We’ve handpicked the best Christmas gifts for your wife—whether she’s a trend-setter, an amateur chef, or simply loves great athleisure. You’ll be in her good graces in no time.
There are unwritten rules to follow when selecting the best Christmas gifts for her, Christmas gifts for mom, and even Christmas gifts for mother-in-law. Naturally, these unspoken rules apply to your wife too.
Your life partner warrants a present that's sophisticated, practical, and in line with her tastes—something she wouldn't buy herself on any given Tuesday.
Fortunately, our pick of the best Christmas gifts for your wife simplifies this Herculean task. For "your person," these 30 ideas will be well-received under the Christmas tree. Post-holiday, she may even brag about you to her squad.
Best Christmas gifts for your wife 2021
From romantic keepsakes to timeless finds she’ll use forever, here are the best Christmas gifts that she'll love.
1. Ted Baker Molson Flared Stretch-Cotton Mac Coat
RRP: $215/£259 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The Molson is one of the best winter coats this season. Made from a cotton blend, this coat features a spread collar, flared hem, and an adjustable waist belt to flatter your waistline. With these design elements, it's a lovely modern take on the bulky, utilitarian, classic trenches of yore.
2. Saint Laurent Lou Leather Camera Bag
RRP: $1,120/£1,070 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
As one of the best designer bags, the Lou is a classic worth the splurge. Crafted from luxe calfskin leather, this bag will fit the daily essentials. It is complemented by an adjustable leather strap, detachable tassel, and, of course, the designer's signature gold-toned logo embellishment. Suffice to say, it'll pair nicely with everything from casual Christmas jumper dresses on the day to fancy evening frocks.
3. Summersalt The Cloud 9 Silky PJ Set
RRP: $95/£100 | Delivery: 3-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Elevate her sleepwear with the Cloud 9 satiny and plush pajama set. Made of sweat-wicking and durable fabric, this relaxed-fit features a stretchy waistband and plenty of pockets. Plus, it comes in a variety of colorways and prints, like lavender plaid and rainbow stripe. Available in sizes XS-2XL.
If she a fan of something more festive, head over to our guide on Christmas pajamas family sets.
4. Dita Von Teese Lace Bra
RRP: $85/£68 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Glamorous design aside, this is likely to become one of the best bras in her lingerie draw. Designed by fashion designer and vedette Dita Von Teese, this lace bra incorporates thoughtful features for a luxurious look and feel. These include scalloped detailing, soft semi-sheer cups, and rich color.
Aesthetics aside, it's one of the best bras that marries comfort and support. Available in sizes 32B-38E.
5. Personalized Album Cover Frame
RRP: From $12.40/£12 | Delivery: 3-10 day shipping | Refundable?: No | Region: US and UK
If the love of music brought you two together, then tug at her heartstrings with this polished-grass album frame. Since it's customizable, you can add your unique touch. Choose among various plaque sizes and text colors. Then add your main messages, upload your photo, and determine the song you'd like to be featured. Albeit petite, it's a special keepsake and token of your appreciation, which go a long way.
6. Monica Vinander Riva Wave Medium Hoop Diamond Earrings
RRP: $275/£180 | Delivery: 3-7 day shipping | Refundable?: 100-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Elevate her jewelry stash with diamond earrings, an update from conventional hoops. Available in three sparkly finishes, this pair is responsibly manufactured with ethically sourced diamonds and handcrafted with recycled gold vermeil and sterling silver. This pair comes with a generous 5-year warranty.
7. Boden Cashmere V-Neck Relax Sweater
RRP: $180/£120 | Delivery: 3-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 90-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Sweater weather is upon us and what better way to embrace it than with a new cashmere knit? Update a classic with this sumptuous V-neck by Boden, made from free-to-roam Mongolian goats. Your wife will treasure this plush style in her capsule wardrobe. Available in nine colors and sizes US 2-22/UK 6-22.
8. Liberty London Carline Rose Silk Twill Scarf
RRP: $240/£165 | Delivery: 3-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Unboxing a Liberty silk scarf will make any Christmas her favorite one yet. Show the love with this floral style—she’ll be able to wear it around the neck, through belt holes, or even tied onto her best weekend bags. Available in two colors.
9. Mark & Graham Personalized Travel Jewelry Case
RRP: $99/£71.95 | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | Refundable?: No | Region: US
If she fancies jewelry advent calendars, then she'll love this bestseller from Mark & Graham.
Curated with vegan leather, the case will carry her small essentials during her adventures—be it jewels or her best lip balms. It features a removable double-sided pouch for bracelets, earrings, and more. Best of all, it comes in a wide range of bright colors and prints.
10. Christian Louboutin Pigalle Heels
RRP: $69.94/£50 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
When in doubt, go with luxury, like the Christian Louboutin Pigalle Heels. Emblazoned with red lacquer bottoms, this timeless pair is crafted from patent leather in sleek black. They run small, so we recommend sizing up. Available in US sizes 4-12/UK sizes 1-10.
11. Personalized Vintage Inspired Cuff Bangle
RRP: $113.24/£80 | Delivery: 2-10 day shipping | Refundable?: No | Region: US and UK
Sometimes, all she wants is a token of your appreciation. This vintage-style bangle is perfect for engraving with a loving phrase or name. If you want to keep your tender words for just the two of you, a hidden message can be added on the inside—a secret that only you and your partner will know about.
12. Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant
RRP: From $98/£88 | Delivery: 2-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The Align High-Rise Pant is seriously second-skin, earning a top spot on our pick of the best leggings. Backed by durable, yet lightweight fabric, this pair features a double-layered high waist, which flatters and smooths the stomach area. Overall, they're ideal for her workouts and days spent in front of the best Christmas movies on Netflix. Available in seven colors and sizes 0-20.
13. Beats Studio 3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones
RRP: $349.95/£299.95 | Delivery: 3-10 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The Studio 3 headphones are ideal for the music lover, podcast junkie, or wife who simply wants to zone out on one of her best sleep apps. They provide up to 22 hours of uninterrupted listening time, allowing her to ignore you for as long as she likes. Utter bliss! Available in seven colors.
14. Breakfast Electric Sandwich Maker
RRP: $25/£48.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
This compact gadget is capable of creating any sandwich—be it low-carb or protein-packed—in under five minutes. Not to mention, every part is removable and dishwasher safe. It'll quickly become one of her most useful kitchen essentials.
15. Fullstar Vegetable Chopper
RRP: $29.99/£29.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
If she's into leafy greens, then the Fullstar Chopper will be her godsend. Albeit small, this gadget is powerful and multifunctional, offering seven inserts for prepping a range of veggies. It also comes with a handheld peeler, juicer, egg separator, and slicer. Why not equip her with everything she needs for under $30/£30?
16. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
RRP: $129.99/£99.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Foster her love for literary escapism with the Kindle Paperwhite. Compared to other best eReaders, this bestseller is impressively lightweight to hold and easy to use, all supported by a long-lasting battery. The device comes with a hefty 8GB of storage, so she can traverse through thousands of great reads without thinking twice. She can also choose from 16 adjustable font sizes and levels of grayscale.
17. Virgin Experience Days Couples Collection Voucher
RRP: $149/£99 | Delivery: 5-14 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Not sure what to buy her? Allow Virgin Experience Days to intervene. With the Couples Collection Voucher, she can choose from hundreds of experiences from fine dining and weekend getaways to unique activities like llama trekking. It's an unforgettable gift that you'll both treasure for years to come.
18. Yeti Rambler Travel Mug
RRP: $34.99/£29.99 | Delivery: 7-14 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The Rambler Travel Mug will become her steadfast travel companion. Boasting a portable profile, this mug features an ergonomic grip and twist-on lid that's leak-resistant—aka no more spilled coffees during her morning commute. There's simply no better present than convenience. Available in six colors.
19. Slip Pure Silk Beauty Sleep Gift Set
RRP: $122/£111 | Delivery: 7-14 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
This limited-edition gift bundle features a sleep mask and pillowcase, each made from luxe mulberry silk. Compared to traditional pillowcases, Slip's iteration reduces friction and prevents strands from tangling—the ultimate antidote to bad hair days. The sleep mask is a thoughtful inclusion that'll help your wife feel refreshed come sunrise.
20. Artisan Du Chocolat Pyramide de Chocolats
RRP: $149/£135 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
This impressive chocolate pyramid will satisfy a sweet tooth. It brims with diverse flavors, from hazelnut and passion fruit to coffee and coconut. More importantly, it couples nicely with one of the best Christmas hampers, if they're on her wishlist.
21. Limited Edition Veuve Clicquot
RRP: $188/£160 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
For the wife who revels in the best gin advent calendars, this limited-edition champagne is peak sophistication. Each bottle is infused with pinot noir and chardonnay grape varieties. The perfect upgrade for her liquor cabinet.
22. Birchbox Beauty Subscription
RRP: From $15/£13.95 monthly | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: Can cancel anytime | Region: US and UK
Most women are pedantic about their beauty regimens and like to choose their own products. Fortunately, there's the Birchbox Subscription Plan, which will take the guesswork out of finding what she loves. Every month, Birchbox delivers high-quality skincare and haircare products from leading brands. Simply put, a low-stakes way for her to trial through new finds (much like the best beauty advent calendars!).
23. Jimmy Choo Seduction Collection Radiant Tuberose Eau de Parfum
RRP: $210/£175 | Delivery: 3-6 day shipping | Refundable?: 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
A sensual fragrance that evokes lush white flowers. Along with dreamy notes of tuberose, this bottle doubles as vanity candy with impressive staying power, too. It'll become her signature scent for sure.
24. Peloton Exercise Bike Basics
RRP: $1,495/£1,350 | Delivery: 4-9 weeks | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The Peloton Exercise Bike replicates a professional-grade indoor cycling session from home. With the Peloton app, she'll have access to the best Peloton instructors and thousands of workout classes on-demand—from yoga, strength training, and more.
25. Sweaty Betty Icon Luxe Gym Bag
RRP: $148/£95 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable? 45-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Both practical and dapper, this quilted gym bag has a zip-open base for wet and muddy trainers. What's more, it features plenty of inner compartments and separate straps for carrying a yoga mat. A great carry-all for both workouts and weekends away.
26. GHD Unplugged Cordless Straightener
RRP: $355/£299 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Chances are, she owns one of the best straighteners but could use a mini iteration for travel. Enter the GHD Unplugged Cordless, a portable straightener to be nestled in her purse. Powered by the GHD tech we love, this hair tool is petite enough for touchups and taming frizzy strands on the go.
27. Polaroid Now+ Starter Set
RRP: $194.99/£160.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day shipping | Refundable? 14-day return policy | Region: US and UK
This set bundles the essentials for capturing moments: the brand's top-rated polaroid camera, Color i-Type Film, and Black & White i-Type Film. It also includes five lens filters and extra tools on the Polaroid mobile app.
28. Olaplex The Complete Hair Repair System
RRP: $196/£182 | Delivery: 7-10 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The Olaplex Hair Repair System offers salon-grade products that'll revive her damaged tresses. Albeit pricey, Olaplex excels in quality and performance, courtesy of the brand's patented bond-building technology. Each product is suitable for all hair types and features cruelty-free, effective formulas.
29. Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer Pro
RRP: $399.95/£288 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US
This do-it-all appliance comes with 13 preset functions for toasting bagels, baking cookies, broiling, reheating, and more. Powered by various settings, the Pro also includes a nonstick pizza pan, hardwearing oven rocks, a broil rack, enameled baking pan, and an air-fry basket.
30. The Tech Bar Divoom Planet-9 Mood Lamp
RRP: $73/£59.95 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Brighten her mood with this table-top Lamp, offering five brightness levels, 24-hours of power, and hundreds of lighting patterns. With the brand's digital app, she can control the lamp remotely from her phone or tablet.
31. Our Place Always Pan
RRP: $145/£125 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
Among the best cookware, the Always Pan is a cult classic and with good reason. For starters, it's multifunctional, serving as a frying pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, and more in one. It boasts nonstick ceramic coating and lightweight construction but remains undeniably sturdy. Available in eight bold colors.
32. Louis Vuitton Victorine Wallet
RRP: $570/£360 | Delivery: 5-10 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK
The best Louis Vuitton bags are coveted for those with refined taste or who simply appreciate practicality. That being said, the designer house curates luxury wallets that are just as enviable—like the Victorine Wallet. Available in three colors, this wallet is made from soft-grained leather and features LV's signature Monogram pattern throughout. Above all, this envelope-styled accessory includes plenty of pockets for bills, coins, and cards. Overall, a versatile accessory for work and play.
Dominique (Dom) is a very online shopping writer at Woman & Home, where she covers products, sales/deals, and market news across categories. Before joining the team, she penned stories as an editorial fellow at Insider Reviews, the affiliate commerce team at Insider Inc./Business Insider. The bespectacled NJ transplant specializes in commerce journalism, women’s lifestyle content, and hoarding makeup—much to her mother’s dismay.
Her foray into storytelling began in the early aughts, the era in which she developed a passion for fiction writing and an aversion to math. This passion, along with many failed math exams, led her to Marist College, where she studied public relations, creative advertising, and English.
Aside from writing, she doodles in notebooks, crafts memes, and sleuths for homes out of her tax bracket on Zillow. Follow her adventures via the web:
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