Whether your sister is easy to buy for or not, it can be tricky to find the perfect Christmas gift for someone you’ve known all your life. So we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gifts from the Strategist UK archives, sourcing products that come recommended from experts, cool people, and some celebrity shoppers too (not to mention Strategist staff). We’re confident our guide to the 33 best gifts for sisters features something she’ll enjoy — from the wannabe yogi to the serial earring-borrower. And for everyone else on your gift list, visit our Christmas gift guide hub.
Just FYI: To prevent disappointment, we have checked the shipping times for each item to make sure they’ll arrive in time for Christmas. Take a look at the delivery notes on each product for specific details. We’ve included standard Amazon delivery times, but if you are a Prime member, these will be dispatched much quicker.
For the sister who has a Bloom & Wild subscription
A cheaper-than-it-looks vase to display all the flowers she receives. Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who slouches
For the sister who started Yoga With Adriene in lockdown
This thick, easy-to-carry mat will be able to stand up to crow pose. Last day to purchase: 19 December.
[Editor’s note: This product is low in stock.]
For the sister who’s partial to a Champagne breakfast
What’s a celebration without truffles in bed? Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who’s constantly losing her earrings
Plus they’ll be laid out easier for you to “borrow”. Last day to purchase: 20 December.
For the sister who’s constantly losing all her other trinkets too
Makes a pile of rings, necklaces, and bracelets appear organised. Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who pierced everyone’s ears in year 8
For the sister who wears a hundred bangles on each wrist
The Art Deco minimalism of this bracelet shouldn’t clash with any others. Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who’s a diligent hand-washer
For the sister who has a Spotify playlist for every occasion
She’s always telling you that vinyl just sounds better. Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who tells you a tidy desk equals a tidy mind
For the sister who planned all your birthday parties
For the sister who’s still a big kid
Just don’t let her eat them all at once. Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who read Harry Potter to you when you were kids
From the creator of the BAFTA-awarded I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum before that, writer and actor Coel gets candid about her personal-growth story. Last day to purchase: 21 December, though for Kindle or Audible versions, you can purchase right up to Christmas Day.
For the sister who prefers an audiobook
For the sister who’s a skin-care newbie
For the sister who introduced you to retinols
For a coffee-table book she’ll actually want to leaf through, dermatologist Dr. Mary Sommerlad recommends Pretty Iconic, by Sali Hughes. “It takes you on a tour of iconic skin-care and beauty products from the past 100 years or so. It has a great layout, lots of nostalgia, and it’s beautifully written — it’s part memoir, part love letter to all things beauty,” says Sommerlad. Last day to purchase: 21 December, though for Kindle or Audible versions, you can purchase right up to Christmas Day.
For the sister who can’t look at another Yankee Candle
For the sister who still drinks tea the old-fashioned way
For the sister who requires a stronger morning brew than tea
For the sister who sets daily hydration goals
For the sister who prefers G&T’s
For the sister who’ll probably bake her own birthday cake
For the sister who taught you how to glitch on TikTok
Also available in lavender-purple depending on your sister’s aesthetic. Last day to purchase: 21 December.
For the sister who always drains her phone battery
For the Gen-Z sister
She just discovered Instagram reels and has already forced the whole family to partake in one. Last day to purchase: 20 December.
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