Specifically referring to luggage. I’ve read on here and elsewhere that registering for luggage is practical and fine, but isn’t it considered a “personal item” if it’s just luggage for me? My fiancé seems kind of uninterested in luggage and I travel a bit more anyway, but is it weird to just register for luggage for myself? It would be obviously for me because the one I want is pink... and girly. Lol. I just don’t want to be tacky! And I’ve also read you shouldn’t register for “personal” stuff that would clearly be used for only one of you.. help please! P.S. there will be other things on the registry too, for our house. We’ve lived together for 3.5 yrs but can still think of some home items we want
Registering for luggage is fine. Just because it’s pink doesn’t mean it’s yours or that your guests should assume it’s only for you. I’m certain a pink suitcase can carry men’s clothing just as well as women’s.
Luggage is pretty normal. Most people assume it’s for the honeymoon. There were a few personal items I felt funny about adding so instead I registered for more typical items that I could convert to credit and buy what I really wanted. I registered with Zola and it’s been really easy to just exchange things pre shipment.
I think that’s fine we registered for a weekender bag one that is grey and brown leather (can be used for FH or me) and another one is more like a huge purse that’s is white and blue stripes with brown leather that is pretty obvious it’s for me. We like to go on monthly weekend getaways so we thought that was perfect. We also registered for other stuff that is obvious for 1 person like hiking shoes (we love to go hiking) but we normally added 2 items when it was more “personal” items (one for him, one for me). We also only have 1 registry so I’m adding some things that are meant for me only Incase people from the bridal shower have a hard time finding things that I like there’s a few extra things on there they can get.
That should be fine! Express that though you may use it more, it is for both of you. A lot of people request luggage for their honeymoon and it shouldn’t become a no-no just because one of you already has it
Registering for luggage is perfectly acceptable. I always get luggage in colors other than black so it is easier to spot at the baggage carousel. It doesn’t matter if you will be the one primarily using it.
I think that is perfectly fine! FH and I both needed new luggage so we each chose suitcases that we wanted... his is red, mine is purple lol. We registered for both! I think it's fine to register for things that only one of you will use... ie we are attending a wedding where I noticed a bartending set and a wine rack on their registry, and although that isn't particularly "gendered," I know for a fact that the groom doesn't drink, but I don't think that means they can't register for those things for her.
Once you are married, most people share money to an extent (not that you necessarily share ALL your money, but finances are definitely intertwined) so like, getting you guys a present, even if it is something only YOU will use, is still saving both of you money that would otherwise have to be spent on your new luggage. Does that make sense...?