Is it time to go gift shopping for your wife again? There’s a good chance the answer might be yes. That’s because between her birthday, your anniversary, Valentine’s Day and the holidays, it seems like there is one occasion after another that calls for giving your wife a gift. So, let’s be honest: You might be running low on wife gift ideas at this point, and we don’t blame you. That’s why we did the work for you and found the best Christmas gifts for wives that you can order online right now.
We understand that picking out gifts can be a tougher task than it sounds, which is exactly why this list includes items for all kinds of personalities and budgets. From diamond earrings and Kate Spade handbags to a coloring book and scented candles, it’s definitely important to remember that price doesn’t dictate what a gift is worth. These are the best gifts to give your wife for Christmas 2020 — or just because!
1. LORAC Mega PRO Eye Shadow Palette
BEST FOR THE MAKEUP MAVEN
When it comes to the best Christmas gifts for your wife, it’s hard to go wrong with an eyeshadow palette. They offer plenty of shades to play with, especially this aptly named Mega palette by LORAC. The limited-edition palette is double the size of the original PRO, boasting 16 shimmer and 16 matte eyeshadows in an impressive array of hues. Each shadow is infused with botanicals to boost the delicate skin around the eyes and they’re packed with pigment to deliver great color that goes on wet or dry.
2. Maps International Scratch Off Map Of The US
BEST FOR JETSETTERS
Jetsetters haven’t been able to get their frequent flier miles in this year, but this scratch off map will help her relive her favorite trips of all time, making this one of the best gifts for a wife who loves to travel. The map of the USA is coated in gold and once it’s scratched off, it reveals colored states, monuments, national parks and other attractions underneath. Made of silk art paper, it measures 24 by 36 inches, ideally sized to proudly put on display. You can also use it to plan your next road trip to give her some scratching off — and adventures — to look forward to.
3. Chanel: Collections and Creations
BEST FOR THE FASHION LOVER
A closet full of Chanel couture may be out of your budget, but this beautiful coffee table book is not. The house of Chanel shares its private archives in these pages, showing the gorgeous creations by Coco Chanel from the 1920s to the present. Broken down into the iconic fashion house’s five themes, it explores each of them in depth: the suit, the camellia, jewelry, fragrances and makeup, and the little black dress. It includes a mix of previously unpublished archive photographs as well as original drawings by Karl Lagerfeld.
4. La Chatelaine Deluxe Hand Cream Chartreuse Collection
BEST FOR THE WIFE WITH DRY HANDS
In 2020, the year of constant hand washing, every wife has dry hands. This luxe set of hand creams will nourish her mitts in style, making it one of the timeliest and best Christmas gifts for your wife in 2020. The formula contains a whopping 20% concentration of organic shea butter, vitamin E and argan oil to hydrate and protect hands. The rich texture sinks right into skin for instant soothing and all of the scents are created by perfumers in Grasse, France. Even better, La Chatelaine is a family-owned brand.
5. Herbivore Botanicals All Natural Coconut Milk Bath Soak
BEST FOR BATH LOVERS
The gift of a good bath is a gift that keeps on giving. Essentially the perfect bath in a jar, coconut milk powder takes center stage on the ingredient list to hydrate and soften skin, along with its anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe inflamed areas. The natural formula only has four ingredients that are organic and food-grade, plus it leaves skin smelling of coconut and vanilla. Everything made by Herbivore is created in small batches in the US.
6. Stocking Stuffer Idea: W&P Carry On Cocktail Kit The Margarita
BEST FOR THE FREQUENT FLIER
SPY editors are big fans of W&P cocktail kits, which make for perfect stocking stuffers and small gifts for any occasion. If you really want to wow your wife with one of the year’s best Christmas gifts, you can present this cocktail kit with a voucher for your next vacation — but she’ll be pretty stoked with this on its own, too. Made for mixing up libations en route to the final destination, this kit has everything needed to whip up a perfect margarita, sans the tequila. The premium ingredients include margarita mix, a pack of rimming salt, a travel-size bar spoon, a recipe card and a linen coaster. It’s even TSA compliant so you don’t have to worry about sneaking it past security.
7. Stocking Stuffer Idea: Umbra Anigram Bunny Ring Holder for Jewelry
BEST FOR THE RING STACKER
If she loves a good ring stack, then chances are she needs more ring holders in her life and it’ll be tough to find one cuter than this bunny option. She can stack plenty from its ears, which are designed to hold multiple rings in a range of sizes. It’ll add a dose of whimsy to a dresser or vanity while showing off her jewels, plus it’s smaller than a jewelry box or tray.
8. Mela Artisans Medium Serving Tray
BEST FOR THE HOSTESS
The hostess with the mostess loves all the dinner party accessories. This serving tray will be a welcome addition to her arsenal. Pretty and functional, it works equally well to serve cocktails thanks to its built-in handles that make it easy to carry, or it can be set down on a table to hold food. Handcrafted in India from natural mango wood, the Fair Trade piece supports the artisans that created it.
9. Sunkey Flower Vase
BEST FOR FLOWER LOVERS
When it comes to the best gifts for your wife, fresh flowers will always score you major points. To make the classic gift even better, arrange them in a beautiful vase she can treasure long after the flowers have faded. This classic eco-friendly hand-blown vase is made from top notch leadless glass that won’t fade. The delicate tint and air bubbles give it a unique twist.
10. Emoquii DIY Tie Dye Kit
BEST FOR THE CRAFTY WIFE
Tie-dye is all the rage these days, so get your wife in on the fun with this DIY kit. It includes everything required to adorn T-shirts, dresses, socks, totes and whatever else she wants in the ubiquitous print. There’s 26 squeeze bottles, 26 bags of tie-dye pigment, 160 rubber bands, 10 pairs of protective gloves, two table covers, two disposable aprons, a funnel and a spoon, amounting to enough for 36 projects. It includes step-by-step instructions to ensure she’ll nail the look.
11. Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace
BEST FOR BAUBLE LOVERS
You simply can’t go wrong with jewelry, especially when it’s a piece as pretty as this one. It works equally well layered with other necklaces or worn solo, and it’s delicate enough to wear every day. The sparkling center stone is made from a material exclusive to Kendra Scott and the chain is plated in 14K gold.
12. Dinosaur Shape Ceramic Succulent Planter Pot
BEST FOR THE PLANT MOM
Talk about a dino-mite home for her succulent! The dinosaur-shaped ceramic pot isn’t just fun and games— it has drainage holes on the bottom so that excess water flows through the soil and into the base to keep her plant healthy and the area around it clean.
13. Kate Spade Deco Tea Kettle
BEST FOR THE TEA DRINKER
You’ll find a few Kate Spade items on our list of the best Christmas gifts for your wife, and this polka dot tea kettle is one of our favorite gifts at the $50 price point. It’s a stylish piece of home decor in its own right, and the black and white pattern will blend in perfectly with any kitchen. This tea kettle is part of the Kate Spade New York line of home decor and everyday essentials, which is a gold mine for husbands searching for the perfect gift.
14. Petit Enfant Heart Mirror
BEST FOR THE VINTAGE LOVER
Though it’s actually new, this charming heart-shaped mirror looks like you unearthed it at an antique shop. Adorned in curlicued wire, it’ll bring love to any room — and lucky recipient.
15. LUNA Weighted Blanket
BEST FOR STRESS
This blanket features 15 pounds of cuddle power so when you’re out of town or watching sports in the basement, she can keep warm, calm, and snuggled in. Weighted blankets are by far one of the hottest gifts of 2020 (as they were in 2019), and anxiety-reducing weighted blankets have skyrocketed in popularity. Let’s put it this way: If she doesn’t have it, she wants it.
16. Koolaburra by UGG Women’s Ballia
BEST FOR COLD FEET
What’s not to love about oversized pink fuzzy flip flops? These slippers are anything but basic. They’re as comfy as they are cute, thanks to a cushioned footbed on the platform sole. The sturdy rubber outsole means they can be worn outside too.
17. Slip Sleep Mask – Limited Edition
BEST FOR THE INSOMNIAC
There’s no better gift than a good night’s sleep, and that’s especially true if your wife is prone to tossing and turning all night. Help her enjoy a deep snooze with a luxurious sleep mask made from pure Mulberry silk. It’ll block out all light so she can catch some zzzzz’s. It also happens to be anti-aging since it prevents skin from creasing. Slip has a great line of sleep masks, but this limited edition mask with fun cucumber accents is a perfect gift for your wife.
18. Kate Spade Park Row Wrist Watch
BEST SPLURGE GIFT
When shopping for your wife, girlfriend, sister or mom, Kate Spade is always a good place to start. The brand makes tons of great gifts for women, from everyday essentials like tumblers and purses to designer jewelry and dresses. The fashion house’s designer watches also make for one of the best gifts for your wife on a special occasion, be it her birthday or anniversary. The watch below features a slim strap and stylish face, but it’s available in a dozen different styles and colors. Whether your wife prefers blue, leopard print, hearts or classic black and gold, there’s a watch to match her style. The straps can also be replaced as new designs become available.
19. Tiffany & Love for Her
BEST FOR THE FRAGRANCE FIEND
Everyone loves to see that iconic little blue box from Tiffany & Co., but this time what’s inside will be a surprise. Instead of jewelry, bestow her with a fragrance that is meant to capture the scent of modern love in a bottle. This woody and floral perfume holds notes of blue basil, grapefruit, neroli, vetiver and cedarwood. True to its heritage, the Tiffany bottle will be a standout on any vanity.
20. Calpak Kaya Faux Leather Laptop Backpack
BEST FOR THE LAPTOP LUGGER
When your wife’s job means she has to bring her laptop everywhere, she best be doing it in style — and in a way that won’t kill her back. Enter Calpak’s sleek backpack that’s chic enough for the office. Made from scratch-resistant faux leather, it’s tough enough to go the distance, and the whipstitched trim delivers an elegant detail. Inside there’s a separate laptop compartment to keep her computer safe, along with plenty of interior and exterior pockets to keep everything organized. It comes in four colors so you can find the right one for your wife.
21. Printfresh Hardcover Velvet Journal
BEST FOR THE JOURNALER
Whether she likes to jot down her thoughts from time to time or keep a gratitude journal, this beautifully hand-bound notebook will entice her to put pen to paper. The lined writing notebook is adorned with glimmering gold foil on the cover and has a built-in satin ribbon bookmark so that she never loses her place.
22. Artifact Uprising Brass & Wood Display Box
BEST FOR THE SENTIMENTAL WIFE
Bring her favorite Instagram shots to life with this elegant photo box made from brass and real hardwood. It holds up to 50 satin or matte prints and she can swap out the front of the box as often as she’d like to keep her favorite pic of the moment on display. Clearly, it will get plenty of likes in real life.
23. Athleta Metropolis Jogger
BEST FOR THE NETFLIX MARATHONER
For any occasion — Valentine’s Day, your anniversary, her birthday — joggers are the perfect gift for your special lady. However, after the year we’ve all had, a pair of comfy joggers is one of the best wife gift ideas for Christmas 2020. Ensure she can binge her favorite series in comfort in these cute and cozy joggers. The sleek fabric and tailored shape means she can wear them beyond the couch too — they’re perfect for an outer layer to get to the gym or for long-haul flights. She can even dress them up for some street style flair. Plus, the neutral dusty rose shade makes them ideal for any season or outfit.
24. Gucci Rouge À Lèvres Mat
BEST FOR THE LIPSTICK LOVER
When it comes to romantic nights out, nothing beats a bold red lip. The latest lipstick formula from Gucci, a rich matte, is sure to do the trick. The formula boasts wax to keep her pucker soft, plus the luxe gold tube gives off major Old Hollywood vibes. If red isn’t her thing, the lipstick comes in a total of 28 shades, ranging from nudes to pinks to oranges to purples, and even a green that was spotted on the Gucci runway.
25. GROSCHE Aberdeen Perfect Tea Maker
BEST FOR THE TEA LOVER
If your wife’s more of a tea person or a loose leaf tea enthusiast try out this gadget for steeping loose teas with ease. Its wide-mouth top makes it easy to remove the tea infuser for cleaning and the container is shatterproof and durable in the case of an accidental spill. It’s made with 100% USA Tritan material rather than plastic so you know you’re getting the highest quality ingredients for your lady this V-day.
26. Fresh Rose Face Mask
BEST FOR THE SPA ADDICT
Instead of a dozen roses, give her roses for her face. This cult-favorite face mask is so good that it’s practically a facial in a jar. Insanely hydrating, it’s packed with real rose petals to soothe and tone, while cucumber extract and aloe vera gel soothe, cool and calm skin. The multitasker also treats uneven skin tone and dullness.
27. Godiva Chocolatier Assorted Chocolate Gift Box
BEST FOR THE WIFE WITH A SWEET TOOTH
A box of chocolates is a classic gift for your wife, and this set by Godiva has just the right mix. Inside the gold box you’ll find 36 pieces of gourmet chocolate. A mix of white, dark and milk chocolates also include decadent chocolate truffles and other surprises. When it comes to chocolate, you can’t go wrong with Godiva.
28. Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
BEST GIFT FOR THE WIFE WHO TURNS UP THE TUNES
If your wifey gets a kick out of pumping up the volume and dancing (or singing) her heart out, this Ultimate Ears Wonderboom speaker will keep you out of the doghouse for a while. The portable speaker features watercolor swirls and yeah, it’s waterproof. Even if you’re not into the way it looks, you’ll be glad she has it on the next hiking trip or weekend away. It makes a great, regular outdoor speaker, too. It easily connects right to Bluetooth, so she’ll have total control over the playlist until she’s around 100 feet away. We named this speaker one of the best Christmas gifts of 2019 and 2020, and it’s also a top gift for wives and girlfriends for any occasion.
29. Capri Blue Volcano Mercury Candle Bowl
BEST GIFT FOR THE CANDLE-CRAZED WIFE
If she obsesses over candles 365 days of the year, she deserves to unwrap a Capri Blue candle on her special day. Chances are she’s done her best to save money on candles and it’s likely she doesn’t always spend on luxe versions. Capri Blue’s scents are truly the best and this one comes packaged in an elegant glass and gold lid to compliment a wide range of living or bedroom decor.
30. Michael Kors Women’s Chelsea Sunglasses
BEST GIFT FOR THE DESIGNER-ONLY WIFE
If your wifey wears sunglasses winter, spring, summer or fall, all you have to do is invest in a gorgeous pair of Michael Kors sunnies to defrost her heart in the winter weather. These glam frames will look chic whether she’s wearing a bikini or a chunky knit scarf. The non-polarized glasses feature 100% UV protection.
31. Instant Pot Duo
BEST FOR THE WIFE WHO WEARS A CAPE IN THE KITCHEN
With over 37,000 rave Amazon reviews, it’s no wonder why this Instant Pot will excite her. It speeds up the cooking process and also retains more nutrition thanks to limiting the amount of time food is exposed to heat. Even if she’s a beginner in the kitchen, she’ll gain access to the Instant Pot app which provides over a thousand recipes. But chances are, she’ll know just what to do with it! The multi-use programmable pressure cooker offers seven functions so your leading lady can steam, warm, slow-cook, or sauté her (and let’s be honest, your) meals. It makes yogurt, too.
32. Sweet Water Decor Mrs. Trinket Dish
BEST FOR THE JEWELRY COLLECTOR
This sweet gift is the perfect catchall to remind her that she is yours and you are hers. The metallic gold that glimmers around the edges of the dish and on the “Mrs.” lettering at the center of the dish is so glam. She will use it as a resting spot for her everyday essentials, like keys, or she’ll use it for her rings and bracelets.
33. Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs
BEST GIFT FOR THE ARTS-AND-CRAFTS-LOVING WIFE
Coloring books aren’t just for kids. It turns out that spending time coloring in the lines is actually one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to relax. And so, what better gift to give than the power to relax? Inside this Adult Coloring Book, you’ll find over 50 animal patterns featuring scenes from forests, oceans and deserts. It will provide hours of fun and relaxation for your wife. If you’re lucky, she might even let you color in one or two.
34. Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill-in-the-Blank Journal
BEST SENTIMENTAL GIFT
There’s never a bad time to remind your significant other how much and why you love them. With this Knock Knock What I Love About You Journal, your wife will have a physical reminder of exactly what makes her special. Example fill-in-the-blanks include, “You deserve the ______ award” and “You have the greatest taste in ______.” These pages allow you to use all your wit and charm to deliver lines that remind your partner why they love you, too. The book itself has a hard cover for durability and even includes a plastic jacket for extra protection, allowing your wife to read it over and over without fear.
35. Yinuo Mirror Scented Candles Gift Set
BEST FOR THE CANDLE FANATIC
This Yinuo Mirror Scented Candles Gift Set includes four individual candles, each with their very own scent. These scents include Fresh Spring, Lavender and Lemon and are an ideal way to create an atmosphere for a romantic evening together. As an added bonus, each candle comes in its own beautifully decorated pot with a lid, and the set itself is presented in an equally beautiful gift box.
36. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook
BEST GIFT FOR A LAUGH
It’s a pretty safe bet that your wife is a Harry Potter fan (who isn’t?). And so, it’s only logical that a Harry Potter cookbook is going to be well received. Inside this spellbound book, you’ll find over 150 recipes, including some of your soon to be favorites like Treacle Tart (Harry’s favorite dessert), Molly’s Meat Pies (A Mrs. Weasley classic) and Kreacher’s French Onion Soup. As you work through each of the enchanting pages, it’ll let you feel like you and your wife have transported into the wizarding world we all love.
37. Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
BEST GIFT FOR SPICING THINGS UP
We’re guessing your wife would be thrilled with a new set of Brooklinen sheets or the brand’s weighted comforter. However, bedding doesn’t exactly scream Christmas gifts for wife, does it? However, you can’t go wrong this Christmas when you buy your wife the popular Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe. Made from 100% super-soft Turkish cotton, this spa-style robe is one of the best Christmas gifts for your wife you’ll find online.
38. Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser
BEST GIFT FOR THE STRESSED OUT WIFE
Diffusing essential oils is very trendy these days, and we’re willing to bet your wife would love to add these helpful scents to your home. The Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser has over 1,800 5-star reviews from users. And as much as this is a great gift choice for your wife, you can very much see this as a gift for yourself, too. Not only will your house smell great, essential oils have a range of additional benefits from helping manage allergy symptoms to delivering a more enjoyable night’s sleep.
39. Le Creuset Stoneware French Press
BEST GIFT FOR THE FOODIE WIFE
Sometimes gifting your wife a piece of kitchen equipment may result in more anger than elation. However, when the item’s a French press and it’s made by Le Creuset, you can rest assured there will be nothing but joy. This Le Creuset Stoneware French Press is stunning and can either add to or begin a new collection of Le Creuset’s iconic kitchenware. The press itself is made from high-fired stoneware and features a non-porous, enamel finish with a stainless steel plunger to complete the quality look. Be sure to grab a premium bag of coffee to accompany this gift.
40. Vir Jewels Certified Diamond Stud Earrings
BEST CLASSICALLY ROMANTIC GIFT
We’ve said it once, but it’s worth repeating. If you aren’t sure what to get your wife, jewelry is always a safe bet. In the case of these Vir Jewels Certified Diamond Stud Earrings, you’ll have a gift worthy of the most romantic day of the year. These earrings come in a choice of white or yellow gold, and your order will include a gift box for present-worthy presentation. Plus, each pair of these high-quality earrings is crafted in New York.
41. Kate Spade Molly Falling Flower Large Tote
BEST GIFT FOR THE PURSE COLLECTOR
Many husbands don’t understand why women spend hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars on designer handbags. But you dont need to understand. All you need to know is that these bags make your wife happy. This designer tote bag from Kate Spade is large enough to double as a purse when needed and stylish enough to draw the eye. The elegant floral pattern and large size make this a perfect everyday bag, and the detachable wristlet pouch is a nice added bonus. However, if this specific purse isn’t quite right, check out Kate Spade New York for bedding, decor, stationery and kitchen accessories that make perfect gifts for your wife.
42. IUGA Non Slip Yoga Mat
BEST GIFT FOR THE YOGI WIFE
If asanas are your wife’s jam, this top-rated yoga mat is the way to go. It’s known for its nonslip and nonslide material and doesn’t have the typical rubbery smell when you take it out of the package. It weighs in at 2.5 pounds which is less than half the weight of your typical rubber yoga mat, making it easy to transport from studio to home. Yoga poses might feel like a mystery to you, but trust that this mat will do the trick and give her a great new place to practice.
43. Vitamix Explorian Professional-Grade Blender
BEST GIFT FOR THE SMOOTHIE LOVER
Whether she’s blending up her morning smoothie, a delicious winter vegetable soup or special sauce for dinner — nobody does it like Vitamix. It’s one of the most trusted brands around for blending technology. The variable speed control and pulse feature blend, chop and purée with ease and deliver consistent results each and every time. It also cleans itself with a few drops of dish soap and water in 30 to 60 seconds, making care for it a breeze.
44. Chanasya Textured Soft Throw Blanket
BEST FOR THE WIFE WHO JUST WANTS TO GET COZY
This super cozy, simple, knitted throw is perfect for cozying up on the couch together to watch that latest rom com you’ve both been dying to see or reality tv show you can’t stop tuning into. It comes in a variety of colors to match any decor and looks super stylish thrown over a chair, couch or lounger. Give her the gift of comfort and maybe she’ll share some of it with you too.
45. Zero Waste Starter Kit
BEST FOR THE ENVIRONMENTALLY-CONSCIOUS WIFE
If your wife has become more environmentally-conscious recently this zero waste kit is the way to go. It’s got everything you need to live a lifestyle with less waste, less single-use plastics and a lighter conscience when it comes to environmental impact. It include stainless steel straws for her iced coffee runs, bamboo toothbrushes, a zero waste shampoo bar, mesh reusable tote and full set of bamboo reusable cutlery. She’ll appreciate your mutual care for a larger cause and effort to help her create new healthy habits.