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Ah, the in-laws. Sometimes it seems like it’s the national pastime to share sarcastic disregard for our MILs and FILs—but there’s another side to that coin. These are your new family members and, in all likelihood, thoroughly beloved by your significant other. Why not tap into some of that sentiment when it comes to saying hello, thank you, or happy holidays to them with a gift?
In some ways, buying gifts for your in-laws is no easy task. The desire to make a good impression, while finding a meaningful gift for people you may not know that well yet can be stressful. So we’ve done the legwork on gifting. These presents not only help you build stronger relationships with these important (and often overlooked) people in your life but will spotlight you as the thoughtful son or daughter-in-law that you want to be.
Here, the best gifts for your in-laws.
Diptyque Baies Candle
You can’t go wrong giving candles, especially when they come from this famed French producer. Baies is a best-seller, but check out the range of scents, from classic Roses to the edgy incense-inspired Essence of J.G., a collaboration with fashion designer John Galliano.
For more great candle gift ideas, check out our list of amazing home scents you need in your life.
Marquis by Waterford Markham Decanter Set
Dress up the bar at your in-laws’ home with this timeless crystal decanter set from a heritage brand. We guarantee it will be a hit—as will the countless evenings sipping whiskey.
If you're looking for more barware, take a peek at our round-up of products you need for the perfect bar cart.
Concourse 2 in 1 Cosmetics Case
Frequent travelers will thank you for this monogrammed cosmetics case, which contains a small pouch on the inside to organize items or to use separately. Made from vegan leather, the case comes in black or white with foil-embossed initials.
Looking for more travel gear? Check out our list of best travel accessories.
Artifact Uprising Everyday Photo Book
Forget the smartphone. This tangible photo book will allow your in-laws to relive memories of special days, like weddings or birthdays, or just shots of everyday adventures.
For more unique ways to show off photos, take a peek at our round-up of best custom photo gifts.