Monday, February 28, 2011

Gifts Women Really Want

11 Cool Ideas Cashmere, Watches & Lounge Wear are Just Some Gifts Women Love    Read more at Suite101: Gifts Women Really Want - 11 Cool Ideas: Cashmere, Watches & Lounge Wear are Just Some 

Gifts Women Love

Here are some surefire gifts for women, presents and ideas perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine's or Christmas.

Buying gifts for women can be a challenge. No matter what the occasion - Christmas, Valentine's Day, anniversary or birthday - men struggle with what to buy the women in their lives. The majority of women are actually pretty easy to buy for. Stick with any of these gifts ideas and you can't go wrong.

Cashmere Gifts

You can’t go wrong with anything cashmere. While it can be expensive to buy a cashmere sweater, there are smaller articles made from cashmere that are more affordable and just as luxurious. Consider gifts for her such as a cashmere scarf, gloves, shawl, wrap, socks, tights, even cashmere slippers You want 100 percent cashmere and not a wool blend.

Bath & Body Products

The majority of women love bath and body products that make them feel or smell better. Go for products that sound or look like dessert – gingerbread, candy cane, whip cream, chocolate. Philosophy and Just Desserts are two companies that make flavored body products.

Watch Ideas

A watch is a great gift for women. Even if she already has a watch, every woman needs more than one. If her current watch is sporty or every day, maybe buy her a dressy watch to wear for going out. If she already has a fancy watch, go for something trendier. Fossil has a great selection of both types of watches for women.

Music Presents

If buying any kind of popular music gadget like an iPod (get it in one of the new bright colors), preload it with all of her favorite songs. If not sure what music she likes, safe music choices for most older women include Michael Bublé, Celine Dion and Barbra
Streisand, and Gwen Stefani, Fergie, Rhianna and Nelly Furtado for younger women

Sheepskin Gifts

Women love anything lined in sheepskin in the colder months. For a gift for her try sheepskin-lined slippers, mittens, boots, and hoodies

Cosmetic and Fragrance Gift Sets

Companies such as Estée Lauder and Clinique are always giving away a gift of promotional items, such as a purse or product samples, with the purchase one of their products. All women love getting these sets as it gives them a chance to try the other products. Even if they do not wear a lot of makeup, there is usually one product in the promotion set they will like, such as moisturizer or nail polish.

Most women like perfume, if they are not allergic. If there is not a particular perfume she regularly wears, try the Scent Sampler Best Sellersfrom Sephora which contains 10 samples of their best selling fragrances.

Chocolate Gifts

Chocolate is always a great gift for women but it is better to buy the gourmet, decadent type and not just a box of chocolates from the drug store. A great gift for her would be the Dark Chocolate Indulgence

Sleep Lounge Wear Gift Ideas

Most ladies prefer to change out of their work clothes into something more comfortable when they get home. As such, they would love lounge wear like a velour hoodie and yoga pants set. Try online at Victoria's Secret or Athleta. Get it in a basic color like grey, khaki or black. A designer workout bag is also a great gift idea for her. Even better, monogram it with her initials. Be sure to see Personalized Gift Ideas for her.

Purse Size Photo Album
Many times women are out with their friends and they ask to see pictures of the kids and they have none with them. So take favorite photos of her and the family and create a purse-sized photo book for her. The brag book should ideally be about 4 inches by 4 inches to fit in most purses. Photo clutches are also popular too. Try the It's a Girl Thing! purse size photo album from Kate Aspen or make a customized brag book at

Pearl Gift Ideas

Pearls, such as earrings, necklaces, chokers, or bracelets, are a timeless gift for women. They should be cultured, not imitation, and preferably graded AA+ or AAA quality. They are a classic piece that every woman can wear for a formal evening. Check out more romantic gift ideas for her.

Her Favorite Series on DVD
Find out what her favorite television show was from her childhood or current day and buy the entire series for her on DVD.
There are obviously many choices when trying to find the best gifts for the women in
your life, but any of these ideas would make most women happy.

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