We’ve all learned our lesson with the vacuum…and the pots & pans…and that time we totally thought she’d appreciate the snow blower. We can all use a little gift giving inspiration when it’s time to buy for the person who’s always been! Whether you’re buying for your wife, your loving mom, girlfriend, or even your best friend who holds that special place in your heart – we’ve got you covered with totally unique gift ideas she’ll love (and actually want).
The key to finding just the right gift is of course considering the recipient. Some gals are practical, while others love being just a little extra. Gift ideas might mean a can’t go wrong perfume, or something a little more personal, like a monogrammed gift that goes the extra mile.
To help you get through your gift-giving list, we’re including a well-rounded list of inspiration and ideas like:
→ A face mask (the spa kind!) that will have her selfie ready
→ A super comfortable robe to keep her warm while lounging at home
→ A monthly bouquet subscription, so you’ll get a year’s worth of bonus points
→ The hair styling system that everyone is talking about (It sold out during the holidays!)
Shop our picks for the top gifts for her in 2021.
Murray’s Cheese (The French Connection)
Hand-picked favorite for the cheese lover
Murray’s Cheese had tons of options to choose from. This option includes Comte St Antoine, Petit Prefere de nos Montagnes, Roquefort, Bucheron, Black Cherry Confit, Jambon De Bayonne, and Castelvetrano Olives. File this under “can’t go wrong.” Other, less expensive options are available. Just add wine! Pick it up here.
Hand-picked favorite for smart water bottle
Let’s hear it for motivational water bottles! Available in two lid options and two sizes (17 ounce and 21 ounce), this smart bottle also comes in 10 different colors. It’s stainless steel vacuum insulated, which means that it can keep your water cold for up to 24 hours. The LED smart sensor “puck” glows to remind you when it’s time to drink more water, and it tracks your water intake by syncing (via bluetooth) to the Hidrate app. And yes, you can customize the glow colors in the app. Pick it up here.
The Minted (Personalized) Tote Bag
Hand-picked favorite for the girl who needs to carry everything
Because she can fit all her stuff and all your stuff in it…and look good while doing so. Even cooler? You can totally get this personalized with her name too! Pick it up here.
Hanacure All-In-One Facial Set
Hand-picked favorite for the perfect skin girlfriend
Half the fun is in the drying of the mask. If you know, you know. It’s a total celeb fave, helps totally reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles, and will help her look years younger and glowing. Not that she needs to. Score a little extra off your Hanacure order when you refer a friend. Totally worth it! Pick it up here.
MasterClass Online Classes
Hand-picked favorite for the go-getter
Starting at $15.00 a month
Perfect for the girl who already has everything. We love the idea of gifting an experience. For a monthly fee (billed annually), new MasterClass subscribers can learn anytime, and at their own pace. They can choose from thousands of lessons, from experts in their respective fields. Categories include lifestyle, business politics & society, music & entertainment, writing, film & T.V., science & technology, culinary arts, sports and games, and design, photography & fashion. We’d say that just about covers it! Pick it up here.
Gorjana On Repeat Layering Necklace
Hand-picked favorite dainty, gold jewelry
We love all of the Gorjana design options, but their layering sets take the guess work out of mixing, matching and layering jewelry on your own. This effortless set features the Chloe Mini Choker and classic Wilshire Charm Adjustable Necklace Pick it up here.
Cross Band Slippers
Hand-picked favorite for the cozy wife
$16.99 (32% Off!)
It’s like walking on little clouds. These fluffy slippers come in 6 colors and patterns, and feature memory foam – as well as a rubber sole. Pick it up here.
LLBean Women’s Coastal Cotton Sweater
Hand-picked favorite for the classic dresser
Available in five colors, this cozy but lightweight pullover is perfect for layering in the winter, or for a little extra warmth on a cool night at the beach or by the lake. Pick it up here.
Aveda Volumizing Set
Hand-picked favorite for hair care
This is a great pick for someone who is all about the beauty gifts this season. You can’t go wrong with Aveda products (and their amazing smell!) This set features their volumizing shampoo and conditioner, volumizing tonic, and styling foam. Pick it up here.
Coco Chanel Mademoiselle Perfume
Hand-picked favorite for best selling perfume
Starting at $82.00
The latest best selling perfume this year, she’ll love the notes of jasmine, rose, bergamot, orange and vanilla. Pick it up here. Rather have her choose her own? Check out Scentbird, where she can choose her own samples and find her new signature or seasonal scent.
Apple AirPods Pro
Hand-picked favorite for the tech obsessed
$197.00 (21% Off!)
Everyone you know is already using them (and, no, they don’t fall out when running). She’ll love not getting tangled up in wires when at the gym, out for a run, or just tuning you out. Pick it up here. If they’re out of stock you can also find them here, here, and here.
Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler
Hand-picked favorite for a splurge gift
This one is a splurge, and probably something she won’t pick up for herself – making it a great gift. Engineered for multiple hair types and styles, this super trendy cult favorite from Dyson does it all. It allows you to curl, wave, smooth and dry hair without extreme heat using one click attachments. Includes a 1.2-inch Airwrap barrel, a 1.6-inch Airwrap barrel, a firm smoothing brush to control frizz, a soft smoothing brush, a round volumizing brush, while a pre-styling dryer takes hair from wet to damp to prep for styling. Pick it up here.
Mistaken Lyrics Coasters
Hand-picked favorite for the jokester
Because finding out how ridiculous you and your friends are is a total conversation starter! Not to mention we’ve always thought “Eyes Without A Face” was “How’s About A Date?” Available in Classic Rock or Greatest Hits (Set of 6). Pick it up here.
Philips Sonicare Rechargeable Toothbrush in Pink
Hand-picked favorite for the smile obsessed
$136.90 (14% Off!)
Because she’ll love the technology and it’s cute too! Pick it up here.
Hand-picked favorite for the girl who’s always cold
Honestly, yes. Sometimes it’s cold enough that we do want a scarf that is also a blanket. This is a favorite pick year after year. Pick it up here.
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Starting at $38.00
Perfect scent of freshly picked blooms that’ll keep you thinking it’s spring all year ’round. Nordstrom has a bunch of promo sales going on right now that may help you save a little extra too! Pick it up here.
Cold Beer Coats
Hand-picked favorite for the beer drinker
Because these are just fantastic and will keep your beers nice and cold (and looking pretty snazzy) for a while. Sold individually. Pick it up here.
Sateen Sheet Set
Hand-picked favorite for the girl who only loves her bed
Starting at $129.00
These is seriously the most comfortable sheet set ever. If grey isn’t her style they also come in a variety of other cool colors she’ll love. Happy sleeping! Pick it up here.
Stainless Steel KitchenAid Cold Brew Coffeemaker
Hand-picked favorite for the cold brew obsessed
Because, yes, we’re still on the cold brew coffee bandwagon and are ready to tackle making it at home ourselves! Peace out $4.00 Starbucks! Comes in 2 sizes, so you can quickly make up to 1 or 2 quarts of cold brew and store away on your refrigerator shelf so you can enjoy any time of the day. #CoffeeMiracles. Pick it up here.
Hanging Toiletry Bag
Hand-picked favorite for the happy camper and traveler
Hang it on a branch, hang it on a hook. This durable travel organizer (available in several different colors and sizes), keeps all of their toiletries and necessities stashed neatly and in one place. Pick it up here.
Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular)
Hand-picked favorite for the getting it all done multi-tasker
$370.27 (14% Off!)
They can finally put their phone down! With the new Series 6 from Apple they can call, text, stream music, check blood oxygen, fitness goals and more! If they love their tech gadget, they’ll love this top-selling tech gift too. Choose from a variety of different colors. Pick it up here.
The Unicorn Cereal Bowl
Hand-picked favorite for the magical, unicorn gal
Because she’s pretty much a unicorn anyway and, let’s be honest, she’ll be wrestling out of her teens hands each and every morning. Might as well pick up a couple for the whole fam while you’re at it. Pick it up here.
Birchbox of the Month
Hand-picked favorite for the beauty sampler
$15.00 a month
Best Seller: Send a gift card, and they’ll sign up to receive deluxe beauty product samples delivered to their door every month. Pick it up here.
Barefoot Dreams Cozy Bathrobe
Hand-picked favorite for the comfiest robe
So soft and warm – and comes in other colors! Pick it up here.
Pura Vida Bracelets
Hand-picked favorite for everyday bracelets
Starting at $35.00
These are the bracelets you’re seeing everywhere now. Pura Vida bracelets only get better with a little salt & sun. Hand made in Costa Rica, these bracelets symbolize enjoying life’s beauty, celebrating the simple things in life and living in the moment. Pick it up here.
The Vintage-Inspired “Mom2” T-Shirt
Hand-picked favorite for the jeans and a t-shirt girl
Hello Fresh Food Subscription Box
Hand-picked favorite for the home chef
Starting at $8.99 per serving
The Classic Box features a variety of recipes for meat, fish, produce, and grains. Choose dinner for 2 or for 4. Then decide on 3, 4 or 5 meals per week. Along with pre-measured, fresh ingredients, you’ll also receive recipes. Pick it up here.
The New Fire TV Stick 4K
Hand-picked favorite for the binge watcher
$34.99 (30% Off!)
She can quickly connect it to her TVs HDMI port and watch over 250,000 shows from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO GO, and more. Hi Ozark! Bye family and friends! Plus, enjoy Alexa voice control and over 7,000 apps and games. Pick it up here.
Flowers Every Month
Hand-picked favorite for the flower lover
Starting at $36.00 a month
And how about flowers that are grown in South America on the border of a volcano 10,000 feet about sea level? Yes please! She totally deserves this. Pick it up here.
PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer & Cleaner
Hand-picked favorite for the clean freak
$69.55 (13% Off!)
Thanks to the genius of PhoneSoap and these UV lights, you can now sanitize your phone as much as you want. Say goodbye to gross germs and hopefully anything and everything “flu.” It takes no time at all to clean and she’ll sleep better knowing her phone isn’t nasty (or yours!). Did we mention it cleans and charges? Pick it up here.
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