The tea kettle, that humble household necessity, has historically conveyed the notion of comfort. Steeping tea to be served with cookies (or "biscuits", per the English) is a time-honored symbol of hospitality. Then in 1980s America, tea kettles became status objects: Italian architect Aldo Rossi designed a sleek number for Alessi and architect Michael Graves designed his famous kettle topped by a red, chirping bird. It was the whistle heard around the world.
Today, tea kettles are must-haves on any wedding registry. Coveted styles include the retro SMEG design and the super cute kettles from Kate Spade. Even if you don't drink tea, a kettle is a must-have for boiling the water used in a French press for coffee or for hot chocolate. No hostess is prepared without one, particularly while hosting a brunch, a book club or holiday parties. We've rounded up the best tea kettles for your wedding registry from Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Williams-Sonoma and more. (And don't forget the Fortnum & Mason Wedding Bouquet Blend, a tea developed to commemorate the marriage of Prince Henry ("Harry") of Wales and Meghan Markle!)
Cyber Monday is a great day to stock up on discounted holiday gifts for family and friends, but it's also an opportunity to score stylish honeymoon necessities for yourself. And the online destination that should serve as your starting point to prep your for your first trip as newlyweds? Why Nordstrom, of course. The department store's sales are the stuff retail legends are made of, and the Cyber Monday sale is certainly no exception. Last year, Nordstrom offered online shoppers an additional 20% off select sale items — which means this time around you've got the potential to scoop up a whole bunch of essentials that make for a chic honeymoon (without having to overpack). From cozy plane-worthy pants to sunglasses you'll wear long after you return home, these are the deals we think are worth keeping an eye on (and adding to cart) this Cyber Monday.
Ah, the honeymoon: It's the glittering light at the end of the wedding tunnel. It lures newlyweds to the getaway car with a siren's song of romance, self-indulgence and drinks topped with little paper umbrellas. There's only one stressor: What to pack? No worries. Like James Bond on a jet, we'll have you readily prepared for foreign travels and relaxing vistas with our list of must-pack honeymoon items. The goal is to keep the luggage light by packing wrinkle-resistant clothes and comfy-yet-stylish shoes that go the distance. Taken together, these items provide ease, comfort and style, along with day-to-night dressing. If the sun is on your horizon, you should also pack the requisite beauty products to keep your hair glistening and your skin sunburn-free. Read our list of travel must-haves from Anthropologie, Tory Burch, Nordstrom and more. Then hit the open road safe in the knowledge that you've got this honeymoon in the bag!
You're getting married, so now's the time to start planning a color palette that you love and that — fingers crossed — will flatter all of your bridesmaids. This is their time to shine, too, and they'll look lovely surrounding you in their finery. For your convenience, we've looked high and low for where to buy affordable bridesmaid dresses that are not only gorgeous but also flattering for every body type, from petite to plus size and in colors ranging from purple to grey to black. We set our price at under $100 (some styles are under $50!), because we know how it all adds up. By the looks of these elegant gowns from David's Bridal, ASOS, Walmart, Amazon and more, you would never know they didn't cost hundreds of dollars.
Choosing where to spend your hard-earned money on Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) is tricky — especially for budget-conscious brides in the midst of wedding and honeymoon planning. You've likely already dropped a decent amount on your big day, so finding the best bargains out there is key. And mapping out your Black Friday sale-shopping strategy ahead of time always helps. With strategizing in mind, we suggest putting Walmart at the top of your shopping list. The mega-retailer just released its Black Friday deals, and there are tons of bargains in the electronics department alone. You can score everything from a big-screen TV (perfect for snuggling in front of with your honey) to a home security system to protect your nest to a Fitbit that will help you get in shape for the wedding. Ahead, we've collected the best online Black Friday tech deals Walmart has to offer. The sale kicks off online at 10pm ET on 11/21 and in stores at 6pm ET on 11/22, so get ready to snag these steals.
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Size: Queen, Color: Antique Walnut Andover Mills Mackenzie Platform Bed All things considered, beds make for the best friends: the...y don’t cancel plans, they don’t require dressing up, they encourage us to stay in, they don’t talk, and most importantly,... read more
Size: Queen, Color: Antique Walnut Andover Mills Mackenzie Storage Platform Bed Storage and style combine to form this essential p...latform bed, a perfect pick for the guest room or your little tyke’s restful retreat. Crafted from solid + manufactured... read more
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The Pemberly Row Platform Bed brings a smooth, romantic glow to your bedroom. The solid Asian hardwood construction of this frame ...ensures many years of peaceful rest. So get the rest you deserve with the Platform Bed. Features: Bed in Antique Walnut finish Bed is made of solid Asian hardwood Height of bed is adjustable; allowing use of the bed with or without boxspring Mission style slat and post design Mortise and Tenon joinery 14 slats provide mattress support; Queen and King sizes include center support rail and center support feet for extra stability Please Note: Twin size bed cannot accommodate more than one set of under-bed drawers Please Note: Optional Flat Panel Storage Drawers not available in White finish Specifications: Twin Dimensions: 42.63" H x 42.5" W x 79.75" D Full Dimensions: 47.25" H x 56.75" W x 79.75" D Queen Dimensions: 47.25" H x 63.5" W x 85.25" D King Dimensions: 47.25" H x 79.75" W x 85.25" D read more
The Atlantic Furniture Windsor Platform Bed brings a smooth, romantic glow to your bedroom. The solid Asian hardwood construction ...of this frame ensures many years of peaceful rest. So get the rest you deserve with the Windsor Platform Bed. Bed in Antique Walnut finish ; Bed is made of solid Asian hardwood ; Height of bed is adjustable; allowing use of the bed with or without boxspring ; Mission style slat and post design ; Mortise and Tenon joinery ; 14 slats provide mattress support; Queen and King sizes include center support rail and center support feet for extra stability ; Optional under-bed storage drawers (E-66X0X-FP) have casters ; Please Note: Twin size bed cannot accommodate more than one set of under-bed drawers ; Please Note: Optional Flat Panel Storage Drawers not available in White finish . Specifications: Twin Dimensions: 42.63" H x 42.5" W x 79.75" D ; Full Dimensions: 47.25" H x 56.75" W x 79.75" D ; Queen Dimensions: 47.25" H x 63.5" W x 85.25" D ; King Dimensions: 47.25" H x 79.75" W x 85.25" D . read more
The warm wood finish accentuates the classic mission style slat and post design of this beautiful platform bed. Comfortable and ec...lectic, it will add character and timeless elegance to your decor. Solid hardwood construction ; Antique Walnut finish ; Simple Contemporary Mission style ; Includes a 14-piece solid hardwood slat kit ; Height of bed can be adjusted; the bed can be used with or without a boxspring ; Storage Drawers (E-66X0X-FP) and/or Trundle Bed Sold Separately ; Please Note: Twin size bed cannot accommodate more than one set of under-bed drawers ; Optional under-bed storage drawers sold separately have casters . read more
The warm wood finish accentuates the classic mission style slat and post design of this beautiful platform bed. Comfortable and ec...lectic, it will add character and timeless elegance to your decor.Features:Solid hardwood constructionAntique Walnut finishSimple Contemporary Mission styleIncludes a 14-piece solid hardwood slat kitHeight of bed can be adjusted; the bed can be used with or without a boxspringStorage Drawers (E-66X0X-FP) and/or Trundle Bed Sold SeparatelyPlease Note: Twin size bed cannot accommodate more than one set of under-bed drawersOptional under-bed storage drawers sold separately have casters read more