If you're on the hunt for a gift for your friend who has everything (a dream decoding kit) or looking for a sweet way to show your partner some well-deserved love (a personalized piece of jewelry), these top-rated gift ideas are the best way to leave an impression this holiday season and beyond. From this point forward, you'll never go back to gifting him or her a standard tie, sweater, or PJ set ever again.

If he has a thing for furniture and interior decor then there is a unique gift idea that you won't see on a bunch of shopping lists this year, but that doesn't mean that it isn't insanely cool. The Globe Shaped Wine Bar is a fantastic gift that really stands out. This is something that he most likely wouldn't ever dream of asking for but if he is a fan of hosting parties and a fan of mixing a great cocktail or uncorking a nice bottle of wine then he is going to fall in love with it the second he lays eyes one it. This gift will be a conversation piece for years to come and will be something that he definitely keeps forever. 
These newly released Made In red wine glasses are crafted by the cookware brand of choice for Michelin-star restaurants around the United States, and they feature titanium-reinforced coating that hardens the glassware itself to make it more resistant to abrasions, scratches, and breaking. Made in Italy with pure raw materials, they are light in the hand and dishwasher-safe.
She’ll brighten up her skin-care routine with this impressive antioxidant-packed skin-care set. It comes with seven HydroPeptide 5X Power Peel treatments, a full-size Radiance Mask and HydraFlora Essence, and a deluxe mini Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster. You won’t be able to tell if it’s her smile that’s glowing brighter or her absolutely radiant skin. Husbands, pay attention: This is a splurge-worthy gift for your wife that she’ll really want.
Another item from the Stanley brand that makes the ‘nice’ list this Christmas is the Stanley Adventure Flask. Responsible for many shared family memories and adventures of friends, the all-steel vacuum bottle invented by William Stanley in 1913 is a prized possession that is often passed on from generation to generation, for camping trips and hikes. All Stanley vacuum bottles are easy to clean and are made to last a lifetime by using rustproof, food-grade stainless steel covered with a hammertone powder coat that can stand the test of time. You can enjoy your swig of beer without fear of rust being a part of the mixture. This flask can fit into anything and any occasion. Carry this flask it in your pocket while you have fun at a music festival or keep it in your hiking bag as you get closer to your campsite.
If they’re prone to loving everything pink—from pink clothes to pink lakes—this bag of SaltWorks Ancient Ocean Himalayan Pink Salt is the ideal gift under $10. It’s comparable to regular table salt in use and size but a million times more beautiful, thanks to the natural mineral deposits that give it a soft, rosy glow. It’s also ethically sourced and devoid of GMOs.
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If you're not quite sure what kind of hot sauce your dad likes, or if he isn't committed to this or that variety of the spicy stuff, then The Good Hurt Fuego Hot Sauces Sampler is a great gift idea. It features sauces made with peppers that come from India, Mexico, and beyond, and it has flavors ranging from Chipotle Pepper to Garlic Herb to Whiskey Habanero.
While many women are happy with "traditional" gifts like candy, flowers, or jewelry, it can sometimes be a bit harder to find a gift that resonates with a man. The best birthday gifts for him include everything from a new luxury watch to a stylish slim fit suit to a healthy supply of his favorite protein powder. The Ringside 100-pound Muay Thai Punching Heavy Bag is another great gift choice.
These Dearfoams women’s Mama Bear buffalo plaid slippers are definitely among the cutest holiday gifts for mom, and she’ll wear them just about every day. The cozy, cushioned foot bed is lined with plush faux fur, and the slide-in style means she won’t need to have a coffee before putting them on. They’re also machine washable, which any mom will tell you is the hallmark of good slippers.
Among the drippers we tested for making great pour-over coffee, the Kalita Wave 185 Dripper produced the most consistent, flavorful, and balanced coffee, perfectly suited to your dad’s sophisticated taste buds. After brewing 150 cups, we found the Kalita Dripper’s flat-bottomed design promoted more-even water drainage and made it easy for beginners to get consistent results (for example, it made great coffee even when we just eyeballed the amount of water per pour, or when our aim and timing were off).
This Colleen Rothschild Beauty Discovery Kit has everything she’ll need to start a skin-care routine, healthy habits, or just take her elegant show on the road. It’s great for all skin types and includes best-sellers like the brand’s Radiant Cleansing Balm, Clarifying Detox Mask, Face Oil No. 9, Sheer Renewal Cream, Dual Enzyme Polish, and Extreme Recovery Cream, along with a muslin cleansing cloth—all neatly packed in a travel-ready bag.
Designed and ideal gifts for men who wear stubble, beards, or facial hair styles, the Philips Norelco OneBlade is a revolutionary electronic grooming technology that trims, edges, and shaves any length of hair. Shave any length of hair comfortable with this electric shaver and use its combs to trim it down evenly in all the right places. Your beard trimmer comes with a replaceable blade that lasts for up to four months, depending on your shaves per week. Philips OneBlade Hybrid Electric Trimmer And Shaver does not shave too close, so your skin stays comfortable thus, it is an excellent gift idea for this festive season.

Whether or not your dad already plays a lot of board games, we think he’ll like Codenames (one of our favorite board games for adults). It’s quick to play, easy to learn, and flexible on how many people can participate. It’s also popular across generations, so you, your dad, your dad’s dad, and maybe even your dad’s dad’s dad can all play together.

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Sometimes someone is so close to you that getting them a standard gift doesn’t feel heartfelt or meaningful enough. In that case, going with a personalized or custom present is a surefire way to show you really put your heart into it. Grafomap is a service that will make a custom map of anywhere in the world, whether it’s the city where you met your significant other, the town they were born in, or any other place they hold dear.
This Carhartt jacket is a clean and stylishly designed jacket ideal for the contemporary man. The Carhartt Men’s Sherpa Lined Sandstone Sierra jacket is a 100% cotton with awesome cuffs that keep out the wind and weather. There are also two pockets of proper sizing that enable you to store any necessities as you please. The angle of all pockets ensures that you don’t lose any of your valuables as you feel great in this jacket.

Pop open the luxe velvet box and a tiny light illuminates this diamond dazzler from Joie de Vive. Reviewers give the bestselling necklace, a bezel-set diamond on a solid 18K gold chain, all five stars for being “elegant and simple” and “excellent quality” with a “mesmerizing diamond” and a “chain that sparkles.” It’s made in the USA from ethical IGI Certified VS+ clarity diamonds and reclaimed metals to decrease the global demand for newly mined gold. One fan sums it up: “Definitely more than five stars!”


Many people are working from home these days, which makes a good office chair an absolute necessity. Spare your giftee from any more back pain with this incredibly comfortable and well-priced chair from Alera. It was our budget pick among the best office chairs of 2020, but if you really want to splurge, look into our top pick, the Steelcase Series 1. It comes in at $415 but is worth every penny.

This simplified indoor-gardening kit comes with everything they’ll need for a photo-worthy organic lavender windowsill plant except water and sunshine. In just two to four weeks, the custom soil blend, fertilizer, and seeds germinate, and little lavender plant babies will start to fill the room with their soft scent. They’ll keep growing year-round until the kitchen window becomes one of the dreamiest lavender farms in the world (or the house, at least). Each kit is lovingly made in Salt Lake City, so you’ll feel good about this made in the USA gift.


We’ve been wearing and recommending L.L.Bean’s Wicked Good Moccasins since 2017, and no other slippers we’ve tried have been as comfortable or kept our feet as warm as the Wicked Good Moccasins—making them the perfect gift for your dad. Their stitching is durable, and the suede shearling upper means he won’t have issues with the moccasins wearing thin or splitting open on top. And L.L.Bean backs these slippers with a one-year guarantee, if anything should happen in that time (although we don’t anticipate it).

You can’t go wrong with food gifts for the holidays, and these adorably punny Nunbelieveable Cookies actually make the world a better (and tastier) place. For every 12-pack sold, Nunbelievable donates 12 meals to partner soup kitchens, keeping bellies full of goodness and holiday cheer. This assorted gift pack comes individually wrapped and packed with three cookies in each of the brand’s most popular flavors, including chocolate chip, gluten-free double chocolate chip, peanut butter, and oatmeal raisin.
These Dearfoams women’s Mama Bear buffalo plaid slippers are definitely among the cutest holiday gifts for mom, and she’ll wear them just about every day. The cozy, cushioned foot bed is lined with plush faux fur, and the slide-in style means she won’t need to have a coffee before putting them on. They’re also machine washable, which any mom will tell you is the hallmark of good slippers.

Need a great Christmas gift for that special woman in your life? Browse an array of Christmas gifts tailored to her interests. Wait for her smile of delight as she opens her Christmas present; whether you select personalized jewelry, clothing, gift baskets, or home décor, putting your own special touch on one of these great Christmas presents is sure to touch her heart.
This deeply relaxing Anim massage oil from Asheville Botanicals was created with input from professional massage therapists to offer the deepest therapeutic relief for sore, tired muscles. It contains organic oils blended with a concentrated hemp extract for a light, moisturizing oil that enhances relaxation. Each bottle contains 200 mg of hemp extract that works hard on muscles to soothe, calm, and relax. A massage with this stuff is a surefire way to be lulled into restful sleep.
Wirecutter editor Tim Barribeau waxed poetic about Hasami porcelain in 2017 and again in spring 2020, and in his stead, I will do the same. My favorite mugs—like Tim’s—are from Hasami, a Japanese ceramics company. I bet one of these mugs, given the chance, will become your dad’s favorite, too. Hasami mugs are gorgeous porcelain pieces that always look like a set, no matter what size or color you end up buying. They’re easily (and pleasantly) stackable, making it a joy to view more than one on your shelves. To start, I recommend investing in the 13-ounce mug in gloss gray, which is, in my opinion, the perfect size in the most striking color available.
She’ll brighten up her skin-care routine with this impressive antioxidant-packed skin-care set. It comes with seven HydroPeptide 5X Power Peel treatments, a full-size Radiance Mask and HydraFlora Essence, and a deluxe mini Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster. You won’t be able to tell if it’s her smile that’s glowing brighter or her absolutely radiant skin. Husbands, pay attention: This is a splurge-worthy gift for your wife that she’ll really want.
While you can't go wrong with classic options (a trusty pair of socks), these unique gift ideas range from personalized picks (Morse code bracelets) to Amazon's best-selling finds (freezable beer glasses). And if for some reason one of these ideas isn't cool enough for the leading man in your life, consider one of these DIY options ... unless you waited until the last minute, of course. If that's the case, browse even more ideas for your golfer, foodie, or beer lover until you find something that they'll love. Don't forget to pick up a few stocking stuffers your man while you're at it!
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