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The Wedding Shop’s Top 7 Gifting Trends For 2018

For anyone new to RMW, allow me to introduce The Wedding Shop, our wedding gift list partners. If you’re new to the wedding world, then you’ll soon realise that there are a lot of decisions to be made – what to do about a Gift List will be one of them. We’d thoroughly recommend having a list, as we can guarantee your guests will love a hassle free way to buy you a present that they know you will love. The Wedding Shop make sure the whole process is completely stress-free for both you and your guests.

Today, we’re discussing trends for 2018. From the things you’ll want in your home, to out of this world experiences, The Wedding Shop team always know what’s coming next in the world of interiors and gifting. Plus there are some very exciting new options available for you to add to your list that go WAY beyond a kettle or a toaster…intrigued? Read on lovely ones!


Statement Artwork

Artwork is definitely a top 10 most popular wedding gift. We know couples are looking to invest in something that will last a life time and original artwork ticks all the boxes. We also know that guests love to buy or contribute towards art for couples too, so it is the perfect gift all round! Our amazing art partner, Rise Art offers such a huge variety of art styles from hundreds of original artists that our couples have so much to choose from.

Smart Home Technology

Since the launch of the Sonos Smart speaker with Amazon Alexa, smart home technology is becoming more popular to have in the home. As 2018 rolls on we predict that all sorts of smart home gadgets will start appearing on more and more gift lists.


We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with some of the best monthly subscription companies to bring our couples gifts that keep giving. From weekly flower deliveries to monthly fine wines delivered to your door. Subscriptions are such a lovely gift to add to your lists and they are a treat you might not necessary buy yourselves.

Design Lead Classics

Classic gifts are getting a modern make over. Le Crueset are always so good at keeping up with trends, and creating their classic casserole dishes and cookware in the latest colours. We currently love their new rosemary collection. Other brands such as Alessi and Barrista & Co. create classic coffee and kitchen accessories in contemporary designs so that you can update your home essentials with something that you know if look fabulous out on display.

Bold Lighting

A great way to update your home, bold lighting statements can really transform a room. Floor lamps are a perfect way to do this, and we have so many great options from our brands particularly Plus, we are currently loving the Bag & Bones personalised initial neon heart light which we predict is going to be super popular with our 2018 brides.

Concrete Accents

Concrete accents throughout the home is set to be a big interior trend for 2018. Our latest brand, Lyon Beton specialises in just that! Their most popular item is their cloud shaped loo paper shelf. A really fun but practical way to embrace this trend, and already so popular!

Shared Experiences

Creating a gift list really is a shared experience that you should spend time creating together. Gifts that both of you can get involved in and use together is the most popular trend of all. Our amazing partner Truly Experiences offers extraordinary experiences that mean you can create memories to last a time. Or something a little different such as the interior design packages from our brand Homewings means you can focus on turning your house into a home together.

There you have it – SO much more than a list of traditional gifts right? The Wedding Shop continue to make the wedding gift list feel fresh and forward thinking. Visit TWS website to start your free gift list today. And here’s to a very stylish 2018 😉

{Start Your Free Gift List With The Wedding Shop Today}
  • Deco Tumblers
  • Floor Lamp
  • Knot Cushion
  • SONOS Speaker
  • Le Cresuet Rosemary Range
  • Rise Art Pieces
  • Neon Light
  • Kitchen Aid Artisan
  • Gold Side Table
  • Alessi
  • Loo Roll Holder
  • Smeg Kettle
  • Concrete Clock
  • Bloom & Wild Subscription
  • Cord Lamp
  • The Spicery Subscription
  • Barista & Co

For more gift list inspiration, you can view our previous content produced with The Wedding Shop here on Rock My Wedding.

Author: Fern Godfrey
Fern spends most of her time dreaming about weddings and trying to convince her long-suffering boyfriend to propose. Lucky enough to live in sunny Cornwall, if you need her – you’ll find her at beach.

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