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16 Best Gifts for Her

If you want to show the woman in your life what she means to you, nailing the birthday, Christmas or anniversary gift is an absolute must. There’s nothing worse than seeing your lucky lady grit her teeth and smile through the disappointment of receiving another pair of pyjamas. This year, earn yourself some brownie points and get her something she actually wants with this list of gift ideas for women.

From fragrances and tech products to homewares and skincare, this curated guide emphasizes sourcing thoughtful and meaningful gifts for wives, mothers, sisters and girlfriends. So, whoever you are buying for, let us show you the ropes. Check out our selection of the best gifts for her below.

Best Gifts for Her at a Glance

RELATED: We’ve also rounded up a great list of gifts for men.

Blanche Rose Hudson Collection Sheets | Image: Blanche Rose
Blanche Rose Hudson Collection Sheets | Image: Blanche Rose

1. Blanche Rose Hudson Collection Sheets

Premium Aussie bedding brand Blanche Rose is renowned for turning a good night’s sleep into a great night’s sleep, all while keeping this stylish. The Hudson Collection Sheets are a top-shelf addition to your linen cupboard courtesy of the thick, indulgent Egyptian cotton construction. Made in Portugal, these sheets boast a sateen finish with a fine dense thread. Super luxe.

Price: AUD$455

Bottega Veneta Andiamo Small Intrecciato Leather Tote | Image: Net-a-Porter
Bottega Veneta Andiamo Small Intrecciato Leather Tote | Image: Net-a-Porter

2. Bottega Veneta Andiamo Small Intrecciato Leather Tote

When Matthieu Blazy unveiled the ‘Andiamo’ tote at Bottega Veneta’s Spring runway show earlier this year, the entire fashion world took note. Whether you were a fan of the enigmatic designer’s characteristically chic aesthetic or not, you couldn’t help but be drawn to the bag’s unique braided construction. This small leather version arrives a little more manageable than the full-sized release, albeit with the same level of immense detail woven, quite literally, in. Available in an assortment of colours and comes with a long braided shoulder strap, this bag is the kind of gift any lady would consider themselves lucky to receive.

Price: AUD$4,100

AESOP Geranium Leaf Duet Body Cleanser and Balm | Image: MR PORTER
AESOP Geranium Leaf Duet Body Cleanser and Balm | Image: MR PORTER

3. Aesop Geranium Leaf Duet Body Cleanser and Balm

Everybody loves AESOP and for good reason. The Australian-born business has notched up beautiful release after beautiful release, with the Geranium Leaf collection arguably the most popular. This double set pairs two of the top releases together for your convenience, with both the Body Cleanser and Balm up for grabs. Suitable for all skin types, these beauty routine additions come with the added benefit of, you guessed it, Geranium Leaf which helps to clear congestion and regulate the production of oily sebum.

Price: AUD$203

Miss Amara Beach and Picnic Rug | Image: Miss Amara
Miss Amara Beach and Picnic Rug | Image: Miss Amara

4. Miss Amara Beach and Picnic Rug

Eco-friendly and effortlessly stylish, Miss Amara’s collection of beach and picnic rugs makes for the perfect gift for those who enjoy getting out and about. The unique range is lightweight and crafted in India from 100 per cent recycled PET fibres for premium construction. Best of all, the flatweave design has stain-resistant qualities so it is super easy to look after.

Price: AUD$99

Mettle Gift Boxes For Good | Image: Mettle
Mettle Gift Boxes For Good | Image: Mettle

5. Mettle Gift Boxes For Good

If you haven’t heard of Mettle before, consider this your introduction. The unique gift delivery service not only offers a stunning collection of gift boxes that you can share with your loved ones but also helps to combat a growing social issue. Mettle employs women who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic and family violence, equipping them with the skills, confidence, and financial security required to secure and maintain employment and in turn, safe and stable housing. If you want to give a gift that not only looks good but actually does good, consider a Mettle gift box.

Price: From AUD$45

Women's UA Meridian Flare Pants | Image: Under Armour
Women’s UA Meridian Flare Pants | Image: Under Armour

6. Women’s UA Meridian Flare Pants

Fit and flexibility are key to any great pair of pants, which is why the Meridian Flare from Under Armour make for such a great gift. These bottoms are crafted from super-soft & stretchy performance knit fabric which helps to aid in durability and comfort. Whether the lady in your life is planning on getting active or just wants to feel good whilst out on a walk, Under Armour has her covered.

Price: AUD$110

Ghd hair straightener
GHD Hair Straightener | Image: GHD

7. GHD Platinum+ Professional Smart Styler

Go grand, go luxe with a GHD Platinum+ Professional Smart Styler for her! Now featuring a plush design with a limited-edition alluring jade coat accompanied by dusky pink vanity case. The latest GHD Platinum+ Hair Straightener promises to deliver sleeker, smoother, healthier-looking hair without extreme heat. Equipped with two heat sensors that maintain an optimum hair styling temperature of 185ºC from root to tip, watch your girl achieve salon-worthy results for your next evening outing and watch those heads turn. 

Price: AUD$405

Apple airpods pro 2nd generation
Apple AirPods Pro – 2nd Generation | Image: Apple

8. Apple AirPods Pro – 2nd Generation

If she doesn’t have AirPods, she’s probably been begging for a pair since the first generation was released. And considering they’re some of the most popular wireless earbuds on the market, we can’t blame her. Just check out its list of features: Next-level active noise cancellation to block out the world, Adaptive Transparency for clear listening through the noise, Spatial audio that personalises the audio experience for increased immersion, upgraded touch controls with swipe volume adjustments, and additional 6 hours of battery life from a single charge. Dua Lipa will sound better than ever with a pair of 2nd generation Apple AirPods Pro in her ears. Oh, and you can get them personalised for free with an engraving from Apple.

Price: AUD$399

Pave diamond huggie hoops copy
Pavé Diamond Huggie Hoops | Image: Mejuri

9. Pavé Diamond Huggie Hoops

Mejuri’s Pavé Diamond Huggie Hoops are the ultimate earrings for every occasion. These hoops offer a subtle yet elegant sparkle, perfect for dressing up casual looks or complementing classy ensembles. Delicately crafted from 14k solid gold, they’re ideal for stacking and built to last without losing their lustre. Best of all, Mejuri’s dedication to ethically sourced, conflict-free natural diamonds ensures both style and conscience align. 

Price: AUD$428

R m williams lady yearling boot
R.M. Williams Lady Yearling Boot | Image: R.M. Williams

10. R.M. Williams Lady Yearling Boot

RM’s are for everyone, especially the lass you call darlin’. Treat her well this Christmas with a pair of Lady Yearling boots for a bountiful holiday harvest. Just like the original boots that started it all, these handcrafted Australian boots begin from a single piece of leather, uniquely crafted for comfort and strength. Whether dressed up or down, the elegant, narrow profile of the Lady Yearling boot is a versatile and refined look that looks fabulous at any event. Complimented by signature elastic sides, a comfortable rubber sole and a 4.5cm block heel for added height, if you’re a tall fella, she won’t need to stand on her toes when she gives you that thank-you kiss. But either way, with the Lady Yearling botos wrapped under the tree for the missus, a kiss is coming your way regardless.

Price: AUD$649

Agent provocateur gift card
Agent Provocateur Gift Card |Image: Agent provocateur

11. Agent Provocateur Gift Card

Give your woman the opportunity to unleash her Provocateur side with a topped-up e-card to Agent Provocateur, the original sexually empowered and punk heritage brand. Instant, easy and guaranteed to please, an Agent Provocateur e-card can be emailed directly to your missus, or you can print it out at home and hand deliver it to her yourself. She’ll have access to a sensual collection of lingerie, encompassing bras, knickers, suspenders, naughty intimates, corsets, nightwear and a whole bunch of pleasures to help you explore her dark side. With brand new show-stopping collections dropping all year round, an Agent Provocateur Gift Card on Christmas is as much a present for you as it is for her.

Price: AUD$50 to $1000

Lululemon wunder train high rise tight 25
LuluLemon Leggings|Image: LuluLemon

12. LuluLemon Leggings

These aren’t just any pair of leggings. These are the Wunder Train High-Rise Tight 25” leggings from LuluLemon. Featuring a highly breathable fabric that is cool to the touch and quickly wicks sweat during and after your workout, even the most intense fitness chick wouldn’t be able to out-sweat these leggings. Complimented by a waistband drawcord for a snugger fit and a hidden pocket for your girl’s gym card and keys, the Wunder Train High-Rise tights have all the right features to make her workout routine as sweat-free and stylish as possible. The added Lycra fibre offers extra stretch and shape retention for a better fit, no matter her figure. Available in a range of different colour options, grab one in her favourite colour or go for the Multi-pattern options like Heritage Camo Wash in Mineral Blue or Cinder Grain Smoked Spruce.

Price: AUD$139

Maison francis kurkdjian perfume
Maison Francis Kurkdjian Perfume | Image: Mecca

13. Maison Francis Kurkdjian Perfume

Smells, scents, fragrances, and perfume are all subjective things, but with the pedigree behind the Maison Francis Kukdjian Eau de parfum – celebrating the 250th anniversary of French crystal house Baccarat – we’re sure she’ll love it. A quick spritz of this reveals an elegant amber wood-spike jasmine scent, oozing with romantic feelings. Longlasting, with strong sillage (how the fragrance wafts from the wearer), it’s the brand’s best-selling scent. Reward your partner with a fragrance matched only by the Baccarat Chandelier that inspired it.

Price: AUD$214-AUD$279

Raphael Cherub Silk Set | Image: Cherub Silk
Raphael Cherub Silk Set | Image: Cherub Silk

14. Raphael Cherub Silk Set

Heatless curls are one of the latest hairstyling trends to sweep the internet lately. So, if you want to impress your partner with your inside knowledge, the Raphael Cherub Silk Set will surely be a Christmas winner. Inside the premium gift box, you’ll find: a Mulberry silk Cherub (the thing that makes the blow-out wavy curls) adorned with freshwater pearls (because it’s pretty), two 100% mulberry silk scrunchies (for tying up hair), one Lailah claw clip (for holding up hair. Some girls have a lot of hair), plus an embroidered travel case. It’ll come in handy for that holiday you booked. You did a book that holiday, right?

Price: AUD$49

Dyson airwrap complete long
Dyson Airwarp Complete Long | Image: Dyson

15. Dyson AirWrap Complete Long

Dyson revolutionised vacuums. They literally took the fan out of indoor fans. They made, probably, the best hairdryer. And now the Dyson AirWrap Complete Long has changed the hairstyling game forever. Re-engineered with new attachments for multiple hair types, the Dyson AirWrap Complete Long comes with new barrels which create curls and waves in both directions. It utilises an enhanced Coanda airflow to create hairstyles with ease. Able to curl, shape and hide flyaways without extreme heat, so your girl doesn’t have to spend extra on heat treatment sprays or smoothing oil. Give the gift of beauty this Christmas, AirWrap a Dyson for her.

Price: AUD$699

First thing intimates
First Thing Intimates | Image: First Thing

16. First Thing Intimates

It’s the first thing you both put on in the morning and something you take off when you know what happens. Underwear is essential to any person’s wardrobe, especially a woman’s. Standing in a league of its own, First Thing Intimates is the realisation of the perfect pair of underwear by a proudly Australian brand. Complimented by G-Strings, Thongs, Bras and Bikinis, First Thing Intimates are made from soft, breathable fabrics with flattering designs that accentuate feminine features. Born from a desire to empower women to feel confident and sexy without compromising on comfort, First Thing Intimates shows your girl you understand her needs; her underwear needs, that is. And if she’s an eco-friendly warrior, she’ll be delighted to know their bras use recycled polyamide that reduces waste to landfill and energy consumption. It’s a win for you, your special lady and the environment. 

Price: AUD$25 to $50

Things to Consider for Gifts For Her

When it comes to great gift ideas, simply wrapping a bow on a new fragrance isn’t quite enough. In fact, if you want to get the special occasion right, there are a few things you need to consider:

  • Price: Perhaps the most obvious consideration, the price will inevitably play a factor in your purchasing decision. If you are purchasing a gift for your mother, partner or sister, it’s definitely worth upping the price point if that is possible. In the fashion, fragrance and homewares world, however, gifts don’t exactly come cheap. To get the most out of your gift idea, don’t be afraid to shop around for the best price.
  • Interests: Before you pull the trigger on a cheap gift, it’s important that you consider the giftee’s interests. While some ideas might be frugal, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are good.

Alternatives to Gifts For Her

If you are looking for something a little more specific, we’ve got you covered. Outside of just gift ideas for women, we’ve collated our favourite releases across a number of different categories. So, no matter what that special someone in your life is keen on, you’ll find it here.

How Man of Many Chose the Best Gifts for Women

With more than 10 years of experience testing the best in products, culture and style, Man of Many’s editors are sticklers for research and certainly know a thing or two about gifting. This list of gift ideas was curated through the personal experience of experts, alongside extensive online research from stores and retailers. Each product on this list was checked by the Man of Many staff prior to publication for the official tick of approval. You can review our editorial policy here surrounding how we maintain our independence in our editorial reviews.

For Her Gift Ideas FAQs

What gift do girls love the most?

When it comes to buying a great gift for the woman in your life, it’s worth doing your research. Every woman is unique with their tastes and preferences, so the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach won’t cut it here. Instead, we recommend looking at her current roster of products, whether it be skincare, fragrance, fashion brands or work gear, and sticking to those key brands. At the very least, you will be able to find something that matches what she currently uses, but there is a good chance that you will have bought something that comes from her favourite brand.

What is a romantic gift for her?

Jewellery is always considered the ultimate romantic gift and for good reason. Fine jewellery represents a last connection and speaks to the significance of the relationship. While a diamond ring may cost thousands, buying some simple studded earrings is a great way to show you how you feel without breaking the bank in the process.