These aren’t your grandmother’s monogrammed towels. From chic soaps and cocktail essentials to sweet treats and cool tech items, these unique gifts are surefire hits for everyone on your list.
It’s not easy to find perfect gift ideas. And while there are a ton of amazing choices out there, including these gifts for her and gifts for him, you might feel like your present is slightly impersonal or just missing something. To take your gift-giving up a notch, go for something that’s completely custom. Thankfully, long gone are the days when monogrammed totes or towels were your only options. Now, you can choose from a wide selection of clever, creative, and considerate personalized gifts.
We found thoughtful tokens that are sure to impress, including unique jewelry gifts for mom and gracious gifts for grandma. For the younger generation, here are gifts for kids, plus the best stuff for siblings, too, so you can cross “gifts for sister” and “gifts for brother” off your list. And, of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without sentimental gifts for husbands and wives. We’ve even got picks that would impress professionals like doctors and nurses. These unique items really go the extra mile to make anyone feel loved, and they’re pretty much guaranteed to be a hit!
BaubleBar Slim Custom Hair Clip
Best for: The well-tressed
Take hair flair up a serious notch with these fun add-ons that spice up her ‘do. Choose from 16 different color bases—including bold styles like rose-gold glitter, oil slick, and iridescent silver flecks—and then add a name or phrase (up to nine characters per clip). This would make an excellent stocking stuffer for teens.
Blueberry Pet Essentials Adjustable Dog Collars
Best for: The sweet pup in your life
Your furry BFF deserves a little something special, too, and will love a new dog collar with his or her name (and your phone number!) embroidered on it. When it comes to personalized gifts, a practical present can’t be beat. Here are more gifts for dog lovers that any pet parent will adore.
Caitlyn Minimalist Actual Kids Drawing Necklace
Best for: Proud moms
Immortalize a child’s first drawing, one of your own doodles, or even a handwritten message for a one-of-a-kind piece of wearable art. Send in a photo, and in just six to nine days, you’ll receive a special bauble that will be treasured forever. Kate Kim, who’s sold more than a million pieces of her handcrafted jewelry, creates designs that are truly special—and surprisingly affordable!
Personalized Charcuterie Boards
Best for: Perpetual entertainers
Instantly upgrade your next home gathering with a custom bamboo tray that serves up major style. Pick a shape—cheese, charcuterie, or cocktail—then choose from 10 font designs to make it your own. The fancy engraving looks like it costs a fortune, but it’s far from that, starting at just $27. Use the money you saved on more stylish hostess gifts for every occasion—and budget.