45 Best Friend Gift Ideas for All Your Holiday Needs

Perfect for your bridesmaids or wedding workout buddy

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Best friend gifts for your girl squad? Done and done!

With a laundry list of wedding planning chores in front of you, finding that extra special present for everyone on your gift list can feel near impossible. So did we the legwork for you! Here are 45 of the best friend gifts for 2020, hand-picked especially for your BFFs and bridesmaids.

What better time than the holidays to thank your friends for all they've done throughout your wedding adventure, anyway? After all, these are likely the ladies planning your bachelorette party and bridal shower, and the ones who'll be supportively standing by your side on your wedding day. Trust us, they deserve it. And any of these perfect presents are just the thing to say "Thank you!" right along with "Happy holidays!"

From jewelry to beauty must-haves, these best friend gifts will without-a-doubt make your crew smile. Here, the best friend gifts of 2020.

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Herbivore Botanicals Self-Love Body Ritual Kit

Herbivore Self Love

Courtesy of Herbivore

You could only hope that your friend loves themselves just as much as you love them. Ensure they indulge in some self-love at least once in a while with this aptly named gift set from Herbivore. It boasts two exfoliating body polishes and a moisturizing body oil.

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Amped Fleece Fringe Trim Throw Blanket

Urban Outfitters Throw Blanket

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Who wouldn't want to snuggle up in this extra-soft, impossibly cozy fleece throw blanket? The fringed trim gives the throw a cool bohemian feel, and it even comes in four lovely colors to match a variety of décor.

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BaubleBar Mini Alidia Ring

Mini Alidia Ring

Courtesy of Baublebar

We're obsessed with these petite, colorful rings! You can gift a friend just one, or a few so they can stack an eye-catching rainbow on their finger.

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Anthropologie Ladies Who Brunch Dish Towel

Ladies Who Brunch Dish Towel

Courtesy of Anthropologie 

For your besties who are always down for a good brunch, this dish towel makes the perfect gift when paired with a bottle of their favorite bubbly.

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Urban Outfitters Velvet Zodiac Journal

Velvet Zodiac Journal

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Pro tip: On the first page of this velvet zodiac journal, pen a sweet note to your bridesmaid about how much their friendship means to you. It'll make this sweet gift even more special!

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Mark and Graham Champagne Nightshirt

Champagne Nightshirt

Courtesy of Mark & Graham

Give these adorable champagne nightshirts to your bridesmaids and request that they bring them along on the wedding day. You can all wear them in your getting ready photos instead of the traditional bridal party robes!

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The Sill Calathea Pinstripe Plant

Calathea Pinstripe

Courtesy of The Sill

The "plant mom" in your life will adore adding a new leafy friend to her collection! The Sill offers several species to choose from (we especially love the brushes of pale pink on the Calathea Pinstripe plant), all customizable with different planters to match any décor.

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Morgan Lane x Violet Grey Sleep Mask

morgan lane sleep mask

Courtesy of Violet Grey

This charming sleep mask is embroidered with an illustration of a scene in Breakfast at Tiffany's. Beauty rest is pretty much guaranteed.

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Mark and Graham Monogrammed Palm Leaf Clutch

Palm Leaf Rounded Clutch

Courtesy of Mark & Graham

If you're having a destination wedding, these customizable palm leaf clutches are a great holiday gift idea for your friends or bridesmaids. With their tropical vibes, the clutches would make the perfect reception accessory.

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Compartés Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Bar

Compartes Chocolate Bar

Courtesy of Compartés

We're forever fans of the pretty packaging and unique flavors of Compartés chocolate bars. This particular flavor blends together milk chocolate, hand-roasted peanuts, and jelly for some serious nostalgia—perfect for the friend who has been by your side since your grade school days.

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Anthropologie Monogram Crest Pouch

Monogram Crest Pouch

Courtesy of Anthropologie

We love all of the intricate, feminine beading on these colorful monogrammed pouches. They can also serve for a wide variety of uses, from holding makeup to loose change.

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Lord Jones High CBD Formula Bath Salts

Lord Jones CBD Bath Salts

Courtesy of Lord Jones 

Whether it's holiday stress or bridesmaid-related stress, the tension will melt away with a soak in these CBD-infused bath salts. In addition to the 240mg of CBD in each jar, the formula also contains pink Himalayan salt, Epsom salts, arnica, and calendula petals for a heaping dose of relaxation.

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Uncommon Goods Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle

Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle

Courtesy of UnCommon Goods

This puzzle boasts the images of 24 empowering women throughout history—the perfect interactive gift for the empowering woman in your life. Your friend can even have it framed after completing the puzzle.

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Cooluli Mini Beauty Refrigerator

Mini Beauty Refrigerator

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Your personal beauty guru will flip over this mini fridge where they can store their jade roller, serums, and other skincare potions. It even has a warming setting!

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Allison Terkelsen For Deny Floral Constellation Throw Pillow

Floral Constellation Throw Pillow

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

When the stars come out, your bestie can rest their head on one of these fluffy throw pillows that feature their star sign. We especially love the fresh, floral details!

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BaubleBar Centauri Ear Jackets

Centauri Ear Jacket

Courtesy of Baublebar

These glittering baubles hug the ear lobe for a unique look that's equal parts feminine and edgy. Don't be surprised if your friend ends up wearing this gift to your wedding!

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Madewell Ribbed Texting Gloves

Ribbed Texting Gloves

Courtesy of Madewell

Ensure that your friend's hands stay warm even while they're texting in the group chat with these soft ribbed gloves. (They feature conductive threads on the index fingers and thumbs, so you can use a smartphone without taking them off!)

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Eberjey Two-Piece Sleepwear Set

Eberjey Pajamas

Courtesy of Eberjey/Amazon

Meet your BFF's new favorite PJs. The black piping on this long-sleeve top and pajama short sleepwear set is just so French-girl chic.

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UGG Pom Fleece Lined Crew Sock

Ugg Knit Socks

Courtesy of UGG/Amazon

Just the thing to keep your bestie warm in the cold winter months, these cable knit socks come adorned with a pom pom, are lined with super-soft fleece, and are available in six colors. Get all the same hue for your bridal party, or you can gift each of your friends their favorite color.

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Violet Grey Silk Scrunchies Set

Silk Scrunchies Set

Courtesy of Violet Grey

Take care of your bestie's tresses with this gift set featuring six silky scrunchies. The soft material is gentle on hair and doesn't leave ridges behind.

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Maya Brenner Asymmetrical Character Necklace

Asymmetrical Character Necklace

Courtesy of Baublebar

You can customize this delicate gold necklace with up to three initials that lay asymmetrically on the chain for a freshened-up iteration of the traditional monogrammed pendant.

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Maison Rogue Energy Clearing Kit

Energy Clearing Kit

Courtesy of Maison Rogue

Help your friend enter the new year with positive vibes only. This energy clearing kit comes complete with a white sage smudge stick, a Palo Santo wood stick, dried rose petals, and a quartz crystal to cleanse negative energy from one's space and self.

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Anthropologie Carraway Boucle Fringed Scarf

Carraway Boucle Fringed Scarf

Courtesy of Anthropologie

With a rustic-chic vibe and fringed detailing, this cozy scarf is bound to become a staple in their closet. The best part? It comes in five gorgeous hues.

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Kurt Geiger London Metallic Leather Card Holder

Metallic Leather Card Holder

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Slim enough to fit into any party-ready clutch, this petite wallet boasts cool blue hues and four card slots. It's just the thing for a night out.

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Nackiy 15-Piece Hair Clip Set

Amazon 15-Pc Hair Clip Set

Courtesy of Nackiy/Amazon

With a mix of textures and materials—pearls! acrylic! tortoiseshell!—every one of the 15 hair clips in this set is so trendy. You can split them up to gift to a few different friends, or present them all to one lucky lady.

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Blue Sky 2020 Weekly Planner

Blue Sky Weekly Planner

Courtesy of Blue Sky

Gift each of your bridesmaids this portfolio-inspired planner and you won't have to worry about them missing any of those oh-so-important, wedding-related dates. (So this is basically a gift for you, too!)

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Opalhouse Glass Jar Candle

Target All the Feels Candle

 Courtesy of Target

A well-packaged candle is a never-fail holiday gift for a reason: The recipient is sure to get plenty of use out of it—especially when it boasts an extra gorgeous scent, like this pear, coconut, and green tea concoction.

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Uncommon Goods Blooming Lollipops

Blooming Lollipops

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

This is like two gifts in one! After indulging in these surprisingly pretty lollipops, you can pop the seed-filled sticks into a pot of soil and start your own garden. How cool is that?

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Mark and Graham Small Travel Jewelry Case

Travel Jewelry Case

 Courtesy of Mark & Graham

You can personalize these chic little travel jewelry cases with your friend's initials. (Pop a piece of jewelry inside to make this pretty present extra special!)

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Summer Fridays Merry & Brighter Mask Trio

Summer Fridays Merry and Brighter

Courtesy of Summer Fridays

This collection of masks from Summer Fridays comes with three formulas that'll brighten, moisturize, and protect your complexion. The star atop of the tree will have nothing on your glowing skin!

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Verishop Lavender Indoor Garden Kit

Lavender Grow Kit

Courtesy of Verishop

Even that friend who is notorious for killing their houseplants will be able to handle caring for the low-maintenance lavender they'll grow with this indoor garden kit.

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Amika Mighty Mini Jet Set Kit

Amika Mighty Mini Jet Set Kit

 Courtesy of South Moon Under

With a mini hair dryer, straightener, travel bag, and diffusers, your BFF will have everything they need to guarantee a good hair day wherever they are. Plus, how cute is that punchy print?

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Tocca Treat Yourself Trio Gift Set

Tocca Gift Set

Courtesy of Sephora

We love Tocca's feminine, floral scents. The three petite rollerball perfumes in this collection are perfect for tossing into a purse for on-the-go touch-ups, or even in a carry-on en route to a destination bachelorette party.

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Santa Barbara Design Studio Sippin' Pretty Cocktail Straws

Sippin' Pretty Cocktail Straws

Courtesy of South Moon Under

Your eco-chic best friend wouldn't be caught dead sipping on a plastic straw. Gift them these stainless steel, gorgeous gold straws to adorn all their cocktails and refreshing soft drinks alike.

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World Market Prosecco Pong

Prosecco Pong

Courtesy of World Market

This holiday gift will definitely be making an appearance at the bachelorette party! The Prosecco pong drinking game comes with 12 plastic Prosecco glasses, three pink ping pong balls, and bragging rights for the winning team.

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No. 520 Leather Wine Tote

Billykirk Wine Tote

Courtesy of Billykirk

Slip a bottle wine into this leather wine tote and you have yourself a thoughtful holiday gift your friend won't soon forget. The smooth leather tote will get plenty of future use during any and all BYOB events!

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Anthropologie Vixen Earbud Case

Vixen Earbud Case

Courtesy of Anthropologie

Eliminate the frustration of tangled cords from your pal's life with this earbud and tech case. We love the luxe velvet material and rose gold zipper.

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Brümate Can Cooler Set

Can Cooler Set

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Another bachelorette party must-have, this nifty gadget will keep your brew ice cold. The set comes complete with a cover to prevent any spillage, as well as an adapter to fit a variety of cans.

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Sephora Collection Glacial Glow Eyeshadow and Highlight Palette

Sephora Glacial Glow Eyeshadow and Highlight Palette

Courtesy of Sephora

Bridal shower makeup? Check. Bachelorette party highlight? Check. This pretty palette will have your girls covered in the beauty department for all future wedding events. It's packed with two glowy highlighters and 20 eyeshadow shades.

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ba&sh Music Speaker

Courtesy of ba&sh

Gift your go-to dance partner (aside from your future spouse, of course) an at-home audio essential for busting a move. Bonus points if your bachelorette is on the horizon...because a group dance party is a given.

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Beaches: Gray Malin

Courtesy of Shopbop

Packed with beautiful imagery from world-renowned photographer Gray Malin, the hardcover offers a taste of summer, highlighting aerial shots from seaside locales in six continents. Your main beaches can fantasize about their next escapes from the comfort of their couches.

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Solaris Laboratories Amethyst Facial Roller

Courtesy of Solaris Laboratories

Prove to your BFFs that the crystal facial roller fad truly lives up to the hype. Aside from this rendition's pretty gold hardware, the purple gemstone that ignites tranquility and reduces puffiness is all the evidence they'll need to hop on the bandwagon.

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Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart Water Bottle

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

A must-have for the bestie who can never pass up a barre class—a friendly reminder to drink more water. This high-tech bottle pairs with an app on her smart phone to track her daily H20 consumption.

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The Qi Rose Flower Tea

Courtesy of The Qi

It's the best of both worlds—tea and flowers. The soothing pairing actually draws inspiration from traditional Chinese medicine, and this highly curated herbal blend does wonders to promote healthy skin and hair, reduce anxiety, and lead to a better night's sleep. Every woman's dream concoction, discovered.

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Juniper Ridge Incense

Courtesy of Free People

To show that your gifting creativity knows no bounds, ditch the candle idea for an equally scent-sible (and amazingly affordable) present for your friends. Encapsulating the essence of a campfire, it's ideal for any city slickers on your gift list.

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