Show Your Besties You Really Know Them With These 30 Creative Gifts for Friends

These will totally make their day!

gift ideas for your best friend
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You know your BFF better than anyone, but sometimes giving gifts is hard — especially when you feel like you've exhausted your own creative ideas. Take a peek at our 30 top gift ideas for friends for some inspiration!

1 Go All Out Adjustable Peach Emoji Dad Hat
$14.99 (21% off)

For the Meme Queen

This peachy-keen dad hat is a great friend gift for anyone fluent in emoji. Available in a spectrum of 15 colors, we think the millennial-pink shade suits it best.

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2 Delish: Eat Like Every Day’s the Weekend
$19.49 (35% off)

For the Insatiable Foodie

If she's ever drooled over one of Delish's decadent cooking videos, she can finally master their mouth-watering techniques in her own home kitchen. This brand-new cookbook is stuffed with over 275 original recipes, covering everything from homemade brunch, to party apps, to the most epic family dinner spread imaginable!

3 Yoga Zeal Banana Leaf Yoga Mat

For the Yogi

Is yoga class her happy place? This mat will definitely keep her on her toes (literally) with its suede-soft nonstick surface. It might seem pricey, but trust us — this one's worth it. It has just enoughpadding to support the knees, and it never slips or slides around.

4 She's My BFF T-Shirt

For the Photo Bomber

She never misses an opportunity to steal the spotlight in a picture — except when she's sharing it with her BFFs. This Insta-ready shirt will put you both front and center!

5 Ovalware Airtight Cold Brew Maker

For the Friend Who Spends Their Whole Paycheck on Iced Coffee

The price of cold-brew everywhere seems to be steadily climbing, meaning that your friend's daily caffeine habit is probably costing them a fortune. Splurge on their behalf for this brilliant steeper carafe. Users love its sleek design and that it makes one mean cup of iced joe (or tea!).

6 Everlast Pro Style Boxing Training Gloves

For the One Always Up for Another Round

Punching bags ain't got nothin' on your BFF, so what better way to support her hobby than with a pair of Everlast gloves? Choose from black, red, blue, or a neon green-and-blue combo that's almost as colorful as she is.

7 Shine 24K Gold Rolling Papers Two-Sheet Pack

For the Highbrow Stoner

Go beyond the green with a set of two 24-karat gold rolling papers for your favorite fancy stoner. Blended with hemp, these papers offer a smooth burn and non-metallictaste. Whether you also gift your BFF some ganja along with the papers is totally up to you, but we're sure they'd be happy to accept.

8 USAopoly The Golden Girls Puzzle

For the Girl Gang

We all know the Golden Girls are the original #squad. Celebrate your gal pals with a tribute to the ultimate girl gang of yore. This group gift is the perfect cause for a night in together with cocktails, puzzle time, and a binge-watching session of your favorite show.

9 Hematite Pink Quartz Stone

For the Crystal Collector

Whether used as desk decor or for aligning her energy field, gifting your most metaphysically-inclined friend a chunk of rose quartz is a high-vibe gesture of love. Said to open up the heart chakra, this Argentinean-sourced stone is a one-of-a-kind gem she's sure to treasure.

10 Timberland Sutherlin Stretch Chelsea Boot


For Your Roommate

Living with your best friend is a blast ... until half of your closet somehow ends up in hers. Gift your bestie this set of Timberland booties, so you never have to fight over your favorite Chelsea boots' whereabouts ever again.

This suede pair is also available in beige and gray (along with black leather material), and features stretchy side panels that ensure that even with her coziest pair of knit socks on, these will provide a comfortable, roomy fit.

11 Chalier Art Socks (Five-Pack)
$12.99 (35% off)

For the Fine-Art Fanatic

Your go-to museum date deserves a friend gift that's just as artsy as she is. This set of five socks showcase timeless works with a tongue-in-cheek twist.

12 Monopoly Bobs Burgers Board Game
$27.84 (30% off)

For the Game-Night Fiend

Sate your friend's excitement for the upcoming Bob's Burgers movie with this themed twist on the classic Monopoly board game. The game's rules are the same, but all of the houses, cards, money, and locations are all hilariously customized to resemble the Belcher family's animated world.

13 S'well Stainless Steel 16 oz. Travel Mug

For the Friend Who's Always On the Go

Your friend loves brewing a cuppa (or few) on the daily, but if her paper cup pile-up is cause for concern, she needs this travel bottle in her life. This pick from S'well keeps beverages hot for 12 hours or cold for 24 hours, while its insulated build prevents condensation and transference of heat to the outside. The size is perfect for her morning coffee. Check out other color options here!

14 FILA + UO Sneaker Keychain

For the Ugly-Sneaker Devotee

If she's all about going big and bold with her footwear choices, this budget-friendly pick might be a shoe-in for your most brilliant friend gift yet. This miniature version of the cult-favorite FILA Disruptor shoe deserves a spot on every sneaker head's key ring.

15 Slip Silk Scrunchies for Beauty Sleep

For the One With the Luscious Locks

While a silk scrunchie may seem like an unnecessary splurge buy (even for the gal whose hair you envy the most), this set of three is quickly becoming a beauty-editor favorite for a very good reason. Similar to sleeping on a silk pillowcase, using a silk hair tie reduces strand breakage, and can better help preserve a hairstyle so that next day's hair doesn't look completely slept-in.

16 MM.LaFleur Ribbed Cashmere and Merino Wool Gloves



For the Snow Bunny

Even when the weather outside is frightful, her mitts will be feeling warm and delightful, cozied up in these ribbed gloves from MM.LaFleur. They're the platonic ideal as far as winter-weather hand wear goes, made of a merino wool and cashmere blend that's both unbelievably soft and machine-washable.

The gloves' fingertips are also touchscreen-compatible, and we love that they're a little on the longer side, to prevent any wrist exposure on a bitterly cold day.

17 Patchology Flashmasque 5-Minute Sheet Masks: Perfect Weekend Trio

For the Beauty Queen

Treat your bestie to a weekend of pampering with this trio of Patchology sheet masks. Each mask contains different ingredients that brighten, hydrate, or lightly exfoliate the skin, meaning that she'll be positively glowing by Monday morning!

18 UncommonGoods Yoga Dice

For the Flexible One

Help your friend find a new flow with this set of seven wooden yoga dice. Each one corresponds with one of the seven asana categories, allowing her to remix her standard sun salutation into something a little unexpected!

19 Anthropologie Tiled Margot Monogram Mug

For Your Work Wife

This initial-embellished mug from Anthropologie is a great gift idea for your deskmate-turned-bestie. Styled after the detailed tilework that graces the floors of the chicest all-day cafes, it's a small, sweet, and thrifty way to upgrade her tea cupboard.

20 The Bouqs Co. Quinn Succulents (Set of Four)

For the Green Thumb

Ensure that this set of miniature succulents goes to a good home by gifting them to the most skilled gardener you know! This pre-potted quartet from The Bouqs' just-launched plant line looks just as good all together on one shelf, as it does spread out around your friend's home and work space.

21 Caboodles On the Go Girl Makeup Storage Case

For the ‘80s Baby

Can you handle the nostalgia?! Stock this retro-style, two-tone Caboodles makeup case with 2018-era beauty must-haves, and you'll have a friend for all time.

22 2019 Medium 12-Month Annual Planner

For the Human iCal

Your friend may be very busy, but she's on top of her agenda. Help her plan out her days (along with her weeks and months!) with the help of this spiral-bound, hardcover planner from Laid out in weekly and monthly page formats for the entirety of 2019, it's bursting with witticisms and surprise pops of color on every page.

23 Anthropologie Frenchie Oven Mitt

For the New Homeowner

Protect your friend's paws with this too-cute-to-resist Frenchie oven mitt. It's a thoughtful way to make her new place feel a little more like home.

24 Otherland Chandelier Candle

For the Friend Who Loves to Host

Otherland's celebratory Chandelier candle is a soy-and-coconut wax blend, and it has a 55-hour burn time — definitely enough to last for a few parties! Its initial effervescence is tempered by musky leather and saffron notes.

25 Britney Spears - …Baby One More Time Limited LP

For Your Britney Bae

Your bestie's childhood might've consisted of playing Britney's debut album ...Baby One More Time over and over on her cassette or CD player — and now she can finally own this iconic record on vinyl. She really hasn't heard "Email My Heart" until it's played through a Crosley turntable.

26 YesStitchYes Floral Wreath Embroidery Hoop Art

For the Newly Single Friend

In addition to a no-holds-barred karaoke night, boost your bestie's spirits with this lyrical piece from embroidery artist Yes Stitch Yes. Flower crowns and Drake lyrics do a broken heart good.

27 Obvious State Philosophy Tote

For the Armchair Philosopher

We can't even wrap our heads around this dense block of text from Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, though the tote it's printed on would be a lovely gift for your most philosophically inclined friend.

28 Las Bayadas La Lucia Beach Blanket

For the Sun Goddess

If your bestie is a total beach babe, there's no way she won't find a way to Instagram this gorgeous beach blanket by Las Bayadas. Each one is made in Mexico with ultra-soft traditional fabrics, and a portion of the profits go toward a local school's scholarship fund.

29 The Woman's Guide to Strength Training
Women's Health



For the Badass Babe

Everyone wants to get in shape, and no one wants to pay for it. That's why we all need a BFF to keep us accountable! For under $20, you and your bestie can hit the gym together with this digital guide from Betina Gozo, the 2017 Women’s Health Next Fitness Star. It's a 12-week guide that will get you in shape from head to toe.

30 Greetabl

from $11.00


For the Long Distance Friend

Greetabl boxes are the perfect way to put a smile on your long-distance BFF's face. Choose a custom design for the outside of the box and fill it with your choice of sweet little gifts, from candles to candy. Then select photos of you together to have printed on the inside of the box, which will fold out into a collage for them to keep!

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