34 Unique Gifts for the Person Who’s Impossible to Shop For
It can be a daunting task to come up with thoughtful, unique gifts for your friends or family members that aren’t just your run-of-the-mill soaps, candles, or socks (though we love those too). Maybe you’re trying to find the right present for the dad who seems to have everything, the girlfriend who prefers experiences over stuff, or the nitpicky, ultra minimalist boyfriend who scoffs at novelty gifts but still expects a considerate, useful gift.
Fortunately, there’s a slew of impressive, unique gift ideas out there for all occasions. You’ll find customizable perfumes from Scentcrafters for your hard-to-please mom, a cozy tabletop fireplace for your gadget-loving sister, and luxurious Brooklinen sheets for the loved one who could use a great wellness gift.
From water bottles with storage compartments to cocktail smokers, collapsible popcorn bowls, and Cameos from their favorite celebs, below, we’ve rounded up a range of unexpected gifts for the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and beyond, many of which you can find at Amazon, Nordstrom, Target, Uncommon Goods, Huckberry, and Etsy. We recommend shopping now for the holiday season, as there are plenty of Black Friday sales now and there will certainly be shipping delays going to December.
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