Even though you see them every day, it's always a tough call on what to gift the people you spend most of your week with—a.k.a. your colleagues. Whether it's for their birthday, the holidays, or you're simply in the gift-giving mood, we've rounded up the very best, office-appropriate presents to show your appreciation for the work wives who make the Monday-Friday routine bearable.
Give her an extra boost of strength with this power gemstone bracelet. There’s 11 different variations of the bracelet available—representing everything from creativity to relaxation—depending on how she wants to channel her energy.
Continue to remind her how amazing she is with this "I did my best" yoga mat. Read: It’s okay to leave the office at six on the dot every once and a while to indulge in a self-care yoga class.
PrintFresh, a bohemian stationary company, is committed to making sure schools have the supplies they need for children to get through the school year. Help contribute to the cause and purchase this gorgeous set of velvet journals. You can give two to your coworkers, then keep one for yourself.
Alice and Olivia, $95
This cute Alice and Olivia cosmetic case, outlined in custom artwork, is the perfect space to store her makeup for those last-minute meetings.
A golden way for her to organize her books, papers, and magazines without them looking like a stack of clutter on her desk.
C.O. Bigelow, $9
Oh look, it's her new favorite lip balm courtesy of you and C.O. Bigelow. Everyone needs a skin pick-me-up in the dry office air—especially when it’s infused with calming ingredients like shea butter, sweet almond oil, and wheat germ.
You’re probably thinking, “Is this too extra?” To which we reply, absolutely not. It will make her days (and desk) brighter.
Wander Beauty, $38
Behold: a teeny bag that stows makeup, chargers, endless receipts...you name it.
Brooklyn Candle Studio, $40
Sure, you're never supposed to light up candles in the office, but when you've got a separate office, who's to know? This one is a calming lavender scent for the days she's on deadline.
Provide words of encouragement for your office bestie—even when you’re not around—with this "Make It Happen" sky-blue, 128-page notebook.
Stella & Bow, $44
A dainty bracelet for your favorite nasty woman who happens to sit a stone's throw away.
Urban Outfitters, $98
A super cool metal glass desk lamp that's a substitute for a sad lamp—just look at it.
Rifle Paper Co., $16
For the ones that make office decorating a work of art, get them an inspirational desk calendar they'll love to look at everyday.
Rosy self-care bath salts that happen to pair perfectly with a glass of wine and a good book.
An easy-on-the-eyes travel mug for loose-leaf fiends who can't live without their mid-afternoon tea time.
Rebecca Minkoff, $35
An "always on" portable charger for that coworker who's always stealing yours (you know who you are).
West Elm, $29
These design-envy coasters are an ideal addition for the next office happy hour, or to her home if she's big into hosting.
Rifle Paper Co., $17
Super type-A coworkers won't mind having a backup for their email calendar with this weekly planner desk pad.
Kate Spade, $36
A handy all-purpose tool kit that includes paper, sticky notes, push pins, clips, tape, an eraser, three pencils, and a small sharpener so they can stop asking their desk-mate if they have an extra pen.
Flight 001, $30
A portable shoe bag to stow under her desk for that office friend who always has dinner plans or an event after work.
West Elm, $49
An adorable ceramic llama planter to nestle succulents or a little orchid at her desk without causing too much attention.
Her business cards just got a modern upgrade with these sleek brass holders.
Harney & Sons, $7
This black currant tea served in sweet little tea sachets is several steps up from what your office kitchen is providing.