We all have at least one person in our lives who looks cool and elegant without trying too hard, even if they’re just wearing a simple T-shirt and a cute pair of jeans. So let’s be honest: it can be challenging to find a gift for that someone who already seems like they’re so effortlessly put together. But, the perfect minimalist gifts are out there—you just have to do a little digging. Lucky for you, we at the Everygirl absolutely love the holiday season, and that’s why we have come together to create a list of some small yet meaningful minimalist gifts for your friends and family. From silky pajama bottoms to travel-size perfume kits to stunning earrings, this list has it all.
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If there’s one thing that’s sure to peeve a minimalist, it’s an unsightly tangle of cords and wires under their desk. This cable management box keeps cords contained in a chic, discreet box.
A great cup of coffee and a minimalist aesthetic go hand-in-hand with this adorable retro Ralph’s Coffee mug. They’ll be able to sip a Ralph Lauren-approved cup every single day from their own kitchen.
Minimalists on the go will be obsessed with this travel jewelry organizer from Amazon. With removable dividers, a built-in mirror, and dedicated earring hooks, this bag keeps baubles untangled and organized.
Cardigans are one of those timeless pieces that every minimalist dresser needs in their closet. This gorgeous long-sleeved merino wool design from Sézane is chic to wear on its own or over a blouse.
Ballet flats are back and better than ever. If the minimalist in your life has not yet splurged on a pair of her own, now is the perfect time to gift her these gorgeous black leather flats from Dolce Vita.
Tall candles will elevate the look of any minimalist home. This ribbed pillar set is made of 100% coconut wax and will be a welcome gift to add to any bathroom counter, coffee table, or countertop.
Monogrammed items are a minimalist must-have, and phone cases are always a welcome gift. These leather hard shell cases are handmade, and feature a beautiful gold or silver monogram.
Every minimalist-chic girl needs her go-to pair of huggie hoops. The Daily Huggie Hoops from Mejuri are crafted of gold vermeil for a classic look, and can be easily layered with other earrings or worn on their own.
A trendy dad hat look plus a hint of Parisian style makes the perfect combination for the stylish minimalist in your life. She’ll love wearing this to grab a coffee, while walking the dog, or to the grocery store.
Nothing says minimalist like a two-step makeup routine. This blush and highlighter duo from Nudestix creates a gorgeous, dewy look with a matte-yet-rosy flush and a lit-from-within glow on top.
Help the minimalist in your life channel her inner Blair Waldorf with these endlessly chic square edge wine glasses from Crate & Barrel. Contemporary yet classic, these glasses are sure to get great use.
Birkenstock Boston clogs are here to stay, and the minimalist in your life will love the added coziness of this shearling pair. With a camel suede exterior and a fluffy shearling interior, these clogs will last for years.
Gift the coffee table book of her minimalist dreams with the La Vie de Clare V. book. This book chronicles designer Clare Vivier’s inspiration behind her brand, which combines bohemian French chic with American prep.
Nothing says “classic” quite like a strand of pearls and The Phoebe Necklace from gorjana is no exception. With organic-shaped pearls on a gold-plated chain, it serves up all of the dainty, romantic, and refined vibes.
Thoughtfully designed from soft Italian leather, this travel beauty roll from Cuyana is a 2023 Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner. It features elastic bands and dedicated pouches to organize beauty products in an easy folded roll.
Gift the minimalist in your life a thoughtfully personalized essential with this classic boat tote from L.L. Bean. Available in a variety of colors and four sizes, this durable yet chic tote is perfect for anything from picnics to commuting.
If the minimalist in your life has been dreaming of a trip to Paris, bring the scents of the glittering city to them with this croissant scented candle. It will fill their home with an irresistible fresh-baked aroma.
Bookish minimalists who are never without a vase of fresh flowers on their countertop will adore the aesthetic of this book-shaped vase. This piece will add literary intrigue to any countertop in their home.
Matching sleep sets are the kryptonite of any true minimalist. This gorgeous satin jacquard sleep shirt from Abercrombie features thin pinstripes, a classic collar, and a curved hem for a chic yet comfy look.
Fill this adorable scalloped travertine tray with anything from jewelry to little candies to makeup and beauty essentials. This handmade gift is perfect for the minimalist who loves to display her favorite knickknacks.
No coffee lover’s accessory collection is ever truly complete. This set of syrup dispensers is perfect for the girl who loves her at-home lattes even more than store bought, with PVC gold pumps and a prefixed label set.
This Caudalíe Vinoperfect Brightening Glycolic Peel Mask provides a smoothing at-home facial with a combination of glycolic acid to improve skin texture and natural AHA to exfoliate dead skin cells.
If the minimalist in your life isn’t a huge fan of candles, look no further than this Pura filter, which is intended to fill medium-to-large rooms with the premium scent of your choosing.
Everyone needs a great belt in their wardrobe, and minimalist dressers will love this reversible horsebit belt from Edited Pieces. Available in two reversible colorways, this accessory is both chic and versatile.
Luxury soaps are always a welcome gift, and this high-quality verbena bar soap from Lothantique is extra special. French-milled and vegetable dyed, this lively scent is perfect for any skin type.
If the minimalist in your life has ever described her style as casual yet elevated, this is the gift for her. With an oversized, boxy look that is somehow still classic and effortless, this is an instant wardrobe staple.
Signet rings are the perfect addition to any minimalist’s jewelry collection. We love the standout slim look of this dainty ring from GLDN, which can be easily customized with a single initial.
Everything I Know About Love is the ideal gift for any woman navigating big changes, especially in their 20s. Dolly Alderton’s witty words blend together in a collection of heartwarming and impactful stories.
Given that this Merit set includes a foundation stick that is quite literally named “The Minimalist,” it’s sure to be an instantly beloved gift. This set also includes Merit’s Flush Balm and a blending brush.
This classic cardholder from Cuyana is made of premium Italian leather and can be customized with a gorgeous gold monogram. For the minimalist who just graduated from using a phone wallet, this is the ideal gift.
Woven leather will always be in, making this large-capacity cosmetic bag from Amazon a fabulous minimalist gift. With two large compartments that fold into each other, this bag is easy to clean and waterproof.
A longtime favorite gift is this minimalist wireless phone charging tray from Courant, which can charge multiple accessories with multi-coil charging technology and a designer-quality Belgian linen covering.
Double-wall insulated mugs are a staple for any minimalist kitchen. These make lattes, teas, or hot chocolate concoctions twice as fun, and are dishwasher and microwave safe.
This blue-and-white striped, textured phone case from Burga is ultra-durable, intended to protect against flat drops. Plus, this design gives a timelessly chic, old money look.
For the minimalist who loves to turn heads with a fun yet timeless accessory, look no further than these vintage ribbed post earrings from Anthropologie. The three-tiered hoop is the perfect twist on a classic look.
This is the home essential that the minimalist in your life never knew she needed. With a leather finish and a belt along the bottom to keep the tissue box secured, this functional gift adds elegance to any room.
The classic Stanley tumbler will be instantly beloved by any giftee. With double-wall insulation and a cupholder-friendly shape, this 30-ounce cup will replace a cluttered collection of water bottles.
This stone essential oil diffuser from Vitruvi is the well-scented gift that keeps on giving. Designed for longevity, it’s the perfect way to softly scent any room with calming essential oils.
Everyone knows that a minimalist’s favorite drink is a martini—espresso or otherwise. With a delicate ridge pattern and a gracefully thin stem, this unique glass from Shoppe by Amber Interiors is elevated and cool.
Nothing says minimalist beauty like Rare Beauty’s famously pigmented blushes. This set includes two Soft Pinch Liquid Blushes plus two Positive Liquid Light Luminizers in fan-favorite shades.
This 11-piece cookware set from Amazon features several sizes of frying pans and saucepans, plus lids, fridge storage lids, and detachable handles for easy maneuvering between stovetop and oven.
The 14k Gold Parker Heart Necklace from gorjana celebrates the bond between mothers, daughters, sisters and friends. This meaningful gift will become a staple for the minimalist in your life.
This stunning Polene bag is sure to be treasured for years to come. Made with a single panel of high-quality leather, this versatile piece can be worn as either a shoulder or crossbody bag.
Whether the minimalist in your life is a girl dinner lover or prefers a full meal, she’ll love this versatile four-compartment Bento lunchbox. With an easy-to-transport, leakproof design, it’s perfect for taking on the go.
This coastal grandmother-inspired crewneck sweater has a unique twist, with a row of buttons up the back for an eye-catching yet classic look. Knit from chunky, 100% yarn, this sweater can be worn year-round.
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