If you’ve hit a brick wall on what to give your mom, grandma, or an older woman friend, then you’ll enjoy the special occasion and holiday gifts for women over 50 I’ve put together below.
They include culinary delights, skin care, beauty items, jewelry, and other fun items all women will love even if she makes you think she’s got everything she needs. Please shop ’til you drop and send them to a woman you love.
If you are a woman over 50, check out these gifts to give yourself something special too. And, why not? You deserve it, right?
This post was updated on 10/2021.
Let’s start with a little kindness
These holiday leggings will add festivity to the holidays. Jane.com has many other affordable special occasions and holiday gifts for women over 50 and all ages on this site that celebrates small business owners. Spread the love this season with gifts and stocking stuffers for everyone. Check out their holiday collection here.
She can go driving or walk the streets in style with a gorgeous pair of Tory Burch leather gloves. They are so classy. Available at Nordstoms. They are made with supple leather outside with a cashmere lining.
Keep her warm and stylish at the same time is this figure-flattering women’s grid fleece vest from Lands End.
See the sunrise on this stunning Chic Wilderness RRsing Sun Belt from Dorothee Schumacher. It will add class to any outfit.
Scrumptious Gift Baskets
For the wine connoisseur
As a California girl, I’m always ready to enjoy a fine glass of wine or bubbly. The California Wine Club curates selections of vintages that come from some of the finest small artisan wineries in the Golden state. Depending on the wine club level you purchase, a box of your favorites will be sent monthly.
What a great gift to give to a wine lover you know! Plus, members receive VIP tours at wineries that are featured and much more!
GiftTree is known for its stunning gift baskets including this amazing As Good as Gold Gift Basket. If you’re a lover of fanciful baskets, you’ll find everything from wine and champagne to balloons, flowers, and much more.
Italian Gift Basket – Wine Duo
I love everything Italian and thought you might like this Ultimate Holiday Wine Gift Tower from GourmetGiftBaskets.com You can often get delivery the next day!
Put a little music in her life with an excellent bluetooth speaker
Play your favorite holiday music from a classy speaker.
The House of Marley Get Together Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker has a classy solid bamboo front face that will look stylish in any home or office. It gives exceptional sound and its rechargeable battery is good for 10 hours of playing time. It’s compatible with iPhone and Android and works wirelessly up to 45 feet from the device it is paired with. You can also connect it to your TV, record player, landline, or any other Bluetooth-enabled audio device.
It’s perfect for listening to voice calls or a webinar and, of course, music without having to wear a headset.
In addition to its solid bamboo front face, the backing is made of eco-friendly REWIND™ fabric.
I love how solid it feels and how portable it is. Another feature is that it comes with a set of 4 plugs that can fit into any outlet as well as a charging cable. So if it is taken on a trip abroad, there is no need to worry about finding an adaptor.
The House of Marley, as in Bob Marley, Get Together Mini Portable Speaker makes a wonderful gift for any music lover.
Soothe a soul with an organic tea gift
One of my favorite tea companies is Art of Tea. They are located in the Los Angeles area and offer a wide variety of the world’s finest organic teas, botanicals, and gorgeous Gifts.
You can order exquisite tea blends that come from distributors who not only grow clean, non-toxic teas but also treat their employees with respect.
This Assorted Teabag Sachet 6-Section Gift Box makes wonderful gifts for women over 50 who love tea and is the best one to sample what type of tea you really love.
Skin Care and Fragrance gift sets
With all the hand washing we’re doing, a perfect gift for a woman you love is a luscious hand or body cream. L’ Occitane offers French provincial hand and body gift sets and gift ideas that are top of the charts in quality. But their shea butter hand cream has been ranked with the very best.
For a woman who loves fragrance but doesn’t like harsh or overpowering scents, she will enjoy Skylar who makes fresh clean fragrances and body products using pure ingredients. Give this fragrant Discovery Set to your favorite woman who loves clean scents.
AHAVA – This is one of my favorite skin care companies because all their products are made with Dead Sea Minerals. Your skin will feel smooth and luxurious when you use them. They make gorgeous gift sets as well. Their The Apple of my Eye gift set contains Advanced Deep Wrinkle Cream, Overnight Deep Wrinkle Mask, and Lip Line Wrinkle Treatment.
Give her healthy skin in 12 days
Biossance is a planet-friendly skin care company that uses Squalane from the sea that is highly effective for healthy-looking skin. Their 12 Days to Your Healthiest Skin holiday gift set includes 12 of their top-performing mini plus a bonus skincare spatula. All of the products are vegan, cruelty-free, nontoxic, and paraben-free.
Love fun games?
Boom Again, from the creator of Taboo, Outburst, and Super Scattergories is a trivia game in a cigar box with tokens from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. You can either play the board or ask your friends questions from two thick decks of cards on Zoom – Zoom-Boom. It will get you laughing and singing as you remember memories of growing up back then.
I interviewed the creator of the game, Brian Hersch, on my YouTube Channel who explains how it works.
Give a Gift Card
Gift Card Granny will allow you to build the perfect gift card either for your granny or as a granny and you save money too. You can even use a personal photo to customize your card. Brands include Bed Bath and Beyond, Sephora, Banana Republic, Kohl, Pottery Barn, and many more. Plus you can also send eGift cards. It makes shopping for special occasion and holiday gifts easy especially for those who are difficult to buy for.
Handmade Greeting Cards
Send a gorgeous handmade greeting card for special occasions with your gifts or just to send a thought or appreciation. Pygmalion Card Designs makes unique cards with matching envelopes that are works of art.
Gifts designed by women entrepreneurs and artisans
Janet Leroy – Feather Artist
Janet Leroy is an artist who is known for painting on feathers. She is also my sister. She creates gorgeous original framed paintings, prints, spirit feathers, and these adorable notecards. They all feature wildlife and landscapes with a Southwestern flair.
Carol Cassara – Candles and Healing Gifts
Carol has a site called A Healing Spirit and designs tools to help people who are experiencing grief. She creates gorgeous healing soy candles made with flower petals and crystals. They are a lovely addition to a relaxation room or to enjoy in your home or office.
Anne Fletcher – UnWined L.A. Studio
Anne is the founder of UnWined L.A. Studio and is another candle maker and one-of-a-kind artist. She’s a French woman living in Los Angeles who has a passion for the visual arts and a love for Champagne. Her candles are made with upcycled wine bottles from her neighbors that have been cleaned, cut, and polished. The candle itself is vegan and is a premium blend of natural soy and coconut with a wood wick. They make lovely special occasion gifts.
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