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41 Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon) for Every Type of Girlfriend

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The best gifts are personal. They show you’ve been listening or help solve a problem in the receiver’s day-to-day life. So if your girlfriend isn’t the type to drop a lot of hints, finding the perfect gift for her — whether you’ve been together for three months or ten years — can prove challenging. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 35 gifts for every type of girlfriend with options for every budget and level of relationship seriousness. Scroll down for a mix of Strategist favorites and newbies guaranteed to please, including practical things, things she didn’t know she needed, and even something to match her Instagram feed.

If she’s constantly searching for things at the bottom of her bag

Baggu Go Pouch Set

Never underestimate the power of a bag within a bag.

If she’d like to be a girl with a pearl earring

LANE WOODS Genuine Freshwater Cultured Pearl Drop Stud Earrings with Sterling Silver Post

So she can look like her favorite Renaissance painting.

If she listens to productivity podcasts

Rhodia Goalbook - Dot Grid 224 Numbered pages

A colorful new notebook, from Strategist senior writer Karen Adelson’s preferred brand, to help keep her goals on track.

If she treats her plants like family

Costa Farms Chinese Money Plant in Mid-Century Planter with Stand

A brand-new plant baby that comes with its own design-y planter and stand.

If she’s a devoted dog mom

Tornado Treat Dispensing Dog Toy

But she could also use some quiet time.

If Fido sheds like crazy

Eufy Boost IQ RoboVac 11S

So she can spend her time on more enjoyable things than vacuuming up dog hair.

If her skin-care routine is multifaceted

Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Toner

This balancing toner made Rio’s updated skin-care Google doc.

If she turns everything into a smoothie

Vitamix 5200 Blender, Black

The Vitamix is the best blender.

If she’s not that into scented candles

Nippon Kodo Kayuragi Japanese Incense Sticks

Strategist contributor Ashlea Halpern describes these as “whisper-soft, warm and woodsy, mellow, calming.”

If her Instagram is full of sunsets

Areaware Gradient Puzzle

Give her one she can build on days when the actual sky is less impressive.

If her coffee is always getting cold

Hydro Flask Coffee Flask

This Hydro Flask will keep her coffee hot all day and show she’s hip to current water-bottle trends.

If she’s more of a tea person

Bodum Bistro Electric Water Kettle

At this price, you might as well get her one for at home and one for her desk at work. Or just throw in a Le Creuset teabag holder.

If her fascia needs massaging

TriggerPoint Grid Foam Roller With Free Online Instructional Videos

Or if you recently commandeered her old foam roller.

If she’s bummed about her bunions

Original YogaToes

YogaToes will make her feel better after a day of squeezing into pointy heels.

If her dogs are barking

Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager

This Strat-approved best-selling foot massager will help her chill out after a long day.

If she complains about traveling for work

Victorinox Spectra 2.0 Expandable Carry-On Hardside Spinner Suitcase

A rolling carry-on suitcase that feels like its rolling itself.

If her bedside table is a clutter of jewelry

Jonathan Adler Women's Eyes Valet Tray

A lavender-and-gold ceramic tray where she can drop her earrings at the end of the day.

If she misses taking “real” photos

Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 Instant Film Camera

Perfect for taking couple selfies.

If everything she wears is black

Nixon Women's Small Time Teller P Watch

Surprise her with a timely pop of color. (For other inexpensive watches we like, click here.)

If she keeps borrowing your favorite T-shirt

Current/Elliott The Perfect V Tee

Get her a perfect slouchy V-neck of her own.

If she loves lounging in a flow-y robe

Ekouaer Short Kimono Robe

The perfect uniform for binge-watching new episodes of The Great British Baking Show.

If she has a strict no-shoes-inside policy

Glerups Unisex Model BR Slipper

These wool slippers were are Strat-approved, and they’ll keep her from slipping on her hardwood floors.

If she’s part of the clog-erati

Sandgrens Swedish High Heel Wooden Clog Mules

While these aren’t the exact pair Maya Rudolph wears in the show Forever, they will warm your girlfriend’s heart while supporting her insoles.

If her old corkscrew is made of cheap plastic

Kikkerland Bird Corkscrew

Give her a corkscrew she’ll love as much as she loves a fruity red.

If she’s a bit of a wine snob

Unusual Wines

A book full of obscure wines for her to discover.

If she’s more of a beer person