gift for wife

Whether you’re new to this whole wife thing or you’re a seasoned vet about to celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary, there’s one universal truth: from time to time, your wife would love to get a really unique, thoughtful gift from you. Of course she loves the staples too—perfume, slippers and birthstone earrings make amazing gifts for your wife. But today, we’re challenging you to think outside the box on your next gift-giving occasion. Check out our list of the best unique gifts for your wife—you’re sure to find the inspiration you need to get out of that gift-giving rut. Don’t worry, it happens to everyone from time to time. 

But we’re here to help you find unique gifts for your wife and make your next holiday or birthday extra special. 

wooden sign

Show your wife how much you love being together with this rustic-inspired wall hanging boasting the sweet sentiment, “Together is our favorite place to be.” Whether you choose to hang it over your bed (ooh, la la!) or above the door so it’s the last thing you both see before leaving the house, she’ll always remember this sweet gift.

The 7th Son rustic farmhouse “Together” sign, $69, Etsy

cork holder

Here’s a fun gift for your wife—it’s a shadow box made just for wine bottle corks. Whether your wife stores them to remember each special bottle, or simply to use for crafts in the future, this personalizable cork holder will make a great gift she’ll love. 

Wedding Wire Shop wooden wine cork holder shadow box, $20, WeddingWire Shop 

lunya pjs

Here’s a gift she won’t be expecting: the most amazing silk pajamas ever. Hands down, Lunya’s washable, thermoregulating silk PJs are a fan favorite, with thousands of 5-star reviews. Plus, they’re available in a host of attractive colors to suit any personality.

Lunya washable silk PJ set, $178, Lunya

ugg throw

Available in a bunch of colors and oh-so-touchably soft, the UGG Duffield throw makes a great unique gift for your wife. It’s 100% polyester with a jersey knit trim, and it’s the perfect weight to keep warm and cozy without overheating. 

UGG Duffield throw, $98, Amazon

candle

Premium Diptyque candles are always a great gift. And this woodsy fire-scented candle will make both of you happy! Choose from 2.4 ounce with 20 hours of burn time or 6.4 ounce with 60 hours of burn time that’ll have your pad smelling like a ski lodge.

Diptyque Feu de Bois wood fire scented candle, from $36, Nordstrom

sloth plant holder

Without a doubt, the sloth is totally having its moment. Maybe because they exude a peaceful, carefree attitude despite the frenetic pace of life, or maybe it’s just because they’re cute. Either way, if you’re looking for unique gifts for your wife, or maybe funny gifts for your wife, this adorable furry guy is here for you. He’s just hanging out, ready to wrap his arms around your wife’s favorite houseplant.

Fun Usual Suspects sloth air plant holders, set of 2, $43, Etsy

venus et fleur small box

If you’re on the hunt for unique gifts for your wife, it doesn’t get more unique than roses that last for years. But that’s what she’ll enjoy when you gift her a premium set of eternity roses from Venus et Fleur. We think the petite round is the perfect size for a thoughtful gift for your wife for just about any occasion. Just be sure to choose her favorite color roses—there are tons to select from!

Venus et Fleur petite round, $299, Venus et Fleur

stationery

She can always use personalized stationery, so if you want to give a thoughtful gift for your wife on this upcoming occasion, opt for this pretty set that displays her first and middle names in lovely cursive font across the top.

Lemon Grace personalized stationery, $18, Etsy 

makeup brush set

Your wife has tons of things to remember, which is why she probably doesn’t replace her makeup brushes often enough. That’s why she’ll love this shimmering set from the WeddingWire Shop. It arrives in its own personalizable carrying case to keep germs away and keep her looking her best. 

Wedding Wire Shop makeup brush set and travel pouch, $20, WeddingWire Shop

instant pot

If your wife loves to cook but is always pressed for time (who isn’t these days?), there’s simply no better gift than an instant pot. This do-it-all gadget is a god-send in the kitchen, expertly whipping up perfect potatoes, hard-boiled eggs and even whole chickens with ease. She’ll finally get to be the hero in the kitchen, even on her busiest days. 

Instant Pot Duo Nova pressure cooker, from $100, Amazon

hand blender

Another amazing kitchen gadget? The Smeg hand blender set. It’s another multi-functional tool, so she can froth milk, whip cream and blend soups with ease. And like all Smeg products, this set is crafted with a quality you can trust, and it’s super cute, too! 

Smeg hand blender, $180, Amazon

spa gift set

This spa set from Knack is exactly what she needs, whether she knows it or not. It’s full of calming bath products scented with notes of vanilla, ylang-ylang, coconut, and rose. This thoughtful gift for your wife includes a bar of soap, a scrubber, and a trendy glass water bottle with pink silicone cover. A nice bonus is the whimsical soy wax candle, with a refreshing peppermint and lavender aroma. 

Knack The Herbivore calm spa gift set, $120, Knack

infinity scarf

Give her the gift of warm comfort while keeping her on trend this winter when you choose this knit infinity scarf from Etsy shop Love Wynter Boutique. It’s available in neutral colors like off-white, grey and navy to coordinate with all her favorite cold-weather outfits. A chic leather cuff is available for just a few extra dollars. 

Love Wynter Boutique knit infinity scarf with leather cuff, $35, Etsy

graffiti earring

A single stud initial earring is one of our favorite unique gifts for your wife, since it allows her to flaunt her initial or that of someone she loves (ahem—you, perhaps?). This one, a diamond-studded statement piece, allows her to coordinate it with other pieces for a funky but upscale look. 

BaubleBar diamond graffiti initial single stud earring, $195, BaubleBar

wooden wine box

For your next special occasion, why not gift your wife a bottle of her favorite wine? Better yet, encase it in this personalizable wooden wine gift box. It’s one of our favorite unique gifts for your wife that she can use over and over again for showcasing her favorite bottle.

WeddingWire Shop wooden wine gift box, $15, WeddingWire Shop

minted notebook

On our short list of the most thoughtful gifts for your wife? A monthly planner adorned with her favorite family pictures on the cover. And we love this one from Minted that’s customizable with your choice of interior options, and even some fun, helpful stickers to keep her days organized. She’ll love this gift, that’s both sentimental and functional. 

Minted monthly planner, from $30, Minted

shell necklace

It’s VSCO with a trendy upgrade when you gift your wife this statement necklace from Baublebar. Seashell necklaces are all the rage these days, but these are plated with gold to allow them to effortlessly transition from weekend casual to weekday chic. Translation: she’ll wear them all the time! 

BaubleBar Santorini statement necklace, $34, BaubleBar

robe

When searching for a gift your wife will love, you can’t go wrong with a robe. And this one, from WeddingWire Shop, is more than just a basic robe. It’s made with super-soft and lightweight jersey knit, and boasts lace trim on the arms and around the bottom. Choose her favorite color and add her initial in a coordinating color for a nice personal touch she’ll appreciate. 

WeddingWire Shop personalized jersey knit robe with lace, $22, WeddingWire Shop

monogram bracelet

No matter the occasion, monogrammed jewelry is always among the most thoughtful gifts for your wife, and we love this dainty gold monogram bracelet from Etsy shop Name Personalized. It’s available in silver, gold or rose gold to suit her taste, as well as a variety of chain lengths.

Name Personalized monogram bracelet, $27, Etsy

rosebud tea

Here’s a unique gift for your wife—especially if she’s a big tea drinker. Steep these dried flowers in hot water and your beloved will create one of the most beautiful, delicious, and fragrant beverages she’s ever tried. 

Uncommon Goods steeping flower blossoms, $28, Uncommon Goods

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