2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Her

Avoid buying her something that will land you in the doghouse this holiday season by opting for one of these female-approved gift ideas.

By Robin Hilmantel

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For HerFor the woman you’ve been dating a few weeks…
The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert ($12)
At this point in your relationship (can you even call it that yet??), spending too much money could come off as a little intense. But skipping out on the gift entirely could make her think you view her as just a fuck buddy. The perfect solution? This awesome scratch-n-sniff board book (you know, like the kind little kids get), written by a master sommelier. It walks you through everything you need to know to not feel clueless when you look at wine lists (bonus: she’ll give you points for being thoughtful and noticing how often she likes to order wine).

2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For HerFor the woman you’ve been with for a few months …
Drybar Blowout Gift Coaster ($35-$40)
What woman doesn’t want to go to a salon where she can be pampered and have her hair blown out into her choice of eight styles — all while she watches chick flicks and is offered mimosas? Right, no one. Each gift coaster covers one blowout — and there are other phrases available (“Joy to the hair” and “Lucky B#!ch”) if you want try to a different approach. Check here for locations.

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