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55 Gifts You Basically Can’t Go Wrong With

These gifts are sure to be a hit for everyone on your list this holiday season.

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What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. A Kindle Paperwhite that's thin, glare-free, and – did I mention? – WATERPROOF. Plus, it has a ton of storage so they can schlep around that 1,000-page book without breaking their back.

2. A pair of Greats sneakers anyone would appreciate, because we're at a point in our lives in which we need to realize that investing in comfortable shoes is basically as important for your body as sleeping. When our feet are happy, we're happy.

hand holding the white sneakers with white soles and laces

3. A classic full-zip hoodie dubbed "The Greatest Hoodie Ever Made," made with a heavyweight fleece, double-lined hood, reinforced elbow patches, and more genius features to back up that claim. It's a classic gift you can get for anyone in your fam — but don't be surprised if everyone shows up in them next family get-together!

4. A set of wooly crew socks because one can never, and I mean NEVER, have enough warm socks.

Five pairs of knit socks in a variety of colors folded and set on a table

5. A 100% recycled cotton tote bag they can use as a shopping bag, grocery bag, or just a "stuff they need to have with them" bag.

model wearing the tote bag over their shoulder that also has short handles in white with black grid pattern

6. An oversized blanket built specifically for hot sleepers who still want the comfort of a cozy blanket at night. The 100% cotton blanket is made with a breathable weave so they don't wake up sweating in the middle of the night (because that's one of the worst feelings ever IMHO). And as a bonus, the blanket will look nice draped over their bed. We love a functional and beautiful gift.

the oversized blanket in rust draped over a bed

7. A Sony wireless compact speaker designed to be small and waterproof so they can take it on all their adventures from camping, to hiking, to the pool, and even the bathroom for an in-shower concert that is not to be missed (OK, maybe it should be missed).

reviewer image of the small round speaker with a fabric strap in blue

8. A 100% cashmere cable-knit turtleneck I can pretty much guarantee the recipient will 100% love and wear all the time — they may even never want to take it off, which means you win the unwritten gift-giving competition everyone is playing.

model wearing the cropped cable-knit sweater in navy

9. A HyperChiller that can chill freshly brewed coffee — or other liquids, such as wine (!!) — in a minute without watering it down.

The black cylinder HyperChiller with a circular hole in the top with a carafe of coffee being poured into it

10. A set of cocktail-inspired soaps anyone will be ~intoxicated~ with because they look cool, smell even better, *and* are practical to use.

The four soap bars in different colors, two have cardboard packaging on them with labels of Limoncello and Elderflower Mimosa

11. A pair of plush slippers that might just be the Goldilocks of slippers because they'll keep their feet "just right" all day long. Cold feet *and* sweaty feet will be a thing of the past when they have these cozy slippers in their life.

Reviewer pic of their feet in the air with the fuzzy slippers on with a criss-cross over the top of the foot and an open-toe style in light pink

12. A chunky-knit blanket knitting kit filled with everything they need to make their own blanket at home. But don't fret if they're not an A+ knitter yet — this beginner style (plus videos online) will help them jump right in and learn a new skill at the same time.

Modl with a large chunky knit blanket in light pink over their lap

13. A box full of British chocolate bars because it's a fact that chocolate makes a great gift for practically anyone *and* British chocolate is wayyyyyy better than the American version.

Reviewer pic of the box and the assorted nine candy bars included

14. Our Place drinking glasses made to be a versatile size so they can put everything from water to coffee and even wine in them. And if their cabinet is still filled with a mishmash of cups they "liberated" from their favorite college bars, they'll love this set because it will make them feel more like an adult with nice drinking glasses.

blue, white, grey, and green short drinking glasses

15. Otrio, which takes tic-tac-toe to another (more complex) level so even grandparents (and grandchildren) can compete and have a great time together.

A family of four sitting around a small table with the wood square-shaped board and rings of different sizes and colors around the outside

16. A Dagne Dover duffle bag made out of neoprene and mesh for a super soft bag they'll be able to fit SO much stuff in that they'll never travel without it again.

17. An AeroGarden so they can grow their own herbs (and even veggies) at home, no matter if they live in an apartment without any outdoor space or are known to have a black thumb. This smart device makes it easy for everyone to add some home-grown ingredients to their meals.

Reviewer pic of the black Aerogarden on a counter with lettuce leaves growing in it and their hand on one of the leaves, showing how big it's growing

18. A super-chic Bandolier phone case with a wallet and a strap, because this is a phone accessory they won't want to leave home without.

model with the black leather strap across their chest with the phone case with a pocket on the back

19. A super-cool duffel bag that actually starts out as a garment bag, so they only have to pack one bag with everything they need *and* not worry about suits or other clothes getting wrinkled during the journey.

20. A set of custom stickers you can personalize to represent anyone — from the recipient to their pet to even their favorite celebrity.

21. An Instant Pot that takes this already stellar gift and makes it even better because it AIR FRIES. Yes, that's right, so now in addition to pressure cooking, sautéing, steaming, slow cooking, sous vide–ing, warming, roasting, baking, broiling, *and* dehydrating it will also whip up some delicious fries in minutes. Talk about a revolutionary kitchen gadget everyone needs in their kitchen.

The cylinder shaped Instant pot with a control panel showing settings and temp

22. A whiskey decanter globe set they'll almost want to use with their pinky up because of how fancy it will make them feel.

circular decanter with a glass ship in the inside and a wood base with two clear glasses with an etching of the world on them

23. A See's Candies gift set filled with some delicious treats to make their holiday season even ~sweeter~ than it already is.

the gift set and all the candy included

24. The Glossier Body Hero collection here to turn their shower into a luxurious spa-like experience where they leave with fresh, clean, and moisturized skin. Now doesn't that just sound wonderful??

All four of the body products that are included in the set in their pink packaging

25. A Nespresso Vertuo, which will mean a ~latte~ to any coffee lover, because they'll be able to make a delicious cup of coffee or espresso in their own home every morning. Just think, while they're taking their first sip, they'll be thinking of how great of a gift this really is.

Reviewer pic of the machine, plus the aeroccino milk frother next to it and a drawer of pods under it

26. A small yet beautiful wildflower necklace they'll ~pick~ out to wear every single day because it will add a touch of glam that also reminds them of one of their favorite people (aka you).

model wearing the gold chain necklace with a small circle charm with an etching of a flower bouquet on it

27. A NutriBullet to help them ~whip~ up smoothies (and soups and more!) in a matter of seconds.

28. An Athleta jacket providing warmth without bulk, because it's made with recycled Thinsulate insulation so they don't feel like Ralphie from A Christmas Story when they head outside to enjoy the first snow of the year.

model wearing the quilted jacket in blue

29. A microwave popper that'll basically revolutionize the way they make popcorn. They'll get delicious homemade popcorn with fresh butter in a matter of minutes and won't have to keep buying the microwave bags over and over again. Movie night has never tasted so good.

The red bowl with a clear top with popped popcorn in it and a model's hands pulling it out of a microwave.

30. An Oculus Quest VR gaming system with the power to transport them basically anywhere and make them feel like they're actually in the game that they're playing. This gift is truly ~out of this world~.

31. A couch caddy that securely holds coffee cups, wineglasses, and more right next to you on a couch, chair, or in bed so they can truly relax without worrying about spilling.

The oval-shaped couch caddy in brown with two cup holders and a smaller holder in the center attached to the side of a couch with a model lying and reading above it

32. An electric bottle opener useful for helping them open a wine bottle in three seconds. Yes, that's right. No more struggling to get their wine bottle open. With this gift, they will have entered the good life.

33. A bathtub caddy for the person who takes "me" time to a new level. They may never leave the bathroom now because they'll be able to keep all their essentials (e.g., a candle, tea, phone, etc.) close to them without fear of anything getting wet.

Reviewer image of a wooden bath caddy holding an iPad, washcoth, plant, candle, wine glass, bath salts

34. A New York Times crosswords book so they can enjoy a nice Saturday morning with a cup of coffee and a challenging crossword. Talk about relaxing!

The New York Times Crosswords book

35. An initial necklace for a personalized gift without an outrageous price tag — they'll find it so thoughtful they'll probably wear it all the time.

Four gold rectangle pendants on chains with the letters 'L, O, V, E' on them

36. A gift subscription to Book of the Month Club — it'll allow the giftee to choose a new book from a selection of five (from different genres) each month.

A selection of presents wrapped along with a blue one with the words "Book of the Month" written down the side of it

37. A sleek bifold wallet featuring inner card pockets, a removable ID holder with two window pockets, and two large bill pockets for a useful gift to replace the well loved one currently in their pocket that has def seen better days.

the wallet in brown

38. A Vitruvi diffuser brilliantly made to look so chic sitting in their home — while also releasing steam and essential oils to help them destress a bit.

The oval-shaped diffuser with steam coming out of the top in dark grey

39. A basic leather tote they'll be using for years because it's the perfect bag to fit everything they need for a day while still looking oh so chic.

The black leather tote bag with shoulder straps over a model's shoulder and a large pocket on the front with shorter straps

40. A Carnegie Deli holiday feast to surprise them with a delicious meal straight from NYC. It comes with everything they'll need to celebrate the season — including pastrami, corned beef, mustard, rye bread, potato knish bites, cheesecake, and black-and-white cookies. Yum!

41. An AirFly, a wireless transmitter that'll connect their AirPods (or any other wireless headphones) to the headphone jack on the flight so they can enjoy all the free entertainment without being forced to bring two sets of headphones or use the crappy ones the airline has the audacity to charge for on some flights.

the AirFly Pro plugged into a screen on a plane

42. A heated massager they can use to relieve the tension they get from just being out in the world. Those tense shoulders aren't going to fix themselves.

A model using the massager with arms and loops on the end on their shoulder, lower back, calves, and stomach.

43. A gift subscription to Atlas Coffee Club so they get new fresh coffee delivered to their door every couple of weeks, meaning they'll feel the holiday love for months.

44. A sunlamp to help ~light up~ their life, improve their mood, and reset their circadian rhythm to aid in improving sleep during these long and cold winter months.

The rectangle-shaped light with white frame and base sitting on a counter

45. A Revlon One-Stop Hair Dryer & Volumizer designed to be the gift that keeps on giving — great hair for 365 days a year.

46. A Christmas cheer basket absolutely loaded with delicious treats (both sweet and savory) sure to wow the giftee (and whoever they share this with because this basket sure calls for a party).

the gift box filled with everything inside

47. A Slip silk pillowcase here to make sleep feel even more like a ~dream~, especially when they wake up with their beautiful curls still intact and frizz free. (Not to mention their skin looking great too!)

Model hugging a pillow with the silk pillowcase on it in black

48. A wine aerator made to speed up the breathing process of red wine, giving it a smoother and fuller flavor. Everyone will be shocked when they taste the difference in their wine. So you're basically giving the gift of luxury, and how cool is that?

The small oval-shaped aerator over a glass of wine, with a bottle of wine being poured into it, showing how it works