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65 Gifts for Your Wife That She Won't Have Thought Of

No matter what the reason or your budget may be, these 65 thoughtful gifts for your wife are bound to impress.

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She’s the most amazing person you know and then some, so when it comes to picking out gifts for your wife, it’s only natural that you really want to wow her. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy.

If you’re lucky, she’ll drop hints at appropriate times – just before her birthday, early December – but if not (or if you missed them!), you might find yourself feeling more than a little stumped about where to even start. Fear not, well-intentioned spouse – whatever budget or genre of present you have in mind, we’ve got your back.

We’ve brainstormed 65 potential gift ideas for your wife that pretty much every woman we know would be thrilled to receive for an anniversary, Christmas, birthday, or just because she deserves it. From sartorial steals to luxury beauty, high-end homeware to irresistible foodie treats, scroll on for the suggestions that will make her a very happy woman (and as a bonus, set the bar juuust high enough for when your own next milestone rolls around…).

Personalised Gifts for Your Wife

1. Personalised Coupe Glass with Floral Engraving - £25, Not On The High Street

A hand holding a personalised coupe glass with floral engraving

This hand-engraved coupe glass is a gorgeous gift which is ideal for a G&T or Champagne lover. Your wife's name will be engraved in modern calligraphy on the base and a stunning stylised floral design inside the glass. It's unique and super special. Make it even more wonderful by giving it to her with her favourite cocktail ready to go!

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2. Wildflower Mother Of Pearl Notebook – £23, Papier

A notebook with a vintage floral design and a name engraved on the front

Great for writers, artists and stationery addicts alike, Papier allows you to personalise basically all of its products with a full name or other note or message. We’re head over heels for this Wildflower design, part of a collab with sustainable fashion line Mother Of Pearl, but there are hundreds of equally lovely designs on their website.

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3. Personalised Couple Print - from £19.67, Etsy

Print of a stylized couple next to a plant

How gorgeous is this digital print! Artist Becca Louise will turn your favourite couple photo into a beautiful A4 print which you'll want to hang on your bedroom and living room wall. If you want to make a special print just for your wife, choose your favourite photo of just her. She'll feel so treasured. You can also get it framed ahead of gifting it for extra brownie points. 

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4. Personalised Velvet Quilted Makeup Bag – £15, Hitched Shop

If your wife loves a lipstick and doesn’t go anywhere without her blusher, then a personalised makeup bag will be a thoughtful gift that she'll use every day. Choose from a range of colours – from turquoise to blush pink. This sky blue one has our heart.

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5. Kindred Fires Wife Birthday Gift Personalised Candle – £14.99, Not On The High Street

Hands lighting a candle

Not only does this Manchester-based candle company give you an amazing choice of scents, from Wild Fig & Cassis to Tobacco & Oak, but they'll also personalise the label on your jar so that it sounds as sweet as it smells.

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6. Personalised Leopard Print Card and Coin Purse – £30, Not On The High Street

Leopard print will never go out of style, which means this fun monogrammed leopard print purse is a great investment. You can also add your own special message on the inside of the purse to make it totally unique.

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7. Hand-Embroidered Picnic Blanket - £56, Not On The High Street

Person and plates and food on an embroidered picnic blanket

If your partner has a summer birthday or you share a summer anniversary, a picnic blanket is a great gift - even better if you surprise them with a picnic too! This large, round, pink striped blanket is embroidered with 'Walking on Sunshine' and has cute white fringing around the outside. 

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8. Personalised Rose Gold Hip Flask - £25, Hitched Shop

Elegant rose gold hip flask with metal stopper

A hip flask is a wonderful gift to toast your marriage! We love the idea of booking a weekend away and presenting it in front of the campfire for a warming nip of alcohol. What makes these even more special is the engraving with her name and its gorgeous rose gold colour.

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9. Custom Dog Socks - £16.99, Prezzybox

White socks with paw prints, bones, and photos of a dog's face on them

Is your dog a beloved member of your family? Gift her a seriously cute pair of socks personalised with a picture of your dog's face (you can even send pictures of up to two dogs!). There's a choice of six colours and three sizes, so you can choose your wife's favourite.

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10. Personalised No-Slip Yoga Mat - £35, Hitched Shop

Person doing yoga on a personalised yoga mat

Is your wife a huge fan of yoga? You can buy her a non-slip custom yoga map which she'll love to use in classes or at home. There are six different styles you can choose from, from just her name to a beautiful lotus flower design. 

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11. Personalised Wooden Bird Box - £42.95, Not On The High Street

A green bird house hanging on a tree

Does she love spending time in her garden? You can buy your wife a fancy bird box personalised with her name. It comes in three shades of green and either a tree or wall mount plus a little door on the back to clean it. We love it for outdoorsy couples who have green fingers.

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12. Personalised Champagne and Chocolate Box - £78, Fortnum & Mason

Champagne bottle and boxes of chocolate and a vase of flowers

Get your love's name and a personal message printed on a gorgeous bottle of Brut Reserve Champagne and enjoy a whole tray of decadent Marc de Champagne truffles. A wonderful gift to share or to send to your partner when you're away so you enjoy together when you get home.

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13. Personalised Photo Keyring and Leopard Leather Case - £29, Not On The High Street

Hand holding a leather keychain with a picture inside

How cute is this idea! Your chosen photo is printed on stainless steel and then hidden inside a leopard print leather keyring case. A wedding day photo or another couple photo is a great idea, and because it's in a case, it'll feel like a little secret only you two know about. The front can be personalised with her name or initials and you can add a message to the back.

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14. Personalised Birth Flower Gin, Whiskey or Vodka - £37, Not On The High Street

A bottle of alcohol sits in front of an elegant glass filled with a pink cocktail

This keepsake, a birth month flower bottle, is something you'll want to keep long after the booze has finished. We love the Granite North gin option, which looks beautiful against the personalised Lisa Angel illustration. Other options include Aperol, Pimm's, Sapling Vodka and Norfolk Gin, so there's something for every drink lover.

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15. Personalised Happiness Stationery Bundle - £39, Not On The High Street

A desk space with a pad for making lists and another for organizing the week

Anyone who loves stationery or needs a lift in their working from home set-up will be extremely pleased to receive this happiness stationery bundle. Included is everything from a gratitude journal to a daily planner, with some inspiring postcards thrown in to make your loved one smile.

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16. Personalised Sequin Name Reveal Cushion - £24.99, Prezzybox

A sequined square pillow in gold that has the name 'Alex' in the middle

Such a jazzy gift! Swipe across the sequinned cushion and reveal your partner's name underneath the glitzy embellishments. She'll love rubbing it up and down to see the surprise hidden below.

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17. Personalised Flower Water Bottle - £14.76, Etsy

Water bottle in a carton shape with flowers and personalized name

Does your partner love to get out and about? Be it at the gym, off on a hike, or to pack to work, this personalised water bottle is sure to come in handy. Plus, we love the carton shape, which makes it so unique!

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Unique Gifts for Your Wife

18. The Velvetiser Hot Chocolate Machine – £99.95, Hotel Chocolat

A hot chocolate maker with a cup of hot chocolate next to it

If she loves chocolate in liquid form, the Velvetiser is widely recognised as the best at-home hot chocolate maker money can buy. It works with any kind of milk, so plant-based couples can enjoy it too. 

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19. The Jaguar Signature Pyjama Set – £120, Desmond & Dempsey

A woman with blonde hair wearing white PJs with a leopard illustration in black and white on it

Not only does D&D have some of the coolest PJ designs around – think punchy tropical jungle and animal prints (like this signature Jaguar style) aplenty – you can also monogram them for free, giving an even more luxurious feel to that next lazy Sunday morning. 

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20. Mushroom Glass Vase - £16, Anthropologie

Three mushroom glass vases in blue, orange, and green with a flower in the green one

You could get your wife a vase, or you could your wife a vase! This mushroom vase is made with mouth-blown glass and lets you add a touch of whimsy to your home. They could also provide you with a memorable way to give her a bunch of flowers!

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21. Earbuds– £69.99, Urbanears

Orange case and two urbanears earbuds on a white background

AirPods are all well and good, but until you can get them in this range of hues, we'll take Urbanears earbuds any day. They fit snugly in your ear, are splash-resistant, and offer an impressive number of hours of playback time before they need charging again. 

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22. Large Jewellery Case - £120, Missoma

A navy blue jewelry case with gold jewelry inside

Coming in nine colours, this gorgeous jewellery case will become an heirloom in your family. It can be monogrammed for free or left blank, but the best thing is that it comes with a cute 'Take Me With You' pocket for travelling so it does double duty as a home and away jewellery case.

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23. Serenity Pearl Beaded T-Bar Necklace in Silver - £89, Astrid & Miyu

Woman wearing a pearl necklace with a T-bar clasp and matching pearl earrings

For an inexpensive anniversary jewellery gift, we couldn't recommend Astrid & Miyu more. This Serenity Pearl Necklace offers a modern take on a classic look and goes great with other accessories. 

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24. Rose Glass Plant Mister - £14.95, Not On The High Street

A pink mister sitting on a table

This boho-luxe plant mister is a great gift for those growing their indoor plant collection. It'll look beautiful on the shelf and a little mist does wonders for houseplants.

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25. Geometric Terrarium Kit - from £43.04, Etsy

Glass geometric terrarium with succulents inside

Coming with everything you need to build your own terrarium, you can pick from a cactus or succulent option. It's such a stylish gift for your wife and she'll love making it as well as watching it grow.

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26. Embroidered Wifey Jumper - £30.74, Etsy

Sage green cotton-rich jumper with the word 'wifey' in gold embroidery

This cosy sweater would be an ideal cotton anniversary gift (that’s two years of marriage!) or just as an anniversary gift in general. Choose between different jumper and embroidery colours to make it extra personal!

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27. Personalised Jigsaw Puzzle A3 300 Photo Gift in a BOX - £13.47, Etsy

Jigsaw Puzzle of two black and white dogs in a forest

A seriously romantic gift, this personalised jigsaw puzzle is made from a picture of your choice. It could be from your wedding day or maybe a photo of your beloved pets. Either way, it is sure to be a wonderful way to spend time together, reminiscing about the past while putting each little piece together.

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28. Louisa Monogram Wall Hook - £16, Anthropologie

Gold-tone wall hooks with letters imprinted on the medallion

This gift lets you and your partner turn your home into a more tailored space. These monogram wall hooks feature each letter of the alphabet and the option of an ampersand. You could get one to represent each of your names, keeping your coats tidy at the door and making your home feel more your own! She's sure to love the thoughtful and stylish touch.

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29. See By Chloe Hana Small Leather and Suede Cross Body Bag - £380, Matches Fashion

A chic black cross-body bag with metallic accents

For major milestones, a significant present like a designer handbag might be on the cards. This See by Chloé Hana bag is a timeless piece that she'll treasure forever. Its versatile cross-body shape means she can wear it with any outfit, for any occasion. 

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30. Skinny Diamond Eternity Ring – £295, Monica Vinader

Three skinny diamond eternity rings in gold and silver

Monica Vinader's slimline bands look great stacked or worn solo, and are remarkable value for the price. The continuous shape of eternity rings is said to symbolise never-ending love, making them a perfect symbol of devotion for an anniversary. 

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31. Artisan Acorn Candle – £34, Anthropologie

Candle in container with carved aesthetic to look like an acorn

How cute is this? Housed in a sweet acorn-shaped container, this candle is a fresh take on a popular gift choice. Even better, your wife can keep the acorn, finding another use for it after the candle is used up!

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32. Protection Evil Eye Chain Necklace - £185, Edge of Ember

Woman with long curly hair wearing a black shirt with a gold evil eye necklace on

Edge of Ember's Protection collection is designed to radiate positivity, ward off the bad vibes, and protect the body, soul and spirit - a great gift to give to your loved one. Plus, they can be paired with a variety of outfits making them easy to wear.

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33. Apple Watch SE GPS, 40mm Gold Aluminium Case with Starlight Sport Band - £249, John Lewis

If your wife is a fitness fanatic or loves an organised life, an Apple Watch is the perfect bit of tech. We're obsessed with this statement band and its elegant finish.

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34. Wue Struck Gold Wife Earrings – £16, Not On The High Street

  Gold stud earrings in brown paper that says 'I struck gold with a wife like you'

These cute dipped gold studs would be a brilliant anniversary surprise or stocking filler, with a message that feels way more considered than jewellery from any old store. You can also customise the gift bag with her name for that extra personal touch.

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35. 'Spa Night In' Letterbox Gift Set - £65, Not On The High Street

A hand reaching into a box with soaps and spa treatments

Give your partner the gift of 'me time' with a luxurious gift set infused with pure botanical fragrances. Made at the Coral & Moss studio in Cornwall, the set contains bath salts, scented candles, two of their delicious smelling soaps and other goodies.

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36. Personalised Retro Letterbox Sweets Box - £12, Not On The High Street

A box and a selection of retro-inspired candies on a wood surface

Take her on a throwback down memory lane with this box jammed full of sweet shop favourites. There's half a kilo of treats in here, which can be delivered straight through the letterbox. We've got our eye on that dip dab...

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37. Raw Natural Birthstone Necklace - £40.50, Not On The High Street

Different gemstone charms in a light blue color sitting next to rocks in a soft jewelry display

Gift your wife a raw gemstone necklace with her birthstone and either an 18ct gold-plated or silver sterling chain. You can choose to add matching gemstone earrings, droppers or hoops too, and a hand-stamped initial disc can be added to personalise the necklace further.

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38. Snail Photo Stand - £11, Urban Outfitters

Green and brown snail photo stand with a picture in the shell

Sometimes, it is good to slow down and reminisce about your favourite memories! This snail photo stand is a lovely reminder to do just that and adds a touch of fun to your home that she's sure to love.

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Subscription Gifts for Your Wife

39. Bloombox Club Plant Subscription – from £117, Bloombox

Woman in a striped shirt reaching for a plant hanging in a row of other house plants that are hanging up

You probably already know if your wife is houseplant obsessed – common symptoms include bathtubs with constant traces of soil, talking to favourite pots like they're human, and an addiction to buying misters. Sound familiar? She'll love Bloombox Club's plant subscription service, which will deliver a new living gift to love each month for as long as you wish.  

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40. Birchbox Monthly Gift Subscription - from £13.95, Birchbox

Various beauty products, including a lipstick, beside a pink Birchbox box

Birchbox is ideal for the beauty-lover in your life! You can choose between different monthly subscriptions to have a package of different products sent right to your door. 

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41. Beauty Pie Membership – from £10 per month, Beauty Pie

Close up of pink lipstick, mascara, powders, and other beauty products

For the uninitiated, Beauty Pie is essentially a member's club that gives you access to premium make-up and skincare buys for bargain basement prices – all you have to do is pay a monthly subscription fee. The amount you pay will dictate the spend limit on her account, but whether you blow the budget or not, we guarantee that she'll be bowled over but this idea. 

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42. Baking Club Subscription - £36 for 3 Months, The BakedIn Baking Club

Selection of fancy brownies sitting on a wood board around other sweet treats

Does she love baking? Discover new recipes each month with a baking subscription box, which can be monthly or every three, six or 12 months. It comes with all the dry ingredients, step-by-step instructions and little things like a skewer to check if your cake is cooked. Recipes include bakes like raspberry ripple cake, sticky toffee ginger loaf and chocolate brookies (brownie cookies!).

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43. A Three Month Cocktail Subscription - £79.95 for 3 Months, The Cocktail Man London

Cocktail ingredients with a recipe card and postcard for a cocktail subscription

Each month, with this subscription from The Cocktail Man London, your love with receive four cocktails to enjoy at home. The recipes, garnishes, and other ingredients are included, making this a fun and easy way to enjoy a new speciality drink together!

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44. Female Authors Book Subscription from Rare Birds Book Club - £42 for 3 Months, Not On The High Street

Stack of colourful novels written by women authors, including Taylor Jenkins Reid and Sara Collins

If she loves fiction, this subscription sends her an expertly curated and beautifully wrapped book each month from a choice of two secret blurbs. It'll help her find new favourites with a huge range of genres of female-authored fiction, perfect for a cosy afternoon on the couch.

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45. A Year of Fresh Pasta from Pasta Evangelists - £204, Not On The High Street

Box for pasta, booklets, a plate of pasta, two sauces in a bowl, and pasta on a wood board displayed together

Italian food fans, this is the gift for you! Your wife will love receiving a year's worth of fresh, artisan pasta and sauce, with two new dishes in each box to cook up a restaurant-quality meal in just five minutes. Even better is you cooking this gift for her on a weekly pasta night.

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46. Gourmet Coffee Subscription - from £7.49 a Month, Blue Box Coffee

A coffee cup next to bags of coffee, a box, cards, and a jar of coffee

You can choose from one or two bags of single-origin gourmet coffee, handpicked from 22 countries and freshly hand-roasted in the UK. It's a dream gift for any woman who can't wake up without a delicious cup of coffee in the morning. You can pick how the beans arrive too, from coarse ground for a cafetiere to fine ground for espresso machines. 

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47. Craft Kit Subscription - £27.95 a Month, Craftiosity

A brown box decorated with motifs of different everyday objects

Each month, your wife will receive a limited edition craft kit through the post that contains the tools, materials and step-by-step photo instructions. Past crafts have included lino cutting, book binding and Japanese shibori dyeing. A must for craft lovers!

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48. Food and Drink Book Subscription - £54.99 for 3 Months, Not On The High Street

Cookbooks sitting on a table with oranges and a bowl of oranges on top

Any budding chef will adore the surprise of a new cookery book in the post every month. The new book will be tailored to their culinary tastes while introducing them to new flavours and cuisines around the world. In addition, for every subscription sold, they donate a book to Book Aid International.

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Lifestyle Gifts for Your Wife

49. Snail Shower Speaker – £31, Urban Outfitters

Green snail speaker with suction cups at the bottom against white tile

Does your wife like to sing in the shower? This snail shower speaker might be just perfect then! The waterproof device even features suction cups to keep it in place.

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50. Roses Candle - £51, Diptyque

A white candle in a glass jar with a black label with text against a white background

In the world of scented candles, Diptyque pretty much reigns supreme – and while a real bouquet of roses will bring her joy for a week or so, this rose-scented candle will fill your home for up to 60 hours.

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51. Electronic Diffuser - £70, The White Company

A white diffuser sitting on two books next to a ceramic dish with a spray bottle and soap

Don't need any help in the flame department? Try an electronic diffuser instead. This White Company Electronic Diffuser constantly tops the brand's bestseller list and has hundreds of five-star reviews for making any space you put it in smell amazing. 

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52. Egyptian Cotton Duvet Cover Set - £99.99, H&M

A large bed with a white contemporary bedspread and throw pillow with two horses next to a bedside table with greenery

Crisp, clean, super-fresh sheets are one of the best gifts in the world in our books – especially when the sheets in question are brand new. H&M has a seemingly never-ending gorgeous range of bed linen and it's surprisingly purse-friendly for Egyptian cotton.

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53. Brompton Cook Book Holder - £25, Graham & Green

A book sitting on a metal book stand

If she's the type that's always testing a recipe (and splattering her precious cookbooks with sauce in the process), this chic stand will sit in pride of place on her kitchen counter. 

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54. Olaplex Hero Bundle - £84, Look Fantastic

Three olaplex bottles lined up on a white background

Olaplex's intensive strengthening treatments are a cult favourite with beauty editors and celebrities, and can transform even the most brittle, frequently coloured or heat styled hair. Your wife will be seriously happy if you treat her to these; there's much pricier than a normal shampoo and conditioner, but they'll make all the difference to her hair.

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55. Ombre Glazed Hand Engraved Mug – £24, Not On The High Street

Coffee mug with an ombre design that says 'Andy'

Fill this mug with a fresh cup of tea or coffee each morning and you’ll have her heart forever. We love that you can personalise it with her name, making it extra special.

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56. Chanel No. 5 – from £65, Selfridges

A Chanel Number 5 perfume bottle

Perfume – whether a top-up of her go-to or a new, exciting bottle – will always be met with squeals of delight. Chanel No. 5 is so iconic we barely need to explain it; as a failsafe fragrance gift for your anniversary, you really can't go wrong with this classic. 

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57. Personalised Vintage Cheese Board And Knife Set - £38, Not On The High Street

A wood cutting board with a slice of cheese and a bowl of crackers near by

Cheese-lovers will be obsessed with this combined cheeseboard and knife set. It can be personalised with your spouse's name in the middle of the cute vintage logo. It's an eco-friendly set that you'll keep forever and want to bring out anytime she needs a cheese fix.

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58. The Carry-On - from £245, AWAY

A sleek, light pink carry-on with black handles

If you're going to whisk her away on a romantic trip, she's going to need a case – and you won't find a dreamier option than Away's luggage, which comes in a veritable rainbow of Insta-friendly colours, and an array of various sizes. 

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59. Martell Wine Holder - £48, Anthropologie

Two bottles of wine in a floral metal holder with a marble base beside wine glasses

If your partner loves wine, this may be the perfect gift! It allows her to display two of her favourite bottles in this elegant and decorative holder, which sports floral details and a chic marble base.

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60. Personalised Song Sheet Music Notes Lyrics Print - from £29.52, Etsy

Print of sheet music with names and a date, resting on a countertop with a clock and flowers

This music sheet print is a great way to bring back beautiful memories! You can have your first dance displayed, along with your names and a date, making it a wonderful way to add some personalisation to your home.

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61. Inspirational Women Playing Cards - £14.95, Amazon

A deck of playing cards with inspiring women on them in an illustrated style

For couples for whom date night equals games night – how wonderful are these playing cards? Each card in the illustrated deck comes with a fact about an inspirational woman of the past or present, making these an ideal pick-me-up for a partner who's in need of a spot of inspiration. 

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62. Layne Bath Caddy - £88, Anthropologie

Tub and a wooden bath caddy with soaps on it

Bath time = me time, and we can't think of a greater gift than that. Give this highly-rated bath caddy with a selection of her favourite bubbles and bath bombs, and at least an hour for an uninterrupted soak.

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63. Pure Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper – £79, Marks & Spencer

Model wearing a yellow cashmere jumper with long sleeves

Even dedicated designer shoppers concede that M&S cashmere is – well, pretty darn good for the money. This cosy cashmere sweater is a wear-forever buy that comes in different hues, so pick the one you think will suit your sweetheart best. 

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64. Dyson Airwrap™ multi-styler Complete in Fuchsia/Nickel – £479.99, Dyson

Pink Dyson Airwrap with silver accents

Bouncy curls her thing? The Dyson Airwrap has met applause from the entire beauty world. If you can stretch to the (admittedly pretty steep) £479.99 price tag, you'll win the gift-giving game for good.

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65. Heart LED Light Bulb - £25, Oliver Bonas

Three heart LED bulbs against a pink background

Add love to your life with this LED bulb featuring a heart-shaped centre. Pair it with the lamp of your choice and put it on display in your home so everyone can see a warm expression of your love.

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