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    53 Gifts That Are As Beautiful As They Are Useful

    If it's gorgeous, they'll remember to actually use it, love you even more, and then buy you nice things. It's called the circle of life.

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    1. An snazzy passport holder in a range of gorgeous color combos so they can travel in style, no matter where they may go!

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in 14 styles).

    2. 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.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.

    3. 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.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

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

    Amazon

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

    Promising review: "I bought these for myself and love them, so I've now bought several more for gifts for friends — and they love them, too. They're really long so you can go up and around window frames, bookcases, curtain rods, walls, etc. The USB plug is handy so no batteries needed (I used a USB wall outlet plug adapter that I had around). I also bought the 40-pack of tiny Command clips to secure them to my wall at different angles. I've probably had them plugged in daily for two months and turned them on every night for at least three hours since I bought them — no problems." —Dee Kaz

    Get a 33-foot string from Amazon for $15.99 (available in several colors).

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

    Nordstrom

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

    Get it from Nordstrom for $72.

    6. And a candle wick trimmer to keep that luxury candle in tip-top shape to make it last.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    7. A three-pack of leather wire wraps for the most organized folks you know. Also, these are going to look sooo much more expensive than what they cost ya'.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (or $3.33 each).

    8. A set of *personalized* vitamins as a grammable reminder to take their pills.

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    Check out our full review of Care/Of vitamins (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.

    9. A travel flat iron so they can easily make some little touchups on the go.

    Foxybae

    Get it from Foxybae for $59.

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

    Amazon

    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 $26.99.

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

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $3.24.

    12. A marble and teak serving board they can use stat for their annual New Year's Eve partay.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

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

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 17 colors and sizes XS–2XL).

    14. 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.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three more styles).

    15. 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.

    16. A 2-in-1 food bowl that'll help them win their office lunch game.

    S'well

    Get it from S'well for $40+ (available in two sizes).

    17. Copper utensils to help set them up for success when it comes to actually sticking by their annual New Year's resolution of getting in the kitchen more often.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love them, and cook with them almost everyday! They are durable and easy to cook with. They are a almost hard rubber like material so they're not stiff, but still easy to use! Buy it! You will see what I'm talking about! Great quality for the price." —Daxxsgg

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99 (available in seven colors).

    18. A rose quartz massager and roller perfect for giving themselves a pampering face massage with their holy grail face oil.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ve had two other jade rollers that both cost about $15 for just the roller - and they were both garbage compared to this one. The jade rolled unevenly, the metal parts kept falling apart. I was fine with it because well, they’re cheap. I lost my last one and went to order a new roller, and this one was a set for the same price of just a roller, so I gave it a shot. Huge difference in quality! This set is amazing, the roller well crafted, the quartz smooth and rolls well without any scraping noise. Highly recommend." —Ro R

    Get it from Amazon for $18.69.

    19. 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.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $15.78.

    20. And a lustrous or shapely glass to contain those tasty creations.

    CB2

    Get them from CB2: teal glass for $4.95 each and double old fashioned glass for $10.95

    21. A keyboard cover as some insurance for anyone who's always sipping coffee at the computer.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very nice and thin protection for my MacAir keyboard. I bought this because I spilled coffee on my last one and ruined it! Hoping this helps prevent any future mishaps and keeps the dust, etc., out of the hard-drive areas of the laptop. It did take a little getting used to it, but I have had it now for a couple of months and really don't notice the difference anymore." —M. Vitali

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in 16 color combos).

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

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in four colors).

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

    Amazon

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

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

    Areaware

    Get it from Areaware for $10.

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

    Amazon

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

    26. A cuticle oil that'll do their personal beauty counter, cuticles, and skin good.

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    Promising review: "This Cuccio milk and honey cuticle moisturizer is truly a cuticle saver. Applying one drop to each cuticle and massaging it in completely will leave your cuticles and hands feeling soft, looking great and the smell is divine. I use it on both my hands and feet and I’m comfortable showing my fingernails and toenails this summer because this product has made it so easy to feel confident knowing I won’t have crusty cuticles." —Rina C

    Get it from Amazon for $6.78 (available in two scents).

    27. A couple of plant watering stakes to split between two green thumbs whose house plants are still alive. (How?!)

    Amazon

    Plz teach me your ways.

    Get two from Amazon for $9.38.

    28. A faux-fur coat with sherpa lining so they'll be extra toasty without looking like they've lost any of their bite.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $269 (sizes S–XL and plus sizes 1X–3X).

    29. Or a leopard-print long puffer for those frigid mornings when they wanna stand out from the bundled-up crowd.

    J. Crew

    Get it from J.Crew for $248 (available in regular sizes XXS–XXL and petite sizes XXS–L).

    30. A sneaker cleaning kit they won't mind leaving out after they're finished.

    American Eagle

    Get it from American Eagle for $20.95.

    31. A gorgeous velvet headband for an easy accent on those days when their hair's a day too dirty but they couldn't resist the appeal of the snooze button.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 10 colors).

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

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    Get it from Sephora for $58.

    33. A trio of reusable shopping bags they actually won't forget to take to the store.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $36 (also available in a single bag in a variety of patterns).

    34. Or a five-pack of washable mesh shopping totes for a très chic solution to them always having to pay for a plastic bag. I own one and can vouch that these beauts ball up into very little space but have some Mary Poppins–like capabilities.

    Amazon

    Seriously though, I have a beige one and fill 'er up with heavy hardback library books during weekend errands and most anything else that needs to go in there.

    Get them from Amazon for $16.98 (or $3.40 each).

    35. 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 $19.99.

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

    Amazon

    All they'll need is the booze!

    Get it from Amazon for $15.65+ (available in Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, Champagne Cocktail, Gin and Tonic, Hot Toddy, Margarita, and Old Fashioned).

    37. A scratch-off world map they can use to plan their next trip and satisfyingly scratch off your bucket list countries.

    Amazon

    My friend Courtney gave me one of these a few years back and I LOVE it.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes).

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

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in three sizes and various patterns).

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

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 11 colors).

    40. 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 $10.88, Barnes & Noble for $15.26, Free People for $16.95, IndieBound, or find a copy at your local library.

    41. A scratch-off holographic notes set you two can use to leave lil' notes for each other.

    Amazon

    Get a box of 120 notes and two styluses from Amazon for $8.99.

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

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in three colors and two sizes).

    43. A 20-pack of on-trend hair clips to amp up a major case of bedhead or lend a hand for when those bangs they talked themselves into need to grow out.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    44. 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.

    Amazon

    It's BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

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

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

    Crate & Kids

    Get it from Crate & Kids for $139.

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

    Macy's

    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 $38.99.

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

    Amazon

    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 line...it'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 $46.32+ (available in several sizes and seven styles).

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

    CB2

    Get them from CB2 for $39.95.

    49. A trio of glitzy ballpoint pens so it'll be so much easier for them to find a pen in their purse when they need one.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

    50. A Now House by Jonathan Adler decanter to house their mid-shelf liquor in a top-shelf style.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three styles).

    51. 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 for $12.

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

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

    Food52

    And why shouldn't they?

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

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

    Food52

    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).

    Them when they open your gift:

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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