30 Gifts Your Wife Really Wants
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Picking out the perfect gift for your wife can be tough, no matter how long you’ve known her. When you buy a present for your better half, you want to make sure she really likes it. Unless you’ve been keeping a list of all the things she mentions she wants in your phone, it can be hard to know where to look for the greatest gifts for her. For starters, the best flower delivery services and this roundup of gifts for mom are sure to please.
Still stumped? Luckily, we’re here to help. Put a smile on her face with unique jewelry, home decor that can be personalized, presents that enhance her beauty, picks for ladies who are impossible to shop for, and more ideas that celebrate what makes her truly special. Whether she’s a style-obsessed fashionista, a foodie who loves to cook, or a comfort connoisseur who could use a little pampering right now, we have something that will please every type of life partner. You promised to love and cherish her—now show her you meant those vows with these thoughtful tokens of appreciation from the heart.
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Gabriel & Co. Stronger Together Necklace
When it comes to jewelry, choosing a bauble with meaning will be a gift any wife will love and appreciate. This beautiful circle pendant is made from two intertwined strands representing the strength of togetherness. The simple silver design is perfect to wear every day, and it will be a sweet reminder of your everlasting bond. But, this necklace doesn’t just look good—it does good, too. All proceeds from the sale of this piece will go to Jewelers for Children, which supports a cause to find permanent homes for neglected and abused children. If you love this idea, check out these other beautiful gifts that give back, as well.
Meural Canvas II
If your wife loves art and decorating but hasn’t gotten around to actually hanging anything on the wall yet, look no further. As any indecisive decorator knows, choosing something to display permanently can be tricky. Enter Meural’s smart art frame, which combines modern design with state-of-the-art technology to let you customize your framed art. Easily upload and view your own photography, or bring the world’s museums and galleries to your walls with Meural’s endless digital library of 30,000-plus works of iconic and emerging art (sold separately or $69.95 annually). It’s easy to work: Use an app to explore art, personalize your canvas, schedule display times, and adjust settings. Or relax and use supported voice controls (like Alexa) to find a new masterpiece.
Custom Round Cheese Board
Who can resist a personalized gift? This laser-engraved wood and slate cutting board is perfect for entertaining. It’s the under-$50 gift for your wife that’s both practical and great-looking. Include some chalk to label the foods you’re displaying, and get ready to serve up a good time.
These stylish and comfortable pajamas look like an expensive set purchased from a high-end store, and they feel like one, too. We promise, she’ll never know you got such a good deal. Just listen to the rave reviews on Amazon. One customer writes: “These pjs are one of the best I’ve ever owned, and the price is great! They are ridiculously comfy!” Another says they are the “softest pajamas,” adding, “this set felt like butter on my skin.” Plus, they are “so flattering and so soft,” another enthuses. Bonus: They’re available in 15 colors and patterns, so you’re sure to find something that’s perfect for her. You honestly can’t go wrong with this pick.
Lexon Oblio Wireless Charging Station with Built-in UV Sanitizer
Let’s file this under gifts she never knew she needed until a global pandemic hit and now won’t ever want to live without. On its own, the sleek gold design resembles a minimalist vase or oversized mug, but the Lexon Oblio is actually an innovative two-in-one tech accessory. It’s a discreet charging station for your smartphone, but it’s also a sanitizer that uses built-in UV LED technology. In three hours, it will fully charge your phone, and in just 20 minutes, it will eliminate 99.9 percent of germs from your smartphone screen. If your wife is obsessed with the latest and greatest gadgets, keep these 50 tech gifts on your radar.
Arvesa 24K Golden Eye Mask
What wife wouldn’t want something that’s 24-karat gold? If your budget won’t allow for expensive jewelry, give her the gift of these golden anti-aging eye masks. The collagen treatment instantly hydrates, plumps, and moisturizes the skin around the eyes with powerful hyaluronic acid. This also minimizes and softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and will make her feel instantly rejuvenated.
GlamFloral Real Touch Rose Flower Arrangement
If she loves receiving fresh flowers but hates how quickly they die, give her this beautiful bouquet that won’t ever wilt. You’ll get 15 fuchsia roses that look and feel so real, she may not even realize they’re artificial. They’re arranged in a clear glass vase with faux water, adding to the authentic display. These blooms are sure to brighten her day.
Georg Jensen Cobra Candleholders
These sleek and modern candleholders will instantly set the mood for date night, while also serving as fashionable home decor to leave out and make a statement. The stainless steel form was inspired by the idea of melting wax, and the mirrored surface catches and reflects the light with flair. The duo brings a dramatic twist to your interior, and they’re sure to be great conversation starters.
Bedsure Sherpa Fleece Blanket
Whether she wants to cozy up on the couch for her favorite Netflix marathon or just add a little something to her living space, you can’t go wrong with this ultra-soft reversible design—one side is fleece, and the other is sherpa. Available in 28 colors and six sizes, this beloved blanket has more than 46,000 glowing five-star reviews on Amazon. Picture it: The two of you on the couch binge-watching your favorite show while wrapped in this. Heaven! May we suggest one of these 50 most romantic movies of all time?
Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer Hot Air Brush
Does your wife dread hair-wash day because it takes forever to blow-dry her hair and then use additional hot tools to style it? Then she’ll love this all-in-one Revlon brush, which dries hair fast and leaves it silky and shiny. Just blow-dry and—boom—you’re done. It’s like the Houdini of hair dryers. When it comes to gifts for a wife, she’ll love anything that saves her time. Trust us on this one.
Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker
No time to cook? Definitely get an Instant Pot ASAP. These bad boys let you whip up meals—from soup to pasta to pot roast—in a fraction of the time. Once you have it, use these Instant Pot recipes to impress your significant other, and treat her to a home-cooked meal from the heart.
Rebecca Minkoff Leather Convertible Crossbody Bag
Didn’t you hear? Leopard print is the new neutral. That’s why this crossbody bag is the perfect gift for your wife. Small in size but big in function, this Rebecca Minkoff design is ideal for everyday wear or date night. Styled with a fold-over zip-around flap that also doubles as a pocket, the polished look features a removable strap, so she can also use it as a clutch. Small enough to wear on the go but big enough to hold the essentials, this chic carryall will definitely be on heavy rotation. For more on this order, check out these 16 classic handbags every woman should own.
Canon IVY Bluetooth Mini Photo Printer
Is your wife’s iPhone the place where photos go to die? Not with this mini printer. Now your number one lady can immediately edit and print out her favorite photos. The coolest part is that the pics have a peel-and-stick back, so she can showcase her shots wherever, whenever. Make sure she checks out these genius smartphone photography tricks to take a postcard-perfect picture every time.
Jones New York Robe
Available in nine colors, this super plush robe is an essential piece of loungewear for getting cozy at home. The 100 percent cotton lining is ideal to slip on after a bath, so your wifey can pretend she’s relaxing at a spa. Go even further and give her the hotel experience without ever leaving home: When she’s wrapped in this soft bathrobe, bring your honey breakfast in bed. And don’t forget to give her a massage!
Breo Portable Mini Scalp Massager
We’re busy, you’re busy, your wife’s busy. Sometimes fitting in a spa day can feel like a job itself. That’s where this wireless, waterproof, petite massager comes in. This scalp (and body!) massager packs a punch and is the portable stress relief you didn’t even know you needed. It’s finely integrated with 96 precisely positioned individual stimulation points to provide the sensation of real human touch. You can help your wife work out her kinks, or she can easily position the deep tissue kneading action herself.
UGG Women’s Scuffette II Slipper
Whether you’re lucky enough to live somewhere warm year-round or you’re bracing yourself for the inevitable drop in temperature, the cozy UGG Scuffette Slipper is one of those gifts for wives that can be worn through all the seasons. These slippers are made from sheepskin, which keeps you warm when it’s cold and keeps you cool when it’s hot. Here are another 12 women’s slippers that are worth every penny.
Amazon Basics Satin Sleep Set
Now here’s something really fit for a queen: a luxe satin sleep set. This gift for your wife is super opulent, but it’s easy on the wallet. Plus, the perks of sleeping on satin pillowcases—from less frizz to smoother skin—make it a no-brainer. For the wife who values her beauty sleep, she’ll get the best night’s rest with these two cool-to-the-touch pillow covers and a matching eye mask (plus a handy travel pouch). Bonus: It’s so affordable, you can pair it with a few of these other top-rated sleep products for a deluxe self-care package.
URPOWER Essential Oil Diffuser
Amazon’s best-selling oil diffuser for your best gal? It’s a must. Besides the fact that essential oils smell great, they can help do everything from easing anxiety to protecting you during cold and flu season. This specific diffuser is small, making it ideal for bedside tables or even office desks. Select between seven soothing colors to match your mood (or decor), or use it as a nightlight. And don’t forget to check out 30 more genius uses for essential oils in your home.
Hue Faux Leather High Waist Leggings
Sexy, chic, and comfortable—these are the leggings your wife will live in all year long. Paired with an oversized sweater or even a tank top and sneakers, the leather look will dress up any outfit. Plus, did we mention that they’re still just leggings, so they really are easy to pull off? Your lady will love how soft and stretchy they are, too. Just watch: These bold bottoms will replace all her boring pants.
Shark Rocket Ultra Light Bagless Stick Vacuum
Weighing in at under nine pounds, this Shark vacuum is truly the clean freak’s dream. While compact and light, this vacuum still packs a lot of power and gets the job done. It’s great for small spaces, and it’s essential for parents who find themselves constantly cleaning up after toddlers—or pets! For the wife who loves to keep her house tidy, here are 25 more cleaning gifts she’ll love.
Rose Quartz Facial Roller
It’s the luxurious beauty gift with a price tag that’s anything but. (Seriously—we’re talking under $30!) This facial roller is a must for your wife’s self-care routine. Touting the ability to soothe puffy skin and help increase blood circulation, it will make your wife glow more than she already does.
Wander Agio Lattice Scarf
Is it a blanket, is it a blarf (that’s blanket scarf, to you), or is it your wife’s cozy new best friend? All of the above! A best-seller on Amazon, the oversized wool accessory has more than 10,000 five-star reviews. Customers love that it’s machine washable, won’t fade or pill, and even comes with its own dust bag. Available in 16 patterns, it’s so affordable you can buy her multiple colorways. (Hot tip: Women buy things they love in multiples!)
Dr. J Professional Mini Outdoor Movie Projector
The best gifts for wives are often the ones she wouldn’t buy for herself. If your boo is a movie-loving, Netflix-obsessed lady, it’s time to upgrade her viewing experience. Turn any room, or backyard, into a home theater for the ultimate date-night soiree. It’s easy to connect an iPhone, tablet, Firestick, or Roku for instant entertainment. Use any wall (or the included 100-inch screen), and then sit back and enjoy the show.
FURNINXS Expandable Bathtub Caddy Tray
Proceed with caution: Gifting your wife this bath tray may mean you’ll see less of her—and your bathroom—for the foreseeable future. Made from bamboo, the tray can be expanded from 27 to 40 inches, ensuring it will fit any standard-size tub on the market. It’s equipped with a water-resistant varnish and an anti-slip silicone grip to keep it from sliding. With compartments for all her bath essentials, especially a glass of wine, you’ll help her create a relaxing oasis in your very own house.
Winc Wine Delivery
No, you cannot buy your sweetie a bottle of wine as a present, no matter how much she loves her vino. You can, however, gift your wife a personalized wine delivery from Winc. It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Some studies have even confirmed the health benefits of drinking wine, so your wife will have more than one reason to thank you. When the box arrives, impress her with your knowledge of the beverages with these wine terms you should know by now.
Orolay Down Jacket
The legendary “Amazon mom coat” is a best seller and one of the site’s most-wished-for items—and for good reason. With 13 color options, pockets to store just about everything (a mom must), and a comfy, oversized fit, this ultra-warm jacket is one of those gifts for wives that’s pretty much a sure thing. But you’ll want to hurry: This coat has a history of selling out!
Amazon Handyman Services
How long is your “honey-do” list? If you want to give her the ultimate gift, complete everything on it…with a little help. Let someone else install the speakers she’s been asking you to put up for three months or set up the exercise bike you bought her for Christmas (since you know you won’t get around to it). This is one gift she definitely won’t want to return. Read on for more gift ideas for people who are impossible to shop for.
Godiva Milk Chocolate Covered Strawberries
When you want to make a grand gesture to show your appreciation for someone truly special, chocolate-covered strawberries are a great choice. Featuring Godiva’s signature milk chocolate and fresh, ripe strawberries, it’s the ultimate indulgent treat. An even sweeter plus: The scrumptious snack arrives elegantly presented in one of the brand’s iconic gold gift boxes. For the wife who’s obsessed with all things edible, these 48 food gifts will hit the spot, too.
Astylish Chunky Knit Cardigan
The best gifts for wives are the ones that never go out of style, and this cozy cardigan will dress up your wife’s outfits in the comfiest way possible. A knit cardigan is a closet staple, and this will sure to be a wardrobe winner for years to come.
Hello Fresh Meal Kit
If your wife loves to cook and has been considering one of those subscription meal plan services, then this is the gift for her. A Hello Fresh box—complete with a recipe and every single ingredient she’ll need—is the best way to test out the cooking service without the long-term commitment. Try it out for a week and get three meals for two people. Plus, it’s a great date-night idea to do together! For more options, check out these other meal delivery kits that are editor-tested and approved.
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