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65 Romantic and Unique Gifts for Your Wife

One way to say "I love you?" Spoil your wife with a special present.
Person opening small gift tied with red ribbon
Emily Platt - The Knot E-commerce Editor
by Emily Platt
Emily Platt - The Knot E-commerce Editor
Emily Platt
Editor, E-Commerce
  • Emily is a writer and editor who specializes in shopping content
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Emily wrote for Martha Stewart Weddings
  • Emily has a bachelor's degree from Vassar College
Updated Apr 30, 2021
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Running out of gift ideas for your wife? Whether you're shopping for her birthday, your anniversary, the holiday season or another gift-giving event, we get it—the struggle is real. Coming up with surprising and romantic gifts for your wife (or girlfriend or fianceé) isn't always easy. But that's why we're here to help. It's time to cross "find gifts for wife" off of the top of your to-do list. 

Any time you're stuck wondering what to buy your wife—for Christmas, her birthday, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day—go back to the basics. What does she like to do? What does she value? What would make her life easier, or just a lot more joyful? It sounds simple, but you know her best, so trust your gut and don't overthink it. 

Feeling sentimental? Give her something that honors a special moment in your relationship. There are lots of cute gifts for your wife that celebrate meaningful places and dates. If you'd rather go the practical route, think about what she needs right now. Cozy clothes for the season? Fresh decor for a new space? You get the idea. And when it comes to the wife who has everything, opt for an experience gift, like a cool subscription service.

Another great way to find the best gift for your wife? Start perusing lists of ideas to see what piques your interest and makes you think, "Wow, that's so her." In other words, you're in the right place. Here, check out dozens of unique and thoughtful presents that your wife will actually adore. 

1. Silk Loungewear

silk pajama set romantic gift for wife

A super-luxe set of silk pajamas, like this pretty one from Lunya, is comfy enough to sleep in, but cute enough to answer the door in. Better yet, this specific set is safe to throw in the wash. Machine-washable silk is a very big deal.

Lunya washable silk set, $178,

2. A Theragun

person smiling using white Theragun mini massaging device

Whether she's been cramped at a desk all day or she's recovering from an intense workout, she'll be grateful for a Theragun. This compact, powerful device was built to massage aches and pains away. Yes, it's pricey, but trust us when we say that you'll use it all the time too.

Therabody Theragun mini, $199,

3. An Indoor Garden

person harvesting produce from indoor smart garden

Gardening is a fun activity that you two can enjoy together, and you'll save some money on groceries too! This app-controlled smart garden grows everything from herbs to fruit—indoors. No wonder it's such a popular gift idea for your wife.

Click & Grow The Smart Garden 9 PRO, $260,

4. The Softest Athleisure Ever

Outdoor Voices navy blue CloudKnit hoodie gift for wife

The warmest woman in your life deserves the coziest hoodie on the market. It's made from the softest fabric we've ever felt—seriously. (Oh, and you can also get her matching sweatpants.)

Outdoor Voices All Day hoodie, $88, 

5. A Cashmere Shawl

brown long cashmere shawl shown on model

There's nothing that says "treat yourself" quite like cashmere, and styles from this sustainable brand are less expensive than from other cashmere retailers. This luxury wrap is effortlessly glamorous and exceptionally versatile—she'll never want to leave home without it.

NakedCashmere Karlie wrap, $175, 

6. A Mini Fire Pit

mini fireplace for roasting s'mores
Rocky Luten

This has to be one of the coolest gifts for your wife this year: a personal fire pit. She can use it to set the mood for a cozy night at home—and to roast s'mores indoors.

FLÎKR Fire personal concrete fireplace, $95,

7. Hardworking Sneakers

blue and white Allbirds running shoes gift for wife

Give your wife the hottest footwear right now—a fashionable and comfortable pair of Allbirds runners in her favorite color. Ideal for her long commute, a mood-boosting workout or a weekend stroll through the neighborhood, this pair of eco-friendly sneakers is the way to go.

Allbirds women's Tree Dashers, $125, 

8. A Phone Sanitizer

Phonesoap mint green phone sanitizing device gift for wife

For the woman who takes sanitization seriously, there's the PhoneSoap. This UV-powered disinfecting device can kill bacteria on her phone, credit cards and even her jewelry. It's the gadget that she never knew she needed, but one that she'll definitely appreciate having. How's that for a gift for the wife who has everything?

PhoneSoap Pro, $120, 

9. A Spa-Worthy Robe

white Parachute robe gift for wife

This supersoft, textured robe is made of 100% Turkish cotton and inspired by the fanciest spas. If she can't travel, bring the luxury hotel experience home.

Parachute waffle robe, $119, 

10. Sound Wave Art

Canvas Vows song art print gift for wife

If you're hoping to truly wow your wife with a romantic gift, this one is The One. This shop will turn a special song into a work of art. Talk about a sweet and super-sentimental present.

CanvasVows song sound wave art, from $49,

11. A Fill-in-the-Blank Book

What I Love About You book romantic gift for wife

The smallest gifts can be the ones that mean the most. Fill this book with all of the reasons why you love your wife. She'll cherish your handwritten words even more than you realize. It's a super-cute Mother's Day gift, Christmas stocking stuffer or anniversary gift idea. 

Knock Knock What I Love About You By Me, $10, 

12. A Map of the Stars

custom star map unique and cool gift for wife

Commemorate a relationship milestone with a map of the stars from that night. It could be when you met, the moment you first said "I love you" or the day that you said "I do." No matter what, the special gesture may just move your wife to tears. That's why it's at the top of our list of cool gifts for your wife.

The Stars Above Co custom star map, from $50, 

13. Preserved Roses

preserved roses romantic heart gift box 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. This heart-shaped arrangement from Rosepops is the romantic gift for your wife that keeps on giving (and giving).

Rosepops The Half-Hearted, from $210, 

14. Calligraphed Wedding Vows

wedding vow print romantic anniversary gift for wife

Preserve your wedding vows in the form of a beautiful, romantic piece of art. It's 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 Your Vows as a Foil Art Print, from $158,

15. A Symbolic Necklace

gold birth flower necklace with three discs

Jewelry is a go-to gift idea for your wife. But this symbolic necklace is anything but ordinary. Pair her birth flower with yours for a beautifully romantic gesture.

Made By Mary birth flower stacker necklace, $48,

16. A Weekend Bag

personalized leather weekend bag gift for wife

A sleek and sophisticated leather duffel is something everyone should have. Get it monogrammed to make this good gift for your wife a really great one.

Cuyana leather triple zipper weekender, from $395, 

17. A Keepsake Blanket

custom blanket printed with handwritten note

This incredibly sweet gift will give her the warm and fuzzies in more ways than one. The cozy blanket comes printed with your custom note.

Diane Scaman personalized hand-written letter blanket, $160,

18. Dried Flowers

purple, green and orange dried bouquet in white vase

You can't go wrong with a fresh bouquet, but this dried bouquet will last way longer. Plus, the color palette is simply gorgeous.

UrbanStems The Juneau, $95,

19. A Beautiful Watch

MVMT rose gold and marble watch gift for wife

A nice watch is simply timeless. Sure, worthwhile watches can be a splurge, but it's a practical gift for your wife that she can wear every day. Just think: Whenever she checks the time, she'll instantly think of you. 

MVMT Boulevard Malibu Marble watch, $160, 

20. A New Take on Tea

Tea Drops organic tea gift box

Take a soothing ritual to the next level. These tea drops are cute, delicious and organic. What more could you ask for?

Tea Drops Deluxe tea assortment sampler, $35,

21. A Fun Class

couple smiling tasting homemade sauce in kitchen
Rido / Shutterstock

If your wife loves to learn, a virtual class is a great gift idea. Sur La Table offers an extensive array of cooking classes for any passionate home chef. And because they're priced per household, you're free to join in on the fun.

Sur La Table online cooking class, from $29,

22. A Love Letter Necklace

envelope necklace with love letter inside locket

If your wife loves meaningful jewelry, she'll cherish this romantic gift. A pull-out love letter is stashed inside of the envelope-shaped locket.

Capsul Jewelry custom envelope locket necklace, from $170,

23. Statement Earrings

statement earrings fun gift for wife

For the fashionista, a pair of fun, statement earrings will hit the nail on the head. She'll be seriously impressed with your taste in accessories when you give her this gift.

Mignonne Gavigan Burst earrings, $195, 

24. Wireless Headphones

headband headphones unique gift for wife

Does your wife need new headphones? Go cordless—she'll be obsessed. This genius audio headband is great for travel, falling asleep or just kicking back. It's wireless and ultra comfortable, and she can even pull it down over her eyes to double as a nap mask.

SleepPhones wireless headphones, $100, 

25. A DNA Kit

AncestryDNA kit and phone showing map of results

Help your wife connect to her roots with this really cool (and really meaningful) gift. AncestryDNA will help her unlock her family's history.

Ancestry AncestryDNA kit, from $99,

26. Tried-and-True Slippers

L.L.Bean slippers gift for wife

You've probably seen these slippers everywhere. But if you haven't seen them on your wife's feet, it's time to change that, stat. L.L.Bean's Wicked Good moccasins are cushiony, cute and last forever.

L.L.Bean women's Wicked Good moccasins, $79,

27. A Flower Bouquet Subscription

flower subscription romantic gift for wife

Flowers are 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 BloomsyBox. Now she can have a beautiful bouquet on her birthday and every month after.

BloomsyBox flower subscription, from $44 per month,

28. A Wine Subscription

wine subscription unique gift for wife

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 thoughtfully crafted wine delivered to her every month. 

Winc wine club membership, wine prices vary, 

29. An Irresistible Perfume

AERIN perfume romantic gift for wife

Our staff adores this all-season fragrance. It's wonderfully inviting, but not overpowering. Plus, the bottle looks like a piece of art. All this adds up to a special birthday or holiday gift for your wife.

AERIN Amber Musk eau de parfum, from $135, 

30. A Cabin Retreat

couple in Getaway cabin drinking out of mugs in bed

Sometimes the best gift for your wife is a one-on-one getaway. And Getaway delivers. These unique and unplugged cabin retreats offer peace, quiet and soul-soothing scenery. Choose from a range of remote destinations nearby major cities.

Getaway cabin escape, price varies, Getaway.House

31. A Unique Ring Dish

birthstone ring dishes gift for wife

There are lots of thoughtful birthday present ideas for your wife. What about something that represents her birthstone? This unusual ring dish beautifully celebrates the month that she was born. 

Kerry Brooks jewel-tone birth month dish, $24,

32. An XOXO Ring

XOXO gold diamond ring

What better way to celebrate love than with a ring that represents hugs and kisses? This luxe gold band features diamonds alternating with X motifs.

Auvere XOXO diamond band, $1,500,

33. Matching Sweats

Tie dye lounge set gift for wife

Matching loungewear is all the rage right now, and it's obvious why. Who doesn't want to feel comfy and cute? Your wife can rock this fuzzy set while she's chilling out on the couch.

Free People Intimately Kelly washed set, $168,

rainbow cookie delivery gift for wife

For your leading lady with a major sweet tooth, it's time to think outside of the box. These rainbow cookies are gorgeous, unique and absolutely delicious. Looking for more decadent treats that you can get shipped? Check out the rest of Goldbelly's selection.

Zola Bakes rainbow cookies with assorted fillings, from $49 for a pack of 20,

35. A Decorative Diffuser

mini flower bouquet fragrance diffusers

This thoughtful gift for your wife is as useful as it is pretty. Each decorative bouquet doubles as a fragrance oil diffuser. Pair the present with her favorite blend for a small but special token of your love.

Anthropologie floral bouquet ceramic diffuser, $28,

36. A Versatile Throw

throw blanket romantic gift for wife

Throw blankets are excellent romantic gifts for wives. Why? Because they encourage snuggles. We like this one because it goes with everything—and because it's made from recycled yarn. 

Tuft & Needle throw blanket, $95,

37. A Cute Pair of Leggings

person wearing purple workout leggings

Give your wife a pair of fashionable and functional leggings. Girlfriend Collective makes some of the trendiest, most colorful activewear in the game. And believe it or not, these flattering high-rise leggings are made from recycled water bottles. They'll get her through everything from grocery store runs to hard spin classes in style. But be warned: They've been known to sell out. Plan ahead for the holidays!

Girlfriend Collective high-rise pocket legging, $78, 

38. A Frame for Something Meaningful

framed picture 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 two sentimental. Now's your chance to frame it and hang it for everyone to see. The best gifts for your wife are the ones that you really put your heart into.

Framebridge The Fancy Wide frame, $95,

39. A Zodiac Pendant

zodiac necklace birthday gift for wife

Give your wife an elegant necklace that she can wear alone or layer with other pieces. This bauble pays tribute to her zodiac sign in the prettiest, understated way. If she's always reading her horoscope, you know she'll like this gift idea—especially on her birthday.

Abbey Park zodiac constellation necklace, from $57,

40. A Meal Delivery Service

Blue Apron meal subscription service gift for wife

If she loves trying new recipes (but doesn't love all the research and prep), get everything she needs for delicious, pre-planned dinners delivered to her door. Bonus: This gift is sent as an e-gift card, so it's a good last-minute gift for your wife.

Blue Apron gift, from $60,

41. A Pushpin Map

pushpin map romantic gift for wife

Oh, the places you've been! A pushpin map helps you and your wife keep track of all of your wonderful travels. Bonus: You can personalize this one with anything that you'd like. What a cute surprise gift!

CanvasVows push pin travel map, from $159, 

42. Dessert Cocktails

dessert cocktail gift set with floral packaging

If your wife has a sweet tooth, she'll savour these decadent dessert cocktails. Plus, they come in the chicest packaging.

Artisan Craft Cocktails Trio gift box, $50,

43. Edible Flowers

box of pastel flower shaped chocolates

This unique and budget-friendly present combines two tried-and-true gift ideas: flowers and chocolates. The floral treats are almost too gorgeous to eat—good thing that she can immortalize them on Instagram!

Lock and Key Confectionery wildflower chocolates, $18,

44. A Recipe Plate

handwritten recipe printed on rectangular plate

This personalized plate is the kind of gift that she'd never expect. Showcase her most prized family recipe on a display-worthy platter. Everyone who visits will ask her where she got it.

Zehr Design Co handwritten recipe plate, $83,

45. A Video Montage

video montage romantic gift for wife

Tribute lets you do just that: pay tribute to your amazing spouse. With the help of friends and family, you can create a collaborative video montage full of heartfelt messages for your wife. It's the kind of sentimental, special gift that she'll never forget, and the perfect way to show your appreciation.

Tribute video montage, from $25,

46. A Nice Lunch Box

floral greenish blue lunch box

The best useful gifts are the gifts that'll make her everyday tasks more delightful. This cheery, insulated bag will put a smile on her face whenever she goes to pack—or grab—her lunch.

Rifle Paper Co. x CORKCICLE Baldwin Boxer lunch box, $60,

47. A Photo Album

photo album romantic gift for wife

Searching for great photo gifts? Celebrate the sentimental wife with a custom, personalized photo book curated by you. Fill it with snapshots that she hasn't seen before to really surprise her.

Artifact Uprising Color Series photo book, from $20,

48. Biodegradable Sunglasses

biodegradable sunglasses unique gift for wife

Okay, this might be one of the most useful and unique gift ideas that we've seen. These sunglasses transform into blue light glasses so she can wear them during work and play. But the coolest part has to be the fact that they're fully biodegradable. Buh-bye, plastic waste! 

Pela Vision Sulu eco-friendly sunglasses, $80 with swappable lenses,

49. A Custom Song

person writing a song from scratch

If you really want to pull out all of the stops, you can stop scrolling. This professional musician will turn your love story into a one-of-a-kind song. If that's not romantic, we don't know what is.

David Morgan made-to-order personalized song, from $100,

50. A Cool Phone Charger

leather phone charger and valet tray

Here's yet another useful gift for your wife that's also easy on the eyes. This leather valet tray will charge her phone while storing the rest of her essentials. Oh, and you can monogram it for a personalized touch.

Courant CATCH:3 wireless charging and accessory tray, from $175,

51. Wear-Everywhere Flats

Rothy's animal print flats gift for wife

Rothy's flats are the best thing to happen to overworked feet. They're stylish and professional, but so much better than her old, uncomfortable flats or heels. She'll be amazed that shoes this great are made from recycled materials. Don't blame us if she asks you for another pair next year. 

Rothy's The Point, $145, 

52. An Upgraded Blender

blender and food processor gift for wife

Okay, so a blender may not sound romantic, but the best gifts for your wife make her life easier. This countertop hero can do so much, from making her morning smoothie to chopping vegetables for dinner. Better yet, it's small enough to suit kitchens of any size. If you're on the hunt for a practical present, this gadget is sure to get a lot of use.

Magic Bullet Kitchen Express blender and food processor combo, $70, 

53. A Memorable Candle

Paddywax candle 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. We can't get enough of Paddywax's wide range of themed collections. The fragrances are all divine, and the pretty packaging is next-level unique. 

Paddywax candles, from $20 each,

54. Personalized Stationery

custom pet stationery gift for wife

Everybody could use a set of personalized stationery. And with these cute cards, which come custom-printed with a portrait of her pet, your wife will be looking for reasons to send her loved ones some mail.

Rifle Paper Co. personalized flat notes, from $65,

55. A Pillowcase Built for Beauty Sleep

pink and gold silk pillowcases with matching silk eye mask

Give your wife the gift of an amazing night's sleep—in style. Cotton pillowcases can damage hair and cause premature wrinkling. This silk one, however, is beauty expert-approved. It'll also make her feel like she lives in a hotel. Now that's a luxury gift for your wife.

Slip silk pillowcase, $89,

56. A Handy Phone Case

phone crossbody case useful gift for wife

Is your wife never without her phone? This trendy crossbody case will make sure it's always at hand, even when her clothes don't have pockets (bummer). She'll love the comfort of the adjustable strap and the convenience of the open-screen design.

Bandolier Hailey side slot leather crossbody bandolier, $105,

57. A Heated Pillow

floral scented heat pillow

A scented heat pillow is one of those little things that can really transform a tiring day. This comforting gift is great for any pampering holiday—be it Mother's Day or Christmas.

Tonic Australia calming lavender heat pillow, $35,

58. A Mrs. Mug

Mrs. mug romantic gift for wife

Let your wife know you're proud to call her your "Mrs." Say hello to her new morning mug. It's another small but meaningful gift.

The Knot Shop custom white ceramic Mrs. coffee mug, $14, 

59. A DIY Jewelry Kit

Akola DIY jewelry kit gift for wife

Give the crafty wife a hands-on gift. This DIY jewelry kit is filled with stunning beads inspired by the Ugandan landscape. It's a totally unique gift for your wife, because she'll wind up with custom necklaces and bracelets. And, it'll help her take some well-deserved "me time." 

Akola Anasa DIY necklace and bracelet kit, $98,

60. An Anniversary Bracelet

anniversary bracelet romantic gift for wife

There's no way that your wife would ever forget your anniversary date, but just so she can display it proudly, give her this dainty bracelet. It's a thoughtful anniversary gift for the wife who cherishes meaningful mementos. 

GIGIMEY dainty custom roman numeral bar bracelet, from $60, 

61. A Crystal Bracelet

Swarovski crystal chain bracelet

If bling is her thing, you can't go wrong with a timeless, glitzy bracelet. This crystal jewelry will put a sparkle in her eye just like she puts a sparkle in yours.

Swarovski The Elements chain bracelet, $79,

62. A Casual Jumpsuit

person wearing navy hooded sweater jumpsuit

Does she need a hooded sweater jumpsuit? No. Is this one irresistibly cozy? Yes. Comfortable loungewear is here to stay (as it should be!) and we bet that she hasn't added something like this to her collection yet.

Alex Mill hooded sweatshirt jumpsuit, $175,

63. A Kitchen Staple

Le Creuset Dutch oven gift for wife

Every serious home chef needs a Dutch oven. If you left one off of your registry, surprise your favorite cook with this cast iron beauty. Le Creuset Dutch ovens are the cream of the crop, and this specific color isn't just gorgeous—it was also designed for a good cause. A portion of each sale goes toward ending child marriage, in collaboration with a charity close to our hearts: VOW. 

Le Creuset signature Dutch oven in Fig, from $360, 

64. A Patterned Tote Bag

striped tote bag personalized gift for wife

A stylish and versatile tote always comes in handy, whether she's headed off to yoga class or an overnight trip. Get this one embroidered with your wife's name or initials so everyone knows it's hers. Voilà! You've just found the perfect personalized birthday or Mother's Day gift for your wife.  

The Knot Shop personalized extra-large Cabana canvas fabric tote bag, $15,

65. Couple's Christmas Ornaments

wooden otter Christmas ornaments gift for wife

Get in the holiday spirit with a romantic set of ornaments that screams "great Christmas gift for wife." These adorable wooden otters come as a pair and will add extra cheer to your Christmas tree.

Hereafter LA otter pair wood ornament set, from $20,

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