Having a best friend is probably the greatest relationship coup you could ever hope to accomplish in this lifetime. In a world where it's so hard to trust anyone and even harder to gain someone's trust, a bestie represents the epitome of your ability to create and nurture one of the most valuable types of lifelong relationships there is: friendship. That's why it's vitally important that you periodically show your BFF how much you love them by giving them little gifts that remind them of you. Have a bestie that's going off to college in another state or has just taken a job overseas? Then let's haul *ss and find them the perfect going-away gift that will act as a memory jogger every time they use it.
This selection of gift ideas for your best friend is not intended to make you buy anything, except maybe for our own Friendship Lamps (in the interest of full disclosure.) They're all real products that you can buy online but you'll notice we haven't linked to any of them (again, except our own product.) The reason is that we want you to use these great ideas as a starting point for your research so you can really find something that 'clicks' with your bestie. It might be the Friendship Lamps we sell because that's a unique gift idea for anyone, but you might also be looking for something more expensive or something that reminds you of your good times together. We're just facilitating that process so you can get a head start on it.
With that, let's get to the meat and potatoes of this article.
If your bestie is as crazy about plants as they are about you, they’ll absolutely go bonkers for this cute little cactus candle. The candle melts down to reveal the whole terrarium but the problem is, it’s so cute they might never want to light it! This meticulously detailed three-piece cactus soy candle will remind your bestie of the diversity of the desert. Great for home decoration or burning, but as we said, it'll be a question of 'to burn or not to burn.'
Each candle is handcrafted and hand poured into elegant food-grade and heat-resistant glasses that look amazing - your bestie will adore it. The natural cork lid makes it easy to complement any decor style. It's also scented with phthalate-free premium fragrance oil to leave your bestie with an amazing fragrance that will remind him or her of you.
If you want to pamper your bestie then gift them these completely customizable pillows, and they won't be able to stop flipping the mesmerizing sequin. You can personalize everything, including the skin tone, drink, and hair of the figurine. It is handmade and made with sequins which makes it very comfortable and attractive to look at. It also has a Zipper enclosure. The sequins are on one side and the microfibre on the other. The figures are printed with high-quality inks and there is no fear of them fading away due to scratching.
This amazing trinket dish is stamped with an inspiring affirmation that's perfect for your bestie to look at every day. You can add your own words or you can choose from 26 inspirational words which can be printed in black, rose gold, gold, or silver lettering. You can fill your bestie’s mind with positive thinking and mindfulness with this attractive china trinket dish. It is a combination of simplicity and style that will always remind your bestie of you. They can keep their favorite rings, earrings, or necklaces on this pretty dish.
This good-looking bracelet will always remind your bestie of you, whenever she wears it. You can jot down a meaningful phrase and watch your handwriting transform into a keepsake jewel that your best friend will cherish forever. You have the option to choose the material from high-quality solid 925 Sterling Silver or∙ 18K Gold. It is unique because your handwriting gives it a very personal touch. It also comes with attractive and elegant jewelry boxes. You can also customize the length of the bracelet according to the length of your friend’s wrist which makes the fitting perfect.
If your best friend travels a lot and belongs to the jet-set, then an IG-worthy passport case and matching luggage tag will make them think of you when they're on a vacation or an adventure. It is a three in one item that works as an organizer, holder, and cover and will be convenient to your friend while he/she is on a trip. It has multiple slots making it easy to access credit cards, bills, and travel documents in a jiffy. It is also equipped with RFID Blocking Technology to protect your bestie’s important cards from skimmers.
If your bestie is a fashion diva and loves wearing casual wear, gift her this lounger as the fabric is ultra-soft and it is aptly called "marshmallow". She will love wearing it as it is so soft that Oprah hailed this lounger as one of her Favorite Things in 2019. The gentle touch of plush fabric will always remind her of you. The fabric is made with 51% Polyester and 49% Nylon and will give your bestie an easy-going feel whenever she wears it. It also has a front kangaroo pocket and the hooded opening is fun and functional.
If your bestie is a dog person then the only "person" they love more than you are their pet. Gift them this custom dog portrait that can be the meaningful gift they never knew they needed. This item will transform your bestie’s pet photo into a work of art. Click or download your friend’s pet’s portrait and have it transformed, through digital hand painting that will make lasting memories of their beloved pet. This item is unique and a wonderful gift for a pet-loving friend as a picture is worth a thousand words. You can either buy the digital file or have it printed on fine art paper.
Gift your sleepiest of friends a midday nap with a contoured sleep mask. These eye masks are shaped to keep light out which will help your bestie have a good nap on an aircraft while traveling. The best part is unlike other sleep masks, actually stays in place throughout sleep. It may look a bit silly, but your friend will appreciate how much easier and necessary it is to get some shuteye. It also comes with an adjustable head strap and is very comfortable to wear.
You can never go wrong gifting a pair of slippers, especially when it comes to gifting your bestie with a pair of super-soft slippers. Make her walk on a cloud. It comes with a comfortable rubber sole and has got adjustable hook and loop closure.
Reward your bestie’s feet with a cuddle-worthy ultra-soft closed-toe slipper that is luxuriously designed for maximum comfort. The full biomechanical contact will hug your friend’s foot's natural curves and it will remind her of you whenever she takes a walk around the hall or the balcony.
Do you have a friend who is a Beyoncé fan? They'll appreciate this chic and edgy DIY embroidery kit. It is A Do-It-Yourself kit designed to create modern and urban embroidery and your bestie will love it. The kit is packed full of everything needed to make her own embroidered piece. Included are detailed step-by-step instruction and illustrations on creating stitches, prepping hoop, and some tips & tricks that will guide your friend to come up with some good-looking embroideries. Your friend can take it along with her wherever she travels as this craft project is an easy take-along for commutes, office breaks, or as an easy wind down at home.
Gift this monogrammed tile mug which is the definition of French-girl chic, so if your friend is too, they'll appreciate sipping their Café au lait out of it on a rainy day. This good-looking mug is inspired by French bistro tilework and this charming monogram collection makes holiday gifting for your bestie as easy as A-B-C. It is made of decaled stoneware and the capacity is 15 oz You can choose any alphabet depending on the first letter of your friend’s name to make it a real personal gift to remember.
You can contribute to add to your friend's crystal collection with this fun, monthly subscription that sends a fabulous selection of curated crystals, stones, or minerals. Each Box has a monthly crystal and an information sheet with details on the crystal(s) included with it which will bring a smile to your friend’s face. The boxes ships the 5th-8th of every month, make sure to subscribe by the last day of the month to send the following month's box. It is a great way to grow your friend’s crystal collection with these hand-selected crystals.
Gift this beautiful orchid plant straight to your best friend's front door, and it'll make them think of you whenever they look at it. This plant comes with an elegant ceramic planter that echoes the ocean waves of the South African coast while the orchid itself looks a lot like the radiant beauty of the culture of Cape Town. Its straightforward silhouette and radiant color will make your friend’s day. The planter height 2.5”. Your bestie can take care of the new orchid by simply adding three ice cubes once a week to the potting media. This is probably the best gift for your plant lover friend.
Nothing looks sweeter than an elevated spin on a traditional friendship bracelet that you can gift your bestie, it comes complete with a sweet card. It features a sweet friendship quote that will enhance the strong bond of your friendship, and also a handmade bow. It comes in rose gold, gold, or silver finish. You can choose the bracelet length and it is adjustable. The item is hand-made, designed, and packaged in a beautiful gift box, and comes with a free jewelry polishing cloth. Your bestie will love this simple yet gorgeous bracelet.
The chicest eye masks there ever were, this pack of six is a great self-care gift to send to your bestie. This item is formulated with aloe leaf, calendula, amino acids, and peptides and the gold foil technology adds a fun sparkle under the beautiful eye of your friend. The innovative gold foil technology will help your friend’s skin absorb the formula for a more refreshed appearance as it helps visibly brighten and hydrate skin. This item will also help reduce the appearance of dark circles and will soothe her skin making her look beautiful.
They say there's nothing better than a photo keepsake. Gift this item to your friend which will remind them of the Polaroid from their youth, but slimmer in design, that they can easily bring this along on their next night out. It is an instant camera that will Let them Shoot & Print Gorgeous Full-Color photos. It even has an old-school Viewfinder to Capture Image & Print Memories anywhere & everywhere they go. They will be thrilled with this device as it has an all-in-One Device that Features a 10MP Camera with Photobooth Mode, Timer Setting, Auto Sleep, Pop-Up Viewfinder & Flash.
Help your bestie enjoy a hot cup of tea or coffee all day long by gifting them this mug that comes with its special warming charger. This modern-looking mug will be appreciated by your friend as it comes with a special charger that uses magnetic induction energy to heat the metallic layering on the bottom of the coffee mug. You can help keep your bestie’s morning beverage warm and they will appreciate that. The warming base doubles as a wireless cell phone charger which is a great feature of this item.
Help your best friend achieve all their goals by encouraging them to write down their goals in these sweet spiral notebooks. This full-size Notebook comes with 80 sheets of college-ruled paper (160 pages front & back) that will help the goal setter in your friend. The front cover is printed and the back of the journal is standard brown chipboard which gives it a traditional yet modern look. It is silver wire bound and a perfect item to gift your friend on any occasion. The item is handmade and compact.
At this moment we should not be hosting large get-togethers, but coasters come in handy no matter what the situation is. Your bestie can use these gorgeous concrete ones on wine nights with their friends. Each set comes with four beautiful coasters and they are all lined with cork for scratch resistance. The designs are hand-poured, sanded, painted, and sealed to give them a nice artistic effect that your friend will appreciate. Despite being made of concrete, these coasters are light. There is also a thin cork on the bottom to protect the surfaces and make sure they always have a soft landing.
If you're looking to gift one of your artsy friends with something elegant yet simple then this print is a perfect choice. You can also pair it with a nice picture frame to pull it together. Your friend will appreciate the artist’s illustration style which will fit their room’s aesthetic perfectly. The item is handmade and the print resembles the bond of friendship between you and your friend. Each print has a .5 inch border that beautifully highlights the printing. Whenever your friend will look at this beautiful print, it will remind them of you.
Your home decor enthusiast friend would appreciate a cool woven throw pillow that is inspired by the beauty of taking a road trip. They can add it to their sofa, bed, or anywhere in their beautiful home. It is made from 100% wool and cotton to give your bestie a cozy feeling. It is completely handmade and looks amazing. Moreover, at this time when there is a little chance of taking a road trip, this pillow will satisfy their thirst for traveling in the beautiful countryside.
Consider this stylish netted bag with dramatic fringe as a gift to your bestie which will help make the ultimate statement. They'll be reminded of happy and sunnier days when they tote this unique item around, they can even hang it on their wall to show their artistic sense. It has a bright neon color to enhance the look and also has a leather-wrapped handle. It is made with net fabric to give a nice and comfortable feeling and is very lightweight. The mixture of soft mesh and swingy fringe will always be an eye-catching option for your friend whenever they go out.
If your friend runs out of battery now and then, you can help them stay organized and charged with this compact and handy hub. It works with all Apple products like iPhone, Apple watches, and Airpods. This compact charging hub is the perfect accessory to have on your friend’s bedside nightstand or a work desk. It comes in a classic white color that will remind your bestie of the warmth of your friendship. It is made from silicone material to ensure non-toxic chemicals and that it lasts a lifetime.
This nice card case is something they'll use every day, and if it's as adorable as this one it'll make the perfect gift for your bestie. It looks beautiful, simple, and well designed for everyday usage. The fabric inside is very soft as it is made from cotton and leather. And it has got kitenge lining. This item is handmade and is very compact. It can help organize all the business cards for your friend as they can now keep them in a safe place.
Gift your bestie with a homesick candle customized to a place that she loves. It's super thoughtful and an easy win-win. You can also personalize it with a personal message. It gives the distinctive and soothing scents of spring days in Central Park, fine department stores, and concrete capture the energy of the greatest city on earth that will make your bestie feel that they are in New York. It is made from natural soy wax and blended with premium cotton wicks and custom fragrance oil which will leave a mark on your friend. It is non-toxic and is environmentally friendly.
This amazing bath tray will make your bestie’s Sunday night zen session even more amazing, with several spots to put a glass of wine, prop up their book, and place a sweet-smelling candle. This caddy is designed to help your friend wind down after a long, hard day as it puts everything at their fingertips they can relax in peace while enjoying a warm, soothing bath with a glass of wine and their favorite book. It is made of natural materials like bamboo for a natural finish, or rubberwood for a walnut color, and this piece instantly evokes a spa-like feel.
This cool speaker doubles as a water bottle, which is convenient, I just can’t even. Your friend will want this. This bottle has got lots of features like it glows every 1 hour to remind your friend to drink more water and it has got a built-in 600mAh Battery. It gives a very loud and clear 5W sound and it is Water Resistant. Your friend can carry it with them to a Party, Yoga, Gym, Bike, Beach, Hiking, Shower or camping and every time the music plays, it will remind them of you. It also has a deep bass that your music-loving friend will appreciate.
This croc-style handbag is casual enough to wear every day and is the perfect gift for your friend who loves to make a style statement. It has got a structured shape and sleek croc-embossed leather that define this STAUD bag. Your bestie can pair it with a voluminous dress to add instant polish to their look. It has got magnetic closure and an interior zip pocket. It also comes with an attractive shoulder strap and is very lightweight. Your friend will fall in love with the color and the look of this stylish Rey bag.
A delicate white floral Eau de perfume might be just what your bestie needs to up their spritz game these days. It smells like a thriving garden of flowers that will remind them of you. It has notes of natural tuberose and jasmine leave that will leave an unexpectedly rich white floral scent on the skin of your bestie. It also has the smell of Rangoon creeper, a plant that changes color when it blooms that infuses a powdery floral edge. The bloom transports them to a verdant garden.
Is your bestie constantly searching for ways to improve their day-to-day? Give them a book that is full of new ideas. Author and comic book artist Yumi Sakugawa share a varied range of useful and surprising tips for looking and feeling better, restructuring and improving your home life, and creating fun and artsy DIY projects that can brighten your friend’s living space. This book is inspired by her popular “Secret Yumiverse” tips posted on WonderHowTo.com, The Little Book of Life Hacks offers a wide range of practical advice and fun tips for everything and will be appreciated by your friend.
Does your bestie have little pieces that need to be put on display? Gift this resin box with pressed flowers and flecks of gold to store and display. This item is handmade and can be Personalised according to the taste of your friend. You can choose the box shape and color and can also provide any other details in the 'personalization' section to make it more personal. You can also change the color of the pressed flowers to the likings of your friend. Your bestie can put it on a nightstand and it will always remind them of you.
Everybody loves a great new phone case, but this one will be distinct when your friend realizes you custom-made it with their favorite colors and fonts. This attractive case fits up to 12 characters so you can personalize it according to the taste of your bestie, from meaningful initials to their favorite name. it is made of Glossy coating, soft case, rubber, and silicone that will enhance the look of your friend’s favorite phone, and whenever they look at this case, it will remind them of you.
Gift this item to your Sweet tooth friend and they will bless you as these Italian black cherries will taste awesome on ice cream, in Manhattans, or straight from the jar. It comes in a ceramic jar that looks great Your friend can find good uses for it after they are done with these delicious cherries. It weighs pounds and looks cute. Your bestie can add them as a topping for several types of desserts and the awesome taste will linger.
Have a wine-loving friend? You can upgrade their wine glasses with this set that’s a favorite among sommeliers. This gorgeous-looking set comes with six glasses, which means they’ll be plenty of extras in case they drop one during Turtle Time. These glasses signify high fashion and are designed with sharp, crisp lines for a geometric look. They have a moderate stem height and excellent balance and great for everyday usage. These are completely dishwasher safe and very lightweight. So the next time your bestie is pouring a Cabernet Sauvignon, Boudreaux, or Merlot, give them a reason to smile and an opportunity to think of you.
Help your bestie relive late-night gab sessions by gifting them a landline phone that looks just like the one they used in middle school which will bring back a lot of memories to cherish. It’s a touch dial phone inspired by the 1965 vintage Princess Phone, your friend will love this landline corded phone for their home’s retro exterior. This good-looking phone also has a targeted voice amplifier microphone uniquely designed to amplify softer voices, as well as an extra loud ringer that will remind your friend of the good old days.
You can return the favor next time your best friend is broken-hearted with this calming lavender essential oil, which will help pacify their wounded soul. As we all know essential oils can be used in a variety of ways like beauty, body, and home wellness routines and your bestie will love the fragrance of it. It is 100 percent pure, steam-distilled Organic Lavender Oil that features natural calming and soothing properties. It comes in a matte black glass bottle to ensure no UV light effects the essential oil and the finishing simply looks great.
Gift this amazing item to your gym-going friend as all that working out probably leaves your friend a little sore, too. They can roll out those knots on this expert-recommended foam roller and it looks great. It is made from quality materials that won't break down or lose shape from repeated use and weighs just 0.2 kg. Your friend can easily carry it along with them when they hit the gym as it is very lightweight. The foam material will give them a comfortable feeling whenever they use this item.
If your friend is devoted to sweatpants, it might be nice to gift them a fancy pair like these from Reigning Champ, which Off Hours co-founder Rebecca Zhou says are “super-flattering, comfortable, and the perfect weight.” They will love this pinnacle of sweatpants as it is made from 100% cotton, French terry cloth, and is very relaxing. Your bestie will love the leg hems as it has drawstrings. It's perfect for leisure wear. Super comfortable, with quality fabric and construction. Your friend will love wearing it and these will be his favorite sweatpants in no time.
This dainty, modern take on a friendship bracelet uses tiny beads to write out letters in morse code— which means you can both wear one with each other's names. You can personalize it with one word or a short saying like, "Love you,". This beautiful and delicate morse code bracelet comes in 14/20 gold-fill or sterling silver. You can customize every aspect of this piece and make it a real piece of sentiment for your friend to wear. You can also choose the color combinations to match it with the taste of your friend.
This fill-in-the-blank book allows you to customize each page with things you love about your bestie before you wrap it up and gift it to them. It contains fill-in-the-blank lines to describe why your best pal is the bomb that you can fill up with your choice of words to make your friend have a good laugh. You can make it as sly, silly, or sweet as you choose. It looks very cute and simple and the prompts are easy and short but it makes it so much easier to add your flair to it.
Gift this beautiful plant to your friend which isn't just a beautiful addition to their décor but it also comes with a card that says "you're a gem," to remind them how special they are to you. When they blush they get a beautiful reddish color to their leaves which will relax and give inner peace to your friend. It enhances spirituality, Contentment, Stability and makes the bond of friendship stronger than ever. These plants are very easy to care for as it only requires indirect sunlight (or fluorescent lighting) and watering once a week.
This instantly downloadable print defines "best friend" in the most romantic way, and all you need to do to make it giftable is print it out and add a nice frame to it. The framing looks great and your friend can hang it up in their office or living room. You can easily take the print from your home printer, Local print shop, FedEx Kinkos, Staples, or Office Max and personalize the frame with the material of your choice to give it a superb look.
Do you remember those matching "Best Friends" necklaces you used to wear when you were kids? Nostalgic aren’t they? Well, you can consider this dainty pinky promise pendant a cool, grown-up upgrade. Whether it’s a promise to be friends forever, or a promise to love till the end of time you can gift this cute necklace to your bestie who can wear it as a symbol of love and trust. The necklace comes on 14k gold-filled chain and the pendant is high-quality 18k gold vermeil which makes it look stunning and a piece of art.
This cute little gift box includes a succulent in a sweet planter, a sweet-smelling candle, and matches. It also includes a gift card that says what your bestie probably already knows—that your life would "succ" without them. It also comes with soil and is packaged with great care. The best part is succulents are low maintenance plants so it doesn’t matter if your bestie has a busy schedule and forgets to water it every day. You can grow your love for each other with these beautiful plants.
If you and your best friend are always taking on new arts and crafts projects together, get them this craft subscription box to surprise her. Each month, they'll receive a new project to work on that will bring a smile to their face. Every curated box contains all the crafty materials they need to DIY their project with detailed step-by-step and video instructions. It's perfect for alone time, girls night, or date night and whenever they spend time developing their projects, it will bring your memory back to them.
When your bestie is feeling down, this cozy throw blanket will be there to remind them they're loved and it's perfect for snuggling up and putting on their favorite show on Netflix. As we all know hugs make everything better so if you want to wrap up your bestie far, far away, this item will provide the loving arms they seek. It is made from 100% cotton and very comfortable to use. Your friend will feel your loving hug whenever they use it.
Get one of these colorful frames for you and your best friend and add your favorite photos together, sync them up, and when you touch your frame, it'll light up your friend's in your signature color to let them know you're always there for them and you are thinking about them. Each of you can set up your frame via Wi-Fi and whenever any of you touch it it will send a little "thinking of you." Light to your best friend. It also comes with a beautiful pinewood picture frame.
Gift this mirror to your astrology-obsessed bestie as this mirror featuring their zodiac sign and a personalized message from you which is a thoughtful combination. It is a creative and interesting gift that will make your bestie think of you every time they use this compact mirror. The zodiac attributes around the mirror's edge and gives it a classic and edgy look. This item is handmade and made from Birchwood, Vegetable stain, and Linen bag.
Your best friend deserves a space that's as relaxing as possible, so go ahead and gift them the gift of this essential oil diffuser. The combination of aromatherapy with the cool, color-changing LED light ring will contribute to their chill nights in or help them concentrate while they are practicing their meditation or yoga. Its vapor diffuser can release fine mist and make the environment moist to give them a nice feeling. They will forget all their worries and relax and the soothing fragrance and soothing lighting will fill their home.
If your best friend’s two favorite indulgences are coffee and wine gift them this merlot-infused coffee which is the best of both worlds. These merlot-infused beans make the perfect after-dinner brew that your bestie will appreciate. The 100% Arabica beans are aged in oak wine barrels for a unique profile of fresh, red berry flavors and subtle hints of currants and blackberries make it yummy. They can also add a small amount of sugar to this medium roast coffee to satisfy their sweet tooth. It is caffeinated but contains no alcohol. Whenever they take a sip of this tasty and delicious coffee, it will remind them of you.
If we're honest with you, this is the gift that you should really be buying... and it's not because we're selling it, either. Thousands of people around the world bought these lamps at the height of the pandemic because it gave them a way to communicate with their loved ones without the hassles of texting or calling.
If you really want to make an impact with the gift for your bestie, then this is what you're looking for. Friendship lamps are a set of two or more lamps that communicate with each other through the Internet. Touch one lamp and the others light up in your chosen color. And they can then touch their lamp and yours will change color instantly! There are plenty of bright and sombre hues to pick from, so you can actually get these for a group of friends. Imagine your lamp has blue as the chosen color. When you touch your lamp's sensor plate, every other lamp in that network will light up in blue at the same time! And each of them can communicate with the rest of you in their own individual color!
"I got a set of two for a friend that was moving out of state for continuing her medical training as she would largely be alone during the time. We've enjoyed using it as a means of communication when either of us don't feel like using words to communicate. Pictured is her cat tapping the light to join in :)"
"Loved it! Great to keep in touch with my BFF and stay up late just sending colors to each other. Great for coronavirus because she can ask me if I can call with her even if I’m not online. I would never have known she wanted to call unless I had this lamp.♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️"
"My best friend lives in va and I’m in fl it’s a cool way to tell her I’m sick in bed or I love her."