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  • Thoughtful gifts for your wife are key, whether it's for a birthday, anniversary, or just because.
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Putting extra care into picking out thoughtful gifts for your wife shows her just how how special she is and how much you appreciate all she does. Whether you're looking for an anniversary gift, birthday gift, or just an "I love you" gift, we have a wide range of gift ideas for your wife she's sure to love.

Of course, the best ways to show your appreciation for your loved ones can't be bought. Nothing can top showing your gratitude with patience, support, and love. But when it comes to the tangible, gifts for her can enhance the gratitude we show daily through our actions.

Here are thoughtful gift ideas for your wife, ranging from romantic gift ideas to unique and personalize options.

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Here are 58 of the best gifts for your wife

Romantic gifts for your wife

An enchanting candle

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Diptyque Baies Small Candle, $38, available at Diptyque

A scent from Diptique is a classic gift — and for good reason. The aromas are unique, without being overpowering. This tangy scent with flowery accents is just right for an everyday smell that’s still romantic. You can also find more of our favorite candle brands here. 

A ‘just because’ toast

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La Marca Prosecco, $15.99, available at Wine.com

Celebrating someone you love is an opportune time to pop open a bottle of bubbly. This bottle is well-priced, and though it’s not the fanciest gift on its own, it’ll pair nicely with something else from this list. 

A special pair of earrings

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Zodiac Stud Earrings, $18, available at AUrate

You can’t go wrong with getting your wife a pair of everyday earrings. These ones come in all different zodiac signs, which add just the right touch of personalization. If she’s not into the signs, they’re still a really nice, simple pair of studs.

A modern twist on love letters

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How Do I Love Thee From A-Z, $20, available at Uncommon Goods

Fill in the blanks about why you love your spouse. This little book holds 26 prompts, from A to Z, that let you express why you love and appreciate her. It is all bound together as a small book that she can have as a thoughtful keepsake forever.

A way to discover a fresh new scent

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House of Sillage Perfume Discovery Set, $35, available at House of Sillage

Now your spouse can test out seven new alluring fragrances to find a favorite thanks to this discovery set. House of Sillage also has gift wrapping and gift message options.

Sentimental gifts for your wife

A sentimental map

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Grafomap Custom Map, from $49, available at Grafomap

Make her a totally custom map of one of her favorite places. Pick your location, then get to customizing. Grafomap lets you choose your own colors, write your own labels, and zoom in or out, for a map that is 100% unique. 

A collection of your best memories

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Snapfish Photo Book, from $12.99, available at Snapfish

Even though it has become so easy to scroll through old photos with your phone on Facebook and Instagram, there is something special about a tangible photo book that you can look at. These are nice to leave around the house, flip through every now and then, and be reminded of the memories that fill the pages. 

A thoughtful piece of home decor

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Hand Embroidered State Pillows, $225, available at Uncommon Goods

Give her some state pride with one of these beautiful pillows hand embroidered with each state’s cities, towns, famous sites, cultural icons, and more. Pick a state that means something to her like where she was born, went to college, or where you met. These vibrant pillows are so unique; they’ll look great in your home and are definite conversation starters.

A portable printer

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HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, $74.95, available on Amazon

If your wife is always documenting moments on her smartphone, she’ll love having the opportunity to turn all of those memories into real prints. All she has to do is connect her phone to the printer with Bluetooth, then quickly print her favorites into physical prints she can hang up or frame. Pick out a favorite photo of the two of you to get her started and add an extra special touch.

A nostalgic trip down memory lane

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Create Your Own Reel Viewer, from $14.95, available at Uncommon Goods

Dive headfirst into some nostalgia with a reel viewer like the ones you had as a child. Customize the reel with pictures of your favorite memories. It’s a really fun way to reminisce about the past and is sure to get you and your spouse feeling sentimental.

A DNA kit to connect with her family roots

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Ancestry DNA Kit, $99, available at Ancesty.com

Give your wife the meaningful gift of learning more about her roots and family history with an Ancestry DNA Kit. She’ll be able to discover her own DNA story with a few easy steps and get results in 6-8 weeks.

Unique gifts for your wife

A pottery starter kit

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Sculpd Pottery Starter Bundle, $84, available from Sculpd

If your wife enjoys getting crafty, this starter kit just might help her discover a new pottery passion. Every kit comes with 2 kilograms of air-dry clay, which is enough to make two different pieces. She can choose from projects like planters, ring dishes, vases, and more.

A wearable blanket

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The Comfy Oversized Microfiber & Sherpa Wearable Blanket, $44.95, available on Amazon

She’ll never be cold again thanks to this super cozy wearable blanket. Perfect for lounging around the house or cuddling up in at night, it comes in numerous color and pattern options to suit her tastes.

A cute, custom phone case

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BaubleBar x Off My Case iPhone Case, $68, available at BaubleBar

A new phone case is always a fun little accessory update. Give her one that can be customized to say something that matters to her; think names, initials, favorite foods. You can get creative with what you want the case to say, as long as it fits within the 12 character maximum.

An eye-catching print of her favorite city

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City Prints by Carolyn Gavin, $40, available at Uncommon Goods

These sentimental yet meticulously crafted prints highlight ten major cities that your wife may hold dear to their heart. Each print is a bit different than the next, but they all share the depiction of their city’s most notable landmarks. 

A cute, custom gift box

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Greetabl Gift Box, starting at $10, available at Greetabl

Greetabl is the spot for times when you want to give those “just because” kind of gifts. The box also functions as the greeting card, to which you can add your own personal photos. Then you can pick two small gifts from a group of curated items like Sugarfina gummies or sweet-smelling soap. It’s a small gift with the opportunity to add a lot of personal touches.

A funky pair of socks

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Jimmy Lion Mid-Calf Socks, $9, available at Jimmy Lion

If you’re looking to put a smile on her face, gift your spouse a pair of these funky socks. The crazy patterns and bright colors make getting dressed a lot more fun. 

A curated box of surprises

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brēō box One-Time Gift Purchase, $159, available at brēō box

Brēō box is a service that makes curated boxes full of unique and actually useful items. The contents of the box are always different, centering around everyday essentials, fitness, health, and tech items — and they’re always seasonal. If they love the first box, you can even gift them a subscription

Food and drinks gifts for your wife

A fill-in recipe journal

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Bon Appétit Recipe Journal, $28.04, available at Papier

Whether it’s a family recipe or new dishes to try out, this recipe journal stores every one of her delicious dishes and favorite restaurants. Stash every breakfast, lunch, dinner, or treat recipe in one place with this thoughtful gift for your wife.

A tasty cake for special occasions

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Milk Bar cakes, from $52, available at Milk Bar

Congratulate her on her special day or huge achievement with a delicious Milk Bar cake. A sweet Milk Bar cake that tastes irresistible will make her fall in love with you all over again. These cakes made our list of the All-Time Best products we tested.

A high-tech spice grinder

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FinaMill Spice Grinder, from $39.99, available on Amazon

This nifty battery-operated spice grinder expertly grinds up dried spices and herbs at various coarseness with the simple touch of a button. Just pop in the interchangeable and refillable pods and enjoy freshly ground pepper, minced garlic, finely chopped onion, and more.

A gift to satisfy any wife’s sweet tooth

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Sugarfina Champagne Bears, $20, available at Neiman Marcus

Treat your wife to some of the cutest sweet treats around. Sugarfina makes adorable gummies inspired by — and sometimes infused with — alcohol like champagne and rosé. They’re just as pretty to look at as they are delicious to eat.

Fancy olive oil that’ll instantly elevate any dish

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Alive Olive Oil, $37, available at Brightland

If they spend a lot of time in the kitchen, they probably already know the merits of high-quality olive oil. A drizzle of Alive from Brightland adds a vibrant, zesty flavor to any dish, plus the beautiful bottle will look great on display in their kitchen. 

Something small but sweet

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Bees Knees Spicy Honey, $14.99, available at Amazon

This sweet and spicy honey will be a welcome addition to your kitchen. It’s a thoughtful gift for an adventurous foodie who’ll appreciate this hand-infused, locally made update to the classic sweetener.

A taste of Japan by way of yummy snacks

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Bokksu Tasting Gift, $44.95 per month, 3-month box, available at Bokksu

If they love exploring new cultures through food, they’ll appreciate this curated box of gourmet Japanese snacks. In this Bokksu box, your wife can expect to find between 10 to 14 snacks, a tea pairing, and an in-depth guide that details every product included. 

A cookbook that’ll inspire her next cheese plate

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“Platters and Boards” by Shelly Westerhausen, $15.38, available at Amazon

She’s already the hostess with the mostest, but that doesn’t mean she won’t appreciate some inspiration for how to make her famous cheese plates and charcuterie boards even better. This book is filled with plenty of party-ready spreads along with the perfect meat and drink pairings for every platter.

A handheld milk frother

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Aerolatte Handheld Milk Frother, $19.99, available at Bed Bath & Beyond

You know how she takes her morning coffee, so why not make it a little easier to get a rich, frothy cappuccino at home? It’s a little gadget that can make a huge difference for her morning ritual. 

A really nice apron

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Five Two Ultimate Apron, $45, available at Food52

If one of her greatest joys is cooking, make sure your wife is suited up with some of the best cooking accessories around. This lightweight cotton apron has smart pockets to keep all the essentials at arm’s reach, built-in potholders, and even comes in some really cute colors she’ll actually want to wear.

Coffee from around the world

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World Explorer’s Coffee Sampler, $32, available at Driftaway

At the intersection of globetrotter and coffee connoisseur is this sample set. This box contains four unique coffees sourced from around the world, which vary depending on the season and other conditions. It’s a great gift that’ll make morning coffee a little more exciting.

Self-care gifts for your wife

A four-piece set of popular face masks

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Peter Thomas Roth Mask to the Max Kit, $58, available at Sephora

Treat your spouse to new and cult-favorite face masks that treat any skincare concerns with premium ingredients. The four-piece mask kit is designed to hydrate, exfoliate, soothe, and tighten any skin type.

A journal to jot down her thoughts

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Stitched Notebook Set, $15, available at Rifle Paper Co.

Your wife can keep this set of three beautiful notebooks out on her desk or nightstand to jot down everything from her to-do lists to her daily musings. 

A subscription to 100+ classes

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MasterClass Subscription, $180 annually, available from MasterClass

MasterClass provides online video classes taught by well-known celebrities and industry leaders. Your wife can opt for a cooking class with Thomas Keller or a photography lesson from Annie Leibovitz. Plus, right now the subscription comes with a 2-for-1 offer, so you can gift a subscription to yourself as part of the deal.

An exciting new read

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Book of the Month Membership, $49.99/3 months, $89.99/6 months, $169.99/12 months, available at Book of the Month

For the wife that loves to read, give her the joy of getting lost in a book. Book of the Month curates some of the best new reads and has your pick delivered to your door as a hardcover each month. It’s a great way to discover great new books and authors, plus if you sign up now you can get a free book.

A luxurious exfoliator to keep skin smooth

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Necessaire The Body Exfoliator, $30, available at Sephora

Necessaire’s clean beauty products come in beautiful, minimalist packaging that looks as good in their bathroom as it feels on their skin. This gentle exfoliator will help them slough off dry winter skin for good. 

A candle inspired by notable scents

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Otherland Candles, $36, available at Otherland

We love Otherland‘s candles, and we’re sure your spouse will too. The assortment includes a selection of nostalgic aromas reminiscent of sandalwood, fig, and champagne, to name a few. It’s one of the All-Time Best products we’ve ever tested.

A Disney + subscription for her movie marathon

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Subscribe for $7.99/month or $79.99/year

Unlimited access to movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and 20th Century Fox make for a perfect movie marathon.

Read everything there is to know about Disney+ over here. And if you need to give her some binge-spiration, here are all the new movies available to stream.

A cute and cozy pair of pajamas

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Eberjey Gisele Short PJ Set, $98, available at Shopbop

A comfortable pajama set can make bedtime much better. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to justify spending so much on an outfit you’ll never wear outside of your house. Since they might not be something she would buy herself, but you know she’d enjoy them, treat her to a comfy and colorful pair.

A mist made of calming essential oil

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Sleep Comes Easy Mist, $10, available at Grove Collaborative

Lavender, chamomile, and frankincense are revered for their calming properties. Give your spouse all the tools she needs for a calm night with this mist. It can be used as a mist or pillow spray to wash any stress away and bring on major relaxation. 

A super-hydrating sheet mask

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Skin Laundry Hydrating Facial Sheet Mask, $10, available at JCPenney

For only $10, this little luxury will make her feel like she’s indulging in a spa experience. Simply leave this mask on for about 20 minutes to refresh and soften your skin. You might want to get two or three since she’s probably going to like these— and you probably will too.

A statement candle

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Voluspa Japonica Gardenia Candle, $30, available at Sephora

This candle has a mix of gardenia, tuberose, and Tunisian clove fragrances. If you’re not familiar with candle fragrances, all you need to know is that this will make a room smell delightful. Beyond the scent, the embossed glass jar is the final touch that makes this such a great gift.

Breakfast in bed

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Breakfast in Bed Tray, $30.26, available at Etsy

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I say it’s best served in bed. Use this cute tray to give them their favorite breakfast treats without ever having to leave the room. You can choose from an array of color options, sizes, and even have the text customized.

Of course, this tray is best paired with a delicious, home-cooked meal and a lazy weekend morning.

A refreshing body scrub

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Kiehl’s Gentle Exfoliating Body Scrub, $36, available at Kiehl’s

This refreshing scrub is gentle and leaves skin smelling great and feeling soft. She’ll thank you for this indulgent product that yields great results.

A hydrating gift set

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Laneige Hydration-To-Go! Normal to Dry Skin Set, $29, available at Sephora

This travel set is great for getting an on-the-go glow and includes some of Laneige’s most popular products, including the cult-favorite Lip Sleeping Mask. If they have combination or oily skin, don’t fret: Laneige makes an additional set.

Stylish gifts for your wife

A delicate, personalized gold bracelet

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Lalinne Jewelry Initial Bracelet, $22, available at Etsy

There are endless possibilities to how you can personalize this bracelet. The initials of kids, pets, or just the two of you are all thoughtful, personal takes on this delicate piece.

A summery pair of sunglasses

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Percey Sunglasses, from $95, available at Warby Parker

Treat your wife to a new pair of shades, just in time for sunny spring. This pair takes the classic tortoise and flecks it with pink for a fresh take. If pink isn’t really her color, you can find plenty of other styles at Warby Parker.

A practical toiletry bag

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Hunter Toiletry Bag, $40, available at Dagne Dover

Your wife probably already has a few toiletry bags to hold her trinkets while she travels, but this one — with its multiple pockets, removable mesh pouches, and waterproof neoprene material — reigns supreme. 

A socially conscious shirt

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Everlane 100% Human Collection, $12-$34, available at Everlane

Show your wife you appreciate her with a product that supports gender equality. When you purchase any shirt in 100% Human Equality Now Collection, Everlane will donate a portion of proceeds to the ACLU. Not only will she look great sporting this socially conscious message, but you can feel good about the fact that part of your purchase is going to a great cause.

A simple bar necklace

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Horizontal Engravable Bar Necklace, $280, available at Mejuri

Jewelry is a classic gift and this simple bar necklace is timeless choice. Engrave it with a name or saying of up to 10 characters for some personalization. 

A cozy pullover

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Patagonia Synchilla Lightweight Snap-T Fleece Pullover, $119 available at Patagonia

Whether you love hiking together or simply spending time on the couch, this pullover is absolutely worth its received hype. We love many of Patagonia’s pullovers and sweaters because of their always dependable quality, durability, and comfort level. It’s one of the best products we’ve ever tested.

The comfiest sneakers she’s ever worn

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Women’s Wool Runners, $95, available at Allbirds

Allbirds have reached cult-like status for their superior combination of comfort, style, and convenience. Each pair is made out of Merino Wool, which makes them super soft inside and out, plus they’re machine washable so she can wear them wherever life takes her. 

A new pair of leggings for her favorite workout

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High-Waist Alosoft Sheila Legging, $78, available at Alo Yoga

Great workout clothes can totally change the tone of a workout — look good, feel good, right? This pair of performance leggings is perfect for her yoga practice, and cute enough to wear around town after that too. If you want to complete the outfit, throw in a matching top

Luxury gifts for your wife

A gorgeous set of glassware

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Estelle Colored Wine Stemware (Set of 6), $175, available at Estelle

Elevate your wife’s stemware collection for her next wine night in or dinner party with these stunning, handblown glasses. Sets are available in rainbow hues from cobalt to blush and you can even mix and match colors. 

Flowers that will last all year

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Custom Small Box, $179, available at Rosebox

Getting a bouquet of roses is a sweet gesture, but a chic box of fresh stems that will last a full year takes it to the next level. Yes, you read that right. Rosebox arrangements are real flowers that are carefully preserved to stay fresh for a full year without any maintenance. Choose from a range of sizes from mini boxes to large centerpieces. Roses are also available in an array of color options from classic red to bright turquoise or lavender.  

A chic weighted blanket

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Cotton Napper, $249, available at Bearaby

Weighted blankets have been shown to help reduce anxiety and help some people sleep better. This soft and luxurious version from Bearaby is chic enough to leave draped over the couch as a decor accent and cuddly enough to curl up in for a cozy night in. It also comes in five different color options and three different weights for a more customized experience.

A smartwatch she’ll wear daily

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Apple Watch Series 7, from $399, available at Apple

The Apple Watch Series 7 is the best smartwatch Apple currently sells. Your wife will certainly appreciate that it comes with top-of-the-line health features, a brighter display, and fast charging.

A royally-approved travel tech organizer

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Stow Travel & Tech The First Class Leather Case, $511, available at Stow London

This stylish tech travel case will keep all your wife’s accessories organized on your next trip and comes with a Stow-branded USB and portable power bank as extra perks. Plus, it’s royally approved. Meghan Markle has been spotted traveling with this very case. Choose from eight different colors and add embossed or hand-painted initials to it for an extra personal touch.

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