Finding the best gifts for girlfriends can be a challenge, whether it's her birthday, an anniversary, Valentine's Day or even Christmas that you're shopping for. You're looking for the perfect gift that screams “I love you” in the sweetest way possible – without being cringe.
The good news: to save you the trouble of having to search the entire Internet in hopes of finding cute gift ideas, we've put together a full edit of all the best gifts for your girlfriend. Fair warning: this lot are definitely on top of her wishlist. How do we know, you ask? Because they're also on ours.
If there's one thing we've learned over the years, it's that last-minute scrambles are overrated. Thankfully, in this gift guide you'll find everything from birthstone necklaces and beauty gift sets to more tech-y gifts such as the Dyson Airwrap and the Nespresso Vertuo Pop. We've made sure to include a wide variety of affordable gifts for girlfriends that are just as thoughtful as luxury gifts for her without needing to break the bank. Sit back, scroll and enjoy our list of all the best gifts for your girlfriend that are guaranteed to win you some brownie points.
Best gift for girlfriend at a glance:
- Best luxury gift for girlfriend: Dyson Airwrap Multi-styler Complete Long, £499.99, Dyson
- Best skincare gift for girlfriend: Welcome Kit for Skincare Experts gift set, £58.50, Kiehl's
- Best homeware gift for girlfriend: Nespresso Vertuo Pop Coffee Pod Machine by Krups, £99.99, John Lewis
- Best fragrance gift for girlfriend: Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau De Parfum Spray, WAS £91 NOW £77.35, Boots
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1. Best birthday gift for girlfriends
Why we love it: Let's face it – you won't find a single girlfriend in the world who wouldn't want to be pamper. Thankfully, this self-care gift box does just that. Made to help her vibe and unwind after an especially long day, it has a set of goodies like bath salts, collagen eye patches, moisturising sheet face masks, organic body lotion, bath bombs and even tealights. She'll also have some treats to enjoy, as well as a personalised card that can make date night as relaxing as possible.
2. Best luxury gift for girlfriend
Why we love it: A gift guide without the Dyson Airwrap is hardly a gift guide at all. In just a few years, this handy device has become on of the most influential products in haircare. And it's super easy to see why too. It's versatile, gentle on your hair and perfect for recreating salon-worthy hairstyles in the comfort of your own home in the safest way possible. Sign us up.
3. Best skincare gift for girlfriend
Why we love it: Is your girlfriend a self-proclaimed skincare guru? Then this gift set is bound to become a first favourite as part of her daily routine. For just £32, this 4-piece set feature four deluxe formulas from Kiehl's, which includes the brand's iconic Ultra Facial Cream as well as its Creamy Eye Treatment.
4. Best fashion gift for girlfriend
Why we love it: When it comes to shoes, there's not a lot of choice if you're wanting both looks and comfort. But you can pretty much never go wrong with flats, especially from a brand like Miu Miu. These leather flats exude delicate beauty and have been particularly popular with celebrities such as Ariana Grande. Just be sure to act fast, since stock tends to sell out quite quickly.
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5. Best present for girlfriend who loves to travel
Why we love it: Looking to travel the world together with your girlfriend? Get her this world travel map, which makes for a fun little activity when you travel somewhere new and get to scratch off the countries you've visited. It comes in a large size, which is perfect for decorating a home office or bedroom.
6. Best designer gift for girlfriends
Why we love it: Despite popular belief, tote bags are great all-year round, not just during summer months. And this item in particular has been in demand over the past few months, having gone in and out of stock. It features a large main compartment that can fit work essentials and makes a great gift for any fashion-obsessed girlfriend.