“When I first got married I monogrammed everything. I prefer more traditional three-initial monograms, rather than a full name, and adding my initials to everything from match boxes to sheets gave them a wonderful unique touch.
It’s a really nice way to personalize your belongings.
But too much can be too much, so while I’ll do an L.L. Bean Bag or towels, I typically won’t monogram my clothes. It’s also a nice idea to use dates, places, or messages, too. For my 30th birthday, my parents gave me a silver, monogrammed “happy birthday” tray and I use it in my dressing room everyday. It is one of my most favorite gifts that I’ve ever received. At AERIN, we had someone to monogram our home items and I think we’re going to start doing it more because it was a big hit. It’s a really nice way to personalize your belongings.”