3rd Anniversary Gifts

3rd Anniversary Gifts

Continuing on in the tradition of previous years, I'm sharing a few options for 3rd anniversary gifts. Traditionally, gifts for 3rd anniversaries are meant to be leather products. After a little research, I found that the reason for this, is that by year three a couple is aware of their durability of their relationship. Leather is durable, warm, strong, flexible, and has a sense of resilency to it, all qualities which help a marriage to continue to survive. So leather it is. Coincidentally, we will be spending part of our anniversary trip in Florence aka where the leather markets are aka Mr.RC has no excuse to not buy me something (I mean, 3rd anniversary presents are leather and we'll be in a leather market? It's like the stars aligned in my favor!). Don't worry, though, if you aren't spending your anniversary in a leather market, I've rounded up quite a few other gift options for both him and her, which you can check out below:


Leather Jackets || Matching, of course! (Options for him and one for her)

Wallet (him) or a Bag (her) || But not just any bag or wallet. Get something special (i.e. pick something up on a trip), have one custom made, or even just have initials engraved into the material

Leather Watch || Bonus points if you get it engraved with a special saying, like "I love every second with you" or "After all this time, I still love you" or "I've had the time of my life with you"

Leather Toiletries Travel Bag|| Everyone can use a good travel bag and a leather one is durable enough for any kind of travel you might be doing. For an extra step, fill it with their favorite products

Leather Travel Tags + Passport Cases || Get these customized (you can even do matching his + hers ones) and attach the tags to new luggage or included plane tickets in the passport cases

Leather Camera Strap || Perfect if your significant other is a photographer. As with most of the other products on this list, you can also look into getting a custom strap.

Leather Bound Books or a Journal || The journal is perfect for someone who likes to write or draw, and for the reader, get their favorite book in a leather bound edition.

Leather Baseball/Football/Other Sports Ball || For the sports fanatic, get them a customized ball or a special edition version and then treat them to a game for their favorite sports team.

Leather Candle || An unusual but sensual and warming scent; it's especially good for the fall season

Leather Cologne || A great if your man is looking to switch up his scent game


P.S. Etsy has a huge range of wonderful leather products, many of which are customizable.

P.S.S. Don't forget to check out 1st anniversary gift ideas (for him, for her) and 2nd anniversary gift ideas (for him, for her), too.