32 Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Wife (or Fiancée!)

The easiest way to lock down that spouse of the year award

Updated 12/14/18


Alright guys and gals—time to get holiday shopping for the lady in your life! We know it may be hard (even if she isn't picky) to find the perfect gifts for your wife that express everything she means to you. Do you go with sentimental? Pampering? Goofy? Practical? Well, no matter which tack you decide to take with your holiday gift for her this year, we rounded up 32 of our favorite gift ideas for you to peruse.

Is she a product lover who goes crazy for all the newest scrubs and serums? Boom, covered, thanks to Daughter of the Land's ultra-soothing bath soak. Is she a health and wellness fanatic? Easy, done—check out the sleek new Fitbit. Is she more of a Netflix and chill in a PJ set and cool class of sparkling water with candles burning type of woman? No worries, we got you, candles and PJs and all. Fear not this holiday season! BRIDES is your one-stop shop for all your holiday gift ideas for your wife, fiancé, or girlfriend.

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Veja V-10 Sneakers

Courtesy of Shopbop

Brazilian shoe specialists Veja have created the ultimate cool-girl leather sneak. The V-10 model celebrates their 10th anniversary and is made from ecological and sustainable materials (the sole is made of wild rubber from the Amazonian forest!). Further incentive: Meghan Markle was spotted sporting Veja's recently.

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $150

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Tory Burch Piper Suede Saddlebag

Courtesy of Tory Burch

If the key to her heart lies within a quality handbag, this little number meets all the criteria. Sleek? Check. Organized? Check. On trend? You bet.

SHOP NOW: Tory Burch, $328

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Cinq à Sept L'Amour De Ma Vie Cotton Sweatshirt

Courtesy of Cinq à Sept

Forget matching Christmas pajama sets—instead, mix style and sentiment to level up her loungewear. Because who hasn't subtly dreamed of receiving a "love of my life" graphic tee at some point in their lives?

SHOP NOW: Neiman Marcus, $195

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Why You’re So Awesome By Knock Knock

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

Keep it straightforward without breaking the bank through one of our favorite gift ideas for your wife. Fill in a series of prompts to further prove that she's awesome as heck.

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $10

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Daughter of the Land Cypress Cannabidiol Bath Soak

Courtesy of Daughter of the Land

This ain't your run-of-the-mill bath soak. An infusion of CBD and arnica oil work together to relax her body and mind, making your wife's much-needed self-care time all the more enviable (maybe she'll share....?). Can you say A+ stocking stuffer?

SHOP NOW: Daughter of the Land, $33

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White + Warren Cashmere Slide Slipper

Courtesy of White + Warren

Keep your wife bathed in the lap of luxury at all times by wrapping her feet up in the softest of cashmere.

SHOP NOW: Orchard Mile, $150

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Kjaer Weis Cream Blush in Precious

Courtesy of Kjaer Wei

For the beauty guru whose makeup collection you still can't fathom, show you know a thing or two about cosmetics (or at least fake it 'til you make it) and treat her to one of the best blushes on the block. Not only does it add a pop of color to her cheeks, lips, and eyes, but the makeup must-have also helps moisturize and fight off aging. This is what a girl wants.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $56

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Thick Stacking Ring

Courtesy of Vrai & Oro

Nothing could ever one-up her engagement ring, but you can still continue to prove your jewelry prowess with a stackable staple.

SHOP NOW: Vrai & Oro, $175

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Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Courtesy of Dyson

You know and love Dyson for its high-tech collection of vacuums and fans, so it should come as no surprise that the line's extension into the beauty realm is equally reliable for your better half. Exhibit A: Dyson's hair dryer provides controlled temperature and airflow for smooth, static-free locks. Boom, you win holiday gifting.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $399

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Helen Levi Pebble Carafe

Courtesy of Helen Levi

Does she get a kick out of inviting friends and family over a liiiiiitle too much? Does she also insist on having the latest and greatest serving tools for all her soirées? Then a modern carafe sounds right up her alley to turn her into the most valuable hostess with the mostess.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $150

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Fibit Charge 3 Wireless Activity & Heart Rate Tracker

Courtesy of Fitbit

Perfect for the girl who runs, yogas, barres, or lifts, the beloved fitness accessory will help your wife keep tabs on all her workout goals.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $149.95

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Totemic Trinket Stand

Courtesy of Anthropologie

For a woman of many trinkets, lend a bit of help in the organizational department. The cool geometric structure can even serve as a bedside ring dish for her wedding baubles.

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $28

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PJ Salvage Doggone Tired PJ Set

Courtesy of Shopbop

It's safe to assume that a good pajama set probably falls high on your right-hand lady's wishlist—it's that one splurge she can never fully justify for herself. Add an assortment of dog prints into the mix and she'll be forever enamored.

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $66

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Kemi Designs Delicate Word Ring

Courtesy of Free People

Because she can never be reminded of those three little words quite enough. The sweet message twists into ring form for the perfect everyday accessory and one of the most stellar gifts for your wife on the market.

SHOP NOW: Free People, $88

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La Mer The Mini Miracle Set

Courtesy of La Mer

One of our fave skincare brands, La Mer, should be your go-to when grabbing the goods to pamper your love. She'll adore each of the travel-sized goodies from the fittingly named "Miracle Set." The Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream and The Concentrate work together to promote a nourished, hydrated complexion.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $95

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Clare V. Woven Petite Alice Bag in Cream

Courtesy of Clare V

Speaking of travel, if a romantic getaway is on the agenda this holiday season to relive your honeymoon phase, gift your S.O. with some glamorous gear just for the occasion.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $175

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Chanel N°5 Eau De Parfum Spray

Courtesy of Chanel

Keep her smelling incredible with one of the best luxe beauty buys. For a limited time, the notorious Chanel N°5 fragrance comes neatly packaged in a holiday-worthy red hue in honor of the brand's eponymous founder's favorite color. Just take a glimpse of the bottle—need we say more?

SHOP NOW: Saks Fifth Avenue, $160

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Courtesy of Chanel

Another limited edition Chanel number, the eyeshadow palette features four light, yet bright, shades to revamp her regimen. Consider her date night beauty look taken care of.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $61

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Lizzie Fortunato Column Drop Earrings

Courtesy of Lizzie Fortunato

Jewelry gifts tend to be pretty hit or miss, but you won't strike out—no matter her style—with a pair of pastel statement earrings.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $230

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Cashmere Scarf

Courtesy of COS

Cashmere is practically synonymous with winter style, so your gift will undoubtedly see its fair share of use during the holidays.


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Tory Burch Velvet Wide-Brim Hat

Courtesy of Tory Burch

Who said cold-weather outerwear couldn't be chic? Certainly not us. Nail the holiday gifting game with the one accessory she never even knew she needed.

SHOP NOW: Tory Burch, $228

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Modern Sprout Brass Grow-Anywhere Growhouse

Courtesy of Food52

Your prayers have been answered—greenery that she finally can't kill (or, at least would have to try really hard). Designed to foster indoor plants, a glass and brass mountable growhouse means she can successfully (and independently) start your at-home garden in any room, no sunlight required. Just add water, and LED beams and a built-in timer do the rest of the dirty work for you. Proof that anyone can develop a green thumb, given the right circumstances.

SHOP NOW: Food52, $150

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Jo Malone Miniature Candle Collection

Courtesy of Jo Malone

Does your lady pride herself in her well-stocked candle collection? Well, what's five more to add to the pack! She'll go gaga over the packaging of Jo Malone's scented set alone, never mind the slew of delightful fragrances inside. With picks ranging from Peony & Blush Suede to Frosted Cherry & Clove, consider her candle horizons magnificently widened.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $100

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Annie Costello Brown Double Oval Earrings

Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

For another fresh take on the tried-and-true jewelry gifting direction, go for the gold with shimmery drop earrings. Double the pieces, double the satisfaction once she unwraps these bad boys.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., was $219, now $163.99

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Saks Fifth Avenue COLLECTION Short Cashmere Bathrobe

Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Gifting for the best of 'em calls for the best of 'em, and Saks's batch of bathrobes would meet even Santa's approval. Whether black or dark plum meets her lounging and bathroom fancy, the cashmere cover-up makes every day feel like spa day (which she obvi deserves).

SHOP NOW: Saks Fifth Avenue, $258

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Minimalist Monogram Charm Necklace

Courtesy of Anthropologie

The lady in your life truly can't say no to a necklace this delicate and personal. Think outside the box, however, and gift her charms that correspond to your pet's or children's names.

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $44

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Dusty Mint Journal

Courtesy of Dusty Mint

Never underestimate the value of a quality notebook. Unlined pages open up a safe space for any work notes, to-do lists, doodles, or even the makings of the next greatest novel (you never know).

SHOP NOW: Of A Kind, $24

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J. Hannah Siren Pinky Ring

Courtesy of Need Supply Co.

Impart your ring-shopping expertose on yet another one of her fingers. This barely-there bauble melds yellow gold with a minuscule freshwater pearl.

SHOP NOW: Need Supply Co., $235

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Stoney Clover Lane Charge Mini Pouch

Courtesy of Shopbop

Perfect for the woman whose go-to handbag takes after a bottomless pit, allow her to keep tabs on small essentials like makeup, loose change, and car keys with a totally electrifying leather bag. Adding more goodies to her purse may defeat the purpose, but we promise this will cause more good than harm.

SHOP NOW: Shopbop, $70

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Slip Beauty Sleep Collection

Courtesy of Urban Outfitters

A pretty silk eye mask and pillow case combo equates to the beauty sleep of her dreams. Sleep Collection's notoriously soft material blends pure-grade silk with long strand pure mulberry silk, which will actually do wonders for her hair and skin come bedtime.

SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, $119

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Ceramic Bloom Vase

Courtesy of Anthropologie

Your flower fanatic gets the best of both worlds—a ceramic vase to store her favorite blooms and an extra bit of 3D flower power to further curb her fix. The delicate vessel packs such a gorgeous floral punch that it can even serve as a standout piece on its own, no bouquet required.

SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $28

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Sustainable Wine Bag Picnic Set

Courtesy of UncommonGoods

Consider outdoor summer concerts and picnics forever epically changed. This organized tote comes with all the necessary wine accessories, down to the glasses and cheese board, for sipping on-the-go.

SHOP NOW: UncommonGoods, $85

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