29 No-Fail Holiday Gifts for ln-Laws

Finding gifts for your own parents is difficult enough, so given that you probably don't know your significant other's parents quite as well, coming up with something to wrap up for them can be a doozy. But shopping for gifts for in-laws doesn't have to lead to sleepless nights. Our best advice is to consider their hobbies, living spaces, jobs, and upcoming travel plans. It'll inevitably lead you to a number of gift ideas that they'll actually use.

One note: Unless you or your partner are 100% sure of their sizes in a particular brand and what they may or may not already have in their closet, it might be best to steer clear of clothing in this circumstance. That way, you avoid someone having to go through the trouble of returning or exchanging the gift. So without further ado (and before you reach peak gift-searching frustration), read on to shop 28 no-fail holiday gifts for in-laws.

1. Vitruvi Stone Diffuser

Whether they're in the mood for calming lavender or fresh eucalyptus, this essential oil diffuser will provide an energetic refresh. 

If your in-laws love a drink, this is a great option for them, particularly if they're savvy when it comes to their wines. You can gift a box of Decanter's top-scoring wines, each case a curation of bottles that have wow-ed their judges. Hopefully, your in-laws are generous enough to share. 

2. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2

Who wouldn't want a sleek mug that keeps your coffee hot for up to an hour and a half?

Byredo Suede Hand Wash

You can never go wrong with high-quality products.

4. Ferm Living Ripple Glasses

Your in-laws will truly appreciate these chic glasses that are mouth-blown and beautifully designed to add a touch of sophistication to any kitchen.

5. Anthropologie Tiled Margot Monogram Mug

Choose the first letter of the family's last name for a fun mug that can be used by all!

6. Diptyque Figuier/Fig Tree Scented Candle

You can't go wrong with this luxe candle.  

7. EndeCeramics Pink Porcelain Coffee Set

This Etsy find is sure to put a smile on the recipients' faces. 

8. West Elm Marble and Brass Cake Stand

Found: the chicest possible cake stand for an avid baker.

9. Alfred Matcha Gift Set

Any hobbyist will quickly fall in love with the world of matcha.

10. Murdock Redchurch Street Set

Every man can appreciate quality skin and beard essentials.

11. Ugg Scuffette II Slipper

A pair of cozy slippers for Mom. 

12. Minnetonka Genuine Shearling Lined Slipper
13. Nordstrom Cashmere Lined Leather Touchscreen Gloves
14. Shopbop @Home Tizo Acrylic Backgammon Set

Backgammon is an incredibly underrated game. It's fun for people (and couples!) of all ages. 

15. Anthropologie Agate Cheese Board

This striking cheeseboard will be a hit for those who love to entertain.

Longchamp Wide Leather Cardholder

Is it just us, or do dads always seem to need a new wallet? This cardholder is sleek and subtle. 

17. Aden + Anais Snuggle Knit Newborn Gift Set

Is there a little one in the family? If your in-laws jump at the chance to babysit, do them a favor and gift them with this adorable set to have on hand.

18. Printworks Domino Game

Gift them with hours of entertainment.

19. Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Scent Surround Diffuser
20. Barefoot Dreams Long Robe

A long plush robe will make any bathroom feel like a hotel.  

21. Misette Handblown Glass Pitcher

Whether serving water, sangria, or juice to guests, this chic vessel will make for an elegant centerpiece on the table.

22. Sacai x Kaws Print Socks

Socks to put a smile on your face.

23. Le Creuset Stoneware French Press

Coffee always tastes better coming from a French press. 

24. Athena Calderone Live Beautiful

We love this guide to creating a home that's thoughtfully put together.

25. Anthropologie Sophie Faux Fur Throw Blanket

They'll cozy up with this throw all winter long. 

26. NutPottery Morandi Modern Vase

Opt for a vase with a unique and modern touch.

27. Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash

This is the holy grail of hand soap, and it makes any bathroom look chic.

28. Uma Oils Pure Calm Wellness Body Oil

Massage a small amount of this luxurious body oil onto clean skin after bathing to soothe dry skin and relieve stress.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. 

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