30 Incredible Gifts Your Girlfriend Actually Wants
Because a woman like her deserves something special.
If shopping for gifts for your girlfriend makes you stressed, you’re not alone. After all, gift giving can be tough. What does she want? What doe she need? What’s a gift she’ll actually use? Finding that perfect (but equally thoughtful) gift can be an endless game of buyer’s remorse. Luckily, we’ve taken the guesswork out of what to get for your girlfriend with this list of the gifts she definitely wants. From chic yoga mats to custom art, the perfect present awaits. We promise she’ll think you read her mind. And for more gift ideas, check out the 15 Amazing Gifts for People Who Are Impossible to Shop For.
Venus et Fleur Lé Mini Square
$79; buy now at venusetfleur.com
You can give your girlfriend a bouquet that lasts a week or you can give her a bouquet that lasts a year—and we definitely recommend the latter. The geniuses over at Venus et Fleur developed a way to create beautiful arrangements that last a full 12 months. And while the larger bouquets can be difficult to display, the smaller (and, get this, less expensive) ones are the perfect size for her desk or vanity. Plus, they smell absolutely delicious.
Trisha Yearwood Home Collection Mosaic Vase
$50.43; buy now at bellacor.com
If you do opt for real flowers, pair them with a beautiful, unique vase for a gift that’s bound to leave a lasting impression. This Trisha Yearwood option looks great even when there’s nothing in it, making it the perfect décor addition to any home or apartment. And for more inspiration, flip through the 17 Home Décor Pieces So Stylish You Won’t Believe They’re From Home Depot.
Lulu Frost 14k Gold Zodiac Necklace with White Diamonds
$795; buy now at shopbop.com
Zodiac jewelry is a great way to give a personalized gift that’s thoughtful, without being overly mushy. And this simple design is perfectly understated and stylish.
ZonLi Weighted Blanket
$89.90; buy now at amazon.com
Give your girlfriend the gift of an amazing night’s sleep and she may just love you forever. This weighted blanket is all-natural cotton (which means it’s cooler than other weighted options) and comes with loops to match up to her duvet cover. And here are the 50 Wow Gifts For Everyone on Your Shopping List.
Lululemon Reversible Mat
$68; buy now at shop.lululemon.com
Not all yoga mats are created equal, and this reversible mat from the experts at Lululemon is definitely a cut above. Our pick is five millimeters thick, which means it’ll give her extra cushion as she goes through all those headstands and downward dogs.
Furbo Dog Camera
$199; buy now at shopus.furbo.com
If your girlfriend is experiencing some separation anxiety from her pup, pick up an at-home dog camera. This one from Furbo includes not only a video component but a two-way audio system and a treat-tossing feature. It’ll make her feel like she’s home with her four-legged best friend, even if she’s miles away at the office.
Erin Condren Good To Go LifePlanner
$33; buy now at erincondren.com
Staying organized can be tricky, but chic planners from master organizer Erin Condren make it a heck of a lot easier. Snag one of the designer’s famed “life planners” for an easy gift your girlfriend will both love and use.
$230; buy now at fitbit.com
If your girlfriend likes to stay active, give her the newest in athletic tech with the Fitbit Versa. This Fitbit-watch hybrid gives you all the benefits of a smartwatch along with the heart rate and sleep trackers the original Fitbit is known for.
Jonquil Look of Love Short Pajamas
$38.40; buy now at nordstrom.com
The only thing better than a pair of cozy PJs is a pair of cozy PJs that your significant other picked out. (And if you really want to score brownie points, spring for a matching pair for yourself. Just sayin’!) This sleek set will have her feeling as sophisticated as ever—and the elastic waist will ensure she’s always comfy, too.
Amazon Echo 2nd Generation Smart Speaker
$94.99; buy now at amazon.com
As the newest addition to the Amazon Echo family, the Echo 2.0 connects to Alexa to play music, read the news, set alarms and timers, answer questions, control compatible smart-home devices, and more. It does pretty much everything but cook dinner—which means you’re not off the hook for date night. (Sorry!)
Minted Custom Map Art
From $41; buy now at minted.com
For a truly personal present, opt for a custom map print from Minted. Simply share a favorite address or special place (say, the town you two met or the place you said “I love you”) with the Minted team, and designers will get to work creating a one-of-a-kind custom art print. With foil-pressed, letter-pressed, and standard printing options available in a variety of colors, this will truly feel like the most precious gift you’ve ever given.
Williams Sonoma Chambers Hydrocotton Robe with Piping
$129; buy now at williams-sonoma.com
Give a gift to your girlfriend that’s both personalized and cozy with a monogrammed bathrobe. It’s spa-level luxury without the spa-level price tag. Plus, she’ll feel spoiled and cared for every time she wears it.
UGG Sidney Sneaker
$120; buy now at ugg.com
These cute and versatile sneakers by Ugg are perfect for running to the grocery store or pairing with an airy summer dress.
Crate & Barrel Instant Pot Pressure Cooker
$99.95; buy now at crateandbarrel.com
Free up your girlfriend’s time with an easy-to-use instant pot. She can toss a meal in before work and come home to a dinner that’s ready to eat. Trust us, nothing will make her happier.
Diptyque Roses Scented Candle
$65 for 6.5 oz; buy now at shop.nordstrom.com
Sure, you can buy her a bouquet of roses. Or you could buy her a chic Diptyque candle that smells like a bouquet of roses. Your call. This cult-favorite candle looks as beautiful as it smells.
Amazon Fire 7 with Alexa
$49.99; buy now at target.com
Compact and portable, tablets are the best gift to give when, well, you’re not exactly sure what to give. With the Amazon Fire 7, your girlfriend can enjoy tons of movies and TV shows, Kindle eBooks, apps and games on the go, all with just the tap of a button.
Crate & Barrel Bar Tool Copper Set
$79.95; buy now at crateandbarrel.com
Let your girlfriend play hostess with the mostess the next time she entertains guests with a beautiful barware set, like this one from Crate & Barrel. The set comes with an ice bucket, a bottle opener, a jigger, a long spade-end spoon, a spring-coil strainer, an ice scoop, and a muddler. It’ll be the perfect stylish addition to her kitchen or bar cart.
Anthropologie Agate Cheese Board
$78; buy now at anthropologie.com
While we’re on the topic of entertaining, what goes better with a chic new bar set than an equally-beautiful cheese board? This stunning Anthropologie pick will be the talk of her next dinner party.
100 Movies Scratch Off Poster
$15; buy now at uncommongoods.com
If you want a gift that doubles as a fun, ongoing date night idea, pick up a 100 Movies Scratch-Off Poster from UncommonGoods.com. The poster invites you to screen 100 various iconic films, scratching off a different square each time you use it to reveal a different classic blockbuster, from Casablanca to Jaws.
S’well Geode Rose 17 oz Bottle
$35; buy now at swellbottle.com
Give your girlfriend some extra gym (or desk) flair with a uniquely patterned S’well bottle, featuring a triple-walled, vacuum-insulated inside designed to keep beverages cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12. She’ll never have to drink a lukewarm water at hot yoga again.
Anthropologie Nebulizer Essential Oil Diffuser
$50; buy now at anthropologie.com
There’s a reason essential oils have gained traction as the latest wellness fad, and that’s because they actually work. Derived from plants, essential oils offer a number of health benefits when diffused into the air, from helping to combat common colds (cinnamon) to providing a general state of calm (lavender). Grab her a beautiful diffuser and a few different oils to help turn her space into the ultimate zen garden.
See by Chloé Crossbody Bag
$320; buy now at saksfifthavenue.com
A basic crossbody bag is a classic gift that your girlfriend will use pretty much every weekend. Choose one in nude or black so she can wear it as often as possible. This trend-resistant Chloé bag should do the trick.
Crosley C6 Record Player
$180; buy now at urbanoutfitters.com
Snag her a sleek tabletop turntable so she can listen to all of her favorite records in the comfort of her own home.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
$399; buy now at neimanmarcus.com
Help your girlfriend kick-start her day in the best way possible with a hairdryer that cuts blowdry time in half. From the makers of Dyson vacuums comes this incredible where-have-you-been-all-my-life hair dryer that (trust us) your girlfriend will love you for.
Haven Teak Bathtub Caddy
$39.99; buy now at bedbathandbeyond.com
Relaxation, thy name is bathtime. If your girlfriend could use a night off, give her this amazing bathtub caddy so she can relax in the tub with some music, a few candles, and a good book.
Polaroid POP 2.0
$199.99; buy now at amazon.com
If your beau is a fan of photography, we suggest snagging her a Polaroid instant camera. Its small but sleek design allows for easy on-the-go carrying that’s perfect for travel, so she can take and print photos anywhere in the world—and think of you when she does.
Diamond Solitaire Stud Earrings in Sterling Silver
$269.99; buy now at zales.com
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Believe us when we say nothing “wows” quite like a pair of bespoke diamond studs. This stunning pair will go with absolutely everything in her closet.
Beats Studio3 Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones
$269.77; buy now at bloomingdales.com
If your girl loves music, let her escape into her favorite artist’s album with a pair of noise-canceling headphones, perfect for travel and days at the office when she needs a little bit of space from her micromanage-y boss.
Cuyana Leather Travel Case Set
$120; buy now at cuyana.com
If your girlfriend is a jet setter, snag her a beautiful travel case set from Cuyana. The brand’s chic leather cases fit everything from toiletries to jewelry to makeup, all safely in one place.
Patagonia Women’s Better Sweater
$99; buy now at patagonia.com
Keep her cozy all year long with a fleece pullover, perfect for weekend wear or nights in on the couch watching Netflix. And if you want to grab one for yourself, too, that’s okay. We won’t tell.
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