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2004 BEST Bridal Registry

Bliss Home

Boston

We all know the standard china and silver registries backwards and forwards, but at Bliss Home, newlyweds learn to expect the stylishly unexpected. This is where they find not only exquisite Spanish handcrafted rugs and French crystal Champagne glasses, but… read more»

2003 BEST Bridal Registry

Bliss Home

Boston

If happiness is platinum-rimmed white porcelain from northern Italy, then joy is a set of four ultrasuede coasters in seven different color combinations. Together, they represent the half-modern, half-classic nature of Bliss, a home-goods emporium that incorporates everything from chaise… read more»

2002 BEST Bridal Registry

Bliss Home

Boston

New digs in the Back Bay have given this business a little room to spread out its wares. In addition to the tabletop necessities—magisterial Couzon flatware, Bernardaud china, classic modernist Scandinavian glass (both Kosta Boda and Iittala)—Bliss now has space… read more»

2001 BEST Bridal Registry

Bliss Gift & Bridal Registry

Cambridge

Rather than furnishing newlyweds’ houses from top to bottom, Bliss concentrates on outfitting them with some of the most exquisite and stylish tableware available. Feeling overwhelmed by the shelves of Alessi kettles, graceful Iittala glasses and vases, Bernardaud china, and… read more»

2000 BEST Bridal Registry

Bliss Gift & Bridal Registry

Boston

He proposed, you accepted, and now you have to register. For fashion-forward brides tired of dealing with chain-store fare, Bliss is the place to get undivided attention—in addition to flatware, glassware, china, complimentary gift-wrap and shipping, and a bridal registry… read more»

1999 BEST Bridal Registry, Alternative

Beans

Chestnut Hill

Forget your grandmother’s china pattern. The selection of hand-blown glass bowls and glasses, hand-painted plates from artists and potters from around the world, knickknacks, and curios is more about divine decadence than restraint. Mix-and-match patterns and styles update traditional heirloom… read more»