30 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts for Your Best Friend
Melinda Maria Blue Opal Ear Cuff
Embedded with tiny blue opals, this edgy ear cuff is a chic addition to any jewelry box.
To buy: $35; melindamaria.com.
Marble Coffee Mugs
Help your gal pal instantly elevate her morning coffee habit with this set of chic marbled mugs. Available in gray, cream, or flamingo pink, each set of mugs is an excuse to caffeinate as often as necessary.
To buy: $23 for 2, amazon.com.
Caramel Caravan Candy
Slowly simmered then hand cut, these delectable caramels come in sweet flavors ranging from chai spice to dark chocolate sea salt. Shop from 4, 10, or 20-piece sets, and prepare to gift the treats to everyone on your nice list.
To buy: from $8; caramelcaravan.com.
Melissa Joy Manning Gold Hoops
Handcrafted from recycled 14-karat gold, these delicate hoop earrings are an everyday accessory that's perfect for those with multiple piercings.
To buy: $75; melissajoymanning.com.
Margaux The Pointe Flat
The perfect shoe does exist—and it comes in nine wearable shades. The Pointe flat by Margaux is an ultra-versatile everyday shoe that strikes the perfect balance between comfort and elegance.
To buy: $195; margauxny.com.
Gray Malin Coffee Table Book
Famed it-photographer Gray Malin shares aerial images of exotic locales in this breathtaking coffee table book.
To buy: $45; dormify.com.
The Emily & Merrit Ombre Tote
Offer a stylish hand to a friend who always has her arms full. A blue ombre dip-dye design and leather handles make this tote both colorful and functional. Plus, it has designer origins—renowned stylists and fashion designers Emily Current and Meritt Elliott created it.
To buy: $89; potterybarn.com.
Parachute Quilted Slippers
Slip into something comfortable with the help of these plush house slippers. Made from ultra-soft quilted fabric and ribbed (read: non-slip) soles, these essential kicks are essentially pillows for your feet.
To buy: $39; parachutehome.com.
Cashmere Knit Tech Gloves
Never miss an important text or call in the cold with these touchscreen-friendly gloves. Available in black, blush, or light grey, each pair of knit tech gloves is cozy and affordable at under $30.
To buy: $29; nordstrom.com.
Transform her space into a cozy abode with the help of Otherland aromatic candles. The modern candle brand features a collection of summer-inspired and instantly nostalgic scents that are so good, you'll want to start a collection of your own.
To buy: $36; otherland.com.
Calpak Travel Power Luggage Tag
Equipped with a slim, removable battery pack, this powerful luggage tag keeps your phone charged, whether you're up in the air or waiting at baggage claim.
To buy: $32; calpaktravel.com.
Coshine 10pcs/Set Rose Gold Unique Mermaid Makeup Brush Set Cosmetic Tools Kits
While it might be hard to pick out products, these tools are a great gift idea for a best friend that has everything. The on-trend rose gold finish and playful ends add a much-needed dose of whimsy to an otherwise humdrum morning routine.
To buy: $10; amazon.com.
Dagne Dover The Landon Carryall
Whether she's in need of an office-to-gym tote or a durable laptop carrier, this neoprene catchall is the one bag every commuter needs for on-the-go travel.
To buy: from $95; dagnedover.com.
Personalized Hair Clip
Embellish this baby blue resin clip with up to five letters of text. Further personalize the barrette by choosing from crystal embellishments or pearl letters for added flare.
To buy: $24; baublebar.com.
Cole Haan x Rodarte Circle Bag
Cole Haan's latest collab with the stylish sisters behind famed fashion label, Rodarte, can't be missed. Our favorite item from the collection: this limited-edition circle bag that comes in black, red, white, and punchy pink.
To buy: $258; colehaan.com.
Dark Chocolate Champagne Truffles
Crafted by English chocolatiers at Charbonnel et Walker, these dark chocolate champagne truffles are a sweet stocking stuffer for the holidays.
To buy: $18; nordstrom.com.
Juniper Books Subscription Box
Dubbed "BESO" (short for books everyone should own), Juniper Books' subscription service is a no-fail gift for the bibliophile in your life. With each annual subscription, you'll receive one of twelve timeless titles per month, and every read boasts a Victorian-inspired cover and bookbinding.
To buy: $50 per month; juniperbooks.com.
Billy Beanie Knitting Kit
Give her everything she needs to make the coziest cap in town—or knit it yourself and surprise her with your handiwork. Shhh! We won't tell her how easy the kit makes this project.
To buy: from $29; woolandthegang.com.
Compact Swivel Cheese Board
An absolute necessity for your next wine night, this collapsible cheese board is compact and easy to store. What's more: each board boasts a secret compartment for storing cheese knives, and it comes with miniature ceramic serving bowls.
To buy: $85; uncommongoods.com.
Velvet Bow Hair Tie
Tie one on with this oh-so-adorable hair tie that doubles as a velvet bow. Add it to a high ponytail for an effortless hairstyle that looks instantly pulled together.
To buy: $20; jcrew.com.
Herbivore Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio
Indulge in this self-care set that includes everything you need for a relaxing night in, from a coconut body polish to a hydrating face mist and lip conditioner.
To buy: $39; nordstrom.com.
Diner Stripe Apron
If your bestie is always whipping up a quick bread or baking cupcakes, this apron is sure to help her look cool in the kitchen. Her culinary talents are top-notch and this charming apron will keep her looking clean and polished—even if there’s an unexpected spill or splash.
To buy: $30; katespade.com.
SodaStream Fizzi Starter Kit
For the friend with a sparkling water habit, gift her this cordless sparking water maker that creates premium drinks at home with the touch of a button.
To buy: $90; sodastream.com.
Hair Tie Bracelet
Keep track of errant hair ties with this chic bracelet that secures elastics to your wrist. It's a minimalist yet genius solution to managing your mane on the go.
To buy: $45; uncommongoods.com.
Girlfriend Collective Leggings
Perfect leggings are hard to come by, and yet, Girlfriend Collective has finally mastered the art of athleisure. The brand's compressive high-res leggings are made to look good and do good, since each pair is made from 25 recycled water bottles.
To buy: $68; girlfriend.com.
Fellow Stagg Pour-Over Set
Enjoy a pour-over coffee from the comfort of your own home with this easy-to-use brewing kit. Interior markings help you measure just the right amount of grounds, and each container is crafted from double-walled glass to ensure your cup of joe remains piping hot.
To buy: $99; food52.com.
Lele Sadoughi Embellished Headband
Headbands are making a serious comeback, and this embellished accessory is well worth the splurge. Rock it with everything from midi dresses at the office to a classic T-shirt and jeans come Saturday.
To buy: $150; bloomingdales.com.
Star Friendship Necklace
Show her how much your friendship means with this delicate gold necklace that can be used as a holiday gift, birthday present, or a just-because token of your appreciation.
To buy: $9; amazon.com.
Lucky Clover Necklace
She’s your good luck charm, so give her one of her own. This handmade 24-karat gold necklace is made from an actual found clover and will let her know just how fortunate you feel to have her in your life.
To buy: $60; uncommongoods.com.
Crafthouse by Fortessa Boston Shaker
Shake, shake, shake, señora! Your best girl knows how to mix it up, so give her some swanky barware and watch her cocktail game soar.
To buy: $50; williams-sonoma.com.