Best Wedding Registry Spots In Chicago

October 3, 2010 2:12 PM

Calling all brides and grooms — we scouted out Chicago’s best wedding registries, just for you. These are not your run of the mill, big box stores but ones that have a unique flair. Enjoy! – Patrice N. Perkins

Kneen & Co

400 West Erie Street, Suite 503
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 787-7003

For the bride and groom who want it all. This store offers lavish, high quality, porcelain figurines and handcrafted housewares that can be passed on as heirlooms from one generation to the next.

Grasshopper 510

1944 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 292-0510

This wedding registry is a perfect option for the green-conscious, eco-friendly bride and groom. The home décor and housewares are made of recycled, repurposed, organic materials or vintage goods. Some unique gift ideas are the “Let Them Eat Cake” vintage dessert forks or the street signs, repurposed as serving trays.

Material Possessions

704 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Material Possessions has been a Chicago staple for over 30 years. Offering everything from gold plated corn picks to hand crafted art, collected from around the world. This is definitely a place to register the bride and groom who enjoy eclectic, stand out pieces.

Jonathan Adler

676 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 274-9920

This chic home décor store is the only one on our list that can also be found in New York, California, Massachusetts and Florida. It made the cut for a reason; here, you will find an awesome selection of pottery, wall décor, home accessories and bedding at every price point. It’s the perfect place to shop for both the budget conscious and the luxe friendly.


2112 North Clybourn Street
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 244-4100

The ultra-mod bride and groom will enjoy the finds at this Chicago favorite. It’s a one-stop shop for contemporary home decor and accessories, for every room of the home. Some interesting gift options include the “Teacher’s Pet Clock,” “Clip Magazine Rack,” and “Magnetic Book Ends.”

Patrice N. Perkins is the founder and editor of My Lifestyle ZEN, a Chicago-based lifestyle blog for professionals and entrepreneurs who value quality of life. Patrice provides work-life balance advice to readers as well as informs them on Chicago lifestyle.

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