It’s the same day every year. We bet you’ve heard that one before from your wife. But somehow, February 14 seems to creep up on you every time. And while you can’t point that out to her, you can get a head start on Valentine’s Day gifts for your wife. Let Cupid work his magic and choose one of the picks from our roundup of the best wife gift ideas. If you’re getting a headstart on shopping this year, then we’ve done the work for you and found the best gifts for wives this Valentine’s Day.
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 all kinds of 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.
Best of all, you don’t have to worry about awkwardly browsing in a lingerie shop or approaching a makeup counter, since these can all be bought with a few clicks. As for a romantic dinner, we’ll leave that up to you. These are the best gifts to give your wife this Valentine’s Day.
1. 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 Valentine’s Day gift for your wife.
2. 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 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.
3. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Athleta Metropolis Jogger
BEST FOR THE NETFLIX MARATHONER
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 dusty rose shade makes them ideal for Valentine’s Day.
6. Gucci Rouge À Lèvres Mat
BEST FOR THE LIPSTICK LOVER
When it comes to Valentine’s Day beauty, 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.
8. 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.
9. Godiva Valentine’s Day Goldmark Assorted Chocolate Heart Box
BEST FOR THE WIFE WITH A SWEET TOOTH
Chocolates for Valentine’s Day are a classic for a reason! A box of chocolates is the perfect Valentine’s day gift for your wife, and this set by Godiva has just the right mix. Inside the fabric heart box you’ll find 37 pieces of gourmet chocolate. A mix of white, dark and milk chocolates also include decadent chocolate truffles and other surprises. The detailed box will also set this gift apart from other store-bought chocolate gifts.
10. Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 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 awhile. 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.
11. NEST Classic Candle in Moroccan Amber
BEST GIFT FOR THE CANDLE-CRAZED WIFE
If she obsesses over candles 365 days of the year, she deserves to unwrap a NEST candle on Valentine’s 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. NEST is a brand that will make her heart flutter, and the gorgeous Moroccan Amber blend (a classic) will give her butterflies that remind her of you. It’s a soy-based candle, which means it burns clean and won’t release those harmful chemicals in the air.
12. Marc Jacobs Square 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 Marc Jacobs sunnies to defrost her heart in the winter weather. These black frames will look chic whether she’s wearing a bikini or a chunky knit scarf. The non-polarized glasses feature 100% UV protection.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. LUNA Weighted Blanket
BEST WINTER GIFT FOR WIFEY
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. This is by far one of the hottest winter gifts of 2020, since anxiety-reducing weighted blankets have skyrocketed in popularity. Let’s put it this way: If she doesn’t have it, she wants it.
16. 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.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. Lonxu Womens Silk Satin Pajamas Set
BEST GIFT FOR SPICING THINGS UP
While silk nightwear may set of all kinds sex-related alarms in your head, this isn’t the direction we’re going for. These luxury pajamas are actually built with the wearer’s comfort in mind. That’s not to say they won’t spice things up in the bedroom. However, when your wife puts them on, there’s more of a chance she’ll be asleep in seconds from the extreme comfort. These pajamas are available in eight different color options, including red, blue and black.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. BUREI Women’s White Dial Skeleton Watch
BEST SPLURGE GIFT
No matter the occasion, jewelry is always a winner. It’s important to remember, the more important the occasion, the nicer the jewelry should be. This BUREI Women’s White Dial Skeleton Watch is a great option for big occasions. Birthdays, anniversaries and promotions can all be celebrated with one of these beautiful timepieces. Watches are also a great gift from a husband to a wife because anytime your wife needs to check the time, she’ll be reminded how thoughtful you are. This watch is water-resistant up to 165 feet and powers itself from the movement of your arm alone. It’s also available in rose gold and gold options and comes in a stylish storage box.
24. 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.
25. Kate Spade New York Grove Street Millie Purse
BEST GIFT FOR THE PURSE COLLECTOR
As you probably already know, you can never (ever) have too many handbags or shoes. With that in mind, this Kate Spade New York Grove Street Printed Millie Purse is a solid choice for important occasions. It’s available in a few colors and features beautifully embossed leather as well as gold or silver-toned accents. You’ll find a full-length slip pocket on the outside, while the single top zipper opens to the main central pocket and a handy internal pocket. The bag’s versatile design means your partner will be able to get twice as much use out of it, too, as it works as both a day and evening bag. However, if this specific purse isn’t quite right, Kate Spade New York has an entire line of home goods including bedding, decor, stationery and kitchen accessories that make perfect Valentine’s Day wife gift ideas.