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Men get a bad rep when it comes to gifting, but women can be just as challenging to buy things for. Sure we drop hints but admittedly they can be very hard to decode. So, here you are with a holiday, birthday, or anniversary on the way and you’re starting from scratch yet again. There’s also the pressure of wanting to find her something stylish, useful, meaningful and unexpected.
In whatever situation you find yourself stumped, we’ve got a list packed with everything you need to help you conquer that gifting slump and blow her away with “your” good taste. Before you go the route of the dreaded grocery store flowers or a random scarf, try thinking outside the box. What is your wonderful wife into? Is she a home design freak, a budding chef or a Netflix and chill kind of woman? We’ve got an idea to fit your leading lady no matter what she likes.
Ready? We've pulled the best gifts your wife will love so it's time to get shopping.
Sarah Larson Astrological Candle
Show her that you actually are listening when she reads her (and your) monthly horoscope out loud. For these handmade candles, each zodiac sign is represented with a custom blend of scents ranging from Jasmine and Amber (Scorpio) to Peppermint and Eucalyptus (Aries).
Brooke Gregson Aries 14-karat Gold Diamond Necklace
If she's really into astrology, this refined necklace is the perfect gift (especially if it happens to be her birthday). With an etched constellation design and inlaid diamonds, its understated enough to wear by itself or to layer with other pieces.
Parachute Linen Sheet Set
She'll love this super-soft set that comes in a range of muted hues and includes a duvet cover and matching shams. All-natural linen keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, so it's a win-win situation all around.
If you're in the market for some brand new bedding, check out our list of best bedding essentials for your wedding registry.
American Atelier 4 Confetti Stainless Wine Glasses
We’re of the firm belief that nearly everything is better with confetti, which is why it’s no surprise we love these gold-flecked wine glasses. They’re stemless and lightweight, perfect for special occasions or everyday use.
Make sure you have all the bases covered with our roundup of essential pieces of glassware to register for.
Great Jones The Dutchess Dutch Oven
Sure, everyone may have a classic cast-iron dutch oven, but she’ll feel trendy and cool with this updated version.
For more must-have cooking essentials, check out our list of kitchen basics you need for your newlywed home.
Herbivore Botanicals Calm Bath Salts
Few things are more relaxing than a nice long soak in a tub, so give your bathing beauty one more reason to make a splash.
Pair these salts with a cute gift from our roundup of spa-like bathroom accessories.
Hamilton Beach Electric Pasta and Noodle Maker
If your wife is an Italian-food aficionado, get her the ultimate foodie gift—a pasta machine that kneads the dough and creates fresh pasta for you on the spot.