58 Romantic Gifts for Your Wife

What’s the perfect way to say "I love you" this holiday season? Spoil your wife with amazing gifts.
by Maggie Seaver
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Still need gift inspiration for your wife this holiday season? Coming up with thoughtful, romantic gifts for your wife (or girlfriend, or fianceé) isn't always a breeze, especially when she deserves a palace on a private island. But don't worry, we've got your back. To jump-start your imagination, think about what your wife loves and values. Is she a homebody or an adventurer, sentimental or practical, trendy or traditional? Then think about what’s going on in her life. Are you decorating your home, planning a trip, celebrating a milestone or starting new jobs? Now you’re getting the idea.

Another great way to find the perfect gift for your wife is to simply start perusing lists of ideas to see what piques your interest and makes you think, "Wow, that's so 'her.'" In other words: Trust your instincts and have fun with it! Check out 58 fun and romantic gift ideas your wife will love.

  1. A Map of the Stars

    The Night Sky custom star map romantic gift for wife

    Whether it was the night you met, the moment you first said “I love you” or the day you said “I do,” a map of the stars during one of your most memorable relationship milestones will move your wife more than you know.

    The Night Sky custom star map, $60, TheNightSky.com

  2. Eternity Roses

    Venus et Fleur eternity roses romantic gift for wife

    The only thing better than a beautiful bouquet of roses is one that lasts up to a year—yes, you read that correctly. A box of eternity roses from Venus et Fleur is the romantic gift for your wife that keeps on giving (and giving).

    Venus et Fleur custom lid message arrangement, $419, VenusetFleur.com

  3. Specialty Cookie Delivery

    Bang Cookies Deluxe cookies gift for wife

    For your leading lady with a major sweet tooth, it’s time to think outside the box. We're talking about Bang Cookies. These decadent treats are made with only the finest organic ingredients, baked to order and available to ship in all 50 states.

    Bang Cookies Deluxe cookie, $5, BangCookies.com

  4. Calligraphed Wedding Vows

    Minted framed wedding vows in gold foil romantic gift for wife

    Preserve your wedding vows in the form of a beautiful, romantic piece of art as a constant reminder of your wedding day and your lasting love. You’ll never forget your vows with this hanging in a special place.

    Minted framed wedding vows in gold foil, from $135, Minted.com

  5. A Flower Bouquet Subscription

    The Bouqs flower subscription romantic gift for wife

    A bouquet of flowers is one romantic gift for your wife that’ll never go out of style. Give your wife fresh, farm-to-vase blooms with a subscription to flower delivery service The Bouqs.

    The Bouqs flower subscription, from $40, TheBouqs.com

  6. A Silk Pajama Set

    Lunya washable silk pajamas romantic gift for wife

    Another closet staple is a luxe set of silk pajamas, like these pretty ones from Lunya, that are comfy enough to sleep and cuddle in, and still cute enough to answer the door in.

    Lunya washable silk set in Washed Emerald, $178, Lunya.com

  7. Red Wine Truffles

    Chocodiem Red Wine Truffle gift box romantic gift for wife

    You and your wife go together like red wine and chocolate, so it only makes sense to give her a box of decadent Dark Naked truffles and Cabernet Franc–infused truffles.

    Chocodiem Red Wine Truffle gift box, $42, Chocodiem.com

  8. A Beautiful Watch

    Linjer The Minimalist watch romantic gift for wife

    A nice watch is simply timeless (sorry, we had to). Sure, worthwhile watches can be a splurge, but this is the love of your life we’re talking about here. Just think, whenever she checks the time she’ll automatically think of you.

    Linjer The Minimalist watch in rose gold and tan, $249, Linjer.com

  9. A French Coffee Press

    Le Creuset French press romantic gift for wife

    If you married a coffee addict, a classic, luxurious French press coffee press is just what your wife needs to start her day off right. Le Creuset French press pots come in a variety of colors to match your kitchen aesthetic.

    Le Creuset French press in Cream, $68, CrateandBarrel.com

  10. Statement Earrings

    Mignonne Gavigan Burst earrings in mint romantic gift for wife

    For the fashionista, a pair of fun, statement earrings in sage (the color Pinterest is calling the new neutral) will hit the nail on the head. She’ll be seriously impressed with your exquisite taste in accessories.

    Mignonne Gavigan Burst earrings, $195, MignonneGavigan.com

  11. A Rose-Scented Candle

    Agraria Cedar Rose woven crystal candle romantic gift for wife

    Whether you’re short on romantic gift ideas or your wife just loves scented candles, never underestimate the power of this sweet-smelling present. This colorful candle will keep her favorite room smelling like a rose garden for months.

    Agraria Cedar Rose woven crystal candle, $40, SaksFifthAvenue.com

  12. A Frame for Something Meaningful

    Framebridge Dorado frame romantic gift for wife

    Obsessed with that adorable first look photo where you’re both happy crying? Or maybe there’s a certain love poem that makes you both sentimental. Now’s your chance to frame it and hang it for everyone to see.

    Framebridge Dorado frame, from $59, Framebridge.com

  13. A Weekend Bag

    Cuyana Le Sud Weekender romantic gift for wife

    A sleek and sophisticated leather duffle is something everyone should have—just in case you spontaneously decide to sneak away somewhere romantic for the weekend.

    Cuyana Le Sud Weekender, $250, Cuyana.com

  14. A Sheepskin Throw

    The Citizenry sheepskin throw romantic gift for wife

    Ethically sourced from Patagonia, this natural, ultra-luxe, sheepskin throw adds depth and warmth to any room. Who could say no to a gift that’s equally cozy and romantic?

    The Citizenry sheepskin throw, $95, The-Citizenry.com

  15. A Skyline Pillow

    Paper Finch Skyline Map pillow romantic gift for wife

    A gift that speaks to your partner’s hometown pride is always thoughtful, like this customizable city skyline pillow.

    Paper Finch Austin Skyline Map pillow, $39, PaperFinch.com

  16. A Stackable Diamond Band

    A.Jaffe Triple and Single Set diamond stackable band romantic gift for wife

    She’ll love a trendy and versatile eternity band to stack on her wedding and engagement rings or wear alone on a separate finger.

    A.Jaffe Triple and Single Set diamond stackable band, from $790, AJaffe.com

  17. A Versatile Robe

    Parachute waffle robe romantic gift for wife

    This supersoft, textured robe is made of 100-percent Turkish cotton and inspired by the luxury of a spa experience. Bonus: It’s lightweight enough to pack in her suitcase (because she’ll never want to travel without it).

    Parachute waffle robe, $119, Parachute.com

  18. A Lingerie Romper

    Naked Princess Ella romper in Ivory romantic gift for wife

    Pretty lingerie is a great romantic gift idea for your partner—as long as you know what she likes. If this is your first time gifting on the sultry side, maybe shoot for something a little safer, like this delicate sleep romper that’s both sexy and comfortable.

    Naked Princess Ella romper in Ivory, $198, NakedPrincess.com

  19. A Chic Bathing Suit

    Summersalt The Sidestroke bathing suit romantic gift for wife

    This is an awesome gift for the warm months ahead, whether your wife saves it for summertime or packs it for your next hot-weather vacation (hint: your honeymoon or anniversary trip). Not only are these bathing suits chic and flattering, they’re also made from durable, eco-friendly material so they’ll last her several seasons.

    Summersalt The Sidestroke, $95, Summersalt.com

  20. Everyday Sneakers

    Allbirds women’s wool runners romantic gift for wife

    Give your wife the hottest footwear right now—a fashionable and comfortable pair of Allbird runners in her favorite color. Ideal for her long commute, running errands or a weekend stroll through the neighborhood, a pair of no-fuss sneakers are the way to go.

    Allbirds women’s wool runners, $95, Allbirds.com

  21. A Stylish Sleep Mask

    ElizabethW silk sleep eye mask in Poppy romantic gift for wife

    Give your wife the gift of an amazing night’s sleep—in style. From cross-country red-eye flights to regular weeknights at home, this light and comfortable eye mask, made with silk and an adjustable velvet strap, will be her new favorite sleep accessory.

    ElizabethW silk sleep eye mask in Poppy, $35, AHALife.com

  22. Wood Cutting Board

    The Knot Shop monogram teak cutting and serving board gift for wife

    Complete your kitchen with a classic, monogrammed cutting board. Whether you’re constantly entertaining or munching from it just the two of you during the week, your wife will love this new addition.

    The Knot Shop monogram teak cutting and serving board gift, $37, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  23. Wireless Headphones

    Beats Powerbeats3 wireless earphones gift for wife

    Does your wife need new headphones? Go cordless—she’ll be obsessed. She can listen to podcasts while walking around the house and go hands-free while exercising and commuting. These buds are a total game changer.

    Beats Powerbeats3 wireless earphones, $200, Target.com

  24. A Cozy Scarf

    J.Crew oversized plaid scarf with tassel pom poms gift for wife

    Give your wife a chic, warm scarf to polish off her fall and winter wardrobe. We love this wide, plaid number with fun tassels.

    J.Crew oversized plaid scarf with tassel pom poms, $60, JCrew.com

  25. An Echo Dot

    Amazon Echo Dot gift for wife

    We can’t all have a live-in butler, but a voice-controlled Echo Dot will use Alexa to answer your wife’s every beck and call (think: music requests, phone calls, alarms and internet searches), which comes pretty darn close.

    Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation), $30, Amazon.com

  26. A Personalized Necklace

    Maya Brenner asymmetrical character necklace romantic gift for wife

    If your wife is a fan of all things Meghan Markle —or simply loves subtle, meaningful jewelry—she’ll cherish this sweet, romantic gift. Personalize the understated gold chain with both her and your initials so she can wear your love story with her always.

    Baublebar Maya Brenner asymmetrical character necklace, $240, Baublebar.com

  27. A Bar Cart

    Joss and Main Cassidy mirrored serving cart gift for wife

    A bar cart is the home amenity your wife never knew she needed (plus, you’ll enjoy it too). Storing cocktail accoutrements and hosting friends will be a total breeze with this elegant bar on wheels sitting pretty your living room.

    Joss and Main Cassidy mirrored serving cart, $198, JossandMain.com

  28. A Patterned Tote Bag

    The Knot Shop extra large Cabana tote bag romantic gift for wife

    From yoga class to overnight trips, a stylish and versatile tote always comes in handy, especially one with her name or initials embroidered in gold.

    The Knot Shop extra large Cabana tote bag, from $25, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  29. A Cool Phone Case

    Charles & Keith marbled phone case gift for wife

    This marbled phone case will protect your wife’s precious device and make it her chicest accessory—pretty impressive for one gift.

    Charles & Keith marbled phone case, $19, Charleskeith.com

  30. A Luxe Face Mask

    MZ Skin Hydra-Lift golden facial treatment mask gift for wife

    If you’ve never thought of skin care products as a romantic gift idea, this 14-karat-gold-infused face mask begs to differ. Your wife deserves the luxe treatment, and this mask gets the job done.

    MZ Skin Hydra-Lift golden facial treatment mask, $130, NeimanMarcus.com

  31. A Cute Pair of Leggings

    Onzie high-rise track legging gift for wife

    Give your wife a pair of fashionable and functional leggings equally fit for lounging around the house or a hard spin class.

    Onzie high-rise track legging in Slate Combo, $69, Onzie.com

  32. A Monthly Book Subscription

    Book of the Month subscription gift for wife

    If your wife's an avid reader, you might have trouble keeping up with what she has and hasn’t finished—hence, gifting your wife books can be a gamble. Instead, try a subscription to Book of the Month. Every month she’ll receive five new books, taking all the guesswork out of this thoughtful gift.

    Book of the Month subscription, $50 for 3 months, BookoftheMonth.com

  33. Personalized Stationery

    Shutterfly Forever Delightful Burst personal stationery gift for wife

    Everyone could use a set of formal, personalized stationery. This limited-edition collection by Tobias Tovera for Tiny Prints is the perfect combination of modern and timeless (just like your wife).

    Tiny Prints Forever Delightful Burst personal stationery, $3 per card for 100–104 cards, Shutterfly.com/TinyPrints

  34. Relaxing Bubble Bath

    Follain Dream Bath Elixir gift for wife

    It’s time for your wife to indulge in a sweet-smelling bubble bath. This one’s herby and floral thanks to lavender and sage essential oils to leave her feeling clean and calm the minute she steps out of the tub.

    Follain Dream Bath Elixir, $45, Follain.com

  35. Nail Polish

    Butter London Smashing! Patent Shine10x nail lacquer gift for wife

    Whether your wife’s style is bold and bright or neutral and understated, she’ll appreciate a bottle (or a few bottles) of pretty nail polish.

    Butter London Smashing! Patent Shine10x nail lacquer, $18, ButterLondon.com

  36. The Ultimate Wedding Inspiration

    The Knot Yours Truly book gift for wife

    Just engaged? Gift your fianceé the perfect book of wedding style inspiration, The Knot Yours Truly book. Our most recent book will help you define your wedding style, pull inspiration from real couples and articulate your unique vision to your pros. It also includes 20 beautiful and super-simple crafts you can make and incorporate into your décor.

    The Knot The Knot Yours Truly, $19, Amazon.com

  37. A Customizable Ornament

    Shutterfly photo gallery glitter ornament romantic gift for wife

    Get in the holiday spirit with a personalized tree ornament your wife will love. Customize a glitter-filled ornament with your favorite wedding or engagement shoot photo as a sweet reminder every year.

    Shutterfly photo gallery glitter ornament, $30, Shutterfly.com

  38. Signature Scents

    Skylar Holiday Scent Duo perfume romantic gift for wife

    Perfume is a little different from other beauty products because it’s a bit more personal. That’s why Skylar is so cool—each of its four scents is all-natural, cruelty-free and hypoallergenic, and designed to match the wearer’s mood and personality (oh, and they smell like heaven).

    Skylar Holiday Scent Duo, $100 for 2 scents, Skylarbody.com

  39. Geode Coasters

    Anthropologie slivered geode coaster gift for wife

    Liven up the living room with a vibrant set of agate coasters. Go uniform with one style or mix and match for an eclectic array of beautiful geodes. Maybe these will actually help you remember to use coasters.

    Anthropologie slivered geode coaster, $14, Anthropologie.com

  40. A Delicate Pendant

    Stella & Dot Charlotte pendant romantic gift for wife

    Give your wife an elegant necklace she can wear alone or layer with other pieces. The ice-blue charm flatters any skin tone and the handset pavé adds just enough sparkle.

    Stella & Dot Charlotte pendant, $39, StellaDot.com

  41. A Slow Cooker

    Black + Decker 7-quart dial control slow cooker gift for wife

    Meals will never be the same with a slow cooker in the mix—throw in a few ingredients, press a couple buttons, wait a few hours and, voila! Dinner is served. And who knew slow cookers came in such cute patterns?

    Black + Decker 7-quart dial control slow cooker in Teal Wave, $31, Amazon.com

  42. Monogram Champagne Flutes

    Shutterfly circle monogram champagne flutes romantic gift for wife

    Gift your partner a set of festive champagne flutes with your new monogram. Whether you’re just engaged, celebrating an anniversary or just getting in the holiday spirit, there’s always a good reason to pop some bubbly.

    Shutterfly circle monogram champagne flutes, $36 for 2 flutes, Shutterfly.com

  43. A Daily Planner

    Rifle Paper Co. 2018 Tapestry everyday planner gift for wife

    A good planner (with a gorgeous cover, of course) is always a welcome gift for your wife. It may be almost 2018, but it never hurts to put pen to paper once in awhile.

    Rifle Paper Co. 2018 Tapestry everyday planner, $34, RiflePaperCo.com

  44. A Sleek Hoodie

    Lululemon Warm on the Way jacket gift for wife

    The coolest woman in your life deserves the coolest hoodie on the market. She’s always on the go, even when it’s chilly, so this modern, lightweight jacket is exactly what she needs.

    Lululemon Warm on the Way jacket, $148, Shop.Lululemon.com

  45. Mugs for Two

    Anthropologie Perfectly Paired mug gift set romantic gift for wife

    This cute duo is kind of a gift for your wife and you. Say hello to your new weekend morning mugs (because nothing’s sweeter than sharing lazy mornings together).

    Anthropologie Perfectly Paired mug gift set, $36, Anthropologie.com

  46. A Bracelet (That's Secretly a Phone Charger)

    Mark & Graham iPhone charging bracelet romantic gift for wife

    Okay, this might be one of the most genius gift ideas we’ve seen. This statement bracelet is not only beautiful and customizable—it’s a phone charger.

    Mark & Graham iPhone charging bracelet, $149, MarkandGraham.com

  47. High-Tech Luggage

    Away The Bigger Carry-On in white gift for wife

    Another great gift idea for your wife that just so happens to be a phone charger is rolling luggage from Away. She can travel in style without stressing about losing power mid-journey.

    Away The Bigger Carry-On in white, $245, AwayTravel.com

  48. A Velvet Ring Box

    The Mrs Box The Havenhart ring box romantic gift for wife

    If you just gave (or are planning to give) your partner an engagement ring and wedding band, she’ll need somewhere beautiful and safe to store it. Cue The Mrs Box, colorful velvet ring boxes that get the job done and look good doing it.

    The Mrs Box The Havenhart ring box, from $75, TheMrsBox.com

  49. Sound Wave Art

    Aimee Rose Design sound wave art on Etsy romantic gift for wife

    If you’re hoping to truly wow your wife with a romantic gift, this one is The One. This Etsy shop will turn any sound bite into a work of art. Send in a recording—it could be one of you saying “I love you” or a snippet of your first dance song—and they’ll do the rest.

    Aimee Rose Design sound wave art, $31, Etsy.com

  50. A Set of Cheese Knives

    Modcloth Celebratory Catch Phrase cheese knife set gift for wife

    Your wife will need some cheese knives to go along with that wood serving board. Give her a cute set of three, embellished with adorable cheese puns.

    Modcloth Celebratory Catch Phrase cheese knife set, $25, Modcloth.com

  51. A Milk Frother

    Nespresso Aerocinno 3 milk frother gift for wife

    Your wife can kiss her usual, bland cup of coffee goodbye—this Nespresso milk frother will instantly transform it into a velvety smooth cafe au lait in one minute (literally).

    Nespresso Aerocinno 3 milk frother, $100, Williams-Sonoma.com

  52. A DIY Gift Box

    Box and Bow Grow gift box gift for wife

    Is your wife a crafter? Then she’ll adore this sweet gift box stuffed to the brim with everything she needs to build her own terrarium at home. DIY never looked so lovely.

    Box and Bow Grow gift box, $49 BoxandBowShop.com

  53. A Fitness Tracker

    Fitbit Alta gold-plated stainless steel large fitness band gift for wife

    If your wife (and you) like to work out, a fitness tracker is the perfect gift idea. But it’s not only great for exercise—it tracks sleep habits, nutrition and more to to help maintain a balanced lifestyle.

    Fitbit Alta gold-plated stainless steel large fitness band, $120, LordandTaylor.com

  54. A Colorful Water Bottle

    Swell Georgian water bottle gift for wife

    Do you really love your wife if you don’t help her stay hydrated? (Kidding.) Swell bottles make it easy to remember to get those sips in since they’re are basically the coolest accessory these days.

    Swell Georgian water bottle, $50, SwellBottle.com

  55. A Makeup Palette

    Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics eye shadow palette gift for wife

    You may have no idea what kind of makeup your wife likes or how she does it flawlessly every day—but we do. Trust us, you can’t go wrong with a neutral eye shadow kit like this one.

    Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics eye shadow palette, $54, Sephora.com

  56. Made-to-Measure Flats

    Margaux The Perfect Gift custom flats in blush gift for wife

    A beautiful pair of flats is always a welcome gift, and your wife will fall in love with these made-to-measure ballerina flats by Margaux. She’ll be able to send in her exact foot measurements, choose her color and receive a completely personalized, exquisitely crafted pair of shoes.

    Margaux The Perfect Gift custom flats, $285, Margaux.com

  57. A Wine Subscription

    You might be one of those couples who wants to be total winos, but you’re not really sure where to start. A subscription to Winc is an awesome gift for your wife that you’ll obviously benefit from too. She’ll get four bottles of wine (choose from their wide selection or customize to taste) delivered right to her every month.

    Winc Box of 4 wines, prices vary, Winc.com

  58. Edible Gold Leaf Cookies

    Rebecca Antuña

    Extraordinary Desserts, a San Diego-based bakery, has partnered with Cupcakes and Cashmere, the multichannel fashion, food, beauty and interior design brand, to create a limited-edition cookie with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Global Fund for Women. With Dark Valrhona Chocolate, chunks of Valrhona White Chocolate, caramelized cocoa nibs, French sea salt and 23 ¾ kt. edible gold leaf, the appropriately-titled "All of the Above" cookie will completely satisfy any sugar cravings.

    Extraordinary Desserts All of the Above Cookie, from $23, ExtraordinaryDesserts.com

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