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Let's face it: It can be hard to come up with great gift ideas for women who likely already have everything they need. And it gets even more challenging when you're racking your brain for gift ideas for your mom, your sister, your wife, or your best friend that seem special and enough for them.

When you're coming up with gift ideas, think unique, think thoughtful, think personal. Think presents that they'll really use. (If you're really stumped, gift cards can be a great alternative, too.)

To help spark your gift-giving imagination, we've rounded up the best gifts for women of all kinds, at every price point—and for every celebration, whether you need a great gift for Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, birthdays, anniversaries, or just because.

Here are 2021's best gift ideas for hard-to-shop-for women and unique gifts for women who have everything already.

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1 For The Style-Conscious WFHer: Inez Cardigan


Help pull her look together (at least on the top half) with this versatile yet comfy cardigan that can be worn buttoned up the traditional way, or cross-buttoned for a more fashion-forward look. Whether she pairs it with PJ bottoms or something more professional for her Zoom calls is up to her. 

Brooklinen Superplush Robe
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2 For the Cozy Chick: Brooklinen's Super-Plush Robe


Kristen Wiig may have mocked the robe as a mom gift on SNL, but trust us—this super-soft, oversized Turkish cotton robe will definitely be cherished.

Chatbooks photo books

3 For the Mom Who's Constantly Posting Pics: Chatbooks Gift Card

From $25,

Chatbooks makes it easy for a mom to create photo books filled with every vacation or milestone. (They can even pull them automatically from their Instagram or Facebook account, and just let them nix the photos they don't want to use.) Book styles start at $5 per month, so it's not too pricey to help them cover a few months or a whole year of memories. 

Art of Tea Dessert Tea Sampler
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4 For the Tea Drinker: Art of Tea Dessert Tea Sampler


Indulge a sweet-toothed tea drinker with this stellar set of teas, featuring exotic flavors like caramelized pear, vanilla berry truffle, and Aztec spice. 

Amazon Fire TV

5 For the Person Who Can Never Find the Remote: Amazon Fire TV Omni Series

From $410,

This Alexa-driven TV can be completely activated by voice, so there's no hunting in the couch cushions for the remote. Just say, "Alexa, find something to watch" and she'll give recommendations, or try "Alexa, watch Bridgerton on Netflix" to pick up where you left off. Go ahead and ask what the name of the actress in the show you're watching is—your TV will let you know. 

Apple AirTags Gift for Women

6 For the Person Who's Always Losing Everything: Apple AirTags

From $29,

Make it easier than ever to find lost keys, missing backpacks, or other valuables with this clever tag, which uses Ultra Wideband and Apple's Find My tech to make it easier than ever to track down an absent-minded person's stuff.

Latte Bowls
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7 For the Snacker: Mini Latte Bowls


Latte bowls are the perfect size for a midnight snack or scoop of ice cream—and they're pretty enough to earn display space on an open shelf.

Allbirds flats
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8 For Your Friend Who Lives For Comfy Flats: Allbirds Tree Breezers


Allbirds have a cult following for good reason—they're made of renewable materials, odor-resistant, machine-washable, and incredibly comfy. These pretty, polished flats are built from silken eucalyptus fiber to gently hug your foot. 

Draper James Magnolia Earrings
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9 For Your Floral-Loving Friend: Draper James Magnolia Earrings


Reese Witherspoon's style site dishes up plenty of Southern charm—but these pretty gold hoops with magnolia charms may be among our favorite gift ideas for women.

Everlane Renew Backpack
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10 For the Woman Who's Back at the Office: Everlane ReNew Transit Backpack


This travel-friendly backpack is good for you, and for the planet. It features a separate laptop pocket, plenty of pockets for phones, masks, bottled water, and hand sanitizer—and it's made of 100% recycled polyester.

Food 52 Cake Stand
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11 For the Insta-Worthy Baker: Glass Cake Stand

From $44,

Elevate her baking accomplishments (literally) with a handmade glass cake stand in one of seven colors—add the glass dome to help keep wandering kids (or adults) from sampling the wares ahead of time.

Cuisinart Double Waffle Iron
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12 For a Brunch Fan: Cuisinart Double Waffle Iron


Get double the fluffy, crispy waffle goodness with this dual-sided waffle iron, so you can plow through a big bowl of batter (or your favorite can-it-waffle TikTok experiment) in no time flat. 

Kendra Scott Necklace
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13 For the Jewelry Obsessed: Elisa Filigree Necklace


Not sure whether your gift recipient loves yellow, rose, or white gold? Hedge your bets with this pretty two-toned filigree necklace, which can come with a rose gold, yellow gold, or rhodium (silver) center.

KVD Vegan Beauty Eyeshadow Palette

14 For the Woman Who's All About Clean Beauty: KVD Beauty's Planet Fanatic Fully Recyclable Wet/Dry Eyeshadow Palette


This set of 14 shimmery and matte shades in all-natural shades is not only vegan—it comes packed in a pretty, fully recyclable case.

Lilly Pulitzer Apple Watch Band
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15 For Your Friend Who's a Little Extra: Lilly Pulitzer Apple Watch Band


This fabulously fun Apple Watch band comes in a selection of Lilly Pulitzer patterns—so you can pair it with a matching dress or iPhone case, if you're feeling a little bit extra yourself. 

Logan and Lenora Travel Pouch
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16 For Your Favorite Traveler: Logan + Lenora Toiletry Pouch


Simplify their packing when they hit the road with this generously sized bag. It's waterproof to protect against spills, and machine washable—just in case something does.

Minted Kids Artwork Letterpress
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17 For the Kid Art Conoisseur: Letterpress

From $128,

Immortalize a child's finest masterpiece by turning it into a letterpress print with your choice of 20 different ink colors.

Naked Cashmere T-Shirt
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18 For the Woman Who Lives in Her Black T-Shirt: Naked Cashmere T-Shirt


Upgrade her classic black T with an uber-soft cashmere version that'll be her go-to for years to come. (Don't worry—it's fully machine washable, pill- and wrinkle-resistant, and designed to hold its shape.)

Lunya Sleep Mask
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19 For the Light Sleeper: Lunya Sleep Mask


Sleep masks help block out the light for a better night's sleep (or late afternoon nap). This ultra-soft silk sleep mask has a wide band that minimizes bedhead and doubles as a headband for your beauty routine.

Nap Midi Draped Dress
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20 For the Woman Who Elevates Napping to an Art Form: Nap Midi Dress


Ultra-comfy nap dresses are definitely having their moment. For your loved one who's upped her napping game over the pandemic, this toga-inspired nap dress features elegant draping that looks just as ready for a night on the town as a comfy night resting.

Outer Bugproof Blanket
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21 For the Mosquito Magnet: Outer's Bug Shield Blanket


Keep the bugs at bay with this cozy outdoor blanket infused with long-lasting Insect Shield®️ technology. It's designed to repel mosquitos, ants, and other bugs throughout the lifespan of the blanket.

Small Packages Custom Gift Box
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22 For the Uber Hard to Buy For: Small Packages Custom Box

From $35,

Gift boxes filled with goodies you hand-select mean it's likely that at least an item or two scores a hit. Small Packages lets you customize your box—or pick one of their pre-selected options.

23 For the Woman With Cold Feet: Smartwool


These cozy merino wool socks are perfect for keeping feet warm—and feature a non-binding top welt to avoid putting pressure around the calf.

Vitamix Food Cycler
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24 For the Composting Newbie: Vitamix Foodcycler


Vitamix's Foodcycler makes it super-simple to turn food scraps—including chicken bones and eggshells—into nutrient-rich fertilizer for your plants at just a touch of a button.

Bouqs Monstera Plant
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25 For the Plant Mom: The Bouqs Monstera Plant


Your favorite home horticulturalist will flip over this uber-popular plant—especially when it's paired with a stylish pink planter.

Glass House Bird Feeder
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26 For the Bird Watcher: Glass House Bird Feeder


Let them get up-close-and-personal with some feathered friends with a handmade glass bird feeder, which can attach to any window for a bird's eye view of any avian neighbors. 

Vosges Chocolate Meditation Collection
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27 For the Woman Who Needs More Zen: Vosges Chocolate Meditation Collection


Vosges Haut-Chocolate pairs exotic flavored truffles (think ginger, curry, or violets) with crystals and affirmation cards to guide their meditations. Who wouldn't want to enjoy a decadent treat along with a little enlightenment?

OXO Cold Brew Maker

28 For the Iced Coffee Drinker: OXO Cold Brew Maker


Make it super-easy for your iced-coffee drinker to mix up her favorite drinks. This OXO setup that lets her create cold brew concentrate with minimal fuss and muss.

29 For Someone on a Nostalgia Trip: Polaroid Now+


Polaroid's latest model lets the photographer play with their images, with lens filters or using the Polaroid app, which allows for light painting, double exposure, changing the aperature speed, and even running the camera remotely (so you can all get in the shot).

30 For the Beach Fan: Tocca Montauk Candle


With notes of seagrass, salt air, and cucumber, the Montauk candle smells like a day at the beach—and can give her a little zen moment, even when she's far from the sea.

31 For the Woman With a Tiny Kitchen: Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Electric Grill


There's been a wave of fun kitchen appliances (hello, Instant Pot and air fryer). But if kitchen space is at a premium, this Ninja appliance can cover a lot of ground—it can grill, air-fry, roast, and dehydrate food. 

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32 For the Pet Mom: Illustrated Pet Portrait


To really immortalize their beloved, commission a charming custom portrait of their dog or cat. Illustrator Alli Arnold (whose work has appeared at Tiffany, Barney's New York, and Bergdorf Goodman) captures their personality in bold color for the perfect holiday gift.

33 For the Fresh Air Fan: Coway Air Purifier


This compact machine packs a lot of power into its small size, with a true HEPA filter and enough power to clean the air in a 350-foot room five times per hour. In auto mode, its particle sensor cleans the room when it's needed—helping remove allergens and other harmful particles from the air.

34 For the Cabincore Aficionado: Into the Woods Tealight Holder


This handmade metal casting really wows when the tea light candles are lit, creating beautiful silhouettes of mountains, trees, and bears on the walls. It makes for stunning holiday decor—or the perfect gift idea for an outdoorsy woman.

Bose Headphones
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35 For the Woman Who Just Needs a Little Peace and Quiet: Bose Noise-Cancelling Headphones


They're definitely a splurge, but if your recipient is working in an open-plan office (or at home with the rest of her family), this gift idea will be a godsend. She can crank the noise cancellation to 11 to completely drown out the chaos around her—or put it at zero if she still needs to pay attention to her surroundings. Either way, she can listen to Beyonce or Beethoven in that amazing Bose acoustics.

The headphones have nearly 20 hours of battery life per charge—so they can last through a work day, a workout, and beyond. 

36 For a Crafty Friend: Adults & Crafts Crate

From $30/month,

Add a few new tricks up her sleeve with these monthly crafting kits that contain everything she needs to try her hand at creating something new—from mosaics to woodworking to candlemaking.

37 For the Voracious Reader: Book Club Candle


The perfect candle to pair with her next page turner? Homesick Candles says it's Book Club, which features notes of nutmeg, sandalwood, orange, and vanilla.

38 For the Super Snacker: Unzipped Glass Zipper Bag Bowl


This fun, generously sized glass vessel is perfect for holding plenty of their favorite treats. Load it up with jelly beans or M&Ms—it's the perfect gift for your coworker or snack-loving friend.

39 For the Masker: Peter Thomas Roth Made to Mask Kit


Help your mask-loving loved one get their home spa on with this kit of masks designed to improve the look and texture of your skin. They can choose between the classic purifying mud mask, or add a glow with a 24K gold mask, depending on their mood. 

40 For the HGTV Superfan: Hearth & Hand Wedge Bookends


You might not be able to ship them shiplap, but these Chip and Joanna-approved wooden bookends will definitely give them a little Fixer Upper on their own home.

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41 For the Wine Drinker: Ullo Wine Purifier


This elegant handblown glass decanter that features a filter that purifies and aerates the wine, removing sulfites that can cause the dreaded "red wine hangover." 

42 For an Adventurous Spirit: Oru Kayak

From $900,

A kayak that can be gift wrapped? The innovative design of the Oru kayak allows it to be folded up origami-style, making it easier to pack a kayak for the adventurer who lacks storage space. 

Drink Bomb Set for Cocktails
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43 For the Creative Cocktail Connoisseur: Cocktail Bombs


For a fizzy and fun alternative to last year's popular hot chocolate bombs, send your favorite cocktail lover a set of cocktail bombs that dissolve into a pretty cocktail when mixed with gin, vodka, or prosecco. MyDrinkBomb's variety pack offers classics like pina colada and margarita along with unique flavors like lavender lush.

Rainbow Cake from Goldbelly

44 For Your Foodie Friend: Goldbelly Subscription

From $49/month,

Goldbelly delivers tasty goodies from the best eateries around the country—whether you're partial to Maine lobster, wings from Buffalo, or pecan pie from down South. Sign your friend up for a subscription from a favorite foodie town (including Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, and NYC among your options), a favorite food type (including BBQ, ice cream, sandwiches, or cookies), or a best-of-Goldbelly subscription that offers their picks of the cream of the crop.

Rhombus Earrings by Adrian Martinus
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45 For a Colorful Personality: RHOMBUS Dangle Earrings


The fun pops of color in these earrings come from recycled skateboards that are laser-cut and hand-sanded. (If the gift is for someone who isn't a jewelry fan, check out the serving bowls, game boards, and wall art made with the same process.)

Rothys Belt Bag in Lapis Lazuli Blue
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46 For a Woman Who's Not a Purse Person: The Belt Bag


Squeezing mask, hand sanitizer, phone, and keys into your pockets can be tricky. But this versatile bag can make even the non-purse person a believer. It has just enough room for the essentials, and can be carried in four different ways—cross-body, over the shoulder, around the waist, or as a clutch. And bonus: It's made from 100% recycled marine plastic and can be machine-washed.

Olive and June nail color
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47 For the DIY Nail Artist: Olive + June's Bestseller Set


Refresh their nail color stash with fan-favorite hues from Olive + June, with colors ranging from icy blue to a Christmasy cherry red.

ars technica turntable
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48 For the Vinyl Collector: Audio-Technica Bluetooth Turntable


The perfect gift idea for the modern music collector—an Ars Technica turntable that easily connects to their existing bluetooth speakers for sound. 

puzzle board gift idea for women
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49 For the Jigsaw Puzzler (or Crafter): Puzzle Board


For anyone who needs a lot of space for their hobby or favorite game—and a way to clean it up fast—this sleek board lets you move it mid-project, with a lip to make sure puzzle or game pieces don't slip away.

Cards Against the Humanity

50 For the Game Night Host: Cards Against Humanity Family Edition


If she loved the more wicked classic, consider this tamer, PG version that will provide hours of all-ages-friendly fun..