Etsy + 18 Alternative Places to Register

Searching for a gift selection that's a little more unique? Register at one of our online favorites.
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Elizabeth Wieck
Wedding Style Expert
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Updated Nov 23, 2020
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Our perfect registry formula has a little of everything, from big department stores (think: Macy's and Bloomingdale's) to quirky specialty retailers. The ease of online shopping means that otherwise lesser-known options are now within your registry reach. Take a look at some of our favorite online registry sites and think beyond the usual linens-and-china registries. We've even highlighted our favorite picks at each shop—we couldn't resist. These stylish and surprising sites will have your guests clicking and shipping in no time.


An offshoot of home goods mecca Wayfair, AllModern has a wide selection of items with–you guessed it–a modern flair.

Standout Pick: This geometric mirror will upgrade any hallway wall.

Register with Wayfair today.


Many couples forget about registering with the online retailing giant, which has everything (and we mean everything!) you can imagine.

Standout Pick: This marble rolling pin is pretty enough to leave out (which is possible thanks to the wooden base it comes with).

Register with Amazon today.


Just like their clothes, Anthropologie's home section is filled with whimsical and eclectic goods.

Standout Pick: These floral measuring cups prove even kitchen staples can be unique and beautiful.

Register with Anthropologie today.

Best Buy‎

The store's wide tech offerings are sure to meet any and all of your electronic needs.

Standout Pick: Bring all your favorite shows, whether they're on Netflix or Hulu, to your TV with the help of Roku's nifty streaming media player.

Register with Best Buy today.


This online registry destination is the more modern and colorful sister site to Crate & Barrel.

Standout Pick: A collection of sleek, easy-to-grip bath accessories will add a graphic statement to your bathroom.

Register with CB2 today.

Container Store

The Container Store is sure to have the solution to whatever organizing dilemma you might have from space-saving storage to junk-drawer management.

Standout Pick: Who says laundry baskets have to be boring? This split bamboo hamper lets you separate loads.

Register with The Container Store today.


Another Wayfair offshoot, Dwell's online store is full of modern, unique and high-quality pieces, including everything from large furniture to table objects.

Standout Pick: These metallic candle sticks would be pretty on any tablescape.

Register with Wayfair today.


Vintage housewares and one-of-a-kind pieces are the bread and butter of Etsy, a marketplace perfect if you're looking to fill your registry with unique finds.

Standout Pick: This rustic side table isn't just a work of art—its creative shape (designed to stand alone or fit over sofa arms) is extremely functional too.

Register with Etsy today.

Fishs Eddy

Fishs Eddy has a solid mix of printed and basic kitchenwares.

Standout Pick: Quirky dish towels (like these dog ones) are surefire conversation starters.

Register with Fishs Eddy today.

Jonathan Adler

Wacky ceramics, tongue-in-cheek pillows and splashy décor items fill the interior designer's online store.

Standout Pick: This minimalist pair of salt and pepper shakers are perfect for the new Mr. and Mrs.

Register with Jonathan Adler today.

La Terrine

Their tablewares and linens in assorted colors and patterns are sure to make your registry list dinner party-ready.

Standout Pick: It's true–steak knives can be beautiful. This iridescent set is simply stunning.

Register with La Terrine today.


Spend more time outdoors or traveling than in the kitchen? Head to REI, a popular outdoor supplier for camping, hiking, climbing, kayaking, snowboarding and other outdoor activities.

Standout Pick: Eagle Creek's power adapter charges nearly every type of electronic and works in more than 150 countries.

Register with REI today.

Sur La Table

Find a complete collection of cool cook's tools, from basic to gourmet. Their retail locations offer cooking classes too!

Standout Pick: Le Creuset's popular pots come in a handful of sizes and happy colors.

Register with Sur La Table today.

Viva Terra

They work with artisans from all over the world to bring elegant, eco-friendly products to a mainstream audience.

Standout Pick: These nature-inspired wall hooks are great for outdoorsy couples with plenty of gear to hang.

Register with Viva Terra today.

West Elm

Modern, hip pieces for all rooms of the home can be found at West Elm, the sister brand to Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn.

Standout Pick: Add a monogram or last name to this waffle weave throw for a personal touch.

Register with West Elm today.


The store's massive selection of classic, quality products will inspire kitchen newbies and foodies alike.

Standout Pick: A monogrammed decanter would be a fabulous addition to your bar cart.

Register with Williams-Sonoma today.


Target isn't just the place to pick up odds and ends. The store also sells elevated home goods.

Standout Pick: This eye-catching wooden table lamp is definitely a statement piece.

Register with Target today.


Turn to Geary's for luxurious home finds that scream sophistication.

You don't need a chip-and-dip serving bowl, but your friends and family members will be impressed you have this sleek one.

Register with Geary's today.

Scully & Scully

This upscale store delivers in the fine goods category.

Standout Pick: Talk about a creative idea. This reusable picnic set makes for a romantic experience again and again.

Register with Scully & Scully today.

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