30 Gifts for Every Type of Best Friend

Show them just how much they mean to you with these unique and thoughtful gift ideas.  

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olive oil pourers, staub cocottes, ember mug, eye mask, and rings on red and green background with gift guide logo
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When choosing a gift for your best friend, the pressure's on to give them something that celebrates your unique bond and shows them you really know them like no one else. No two best friends are alike, so we've rounded up a collection of gifts for every kind of bestie, whether they're a prolific cook or a weekend baker, a homebody or a busy body. Show your best friend you care with these gift ideas that are anything but ordinary.

Fujifilm Mini 11 Holiday Bundle

polaroid camera gift set in blue gift box
Target

For the friend who wants to capture every memory.

Buy it: $80; target.com

DIY Focaccia Garden Art Kit

cadrboard box with decorated focaccia bread on board
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who has picked up bread baking.

Buy it: $29; uncommongoods.com

Apple AirTag

apple airtag disc from multiple angles
Target

For the friend who loses everything.

Buy it: $29; amazon.com or target.com

Long Distance Friendship Lamp

two blue light lamps with hand over one lamp
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who lives across the country (or just across town).

Buy it: $170; uncommongoods.com

The Comfy Original Wearable Blanket

woman wearing oversized blue blanket hoody with arms extended
Amazon

For the friend who would rather stay in.

Buy it: $45; amazon.com or target.com

Baloo Living Sleep Stone Mask

silk eye mask on marble surface
Baloo Living

For the friend who doesn't get enough shut-eye.

Buy it: $54; balooliving.com

Custom Cookie Stamp

cookie stamp with cookies
Etsy

For the friend whose love language is baking.

Buy it: $14; etsy.com

heyday Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Loop

mini black portable speaker with leather loop
Target

For the friend who is always bringing the party with them.

Buy it: $20; target.com

Material The Knives + Stand

set of three knifes on wooden stand
Amazon

For the friend who is always cooking for you.

Buy it: $195; amazon.com or materialkitchen.com

Mistaken Lyrics Coasters

cork coasters with lyrics on them
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who loves to sing in the car but never gets the lyrics right.

Buy it: $28; uncommongoods.com

Roq Innovation Headlightz Hats

cheetah print beanie with headlight
Amazon

For the friend who is always going for late night jogs.

Buy it: $25; amazon.com

Orchid Jewelry Stand White

tree shaped jewelry stand with necklaces, earrings, and bracelets
Target

For the friend who gets excited about pretty things.

Buy it: $35; target.com

Customized Set of 2 Wall Art For Friends

drawing of two friends with arm around each other in from
Etsy

For the friend who is always there.

Buy it: $23; etsy.com

Staub Ceramic 3-pc Mini Round Cocotte Set

three mini cocottes in red
Target

For the friend who is a pastry chef in the making.

Buy it: $50 (originally $114); amazon.com, target.com, or williams-sonoma.com

Love You Trinket Dish

two trinket dishes with flower drawings and plant puns
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who is also a plant parent.

Buy it: $28; uncommongoods.com

Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis Set Skincare Set

five mini masks with box
Target

For the friend who could use a spa day.

Buy it: $19; target.com, sephora.com, or macys.com

Birth Month Flower Candles

one candle in glass jar and two candle packages
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who is obsessed with their new candles.

Buy it: $36; uncommongoods.com

Open Story Weekender Bag

mauve weekender bag with strap and gold hardware
Target

For the friend who's always going away for the weekend.

Buy it: $80; target.com

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer

portable polaroid printer
Target

For the friend who has everything.

Buy it: $100; target.com

Lodge 6 Quart Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

lilac dutch oven on dish towel with wooden utensil
Amazon

For the friend who recently moved into a new place.

Buy it: $80 (originally $115); amazon.com

Qudo Firenze Rings

three rings with gold bands and colored crystals
Qudo

For the friend who likes the finer things in life.

Buy it: $60; amazon.com

Ember Mug² Temperature Control Smart Mug

white coffee mug on warming tray
Target

For the friend who can't drink their coffee fast enough.

Buy it: $100; target.com

Personalized Compact Swivel Cheese Board

cheese board with multiple compartments with monogram
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who is always hosting wine and cheese nights.

Buy it: $80; uncommongoods.com

You're My Bestea Spoon

spoon that says "you're my bestea" in ceramic mug
Etsy

For the friend who would rather have tea than coffee.

Buy it: $18; etsy.com

The International Snacking Extravaganza Box

gift box with assorted snacks on marble surface
igourmet

For the friend who dreams of traveling the world.

Buy it: $100; igourmet.com

Lollia Imagine Bubble Bath

square bottle of bubble bath with red tassle
Amazon

For the friend who could use some me-time.

Buy it: $54 (originally $68); amazon.com

Handblown Glass Olive Oil Pourer

three handblown colorful olive oil pourers
Uncommon Goods

For the friend who has always wanted to go to Greece.

Buy it: $45; uncommongoods.com

Winc Subscription

Winc Wine Subscription Box
Winc

For the friend who thinks they're a sommelier.

Buy it: $60-$150; winc.com

Estelle Hand-blown Colored Wine Glasses, Set of 6

apricot colored stemmed wine glasses
West Elm

For the friend who loves color.

Buy it: $175; westelm.com or food52.com

KitchenAid Classic 4.5qt Stand Mixer

white kitchenaid mixer
Target

For the friend who's earned the "Friend of the Year" award.

Buy it: $300; walmart.com, target.com, or kitchenaid.com

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