Looking for the perfect gift for a girlfriendcan be a challenge: Should it be totally practical or something more romantic? Perhaps you may recall her remarking on a or some jewelry while you were out, or you have an idea of what could make her life happier or more fun. But it's not always easy to find the perfect gift -- or the most romantic gift -- that communicates your affection. Sure, she may deserve the universe for what she represents to you, but realistically it can be difficult to find a truly thoughtful gift that is within , especially if you need last-minute gifts.
Thankfully, we've gone ahead and done the hard work for you, curating these no-fail, awesome gifts for your girlfriend at any price. We've done some serious work refining all the ideas out there into something perfect that you can buy beyond a simple, necklace or a . Whether it's a , something romantic or thoughtful, we've got the perfect special present that will have you covered for the holidays and any occasion. (And hey, there's always flowers and chocolate.)
Level up her evening bath with this Bluetooth speaker that floats. It's compact, fully waterproof and has a decent battery life. An all-around great gift to buy for any music or bath lover. Read our review of the UE Wonderboom.
Win the prize of "partner of the year" -- no, decade -- with this luxe hair dryer that's, yes, from the same brand that makes those superpowered vacuums. This thoughtful special gift edition comes with a diffuser and a chic red carrying case as an added surprise. Read our preview of the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer.
Buy this one for the startup founder who wants her shirt to do the talking -- because she's too busy out there running the world. It's the perfect pick for the strong woman in your life.
Move over, yoga pants. These Nikes are on every fashion girl's wish list. Why? Because this pair of standout sneakers will take her from barre class to brunch in serious style. Throw in a water bottle if she's gym obsessed.
This adorable trailer-shaped tin contains some of Benefit's cult faves, including Badgal Bang mascara, Gimme Brow gel, the Porefessional primer and Hoola bronzer. Trust us, she'll freak when she opens this beautiful set.
Indulge her inner punk rocker with a pair of combat boots that come in totally on-trend (faux) snakeskin.
Surely, she's heard of this hip, sustainable brand -- even if you haven't -- and its oversized sweater made from 70% recycled cashmere is like wearing a permanent hug. Plus, the subtle stripes are super chic.
Show her how much you love her with a beautiful heart-shaped bag that can double as a clutch for more formal affairs.
This Gwyneth Paltrow-approved brand makes the most luxurious organic products. She'll melt when she unwraps this moisturizing mask made from antioxidant-rich ingredients such as turmeric root, rosemary oil and vitamins E and C. It's also a great stocking stuffer.
This rubber watch is simple, stylish, and comes in a few bright sunny colors to fit literally any personality. Plus, it's more interesting than a boring old sterling silver necklace, bracelet or other piece of flashy jewelry.
This built-to-last backpack is as well-suited for hiking trips as it is for weekends away. And the color of this cute gift will make her happy.
Give her the best accessory for a night in: A soft cotton throw that comes in a choice of 10 colors that will fit in with any decor. (Trust us, you can never go wrong with navy.)
Originally published last month.