Here are 10 great gift ideas for your teenage sibling, from a classic hoodie to a mini projector
Holiday shopping for a teen can be a little intimidating. Think back to when you were a teen. You were still trying to figure out what you liked and who you were. Luckily, these gifts for teens are all very likable, from cozy slippers and perfume to custom blankets and hoodies.
And, of course, you want to get them a gift they’ll love, but one that also proves that you really are the wiser, cooler sibling. Don’t worry — you really are. But if you need some ideas, these gifts for teens are all guaranteed winners.
Beaded friendship bracelets are everywhere right now, but Little Words Project was the first brand to really popularize the trend. After all, these are the bracelets NSYNC gifted Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards. You can shop their pre-made bracelets with special words and phrases or go custom and make your own.
Everyone can use a pair of cozy slippers. These ones from Bombas are for men and women, and they look like thick socks but feel like soft booties. Unlike the brand’s best-selling socks, they’re lined with sherpa fleece and have rubber grippers on the bottom to prevent slipping.
This celebrity-favorite jewelry brand makes pieces that stand out. But anything with a monogram feels more personal. Gift your younger sibling this necklace that she can layer with other pieces or wear on its own for years to come.
Make them a custom blanket with BaubleBar. You can choose from a range of designs and customize it with their name, initials, single monogram or a favorite sport, word, etc. This classic single-letter blanket is a best-seller and comes in a range of colors, too.
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