The 30 Best Birthday Gifts for Your Girlfriend
If there’s one date you don’t want to forget it’s your girlfriend’s birthday. While you should always be celebrating your better half no matter what time of the year it is, her birthday is that little bit more special. It’s the one time of the year your Queen deserves to be showered with love. Because of this, you want to gift her something that will make her love you even more and earn you some much-needed brownie points.
Whether she loves the outdoors, is a fashionista, enjoys tech, loves cooking, or is a gym junkie, there’s sure to be a gift on this list to bring a smile to her face.
1. SommeSelect Monthly Wine Club
This is great for newbies looking to get into wine or for enthusiasts wanting to expand their pallet. Curated by master sommelier Ian Cauble, she’ll receive four different bottles a month for less than $100. Each collection is themed, so one month it might be focused on a certain wine region, the next, a certain kind of grape. After a few months, you and she will be expert sommeliers and ready to show off your knowledge to your friends.
2. The Sill Peperomia Obtusfolia Houseplant
If your girl fancies herself a bit of a green thumb, grab her a house plant from The Still. There are dozens of plants available, but you can’t go past the Peperomia Obtusfolia. Also known as the Baby Rubber Plant, this low-maintenance house plant is recognized by its thick, lush, green leaves. It requires little care too, just a bit of sunlight and some water once a week.
The Still also offers a subscription service so your partner can receive different plants every month if she’s looking to build her collection of greenery.
3. Fjallraven Kanken Laptop 13 Inch Backpack for Everyday
If your lady is a woman on the go, she needs something to keep her laptop and other items safe and secure. The Kanken Laptop 13″ Backpack for Everyday from Fjallraven is the answer to all her problems. This stylish and practical backpack is made from Vinylon F, a dirt-resistant and water-resistant material, and has enough space to house a 13″ laptop, water bottle, phone, sunglasses, books, stationery, and more.
Available in a wide range of colors and coming with padded, ergonomic shoulder straps, this is the ultimate backpack for work or play.
4. Lululemon The Reversible Mat
Lululemon is at the forefront of athleisure wear and their natural rubber yoga mat is just what your girlfriend needs if she likes getting her stretch on. Specifically designed for yoga enthusiasts, The Reversible mat has a grippy surface with an antimicrobial additive that means she doesn’t have to worry about mold forming after a sweaty workout.
Available in a range of cool colors, this classic yoga mat from Lululemon will certainly get lots of use.
5. Burberry Kensington Hooded Nylon Trench Coat
Considering we are smack bang in the middle of winter there’s no better time to gift your lady a warm coat. This number from Burberry is a traditional trench coat with a modern detachable hood for those extra wet days. Featuring a belted waist and cuffs, this button up trench coat also has Burberry’s vintage check lining and comes in classic black, so it goes with pretty much any outfit.
6. Nutribullet PRO+ Single Serve Blender
This all-in-one blender from Nutribullet will change the way your partner goes about making her morning smoothie. Powered by a 1,200-watt motor and featuring a to-go lid, she can load this bad boy up with seven servings of fruits and vegetables and mix up 32 ounces of tasty, fresh, juice.
A great gift for the fitness or healthy obsessed girlfriend, the Nutribullet is the ultimate blender on the market at an affordable price.
7. Polaroid Go Instant Mini Camera
Polaroid cameras never seem to go out of fashion, as is the case with Polaroid’s fabulous Go Instant Mini Camera. A pocket-sized version of the regular Polaroid, this camera features double exposure, a reflective selfie mirror so she can catch herself in the right light, and a self-timer so she has plenty of time to strike a pose. She’ll be taking vintage photos in no time.
8. Bedsure Wearable Blanket Hoodie
Made from soft sherpa fleece and machine washable, this comfy Blanket Hoodie from Bedsure is exactly what your lady wants when snuggling up on the couch on those cold winter nights. Available in six different colors (grey, pink, chocolate brown, navy, blue, and light green) and coming with a front pocket and hoodie, this wearable blanket is the shits. It’s so cozy you might have to buy yourself one.
9. LEGO The Freinds Apartment
Arguably one of the biggest shows of the 90s, Friends captured the attention of women around the world. Despite having been off the air for over 15 years, it’s still beloved by millions. This LEGO set allows your girlfriend to keep the show alive by building the two apartments lived in by Joey and Chandler and Monica and Rachel.
This 2,048 piece set has everything from the boy’s reclining chairs to Phoebe’s dollhouse. Your lady can recreate her favorite episodes with each mini-figure wearing an outfit tied to classic episodes.
10. Merry People Bobbi Gumboot
These stylish boots are great for anyone who likes to get out and about when it’s wet and rainy. Constructed from natural rubber and 100% waterproof, Merry People’s Bobbi Gumboots are well made, comfortable, and above all, look fantastic. They are also 100% vegan for those who are all about sustainability.
11. MasterClass Subscript
If you’re unfamiliar with MasterClass, it’s a pretty simple concept that is very rewarding. The service offers hundreds of classes on all types of things hosted by exceptional people in that field. So if your lady likes to sing, she can get singing, writing, and production lessons from the likes of Mariah Carey, Alica Keys, and St. Vincent. Or maybe she prefers cooking? She can learn from the best, including Gordan Ramsey, Wolfgang Puck, and Niki Nakayama. There is literally something for everyone with MasterClass.
There are three types of plans available but no matter which you choose for your love, she will have access to every MasterClass released. Great for the woman who loves to learn.
12. Homesick Astrology Collection Candle
In the space of six years Homesick has become one of America’s biggest candle producers. They have over 200 different creations in stock, with their candles based around locations and moments. While the Countries collection is great for those who like to be reminded of their favorite overseas holidays, we’re all about the Astrology collection.
There are 12 different candles with 12 different scents representing all 12 star signs. Each non-toxic candle is made from a natural soy wax blend with premium cotton wicks and custom fragrance oils. With a burn time of between 60-80 hours, these candles are a great buy and will no doubt get a lot of use.
13. Ninja Airfryer
If cooking isn’t her forte, maybe an air fryer can solve the problem. The latest must-have kitchen accessory lets you cook things with air instead of oil. It’s a great way to whip up meals quickly and efficiently without too much trouble, although don’t expect to be cooking anything too elaborate.
Not only is it easy to use, but cleaning this high-tech cooker is also simple, meaning you won’t have any problem volunteering to do the dishes.
14. Anker PowerCore III Portable Battery Charger
If your lady is anything like mine, she spends about as much time on her phone as she does getting ready for a night out, which is a long time. To make sure she’s not worried about her phone going dead, get her this handy charger from Anker. It provides more than five chargers for an iPhone, four for a Samsung Galaxy, and two for an iPad mini. Not only will it charge her phone in no time, but it’s also compact and will fit easily in her clutch or bag.
15. Schott Zwiesel Pure Collection All-Purpose Wine Glasses
If your girlfriend loves drinking wine (who doesn’t by the way?) then we recommend these all-purpose wine glasses from Schott Zwiesel. Great for red or white wine, these glasses are made with lead-free crystal glass and are dishwasher-safe. No matter whether you’re having a dinner party with friends or she wants a quiet glass after work, these versatile glasses can be used for any occasion.
Although there are only two glasses in the set, the price means you can buy a couple of sets without worrying about breaking the bank.
16. Aftershocks: A Memoir - Nadia Owusu
Described by The Washington Post as being “full of narrative risk and untrammeled lyricism,” Nadia Owusu’s Aftershocks tells the story of her upbringing. Abandoned by her mother at two and an orphan at 13, Owusu eventually finds herself in New York where she has to struggle to survive and rebuild her life. Using earthquakes and their aftermath as a metaphor for her struggles, Aftershocks is a compelling read that your girlfriend won’t be able to put down.
17. Sony WF-1000XM4 True Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
Sony never fails to deliver when it comes to high-quality headphones. These earbuds possess the new Integrated Processor V1 that cancels more noise than ever before. They also have eight hours of playback plus an additional 16 hours of charge in the case, meaning you can get a full 24 hours worth of listening time out of them. They pair easily with most devices via Bluetooth and come with a full one-year warranty.
18. Lunya Washable Silk Sleep Mask
As the name suggests, this silk sleep mask will help your girlfriend hit the hay in no time. Made from naturally moisturizing silk, this mask also doubles as a headband, helping keep her hair out of her face so it doesn’t interrupt her beauty routine. It also blocks out a fair amount of noise as it goes over her ears, which is an added bonus for light sleepers.
19. Raey Oversized Hooded Sweatshirt
Stop her from stealing your hoodie by gifting her this comfy number from Raey. Made from a blend of recycled cotton, this hoodie is oversized to keep her extra warm. Available in three colors (black, grey, and white) and Global Recycled Standard certified, this is great whether she’s relaxing at home on the couch or heading out on a few errands.
20. Dyson Corrale Straightner
Dyson just doesn’t just make vacuums and air purifiers. They are also well known for their hair products, with the Corrale Straightner the pick of the bunch. While the price might be eye-watering (like all Dyson products), the Corrale is well worth it. Dyson claims it’s the only straightener with flexing plats that shape to gather hair. Not only do you get this game-changing straightener, but it comes with a detangling comb, paddle brush, charging dock, charging cable, and specially designed case to keep it secure.
21. Amazon Paperwhite 8 GB Kindle
If she likes reading but doesn’t have the time to visit bookshops or the library, an e-reader is just what she needs. Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite is a great option. One of the original e-readers, this version comes with 8 GB and can store thousands of titles at one time.
This nifty Kindle has a 6.8” display, adjustable warm light, 20% faster page turns, and a battery that can last up to 10 weeks, which is pretty impressive. Sign up to Kindle Unlimited and she’ll have access to a huge range of books (over two million).
22. MysteryVibe Crescendo
If you’re looking to spice up your sex life then we can’t recommend the Crescendo enough. This award-winning vibrator from MysteryVibe is not only flexible, meaning it can reach all the right spots, but has six motors that make sure all six of her erogenous zones are tickled. There’s also a smart app that allows you to control the vibrations so you can bring her to orgasm with the touch of a button.
23. Nordgreen Unika Watch
Nordgreen is a Denmark watch-making company crafting brilliant, minimalist watches for both men and women. Designed by Jakob Wagner, the Unika has a timeless look that will look amazing on your lady’s wrist. Available in four different colors (we think silver is best) and a host of different strap types, the Unika has a blank dial that only emphasizes its luxury style. For those who are into sustainability, the brand is socially-conscious and fully carbon-neutral, with the watch coming in ethically sourced packaging.
24. Le Labo Coffee Body Scrub
Looking after your skin is a given, so make sure your lady is glowing by gifting her Le Labo’s Coffee Body Scrub. Combining coffee and sunflower seeds with nourishing safflower oil, this scrub will exfoliate her skin while simultaneously moisturizing it. What’s even better is it will leave your lady smelling like a hot cup of coffee, which is the best way to start the day.
25. 20x200 Hanging Wall Art
Nothing brings an apartment together like a piece of wall art. 20×200 have been delivering art into people’s homes since 2007. They have released thousands of different collections from hundreds of artists and have a blog that includes essays and articles from famous artists.
You can choose from a massive range of styles, sizes, artists, and genres, so whether your lady enjoys landscapes, abstract art, or photographic prints, you’re sure to find something for her from 20×200.
26. OMA The Label The Kenile Bracelet
OMA The Label is the brainchild of New York-based fashion stylist Neumi Anekhe. Designing high-quality jewelry and clothing, OMA The Label’s collection of bracelets is sure to please your lady, particularly The Kenile Bracelet. Available in gold or silver, this understated piece is inspired by Zoë Kravitz and pairs well with The Zoë Earrings.
27. The Great Eros Sonata Bodysuit
Here’s a gift you can both enjoy. Brooklyn-based The Great Eros producers some fantastic lingerie, as is the case with this Sonata Bodysuit. Not only is it sexy, but comfortable too. Made from Italian matte fabric and edged in the brand’s custom geometric lace, your partner will not only feel good but also look great. And if you’re lucky, she might even wear it around the house for you!
28. Away The Carry-On
If you’re planning a trip with your significant other, why not surprise her with some new luggage. American brand Away are leaders in modern suitcase designs and The Carry-On is a finely crafted case made to fit the overhead bin of most airlines in the world. It has a durable polycarbonate shell, 360-degree spinner wheels, and a TSA-approved lock. One of the best features might be the ejectable USB charger that can charge her phone up to four times, so she’ll never have to worry about not having enough juice.
29. Everlane The Performance Legging
If she’s into fitness there’s no doubting she has an array of leggings in her closet, but none will be as comfortable as Everlane’s The Performance Legging. Made of premium performance fabric from a renowned Italian mill (that includes 58% recycled nylon), these are great whether she’s doing yoga, running a marathon, or getting her sweat on at the gym. They even have an interior pocket so she can keep her phone locked away while working out.
30. Fenty Skin Start'rs Full-Size Bundle
Rihanna is a global icon. Not only is she one of the world’s best musical stars, but she’s also a business behemoth, with her Fenty Beauty and Fenty x Savage lines of skincare and clothing going gangbusters. One of the most popular products from her range is the Fenty Slin Start’rs Full-Size Bundle. This fantastic set includes three products that cleanse, tone, and hydrate your skin in a matter of minutes. If it’s good enough for Rihanna, it’s good enough for your other half.
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