Your brother is bringing home his girlfriend for the holidays and everyone is excited to meet her and get to know her. The question that always comes up for a family is should we give her a gift, and if yes, how do I choose the right gift for my brother’s girlfriend? How much do I spend, and how well do we know her? This article will give you tips on how to determine what gift is most appropriate, how to set your budget, and 12 gift ideas for the brother’s girlfriend.
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What kind of gift is right for your brother’s girlfriend?
It’s a lovely gesture when you can choose something that your brother’s girlfriend is interested in. Think about her hobbies and extracurricular activities. Does she enjoy working out or doing yoga, shopping for clothes or jewelry, sprucing up her home, going to concerts, and listening to music? The gift categories for women are endless.
Setting a gift budget is an important factor when shopping for anyone on your gift list. However, if you start by choosing a gift that comes from the heart, you can never go wrong. Of course, this isn’t to suggest that you spend beyond your means.
12 Gift Ideas for Brother’s Girlfriend
1. Best Gift for Brothers Girlfriend necklace
To make an impression on your brother’s girlfriend, a piece is jewelry is a meaningful keepsake. Boxed in a special presentation, this necklace will meet all of your expectations in a gift. The necklace features two interlocking hearts with sparkly cubic zirconia stones.
The cable chain is made from high-quality polished surgical steel and is adjustable (18” to 22”), which gives her the option to layer other necklaces or wear the heart necklace on its own. A well-meaning gift message accompanies the necklace: “It takes a special girl to fit into our crazy family. And somehow you do it with ease. You walked into our lives and it felt like you were always there.” Buyers can choose a mahogany box option, which is a sweet memento. When she opens up the box, the necklace illuminates under an automatic light. The cost is a little extra but worth the sentiment.
2. Scented Candles Gift Set
For the gal who loves her collection of candles, a set of aromatherapy candles is a great gift. The 4-pack candle set is a perfect accessory for her bedroom, in-home yoga sessions, in the living room while she sips a glass of wine, or in the bathroom during soak time. Your brother’s girlfriend can set her mood to the fragrance, and create a lovely at-home atmosphere.
The aromatherapy scents, gardenia, lavender, jasmine, and vanilla are designed to provide relaxation and wellness. Made of soy wax with lead-free cotton wicks, each candle is poured by hand and can burn up to 30 hours. The tin candle jars are designed with floral patterns in various color schemes and are presented in a colorful floral box. And, once the candle has completely burned, she can use the tin to store trinkets, hair ties, paper clips, etc.
3. Gucci Bloom Eau De Parfum Spray
Designer labels such as Gucci can make an impression on your brother’s girlfriend. Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum spray is such a pretty gift to give, especially if she is a girly girl.
The fragrance which was developed by Alessandro Michele and blended by master perfumer Alberto Morillas captures an exotic garden. The rich fragrance has notes of natural Tuberose harvested from India and Jasmine bud extract combined with the unique flower Rangoon Creeper discovered in South India. All together these flowers express a unique petal scent she can wear on special occasions or every day. The Gucci Bloom perfume sits in a vintage powder pink romantic lacquered bottle, which also makes for a beautiful dresser top display. Whether she wears another scent or if she doesn’t have a signature scent yet, the Gucci Bloom Eau de Parfum is a good starter.
4. Fitbit Inspire HR Heart Rate and Fitness Tracker
A heart rate and fitness tracker is an appreciated gift for women of all fitness levels. At the gym, on a run, or during her daily walks, wearing a Fitbit Inspire HR Heart Rate and Fitness Tracker will give your brother’s girlfriend data throughout the day.
This particular tracker counts her heart rate, accurately tracks calorie burn, as well as keeps an eye on resting heart rate and heart rate zones during her workout. On top of that this Fitbit model shows her all-day and hour-by-hour activity such as how many daily steps she took, the distance she walked and ran, all of her active minutes, and it will track her sleep and light and deep sleep stages. She can set up personal goals for hiking, walking, swimming, and bike rides. The Fitbit Inspire is water-resistant to 50 meters, and shouldn’t be worn in a hot tub or sauna. Another feature is its 5-day battery use until it needs recharging.
5. Catalonia Sherpa Wearable Blanket
Cozy is a trend that isn’t going out, especially during chilly winter nights. A gift of cozy for your brother’s girlfriend will be well-received. Add to her stay-at-home wardrobe by giving her the Sherpa Wearable Blanket. The blanket or rather a blanket robe is something she can wear and won’t want to take off.
The wearable blanket is manufactured of a soft micro mink fleece on one side and plush sherpa fleece on the other. It features sleeves for full coverage of her arms keeping her hands free, and foot pockets to keep her feet nice and warm. Easy to get in and out of, the blanket is open in the back. On the front of the blanket, there is a pouch to carry your phone, TV remote, or in the case of some, snacks. There are a lot of color options including plush gray, royal blue, Buffalo red or green check, Christmas red plaid, cheetah print, dalmatian print, and others.
6. Fossil Women’s Crossbody Purse
When your brother’s girlfriend is on the go, a crossbody purse might be the way to go in terms of gift-giving. This Fossil women’s Fiona small crossbody purse speaks both fashion and practicality. It’s a wardrobe accessory that can update her everyday style.
Made of polyester, the Fiona crossbody can haul it all – her phone, keys, wallet, hand sanitizer, and hand lotion, glasses or sunglasses, lip gloss, and other personals. Inside the bag, she can utilize the interior pockets to make it easy to search for smaller items, on the outside of the Fiona, the exterior pockets are perfect for easy access to commonly used items like her cell phone and house/car keys. This particular bag is black and black and white striped with a brown strap. The crossbody strap is adjustable for all body sizes and heights, depending on how she likes to wear it.
7. BESTINNKITS Smart Coffee Set
The Bestinnkits Smart Coffee set is one of those presents that everyone would like. Whether your brother’s girlfriend is a coffee drinker, tea lover, or likes a cup of hot milk before bedtime, the Bestinnkits Smart mug warmer will keep her beverages warm as long as she needs.
This mug warmer is designed with a sleek style in black. It uses gravity induction technology which has a built-in switch. When you place your cup onto the warmer it automatically begins to heat. When you remove the mug, it shuts off without having to do it manually. This Smart “appliance” keeps your beverage warm up to 131 degrees. It comes along with a 14oz ceramic mug and features an easy to clean glass layer. This is a choice gift idea that she can use in her home office, in her bedroom, and when she travels.
8. Michael Kors Stainless Steel Watch
The gift of a watch communicates that you know her well and that she is “in” with the family. So, if you are ready to take that next step with her you can lavish her with a beautiful watch from the luxury designer Michael Kors. More on the pricier side, a watch from the iconic designer’s Pyper watch collection is right for the woman who has that timeless yet modern style about her.
Featuring a stainless steel 38mm round case, the watch has scratch-resistant mineral crystal glass and a Quartz movement with a three-hand analog display. The Pyper watch has an 18mm leather band width that comes with an adjustable buckle closure. For the gal who works in an executive office or the one who is treating patients in a hospital, the Pyper watch is durable, easy to read, and lightweight. Available in a variety of metal and leather band combinations, the one that is linked has a white logo face, gold features, and a tan Michael Kors logo band.
9. Lifelong Bow Jewelry Collection
Swarovski is an accessory manufacturer and brand synonymous with glamour and luxury. If your brother is hinting about an engagement during the holiday season, the Lifelong Bow earrings by Swarovski will give her all of a special sister-in-law vibe.
These earrings are sophisticated and can be worn to any special occasion event, even Christmas. The earrings look spectacular when she wears her hair in an up-do, or if she is donning a dark-colored turtle neck top, or when she slips on that v-neck dress to accentuate her neckline. The drop dangle, long-length earrings with bow motif is a combination of rose gold-tone and rhodium-plated, and the much-loved Swarovski crystals. The earrings measure 2 3/8’ in length.
10. Body &Earth Spa Basket Gifts for Women
A gift basket is ideal when you don’t know your bother’s girlfriend very well, or you haven’t even met her yet, and she’s coming home for the holidays. This at-home spa basket by Body &Earth Spa offers a nice gesture.
Packed with 10 different products, the spa gift basket includes a bubble bath gel, shower gel, body scrub, body lotion, bath salts, body mist, potpourri, and wicker basket (great for reuse in her home). The formulations of the body care products are created to nourish the skin. Made with natural ingredients including sunflower seed oil, and enriched with Vitamin E, the products also have essential oils. In this skincare basket, the aromatherapy fragrance is a soft floral lily. The body mist can be used on tired muscles or stiff joints for soothing.
11. Vintage Record Player by Crosley
Record players are very in fashion right now. The sound and the vinyl are music to a fan’s ears. In the case of your brother’s girlfriend, a turntable is a cool gift to give especially if she’s into music.
The record player of the hour is the Crosley Deluxe Vintage 3-speed Bluetooth suitcase record player in the color aqua. She’s going to love playing her favorite albums on this one. It comes with a built-in Bluetooth receiver, which lets you stream your music wirelessly to the player’s full-range speakers. She can adjust the pitch, which adds the feature of controlling the RPM of any type of record. The Crosley plays three speeds: 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM. It is housed in an aqua colored suitcase so she can pack it up (it’s lightweight) and take it to her BFF’s holiday party or your brother’s home. And, if you are feeling like spending a little extra on her you can always pick out a vinyl version from her favorite artist – is it Harry Styles? Adele? Olivia Rodrigo?
12. FujiFilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera with accessories
An instant camera is a lot of fun to play with, especially if she is interested in photography. The FujiFilm Instax camera would be a suitable gift for her. The camera comes with a Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 lens and mini film (film for 40 photos).
The camera kit also includes a carrying case in the color of the camera, color filters, a photo album, selfie lens, clips to use to display her pics, colorful hanging frames, a cleaning cloth, and stickers. Two AA batteries are included, as well. This FujiFilm Instax develops high-quality photos Regardless of how well you know your brother’s girlfriend, the gesture of gift-giving and including her in the holiday gift exchange is very appropriate. If possible, spend some time getting to know her before the holidays. Talk to your brother to learn about her favorite hobbies or if there is something special on her wish list. You can’t go wrong when you pick something out for her from the heart.
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