13th Anniversary: Traditional Gift Ideas and More

Lace – which represents intricate beauty – is the traditional material of the 13th wedding anniversary. Fur and textiles are modern additions. Here’s your complete guide to the 13th wedding anniversary!


Lacy lingerie:​ This is definitely the way to go on this anniversary!

Lace garter:​ Spice things up with one of these under your dress....

Lace clothing or even lacy pumps:​ A great gift for any girly girl.

Lace tablecloth:​ This makes an elegant backdrop for a romantic anniversary meal.

Filigree lace jewelry:​ Go for a precious take on this traditional material.

Dream trip to France:​ Head to Chantilly, France, where a famous song about lace was once inspired.

Dream trip to Nottingham, England:​ It may not have a song named after it, but Nottingham lace is another beautiful variation of the material.

Lace roses:​ They exist, and they're adorable.

Lacy photo album:​ Fill it with pictures of all your years together.

Lacy wedding dress:​ Take the opportunity to renew your vows!


Faux fur coat:​ A luxurious way to say I love you.

Faux fur rug:​ Even a cowhide rug is something you can both enjoy.

Furry handcuffs:​ These can be a fun surprise!

Fur-lined boots:​ While these make a great gift, a day spent playing in the snow is even better.

Animal-print clothing or decor:​ This counts as fur in our book – even if it's not furry!

Pet:​ A dog or cat that you've always wanted can be a great way to multiply your love (if you're both on the same page about this, of course).

Donation to an animal rescue or wildlife foundation:​ A very thoughtful gift if the cause is meaningful to your significant other.

Trip to the zoo:​ Spend the day at the zoo and make a bunch of furry new friends.

African safari:​ Feeling adventurous? Book a once-in-a-lifetime trip to celebrate 13 years together while gazing at wildlife.


Clothing:​ Any kind counts, so take each other on a shopping excursion!

Fresh new bed sheets:​ You'll want to linger in bed...and then linger some more.

Luxurious robe:​ Always a welcome gift – especially when coupled with a day at the spa.

Soft towels:​ These, you can both enjoy post-shower – or on a beach day together.

Sexy bathing suit:​ Wear this during a day of fun in the water to make your anniversary a splash!

Reupholstered furniture:​ Get your favorite piece of furniture – perhaps an heirloom – reupholstered as a special gift.

Brand-new suit:​ A custom-tailored suit is something every guy could use.

Canvas picnic basket:​ Pack this with everything you two need for a day of splendor in the grass.

Original painting on canvas:​ A unique way to express your love to a creative spouse.

Beautiful tapestry:​ This makes a great gift for a significant other who loves to decorate.

Handmade item:​ Got a knack for sewing? Be it a piece of clothing or even a tote bag, this is a beautiful, personalized way of showing your love.

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