Crosell & Co.

Couples who like the idea of registering off the beaten path should head straight for this delightful Bucktown shop, which carries brands such as Michael Aram, Juliska, Vietri, and Nambé, as well as Viking’s cool-looking industrial cookware. The owner is an interior designer, which helps enormously when you’re making those tough choices.

1922 N. DAMEN AVE., 773-252-9010, CROSELLANDCO.COM