They've always been there for you, whether it's for a sympathetic vent session or a Gchat pep talk or just your daily coffee run. The term "coworker" doesn't cut it; you're committed.
So how do you choose a gift for the person who's there for you from 9-to-5, Monday through Friday? We've rounded up thoughtful presents that will show you care, without depleting your emergency-afternoon-Starbucks fund.
If you have a little extra cash on hand and can splurge on a gift that'll last for years, a business card holder is the way to go.
Dooney & Bourke
, Alto Business Card Holder, $58, available at
Dooney & Bourke
You and work bae may not be able to take an extended lunch break and call it self care, but you
gift her at-home relaxation. Aside from kale and green clay, this mask has vitamin A and lutein to help with skin elasticity, honeysuckle (anti-inflammatory), thyme (acne-fighting and pore-cleaning), and neem (reduces redness).
Brown & Coconut
Kale Face Mask
$22, available at
In the Pursuit
These handmade tumblers are embellished with metallic gold and silver, and are made by artist Elaine Tian in Brooklyn, NY. They're lead-free, dishwasher-safe, and extra-lovely.
Silver + Gold Tumblers, $55 for one, available
at In the Pursuit
The perfect gift for the hair product fanatic. She will thank you for her smooth and radiant locks.
Playa California Ritual Hair Oil,
Even if she never uses this, it is a beautiful thing that will look nice anywhere. But she'll probably use it.
unimug teapot with lid strainer yellow,
For the friend that likes to party but is also very classy.
Always thought jams were a lazy gift until I was gifted jam and it became one of my favorite foods. Change someone's life!
Clif Family Kitchen Seasonal Preserves Trio, Pluot Lavender, Peach, Strawberry Lavender,
Never again will she have an awkward encounter with someone drinking coffee from her mug.
Colorway Monogram Mug,
We love these tea stems. They're pretty, sustainably sourced from Turkey, and delicious. Your best friend will be thrilled.
Le Bénéfique tea stems,
These will be cute at home or on her desk. Wherever she needs a little floral love.
Honey Comb Studio
Honey Comb Studio White Minimalist Bud Vases, Set of Three,
We love a plant basket-pot! Also good for: blankets, slippers, miscellaneous stuff you want to hide.
Pea Style Natural Seagrass Basket,
A little spendy yes, but definitely useful and even more definitely cute.
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Kate Spade New York Desk Organizer Assortment Desk Tray, Document Holder, Magazine Holder in Gold,
We think its perfectly acceptable for you to put a picture of your face in this frame and gift it to your bestie. Suggesting she hang it next to her bed is also not weird.
Umbra Phantom Wall Picture Frame, 8 x 10,
Your best friend is a unicorn, and she deserves a unicorn pen.
Fisher Space Bullet Space Pen, Rainbow Titanium Nitride ,
For the friend that misses their pet too much at work.
Cozy Faux Fur iPhone 8 Case,
No one will forget Water Wednesdays with a watering can this cute. Save that poor cactus on your work wife's desk once and for all.
Roxy Splattered Mini Watering Can,
This year was rough for many reasons, but Michelle Obama has always been a beacon of light pulling us out of the darkness. Share her wisdom with your best friend and find some positivity!
Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama,
A 7-free polish for your very chic, color-and-chemical-conscious friend.
J. Hannah Nail Polish in Relic,
This cute ball is also a secret container for her stash of jewelry, gummy bears, or whatever else she needs to hide.
Fort Standard Brass Hemisphere,
A very weird and amazing candle, to match her personality.
Aesa All Baby Bouquet Candle,
Fancy laundry detergent, because she's worth it.
Tocca Giulietta Laundry Delicate,
Leave this convertible planter standing or hang it. Either way, it's a stunner.
Mila Convertible Planter,
Prove your cool girl prowess and cop this Dimes facial spray for your BFF. She'll thank you every time she hits that 4 p.m. slump and needs a pick me up.
Dimes Rose Water Spray,
Be the reason her mornings feel elevated with the gift of fancy delicious coffee.
canyon coffee organic chochajau,
Even though she probably rarely uses a pen these days this will still be an elegant addition to her desk space.
Hay Peacock Feather Pen,
We all know there's no better gift than that of knowledge! This is a good pick for the design-obsessed friend.
Taschen Adolf Loos,
No, my friend, you are not imagining things. Those are doggy socks.
Pet Life Dog Socks with Rubberized Soles ,
Beautiful measuring cups for the elegant expert baker.
Fein Measuring Cups, Brass,
We can all use one more white tee, right? This one has a nice sleeve detail and is that lovely, soft Pima cotton.
Everlane The Pima Stretch Mid-Sleeve,
This hand-sculpted letter holder is made from shatter-resistant BPA-free resin. It is organic, simple, and chic.
Tina Frey Designs
Tina Frey Designs Letter Holder,
We've been holding onto this secret for a long time, but we don't mind if you share with your best friend: sometimes we wear our sofa throws as oversized scarves.
Coziest Throw, Horseradish,
For the Asian food aficionado who has everything.
Mepra Due Chopsticks, Oro Ice,