Gift ideas for every kind of friend

Is your BFF’s birthday coming up? Or just planning ahead for Christmas? Whatever the occasion, it’s always good to have gift ideas handy for when the time comes. 

We’ve compiled a handful of gifts your girlfriend is guaranteed to love, categorized into eight different kinds of friends. Keep reading to find a gift your friend will love and cherish!

The scent-obsessed friend

We all have that friend that can’t leave the house without spritzing themselves with their signature scent, and who can’t have a movie night without lighting their favorite soothing candle. It’s hard to go wrong, getting this friend a new, sweet-smelling surprise.

Lenny & Eva | Candle, Jasmine

Rainbow Matches in Glass Jar

Perfume Rollerball

The friend who likes to turn up (the wine glass)

There’s no shame in having a glass of wine (or two) at the end of a long, hard day. If you’ve got a friend who takes her wine or beer seriously and looks forward to Friday night happy hour with the girls all week, here are a few gift ideas that she’s sure to love.

Let's Make Out Reversible Can Cooler


Mud Pie | Gold Wine Bottle Bags


The friend with wanderlust

You know that friend that’s always got a trip planned? The one with the most stamps on their passport out of anyone you know? Yep, that’s your “wanderlust” friend. She’s got a passion for travel, and she’ll appreciate you remembering that when you next give her a gift. Here are a few thoughtful gift ideas for your jet-setting BFF.

Getaway Jewelry Case, Pink

Canvas Zip Pouch | Road Trip

The sentimental friend

The sweet friend who’s always bringing up fond memories and laughs will love nothing more than a thoughtful gift she can hold onto for years to come as a keepsake of your shared bond. Here are a few gift ideas your sentimental friend will love.

 Mud Pie | Best Party Ever Frame

Lenny & Eva | Token Stretch Bracelet, Best Friends


The mom friend

Mom Life Metal Water Bottle

Cool Mom Leopard Top

The organized friend

We all have the type-A friend...the one who schedules every event and can’t go a day without their planner. You’ve gotta love ‘em. How would anything get done without them? Show your organized friend you appreciate their hustle with one of these gifts.

Dream Plan Do Journal

Make It Happen Diner Mug


The caffeine-addicted friend

Most of us love a good cup of joe in the morning, but for some, it’s more of a personality trait. For those friends who really love their java, there are never enough coffee cups in the world. They’ll always love a cute new mug to add to their collection.

My Cup Runneth Over Coffee Mug

You Got This Gold Mug

The gourmand friend

If you needed a delish new recipe to try, which friend would you go to? The gourmand friend knows her way around a kitchen, and she doesn’t mind slaving over a hot stove to make a special dish her friends and family will rave about. Get this friend a gift she can put to use! Here are a couple of ideas.

Dark Brown Leather Apron

Mud Pie | Gold Edge Marbe Board Set