34 Lovely Retirement Gifts For Women To Start Their Next Chapter

Updated on December 30, 2021 Updated on Dec 30, 2021
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    Retirement is a big milestone. It’s the ending of one chapter in someone’s life and the beginning of another. If you are invited to a retirement party, it’s always nice to bring a little gift for the retiree. Give them something special for the new chapter in their life. Our gift guide has the best retirement gifts for women. Say goodbye to tension and hello pension.

  1. Retirement Mug
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    If you are looking for a funny retirement gag gift, this coffee mug might do the trick. This traditional 11-ounce white ceramic coffee mug is perfect for any hot beverage (or favorite wine). The wide mouth and large C-handle allow for easy, everyday use.

  3. 100 Things to Do List
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    This bucket list poster is a unique gift and for the person who doesn’t know what they want to do in retirement. This poster offers one hundred ideas to spark their interest in new hobbies. The poster is covered with a special scratch-off coating. A great gift for your loved one who loves adventure.

  5. Retirement Wine Glass
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    Less work = more wine. Delight a family member, relative, best friend, co-worker, and any professional who has just retired with this funny wine glass. This large stemless retirement wine glass holds a generous 21 ounces and is suitable for hot or cold drinks (or even scoops of ice cream).  A funny retirement gift for women who love their wine.

  7. Happy Retirement Gift Box
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    This will be a gift basket that will help her relax and unwind after a long day or night. Each gift box contains one 12 oz insulated stainless steel tumbler with the words “Thank You For Being Awesome” permanently laser engraved, two bars of all-natural premium soaps, one bath bomb, one 8 ounce jar of silk skin lotion and a card for your special note.

  9. Retired Chick Reusable Bag


    Travel in style with this cloth tote bag, professionally printed with your favorite design. These quality natural canvas handbags are durable, professionally printed, and will satisfy all your reusable shopping bag needs. Also perfect as a beach tote, grocery bag, or book bag. Medium features full side & bottom support gussets measures 15″x18″x6″ with 22″ reinforced fabric handle.

  11. Funny Cup Holder
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    This “How Retirees Tell Time” glass holder is the perfect retirement gift for anoyone who loves thier wine and coffee. Each wooden wine holder has been carefully hand crafted into a scooped bevel to allow for a smooth and flat finish. Each is wrapped in a pretty box reading for gifting.

  13. Retirement Coloring Book
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    This coloring book for all retired people to express their creativity, relax and have fun! This coloring book is great for all retired seniors and makes the perfect gift for anyone in your life!

  15. Retirement Wine Labels
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    Grab your wine glasses! There is no better way to say happy retirment than with some wine. Gift them these five wine bottle labels along with some wine to help them start their retirement the right way. Just peel and stick to their favorite bottle. Nothing says I’m retired better than some afternoon wine—perfect retirement gift idea for the wine lover.

  17. Kimono
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    This beautiful, mid-weight kimono makes your life easy — it’s easy to clean and easy to wear. With the soft, gentle material and luxurious drape, whether you’re lounging or layering, this kimono cover-up will make you feel like a queen. A perfect gif ist is lounging around the house.

  19. Ultimate Travel Book
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    This compilation of the 500 most unmissable sights and attractions in the world has been ranked by Lonely Planet’s global community of travel experts, so big name mega-sights such as the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal battle it out with lesser-known hidden gems for a prized place in the top 10, making this the only bucket list you’ll ever need. This definitive wish list of the best places to visit on earth is packed with insightful write-ups and inspiring photography to get you motivated to start ticking off your travel list.

  21. Box Of Truffles
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    Give them the gift of indulgence with this box of assorted truffles. This 12-piece Godiva chocolate gift box features an exciting assortment of gourmet milk, white, and dark chocolate truffles crafted with classic Belgian fillings. Sweet fruit, savory salted caramel, spiced ganache, and other delectable fillings sit beneath assorted milk, white, and dark chocolate shells. Yum.

  23. Gardening Tools Set
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    This is the perfect garden tools bag set for people who have a garden or want to do some gardening work close to the plants in a larger garden. This set will also make a perfect gift for the people in your life who like to garden. The tools are not overly heavy, making it easier for anyone of almost any age to use the tools. The polyester organizer tote bag can be carried anywhere and can be washed easily. A great retirement gift for women who have a green thumb.

  25. Book of the Month
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    We find the best new reads, emphasizing early releases, fresh perspectives, and debut authors. Keep your eye out for that bright blue box. Then, tag us in your book ‘grams for a chance to get free reads. Behind on your reading list? Skip any month or roll your credits over to the next month, no questions asked. A great retirement gift idea for those who always have their nose in a book.

  27. Aromatherapy Bracelet
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    This aromatherapy diffuser magnetic bracelet will allow her to change different scents depending on her mood . A special locket style design essential oil diffuser locket bracelet, you can change your favorite different scent to make yourself charming every day. All scents are different colors so it can match any outfit.

  29. Tea Infuser
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    PUGG’s cheerful attitude and foolproof brewing system will become a lifetime companion to any tea lover. Steeps a generous amount of piping hot tea for two, using either loose leaf tea or tea bags. Made from durable gloss-glazed ceramic and stainless steel infusing basket. Made from durable, gloss-glazed ceramic, with an extra-fine infusing basket, a hinged lid to keep tea hot while steeping, and a convenient handle that stays cool to the touch.

  31. A Hammock


    You work hard. When it’s time to lay back and relax, you deserve the very best in comfort and style. That’s where this hammock comes in.  A great space to let your mind unwind. An awesome and unique retirement gift.

  33. Compass Necklace


    She will need a compass for her new journey ahead. Even when you aren’t seeing them every day give them the courage to navigate their own way. Designed with the aesthetic of a found object, this unique coin necklace has the feel of a family heirloom. This coin charm centers on an ever-so-dainty ball chain that effortlessly elevates your layered look.

  35. Gratitude Journal
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    Good Days Start With Gratitude is a 52-week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! It is a self-exploration journal designed to focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys. Each well-designed weekly spread contains an inspirational quote, space to write 3 things you are thankful for each day of the week, and a weekly checkpoint. A truly thoughtful gift to start the next chapter in her life.

  37. Passport Holder
  38. This perfectly cute passport cover will keep all of her travel documents organized and easily identifiable amidst the sprawling contents of a carry-on. Made of leatherette material with a soft interior lining features 3 card slots that can be used to hold your drivers license, id, badges, and money.

  39. Everyday Journal
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    A year’s worth of fear-facing prompts and mottoes of encouragement will motivate you to jot down one thing a day and make a daily habit of thinking courageously. Each day is an opportunity to perform one small act of bravery; singing out loud, asking for help, admitting a mistake, pitching an idea, accepting a compliment, changing your hair, going for the prize, failing spectacularly, and trying again. This journal contains a year’s worth of fear-facing prompts and mottoes of encouragement.

  41. Inspirational Charm Bracelet
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    This chic, elegant charm bracelet is a beautiful reminder to be your best self, always. Expandable design comfortably fits older teens & adult women.  Every woman deserves to feel loved and cherished for no other reason than she deserves it. We wanted to create a personal message that would communicate an important and special connection between her and the person in her life who chose to give her such a special gift.

  43. Insta Max Mini 90
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    The Instax Mini 90 – designed with a classic look offers advanced features, such as bulb and double exposures, that enhanced capability to capture light creatively for all her travels. The Instax mini 90 is also equipped with new functions and features like macro mode and high-performance flash, making this an instant camera for every photographer developed under the concept neo-classic.  If the classic look isn’t her style, they also have their Original Insta Mini, half the price. A fun gift for those who are planning to globe-trot after retirement.

  45. Photo Frame
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    A perfect retirement party gift or gift for a new retiree. This beautifully engraved picture frame makes a stunning wall art and keepsake. The frame includes a glass front and can be hung or stood with a built-in easel and hook. The frame is designed and engraved in the USA. Each frame is made from real wood and will have its own unique coloration and wood grain pattern. 

  47. Bathtub Tray
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    Like they say, hello pension and goodbye tension. There is nothing better to relieve tension than a long soak in a hot bath. Make it even better with this bamboo bath tray. It can hold all the essentials, a glass of wine, all your lotions and potions, phone, snack, a candle, and whatever else you need to enjoy an hour or two of self-care. 

  49. A Beautiful Decanter 
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    Free your wine from the grasp of an air restricting bottle by letting it flow into our elegant crystal wine decanter aerator. Decanting the wine from the bottle to the decanter oxygenates the wine and releases its rich aroma and flavor. The best gift for any wine lover.

  51. Tea Drops
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    With nothing more elaborate than a cup and hot water, these organic morsels of finely sourced loose leaf organic tea, raw sugar, and aromatic spices meld in perfect harmony to create a blissful organic herbal tea blend that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere. This Tea Drops sampler is a great gift for any tea lover in your life. A unique gift for a tea lover.

  53. Artisan Coffee Box
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    Give her a world coffee tour with Bean Box. Travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen. Bean Box handpicks coffees grown on the world’s finest estates and roasted to perfection by Seattle’s top roasters. The ultimate tour of the world’s top coffee-producing regions, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, Panama, Brazil, and Kona. The World Coffee Tour gift set has 1.8 pounds of freshly roasted whole bean coffee, tasting notes & brewing tips, and artisan chocolates. The perfect retirement present for coffee lovers.

  55. Herb Starter Kit
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    Become a successful green thumb by growing a fresh herb garden right in your kitchen, dining room, or indoor patio! This can be a great new hobby for her since she will have more free time. If you’re looking for a fun, easy way to grow fresh herbs that you can use in your breakfast, lunch, or dinner meals, but aren’t sure how to get started, this beginner-friendly Sower’s Source Herb Garden Starter Kit comes with everything you need to grow natural, organic herbs that taste delicious! 

  57. Everyday Tote Bag
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    This bag is perfect for so many reasons. The leather is quite nice for an everyday bag. I can carry a small laptop, or iPad, books. There are two pockets for cell phones or keys and a larger pouch as well. The interior magnetic clasp latches on by itself. The straps are long enough to be comfortable over the shoulder, or if you prefer to hold them, they aren’t too long -the bag doesn’t fall too low to touch the floor.

  59. Women in Science Book
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    A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times bestseller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary.  A great retirement gift for those who are leaving the science or medical field.

  61. Candle Gift Set


    A home is more than just a dwelling; therefore, we believe in handpicking and developing pieces that compliment your uniqueness. These soy candles are made using lead-free cotton wicks and premium, soft, highly-refined perfume-grade fragrance oils and pure soy wax to bring you a biodegradable and eco-friendly product that will give you a clean burn and long-lasting hours of aromatic bliss. Paraben and cruelty free!

  63. Pendant Necklace
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    Shimmy all night long in these playful, on-trend tassel necklaces. A monochromatic palette makes them especially easy to style with everything in your wardrobe. Whether for evening or every day, they’re a fresh and fun approach to any outfit. There are more than 18 styles to choose from.

  65. Box of Fancy Chocolates
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    If you are looking for a little something for a co-worker, you can’t go wrong with chocolates. These twelve delicious gourmet chocolate-covered sandwich cookies in 12 decadent flavors are ribbon wrapped and ready to gift. Each hand-dipped in premium dark chocolate, Covered with twelve assorted sweet toppings and carefully packaged to ensure safe arrival!

  67. Bath Bombs
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    A balanced, lightweight moisturizer from the highest quality natural ingredients keeps you hydrated but will not leave your skin sticky. These 12 uniquely crafted bath bombs are for relaxation and make a great spa gift. Truly made in California, USA with fresh with premium, USA natural ingredients. Therapeutic and Moisturizing bath bombs, formulated for Normal/Dry skin. It fizzes with colors but will not stain your tub!