The 70 Best Gifts for Your Wife in 2023

Spoil her with something special.
70 Romantic Gifts For Your Wife
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Naoimh O'Hare - The Knot Associate Commerce Editor
Naoimh O'Hare
Naoimh O'Hare - The Knot Associate Commerce Editor
Naoimh O'Hare
Associate Commerce Editor
  • Naoimh writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in shoppable roundups from gift guides to wedding fashion
  • Before working on editorial content, Naoimh wrote storefront descriptions for some of The Knot Worldwide's many wedding vendors
  • Naoimh studied creative writing at the National University of Ireland, Galway
Updated Nov 06, 2023
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Searching for some perfect gift ideas for your wife in 2023? We've got you covered. Whether you're shopping for the holiday season, a birthday, wedding anniversary or another special occasion, we get it—the struggle is real. Coming up with unique and romantic gifts for your wife 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 task list.

Before you pull out your credit card, we have some helpful gifting advice. Any time you're stuck wondering what to buy your wife, go back to the basics. What does she like to do? What does she value? What would make her life easier or more joyful? It sounds simple, but you know her best, so trust your gut and don't overthink it. This applies to Christmas presents, birthday presents and everything in between.

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. Clothing essentials for the current 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 fun 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 cool and thoughtful things that your wife will adore.


Don't have time to scroll? Here are our absolute favorite gifts of 2023:

1. An Indoor Garden

Say hello to Click & Grow, a company that makes gardening accessible in a whole new, seriously smart way. This app-controlled smart garden grows everything from herbs and veggies to fruits and flowers—indoors. A grow light and automatic watering do all of the heavy lifting, bringing fresh tastes, joyful colors and soothing scents right to the kitchen countertop. No wonder it's such a popular gift for wives.

2. Pushpin Map

Oh, the places you'll go—and the places you've been! A pushpin map helps you and your wife keep track of all of your wonderful travels together. Best of all, you can personalize this interactive wall art with anything that you want, like your names and an important date or a sweet phrase such as: "You're my favorite adventure." What a cute gift!

3. Washable Silk Pajamas

Lunya's best-selling mulberry silk pajamas are the crème de la crème of sleepwear. They're soft, sophisticated, thermoregulation, and, most importantly, machine washable. Low-maintenance silk? Now that's a dream come true. We personally love this oversized T-shirt and short set in the limited tan color, but you can also shop tank top or pant sets and even robes. (FYI for new customers: Use the code FOR-TK20 for $20 off of your first order of $100 or more!)

4. Scratch-Off Date Idea Book

The Adventure Challenge is one of our all-time favorite creative gifts for your wife. The scratch-off book is filled with unique date ideas like cooking an apple pie blindfolded or painting a masterpiece on each other. There's a catch though, once you scratch off a square, you have to do the challenge. (Don't worry, there's a time and money guide over each box to help you decide which to reveal.) We suggest pairing the book with their instant camera, so as you complete each date, you can turn the guide into a scrapbook. Use code THEKNOT20 for 20% off your purchase.

5. Smart Watch Accessories

Give her Apple Watch a glow-up with this glamorous gift set. The box includes six mix-and-match accessories that'll make her smart watch sparkle: one crystal pavé link band, one classic basketweave band, two rhinestone-studded face cases and two solid metallic face cases. Now she can switch up her style—but always be bejeweled—whenever she pleases.

6. Custom Song

If you really want to pull out all the stops for your beloved wife, you can stop scrolling. This professional musician will turn your love story into a one-of-a-kind song. Answer some questions and singer-songwriter David Morgan will create a custom track. He'll then send you an mp3 file with the tune and a pdf of the lyrics (psst, get it framed). If that's not a romantic gift for your wife, we don't know what is.

7. Birth Flower Necklace

We'd be remiss if we didn't include jewelry as one of the top gifts for your wife. And first up is a piece perfect as a birthday present for your wife. This symbolic pendant necklace features her birth flower and comes in sterling silver, 14K gold filled or 14K rose-gold filled. For a touch of romance, stack two or more pendants on the chain—her birth flower, yours and any children.

8. Recipes From Historical Figures

Speaking of gifts for history lovers—or the world's best home baker or a keen foodie—your wife will be seriously impressed by this unique present. It's a subscription that offers a whole year of recipes from famous figures throughout history. Each month, your spouse gets a replica of the handwritten recipe (as well as a transcript in case any of the handwriting is hard to read). From pancakes by Rosa Parks to Queen Elizabeth II's scone recipe, there's a lot to get excited about. Just choose between a six- or 12-month duration.

9. Wear-Everywhere Crewneck

The warmest woman in your life deserves the coziest sweatshirt on the market. Outdoor Voices has perfected the art of ultra-soft clothing and this best-selling sweatshirt is no exception. It's made from 63% recycled wool (yay sustainability!), which is naturally thermoregulating. Shop sizes XS to XXXL in this chic forest green color.

10. Custom Constellation Drinkware

Here's a super romantic gift for your wife: custom night sky glassware. This set of two glasses features etchings of the constellations that were suspended in the night sky on the special night of your choosing, maybe her birthday or your anniversary, as well as a name and special date. Choose between two wine glasses, two beer glasses or one of each.

11. Sound Wave Art

If you're hoping to truly wow your wife with a romantic gift, this personalized wall art will do just that. This shop will turn a special song into a modern sound wave print. This sweet and sentimental present will definitely be hung in a place of prominence.

12. Self-Care Subscription

Why give your wife one pampering gift when you can give her six whole months of glorious self-care? This thoughtful subscription is a must-buy for Mother's Day (though we wager she'd appreciate this present at any time of the year). Some examples of the monthly deliveries she'll receive include a home spa gift set and a crystal bath bomb gift set. Go on, she deserves it.

13. Trendy Travel Cup

We're sure your wife has already told you how Stanley cups are all the rage. Surprise her with the brand's iconic giant handled tumbler in one of these soft matte hues that look like pastel candies. Choose between 30-ounce and 40-ounce sizes.

14. Home Gym in a Mirror

Has your wife always wanted a home gym, but just doesn't have space for one? The Mirror solves that problem in style. This sleek and fully functional mirror is secretly a cardio class, boxing ring, pilates studio and more all in one. It has a built-in camera for working out with friends and getting live feedback from instructors, a hidden speaker system that delivers surround sound and a high-definition LED display designed for working out alone or with a partner. Now that's a 21st-century home gym.

15. Retro Reel Viewer

Who's ready for some serious nostalgia? Use this retro reel viewer to put her favorite memories on display in an adorable, creative way. It's a gift that requires a little lead time, but the end result is so worth it. Your purchase comes with the gadget and a redemption code to create your reel, so give yourself enough time to craft and order your custom photo story.

16. Mini Fire Pit

This little gadget will create an instant campsite ambiance, even when she's stuck inside in the winter. The personal fire pit uses rubbing alcohol and a match to start a small flame in the concrete furnace. And it's safe for roasting s'mores indoors, so naturally you have to pair this unique gift for your wife with marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers.

17. Virtual Class

If you're shopping for a gift for your wife who has everything, check out Uncommon Experiences. The popular gift shop Uncommon Goods has expanded to offer a curated list of virtual classes for every interest, from mixology to astrology. She can smoke some cocktails, study her birth chart or paint her pet—all from the comfort of home. And of course, you're welcome to join her! In fact, there are some excellent offerings for date night, like this aphrodisiac-inspired cooking class.

18. Cashmere Scarf

This scarf was made as a tribute to love—seriously, it's printed with pink brush-stroke hearts. It can be looped around her neck, draped over the shoulders or used as a travel blanket. No matter which way she wears it, she'll feel stylish and cozy thanks to the soft cashmere fabric. Better still, for each sold, NAKEDCASHMERE will be donating $50 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

19. Sparkly Tennis Bracelet

This romantic gift for your wife is a lot more affordable than it looks. That's because it's made with dazzling Swarovski crystals instead of actual diamonds. The bracelet looks just as stunning for a fraction of the price. Tennis bracelets are a classic style that anyone with an eye for sophisticated sparkle will appreciate.

20. Coveted Hair Tool

Is your wife frustrated with her getting-ready routine? The beauty world is obsessed with the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer and she might be too. Yes, it's definitely expensive, but the idea is that it replaces an entire arsenal of pricey hair tools. The award-winning device comes with a range of accessories, from hair-smoothing brushes to flyaway-taming attachments. Keep an eye on Dyson's Deals page for special sales and promotions. And check out the product reviews for some very convincing testimonials.

21. Mini Butterfly Habitat

Shopping for the spouse who's always in the garden? Help them create the perfect outdoor oasis with this cool butterfly biome designed to attract and house beautiful butterflies. Inside the cool A-frame structure, there's a feeding station and cozy partitions for roosting. It's an all-in-one feeding, roosting and hibernation station for those pretty winged insects your wife loves.

22. Wine Tasting Flight

Celebrate her birthday with an at-home wine tasting. In Good Taste offers seven curated flights of mini bottles of wine to sample together. For instance, the Red Red Wine flight will take her on a journey through rouge hues. Too fun! Plus, the bottles are simply adorable. This brand might just be your wife's favorite new discovery.

23. Love Letter Necklace

Here's a thoughtful gift for your wife if she loves unique and meaningful jewelry. This necklace is actually a locket with a pull-out love letter stashed inside of the envelope charm. Personalize the "paper" with a small note, like your wedding date or "I love you" in your own handwriting. You've just found the sweetest wedding anniversary gift for your wife.

24. Pearl Bracelet

When it comes to jewelry, you can't go wrong with something classic—like pearls. (Plus, pearlcore is totally trending.) This dainty pearl bracelet puts a delicate spin on a timeless style for under $100.

25. DNA Kit

Married to a history buff? Help her learn about her own past and connect to her roots with this really cool gift for your wife. AncestryDNA will unlock her family's lineage to see not just who they are, but where they came from—what's more awesome than that?

26. Hardworking Sneakers

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, an afternoon of errands or a weekend stroll through the neighborhood, this pair of eco-friendly sneakers is the way to go. The machine-washable knit fabric (made from responsibly sourced eucalyptus fibers) is lightweight, breathable and complemented by bouncy, cushioned midsoles.

27. Patterned Robe

Hill House Home's coveted Nap Dresses are a viral sensation, but don't sleep on the brand's other, equally excellent offerings. This cheerful hotel robe—made from plush, organic cotton—will make her feel like she's on vacation every single morning. Not to mention, it can come in three charming floral patterns, and you can add her monogram.

28. Trending Lip Oil

She's already super kissable, but she'll still love this iconic lip oil from Dior. The silky formula will make her pout even softer, with a subtle hint of color. Kick things up a notch and get the tube personalized.

29. Mini Do-It-All Pan

Our Place has created an adorably sized version of the famous Always Pan. It's convenient for cooking sides, single fried eggs and meals for one. Any culinarily adventurous spouse will appreciate this nifty tool (especially if you don't always share their advanced foodie palate). With the Mini Always Pan, she can create her own delicious concoctions in singular portions. The most genius part of all? It can be used as a frying pan, skillet, steamer… the list goes on.

30. Flower Subscription

Flowers are one romantic gift for your wife that'll never go out of style. Give your spouse fresh, farm-to-vase blooms with a subscription to flower gift delivery service BloomsyBox. Now she can have a beautiful bouquet on her birthday and every month after.

31. Cashmere Sweater

We have complete faith that you can pick out cute clothes to give your wife as a gift. If you're unsure, though, here's a tip: sweaters—especially ones made from cashmere. Your partner will feel so cozy and chic. And they don't have to be expensive. Quince sells affordable cashmere pieces, like this simple crewneck sweater in 14 colors. Don't just take our word for it, though, it has nearly 7,000 positive reviews.

32. Galaxy Rose

If your wife has a soft spot for fairy tales, she'll obsess over this enchanted rose. With iridescent petals and a yellow-gold stem, it's truly a sight to behold. The flower sits in a charming glass dome surrounded by fairy lights. How magical!

33. Leather Makeup Travel Case

Your wife probably already has a toiletry bag of sorts, but does it put in as much work as this clever kit? We doubt it. This full-grain leather makeup bag has a water-resistant lining, with six interior pockets (two zippered, four open) to fit all her travel essentials. Oh, and did we mention it comes in 12 different colors? Best of all, though, it can be debossed, hand-painted or even trapunto quilted with her monogram.

34. Phone Sanitizer

For the woman who takes sanitization seriously, there's the PhoneSoap Pro. 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.

35. Kate Spade Handbag

What better place to find chic accessories for your other half than Kate Spade? Pick up a stylish purse for your wife to show her you support her obsession with fashion. We personally love this convertible one, which comes in different colors and can be carried over her shoulder or as a crossbody. It'll fit everything she needs for date night with you.

36. Rose Gold Watch

A shiny new watch is a great gift for your wife because it commemorates all the time you two have spent together. (It's also a good gift idea for the wife who could use an upgrade.) This gorgeous timepiece comes in trendy rose gold-plated stainless steel with a genuine marble dial for a stunning accessory.

37. Weekend Duffle Bag

We know your wife has seen—and probably shown you—this viral bag before. So, here's your reminder that she wants it! The Mini Weekender has all the sought-after features of the original, but is sized to fit as a personal item on a plane. And it has a trolley pass to easily stack with her rolling luggage. With three interior pockets and a padded tech sleeve, plus an exterior zip pocket and a bottom shoe compartment, she'll be able to pack and overpack for any vacation.

38. Cozy Weighted Blanket

Let's talk weighted blanket benefits: They help stimulate serotonin (the happy hormone) and reduce cortisol (the stress hormone) as well as increase melatonin (the sleep hormone) to help users relax and rest efficiently. Trust us, this chunky-knit, velvet blanket will improve every snuggle-sesh. Plus, it's eco-friendly.

39. Colored Wine Glasses

This year's must-have kitchen accessory is colored glasses. From wine glasses, flutes and coupes to rocks glasses and goblets, this fun drinkware will make every table setting feel like a party. Purchase a set of six stemmed wine glasses in her favorite color or three sets of two for a colorful assortment.

40. Personalized Swivel Cheese Board

If your wife isn't already the hostess with the mostest, she will be after receiving this gift. This bamboo, compact serving board starts in a triangle shape, but can open into a tiered, circular server for the ultimate charcuterie board. And, it's complete with a stainless steel cheese fork and two knives in a hidden drawer to keep everything organized. Better still, it can be custom engraved with her monogram, so at a potluck, everyone will know it's hers.

41. Foolproof Bread Pan

Did her pandemic sourdough experiment turn into a serious passion? Surprise your wife with some new, professional baking gear. Bakers are raving about this bread pan's one-of-a-kind design. It's easy to use, easy on the eyes and handcrafted right here in the US.

42. Preserved Roses

A bouquet of roses is a universal symbol of romance. Take it up a notch for your loving wife with a bouquet of preserved roses. This means they'll last up to a year, so she'll always have a floral centerpiece. Simply pick the box style and rose color, then add a card at check-out.

43. Comfy Sweatpants

Your wife might have a closet full of cozy loungewear already, but that doesn't mean she won't appreciate more, especially if it's a pair of sweatpants from Outdoor Voices. Their CloudKnit pants are lightweight, breathable, wrinkle-resistant and—as the name suggests—extremely soft. You can pair them with a matching top to build her favorite WFH fit.

44. Online Cooking Class

Couple smiling tasting homemade sauce in kitchen, cooking class gift for wife
Photo: 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.

45. Romantic Ring

If you're looking for a romantic birthday or holiday gift for your wife, this unique signet ring is perfect. Fittingly called the "Promise Ring," it features two hands pinky swearing with little hearts. It'll reconfirm your vows in a trendy way.

46. Weighted Eye Mask

Nodpod's weighted sleep masks are cleverly designed to soothe migraines, calm anxiety and promote restful sleep. The weighted pods provide just the right amount of pampering pressure and conveniently block out the light, so she's not limited to using it at nighttime. The cotton jersey and microfiber fleece fabric are delightfully soft on the skin, too.

47. Cute Recipe Cards

How darling are these recipe cards? Your wife can write down all of her special dishes for sweet safekeeping above illustrations of cookbooks, kitchen tools and ingredients. Grab a recipe box for her to store them in, too.

48. Bucketlist Experience

Make new memories together with Tinggly. Choose from dozens of voucher values redeemable at over 1,7000 experiences worldwide, from a wine-tasting cruise in New York to a waterfall hike in Wales. She can use it to explore your home state or wait for a trip abroad—it never expires. If you're wondering what to buy your wife last minute, this is it. Simply send her the gift over email the day of!

49. Funky Glass Vase

You can't go wrong with any little knickknack from Anthropologie, including this cool vase. The glass is formed to look like an hourglass and lightly colored for a gorgeous piece of home decor, whether it's left empty or filled with blooms. We think it makes a cheery addition to any entry table, kitchen island or bookcase.

50. Luxury Scented Candle

Yes, your wife absolutely needs more candles. Diptyque's luxury candles are all the hype, and for good reason, they smell divine and look oh-so-chic. Gift her one of their most loved candles, Roses, or browse their dreamy collection here.

51. Bath Caddy

Give her the gift of relaxation with this over-the-tub bath caddy. It's super convenient for a long soak in the tub, thanks to its accessory slots for a wine glass, cell phone, candle and a book. Include her favorite shower products, a bottle of red and a book she's been meaning to read to DIY a nice gift set for your deserving wife. She'll take advantage of some R&R every chance she gets—and may even invite you to join for a romantic, at-home date night.

52. Solitaire Stud Earrings

If you're on the hunt for a thoughtful birthday gift for your wife that she'll love, but didn't specifically ask for, take inspiration from her birthstone. These simple earrings are made from recycled precious metals and ethically sourced gemstones for a glitzy accessory you can both feel good about. Just note: prices fluctuate based on the stone.

53. Wooden Moon Ring Dish

If you're looking for a less-expensive, but still special gift for your wife, try a ring dish. This handcrafted mango wood dish is shaped like a crescent moon, with a gold-hued stamped design featuring her zodiac sign's constellation. It's an elegant and personal place for her to store her favorite baubles, like her wedding ring.

54. Noise-Canceling Wireless Earbuds

Whether she likes working out at the gym, zoning in on work or is constantly traveling, these noise-canceling wireless earbuds will let her listen to music and nothing else. The earbuds are even tailored to her listening preferences, thanks to their CustomTune technology. She'll be jamming out all day.

55. Custom Phone Case

If she's not due for a phone upgrade just yet, upgrade her phone case instead. Though BaubleBar is best known for its jewelry, they also have custom phone cases for a different kind of fashion statement. They have lots of colorful and bold—like seriously 3D—designs to choose from. Just select her model and favorite color then add her name or initials.

56. Personalized Garden Tote

Yard decor and tools are a great gift idea for the wife that loves to garden. Organize her flower supplies with this handy personalized tote that also comes with a digging trowel, planting trowel and garden cultivator. It's an especially great present if you're shopping during the spring or summer.

57. Her Favorite Fragrance, Engraved

Lancôme's La Vie Est Belle perfume has become a classic and, if it happens to be one of your wife's go-to fragrances, consider her next gift sorted. You can have a bottle of this sweet scent engraved with her monogram or a heartfelt message like "I love you." Even if La Vie Est Belle isn't already part of her collection, this thoughtful and luxurious perfume is a fabulous gift for your wife.

58. Wine Gift 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 a fun gift for your wife that you'll obviously benefit from, too. It's a great way to try new bottles and expand your palates together. Prices begin at a one-month subscription.

59. Gourmet Olive Oils and Vinegars

Here's a flavorful gift idea for your wife! Brightland's extra virgin olive oils and fruit-infused vinegars will effortlessly heighten any dish she is preparing. As a bonus, each bottle label is uniquely designed by category-changing artists for a beautiful addition to her pantry.

60. Tea Sampler Box

How about gourmet tea for your cute-tea? Magic Hour tea offers loose-leaf blends from around the world that taste amazing and offer specific wellness benefits. This assortment of their bestselling teas—Bohemian Breakfast Black Tea, Almond Matcha Green Tea, Queen of the South Herbal Detox Cocoa Tea, Queen of the Tropics Rosé all day herbal fruit tea and Aquamarine Dream herbal sleep tea—will make up to 75 cups. She can sip, savor and find her favorite—which you'll then give her at the next gifting occasion.

61. Matcha Maker Start Kit

Show just how matcha you love your wife with this at-home kit. Users can simply pour matcha tea packets into the machine, which are then ground, whisked with water and dispensed into their awaiting cup. They'll get to start everyday with a refreshing matcha latte—and they might even make one for you too. Yum!

62. Silky Sleep Set

Sleeping next to your true love every night is great, but it's even better on a silk pillowcase. This luxurious Mulberry silk sleep set will protect her skin and hair from friction damage (aka help prevent wrinkles while she sleeps). Plus, it's naturally cooling. Add the silk scrunchie set if she likes to sleep with her hair up.

63. Sunset Lamp

What if your wife could experience a golden sunset on demand? Well, she practically can! TikTok has been singing the praises of sunset lamp projectors, which give off a warm and romantic light for an otherworldly indoor experience. This is both a cool and unexpected gift that she'll brag about to all of her friends.

64. Comfy Sheets

If the last time you and your wife got a new sheet set was your wedding, it may be time for an upgrade. And your wife will accept this gift with open arms, knowing it will help prevent acne and wrinkles as she sleeps. Made from sustainably sourced eucalyptus fibers, this sleep bundle (sheet set, pillowcases and duvet cover) isn't just luxuriously soft, it's also thermoregulating, antibacterial and hypoallergenic. Plus, she can get each in a different earthy hue to really make the bedroom an oasis.

65. Espresso Caramel Candies

These scrumptious espresso caramels are the perfect little treat to top off a gift for your wife. Made using organic coffee, 20 percent of profits from every bag of these candies sold (and from all other coffee products from Grounds & Hounds) benefits rescue pups in need. If that's not the sweetest thing, we don't know what is.

66. Meal Delivery Subscription

If you and your wife are busy-bees, it can be hard to make time for grocery shopping and meal prepping. But that doesn't mean you don't want to sit down and enjoy a home-cooked meal together. Insert: Blue Apron's meal (and wine) delivery service. They'll send everything needed to make two servings of two, three or four chef-designed recipes each week selected from her personalized plan (think: quick-and-easy recipes or veggie-only dishes). It's one of the best gifts for your wife that you can enjoy too.

67. Fill-in-the-Blank Book

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 Valentine's gift idea.

68. Harry Potter Bucket Hat

Shopping for a summery gift for your wife? If she's still waiting for her Hogwarts letter, she'll love bundling up in the winter with this Harry Potter hat. The (Gryffindor) burgundy bucket hat is light and breathable and features the iconic scar and glasses icon embroidered in gold thread.

69. Heart-Shaped Succulent

If your wife prefers house plants to flowers, this sweetheart Hoya succulent is a cute gift for her. The leaf is shaped like a heart—aww!—for a unique way to show your love. Choose between a single or double plant.

70. Monogrammed Backpack

This cutie backpack will hold all your wife's essentials, whether she's running errands, commuting to work or relaxing by the pool. And it's partially made from upcycled post-consumer plastic water bottles—nice! Plus, it can be embroidered or handpainted with her initials.

Our team received some of these products as promotional samples in exchange for editorial consideration and independent review.

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