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The Hottest Bridal Registry Items for 2015

Three top bridal registry brands — Macy's, Bed Bath & Beyond, and JCPenney — gave us the inside scoop on which products are flying off the shelves this year. From smart grills to self-sharpening knives to brewing coffee for a crowd with the touch of a button, you'll want to scan these new must-haves to your registry ASAP.

 

Plus, check out The Most Popular Wedding Registry Items of All Time ►

By: Stefania Sainato

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  • Coffeemaker

    Coffeemaker

    Keurig 2.0 K550 Coffee Brewing System ($199.99): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond, JCPenney and Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Nothing beats the convenience of being able to brew a full carafe or an individual serving of coffee with the touch of a single button. Keurig's 2.0 models include auto-programming — so you can have your favorite coffee waiting for you when you wake up — and a "strength control" setting to put some extra pip in your step. The hot-water-on-demand setting comes in handy for making oatmeal, tea or hot chocolate.

  • Cookware

    Cookware

    Epicurious Cookware ($29.99 - $299.99 per item): New top-seller at JCPenney.

    Why couples love it: Earlier this year, JCPenney teamed up with food resource Epicurious.com to launch a collection of professional-grade cookware that is available exclusively at JCP. They designed these pots and pans for passionate cooks, and they're practical and dishwasher-safe. Select your material of choice, including aluminum, hard-anodized aluminum, stainless steel and cast iron. Register for a basic set or go à la carte with a few specialty items, including a chili pot, jumbo cooker, stock pot with meat rack and more.

  • Cookware

    Cookware

    Calphalon Easy System 10-Piece Hard-Anodized Nonstick Cookware Set ($299.99): New top-seller at JCPenney.

    Why couples love it: This versatile nonstick cookware set appeals to newlyweds because the pots and pans are user-friendly, heat up quickly and uniformly, and cleanup is just as easy. They are oven-safe up to 450 degrees and have convenient pour spouts for a seamless cooking experience.

  • Cookware

    Cookware

    Cooks 3-Piece Fry Pan Cast Iron Set ($30.99): New top-seller at JCPenney.

    Why couples love it: This high-quality set of cast iron skillets is pre-seasoned for smooth, even cooking and easy to clean since it's nonstick. Oven-safe up to 500 degrees, making stovetop to oven cooking a cinch. Newlyweds can use this functional set to make dishes small or large, including eggs, fried chicken, cornbread, roasted vegetables, seared meats, and stir-fries. Hand-wash only.

  • Bakeware

    Bakeware

    Cooks Nonstick 5-Piece Bakeware Set ($34.99): New top-seller at JCPenney.

    Why couples love it: From baking a cake using a boxed mix to making muffins from scratch, every kitchen needs to be stocked with the basics, including cake pans, muffin pans, and cookie sheets. Fans of this five-piece set from Cooks rave that it's great for everyday use. They love the turnout of the product, and the nonstick surface is not only easy to clean but also requires less oil or butter.

  • Dinnerware

    Dinnerware

    Lenox Opal Innocence Dinnerware Collection in Blue, 5-Piece Place Setting ($129.99): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Why couples love it: Your Thanksgiving feast calls for different dinnerware than Tapas Tuesday, so you’ll need two sets: casual dinnerware for everyday use and a more formal set for special occasions. Choose place settings that are beautiful and will last your family for years to come. Lenox's Opal Innocence is a perennial favorite, and now it comes in a new soft blue shade. Made of high-quality bone china and dishwasher-safe.

  • Dinnerware

    Dinnerware

    Portmeirion Sophie Conran Grey Collection ($10.99 - $49.99 per item): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Out of all 50 shades of gray, our favorite is this new hue from the Sophie Conran Dinnerware Collection that's right on-trend. In addition to the stylish design, this porcelain dinnerware is chip-resistant and hard-wearing. Dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

  • Dinnerware

    Dinnerware

    Fitz and Floyd Nevaeh Coupe 4-Piece Dinnerware Set ($39.99): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Why couples love it: Register for a few sets of casual dinnerware; they will be your go-to for daily meals. The Nevaeh Coupe 4-Piece Dinnerware Set is the perfect backdrop for your most colorful cuisine, offering a modern and sleek design. These bone china dishes are safe to use in the dishwasher, microwave and even the oven up to 250 degrees (perfect for reheating leftovers).

  • Dinnerware

    Dinnerware

    kate spade new york Charlotte Street Collection ($19 - $125 per item): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Blue and white dots, stripes and swirls make a fun and fashion-forward tabletop. A lively and eclectic neighborhood in central London by the same name served as the inspiration for Charlotte Street Collection. In addition to place settings, accessories such as sugar bowls, canisters and serving trays add personality and flair. Made of porcelain and dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

  • Serveware

    Serveware

    B. Smith Acacia Wood Server ($19.99): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Why couples love it: When entertaining, small details can make the biggest difference. The B. Smith Acacia Wood Server is a unique way to serve your favorite snacks. It exudes rustic charm with beautiful markings carved from the trunk of an acacia tree, and no two are exactly alike.

  • Glassware

    Glassware

    Waterford Elegance Barware Collection ($50 - $195 per item): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: The Elegance Barware Collection elevates an ordinary dinner into a fine dining-worthy experience. Each glass is designed to enhance the flavor, aromatics and appearance of your spirit of choice, including specific wines, as well as champagne, brandy, martini cocktails and craft beers. We're partial to the stemless wine glasses, which have a built-in aerator in the bottom. Hand-wash recommended.

  • Glassware

    Glassware

    Mikasa Cheers Party Stemware ($49.99 - $84 per item): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Mikasa Cheers gets a makeover for 2015 with festive bursts of gold and platinum. Jazz up your glassware collection with party-ready options, including champagne flutes, double old-fashioned glasses, highballs, a pitcher and more. These items are available exclusively at Macy's.

  • Glassware

    Glassware

    Lenox Tuscany Craft Beer Mix Set ($39.99): New top-seller for Macy's.

    Why couples love it: No beer is created equal, and the same goes for glassware. Some glasses aim to preserve the foam head while others are designed to enhance the aroma or color. Craft beer enthusiasts will appreciate this four-piece set made from crystal. It includes specialty items such as IPA (India Pale Ale) and wheat beer glasses (designed to take on volume), as well as more versatile glasses (a nonic pint and tulip beer glass).

  • Blenders

    Blenders

    Vitamix S50 High-Performance Personal Blender ($399.98): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Vitamix is the Cadillac of blenders — their models feature powerful motors that can blend the toughest whole-food ingredients. (Thanks to the five-year manufacturer's warranty, you don't have to worry about it dying out after a couple of months like you would with cheaper models.) The S50 features pre-programmed settings for smoothies and "power blends" (ideal for hearty greens). It automatically shuts off when the selected cycle has completed, eliminating any guesswork as to how long it should take. Dishwasher-safe containers, lids, and blade.

  • Blenders

    Blenders

    Ninja Mega Kitchen System ($219.99): New top-seller at JCPenney.

    Why couples love it: With a 1500-watt motor, the Ninja takes down anything from whole fruits and vegetables to ice cubes, and it's easy to operate. In addition to drinks, you can use it to blend sauces, dressings, and soup, as well as mix cookie or bread dough. This set also comes with helpful attachments, including a large pitcher, a food processor bowl, a bowl-in-bowl, and two single-serve cups with lids (eliminating cleanup of the larger blender).

  • Grill

    Grill

    T-Fal GC702D53 OptiGrill ($179.99): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: This "smart grill" does everything it promises. It draws fat and grease away from food, automatically adapts to the thickness of what you're cooking and even includes a frozen food function for defrosting. Best of all, it beeps when your meal has reached your desired temp (from rare to well-done), eliminating the need to babysit your meat. You can use this grill to cook everything from poultry to steak to fish to sandwiches and more.

  • Cutlery

    Cutlery

    Calphalon Classic Self-Sharpening 15-Piece Cutlery with SharpIN™ Technology ($179.99): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Sharpening cutlery is crucial to prevent it from getting dull but let's be honest, this tedious kitchen task often falls by the wayside. Now Calphalon's new 15-piece set does all the work for you each time you remove or replace knives from the block, which has built-in ceramic sharpeners! Hand-wash only.

  • Tool Set

    Tool Set

    Joseph Joseph Elevate 6-Piece Steel Carousel Tool Set ($49.99): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Keep clutter at bay with this colorful set that keeps all the utensils you need to cook outstanding meals within reach. These cleverly-designed tools — including a spaghetti server, slotted spoon and more — have built-in rests to prevent the base from touching your counter when you place them down mid-prep. They're heat-resistant up to 450 degrees and dishwasher-safe.

  • Luggage

    Luggage

    Delsey Helium Shadow 3.0 Hardside Spinner Suitcase ($179.99 each): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Unlike traditional hard-sided rolling uprights, this lightweight suitcase has a unique top lid opening. This key feature makes it easy to pack in small places or on a luggage rack, as well as reach in to retrieve something during the flight without having to unzip the entire suitcase. In addition, it's easy to maneuver. The Delsey Helium Shadow comes with a 10-year warranty.

  • Gold Gifts

    Gold Gifts

    Vera Wang Wedgwood With Love Gold Gifts ($50 - $100 per item): New top-sellers at Macy's.

    Why couples love them: Just like pairing gold and silver jewelry, when done well, mixing metals in home décor adds personality and character. Fashion-forward couples, consider registering for Vera Wang's Wedgwood With Love collection, which showcases silver and gold plate to dazzling effect. The stunning accessories include frames, a cake knife and server set, toasting flutes, compact mirror, trinket box, or vanity tray.

  • Vacuums

    Vacuums

    Dyson Ball Multi-Floor Upright Vacuum ($399.99): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: It's incredible to witness the amount of dirt, dust, pet fur, and hair that this Dyson vacuum sucks up even on a floor that you thought was clean. It captures microscopic particles including pollen, mold and bacteria and uses HEPA filtration. Dare we say it, vacuuming becomes an almost enjoyable experience thanks to its fluid maneuverability and little resistance when advancing or turning the machine. It comes with a five-year warranty.

  • Vacuums

    Vacuums

    Dyson Cinetic™ Big Ball Animal/Allergy Vacuum ($699.99): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Why couples love it: Although this vacuum was designed for homes with pets, you don't need to have a furry friend to appreciate its excellent suctioning, nor its ability to steer easily into difficult places. This vacuum comes with a five-year manufacturer's warranty.

  • Towels

    Towels

    Wamsutta Perfect Soft MicroCotton Towel Collection ($7.99 - $29.99 per item): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Why couples love it: When it comes to bathroom style, Wamsutta certainly stacks up. Their MicroCotton towels are soft, fast-drying and available in 25 different shades. Go with all matching towels and rugs or a mix-and-match color scheme.

  • Towels

    Towels

    Royal Velvet Signature Soft Bath Towels ($9.99 each): New top-sellers at JCPenney.

    Why couples love it: These Royal Velvet towels are ultra-soft and luxurious. Available in versatile neutrals and colors, these towels match any bathroom décor. Plus, couples can have them monogrammed with their initials for a personalized touch.

  • Bedding

    Bedding

    The Ralph Lauren Bedding Langdon Border Collection ($69.99 - $299.99 per item): New top-seller at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: The right bedding has the power to transform the atmosphere of your room into a tranquil oasis. The Ralph Lauren Bedding Langdon Collection is a popular choice because it features 624-thread-count sheets that feel silky to the touch and luxurious bedding staples with a stylish color border. Select from neutrals or rich shades such as royal peacock and onyx.

  • Bedding

    Bedding

    Home Expressions Microfiber Sheets ($23.99 each): New top-sellers at JCPenney.

    Why couples love them: Catch some zzz's with this wrinkle-resistant sheet set featuring soft microfiber construction. The fun patterns, including Jacobean Green (a green filigree pattern) and Embossed Egret (a neutral striped pattern), are a great alternative to standard white or solids.

  • Furniture and Mattresses

    Furniture and Mattresses

    Furniture and Mattresses: Top-sellers at Macy's.

    Why couples love it: Wish you could register for a new bedroom set or a comfy couch? Macy's Dream Fund allows your guests to contribute towards the big-ticket items that you need the most. It's a smart, tactful approach to pool funds without having to feel awkward about adding those items to your registry.

  • Luggage

    Luggage

    Samsonite MIGHTlight™ Luggage Collection ($69.99 - $269.99 per item): New top-seller at Bed Bath & Beyond.

    Why couples love it: Passionate about traveling? Consider investing in this luggage set that's highly durable yet lightweight with multi-directional wheels for easy maneuvering. The MIGHTlight Collection offers upright spinners, boarding bags, and vertical shoppers so you can register for the type of carryall that best suits your needs. Each piece comes with a 10-year manufacturer's warranty.

The Hottest Bridal Registry Items for 2015

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