Gift Your Best Friend Something She'll Truly Love

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You may not have seen your best friend in the flesh for a while, but that doesn’t mean she’s not still the ultimate sidekick. Connecting via phone calls, FaceTimes, and virtual birthday parties have kept you two sane in your new socially distanced lives, but a thoughtful, personalized gift—in honor of a birthday, milestone, or hey, just because—is a great way to let her know how much you care for and appreciate her. You don’t have to spend a ton of money on a present in order for it to pack a punch: Consider sending her something useful for the home, calming for the mind, or anything in line with her self-care routine routine. If you want to up the ante with a special and pricey gift on this list, consider splitting the cost with your other friends. Ahead, 25 gift ideas that are a fit for only your nearest and dearest.

Sara Holzman
Style Director

Sara Holzman is the Style Director at Marie Claire, covering runway trends and tracking down the latest finds to buy and wear. When she’s not writing about fashion, she pens about the best places to jet-off to. Over her six years with Marie Claire, Sara has reported on the ever-evolving world of fashion— covering both established and emerging designers within the industry. Sara has held fashion positions at Lucky and SELF Magazine and was a regular contributor to Equinox’s Furthermore website, where she wrote across their style, wellness, and travel verticals. She holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and currently resides in Manhattan. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork.