Gifts

5 GIFT IDEAS FOR THE TOTALLY UNGIFTABLE

All of us have that friend. The girl with amazing taste who just seems to effortlessly have it all. Of course, this is a crazy good thing – until gift giving season. What can you get for a girl with everything? We know!

The secret is to stop thinking about what she “needs” and start thinking about she “wants”. Here’s what we mean, broken down step-by gift-savvy step.

1) TAKE YOUR CUE BY OBSERVING HER PERSONAL FASHION STYLE 

Since she’s a good friend, you know her well. Probably better than you think. So, reflect on her personal fashion style. Is she a no-fuss dresser? Does she wear the latest trends? Is she modern-inspired? These insights are your guiding light. Match that personal taste with retailers that fit her style and start shopping (oh, and move on to point 2).

No-Fuss = Gap
Modern = Ikea
Sparkly = Limited

2) THINK TOPICALLY. WHAT IS SHE INTO THESE DAYS?

Do a little Facebook or Instagram research to uncover her latest interest. What is she posting about? Tuning in can turn you on to the perfect gift clue you’ve been needing.

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3) LET “SEARCH” DO THE WORK.

When you’re online shopping, start your search off with a price point in mind, and use this to “sort” merchandise. This can help eliminate a lot of unnecessary considerations, while also opening up new ideas that you may not have discovered otherwise.

4) CONSIDER SOMETHING THAT’S A SERVICE—NOT A PRODUCT.

Is she a girl who loves experiences? Or has she been extra stressed or short on time lately? Maybe a thing isn’t the answer. Consider service-based gifts that save your friend time – and money.

Gift Cards to restaurants packaged in a cute take-out container
Bottle of wine with a gift card to your local pottery studio
Give the envy-inspiring gift of a clean home by purchasing a cleaning service

5) GO THEMATIC—AND PERSONAL.

Take the pressure off yourself for finding that one perfect idea. Instead, think about a “theme” and package up a collection of smaller items that all have the same feel. You can even mix items with gift cards. Complete with a pretty presentation, this is a great way to get extra personal and show some thoughtfulness. Isn’t that what gift-giving is all about anyway?

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