Whether you’re looking for an anniversary gift for her, him or a couple, find a present that they’ll love with our top tips & product picks
Be it your first or your fiftieth, every anniversary marks a relationship milestone that’s totally worth celebrating. For some couples, this can involve a weekend away to a cosy cabin for a little R & R, while for others, an evening in with a takeaway ticks all the right boxes. Whatever your celebrating style may be, a well-thought-out anniversary gift for your loved one is key.
Struggling to find the perfect present? Don’t fret. From traditional wedding anniversary gifts that will be treasured forever, to something quirky that will take them by surprise and suits-all sets, we’ve got you covered with our edit of the best anniversary gifts for every budget. Oh, and if you’re looking to buy something special for a couple, scroll to the end for lots of inspo!
Best anniversary gifts for her
It’s important to pay attention to your partner before purchasing an anniversary gift. Think about their likes: is she into gadgets? Does she love a bath? Or perhaps she’s a fragrance fanatic. Ultimately, this will help steer you in the right direction.
Aromatherapy Associates Discovery Bath & Shower Oil Collection (£39)
• Size: 10 x 3ml
The perfect pick for the partner who loves to luxuriate in a long, hot bath at the end of the day. This impressive collection spans 10 natural bath and shower oil blends, from ‘Light Relax’ to ‘Revive Morning’, to elevate her tub time and turn her bathroom into a beauty sanctuary.
Cowshed Relax Calming Diffuser (£30)
• Size: 100ml
• Suitable for vegetarians
This luxury diffuser blends soothing lavender with uplifting eucalyptus essential oils to help instil a calm ambience. With the scent of Soho House, it’s housed in an apothecary-style glass bottle with natural rattan reeds and will elevate her living room #shelfie by 100%.
Best anniversary gifts for him
Whether you’re shopping for a boyfriend or husband, we can guarantee that you’ll find the perfect pick among our edit of anniversary gifts for men. From a refillable designer fragrance to a face trimming device, prepare to wow him on your special day.
Philips OneBlade for Face Trimming, Edging & Shaving (£39.99)
• Includes one replaceable blade, one rechargeable handle and three stubble combs
• Rechargeable battery
Never underestimate the power of a practical present. While this may seem like a quirky gift, an electrical groomer is ideal for any man who sports stubble or a beard. Boasting four length settings from 0.5 to 5mm, this top tool can trim, edge and shave.
Clinique For Men Starter Kit – Daily Intense Hydration (£12)
• Allergy tested
Help your boyfriend build a beauty regime with this travel-friendly trio of Clinique For Men essentials. With a face wash, cream shave and water-gel concentrate, it has everything they could possibly need to help hydrate, smooth and plump up skin. For more inspo, check out our handy guide to the best skincare routine for men.
DIOR Sauvage Eau de Toilette Refillable Collection (£242)
• Size: 400ml
For the man who smells of Sauvage (there are a few), kit them out with this maxi-sized 300ml refill that can top up the standard 100ml bottle (also included). Expensive, yes. But bear in mind that it’ll last them for quite some time.
Lumie Bodyclock Spark 100 Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock (£79.99)
Shopping for paper anniversary gifts to celebrate one year together? Why not opt for the more modern alternative – a clock to symbolise endless love. This pick (which doubles up as a SAD light therapy aid) will ease them into the day with a brightening light and optional alarm.
Best anniversary gifts for couples
It’s always lovely for family and friends to receive an anniversary gift to mark their special occasion. Not only will it show that you’re thinking of the happy couple, but it will also act as a loving reminder of how dear a friend you are. Unsure of where to start? Consider anniversary milestones and what wedding year gifts are traditional.
Treat Republic Traditional Couple's Cheese Set (£29.99)
• Size: 22 x 22 x 4cm
• Made from Hevea wood
A wooden cheese board is a useful, yet sentimental gift and this one, from Treat Republic, has three specialist cheese knives and can be personalised with a name and message – a great pick for any milestone.
Treat Republic Personalised Joining Hearts Magnetic Keyring Set (£21.99)
• Size: 10.5 x 5 x 1cm
A single heart split into two half-heart keyrings, this adorable gift is perfect for wedding anniversaries – especially a 25th where silver is the traditional theme. For an extra sentimental touch, each keyring can be personalised with a name and date.
Find Me a Gift - The Perfect Gift for a Wonderful Couple (£59)
For the couple who has it all, go for this redeemable voucher (valid for 12 months) that offers 550 memorable experiences to choose from as well as a keepsake to personalise from a selection of 100 gifts. From a spa day to wine tasting, there’s an event to suit everyone.
Yankee Candle Sleep Diffuser Kit (£39.99)
Give the gift of great sleep with this dreamy diffuser that comes complete with a ‘Peaceful Dreams’ scented oil that’s specifically blended with calming notes (like coconut, jasmine and cedarwood) to help them doze off. It offers up to 30 nights of fragrance and includes a refill.