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The 39 Best Holiday Gifts to Buy at Nordstrom This Season

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We could wax poetic about our love for Nordstrom any time of year, but our warm and fuzzy feelings for the retailer tend to intensify around the holidays. Nordstrom’s gift selection is to-die-for and includes so much more than just cute fall dresses for women and stylish items for men. There are handy home goods, games and toys (for kids and adults) that you can’t find anywhere else, cute DIY projects—the list goes on and on.

Even better, to help you weed through Nordstrom’s extensive gift selection, we picked out 39 of the absolute best presents to add to cart now to be delivered before Christmas.

How Does Nordstrom Wrap Gifts?

A major perk to buying your gifts at Nordstrom this year is the beautiful gift wrap. If you’re shopping online, you can add a free gift message or purchase a DIY gift box kit for $5. In-store buyers can choose from a selection of printed paper and ribbons and pay $5 to have it wrapped (or just have it packaged in Nordstrom’s signature gift box for free). If you bought something somewhere else and still want to take advantage of the service, non-Nordstrom items can be wrapped for $15.

The Best Nordstrom Holiday Gifts at a Glance

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For the Self-Care Queen

1. Costa Brazil Bath Salt

Costa Brazil

  • Why We Love It: Soft and relaxing scents, ingredients like squalane to nourish dry skin

‘Tis the season for a long, hot soak in the tub, and what better addition than luxurious bath salts from Costa Brazil? They're blended with Brazilian white clay, breu branco, vitamin C-infused camu camu and more to nourish skin as they sit back and relax.

For the Hosts with the Most

2. MoMA Self Watering Stacking Planter

MoMA

  • Why We Love It: Stylish design, low-maintenance plant care

It’s always nice to show a token of your appreciation to your friends or family for hosting those memorable Christmas get-togethers. You can never go wrong with flowers, or even better, a plant that won’t need to be thrown out in a week. This MoMA planter has a cool cloud aesthetic and is self-watering, meaning you’re not saddling someone with a lot of extra plant-care obligation.

For the Audiophile

3. Montblanc MB01 Headphones

Montblanc

  • Why We Love It: Comfortable cushy leather, Bluetooth flexibility 

If a special someone in your life is an avid music fan, you can’t go wrong with some noise-canceling headphones, and these over-ear Montblanc beauties will deliver that and more. The soft leather ear cushions mean wearing them all day won’t be tiring as they listen to their favorite songs, podcasts or even just back-to-back video meetings. Plus, they’re wireless and Bluetooth enabled, giving lots of flexibility.

For the Mom Who Deserves It All

4. Chanel Chance Eau Tendre Eau de Toilette Spray

Chanel

  • Why We Love It: Subtle scent, timeless name

Whether she wears perfume daily or just on special occasions, a bottle of Chanel Chance Eau Tendre will suit both just fine. It’s soft and sophisticated while feeling fresh and clean—as classy as it comes. (Plus, that round bottle—a unique silhouette for Chanel—will look beautiful displayed on her dresser.)

For Your Busy Bestie Who Could Use Some Luxury

5. SKIMS Rib Pajamas

SKIMS

  • Why We Love It: Super soft modal, high-waisted comfort

The best way to decompress after a busy day is slipping into your comfiest PJs. If you’re looking to spoil your deserving pal—especially if she’s still sleeping in an old T-shirt and sweats—the gift of SKIMS Rib Pajamas is a can’t miss. Made of super soft modal and with some stretch, these cute ribbed pajamas will quickly become a favorite.

Size range: XXS to XL (in regular and plus)

For the Fun (and Functional) Decor Lover

6. Kux by Dar Proyectos Puzzle

Kux By Dar Proyectos

  • Why We Love It: Beautiful colors, a great conversation starter

Buying decor for others can be tricky, but this unassuming cube puzzle is an easy fit for just about anyone. With cute colors and a sleek stone finish, this grown-up Rubik’s cube looks great on a shelf or as a hands-on coffee table talking (and playing) point.

For the Frequent Traveler

7. Calpak Packing Cube Set

Calpak

  • Why We Love It: Super pretty, super practical

Traveling with a carry-on only is a game-changer, and while it can definitely be challenging to do so, these packing cubes from Calpak will make it all the easier.  Whether you know someone with wanderlust or someone who just travels a lot for work, these will make the experience just a little bit better for them.

For the Bookworm

8. Byredo Bibliotheque Candle

Byredo

  • Why We Love It: Minimalist look, nostalgic scent

If you’re not quite sure what next great read the bookworm on your list is looking for, why not gift them the scent of the page? Byredo’s Bibliotheque candle has scents of wood, patchouli and plum, helping to evoke that unmistakable scent of a library or favorite bookstore. 

For Someone Who Takes Sleep Seriously

9. Coyuchi Organic Cotton Percale Sheet Set

Coyuchi

  • Why We Love It: Organic cotton, soft and cool all year round

We all know that person who treats their bed like a haven, and what better way to spoil them this Christmas than with a set of luxe Coyuchi sheets? Made from 100 percent organic cotton, these super-soft percale sheets will be a staple year-round.

For the Dad Who Loves to Cook

10. Solo Stove Pi Pizza Oven

Solo Stove

  • Why We Love It: Dual-fuel capabilities, sleek and portable

If your dad loves cooking *and* trying out the latest gadget, he’ll love Solo Stove’s Pi Pizza oven. It burns both wood, for that authentic brick-oven taste, or propane, for a lower-effort way to make a fresh and delicious pizza any night of the week.

For Your Sister Who Spends Weekends at the Cabin

11. Sperry x Who What Wear Duck Float Zip Boot

Sperry x Who What Wear

  • Why We Love It: Cottagecore cuteness, wet-weather practical

This stylish collab between Sperry and Who What Wear is perfect for your city-living sister who escapes to the countryside every chance she gets. The water-resistant leather upper is elevated to a fashion boot with its calf-high zip, while the rugged rubber outsole will do its job to keep her dry. 

Size range: 5 to 11

For the Unapologetic Couch Potato

12. Nordstrom Throw Blanket

Nordstrom

  • Why We Love It: Cozy-chic texture, four beautiful colors

It’s the perfect season to cozy up on the couch, and just about anyone would be lucky to receive this stunning throw blanket from Nordstrom. The chunky knit texture is timeless, while the lovely subtle color choices—from understated green or beige to ivory and gray—will suit any modern home decor.

For the Spontaneous Weekender

13. Béis Weekender

Béis

  • Why We Love It: Structured silhouette, bottom-zip shoe compartment

Any weekend trip out of town will be made easier and more stylish with this simple Béis tote bag. The bottom-zip shoe compartment is crucial. There are lots of pockets both inside and out, and an optional crossbody strap if you want to get the bag out of your hands or off your shoulder.

For the Cozy Homebody

14. UGG Maxi Clog

UGG

  • Why We Love It: Moisture wicking, plush shearling coziness

A good pair of slippers is an at-home necessity in the winter months. This pair from UGG is lined with a moisture-wicking, wool-rich blend ensuring comfort without that sweaty feet feeling. Your best homebody friend will surely love the shearling while appreciating the rubber sole that’s grippy without being clunky.

Size range: 5 to 12

For Your Loungewear-Loving Aunt

15. Barefoot Dreams Cozy Terry Caftan

Barefoot Dreams

  • Why We Love It: Won’t shrink or pill, elegant look

For leisurewear that looks contemporary, your favorite aunt will love this ultra-chic Barefoot Dreams dress. The terry design is perfect for lounging around in bed or by the pool, and with a rayon, cotton and polyester blend that won’t shrink or pill, you can guarantee she’ll get lots of wear out of it.

Size range: XS to XL

For the Coffee or Tea Aficionado

16. Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Kettle

Fellow

  • Why We Love It: Beautiful design, easy temperature control for a perfect cup

This gorgeous kettle will look stunning on your friend’s countertop. The handle and spout are specially engineered to make a slow, even pour as easy as possible, so they’ll have complete control over crafting the perfect pour-over coffee or cup of tea.

For the Gal Who’s Always Cold

17. Treasure & Bond Marled Cardigan

Treasure & Bond

  • Why We Love It: Timeless, versatile

Long cardigans are a cute and trendy way to cozy up this winter because they’re basically robes one can wear out of the house. Just don’t be surprised if she slips it on over her PJs after unwrapping it on Christmas morning.

Size range: XXS to XL

For Your Friend Who Just Had a Baby

18. Nordstrom Moonlight Eco Pajamas

Nordstrom

  • Why We Love It: Multiple color and design options, a luxe look for less

Gift her a pair of luxurious pajamas that can easily be unbuttoned for late night feedings. She’ll appreciate the super soft fabric for making difficult days feel a little bit easier…or at least cozier.

Size range: XXS to XL

For the At-Home Chef

19. Our Place x Selena Gomez Kitchen Knives

Our Place x Selena Gomez

  • Why We Love It: Fun colors, Our Place quality

A good set of knives is the most important thing in a cook’s arsenal. This set, from the beloved Our Place in collaboration with Selena Gomez, comes with a paring knife, a chef’s knife and a serrated knife, all made from premium steel with grooved handles for the perfect grip. Available in two beautiful bold color options, these are the kind of kitchen tools they’ll want to put on display.

For the Outdoorsy Guy

20. Vineyard Vines Stillwater Fleece Vest

Vineyard Vines

  • Why We Love It: Versatile, cute contrast piping

Get him a topper that can be worn both out on the trail and out to dinner. This cozy Vineyard Vines fleece is moisture-wicking and has contrasting piping and a patch chest pocket for a stylish detail that’s not overwhelming. It’s made from recycled polyester so he can feel good about his present’s environmental footprint, too. 

Size range: S to XXL

For the Person Who’s Short on Time for the Spa

21. NuFACE Trinity Facial Toning Device

Nuface

  • Why We Love It: Derm procedures for a fraction of the cost, no needles

The NuFACE Trinity device uses microcurrents to tone and shape one’s jawline, cheekbones and neck for a smoother appearance without requiring a trip to the derm or any invasive needles.

For Your Fashion-Loving Cousin

22. Spanx Faux-leather Leggings

Spanx

  • Why We Love It: Go with everything, comfortable

These booty-lifting pants are some of the best faux-leather leggings we’ve ever tried, and they go with everything from chunky knits and sneakers to oversize blazers and silky blouses. (One thing to keep in mind: Lots of reviews suggest going up a size for a less constrictive fit.)

Size range: XS to XL (in regular and petite)

For the Person Whose Zoom Background Always Makes You Jealous

23. Lex Pott Twist Candle

Lex Pott

  • Why We Love It: Unique design, fun color

This artsy neon candle will fit in perfectly with your coworker’s already impressively curated bookshelf. (Psst, throw in an equally artsy tray they can use to hold matches or lighters next to this twisted cutie.)

For the Forgetful Friend

24. Ohom Ui Mug & Warmer Set

Ohom

  • Why We Love It: Doubles as a phone charger, hot coffee all day

May she never have to worry about cold, forgotten coffee or an accidental low battery again. This handy mug-and-warmer combo will keep her beverages warm and—bonus—the charger can also keep her smartphone fully juiced up, all while looking adorable on her WFH desk. (P.S. It comes in seven color options.)

For the Beauty Guru

25. Dyson Vinca Blue Supersonic Hair Dryer

Dyson

  • Why We Love It: Sleek hair, beautiful limited-edition color

Treat your beauty-obsessed sister to a limited-edition blue and gold Dyson hair dryer to really make her blowouts feel special.

For the Pampered Pet

26. Casper Dog Bed

Casper

  • Why We Love It: Doesn’t stand out amidst home decor, three size options

This plush pet-size bed works well for both dogs and cats, and comes in three sizes, so pets of all different breeds can enjoy a super-cozy, comfy afternoon nap.

For the Tween in Your Life

27. Kid Made Modern Arts & Crafts Library Kit

Kid Made Modern

  • Why We Love It: Imaginative, activity you can do together

Just think of all the friendship bracelets and 3-D models she can make with this thousand-piece craft kit.

For the New Grandparent

28. Child to Cherish Ombre Handprint Kit

Child To Cherish

  • Why We Love It: Simple yet special, family bonding activity

You can either gift them this kit to DIY themselves or open it up and do the heavy lifting ahead of time—either way, they’ll have a one-of-a-kind piece of art featuring their favorite little human’s handprint.

For the Sneakerhead

29. Jason Markk Premium Shoe Care Kit

Jason Markk

  • Why We Love It: Comes with a travel shoe bag, easy to use

Tracking down a pair of limited-edition kicks to add to his collection involves a ton of research and time (not to mention, cash) you may not have. Instead, pick up this highly-rated, top-selling shoe cleaning kit to help keep the sneakers he already owns looking like new, even after months of wear.

For the Teen in Your Life

30. Nike Air Pullover Hoodie

Nike

  • Why We Love It: Timeless, great modern colors

Your teenage cousin basically lives in sweats year round. Update his collection with a fresh new hoodie made of cozy cotton in a range of colorful options.

Size range: XS to 4-XL (in regular and tall)

For the Person Working from Home

31. Quay Australia Hardwire Blue Light Glasses

Quay Australia

  • Why We Love It: Eye protection, no prescription needed

The screens of computers, tablets and phones all emit blue light, which can cause headaches, eye irritation and even skin damage over time. Do your buddy (and his eyes) a favor and pick him up some cool blue-light filtering glasses to combat that damage.

For the Gal Who Has Everything

32. Slip Pillowcase

Slip

  • Why We Love It: Low-effort hair/skin care, looks pretty

Sleeping on a silk pillowcase can help make hair less frizzy and is often much better for skin than cotton (because it’s less likely to cause creases and has natural antibacterial qualities that combat acne). Even if she already owns one or two, she’ll appreciate the addition to her linen closet—not to mention, it means she’ll have to do laundry a little less often.

For the Coffee Addict

33. Wacaco Nanopresso Espresso Maker

Wacaco

  • Why We Love It: Portable, creates espresso shots easily

In addition to using up to 18 bars of pressure by hand to make 2.7-ounce espresso shots, this portable device is incredibly compact (it's 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" and 1.17 pounds, to be exact) to make their favorite drink anytime, anywhere.

For the Person Who Needs Some Help Getting Up in the Morning

34. Hatch Rest Sound, Night Light & Time to Rise Machine

Hatch

  • Why We Love It: Feels comforting, lots of setting options

OK, yes, this nightlight-and-app combo is intended to help children get to sleep and wake up on their own, but it works just as well for adults who may have a hard time catching zzz’s at night and who hate waking up before sunrise.

For the Budding Weightlifter

35. Bala Weighted Bangles

Bala

  • Why We Love It: Lightweight yet roomy

Your bestie told you her New Years' resolution is to get back into her old CrossFit habit. Help her on her way by buying her these cool 1-pounded wrist weights that she can wear on the go.

For the Athlete

36. Lyric Handheld Massager Device

Lyric

  • Why We Love It: Stylish design, therapeutic

This easy-to-use massage gun is about to become their absolute favorite recovery tool for relieving muscle tension, soreness and pain and shortening the time needed between hard workout efforts.

For the Friend Trying to Be More Eco-friendly

37. Stasher On-the-Go Bowls

Stasher

  • Why We Love It: Guilt-free, lighter than food containers

You may recognize these dishwasher-safe reusable bags from Shark Tank, but they make an excellent gift for anyone trying to cut back on single-use plastics.

For the Future Chef

38. Melissa & Doug Sushi Slicing Wooden Toy

Melissa & Doug

  • Why We Love It: Great sensory experience, real-life skills

Nurture your nephew’s love of cooking with this 24-piece sushi-making set that’s sure to work up an appetite as the two of you play restaurant.

For Your Secret Santa

39. Carhartt Work In Progress Watch Hat

Carhartt

  • Why We Love It: Timeless, super warm

Whether you picked a coworker you don’t interact with all that often, your cousin who’s also your BFF or your brother’s completely mysterious new boyfriend, everyone could use a cozy new beanie this winter.


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