Guys, saddle up because it’s that time of year again. The winter months are creeping in which means the holidays are right around the corner, and gifts for your girlfriend are likely at the forefront of your mind. But do you know what present she actually wants?
Does she want makeup? Clothes? Expensive lingerie? You’re not a mind reader, so we’re here to help with this comprehensive list of everything your girlfriend could want this year; Nothing basic allowed.
What’s more, this list was curated by women for women, and after reviewing thousands of the most popular gifts online, we’ve come up with this bulletproof list. So stop with the guesswork and save yourself some time, these gifts are an instant win.
If you’re on the hunt for the best Christmas gift for your girlfriend, read on.
1. Norse Projects Leather Gloves
For the Girlfriend Who’s Always Cold
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2. Glossier Skincare Edit
For the Girlfriend Obsessed with Skincare
Any girl who spends time on the internet is sure to have heard of Glossier, if her bathroom isn’t already overflowing with their products. This viral makeup brand prioritizes skincare above all else and has a cult-like following thanks to its aesthetically pleasing range of products and killer social media presence. The Skincare Edit was designed for gifting and has a little bit of everything, so if she’s been dying to try, now’s your chance.
3. Mejuri Diamonds Line Necklace
For the Girlfriend Who Never Takes Off Her Jewelry
If jewelry is on the ‘gifts for your girlfriend’ list this year, please don’t nervously drop a fortune on a random mall bracelet. Mejuri cuts out the middle man to deliver authentic and luxurious jewelry any woman will love, all without the retail markup. This dainty diamond necklace is a simple, yet timeless piece that screams ‘I love you’ without burning a hole in your wallet. If you really want to blow your girlfriend away with a birthday gift for her, choose a few classic pieces that she can wear together. What are you waiting for?
4. Beosound A1 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
For the Girlfriend Always Listening to Music on the Go
When it comes to high-end electronics, you’d be hardpressed to find a better gift than speakers from Bang & Olufsen. From their innovative product selection, the compact Beosound waterproof speaker has up to 18 hours of playtime, Bluetooth connection, and a stylish leather strap. Available in six unique colors, this is the perfect adventure companion for a girl on the go and is certainly a more thoughtful pick than a JBL or other basic speaker model.
5. Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
For the Girlfriend Constantly Snapping Pics
Fujifilm cameras are known for their modern take on the polaroid camera which makes this one of the ultimate gifts for your girlfriend. If your girlfriend is addicted to snapping pictures and capturing memories, this makes a fun gift that she’ll always use. Just remember to buy film with the camera!
6. Vintage French Green Canning Jar
For the Girlfriend Who Loves to Organize
Vintage is absolutely in right now, so if you know your girlfriend has an affinity for retro decor, these green-tinted canning jars will be perfect for her. Avid cooks often use these for storage, making them a cute gift idea for any girl that loves an organized pantry. This present may not seem festive, but it’s one of the best Christmas gifts for your girlfriend.
7. NORTVI Backpack
For the Girlfriend Who’s Always on the Move
For the minimalist woman, a NORTVI backpack is an obvious choice, especially if she totes around her laptop everywhere she goes. With a sleek, water-resistant exterior, and soft interior designed with organization in mind, this essential bag is everything a working girl could dream of. What’s more, the backpack is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles, so you can feel good about your girlfriend gift this year.
8. UGG Women’s Fluff Yeah Slide
For the Girlfriend Who’s a Homebody
UGGs are back in the footwear game with these modern slide shoes. For anyone with a girl that loves street style or luxury, check out these kicks. They’re available in six different styles and feature real sheep or lambs fur to keep the girlfriend who’s always cold nice and toasty.
9. Ballerina Herbal Warming Slippers
For the Girlfriend Who Needs to Relax
For another type of slipper, speak to her cozy side with this herbal warming pair. Not only are these super comfortable, but they’re also filled with aromatic lavender buds and thermally conductive flax seeds for a wellness experience. These are an ideal gift for girls who love to snuggle up after a hard day with some self-care.
10. Kindle Paperwhite
For the Girlfriend With Her Nose in a Book
Kindles are a dream for book lovers and they make a cute gift idea, too. Girls who are always deep in a book will be delighted to open this on Christmas day. The new Kindle Paperwhite release is waterproof with 8GB of storage, which means it can hold more than 3,000 books! This is one of the best gifts for your girlfriend if she travels a lot and can’t take her books along, or simply has run out of space on her bookshelves.
11. Bala Weighted Bangle Set
For the Girlfriend Who Never Misses a Workout
Fitness isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of life. With that in mind, any girl who is looking to get healthy or step up her workout game will love these weighted bangles for an optimized fitness routine. They come in seven unique colors that suit all tastes and are just trendy enough that your girlfriend won’t turn her nose up at the fact that you got her weights for Christmas.
12. KITSCH Satin Beauty Sleep Set
For the Girlfriend Who Prioritizes Beauty Sleep
Rest easy while your girlfriend does too with this luxurious satin sleep set. Nothing reduces stress and makes facing the day easier than a sleep mask and satin pillowcase! Perfect for girlfriends who are always hard at work, this gift will allow her to unwind in style.
13. A Day’s March Oversized Scarf
For the Girlfriend Who Loves to Be Cozy
Christmas gifts are best when they’re cozy, so wrap her up warm in this oversized wool scarf. Sure to be her new winter companion, she’ll never want to take off this stylish, yet practical gift. Coming in three neutral colors and featuring a woven fringe, this high-end scarf from Swedish brand A Day’s March was made in Italy and will keep her warm and toasty through the coldest months.
14. Moroccan Cosmetic Pouch Set
For the Girlfriend Who Travels Frequently
Are you a couple that loves to travel? If you’re frequent jetsetters, this cosmetic pouch set will keep her beauty products organized in style. The pouch is handwoven by artisans in Morocco for an authentic look and feel. If you want travel gifts for your girlfriend these are a must-buy!
15. Fossil Women’s Scarlette Mini Stainless Steel Quartz Watch
For the Girlfriend Who Never Knows the Time
Searching high and low for a last-minute gift? You can’t go wrong with a classic watch. This romantic gift for her will make your girlfriend think of you every time she looks at her wrist. A great choice for the practical gal, this watch combines style with utility.
16. BodyRestore Shower Steamers
For the Girlfriend Who Loves the Spa
These shower steamers make for a thoughtful stocking stuffer. When used in the shower or bath these tablets release aromatherapy essential oils to promote relaxation. The melts are available in citrus, grapefruit, and cocoa orange flavors. Your girlfriend will be extra grateful for this gift after a long day at work or a rigorous gym session.
17. Microwavable Rice & Grain Cooker
For the Girlfriend Too Busy to Cook
This may not seem like the most exciting girlfriend gift on our list but stick with us. After a long day of work, it can be a real struggle to come home and have to cook. This funky rice cooker saves half the battle (and time) of dinner, by allowing users to cook grains in their microwave. From quinoa to rice, to couscous, you name it, this will make her life 100 times easier.
18. REVLON One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush
For the Girlfriend With a Quick Morning Routine
For a style-obsessed girlfriend, you can’t go wrong with hair tools… especially the right ones. This volumizing brush by trusted brand Revlon is ideal for creating glamorous hair whilst keeping it frizz-free. You may not understand how it works, but she’ll appreciate this gift and the ease it brings to her morning routine.
19. The Skinyst Daily 15% Vitamin C+ Cream
For the Girlfriend Who Lives and Breathes Skincare
This cream is essential to any skincare routine. If your girlfriend loves to try new products and indulge in all the latest trends, this is the gift for her. Not only does this cream soothe and protect, but it’s also vegan and chock-full of vitamin C for an effortless glow and baby-smooth skin.
20. Ray-Ban Round Metal Sunglasses
For the Girlfriend Who Loves Accessories
Every girl needs a nice pair of sunglasses and while there are endless options on the market, if you want to play it safe, stay classic with these Ray-Bans, make this year’s gifts for your girlfriend the envy of all her friends. Talk about rose-colored glasses!
21. Calvin Klein Logo Cotton Thong Panty
For the Girlfriend Who Loves a Brand Name
Looking for a more intimate option for this year’s gifts for your girlfriend? Calvin Klein is a fail-safe option, especially when it comes to undergarments. Not only are they extra comfortable and on-trend, but these thongs are pretty sexy, too, so it’s a win-win for everyone.
22. Corduroy Button-Down Shirt
For the Girlfriend that Always Steals Your Clothes
With the chilly weather approaching, what’s better for this season than a comfy oversized shirt? Your girlfriend will appreciate this stylish top year-round, and if you get her one of her own, maybe she’ll stop stealing yours so often.
23. Godiva Coffee French Press Gift Set
For the Girlfriend Still Using a Keurig
Treat your girlfriend to velvety coffee this Christmas with this luxurious Godiva coffee set. Nothing is better than a good cup of Joe in the morning, so impress her with this tasty treat. Coffee may not seem intimate, but this is one of the most romantic gifts for her.
24. Portable Bluetooth Turntable
For the Girlfriend Who Loves Retro-Chic
Any die-hard music fan will be impressed by this unique girlfriend gift. This vinyl player allows for USB play and recording, plus it looks great as statement retro home decor. If she likes vintage tunes, she’s bound to have heart eyes for this present.
25. Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eyeshadow Palette
For the Girlfriend Who’s Always Primping
You may not know too much about makeup, but believe us when we say this palette is sure to impress. With eight different neutral shades, this is a versatile eyeshadow kit that will suit all skin tones and styles.
26. Retro Pearl Lamp
For the Girlfriend Who Loves Unique Decor
For girls who love quirky decor and the latest trends, this pearl-shaped lamp is dripping in elegance. Indulge her feminine side with this unique home gift that will make her feel like the Little Mermaid…Which makes you Prince Charming.
27. YSL Black Opium Eau De Parfum
For the Girlfriend Without a Signature Scent
Indulge your girlfriend’s senses with this popular Yves Saint Laurent perfume. The iconic scent is designed for cooler winter months and smells irresistible. In the words of one Amazon reviewer, it “makes the lass smell like a French Parlour Girl”.
28. Nordic Ware Silver Dollar Pancake Pan
For the Girlfriend Who Never Skips Breakfast
Embrace her love of cooking with these high-quality, holiday-inspired mini pancake pans. They’re professionally designed for pancakes that finish golden brown and taste great, so choose this gift for your girlfriend if you want scrumptious breakfasts in the future. And since they make seven pancakes at a time, you’ll never have to wait for your short stack again.
29. Tune Out Musical Sleep Mask
For the Girlfriend Who Values Her Rest
The musical sleep mask is another great self-care gadget for girlfriends. This is especially useful for women who travel often, as it blocks out all sound and light to ensure a good rest on a plane or train. Also useful for tuning out her boyfriend, as needed.
30. Birth Month Flower Glass
For the Girlfriend Who’s Sentimental
If you’d prefer a gift idea that has some sentimental meaning, consider one of these intricate birth month flower glasses. Not only are they unique, delicate, and oh, so pretty, but choose one of each of your birth months, or the month you started dating as a thoughtful anniversary gift for her.
31. Raw Birthstone Studs
For the Girlfriend Who Wants Something Personal
Another sentimental gift idea for your girlfriend, try these birthstone earrings. The personal touch shows how well you know her and jewelry with meaning is sure to make her swoon. Just make sure you pick the right stone!
32. Eternal 5 Nail Polish Collection
For the Girlfriend Who’s Always at the Salon
Does your girlfriend obsess over her nails? Nude and sheer nail polish suit everyone and they’re approved in the workplace, too. Keep her hands classy with this cute gift idea and save her wallet from all of those costly manicures.
33. Iron Flask Sports Water Bottle
For the Girlfriend Who’s Constantly Thirsty
In case you aren’t clued into the latest VSCO girl craze, Iron Flask bottles are totally in. They’re practical, stylish, and scream “I’m sporty!” even as she sips it from the couch. This water bottle is insulated and made from stainless steel, plus it comes in 25 colors and 6 sizes. Whether she’s a gym rat or a homebody, make this one of the essential gifts for your girlfriend this holiday season.
34. Brooklinen Waffle Knit Robe
For the Girlfriend Who Values Comfort
Working from home is the new normal, as is spending the entire day in a robe (we’re not judging). Add to your girlfriend’s collection of comfy home clothes with this super soft waffle knit robe, available in 3 essential colors and 4 bright limited edition shades.
35. 2-in-1 Hair Straightener
For the Girlfriend With Wavy Hair
Girls will always appreciate beauty tools, so if she’s constantly frying her hair, try this flat iron. It heats up quickly to save time in her morning routine and has a range of temperatures to choose from to keep the hair damage to a minimum.
36. A Woman’s Drink Recipe Book
For the Girlfriend Who Loves to Drink
If your girlfriend is a budding bartender (or just loves to drink), gift this recipe book and let her do the rest. For the ultimate ‘gifts for your girlfriend’ bundle, pair this book with ingredients for some of the drinks and enjoy a romantic evening together.
37. Le Bon Garcon French-Style Caramel
For the Girlfriend Dreaming of Paris
This authentic French caramel treat is exactly what girlfriends with a sweet tooth will want. With six unique flavors and approximately 30 pieces in each box, maybe she’ll finally get off your back about that Paris vacation since you brought a taste of it to the couch.
38. Anecdote Autumn Glass Candle
For the Girlfriend Who Loves to Set The Mood
Save her the trip to Yankee Candle and appeal to her cozy side with an upscale autumnal candle. There are four unique seasonal scents to choose from, each designed to capture a different aspect of fall. And to save you the guesswork, the Fall Feels candle smells like pumpkin spice, for all of the girlfriends lining up at Starbucks as soon as the first leaf hits the ground.
39. Norse Projects Victoria Alpaca Sweater
For the Girlfriend Who’s Always Dressed Well
Add some luxury to her wardrobe with this impossibly soft knit sweater. Finely crafted in Peru from baby alpaca, this gift for your girlfriend is guaranteed to get plenty of wear. The high collar and set-in sleeves are perfectly on-trend yet ageless, meaning it’s bound to be her go-to piece for this winter and beyond.
40. Wooden Charcuterie Board Set
For the Girlfriend Who Loves to Entertain
If you’re dating a foodie who likes to entertain, treat her to this charcuterie board so she can show off at upcoming holiday dinners. Guests will be oohing and ahhing at the built-in drawer fully stocked with utensils, and the artful design that keeps crackers from sliding off the edge of the board. Even if she prefers a more low-key evening, this is a great gift to use for an at-home date night.
41. Satin and Lace V Neck Lingerie
For the Girlfriend Who Likes to Keep Things Spicy
Turn up the heat this holiday season with some sexy lingerie for your girlfriend. Despite contrary belief, you don’t have to spend a fortune on something that’s going to spend the majority of its time on the floor. This lace and satin number has a plunging v-neck and comes in a whopping 22 colors with a matching g-string for some good old-fashioned holiday fun. Whether it’s a Valentine’s Day gift for her, or just for fun, this is one of those gifts for your girlfriend that you’ll both love.
42. Veggie Chinese Takeout Cookbook
For the Girlfriend Who Doesn’t Eat Meat
Got a vegetarian or vegan girlfriend? Here’s a cookbook that you won’t want to drop off at the dump (and that she’s sure to like, too). Recreate favorite Chinese takeout recipes without meat or dairy to satisfy any mid-week slump. There are 70 tried and tested dishes in the book, giving you two some date night ideas for the future and alternatives to her favorite take-out cravings.
43. Grilled Personal Pizza Maker
For the Girlfriend Who’s Sick of Dominos
A kitchen appliance that will delight even seasoned chefs, your girlfriend will love this personal pizza maker if she enjoys cooking or is looking to upgrade from Dominos. It’s a mini cast iron oven that cleverly holds the pizza dough and toppings. Once it’s locked and loaded, throw it on the grill (cue: boyfriend duties) and she’ll have her hangry cravings taken care of in 10.
44. The Secret Language of Birthdays
For the Girlfriend Obsessed With Horoscopes
If your girlfriend has ever asked you what time you were born, one: run, and two: buy her this book. An 832-page cult favorite, this massive astrology book uses horoscopes to break down every single day of the year, so she can spend hours looking up people’s birthdays to get a better understanding of who they are. Just make sure that your signs are compatible beforehand or you may never hear the end of it.
45. Mini Macrame Wall Hanging Set
For the Girlfriend Who Loves the Boho Look
Boho decor is in and here to stay. If she likes laidback styles and enjoys interior design, this is a safe gift for your girlfriend. The three hangings feature complex craftsmanship and bring a relaxed Bali vibe to any room.
46. Botanical Wall Art
For the Girlfriend Who Kills All Her Plants
Has your girlfriend forgotten to water all of her plants? Try this 9 piece set of matching botanical prints instead. These are great for any minimalist or plant lover who can’t commit to the real deal, adding some interesting detail to her home. Note that the prints come unframed, so you may want to grab a set of wooden frames to get the pictured look.
47. Machete No.2 Comb
For the Girlfriend With Curly Hair
Handcrafted from the finest Italian acetate, these combs offer a luxury haircare experience without the trip to the salon. If you’re after gifts for your girlfriend with curly or wavy hair, these combs specialize in detangling without breakage, thanks to the wide-toothed design. They also have that aesthetic vanity look, scoring bonus points for you and an Insta pic for her.
48. Well Done Crystal Facial Roller
For the Girlfriend Who Values Wellness
While you may be wondering what this thing is, she will definitely know – that’s why it’s the perfect gift for your girlfriend. Crystal facial rollers are the latest wellness trend, designed for de-stressing and reducing the appearance of fine lines. It comes in jade or rose quartz, each filled with their respective healing properties, so choose wisely… or just pick her favorite color. Whether she’s into skincare or not, she’ll appreciate your effort to help her unwind.
49. Copper Kitchen Utensils
For the Girlfriend Who Spends Time in the Kitchen
Has your girlfriend been spending extra time in the kitchen? A fresh set of kitchen utensils will brighten her day – especially if you opt for these chic rose gold ones. This set contains 13 pieces and is high-grade stainless steel, so she’ll have everything she needs to perfect her new recipes.
50. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray
For the Girlfriend Who Always Wears Makeup
If you’re dating a girl who’s always fixing her makeup, this setting spray will change her life. Setting spray essentially keeps your makeup fixed and fresh for longer and Charlotte Tilbury is a loved brand within the makeup industry. Prove you did your research with this Christmas gift for her.
51. Wine Soaps
For the Girlfriend Who Loves Self-Care
When it comes to most women, you can count on two things – they love skincare and wine. Why not treat your girlfriend to a gift that combines both? These natural, vegan soaps blend popular wine flavors with citrus and berry aromas for a sensory experience. Wine is free-flowing during the holiday season, making this one spot-on Christmas gift for girlfriend.
52. Funny Sloth Mug
For the Girlfriend Who Loves Sloths
If all else fails, this sweet sloth mug is sure to win a few brownie points. In case you didn’t know, girls love sloths, like really love sloths (see Kristen Bell’s sloth meltdown for proof). So if she’s prone to waking up on the wrong side of the bed, gift your girlfriend this mug along with some coffee and you’ll be racking up smiles each that morning she uses it.
Hopefully, this list has given you a range of ‘gifts for your girlfriend’ ideas, (still looking for what you want?). With options for all budgets and all personalities, you should have plenty of inspiration to make her happy this Christmas. What gift ideas work best for you? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!