You've got a particular style in mind for your future home, but you're not entirely sure what stores will have the kind of things you'd like to put in your bridal registry. While your local department stores carry the most basic designs, you might be looking for something a little more specific. Check out our guide and find out where to register if your taste is...
Modern and urban
You like sleek styles, geometric shapes and patterns, and bold colors. In order to agree with your design perspective and to maximize space, go for minimalist but stylish pieces. A low bed or a metal lamp are just among the signature pieces of this look. Dimensione is one of the stores that carries such items, and has a gift registry service, too.
The classic look is characterized by clean lines, and timeless design. Forego trends and look for simple and unfussy details instead. To keep it from looking boring, throw a few accent pieces into the mix-like bright throw pillows or lamps. Classic furniture is relatively easy to find; most department stores carry these designs. You can also try looking around in Rustan's, because aside from having many classic pieces to choose from, they also have a bridal registry service.
The luxe look showcases elaborate designs, and this is where superb craftsmanship and high-grade materials come in. Look out for pieces with special details like carving or gold leafing. While achieving this look could be more expensive than usual, you may also try looking around Rustan's to find furniture in different price ranges. Also include small pieces in your bridal registry; these can already help you achieve this look for much less.
Form and function are of equal importance to you. To you, there's no point in buying a designer chair if it's not comfy-you prefer to work with pieces that can serve their purpose well. Your local department stores will definitely have these, or you can look around in Our Home, which has a gift registry as well. For organizing your home, you can sign up for gift registries in stores like Make Room.
Mix and match
If you do not want to limit your design preferences to one particular style, then sign up in a few different places, but do remember that it could be more challenging to keep up with organizing your registry list. If you'd rather just sign up for one bridal registry, try to find a store that carries items from many different styles, like Living Well.
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