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 a treat yourself gift, 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 fun gift boxes that cover a broad range of interests from book subscriptions to craft supplies to raising backyard hens. Read on to discover some delightfully unique gifts for 50 year old women.
Price: Starts at $18.00/month
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.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 19th-23rd of the month
Price: Starts at $15.99/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!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 2-3 business days following order
Price: Starts at $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.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 20th-26th of January, March, May, July, September and November
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
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.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the first day of the month
Price: Starts at $14.95/month
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.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 19th-21st of each month
Price: Starts at $49.95/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.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. 2-3 days after receipt of payment
Price: Starts at $29.95/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.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on or close to the 7th of every month
Price: Starts at $38.95/month
What You’ll Get: The Golden Years is a luxury lifestyle subscription box curated specifically for women in their 50s. Each gift box revolves around a new theme (like "The Flexibility Box" and "The Sleep Box") and includes 5-8 thoughtfully selected items like luxurious beauty products, health and fitness items, and gorgeous accessories. Treat her to a gift box that celebrates her Golden Years!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 3rd of each month
Price: Starts at $49.99/month
What You’ll Get: A beautiful floral arrangement can brighten anyone's day, and that's exactly what Bold Blossoms deliver. Recipients of this gift box can expect a beautifully crafted bouquet of flowers every month. Plus, they offer free shipping to all 50 states so there's no surprises when you're checking out.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 16th of every month
Price: Starts at $28.99/month
What You’ll Get: If you're shopping for someone who loves to curl up with a good book, then Coffee and a Classic is the perfect gift. Each month recipients are delighted with a new classic novel, something tasty to sip on, and 2 bookish gifts to go along with the story. Simply choose between coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and the preferred book genre for a thoughtful customized gift!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th Monday of every month
Price: Starts at $11.99/month
What You’ll Get: Piquant Post is a unique gift idea for anyone who loves spending time in the kitchen crafting near recipes. Each month recipients can expect 4 freshly ground spice blends (dubbed "flavor kits") and 4 new recipes using each flavor kit. Recipes included have easy-to-follow instructions, plus access to more recipe ideas in Piquant Post's online community.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at $20.00/month
What You’ll Get: Chococurb is a unique gift box for anyone who loves chocolate. Each gift box includes a variety of gourmet chocolates in exciting flavors, plus a custom gift message. Recipients will discover new artisan, and hard-time-find chocolate makers every month!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 14th of each month