Month: May 2016


Ralph Lauren Home

We at Zola are so excited to announce our newest brand to hit the site, Ralph Lauren Home. Synonymous with a luxurious lifestyle, the pieces are truly timeless. Plus, Ralph Lauren makes gifts that guests love to give, so you and your guests will be thrilled to see these picks on your wedding registry.


The Perfect Table

Setting the perfect table can seem like a lost art thanks to new delivery services and takeout options cropping up everyday. Having said that, we’ve picked out our favorite pieces that will make your table look like a pro (even if the meal you serve comes straight from an app!) 

Kivita coasters designed by Anna Rabinowicz of RabLabs.

Zola x RabLabs

We’re always on the look out for cool statement pieces to make our wedding registries’ pop and these unique designs by RabLabs’ Anna New York are just that. We reached out to the designer, Anna Rabinowicz, for a behind-the-scenes Q + A all about these incredible registry must-haves. And of course, her answers are as interesting as her work. How did you learn to start making home products? I’ve always been interested in the intersection of science and art. I began designing prosthetic knees and devices for cardiac bypass surgery and this love of biology and nature segued into my company today. I focused on natural materials and biological inspiration, first with our geode coasters and expanded from there. How did I actually learn? Through great amounts of research into each material I work with, often inventing the process to manipulate the components in a new way. Take the Espera collection, for example, inspired by a sea fan that I found in my father’s study, which led me on a multi-year academic research project to examine the …


How To Survive Wedding Season

It’s officially here! Even if the weather doesn’t feel like it yet, wedding season is in full swing for the next four months. Read on for Zola’s expert tips and tricks to surviving it all. Get Organized Organization is key to surviving wedding season. Between all the rehearsal dinners, bachelorette party planning lunches, bridesmaid dress fittings and the actual weddings, you’re about to have a lot of events in the cal. Be sure to use an organizational method that works for you so you can stay on top of all the appointments and ensure you don’t oversleep the weekend of Dani from work’s shower. Budget Accordingly Weddings get expensive and not just for the father of the bride. It’s true: flights, hotels, transporation and gifts can all add up for us guests way beyond what we initially imagined. By this point, you probably have some idea of which weekends to reserve for destination weddings, showers and bachelorette parties. We suggest taking an honest look at the next four months and allocate funds for each. Factor in all possible expenses, even pre-party manicures so there …


Unconventional Gifts

Certainly now more than ever before, couples are rewriting the rules for what to ask for on their wedding registries. It’s 2016 after all and with all the information out there, it’s hard to find guidance that doesn’t feel stuffy and dated. Here’s our list of some of the best unconventional gifts to add to your wedding registry that are the perfect mix of modern, cool and useful. Orbita Photo Display Frame Cherish all of your favorite memories together with this not-so-average picture frame. Its unique design lets you display your top four in a piece of art all on its own. Pro tip: it also doubles as a funky centerpiece. Carry On Cocktail Kit Start your honeymoon off with a kick by packing this TSA-approved Moscow Mule in your carryon. Aside from being the cutest set ever, it is guaranteed to get you feeling like vacation before you even buckle your seatbelt. Register for a few to make the plane ride fly by! Breakfast Tray For better or worse…or allergy season – that’s what this gift …


ZOLA Club W Instagram Giveaway OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Giveaway is Zola, 394 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10013. GIVEAWAY PERIOD; ENTRY METHODS: The Zola Instagram Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) begins on May 7, 2016 at 8AM Pacific Standard Time (PST) and ends at 9:00PM PST on May 7, 2016 (the “Giveaway Period”). The Zola computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway. During the Giveaway Period, entrants must do all of the following: 1) Post a photo on Instagram of the Zola Create + Cultivate Booth; 2) Tag @ZolaRegistry and hashtag #CreateCultivateDTLA in the caption on their post.  The winner will be notified via direct message or email by May 8, 2016. ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years or older on the date of entry. Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of Sponsor and Instagram, each of their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated or related companies, distributors, Web design, advertising, fulfillment, …