The Best Gifts for Teens
With shiny metal frames and cool blue-tinted lenses, these sunnies will be her new favorite form of sun protection.
- Buy it: Round Metal Sunglasses, $16
This shimmery silver hue is sure to make a statement in the stocking—and on her nails.
These prickly fruits are all the rage, and this letterpress print is sure to be, too. Hand-printed in Jackson, Mississippi, an 8x10-inch hot pink pineapple is the perfect starter piece for a wall gallery collection of her own.
- Buy it: Pink Pineapple Art Print, $25
Catch A Wave
Perfect for the surfer’s closet, these board shorts win with their cool wave pattern.
A polaroid camera is a great gift for the teenager who is interested in photography or capturing memories.
This cozy blanket is a sweet gift for a teenager’s bedroom or playroom.
This rose hair and body oil is a luxurious stocking stuffer for your teenage daughter and will help keep skin and hair nourished during the drier winter months.
- Buy it: OUAI Rose Hair + Body Oil, $32
We love this encyclopedic surfboard artwork for a teenage boy’s bedroom.
- Buy it: Anthropologie Pommed Beanie, $48
A mini hair dryer is a great first hair dryer for a teenager—it’s easy to store and travel with and can easily transition to a dorm room bathroom when they go to college.
- Buy it: Eva NYC Mini Blow Dryer, $48
A pencil set with fun inscriptions is a cheeky stocking stuffer for your teenagers—and also motivational for starting back to school!
Budding musicians build their own musical instrument, then learn to strum some of the best island tunes around.
- Buy it: DIY Ukulele Kit, $39
A long-sleeve striped top with a peplum hem is a cute present for a girl who loves clothes and fashion.
- Buy it: BP. Caslon Peplum Tee, $39
The delicate moon charm on this 16-inch necklace is a subtle way to add a little personality.
Warm & Fuzzy
Star light, star bright, your teen will love wearing this pajama set at night. The supersoft flannel makes slipping into PJs a dream, even before they shut their eyes.
Suede slippers hold better form with extended wear, and a warm faux fur lining keeps feet comfy on cold nights.
Display sweet messages of encouragement and love with a little rose gold glam.
Prep & Plan
Give to the teen who’s eager to stay organized and on schedule in the new year.
For Smooth Skin
Four limited-edition face masks make for a fun night in with friends. Pizza, optional.
Catch Some Waves
This 42-inch board is designed to help new bodyboarders learn, but experiences one will appreciate its sturdy build.
Sweet pink stripes set a glamorous note with this roll-up toiletry bag. Four interior pockets store all the essentials and pack up tight for travel.
Help your teen stay hands-free while they work, walk, shop, or relax with this crossbody vegan leather phone case with optional monogramming.
Beaded and embroidered for sophistication, this pouch subs as a purse for teens who like to travel light.
- Buy it: Embellished Monogram Pouch, $38
Double-sided pencils are fun for coloring books, writing notes, and doodling while dreaming the day away.
Delicate gold wire frames deep blue, green, or creamy white stone earrings.