12 GENIUS Gifts For Your Other Half

More often than not, those closest to you are the hardest to shop for, while those furthest away are as easy as a quick jaunt to Starbucks for a gift card. But, finding the present your love will love doesn’t have to be stressful. To prove it, we mapped out the best gifts for every relationship stage — whether you’re in the we’ve-been-on-three-Tinder-dates phase or are in it for the long haul. And, because no relationship should be one-sided, we’ve also highlighted complementary gifts you might like to receive in return. Think of it as a hint hint for your other half. What to give and get, right this way.
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You Only Went On Three Dates

To give: You've gotten drinks, dinner, and have seen a movie, but you don't quite know the person that well yet. Regardless, you have to get something for him or her because you're celebrating together before you each head home for the holidays. A nice bar of chocolate is universally appealing, but doesn't feel like too much.
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You Only Went On Three Dates

To get: Let's hope you don't get something too extravagant. Otherwise, that bar of chocolate is just awkward. A semi-decent bottle of prosecco (hitting under the $20 mark) is ideal. Useful, not too much, but still quite thoughtful.
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You're Seeing Each Other Once A Week

To give: You're getting there. It's not just casual anymore; you're on the road to seriousness. To make an impact, go the sweet route with a personalized calendar. If your date is into style, Garance Doré's collaboration with Rifle Paper Co. is ideal. But, don't just wrap it up — take it one step further by adding date-night plans for the coming weeks.
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You're Seeing Each Other Once A Week

To get: Let's hope your S.O. has been paying attention to your several dropped hints about a first weekend away together. If actual plane tickets are out of the question at the moment, perusing a fun travel book can be the perfect inspiration for future plans.
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You're Serious, But Not That Serious

To give: You're over at your boo's house all the time, so you want to feel comfortable — before you actually move in together. Give a pretty pillow that you'll both love.
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You're Serious, But Not That Serious

To get: Let's hope your S.O. continues on the home trend with a piece you totally want — like a multi-purpose, work-of-art towel. It'll look great hanging on that bathroom rack, or on your next beach vacation together.
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You're Living Together

To give: By now, you've probably been together a while, so it's time to splurge on those extra-special presents your #1 wouldn't necessarily self-gift — like a luxe pair of pajamas. Perfect for cuddle time.
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You're Living Together

To get: Why not get something you two can do together at home? A subscription to Blue Apron is ideal: Pick three meals each week, and you'll get a refrigerated box of ingredients, complete with easy-to-follow, healthy, and delicious recipes. It's like your own personal cooking class.
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You're Counting Down To The Wedding

To give: There were days you didn't agree on everything (a black tux is clearly better than his pastel-blue short-suit idea), but you couldn’t have done all the planning without each other. Say thank you (and drop a hint) with a classic pair of cuff links. Available in yellow or white gold, solid silver, lacquer, or hard stone, there’s a finish to suit every style. And, if it happens to go perfectly with your engagement ring, well, that’s just serendipity at work.
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You're Counting Down To The Wedding

To get: The venue, the dress, the guest list: It’s all coming together. All you need is the icing on the cake (pun intended), and a pair of stunning earrings wouldn't hurt, either. Add these sparklers to your wish list to wear on your big day — their seductive silhouette was inspired by the clasps of Parisian corsets (swoon) — and try not to blind anyone when you walk down the aisle.
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You're In It For The Long Haul

To give: You've been through it all together, and you know each other so well. So, it's time to just buy each other what you really want. Is your better half a shoe girl? Don't settle for a standard pair of heels at the mall; really go for it with the pair of boots — like these gorgeous, colorblocked, metallic Pollini stunners.
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You're In It For The Long Haul

To get: You're giving her what she wants, so you expect the same in return, of course. Hopefully she wasn't asleep when you dropped daily hints about the latest Shrimps jacket. If you find it under the tree, you're a guaranteed happy camper.

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