33 best Christmas gifts for your wife in 2021

Meet the best Christmas gifts for your wife: luxe and useful finds she won't return on December 26th

Three of the best Christmas gifts for your wife 2021 from Veuve, YSL, and Liberty London shown side by side
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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 herChristmas 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

Ted Baker Molson Flared Stretch-Cotton Mac Coat

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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.

View Ted Baker Molson Flared Stretch-Cotton Mac Coat at Selfridges


2. Saint Laurent Lou Leather Camera Bag

Saint Laurent Lou Leather Camera Bag

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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.

View Saint Laurent Lou Leather Camera Bag at Selfridges


3. Summersalt The Cloud 9 Silky PJ Set

Summersalt The Cloud 9 Silky PJ Set

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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.

View The Cloud 9 Silky PJ Set at Summersalt


4. Dita Von Teese Lace Bra

Dita Von Teese Lace Bra in black

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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.

View Dita Von Teese Lace Bra at Amazon


5. Personalized Album Cover Frame

Personalized Album Cover on Etsy

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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. 

View Personalized Glass Art at Etsy


6. Monica Vinander Riva Wave Medium Hoop Diamond Earrings

Monica Vinander Riva Wave Medium Hoop Diamond Earrings

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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.

View Riva Wave Medium Hoop Diamond Earrings at Monica Vinander


7. Boden Cashmere V-Neck Relax Sweater

Boden Cashmere V-Neck Relax Sweater

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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.

View Cashmere V-Neck Relax Sweater at Boden


8. Liberty London Carline Rose Silk Twill Scarf

Liberty London Carline Rose Silk Twill Scarf

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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.

View Carline Rose Silk Twill Scarf at Liberty London


9. Mark & Graham Personalized Travel Jewelry Case

Mark & Graham Personalized Travel Jewelry Case

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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. 

View Personalized Travel Jewelry Case at Mark & Graham


10. Christian Louboutin Pigalle Heels

Christian Louboutin Pigalle Heels

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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. 

View Christian Louboutin Pigalle Heels at Selfridges


11. Personalized Vintage Inspired Cuff Bangle

Personalized Vintage Inspired Cuff Bangle

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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. 

View Personalized Vintage Inspired Cuff Bangle at Not On The High Street


12. Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant

Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant in black

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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.

View Align High-Rise Pant at Lululemon


13. Beats Studio 3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones

Beats Studio 3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones

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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.

View Beats Studio 3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones at Amazon


14. Breakfast Electric Sandwich Maker

Breakfast Electric Sandwich Maker

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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

View Hamilton Breakfast Electric Sandwich Maker available at Amazon


15. Fullstar Vegetable Chopper

Fullstar Vegetable Chopper

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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?

View Fullstar Vegetable Chopper at Amazon


16. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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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.

View Kindle Paperwhite at Amazon


17. Virgin Experience Days Couples Collection Voucher

Flat lay of global map with camera and passport

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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.

View Virgin Experience Days Couples Collection Voucher at Virgin Experience Days


18. Yeti Rambler Travel Mug

Yeti Rambler Travel Mug

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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. 

View Yeti Rambler Travel Mug at Yeti


19. Slip Pure Silk Beauty Sleep Gift Set

Slip Pure Silk Beauty Sleep Gift Set

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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.

View Slip Pure Silk Beauty Sleep Gift Set at Revolve


20. Artisan Du Chocolat Pyramide de Chocolats

Artisan Du Chocolat Pyramide de Chocolats

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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. 

View Artisan Du Chocolat Pyramide de Chocolats at Selfridges


21. Limited Edition Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot

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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.

View Veuve Clicquot at Selfridges


22. Birchbox Beauty Subscription

Birchbox Beauty Subscription

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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!).

View Beauty Subscription Plan at Birchbox


23. Jimmy Choo Seduction Collection Radiant Tuberose Eau de Parfum

Jimmy Choo Seduction Collection Radiant Tuberose Eau de Parfum

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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.

View Jimmy Choo Seduction Collection Radiant Tuberose Eau de Parfum at Harrods


24. Peloton Exercise Bike Basics

Peloton Exercise Bike Basics

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RRP: From $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.

View Exercise Bike Basics at Peloton


25. Sweaty Betty Icon Luxe Gym Bag

Sweaty Betty Icon Luxe Gym Bag

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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.

View Icon Luxe Gym Bag at Sweaty Betty 


26. GHD Unplugged Cordless Straightener

GHD Unplugged Cordless Straightener

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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.

View GHD Unplugged Cordless Straightener at Selfridges


27. Polaroid Now+ Starter Set

Polaroid Now+ Starter Set

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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.

View Now+ Starter Set at Polaroid


28. Olaplex The Complete Hair Repair System

Olaplex The Complete Hair Repair System

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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. 

View The Complete Hair Repair System at Olaplex


29. Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer Pro

Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer Pro

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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.

View Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer Pro at Williams Sonoma


30. The Tech Bar Divoom Planet-9 Mood Lamp

The Tech Bar Divoom Planet-9 Mood Lamp

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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.

View The Tech Bar Divoom Planet-9 Mood Lamp at Selfridges


31. Our Place Always Pan

Our Place Always Pan

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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.

View Always Pan at Our Place


32. Louis Vuitton Victorine Wallet

Louis Vuitton Victorine Wallet

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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.

View Victorine Wallet at Louis Vuitton


33. Temple Spa Absolute Truffle Gift Set

Temple Spa Absolute Truffle Gift Set

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RRP: $104/£65 | Delivery: 3-7 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day return policy | Region: US and UK

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Indulge her skin in luxury, courtesy of Temple Spa's Absolute Truffle gift bundle. For optimal skin health, this collection harnesses the power of antioxidant-rich black summer truffles, cocoa, strawberry extract, and peptides. Together, these ingredients help to deliver a soft, well-nourished complexion: a gift that keeps on giving.

View Absolute Truffle Gift Set at Temple Spa

Dominique McIntee
Dominique McIntee

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. 


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