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    31 Splurge-Worthy Gifts From Target That Are Equal Parts Gorgeous And Practical

    Including a bluetooth speaker, a sonic facial brush, and beautifully-designed items for their home.

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    1. A Marshall Bluetooth speaker that'll not only dress up their bookshelf or side table with its undeniably cool retro look, but will also be a welcomed replacement to that tiny Bluetooth speaker they've been using since high school.

    two of the Marshall speakers

    Promising review: "What’s not to like? I was very skeptical buying it cause I’m like Marshall makes amps and haven’t ever heard them getting into the Bluetooth speaker game. Boy was I wrong. I love the vintage look to it and the quality is very impressive. I consider myself an audiophile, I have an old Onkyo receiver, record player, and excellent speaker setup. I’ve wanted a good speaker for on the go or just for streaming music when friends are over and what not but I didn’t want to sacrifice sound quality. I’ve had a lot of speakers. This Marshall by far blows everything out of the park in my opinion with knobs to be able to adjust the bass and treble very easily to get the sound you enjoy. I’m very happy with this purchase and highly recommend this speaker. Works well with multiple genres as well." —Target reviewer

    Price: $245.99

    2. Or, a Crosley turntable, perfect for the aspiring audiophile in your life who already has a nice Bluetooth speaker and is looking to break into vinyl.

    the suitcase-styled Crosley vinyl player

    Promising review: "After reading reviews everywhere online for many different brands of suitcase-type portable record players, it seemed to me to be a hit or miss situation if one got a good or bad one. Going in I didn’t expect it to be the same as high-end equipment but I hoped it would function as good as can be expected for a portable. Somewhat pricier than I planned to spend, I bought this player at my local Target store so I could easily return it within their required 30-day period as I assumed that is what would be happening. I tested/played at least one record every day for 28 days alternating between all three speeds. There were NO problems with sound, speed, or function at all. I got a good one. Yay. I am SO happy with it." —Target reviewer

    Price: $89.95 (available in three colors)

    3. An LG 50" smart-TV they can use to stream all their fave shows with the click of a button. And the big, 4K screen? Gorgeous.

    the LG tv

    Promising review: "Awesome TV for the price. The LG provided channels alone will leave you not wanting to pay for cable anymore. The best thing about this TV is its image, with very accurate colors and contrast, and very sharp 4K resolution, it is a deal!!!!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $399

    4. A Cricut Maker Machine for the crafter whose been wanting one for years. This little machine can cut through 300+ various materials and is sure to take their creations to the next level. Who knows, they might even make you something with it!

    The Cricut Maker Machine

    Promising review: "Amazing! This machine is so versatile, from cutting vinyl to fabric and even wood. I can't wait to create things with it." —Target reviewer

    Price: $249.99

    5. A Drinkworks Home Bar designed by the brilliant minds behind Keurig. It'll allow them to make their fav cocktails — everything from Moscow mules to margaritas and sangria — just by inserting a pod and pushing a button. No sore arms from ice shaking required!

    The Keurig Drinkworks Machine

    Promising review: "Best. Decision. Ever! It’s like a hired bartender for my home. My friends and husband can enjoy all of these different cocktails without me having to mix different drinks, including a mai tai...because who makes mai tais at home? And it’s reduced the bottle counter clutter!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $349.99

    6. A KitchenAid 5-quart stand mixer because they became an avid baker over quarantine and are ready for the ultimate next upgrade in their kitchen. Built to last a lifetime, they'll be using this to whip up all kinds of sweet treats for you.

    the Kitchen Aid mixer on a kitchen countertop

    Promising review: "Not only is it beautiful, but it's sturdy and durable. It's definitely worth the additional cost. My husband was like we can buy this one or we can keep buying $100 mixers that will break in three years. The best part was that it mixes everything really well! So far I have mixed two cakes, but I plan to do mash potatoes and sweet potatoes, I have no doubt this mixer is up for the job!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $429.99 (available in four colors).

    7. Or, a Lodge 6-quart cast iron Dutch oven if they're more of a cook than a baker! Not only will it take their culinary creations to the next level, but will scream ~sophisticated adult chef~ every time they leave it out on their stove top.

    The Dutch Oven

    Promising review: "To put it simply, I love this piece! I never knew how much I needed a Dutch oven until I bought this one. I use it all the time for soups and chili and my husband loves when I make sausage gravy for breakfast and I can easily do it all in just this pot. And the color is an added bonus, I just leave it right on one of the shelves in our kitchen 1) because it’s so cute and 2) because I just use it that often that it’s nice to have handy. I think it’s a great starter Dutch oven for any beginner kitchen." —Target reviewer

    Price: $79.99 (available in two colors)

    8. A weighted blanket that'll do it all — keep them cool, calm, and oh so cozy.

    model sleeping with the blanket

    Promising review: "Love my Gravity blanket. I had another weighted blanket for a while and this one is clearly the best. Love the zipper feature that makes it easy to wash the cover, since I like to have this right on top of me. Also, the blanket actually feels like a blanket instead of a duvet full of beads like my other one. This one doesn't shift around in the duvet cover and actually stays in place. Genius." —Target reviewer

    Price: $259.99 

    9. A soft bend curling iron, because you love getting blowouts together but both hate paying for them. This thing will give those same soft curls, but from the comfort of home — and is a lot cheaper in the long run!

    A white two inch curling iron with a gold barrel

    Promising review: "I love the subtle movement this gives. Not curls, but style if that makes sense. I like to be able to move my hair around and not worry about messing up the style. That’s why I love the effortless glamour this gives. I alternated directions, some away from my face and some rolled under. Not hard to use either, but I’m not a novice to curling irons. Maybe practice first with it off if you are new because it is big." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $60

    10. An accent chair, so you have somewhere cozy to sit when you visit their new digs. You'll appreciate the seat, and they'll appreciate having a piece of furniture that isn't from their college days!

    accent chair styled in a living room

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these chairs. They’re not only beautiful, but extremely sturdy. My toddler climbs on them constantly and they don’t budge. The 'light beige' color is a lot lighter than the pictures, but I was pleasantly surprised because I originally wanted the 'husk' but it was sold out. I would say the light beige is actually closer in color to the husk chair shown. If you’re on the fence, definitely buy." —Target reviewer

    Price: $300 (available in seven colors)

    11. And a wood and gold-finish bar cart so that you always know where the drinks are when you're over for a visit.

    A wood and gold finish bar cart

    Promising review: "I ordered this bar cart for our new apartment and it is an absolutely perfect addition! Assembling the bar cart was easy. It took less than 20 minutes total, and we had no issues with any of the instructions or pieces. We've had the cart for about six months now and I still love it! We are constantly getting compliments on it, and we can switch out different pieces or accessories to keep it feeling fresh! An absolute must-buy. A great price for the quality!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $150

    12. A Fitbit activity tracker because you have one, are obsessed, and have both been talking about how you want to have step competitions starting in the new year.

    A pink Fitbit activity tracker

    Promising review: "Loving this Fitbit so far, upgraded from a Charge 2. I definitely like the more slender style of the Inspire 2, and the band is way more comfortable than the band for the Charge 2. I also feel like the alerts are more noticeable, more of a vibration than the Charge 2. I bought two of the Inspire 2 activity trackers, one for myself, and one for my son. We’re both enjoying the sleek design and features." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $99.95 (available in three colors)

    13. A home office chair, because they're permanently WFH now and deserve a nice upgrade to their home office space. This one is chic AND comfy!

    The home office chair in gray

    Promising review: "Been having trouble sitting on my old computer chair because the seat was not one piece. Saw the chair online and it had the Serta name, which is known for mattress comfort. The chair was easy to assemble and is very comfortable." —Target reviewer

    Price: $210.89 (available in nine colors)

    14. OR, a large writing desk if they've already got the chair covered but need a larger workspace in their tiny living quarters. The extra-wide design of this desk paired with its shallower depth makes it easy to better utilize the space in their room, and should easily accommodate their monitor, lamp, notebooks, and so forth. It's also just a perfect 10 to look at.

    The large wood writing desk in natural with a green felt chair in front of it

    Promising review: "This desk is 100x better than the desk I bought from a big furniture store in OKC! The desk has a nice color and has a big surface. The quality of the wood is great. I like how the middle drawer is offset a little higher for good leg space. It came all put together except for the legs and it took only 20 minutes to put those on." —Target reviewer

    Price: $290 (available in three colors)

    15. A rechargeable sonic facial brush guaranteed to take their face washing game to a whole new level. Grime, makeup, sweat — this'll kick it right out of their pores and leave them glowing after every use.

    Person washing face with the vibrating facial brush

    Promising review: "I love this cleansing brush, it has upped my face cleaning game. I use it every single morning with a facial cleanser. It’s soft enough for my sensitive skin but firm enough to cleanse my face wonderfully." —Target reviewer

    Price: $79.99

    16. A Nespresso coffee and espresso machine because they've wanted one forever and this is the year you're finally going to make it happen for them. Obvs they'll love the coffee, but they'll also love how beautiful it'll look on their countertop!

    The Nespresso coffee maker

    This ultimate caffeination station makes 5-oz, 8-oz, 14-oz, and 18-oz cups, as well as single and double espresso shots — so they'll always have a number of options to choose from.

    Promising review: "Have been loving using it since we got it. If you’ve been debating buying one, just take the plunge, well worth the investment. Ours also came with a sample pack of flavors." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $169.99

    17. A leaning bookshelf for the bookworm whose collection of novels is scattered all over the floor of their home. This'll give them the help they need to utilize (and decorate) their vertical space.

    The dark brown wooden ladder has five shelves with a small orange flowers on the third one from the bottom

    Promising review: "Beautiful shelf. Matches perfectly with my other furniture. The shelves are a great size. Definitely recommend securing it into the wall." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $140 (available in three colors)

    18. A vanity set, since they're always complaining that there's not enough space in their bathroom to do their makeup. This'll help dress up their bedroom AND give them a place to store all their beauty products and fragrances.

    the vanity with silver handles with a white velvet stool and a flip top mirror

    Promising review: "Love this vanity. It’s so beautiful and goes well with everything in my bedroom. I’m a professional makeup artist, and I love how deep the drawers are. It fits everything. I recommend putting it near a window so you get some beautiful natural light on your face as you’re getting ready. Oh, and the stool is also so gorgeous. This piece is subtle but still stands out. I can’t explain it. I love it. Buy it!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $319.99

    19. A glass globe floor lamp they can use in the cozy reading corner they've been curating over the last few months.

    The lamp has a glass globe, circular bulb and curved gold stand

    Promising review: "My husband and I LOVE these lamps! We bought one and loved it so much we went back and got a second. Assembly was super easy — basically just twisting a few parts together and voilà." —Target reviewer

    Price: $90 (available in two colors)

    20. A stainless-steel Simplehuman soap pump that'll automatically dispense the perfect amount, without even having to touch it. It is quite extra, but, you know, so are they.

    The Simplehuman soap dispenser

    Promising review: "As you would expect from Simplehuman, this product is well designed in every respect. Being rechargeable makes it very convenient. Absolutely would buy this again." —Target reviewer

    Price: $70 (available in five colors)

    21. A Dyson Cool Link air purifier and fan because they adopted a kitten last year and have been sneezing nonstop ever since.

    The air-purifying fan

    Promising review: "I love this purifier. I moved to a small town where my neighbors burn their garbage (ugh, technically legal, but also the smell of burning plastic has set my asthma off completely.) This fan has made our new place livable. I come inside for the fresh air." —Target reviewer

    Price: $399.99

    22. A one-touch SodaStream so they never have to worry about running out of La Croix or Topo Chico ever again — this'll give them that sparkling, bubbly delight as quick as they crave it.

    white SodaStream on a countertop

    Promising review: "I'm so happy I bought this. Works like a charm, and it's unobtrusive on my countertop. It feels good not to be lugging plastic bottles from the grocery store, and creating all that waste. Effortless to set up and use. It's a winner for me." —Target reviewer

    Price: $129.99

    23. A Hatch Rest sound machine night-light that's so much more than a minimalist bedside lamp — it's also an alarm clock! They can use it to play soothing sounds to help them fall asleep, and even set it to show a color gradient that mimics the sun rising in the morning to help them wake up gradually.


    You can even sync it up with Alexa to fully utilize its functionalities!

    Promising review: "This is a great product! Easy to use and gives off great light. There are plenty of sounds to choose from and the option to turn the light off if not needed." —Target reviewer

    Price: $89.99

    24. An 11-inch iPad Pro guaranteed to keep them entertained for years. Whether they use it to illustrate, create films, or simply watch Netflix, the creative possibilities and entertainment options are truly endless.

    model using the iPad Pro

    Promising review: "I decided to grab the iPad Pro instead of waiting for the 2020 iPad Air. The better screen, better speakers, and the camera situation plus face recognition put me over the edge. I figure it would last me years so its worth getting the better machine for the few bucks more. This surpassed my expectations and is just an incredible unit. I have yet to run down the battery after several half-day uses, so I assume the battery is as good as advertised. I give this an A+, Apple!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $799+ 

    25. A Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Camera that's definitely gorgeous, and I would argue practical because what's more important than making memories!? This is a gift that'll literally keep on giving, and they'll be sure to put it to good use for years to come.

    The camera in lilac

    Heads up: the film is sold separately.

    Promising review: "This camera makes it super easy to capture instant memories! I bought one for my sister for Christmas and she loved it. I’ve had my own for years!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $69.99 (available in six colors)

    26. An Instant Pot 8-quart pressure cooker they can use to make restaurant-quality meals but in a fraction of the time. The versatility this little machine offers is truly impressive; it can be used to pressure cook, sauté, steam, as a sous vide, or even just to warm leftovers.

    The Air Fryer

    Promising review: "This was my first multi-cooker purchase. And it did not disappoint! I love the versatility of it! I’ve used the air fryer several times and it works beautifully! It’s a great value! I was thinking I’d have to get a separate machine for pressure cooking, another for air frying, and a slow cooker! But with this, it’s all together! It's perfect for my kitchen with limited storage...even though it is quite large. But it’s nice to be able to fit things like a whole chicken or a large roast! The best part? Most of the parts are dishwasher safe. Makes cleanup a breeze!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $199.99

    27. An infrared stove to provide the warmth and ambiance of a wood-burning fireplace, WITHOUT the maintenance and hassle of the real deal. Probably the coziest gift you can give this year.

    stove in a living space in a dark wood color

    Promising review: "We want to keep the bedrooms cooler than the rest of the house so we close off those doors and others. This little fireplace keeps the living area at the front of the house nice and comfortable." —Target reviewer

    Price: $238.99 (available in four colors)

    28. A KVD contour palette, because they can never have enough neutral shades lying around — and I mean, come on, just look at how luscious these are.

    the KVD palette

    Promising review: "This is the best palette I have found so far. The product glides right into your skin. Like butter. The highlighter is a fantastic under eye brighter and melts on like butter. Five stars. Makeup gal must have without a doubt." —Target reviewer

    Price: $50.

    29. A faux fur throw blanket that's nothing short of what soft, cozy dreams are made of. From working on their laptop to watching a movie at the end of the day, this is sure to keep them extra warm and fuzzy for the winter days ahead. It'll also add some serious ~aesthetic~ value to their home when draped across their sofa or their bed.

    the blanket draped over a chair

    Promising review: "This faux fur throw is so soft and pretty. It has a pretty grid-like pattern and the colors make it unique. It isn't just a one-color throw. I have a futon with a navy blue cover and this throw looks perfect on it. You can use it as a lap blanket, but it may not be big enough to cover your entire body. This is a really modern throw and it'll look great on your couch!" —Target reviewer

    Price: $73.99 (originally $83.99; available in seven colors).

    30. A weekender bag that both *looks great* and *works great*. This hyper-functional bag packs enough room for ALL their travel essentials while sacrificing nothing in the way of style.


    Yes, there's a built-in laptop compartment!

    Promising review: "Great bag, tons of compartments, zippers and space. There’s a place to put your laptop, and fits a ton of stuff. It is a bit pricey, but if you travel a lot, it really helps keeping all your personal items while not filling your luggage." —Target reviewer

    Price: $79.99 (available in two colors).

    31. A faux leather pouf, because they deserve to kick their feet up every now and then. It'll also kick their interior decor up a few notches!


    Promising review: "This ottoman is the perfect height and size to prop my feet up on while I’m working at my desk, looks great in my apartment and has a nice neutral look without being overpowering. Not too heavy and feels sturdy if extra seating is ever needed." —Target reviewer

    Price: $90 (available in two colors).

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