Photos by Martha Busse
What to get the bride and groom? Think local when it comes to stylish yet practical gifts. All items on this page were hand-picked by local retailers and are de rigeur when it comes to thinking outside the registry. Give the gift of style for the home or even an experience, like a basket full of picnic potables, or a gift certificate for a romantic dinner for two.
Clockwise from top: Umbra bowl with serving set, $115, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art; Root of the Earth wooden basket, $69.99, with cheese accessories (biscuits, cutting board, cheese markers, cheese papers, knives, matches, votives, jam and gift card to purchase cheese), price varies, Fromagination; kate spade “June Lane” five-piece place setting, $139, Macy’s; Salviati etched-glass tumbler, $55 each, Gatherings; Michael Aram bowl, $95, Gatherings; Otto Franek hand-blown champagne glass, $30, and wineglass, $40, Fanny Garver Gallery; Harvest and Fresco gift certificates, value varies, available at the restaurants.