The Best Gift Cards To Give As Gifts, Right This Way
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What kind of gift cards are you giving away during quarantine? We have a couple of ideas.
Blink and you will miss it because the holidays are already here. The ability to order a gift but it will arrive on time? Well, this window is closing quickly.
Many retailers and brands announce shipping deadlines for Christmas as early as December 15th with a few deadlines if orders placed after that are not guaranteed to arrive on time.
If you haven’t done any Christmas shopping or want to send a lot of your gifts to family and friends this year, consider sending them a gift card this year instead.
Many retailers and brands offer festive gift cards that you can add to a beautiful card and mail, and some even offer digital gift cards that you can email out.
The best thing about a gift card is that you are practically guaranteed that the recipient will love it. They can choose exactly what they want in their style, size and color from a brand they love.
Are you into sustainable fashion? A gift card for Everlane or Girlfriend Collective can go a long way. If they could benefit from a new hobby or online course, give them the Masterclass or Kindle gift card. It’s also an opportunity to give them something very practical or to pay for a service they already use, like an Uber, Lyft, or even a gas card.
You can always give them a subscription service gift card – a true gift that will be given time and time again – be it for clothes, wine, or something completely unique.
We’ve rounded up some of the best gift cards for this holiday season below. Look here:
We found fashionable gift cards that we can give away.
The best fashion gift cards to give away
Anthropologie is known for its eclectic mix of unique clothing and housewares. You might even have the nicest gift cards of any retailer on this list.
Aurate creates fine jewelry in New York from durable materials, sustainable production and transparent prices.
Everlane is known for its ethical principles and transparent pricing. Here you will find items such as sustainable coats and high quality boots.
Girlfriend Collective specializes in sustainable and size-based active clothing – think matching bra and legging sets, tracksuits and more – in a variety of colors modeled by women of all races, ages and sizes.
Madewell offers everyday items and statement pieces that range from sweaters to jeans.
Mejuri is home to fine and trendy jewelry in a variety of styles, ideal for jewelry lovers who need a stocking gift.
Nike has sneakers, active clothing and sporty accessories that are perfect for the workout fan on your shopping list.
Nordstrom is home to top selling brands such as Madewell, Topshop and SPANX.
Universal Standard is known for its inclusive size (from 0 to 40) and everyday things.
We found beauty gift cards that we can give away.
The best beauty gift cards
Credo stocks a variety of clean beauty products, from green skin care products to natural makeup, from brands like Ilia and Tata Harper.
Dermstore is home to luxury skin care, hair care and makeup products from brands like Sunday Riley to Dr. Dennis Gross.
Rihanna’s beauty brand is home to the best-selling skin care and makeup products, including Match Stix and Stunna Lip Paint.
Glossier makes simple and subtle makeup and skin care products like clear eyebrow gels and moist serums for the perfect look without makeup. The products are offered in a variety of colors that are advertised by an online community of real men and women.
Prose makes bespoke shampoo, conditioner, and hair care products that are tailored to your hair type, styling routine, and environment.
Sephora is the ultimate beauty destination, whether you are looking for Drunk Elephant Skin Care, OUAI Hair Care, or Tarte Makeup.
Ulta is home to low-priced, high-quality beauty brands, whether you’re looking for Neutrogena skincare, living proof hair care, or Colourpop makeup.
We found home and kitchen gift cards to give away.
The best gift cards for the home
Brooklinen is known for its beautiful bed and bath products, but perhaps best for its iconic sheets, which come in a variety of materials, colors, and patterns.
Chewy is the ultimate pet care destination. Here you can find everything from dog food to cat toys and recipes.
Food52 is a kitchen and housewares supplier and curates a wide range of household and kitchen products from other DTC brands and small businesses, as well as its own collection of smart and savvy creations.
Parachute is known for bedding and bath products such as bed linens and fluffy bathrobes for minimalists.
On the table is known for its fancy cookware and appliances such as Staub, Nespresso, Le Creuset.
We found travel gift cards to give away.
The best travel gift cards to give away
Airbnb offers short-term and vacation rentals at home and abroad, a good gift for friends who feel wanderlust these days.
Aways makes functional but fun luggage and travel accessories – think of practical pink suitcases and packing cubes – for all types of travelers.
Lyft is an on-demand car service that allows you to order rides to and from the grocery store or the airport. A gift card could be a good present for the person trying to avoid public transportation these days.
Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to order rides to and from the mall or family home.
We found food and drink gift cards that we could give away.
The best gift cards for food and drink
Known for high quality coffees in a minimalist atmosphere, Blue Bottle has café locations in various cities and offers a coffee subscription that is perfect for coffee lovers.
Bright Cellars recommends and sends you new wines to try each month using your palate quiz.
First Leaf sends personalized boxes of wine based on a quiz you take on your taste preferences. Listen.
Do you know anyone who tries a dry (uh) January? Haus makes aperitifs with real ingredients that have a complex taste and lower alcohol content.
La Colombe has cafes in different cities and offers a coffee subscription that’s perfect for the caffeine addict on your list.
Winc makes the perfect gift for the wine lover on your list, sending wine based on a quiz you take on your taste preferences.
We found educational gift cards that we can give away.
The best educational gift cards
Masterclass offers unique courses taught by the best in the business, learning fashion design from Marc Jacobs or playing with Helen Mirren.