding, should reflect who you are as a couple and help you create core memories. To get you started, we logged hours of online research and polled our editors to get their go-to stores and sites. The result is the Brides ultimate registry list, where you’ll find everything from air fryers to airplane tickets, online cash funds, and even charitable collections, where friends and family can celebrate your union by supporting causes close to your heart.
Ready to get started? Keep scrolling to see the best wedding registries.
Want a site that handles gifts, cash, honeymoons, charities, and even pet gear? Zola is your best bet. Add items and experiences from the massive Zola online shop to create your perfect registry, or add on selections from any other e-commerce store. One of the things that make Zola stand out is the guest experience. Guests shop directly through Zola, rather than being routed to a third-party website for checkout, and can even put in for pricier items designated as group gifts.
Couples also score 20 percent off the items left on their registries for six months after their weddings. Besides being able to register for pretty much anything, Zola also offers wedding planning services. You can host your wedding website on Zola (for free!), where you can manage RSVPs, add your registry, and design your own matching wedding invitations.
When it comes to one-stop shopping convenience for home goods, few retailers can beat Bed, Bath & Beyond. It’s the perfect place to find all of your essentials, like housewares, linens, appliances, and even fine china. Since the store offers hundreds of brands, you can select your must-haves at a range of different price points, and some, like Cuisinart and Lenox, even come with bonus gifts from the brands. Bed Bath & Beyond offers a 20 percent completion discount, returns for a year, group gifting for items over $100, and a “ship or swap” service if you change your mind.
Not into the aesthetic of a single brand or store? That’s where MyRegistry comes in. If you prefer to pick one of a kind gifts from unique boutiques online, you can do just that with this universal registry. Use the site to add everything from home furnishings to experiences, like cooking classes and skydiving lessons, to your gift wish list. They even partner with specialty retailers like REI. Literally, nothing is off limits—including straight cash. Plus, you can add a donation link to a nonprofit you support with your time or funds, allowing guests to give a meaningful gift in your honor.
As the new universal registry on the block, Joy offers the standard suite of gifts, cash, experiences, and charity, but with one important perk: no fees for cash registries. Joy is integrated with peer-to-peer payment platforms like Venmo and CashApp, meaning you and your guests can skip the credit card fees. If you’re opting for a traditional registry, the Joy shop offers go-to picks like KitchenAid stand mixers, Airbnb gift cards, and Dyson vacuums along with the ability to add an item from any e-commerce site.
One of the many benefits to a Pottery Barn registry is access to free advice from their design crew, meaning you can not only lay out your dream bedroom, but you can add all the necessary items to your registry. It’s the ideal retailer for couples who are cohabitating for the very first time—or just never bothered to shop for furniture because they were busy wedding planning!
If you’re a fan of customized, monogrammed housewares, Pottery Barn can add your new moniker to just about anything. By registering with Pottery Barn, you’ll score a 10 percent completion discount in the six months following the wedding as well as free shipping on eligible items.
With global-inspired textiles, unexpected patterns, and quirky flair, Anthropologie has quickly become a destination for those whose tastes run to boho-chic. Search the brand’s collection of dining and kitchen goods, home decor, furniture, and candles for the perfect accent pieces for the home and add them to your wedding registry. The e-commerce site makes it easy to shop by categories like glassware, bedding, and even baby essentials, and you’ll get a 15 percent completion discount that’s good for 90 days.
From towels and bedding to electronics like the Amazon Echo, the go-to e-commerce site allows you to register for just about anything you could imagine. Keurig coffee maker? Of course. Weber grill? Yep. Amazon Prime TV shows? You got it. Search by popular items, home goods, and celebrity and influencer registries to inspire items for your own. You’ll get a 20 percent completion discount, plus free two-day shipping on eligible items and returns for up to 180 days.
If you are one of the many fans of Target’s “expect more, pay less” credo, you should certainly stop by the retailer to register. Target guides you through the registry creation process, with options to denote group gifts, add items from other stores, and track thank-you notes. You’ll also get a 15 percent completion discount to use in-store and online, as well as free two-day shipping. But where Target really wins for big-box stores is its partnership with Honeyfund, allowing guests to opt for cash gifts from Uber, Delta, Disney, Hotels.com, and more.
At Bloomingdale’s, your honeymoon, wedding attire, and home goods are all just a scan away. With featured brands like All-Clad, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Ralph Lauren, Michael Aram, and Wedgwood, you can select houseware, furniture, and decor that are both functional and stylish. But the real perks of a registry at this heritage department store are all the added benefits: 20 percent off dresses, lingerie, and suiting for your wedding attire; honeymoon planning with the Travel Siblings; meetings with a personal consultant; invite-only events like spa days and cooking demos; bonus gifts from partner brands, and a 20 percent discount for six months.
Just want cash? Founded by a couple looking for help making their dream honeymoon a reality, Honeyfund is the easiest way for guests to give you funds for a honeymoon, down payment, or other cash savings goal. Use the platform to share details about your honeymoon so guests can allot their contributions toward airfare, activities, and tours, or drop in gift cards to popular hospitality brands.
For other cash goals, guests can easily send money electronically that will be automatically deposited in your bank account, thanks to the company’s partnership with Paypal and Stripe. Check out Honeyfund’s partner deals, where you can get a serious discount for booking a post-wedding trip with Sandals, Waldorf Astoria, Fairmont, Expedia, Princess Cruises, and dozens more.
If you’ve attended a wedding recently, you’ve probably purchased something from a Crate & Barrel registry. It’s one of the most popular registries for many reasons, not least of which is the brand’s selection of housewares, sleek furniture, and entertaining essentials—all at an affordable price. Fans of the brand will find registering a breeze, thanks to the one-click registries feature. These bundles of barware, bakeware, and bedding make creating the registry as easy as shopping from it. You can even browse real couples’ registries, finding inspiration from other duos just like you. The registry service comes with plenty of traditional perks, like a 15 percent newlywed discount and on-demand consultants available via online chat.
If you’re looking for top-of-the-line dinnerware, fine linens, and beautiful table accessories, head to the Neiman Marcus wedding registry department. The Dallas-based retailer knows a thing or two about weddings, and they are happy to share nuptial services that go beyond just gifts. Registrants have access to bridal gown personal shoppers, travel assistants for destination wedding and honeymoon bookings, and 10 percent off Neiman Marcus catering services. The registry includes free shipping and returns, complimentary gift wrapping, and online tracking for thank-you notes, as well as a 10 percent registry completion discount.
The Macy’s Celebration Team will handle everything you need to put together the ultimate registry—including outfits for the honeymoon. With a huge selection of brands, products, and styles, Macy’s allows you to cross nearly everything off your list, from a toaster oven to a new bedroom set.
Already a fan of Macy’s deals? You’ll get even more. With a Macy’s registry, you’ll receive up to 25 percent off wedding-related fashions, jewelry, and watches, plus additional discounts on popular big-ticket registry categories like appliances, mattresses, and furniture. As a perk for busy couples, Macy’s drops all the discounts into your online “wallet” when you register, logging Reward Dollars even for items purchased by your guests. Plus, you’ll get a newlywed bonus of 10 to 20 percent off the remaining registry items.
With more than 4,500 brick-and-mortar stores, complimentary in-store pickup, free next-day delivery, and an easy-to-use mobile app, a Walmart registry is the epitome of convenience. The superstore stocks housewares from beloved brands including The Home Edit, Beautiful by Drew Barrymore, and Queer Eye, and offers “love it” lists from celebrities like country music star Miranda Lambert. Use your smartphone and the Walmart app to add items while in-store. As a thank you, Walmart will provide you with printed registry cards to add to your invitation suite.
Event planner Jung Lee throws epic weddings around the world and owns a home decor shop in New York City, so it’s safe to say taking her registry advice is a good idea. Slowdance offers a fresh approach to the classic registry service: Instead of focusing on everyday items, Slowdance is all about beautiful heirlooms. Stock your list with Hermés china, hand-blown Italian glass goblets, Baccarat crystal barware, and tons of home decor from her portfolio of independent designers.
Knowing where to start can be overwhelming, which is why her team of curators—not salespeople—will guide you on how to incorporate these special items into your home. Plus, Slowdance includes 20 percent registry completion discount for one year, price matching, and (perhaps most helpful of all) free wedding planning advice from Lee’s event company, Fête.
This luxury retailer in central Beverly Hills has long been a destination for shopping heritage home goods from brands like Christofle, Lalique, Bernardaud, Baccarat, Georg Jenson, and L’Object. Insiders know its registry is equally one of a kind. Registrants gain access to Geary’s massive catalog of high-end crystal, china, and decor (plus watches and jewelry), with guidance from personal consultants. What sets Geary’s further apart is the gift acceptance service: All purchased “gifts” are deposited as funds into your Geary’s account, so you can coordinate shipping of the item when it fits your schedule. It also makes it convenient to swap for other items at the store if you change your mind. The store credit never expires, so you really have forever to decide on which china pattern best fits your lifestyle.
Ready for a VIP shopping experience? Williams Sonoma will give you the store to yourself so you can curate a registry with professional-grade cookware and entertaining essentials—all with guidance from their in-house experts. For devoted foodies, it’s an obvious registry pick. Use the helpful app to keep your registry organized, and watch out for bonus gifts from partner brands and complimentary cooking demos at nearby stores. Plus, you’ll get a post-wedding discount of 10 percent off purchases for six months after the big day.
If your main registry goal is to outfit your home with everything from cozy couches to wall sconces, check out RH. Registries at the contemporary home furnishings company allow you to add items from the main RH collection, RH Modern, and RH Baby for a range of styles: Think faux-fur throws, dining room chandeliers, bar carts, outdoor loungers, original artworks, wool rugs, drapery, Italian bedding, and even robes and slippers.
Whether you want a modern teapot, low-slung sofa, or Insta-worthy coupe glasses, check out CB2’s wedding registry. Popular among those who appreciate modern design—and the brand’s small-scale furniture that seems made especially for apartment dwellers—CB2 offers its chic flatware and kitchen goods, fantastical decor, and collaborations with Lenny Kravitz, Fred Segal, and Goop to newlyweds. Registrants have access to services like in-home design appointments with a pro and an AR-enabled mobile app to help you imagine how their more than 1,000 products will look in your own home.
Created with epic entertaining in mind, Snowe is a one-stop shop of refreshingly simple houseware designs made for living. The brand’s ethos is to provide timeless, luxurious pieces without the premium price tag. Registrants have access to the brand’s catalog of home essentials, one-on-one consultations with their in-house professionals, and a thank-you note manager for streamlining the gratitude process. Guests are treated to a $20 discount on an off-registry personal purchase and registrants receive a 15 percent completion discount on anything that remains. Plus, Snowe helps you commemorate your first anniversary with an additional 15 percent discount.
Over The Moon’s dreamy aesthetic offers a picture-perfect curation of elevated cottage-core designs and preppy-chic heirlooms. The brand adequately positions their registry services towards couples wanting to “create a life well lived.” From elegant houseware and monogram options to fashion and jewelry pieces that transition from bridal to beyond, the website offers a collection of hand-selected products from favorite brands and emerging artisans—as well as the option to add gifts from other stores into one master registry. Cash gifts, honeymoon or experience funds, and charitably donations are also available. Over The Moon helps you check off all the boxes, including a gift list and thank-you note manager, gift return conversion to store credit, and delivery options that keep all items in storage until you’re ready to receive them.
Foodie couples rejoice! If food is your love language, look no further than Food52’s registry. The service includes access to their chef-approved staples from kitchen and dining essentials (and luxuries) to the coolest pantry items you could imagine. Beyond curating a personal must-have list, registrants receive a 10 percent discount for up to six months post wedding day.