Chances are your girlfriend has already started dropping subtle hints about the gifts she’s hoping to unwrap this year. But if her hints were too subtle or have simply slipped your mind, don’t feel bad. 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. We’ve even found something for the girlfriend who says she doesn’t need a present. Don’t miss all of the Strategist’s holiday gift coverage right here, too.
If she’s constantly searching for things at the bottom of her bag
If she’s a design nerd who never knows what day it is
If she’s a devoted dog mom
If Fido sheds like crazy
If she has chronically cold hands
If she has maximalist taste in jewelry
If her ears are pierced, you cannot go wrong with a festive pair of statement earrings.
If her skin-care routine is multifaceted
If she turns everything into a smoothie
The Vitamix is the best blender.
If she’s more of a tea person
If her hot drinks are always getting cold
If she rolls daily
We mean foam rolls, of course.
If she complains about her bunions
YogaToes will make her feel better after a day of squeezing into pointy heels.
If she complains about traveling for work
If her bedside table is a clutter of jewelry
A design-y tray-slash-receptacle for the day’s earrings.
If she misses taking “real” photos
If everything she wears is black
If she loves lounging in a flow-y robe
If she keeps borrowing your big parka
If she’s part of the clog-erati
We recently wrote about Maya Rudolph’s clogs from the show Forever. While these aren’t the exact pair she wore, they will warm your girlfriend’s heart while supporting her insoles.
If she’s an animal lover
If she’s into workwear
One-step dressing at its best. These coveralls are heartily endorsed by Strategist writer Maxine Builder.
If she’s a yogi with an old mat
Upgrade her with our favorite yogi-approved Manduka ProLite.
If she’s serious about tchotchkes
If she hates name tags but hates when people forget her name even more
If the sun makes her sneeze
If she’s a burgeoning day-hiker
Recommended by New York State-licensed guide Lily Hetzler, these Danner boots are lightweight and don’t take long to wear in.
If she runs, climbs, lifts, or pliés
After extensive research, we’ve determined that these are the best wireless headphones for working out.
If she already has a jade face roller
If she’s a gourmand and follows Chrissy Teigen on Instagram
If mood lighting is important to her
If she’s always changing the art on her walls
If she’s worried about her plastic consumption
If she loves a good spritz
If she never has enough lip stuff
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