For me, the Royal Wedding depicted an exciting vision of a new status of men and women in society.This brings an enormous sense of hope and new possibilities to the institution of marriage that can have such a dynamic impact on society if it embraces progressive change. Besides love, mutual respect and acceptance of each others' differences are the pillars of a sound marriage, which in turn is the foundation of a stable society. "They (your wives) are your garment and you are a garment for them" (Noble Quran 2:187)
This is a short compilation of some useful advice regarding gift giving traditions from around the world. Please do add to the list any particular traditions you may have come across. After all the intention is to spread love through gifts not cause offence. Right?