Special Gift Ideas for your Wife

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Special Gift Ideas for your Wife

Wives and girlfriends can be tricky to buy for. But we’ve gathered up the top crowd-pleasing gifts to make holiday shopping simple. She didn’t send you a wish list? No problem! Use our handy cheat sheet. From a practical snow jacket to a sparkly necklace, we’ve got your gal covered.

To see desirable gift ideas hand-selected by an actual wife, check our list before you checkout! We’ve got all the hottest presents this holiday season.

Bath Caddy

While you’re at it, throw in a nice candle, a bottle of wine, and that new book she’s been eyeing. Available in natural and walnut finishes, this bamboo wood bath accessory is pretty much a dream.

If she has a bathtub and enjoys a good soak, order this Aquala caddy. There are spots for a tablet, soap, wine glass, and pretty much anything else.

Cozy Slippers

Slippers are a classic holiday gift for a reason; they’re so useful! UGG is known for comfy winter footwear, and their new Koolaburra line is definitely comfy, and then some. Their slippers are also affordable!

The Margo is a suede moccasin slipper with faux-fur lining that’s bound to please any winter lounger. Plus the rubber sole means you can run outside without ruining your slippers (not that we have any experience with that).

Google Home

Hands-free tech help is here with the Google Home. Powered by Google Assistant, this voice-activated speaker allows you to stream music, ask about the weather, or just look something up — Google Home is at your service. Just say “Ok Google” to begin your request. (Also available in a Mini version.)

A ton of great new family features are now available for the mom on your list — there are more than 50 games, stories, and activities that she can use to keep the kiddos entertained. That’s a gift in itself!

Sparkly Necklace

Chokers are back in a big way, and trendy retailer Stella and Dot makes a lovely crystal option. The Willa necklace features pave drops on a delicate silver or gold chain.

The 13” chain has a 3” extender for perfect sizing — or wear the choker longer as a necklace. If she enjoys the sparkly things in life, you might want to order this one.

Embroidered Place Pillow

Tap into her nostalgic side with a pillow embroidered with her favorite place. Or the city where you met! Or where she grew up. You get the picture! Each catstudio place pillow is embroidered by hand — each one takes over 40 hours to make.

Special landmarks and geographic features are stitched onto the 20” by 20” organic cotton pillow, which features black velvet piping with a button closure. Also available from catstudio: mini pillows, tea towels, and more.

A Bag That Gives Back

Embrace the spirit of giving with a bag from FEED. When you purchase this crossbody purse, FEED provides 50 meals to the Food Bank of NYC.

Available in gray, black, and red, the buttery leather Blair bag is a collaborative effort from fashion blogger Blair Eadie. The crossbody strap is removable so the bag also works as a clutch. So many good reasons to gift this bag!

Polaroid Pop

New for the holiday season, Polaroid has rolled out a fun new instant camera, the POP. She can toss this little camera in her bag, then take 3” by 4” white-bordered photos instantly.

Available in 6 colors, the POP has great features like a timer, built-in flash, video, and photo booth mode. Film is approximately $1.00 per exposure. A great addition to any holiday party — get those Santa selfies!

Classic Pajamas

Snuggly pima cotton makes a great backdrop for embroidered eyelashes on this quality set of PJs from Bedhead. What gal doesn’t want a set of nice pajamas? 

They’re both necessary and luxe at the same time. Gift her a comfortable night with these limited edition jammies, featuring a drawstring waistband, notched collar, and trendy eyelashes embroidered on the pocket.

Glass Photo Box

Pack some special photos in one of these pretty glass boxes from LaRousse for a special holiday moment.

The Heirloom Glass Photo Box is available in 4” x 6,” 5” x 5,” 5” x 7,” 8” x 12,” and 8” x 10” sizes. It comes in Gold, Rose Gold, and Silver. Each boxes holds around 110 photos.

DIY Sparkling Water

The latest version of the popular SodaStream features glass carafes — a snazzy addition to the sparkling water maker.

The Aqua Fizz makes hydrating a little more special. And fewer disposable plastic bottles means it’s a better option for the environment. The starter kit includes 2 glass carafes, the SodaStream machine, and a 60L Co2 cylinder.

Luxe Bath Set

A luxurious bath can be just the thing after a hectic holiday. Gift her some relaxation with this set from Knack. AYDRY & Co.’s rose-infused, aromatic products will make her feel like she’s having a spa day.

The Stop and Smell & Roses gift set includes a mineral bath soak, mini soy wax candle, and rose geranium hand and body wash. It’s beautifully wrapped in a gift box — there’s even a tag for immediate gifting. 

Shimmering Nudes Makeup Set

If your lady loves makeup, this neutral set of best-selling shades is a good bet. 

5 mini trèStiQue products are packed into a mini Le Pak bag: a highlight stick, a matte lip crayon, a blush stick, brow pencil, and shadow crayon to keep her glowing during the holiday party season. 

Beautiful Bottle of Bubbly

Chandon’s Limited-Edition 2017 Winter Collection feature extra-special bottles designed by bag maven Rebecca Minkoff. Your significant other will love this fruity rosé, especially since it comes in such a cool pink prismatic bottle.

A brut classic is also available in the limited edition Rebecca Minkoff bottles, if she’s more of a champs gal. Pop the cork and celebrate the holidays!

Special Photo Book

Make her a custom photo book filled with your memories together for a heartfelt holiday gift. Mixbook offers hundreds of album themes and it’s easy to use their intuitive templates to place your photos.

Books start at 15.95 but additional pages, size, and extras add to the final price. Whether you want to make a seasonal theme, wedding momento, travel book, or just a family album, Mixbook can make you a great gift.

Sporty Snow Jacket

Available in navy and red, this Roxy snow jacket has all the latest technology to keep her warm and dry this winter. Thinsulate insulation, waterproofing, and a removable faux fur hood lining are just a few of the features on this little number.

Roxy also has a new line with Biotherm, which includes neckwarmers, gloves, collars, and mittens that feature a built-in skincare formula — genius!

Slow Juicer

Not only is this compact HP juicer handy and healthy, it’s available in pastel colors for maximum cuteness! It comes in mint, pale pink, and white. The Hurom HP will allow her to whip up almond milk, juices, or other liquid delights with ease.

The “slow” aspect of the juicer means that it mimics the speed of juicing by hand, ensuring a more natural beverage, plus it gets more juice from whatever pulp you’re using.

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