Ah, the holidays. The time when you’re supposed to feel festive and cheery but inside you’re a ball of stress, fretting over giving the right gift. We like to think we have you covered if you’re shopping for a guy, but what if you need some ideas for a wife or girlfriend? For that we turned to Brittany Hammonds, our friend and online editor at Style Girlfriend. Below you’ll find some her gift recommendations so you can relax this year and enjoy that eggnog.
Brittany Hammonds is the online editor at the daily men’s lifestyle site Style Girlfriend. Style Girlfriend offers guys friendly advice from a female perspective on lifestyle topics like dating, fitness, travel, and home, in addition to personal style.
Because the lady in your life is undoubtedly great, she’ll appreciate this boost of encouragement in paperback form. Sure, it’s technically in the self-help section, but it’s more of a “show off how fantastic you are” guide.$10
If this hair dryer looks like it walked clean out of the future, it’s because it did. The new Dyson boasts intelligent heat control and high-speed power. Meaning: Your bathroom won’t smell like burnt hair and her drying time will be cut in half. Win, win.$400
A handsome addition to any couple’s kitchen, this is a classic, “here’s a gift for you that’s also for us” option. Bonus idea: Pair it with her favorite local coffee beans and a home-cooked breakfast.$78
These appropriately named “Super Girl” frames are a modern twist to the retro cat-eye we all know (and love). The leading lady in your life will certainly feel the glamorous effects of these impressively priced shades.$60
I got my paws on the QuietControl 30 headphones soon after their release and am still in awe of the noise-controlling versus noise-cancelling feature. And yes, you caught me, I previously did not know the difference! With its lightweight design, I often forget they’re even on my neck – until I immediately raise the noise-control level when entering the subway.$300
The fitness junkie in your life will love the on-demand personal training sessions from the comfort of her phone. As much as I don’t want to say it’s the Uber of fitness apps…it’s the Uber of fitness apps. Even better? You won’t have to guess her size or favorite workout clothing brand.$75
The 90s are back and so is another season of retro-inspired gifting. If you’re not in the market to get your lady a Nintendo 64 (which honestly, is a top notch idea), this colorful, customizable Drop Caps series will appeal to any nostalgic book lover.Price Varies Based on Selection
‘Tis the season for bundling up with loved ones, sipping hot cider by the fire, and striving to cover every bit of exposed surface area on your body before braving the cold outdoors. Enter: A timeless winter accessory that’s as functional as it is fashionable.$110
I’m going to let you in on a not-so-secret secret: Women love personalized gifts. And what’s more personal than her name? She’ll think of you every time she puts on what’s sure to be her new signature necklace.$165
There’s just something about a framed photo that feels extra special – even if it’s the #tbt photo you posted on Instagram last week. Framebridge makes custom framing easy: pick a frame, paste a link to any Instagram photo, and prepare to delight.Price Varies Based on Selection
I’ll spare you all homerun/hole-in-one sports metaphors and get straight to the point. You can’t go wrong with cashmere. Luckily, Everlane makes their luxe sweaters affordable without losing any quality.$100