Cut Your Wedding Cake With One of These 13 Pretty Knife Sets

Kate Spade Take the Cake two-piece dessert set

Kate Spade Take the Cake two-piece dessert set

At my bridal shower the other week, my 95-year-old grandmother, who is the classiest and most proper lady around, gave me a silver Reed & Barton cake knife engraved with my and my fiance’s names, and our wedding date. It’s perfect and I adore it—I can’t wait to use it and then have it forever, and I love even more that she’s the one who gave it to me.

The other thought in my head, though, as I packed it up with the rest of the gifts was: Wowza, I’m glad she gave that to me, because I definitely wouldn’t have thought of that! And then we would have been cutting our cake with some rando knife from the kitchen in our wedding venue, and I would have been sad that I didn’t use that opportunity to obtain a special heirloom that we’ll have forever. Details aren’t my thing.

If they’re not yours, either, and a lovely and keepsake cafe knife is also not the type of thing you’ll remember to think of for your own wedding, this post is for you: Vogue rounded up a whole bunch of really pretty wedding-cake serving sets, and it’s a great jumping off point to get you searching for a special piece to use on your wedding day, for many years after, and maybe even to pass down or lend to other couples in your life for the cake they’ll cut on their Big Day. Whether you opt to scoop up one in this roundup or one you find on your own, don’t miss the opportunity—like I almost did!—to gather up meaningful reminders of your wedding day that’ll make you smile for years to come.

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