As we noted in our mega Gift Guide for Every Type of Mom, not all women like the same things. Some are into fuzzy, pink handcuffs. Others like three-pound gummy worms. So what we’ve attempted to do below is find gifts for several dozen specific female archetypes that we hope will at least spark some ideas. And the fact that these are all available on Amazon means they’ll get here fast. (And check out our guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Man.)
For the woman who likes chocolate
Marou Single Source Chocolate Bar
Chocolate: It’s a classic gift for a reason. But don’t be a bore and get her a box of Godiva. Instead, pick up a couple of bars from Marou, makers of the widely beloved single-origin, handmade chocolate from Vietnam. Plus, the wrappers are pretty.
For the woman who likes chocolate and cats
Katzenzungen means “cat tongues” in German, and not only are these chocolates delicious and bizarre, but they come in a lovely box that can double as a little keepsake holder.
For the woman who likes chocolate and bacon
Marini’s Candies Chocolate-Covered Bacon
Chocolate-covered bacon strips.
For the woman who likes chocolate and boobs
Chocolate, in the shape of boobs.
For the woman who doesn’t like chocolate
World’s Largest Gummy Worm
Get her a three-pound gummy worm instead!
For the woman who likes getting her feet rubbed
Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager
For the woman who wears delicate earrings
Melissa Joy Manning Huggie Hoops
MoonliDesigns Opal Stud Earrings
If hoops aren’t really her thing, these delightful opal studs should do the trick. (For more earring-spiration, click here.)
For the woman who wears more-blingy earrings
Kate Spade in Full Bloom Cluster Drop Earrings
If her tastes are a little more over-the-top.
For the woman who wears delicate necklaces
Melissa Joy Manning “Mixed Metal” Horseshoe Necklace
Another Melissa Joy Manning number, featuring a tiny, 14-karat-gold horseshoe.
For the woman who wears more-blingy necklaces
Michael Kors “Fashion” Pearl Links Rose Gold-Tone Collar Pendant Necklace
If her style is a little less subdued, she’ll like this chain-link collar necklace from Michael Kors.
For the woman who wears delicate bracelets
Melissa Joy Manning White Flame Pearl Bangle in 14K Gold
A single pearl adorns this 14-karat-gold, oval-hammered bracelet. Note that the white flame pearl is not set in place, and moves freely around the bangle.
For the woman who wears more-blingy bracelets
Marc Jacobs Icon Cuff
This Marc Jacobs cuff also comes in silver with a gold accent.
For the woman who likes her LaCroix
LaCroix Variety Pack, 24-Pack
A 24-can variety pack of LaCroix to get her through the next couple of weeks.
For the woman who needs a watch
Braun Women’s Classic Silver-Tone Watch With Mesh Stainless Steel Bracelet
A watch is always a nice gift — especially this minimalist one from Braun with an elegant mesh strap.
For the woman who loves RBG
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Printed Socks
She’ll get a real kick out of these socks, and they’ll match her pussy hat.
For the woman who likes exploring the city
The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City
If the two of you like to take meandering walks on Sunday mornings through neighborhoods you don’t know, this book will offer some suggestions: The writer William Helmreich walked every single block of New York City (6,000 miles) and wrote about it.
For the woman with a sweet tooth
Alessi Big Love Spoon
For the woman you just started dating
Diptyque Baies Candle
Can’t go wrong with a mini Diptyque candle, especially a crowd-pleasing Baies.
For the woman you just moved in with
Eberjey Women’s Gisele Two-Piece Pajama Set
New life together, new pair of supersoft Eberjey pajamas.
For the woman who likes tiny things
Darice Miniature Breakfast Food
Bring this to her on Valentine’s Day morning and say, “I made you breakfast!” Have a little chuckle about it, and then bring her the actual breakfast you made.
For the woman who’s allergic to flowers
Richland Preserved Billy Buttons
These dried billy buttons will never need to be watered; pair them with a charming glass medicine bottle.
Or you can go the Lego-rose route.
For the woman who’s a little fancy
Rodin Face Oil
Linda Rodin’s olio lusso is the stuff of beauty-product legend; you’re meant to dab a little on your face each morning, and it leaves skin supple and glowing. It’s one of Gwyneth Paltrow’s favorites.
For the woman who’s going to cook you dinner
Masahiro 6-Inch Utility Knife
She’ll appreciate this fancy utility knife from the prestigious Japanese knife line Masahiro. We found out about it because it’s chef Paras Shah’s favorite. He told us: “It’s been just about eight years since I’ve had this knife in my bag, and it’s been a good friend to me. The handle is wood and shows the years of use, and it just feels right in my hand.”
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For the woman for whom you’ll be cooking dinner
Menu Double Candle Holders
If you plan on making her dinner, gifting her this romantic, intertwined candlestick from Menu (as well as some beeswax candles) is a nice way to kick off the evening.
BCandle Beeswax Candles, Set of 6
For the woman who wants to learn how to watercolor
Darice 34 Piece Watercolor Painting Set
Pair this watercolor painting set (that includes 24 tubes of paint, three brushes, and paper) with two Introduction to Watercolor classes at Cooper Union (that maybe you two can attend together!).
For the woman who just got into jadeite
Rosso Glass Ballerina Soap Dish
For the woman who just got into splatterware
Calypso Basics by Reston Lloyd Whistling Teakettle
This might be the most cheerful teapot we ever did see. (For more splatterware things we love, click here.)
For the woman you’re about to go on vacation with
Conwork Headphone Splitter
So the two of you can watch episodes of The Bachelor together on your flight to Paris.
For the woman who’s a little kinky
Sexy Truth or Dare: Pick-a-Stick
A box full of 50 “sexy” Truth or Dare questions.
For the woman who’s a little more kinky
Ling88 Soft Steel Fuzzy Furry Cuffs
For the woman who just got dumped
Have a Nice Life Asshole: Breakup Stress Reliever Adult Coloring Book
A cathartic coloring book featuring angry phrases like “You’re a prick” and “The clitoris. Google it.”
For the woman who just dumped you
Edible Armor Tail Scorpions
Return the necklace to Tiffany’s, and leave a jar of these edible scorpions on her doorstep. Also a good joke gift for someone who thinks Valentine’s Day is stupid.
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