(Almost) better than an actual plane ticket.
When she's on a plane more than she's in her own apartment, a travel-ready gift is necessary. Help make her trips (including the not-so-glamorous part of actually getting to the destination) 10x better with these chic travel gifts, ahead, then tell her to hurry up and get her ass back home because you miss her.
Instead of letting her throw her dirty clothes in a plastic bag and stuff them back into her suitcase (all of us), give her something she would never buy for herself: a set of five cute drawstring bags to organize knick knacks, shoes, lingerie, pajamas, and laundry.
If you're not one to rely on hotel blowdryers (hit-or-miss), throw this foldable, lightweight one (it's only 13 ounces) in your suitcase as a backup.
Urban Outfitters, $40
Make going through work emails on the plane or in the car a whole lot less stressful by plugging in this USB essential oil diffuser. Lavender oil, like this one, provides a calming effect.
Pack this Instagram-worthy "wish you were here" tote on your next tropical vacation, and proceed to make your friend wish she booked that last-minute ticket with you.
Packing (and unpacking) will always be a drag, but Lunya makes it bearable with this travel clothing set full of lightweight leggings, tees, and bralettes that are easy to mix and match for a quick getaway. 50-pound luggage? Never heard of it.
Cute passport holders are difficult to come by, but once she gets her hands on this illustrated floral one she'll wonder how she made do with anything else.
Le Labo, $95
Le Labo's cult-classic Santal 33 and Rose 31 scents will become her go-to for when she wants to receive endless compliments on how great she smells from the locals. Plus, no worrying about her favorite fragrance being confiscated by TSA because she accidentally forgot to pack a smaller size.
When she's not on a Wifi-less island, she's probably dreaming about it, so why not give her some inspiration and a new piece of decor for her living room?
Sony's Bluetooth-equipped, noise-canceling headphones—that even have Google Assistant capabilities—will block out crying babies and snoring fellow passengers, which is really all we could ask for in life.
Eugenia Kim, $495
She won't want to leave this Instagram-worthy "Do Not Disturb" hat behind when she jets off to her next tropical destination. Bora Bora, anyone?
Fanny packs have a negative connotation, but belt bags—like this gorgeous white leather one—are even cooler in 2018 than when your mom rocked them on that Disney World vacation in '97. They also happen to help deter pickpocketers, and have just enough room for a wallet, passport, and phone.
Mark and Graham, $49
This leather charger carrier is a Type A tech lover's dream. It comes with free (!!!) monogramming and a whole lot less frustration when you're trying to quickly stuff all of your wires back in your bag and make it to the gate on time.
Lingua Franca, $380
Channel Beyoncé in every far-reaching corner of the globe by wearing this cashmere "Who Run the World?" sweater. (Great to cozy up in during long plane rides.)
Rifle Paper Co., $15
Found: the travel journal you've been wanting, but forget to write in when you're on the trip. Don't be that person. Write in the notebook.
Nothing's more frustrating than having a friend who never sends you the vacation photos you took together. With this mini photo printer she can easily connect a phone and print memories in real-time. Go ahead and borrow it the next time you're together and print your own. (Yes, I like to frame my photos, thankyouverymuch.)
The School of Life, $50
If she loves puns, she'll love this "emotional baggage" tote. It's ideal for a quick beach getaway, or as an extra place to carry her shoes when they don't fit in the suitcase. Long live serial overpackers.
If you aren't aware, face oils are really good for all different skin types. This Herbivore mini facial oil set will turn dull, in-flight skin into a hydrated dream. If you're not sure which oil is best for you, the set comes with three different options—including the brand's bestseller—to test out.
Away's "Everywhere Bag" is perfect for minimalist business travelers. It's known for its built-in laptop sleeve, sneaky umbrella pocket, and water-resistant nylon exterior, which protects from any unwanted wine spills at dinner.
This moscow mule cocktail kit comes with everything you need to mix up a first class–level drink, including a stirring spoon, shot funnel, ingredient card, ginger syrup, and decorative bar napkin. It's certified to make a long flight go by much faster.
When she prefers to stick with her own sleep mask rather than the hotel's, this fahncy silk one will do the trick. Sleep mask on, world out.