The best places to shop from home and find that something special
Choosing gifts for a loved one can be difficult at times. Not only do you have to think about what to buy them, but also where to get it from – not made any easier in times when many of us cannot physically get to shops.
Perhaps you are looking for some of the best unique gifts websites to have a browse for some inspiration when it comes to finding a special gift idea. That’s why we have picked out ten of the best websites to buy gifts from the comfort of your own home. You are sure to find something suitable for any occasion and any recipient from one of these great shopping sites.
Top 10 Unique Gift Websites
1. Uncommon Goods
Perhaps one of the best-known unusual gift websites, Uncommon Goods is always our first stop for unique online gift shopping ideas! There are loads of categories on this site, so you can easily find gifts for men, women, and children, for the home, kitchen, to wear, or for fun – there are so many ideas to choose from!
You can find our guide to the best travel keepsakes to be found on Uncommon Goods here.
2. Busted Tees
Busted Tees is a store specializing in fun t-shirts. There are loads of different designs available, so there is sure to be something here for everyone on your gift list! There are shirts based on bands, films and TV, games, and more. Many of the shirts have funny designs, sure to bring a smile to the recipient’s face!
3. Animi Causa
Animi Causa is the next of our fun gift websites. This site is packed with great ideas for the whole family, many of them unique items they are unlikely to have already. There are some great homeware gifts here too, such as kitchen items and things to use at work.
A fabulous selection of traveller gift can also be found at Animi Causa – check out their selection of world map ideas for some unique home decor, there’s sure to be something here for a special travel-loving friend.
PSST – you can get 10% off your first Animi Causa purchase here!
Scratch Map Deluxe XL from Animi Causa – $65.00
4. Urban Outfitters
If you need a gift for a fashion-conscious friend, Urban Outfitters is the place to go. Here, you can find all sorts of cool clothing and accessories for men and women from some of the best brands. Some of the brands you’ll find here include Levi’s, Calvin Klein, Birkenstock, and Billabong, so there’s sure to be something to suit all fashion tastes!
When it comes to unique shopping sites for women, AHAlife is one of the best. This site specializes in gifts such as bags, jewelry, beauty products, and homeware and accessories. The special lady in your life is sure to love pampering herself with any of the luxurious items found at AHAlife. While it’s great for adult women, you might want to look somewhere else for gifts for the young girl in your life.
SkyMall sells a little bit of everything – travel items, homeware, toys, electronics, beauty products, and clothing and accessories. So, it’s the perfect place to find something for everyone on your list! There are also gift guides for men, women, children, and pets to make it easier to find something they will love.
7. Sharper Image
If you need a gift for someone who loves technology and gadgets, Sharper Image is one of the cool gift websites you should check out. Here, you can find all kinds of tech gifts such as headphones, cameras, electronic toys, and more. But, electronics aren’t the only thing you can buy at Sharper Image; it’s also possible to find travel items, games and toys, and things to use outdoors including toys, golf accessories, bikes, hoverboards, and more! There’s sure to be something here for everyone.
8. Viva Terra
There are a few unique gift companies specializing in homeware and accessories, and Viva Terra is one of our favorites. You can find lovely gift ideas for all areas of the home on this site – kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, outdoors, and there is even a dedicated gifts section. There are many unique, artisan items that you won’t find elsewhere.
9. Hammacher Schlemmer
Hammacher Schlemmer sells many unique gifts online, mainly for the home. There are also electronics, personal care items, sporting goods and accessories, toys, travel accessories, and more. So, no matter who you are buying for, or what the occasion is, you are sure to find something here to suit. The site also has a gift guide section to help narrow down your search, by recipient or by budget. There are even personalized gifts available here.
Finally, if you are looking for alternative sites like Uncommon Goods where you can buy gifts for all your family and friends at once, Gifts.com is a great one to check out. You can easily navigate the site to find a gift for anyone – him, her, babies, kids, or teenagers. The gifts can also be sorted by occasion, and there are loads to choose from! Housewarming, graduation, bridal shower, and sympathy gifts can all be found here. Gifts.com also has many personalized gifts so you can find something really special and one-of-a-kind that the recipient won’t have already.
These are our favourite top 10 gift sites and each offers something slightly different. There are plenty of smaller independent sites too but these are our favourites for a huge selection of easy-to-purchase unique gifts in 2021.
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