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31 Gifts That'll Last As Long As Your Love

Cashmere scarves, Swiss army knives, shearling slippers, and other gifts that'll stand the test of time.

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1. A slim leather card case that'll only look better with age (and won't jut awkwardly out of their pocket).

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Promising review: "I've been using this as my sole wallet for nearly a year. The magnet on the cash clasp is strong and reliable. Leather and stitching are first class. Perfect size. It's enabled me to stop carrying stuff I don't need. No more fishing for a gigantic lump in my back pocket." —DLSC

Get them from Nordstrom: the brown front pocket wallet for $44.90 and the black card case for $35.

2. A pair of UGG shearling-lined moccasin slippers almost as warm as your sweetheart's smile.

Promising review: "I bought a pair of these eight years ago, and they only started to show wear this past year. I'm excited to have a new pair. I love the color, and they are so warm and comfy." —meGet them from Amazon for $56.95+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 17 colors) or Plow & Hearth for $99.95 (available in sizes 5–10 and five colors).
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Promising review: "I bought a pair of these eight years ago, and they only started to show wear this past year. I'm excited to have a new pair. I love the color, and they are so warm and comfy." —me

Get them from Amazon for $56.95+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 17 colors) or Plow & Hearth for $99.95 (available in sizes 5–10 and five colors).

3. A Hydro Flask water bottle for a reliable way to keep their drinks cold all day.

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This 32-ounce water bottle can keep cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to six hours! It's BPA- and phthalate-free. It comes with a straw lid. Hydro Flask products come with a limited lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects, which include broken or leaking caps, loss of insulating properties, and rattling bottles.

Promising review: "I love this. It keeps my water cold and is indestructible. I love the open mouth, too, for easy cleaning." —SKTCK

Get it from Nordstrom for $44.95 (available in four colors) or Amazon for $33.80+ (available in two sizes and 17 colors).

4. A Wüsthof chef's knife any seasoned or novice cook would appreciate. The best part is they'll use it to make delicious meals for you 😉.

Promising review: "Of all the chef's knives I own ($4,000 worth), Wüsthof is my favorite. The feel of the knife, the balance, whether it be the 8- or 10-inch, is superb. The handle shape is finely tuned for comfort; whether hands are small or large, it just works. The steel is capable of holding a very fine edge, it sharpens easily and can be maintained for months with just a honing steel. You can use and abuse this knife, and it will endure. This is the winning formula, the classic chef's knife." —xcrmovGet it from William Sonoma for $59.95+ (available in three sizes) or Amazon for $59.95.
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Promising review: "Of all the chef's knives I own ($4,000 worth), Wüsthof is my favorite. The feel of the knife, the balance, whether it be the 8- or 10-inch, is superb. The handle shape is finely tuned for comfort; whether hands are small or large, it just works. The steel is capable of holding a very fine edge, it sharpens easily and can be maintained for months with just a honing steel. You can use and abuse this knife, and it will endure. This is the winning formula, the classic chef's knife." —xcrmov

Get it from William Sonoma for $59.95+ (available in three sizes) or Amazon for $59.95.

5. A pair of well-made sunglasses that won't fall apart in their bag with a little jostling.

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Both pairs of Warby Parker sunglasses offer 100% UV protection and come with anti-scratch coating!

Get them from Warby Parker: the left ones for $95+ (available in three colors) and the right ones for $95+ (available in two colors).

6. A leather-wrapped flask for the ~rye~ gift to give a whiskey lover.

This 6-ounce flask has precision laser-welded joints made of 201 stainless steel, so it won't leak! Each flask is leak-tested using a pressurized air and water system. You can get it monogrammed with initials for free! It also comes with a cloth gift bag and funnel.Get it from Brand & Iron Quality Goods on Etsy for $32.
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This 6-ounce flask has precision laser-welded joints made of 201 stainless steel, so it won't leak! Each flask is leak-tested using a pressurized air and water system. You can get it monogrammed with initials for free! It also comes with a cloth gift bag and funnel.

Get it from Brand & Iron Quality Goods on Etsy for $32.

7. A pair of earrings made of precious metals so they won't turn green or rust over the years.

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The heart-shaped earrings are handmade from lace dipped in copper and then in 24k gold! The XO earrings are made of 14k gold-plated sterling silver and embellished with cubic zirconia.

Promising review: "Detail of lace is a lot more intricate in person. Perfect to wear every day and size is not too big or small." —Jessie

Get the heart-shaped earrings from Uncommon Goods for $32 (also available as a necklace) and the XO earrings from Urban Outfitters for $58 (available in two colors).

8. A trusty KitchenAid mixer they can pass on to their children and grandchildren.

The five quart–stainless steel bowl has enough capacity to mix dough for nine dozen cookies or four loaves of bread in a single batch. The mixer comes with a coated flat beater, a coated dough hook, a six-wire whip, and a pouring shield. The flat beater and dough hook are dishwasher-safe.Promising review: "Love my new KitchenAid mixer. This is my third in 53 years of marriage. The first one lasted over 27 years, then I passed it along to my daughter; the second one lasted me 26 years, and I have given it to my granddaughter. So now I have my third Kitchenaid in the bright red color. I think Kitchenaid is the best mixer around. They never quit running; you just give the old one away, so hubby can buy a new one for the cook of the house." —JomamaGet it from Amazon for $280.93+ (available in 45 colors).
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The five quart–stainless steel bowl has enough capacity to mix dough for nine dozen cookies or four loaves of bread in a single batch. The mixer comes with a coated flat beater, a coated dough hook, a six-wire whip, and a pouring shield. The flat beater and dough hook are dishwasher-safe.

Promising review: "Love my new KitchenAid mixer. This is my third in 53 years of marriage. The first one lasted over 27 years, then I passed it along to my daughter; the second one lasted me 26 years, and I have given it to my granddaughter. So now I have my third Kitchenaid in the bright red color. I think Kitchenaid is the best mixer around. They never quit running; you just give the old one away, so hubby can buy a new one for the cook of the house." —Jomama

Get it from Amazon for $280.93+ (available in 45 colors).

9. A stainless-steel French press as rock solid as your relationship — it won't shatter under pressure like a glass one.

This 1.5-liter French press has a three layered–stainless steel filter that traps the smallest coffee grounds! It's also dishwasher-safe!Promising review: "We got this a couple months ago when our traditional glass French press broke. We are SO glad we switched to this one. Coffee stays warm throughout breakfast time (a couple of hours), and it cleans easily (and my kids aren't scared to drop it when walking, like the other one) and makes enough coffee for two people to drink multiple cups. This was a purchase that was well worth the price!" —Rene C. SzatkowskiGet it from Amazon for $39.99.
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This 1.5-liter French press has a three layered–stainless steel filter that traps the smallest coffee grounds! It's also dishwasher-safe!

Promising review: "We got this a couple months ago when our traditional glass French press broke. We are SO glad we switched to this one. Coffee stays warm throughout breakfast time (a couple of hours), and it cleans easily (and my kids aren't scared to drop it when walking, like the other one) and makes enough coffee for two people to drink multiple cups. This was a purchase that was well worth the price!" —Rene C. Szatkowski

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

10. An enameled cast-iron Dutch oven with a lifespan of at least several decades.

Promising review: "Bought this as a gift. Have been using the same one for seven years, no issues, no damage. Still like new. Good for the oven or the stove top." —ElenaGet it from Jet, Walmart, or Amazon for $49.99+ (available in six sizes and 10 colors).
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Promising review: "Bought this as a gift. Have been using the same one for seven years, no issues, no damage. Still like new. Good for the oven or the stove top." —Elena

Get it from Jet, Walmart, or Amazon for $49.99+ (available in six sizes and 10 colors).

11. An airy linen robe that'll only grow softer and more comfortable with every wash.

This robe is made of 100% linen!Get it from H&M for $49.99 (available in sizes S/M–L/XL and five colors). Check out a plus-size cotton robe here!
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This robe is made of 100% linen!

Get it from H&M for $49.99 (available in sizes S/M–L/XL and five colors). Check out a plus-size cotton robe here!

12. A personalized leather journal they can refill over and over again.

This leather notebook is lined with linen! It fits approximately 176 lined and perforated pages. You can get it monogrammed for an additional cost.Get it from Mark & Graham for $119 (available in six colors). Check out another option from Amazon here and from Etsy here.
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This leather notebook is lined with linen! It fits approximately 176 lined and perforated pages. You can get it monogrammed for an additional cost.

Get it from Mark & Graham for $119 (available in six colors). Check out another option from Amazon here and from Etsy here.

13. An ultra-dense and cushiony yoga mat guaranteed to never wear out from regular use.

This yoga mat is made through non-toxic, emissions-free manufacturing. It's 100% latex-free. Manduka offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects. If the product wears out from regular use under normal conditions, they will replace the product, regardless of where it was purchased!Promising review: "Prior to buying this mat, I used to go through at least one yoga mat per year. I've now been using this for 10 months, and I'm impressed with the way it has held up. It still looks brand new. The support you get from this mat is unlike any other I've experienced. Do yourself a favor and buy one of these. You'll never look back." —JeffGet it from Amazon for $82+ (available in two sizes and 13 colors) or Walmart for $91.30.
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This yoga mat is made through non-toxic, emissions-free manufacturing. It's 100% latex-free. Manduka offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects. If the product wears out from regular use under normal conditions, they will replace the product, regardless of where it was purchased!

Promising review: "Prior to buying this mat, I used to go through at least one yoga mat per year. I've now been using this for 10 months, and I'm impressed with the way it has held up. It still looks brand new. The support you get from this mat is unlike any other I've experienced. Do yourself a favor and buy one of these. You'll never look back." —Jeff

Get it from Amazon for $82+ (available in two sizes and 13 colors) or Walmart for $91.30.

14. A compact Swiss army knife that'll come in handy in the most unexpected situations.

This 3.5-inch Swiss army knife has 12 functions: large blade, small blade, Phillips screwdriver, can opener, small screwdriver, bottle opener, large screwdriver, wire stripper, reamer, key ring, tweezers, and toothpick. Victorinox provides a lifetime guarantee against defects in material and workmanship. Promising review: "I've carried one of these on my key ring for about 50 years now. It is small enough to not be bulgy or intrusive, but big enough to perform almost anything you'd ask of a pocket tool. The knives are just the right size, as are the two regular and one Philips screwdriver. The can opener really works, it's the only thing we use when camping. The reamer will drill a hole in just about anything that's softer than steel. The blades don't hold an edge like the best knives but are OK for the price, and they are easily sharpened to a razor edge. The one weak tool is the tweezer, which is too lightweight to apply enough force to remove a cactus spine or deep splinter. Aside from that, the whole package rates a solid strong five stars." —Wings42Get it from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in 15 colors), Jet for $22.99, or Walmart for $21.99.
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This 3.5-inch Swiss army knife has 12 functions: large blade, small blade, Phillips screwdriver, can opener, small screwdriver, bottle opener, large screwdriver, wire stripper, reamer, key ring, tweezers, and toothpick. Victorinox provides a lifetime guarantee against defects in material and workmanship.

Promising review: "I've carried one of these on my key ring for about 50 years now. It is small enough to not be bulgy or intrusive, but big enough to perform almost anything you'd ask of a pocket tool. The knives are just the right size, as are the two regular and one Philips screwdriver. The can opener really works, it's the only thing we use when camping. The reamer will drill a hole in just about anything that's softer than steel. The blades don't hold an edge like the best knives but are OK for the price, and they are easily sharpened to a razor edge. The one weak tool is the tweezer, which is too lightweight to apply enough force to remove a cactus spine or deep splinter. Aside from that, the whole package rates a solid strong five stars." —Wings42

Get it from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in 15 colors), Jet for $22.99, or Walmart for $21.99.

15. A super soft cashmere scarf to keep them warm and cozy every winter.

This cashmere scarf measures 15"x72" and features two contrasting colors on each side!Get it from Century 21 for $53.27. Check out another choice here!
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This cashmere scarf measures 15"x72" and features two contrasting colors on each side!

Get it from Century 21 for $53.27. Check out another choice here!

16. A classic watch they can wear for years to come because it'll never go out of style.

This watch has leather straps and stainless-steel hardware with gold, rose-gold, or silver plating.Promising review: "Love love love this watch. I have a thin wrist and have a hard time with watches fitting, but this one fits perfectly! Looks classic and timeless." —HappyCamper0123Get it from Nordstrom for $99.
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This watch has leather straps and stainless-steel hardware with gold, rose-gold, or silver plating.

Promising review: "Love love love this watch. I have a thin wrist and have a hard time with watches fitting, but this one fits perfectly! Looks classic and timeless." —HappyCamper0123

Get it from Nordstrom for $99.

17. An L.L. Bean canvas tote that'll serve them from their first job to retirement.

Each tote is handcrafted in Maine. The handles are tested to hold up to 500 pounds! You can add a monogram for an additional cost.Promising review: "These things are great looking and indestructible. I got my first tote back in the '80s. It was my high school book bag, then college book bag. It saw hard duty in the field schlepping tools and notes when I was an archaeologist. It's been up and down mountains, camping in deserts, hiking in forests, and sailing on the ocean. And it's still going strong. Indestructible, I tell you! I recently got a spiffy new one for grocery shopping. It's pretty much my go-to bag for everything. The medium size with regular handles is ample, comfortable, and convenient. Just right for a laptop." —LittleRhody8Get it from L.L. Bean for $34.95+ (available in four sizes and five colors).
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Each tote is handcrafted in Maine. The handles are tested to hold up to 500 pounds! You can add a monogram for an additional cost.

Promising review: "These things are great looking and indestructible. I got my first tote back in the '80s. It was my high school book bag, then college book bag. It saw hard duty in the field schlepping tools and notes when I was an archaeologist. It's been up and down mountains, camping in deserts, hiking in forests, and sailing on the ocean. And it's still going strong. Indestructible, I tell you! I recently got a spiffy new one for grocery shopping. It's pretty much my go-to bag for everything. The medium size with regular handles is ample, comfortable, and convenient. Just right for a laptop." —LittleRhody8

Get it from L.L. Bean for $34.95+ (available in four sizes and five colors).

18. A personalized print to remind long-distance couples that love will always find a way.

This print comes ready to hang in a black shadowbox frame! It measures 13.5"x19.5"x2".Promising review: "We bought this for a couple who is hard to shop for, and both of them almost welled up with tears when they saw it; they were very touched by the idea of it. I didn't expect the frame to be as nice as it was. Good-looking shadow box frame. Very happy with the final product." —Wedding shopping for friendsGet it from Uncommongoods for $160+. Check out a mug in a similar design from Etsy here!
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This print comes ready to hang in a black shadowbox frame! It measures 13.5"x19.5"x2".

Promising review: "We bought this for a couple who is hard to shop for, and both of them almost welled up with tears when they saw it; they were very touched by the idea of it. I didn't expect the frame to be as nice as it was. Good-looking shadow box frame. Very happy with the final product." —Wedding shopping for friends

Get it from Uncommongoods for $160+. Check out a mug in a similar design from Etsy here!

19. An enamel pin they'll always keep close to their heart, no matter how many denim jackets they go through.

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Get the envelope pin from Urban Outfitters for $10 and the mixtape pin from WildflowerandCompany on Etsy for $10.

20. A set of succulent plants that, in theory, should be able to live for years to decades with love and care. In theory.

Get a six-pack from SucculentBeauties on Etsy for $29.49. Check out artificial succulents from Amazon here and here!
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Get a six-pack from SucculentBeauties on Etsy for $29.49. Check out artificial succulents from Amazon here and here!

21. An Osprey backpack for carrying their essentials on long hikes or while running errands in the city.

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There are two side mesh pockets that hold water bottles. Osprey will repair any damage or defect for any reason free of charge regardless of when the product was purchased!

Promising review: "Perfect size for a daypack, with great weight distribution, side pockets for water bottles, and easy-to-access compartments. Definitely a great addition to the travel accessories collection. Works great for music festivals as well!" —Mark Burlet

Get it from Amazon for $50 (available in 10 colors).

22. A nickel plated–stainless steel pen designed to last a lifetime. It won't break even if your S.O. is a notorious pen-dropper.

It comes with a Pilot G2 Gel refill!Get it from AHA for $79.95.
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It comes with a Pilot G2 Gel refill!

Get it from AHA for $79.95.

23. An Apple Watch band made of water-resistant saffiano leather, so it won't get stained by water or sweat.

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These watch bands feature stainless-steel hardware!

Get it from Anthropologie for $52 (available in two designs).

24. A pair of headphones that'll fit comfortably in their ears and outlive most smart devices.

Promising review: "I got my first pair seven years ago. In those seven years, I have used these headphones daily, probably being a bit too rough with them in the first few years when I was a young teenager. Nonetheless, I have only needed to get that pair replaced once, and that was just last year. You read that right: a pair of earbuds for under $15 lasted SIX YEARS. The audio quality is also fantastic for the price. I'm not sure if I have weirdly shaped ears, but this is the only pair I've ever tried where the earbuds actually stay in my ears. Not only that, I've never felt discomfort from them, even after wearing them for a few hours at a time. Long story short, if you're looking for an affordable pair of earbuds that will stay in your ears comfortably, give you surprisingly clear audio quality, and last a long time, I would highly recommend these!" —Amazon CustomerGet them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in nine colors) or Walmart for $8.43+ (available in six colors).
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Promising review: "I got my first pair seven years ago. In those seven years, I have used these headphones daily, probably being a bit too rough with them in the first few years when I was a young teenager. Nonetheless, I have only needed to get that pair replaced once, and that was just last year. You read that right: a pair of earbuds for under $15 lasted SIX YEARS. The audio quality is also fantastic for the price. I'm not sure if I have weirdly shaped ears, but this is the only pair I've ever tried where the earbuds actually stay in my ears. Not only that, I've never felt discomfort from them, even after wearing them for a few hours at a time. Long story short, if you're looking for an affordable pair of earbuds that will stay in your ears comfortably, give you surprisingly clear audio quality, and last a long time, I would highly recommend these!" —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in nine colors) or Walmart for $8.43+ (available in six colors).

25. A Stanley thermos for enjoying hot coffee or soup on their future camping trips. It's also a gift to you because chances are you'll be there with them.

Promising review: "A great vacuum bottle. My 10-year-old thermos still works, but I could not resist getting another and keeping my old one as a spare. I'm a coffee drinker, and the money I save by carrying my home brew pays for my new Stanley thermos many times over." —samkalaniGet it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in five sizes and two colors) or Walmart for $28.99.
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Promising review: "A great vacuum bottle. My 10-year-old thermos still works, but I could not resist getting another and keeping my old one as a spare. I'm a coffee drinker, and the money I save by carrying my home brew pays for my new Stanley thermos many times over." —samkalani

Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in five sizes and two colors) or Walmart for $28.99.

26. An olive wood cutting board they'll always keep no matter how many times they move apartments.

This solid olive wood board is finished with organic oil!Get it from West Elm for $49+ (available in two sizes).
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This solid olive wood board is finished with organic oil!

Get it from West Elm for $49+ (available in two sizes).

27. A question-a-day journal for couples to fill in together over three years and keep as a memento forever.

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Promising review: "My husband and I have been married a little over two years now, and we started this about six months ago. We love it! It's seriously an adorable way to see how life changes and how we grow as time goes on. It's going to be so cute to look back on our entries in a couple years." —Jessica Hogan

Get it from Amazon for $10.32.

28. A wool blend throw blanket that'll still be soft and snuggly after getting washed.

This throw blanket is made of a wool and cotton blend. It measures 59"x78".Promising review: "I would buy this again and recommend it. Perfect colors and softness. Washes up beautifully." —Rebecca B. Get it from Overstock for $119.98.
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This throw blanket is made of a wool and cotton blend. It measures 59"x78".

Promising review: "I would buy this again and recommend it. Perfect colors and softness. Washes up beautifully." —Rebecca B.

Get it from Overstock for $119.98.

29. A foldover leather clutch they can use for every occasion: work, party, brunch, or travel.

This leather clutch is handmade in Spain!Promising review: "I love this pouch. I travel a lot and have limited suitcase room, so every item is carefully selected and must be multifunctional. This pouch takes up zero room — I can even fit it into my work bag. It fits all the essentials without looking bulky or sacrificing shape. It’s also buttery and beautiful. You can dress it up or down. Really pleased with this purchase and will probably get an additional color at some point." —SKI_DCGet it from Everlane for $98 (available in two colors).
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This leather clutch is handmade in Spain!

Promising review: "I love this pouch. I travel a lot and have limited suitcase room, so every item is carefully selected and must be multifunctional. This pouch takes up zero room — I can even fit it into my work bag. It fits all the essentials without looking bulky or sacrificing shape. It’s also buttery and beautiful. You can dress it up or down. Really pleased with this purchase and will probably get an additional color at some point." —SKI_DC

Get it from Everlane for $98 (available in two colors).

30. A solar-powered phone charger that should work as long as the sun keeps shining.

This battery pack can be charged via an outlet or solar power. It has a built-in LED flashlight and dual USB ports so it can charge two devices at once. Promising review: "This worked wonders during the big storms and four-day power outage at my house! It even charged under a cloudy sky!" —Theresa RitenourGet it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in two capacities).
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This battery pack can be charged via an outlet or solar power. It has a built-in LED flashlight and dual USB ports so it can charge two devices at once.

Promising review: "This worked wonders during the big storms and four-day power outage at my house! It even charged under a cloudy sky!" —Theresa Ritenour

Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in two capacities).

31. A bottle opener keychain to remind them of the two things that are always in their heart: you and booze.

Promising review: "I ordered this because I didn't want the ordinary keychain bottle opener that everyone can notice right away. I love that it's heart-shaped; blends right in. I placed it on my key ring. NO drinking and driving though." —T DoggGet it from Uncommongoods for $18.
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Promising review: "I ordered this because I didn't want the ordinary keychain bottle opener that everyone can notice right away. I love that it's heart-shaped; blends right in. I placed it on my key ring. NO drinking and driving though." —T Dogg

Get it from Uncommongoods for $18.

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