September 6, 2022

Best gifts for wife

By Angela Garretson

Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, holiday, or just because, finding the right gift for your wife isn't always easy. However, once you dig deeper, you might find that it's simpler to pick out the perfect present than you imagined it would be. 

If your partner has a hobby or interest they love, thoughtful gifts related to this rarely go unappreciated. Perhaps it's an extra-special occasion and you're looking to splurge. Whatever your wife is into, you can be sure to find a gift that impresses. 

Splurge-worthy gifts 

Tech gifts

Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones


If your wife loves music, she'll be pleased to receive these high-end wireless headphones. Not only is the sound quality incredible, the noise cancellation is highly impressive, which is a thoughtful touch if she deserves some peace and quiet around the house. 


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Panasonic Lumix G7 4K Digital Camera


This mirrorless camera with a micro four-thirds sensor takes professional-quality snaps and 4K video while being slightly more compact than an average DSLR. It's great for anyone who's into photography and needs a camera upgrade. 


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Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Portable Bluetooth Speaker


Proof that portable speakers don't have to sound tinny and flat, this one has the rich audio quality you'd expect from Bose. It delivers 360-degree sound and runs on battery power for up to 17 hours. 


Sold by Amazon


LG Gram 14T90Q 2-in-1 Tablet Laptop


Super lightweight but with impressive specs, this laptop-meets-tablet is an excellent gift for anyone in need of a computer upgrade. With a battery that lasts more than 12 hours of use, it's a good choice for use on the go. 


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Apple 12.9-Inch iPad Pro


This high-end tablet is a true splurge, but it's powerful enough for work, play, and all kinds of creative pursuits. You can choose between Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi and cellular models and internal storage from 128GB to 2TB. 


Sold by Amazon


Home gifts

Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine


If your wife is serious about coffee, she might like a way to make her own espresso and specialty drinks at home. This sturdy stainless steel espresso machine takes the mystery out of espresso-making and has a built-in steamer for lattes and cappuccinos.


Sold by Amazon


Fluance RT85 Reference High-Fidelity Turntable


For music lovers, the right record player is a home essential. If your wife's vinyl collection is growing by the day and she won't stop talking about the new Julien Baker record, you'll earn plenty of brownie points with this high-end turntable. 


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MacKenzie-Childs Enamel Whistling Tea Kettle


Functioning as both a teapot and a tea kettle, this is a special piece that turns tea time into an occasion. It comes in a floral design or a black-and-white checkered design, both of which are extremely stylish. 


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Sijo Premium Stone Washed French Linen Bed Sheet Set


Bed sheets might not be an obvious gift, but if you've ever slept under high-end linen sheets, you'll know what a luxury they are. Fans of early nights or long lie-ins will be impressed with these light, breathable sheets. 


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Abound Chunky Knit Weighted Blanket


Known for their calming and relaxing properties, weighted blankets are all the rage, but most aren't all that attractive. However, the weight of this chenille blanket comes from its chunky knit, so it looks as good as it feels. 


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Lauren Ralph Lauren Petite Striped Cotton-Blend Sweater


Inspired by the richest colors of the desert landscape, this lightweight cotton-linen blend sweater not only looks great but feels soft against the skin. It has a casual relaxed fit but isn't overly baggy. 


Sold by Macy's


Dr. Martens Vegan Jadon II 8-Eye Synthetic Platform Boot


If your wife's fashion choices veer toward the edgy or alternative, she'll love these Dr. Martens boots with chunky low platform soles. They're made from vegan leather, so no animals were harmed to make them. 


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Karl Lagerfeld Paris Maybelle Crossbody


Simple yet stylish, this designer crossbody bag would make a perfect addition to any fashion fan's closet. It's available in a choice of seven colors, including poppy, green, and winter white with a rainbow strap. 


Sold by Macy's


Jewelry and watches

Ross-Simons Diamond Floral Openwork Bolo Bracelet


Made from sterling silver with delicate diamonds, this bracelet has a 1920s art deco look to it that's very on-trend. It's stylish but not too dressy for everyday wear and features an adjustable bolo clasp to fit most wrists. 


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Zoe Lev Rainbow Eternity 14K Yellow Gold Band


This simple gold band with rainbow gems is understated but still adds a splash of color to round off any outfit. It's made in the USA and set with small diamonds, rubies, sapphires, topaz, emeralds, amethyst, and yellow citrine. 


Sold by Macy's


Michael Kors Women's Everest Chronograph Two-Tone Bracelet Watch


The two-tone champagne and chocolate finish gives this watch a sophisticated finish. It has a quartz movement with chronograph dials and is water-resistant up to 100 feet. 


Sold by Macy's


Other top splurge-worthy deals

  • A quality Mexican-made Fender Telecaster for your music-loving wife who plays guitar or wants to start
  • This stylish gooseneck kettle that's perfect for pour-over coffee or tea for the caffeine lover in your life
  • A portable low-smoke fire pit for fans of the outdoors 
  • These Apple AirPods Pro for easy wireless listening that doesn't sacrifice sound quality

Pampering and self-care gifts 

Comfy apparel gifts

UGG Women’s Tasman Slipper


These warm, comfy slippers are perfect for wearing around the house but can also be worn outside for quick errands. They’re available in multiple colors, including lime green and pink. The sturdy collar keeps them in place on the feet.


Sold by Amazon and Macy’s


Alexander Del Rossa Women’s Classic Satin Pajama Set


This high-quality set of satin pajamas makes bedtime a luxurious experience. They’re lightweight and have an elastic waistband for a more comfortable fit. They wash easily and come with a sleep mask.


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White Mark Women’s Velour Tracksuit Loungewear Set


This versatile, super-soft loungewear set is comfortable enough for relaxing and watching TV but polished enough to wear around town. It includes a hoodie and jogger-style sweatpants, so it works well for multiple seasons. 


Sold by Macy’s


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Skin and hair care gifts

Peter Thomas Roth Mask to the Max! 4-Piece Mask Kit 


This four-piece set contains several face masks so your wife can enjoy at-home spa days. It contains formulas to hydrate, soothe, exfoliate, and firm the skin. They work well for all skin types. 


Sold by Sephora, Kohl’s, and Ulta



Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer


This hair dryer can help your wife dry her hair more quickly but without the extreme heat that can cause damage. It offers multiple speed and heat settings and comes with a styling concentrator attachment, a smoothing nozzle, and a gentle air attachment. 


Sold by Amazon, Sephora, and Ulta


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Aromatherapy gifts

Artnaturals Essential Oil Diffuser and Humidifier with Bluetooth Speaker Clock


This essential oil diffuser can help your wife relax, focus, boost energy, and get a good night’s sleep with its aromatherapy benefits. It also works as a humidifier and offers a Bluetooth speaker to play mood music.


Sold by Amazon


Chesapeake Bay Candle Scented Candles Set 


This scented candle set features a relaxing scent with notes of jasmine and a confidence-boosting fragrance with notes of oak and amber. The candles offer 50 hours of burn time and come in frosted glass jars that provide a soft glow. 


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Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Perfume Gift Set


This three-piece fragrance set features the famous Black Opium scent with sweet vanilla, floral, and coffee notes. It includes a large eau de parfum spray, a small eau de parfum spray, and a scented body lotion for layering. 


Sold by Sephora and Kohl’s


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Mindfulness gifts

The Mindfulness Journal: Daily Practices, Writing Prompts, and Reflections for Living in the Present Moment


This mindfulness journal can help encourage your wife to live in the moment. It provides 365 daily writing prompts divided into weekly topics and offers inspirational goals and tips for dealing with anxiety.


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Mindful Messages Positive Affirmations Meditation Self-Care Cards


This set includes 52 cards to help encourage mindfulness and combat stress. The cards all have illustrations and offer affirmations and positivity exercises. They’re a perfect start to a self-care routine and pair well with a mindfulness journal.


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Florensi Meditation Cushion


If your wife uses meditation as part of a self-care routine, this comfortable meditation pillow makes it easier to meditate. It’s covered in soft velvet fabric and features an embroidered mandala pattern on top. The cover is removable, making it easy to clean.


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Stress relief gifts

Therabody Theragun Pro


Help your wife soothe tired, overworked muscles with this massage gun. It comes with six attachments and offers four different positions to target different areas of the body. The rechargeable battery can go for five hours on a single charge. 


Sold by Therabody, Amazon, and Dick’s Sporting Goods


Pukka Organic Tea Relax Selection Herbal Tea Box


Tea drinkers will appreciate this herbal tea sampler box with 45 expertly blended, ethically sourced sachets. It contains several organic varieties, including a nighttime blend, a relax blend, and a chamomile and vanilla blend.


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After a long day, your wife will love soothing her sore feet with this convenient foot massager. It offers deep massage, air pressure, and heat and operates at five strength levels to provide a customized massage. 


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For her hobbies  


Ohuhu Garden Kneeler and Seat


Anyone who loves spending time in the garden understands the physical strain of kneeling for long periods. This foldable, portable garden bench makes gardening much more comfortable and easier on the joints. It features two convenient pockets for keeping all those essential gardening hand tools and an EVA foam kneeling pad. It can hold up to 330 pounds.


Sold by Amazon


Rubbermaid Garage Tool Tower Rack


Perfect for organizing up to 40 long-handled garden tools at a time, this reliable tower rack is a must for avid gardeners. It can store rakes, shovels, brooms, hoes, and more. It's resistant to environmental damage and is easy to assemble. Even when it’s full of tools, it’s also easy to move as needed.


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AeroGarden Harvest with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit


This simple yet comprehensive hydroponic system has everything the busy gardener needs for growing herbs indoors. It's small enough to fit into even the smallest space and can fit up to six herbs at a time, including basil, rosemary, thyme, and lemongrass. It has a simple control panel that makes it easier than ever to grow herbs.


Sold by Amazon and Kohl's


Pure Garden 8-Piece Garden Tool and Tote Set


Whether she wants to upgrade an existing tool set or needs something to start, your wife will love this portable tool set and tote. It includes all the hand tools she needs for general tasks, including a twig pruner, water bottle, trowel, rake, shovel, snips, wire tie, and a durable bag. The tools are durable and work well for indoor and outdoor gardens.


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Cooljob Gardening Gloves


Every gardener needs reliable gloves to protect their hands from prickly plants, bug bites, and developing calluses or blisters. Included in this pack are six pairs of versatile gloves made with durable, breathable material. They’re flexible, long-lasting, and have puncture-resistant fingertips.


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Henckels Solution 15-Piece Kitchen Knife Set


For the home chef, this high-quality, German-crafted knife set is perfect for any meal prep, from family dinners to larger gatherings. It includes a paring knife, serrated utility knives, santoku knife, bread knife, chef's knife, steak knives, kitchen shears, and an elegant block to hold them all. The blades are extremely sharp and made to last, while the handles are ergonomic.


Sold by Amazon and Home Depot


Ozeri Touch Professional Digital Kitchen Scale


Available in nine colors, including black, pink, and lime green, this easy-to-use kitchen scale allows for precise weighing of ingredients. It has a sleek design and an LCD screen that displays weights in ounces, kilograms, pounds, and grams. The tempered glass is highly resistant to scratches and other general wear and tear.


Sold by Amazon and Home Depot


American Linen Oven Mitts and Pot Holders


These kitchen towels and oven mitts come in an assortment of themes including fruit, flowers, owls, and wine bottles. The creative designs combined with their overall durability make this a fun, practical gift for women who love to cook. The pot holders and oven mitts are also resistant to temperatures up to 450°F, while the cloths are lightweight and durable. Everything’s easy to clean.


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Gotham Steel Cookware and Bakeware Set


This complete 20-piece set of nonstick ceramic cookware is a great gift for anyone who loves to cook and wants to update their current selection. It features a fry basket, several skillets, baking pans, and stock pots, as well as other pieces. Each piece is resistant to wear and tear, which is perfect for anyone who prefers to use metal utensils. The pots and pans have a copper coating that allows for even heat distribution and cooking.


Sold by Amazon and Home Depot



Garmin Instinct Solar Rugged Outdoor Smartwatch


For the woman who's always active and loves the outdoors, this high-tech device is a great gift. It has advanced features that let it monitor heart rate, stress levels, activity levels, oxygen levels, pulse, and more. It's solar-powered and durable, making it suitable for hiking, running, camping, and other outdoor activities.


Sold by Amazon


NewMe Fitness Daily Nutrition and Personal Health Tracker


With the hustle and bustle of life, it's not always easy to keep track of one's fitness and nutrition. These planners make it easy to track everything from weight loss and daily nutrition to muscle gain and progress toward other fitness goals. There are two months' worth of pages that include step-by-step diagrams for calculating body measurements, nutritional facts, daily meals, fitness routines, and related information. There’s also plenty of space for notes.


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FitTrack Dara BMI Smart Scale


Unlike ordinary weight scales, this one can accurately calculate 17 different measurements, including muscle mass, body mass index, and obesity level. It's Bluetooth-compatible and can connect to a smartphone app to display and track progress toward health and fitness goals over time. It has a slim design and comes in either black or white.


Sold by Amazon 


Schwinn Discover Hybrid Bike


If your wife is an avid bicyclist, this hybrid bike made by a reliable brand is the gift that keeps on giving. It has 21 speeds and makes riding around the neighborhood or city a wonderful experience. The handlebars have ergonomic grips and the seat is comfortable for longer rides, such as the commute to or from work. There's also a cargo space at the rear for carrying small items, such as a bag.


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Big B Pro Sports Speed and Agility Training Set


This premium agility and speed training set is designed for those who want resistance, circuit, or plyometric training. It includes a running parachute, training ladder, jump rope, speed cones, and resistance bands. Whether your wife is training for a marathon or the field, this set has everything she needs to achieve her fitness goals.


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Core 9-Person Extended Dome Tent


This premium-quality tent is spacious enough for families or friends who love to go camping together. It has panels to divide it into sections for added privacy, lending a versatile quality to it. It's also resistant to heavy rains and winds, making it an all-season tent for avid campers. It goes great with a hammock or set of camping chairs.


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Venture Pal 40-Liter Lightweight Backpack


Lightweight, versatile, and stylish, this backpack is durable and large enough for the avid hiker. It features a heavy-duty metal zipper, padded shoulder straps, and strategically placed straps that keep it comfortably in place all day long. It also has a separate waterproof compartment to keep wet clothes such as bathing suits and personal items separate from other things.


Sold by Amazon


Keen Women's Voyageur Mid Hiking Boot


Available in black, gray, and brindle, these boots are made for avid hikers and anyone who enjoys spending their time in the great outdoors. They're a combination of water-resistant leather and durable mesh and have a comfortable sole with excellent traction for all terrains. They're also relatively breathable, making them perfect for warmer climates.


Sold by Amazon, Backcountry, and Dick's Sporting Goods


Soulout Sleeping Bag


Comfortable and capable of keeping her warm in near-freezing temperatures, this waterproof sleeping bag is designed to keep moisture out. The polyester material is easy to clean, lightweight, and resistant to wear and tear. The bag also has a unique design with an adjustable drawstring hood that keeps the user's neck warm.


Sold by Amazon


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Contributing authors: Lauren Corona, Jennifer Blair, and Angela Watson

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