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    44 Gifts That Are As Beautiful As They Are Useful

    Three cheers to gorgeous stuff they'll use on the reg!

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    1. An outta-this-world paperweight that'll help them zero in on the right document while they're roving their desk for that *certain* stack of papers.


    Get it from Amazon for $39.59.

    2. A copper string of lights to shed some ethereal light on most anything.


    USB-powered string made of waterproof, bendable copper wire and LED lights.

    Promising review: "These little copper lights are beautiful and bright at night. I used one strand in a decorative lantern and the other strand in an outdoor glass globe that I move indoors for the winter." —KLA

    Get a 33-foot string from Amazon for $10.99 (available in several colors).

    3. A luxurious candle in a gorgeous container they can reuse after they've burned through the scent.


    Seriously, give them a Diptyque candle and their eyes will roll back in their head from joy.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $72 each: Sapin de Lumière (green; scent of fir and cedar), Amand Exquise (red; scent of almond and tonka bean), and Baume d'Ambre (blue; scent of vanilla, benzoin, and lavender)

    Also available as a votive set.

    4. A set of *personalized* vitamins for a grammable reminder to take your pills.,

    Check out why a BuzzFeeder loves them (and she keeps the pretty box at her desk so I can see it as I'm typing this)!

    Check out pricing from Care/Of.

    5. Metallic slippers with chic faux-fur lining that'll make shuffling around the house look like a fashion presentation.

    American Eagle

    Get them from American Eagle for $17.46 (available in sizes S–L).

    6. A picturesque bundt cake pan to produce the most ~magical~ powdered sugar–dusted forest.


    A gorgeous gift even if they do zero baking and just like to have a well-stocked kitchen for the *look* of it.

    Get it from Amazon for $31.95.

    7. An otherworldly tote they can fold up into a tiny pouch and keep in their purse in case they buy a few too many books during "weekend errands" again. (It me.)

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $12 (available in three colors).

    8. A roll of galactic tape that'll help patch some holes in their life (or the universe).


    Get it from Amazon for $4.47.

    9. A reversible marble/acacia serving board and agate cheese markers for a superb presentation that'll have people devouring *only* cheese they'll love.


    RIP to all the cheese I've eaten and hated bc it wasn't labeled.

    Get them from Anthropologie: serving board for $38 and four agate markers for $68

    10. Velvet pajamas for a gift so fancy it'll make them nervous about how much money you spent. Joke's on them!


    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes XS–2XL).

    11. An RFID-blocking passport holder in a range of gorgeous color combos so they can travel in style, no matter where they may go!,

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90+ (available in six styles).

    12. A lotus incense burner they'll put to use by finally wafting their way through that bundle of incense sticks you found at that boutique for a steal.


    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three more styles).

    13. An architectural pen cup to give their desk some good bones.


    Get it from Amazon for $27.95.

    14. A serving bowl duo your aunt who loves pottery AND chips and dip will adore.

    Uncommon Goods

    Hi Aunt Ellen!

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $42.

    15. Gold-handled utensils to help set them up for success when it comes to actually sticking by their annual New Year's resolution of cooking more often.

    Crate & Barrel

    Made of dishwasher-safe stainless steel with brass plating. Includes serving spoon, slotted spoon, whisk, ladle, slotted turner, and turner.

    Get them from Crate & Barrel for $49.95.

    16. A crystal facial roller perfect for giving themselves a lil' face massage with their holy grail face oil.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $32.

    And check out a cheaper rose quartz roller on Amazon.

    17. A dashing cocktail book packed with delicious recipes and beautiful illustrations that'll save you both a few bucks by staying home instead of paying way too much for a martini up at a fancy bar.


    Get it from Amazon for $18.08.

    18. And a lustrous glass to contain those tasty creations.


    Get it from CB2 for $4.21.

    19. A metallic headphones stand that'll cradle their fave noise-canceling wonders while they're at ease.


    Get it from Amazon for $26.35+ (available in four colors).

    20. A trio of paring knives with pakkawood handles because you've used their dull old knives and had some close calls!


    Includes two 3.5" paring knives, one 3.5" bird's beak knife, and matching blade guards. Made of high-performance carbon steel and ultra-durable pakkawood.

    Get them from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $29.99.

    21. A mirrored bookmark that'll transform into the most gorgeous thing ever when they glimpse their own visage.


    Get it from Areaware for $10.

    22. A reinforced umbrella for making skies look blue, even when they're gray.


    Get it from Amazon for $20.95 (available in six colors).

    23. A jute basket large enough to help corral kid's toys or dirty clothes.


    Get it from Amazon for $25.99. And check out an even larger basket.

    24. A Charlotte Tilbury highlighting palette with shimmer bricks for high-wattage highlight that'll look like some fancy Insta filter effect.

    Get it from Sephora for $58.

    25. A sculptural bottle opener because you used their poor excuse for a bottle opener at their last party and it wasn't pretty.

    Williams Sonoma

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $39.95 or Bloomingdale's for $45.

    26. A carry-on cocktail kit built for their next ✈️ 'gram flat lay.


    All they'll need is the booze!

    Get it from Amazon for $16.45+ (available in Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, Champagne Cocktail, Gin and Tonic, Hot Toddy, Margarita, and Old Fashioned).

    27. A botanical shower curtain because perhaps they've tried and failed at caring for bathroom-friendly plants. (Relatable.)


    Get it from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in three sizes and various patterns).

    28. A fashionable wrist watch they'll assume was on Oprah's faves for the year because it looks *that* fancy.


    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    29. A beauty nutrition book for the person who's always guzzling green tea and googling which nuts will help their nails grow stronger.

    Free People

    I am occasionally that person. And it just really would look so nice on a coffee table untouched!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.48, Barnes & Noble for $15.26, Free People for $16.95, IndieBound, or find a copy at your local library.

    30. A faux-fur throw blanket — it'll help cozy up any sitting spot.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.64+ (available in three colors and two sizes).

    31. A food wrap dispenser that, tbh, looks too damn fine to function. But it functions! Extremely well, actually.


    Get it from Food52 for $25+ (available in three types, a variety pack, and with or without refills).

    32. A geometric tray they can use to elegantly park the day's jewelry so it doesn't get lost in between walking in the door and putting away everything from the day.


    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    33. A Bluetooth-enabled water bottle that'll help them track their water intake. And it looks far too cool to forget anywhere!

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $45 (available in three colors).

    34. Or a super stylish glass bottle with a handy carrying strap you and I both know will make an appearance or four on their Insta feed.


    It's BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in six colors).

    35. An activity baby chair they'll be sad to put away once their baby has outgrown it.

    Crate & Kids

    Get it from Crate & Kids for $139.

    36. An instant photo printer to totally fit their chic, minimalist style to help them print our their chic, minimalist pics.


    They can connect their social media accounts to the free-to-download HP Sprocket App (available on iTunes or Google Play) and instantly print 2"x3" stickable photos.

    Get it from Amazon for $89.95.

    37. A matte tea kettle with a cool-touch handle for the accident-prone peep with impeccable taste.


    I just got this as an early Christmas present and it's *just* as gorgeous IRL.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $27.29.

    38. An electric kettle they could even keep at their desk for a mid-afternoon cup of tea.


    It boils water faster than a microwave and is safer than on a stovetop. It has a 200-watt heating element, fully detachable 360 degree power base with cord storage, and a safe, easy to use design.

    Promising review: "I was worried about cluttering my counter. But this baby really is so easy to use, and bonus, there's no annoying whistling or forgetting to turn the stove off. And bottom's MUCH faster. By the time I've got my tea bag ready, the water's done. Plus, it looks awesome on my counter and works with my blue and white decor. It's ceramic, so it's a tad bit heavier than a plastic unit, but I don't care, it's no heavier than a full tea kettle. And pouring from the longer spout is easier to control. It's as functional as it's lovely which makes up for the little bit of heft.." —pen

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in several sizes and seven styles).

    39. A constellation table lamp for a soft glow when the overhead light is too much (AND it's also an opp to learn about new star systems).


    Get it from ModCloth for $60.

    40. Glitzy coasters that'll show theres a *gold* lining to everything.


    Get them from CB2 for $39.95.

    41. Spicy cooking salt from their fave hoop earring jewelry designer that'll really dress up their morning eggs.

    Jennifer Fisher

    The designer loves to throw it on her eggs, but you can put it on any protein, vegetable, or starch for the perfect seasoning.

    Get it from Jennifer Fisher or Goop for $12.

    And while you're at it, check out some Jennifer Fisher jewelry on Net-A-Porter.

    42. A bright (but great!) razor you can subscribe to on their behalf so they'll never be forced to use an irritating, dull blade in desperate times.

    I use Billie razors (and shave cream and lotion), and love them. The razors feel nice in your hand and are bright enough to spot in the shower before I put in my contacts. (My vision is bad.) Oh, and they can mount the magnetic handle to their shower wall!

    Get a starter kit from Billie for $9 (includes the razor handle, magnetic holder, and two 5-blade razor cartridges).

    43. A Dutch leather apron for the person who takes working in the kitchen and looking good while doing it EXTREMELY seriously.


    And why shouldn't they?

    Get it from Food52 for $195 (available in seven styles).

    44. And a Dutch leather oven mitt in case they already have an apron they'd die for but could use a new mitt.


    You can always use a new mitt, tbh.

    Get it from Food52 for $92+ (available in 11 styles).

    P.S. If you're on the prowl for a Dutch oven like the one in the pic, you can get a 7.25-quart Le Creuset one (a true holy grail) from Amazon for $379.95 (available in 11 colors).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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