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55 Best Gifts for Your Wife That Are Thoughtful, Romantic, and Actually Useful

Happy wife = happy life.

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Photo Illustration: Bridget Clegg: Courtesy Theragun, Keurig, Etsy/MintyPaperieShop, Rothys, YnM, Ethereal

Sure, your wife is your life partner, soulmate, and best friend, but she's also one of a kind. Show your amazing wife just how much she means to you with a gift in 2022 that'll outdo all the ones you've ever given. Although it might be near-impossible to put your love for her into words (after all, those vows were pretty hard to write), these gift ideas for your wife are a great place to start showing her just how much you care this holiday season.

From the softest pajamas ever to the best tech gifts that'll make her day easier, to the latest health and fitness goodies, we found plenty of options that are guaranteed to put a smile on her face. Whether you've been married to her for just 1 year or 25, these great gifts for wives make for a thoughtful way to show her just how much you love having her as a life partner.

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For the Sentimental One
Burlap Personalized Family Name Sign

Here's a gift for your wife that will document your love story in the most beautiful way. This handmade, personalized print comes on a rustic burlap and has more than 10,000 reviews and a 4.9-star rating.

More: More Wow-Worthy Gifts to Woo Her All Over Again

For the Countertop Gardener
Self-Watering Smart Indoor Garden

No matter the season or the size of your backyard, this indoor grow system will help produce fresh herbs and veggies from any spot in your home.

It includes a reservoir that can hold up to a month's worth of water, automatically dispersing it evenly over your plants. Take it from us — even inexperienced gardeners are guaranteed to enjoy a bountiful harvest by using this planter.

For the Beauty Guru
Travel Makeup Bag

Help her keep all her skincare and makeup essentials organized with this catchall kit. The inside is roomy and full of drop-in pockets, and there's even a zip pocket to make sure everything is extra secure. It's made from vegan leather, making it feel extra luxe.

Best Date-Night Gift
100 Dates Bucket List Scratch Poster

After years of dating and marriage, coming up with new date night ideas can be challenging. Shake things up with these surprise scratch-off activity prompts that are approachable and easy to accomplish (like a romantic horse carriage ride or an adventurous kayaking trip).

For Mixing Up Date Night
Date Night In a Box
Night In Boxes

Keeping the romance alive is no easy task — especially with kids and busy schedules, but carving out some quality time now and then can help maintain a strong marriage.

This date-night subscription box for homebodies will bring the two of you together without needing to call a babysitter. It contains everything you need for a themed at-home adventure, including interactive activities, snacks and mixers, and even chef-curated dinner menus to prepare collaboratively.

From the Whole Family
‘What I Love About Mom’ Fill-in-the-Blank Book
Knock Knock

Snag this book, make your kids fill it out, and you'll totally win your wife's heart this holiday season. This sweet book is sure to inspire happy tears when she reads all the kinds of things. Just imagine the look on her face when she reads all of your kind notes over and over again. Priceless.

For Light Sleepers
Bose Sleepbuds II

Does your wife wake up to even the slightest of sounds? Help improve the quality of her everyday life with these sleepbuds. Yes, earbuds are meant for sleep.

Clinically proven to help people fall asleep faster, these earbuds play noise-canceling sounds and have a comfortable fit for even the most restless of sleepers. Don’t expect to hear from your lady for a while — she’ll be busy counting sheep.

For the Coffee-Obsessed
Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2
Now 15% off

Honestly, when is the last time you remember her sitting still long enough to finish a hot cup of coffee? If she's always on the go or just can't drink her joe fast enough, this heated mug is a great gift for your wife that will make her day, morning after morning.

For Bath Bomb Fanatics
Bath Bombs Gift Set

Give her the gift of peace and quiet. This set of 12 bath bombs is made in California from shea and cocoa butter, and we can attest that they leave your skin feeling silky smooth. Plus, the scents are amazing. She'll love taking a warm bath with one of these relaxing additions.

Instagrammable Slippers
UGG Fluff Yeah Genuine Shearling Slide

These open-toe slides are the ultimate spring slipper, thanks to an airy slingback design that'll give arches some breathing room.

UGG's signature shearling design will keep her warm and comfortable on chilly nights. This gift for your wife is sure to make an appearance on her Instagram Story after you give it to her.

For the Workout Warrior
Theragun Prime

Extra tough workouts call for something more heavy-duty than a foam roller. This smart percussive therapy device will soothe all of her bodily tightness and tension so that her muscles can recover faster and she can get back to feeling great.

Best Gift Box
FabFitFun Subscription
Fab Fit Fun

Can't decide what to gift your wife? Let FabFitFun take care of your girl with a product-packed subscription filled with up to 10 surprise items every month.

It offers the very best in beauty, fitness, wellness, and home products, so she's guaranteed to love it all.

Cozy Cashmere Pick
Alpine Cashmere Women's 100% Cashmere Hoodie
Alpine Cashmere

Cozy clothes are a must, and this luxe cashmere hoodie is exactly what your wife needs to stay glam and comfortable. Its open closure allows for versatile wear, so she can leave it loose or tie it at the waist for a more fitted flair.

For the Luxe Bath Lovers
Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray
Royal Craft

If she loves relaxing in the bath, then this caddy will help her take it to the next level with slots for a book, candle, and even a glass of vino. It expands to fit in just about any size tub, and the stand in the back can be used to prop up an iPad so she can watch her favorite show while she soaks.

For the Athleisure Advocate
AJISAI Women's Lightweight Joggers

No athleisure collection is complete without a pair of joggers. These super-soft ones have two zipper pockets, so she can stow away her phone, keys, and a card or two without having to worry about them falling out.

For the Wife Who Can’t Sit Still
Goplus 2-in-1 Folding Treadmill
Now 26% off

Whether she's getting antsy working from home or wants to go for a run after the kids go to bed, a folding treadmill is the perfect gift. This pick can easily slide under her desk for some walk-and-work action. It's also perfect for smaller living spaces because it's so easy to store away.

Classic Cozy Choice
Eberjey Gisele Pajama Set

As far as gifts for your wife go, you really can't go wrong with a pair of nice pajamas. This luxe set from Eberjey is always a hit, and as one reviewer puts it, the super-soft fabric feels like “sleeping in a cloud.”

More: Sleep Chic With These Cozy Women's Pajamas

Best for the Wife Who Fancies Florals
The Bouqs Co. Flower Subscription

Flowers are a fail-safe option for any special day, but you'll up the ante with a subscription from The Bouqs Co.

Their concierge service can auto-deliver flowers monthly, weekly, on special occasions, or even just because. It's like having a personal assistant who takes care of all the work for you.

More: Beautiful Flower Bouquets Every Woman Will Love

For the Astrology Lover
Kendra Scott Elisa Birthstone Pendant Necklace

If your wife loves a bit of sparkle, she'll love this pendant necklace that's delicate enough to dress up or down. The chain is a little shorter, making it perfect for layering or alone as a choker. Plus, you can choose to get it in her birthstone, so it feels even more personal. 

For the Meal Prepper
‘One Pan, Two Plates: More Than 70 Complete Weeknight Meals for Two’ by Carla Snyder
Chronicle Books
Now 45% off

If the lady of the house is also the chef of the house, this easy-to-follow, two-serving cookbook will give her plenty of great ideas for future meals that are perfectly portioned and delicious. Or, you could surprise her with this book and a perfectly cooked meal for the both of you.

For the Insomniac
YnM Weighted Blanket

Weighted blankets are incredibly helpful for getting a better night's sleep. And who doesn't need more sleep?

This weighted blanket (available in a variety of colors and sizes) feels incredibly calming, and it's a great gift for your wife if she has issues with tossing and turning.

Best for Astronomy Lovers
Custom Star Birth Map

Take her back to that life-changing moment when your paths first crossed. This print features an accurate astrological depiction of how the stars aligned that night, and it can be customized with the date, time, location, and coordinates of your fateful first meeting.

Best for the Photo Lover
Carver Luxe HD Smart Digital Picture Frame

From birthdays to baby pics, the Aura Carver Luxe will display all of her most cherished photos on a clear 10.1-inch screen. This digital frame will play both a photo slideshow and any videos uploaded to the app it’s connected to. You can even have multiple people adding photos and videos all at one time!

For the Cool Moms
Aquamarine Skates
Moonlight Roller

Roller skating has had a giant resurgence lately, and even Joanna Gaines is hopping (er, rolling?) on the trend. If your wife is always in-tune with the latest trends, she may want to try skating for herself! These suede skates are way more elevated than what she used to rent at the roller rink, and they have a super smooth ride. 

Best Wedding-Related Gift
Wedding Vow Keepsake Wall Art

Whether the two of you have been married for a minute or multiple decades, gifting this meaningful mountable keepsake is a great way to look back on the moment your marriage first started.

Send the seller both of your wedding vows to create a frameable customized print that'll make her want to marry you all over again.

For the Wife on the Go
Women's Wool Runners

Allbirds is a crowd-favorite brand, and it’s not hard to see why. They’re cozy, comfortable, and can be thrown right in the washing machine to become good as new.

They’re also made sustainably from wool, meaning they’ll biodegrade once they’ve lived their life and need to be replaced. It's a gift your wife will love.

For Pro Nappers
Velvet Napper

Everyone deserves a good nap, and with a soft-weighted blanket, she'll be sure to drift off to dreamland faster than ever. This one by Bearaby is made from eco-velvet, a material made from recycled plastic bottles, and weighs about 15 pounds. When she's not using it, it's a gorgeous addition to the foot of her bed or over her couch.

For the Active Ladies
Military Jacket

If she's the kind of woman who is outdoors more often than not, a good raincoat is a must. Get her something stylish and functional, like this water-resistant military jacket. It has four pockets for storing all her essentials, and the hood will keep her nice and dry during unexpected rains.

Best for Mani Lovers
Deborah Lippmann Love at First Sight Nail Polish
deborah lippmann

The name of this shade says it all. Treat your valentine to an at-home manicure in this cheery pink shade. It's a gel formula that won't chip easily, and she doesn't even need a light to cure it. Make her an entire mani kit as a Valentine's Day gift if you want, adding things like cuticle oil and hand cream to a cute basket.

For the Working Wife
The Work Tote
Beis Travel

If she's been toting the same bag to work every day for years, maybe it's time for an upgrade. A sleek, simple bag is a great gift for your wife and will last her for a lifetime, and this one has a ton of hidden organization inside. There are plenty of pockets, both slip, and zipper, and there's even a water bottle sleeve inside.

For Pajama Partiers
Sleep Henley Dress

If your wife is keen on sleeping in your old T-shirts, this is an option that's just as comfy but a little chicer. Who says pajamas can't look and feel good? This jersey dress is stretchy and extremely comfortable. The henley cut makes it feel a little more elevated than your average sleep dress, too.

Best for the Yogi
Hooded Define Jacket Nulu

Whether your wife is running errands, taking care of the kids, or hopping on a work call, she can do it all in this trendy jacket from Lululemon. It comes in seven different colors, but we're partial to this fun heathered print.

For At-Home Blowouts
REVLON One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Brush

A perfect gift for your wife is anything that'll make her life easier, and this one-step brush from Revlon will do just that. It dries her hair, brushes it, and gives it volume all at once. We're huge fans of it ourselves.

For the Eternal Learner
MasterClass Subscription

For the wife who loves learning, a MasterClass subscription will give her full access to endless online classes that are taught by some of the best instructors in the industry — including many famous faces. 

She can learn cooking from Gordon Ramsay, photography from Annie Leibovitz, and even acting from Natalie Portman.

Best Noise Blocker
High Fidelity White Noise Machine

Busy moms need their sleep. Help her catch zzz's more easily with this white noise machine that has 10 fan sounds and 10 ambient-noise options. Plus, it's compact enough that she can take it with her wherever she goes.

Grab-and-Go Bag
Kelsey Crossbody Red
K. Carroll Accessories

Inspired by the silhouette and functionality of a classic camera bag, this crossbody cutie will keep all her essentials organized and safe without weighing her down. It has two large zippered compartments to stow things like a wallet and sunglasses, and a smaller outside pocket to fit her phone or other slim items.

Make It Personal
Personalized Roman Numeral Necklace

This necklace is a great gift for your wife! Engrave your wedding anniversary, your child's birthday, the day you met, or any memorable date on this personalized necklace. It ships pretty quickly, and it'll look great layered with her other necklaces or on its own, thanks to its simple design. She'll always keep it close to her heart — literally.

For the Oenophile
Winc Gift Subscription

If your wine-loving wife is keen on trying out new pours, a Winc gift subscription will conveniently send tasty top varietals straight to your door. 

Once she creates an account, she'll take a quick quiz to determine her tasting preferences so that Winc can suggest bottles based on her palate.  

Best for Early Risers
K-Mini Single Serve Coffee Maker

Ensure that her cup is always filled with a Keurig coffee maker that'll make mornings simpler. This small, single-serve model is particularly ideal for kitchens with limited counter space.

Plus, she's sure to love this pink model, which will add a pop of color to the kitchen. And, if you're lucky, she may even allow you to use it, too.

For the Throw Pillow Enthusiast
Family Names Throw Pillow Cover

If you have kids, your wife will love to see their names printed on this custom pillow cover. And if your only children are your pets? That'll work, too.

It's made from linen, which is machine-washable, which is perfect if you live in a house that tends to get spills or other random marks on things.

For the Coffee Lover
Coffee Shop Wood Wick Candle

Bring her favorite café to her with this crackling, coffee-scented candle. It's made with 100% soy wax, and there are no nasty additives in the wax.

The wood wick will crackle like a fire as the candle burns, adding a relaxing effect as the latte scent fills whatever room it's in.

For the Insta-Obsessed
Framebridge Framed Instagram

Framebridge's custom-framed Instagram prints are always one of our go-to gifts. 

It's a heartfelt and affordable gift idea for your wife, and the effortless order process takes just a few minutes. Simply choose the frame you think she would like best, upload the photos you would like to have framed (from your phone, computer, or Instagram account), and within a few days, framed, gallery-quality prints will arrive at your doorstep.

Not sure what photos she would like? You can also give a gift card for however many photos you'd like to have framed.

Best for Home Cooks
Ayesha Curry Home Collection Nonstick Cookware Set
Ayesha Curry Kitchenware

If your wife loves to cook, a new (matching) set of pots and pans may put a smile on her face. This bronze and copper-colored set is nonstick and heats evenly, thanks to its aluminum construction. It looks so good she may want to keep this set out on display.

Do-It-All Kitchen Hero
Instant Pot Duo 60
Instant Pot

If she doesn't already have one, it's most definitely on her wish list. The Instant Pot is a sustained best-seller for a reason. It is technically seven appliances in one (pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer), and she probably wishes she'd had one for the last big dinner she made.

Throw in a couple of handy Instant Pot accessories, and you'll be the spouse of the year.

For the Winter Commuter
Rokka&Rolla Women's Lightweight Puffer

This cold-weather jacket combines the warmth and style of a traditional down puffer, but it features convenient, packable portability and a pared-down aesthetic. It comes in five colors. and comfortably hits at her midthigh for added warmth and coverage.

For Candle Lovers
Discovery Candle 3-Piece Set
Le Labo

If your lady is all about ambiance, this candle trio will make a great gift this holiday season. Based on famous scents by the perfumiers at Le Labo, these scents will fill any room she lights them in with lush, layered smells like amber and vanilla, rosemary and thyme, and lime and verbena.

Best for Spa-Goers
Oui the People Bath Soak
Oui the People

Woo her with a romantic spa night by drawing your wife a bath and adding some of these bath crystals to the warm water. They're full of skin-nourishing ingredients like magnesium and muscle-relaxing salts, and they have a fresh bergamot scent to boot. 

Best Décor Pick
Johanna Howard Cozi Throw Blanket
Johanna Howard

Any home décor addict knows how important throw blankets are, and these reversible options could totally tie a room together. It's made of a cozy combo of cotton and wool, giving it a lightweight feel that still will keep her warm. It even comes in 10 different colors.

Sustainable Pick
The Mary Jane

These sweet, bow-topped Mary Jane flats will be so much more than just an adorable addition to her wardrobe. We really like Rothy's shoes because they're machine-washable and completely crafted from eco-friendly materials (like plastic water bottles and bio-based algae).

For the Organization Queen
Cuyana Leather Travel Case Set

Say goodbye to Ziploc bags, and hello to these chic Cuyana leather pouches. They're the ideal size for stashing jewelry or cosmetics in a suitcase, and they can be monogrammed for a more personal touch. They're made of durable leather, which will last her a lifetime. Plus, the gold zippers are a nice luxe touch.

For the Skincare Pro
Fenty Skin Start'rs Full-Size Bundle

Spoil your sweetheart with one of the trendiest gifts imaginable. Go all-in with the Rihanna-approved Fenty Beauty full-sized bundle of essential skincare products, including a cleanser, toner, and SPF moisturizer. You're basically giving her the gift of a brand new skincare routine without the annoyance of having to try out a ton of new products.

Best Leggings
Outdoor Voices 7/8 Springs Legging
Outdoor voices

Fact: Not all workout gear is created equal. These leggings from cult-favorite Outdoor Voices will keep her comfy and stylish during yoga class, and grocery store runs. You can also gift a full outfit for just $95 with the OV Kit.

For the Dog Mom
Wild One Everyday Carrier
Wild One

For the dog mom who always has her fur baby with her, a proper carrier is a must. A carrier that's stylish and functional is a win-win. This lovely tote comes in three gorgeous colors: lilac, cocoa, and black. Mama and her furry friend will be pleased with this gift!

The Ambience Enhancer
Velvet Moon Candle
Brown Girl Jane

This candle from Brown Girl Jane makes us long for hot summer nights and the warm breezes they bring. Woody notes are the base for this vegan candle, made with a soy and coconut wax blend. It's topped off with light musky-citrus scents, and the overall effect is airy and comforting.

For Sweet Dreams
Silk Sleep Mask and Silk Scrunchie Gift Set

Have a sleep-deprived wife in your life? These silk scrunchies will prevent hair breakage and ensure healthy hair, while the eye mask effectively blocks out light and protects the skin and eyes. Never worry about waking your light sleeper up again with this silk gift set.

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