The Knot Editor’s Favorite Registry Picks From Crate and Barrel

The Knot Editor’s Favorite Registry Picks
by The Knot Editors
tino decanter and barware
photo by Crate and Barrel

Your wedding registry is one fabulous shopping spree you get to do with your fiancé just once, and that means making sure it's decked out is a must. While it can be overwhelming to decide on dinnerware or which style of stemware to go with (your partner likes heavy, you prefer delicate), the editors at The Knot are here to help with their expertise to help you find your own personal style. See what 10 editors said about their registry must-haves—which editor do you agree with?

  1. Mrs. Mix-a-Lot

    kitchenaid stand mixer
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “I know it sounds cliché, but I adore my stand mixer. It not only looks pretty on my counter, it's also a total workhorse. I've used it to make pizza dough, chocolate chip cookies and most recently (thanks to the spiralizer) zucchini noodles!" —Lauren Kay, senior style editor

    KitchenAid artisan stand mixer, $350,

  2. Coffee’s Mate

    copper bodum french press
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    "I don't know what I would do without the beautifully designed French press, which makes a perfect cup of coffee every time in just four minutes! The copper finish looks stunning on any countertop. I'd pair it with a chic copper tea kettle—two classics that never go out of style." —Kellie Gould, editor in chief

    Bodum copper french press, $50,

  3. Accent Piece

    le crueset dutch oven
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “This may be the prettiest accent to any kitchen, and it's super useful for making anything from a lamb stew to slow roasts. It cooks more evenly than most pans, is easy to pop in the oven and never stains. I feel like Julia Child when I'm browning onions in it for a saffron chicken dish!" —Stephanie Cain, real weddings senior editor

    Le Creuset Signature round 5.5-qt. French oven with lid, $320,

  4. Shake It Out

    copper orb cocktail shaker
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “A copper cocktail shaker that makes a martini in style is a must! It's perfect for creating that postwork adult beverage." —Shelley Brown, fashion and beauty editor

    Crate & Barrel Orb cocktail shaker, $25,

  5. The Cut

    shun knife set
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “Top-notch cutlery is an absolute requirement in my kitchen, and this Shun knife block comes with nine pieces of Japanese craftsmanship that will make you a culinary wizard. The best part? They're absolutely gorgeous to look at with pakka wood handles and their 'tsuchime' finish (hand-hammered steel)!” - Alexis Jonnson, style director

    Shun Premier 9-piece knife block set, $900,

  6. Roll Out

    marble rolling pin
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “Marble is the hottest pattern of the season, and there's no reason your kitchenware can't be as trendy as the rest of your home." —Andrea Fowler, editorial assistant, style

    Crate & Barrel marble rolling pin and stand, $20,

  7. Bar None

    tino glass decanter
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “I just got a new bar cart and this decanter is a must for it. Not only is it useful, the shape is so pretty!” —Ivy Jacobson, news and planning editor

    Crate & Barrel Tino decanter, $45,

  8. Great Stripes

    striped towels
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “I'm a big Marimekko fan, and their blue-and-white-striped towels add a much-needed graphic touch to a neutral bath." —Beth Roehrig, deputy editor

    Marimekko Ilta blue bath towels, from $5,

  9. Space Maker

    brass lantern
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    "The number one thing that makes any space is lighting—and overhead doesn't make the cut. This brass metal lantern is the stylish solution for my lighting obsession. One set at either end of a coffee table or mantle makes my apartment even cozier." —Kelley Rowland, assistant editor

    Crate & Barrel Lillian brass metal lantern, $80,

  10. X Marks the Spot

    chalkboard cheese tags
    photo by Crate and Barrel

    “Cheese markers are an item that will wow your guests on a small budget and definitely come in handy for those short-notice get-togethers.” - Sarah Love, associate photo editor

    Crate & Barrel chalkboard cheese markers, $13 for set of 6,

  11. The Knot and Crate & Barrel present Couture to Cocktails, a sponsored series about fashion-inspired wedding registries, including tips about discovering your style and creating your perfect registry. Get inspired and create your registry at

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