We love choosing a gift that’s a little off the beaten path. In fact, the competitiveness inside us actually sees it as a personal challenge. Whether you’r looking for fun, funny, or I never thought of that – we’ve got some cool ideas below.
When you’re at the end of your rope trying to find the perfect present this year, go for something a little more unusual (that they’ll still love!). Sometimes unusual can translate to expensive, but it doesn’t always have to be.
This season we combined our love of all things to help you find the perfect present for just about everyone on your list that’s looking for something different, but that they’ll actually want and use!
Remember, unusual doesn’t have to mean ‘tacky.’ Please even the pickiest person in your family by shopping our favorite unusual (and expensive) gifts in 2023.
The Master Class Online Program – Shop It Here
It’s our favorite gift of the year; MasterClass. They can take over 85 different online classes taught by some of the biggest experts and celebrities in a variety of different categories. They can learn at their own speed, re-watch courses, figure out a new skill, master their lives, and more!
Shape Shifting Toy – Shop It Here
We added this one to our Gifts for Kids list as well. A best seller right now over on Amazon, this mixes the the satisfaction of a fidget toy, with the cool factor of shape shifting! Available is 11 different colors and patters, it features 36 rare earth magnets that transform the cube into over 70 shapes. It also comes in a 4 pack if you need to gift a whole slew of kids.
The Fizzics Draft-Pour Beer Dispenser – Shop It Here
Now they can turn their favorite beer into a delicious draft right from the comfort of their own home. It’s one of the most talked about this season and perfect for any of the men on your gift list or women who also love their suds!
NakedCashmere Bra – Shop it Here
Be a little extra with your undergarments and loungewear. Available in 5 colors, this unbelievably soft NakedCashmere pull-on bra features a plunging v-neckline and 48 grams of 100% pure cashmere in 12-gauge knit. Runs small.
Solo Stove Fire Pit (Ranger) – Shop It Here
Solo Stove seems to be showing up just about everywhere these days. Available in a variety of sizes, their Signature 360° Airflow Design™ creates an efficient secondary burn, resulting in significantly less smoke. And since it burns down to a fine ash, it’s easy to clean!
Made By Mary Prism Necklace – Shop It Here
All of the jewelry from Made By Mary is so cool – we actually have a hard time choosing! Ideal for layering, this prism necklace pairs well with her other styles, and we’re big fans of the personalized options. Whether you’re looking to wear your kids’ names, your significant other’s name, or a personal mantra – they’ve got you covered.
The GoTrax XR Elite Electric Scooter (for Adults) – Shop It Here
This adult scooter will elevate your commute to work or your jaunt around town). It’s totally electric, with a max speed of 15.5 MPH. It features a 280.8Wh high capacity battery that can achieve max 18.6 miles travel range (under specific conditions). Expensive? Sure. Worth it? Of course.
The Theragun (RED) Mini Massager – Shop It Here
If it’s good enough for the NFL, well, it’s good enough for anyone on your list too. You won’t believe how amazing this feels, how much it can help you totally recover those sore or pulled muscles. Plus, with this option they’ve partnered up with RED – and part of the proceeds will go towards the fight against AIDS and Covid-19! Other colors and size options available.
Ooni Pizza Oven – Shop it Here
You can never go wrong with pizza. Ooni features several different models, covering everything from wood and charcoal fueled to gas fueled – even a combination of both, which is the model above. They can sling pizza all year round from the comfort of their own backyard. And chances are pretty good they’ll invite you over for some. Win/win.
Pizza Peddler Wheel – Shop It Here
If you’ve snagged the pizza oven (or honestly, even if you haven’t), we think every pizza chef needs a monkey on a unicycle, slicing up perfect slices. And, yes. Yes, his little legs do actually pedal as he gleefully glides through the pizza.
Clocky Alarm Clock on Wheels in Chrome – Shop It Here
Because everyone needs an alarm clock that jumps off their nightstand and rolls around the floor until you get up, chase it down, and turn it off. Heck, even if your kids are going to love it. And, well, if they don’t you totally will!
Coravin (Timeless Three SL) – Shop It Here
Sample away without opening all of your bottle at once. Whether they’re into blind tastings, holding tasting parties, or just aren’t planning to finish the entire bottle this evening, this will save your favorite wines – whether they carry a high price tag or not. Pour and enjoy without removing the cork, allowing you to preserve still wines for weeks, months, and even years. Other models available as well.
The Himalayan Natural Salt Lamp – Shop It Here
Experience their magic of all natural salt lamps. They’re said to help you sleep better, elevate your mood, and even help your skin issues. We do have one and swear by it (we’ve never slept better)!
The YETI Tundra 65 Cooler – Shop It Here
Perfect for the person who has everything, this amazingly popular (and kind of expensive) hard cooler from the geniuses at YETI make any party, camping trip, or just backyard drinking so much better. This one comes in a variety of different cool colors too.
Rad Power Bikes: The RadMisson Electric Metro Bike – Shop It Here
This best seller from Rad Power Bikes is a single-speed electric metro bike, perfect for city riders – and at a reasonable price point. It also features a 500W high-torque motor and up to 45+ miles battery range.
Bob Ross ‘Happy Little Painter’ Funko Pop Figure – Shop It Here
Because who doesn’t love Bob Ross?! Perfect for on your desk or just proudly displayed around your happy little house.
Crosley Vintage Record Player (With Bluetooth) – Shop It Here
Because what’s old is now new and with the capability of downloading your favorite records to your computer because #technology. It’s one of the most popular picks of the year and, believe it or not, even teenagers are getting in on the nostalgia!
David Yurman Albion Petite Ring with Semiprecious Stone and Diamonds – Shop It Here
Online, Nordstrom carries 9 different sizes, as well as 7 different color stone options – so it’s easy to find something that fits her finger and her personality.
Bodum 8-Cup French Press – Shop It Here
This chic french press not only looks cool, but holds a maximum of 32 ounces or 8 cups of brewed coffee or tea. Perfect for entertaining.
The Golden Girls “Clue” Board Game – Shop It Here
Because it’s the best way to thank you for being a friend. If they love Clue (and they do) and they love The Golden Girls (and they do) this one is a total no-brainer. Golden Girls fans rejoice!
KitchenAid At-Home Cold Brew Coffee Maker – Shop It Here
If they’re fans of iced coffee, this is the business. Bonus points for helping them save money in the long run by brewing their own cold brew iced coffee right at home. Yum!
TubShroom Revolutionary Tub Drain Protector & Hair Catcher – Shop It Here
Because millions of people can’t be wrong. Hair down the drain is gross and this really does solve the problem. If you don’t know how to gift someone thing must-have bathroom gadget, it’s always your best bet to just toss it into their stocking this Christmas.
National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Glass Moose Mugs (Set of 2) – Shop It Here
Because if they’re going to drink eggnog like Cousin Eddie, they’re going to need to do it out of the official glass moose mug! They’ll be the hit of their holiday party, obviously.
Wireless Waterproof Shower Speaker – Shop It Here
Because you need to drop a beat while singing in the shower. You can actually bring this little, but powerful, speaker basically anywhere you go. It’s officially made our Gadget Gift Guide this season too!
Your Own Personalized LP Record – Shop It Here
Because it’ll be the coolest thing you’ll hang on the wall. Perfect for the collector, the home bar, or even their office.
Planetarium Projector – Shop It Here
Now they can ‘technically’ sleep under the stars 365 days a year. Features more than 8,000 stars and 60 constellations, along with adjustable speeds to emulate the Earth’s rotation. It also has built in bluetooth speakers and a sleep timer. Good night!
Giant Wooden Yard Dice – Shop It Here
Because now they’ll never lose their dice again! It’s fun for the whole fam to play out in the yard or even inside on those cold and rainy days.
iPhone Charger Sticker Faces Set – Shop It Here
Because those plain, white Apple chargers are so….plain. Great gift for tweens.
Tea Drop Sampler – Shop It Here
This is a cool and unique way to enjoy some tea in flavors like citrus ginger, rose earl gray, sweet peppermint and matcha green tea. Options include 8, 25 – and even a dessert sampler.
The Messless Chocolate Milk Mixing Mug – Shop It Here
Their chocolate milk will never be the same. Add milk and chocolate syrup (or powder) to the tumbler, then press the button. Perfect consistency! Works with hot chocolate as well.
Wine Wipes (for your teeth) – Shop It Here
Toss in some wine wipes when you gift a bottle! It’s also one of our most popular gift ideas for the wine lover on your list
The Grillbot Automatic Grill Cleaner – Shop It Here
Because it’s basically like the Roomba, but for your grill. Let it do all the work for you! This little motorized grill cleaner feature three strong nylon brushes that rotate – and scrape the burnt-on residue right off grill grates.