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30 Special Gifts Your Sister-in-Law Will Love

Shop these thoughtful gifts for your bonus sis. The gifts for your sister-in-law will show her how much you care.

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The best bonus sister

Finding gifts for your sister is a cinch—by now, you know what she loves (and hates). Choosing gift ideas for your sister-in-law, on the other hand, is something of a challenge. After all, you’re not just trying to show her how much you appreciate her. You want to impress her too. Thanks to our comprehensive round-up, that’s totally doable.

Whether you’re hunting for Mother’s Day gift ideas, a birthday present, personalized gifts for a holiday, or a “welcome to the family” token of your love, we have the perfect gifts for her. They’ll show her just how much thought you put into the process—even if you just shopped this cheat sheet. So get ready to shop some of the most fun, fabulous, and of-the-moment gifts for sisters-in-law. As an added bonus, they double as best friend gifts so you can kill two presents with one “buy now” click.

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Signature Cake TrufflesVia

Mini Melanie Signature Cake Truffles

Best for: The sister with a sweet tooth

These ain’t your mother-in-law’s truffles. These babies are filled with scrumptious cake (think tiramisu, devil’s food, red velvet, funfetti, and more), elevating the traditional truffle to a higher level. This box includes 12 scrumptious bite-sized truffles in eight different flavors. Considering everyone loves chocolate, this also makes a great gift for a girlfriend, boss, teacher, or another family member.

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Minimal Threader Earrings Via

Rowan Minimal Threader Earrings

Best for: The minimalist

These gorgeous earrings blend chic with trendy and just the right amount of low-key bling. They’re also hypoallergenic, so you’ll not only be treating your sister-in-law to some fabulous jewelry, but you’ll also prove that you’ve been listening when she mentions her skin allergies. The reasonable price means they’re a good stocking stuffer for teens too.

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Audible Premium Plus Gift Membership

Best for: Audiobook lovers

The only thing better than gifting someone a great book is gifting them a way to read it on the go. Audible Premium Plus gift memberships offer all the perks of a subscription without the commitment. That means audiobooks to thousands of bestsellers, plus originals you can only get on Audible, sleep tracks, meditation programs, and podcasts. And with a Premium Plus gift membership, your favorite book lover will also get an additional title every month from an extended list of bestsellers and new releases not available with a standard Audible subscription. Not sure how long your giftee will want to listen? Gift memberships range between one month and one year.

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Pudus One Sweet Piece Grey Slipper Slidesvia

Pudus Creekside Slide Slippers

Best for: The homebody

Nothing says “I accept you exactly the way you are” like a pair of cozy slippers. As gifts for your sister-in-law, these cable-knit, faux fur slippers encourage her to kick off her heels, pull on her comfiest loungewear, and go casual with her new family. Buy an extra pair as gifts for Grandma!

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Stojo Collapsible Cupvia

Stojo Collapsible Cup

Best for: The conscientious commuter

This cute 16-ounce cup can comfortably hold a large coffee drink—without any paper or plastic waste. Not only is the cup a sustainable choice, but it also fully collapses, so she won’t be schlepping around a full mug all day. For more products with morals, check out these gifts that give back.

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GrandeFanatic Fanning & Curling Mascaravia

GrandeFanatic Fanning & Curling Mascara

Best for: The wannabe influencer

Before your sister-in-law can upload key honeymoon highlights to social media, she’ll have to perfect the beauty girl approach without the need for eyelash extensions or fake lashes. This holy grail mascara decimates clumps, so she can project her best self without worrying about panda eyes. Side note: This is also an A-plus gift for teens who are perpetually on social media.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Phonevia

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Phone

Best for: The tech-obsessed

If you’re looking for splurge-worthy tech gifts for your sister-in-law, treat her to a cutting-edge foldable phone. It’s small enough to stash easily in her purse yet still features an immersive 7.6-inch screen perfect for catching up on her favorite shows or YouTube videos.

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Seraphine Bamboo Maternity & Nursing Sleep Brasvia

Seraphine Bamboo Maternity & Nursing Sleep Bras

Best for: The new mom

Sometimes gifts for sisters-in-law are all about compassion and understanding what they need in their life right now. This two-pack of bras—made of hypoallergenic, moisture-wicking, antibacterial bamboo fabric—is so cute that you’d be forgiven for thinking they were regular sports bras. They’re a thoughtful gift for the mom who’s still nursing.

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Multitasky Multitasking Foldable Ring Lightvia merchant

Multitasky Multitasking Foldable Ring Light

Best for: The Zoom queen

If your sister-in-law’s work-from-home game needs a little help, buy her a light that’ll have her looking great at the next virtual meeting. This foldable gadget has an adjustable stand and space for your smartphone in the center of a generously sized light ring. It also has three light modes, which shift from professional (cool) to extremely flattering (warm). With so many people working from home these days, this would be a good white elephant gift.

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Buzzbox Cuban Mojito Via Drizly

Buzzbox Cuban Mojito

Best for: The mixologist

Maybe your sister-in-law doesn’t go out to fancy bars anymore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat her to a fun cocktail. While there are plenty of gifts for wine lovers and mixed drink fans, we love the low-key packaging of these premium drinks. They come in nine flavors, including Cuban Mojito, Classic Cosmo, and Whiskey Lemonade.

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Sequin Zodiac Charm Braceletvia

Sequin Zodiac Charm Bracelet

Best for: The stargazer

If the first thing your sister-in-law ever asked you was your birth sign, this is the astrology gift for her. Sequin’s Star Maps line boasts stunning statement pieces that pay homage to the zodiac and can be worn alone or in jewelry stacks. There are several pieces for each zodiac sign, but we think this versatile charm bracelet is tops.

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Hydroflask Cupvia

Hydro Flask 24-Ounce Mug

Best for: The on-the-go gal

This may look like an ordinary mug, but it has beverage superpowers: It keeps hot drinks temperature stable for hours. There’s also a press-in lid, so the cat or kids won’t spill everything everywhere.

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iHome Hollywood Vanity Mirror Pro with Built-In Bluetoothvia

iHome Hollywood Vanity Mirror Pro with Built-In Bluetooth

Best for: The beauty queen

Old-school makeup mirrors are a thing of the past. The sleek design of this mirror offers a minimalist add-on for her dresser. There’s full-spectrum natural lighting, Bluetooth, a speaker, a USB port, and integration with Siri and Google Assistant.

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M.M. Lafleur The Card Casevia

M.M. Lafleur The Card Case

Best for: The card-carrying boss

Sure, you could buy run-of-the-mill gifts for your sister-in-law, but why not treat her to full-out glam? This cool case (made from Italian leather) can be used for her ID or business cards—even the card punch for the local cafe.

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Big Blanket Co. Original Stretch Red Plaid Blanketvia merchant

Big Blanket Co. Original Stretch Red Plaid Blanket

Best for: The cuddler

This super-cool (and supersized) blanket ranks among the best gifts for people who are always cold. It has a cool design—literally—that keeps you cozy without causing excess sweating. It comes in a variety of colors and patterns, but this plaid number is perfect for the chilly season.

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Rifle Paper Co. Bon Voyage Silk Scarfvia

Rifle Paper Co. Bon Voyage Silk Scarf

Best for: The world traveler

If your sister-in-law brings you a gift from every one of her trips, maybe it’s time to reciprocate. This cheery scarf has mini maps of some top destinations in the world, including London, Rome, and New York. It’s a nice reminder that even if she’s stuck at home right now, a world of adventure awaits her.

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Naot Kirei Mary Janevia

Naot Kirei Mary Jane

Best for: The sister-in-law who walks to work

If you live in a city, you know that walking on rough pavement for hours can do a number on your feet (and knees, and ankles, and…). These comfy-cute shoes have the impressive American Podiatric Medical Association seal of acceptance. Even better, they don’t look like comfort shoes and can easily be dressed up or down. Next, check out the best gifts for dog lovers.

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Jones Road The Detail Brush

Best for: The vegan beauty

This hip brand was founded by makeup guru Bobbi Brown, so you know the quality and color selection is going to be amazing. But as a former celebrity makeup artist, I’m most impressed by the makeup brushes. Made in Italy with incredibly soft vegan bristles, they’re top quality without the massive price tag—perfect as a gift for your sister-in-law.

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Plants Over Plans Puzzle Via

Jiggy Plants Over Plans Puzzle

Best for: The puzzle pro

The designs of these puzzles are so beautiful that they make great gifts for sisters-in-law with great taste and long attention spans. The beautiful designs are created by a wide variety of artists from around the world. The Ivy’s Corner design would be a fantastic gift for book lovers.

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Lion Brand Yarn Ew, David Blanket Crochet KitVia

Lion Brand Yarn Ew, David Blanket Crochet Kit

Best for: The pop culture fan

If every message from your sister-in-law includes a gif from Schitt’s Creek, she is seriously going to love this craft kit. It includes soft yarn, a pattern to follow, and Schitt’s Creek mug. You can add crochet hooks or large eye blunt needles to the mix to help her create a statement blanket.

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Vera Bradley Utility Tote Bag

Best for: The woman who packs everything but the kitchen sink

Whether she’s traveling for business or simply making a day of working at her favorite cafe, this bag will have loads of room for everything she brings along with her. It’s also surprisingly comfortable to carry, considering just how much fits in all the clever pockets and padded sections. Tip: Bookmark this site for the next time you’re hunting down gifts for kids. Vera Bradley sells super cute school backpacks.

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Cuzen Matcha Maker Starter Kitvia

Cuzen Matcha Maker Starter Kit

Best for: The matcha tea drinker

This has got to be one of the prettiest kitchen gadgets we’ve ever seen. Designed by a Tokyo native, this sleek machine includes a compact ceramic mill that produces extra-fine matcha powder, which is automatically whisked into the water. It comes with two matcha packs, is pretty easy to figure out, and is a great way to get the freshest matcha tea. It’s one of the very best gifts for a sister-in-law who lives on tea.

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Recess + Outdoor Voices Pickleball Paddlevia

Recess + Outdoor Voices Pickleball Paddle

Best for: The athlete

Treat your sister-in-law to the latest sporting trend. These super-cute pickleball paddles come in two colors, each with bright, fresh patterns. Toss in a 12-pack of pickleballs to complete the present. They make fun gifts for husbands too.

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Gigi Pip Monroe Rancher Hatvia merchant

Gigi Pip Monroe Rancher Hat

Best for: The fashionista

There’s a good chance you’ve seen this hat around town; it’s incredibly popular and almost universally flattering. It also camouflages bad hair days, making it one of the most thoughtful gifts for your sister-in-law who doesn’t always have time for a blow-out.

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Viking 20-Inch Butcher Block Prep/Serving Boardvia

Viking 20-Inch Butcher Block Prep/Serving Board

Best for: The hostess

These boards make beautiful hostess gifts for your sister-in-law who’s a master of the cheeseboard. It’s also reversible, so she can prep on one side and serve on the other. The three indented sections are perfect for olives or other small bites.

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Felina Geena French Terry Lounge Setvia

Felina Geena French Terry Lounge Set

Best for: The couch potato

People often think they have to spend a small fortune in order for gifts for sisters-in-law to be considered considerate. Not so! You can treat her to a surprisingly flattering lounge set that is crazy comfortable and is also affordable.

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Cleverfy Shower Steamersvia

Cleverfy Shower Steamers

Best for: The spa lover

Step aside, bath bombs. It’s time to welcome a scent bomb for the shower. This pack of six vegan shower steamers offers a variety of scents and essential oils, including lavender, watermelon, and sweet orange. Your sister-in-law can drop one on the bottom of her shower (don’t worry; they’re slip-proof!) for a spa-like experience. Bonus: Amazon gifts mean speedy delivery, ideal for the last-minute shopper.

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HoMedics Shiatsu Bliss Foot Spa with Heat BoostVia

HoMedics Shiatsu Bliss Foot Spa with Heat Boost

Best for: The woman always on her feet

The best gifts for sisters-in-law take lifestyle into consideration. Is she on her feet all day at work—say, as a nurse, waitress, or retail worker? Buy her a completely pampering experience. This heated foot spa claims to mimic the effect of a shiatsu massage, and it really delivers.

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Ninja DualBrew Pro Specialty Coffee Systemvia

Ninja DualBrew Pro Specialty Coffee System

Best for: The barista

If your sister-in-law is one of many people who upped their home-brewing game over the past year, treat her to this robust coffee system. This gift for coffee lovers has a fairly small footprint for a machine that can do everything from brew grounds to use K-cup coffee pods. There’s also a hot cocoa option, which makes this machine completely irresistible.

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Mule Slippers Via Shopno19Via

Chinoiserie No. 19 Embroidered Velvet Mules

Best for: The shoe collector

Created by Cathy Wong, a Chinese American woman whose designs draw on her heritage, these velvet mules come packaged in a red velvet box perfect for gift giving. They’re handcrafted in small batches, with high-quality, sustainable materials. The mules vary in embroidery—choose among dragons, goldfish, butterflies, phoenixes, and peonies—and color.

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Rachel Weingarten
Rachel Weingarten is an award-winning freelance writer specializing in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, career/business and tech. She's the author of 3 award-winning books, and co-founder of a national non-profit, the RWR Network.