It’s only been a few days since the Apple Watch was released, but there’s already an app designed to make life easier for couples putting together their registry. Meet Zola, an exciting new way to ask your friends and family for that set of candlesticks you’ve always wanted or those 14k gold plates everyone’s just dying to buy you.
Town and Country reports that a) gold plates are a thing and b) Zola, an app that lets you plan and track your registry is now available for the Apple Watch. It allows you to track who got you what gift, sending immediate notifications to your watch. By helping you to obsessively monitor who’s ponied up and bought you shit, Zola makes it basically impossible for anyone to sneak through your wedding and eat free food without paying a hefty fee by way of a lamp or stainless steel avocado scooper with your name on it.
From Town and Country:
“Engaged couples registered on Zola are tech savvy, lead busy lives, and the large majority of them use Zola via the iPhone app,” said Zola CEO and Co-Founder Shan-Lyn Ma. “The launch of the Apple Watch app builds upon Zola’s commitment to re-inventing the wedding registry to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s always-connected couple.”
How can you reinvent asking people for gifts? As someone who is very into the idea of people providing me with useless artifacts for the pleasure of enjoying an afternoon spent celebrating my love, I am always up for creating a registry. I just don’t know if anyone is so on-the-go that they need to use the app from their watch as opposed to their phone or computer. I’d say that the point here is not to track your gifts but to show off to your bridesmaids that you have an Apple Watch. Guess what? You’re already costing them a bunch of time and money, and as much as they may love you, they probably don’t want to hear about how you’re buying a hot new expensive gadget.
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