The Ultimate Best Friend Gift Guide: Gifts Your Friends Will Love

Giving gifts to friends is never an easy task. What many haven’t realized yet is that creating a meaningful gift for a birthday, celebration, or just to say thank you isn’t just for the holidays, it’s a year-round accomplishment.

If in doubt, consider this your gift-giving cheat sheet in a nutshell!

Hair clips

A hair accessory you didn’t know you needed, claw clips are so in style this season. For an effortless update, they’re versatile for any occasion, and you can never have too many.

Renowned rising brand Emi Jay has blessed our hair game with the cutest designs, shapes and embellishments!

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  • We are currently loving the Big Daisy clips that have been trending on Instagram and Pinterest.
  • Although it may cost you a few extra $$$, Custom Big Effing Clips are definitely worth it. There are so many options to customize the clip color, Swarovski stones and text.

From small clip sets to butterflies, patterns, sequins and glamour, you can’t go wrong with any of the styles available!

crystal necklaces

Boost your intuition and attract good energy into your life with crystal necklaces! A wardrobe staple, S For Sparkle offers delicate pieces that offer a variety of crystals that you can choose from depending on the properties you want for your future desires.

All made with real, genuine stones, each necklace has a short description with specific crystal details to help you find the best gift for your BFF.

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The carnelian necklace is absolutely stunning, known to be a healing gemstone that focuses energy, passion and power in your life. Depending on your preference of gold filled, sterling silver, or solid 14k gold, the price ranges from $40 to $220.

Cinema cameras

Create everlasting memories with vintage film cameras! Personally, I think Camera Roll produces the coolest shots for capturing real moments with friends. Since they’re reusable, they’re a great alternative to disposable cameras so you can be kinder to the environment.

Dubble Film has super affordable and retro cameras that your friends will love.

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SHOW 35mm cameras are available in several colors with flash, a cotton neck strap and a custom Nähe case by Hightide Japan. To buy everything you need at once, Dubble Film also offers films to buy that include different filters and effects.

An added benefit is that you can use this gift as an excuse to hang out and take pictures, which you can then expand into and remember forever.

Flowers delivered

Symbolizing love and care for one’s friendship, you can’t go wrong with a bouquet of flowers.

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Fresh Sends makes modern gift giving ten times easier and delivers a bouquet of freshly picked flowers to the recipient’s door. Each bouquet is beautifully arranged, with the option to choose from a selection of pretty cards to add a message.

The aesthetic of this brand is literally a dream come true!

lamp at sunset

You’ve seen it all over TikTok: here comes the sunset lamp! Perfect for making your bedroom a cozy hangout or for taking Instagram-ready photos, this light brings the feeling of chasing sunsets into your home. The dreamy glow sets the mood for relaxing, with an ambience that has been shown to have soothing effects.

While not the same as Kendall Jenner’s famous James Terrell wall sculpture, sunset lamps are a great dupe for good vibes all around.

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To find what you’re looking for, I would highly recommend Amazon, which has some of the best lights to invest in with an assortment of sizes and colors.

Tote Bags

If you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the tote bag bandwagon. After all, they are practical, functional and fashionable!

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Having at least one tote bag is essential, so for some of the best styles and designs, Urban Outiftters has everything you need.

If you’re having trouble choosing a tote, your friends will definitely appreciate one of these options:

  • This UO embroidered icon tote bag is stitched on yin and yang symbols with a simplistic twist.
  • This might be the cutest graphic I’ve ever seen: the Altru Apparel Flower District Tote Bag is perfect for trips to the farmers market!
  • If you’re looking for a retro print, this BDG print tote bag is durable and has a swirling flower pattern that I’m obsessed with.

Personal care journals

He is then important to engage in self-care practices, and for those looking for ways to incorporate wellness and healthy habits into their lives, self-care journals do just that.

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In addition to their many benefits, they are an exceptional way to improve your well-being.

  • Loved by your favorite influencers, the Five Minute Journal incorporates guided reflection, mindfulness and gratitude exercises to start your day on a positive note.
  • The Do It For Yourself: A Motivational Journal amplifies productivity with creative prompts, graphics, and quotes to inspire you on your wellness journey.
  • Designed by therapists to track emotions, thought patterns, manage stress, and reduce anxiety, Therapy Notebooks Anti-Anxiety Notebook contains 100 journal entries, recordings, notes, tips, and more.

book embossers

Tune in to your creative side and gift your friend a personalized embosser so their book collection can have an individual touch and value.

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Embossers are really special gifts that book lovers are sure to appreciate.


Practical and economical, key rings are memorable and can be personalized to add meaning to bags, key rings, belt loops, etc.

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  • Velvet Caviar’s Zodiac keychains are durable and have the coolest retro look.
  • Urban Outfitter’s Chill Out Keychain is adorable, featuring a combination of matching beads. An A+ gift idea would be to give your best friend this keychain in her favorite color!
  • I heart this Princess Polly Heartbreaker key ring, with gold and brown accents.

Matching pearl necklaces

Matching jewelry for your best friend never fails to be a perfect gift.

Love Pearl Creations necklaces are unique and interactive, with each gift set coming with a pendant and a surprise pearl to find in an oyster, with each hue holding a different meaning and fortune. It is so exciting to discover the color of the pearl you receive, whether it is white, cream, peach, purple or black!

crystal candle set

If you don’t already have this DIY candle kit, you are definitely missing out! A fun activity to do with your friends, this kit has everything you need prepared in one box so you can easily create two soy wax candles.

Included are herbs, crystals, scented oils and tin holders to invent the candles of your dreams!