Congratulations and happy anniversary! While the second wedding anniversary may not seem like the biggest milestone, we say celebrate big—always. You deserve it, trust us. Traditionally, the 2nd anniversary calls for gifts made of cotton, china, or porcelain, but we're all about gifting outside the box.
Plan a destination getaway, start the home renovation you've been putting off, or keep it low-key and get inspired with these chic and (mostly) romantic gift ideas. Here, some of the most unique and fresh 2nd anniversary gifts for her, and for him.
This personalized map puzzle lets you choose the location it creates. Pick a place that represents your home, where you got married, your honeymoon, or your dream destination. Pro tip: Gift the puzzle with plane tickets for a thoughtful hint at a surprise celebratory trip.
Skip the dainty stacks—and gift a ring that looks like multiple rings in one. Surprise her with a rock-studded, pave diamond ring for the other hand, or to wear in her ceremonial stack.
You've settled in and have had time to evaluate what you still need—and want—to make your new (or old) place feel even more like home. Give (and get) a gift that finishes off your newlywed space. Add a cowhide bench to any room for a sophisticated touch that feels modern, chic, and functional.
Take a flying camera with you on your next adventure to capture your new life together from a whole new level—plus, it's Instagram approved.
Calling all art lovers: Celebrate your second wedding anniversary by picking out a new painting together. Spend the weekend pursuing art galleries and find one that speaks to you as a couple. Maybe it represents somewhere you want to travel to, or that you've been, or recalls the color palette of your wedding day. No matter what you choose, make sure it's a reminder of something you love and share together.
As an ode to the tradition of giving your beloved a porcelain gift for year two, invest in something super chic for your home—or that you know she (or he) will love. If you're exploring the art of designing an apartment together as a couple, a high design display tray with character is sure to take any space to new heights.
Update the bathroom rug you received as a gift from your registry—and make it fashion. Level up your powder room with a designer rug that's as chic as it is useful.
Traditionally, porcelain and cotton are given as 2nd anniversary gifts, so keep with the custom and surprise her with a porcelain piece of jewelry—rather than something for your home—that she'll keep forever.
You've been married for two years, and life has likely settled into a routine. Mix it up with a new cocktail shaker to upgrade your bar; now, invite your friends over to celebrate your two (plus) years together.
Exclusively compatible with the Apple Watch Series 1-4, this Smart Caviar Bracelet will make her Apple Watch feel fresh, luxe, and like a piece of jewelry.
Gift his-and-her watches for an anniversary present—you'll always think of your significant other when you look down for the time.
The wedding craziness is over and maybe you've changed your name—or perhaps it's just time for a new passport cover. Update your travel kit and take an exotic getaway to celebrate year #2.
Ready to start expanding your family? Start with a pet. Visit your local shelter or pound to find a dog or cat who needs a home. Pick your new pet out together or make it a surprise, but discuss the addition with your partner first—trust us.
Your relationship was a sure bet, but game nights in are fun, relaxed, and understatedly sexy. Play a few rounds of your favorite card game and let the winner choose your next move—or your next vacation destination.
It's time for an audio upgrade. Mix it up with a set that includes a turntable, speakers, and a vinyl collection. Test it out by playing your first dance song from the wedding at home, and then dancing all night long.
Opt for whimsical home decor that you both love to accent your newlywed space. If you have everything, resort to something practical that also exudes style. Sometimes, something as everyday as a shoe rack or umbrella holder can make a couple's life that much more seamless.
Book a massage for two to celebrate. Then, continue the spa day at home with a chic beauty box to-go.
Put your 2nd wedding anniversary gifts together and update your bed with a sophisticated new frame that could become an heirloom or antique to pass down one day.
Since it's customary to give gifts of cotton or porcelain on the 2nd anniversary, update your bedding to sophisticated sheets that match your newlywed style sans registry.
Opt for adding a new band to her stack—like this baguette curved band that can be worn solo, or with her other rings.
Gifts aren't always sexy—at times they're downright useful. Romance is still in the air, so keep it clean with an air purifier that serves double duty with heat and air functionalities.
No 2nd wedding anniversary trip is complete without a cozy cashmere travel set for the car, plane ride, or for use at home—it's so luxurious you won't want to save it for only the moments you're up in the air.
Update your end table or night stand with one that's multipurpose. Game night in bed? Yes, please.
Give him a new robe that is as comfortable as it is functional. It's his turn to get gifted something dedicated to R&R.
You got all the silk and satin pajama (and lingerie) sets for the wedding, so now it's okay to be practical—but still sexy. Gift her a chic matching set to lounge around in at home.
Surprise her with a midi or pinky ring that has her initialS. She'll love it—guaranteed.
Design his-and-hers map jewelry with a specific location that is representative of your relationship. It could be of the place you first met, your first home together, where you got married, etc. A. Jaffe offers customizable map jewelry as necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks, tie bars, and rings so you can sport the locale that matters to you, in a way that suits your personal style.
Gift each other a new vacationwear piece, like a scenic swim trunk for him, and a sexy swimsuit for her.
Surprise each other with new accessories you know the other will love and use right away. What better way to prep for a second year anniversary trip than with a new pair of cat-eye sunnies?
Upgrade your home bar with a set of smokey quartz whisky cubes, then cheers to your 2nd year of marriage together.