Failsafe Gifts for Every Person on Your List

The best gifts for the best people in your life.

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If the thought of trying to figure out a gift for every loved one on your list immediately triggers heart palpitations, fear not! From unique accessories to old standbys to quirky novelties you've never thought of before, here's MarieClaire.com's round-up of failsafe gifts for every person on your list, at every budget.

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Royal Bingo

Royal Bingo, $30

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For your loved ones who woke up at 6 a.m. for the royal wedding, this royal bingo set features monarchs from all over the world. Fun for the whole Royal Family!

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Cheeky Hoops

Anton Heunis gold plated Netflix And Chill Swarovski crystal hoop earrings, $113

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Handmade with Swarovski crystals by Anton Heunis, an emerging Spanish designer, these gold-plated hoops are literally the perfect millennial statement piece. They're fun for going out, but stay true to her dream night in.

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A Throw Pillow With Meaning

Kate Spade ‘Words of Wisdom’ Accent Pillow, $50

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Chic, funny, and minimalist, this pillow is ideal for the person and tastemaker who's always there for you.

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A Fitness Gift Card

A Class Pass Gift Card, any amount you want

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With access to hundreds of workout classes in cities across the country, a Class Pass gift card will set them up for New Year's resolution success. And the process of ordering a Class Pass gift card couldn't be easier or more budget-friendly (looking at you, last-minute shoppers). Simply pick ANY amount you want to give and the date you want the recipient to receive the virtual gift card, and bam. He or she doesn't even have to be a Class Pass member.

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No-Rinse Hand Wash

BYREDO Suede Rinse-Free Hand Wash, $35

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A dream come true for anybody who commutes on public transportation. This no-rinse hand wash smells like roses and is effective like Purrell; it doesn't leave hands feeling sticky either.

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Wild Slippers

Madewell Scruff Slipper in Leopard, $40

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These plush slippers will provide more than just a respite for her frozen toes: With a fashion-forward leopard print, all of her roommates, guests, and visitors will be green with loungewear envy.

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Andy Warhol Domino Set

Mudpuppy Wooden Andy Warhol Domino Set, $25

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The recipient of this cool Andy Warhol domino set doesn’t even have to be into gaming. Creative and colorful, this is a fun gift for a family, grandparents, and art lovers alike.

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A Gold-Plated Ring

Paola Vilas Louise gold-plated ring, $285

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We love how unique, feminine, and bold this gold-plated ring is. The arty jewelry-lover in your life will, too.

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A Coffee Table Book that Brings Happiness

Canines of New York hardcover book, $15

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Who doesn't like looking at pictures of cute pups? This tome is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for hipsters, grandparents, and city-goers of all ages.

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A Pillow That Feels Like A Warm Hug

Feel Good Hug Warm Ginger Body Wrap, $45

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Send this to the loved one you don't get to see as much as you'd like. This stress-relieving standard-sized pillow, featuring a soothing blend of cinnamon, clove, and lemon essential oils, from Origins feels exactly as its name suggests after being zapped in the microwave.

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A Playfully Chic Fragrance Set

Kilian Fragrance Discovery Set, $195

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It's impossible to pick a favorite Kilian scent, so we're grateful to this deluxe discovery collection for not making us have to. The set includes eight of the brand's best-selling fragrances (such as Woman in Gold, Good Girl Gone Bad, and Bamboo Harmony) in dainty, travel-sized bottles.

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A Throwback Phone Case

Les Petits Joueurs Gameboy iPhone 7 case, $105

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This retro-inspired leather phone case will be a hit with any child of the '80s or '90s on your list. It'll also look very cool in mirror selfies.

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A Decorative Book Set

Juniper Books F. Scott Fitzgerald Hardcover Book Set, $195

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This chic set of F. Scott Fitzgerald's most famous works is certain to make any literature lover swoon. Featuring custom book jackets depicting the jazz age, the set includes The Great Gatsby, The Beautiful and Damned, This Side of Paradise, Tender is the Night, and The Short Stories.

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A Candle for a Big Personality

Tom Ford F**king Fabulous Candle, $108

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Remind them how awesome they are with this aptly named candle from Tom Ford. A sultry balance of masculine and feminine, the candle has a warm and spicy blend of lavender, almond, leather.

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A Wallet for a Woman of the World

Saint Laurent Croc-effect patent-leather cardholder, $295

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If my boyfriend is reading this... look at how beautiful this croc-skin wallet from Saint Laurent is! It would hold all my credit cards, random small bills, and business cards exchanged at networking events. Its sleekness feels designated for a sophisticated woman and I'm glad you know I am such.

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A Yoga Mat for Life

Manduka PRO Yoga and Pilates Mat, $117

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For the yoga enthusiast or inspiring yogi, this yoga and pilates mat is guaranteed to never wear from practice and has a closed-cell surface to prevent sweat from seeping into the mat. It's also 100-percent latex free and its manufacturing process is emissions-free.

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A DIY Slime Kit

Nickelodeon 18829 Set Super Slimy, $17

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This will be nothing new to anybody who's hung out with kids recently or people who love oddly satisfying videos on Instagram, but slime is the hottest thing since toast these days. Slime-making is a scientific and artistic activity for kids, and this 28-piece DIY kit is certain to be a crowd-pleaser with the pre-braces crowd.

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An Artsy Vase

Now House by Jonathan Adler Terrazzo Hourglass Vase, $38

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Add a splash of color to your loved one's home with a decorative vase that looks fabulous with or without flowers.

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Funky Earrings

Rachel Comey Elsie Earrings, $110

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Behold a pair of Italian crafted statement earrings that are the winning combo of loud and versatile. The color scheme of light blue, brown, and orange will help you pull outfits together year-round.

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An Electric Kettle

SMEG ‘50s Retro Style Electric Kettle, $140

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The recipient will want to keep this retro-style electric kettle on their kitchen counter 24/7 because of the splash of color and design cred it brings. Plus it's useful: It can boil water in just over three minutes, making it one of the fastest on the market.

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Face Masks for the Frequent Flyer

Pathology On The Fly Kit, $20

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Give your skin a break with this set of travel-friendly masks designed to hydrate and moisturize the face and lips. The fun-sized set includes a pair of FlashPatch rejuvenating eye gels (to combat puffy eyes), FlashPatch hydrating lip gels, the Hydrate FlashMasque (to hydrate and smooth the skin), and the Illuminate FlashMasque (which works to even the skin tone and brighten the complexion). No one has ever looked better post-red-eye.

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An Architecture-Inspired Kama Sutra

The Archisutra: The handbook's final chapter 1st Edition, $10

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This creative Kama Sutra from London-based architect Miguel Bolivar is for your cultured significant other *only*. Each sex position is inspired by a famous building or furniture design, with detailed data and annotated scale drawings,

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Carry-On Toiletry Set

Malin and Goetz Body Essentials Gift Set, $45

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Containing all the toiletry essentials you need when you're on the road, this carry-on approved travel set from Malin + Goetz will introduce your loved one to his or her new favorite unisex grooming brand.

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A Sultry Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Daring Eye Palette, $62

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Inspired by Dior's FW18 runway looks, this limited edition holiday eyeshadow set features a range of neutral eyeshadows that can be combined to create any type of look the wearer wants. The set comes in an adorable case that looks like it'd make for an ample coin purse (should splurging on a Dior wallet be out of reach).

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The Perfect Nail Polish

Dior Vernis Gel Shine & Long Wear Nail Lacquer, $28

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Including a precision brush designed to deposit the perfect amount of polish in a single sweep, Dior's Nail Lacquer is a savvy gift for even the least-skilled manicurist in your life. The first couture nail polish of its kind, expect gel-like shine and for manicures to last at least two weeks.

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Green Tea Home Diffuser Set

Floraïku Green Tea Home Diffuser Set, $193

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Your loved one will have a hard time picking where he or she wants to place this diffuser set that's simply that chic and heaven-scented. Releasing a captivating aroma like a sail in the wind (in the words of the French brand), the result is utterly relaxing.

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A Going Out Top

Needle & Thread Tulle-trimmed sequined chiffon camisole, $265

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For the gal who always goes to events and plans her social calendar three weeks in advance, this sequin top will be her new go-to.

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Trendy Sneakers

Reebok Sock Run hi-top sneakers, $229

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Cardi B likes her shoes like this (the ones that look like socks)...and for good reason. They're comfortable, versatile, and funky.

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A Leather Wallet with a Hidden Phone Charger

Nomad Slim Charging Wallet, $80

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This leather wallet not only has an interior pocket to hold change and cash, but, it has a chapstick-sized chargeable battery—with enough juice to fully charge an iPhone 7—so the beholder doesn't have to worry about running on empty. Smart for travel and emergencies.

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A Customized Denim Jacket

Levi's Original Trucker Jacket, $110

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Thankfully it's socially acceptable to wear a jean jacket again and again. Use the site’s new customization shop to turn this beloved fashion staple into an extra special gift, embroidering your loved one’s initials or nickname above the pocket.

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