Our holiday gift guides are here! Happy gifting.

Gifts to Mail a Friend

Crunched for time this year? These gifts are the tried-and-true picks that you can send directly to a friend. A bonus: if you are heading to the post office to send something, many of these gifts are small, lightweight, or come as a complete package (shout out to whoever invented gift sets!!).

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November 11, 2021
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Rooted
Rooted Plant Subscription
$
54

A gift that keeps on giving (and growing!). Rooted is the best because they have thoughtful options like personalizing your plant picks by light level. There are a ton of resources on their site and even a text line you can reach out to with questions—can confirm they're super friendly and helpful!

Superkind
The Mixed Dozen
$
39

A dozen cookies that are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Need we say more?

Brightland
The Mini Essentials
$
70

This kit is already packaged in a beautiful, festive look, which makes your gifting that much easier.

Small Packages
Self Care Package
$
35

Different price points, same sentiment. All Small Packages are made for the Big Relationships in your life.

Mejuri
Travel Case
$
75

To carry all of the sparkly things in an organized fashion.

Sephora
Lip Exfoliator
$
26

Real friends don't let friends suffer from chapped lips!

Aesop
Adventurer Roll Up Set
$
67

"Everyone needs a travel-friendly set of hand sanitizer (especially now), hand cream, and body wash, even if you're not traveling far. I love the roll-up case that makes this easy to stash into a purse." - Alisha

Etsy
Library Stamp
$
19

A book stamp would be such a sweet gift for a friend you're always borrowing reads from.

Otherland
The Threesome
$
89

It can be tough to pick just the right scent for someone, but with this you get three chances (also, you can't really go wrong with Otherland candles)!

A24
Lady Bird Screenplay Book
$
60

For the Greta Gerwig super fan, this screenplay book has letters from her and essays from amazing culture writers like Hunter Harris.

Murray's
Classic Cheese of the Month Club
$
63

If you have a cheese lover in your life, you can't go wrong with this gift.

Youth to the People
The Minimalist 3-Step Skincare Kit
$
46

"This is my favorite skincare brand, and I think these products are gentle-yet-effective enough for lots of people to enjoy." -Mary Anne

Wild One
Treat Pouch Kit
$
43

Wild One's iconic new pouch is the perfect gift for any dog parent, and has treats to ship your furry friend too.

UrbanStems
Flower Subscription
$
55

The only thing better than getting fresh flowers is getting fresh flowers on a recurring basis.

Insucculent Love
Classic Succulent Gift Box
$
33

Will you buy 15 mini succulents for yourself? Probably not. But will you be delighted if someone else does it for you? Yes.

Ssense
GANNI Green Watercolor Pointed Collar
$
65

“This is a little ridiculous, but hear me out: it’ll make the giftee look very cool on your next Zoom call!! Plus I have been seeing these everywhere.” -Mary Anne

Zabars
Morning Basics Gift Basket
$
209

Hands down the best gift for New Yorkers that don't live in New York.

Golde
Superwhisk Sampler Kit
$
40

A lovely (and daily) reminder to your giftee that you're thinking of them over a yummy latte.

Glad & Young
Card Wallet
$
33

A fun aesthetic for the daily essentials.

Wolf & Moon
The Gift Box
$
155

Handmade jewlery and custom treats. Specially curated for your special person.

Bauhaus Around You
Bauhaus Around You
$
28

For artsy friends who want more art in their life.

klæde
Kerchiefs
$
50

These small batch-made kerchiefs are vibrant & versatile. (A bonus if you're shipping... super light!)

Umami Cart
Umami Cart Gift Card
$
100

For a friend who misses home or doesn't have access to certain pantry staples.

Whiled
Sunny Side Up
$
37

This bestseller of our sibling brand, Whiled, has the most beautiful and vibrant colors. Not only is it a great gift, but a fun holiday activity to be shared with friends. It would look great framed and placed on a wall after you're done!

Lunya
Washable Silk Sleep Mask
$
48

"I gifted this to a bunch of my long distance besties last year, and I own one myself. These are perfect for mailing because the masks are so lightweight; you can easily ship a mask on its own, or bundled together with a few other products." -Alisha

Blockshop
Block Printing Kit by the Blockshop
$
84

How fun is this?! Blockshop made their iconic prints into a DIY kit so you can make your own.

Otherland
Gilded Collection
$
89

Otherland's seasonal scents aren't overpowered with the formulaic pine trees and egg nog of most holiday candle scents. They're a more sophisticated collection of warm and inviting options.

Material
The Soft Edge Turner
$
20

"A...spatula? As a gift? Hear me out: Once my friend gifted me the perfect silicone spatula, and to this day it's one of my most-used kitchen tools. If you're a practical gal on a budget, this is a well-made gifting option for your foodie friend." - Alisha

Everlane
The Cashmere Bandana
$
50

Perfect for your friends that live in warmer climates, but still want to feel a bit of fall.

Haus
Haus Sampler Kit
$
50

"I've been bulk gifting this Haus sampler for birthdays all year, and cannot recommend it more for the holidays. You can customize flavors for each person to make it personal because they really make something for everyone." - Katrina

W&P
Carry On Cocktail Kit
$
24

You can personalize these sets to your recipient's fave drink.

In Good Taste
Passport Collection
$
65

This wine tasting kit is a fun night that you can gift to anyone, but it's even better to gift a group. Lead your own tasting with friends (in-person or virtually), or schedule a tasting with one of their knowledgable hosts.

Purl Soho
Felt Animal Kit
$
22

If you're gifting to some kiddos far away, this kit is great activity to try together or virtually.

Nordstrom
Slow Burn Candle
$
39

Kacey Musgraves fans aren't the only one who will love this Boy Smells candle!

Mejuri
Double Curb Chain Bracelet
$
70

Friendship bracelets but make them more grown up.

Goldbelly
Goldbelly Giftcard
$
100

"Tbh, I'm never going to buy myself something like lobster rolls or fancy at-home sushi kits... unless someone (nicely) forces me to, via a gift card." -Carey

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