The new anniversary Milestone gift list

Anniversary presents, we all need to buy them at some point, whether it’s for a partner or a couple celebrating a special landmark. Although many of the traditional gifts to mark those special milestones remain the same, many have a more modern alternative.

We have listed our top high street modern picks to help you out...

1st anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Paper

Modern gift: Clock

We love this pretty Lipsy Ladies’ Rose Gold Tone & Pink Strap Watch, £24.99 from H.Samuel

10th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Tin/White Steel/ Aluminium

Modern gift: Diamond

Let them sparkle with this Diamond Essentials Sterling Silver and Blue Pave Star Necklace, £160 from Links of London

25th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Silver

Modern gift: Sterling Silver

Mark a new chapter with this Carrs Sunrise Engraved Bookmark, in Sterling Silver, £65.25 from John Lewis

30th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Pearl

Modern gift: Diamond

Select a simple, classic and timeless keepsake like these Fred Bennett Men’s V208 Square Diamond Square Cufflinks, £142from Amazon

40th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Ruby

Modern gift: Ruby

Not quite a precious stone, but ruby red they are, Gillian Ghillie Court Shoes, £69 from Topshop

45th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Sapphire

Modern gift: Sapphire

Not a lover of jewellery and sparkles, why not treat your loved one to this ‘sapphire’ blue HP 15.6” Laptop in Blue, from Currys

50th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Gold

Modern gift: Gold

Head to pastures with Golden sands. Book your trip of a lifetime with Virgin Holidays

55th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Emerald

Modern gift: Emerald

Emerald – a shade of green – if the ‘green’ is where your loved one likes to spend most of their free time then how about this Nike Golf Air Hybrid Stand Bag, in - wait for it... green, £149.99 from American Golf

60th anniversary gift

Traditional gift: Diamond

Modern gift: Diamond

A keepsake that can be worn day in day out, Pandora Sterling Silver, 14ct Gold and diamond ring, £145 from House of Fraser

What has been your most memorable anniversary present, either that you have bought or received? Let us know by tweeting us or posting on our Facebook wall! #AmazingAnniversary