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The 27 Best Gifts for Every Type of Sister

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Whether your sister is easy to buy for or not, it can be tricky to find the perfect gift for someone you’ve known all your life. So we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gifts from the Strategist UK archives, sourcing products that come recommended from experts, cool people, and some celebrity shoppers too (not to mention Strategist staff). We’re confident our guide to the 28 best gifts for sisters features something she’ll enjoy — from the wannabe yogi to the serial earring-borrower.

For the sister who has a Bloom & Wild subscription


A cheaper-than-it-looks vase to display all the flowers she receives.

For the sister who slouches

For the sister who started Yoga With Adriene in lockdown

This thick, easy-to-carry mat will be able to stand up to crow pose.

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For the sister who’s partial to a Champagne breakfast

What’s a celebration without truffles in bed?

For the sister who’s constantly losing her earrings

Plus they’ll be laid out easier for you to “borrow”.

For the sister who’s constantly losing all her other trinkets too

Makes a pile of rings, necklaces, and bracelets appear organised.

For the sister who pierced everyone’s ears in year 8

Fossil Women’s Hoop Earrings

You can’t go wrong with a pair of small hoops.

For the sister who wears a hundred bangles on each wrist

The Art Deco minimalism of this bracelet shouldn’t clash with any others.

For the sister who’s a diligent hand-washer

For the sister who has a Spotify playlist for every occasion

This turntable is expert recommended and features USB connectivity.

For the sister who tells you a tidy desk equals a tidy mind

This cute office accent provides a relaxing break from the ever-expanding Trello board.

For the sister who planned all your birthday parties

Her to-do lists and doodles could adorn the pages of this bellini-coloured notebook.

For the sister who’s still a big kid

Just don’t let her eat them all at once.

For the sister who read Harry Potter to you when you were kids

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From the creator of the BAFTA-awarded I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum before that, writer and actor Coel gets candid about her personal-growth story.

For the sister who prefers an audiobook

Also great for singing along to “As It Was” by Harry Styles on repeat.

For the sister who’s a skin-care newbie

For the sister who introduced you to retinols

Pretty Iconic, by Sali Hughes
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For a coffee-table book she’ll actually want to leaf through, dermatologist Dr. Mary Sommerlad recommends Pretty Iconic, by Sali Hughes. “It takes you on a tour of iconic skin-care and beauty products from the past 100 years or so. It has a great layout, lots of nostalgia, and it’s beautifully written — it’s part memoir, part love letter to all things beauty,” says Sommerlad.

For the sister who can’t look at another Yankee Candle

For the sister who still drinks tea the old-fashioned way

For the sister who requires a stronger morning brew than tea

This burr grinder features 14 different settings including cafetière and Aeropress options.

If she’s out the house first thing in the morning, this Chilly’s thermal cup will keep her coffee hot on the commute.

For the sister who sets daily hydration goals

This jumbo water bottle is twice the size of a Chilly’s.

For the sister who prefers G&T’s

For the sister who’ll probably bake her own birthday cake

This cotton-canvas apron is long enough to ensure there’ll be zero cooking splatters.

For the sister who taught you the My Name is Chikky routine on TikTok

EVERESTA Phone Tripod

Clap, clap, cha-cha-cha.

For the sister who always drains her phone battery

Essential after hours (and hours) of doomscrolling.

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The 27 Best Gifts for Every Type of Sister