15 Year Anniversary Gifts for Him, Her and Them

In the blink of an eye, your 15 year 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 your love for this special anniversary.
by Jessica Tzikas
Twine photo hanger, Apple watch, shoes and bedding for 15th year anniversary

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. Instead of getting something your spouse will expect, surprise them with a 15th anniversary gift they'll love—whether you stick to the traditional 15 year anniversary gift (crystal or watches) or get something more modern.

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 crystal jewelry, crystal home décor or even crystalized items like purses or beer mugs.

Modern: Watch

The more modern take on the 15 year anniversary gift is a watch. 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 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 traditions and get your spouse something completely different for this special celebration. Whether she craves chocolate or has an addiction to accessories, here are a few gifts she'll love.

  1. Flower bouquet

    Just like this company says, flowers never go out of style. Instead of sending the typical dozen red roses, get your wife something she will love—and something that’s super Instagramable.

    UrbanStems The Jackie, $55, UrbanStems.com

  2. Dark chocolate truffles

    Does your wife have a sweet tooth? Go bold for your 15 year anniversary with a box of truffles. Nothing says “I love you” like whipped ganache dusted with cocoa powder.

    La Maison Du Chocolat plain dark chocolate truffles, $60, LaMaisonDuChocolat.us

  3. Heart LED wall light

    If your spouse has an at-home office, a walk-in closet or any space she calls her own, this is the perfect addition. A neon heart brings a pop of color to any room, and while she’s there, it’ll be hard to forget your love.

    Amped & Co. heart LED wall light, $80, AmpedandCo.com

  4. Metallic gold vegan tote

    This vegan faux 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?)

    Initials, Inc. Success Tote in metallic gold, $90, MyInitials-Inc.com

  5. Navy woman sunglasses

    Bring out her inner Southern belle with these sunglasses from Reese Witherspoon’s line, Draper James. Maximum UV protection and maximum style.

    Draper James Carter sunglasses, $98, Dillards.com


    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).

  6. Phone view of Hotel Tonight 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 gift card, various price ranges, HotelTonight.com

  7. Uber gift card

    Many of us order an Uber constantly without really thinking about how much we spend on them. If your spouse is calling the ride share service often, buy him a gift card and give him a few free rides.

    Uber gift card, various price ranges, Uber.com

  8. Black men's wool loungers

    A night in isn’t complete without the ultimate comfy wardrobe. These shoes go a step further: they're great for staying in and durable for going out—and look great no matter what you’re doing.

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

  9. Cards and envelopes with vintage car set

    The 15 year wedding anniversary gift may not be paper, but these Ferrari notes are so chic, your husband will love them anyway.

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

  10. Personal photo gallery coffee mug

    If your husband is the sentimental type, gift him a personal 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 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.

  11. White comforter

    They say that a comforter should last you 15 years, so the 15 year wedding anniversary is the perfect time to gift a brand new one! Buffy comforters use natural fabrics that are chemical free and allergy safe.

    Buffy comforter, from $120, Buffy.co

  12. Glass wine decanter

    Looking for an inexpensive gift that looks anything but? This wine decanter looks elegant and pricey, but it’s so affordable, you may want to buy one for yourself too.

    Mako glass wine decanter, $20, MakoBarWare.com

  13. Artifact Uprising gift card

    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 photos.

    Artifact Uprising gift card, various price ranges, ArtifactUprising.com

  14. Bottle of Perrier-Jouet grand brut champagne

    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 gift bag and voila! Happy anniversary to them.

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

  15. Twine photo hanger

    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 Her

    Crystal is a great traditional gift option, as crystal itself is a romantic, elegant and super-posh item. Once you incorporate it into things like jewelry or home décor, those items become instantly more beautiful. If you're choosing to stay with tradition for your 15 year anniversary, these gifts are sure to please.

  16. Clear crystal hoop earrings

    If you’re sticking with the crystal anniversary gift, these earrings are the perfect choice. With a crystal trim surrounding open hoop frames, these are the ultimate ear candy.

    Auden Vivian clear crystal hoop earrings, $478, NeimanMarcus.com

  17. Crystal cluth bag

    Bags this gorgeous never go out of style. With the classic color and simple design, this is a splurge piece that'll last your wife a lifetime.

    Judith Leiber Couture sideways cut crystal cluth bag, $3,995, BergdorfGoodman.com

  18. Wide ring in white with rose gold plating

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

    Swarovski Lifelong wide ring in white with rose gold plating, $119, Swarovski.com

  19. Rose quartz water bottle

    Give the gift of good vibes with this rose quartz water bottle. Rose quartz is meant to give out positive energy and remind us to stay open and give love—a nice reminder every time she takes a sip of water.

    Glacce rose quartz bottle, $80, Shop.Goop.com

    Crystal Anniversary Gifts for Him

    Couples who choose to stick to the traditional anniversary gifts may see crystal for the 15 year anniversary and immediately stress about what to get their husband. Surprisingly, though, there are so many great gifts that keep with the theme. From candy to beer mugs, we promise your husband will love these gifts, crystal or not.

  20. Crystal rock candy lollipops

    No matter what you buy him, sometimes the best way to your man's heart is through his stomach—and quite possibly his sweet tooth. Feed both with this fun take on crystals.

    Oriental Trading crystal rock candy lollipops, $12/dozen, OrientalTrading.com

  21. Crystal beer mug pair

    Every beer aficionado deserves a beer mug this fancy. The contemporary mugs are made of crystal and can be personalized with a name, your anniversary date or both.

    Waterford elegance beer mug pair, $90, BedBathandBeyond.com

  22. Crystal cuff links silver

    A 15 year wedding anniversary should be a celebration. Plan a dressy date night and gift your spouse these gorgeous crystal cuff links—you can even get them engraved for an added touch.

    Things Remembered crystal cuff links, $36, ThingsRemembered.com

  23. Whiskey decanter

    When you made your wedding registry 15 years ago, there are bound to be things you missed. Now, it’s time to gift yourself those items—and this whiskey decanter is the perfect start.

    Baccarat Harcourt 1841 whiskey decanter, $1,190, us.Baccarat.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 daughter and son 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 gifts.

  24. Crystalline toasting flutes

    Help them toast to 15 years together with a set of crystal champagne flutes—just don’t forget a bottle of champagne to go with them.

    Swarovski crystalline toasting flutes, $399, Swarovski.com

  25. Crystal vase

    15 years together is no small feat. If you're looking to splurge on your favorite couple, this is the way to do it. The crystal vase is something they'll treasure forever and be a source of happiness with every bouquet of flowers.

    Baccarat Pauline vase, $5,490, us.Baccarat.com

  26. Pearl rectangular platter

    For a more affordable gift, and a great addition to their kitchen, consider this crystal serving platter. It’s true: All food tastes better when served on crystal.

    Orrefors pearl rectangular platter, $75, NeimanMarcus.com

  27. Bowl with crystals

    Who says a bowl can’t be a show stopper? This gorgeous crystal bowl can make any coffee table look elegant, and it doesn’t even need fake fruit to do it.

    Pier 1 bowl with crystals, $150, Pier1.com

  28. Stemless crystal wine glass pair

    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 the 15 year anniversary.

    Waterford Lismore Nouveau stemless deep red wine pair, $120, Waterford.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.

  29. Black and gold watch

    There's no pairing quite like black and gold, especially when placed together on your wrist. This gorgeous stainless steel piece has red gold-plated hands and numbers and will take elevate any outfit.

    Montblanc star classique date automatic, $4,180, Montblanc.com

  30. Apple watch with gray band

    For the sports lover who also appreciates style, the Apple watch is the ultimate gift. The gray sport band allows this watch to go with them from their morning run to happy hour.

    Apple watch space fray aluminum case with gray sport band, from $329, Apple.com

  31. Men's brown leather watch with touchscreen

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

    Fossil Q men’s explorist gen 3 brown leather strap touchscreen smart watch 46mm, $255, Macys.com

  32. Nothing is quite as classic as a white watch face topping a leather strap. This watch from Jack Mason will be a staple in your husband’s wardrobe forever.

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

  33. Stainless steel watch

    This gorgeous stainless steel watch will match any outfit.

    Fossil Scarlette multifunction stainless steel watch, $125, Fossil.com

  34. Women's steel watch

    Looking to gift your wife a watch she'll wear forever? There really is nothing quite like a Cartier watch. This style is classic and trendy all in one.

    Cartier Tank Anglaise watch, $5,450, Cartier.com

  35. Women's gold and silver watch

    With gold accents and diamonds, this watch screams arm candy. It’s a splurge that'll be well worth the smile you get in return.

    TAG Heuer Formula 1 watch, $3,200,  TagHeuer.com

  36. Women's red leather watch

    A Movado watch is a great brand for those looking to splurge a bit but still stay within budget. This oversized, simple face is nicely complimented by a bold colored band. It's also available in gold and rose gold.

    Movado Heritage Series Calendoplan watch, $495, Movado.com

  37. Women's stainless steel diamond watch

    Boyfriend watches have been in for a while, but recently it’s been all about the ultra-slim styles. This one fits the new trend perfectly, and the diamonds only add to its beauty.

    Bulova women’s classic diamond watch, $350, Bulova.com

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

  38. Traditional & Modern Anniversary Gifts by Year




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