When it’s time to buy a gift, it’s absolutely normal to feel like you’re under pressure — especially when it’s for a special lady in your life. You want to find the perfect present, whether it’s for Christmas, her birthday or a special anniversary. Is it too romantic? Not romantic enough? Fortunately, you can relax, because we’re taking care of the gift ideas for you.
Whether the present is for your girlfriend, fianceé, wife, aunt, sister, you name it, we have a foolproof list of gift ideas. Every item on our list is sure to impress. She’ll wonder how you even know what exfoliating sugar cubes are — or that she really wanted a new lip gloss (what woman doesn’t!?). And don’t worry — you can claim all the credit! We just want to help you get it right.
Don’t wait for the clock to start counting down, leaving you scrambling to finish all your shopping. Get a head start and save on stress by checking out the best gifts for her for any occasion.
1. INVIKTUS Silver Birds Tree Jewelry Stand Display
She can show off her jewelry in style with this charming bird tree jewelry stand with vintage appeal. Quite the twofer, it makes a pretty decor statement while keeping all her pretty things organized and easily accessible. Necklaces and earrings can hang from the branches, while rings can sit in the dish below. It comes in three colors so you can opt for whatever compliments her style best.
2. Rebecca Minkoff Women’s Edie Crossbody Bag
When it comes to purses, you can’t get more versatile than a black crossbody bag. We promise this will be one of the most carried bags in her closet. Big enough to carry all the essentials, but petite enough for everyday use, it’s just the right size. It has an external pocket in the back and plenty of compartments inside to keep everything organized, so she’ll never have to fish around for her phone or keys. The luxe black leather, quilting detail and accent hardware are sleek and chic, plus the magnetic closure adds ease. It’s pure Rebecca Minkoff at its best.
3. Diptyque Paris Baies/Berries Candle
Everyone loves a Diptyque candle, making it one of the best gifts for her. They’re delightfully luxe and always smell just as pretty as they look. This one is fresh, warm and fruity, with notes of a bouquet of roses and blackcurrant leaves.
4. Drunk Elephant NightBright Duo
Talk about beauty sleep! She’ll wake up with brighter skin thanks to this power couple from beloved skincare brand Drunk Elephant. The pair includes their T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum and Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil. They team up to refine skin texture and tone while delivering deep moisture. Skin will be left glowing by morning. Made in the US, the clean brand is famous for being safe for even the most sensitive skin.
5. Sweaty Betty Power Workout Leggings
Plenty of us are still working out at home, with gyms closed across the country because of coronavirus. Truthfully, that can sometimes make it more challenging to stay motivated, but these workout leggings will jolt her into action with the vibrant print and high-tech fabric. They work equally well for yoga in the living room or an outdoor run, especially since the fabric has reflective details to keep her safe and a convenient back pocket. Plus, they’re designed to sculpt her bum. Wins all around!
6. Lele Sadoughi Women’s Silk Leopard Knotted Headband
Headbands are hotter than ever and Lele Sadoughi’s are especially on fire. This one hits all the trends: silk, leopard print and that signature knot. This headband is one-size-fits-all which eliminates the need for returns, and instantly elevates any OOTD. Plus, she can throw it on before any Zoom or FaceTime convo and look pulled together in seconds.
7. Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Water Bottle
Brighten up her desk with one of these water bottles from Hydro Flask. Work can be draining — and dehydrating — so this will help her stay hydrated and happy while toiling away. All her coworkers will be wanting one of these for themselves. For work, for the gym and for everywhere she goes, this water bottle will go with her.
8. UGG Women’s Oh Yeah Sandal
Let’s be real for a minute — the shoes that are getting the most play right now are slippers, with everyone spending so much more time at home. So, give hers a major upgrade with these fun and fluffy sandals. The 1.5-inch platform heels give her just the right height boost. She’ll never want to take them off and she won’t have to, thanks to the rubber sole that makes them equally suitable for indoor and outdoor wear.
9. Drybar The Double Shot Blow-Dryer Brush
A gift that’s always welcome is one that makes her life a little easier. This blow-dryer brush by fan favorite Drybar will do just that. It saves her a step by combining a blow-dryer with a round brush, so she can get a blow-out with just one tool and one step. It boasts ionic technology to cut frizz while delivering mega shine, while the clever design maximizes air flow to speed up the entire process. It’s lightweight and ergonomic, so it won’t leave her arms aching.
10. FOREO LUNA mini 2 Facial Cleansing Brush
If you want to gift her a luxury beauty item she hasn’t bothered to buy herself — this is it. The FOREO LUNA facial cleansing brush is magic. If she’s the type of woman who can never go to bed without washing her face, she’s bound to appreciate this travel-sized cleansing tool. Beauty mavens swear by this beauty device, which reaches deep beneath the surface to remove any impurities and unclog pores. For all these reasons, this colorful facial cleansing brush is one of the top gifts for her in 2020.
11. Huda Beauty Mercury Retrograde Eyeshadow Palette
If she’s all about astrology, it might put some fear in her when mercury is in retrograde — but this pretty palette by Huda Beauty will be sure to balance things out. There’s a color for every season and mood. It contains 18 shades, including nine mattes, six metallics, a glitter powder with silver sparkles and two sheer reflective shadows. Ranging from neutrals to statement hues, she can create endless makeup looks with this single palette.
12. Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speaker features watercolor swirls and is totally waterproof! It’s perfect to take on the next weekend away and it makes for a great, regular outdoor speaker, too. It connects to Bluetooth in a pinch, so it’s easy to have total control over the playlist until around 100 feet away. If she’s the known party host of her friend group, she’ll love the fact that this speaker will still stream the tunes even if her BFF spills a mimosa on it. Plus, if your gal loves to sing in the shower, then the Wonderboom waterproof speaker is a dream come true.
13. Gucci Guilty Love Edition Eau de Parfum For Her
Romance will literally be in the air after she spritzes the latest scent from Gucci. The limited-edition perfume is an exotic floral-fruity chypre that pays homage to the Narcissus flower. The blend of bergamot, grapefruit, violet, jasmine sambac and musks make a head-turner of a perfume, and the retro pink glass bottle is the perfect adornment for her vanity.
14. Bev Rosé 8pk
This isn’t your average rosé. To make it even more fun, this one comes in a can. On the dry side, it has just the right amount of fizz, plus notes of strawberry and raspberry with a white peach finish. If you’re buying this for your boo, it might work best as an add-on to a larger present like jewelry or a home-cooked meal.
15. Quay Come Thru
She can never have enough sunnies, and these are sure to be a standout in her collection. There’s so much to love about them, from the festive pink hue to the distinctive cat-eye shape to the invisible frame. She’ll be on-trend every time she slips on this pair — and she’ll be thinking of you.
16. Astrid & Miyu Mystic Star Necklace
Instead of buying roses, how about rose gold. This dainty necklace features a sparkling star charm on a delicate chain. It’s ideal for wearing on its own or layered as part of a sexy date night outfit.
17. Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes
You can’t put a price on self-care, which every busy woman needs more of. These sugar cubes will help her get that much-deserved R&R. These six exfoliating cubes are enriched with shea butter and aloe vera. They soften in water so as she’s rinsing off she can run these fresh-smelling cubes along her arms and legs to soften up dry spots and leave her smelling absolutely amazing. Who needs a trip to the spa when you have these?
18. Renpho Shiatsu Foot Massager With Heat
Give her an excuse to unwind with this electric foot massager by Renpho. She can slip her toes right in and select the length of time, kneed intensity, air intensity, and the best part — heat. This specific massaging machine has thousands of rave reviews on Amazon, and chances are the lady in your life will love it, too.
19. Yves Saint Laurent Glossy Lip Stain Color
Choose one of the sixteen shades (which work on all skin tones) and gift to the lady who wouldn’t mind throwing a fresh coat of fabulous to her pout. The glossy lip stain offers the wear time of a normal lip stain, but the lacquered shine of a high gloss. Yves Saint Laurent is one of the most interesting fashion houses to watch right now, and their beauty products are a fantastic gift idea for the fashionista in your life.
20. Nespresso by De’Longhi
Fulfill her coffee and espresso needs with this Nespresso by De’Longhi Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle. Whether she wants an espresso or alto, she’ll have it all right at the press of a button. Her favorite part will be the fact that it heats up in under 15 seconds and has a container that holds up to 17 used capsules. Plus, the bundle includes a milk frother to apply the correct finish to lattes and cappuccinos.
21. Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
What feels better than snuggling up in a plushy bathrobe after a hot shower or bath? It’s like giving yourself a warm hug. This super-soft bathrobe by Brooklinen features Turkish spa-like material that will turn any regular bathroom into a zen haven. Your favorite gal will feel like she’s lounging in luxury every morning, and she’ll never forget that you were the one who made it possible.
22. Long Distance Wooden Friendship Lamp
This is the sweetest gift to give to a woman in your life who lives far away. This smartly designed friendship lamp helps you stay in touch with siblings and old friends. Whether she’s a few towns over or taking up a new life in a different country, these wooden friendship lamps make it possible to let her know she’s on your mind any time. Tap your lamp and hers will light up! When she receives the message, she can tap her lamp to send you the return signal.
23. Birdies Cheetah Flats
Trust us when we say we live in these, and the woman in your life will, too. There are endless patterns to pick from depending on her persona. Does she live in leopard print? Or is she more of an olive green gal? You can’t go wrong with any of these colors or prints, but we’re particularly partial to the animal prints that are trending this season. Every woman needs some good flats in her closet, and that’s why these are some of the best gifts for her this year.
24. Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice by Michelle Obama
Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice by Michelle Obama made the cut of Oprah’s list of favorite things in 2019 and it’s still going strong. It’s a perfect gift for any lady in your life who could use a little woman-to-woman inspiration.
25. Kate Spade New York Marmalade Studs
These glistening marmalade stud earrings are a versatile piece of jewelry she can wear with any look. The studs also come packed in a cute carrying pouch, so the wrapping job is basically already done for you. She’ll probably start wearing her hair back more so she can show them off at the office or on a night out. Kate Spade always has gorgeous earrings that make perfect gifts, and you can’t go wrong with these sparkly studs.
26. Kindle Paperwhite
Of all the gifts we’ve been given in the past, this is probably the one we use the most. She can load up essentail beach reads and her favorite magazines, or browse new releases so she’s never stuck without a good read on her next commute or vacay. For an even more thoughtful gift, gift her an Audible credit as well so she can pick out a few books right when she receives her new Paperwhite.
27. Sagaform Wine Carafe With Oak Stopper
The Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper is perfect for keeping any kind of wine fresh thanks to its eye-catching oak stopper. In addition to wine, it can be used for water, juice, and other drinks. The hand-blown wine carafe is dishwasher safe and lead-free.
28. Sony Noise-Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3
She doesn’t need to be a total tech nerd to appreciate a killer pair of noise-cancelling headphones. Whether she travels a lot and could use these for the plane or simply enjoys streaming her favorite podcast at home on the couch without distraction, these Sony headphones are best in class. They offer unrivaled noise cancelling, side panel touch controls, a fast-charging battery with a long lifespan, and even include built-in Alexa functionality, too.
29. Rolling Stones 6-Pack Gift Set of Socks
One can never have too many socks. Liven up her sock drawer with this limited-edition set of Rolling Stones socks in celebration of 50 years of the band. We know vintage band tees are all the rage right now, but this will take her love of music to a new level and spark all kinds of conversation in her next board meeting. If she’s not a Rolling Stones fan, don’t worry. Happy Socks has tons of smart designs for her to enjoy.