55 Best Unique Christmas Gifts + Ideas – 2023 Holiday Gift Wishlist

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Put on your Santa hat and grab your peppermint hot chocolate, because today we’re talking about the best unique Christmas gifts and ideas for your holiday wishlist! Here at GWS, our countdown to Christmas starts as early as possible, and the same goes for our holiday shopping. How else are we going to find the perfect presents for everyone on our nice list?!

So to help you curate your most festive wishlist yet, we’ve rounded up the best underrated and unique Christmas gift ideas in every category. From high-tech mugs for your favorite coffee fanatic to designer dupes for your most fashionable friend, there’s a little something for everyone (including yourself!). Is it December 25th yet?!

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What is the most underrated Christmas gift?

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unique Christmas gift ideas: luxury sheets from Brooklinen

When all the classic Christmas gift ideas start to feel overplayed, it’s time to switch things up and add more unique gifts to your wishlist. For the best underrated Christmas gifts, we dug into personal experiences (and the internet) to come up with a few unique ideas. Here are our favorite results!

  • Luxury sheets: Everyone uses them, and a super nice set can make a huge difference!
  • Quality coffee: This is another one of those underrated Christmas gift ideas that people will use (and love!) every day.
  • A board game or puzzle: Unique Christmas gift ideas that double as fun activities for the whole family? Say less!
  • A practical care package: A year’s supply of bathroom or kitchen essentials may seem boring, but it was one of the most raved-about Christmas gift ideas we found! Even better if you choose sustainable supplies that someone might not splurge on themselves.

These are only a few of the best underrated Christmas gift ideas — keep scrolling for our entire wishlist of unique and festive gifts!

Ideas for Finding Unique Christmas Gifts on a Budget

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unique Christmas gift ideas: ChippicoToys on Etsy

You don’t want to buy the same old Christmas gifts as everyone else — but you also don’t want to break the bank. Here are a few ideas for finding unique Christmas gift ideas on a budget that everyone will love!

  • Get crafty: Not only are handmade, DIY Christmas gift ideas more budget-friendly, but they’re also more unique than store-bought presents. Knit a scarf, bake some Santa-approved cookies, or create personalized artwork. The options are endless!
  • Go thrifting: When in doubt, deck the halls with some thrift finds! From vintage teacups to quirky wall art, thrift and vintage stores are brimming with unique Christmas gift ideas that won’t hurt your wallet. Plus, this is a more sustainable way to check off your Christmas wishlist.
  • Shop small: Small businesses and local artists will often have affordable Christmas gift ideas that you won’t find anywhere else. In addition to holiday art fairs and Christmas craft markets, places like Etsy have unique and personalized gift ideas from independent sellers. Think: dreamy jewelry, keepsakes, custom artwork, and more!
  • Buy a subscription: It’s the gift that keeps on giving! Whether it’s a wine subscription, a monthly snack box, or a streaming service, these Christmas gift ideas are perfect for every interest — and as a bonus, you can spread the cost out over a few months!

The Best Places to Find Unique Christmas Gifts To Check Off Your Wishlist

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photo: Anthropologie Holiday Collection

Ready to start shopping? Here are the best places to find unique Christmas gift ideas to check off your holiday wishlist!

  • Etsy: If you’re looking for unique and personalized Christmas gift ideas, it doesn’t get better than Etsy. They have one-of-a-kind gifts made by independent sellers and small businesses, many of which can be customized for a unique finishing touch. Plus, most of their Christmas gift ideas are also super affordable!
  • Uncommon Goods: When you want your wishlist to really stand out, Uncommon Goods has the best Christmas gift ideas for the job! Similar to Etsy, they feature tons of independent makers with ultra unique and custom gifts. Santa is about to get a run for his money!

Now that you’re officially in the Christmas shopping spirit, let’s get into the gift ideas! Scroll on for our list of the very best unique Christmas gift ideas to add to your holiday wishlist. Happy shopping!

1. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas With a Personal Touch: This Engraved Gold Ribbon Pendant

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The best Christmas gift ideas are the ones that have a personal touch. And this gorgeous golden pendant definitely understood the assignment!

Shaped like a dainty ribbon, this itty bitty pendant can be engraved with a name, a place, or a special word (as long as it’s 8 characters or under!). As a bonus, it’s made using 100% recycled 14k gold — perfect if you’re looking for unique AND sustainable gift ideas this Christmas.

Slip it onto a necklace or bracelet, and voila! You have a stylish heirloom your loved one will treasure forever.

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2. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Cozy Vibes: This Tabletop Fire Bowl

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There’s nothing cozier than snuggling up next to the fire as you ring in the holiday season. But what about the people who aren’t blessed with a crackling fireplace straight out of a Christmas movie? Enter: this unique Christmas gift idea!

This tabletop fire bowl gives you the cozy vibes of a wood-burning fire, minus the physical fireplace. Featuring clean, smoke-free, and odorless flames that still flicker and crackle, it can be burned anywhere and everywhere.

Set it up outside for a night of s’mores under the stars, or bring it inside for your next holiday movie marathon. With such a versatile design (which comes in 6 classic colors), it’s one of the best unique gift ideas for everyone on your Christmas list!

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3. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers: The Ember Smart Mug

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For the people who live for their morning cup of coffee, give them a sip of luxury with this unique Christmas gift! The Ember smart mug is designed to keep your favorite brew perfectly hot for up to 80 minutes (or all day on its charging coaster).

It also comes with an app that allows you to control the temperature and customize the perfect cup. Sleek and stylish, it’s one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for coffee aficionados, people who work from home, and anyone who loves their beverages with a side of tech!

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4. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Wordsmiths: This Aesthetic Scrabble Board

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Game night just got a whole lot cuter! Designed exclusively for Anthropologie, this special edition Scrabble board features a dreamy garden bistro design and luxurious details, like a raised letter grid, a rotating board, and a foil-stamped scorepad.

Pretty enough to display on a coffee table, this is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for your favorite wordsmith who always dominates on game night. Trade in their old Scrabble board for one that’s worthy of their winning streak!

P.S. If they’re more of a Monopoly fan, we also love this special edition board!

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5. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Pizza Fanatics: This Personal Pizza Oven

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For the person on your holiday wishlist who dreams of every night being pizza night, make their dreams come true with this unique Christmas gift! This personal pizza oven can be used with wood or charcoal for a traditional wood-fired experience, perfectly cooking your favorite pizza creations in just 60 seconds.

Foodies will love baking homemade pies in their backyard, on their deck, or even on a camping trip. It’s such an upgrade to ordering in — and way quicker, too! Pair it with a pizza cookbook for unique Christmas gift ideas that will have them absolutely drooling.

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6. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Pickleball Champions: This Cute Pickleball Set

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Do you know someone who fully embraced the pickleball craze this summer? Help them reach pro status with this stylish pickleball set! It comes with all the essentials (ie: paddle, balls, and a canvas carrier bag), plus a chic design that will put all their competitors to shame.

For a personalized touch, choose a unique design for the paddle — this ski-themed one is perfect for the holidays! It’s one of our favorite Christmas gift ideas that they probably don’t already have on their wishlist, but will love showing off.

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7. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Statement Bouquets: These Luxury Leather Wrapped Vases

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Sure, you could give them a stunning bouquet for Christmas. But if you’re looking for more unique Christmas gift ideas, why not display that bouquet in one of these luxury leather-wrapped vases?!

Handmade with 100% genuine leather (which naturally repels water and can be wiped clean), these vases add a rad touch to any room. Choose between 8 different colors for the leather cover, and style them with a bright bouquet or dried flower arrangement — the perfect gift for your next holiday party host!

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8. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for the Camera-Shy Family: This Personalized Portrait Illustration

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Looking for unique Christmas gift ideas that are guaranteed to spark joy this holiday season? It doesn’t get better than this adorable personalized portrait! Custom-made based on photos of your loved ones (furry friends included!), this portrait is the cutest way to capture your favorite happy family.

We also love that this illustration comes as a digital file, so you can fully customize the final product. Print it out and display it in a frame, use it to make personalized Christmas cards, or add it to other gift ideas like custom puzzles. The options are endless!

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If you’re searching for unique Christmas gift ideas for your favorite love birds, we have you covered! Check out our complete holiday gift guide for couples here.

9. Best Unique Christmas Wishlist Ideas for Travel Enthusiasts: This Japanese Snack Gift Box

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A trip to Japan might not be in the cards this holiday season — but this unique Christmas gift is the next best thing! Featuring the most delicious Japanese snacks, this Bokksu gift box will transport you to the other side of the world, without ever leaving the house. Perfect for travel enthusiasts!

Take their tastebuds on a long-distance trip with 20 different authentic Japanese snacks, candies, and teas in every box, sourced directly from centuries-old family makers.

You can also choose from a range of different subscriptions, from one month to 12 months. That’s an entire year’s worth of unique Christmas gift ideas!

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10. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Daily Hydration: This Stanley Water Tumbler

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Help your loved ones achieve their New Year’s resolution of drinking more water with this cult favorite Stanley tumbler. With such a chic design, it makes reaching your daily water goal actually fun!!

Plus, the double-wall vacuum insulation means your water (or beverage of choice) will stay cold all. day. long. Combined with the perfect cup holder shape and easy-grab handle, this tumbler is really THAT good. We love when cute Christmas gift ideas are also practical!

What our editors think: “I have this Stanley tumbler in the blush pink color and absolutely love it. It really does keep your water so much colder!”

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11. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Readers: This Cute Wooden Page Holder

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The ultimate reading nook upgrade! This wooden organizer tray is designed to hold your place between reading sessions, while also giving you the perfect set-up as you devour your favorite story. It features a cup holder, catch-all tray, and hidden phone pocket, plus a cute engraving to set the tone!

And with a lightweight design, this nook can be easily carried from room to room whenever the reading bug strikes. Pair it with the latest best-selling page-turner for unique Christmas gift ideas every reader will love!

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12. The Best Unique Gift for People Who Have Everything: An Unforgettable Experience

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Looking for unique Christmas gift ideas for someone who already has everything? Switch things up this year by gifting them an experience!

Sure, material items are great, but it’s the experiences that you cherish forever. Give your loved one a core memory with Giftory, which features unforgettable experiences in every state. From a helicopter tour in NYC to horseback riding in Hollywood, there’s something for every type of adventurer (and budget)!

Want to let them pick out their own experience? No prob — Giftory also has gift cards!

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Need more unique gift ideas for Christmas and beyond? We’ve created the ultimate gift guide for people who are hard to shop for!

13. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Nostalgic Audiophiles: This Cute Vinyl Record Player

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There’s something so rad about listening to your favorite album on vinyl. And when it comes to record players, it doesn’t get cuter than this one!

This Crosley turntable comes in tons of different stylish colors and features a lightweight, portable design that we love. It also includes bluetooth connectivity, so you can stream your favorite music straight to the built-in speakers.

And at such an affordable price point, this is also one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for someone who’s just starting their music collection. Pair it with a few vinyl records for the ultimate music lover’s gift!

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14. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Crafters: This Homemade Tapestry Workshop

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Get crafty this Christmas! For the DIY pros who love a new project, Crafter has some of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for their wishlist, like this geometric weaving workshop. It includes an in-depth digital tutorial from an expert, plus all the tools and supplies you need to bring a gorgeous tapestry to life.

Whether you’re shopping for an avid crafter or are looking for homemade gift ideas this Christmas, Crafter has a little something for everyone. With ideas like this cozy cable-knit socks workshop and this custom candle-making kit, checking off your Christmas gift list has never been more fun!

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15. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Amateur Chefs: The Always Pan

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Aptly named the Always Pan, this versatile cookware is always there for you, no matter the task. Whipping up a stir fry? No prob. Boiling some pasta? It’s got you. Roasting a Christmas ham? Look no further!

It literally does the job of 10 pieces of traditional cookware, all in one stylish pan. And as if that wasn’t enough, it’s also non-stick, non-toxic, sustainably made, and comes in 12 gorgeous colors!

What our editors think: “This pan is one of the best Christmas gift ideas for someone who is getting into cooking. I’ve used mine for the past 4 years and still love it!”

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16. Best Unique Gift for Pop Culture Fanatics: Cameo Celebrity Video Messages

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You may not be able to fit their favorite celebrity in their stocking, but this Christmas gift is the next best thing! With Cameo, you can get a personalized video message from a famous celeb sent directly to your phone.

Whether your loved one is a diehard Potterhead, a reality TV fanatic, or a sports superfan, Cameo has their idol at the ready to wish them a very merry Christmas. Just choose the celebrity, type out what you want them to say, and prepare to be dazzled!

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17. Best Unique Gift for Aspiring Mixologists: This Stainless Steel Cocktail Shaker

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The holiday season is when we trade our bar nights for cozy happy hours at home, and this is one of the best Christmas gift ideas for your favorite amateur mixologist!

So much better than your average cocktail shaker, this hybrid shaker is double-wall vacuum insulated and comes with an integrated measuring top (to reduce dirty dishes!). It also comes in three different metals, making it a super chic addition to someone’s bar cart.

What our editors think: “This is the BEST cocktail shaker I’ve used. Your hands don’t get cold, it doesn’t leak, and it’s just such a great product! I get bummed when I travel and have to use an ordinary cocktail shaker. It’s a must for any at-home cocktail mixologist!”

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18. Best Unique Christmas Gift for Trend-Setters: This Cute Pearl Bow Necklace

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For the person who’s always ahead of the trends, this is one of the best Christmas gift ideas to add to their wishlist. It’s the ultimate mix between trendy and timeless, with a freshwater pearl chain (hello, pearlcore!) and the prettiest bow design.

Gift this chic necklace with these matching pearl earrings — or go ahead and grab one for yourself to pair with all your cute holiday outfits! After all this Christmas shopping, you deserve it.

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Whether you’re celebrating the season at a holiday party, at home, or somewhere in between, we have the best Christmas outfit inspo for the occasion!

19. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Bird Enthusiasts: This Smart Bird Feeder With Camera

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We all know that one person who LOVES watching birds flutter in the backyard. It’s the little things in life! Take their obsession to the next level with this smart bird feeder, which features a built-in wireless camera that streams right to your phone.

With so many rad features, this is truly one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for bird enthusiasts. They’ll love getting close-up shots of their fave birds, with 8X magnification for all those little details and color night vision for when the sun goes down.

The bird feeder’s app will also send them notifications when motion is detected, so they’ll never miss a front-row viewing of their feathery friends!

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20. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Homebodies: These Luxe Faux Fur Blankets

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‘Tis the season for all things cozy, and these blankets deliver! One of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for people who would rather stay home watching holiday movies on a Friday night, these luxe faux fur blankets are the ultimate couch accessory.

With an ultra-plush feel and extra cuddly design (plus over 400 raving reviews to back them up!), these truly are some of the softest throw blankets EVER. Choose between 6 different stylish colors, and pair them with these matching throw pillows for maximum coziness!

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21. Best Unique Christmas Wishlist Ideas for Unforgettable Memories: This StubHub Gift Card

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On the other end of the spectrum, this is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for people who love to go out! Treat your favorite party people to a night on the town with a StubHub gift card, which they can redeem for an unforgettable event in their town.

From sports games to concerts to broadway musicals, StubHub has tickets for every kind of amazing night out. A Christmas gift that doubles as a bucket list experience, a dream date night, or a once-in-a-lifetime front-row seat? It doesn’t get better than that!

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22. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Coffee Snobs: This Luxury French Press

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Transform their at-home brew bar into a luxury experience with this stainless steel French press — aka one of the best unique Christmas gifts for a coffee lover’s wishlist!

Such an upgrade to a traditional coffee maker, this French press is portable, non-stick, and designed to maintain consistent temperature. It also features enhanced filtration mesh, an all-directional pour lid, and coffee and hot water lines marked on the carafe (so they can have the perfect brew every time!).

Pair it with some gourmet coffee beans for the best coffee-themed Christmas gift!

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23. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for a Sensory Experience: This Pura Smart Diffuser

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Transform your home into a winter wonderland with this Pura smart diffuser kit! Complete with two festive fragrances (fresh balsam & cedarwood and fig tree), it’s the ultimate way to generate some Christmas cheer.

Not only is this one of the best unique gift ideas for your Christmas wishlist, but it’s also one of the best gift ideas in general! The plug-in wall diffuser connects with your phone, allowing you to adjust scents, create custom schedules, and even customize the LED colors from anywhere. It’s a year-round staple!

What our editors think: “I love how easy this diffuser is to use. Trust me, your home will smell so good!”

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24. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Candle Lovers: This Chic Candle Warmer

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The candle lover in your life probably already has this Christmas gift on their wishlist of ideas. Eco-friendly and stylish, it’s the best way to enjoy their favorite seasonal scents!

With candle warmers, you get all the benefits of the fragrance without the negatives of an open flame, like smoke, pollution, or fire risk. That’s because they melt the wax from the top down using a halogen bulb, which can be adjusted to control the melting speed.

Plus, they’re super cute! Featuring a vintage-inspired glass shade and modern wooden base, this candle warmer will look so chic sitting on their bedside table, desk, or counter. Now all that’s missing is a festive candle to complete these cozy Christmas gift ideas!

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25. Best Unique Christmas Wishlist Ideas That Keep on Giving: This Magnolia Gift Subscription

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When one seasonal candle just isn’t enough, why not give them an entire year of seasonal candles?! With this subscription from Magnolia, your loved one will receive a 9-ounce candle every three months, featuring a scent inspired by the season.

It’s one of the best fool-proof Christmas gift ideas with a unique twist! Plus, all of the fragrances are clean, phthalate-free, and poured right here in the USA. And don’t even get us started on how cute those frosted glasses are! Perfect for any and every decor style.

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26. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Playlist Pros: This Cute Portable Speaker

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For the person who always claims the aux chord, this is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas to help them showcase their killer music taste!

With a weather-resistant design and long-lasting battery, this portable speaker is the ultimate playlist sidekick. It’s both a bluetooth speaker and an AM/FM radio, and the small size is perfect for bringing in the car, packing on a weekend trip, or displaying in the backyard.

And how cute is that bright pink color?! With multiple neon color options, it looks just as rad as it sounds.

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27. Best Unique Gift for Fashion Girlies: This Vegan Leather Designer Bag Dupe

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Want to make someone on your list feel like an It girl this holiday season? Then this is one of the best stylish and unique Christmas gift ideas for the job!

The ultimate dupe for the famous Bottega bag, this vegan leather purse is a fashion girlie’s dream come true. It makes a statement with a trendy slouchy shape, an intricate woven design, and a playful knot in the handle. Plus, it comes in 15 colors, so there’s a runway-ready option for every style!

What our editors think: “I love this bag! It’s inspired by the famous Bottega bag, but I like this one more because it’s less structured and more slouchy.”

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28. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Happy Campers: This National Park RV Ornament

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Calling all happy campers! Help them relive their favorite adventures with these national park-themed ornaments, shaped like retro RV campers. Each ornament features a design inspired by a different national park, highlighting its unique terrain, plants, and animals.

Plus, you can personalize the license plate with up to 12 characters for a cute custom touch. It’s one of the best small and unique Christmas gift ideas to stuff in their stocking or add to a larger gift (camping gear, perhaps?). Cute, simple, and super unique!!

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29. Best Unique + Luxury Christmas Gift Ideas: This Bold Hammered Gold Ring

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Luxury jewelry is the créme de la créme of Christmas gift wishlists, but it can be a struggle to find unique ideas that someone can wear every day. Introducing: this gorgeous gold ring from Monica Vinader!

Featuring a wide band and hammered design, this 18k gold vermeil ring is versatile enough to go with any ring stack and bold enough to make a statement all on its own. Talk about the best of both worlds! And if silver is their metal of choice, it comes in a gorgeous sterling silver finish, too!

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30. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Decluttering: This Personalized Monogram Trinket Dish

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And speaking of gorgeous rings, this is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for anyone with a large jewelry collection! Help them declutter their vanity in the most stylish way possible with this personalized trinket box.

It’s the perfect size for hiding rings, necklaces, bracelets, and any other small trinkets — plus it’ll add such a cute and custom touch to their set-up! With a glimmering gold monogram and a unique floral design for each letter, this dish would be a stunning stocking stuffer or perfect add-on to a jewelry gift.

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31. Best Gift for Their Mug Collection: These Festively Unique Monogram Mugs

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What would Christmas be without a festive mug to enjoy all your favorite seasonal beverages in?! Pretty boring, that’s what. And that’s where these cute holiday mugs come in!

With a Christmas-themed tile design and personalized monogram initials, they make even the most basic cup of coffee feel festive. Plus, holiday mugs are one of the best Christmas gift ideas for everyone on your list — co-workers, neighbors, distant relatives, you name it!

For an extra festive touch, pair this gift with a seasonal brew, like a peppermint hot chocolate mix. Simple, but so effective!

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Give all your beverages a festive touch this holiday season with our list of cute Christmas mugs. Santa would definitely approve!

32. Best Unique Gift for Hosts With the Most: These Cheese Board Inspo Cards

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If you know someone who loves to entertain, this is one of THE best Christmas gift ideas to add to their wishlist!

A charcuterie board is a dinner party essential, and now your favorite entertainer can take theirs to the next level using this deck of inspiration cards. Inside you’ll find 50 different cheese board spreads that are begging to be recreated, including both sweet and savory options. Drool!

P.S. This is also one of our favorite unique gift ideas to give to your Christmas dinner party host. It’s much more memorable than a bottle of wine!

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33. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Charcuterie Lovers: This Swivel Cheese Board

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And speaking of cheese boards, this is one of our faves! This bamboo board features a unique compact design that swivels out into a full-size wheel, then folds back in for easy storage. We also love the multi-level design — perfect for displaying all your favorite treats!

Complete with stainless steel utensils (which are hidden away in a secret compartment), it’s one of the best Christmas gift ideas for charcuterie board pros. Combine it with the previous Christmas gift for an extra unique touch!

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34. Best Classic Christmas Gift Ideas With a Unique Twist: This Personalized Name Necklace

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It’s no secret that jewelry is one of the best gift ideas for your Christmas wishlist. It’s a tried-and-true classic — but that doesn’t mean it can’t be unique, too! Case in point: this personalized initial necklace.

Stylish AND sentimental, this necklace is made with 14k gold and can be customized with any letters of your choice. Spell out a name, include a word or phrase, or combine a few meaningful initials to create a one-of-a-kind design. Obsessed!

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35. Best Unique Gift for Whiskey Connoisseurs: These Mini Personalized Whiskey Barrels

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When it comes to whiskey-themed Christmas gift ideas, it doesn’t get more unique than this. Instead of giving them the same old rocks glass, why not go above and beyond and gift them a personalized whiskey barrel instead?!

This whiskey barrel is made with oak to impart notes of vanilla, butter, and coconut, while also aging their favorite whiskey to peak flavor ten times faster than a professional distillery. You can also personalize it with their name, and even add flavor kits to bring out their inner mixologist!

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36. Best Unique Gift for the Boho Babes: This Dream Decoder Deck

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They know their entire birth chart. They love talking about auras and angel numbers. And they definitely believe their dreams are trying to tell them something. If we’re describing someone on your list right now, then this is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for them!

This dream decoder deck includes 60 cards that outline the significance of popular dreams. They’re here to tell you what it means when you’re flying in your slumber, or if you should be worried that you keep getting chased in your subconscious. Such a rad way to dig deeper into your unconscious mind!

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37. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Tea Lovers: This Cute Holiday Teapot

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The only thing better than a hot cup of tea on a cold winter night? Pouring that tea out of this cute holiday teapot!

Hand-painted with the most magical Christmas design, this teapot makes us want to stay home for the holidays, cuddled up on the couch with our favorite peppermint blend. And the best part? It’s microwave and dishwasher-safe!

For more ideas to take this unique Christmas gift to the next level, also add some gourmet tea bags or this matching sugar pot to your wishlist. We see a holiday tea party in your future!

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38. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Artists: This “Art of Anthropologie” Book

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Anthropologie superfans, this one’s for you! To celebrate 30 years of the brand’s stunning collections, Anthro created “The Art of Anthropologie” — and our coffee tables will never be the same!

Dive into almost 300 pages of Anthropologie’s most dazzling creations, from hand-dyed paper flowers to fabric beehive sculptures. Every image captures the feeling of walking into an Anthropologie store…and never wanting to leave.

Definitely one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for artists, designers, and Anthro lovers!

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39. Best for the Person Who Won’t Stop Talking About the Eras Tour: This “Support Live Music” Graphic Tee

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They gave their blood, sweat, and tears to snag tickets to the Eras Tour — and that hard work deserves some recognition! Whether you’re shopping for a Swiftie, an indie band enthusiast, or any music lover in between, this is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas to celebrate their passion.

P.S. While pairing this retro-inspired graphic tee with some concert tickets isn’t required, it is recommended!!

What our editors think: “Not only is this tee super cute, but it’s also SO soft!!”

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40. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Remote Workers: These Cozy White Joggers

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Cozy essentials are some of the best Christmas gift ideas, especially for people who work from home (and spend all day in their cozy clothes). And these joggers are the best of the best!

Made with viscose from bamboo, they give you the coziness of pjs mixed with the sleek style of a pair of athletic joggers. Plus, they’re flattering, super soft, and even have pockets for your phone. Perfection!

What our editors think: “These pants (and the matching sweatshirt) are perfect for lounging at home. They’re lightweight but keep you nice and warm.”

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41. Best Unique Christmas Wishlist Ideas for Hobby Enthusiasts: A MasterClass Gift Subscription

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You know that one friend who’s always picking up a new hobby or learning a new skill? This is one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for their wishlist!

With a MasterClass subscription, they’ll get to learn their new obsession from the very best. Photography from Annie Leibovitz. Cooking from Gordon Ramsey. Makeup skills from Bobbi Brown. It truly doesn’t get better than that!

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42. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Their Home Bar: These Gold-Rimmed Cocktail Glasses

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Can we just take a moment to appreciate how gorgeous these cocktail glasses are?! They’re perfect if you’re shopping for luxury Christmas gift ideas for someone who loves to entertain. Their bar setup is about to get a whole lot more luxurious!

Choose between five different glamorous colors, which all feature that stunning gold-rimmed design. You can also mix and match between flutes, coupes, wine glasses, and more!

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43. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Cottagecore Vibes: This Cozy Flower Cardigan

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When winter starts to feel a little too gloomy, this is one of the best Christmas gift ideas to bring a little joy back into the season. After all, how can you not be happy with those colorful 3D flowers popping off your cardigan, amiright?!

And made with the softest knit fabric, this sweater will keep your favorite cottagecore fan cozy as they count down the days until spring. Choose between four different colors to match their style, and try to resist the urge to buy one for yourself, too. (Or don’t!)

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44. Best Unique Gift for Iced Coffee Devotees: These Cute Drinking Glasses

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For the people who drink iced coffee all year long, these are some of the must-have gift ideas for their Christmas wishlist. While these drinking glasses can be used for everything from water to beer, we especially love them for our at-home iced coffees.

Not only are they the perfect size and shape for an iced brew, but they also come with bamboo lids and chic glass straws (plus straw cleaners) to give you that to-go cup vibe. And for an extra custom touch, we also found these personalized floral ones!

What our editors think: “These are so cute if you love to make iced coffee at home. I use them all the time!”

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45. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Frequent Fliers: This Carry-On Backpack

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The perfect carry-on bag doesn’t exi—

One of the best Christmas gift ideas for frequent fliers, this carry-on backpack truly has it all. Multiple roomy compartments? Check. A designated space for your laptop? Check. A built-in USB charging port? Check. A suitcase handle sleeve and hidden anti-theft pocket? Check and check!

Oh, and did we mention that it comes in multiple colors? With such a unique design, this backpack belongs on every travel enthusiast’s wishlist of Christmas gift ideas.

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46. Best Unique Gift for Fitness Fanatics: These Stylish Wearable Weights

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This is one of the best Christmas gift ideas for anyone whose New Year’s resolution is to work out more. Help them reach their goals with these wearable weights, which strap onto your wrists and ankles for the easiest (and cutest) workout!

These weights are made with comfortable and high-quality materials and feature a design that you’ll actually love wearing. We’re big fans of the different color options, from pretty pink to baby blue. Because who says working out can’t be stylish, too?!

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47. Best Unique Gift for Hydration On The Go: This Water Bottle Sling Bag

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We all know the struggle — you want to stay hydrated everywhere you go, but you hate carrying around your clunky water bottle. Good news: someone finally invented the perfect water bottle carrier bag, and it’s one of the best unique gift ideas for your Christmas wishlist!

With just enough room for your favorite water bottle and a few essentials (like your phone, keys, and credit card), this sling bag is the ultimate hydration station for your hot girl walks, errand runs, and travel adventures.

Wear it as a cross-body bag or loop it around your wrist — it also comes in black for a classic look!

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48. Best Unique Gift for Epic Movie Nights: This Mini Home Theater Video Projector

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Picture this: you’re watching your favorite Christmas classics on the big screen….while cuddled up on the couch in your pjs. That’s the beauty of this home theater video projector!

Featuring a huge projection size and full HD video quality, this projector is perfect for displaying your favorite movies, shows, or sports games in the comfort of your own home. Just picture the movie nights you could have!

It’s one of the best unique Christmas gift ideas for anyone who prefers a movie marathon over a night on the town — brb, adding to our wishlists as we speak!

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Speaking of holiday movie nights…complete the cozy vibes with these matching Christmas pajamas for couples. One of the best Christmas gift ideas for your favorite love birds!

49. Best Unique Gift for Plant Parents: This Grecian Bust-Inspired Plant Pot

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The 600+ raving reviews don’t lie — this Grecian bust-inspired plant pot is truly amazing, and it definitely deserves a spot on your wishlist of unique Christmas gift ideas! Classic, sophisticated, and totally fun, it’ll elevate any home decor style.

Plus, this pot works with both indoor and outdoor plants, so plant parents can make it their own with flowers, succulents, and anything in between. Choose between the small or large size and prepare for major ooohs and ahhhs when it’s unwrapped!

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50. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for a Spritz of Luxury: This Santal 33 Fragrance

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Perfume is one of those classic Christmas gift ideas that will always be a winner. And with this Le Labo fragrance, you’re giving them so much more than just a perfume — you’re giving them a signature scent!

This Santal 33 fragrance is a cult favorite for a reason. It’s woody, smoky, and SO sexy, with notes of sandalwood, violet, and leather accord. Plus, this scent is unisex, making it a luxury Christmas gift for everyone on your list!

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51. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for the Real World: These Shearling Birkenstock Slides

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For the Birkenstock loyalist in your life, this unique Christmas gift is a MUST! Like a sandal-slipper hybrid, these Birkenstock slides are made for the cozy winter season. They feature the softest plush shearling, plus a cushioned footbed for extra comfort.

And if you don’t love this classic cream hue, these Birks also come in black and fuschia pink (perfect for the Barbie in your life who’s currently navigating the Real World!).

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52. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Busy Bees: This 360° Coffee Thermos

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Our favorite Christmas gift ideas are the ones that can be used (and loved) every single day. So what could be more perfect than a sleek and practical travel coffee mug?!

This travel tumbler is splash-proof, has a heat lock, and features insulated stainless steel for the best temperature control. But the true star of the show is the 360° sip lid, which lets you take a sip from every angle. A must for busy bees who are always on the go!

What our editors think: “I was gifted this tumbler last year and it’s my favorite for taking coffee on the go. Super chic and easy to drink from!”

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53. Best Unique Gift That Make a Statement: This Braided Pendant Necklace

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If you’re shopping for unique and statement-making Christmas gift ideas for your wishlist, this statement necklace is IT. The braided rope chain. The gold heart pendant. The big + bold design. It’s made for standing out — and we’re just a little bit obsessed!

And with such a unique and eye-catching design, this necklace will instantly elevate any ‘fit. You can even pair it with jeans and a t-shirt for an instant high-fashion look!

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54. Best Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family: This Magic Jigsaw Puzzle

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If you’re looking for crowd-pleasing Christmas gift ideas for the whole family, you can’t go wrong with a puzzle. Specifically, this magic puzzle! Not only is the artwork super cute, but it also does a magic trick when you finish it. So fun!

What our editors think: “I’ve done a few of these puzzles with my family and they’re always such a fun activity. Plus the magic trick is pretty rad!”

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55. Best Unique Christmas Wishlist Ideas for Foodies: This Artisanal Pasta Art Gift Set

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Your favorite pasta dish, but make it art! This is one of our favorite unique Christmas gift ideas for people who love to play with their food.

Complete with high-quality flour, natural food coloring, a pasta roller, and a dough cutter set, this rad pasta art kit is the best way to unlock someone’s inner child. It’s perfect for a fun family dinner, an unforgettable date night, or the ultimate dinner party!

Looking for more unique food-related Christmas gift ideas for your wishlist? Also check out this mochi ice cream making kit and this fiery hot sauce making kit!

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Get Holiday Ready After Checking Off All Your Christmas Gift Wishlists

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Now that your wishlist is filled to the brim with unique Christmas gift ideas, it’s time to finish getting holiday-ready!

To start, deck the halls with our list of the best Christmas decorations for every style. And if you’re looking for unique decor ideas in addition to unique gifts this Christmas, you’ll also love these flower and pampas grass Christmas trees. So photogenic!

Once you’ve finished all your Christmas gift shopping and decorating, there’s nothing better than sitting down with your favorite seasonal drink. Make it even more festive with one of these cute Christmas mugs — Santa would definitely approve!

Which of these unique Christmas gifts and ideas are you adding to your holiday wishlist? Let us know in the comments below!