52 gift ideas for your wife, from a thoughtful photo book to a chic weighted blanket

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  • Whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, or just because, a thoughtful gift for your wife goes a long way. 
  • We rounded up 52 great gift ideas for her that cover a wide range of interests and budgets.
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Everyone loves to know that they're appreciated and putting some extra care into picking out a gift for your wife is a great way to make her feel special. If you tend to get stuck coming up with unique gifts for women and are having a hard time coming up with thoughtful gift ideas for your wife, you've come to the right place.

Of course, the best ways to show your appreciation for your loved ones can't be bought. Nothing can top showing your gratitude with patience, support, and love. When it comes to the tangible, though, a great gift for her can enhance the gratitude we show through our actions.

Whether there's a birthday or anniversary coming up, or you just want to show her some extra love, here are gift ideas for your wife she's sure to love, from small, sweet treats to classy jewelry. Our gift ideas span a wide range of categories, including:

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Romantic gifts for your wife

A beautiful bouquet of flowers

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1-800-Flowers

Fields of Europe for Spring Bouquet, from $39.99, available at 1-800-Flowers

There's so much to love about flowers: They're aesthetically pleasing, colorful, and emit lovely fragrances through your home. Plus, for those who tend to procrastinate, they make for a good last-minute option.

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A 'just because' toast

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La Marca Prosecco, $15.99, available at Wine.com

Celebrating someone you love is an opportune time to pop open a bottle of bubbly. This bottle is well-priced, and though it's not the fanciest gift on its own, it'll pair nicely with something else from this list. 

A fresh new scent

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Nordstrom

Jo Malone London Basil & Neroli Cologne, from $72, available at Nordstrom

A scent from Jo Malone is a classic gift — and for good reason. The scents are unique, without being overpowering. This blend of floral neroli and earthy basil is fresh, light, and great for her everyday wear. 

A special pair of earrings

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AUrate

Zodiac Stud Earrings, $35, available at AUrate

You can't go wrong with getting her a pair of everyday earrings. These ones come in all different zodiac signs, which add just the right touch of personalization. If she's not into the signs, they're still a really nice, simple pair of studs.

A modern twist on love letters

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How Do I Love Thee From A-Z, $20, available at Uncommon Goods

Fill in the blanks about why you love your spouse. This little book holds 26 prompts, from A to Z, that let you express why you love and appreciate her. It is all bound together as a small book that she can have as a thoughtful keepsake forever.

Note: This item is currently backordered until the end of March.

Sentimental gifts for your wife

A sentimental map

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Grafomap

Grafomap Custom Map, from $49, available at Grafomap

Make her a totally custom map of one of her favorite places. Pick your location, then get to customizing. Grafomap lets you choose your own colors, write your own labels, and zoom in or out, for a map that is 100% unique. 

A collection of your best memories

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Snapfish Photo Book, from $12.99, available at Snapfish

Even though it has become so easy to scroll through old photos with your phone on Facebook and Instagram, there is something special about a tangible photo book that you can look at. These are nice to leave around the house, flip through every now and then, and be reminded of the memories that fill the pages. 

A thoughtful piece of home decor

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Uncommon Goods

Hand Embroidered State Pillows, $196, available at Uncommon Goods

Give her some state pride with one of these beautiful pillows hand embroidered with each state's cities, towns, famous sites, cultural icons, and more. Pick a state that means something to her like where she was born, went to college, or where you met. These vibrant pillows are so unique; they'll look great in your home and are definite conversation starters.

A portable printer

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Amazon

HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, $79.99, available on Amazon

If she's always documenting moments on her smartphone, she'll love having the opportunity to turn all of those memories into real prints. All she has to do is connect her phone to the printer with Bluetooth , then quickly print her favorites into physical prints she can hang up or frame. Pick out a favorite photo of the two of you to get her started and add an extra special touch.

A nostalgic trip down memory lane

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Create Your Own Reel Viewer, $14.95-$29.95, available at Uncommon Goods

Dive headfirst into some nostalgia with a reel viewer like the ones you had as a child. Customize the reel with pictures of your favorite memories. It's a really fun way to reminisce about the past and is sure to get you and your partner feeling sentimental.

Unique gifts for your wife

A cute, custom phone case

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Bauble Bar

BaubleBar x Off My Case iPhone Case, $78, available at BaubleBar

A new phone case is always a fun little accessory update. Give her one that can be customized to say something that matters to her; think names, initials, favorite foods. You can get creative with what you want the case to say, as long as it fits within the 12 character maximum.

An eye-catching print of her favorite city

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Uncommon Goods

City Prints by Carolyn Gavin, $40, available at Uncommon Goods

These sentimental yet meticulously crafted prints highlight ten major cities that your wife may hold dear to their heart. Each print is a bit different than the next, but they all share the depiction of their city's most notable landmarks. 

A cute, custom gift box

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Greetabl Gift Box, starting at $10, available at Greetabl

Greetabl is the spot for times when you want to give those "just because" kind of gifts. The box also functions as the greeting card, to which you can add your own personal photos. Then you can pick two small gifts from a group of curated items like Sugarfina gummies or sweet-smelling soap. It's a small gift with the opportunity to add a lot of personal touches.

A funky pair of socks

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Jimmy Lion Mid-Calf Socks, $12, available at Jimmy Lion

If you're looking to put a smile on her face, gift her a pair of these funky socks. The crazy patterns and bright colors make getting dressed a lot more fun. 

A curated box of surprises

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Breobox

brēō box One-Time Gift Purchase, $159, available at brēō box

Brēō box is a service that makes curated boxes full of unique and actually useful items. The contents of the box are always different, centering around everyday essentials, fitness, health, and tech items — and they're always seasonal. If they love the first box, you can even gift them a subscription

Food and drinks gifts for your wife

A high-tech spice grinder

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Amazon

FinaMill Spice Grinder, $29.97, available on Amazon

This nifty battery-operated spice grinder expertly grinds up dried spices and herbs at various coarseness with the simple touch of a button. Just pop in the interchangeable and refillable pods and enjoy freshly ground pepper, minced garlic, finely chopped onion, and more.

A gift to satisfy any wife's sweet tooth

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Sugarfina Champagne Bears, $20, available at Neiman Marcus

Treat your wife to some of the cutest sweet treats around. Sugarfina makes adorable gummies inspired by — and sometimes infused with — alcohol like champagne and rosé. They're just as pretty to look at as they are delicious to eat.

Fancy olive oil that'll instantly elevate any dish

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Brightland

Alive Olive Oil, $37, available at Brightland

If they spend a lot of time in the kitchen, they probably already know the merits of high-quality olive oil. A drizzle of Alive from Brightland adds a vibrant, zesty flavor to any dish, plus the beautiful bottle will look great on display in their kitchen. 

Something small but sweet

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Bees Knees Spicy Honey, $15, available at Amazon

This sweet and spicy honey will be a welcome addition to your kitchen. It's a thoughtful gift for an adventurous foodie who'll appreciate this hand-infused, locally made update to the classic sweetener.

A wine holder for drinking outdoors

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Uncommon Goods

Woven Wine Tote with Glasses, $50, available at Uncommon Goods

If she loves picnics, but also loves your nice glassware too much to bring it outside, this basket with its glass holders makes a great gift. You can say goodbye to red Solo cups and finally drink out of a proper wine glass.

A taste of Japan by way of yummy snacks

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Bokksu

Bokksu Tasting Gift, $44.95, 3-month box, available at Bokksu

If they love exploring new cultures through food, they'll appreciate this curated box of gourmet Japanese snacks. In this Bokksu box, they can expect to find between 10 to 14 snacks, a tea pairing, and an in-depth guide that details every product included. 

A fun read for a wine lover

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"The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert" by Richard Betts, $14.31, available at Amazon

This book is a great gift for a wine connoisseur or someone who is trying to get there. Written by a master sommelier, it uses the scratch and sniff method to make understanding the basics of wine a little less intimidating and a lot more fun.

A cookbook that'll inspire her next cheese plate

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"Platters and Boards" by Shelly Westerhausen, $19.29, available at Amazon

She's already the hostess with the mostest, but that doesn't mean she won't appreciate some inspiration for how to make her famous cheese plates and charcuterie boards even better. This book is filled with plenty of party-ready spreads along with the perfect meat and drink pairings for every platter.

A handheld milk frother

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Aerolatte Handheld Milk Frother, $19.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond

You know how she takes her morning coffee, so why not make it a little easier to get a rich, frothy cappuccino at home? It's a little gadget that can make a huge difference for her morning ritual. 

A really nice apron

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Food52

Five Two Ultimate Apron, $45, available at Food52

If one of her greatest joys is cooking, make sure she's suited up with some of the best cooking accessories around. This lightweight cotton apron has smart pockets to keep all the essentials at arm's reach, built-in potholders, and even comes in some really cute colors she'll actually want to wear.

Coffee from around the world

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Uncommon Goods

World Explorer's Coffee Sampler, $32, available at Driftaway

At the intersection of globetrotter and coffee connoisseur is this sample set. This box contains four unique coffees sourced from around the world, which vary depending on the season and other conditions. It's a great gift that'll make morning coffee a little more exciting.

Self-care gifts for your wife

An exciting new read

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Book of the Month Membership, $49.99/3 months, $89.99/6 months, $169.99/12 months, available at Book of the Month

For the wife that loves to read, give her the joy of getting lost in a book. Book of the Month curates some of the best new reads and has your pick delivered to your door as a hardcover each month. It's a great way to discover great new books and authors, plus if you sign up now you can get a free book.

A supersoft bathrobe

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Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Robe, $99, available at Nordstrom

This is everything you want and need in a robe — lightweight, soft, and warm without being heavy. Even though robes are meant to be worn after showering, while getting ready, or lounging, she'll wish she could wear this one more often — it's that comfortable.

A luxurious exfoliator to keep skin smooth

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Necessaire

Necessaire The Body Exfoliator, $30, available at Sephora

Necessaire's clean beauty products come in beautiful, minimalist packaging that looks as good in their bathroom as it feels on their skin. This gentle exfoliator will help them slough off dry winter skin for good. 

A candle inspired by notable scents

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Otherland

Otherland Candles, $36, available at Otherland

We love Otherland's candles, and we're sure they will too. The assortment includes a selection of nostalgic aromas reminiscent of sandalwood, fig, and champagne, to name a few.

A Disney + subscription for her movie marathon

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Subscribe for $6.99/month or $69.99/year

Unlimited access to movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox make for a perfect movie marathon.

Read everything there is to know about Disney+ over here. And if you need to give her some binge-spiration, here are all the new movies available to stream.

A cute and cozy pair of pajamas

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Eberjey Gisele Short PJ Set, $98, available at Shopbop

A comfortable pajama set can make bedtime much better. Sometimes, though, it's hard to justify spending so much on an outfit you'll never wear outside of your house. Since they might not be something she would buy herself, but you know she'd enjoy them, treat her to a comfy and colorful pair.

A new skincare routine

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Sephora

Origins Our Best of the Best Set, $29, available at Sephora

Treat her to some pampering with this set of Origins bestsellers. With the mini sizes, she'll get to test out some of the brands beloved products to figure out what she actually likes. 

A cute set of moisturizing bars

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Shea Body Lotion Bars, $7, available at Etsy

These cute lotion bars pack in all of the benefits of shea butter as a moisturizer while being much more convenient than bigger containers. They're available in cute shapes from hearts to honeycombs and come in four different delicious scents.

A mist made of calming essential oil

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Sleep Comes Easy Mist, $10, available at Grove Collaborative

Lavender, chamomile, and frankincense are revered for their calming properties. Give your partner all the tools she needs for a calm night with this mist. It can be used as a mist or pillow spray to wash any stress away and bring on major relaxation. 

A super-hydrating sheet mask

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Skin Laundry Hydrating Facial Sheet Mask, $10, available at JCPenney

For only $10, this little luxury will make her feel like she's indulging in a spa experience. Simply leave this mask on for about 20 minutes to refresh and soften your skin. You might want to get two or three since she's probably going to like these— and you probably will too.

A statement candle

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Nordstrom

Voluspa Japonica Gardenia Candle, $30, available at Sephora

This candle has a mix of gardenia, tuberose, and Tunisian clove fragrances. If you're not familiar with candle fragrances, all you need to know is that this will make a room smell delightful. Beyond the scent, the embossed glass jar is the final touch that makes this such a great gift.

Breakfast in bed

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Coston Breakfast Tray, $34.99, available at Wayfair

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I say it's best served in bed. Use this tray to give them their favorite breakfast treats without ever having to leave the room. Of course, this tray is best paired with a delicious, home-cooked meal and a lazy weekend morning.

A refreshing body scrub

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Macy's

Kiehl's Gentle Exfoliating Body Scrub, $36, available at Macy's

This refreshing scrub is gentle and leaves skin smelling great and feeling soft. She'll thank you for this indulgent product that yields great results.

A high-end fragrance set

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Sephora

Hermès Jardin Collection Miniature Coffret Set, $50, available at Sephora

For a luxe gift that won't break the bank, you can pick up this set of four mini Hermès scents. Notes of green mango, lotus, calamus and sycamore wood make for a fresh and refreshing aroma.

Stylish gifts for your wife

A delicate, personalized gold bracelet

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Lalinne Jewelry Initial Bracelet, $22, available at Etsy

There are endless possibilities to how you can personalize this bracelet. The initials of kids, pets, or just the two of you are all thoughtful, personal takes on this delicate piece.

A summery pair of sunglasses

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Warby Parker

Percey Sunglasses, from $95, available at Warby Parker

Treat her to a new pair of shades, just in time for sunny spring. This pair takes the classic tortoise and flecks it with pink for a fresh take. If pink isn't really her color, you can find plenty of other styles at Warby Parker.

A practical toiletry bag

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Dagne Dover

Hunter Toiletry Bag, $35-$55, available at Dagne Dover

She probably already has a few toiletry bags to hold her trinkets while she travels, but this one — with its multiple pockets, removable mesh pouches, and waterproof neoprene material — reigns supreme. 

A socially conscious shirt

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Everlane

Everlane 100% Human Collection, $9-$54, available at Everlane

Show your wife you appreciate her with a product that supports gender equality. When you purchase any shirt in 100% Human Equality Now Collection, Everlane will donate a portion of proceeds to the ACLU. Not only will she look great sporting this socially conscious message, but you can feel good about the fact that part of your purchase is going to a great cause.

A simple bar necklace

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Mejuri

Horizontal Engravable Bar Necklace, $280, available at Mejuri

Jewelry is a classic gift and this simple bar necklace is timeless choice. Engrave it with a name or saying of up to 10 characters for some personalization. 

A cozy pullover

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Patagonia Synchilla Lightweight Snap-T Fleece Pullover, from $95.20 available at Backcountry

Whether you love hiking together or simply spending time on the couch, this pullover is absolutely worth its received hype. We love many of Patagonia's pullovers and sweaters because of their always dependable quality, durability, and comfort level. 

The comfiest sneakers she's ever worn

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Allbirds

Women's Wool Runners, $95, available at Allbirds

Allbirds have reached cult-like status for their superior combination of comfort, style, and convenience. Each pair is made out of Merino Wool, which makes them super soft inside and out, plus they're machine washable so she can wear them wherever life takes her. 

A new pair of leggings for her favorite workout

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Alo Yoga

High-Waist Alosoft Sheila Legging, $98, available at Alo Yoga

Great workout clothes can totally change the tone of a workout — look good, feel good, right? This pair of performance leggings is perfect for her yoga practice, and cute enough to wear around town after that too. If you want to complete the outfit, throw in a matching top

Luxury gifts for your wife

Flowers that will last all year

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Rosebox

Custom Small Box, $179, available at Rosebox

Getting a bouquet of roses is a sweet gesture, but a chic box of fresh stems that will last a full year takes it to the next level. Yes, you read that right. Rosebox arrangements are real flowers that are carefully preserved to stay fresh for a full year without any maintenance. Choose from a range of sizes from mini boxes to large centerpieces. Roses are also available in an array of color options from classic red to bright turquoise or lavender.  

A chic weighted blanket

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Bearaby

Cotton Napper, $249, available at Bearaby

Weighted blankets have been shown to help reduce anxiety and help some people sleep better. This luxurious version from Bearaby is chic enough to leave draped over the couch as a decor accent and cuddly enough to curl up in for a cozy night in. It also comes in five different color options and three different weights for a more customized experience.

A royally-approved travel tech organizer

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Stow

Stow Travel & Tech The First Class Leather Case, $511, available at Stow London

This stylish tech travel case will keeps all your wife's accessories organized on your next trip and comes with a Stow-branded USB and portable powerbank as extra perks. Plus, it's royally approved. Meghan Markle has been spotted traveling with this very case. Choose from eight different colors and add embossed or hand-painted initials to it for an extra personal touch.

A smartwatch she'll wear daily

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Apple

Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm, GPS), $399.99, available at Target

The Apple Watch Series 6 is the best smartwatch Apple currently sells. Your wife will certainly appreciate that it comes with top-of-the-line health features, a brighter display, and fast charging.

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