It needs to look effortless and spontaneous but also thoughtful and deliberate. It should reflect how important she is for you and be unique without being too edgy or risky.
Finding the perfect gift for women is hard. We know!
To help you find the inspiration, our editorial team got together and created this curated list of the most desirable gifts for women. Even the woman who has everything and wants nothing. It’s a no-fail list of luxury gifts to treat your friend, your wife, or your mother, and show how much you care.
No searching and queuing up required; consider the lady in your life covered in just a few clicks.
If your wallet is just starting to recover post-holiday season, don’t fret. From budget-friendly treats to high-end premium gifts, it’s all here. And to make sure that you stay within a (reasonable?) budget, we’re breaking down our list by price range:
Psssst, we also curated a list of the best gifts for him.
In a rush? No problem! Here are the most popular gifts for women right now. These are sure to be a hit.
Ready? Here are the 51 best gift ideas for women.
The best gifts for women under $100
We start off our list with luxury gift ideas under $100 that (almost) look like a million bucks. You’ll find here small and meaningful gifts but also funny or symbolic presents to show that you care. These gifts are perfect for a friend, a boyfriend, or if you don’t want to spend a fortune on your Christmas shopping.
Cuyana Mini Hoop Earrings
One of Meghan Markle’s favourite brands, Cuyana, is centred around owning fewer but better items. Part of their modular, mix-and-match jewellery collection, these gorgeous gold plated earrings will quickly become her go-to everyday accessory. They are easy to dress up for a professional meeting or dress down for a relaxed yet chic casual look.
Made with a scooped-out interior to reduce weight and increase comfort, Cuyana’s earrings can be worn on their own or paired with any of the brand’s earring embellishments to create a unique look.
For more jewellery inspiration, take a look at our review of the best jewellery designers of the year.
Mini Hoop Earrings
Self-cleaning LARQ water purifying bottle
Now here is a gift she’ll be sure to use every single day. It looks, feels, and tastes that good!
The LARQ water bottle is as stylish as it is technologically advanced. The bottle uses UV-C LED light to eliminate up to 99.99% of bio-contaminants from the water. So she’ll stay healthy and hydrated throughout the day.
The LARQ bottle is available in a rainbow of colours and finishes. We particularly like this granite white version for a calming and earthy look. No wonder it ranks well in our review of the best water bottles.
Self-Cleaning Purifying Water Bottle
Jimmy Choo Signature
Jimmy Choo Signature perfume is, by far, the most popular women’s perfume among our female readers at the moment. And for all the right reasons!
Tiger orchid and toffee caramel summon an empowering and seductive scent with an effortless click of the finger. Jimmy Choo Signature is charming and vivacious, evoking romanticism and seductive with top green notes that are heady and gourmand. An energetic boost with a wonderfully juicy appeal, it’s sexy and mystical with a unique bouquet.
Signature Women Perfume
Moët & Chandon
Nothing says party quite like a delicious bottle of Champagne. You can trust Moët & Chandon to hit all the right marks with this world-famous bottle of Imperial.
Alluring, classic, and ever-sophisticated, Moet Imperial is perhaps the bestselling Champagne in the world. The House’s most iconic Champagne, Moët Impérial has toasted Hollywood’s brightest superstars and played a starring role on-screen in some of the most memorable movies, from Pretty Woman to The Great Gatsby.
We’ve tested all the most popular Champagne brands on the market and consistently find that Moët & Chandon is the overall best option considering its quality and price.
MOËT & CHANDON
Parachute cozy bootie slippers
She’ll be thanking you every day through the cold weather months when she steps out of bed and puts on this pair of super comfortable, soft, and warming bootie slippers by Parachute.
Made from super soft and high-quality sherpa fabric, these slippers are durable and comfortable. The perfect gift to keep her warm all day long while working from home.
There are plenty of excellent slippers available online, but we would pick these ones with our eyes closed for a gift that’s sure to make her (feet) happy.
Cozy Bootie Slippers
gorjana Farrah Huggies earrings
Premium jewellery brand gorjana set out to create simple, stylish, and affordable jewellery for the modern woman. This pair of Farrah Huggies earrings is the perfect example of the brand’s philosophy.
Bold yet minimalist. Simple yet thoughtful. Trendy yet timeless. You could hardly ask for more when shopping for the best jewellery gift!
With its range of laid back pieces that are perfect for everyday wear, gorjana is our go-to when it comes to gorgeous accessories. Check the rest of their collection if she prefers silver, bronze, or rose gold over yellow gold.
Farrah Huggies Earrings
Premium tea gift box by Vahdam
Ready to upgrade her morning routine, her tea break, and her evening drink? Send her a beautiful gift box from Vahdam. The box includes a curated selection of the brand’s best teas, such as the delicious Maharaja Breakfast Black Tea, Earl Grey Citrus Black Tea, and Chamomile Mint Citrus Green Tea.
Oprah and Ellen DeGeneres are among Vahdam’s most famous customers. We tested the best premium tea brands in the world and we now understand why the brand is so popular.
The brand only sources premium handpicked teas from India and sells them online to ensure that the ingredients are fresh and the price is fair. The brand also cares for its producers, with 1% of its revenue going towards the education of its farmers’ children. So you can feel good about your gift too.
Premium Tea Gift Box
Diptyque scented candle
There’s nothing quite like a rich and soothing scent to lift up your mood. Scented candles are such a great gift for any woman in your life. You can carefully pick a scent that you think represents your relationship with her, or just something that will subtly elevate her livingroom. Whatever the case might be, you can’t go wrong with a premium scented candle by Diptyque.
We reviewed all the best scented candles available, and Diptyque is one of our favourite brands. All their candles smell great. They are strong but not overpowering. The perfect balance to leave a long lasting impression.
Belgian chocolate gift box by Godiva
For the sweet-toothed, there’s nothing better than an exciting medley of world-famous fine chocolates in addicting flavours. Almost too pretty to eat, but also too delicious not to.
Presented in a luxurious gold gift box adorned with lush ribbon, the Godiva Gold Collection will be hard to resist. Set it out with some bubbly, and you’re sure to make the sweetest impression possible.
(Here’s to hoping she shares!)
Belgian Chocolate Gift Box
IMAI golden bracelet
The creations of Imaï, such as this Corde bangle, stand out with their design and detailing. This bracelet features an elegant woven effect. This is a refined piece of jewellery that highlights the wrist, a knit sweater, or a silk top.
The elite cosmetics brush collection by SHANY
A makeup artist’ dream, SHANY’s 18 piece elite cosmetics brush collection features all the beauty brush essentials.
This handy makeup collection is made with the most popular and most used brushes in the beauty industry.
Elite Cosmetics Brush Collection
GViewin Marble iPhone case
Help her keep her brand new iPhone 12, 12 Pro, or 12 Max fresh and spotless with this stylish iPhone case by GViewin. The case offers a slim yet robust protection against scratches and accidental drops. It also looks very stylish in this marble finish.
It’s available in a range of colours, including gold, purple, and jade. No wonder it’s one of the bestsellers among our recently reviewed top iPhone 12 cases.
Marble iPhone Case
Cuyana Pima Modal Robe
Often overlooked yet impossible to let go once you have one, this sumptuous robe by Cuyana will be the first thing she puts on when stepping out of bed or relaxing at home for the weekend. It’s comfy and warm but also stylish and luxurious.
Cuyana’s Pima Modal Robe is available in black and light grey, so she can match it with her loungewear outfit. And if you want to see more options, we’ve reviewed the best bathrobes and pyjamas for women.
Pima Modal Robe
Alo Yoga Mat
For the yoga aficionado, at home or in the studio, there’s only one yoga mat brand that matters, the brand that virtually all the Hollywood celebrities have adopted, and that’s Alo Yoga. The Alo Yoga Warrior Mat is roomy, perfectly cushioned for joint support, antimicrobial, dry-wicking and slip-free, wet or dry. It’s also 100% formaldehyde-free, non-toxic and PVC-free, so she’ll stay healthy on the inside too.
You can get it in a range of colours, including this black version, but also white, smoky quartz, and jungle green. She’ll make all her yoga classroom friends jealous with this one.
Brooklinen super plush bath towels
Women never have enough large and plush bath towels to keep them warm when stepping out of the shower. This gorgeous set by Brooklinen looks and feels luxurious while remaining perfectly affordable. No wonder they are the brand’s bestselling towel weave.
This isn’t just a set of towels. You’ll help her turn her bathroom into her dream home spa. And she’ll get to enjoy it every single day.
Super Plush Bath Towels
Le 9 eyeshadow palette by Givenchy
Every girl needs an eyeshadow palette in her toiletry bag. And this one by Givenchy is the absolute best. The ‘Le 9 de Givenchy’ covers all the bases she’ll want from an eyeshadow palette, from matte to satin, glitter and metallic finishes. The shades also give her the full gamut to go from daytime casual to dramatic evening look.
Looking for more options? Check our round-up of the best eyeshadow palettes on the market today.
Le 9 Eyeshadow Palette
Brooklinen loungewear sweatshirt
Nothing says relaxing quite like the perfect loungewear sweatshirt. The perfect present to tell her to lay back a little and enjoy some me time. This fleece Willow Sweatshirt by Brooklinen is for those who want a little extra flair. With a touch of spandex at the neckline, sleeves and trim, she won’t have to worry about over stretching. So she can solely focus on her new Netflix series all day long.
Brooklinen loungewear sweatshirt comes in several colours, including sage green, dusty blue, black, white, and navy.
Cuyana jewellery case
If she’s the kind of woman who likes to have options when it comes to her jewellery, she’ll need a jewellery case to keep her accessories tidily organised. This beautiful leather case by Cuyana is the perfect choice.
Carefully designed with a tab for earrings, rings, and a pocket, she’ll find a place for every piece in her collection. The box is available in a range of colours, all made with premium Italian leather.
Leather Jewellery Case
Bryan Anthony’s bracelet
When offering jewellery to a woman, you want something unique and personal, a gift that tells a story and can represent something. Bryan Anthony’s Beautifully Broken Cuff bracelet is a great choice to that effect. The jewellery designer specialises in carefully designed statement pieces that look and feel great while remaining affordable.
Beautifully Broken Cuff Bracelet
Stila Eye Liner
Sometimes, you just want a gift that is simple and inexpensive yet glamorous. This is it. The Stile eye liner costs less than $25 but will bring a touch of luxury to her makeup routine.
This isn’t just any eye liner. Stila makeup won several awards and is the number one bestselling waterproof liquid liner on Amazon. Its special formula glides on with ease and dries quickly.
For more inspiration to fill her makeup bag, check our review of the best natural makeup brands of the year.
Premium Eye Liner
Amazon Echo Dot
Ready to simplify her life and bring a sparkle of joy in her home? Check the latest generation of the Amazon Echo Dot with a clean new look and improved sound quality.
The Echo delivers a rich sound that automatically adapts to any room. And, of course, it comes with Alexa built-in, so she’ll have her very own personal assistant always available at home. She can use the Echo Dot to voice-control her music, order online, ask for her morning news briefing, or control any other smart home gadget she might have around the house.
Echo Dot Speaker
Chanel Rouge Coco
You can trust Chanel to create the most glamorous range lipstick on the planet. Chanel’s Route Coco is our favourite for that little je-ne-sais-quoi that brings joy and magic to any day.
Treat her to the best of the best with a luxurious Chanel lipstick in iconic red which has passion written all over it. Ladylike perfection.
Rouge Coco Lipstick
Away large toiletry bag
Whether she’s travelling or not, a large toiletry bag is always useful. Go for this premium toiletry bag by Away for its premium look and smart design. It’s one of our favourite toiletry bags of the year for women.
It’s available in a range of colours and sizes, including a bold and festive fiery red.
Large Toiletry Bag
Alo Yoga high-waist Airbrush leggings
Leggings are, without a doubt, the best pants for women when chilling at home, training, or doing yoga. And Alo Yoga’s high-waist Airbrush leggings are the best pair on the market today. They feature flat-locked seaming for comfort and functionality, no side seams, and an on-trend high waist.
For more ideas, you can check our guide on the best leggings for women. But trust us, these ones are a sure hit.
Philosophy microdelivery exfoliating facial wash
A proper skincare routine will help her skin stay youthful and gleaming. A great skincare routine will make her feel that way too. Introduce her to philosophy’s microdelivery exfoliating facial wash and she’ll thank you for years to come. You’ll have given her the secret to eternal youth (or close enough).
Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash
Paul Smith classic umbrella
There are umbrellas and then there is the umbrella. The one she’ll keep for years and proudly take out as soon as rain starts to drop. Paul Smith’s classic umbrella is among that latter category. It’s stylish and chic, simple to pack and timeless to match whatever trendy outfit she might be wearing. We’ve tested all the best umbrellas available today, and this is the one we recommend for a gift that won’t disappoint.
Alo Moves Annual Membership Gift Box
We can’t say it’s a surprise to see that one of the best online yoga classes comes from the brand that brought us the best leggings and yoga mat. Keep her motivated with the support she needs to train at home or on the go with an annual membership gift box to Alo Moves.
It comes in an actual gift box (that looks beautiful in case you were wondering), and includes an annual membership to Alo Moves’ at-home fitness, yoga and meditation classes. Alo Moves brings members the world’s best instructors, teaching epic video classes that turn anyone’s home into a home gym, yoga, and meditation studio! The service works on a laptop, tablet, Apple TV, and iPhone or Android phones.
Alo Moves Annual Membership Gift Box
Flower delivery by Pro Flowers
The classics never fail. A beautiful bouquet should be customised to suit her personality and style. For the best online flower delivery service, we recommend Pro Flowers. They offer a wide range of professionally designed bouquet or let you design your own flower arrangements. And best of all, you can do it all online and they’ll take care of delivering it on time for you.
Online Flower Delivery
The best gifts for her under $200
Let’s now take a look at the best gift for women under $200. These are a step up from the previous ideas. They won’t break the bank, but if you’re ready to spend more than a $100 on a gift for her, you’ll want your gift to be memorable and useful.
These gifts are best reserved for milestone celebrations like birthdays or special anniversaries. They are also perfect as a Christmas gift or a Valentine’s Day present for that special woman in your life.
Tom Ford Black Orchid
This one is for the bold and daring. If you want a sensual gift for your wife or girlfriend, try Tom Ford’s Black Orchid perfume. We ranked it as one of the best perfumes for women, and our female readers couldn’t agree more.
Black Orchid’s dark and oriental notes are the forbidden fruit of the fragrance world: plum, patchouli and vanilla smell good enough to eat. Melting dark chocolate and drops of amber, incense and balsam complete this perfume, in a beautifully unisex bottle that lasts forever on the skin.
Cuyana Structured Leather Tote
This gorgeous tote by LA designer Cuyana has become an instant classic after appearing on our list of the best work bag for women. If you want to surprise her (or yourself) with a beautiful and functional tote bag, look no further than this Structured Leather Tote.
Available in a range of colors and materials, this will become her go-to bag for work and weekends. The tote is crafted with premium Italian leather and thoughtfully designed to be practical in a range of situations.
Structured Leather Tote
If she enjoys nothing more than a good book to relax in the evening, it’s time you upgrade her reading routine with the best ebook reader on the market. The Kindle Paperwhite is the thinnest and lightest Kindle reader yet. It also comes with a clean design and 300 ppi glare-free display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight.
The new model is now fully waterproof, so she won’t have to worry about spilling her drink on the tablet. And she’ll now have access to the largest bookstore in the world with the Amazon Kindle program.
Parachute Women’s Waffle Lounge Set
This isn’t just any loungewear outfit. Adored by a cult-like legion of followers, Parachute’s women’s waffle lounge set is a must for any women to relax in absolute comfort at home.
This is an outfit she’ll never want to leave. Even if it means staying at home all day. The garment is pre-washed for a vintage look and super soft feel. It’s available in slate grey and red clay. Take a look at our round-up of the best pyjamas for women if you want other ideas.
Women’s Waffle Lounge Set
Chanel no.5 perfume
Nominated unanimously as the best fragrance for women over 50, Chanel no.5 is the perfume of choice for the perfect gift to your mother or wife. There’s something about Chanel’s timeless and classic smell that remains unmatched in the world of women’s fragrances.
Chanel herself called it “a woman’s perfume, with the scent of a woman”. Chanel no.5 promises a mysterious yet familiar scent that exudes the very essence of femininity. This legendary perfume is a cult icon and offers a refined, elegant bouquet that’s softly inviting with an underlying and steely power. Breathe in its jasmine, rose, sandalwood and vanilla deeply.
T3 Professional Curling Iron
The perfect hair styling tool to make waves — literally and figuratively. The T3 Professional Curling Iron is enhanced with custom blend ceramic that internally regulates its temperature for shiny curls (from bouncy spiraled ringlets to voluminous beachy waves) that last. Plus, it lives up to its name—effortless results in one single pass. Wave goodbye to rushed early-morning hair routine.
Professional Curling Iron
Bellroy Folio leather wallet
Bellroy makes some of the best wallets and this folio wallet in premium leather is no exception. This Bellroy Folio wallet is somehow as modern as it is timeless. Its classic exterior opens to an intuitive interior with plenty of room for cash, a smartphone, 14+ cards, and a magnetic coin pouch. The zip closure lets you squeeze everything in without the risk of it all falling out, and the RFID lining shields your cards from skimmers.
Folio Leather Wallet
Philips Sonicare ExpertClean electric toothbrush
This super stylish electric toothbrush is the absolute best to take care of her teeth. Available in a range of colours, this electric toothbrush by Philips comes with an innovative sonic technology. The Sonicare ExpertClean moves the electric toothbrush head with 62,000 gentle movements per minute. That’s more movement a minute than a manual toothbrush achieves in 1 whole month.
Sonicare ExpertClean Electric Toothbrush
NuFACE Facial Toning kit
NuFACE Facial Toning kit is like a sculpting workout for your face — an effortless, no sweat, five-minute beauty workout that is.
Using microcurrent technology, this petite beauty device helps tone and tighten your facial muscles while also visibly improving skin’s contour and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A celebrity favourite, from Jennifer Aniston to Kim Kardashian, this toning device is as close as an at-home (non-invasive) face lift you’ll get.
Facial Toning Kit
111SKIN Face masks set
A collection of 111SKIN’s most-loved facial and eye masks housed in a sumptuous and practical zip pouch. The ultimate travel companion for every skincare concern, The Master-Masking Planner has everything you need to nourish, brighten and soothe your complexion. Perfect for the organisation obsessed, this planner is the dream gift for anyone whose life is as varied as it is rich.
Face Masks Set
Philips SmartSleep light alarm
If she struggles to wake up in the morning, she will love this sunrise-simulating alarm clock from Philips. She will never wake up on the wrong side of the bed again.
Featuring a display that gradually brightens up in the morning to reproduce the natural light of a sunrise, the Philips SmartSleep will also automatically dim itself when the bedroom gets dark in the evening. She’ll thank you for improving her sleep quality.
SmartSleep Light Alarm
The best luxury gifts for women when money is no object
Now we’re talking! The gifts below are more meaningful investments. They are to be reserved for the most important women in your life: your mom, your wife, your sister, or any woman who really deserves to be splurged with an expensive present.
These are the gifts for the impossible woman. The luxury gifts for the women who have everything and want nothing.
Browse below for our favourite luxury gifts for women.
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer
Because the best kind of days are good hair days, she will love this luxe intelligent heat-control powered hair dryer from Dyson. This high-tech dryer is sure to boost her confidence and her strands. She might even forgo a salon appointment or two in favour of using this hot tool at home. A luxury gift that will blow her away—literally.
We tested all the top-rated hair dryers available today, and this model by Dyson remains the top of its class.
Supersonic Hair Dryer
Burberry classic cashmere check scarf
Reminiscent of the original 1967 version, this checked cashmere scarf is a Burberry classic. It’s been woven on a traditional loom at a 200-year-old Scottish mill using an extensive 30-step process that includes washing in local spring water and carefully brushing the fabric with teasels. It never goes out of style and will keep her warm through the winter for years to come. It’s also the perfect complement to her trench coat.
Classic Cashmere Check Scarf
Gucci buffed leather black belt
Another instant fashion classic, this waist-hugging Gucci belt in black leather with the double G logo in gold is made in Italy with premium materials. It’s perfect to combine with pretty much any cloth in her wardrobe, formal or not.
Buffed Leather Black Belt
Apple AirPods Pro
The Apple AirPods Pro wireless earphones are the latest generation of high-end earphones from Apple. They are quite simply the best earbuds you can get if he uses an iPhone.
With their updated design, the AirPods Pro are more comfortable to use for extended periods of time. The tech inside offers unparalleled sound quality. It’s the best gift for a man who takes his music on the go seriously and wants a premium sound experience.
Olivia von Halle coco silk pyjamas
We heart this luxe and comfy Olivia von Halle’s 100% silk pyjama set – and we know she will too. This PJ feels like being wrapped in a hug. Ideal for cosy mornings, afternoons and evenings. Bonus points if it comes with breakfast in bed.
OLIVIA VON HALLE
Coco Silk Pyjamas
Capsul custom necklace
Looking for a present with a personal touch? Spell it out for the people you love with a custom necklace by Capsul Jewelry. Choose between brass, sterling silver or 14K gold and transform your loved one’s handwriting or your own signature into an exquisite, delicate necklace that will be cherished for years to come.
Brooklinen heathered cashmere bedsheet
It doesn’t get more luxe and cosy than cashmere. Except maybe when it comes from the brand known for making the “internet’s favourite sheets. Consider this your beloved luxurious cashmere sweater in bedsheet form. This heathered cashmere bedsheet by Brooklinen will keep her warm and fuzzy the entire snuggly season.
If you like the gift idea but want more options, check our round-up of the best bedsheets of the year for more suggestions.
Heathered Cashmere Bedsheet
The Sonos Move is packed with features and smart connectivity for a sound quality that won’t falter. The wireless speaker also has an IP56 weatherproof build and claims to be shockproof, too, so she can take it by the swimming pool if she wants.
Move Wireless Speaker
Apple Watch 6
The Apple Watch series 6 is the most popular watch in the world. Period. If she has an iPhone but doesn’t have this watch yet, this is a great gift for a special occasion.
With a new blood oxygen tracker and improved health insights, the Apple Watch Series 6 is easier than ever to use. It will help her monitor her health, stay fit, and stay always connected (with you?).
Watch Series 6
Kate Spade Cameron Street Bag
Hold me tight. A luxury bag that’s up to the task, Kate Spade Cameron Street Candace Satchel combines a classic shape with smart details – from exterior slide pockets to an optional (and adjustable) shoulder strap. Chic and functional. Suits every style, from casual skinny jeans to formal skirt suit.
Cameron Street Bag
Cartier Panthère luxury watch
This one isn’t for the faint of heart. This gorgeous Panthère de Cartier luxury watch is one of the maison’s most anticipated models to date, and one of the most talked about collections at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève where it debuted. We can’t say that we’re surprised. Cartier remains one of the best luxury watch brands for women of all time.
Tipped with a sapphire spinel at the crown, this 27mm version has been handcrafted by artisans in Switzerland from lightweight 18-karat gold and stainless steel links that are curved to sit comfortably on the wrist. With this watch around her wrist, she’ll be the star of any room she enters.
Panthère Luxury Watch
Saatva 5-star mattress
Careful, this gift isn’t for everyone. But if she’s serious about her sleep quality and you’re ready to offer a sizable gift (both in price and actual dimensions), the super-premium luxury mattresses by Saatva are the absolute best mattresses on the market today. We know! We’ve tested and reviewed most of the premium brands available right now.
Saatva carefully studied the top five features found in luxury retail mattresses and combined them to make one perfect mattress. From the durable dual steel coil support system to the organic cotton cover, the Saatva Classic’s signature features mean exceptional comfort and quality. The Classic Mattress comes in three different firmness levels and includes a complimentary white-glove delivery as well as 120 nights to try her new mattress out at home.
This care and consideration for customer satisfaction are emblematic of the Saatva brand. The thousands of raving reviews from satisfied customers all over the globe are just the result of the brand’s focus to deliver the most luxurious mattress experience possible at a fair price.