15 Gifts for People Who Don’t Have a Lot of Space

Whether they’re living in a Manhattan micro apartment or a newly minted starter home, small spaces can often throw a wrench into gift-giving plans. Sure, a stand mixer might be perfect for their famous peanut butter blossoms, but with little to no counter space, it’s not exactly the most practical purchase. Below, 15 gift ideas for those who (literally) cannot fit one more set of wine glasses in their cupboard.

goop brass striker

Jfm Brass Striker

Decorative when not in use, yet functional when it needs to be.

23andme Ancestry Service

With 23andMe, your recipient can discover and explore their ancestry’s breakdown by region, trace parts to a specific group of individuals from 1,000+ years ago and explore genetic similarities between themselves and the DNA of their relatives. Here’s how it works: They put some saliva in a tube that comes with the kit and mail it back to the 23andMe lab. Approximately two to four weeks later, theyll receive an email telling them that their personalized reports are ready for them to explore via their online account. Visit for the latest holiday promotion.


Treadly Compact Treadmill

At just 64 pounds and 3.5 inches thick, this is the world’s thinnest treadmill—meaning they’ll no longer have to choose between space or their workout routine. 

Gift It ($999)

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Incase Textured Snap Iphone Case

The only space this will take up is in the palm of her hand. 

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Hawke & Co. Outfitter Men’s Packable Down Puffer Vest

This lightweight vest folds down to the size of a small pouch, so it won’t take up any room in his closet.

goop straw basket

Maison Bengal Large Hogla Basket

A stylish alternative for storing blankets, towels, laundry and the like.

bose bluetooth speaker

Bose Home 500 Bluetooth Speaker

This one speaker will give them wall-to-wall sound and features built-in voice control from Amazon Alexa.

tumi leather wallet

Tumi Delta Double Id Lock Shielded Leather Wallet

Let’s be honest: When was the last time he got a new wallet?

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Zwilling J.a. Henckels Magnetic Knife Holder

When counter space is precious, the wall is the next best option.

goop enriching facial oil

Goop By Juice Beauty Enriching Face Oil

Who needs to waste prime medicine-cabinet real estate on his-and-hers skin-care products? This oil is fit for both.

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Ugg Seamed Touchscreen Compatible Gloves

No need for her hands to freeze while scrolling through Instagram.

foldable foam roller

Morph Collapsible Foam Roller

Massage hard-to-reach muscles with this multipurpose foam roller. Bonus: It folds flat so it can fit just about anywhere.

compact espresso maker
Bed Bath & Beyond

De’longhi Dedica Pump Espresso Maker

This espresso maker may be small, but it sure is mighty.

ray ban hexagon sunglasses

Ray-ban Hexagonal Flat Lens Sunglasses

Because their last pair mysteriously disappeared…

mini diptyque candle set
Saks Fifth Avenue

Diptyque Mini Candle Set

Mini candles for a mini space.