20 Best Gifts for Aunts Who Are Always There
From wine chillers and gratitude journals to stuff for sports fans and cozy cardigans, we have you covered when you're shopping for a holiday gift for your aunt.
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Aunts are often godmothers and “second moms” to their nieces and nephews. It only makes sense that you want to give such a special woman a memorable Christmas gift. When looking for gifts for her, you might want to start with Amazon gifts for women. When you’re shopping for gifts for your mom, gifts for your grandma, gifts for your sister and gifts for your sister-in-law, consider whether your aunt has similar tastes. Similarly, when looking for gifts or your girlfriend or gifts for every type of friend you have, look for things your aunt might appreciate.
If you have an aunt who’s impossible to shop for, don’t worry! No matter how thoughtful you are, it can sometimes be hard to shop for your favorite aunt. The good news is that we have you covered!
For aunts on-the-go: Five-Minute Journal
This guided mindfulness journal only asks for five minutes out of the day, so even the busiest aunts can find some time for rest and reflection. It has six months worth of gratitude prompts, daily highlights and inspirational quotes, so your aunt won’t have to buy a replacement any time soon. Made from recyclable, sustainably sourced paper with a natural linen fabric cover, this journal will look beautiful on her bedside table or tucked inside her purse.
For the music lover: Victrola 8-in-1 Record Player
With its vintage look and modern features, there’s a lot more to this Victrola record player than initially meets the eye. The mahogany mini-entertainment center’s three-speed, belt-driven turntable is for vinyl records and it also plays CDs and cassettes. There’s an FM Radio, Bluetooth connectivity and a headphone jack for audio streaming from a smartphone—making it one of the most versatile gifts for aunts who love music.
For the photographer: Digital Picture Frame
Have a shutterbug for an aunt? When you’re looking for gifts for photographers, you can’t go wrong with this beautiful digital picture frame. Once she connects it to her Wi-Fi, your aunt’s friends and family (and you!) can share unlimited photos directly to the frame across a private network, and unlimited cloud storage means there’s no limit to how many cat photos you can send her way. Aura’s in-app scanner lets the user scan physical images and upload them to the frame in seconds.
For a very special aunt: Little Words Project Custom Bracelet
Delight your bracelet-loving aunt with a thoughtful personalized gift. This Little Words Project bracelet can be customized in your aunt’s favorite color (go for gold-plated for a glamorous look), with a word or short message picked by you. It’s one of those gifts for aunts she’ll treasure for always.
Best for the aunt that glows: E.L.F. Hydration Kit
No matter what type of skin your aunt has, this hydration gift set helps her take good care of it. It comes with a cleanser, balm, moisturizer, eye cream and night cream—everything she needs to keep up a healthy skin care routine! Each item is TSA-ready, so it makes a smart gift for frequent travelers, too.
Best for candle lovers: Into The Woods Candle
Candles are one of the best gifts for aunts, but not all candles are created equally. If she loves filling her space with wonderful scents, she’ll love this Wax Buffalo candle. It’s made from high-quality soy wax, and gives off whiffs of cedar, sandalwood, pine, sweet grass, beet root, santal and oak sap as it burns.
For the baker: Caraway Ceramic Bakeware Set
Your aunt who loves baking will have a blast with this Instagram-famous 11-piece non-stick bakeware set that lets her bake up nearly anything in style. The gift pack includes two baking sheets, a muffin pan, a rectangular pan, a square pan, a loaf pan, two round pans, a cooling rack and two organizers. The coordinated set comes in blue, green and cream colors.
For the fashion-forward: A Simple Cardigan
Cozy cardigans are in, and this simple cardigan is available in a wide variety of colors and patterns so you can choose your aunt’s favorite. It’s loose-fitting and lightweight for maximum comfort. It’s ideal for layering and (hooray!) it has pockets and a hood! This is one of those gifts for aunts you can buy in multiples.
Best for coffee lovers: Nespresso VertuoPlus
Love your aunt a latte? Make her mornings easier with this coffee and espresso machine from Nespresso, which whips up her favorite cafe drink just as easily as it makes a great pot of traditional drip coffee. Simply push a button to choose among five cup sizes, and your aunt will always have exactly the right size serving to suit her mood.
Best for homebodies: Cozy Earth Bamboo Kimono Robe
This comfortable robe looks and feels like one you’d find at a luxury hotel. It’s made with breathable bamboo fabric that’s cooler than cotton. We love that this robe has roomy pockets—perfect for phones, remotes or chilly hands. This bamboo robe would be a fantastic gift for nurses who need to relax after a long shift or gifts for aunts who love a night in.
Best for sun-worshippers: Floppy Sun Hat
If your aunt loves to have fun in the sun for hours on end, this floppy sun hat is a thoughtful gift that will keep her glowing! Its wide, five-inch brim offers UV protection and is easily be folded for travel. Available in four neutral colors, it looks good with nearly everything in her vacation suitcase.
Best for tea lovers: Sugarwish Tea Gift Box
If your aunt loves tea but is picky about which kinds she enjoys, she’ll love this gift from Sugarwish. This gifting platform lets her pick out her favorite flavors from over 25 choices, so she gets exactly what she wants. Sugarwish is perfect for the person who has everything and also works well as a last-minute Christmas gift if you forgot to do all your holiday shopping in time.
Best for cat moms: Cute Cat Socks
Cat-loving aunts will laugh then happily wear these adorable cat-themed socks. This gift set of five pairs of socks prominently feature a different color and the design of a cat’s face on the side, complete with protruding ears. The foot of the sock features cat paw prints. When you want a fun gift for cat lovers, why not choose something functional like socks?
Best for wine lovers: Floral Wine Chiller
If your aunt loves white wine, she knows it’s best served cold. This floral wine chiller chills wine quickly (we’re talking five minutes) and keeps it cold for up to six hours. It’s lightweight so your aunt can take it to picnics, parties or wherever she travels. This is a smart Amazon Prime gift to order when you need gifts for aunts with fast delivery.
Best for frequent travelers: Passport Holder
This is the passport holder for modern times and a practical gift for aunts who love to travel. It has plenty of room for the actual passport, vaccine card, credit cards and plane ticket. It looks cute with the passport imprint decor on the front, and it’s made of high-quality faux leather that’s built to last. The elastic band closure that helps you keep the contents of the holder secure.
Best for sports fans: Vintage NFL T-Shirt
If your aunt loves watching football, she’ll be thrilled to get a shirt with her favorite team’s logo and colors. It’s made for comfort with a scoop neck so she’ll want to wear it beyond game night, too. What fan wouldn’t want to wear a stylish shirt that lets them show off their fandom with pride?
Best for bathing beauties: Truly Exfoliating Bath Bars
Truly’s luxurious bath bars are formulated to exfoliate and treat skin with care. They’re formulated with memorable scents, like a cotton candy-scented Unicorn Bath Bar that’s sure make your aunt smile! These refreshing soap bars also make a cheap Christmas gift that’s high-quality, and feels a lot more expensive than it actually is.
Best for adventurers: Uncommon Goods Custom Map Serving Tray
Pick your aunt’s most favorite place in the world, then turn it into something that will remind her of that special place every single day! This custom map serving tray is made from mango wood, and its water resistant top displays three square miles surrounding the address of your choice. Gifts for aunts can be personal!
Best for perfume lovers: Pacifica French Lilac Rollerball Perfume
Pacifica’s rollerball perfume is a blend of lilac, heliotrope, hyacinth, magnolia, nectarine and ylang-ylang notes. It easily fits into your aunt’s purse, so she can easily reapply its invigorating scent whenever she feels like she needs a touch-up.
Best for aunts who always look good: Ulta Beauty Blowout Kit
This blowout kit has everything your aunt needs for a quick, easy and great-looking hair style. It comes with a ceramic hair dryer, three hair clips, a round brush, thermal protection spray and three special attachments meant for curly and wavy hair. If you’re looking for gifts for doctors or gifts for lawyers that always need to look their professional best, this would also be a thoughtful present.
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