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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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November 19, 2021
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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. 

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Fujifilm Mini 11 Holiday Bundle

For the friend who wants to capture every memory.

Buy it: $80; target.com

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DIY Focaccia Garden Art Kit

For the friend who has picked up bread baking. 

Buy it: $29; uncommongoods.com 

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Apple AirTag

For the friend who loses everything. 

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

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Long Distance Friendship Lamp

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

Buy it: $170; uncommongoods.com

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The Comfy Original Wearable Blanket

For the friend who would rather stay in. 

Buy it: $45; amazon.com or target.com

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Baloo Living Sleep Stone Mask

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

Buy it: $54; balooliving.com

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Custom Cookie Stamp 

For the friend whose love language is baking. 

Buy it: $14; etsy.com

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heyday Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Loop

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

Buy it: $20; target.com

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Material The Knives + Stand

For the friend who is always cooking for you. 

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

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Mistaken Lyrics Coasters

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

Buy it: $28; uncommongoods.com

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Roq Innovation Headlightz Hats

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

Buy it: $25; amazon.com

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Orchid Jewelry Stand White

For the friend who gets excited about pretty things. 

Buy it: $35; target.com 

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Customized Set of 2 Wall Art For Friends

For the friend who is always there. 

Buy it: $23; etsy.com

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Staub Ceramic 3-pc Mini Round Cocotte Set

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

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

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Love You Trinket Dish

For the friend who is also a plant parent. 

Buy it: $28; uncommongoods.com

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Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis Set Skincare Set

For the friend who could use a spa day. 

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

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Birth Month Flower Candles

For the friend who is obsessed with their new candles.

Buy it: $36; uncommongoods.com

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Open Story Weekender Bag

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

Buy it: $80; target.com 

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Fujifilm Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer 

For the friend who has everything. 

Buy it: $100; target.com

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Lodge 6 Quart Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

For the friend who recently moved into a new place.  

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

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Qudo Firenze Rings

For the friend who likes the finer things in life. 

Buy it: $60; amazon.com

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Ember Mug² Temperature Control Smart Mug

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

Buy it: $100; target.com

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Personalized Compact Swivel Cheese Board

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

Buy it: $80; uncommongoods.com

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You're My Bestea Spoon

For the friend who would rather have tea than coffee. 

Buy it: $18; etsy.com

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The International Snacking Extravaganza Box

For the friend who dreams of traveling the world. 

Buy it: $100; igourmet.com

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Lollia Imagine Bubble Bath

For the friend who could use some me-time. 

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

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Handblown Glass Olive Oil Pourer

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

Buy it: $45; uncommongoods.com 

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Winc Subscription 

For the friend who thinks they're a sommelier. 

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

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Estelle Hand-blown Colored Wine Glasses, Set of 6

For the friend who loves color. 

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

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KitchenAid Classic 4.5qt Stand Mixer

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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