Great gifts for women in their 50s can be hard to drum up. It’s a common assumption that she’s hard to buy for because she doesn’t really need anything new. If you’re shopping for your mom, grandma or even yourself, this list is designed for the women “who has everything.”
Whether she’s got impeccable style, is a true family matriarch or simply content with exactly how her life is, she deserves a gift that is anything but cookie cutter.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of shopping and have armed you with 12 fun monthly subscription boxes that cover a broad range of interests from reading to crafting to raising backyard hens. Read on to discover some delightfully unique gifts for 50 year old women.
Price: Starts at $18.00/mo
What You’ll Get: Send sophisticated office goods each month with the Cloth & Paper box. Including 4-7 items per box, from paper to planners and pens, this thoughtfully curated gift box is chock full of style and luxury.
Details: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 19th-23rd of the month
What You’ll Get: Sit back and relax with a new book and warm cup o’ joe each month with the My Coffee and Book Club. Featuring a unique 12-ounce bag of micro-roasted gourmet coffee, in your choice of whole bean or ground coffee, plus 2 hardcover books in your specified genre and a convenient e-Book for on-the-go reading. You’ll be all set to cozy up and get lost in a good read.
Details: Ships to select countries from the U.S. the first week of every month
What You’ll Get: One of the best subscription boxes for women in their 50s is the Scrapbooking Store box. Uniquely curated with scrapbookers in mind, each box is filled with over 70 pieces including 12×12 double-sided pages, cutouts and embellishments. Give the gift of inspiration and let creativity do the rest!
Details: Only ships within the U.S. 2-3 business days following order
Price: $39.95/2 months
What You’ll Get: Thread & Flourish scours the globe to bring you some fantastic fair-trade fashion with this subscription box. Each bimonthly box includes 1 high-quality, handcrafted scarf measuring 72” or longer plus 2 bonus items. Curated to your specific color preferences, you’ll get a dose of seasonal style in every box.
Details: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 20th-26th of January, March, May, July, September and November
5. We Craft Box
What You’ll Get: Deliver a great way for Grandma to get creative with the special little ones in her life with the We Craft Box. Complete with 2-3 prepared crafts, you’ll get quality time without the need to prepare everything in advance. Each month you can open the box together and get straight into crafty fun.
Details: Only ships within the U.S. on the first day of the month
Price: Starts at $24.00/mo
What You’ll Get: Send yourself or a loved one good vibes only with the My Reward Box. Featuring fun monthly themes, the regular box includes 5-6 full-size items and the mini box comes with 3-4 full-sized items, including high-quality makeup, jewelry and artisanal body care products. This subscription is sure to send a smile each month.
Details: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 20th of the month
What You’ll Get: Give a gift with a personal touch with the Jewlybox, featuring premium jewelry handpicked to match each woman’s unique style. Based on input provided on an individual style profile, your recipient will get necklaces, rings and bracelets that are sure to complete the look they’re after.
Details: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 10th of the month
8. LOVE GOODLY
Price: $29.95/2 months
What You’ll Get: Find new products to love while promoting a cruelty-free world with the bimonthly LOVE GOODLY subscription. With 4-5 full-sized items in each box, you’ll get a good mix of skincare and beauty products, along with wellness and lifestyle items.
Details: Ships to select countries from the U.S. by the 5th of the month in February, April, June, August, October and December
Price: Starts at $14.95/mo
What You’ll Get: Give that special someone in your life a little something sweet each month with the My Honey Crate subscription. The original level features 1 pot of small-batch raw honey and 3-4 complementary bee-themed items like beeswax products, artisanal edibles and other goods from the hive. This subscription is also available in a mini-box version.
Details: Only ships within the U.S. between the 19th-21st of each month
What You’ll Get: Because of the ever-changing skin care needs that come with aging, one of the best gift ideas for adult women is the Three Notes Skincare subscription box. Each box contains a cleanser, moisturizer and toner made from all-natural ingredients like aloe and essential oils and is specially formulated for specific skin care needs.
Details: Ships worldwide from the U.S. 2-3 days after receipt of payment
What You’ll Get: Carefully curated to get you started on or add to your existing garden, the Urban Organic Gardener box includes 5 heirloom seed packs and handpicked garden supplies to help you work on your green thumb. From potted patio gardens to raised yard beds, you’ll get seeds that are seasonal and ready to plant.
Details: Only ships within the U.S. on the 5th of the month
What You’ll Get: If you know someone who enjoys raising chickens, the Henny+Roo monthly box is the perfect gift for friend and flock. Keeping chicken enthusiasts in mind, this box is curated to include high-quality supplies and treats for the chickens and a few gifts for the keeper of the coop as well.
Details: Only ships within the U.S. on or close to the 7th of every month
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