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No matter who you're shopping for this season—wife, mother-in-law, best friend, sister—finding the perfect Christmas present can be tough. There are tons of options and you'll want to gift her something that is useful and thoughtful. To help with your search, we've rounded up some of our favorite options that will help her unwind or add to her everyday essentials.
Below, the best Christmas gifts for her.
Parachute Waffle Robe
Whether it's a cold winter night or just a lazy Saturday afternoon, there's something inherently relaxing about lounging around in a cozy robe. Parachute's waffle robe is made of 100 percent Turkish cotton to keep her warm on cold nights, but not overly heated on warmer days. This style is available in neutral colors and has a slightly oversized, spa-like fit.
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Amazon's Echo Dot is the definition of small (less than four inches tall and wide), but mighty. The speaker is easy to connect and has crisp audio quality. Play music, listen to the news, or even set reminders. Plus, it can control other smart home devices like the thermostat or lights.
Minted Heart Snapshot Mix Hues Photo Art
Digital photos tend to just stay on a camera roll, but this sweet gift from Minted makes it easy to turn treasured pictures into wall decor. The heart-shaped print features a collage of photos. You select the background color and framed or unframed. Also, the print is available in an impressive range of sizes, from 4 x 4-inches all the way up to 44 x 44-inches.
Anthropologie Sunnylife Lucite Four-In-A-Row Game
Here's how to take a nostalgic game, but turn it glam. Instead of the basic hard plastic first-to-score-four game, this board is made of lucite. It includes 42 chips and the board actually folds flat to securely hold all of the pieces.
VITRUVI Porcelain Essential Oil Diffuser
As useful as diffusers can be, some of them aren't the prettiest. But Vitruvi's porcelain diffuser doesn't fall into that category. It has a sleek design that won't take up valuable space on her nightstand or dresser, and It's available in four modern colors. Just a few drops of her favorite essential oil and she'll feel relaxed in no time.
K. Ligg Always Growing Tote
Tote bags can be used for a variety of reasons, from runs to the post office to the grocery store to the gym, and K. Ligg's Always Growing tote is a great option. The colorful design stands out from a sea of neutral totes and there's a velcro closure so items are nice and secure. The durable canvas material measures 23 x 17 x 6 inches, so it can hold quite a bit.
Nespresso by Breville Vertuo Next, Matte Black
Heading to a coffee shop every single day can rack up some serious costs, so this Nespresso machine is a gift that will get major use from caffeine lovers. This specific Vertuo machine is compact, making it great for small spaces, and the touch of a single button brews a quick cup of coffee or espresso. The machine comes with 12 recyclable coffee capsules to get the brewing started.
Simply Chocolate Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board
Most people have probably seen a meat and cheese charcuterie board, but this one is all about the seasonally appropriate hot cocoa. The set features a board where you can display the included hot chocolate bombs, peppermint sticks, white chocolate stirrers, and more. It's such a fun treat for anyone who loves hot cocoa and entertaining.
The Hummynbirds Patchouli & Rose Candle
Candles are always a great gift, but find one that truly stands out, like this option from The Hummynbirds. Besides smelling amazing and having a great burn time, the patchouli and rose candle includes pyrite stones, which are said to increase prosperity. After the wax melts, the stones are left behind and can be added to a mantle or any other place in a home.
Emu Australia Mayberry Womens Sheepskin Slipper
Slippers might seem like a fairly common gift, but don't overlook how useful they can be. This is especially true if you gift her a pair of Emu Australia's super-soft slippers. The sheepskin lining will keep her feet warm in the winter, but the criss-cross design still lets her toes breathe. Plus, she can wear them outside as well as inside thanks to the durable sole.
AlwaysFits The New York Housewives Coloring Book
Some gifts are useful and practical, while others are just downright funny. This coloring book falls into both categories. Coloring can be a fun, relaxing activity for adults and this New York Housewives themed coloring book is an absolute joy. It has 16-pages of illustrations that depict some of the reality show's best scenes and iconic quotes.
Fitbit Charge 4 Fitness and Activity Tracker
For anyone who has getting, or staying, fit on their list of resolutions, this Fitbit is a wearable device that's sure to come in handy. It tracks functions like sleep, heart rate, various activities, and there are goal-based exercise modes. The battery can last up to seven days and it's even waterproof up to 50 meters.
L.L.Bean Women's Cozy PJ Set
You can’t go wrong with this cozy pajama set from L.L. Bean. Perfect for lounging in front of a fire or working from home, she’s going to want to wear these pajamas all winter long. Made of 100 percent cotton, they're soft and warm, but not overly thick. They come in a variety of colors, patterns, and sizes, including misses, petite, and women’s.
TheLeatherExpert Personalized Laptop Folio
This gorgeous laptop sleeve is the perfect gift for the professional woman in your life. Constructed of full-grain leather with suede lining, this durable envelope case will protect her laptop and keep her business cards or credit cards secure (there's a built-in card slot on the front). Add her initials for a personalized present that she's sure to cherish.
Hydracy Fruit Infuser Water Bottle
If she always forgets to drink water throughout the day, maybe this bright water bottle will help. Hydracy's 32-ounce water bottle includes an infusion basket so she can mix in her favorite fruit (or even veggies) to give basic water an upgrade. The bottle even has time markers so she can gauge her intake throughout the day. The lid snaps securely and the bottle fits in most standard cup holders.
Why Trust the Spruce?
This roundup was written by Patrice J. Williams. She has contributed gift guides to The Spruce since 2020. In addition to her work for The Spruce, she writes commerce articles, including product suggestions and reviews, for other outlets as well as appearing on air for The Today Show, WEtv, and she was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York City.