25th Anniversary Gift Ideas for Your Wife, Husband or the Couple

Once you hit the big 2-5, it’s time to pull out all the stops for your better half (or the happy couple). Here’s what to get your loved one on your 25th anniversary.
by The Knot
25 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

Celebrating 25 years of marriage is a big deal—congratulations! To mark such a strong, successful and beautiful marriage (aka your silver jubilee) you’ll want to get your husband, wife or the couple an anniversary gift that’s as special and radiant as they are. That’s where we come in.

What Is the 25 Year Anniversary Gift?

Silver is both the traditional and modern 25th anniversary gift. Silver is coveted for its radiance and brilliance, making it the perfect precious material to commemorate a quarter century of love and commitment to each other. Read on for silver anniversary and non-silver gift ideas your spouse will love.


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25 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Her

Besides silver gifts, you’re welcome to give your wife something else that’s equally beautiful, useful and meaningful. See five great gift ideas below.

  1. Naked Cashmere puff slipper

    Pamper your wife with a pair of cozy cashmere slippers topped with a stylish puff. She’ll love slipping them on after a long day—now that’s luxury.

    Naked Cashmere puff slipper, $90, NakedCashmere.com

  2. Soludos Sevilla platform wedge

    They’re not quite cashmere slippers, but these gorgeous espadrilles are basically just as comfortable. Give your wife pair of platforms as a chic addition to her spring and summer wardrobe.  

    Soludos Sevilla platform wedge, $155, Soludos.com

  3. Uncommon Goods bedside smartphone case

    It’s time your wife propped her phone up in style. This pretty, handmade smartphone holder is half phone stand and half flower vase. 

    Uncommon Goods bedside smartphone case, $32, UncommonGoods.com

  4. Anthropologie terrazzo bottle stand

    Terrazzo is a hugely popular design element right now (Pinterest even says so). But if you’re not ready to commit to full-on terrazzo-tiled terrace, stick to this seafoam wine bottle stand flecked with marble and metallics. 

    Anthropologie terrazzo bottle stand, from $88, Anthropolgie.com

  5. HSI Groover curler master kit 10-piece set

    Gifting your wife this complete set of adjustable curling irons might be even better than getting her a gift certificate to the salon. 

    HSI Groover curler master kit 10-piece set, $150, HSIProfessional.com


    25 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him

    For creative non-silver 25th anniversary gift ideas for him, let these gift ideas inspire you.

  6. Minted Old Stamps personalized stationery

    Your husband might be used to firing off emails left and right, but handwritten notes will never go out of style. Get him monogrammed set to use for all occasions.

    Minted Old Stamps personalized stationery, from $35 for set of 15, Minted.com

  7. Parachute classic bathrobe

    It’s probably been a while since your husband bought a new robe. Encourage him to get his staycation on with a plush ivory robe he’ll never want to take off.

    Parachute classic bathrobe, $99, Parachute.com

  8. Quip blue plastic toothbrush

    We know what you might thinking: “A toothbrush as an anniversary gift?” But this isn’t just any electric toothbrush. Quip is changing the game when it comes to your husband’s nightly routine. 

    Quip blue plastic toothbrush, $35, Quip.com

  9. Polaroid Snap Touch Instant Digital Camera

    This little polaroid camera not only allows you to print your favorite snaps like his childhood polaroid, but it also features Bluetooth connectivity and lets him share photos digitally with the whole gang.

    Polaroid Snap Touch Instant Digital Camera, $170, Amazon.com

  10. Naked Cashmere Caleb sweater

    Who doesn’t love a man in cashmere? This classic pullover can be worn alone or in layers depending on the seasons. It’s a must-have in your husband’s closet.

    Naked Cashmere Caleb sweater, $250, NakedCashmere.com

    25 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Them

    Look beyond silver anniversary gifts for the couple if you’re not feeling inspired by what’s out there. These thoughtful gift ideas might do the trick.

  11. Give the couple a pre-portioned meal kit they can cook and enjoy together. You’ll save them a trip to the grocery store and inspire the perfect date night in, any night of the week.

    HelloFresh meal kit subscription, from $60, HelloFresh.com

  12. Mint Pantry Yours Mine Ours three-piece carafe set

    Add to the couple’s store of snazzy barware with a pair of short tumblers and coordinating carafe they’ll want to use everyday.

    Mint Pantry Yours Mine Ours three-piece carafe set, $70, Wayfair.com

  13. Sonos wireless speaker set

    Your loved ones can fill their home with music, podcasts, audiobooks and more thanks to this amazing digital music system with a sleek and minimal design.

    Sonos wireless speaker set, $1,293, Amazon.com

  14. Joss & Main Jahiem Saffron and Blue area rug

    A touch of elegance and a splash of color is never a bad idea. For any couple looking for a home décor refresh, this beautiful area rug would help tie any room together.

    Joss & Main Jahiem Saffron and Blue area rug, $176, JossandMain.com

  15. Totally Bamboo state-shaped cutting and serving board

    This fun gift will let the couple show off their state pride while serving their favorite bites. We call that a win-win anniversary gift.

    Totally Bamboo state-shaped cutting and serving board, $20, BedBathandBeyond.com


    Silver Anniversary Gifts for Her

    Spoil your wife with beautiful silver jewelry, accessories and more. Here are a few of our favorite silver anniversary gift ideas.

  16. Vrai & Oro solitaire diamond necklace

    A classic silver necklace is an elevated, everyday accessory your wife will love. It’s simple and elegant with just enough sparkle.

    Vrai & Oro solitaire diamond necklace, $335, VraiandOro.com

  17. Diamond Nexus Bound Within bracelet in silver

    Add a little ice to her jewelry collection with a sterling silver bracelet complete with 2.1 carats of stunning diamonds and an adjustable box chain closure.

    Diamond Nexus Bound Within bracelet in silver, $287, DiamondNexus.com

  18. Brilliant Earth Luxe Amelie diamond ring

    Give your wife a diamond pavé band to mark this milestone anniversary. She can stack it on top of her wedding and engagement ring or show it off on a separate finger. 

    Brilliant Earth Luxe Amelie diamond ring, $1,850, BrilliantEarth.com

  19. Valentino The Rockstud metallic textured leather slingback pumps

    Silver accessories don’t have to be jewelry. Silver slingbacks with textured studs will give your wife’s wardrobe a bit of an edge.

    Valentino The Rockstud metallic textured leather slingback pumps, $895, Net-A-Porter.com

  20. Tory Burch metallic envelope suede mini bag in silver

    A metallic handbag can be dressed up or down so it’s always in style.

    Tory Burch metallic envelope suede mini bag in silver, $298, SaksFifthAvenue.com

  21. A. Jaffe sterling silver circle map pendant with diamond border

    Personalize a silver pendant for your wife with a special location that’s meaningful to your relationship (like your wedding destination or the place where you first met).

    A. Jaffe sterling silver circle map pendant with diamond border, $795, AJaffe.com

  22. BaubleBar geo metal knot earrings

    Have a fashionista on your hands? Give your wife a pair of geometric statement earrings with an elegant knot design.

    BaubleBar geo metal knot earrings, $38, ShopBop.com

  23. Tiffany & Co. T-clip ballpoint pen

    Here’s a beautiful silver and gold pen you can engrave with your wife’s monogram, birthday or your anniversary date.

    Tiffany & Co. T-clip ballpoint pen, $75, Tiffany.com

  24. Vera Wang With Love Nouveau covered accessory box

    Your wife might need something up to the task of storing your jewelry anniversary gifts over the years. Try a silver jewelry box with her monogram.

    Vera Wang With Love Nouveau covered accessory box, $78, Wayfair.com

  25. Kate Spade sterling silver business card holder

    Whether your wife’s changing career paths or looking for a slight professional refresh, these cute business card holders add the perfect, polished touch. 

    Kate Spade sterling silver business card holder, $20, Shop.Nordstrom.com

    Silver Anniversary Gifts for Him

    Find the perfect 25th anniversary gift for your husband from this list of silver accessories, décor and personal effects.

  26. Tiffany & Co. Paloma Picasso cufflinks

    No man’s wardrobe is complete without a few pairs of cufflinks for those more formal occasions (like an anniversary date).

    Tiffany & Co. Paloma Picasso cufflinks, $435, Tiffany.com

  27. Scully and Scully Sterling silver bookmark

    Your husband can mark his pages with an engraved silver bookmark that will automatically make him think of you.

    Scully and Scully Sterling silver bookmark, $75, ScullyandScully.com

  28. Coach Delancey slim bracelet watch in silver

    Gift your husband a dashing silver watch he’ll never want to take off. And now he’ll have no excuse not to be on time.

    Coach Delancey slim bracelet watch in silver, $250, NeimanMarcus.com

  29. Brooks Brothers Silver buckle dress belt

    Here’s a handsome and versatile dress belt that’ll turn into his new closet staple in no time.

    Brooks Brothers Silver buckle dress belt, $128, BrooksBrothers.com

  30. Garrett Leight Wilson round-frame sunglasses

    Ready to update your husband’s sunglasses game? Try a pair of round-frame silver shades that are anything but boring.

    Garrett Leight Wilson round-frame sunglasses, $365, Bloomingdales.com

  31. Argento SC sterling silver picture frame

    Frame your favorite photo of you two or the family in a classic silver picture frame. Might we recommend one of your wedding photos?

    Argento SC sterling silver picture frame, $227, Bloomingdales.com

  32. Corkcicle silver canteen

    This canteen keeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for 12. Not bad for a simple and sleek silver anniversary gift.

    Corkcicle silver canteen, $28, Williams-Sonoma.com

  33. J. Crew striped tie bar

    Up there with a nice pair of cuff links, a simple tie bar works wonders to tie his look together (pun intended).

    J. Crew striped tie bar, $23, JCrew.com

  34. Overstock black leather and chrome metal magazine rack

    Help keep your husband organized in style with a contemporary leather and silver magazine rack. 

    Overstock black leather and chrome metal magazine rack, $48, Overstock.com

    Silver Anniversary Gifts for Them

    Appliances and serving ware make fabulous silver anniversary gifts for them, but feel free to get creative (we added luggage to our list, for example).

  35. KitchenAid Artisan Series five-quart tilt-head stand mixer in silver

    The couple won’t know what they ever did without an A-plus stand mixer like this one.

    KitchenAid Artisan Series five-quart tilt-head stand mixer in silver, $380, Target.com

  36. Williams Sonoma Vista hammered silver flatware place setting

    New silverware is a classic anniversary gift. A lovely set of flatware is always a welcome gift for couples, and the silver anniversary is the perfect time to give it.

    Williams Sonoma Vista hammered silver flatware place setting, from $40, Williams-Sonoma.com

  37. Mark & Graham large silver and leather tray

    This stately serving piece can be monogrammed for the ultimate personal touch. 

    Mark & Graham large silver and leather tray, $129, MarkandGraham.com

  38. Away The Bigger Carry-On The Aluminum Edition

    Gifting the couple a luxe set of luggage will win you serious brownie points. These aren’t just good looking suitcases—they come with built-in chargers for smartphones and tablets too.

    Away The Bigger Carry-On The Aluminum Edition, from $495, Away.com

  39. Nespresso Vertuo Chrome espresso machine

    Coffee, anyone? Streamline the couple’s morning coffee routine with an instant espresso maker. This baby will change their life.

    Nespresso Vertuo Chrome espresso machine, $130, Willams-Sonoma.com


    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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