hopping for holiday gifts isn’t always easy. Some people have no problem telling you exactly what they want for Christmas, while others are a little more difficult to shop for (especially in the beginning stages of a new relationship!). So whether you’re in a long-term relationship, the DTR phase, or an open relash — we’ve got you covered with our holiday gift guide!
Gifts for "We Just Started Dating"
Matana Citrus Body Scrub
If you haven’t been dating for long, then you’ve probably found yourself in that awkward stage wondering if you should get your potential bae a Christmas gift or not. Rest assured, opting for a non-over-the-top gift is the way to go. We love the idea of this Matana Citrus Body Scrub from Anthropologie. Everyone loves skincare—and you don’t have to break the bank!
Voluspa Mokara Candle
When in doubt, a scented candle is a great Christmas gift because it brightens up and adds more aesthetic to any space. Opt for one of these beautiful Voluspa Mokara Candles with light, aromatic coconut scent. The gorgeous custom designed glass container adds an artsy touch. We’re all for it!
Gifts for "We're Getting Serious"
Plush Fleece Throw
For couples who are newly exclusive, check out this Plush Fleece Throw from H&M. It looks and feels luxurious (but you don’t have to spend a fortune). The blanket is soft and fluffy — perfect for cozying up together fireside or with a cup of hot apple cider over the holidays.
YETI Wine Tumbler
The YETI Wine Tumbler is the date night addition you never knew you needed. Now you can take your vino on the go or keep it crisp and cool while you Netflix and chill. Just be sure to grab two while you’re at it!
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
Whether or not you know if they’re “the one” yet, you can’t go wrong with a Fujifilm Instant Camera to capture all of your upcoming memories together. This thoughtful gesture shows you’re thinking about the future!
Gifts for "We're Committed"
Drunk in Love: A Couple’s Drinking Game
Feeling spicy? This couple’s drinking game is sure to kick the date night intimacy up a notch (and have you crying with laughter!). With card prompts like “correctly guess your partner’s love language or drink” and “give your partner a piggy back around the room or drink,” you’ll get to know each other on a deeper level than you ever thought possible. Keep an eye out for a couple naughty cards in there as well!
Bond Touch Long Distance Connection Bracelets
Calling all long-distance couples! These Long Distance Connection Bracelets are an absolute must-have. They vibrate to mimic the feeling of your partner’s touch and you can even send each other cute messages and love notes throughout the day.
Gifts for "Open Relationships"
If you’re in an open relationship, what better gift than the Bae Planner this Christmas? Show your honey how much you love them by helping them organize their dating life. This modern planner will help them keep track of date night with you and their other potential baes. It’s also packed full of inspirational relationship quotes and journaling prompts!
At-Home Cooking Class
Would your partner love to learn cooking tricks of the trade from world-class chefs? Now they can do it from the comfort of home with these at-home cooking classes. Open relationships are all about sharing the love and joy, so what better way to do that that than through the love language of cooking? This class also makes for a romantic date night for two in if you want to take your date night from stale to epic!
We hope this gift guide inspired you to find some fun and thoughtful holiday gifts this season. No matter what dating stage you’re in, the options are endless if you get creative. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to pull out the ugly Christmas sweaters!