Finding the perfect gifts for women can always be a bit tricky, especially for the women you look up to. Looking for a birthday gift for a woman who is over the age of 50 may seem intimidating, but there are so many wonderful birthday gift ideas they are sure to love. We’ve chosen our top picks for the best birthday presents to give to women over 50. Whether it’s your mother, mother-in-law, sibling, friend, or mentor, she is sure to love at least one of these great birthday presents.
When in doubt, there’s always cashmere. The truth is, cashmere-anything makes the perfect gift for just about anyone. Especially for mature women, wearing cashmere is a way to capture a woman’s timeless grace and elegance. Cashmere sweaters are wonderful birthday gifts because they are versatile, stylish, practical, and long-lasting. Depending on the woman, choose a cashmere sweater style that will look good on her and match her own personal style.
We particularly love women’s cashmere cardigans, as they are easy to style and convenient to layer. Cashmere is special because it is warm while also being lightweight, making it perfect for layering, wearing, and carrying around.
Buying someone swimwear might seem a little bit out there, but we know that your mother or another special woman in your life is going to be over-the-moon when you gift her the perfect swimsuit for her body. Swimwear is a personal shopping choice, but it can also be encouraging and inspiring to gift a woman over 50 a swimsuit that will help her feel confident and comfortable. There are many modest one-piece swimsuits to choose from that will make the perfect gift for her.
A lovely pair of women’s pajamas or a luxurious nightgown can be great birthday presents to gift a woman over 50. Sleep is so important and should be made even more special with a thoughtful set of sleepwear. Depending on her taste, she may prefer flannel pajamas or silk pajamas. Only you know best! When choosing a nightgown, we always recommend opting for cotton, as it is more comfortable, breathable, and easy to wear around the house under a robe.
In the same vein, you can gift a whole sleep set. Slippers, silk eye masks, and robes also make wonderful gifts for women who are over 50. If anyone deserves an elegant and comfortable night’s sleep, it’s them!
Gift this special woman the gift of curling up cozily in a personalized throw blanket that’s easy to keep on the couch or slouched over the bed. You can have her name or initials embroidered on the blanket to make the gift especially personal and meaningful. Throw blankets are simple yet thoughtful and certainly practical. When choosing the color, design, material, and pattern of the blanket, consider the person’s style and home decor.
A classic silk scarf is always a timeless gift. There are so many styles, sizes, and designs of silk fashion scarves, it may be hard to know where to begin. It’s important to consider how the birthday girl would likely wear the scarf—and also her taste and style. For example, some women love a smaller scarf with minimalist prints that they can tie simply around their necks. Other women love a long scarf or shawl that they can wrap around their necks or shoulders. You can opt for solid colors or prints and patterns. For something truly special, choose a traditionally made batik silk scarf for an exotic and meaningful gift.
Everyone woman loves a spa day, but if you can’t bring her to the spa, you can definitely bring the spa to her. Spa kits make amazing gifts, especially for women over 50 who love and deserve the extra self-care routine. There are so many kinds of spa kits available with different themes, products, and styles. For the down-to-earth woman, choose a spa kit that is all-natural and comes with earthy, minimalist feels. For the uptown girl, choose a luxurious spa kit with high-end products she is sure to love. Regardless of the details, she’s definitely going to enjoy her spa kit.
Birthday gifts for women over 50 shouldn’t feel like rocket science. Treat this special woman in your life with something equally special that she is sure to love. When choosing the best birthday present for her, simply keep in mind her taste and style.