15-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him, Her and Them

In the blink of an eye, your (or their!) 15th wedding anniversary is here. While you come to terms with the fact that time has passed so quickly, start thinking about what you'll gift for this special milestone.
by The Knot
15-year anniversary gift ideas

A 15-year anniversary is something to be proud of. So much can happen over a 15-year span, but you and your spouse made it through. Now, you get to celebrate this important milestone with the love of your life, which includes surprising them with a 15th anniversary gift—whether you stick to a traditional gift theme (crystal or watches) or get something more modern. The same goes if you're treating a couple in honor of their special occasion. The more thoughtful, the better. It's your lucky day, because we've done most of the thinking for you! Keep reading for all the 15-year anniversary gift inspiration you need. 

What is the 15-year anniversary gift?

Traditional: Crystal

Luckily, the traditional 15th wedding anniversary gift isn't as old-fashioned or hard to incorporate as some other years. Crystal has been associated with the 15th anniversary because it represents the sparkling love between you two, and it's clear to see by now that you're meant for each other. Crystal can come in many forms: You can give things like crystal jewelry or crystal home décor, but the traditional 15-year anniversary gift ideas don't stop there.

Modern: Watch

The more modern take on the 15-year anniversary gift is a watch. So honor the time you've spent together by gifting your loved one some new arm candy.

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15-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him

So you gifted your husband a gorgeous watch on the day of your wedding, and you know no great gift for him will incorporate crystal. Instead, go off the grid and get him something you know he'll love (hint: try gifting an experience). And it goes without saying, but we'll say it anyway—these gifts, and any other gifts in this roundup, can really work for anybody!

  1. Phone view of HotelTonight app

    HotelTonight allows you to book a hotel room the same day—and for great prices. It's easy, flexible and perfect for the husband who loves spontaneity and traveling.

    HotelTonight, price varies, HotelTonight.com

  2. Wool slippers 15-year anniversary gift for him

    A night in isn't complete without the ultimate comfy wardrobe. These shoes go a step (pardon the pun) further: They're great for staying in but durable enough for going out. Oh, and did we mention they're machine-washable?

    Allbirds men's wool loungers, $95, Allbirds.com

  3. Vintage car stationery 15-year anniversary gift for him

    The 15-year wedding anniversary gift may not be paper, but these vintage Ferrari notecards are so chic, your husband will love them anyway. They're also bound to impress whoever he sends the stationery to—fingers crossed you get a love letter on one!

    Mrs John L Strong vintage car notes, $115, MrsStrong.com

  4. Personal photo coffee mug 15-year anniversary gift for him

    If your husband is the sentimental type, gift him a personalized photo mug. Add a picture of the two of you from your wedding day 15 years ago, a family photo or even a funny picture that'll make him laugh with each morning sip.

    Shutterfly photo gallery mug, $17, Shutterfly.com

    15-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Her

    All anniversaries have certain elements attached to them, but we all celebrate uniquely, so it's totally okay to forgo the 15-year wedding gift traditions and get your spouse something completely different for this special celebration. Whether she craves chocolate or loves to accessorize, here are a few editor-approved ideas.

  5. Flower bouquet 15-year anniversary gift for her

    Just like this company says, flowers never go out of style. While the traditional 15th anniversary bloom is the rose, feel free to break the mold with something more personalized (or just extra-Instagrammable). The color associated with 15 years? Red. That's where this unique deliverable bouquet comes in.

    UrbanStems The Red Velvet, $65, UrbanStems.com

  6. Gem chocolates 15-year anniversary gift for her

    Sometimes the most romantic words aren't "I love you" but "I appreciate you"—they're certainly uttered less, making them all the more special. Thank your wife for everything she's done over the past decade and a half with these beautiful "thank you" gemstone-inspired sweets.

    Maggie Louise Confections Precious Stones 9-piece chocolate set, $48, Nordstrom.com

  7. Heart neon light 15-year anniversary gift for her

    If your spouse has an at-home office, a walk-in closet or any space she calls her own, this is the perfect addition. The neon heart sign will brighten up wherever she puts it—not to mention remind her of your love whenever she sees it.

    Amped & Co. LED neon heart indoor wall light, $65, Amazon.com

  8. Vegan leather monogram tote 15-year anniversary gift for her

    This vegan leather tote is big enough to hold a laptop and chic enough to carry on date night. The personalization adds that perfect touch she'll "totes" love. (Get it?)

    The Knot Shop large personalized color block faux leather tote bag, $33, TheKnotShop.com 

    15-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Them

    A 15-year wedding anniversary is something we should all celebrate, but the only thing harder than gifting your spouse for an anniversary is gifting another couple something they'll both love. Sticking to items for their home is always a great bet, and these gifts will please even the most picky couple.

  9. Glass wine decanter 15-year anniversary gift

    Searching for an inexpensive gift that looks anything but? This elegant wine decanter appears pricey, but it's affordable enough that you may want to buy one for yourself too.

    Mako glass wine decanter, $20, MakoBarware.com

  10. Artifact Uprising gift card 15-year anniversary gift

    We all have the best intentions of creating photo albums, gallery walls and framing our family portraits, but how many of us actually get that done? Get the first step completed for your favorite couple by getting them a gift card to Artifact Uprising, a shop for all things photo-related.

    Artifact Uprising gift card, price varies, ArtifactUprising.com

  11. Bottle of Perrier-Jouet grand brut champagne 15-year anniversary gift

    When in doubt, get champagne. The Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut is one of the best and comes straight from France. Order it, throw it in a funny "love the wine you're with" tote and voila! Happy anniversary to them.

    Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut, $50, Wine.com

  12. Twine photo hanger 15-year anniversary gift

    Help a couple relive their past 15 years of memories with this trendy photo hanger kit. Give it a personal touch by printing out 15 great photos of them through the years.

    ModCloth Twine After Time photo hanger kit, $25, ModCloth.com

    Crystal Anniversary Gifts for Him

    If you're choosing to stick to the traditional anniversary gifts, you may see crystal for the 15-year anniversary and immediately stress about what to get your husband. Surprisingly, though, there are tons of great gifts that keep with the theme. From candy to beer mugs, we promise your husband will love these 15th anniversary presents.

  13. Crystal rock candy 15-year anniversary gift

    This colorful rock candy is a fun throwback to childhood—because you're never too old to enjoy sweets.

    Boone's Mill rock crystal candy sticks, from $24 for 36, Amazon.com

  14. Crystal beer mug set 15-year anniversary gift

    Every beer aficionado deserves a fancy beer mug—or two. These ones are made of crystal and come in a pair so you can enjoy brews together.

    Waterford Elegance beer mugs, $90 for a set of 2, BedBathandBeyond.com

  15. Whiskey decanter crystal anniversary gift

    When you made your wedding registry 15 years ago, there are bound to be things you missed. Now, it's time to gift yourselves those items—like a display-worthy crystal decanter.

    Ralph Lauren Metropolis Leaded Crystal Decanter, $195, Nordstrom.com

    Crystal Anniversary Gifts for Her

    Once you incorporate crystal into things like jewelry or home décor, those items become instantly more beautiful. If you're choosing to keep with tradition for your 15-year anniversary gift, these presents are sure to please her.

  16. Crystal earrings 15-year anniversary gift

    These supremely elegant Swarovski-crystal drop earrings are both timeless and unique thanks to their glass pearl accents.

    Ben-Amun glass pearl & Swarovski crystal drop earrings, $120, Nordstrom.com  

  17. Crystal ring 15-year anniversary gift

    Compliment the gorgeous ring you gave her 15 years ago with this Swarovski crystal ring in silver or trendy rose gold. It's an affordable option that makes a stunning impact.

    Swarovski Lifelong wide ring, $119, Swarovski.com

  18. Crystal reusable straw 15-year anniversary gift

    Give the gift of good vibes with this reusable rose-quartz straw. The crystal is meant to give out positive energy that'll help her feel open and calm—basically, each sip of water will feel super-luxe. An added bonus? The product will help her cut down on plastic waste too. If she's all about recycling and spirituality, she'll love this pretty pink drink accessory.

    Glacce rose quartz crystal straw, $68, Shop.Goop.com

    Crystal Anniversary Gifts for Them

    Crystal is actually one of the easier anniversary gifts to get couples. Whether you're looking for something for your child or want to surprise your best friends with celebratory champagne flutes (15 years is a big deal!), you'll find what you're looking for with these awesome gifts.

  19. Crystal champagne flutes 15-year anniversary gift

    Help them toast to 15 years together with a set of crystal champagne flutes. This pair is for the couple who still love going by Mr. and Mrs.

    Kate Spade New York Darling Point champagne flutes, $75 for a set of 2, Nordstrom.com

  20. Crystal platter 15-year anniversary gift

    Consider this crystal serving platter for the couple that loves to host. Because food tastes better when served on crystal.

    Orrefors pearl rectangular platter, $75, Amazon.com

  21. Crystal wine glasses 15-year anniversary gift

    Does the couple you're shopping for prefer red wine over champagne? Skip the flutes and opt for a pair of red wine glasses instead. This pair, made of crystal, is perfect for a 15-year anniversary gift. You can even get them monogrammed.

    Waterford Lismore Nouveau stemless deep red wine pair, from $85, Amazon.com

    Watch Anniversary Gifts

    The modern take on the 15-year wedding anniversary gift is quite specific—there aren't too many variations of the watch that you can work with. But if you know your spouse loves watches or think they're due for an upgrade, these will please every style preference.

  22. Omega Speedmaster 15-year anniversary gift

    Tell him he's out of this world with the watch worn on all six lunar missions: The Omega Speedmaster. It's timeless and a talking piece thanks to the model's impressive history in space.

    Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch professional chronograph 42 MM, $5,350, Omega.com

  23. Apple watch 15-year anniversary gift

    For the on-the-go person who also appreciates style, the Apple watch is the ultimate gift. Choose from a whole range of band designs to find what suits them best.  

    Apple watch Series 4, from $484, Amazon.com

  24. Fossil leather smart watch 15-year anniversary gift

    If they want to jump on the smart watch trend but don't love the sporty look of the Apple watch, this option from Fossil is the perfect choice. Stainless steel and leather make the timepiece appear anything but techy—but with a touchscreen, GPS and more, it's as smart as they come.

    Fossil men's Gen 4 Explorist smartwatch, , from $182, Amazon.com

  25. Jack Mason leather watch 15-year anniversary gift

    Nothing is quite as classic as a white watch face topping a leather strap. This watch from Jack Mason will become a staple in your husband's wardrobe, especially if he's the preppy type.

    Jack Mason nautical chronograph leather strap watch 42mm, $275, Nordstrom.com 

  26. Wood watch 15-year anniversary gift

    Not all great watches put the focus on metal and leather. This brand goes against the grain with handcrafted timepieces constructed from wood. Take their Brewmaster design, made using repurposed beer barrels! It's just one of the many unique watches the company sells. And if you buy one, they'll plant a tree, which is basically an extra gift for an eco-conscious spouse.

    Original Grain Brewmaster Chrono watch, $429, OriginalGrain.com

  27. Cartier pink watch 15-year anniversary gift

    Looking to gift your wife a watch she'll wear forever? There really is nothing quite like a Cartier timepiece. This style is classic and trendy all in one, thanks to the steel band and square face elevated by pink mother-of-pearl accents.

    Cartier Tank Française  watch, $3,450, Cartier.com

  28. Movado gold watch 15-year anniversary gift

    Movado is a great brand for those looking to splurge a bit without paying thousands. We love the sleek, minimalist look of this watch, which comes in gold, silver or gray with rose gold touches.

    Movado BOLD watch, $595, Movado.com

  29. Bulova crystal watch 15-year anniversary gift

    Let's go back to the crystal theme for a second. This glamorous watch boasts a bracelet decked out in Swarovski stunners.

    Bulova women's TurnStyle watch, $396, Bulova.com

  30. MVMT black and red watch 15-year anniversary gift

    This suave black timepiece may not look affordable, but ringing up at just $125, it is in the world of stylish watches. Better yet, there's a bold red hand and logo if you want to honor the traditional 15-year anniversary gift color.

    MVMT 40 Series watch in Black Link, $125, Amazon.com

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    For more of the best anniversary gift ideas for all the major milestones, check out our comprehensive guide to anniversary gifts by year.

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