28 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 to 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.

This beautifully curated box of goodies is perfect for a mother-in-law who is wellness guru, or just loves to pamper herself from time to time. 

They'll especially appreciate this if they have a long flight coming up.

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

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

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

You can't go wrong with this luxe candle.  

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

Including the highest-quality products sourced directly from Italy, your in-laws will revel in these Italian cooking staples (and maybe even earn you an invite for the pasta dinner they'll cook with these products).

Every man can appreciate a beautiful double-edge razor for a close shave.  

A cool calendar for their desk is useful and doesn't require a lot of cash—plus this one is perfect for a family that loves to travel. 

A personal favorite in-law gift, serving bowls are beautiful and always useful—especially around the holidays. 

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

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.

The evil eye is said to ward off negative energy and bad spirits, making this beautiful, delicate bracelet have a purpose as well. 

From the cult massage boutique comes this luxurious room scent that's designed to transform any space into a relaxing oasis. It's made from all-natural essential oils and exudes soothing notes of ylang-ylang and honeysuckle.

His-and-hers robes will make any bathroom feel like a hotel.  

A chic decanter that's perfect for the holidays. 

Everyone has an inner sweet tooth, and this is sure to satisfy it. 

Coffee always tastes better coming from a French press. 

Any hostess will appreciate a beautiful coffee table book that also happens to be about hosting.

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

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

Plant some flowers of your own in the vase for a beautiful gift with a little DIY flair. 

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

The Laundress has successfully made laundry cool. Who knew that was possible?

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

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