47 thoughtful gifts to give your wife
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- You don't need to spend a crazy amount of money or plan an extravagant gesture to show your wife you appreciate her. When it comes to gifting, putting a little extra thought into your gift goes a long way.
- We made a list of 47 thoughtful gifts for your wife that speak to all different kinds of interests and cover all different budgets — so you can be sure to find something your wife will love.
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Everyone loves to know that they're appreciated when gifting becomes commonplace. As our days become full of the realities of work, family, and all other aspects of our lives, it can be easy to forget to show our appreciation for the ones we love.
Of course, the best ways to show your appreciation for your loved ones can't be bought. Nothing can top showing your gratitude with patience, support, and love. When it comes to the tangible, though, a great gift can enhance the gratitude we show through our actions.
So, if you feel that your wife needs to be shown some extra appreciation, here are 47 gifts she'll love, from small, sweet treats to classy jewelry.
The top 5 best gifts for your wife:
- A fresh floral bouquet (from $29.99)
- A candy champagne toast from Sugarfina ($18.80)
- A personalized bar necklace from Mejuri ($280)
- A limited-edition Otherland candle ($36)
- A supersoft robe from Barefoot Dreams ($99)
Check out all 47 gifts for your wife:
This list includes a Sponsored Product that has been suggested by 1-800-Flowers. It also meets our editorial criteria in terms of quality and value.*
An exciting new read
Book of the Month Membership, $49.99/3 months, $89.99/6 months, $149.99/12 months, available at Book of the Month
For the wife that loves to read, give her the joy of getting lost in a book. Book of the Month curates some of the best new reads and has your pick delivered to your door as a hardcover each month. It's a great way to discover great new books and authors, plus if you sign up now you can get a free book.
A gift to satisfy her sweet tooth
Sugarfina Champagne Bears, $18.80, available at Macy's
Treat your wife to some of the cutest sweet treats around. Sugarfina makes adorable gummies inspired by — and sometimes infused with — alcohol like champagne and rosé. They're just as pretty to look at as they are delicious to eat.
A beautiful bouquet of flowers
Floral Bouquets, from $29.99, available at 1-800-Flowers
There's so much to love about flowers: They're aesthetically pleasing, colorful, and emit lovely fragrances through your home. If you're in search of a last-minute surprise, order before 2 p.m. in the recipient's time zone for 1-800-Flowers to deliver your bouquet on the very same day.
*Sponsored by 1-800-Flowers
A simple bar necklace
Horizontal Engravable Bar Necklace, $280, available at Mejuri
Jewelry is a classic gift and this simple bar necklace is timeless choice. Engrave it with a name or saying of up to 10 characters for some personalization.
A supersoft bathrobe
Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Robe, $99, available at Nordstrom
This is everything you want and need in a robe — lightweight, soft, and warm without being heavy. Even though robes are meant to be worn after showering, while getting ready, or lounging, she'll wish she could wear this one more often — it's that comfortable.
Something small but sweet
Bees Knees Spicy Honey, $15, available at Amazon
This sweet and spicy honey will be a welcome addition to your kitchen. It's a thoughtful gift for an adventurous foodie who'll appreciate this hand-infused, locally made update to the classic sweetener.
A candle inspired by notable scents
Otherland Candles, $36, available at Otherland
We love Otherland's candles, and we're sure they will too. The assortment includes a selection of nostalgic aromas reminiscent of sandalwood, fig, and champagne, to name a few.
Fancy olive oil that'll instantly elevate any dish
Alive Olive Oil, $37, available at Brightland
If they spend a lot of time in the kitchen, they probably already know the merits of high-quality olive oil. A drizzle of Alive from Brightland adds a vibrant, zesty flavor to any dish, plus the beautiful bottle will look great on display in their kitchen.
A Disney + subscription for her movie marathon
Subscribe for $6.99/month or $69.99/year
Unlimited access to movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox make for a perfect movie marathon.
Read everything there is to know about Disney+ over here. And if you need to give her some binge-spiration, here are all the new movies available to stream.
A cute and cozy pair of pajamas
Eberjey Gisele Short PJ Set, $98 available at Shopbop
A comfortable pajama set can make bedtime much better. Sometimes, though, it's hard to justify spending so much on an outfit you'll never wear outside of your house. Since they might not be something she would buy herself, but you know she'd enjoy them, treat her to a comfy and colorful pair.
A taste of Japan by way of yummy snacks
Bokksu Tasting Gift, $44.95, 3-month box, available at Bokksu
If they love exploring new cultures through food, they'll appreciate this curated box of gourmet Japanese snacks. In this Bokksu box, they can expect to find between 10 to 14 snacks, a tea pairing, and an in-depth guide that details every product included.
A luxurious exfoliator to keep skin smooth
Necessaire The Body Exfoliator, $30, available at Sephora
Necessaire's clean beauty products come in beautiful, minimalist packaging that looks as good in their bathroom as it feels on their skin. This gentle exfoliator will help them slough off dry winter skin for good.
A thoughtful piece of home decor
Hand Embroidered State Pillows, $196, available at Uncommon Goods
Give her some state pride with one of these beautiful pillows hand embroidered with each state's cities, towns, famous sites, cultural icons and more. Pick a state that means something to her like where she was born, went to college, or where you met. These vibrant pillows are so unique; they'll look great in your home and are definite conversation starters.
A delicate, personalized gold bracelet
Lalinne Jewelry Initial Bracelet, $22, available at Etsy
There are endless possibilities to how you can personalize this bracelet. The initials of kids, pets, or just the two of you are all thoughtful, personal takes on this delicate piece.
A socially conscious shirt
Everlane 100% Human Collection, $25-$54, available at Everlane
Show your wife you appreciate her with a product that supports gender equality. When you purchase any shirt in 100% Human Equality Now Collection, Everlane will donate a portion of proceeds to the ACLU. Not only will she look great sporting this socially conscious message, but you can feel good about the fact that part of your purchase is going to a great cause.
An eye-catching print of her favorite city
City Prints by Carolyn Gavin, $40, available at Uncommon Goods
These sentimental yet meticulously crafted prints highlight ten major cities that your wife may hold dear to their heart. Each print is a bit different than the next, but they all share the depiction of their city's most notable landmarks.
A new skincare routine
Origins Our Best of the Best Set, $29, available at Sephora
Treat her to some pampering with this set of Origins bestsellers. With the mini sizes, she'll get to test out some of the brands beloved products to figure out what she actually likes.
A cute, custom phone case
BaubleBar x Off My Case iPhone Case, $78, available at BaubleBar
A new phone case is always a fun little accessory update. Give her one that can be customized to say something that matters to her; think names, initials, favorite foods. You can get creative with what you want the case to say, as long as it fits within the 12 character maximum.
A portable printer
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, $129.99, available at B&H Photo
If she's always documenting moments on her smartphone, she'll love having the opportunity to turn all of those memories into real prints. All she has to do is connect her phone to the printer with Bluetooth, then quickly print her favorites into physical prints she can hang up, frame, or gift to friends and family.
A cute, custom gift box
Greetabl Gift Box, starting at $13, available at Greetabl
Greetabl is the spot for times when you want to give those "just because" kind of gifts. The box also functions as the greeting card, to which you can add your own personal photos. Then you can pick two small gifts from a group of curated items like Sugarfina gummies or sweet-smelling soap. It's a small gift with the opportunity to add a lot of personal touches.
A cozy pullover
Patagonia Synchilla Lightweight Snap-T Fleece Pullover, from $77.35, available at Backcountry
Whether you love hiking together or simply spending time on the couch, this pullover is absolutely worth its received hype. We love many of Patagonia's pullovers and sweaters because of their always dependable quality, durability, and comfort level.
A 'just because' toast
La Marca Prosecco, $14.99, available at Wine.com
Celebrating someone you love is an opportune time to pop open a bottle of bubbly. This bottle is well-priced, and though it's not the fanciest gift on its own, it'll pair nicely with something else from this list.
An adorable set of moisturizing bars
Shea Butter Bars, $10, available at Etsy
These adorable bars pack in all of the benefits of shea butter as a moisturizer while being much more convenient than bigger containers. Each bag comes with ten heart-shaped bars, and the shop owner notes in the description that you can message them to add a scent.
A super-hydrating sheet mask
Skin Laundry Hydrating Facial Sheet Mask, $10, available at Skin Laundry
For only $10, this little luxury will make her feel like she's indulging in a spa experience. Simply leave this mask on for about 20 minutes to refresh and soften your skin. You might want to get two or three since she's probably going to like these— and you probably will too.
A fun read for a wine lover
"The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert" by Richard Betts, $14.31, available at Amazon
This book is a great gift for a wine connoisseur or someone who is trying to get there. Written by a master sommelier, it uses the scratch and sniff method to make understanding the basics of wine a little less intimidating and a lot more fun.
A sentimental map
Grafomap Custom Map, from $49, available at Grafomap
Make her a totally custom map of one of her favorite places. Pick your location, then get to customizing. Grafomap lets you choose your own colors, write your own labels, and zoom in or out, for a map that is 100% unique.
A collection of your best memories
Snapfish Photo Book, from $12.99, available at Snapfish
Even though it has become so easy to scroll through old photos with your phone on Facebook and Instagram, there is something special about a tangible photo book that you can look at. These are nice to leave around the house, flip through every now and then, and be reminded of the memories that fill the pages.
A wine holder for drinking outdoors
Woven Wine Tote with Glasses, $40, available at Uncommon Goods
If she loves picnics, but also loves your nice glassware too much to bring it outside, this basket with its glass holders makes a great gift. You can say goodbye to red Solo cups and finally drink out of a proper wine glass.
A handheld milk frother
Aerolatte Handheld Milk Frother, $19.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond
You know how she takes her morning coffee, so why not make it a little easier to get a rich, frothy cappuccino at home? It's a little gadget that can make a huge difference for her morning ritual.
A mist made of calming essential oil
Sleep Comes Easy Mist, $10, available at Grove Collaborative
Lavender, chamomile, and frankincense are revered for their calming properties. Give your partner all the tools she needs for a calm night with this mist. It can be used as a mist or pillow spray to wash any stress away and bring on major relaxation.
A nostalgic trip down memory lane
Create Your Own Reel Viewer, $14.95-$29.95, available at Uncommon Goods
Dive head first into some nostalgia with a reel viewer like the ones you had as a child. Customize the reel with pictures of your favorite memories. It's a really fun way to reminisce about the past and is sure to get you and your partner feeling sentimental.
Coffee from around the world
World Explorer's Coffee Sampler, $32, available at Uncommon Goods
At the intersection of globetrotter and coffee connoisseur is this sample set. This box contains four unique coffees sourced from around the world, which vary depending on the season and other conditions. It's a great gift that'll make morning coffee a little more exciting.
A statement candle
Voluspa Japonica Gardenia Candle, $30, available at Sephora
This candle has a mix of gardenia, tuberose, and Tunisian clove fragrances. If you're not familiar with candle fragrances, all you need to know is that this will make a room smell delightful. Beyond the scent, the embossed glass jar is the final touch that makes this such a great gift.
Breakfast in bed
Wayfair Basics Wooden Breakfast Tray, $17.99, available at Wayfair
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I say it's best served in bed. Use this tray to give them their favorite breakfast treats without ever having to leave the room. This tray pairs best with a delicious, home-cooked meal and a lazy Sunday morning.
A refreshing body scrub
Kiehl's Gentle Exfoliating Body Scrub, $36, available at Kiehl's
This refreshing scrub is gentle and leaves skin smelling great and feeling soft. She'll thank you for this indulgent product that yields great results.
A modern twist on love letters
How Do I Love Thee From A-Z, $20, available at Uncommon Goods
Fill in the blanks about why you love your spouse. This little book holds 26 prompts, from A to Z, that let you express why you love and appreciate her. It is all bound together as a small book that she can have as a thoughtful keepsake forever.
A fresh new scent
Jo Malone London Basil & Neroli Cologne, $61.20-$120.70, available at Nordstrom
A scent from Jo Malone is a classic gift — and for good reason. The scents are unique, without being overpowering. This blend of floral neroli and earthy basil is fresh, light, and great for her everyday wear.
A funky pair of socks
Jimmy Lion Mid-Calf Socks, $12, available at Jimmy Lion
If you're looking to put a smile on her face, gift her a pair of these funky socks. The crazy patterns and bright colors make getting dressed a lot more fun.
A curated box of surprises
brēō box One-Time Gift Purchase, $159, available at brēō box
Brēō box is a service that makes curated boxes full of unique and actually useful items. The contents of the box are always different, centering around everyday essentials, fitness, health, and tech items — and they're always seasonal. If they love the first box, you can even gift them a subscription.
A chance to find her new fragrance
Scentbird Subscription, from $14.95 a month, available at Scentbird
There are two kinds of people when it comes to fragrances — those who have their signature scent and stick to it, and those who always can't be pinned down to just one fragrance. If she's the latter, she'll love having the chance to try a new fragrance each month with Scentbird.
A practical toiletry bag
Hunter Toiletry Bag, $35-$75, available at Dagne Dover
She probably already has a few toiletry bags to hold her trinkets while she travels, but this one — with its multiple pockets, removable mesh pouches, and waterproof neoprene material — reigns supreme.
A really nice apron
Five Two Ultimate Apron, $45, available at Food52
If one of her greatest joys is cooking, make sure she's suited up with some of the best cooking accessories around. This lightweight cotton apron has smart pockets to keep all the essentials at arm's reach, built-in potholders, and even comes in some really cute colors she'll actually want to wear.
A special pair of earrings
Zodiac Stud Earrings, $70, available at AUrate
You can't go wrong with getting her a pair of everyday earrings. These ones come in all different zodiac signs, which add just the right touch of personalization. If she's not into the signs, they're still a really nice, simple pair of studs.
A cookbook that'll inspire her next cheese plate
"Platters and Boards" by Shelly Westerhausen, $16.29, available at Amazon
She's already the hostess with the mostest, but that doesn't mean she won't appreciate some inspiration for how to make her famous cheese plates and charcuterie boards even better. This book is filled with plenty of party-ready spreads along with the perfect meat and drink pairings for every platter.
The comfiest sneakers she's ever worn
Women's Wool Runners, $95, available at Allbirds
Allbirds have reached cult-like status for their superior combination of comfort, style, and convenience. Each pair is made out of Merino Wool, which makes them super soft inside and out, plus they're machine washable so she can wear them wherever life takes her.
A summery pair of sunglasses
Percey Sunglasses, from $95, available at Warby Parker
Treat her to a new pair of shades, just in time for sunny spring. This pair takes the classic tortoise and flecks it with pink for a fresh take. If pink isn't really her color, you can find plenty of other styles at Warby Parker.
A new pair of leggings for her favorite workout
High-Waist Alosoft Sheila Legging, $67, available at Alo Yoga
Great workout clothes can totally change the tone of a workout — look good, feel good, right? This pair of performance leggings is perfect for her yoga practice, and cute enough to wear around town after that too. If you want to complete the outfit, throw in a matching top.
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