11 Perfect Presents for the Grandmillennial in Your Life

updated Dec 9, 2020
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The holidays are here, which means it’s officially crunch time for buying gifts. Chances are you’ve already found the perfect present for your favorite foodie, homebody, and even “Schitt’s Creek” fan. However, maybe you’re still missing a gift for the grandmillennial in your life?

Over the past few years, some 20- and 30-somethings have been abandoning the bubblegum pink paint and mid-century furniture that dominated interiors for busy florals, eye-catching antiques, and lots of cross-stitched accessories. At first thought, buying anything your for favorite grandmillennial is intimidating: They have very specific taste, and it’s in your best interest not to stray too far away from their aesthetic. With the right guidance though, shopping for this style not as scary as you think. Go ahead and check out our favorite grandmillennial-approved gift ideas. You’re just a few clicks away from buying them a gift they’ll truly love.

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1. Estelle Colored Glasses

Turn their virtual happy hour into a stylish affair with these wine glasses from Estelle Colored Glasses. Founder Stephanie Summerson Hall was inspired by her late grandmother’s (aka Estelle) colored glass collection and created her own line in 2019. Not only does this brand have a bunch of different shapes available—think rocks, coupe, and wine glasses—but they’re also available in a handful of gorgeous shades. That way, you can pick an option that matches their favorite color and go-to beverage.

Buy: Estelle Colored Glasses Wine Stemware, $175.00 for Set of 4 from West Elm

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2. Harlem Candle Co. Lenox Candle

You can’t go wrong with a great candle. Between the delicate blend of tangerine, green apple, and gardenia—plus, the gilded packaging details—this option will definitely earn your grandmillennial’s seal of approval. Thanks to the 80-hour burn time, your recipient will be able to enjoy this candle for a long, long time.

Buy: Harlem Candle Co. Lenox Candle, $45.00 from Harlem Candle Co.

3. Sanctuary Organic Cotton Ear Loop Reusable Face Masks

These reusable masks, which feature layers of organic cotton and removable filters, make the perfect stocking stuffer. With this pretty floral design and comfy ear loops, your pal can safely show off that grandmillennial style when out and about town.

Buy: Sanctuary Organic Cotton Ear Loop Reusable Face Masks, $24.00 for a Set of 3 from Anthropologie

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4. The Brooklyn Teacup Gracious Teacup & Saucer Set

If your resident grandmillennial likes to grab a spot of tea, then they’ll love this splurgeworthty set sourced from The Brooklyn Teacup. Though the New York-based company sells authentic vintage pieces, founder Ariel Davis uses her well-trained eye to find items that strike a balance between old and new.

Buy: Gracious Teacup & Saucer Set, $150.00 for a Set of 4 from The Brooklyn Teacup

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5. The Qi Floral Tasting Collection

Of course, you’re tea-loving grandmillennial will need something to drink out of their brand-new cups. Instead settling for a standard English Breakfast or Earl Grey, wrap up Qi’s Tasting Collection. Unlike most tea brands, which feature ground leaves, the Qi uses whole healing flowers that appeal to all the senses. There are three flowers to choose from—Shangri-La Rose, Blue Lotus, and Royal Chrysanthemum—complete with a laundry list of beauty and wellness benefits.

Buy: The Qi Floral Tasting Collection, $36.00 for a 27-cup supply from CB2

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6. The Stitch Mill Botany Dark Cross Stitch Kit

Behind every great grandmillennial is an arsenal of cross stitch patterns. Chances are your special someone has already stitched a few sassy sayings and their initials into a couple of pillows or handkerchiefs. However, they can really put their skills to the test with this cute, slightly more advanced botanical pattern.

Buy: The Stitch Mill Botany Dark Cross Stitch Kit, $35.00 $31.50 from Etsy

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7. Biscuit Home Palm Tree Cocktail Napkins

On the other hand, Biscuit Home’s cocktail napkins are a great way to give the gift of embroidery, minus the legwork. While the retailer has a bunch of cute details, this palm tree style will transport your grandmillennial’s tablescape to a beach far, far away.

Buy: Biscuit Home Palm Tree Cocktail Napkins, $50.00 for a Set of 4 from Biscuit Home

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8. Brouk and Co. Backgammon Set with Vegan Leather Case

Help them embrace their competitive streak with a brand-new backgammon set. Brouk and Co. reimagined this grandmother-approved game with a punchy color palette, so it can act as a fun pastime and piece of decor.

Buy: Brouk and Co. Backgammon Set with Vegan Leather Case, $150.00 from Neiman Marcus

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9. Dandelion Paperweight

Add some style to their WFH setup with this adorable paperweight. Not only will it keep important bills and notes in place and on hand, but it’ll also double as a conversation starter during their next Zoom call.

Buy: Dandelion Paperweight, $69.00 from Uncommon Goods

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10. Papier Monogram Rick Rack Card Set

When in doubt, buy them something monogrammed! The old-fashioned trend has been having a big moment over the past few years, so you’ll be in no shortage of ideas. If you want to buy a gift that’s pretty and practical, these notecards from Papier offer the best of both worlds.

Buy: Papier Monogram Rick Rack Card Set, $28.00 for 10 from Papier

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11. Weezie Robe

Treat them to the lap of luxury by group-gifting them an ultra-plush robe from Weezie. Made with organic, long-staple cotton, this robe will turn their bathroom (or, quite frankly, any room of the house) into a soothing sanctuary. Want to make this present extra personal? You can monogram the robe for an additional fee, and shorter styles, which cost a little less, are available, too.

Buy: Weezie Women’s Long Robe, Starting at $175.00 from Weezie