47 Stylish & Practical Gifts For Women In Their 20s

Updated on October 8, 2022 Updated on Oct 8, 2022
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    What do twenty-year-olds want more than relief from crippling student debt? All kidding aside, being in your twenties is an exciting time. You are experiencing the world and finding what you like and don’t like. It’s the decade of true independence when she gets to start shaping her life for real. This can make it even more difficult when you’re looking for a gift for a woman in their 20s. She could be doing anything from starting a new year at college to going off traveling to getting married.  

    So, whether she has a special occasion coming, like a birthday or anniversary, or maybe you want to treat her to something just because, we created this gift guide to make your search easier. Here we compiled a list of gifts great gifts ideas to cover all the stages of the 20s, from one step above teen to a full-on adult.

     So whether you’re buying for a Millennial or a Zoomer, a tomboy or princess, we have you covered with the ultimate list of gifts for women in their 20s that are both stylish and practical.

  1. Instant Camera
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    Introduce your twenty-something to the INSTAX Mini 11. It has a built-in macro mode and a selfie mirror for the perfect selfie. And you no longer need to adjust the dial based on lighting. Just snap and shoot. Then print! It’s guaranteed to be their new favorite accessory.

  3. Michael Kors Wristlet
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    This designer, leather double-zip clutch will always find a way to be useful to a woman in her 20s. It has seven interior credit card slots, three slip pockets, and a phone pocket. Then, carry it all with ease with the six-inch wrist strap. Multiple colors are available.

  5. Cactus Coasters
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    Aren’t these coasters ridiculously adorable? A great decoration for the home, table, or office, these are sure to be a perfect housewarming, just-because, or birthday gift for any young woman in your life.

  7. Ultimate Birthday Gift Box
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    Are you looking for the ultimate birthday gift idea for your best friend? This pampering box is loaded with beautiful treats, including a candle, bracelet, tumbler, trinket dish, socks, and greeting card. 

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  10. Chunky Knit Blanket
  11. women-20s-blanketWe are looking for a gift that’s both stylish and practical. This hand-knit, mill-dyed vegan chenille throw blanket is unique, funky, and cozy as all hell. It’s small enough for draping across a sofa or bed as decor but large enough to use as a comforter when the chill sets in.

  12. Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
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    This rose-gold bracelet is an aromatherapy diffuser. It comes with 12 high-quality colored pads that are washable and reusable. These allow you to change the color of the bracelet, but they also diffuse the oil. Just put 3-5 drops of essential oil on the pad, close the locket and enjoy the aroma.

  14. Cold Brew Coffee Maker
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    Starbucks may be life, but it’s also darn expensive. So now she can make her cold brew from the comfort of home. Pour coarse ground coffee into the filter basket, add water, and allow it to steep for 24 to 48 hours.

  16. Aromatherapy Shower Steamers 
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    These stress-relief shower steamers are bath bombs for the shower. Place one of these fizzes into the corner of the shower and allow it to dissolve, slowly sending a therapeutic fragrance into the steam. These are made with pure essential oils, including Lavender, Menthol/Eucalyptus, and Grapefruit.

  18. Insulated Wine Set
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    This pretty and handy set includes two wine tumblers and one 25 oz wine bottle – double-walled and vacuum-insulated to keep your favorite vino cold for hours. Perfect for picnics, grill-outs, and summer festivals. She could also use this as a to-go water bottle.

  20. Kate Spade Lunch Tote
  21. This gorgeous designer lunch tote from Kate Spade features a cheerful floral print to brighten up her workday. The tote is made of linen cloth and an insulated lining to keep their food fresh. 

  22. Motivational Necklace
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    Even when she’s far away from friends and family, this necklace will remind her that she has the courage and power to navigate her way. To enjoy the journey and keep reaching for the stars. 

  24. Self-Care Wellness Package
  25. women-20s-self-care Take gifting to the next level with a curated gift box. Every item in this box has been carefully selected and includes lemon ginger tea, raw honey sticks, a soy candle, fuzzy socks, and a mini succulent—all the tools she needs to have a girl’s night in.

  26. Vintage Record Player
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    The classic design of the Victrola “portable suitcase” record player lets you take your tunes anywhere! With a  3-speed belt-driven turntable and built-in Bluetooth speakers, she can seamlessly play both records and smartphone audio all night long.

  28. Apple Watch
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    If she’s sporty or needs a new watch, the Apple Watch Series 3 has many features in one clean design. She can store all her music, podcasts, and audiobooks, or go training with a GPS, optical heart sensor, and swim-proof casing.

  30. Conversation Starter Cards
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    Don’t just start a conversation; spark a connection! This game is all about authentic connections with friends and loved ones. It comes with a deck of question cards that can be whipped out at parties, game nights, dates, or dinners. Who said twenty-year-olds couldn’t be deep?

  32. Nintendo Switch Lite
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    Gamer in your fam? Part of the quarantine craze, this handheld Nintendo Switch gaming console brings all the fun of Nintendo to her hands. It’s optimized for personal, handheld play and is compatible with all physical and digital Nintendo Switch games that support handheld mode, like the ever-popular Animal Crossing.

  34. Air Fryer
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    With this air fryer, you can enjoy the same fried and crispy foods with less fat and grease. Aside from air frying, you can also grill, roast, and bake your favorite food using the innovative heating system. Then there’s a nonstick pan, a heat-resistant handle, and a detachable, dishwasher-safe basket, so it’s easy to clean!

  36. Wooden Desk Organizer
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    Let a funky little elephant take pride of place on her desk with this multi-functional desk organizer. It’s fun and functional – it can hold her sunglasses, keys, phone, and pencils in one convenient spot. 

  38. Comfy Leopard-Print Slippers
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    These cross-band faux-fur slippers are cute and sexy and snug enough not to slide off. The rubber sole prevents slipping and means she can also wear them outside on the patio. These are the kind of slippers that you can’t wait to get home and get your feet into!

  40. Cocktail Recipe Book
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    Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margarita is the perfect gift for women who love literature and drinking—featuring 49 all-new drink recipes paired with puns and clever commentary on some of history’s most beloved books. You’ll also find bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations. Cocktails include creations like Fifty Shades of Grey Goose and As I Lay Drinking.

  42. Noise-Canceling Earbuds
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    Bose noise-canceling headphones are phenomenal, but they’re also big, bulky, and not ideal for working out. But these Bose earbuds are the perfect mini solution. They have 11 levels of active noise-canceling to allow you to enjoy better music, podcasts, videos, or… simply silence.
     

  44. Personalized Canvas Tote Bag
  45. 40th-birthday-gift-ideas-bagThis personalized tote is a beautiful and valuable gift for a young woman. Made of sturdy canvas, it’s great for work, the gym, shopping, or as an overnight bag. 

  46. Striped Cardigan
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    If you’re looking for gift ideas for women in their 20s, you can’t go wrong with a trendy cardi! This lightweight cardigan sweater features a V-neck, long sleeves, pockets, and adorable stripes and will look fab with jeans, shorts, leggings, or dresses across multiple seasons.

  48. Eyeshadow Palette
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    This ultra-pigmented palette of 16 eyeshadows contains three different finishes: matte, shimmer, and glitter – so it’s ready to meet her for every occasion. The easy-to-blend creamy formula gives a high-pigment payoff. And it’s cruelty-free and not tested on animals—the perfect gift idea for a beauty junkie.

  50. Star Wars Bluetooth Speaker
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    Bitty Boomer Bluetooth speakers are where pop culture meets sound. You can sync two together for stereo mode or use one as a selfie remote for your phone. They have a 30ft wireless range and over four hours of music on a single charge. Plus, there’s a strap included to secure him to any bag—a cute gadget for any Star Wars lovers.

  52. World Tea Sampler
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    For the tea-lover, this thoughtful gift contains full-leaf teas and tisanes (herbal teas) sourced from the purest organic tea leaves worldwide. In addition, she’ll get five bags each of Breakfast Blend, Aged Earl Grey, Golden Chai, Mate Lemon, Jasmine Green, Gunpowder Green, Rooibos, Moroccan Mint, and Chamomile Lemon in a sustainable bamboo tea chest.

  54. Gourmet Food Basket
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    Food gifts are some of the best gift ideas! With soft nougat fruit and nut bites, crackers, smoked Gouda cheese spread, olives, cookies, a chocolate brownie, and more, any young foodie will find it hard to resist more than a dozen sweet and savory treats from this stellar basket. This an excellent Christmas gift idea for someone you’re struggling to buy for.

  56. Gin Infusion Set
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    The whole point of gin is that it’s infused with delicious botanicals. So if you have a gin fan on your hands now, she can do it herself! Each kit includes 12 premium botanicals – juniper, green cardamom, hibiscus, lavender, laurel, pink berries, rose petals, rosemary, thyme, orange peel, oolong tea, and lemongrass. So the DIY possibilities are endless.

  58. Hair Care Holder
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    The last thing any twenty-year-old woman has time for is rummaging through a drawer to find the blow dryer–only to untangle the knotted cord. This gorgeous steel hair care holder puts a dryer, curling iron, and flat iron elegantly on display as home decor.

  60. Party Earrings
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    Nothing says “party!” like a pair of glitter-filled studs – whether it’s a special occasion like New Year’s Eve or simply Tuesday night. These cute square studs, including this multi-colored mix, come in six shades of glitter.

  62. Girl Power Socks
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    Who doesn’t need some mother f*cking girl power to brighten one’s day? Whether she’s working, going to class, or lounging around the house, she can do it with the confidence of a queen. These socks are a fun gift that’ll fit a women’s shoe size 5-10.

  64. Macrame Plant Holders
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    Much like flared jeans of the 70s, macrame never entirely went out of style. On the contrary, it’s gotten even cooler. These make a fantastic housewarming gift – simple, sturdy, and perfect for displaying all cute pots and plants, inside and outside.

  66. Escape Room in a Box
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    Bring the fun of an escape room to her home. You report to a lab as volunteers for a medical research study as instructed. Vapor rises from a test tube, and you start to feel dizzy. When you wake, the door is locked, and you discover a notebook and a strange disk. Do you have what it takes to escape? I’ve done four of these games and loved every one of them!

  68. Murder Mystery Game
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    “A murder at the local dive bar. A mysterious, masked figure. A small town full of suspects…” Netflix series or serious game night potential? Players can channel their inner detective to investigate the murder at the Old Scratch Tavern. If she loves murder documentaries, she will LOVE this great gift.

  70. Coupe Glass Set
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    Every twenty-something needs at least one set of nice glasses in their apartment. Coupe glasses are a classic, and this paneled vintage-look set of four makes a unique gift. Serve up champagne or cocktails as they did in the 1930s when the coupe was having its heyday.

  72. 1990s Puzzle
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    You don’t need to be born in the 1990s to feel nostalgic for the 90s. This 1000-piece collage puzzle features TV shows, movies, merchandise, politicians, technology, celebrities, and other icons. It’s made from thick, recycled premium chipboard here in the USA.

  74. Nevertheless, She Persisted Bracelet
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    This is one of the best gifts for women in their 20s. The message is hidden inside, so it’s their motivational secret as they go through the day. Made of surgical-grade stainless steel, the bracelet is lightweight but strong, and will never fade, rust, tarnish, corrode, or turn wrists green.

  76. Mindfulness Book
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    Coffee Self-Talk is a powerful, life-changing routine that takes only five minutes a day and aims to boost self-esteem and help attract a more magical life. It’s a thoughtful gift for a thoughtful twenty-something. Pair it with an empowering new coffee mug for the perfect little gift set.

  78. Bullet Journal
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    This sturdy hardcover journal is made of high-grade faux leather and is stylish and durable. She can store her thoughts, prose, to-do lists, and beyond. Add some flair penswashi tape, and stencils for the ultimate gift set.

  80. Skin Care Kit
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    The best gifts are the ones that pamper. In this Burt’s Bees kit, they’ll get cleansing cream, hand cream, body lotion, foot cream, and lip balm. All the products are travel-sized, so they are perfect for her next vacation. 

  82. Personalized Hair Care
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    Create individually customized hair care with your giftees printed on the bottle. First, take a basic quiz about her hair type and preferences (or get her to answer a few questions without telling her why). All products are Paraben, sulfate, and toxin-free and made in the USA.

  84. Women’s Slouchy Beanie
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    An Amazon bestseller, this thick-knit slouch beanie is made of 100% soft acrylic with a removable fluffy pompom. It’s hip and functional, with 27 colors to choose from.

  86. Fleece Bath Robe
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    These bathrobes are made from the highest quality flannel fleece for superior comfort. So no matter what their day offers, they can start and end it in a cozy, comforting place. Available in seven shades.

  88. Amazon Gift Card
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    When in doubt, go with the gift card! It’s the gift that keeps on giving. It comes with a gift box, so you don’t need to wrap it. In addition, these cards never expire and can be used for anything on Amazon, so the options are endless.

  90. Ribbed Headwrap
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    These headwraps are vibrant and colorful and instantly pep up any look. This collection was created to complement a diverse range of skin tones and was inspired by the Pantone Skintone Guide. Custom-dyed on beautiful stretch ribbed jersey fabric, they make a great Christmas stocking stuffer.

  92. Personalized New York Sign
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    These “distance signs” are handmade into a vintage-style sign using a composite aluminum panel and printed vinyl. It’s the perfect gift for a woman living away from home or dreaming of one day getting to New York City. It’ll make an excellent addition to a home bar, garage, den, games room, or home office.

  94. Gourmet Chocolate-Coated Caramels
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    You don’t need a holiday gift guide to know chocolate is a winner. The pouch holds 3 pounds of dark chocolate-covered caramels, each individually wrapped to keep things fresh and convenient. Stuff them in stockings, gift them to the Christmas dinner host, bring them to her housewarming, or pop them in a lovely tin for a new kitchen gift.