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!)
Every love story is unique: For the bride, an alternative engagement ring becomes her outward symbol of a one-of-a-kind love. Unusual rings are embraced by the bride who requires statement-making jewelry, and her choice of style runs the gamut from quietly minimalistic to exuberantly ornate.
Sure, the white round diamond has long been the classic engagement ring, but many gorgeous options exist beyond that typical style. Some are rendered unique due their setting design, be it modern or vintage-inspired. Others stand out due to their metal, ranging from rose gold to a highly-polished platinum band. A constellation of gemstones is there for one's choosing, including deeply red rubies, ink-toned sapphires, blushing morganites and opalescent pearls. Here, we've selected the most stunning alternative engagement rings from Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and more.
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!
Dating back to the 1600s, cufflinks have long been the choice of nattily-attired men for securing the French cuffs on their dress shirts. These small ornamental clasps, once called "sleeve buttons," were made of silver and gold that was often encrusted with precious gems.
Today, one needn't be a true gentleman with an estate and butler to wear cufflinks to a special event. In fact, for a wedding we'd expect no less: After all, cufflinks are a must-wear, especially if yours is a black tie wedding. Plus, they're a great way to add a commemorative piece of jewelry to the occasion. They can announce his style, celebrate your bond or underscore his passion for a movie, book or vehicle.
Your wedding day is the perfect opportunity to reveal your beautiful best all the way to your fingertips. That's why we've curated the prettiest nail polish colors for summer brides, all available now at Walmart. From sweet pink to sensual gray to seaworthy blue, here are a handful of our favorites tones that will work with wedding gowns and bridal party dresses of any color, along with suntanned skin of course!
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Fostoria - Fostoria Jamestown Pink 8 Oz Flat Tumbler - Stem #2719, Heavy Pressed
Imperial Glass-Ohio - Imperial Glass-Ohio Broken Arches Punch Cup - Pressed, Starburst/ Fan Design, Clear
Imperial Glass-Ohio - Imperial Glass-Ohio Provincial Green 12 Oz Footed Tumbler - Stem #1506, Verde Green
Imperial Glass-Ohio - Imperial Glass-Ohio Cape Cod Clear (1602 + 160) Torte Plate - Clear, Stem 1602 + 160
Lifetime - Lifetime LCU9 (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Rose, Scroll/Beaded Edge
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Ember Glow (Stainless, Burnished Handle) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Oneidacraft,Burnished Handle
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Fantasy (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Community, Burnish Handle
Stanley Roberts - Stanley Roberts Sea Pearl (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Rogers, Korea, Burnish Hndl
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Ashmore (Stainless-Burnished Handle) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Burnished, Black Acct
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Anthem (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Burnished Handle,Glossy Bowl
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Aurora (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Burnished Handle,Glossy Band
Regent Cutlery - Regent Cutlery RNT1 (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Japan, Burnished Handle
Lifetime - Lifetime LCU3 (STAINLESS) Place/Oval Soup Spoon - Stainless,Lc,Korea,Glossy,Bamboo Style
Lifetime - Lifetime LCU19 (Stainless) Place/Oval Soup Spoon - Stainless, Japan,Textured Floral Handle
Lifetime - Lifetime Silver Leaves (Stainless Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Textured Handle, Glossy Bowl
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Cello (Stainless,Betty Crocker) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Community,Burnished Handle
Reed & Barton - Reed & Barton Colonial Hall (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Rebacraft,Burnished Handle
International Silver - International Silver Evangeline (Stainless, Burnished) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Burnished,Floral
Lifetime - Lifetime LCU42 (STAINLESS) Teaspoon - Stainless, Korea, Glossy, Outline Edge
Cambridge Silver - Cambridge Silver Tracy (Stainless, China, Korea) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, China, Korea, Glossy
Lifetime - Lifetime LCU13 (STAINLESS) Sugar Spoon - Stainless, Japan, Bamboo, Glossy
Lenox - Lenox Chandelle Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless,Korea/China,Glossy
Oneida Silver - Oneida Silver Perception (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Northland, Glossy, Korea
Carlton Stainless - Carlton Stainless CAS2 (STAINLESS) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, Korea, Textured, Leaves
Lifetime - Lifetime LCU3 (STAINLESS) Fork - Stainless,Lc,Korea,Glossy,Bamboo Style
Retroneu - Retroneu Barrington (Stainless) Iced Tea Spoon - Stainless, 18/8, Korea, Glossy