14 gifts you should give to the female professional in your life

For the female entrepreneur you know who rocks in more than 24/7. The executive who lights the way for all those to come after her. For your best friend or partner who is unbelievably inspiring, and somehow manages to balance everything. For every female professional in your life, let these gifts get the message right for the holidays, for her birthday, and for any ‘just because’ occasion to come:

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The Boss Gift Set 

Equip the #girlboss in your life with everything she needs to stay organized, inspired, and stress-free. This beautifully packaged gift set comes with a leather portfolio, notebook, to-do list notepad, and inspirational print to take her to the boardroom and beyond. 

MarieMae.com; $145; 


Gunn Mittens

When she’s running from one client meeting to the next, she can keep warm with these tech-friendly wool gloves, which have built-in holes for her index finger and thumb, so she can use her phone (a.k.a. respond to emails) without catching a chill. 

ShiitThatKnit.com; $80 


Rum Lover

Now that she’s moving on up in the business world, make her bar cart just as official as she is with this rum accessory and tasting kit. Complete with all the fixins’, glasses, and tasting accessories, she’ll feel like she’s on a tropical vacation when she whips up her nightcap. 

Olivela.com; $60 

Hazel Boots

Instead of lugging around an extra pair of shoes to make her winter commute a breeze, she can throw on these stylish waterproof Chelsea boots, and leave ‘em on all day long. Even with a 3.25” heel, the hefty rubber sole offers solid traction even on the snowiest of days. 

Ugg.com; $150 

Also available on Nordstrom if you want to switch: https://shop.nordstrom.com/s/ugg-hazel-waterproof-block-heel-bootie-women/5351300/l


Hurom High Speed Blender

Gift her this heavy-duty blender to ensure that she starts each day — work days and weekends — on a healthy note. Once she nails her morning smoothie, she can experiment with making homemade soups and frozen desserts. 

Hurom.com; $349


Handheld Garment Steamer 

Because nobody has time for wrinkles, especially your boss lady. Fill this small-but-mighty steamer with plain ol’ tap water and adjust between two different heat settings to get rid of lines and wrinkles in minutes. 

Target.com; $35 

Also available on Amazon if you want to switch: https://www.amazon.com/Conair-Extreme-Steam-Fabric-Steamer/dp/B006CR9KGA

The Rowledge Backpack

Made for the do-it-all woman in mind, this nylon and leather-accented backpack gives all of her on-the-go essentials a place with a padded laptop compartment, document sleeve, and 11 zippered pockets. It even doubles as a gym bag, since she can easily remove and clean the bag’s water-resistant lining. 

LoandSons.com; $375 


The Business Casual Yogi

Take her yoga practice off the mat with this inspiring book full of yoga philosophy, mindfulness tools, meditation techniques, and mindfulness tips. Thanks to you, 2020 is about to be her most zen — and well-balanced — year yet. 

Amazon.com; $17


Decision Deck 

She’ll even admit that her indecisive tendencies can get in the way of her accomplishing goals, deadlines, or hey, even her dreams. With this deck of 31 decision-making cards, she’ll be prompted to look at her choices, consider her rationale, and gain clarity about any personal or professional decision in her life. 

BestSelf.co; $25

Available on Amazon if you want to switch: https://www.amazon.com/Decision-Deck-BestSelf-Framework-Processing/dp/B07RQMDYVZ


21 Days to Self Love

A boss in her own right, Sara Drury created  a 21-day plan — a self-coaching guide, really —  full of tools, tips, and exercises to help her find the self-love that she deserves. Because a corner office doesn’t feel that great if she doesn’t. 

SaraDrury.com; $21 

Moreland Jacket

If she doesn’t have a power suit, now’s the time to give her one. She can pair this timeless black blazer with any pants or skirt to instantly elevate her meeting look. Best of all: The fabric is 100% machine-washable and wrinkle-resistant.

MMLaFleur.com; $295


The Stylist LA Box

If she’s more particular about what’s closet-worthy, give her a monthly subscription of The Stylist LA Box to let her pick from an assortment of trendy pieces that best suit her style. Each month, she can rent three pieces at any given time before deciding to trade them in for something new or keep them until next month’s shipment. 

StylistLABox.com; $79


Collapsible Cup

Proof that she can sip her coffee in style while still keeping sustainability in mind. Aesthetically-pleasing look aside, this reusable tumbler collapses when empty, so she can easily tote it around from one place to the next without taking up precious space in her work bag. 

Stojo.com; $25 

16oz available on Anthropologie: https://www.anthropologie.com/shop/stojo-collapsible-travel-cup?

Vegetable Bouillon Bone Broth

So many people swear by bone broth for its benefits in gut health, immune support, bone strength, and more. This easy-to-store container is packed with vegetable bouillon cubes, which can easily be turned into hot bone broth to keep her health — and digestive system — in check. 

BrothbyDesign.com; $42