11 Amazing Gifts Your Best Friend Didn’t Even Know They Wanted
Whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, Winter Solstice - or not celebrating at all - chances are you will find yourself in a gift-giving situation this holiday season. So on top of all the extra social commitments the holiday season brings, now you need to find the perfect, most thoughtful gift for your best friend - but don’t worry we’ve got you covered! From your picky pal to your bougie bestie, we’ve got something for everyone on your list.
For your bubbly bestieThere’s no better way to celebrate than with your bestie and custom champagne flutes! These stemless champagne flutes from Bed Bath & Beyond can be customized with 9 vinyl font colour choices and any name in cursive.
Customize the flutes with your names or get creative!
Trendy Vinyl Signature Stemless Champagne Flute, $28
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For your bougie bestieIs your bestie bad and bougie? Does her makeup table look like a Holt Renfrew beauty counter? Don’t worry – we’ve got something she will love!
SKIN&CO ROMA’s Truffle Therapy Best in Glow Duo will give her that ethereal glow we’re all chasing. Made with Black Winter Truffle Extract and antioxidants, this cruelty-free serum and cream will become her new go-to skin routine.
Truffle Therapy Best In Glow Duo, $90
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For your chilly chumDoes your friend bust out her winter coat in September? Does she wear a blanket around her house even though it feels like a sauna? Does she have office slippers? Then she needs a towel warmer for her bathroom!
Keep her cozy this winter with a Free Standing Electric Towel Warmer. That’s right, pop your towels in this machine and you’ll have a warm cotton hug waiting for you after every shower.
Ultra Large Luxury Free Standing Electric Towel Warmer, $172
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For the purrfect pet momFor the friend that spoils her fur-baby, consider indulging her pampered pet with these Tiffany & Co. bone china pet bowls for cats and dogs. Crafted from high quality materials, these luxurious bowls can’t be beat – not even by Santa Claws!
Cat Bowl, $135
Dog Bowl, $245
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For your long distance confidantAs Helen Keller said “True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart,” so show your LDR bestie your love with this Crystalline Heart Ballpoint Pen.
Embellished with a pavé heart charm, this pen says I heart you no matter how far away you are.
Crystalline Heart Ballpoint Pen, $50
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For the globetrotting girlfriendWhether your friend is a master traveller or just going home for the holidays, this set of three silicone travel bottles is the perfect trip companion. Stylish and rose gold, this carry-on approved set is made of soft and durable silicone that can hold shampoo, conditioner, lotion or any hard-to-pack liquid.
Set of 3 Silicone Travel Bottles, $28
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For your fanciest friendCanadian jewelry designer Jenny Bird is a favourite among celebrity stylists and her work has been adorned by the likes of Taylor Swift, Bella Hadid, and Priyanka Chopra.
Help your fanciest friend get red carpet ready with the brand’s Imogen Hoops - 14K gold-dipped brass and sterling silver-dipped brass double hoops finished in high polish. Dressed up or dressed down, these hoops steal the show!
Imogen Hoops – Large, $95
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For your composed colleague60 percent of women say they have a close friend at work, so it’s no surprise we meet some of our best friends in the office. Keep your work sister focused (when you’re not distracting her with impromptu Frappuccino breaks) with ban.do’s Little Buddy Reporter Pad. Within the 80 pages you’ll find rainbow-colored lines and a handy pen loop for note-taking that’s fun!
Little Buddy Reporter Pad, $15
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For your book-worm buddyShe Said is a page-turning New York Times best-seller that is sure to keep your book-worm buddy occupied this holiday season.
Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, this book is about how they broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment and abuse of women in Hollywood. The investigation took months and helped shape the #MeToo movement.
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, $25
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For your athleisure allyFor your friend who is always game to dress down with you, check out the amazing array of leggings by Vancouver-based company Public Myth. Their products are made out of sustainable materials, manufactured in North America, and come in locally made recyclable boxes for a guilt-free gift.
Plus, they have a line called Shame on Hate that donates partial proceeds of sales to the Heather Heyer Foundation.
Breakout Leggings, $110
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For your sidekick who loves self-careSol de Janeiro’s award-winning, cult favorite products will have your self-care obsessed sidekick smelling like a holiday snack. With fragrance notes of salted caramel, pistachio, and warm vanilla these luxurious all-over body products are vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and come in recyclable packaging. Not only do they smell delicious, the Cupuaçu Butter and Açaí Oil ingredients are good for your skin.
Bum Bum Carnaval Celebration Set, $77
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