The New-Era Gift Guide: 39 Items That Are 100% Relevant in 2020

We made it, folks (almost)—we're about 85% through 2020. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, what a doozy this year has been. But now it's time to cheer each other up with some holiday season gifting. Since this year is unlike any other, the gifts that people need and want aren't quite the norm either. Sure, some things like candles and cozy socks will always be present and accounted for on the gift guide circuit, but never before have I been so excited to include puzzles, hand sanitizer, and chic cleaning supplies as I am this year.

In selecting items for this new-era gift guide, I made a concerted effort to include options at a variety of price points (although most are pretty low) and for a variety of people you may be shopping for. You may even find a gift or two to treat yourself to, because you deserve it. But whatever your reason for scrolling, I hope you enjoy shopping it as much as I enjoyed curating it. Let's kick things off, shall we?

These just might be the boots of the year.

I never leave home without a cute mask chain.

Trust me when I tell you that this silky mask is worth every penny.

Part two of this gift could be some refills of the hand sanitizer.

These are some of the coolest holiday candles you'll find.

This giftable set (which has a value of $223!) will earn you points with any beauty product lover.

Not only does this book look beautiful on a coffee table, it has lots of great tips for plant owners.

I might have to gift this one to myself.

Your BFF will love you for this thoughtful gift.

This Instagram-famous pan will be appreciated by beginner and advanced cooks alike.

There's a new, more powerful, iteration of the world's chicest diffuser on the market.

For the person in your life who really misses their bi-weekly visits to the nail salon.

I don't know about you, but I even wear cute earrings with sweats these days.

Fill it with a bottle of wine and you have the cutest housewarming (or yardwarming...) gift ever.

Your fashion friend will appreciate this trendy orange-lensed pair of shades.

I can vouch that this highly concentrated coffee makes a delicious latte (my coffee drink of choice).

Just the thing to upgrade someone's WFH wardrobe.

I use all three of these products and my skin is truly glowier because of it.

Hurry, because winter's It "ugly" shoes will sell out.

Because a lot of us have become puzzle people this year.

This kind of looks like the softest thing on the planet.

Color combinations don't get better than this.

If you've already played Cards Against Humanity with them a million times, this one's next.

This makes that 20 seconds of handwashing far more enjoyable.

Who wouldn't want these in their stocking?

I can't get over how genius these are.

This earth-friendly set of cleaning products is as giftable as cleaning products get.

Alo's sherpa jackets are wildly popular, so snag one while you can.

This new stationary brand should definitely be on your (and your gift recipient's) radar.

If I had a niece, I'd gift her this lovely duffle.

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