50 Perfect Gifts to Surprise Your Wife in 2023


Are you in search of ideal gift suggestions for your wife in 2023? Look no further, as we have you covered. Whether it’s for the holiday season, her birthday, your wedding anniversary, or any other special occasion, we understand the challenges you face. Finding distinctive and romantic gifts for your wife can be quite a task. However, that’s precisely why we are here to assist you. It’s time to tick off “finding gifts for wife” from the top of your to-do list.

Prior to using your credit card, we would like to offer some useful tips for gift-giving. Whenever you find yourself in a dilemma about what to purchase for your spouse, always go back to the fundamentals. What are her interests? What does she hold dear? What could enhance her life or bring her more happiness? Although it may seem uncomplicated, you are the one who knows her best, so rely on your instincts and avoid overthinking. This advice is applicable for all occasions, including Christmas and birthdays.

Looking for a way to express your emotions? Consider presenting her with a gift that commemorates a significant milestone in your relationship. There are numerous adorable presents available for your wife that pay tribute to important locations and dates. Alternatively, if you prefer a more practical approach, think about what she requires at this moment. Is it essential clothing items for the current season or new decorations for a recently acquired space? The possibilities are endless. Moreover, if your wife already seems to have everything, consider gifting her with an experience, such as a delightful subscription service.

Don’t have time to scroll? Here are our absolute favorite gifts of 2023:

1. An Indoor Garden

Click and Grow smart indoor herb and vegetable garden gift for wife
Click & Grow

Say hello to Click & Grow, a company that makes gardening accessible in a whole new, seriously smart way. This app-controlled smart garden grows everything from herbs and veggies to fruits and flowers—indoors. A grow light and automatic watering do all of the heavy lifting, bringing fresh tastes, joyful colors and soothing scents right to the kitchen countertop. No wonder it’s such a popular gift for wives.

$290 | Click & Grow

2. Pushpin Map

Green and blue world map with pushpins gift for wife
Canvas Vows

Oh, the places you’ll go—and the places you’ve been! A pushpin map helps you and your wife keep track of all of your wonderful travels together. Best of all, you can personalize this interactive wall art with anything that you want, like your names and an important date or a sweet phrase such as: “You’re my favorite adventure.” What a cute gift!

From $159 | Canvas Vows

3. Washable Silk Pajamas

A silk t-shirt and shorts pajama set with shirt pocket in tan from Lunya

Lunya’s best-selling mulberry silk pajamas are the crème de la crème of sleepwear. They’re soft, sophisticated, thermoregulation, and, most importantly, machine washable. Low-maintenance silk? Now that’s a dream come true. We personally love this oversized T-shirt and short set in the limited tan color, but you can also shop tank top or pant sets and even robes. (FYI for new customers: Use the code FOR-TK20 for $20 off of your first order of $100 or more!)

$198 | Lunya

4. Scratch-Off Date Idea Book

The Adventure Challenge Couples Edition scratch-off date idea book gift for wife
The Adventure Challenge

The Adventure Challenge is one of our all-time favorite creative gifts for your wife. The scratch-off book is filled with unique date ideas like cooking an apple pie blindfolded or painting a masterpiece on each other. There’s a catch though, once you scratch off a square, you have to do the challenge. (Don’t worry, there’s a time and money guide over each box to help you decide which to reveal.) We suggest pairing the book with their instant camera, so as you complete each date, you can turn the guide into a scrapbook. Use code THEKNOT20 for 20% off your purchase.

$158 | The Adventure Challenge

5. Smart Watch Accessories

Rhinestone and rose gold or silver metallic Apple Watch accessory gift box for wife

Give her Apple Watch a glow-up with this glamorous gift set. The box includes six mix-and-match accessories that’ll make her smart watch sparkle: one crystal pavé link band, one classic basketweave band, two rhinestone-studded face cases and two solid metallic face cases. Now she can switch up her style—but always be bejeweled—whenever she pleases.

$258 | Goldenerre

6. Custom Song

Person writing music, custom song gift for wife
Uncommon Goods

If you really want to pull out all the stops for your beloved wife, you can stop scrolling. This professional musician will turn your love story into a one-of-a-kind song. Answer some questions and singer-songwriter David Morgan will create a custom track. He’ll then send you an mp3 file with the tune and a pdf of the lyrics (psst, get it framed). If that’s not a romantic gift for your wife, we don’t know what is.

From $100 | Uncommon Goods

7. Birth Flower Necklace

Made By Mary gold birth flower necklace with three discs gift for wife
Made By Mary

We’d be remiss if we didn’t include jewelry as one of the top gifts for your wife. And first up is a piece perfect as a birthday present for your wife. This symbolic pendant necklace features her birth flower and comes in sterling silver, 14K gold filled or 14K rose-gold filled. For a touch of romance, stack two or more pendants on the chain—her birth flower, yours and any children.

$64 | Made By Mary

8. Recipes From Historical Figures

Recipe replicas from historical figures cool subscription gift for wife
Uncommon Goods

Speaking of gifts for history lovers—or the world’s best home baker or a keen foodie—your wife will be seriously impressed by this unique present. It’s a subscription that offers a whole year of recipes from famous figures throughout history. Each month, your spouse gets a replica of the handwritten recipe (as well as a transcript in case any of the handwriting is hard to read). From pancakes by Rosa Parks to Queen Elizabeth II’s scone recipe, there’s a lot to get excited about. Just choose between a six- or 12-month duration.

From $40 | Uncommon Goods

9. Wear-Everywhere Crewneck

fleece sweatshirt gifts for wife
Outdoor Voices

The warmest woman in your life deserves the coziest sweatshirt on the market. Outdoor Voices has perfected the art of ultra-soft clothing and this best-selling sweatshirt is no exception. It’s made from 63% recycled wool (yay sustainability!), which is naturally thermoregulating. Shop sizes XS to XXXL in this chic forest green color.

$88 | Outdoor Voices

10. Custom Constellation Drinkware

constellation engraved glassware gift
Uncommon Goods

Here’s a super romantic gift for your wife: custom night sky glassware. This set of two glasses features etchings of the constellations that were suspended in the night sky on the special night of your choosing, maybe her birthday or your anniversary, as well as a name and special date. Choose between two wine glasses, two beer glasses or one of each.

$54 | Uncommon Goods

11. Sound Wave Art

Sound wave wall art of wedding song gift for wife
Canvas Vows

If you’re hoping to truly wow your wife with a romantic gift, this personalized wall art will do just that. This shop will turn a special song into a modern sound wave print. This sweet and sentimental present will definitely be hung in a place of prominence.

From $49 | Canvas Vows

12. Self-Care Subscription

Spa subscription gift set for wife
Uncommon Goods

Why give your wife one pampering gift when you can give her six whole months of glorious self-care? This thoughtful subscription is a must-buy for Mother’s Day (though we wager she’d appreciate this present at any time of the year). Some examples of the monthly deliveries she’ll receive include a home spa gift set and a crystal bath bomb gift set. Go on, she deserves it.

From $175 | Uncommon Goods

13. Trendy Travel Cup

stanley cup gift for wife

We’re sure your wife has already told you how Stanley cups are all the rage. Surprise her with the brand’s iconic giant handled tumbler in one of these soft matte hues that look like pastel candies. Choose between 30-ounce and 40-ounce sizes.

From $40 | Stanley

14. Home Gym in a Mirror

Lululemon Mirror home gym gift for wife

Has your wife always wanted a home gym, but just doesn’t have space for one? The Mirror solves that problem in style. This sleek and fully functional mirror is secretly a cardio class, boxing ring, pilates studio and more all in one. It has a built-in camera for working out with friends and getting live feedback from instructors, a hidden speaker system that delivers surround sound and a high-definition LED display designed for working out alone or with a partner. Now that’s a 21st-century home gym.

From $995 | Mirror

15. Retro Reel Viewer

Retro reel viewers unique gift for wife
Uncommon Goods

Who’s ready for some serious nostalgia? Use this retro reel viewer to put her favorite memories on display in an adorable, creative way. It’s a gift that requires a little lead time, but the end result is so worth it. Your purchase comes with the gadget and a redemption code to create your reel, so give yourself enough time to craft and order your custom photo story.

$35 | Uncommon Goods

16. Mini Fire Pit

FLIKR mini concrete fire pit fun gift idea for wife
Photo: Rocky Luten and Julia Gartland | Food52

This little gadget will create an instant campsite ambiance, even when she’s stuck inside in the winter. The personal fire pit uses rubbing alcohol and a match to start a small flame in the concrete furnace. And it’s safe for roasting s’mores indoors, so naturally you have to pair this unique gift for your wife with marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers.

$98 | Food52

17. Virtual Class

Pet painting virtual class creative and unique gift for wife
Uncommon Goods

If you’re shopping for a gift for your wife who has everything, check out Uncommon Experiences. The popular gift shop Uncommon Goods has expanded to offer a curated list of virtual classes for every interest, from mixology to astrology. She can smoke some cocktails, study her birth chart or paint her pet—all from the comfort of home. And of course, you’re welcome to join her! In fact, there are some excellent offerings for date night, like this aphrodisiac-inspired cooking class.

From $25 | Uncommon Goods

18. Cashmere Scarf

Cream cashmere scarf with hearts gift for wife

This scarf was made as a tribute to love—seriously, it’s printed with pink brush-stroke hearts. It can be looped around her neck, draped over the shoulders or used as a travel blanket. No matter which way she wears it, she’ll feel stylish and cozy thanks to the soft cashmere fabric. Better still, for each sold, NAKEDCASHMERE will be donating $50 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


19. Sparkly Tennis Bracelet

Swarovski crystal tennis bracelet romantic gift idea for wife

This romantic gift for your wife is a lot more affordable than it looks. That’s because it’s made with dazzling Swarovski crystals instead of actual diamonds. The bracelet looks just as stunning for a fraction of the price. Tennis bracelets are a classic style that anyone with an eye for sophisticated sparkle will appreciate.

$225 | Swarovski

20. Coveted Hair Tool

Dyson Supersonic hair dryer set luxury gift for wife

Is your wife frustrated with her getting-ready routine? The beauty world is obsessed with the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer and she might be too. Yes, it’s definitely expensive, but the idea is that it replaces an entire arsenal of pricey hair tools. The award-winning device comes with a range of accessories, from hair-smoothing brushes to flyaway-taming attachments. Keep an eye on Dyson’s Deals page for special sales and promotions. And check out the product reviews for some very convincing testimonials.

$430 | Dyson

21. Mini Butterfly Habitat

Butterfly house gift for wife who loves gardening
Uncommon Goods

Shopping for the spouse who’s always in the garden? Help them create the perfect outdoor oasis with this cool butterfly biome designed to attract and house beautiful butterflies. Inside the cool A-frame structure, there’s a feeding station and cozy partitions for roosting. It’s an all-in-one feeding, roosting and hibernation station for those pretty winged insects your wife loves.

$35 | Uncommon Goods

22. Wine Tasting Flight

wine gift for wife
In Good Taste

Celebrate her birthday with an at-home wine tasting. In Good Taste offers seven curated flights of mini bottles of wine to sample together. For instance, the Red Red Wine flight will take her on a journey through rouge hues. Too fun! Plus, the bottles are simply adorable. This brand might just be your wife’s favorite new discovery.

From $49 | In Good Taste

23. Love Letter Necklace

Envelope locket necklace with custom engraved love letter inside romantic gift for wife
Capsul Jewelry

Here’s a thoughtful gift for your wife if she loves unique and meaningful jewelry. This necklace is actually a locket with a pull-out love letter stashed inside of the envelope charm. Personalize the “paper” with a small note, like your wedding date or “I love you” in your own handwriting. You’ve just found the sweetest wedding anniversary gift for your wife.

From $240 | Capsul Jewelry

24. Pearl Bracelet

a delicate pearl bracelet worn with two gold bracelets from Gorjana

When it comes to jewelry, you can’t go wrong with something classic—like pearls. (Plus, pearlcore is totally trending.) This dainty pearl bracelet puts a delicate spin on a timeless style for under $100.

$65 | Gorjana

25. DNA Kit

AncestryDNA kit gift for wife

Married to a history buff? Help her learn about her own past and connect to her roots with this really cool gift for your wife. AncestryDNA will unlock her family’s lineage to see not just who they are, but where they came from—what’s more awesome than that?

From $99 | AncestryDNA

26. Hardworking Sneakers

Allbirds women's sneakers practical gift for wife

Give your wife the hottest footwear right now—a fashionable and comfortable pair of Allbirds runners in her favorite color. Ideal for her long commute, an afternoon of errands or a weekend stroll through the neighborhood, this pair of eco-friendly sneakers is the way to go. The machine-washable knit fabric (made from responsibly sourced eucalyptus fibers) is lightweight, breathable and complemented by bouncy, cushioned midsoles.

$98 | Allbirds

27. Patterned Robe

A cream and pastel trellis robe from Hill House Home
Hill House Home

Hill House Home’s coveted Nap Dresses are a viral sensation, but don’t sleep on the brand’s other, equally excellent offerings. This cheerful hotel robe—made from plush, organic cotton—will make her feel like she’s on vacation every single morning. Not to mention, it can come in three charming floral patterns, and you can add her monogram.

From $148 | Hill House Home

28. Trending Lip Oil

Dior lip oil gifts for wife

She’s already super kissable, but she’ll still love this iconic lip oil from Dior. The silky formula will make her pout even softer, with a subtle hint of color. Kick things up a notch and get the tube personalized.

From $40 | Dior

29. Mini Do-It-All Pan

Blue Mini Always Pan gift idea for wife
Our Place

Our Place has created an adorably sized version of the famous Always Pan. It’s convenient for cooking sides, single fried eggs and meals for one. Any culinarily adventurous spouse will appreciate this nifty tool (especially if you don’t always share their advanced foodie palate). With the Mini Always Pan, she can create her own delicious concoctions in singular portions. The most genius part of all? It can be used as a frying pan, skillet, steamer… the list goes on.

$120 | Our Place

30. Flower Subscription

BloomsyBox flower subscription romantic gift for wife

Flowers are one romantic gift for your wife that’ll never go out of style. Give your spouse fresh, farm-to-vase blooms with a subscription to flower gift delivery service BloomsyBox. Now she can have a beautiful bouquet on her birthday and every month after.

From $60 per month | BloomsyBox

31. Cashmere Sweater

Quince affordable cashmere sweater gift for wife

We have complete faith that you can pick out cute clothes to give your wife as a gift. If you’re unsure, though, here’s a tip: sweaters—especially ones made from cashmere. Your partner will feel so cozy and chic. And they don’t have to be expensive. Quince sells affordable cashmere pieces, like this simple crewneck sweater in 14 colors. Don’t just take our word for it, though, it has nearly 7,000 positive reviews.

$50 | Quince

32. Galaxy Rose

A purple and gold rose surrounded by fairy lights in a glass dome from Etsy

If your wife has a soft spot for fairy tales, she’ll obsess over this enchanted rose. With iridescent petals and a yellow-gold stem, it’s truly a sight to behold. The flower sits in a charming glass dome surrounded by fairy lights. How magical!

$28 | Etsy

33. Leather Makeup Travel Case

Leatherology travel makeup case gift for wife

Your wife probably already has a toiletry bag of sorts, but does it put in as much work as this clever kit? We doubt it. This full-grain leather makeup bag has a water-resistant lining, with six interior pockets (two zippered, four open) to fit all her travel essentials. Oh, and did we mention it comes in 12 different colors? Best of all, though, it can be debossed, hand-painted or even trapunto quilted with her monogram.

From $125 | Leatherology

34. Phone Sanitizer

Phonesoap mint green phone sanitizing device gift for wife

For the woman who takes sanitization seriously, there’s the PhoneSoap Pro. This UV-powered disinfecting device can kill bacteria on her phone, credit cards and even her jewelry. It’s the gadget that she never knew she needed, but one that she’ll definitely appreciate having.

$120 | PhoneSoap

35. Kate Spade Handbag

Kate Spade shoulder bag in burgundy (cordovan)
Kate Spade

What better place to find chic accessories for your other half than Kate Spade? Pick up a stylish purse for your wife to show her you support her obsession with fashion. We personally love this convertible one, which comes in different colors and can be carried over her shoulder or as a crossbody. It’ll fit everything she needs for date night with you.

$328 | Kate Spade

36. Rose Gold Watch

Rose gold and marble watch gift for wife

A shiny new watch is a great gift for your wife because it commemorates all the time you two have spent together. (It’s also a good gift idea for the wife who could use an upgrade.) This gorgeous timepiece comes in trendy rose gold-plated stainless steel with a genuine marble dial for a stunning accessory.

$178 | MVMT

37. Weekend Duffle Bag

BEIS mini weekender bag in grey gift for wife

We know your wife has seen—and probably shown you—this viral bag before. So, here’s your reminder that she wants it! The Mini Weekender has all the sought-after features of the original, but is sized to fit as a personal item on a plane. And it has a trolley pass to easily stack with her rolling luggage. With three interior pockets and a padded tech sleeve, plus an exterior zip pocket and a bottom shoe compartment, she’ll be able to pack and overpack for any vacation.

$98 | BÉIS

38. Cozy Weighted Blanket

Bearaby velvet knit weighted blanket gift for wife

Let’s talk weighted blanket benefits: They help stimulate serotonin (the happy hormone) and reduce cortisol (the stress hormone) as well as increase melatonin (the sleep hormone) to help users relax and rest efficiently. Trust us, this chunky-knit, velvet blanket will improve every snuggle-sesh. Plus, it’s eco-friendly.

From $249 | Bearaby

39. Colored Wine Glasses

Estelle Colored Glass pink wine glasses gift for wife
Saks Fifth Avenue

This year’s must-have kitchen accessory is colored glasses. From wine glasses, flutes and coupes to rocks glasses and goblets, this fun drinkware will make every table setting feel like a party. Purchase a set of six stemmed wine glasses in her favorite color or three sets of two for a colorful assortment.

$185 | Saks Fifth Avenue

40. Personalized Swivel Cheese Board

Personalized swivel cheese board gift for wife
Uncommon Goods

If your wife isn’t already the hostess with the mostest, she will be after receiving this gift. This bamboo, compact serving board starts in a triangle shape, but can open into a tiered, circular server for the ultimate charcuterie board. And, it’s complete with a stainless steel cheese fork and two knives in a hidden drawer to keep everything organized. Better still, it can be custom engraved with her monogram, so at a potluck, everyone will know it’s hers.

From $56 | Uncommon Goods

41. Foolproof Bread Pan

Cast iron Challenger bread pan gift for wife who bakes

Did her pandemic sourdough experiment turn into a serious passion? Surprise your wife with some new, professional baking gear. Bakers are raving about this bread pan’s one-of-a-kind design. It’s easy to use, easy on the eyes and handcrafted right here in the US.

$299 | Challenger

42. Preserved Roses

Venus ET Fleur round bouquet of seven preserved roses gift for wife
Venus ET Fleur

A bouquet of roses is a universal symbol of romance. Take it up a notch for your loving wife with a bouquet of preserved roses. This means they’ll last up to a year, so she’ll always have a floral centerpiece. Simply pick the box style and rose color, then add a card at check-out.

$219 | Venus ET Fleur

43. Comfy Sweatpants

Grey matching lounge set for wife from Outdoor Voices
Outdoor Voices

Your wife might have a closet full of cozy loungewear already, but that doesn’t mean she won’t appreciate more, especially if it’s a pair of sweatpants from Outdoor Voices. Their CloudKnit pants are lightweight, breathable, wrinkle-resistant and—as the name suggests—extremely soft. You can pair them with a matching top to build her favorite WFH fit.

$88 | Outdoor Voices

44. Online Cooking Class

Couple smiling tasting homemade sauce in kitchen, cooking class gift for wife
Photo: Rido | Shutterstock

If your wife loves to learn, a virtual class is a great gift idea. Sur La Table offers an extensive array of cooking classes for any passionate home chef. And because they’re priced per household, you’re free to join in on the fun.

From $29 | Sur La Table

45. Romantic Ring

Gold signet ring with pink promise embossed gift for wife

If you’re looking for a romantic birthday or holiday gift for your wife, this unique signet ring is perfect. Fittingly called the “Promise Ring,” it features two hands pinky swearing with little hearts. It’ll reconfirm your vows in a trendy way.

$115 | Rellery

46. Weighted Eye Mask

Weighted eye mask gift for wife

Nodpod’s weighted sleep masks are cleverly designed to soothe migraines, calm anxiety and promote restful sleep. The weighted pods provide just the right amount of pampering pressure and conveniently block out the light, so she’s not limited to using it at nighttime. The cotton jersey and microfiber fleece fabric are delightfully soft on the skin, too.

$34 | Anthropologie

47. Cute Recipe Cards

cute recipe cards gifts for wife
Rifle Paper Co.

How darling are these recipe cards? Your wife can write down all of her special dishes for sweet safekeeping above illustrations of cookbooks, kitchen tools and ingredients. Grab a recipe box for her to store them in, too.

$14 | Rifle Paper Co.

48. Bucketlist Experience

A gift voucher from Tinggly

Make new memories together with Tinggly. Choose from dozens of voucher values redeemable at over 1,7000 experiences worldwide, from a wine-tasting cruise in New York to a waterfall hike in Wales. She can use it to explore your home state or wait for a trip abroad—it never expires. If you’re wondering what to buy your wife last minute, this is it. Simply send her the gift over email the day of!

From $50 | Tinggly

49. Funky Glass Vase

Anthropologie glass vase

You can’t go wrong with any little knickknack from Anthropologie, including this cool vase. The glass is formed to look like an hourglass and lightly colored for a gorgeous piece of home decor, whether it’s left empty or filled with blooms. We think it makes a cheery addition to any entry table, kitchen island or bookcase.

$18 | Anthropologie

50. Luxury Scented Candle

A luxury scented candle from Diptyque

Yes, your wife absolutely needs more candles. Diptyque’s luxury candles are all the hype, and for good reason, they smell divine and look oh-so-chic. Gift her one of their most loved candles, Roses, or browse their dreamy collection here.

$74 | Diptyque

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