Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas For Every Occasion

With so many birthdays, holidays and anniversaries in one year, shopping for gifts can be overwhelming. But there’s no need to stress—we’ve rounded up gifts that will make the lucky recipients feel loved and appreciated. Picking out the perfect present starts with identifying their interests. Whether they’re an organized traveler or a TikTok junkie, they’ll appreciate these presents that speak to their passions.

Gifts For Teens

Whether they’re a TikTok star, an aspiring Taylor Swift or a music buff, there’s nothing like a cool gift for teens to make their day. Our selection includes viral makeup they’ve likely seen on the app, fashion finds from some of their favorite stores, skincare essentials and calming fidget toys. You’ll also find cute room decor, astrology gifts and aesthetic picks that’ll slay their Instagram feed.

A kawaii keyboard is a sure bet for any anime and manga fan, while a birth-year necklace lets them keep a piece of their formative years close to heart. If they’re into gaming, a Nintendo Switch or a less-expensive alternative like the Nintendo Switch Lite will get their motors running. And for the teen who has karaoke nights with their squad, this karaoke machine will be a hit.

Gifts For Women

Whether she’s your wife, mom, sister, friend or coworker, show her how much you appreciate her with a thoughtful gift that matches her interests and lifestyle. From a luxe hand cream set to a new pair of cozy yoga tights, these Gift Ideas are sure to please. For the writer or journaler, a personalized notebook opens up to grand ideas and limitless inspo. The customizable cover offers space for her pen name or alter ego, and she’ll love the elegant floral design.

For the hostess with the mostest, a beautiful marble and wood serving tray makes a sophisticated statement. She’ll also adore these jewelry holders that she can use to organize her accessories on her nightstand or dresser. For the environmentally conscious, a reusable plastic bag alternative like these Stasher bags is a great way to swap out her old Ziplocks.

Gifts For Men

Men can be tough to shop for, but a few smart finds make it easy. Keep him organized with a leather password book that helps him keep track of important information, including his website and email passwords, software licenses, internet service provider info, and modem or router details. Level up his muscle recovery with a vibration massage roller from TB12, the brand that Tom Brady relies on. This compact device is easy to tuck into his gym bag or weekend duffle for quick relief on the go.

If he likes to cook, he’ll appreciate this set of essential oils and vinegar from Brightland that can be used in soups, stews, salads, fruits, veggies, cheeses, cocktails, and more. Plus, it comes with a decorative box to keep it looking fresh.

Gifts For Kids

For kids, the best gifts are ones that help them experience the world in new and exciting ways. Whether it’s an educational tablet or a fun way to learn about history, you can find gifts that are both thoughtful and entertaining for them. A LEGO set is always a hit, and now it’s even more fun with this Super Mario collaboration. If your kid loves to read, a book subscription to KiwiCo or Bookroo can help them discover more great books.

For kids who love to get their hands dirty, a Kinderific Gardening Set is a fantastic present that’s perfect for them to grow their own veggies and flowers while also working on their motor skills. For kids who are curious about the natural world, a pair of child-friendly binoculars is a great way to bring their curiosity outside.

Gifts For The Holidays

When it comes to gifts for the holidays, the lion’s share of excellent options fall in the under $50 price range. Whether it’s a fun hair brush stamped with their name or a crowd-pleasing portrait of their fur baby, these personalized picks are sure to be hits. The new mom on your list will thank you for a gift that can help them cope with sleepless nights and endless dirty diapers. Luckily, Strategist editor Ro Wartzman has plenty of thoughtful options for their hard-to-shop-for needs. If you’re buying for a coworker, McMahon has rounded up several ideas that are sure to please them (including a folding treadmill to help them get more steps in while at the office). And for a friend who’s obsessed with crystals and astrology, this unique water bottle is a great choice.


For the friends who have everything and swear they don’t want anything new, opt for a useful present that adds value to their life without adding clutter. Try a pretty pink baking set for the baker in your life or a luxe ice mold with a fun motif.

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