28 Sweet Gifts for Your Child's Significant Other

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Gift giving can be difficult even under the best circumstances. Even when you know someone intimately it can still be hard to find the right present. But what happens when it’s time to buy a gift for your child's significant other? Sure, a gift card could work in a pinch, but it may not be the best way to show you care. 

Ahead, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive list of great gift ideas for your child's partner. Each item on this list is a pretty perfect blend of thoughtfulness and personalization without getting too personal. Keep scrolling for some great thought-starters!

Belky Mood Personalized Name Necklace

Woman wearing monogrammed necklace.

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An elegant necklace always makes a lovely gift, so show your son or daughter's girlfriend how much you care with this timeless classic from Belky Mood. 

Price at time of publish: $17+ (prices varies according to multiple factors)

Homemaid Living Store Bamboo Bathtub Tray

Shower caddy in bathtub.

Courtesy of Amazon

A bathtub caddy keeps all of their bath essentials within reach when it's time to power down at the end of a long day. This water-resistant bamboo bath caddy fits most standard-size tubs, and there's plenty of room for candles, soap, wine glasses, e-readers, and anything else they may need. 

Price at time of publish: $40

Jo Malone London English Pear & Freesia Scented Home Candle


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Everyone loves a sweet-smelling candle and this English pear and freesia-inspired scent by Jo Malone is no exception. This candle combines the freshness of sweet pears and the delicate scent of white freesias that will enchant her senses every time.

Price at time of publish: $38 for 2oz.

Ugg Whistler Throw Blanket

Ugg blanket

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When it’s time for gift-giving, everyone loves a soft, cozy blanket. These super soft plush blankets by Ugg are made from 100-percent polyester; they’re machine washable and dryer friendly, and when there’s a chill in the air, they'll be reaching for this time and again. 

Price at time of publish: $98

Uncommon Goods Tea from Around the World Set

Set of Palais Des Thes teas.

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If your son or daughter's partner is a lover of exotic teas, this gift is sure to be a hit. Palais des Thes has curated a delightful assortment of black, green, and oolong teas from around the world and pulled them together in this lovely gift set. Under the cover, they'll find 10 vials of whole leaf teas from China, Japan, and India, and each vial is enough to brew a six-to-eight-cup pot of tea. 

LifeAround2Angels Bath Bombs Gift Set

Colorful bath bombs in a box lined with hay.

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With 12 uniquely handcrafted bath bombs with scents like lavender, vanilla, strawberry, mango, and rose, this gift set will certainly inspire a little me time. These bath bombs are formulated for normal to dry skin, and the good news is they won't stain the tub!

Price at time of publish: $37

Venus et Fluer Le Mini™ Round

White rose stemming out of black box.

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Roses are always gorgeous, but their life expectancy leaves little to be desired. The folks at Venus et Fleur, however, have it all figured out. These roses are an easy way to elevate any space, and with proper care, they can last a year or more. Choose between black or white boxes and an assortment of rose colors. 

Price at time of publish: $44

Atlas Coffee Club Coffee Subscription


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If they are a coffee lover, you can take their experience to the next level with a coffee-of-the-month subscription. Atlas Coffee Club curates coffees from around the world and delivers them right to their doorstep, no fuss, no muss. Each shipment includes the coffee, a postcard from its country of origin, as well as tasting notes and brewing tips for each batch.

Price at time of publish: $28 

Vera Wang Wedgwood Infinity Round Keepsake Box

Silver keepsake box.

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This elegant keepsake box gives them a place to stash their favorite things. It’s made of silver-plated metal, finished with braided rope detail, and it measures 7.5 inches.

Ugg Scuff Romeo II Slipper

ugg slipper

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Lined in genuine shearling, these slippers will keep his feet warm and toasty when the weather takes a nose-dive. What’s more, these slippers are available in three shades of suede.

Price at time of publish: $95

BUSINESS-DESIRE Vintage Travel Diary

Purple notebook with gold accents.

Courtesy of Amazon

Handmade in Italy with premium paper, this gorgeous journal is also beautifully boxed and ready for gifting. Each journal has 240 pages, black flyleaves, an inner pocket for the safekeeping of loose papers, a pen loop, a bookmark, and an elastic closure.

Price at time of publish: $28

Harry & David Tower of Chocolates® Classic Gift

Harry and David Tower of Chocolates® Classic Gift

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This tower of chocolate is every chocolate lover’s dream. It’s chock full of tried and true favorites like milk chocolate-covered cherries, chocolate malt balls, and an assortment of chocolate-covered truffles. 

Price at time of publish: $60

Blissy Mulberry Silk Pillowcase

Silk pillowcase in off-white.

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Made with pure Mulberry silk, these pillowcases will give their beauty routine a really great boost. While they are 100-percent silk, they are still machine washable for easy care. 

Price at time of publish: $80 for standard


Woman drawing on Buddha Board with dog nearby.

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Inspired by the Zen idea of living in the moment, this Buddha Board is perfect for melting away stress. Just use plain water to draw on the board and watch the painting fade away as it dries. 

Price at time of publish: $38

Bath & Body Works Japanese Cherry Blossom Gift Bag Set

gift set

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With a delightful blend of Japanese cherry blossom, Asian pear, white jasmine, and sandalwood, this gift set from Bath & Body Works will bring a smile to their face. 

Parachute Waffle Robe

waffle robe

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This lightweight, textured bathrobe is a perfect way to punch up the coziness no matter the season. Made from 100-percent Turkish cotton, this robe is machine washable and dryer friendly—and available in four colors and four sizes.

Price at time of publish: $129

Tory Burch Earrings

Close-up photo of gold Tory Burch stud pictured on person with black hair.

Courtesy of Tory Burch

If they like jewelry, give them these adorable earrings from Tory Burch. These earrings are available in an assortment of colors, including silver-tone, 16K gold, or 18K rose gold–plated brass. 

Price at time of publish: $78

S'well Water Bottle

water bottle

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The S'well Water bottle is vacuum insulated, and it keeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks warm for 12 hours. Available in a host of colors, this water bottle is BPA-free, and you can monogram it for a more personal touch. 

Price at time of publish: $35

Book Of The Month Subscription

book of the month

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If they are an avid reader, a Book Of The Month subscription will make them a pretty happy camper. Each month, The Book Of The Month Club offers its members five new choices. Once they pick their favorite, it's delivered right to their door. Easy peasy!

Victrola The Journey+

Black Victrola record player and a shelf of records in front of a brown brick wall.

Courtesy of Victrola

This vintage record player is where nostalgia meets modern technology. While this retro-inspired record player by Victrola plays their old records, it’s also Bluetooth-enabled so they can play their favorite playlists, too. 

Price at time of publish: $80

Enjoy The Wood Wooden Blank Recipe Book Binder

Manicured hands holding brown engraved book titled "Favorite Recipes"

Courtesy of Amazon.

Help them start a new tradition with this keepsake recipe book. While this wooden cookbook can be used as a journal, it’s the perfect place to share old family recipes that have been handed down. Even better, it’s customizable, so it will be uniquely them. 

Price at time of publish: $53

CHI Spin N Curl Special Edition Rose Gold Hair Curler

Pink Chi straightener.

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With a one-inch ceramic rotating barrel, this Chi curler will help her punch up her curls in no time flat. This curler alerts you with a beep when the cycle is done; it has an auto temperature lock and an automatic shut-off. 

Price at time of publish: $117

Sigma Beauty Radiant Glow Brush Set

Set of five rose gold Sigma brushes pictured alongside a carrying case.

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Give their makeup routine a boost with this makeup brush set by Sigma Beauty. This set includes five ultrasoft SigmaTech® and Sigmax® fiber brushes so they can blend, bronze, and contour to their heart’s delight. It also comes with a convenient carry bag, so it’s easy to store and travel with. 

Cocod'or Rose Flower Reed Diffuser

Pink floral set inside of clear diffuser.

Courtesy of Amazon.

This reed diffuser set helps liven up their space with the sweet smell of peonies, magnolia, and pink musk. They can add or remove the reed sticks as needed, and when the fragrance begins to fade, they can turn them upside down for a fresh start. 

Price at time of publish: $22

Mark & Graham Leather Charger Roll Up

Red leather Charger Roll Ups with gold mongramming.

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Whether they are dashing from meeting to meeting or city to city, a travel case for their tech accessories will always be infinitely helpful. This case has space for Airpods, cords, and chargers.

Price at time of publish: $49

Alcora Life Makeup Organizer

Clear tiered makeup organizer with products throughout.

Courtesy of Amazon

Help their morning routine run a lot smoother with this handy makeup organizer. This makeup organizer spins a full 360 degrees, and there’s plenty of room for all their favorites. 

Price at time of publish: $22

Esarora Manicure Set

Black manicure set in a black case with red interior.

Courtesy of Amazon

Everyone needs a good manicure set, so gift her this professional-grade mani/pedi set. This set features 18 pieces of the items she needs for perfect nails, and it’s all packaged in a handsome leather carrying case. 

Price at time of publish: $18

Amazon Kindle Paperweight


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Any bookworm will tell you that choosing the next book is always a difficult decision. With the Amazon Kindle, they can load it up with all their favorites plus some new ones—and they'll never have a problem finding their next page-turner, paper or not!

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