The best picks for your wedding registry, according to local tastemakers

The coolest kitchen, tech, design and fitness products to add to your list, from local pros who know

Registering for your wedding is one of the most fun parts of an engagement, but it can also be overwhelming with so many products to choose from. We’ve found four local personalities with incredible taste to share their ultimate picks for a registry that will help you create the home and lifestyle of your dreams.

Deddy “Oswald” Ruddock

Meet Deddy “Oswald” Ruddock, a loving dad and chef who made delicious home cooking easy and accessible through the Deddy’s Kitchen YouTube channel. Amassing over 250,000 followers in just over a year, Deddy has widely shared his favorite Jamaican dishes and message of love with the world. “Everyone loves a good home-cooked meal, but it starts with love and lots of patience,” he says. Her five kitchen-themed picks will help set the scene.

“Everyone needs a toaster oven in their home, but an oven that also air-fries – how can you go wrong? Your extra counter space is already thanking you for the Cuisinart Airfryer Convection Toaster Oven.”

“The last thing a good cook wants to do is look for the next ingredient, so this Oxo Good Grips 10 Piece Set is the perfect way for any home cook to feel like a professional chef with their very own mise en place station.

“Unpack a KitchenAid Stand Mixer it’s like receiving the Oscar in the world of cooking. Everyone wants one, including me! And for good reason; this mixer really helps every baker kick their baking up a notch, literally. »

“The NutriBullet Blender Combo has great power and it’s perfect for making all the healthy smoothies we know we need to become the healthiest ourselves.

“The Black and Decker Mobile Refrigerated Cart is a host’s dream. After all, everyone knows how important a cool drink is! And now your drinks are on wheels? Everybody wins.

Devant Mowatt

Devante Mowatt, also known as Dev, is a Toronto-based filmmaker and content creator. Having worked on a plethora of video projects with brands like McDonald’s, Ugg Canada x Fred VanVleet and more, his use of tech products has grown from his nine-to-five to his five-to-nine. “I’m always on the lookout for new gadgets and updating my gear,” he says. He recommends adding these tech items to your registry.

“With almost everyone working from home these days, the internet is a hot commodity in households, especially in a marriage where two people are vying for the best Wi-Fi zone! TP-Link Deco Whole Home Mesh System allows the internet to be evenly distributed throughout the home so everyone can take a high-speed zoom call in their own space.

“What’s better than vacuuming?” Don’t have to do it at all! These days it’s all about working smart, not hard, and that shark ion smart vacuum cleaner is the way to go. It has a plethora of features to keep your home clean…and hair-free (I’m talking to you, pet lovers).

“Keep your smile on your big day and beyond with this Philips Diamond Clean Toothbrush. This toothbrush is a great way to up your oral hygiene game as it connects to your smartphone and not only the time you brush your teeth, but will also help you develop better brushing habits by pointing out if you missed a spot, you brush your teeth. too hard and more.

“Let your favorite wardrobe pieces last as long as your love with this Conair Battery Operated Fabric Defuzzer. It removes pilling, lint and lint and will keep your clothes and fabrics looking fresh and new. You can adjust the setting depending on the fabric you’re dealing with and it’s super easy to clean.

“This one’s for the couple who game together: If you don’t want to give up your home’s real estate to install a three-piece audio system for your PC tower, you should add Panasonic’s gaming soundbar to your registry. . sound killer– low-profile bar with BIG sound – packed with different audio modes for whatever game you’re playing.

Christina Cheng

A multi-hyphenate creative with a passion for culture and community, Christina Cheng co-founded Yute Inc., a youth-led creative and experiential playhouse, with her 16-year-old son, Elijah. Christina is also passionate about health and wellness and is currently an elite trainer and certified nutritionist. It runs two fitness-focused communities in the city: East Run Crew, powered by Nike and East Room, and SHTO Run Club, powered by Soho House. If anyone is going to tell you what you need for your fitness registry, it’s her.

“The NordicTrack studio cycle is ideal for home workouts. Sleek, compact and powerful, it’s the easiest and fastest way to get a solid, complete cardio workout. Add-ons with dumbbells and resistance modes are really all you need.

NordicTrack treadmill make racing fun, experiential and interactive. You can’t help but push and challenge yourself to go further and faster. Their run-free guided workouts — one of my favorite features — let you use the treadmill’s side handles for core workouts and more.

“The Thule hydration bag change things! It’s ideal for my scorching summer runs and can hold up to 4 liters of water. It’s comfortable, compact, surprisingly supportive and fits more than you might think.

“I have a love-hate relationship with this NordicTrack rowing machine, but I’m obsessed with it and it’s a must to incorporate between my workouts. It’s a complete burner and worth it every time!

“I travel quite often for work and some trips are quick round trips. the Thule luggage system and travel packs are ideal for long and short trips. They’re sleek, compact, durable, and perfect for couples on the go.

Nicole Simmons

Toronto-based production designer and award-winning art director Nicole Simmons works on design projects around the world. If being a lover of travel and culture means she’s always on the move, it also means she’s developed a keen eye for hard-hitting pieces. “Balance is key, but so is making a statement if necessary. I also believe that fashion, form and function can co-exist in any way you need them to,” says Nicole. These are her home and design choices for your registry.

“A lot of us are working from home and are stuck sitting at our desks, so this Zinus Adjustable Standing Workstation is useful for those who may not have a lot of room to get up and move around in their living space. With this, you can at least alternate between standing and sitting.

“I love the look of matte Amazon Brand Rivet Modern Totem Vases in Black Stoneware. They are sculptural and modern, and the perfect complement to the register for anyone with a minimalist style.

“If you have hallways that aren’t very wide, consider adding this thin Table Sauder Charter Oak in your registry. Use it as a starting point for layering decorative elements: a mirror or picture hanging above, and a few candles and a bouquet on the table, to add charm to any space. »

“If you’re on TikTok, chances are you’ve seen people buying floating furniture and then tinkering with it to fit their vibe. This Prepac Floating Nightstand is a blank canvas. Use them as is or make adjustments with updated paint or hardware. They will open up your floor space and, as a result, give your room a cleaner, more open feel.

“An elegant, artsy Modern Rivet Glass Globe Lamp is a must on your registry if you are someone who loves out-of-this-world and unique home decor.

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