19 Gifts That Gen Z Won’t Hate (According To A 25-Year-Old)

As a person born in 1997, I heard about millennials buying avocado toast instead of houses while I was still in high school. And now, post-college at the spry age of 25, I hear about Gen Z teens making six figures by dancing on an app that the government almost canceled. Suffice to say, I’m an in-betweener on the cusp of two generational extremes. Although generally confused about which side of this social-construct spectrum I actually lie on, if we're getting technical, I'm a Gen Z through and through — especially on the predominantly millennial Shopping team. So, for the upcoming holiday season, I fully harnessed all of my tech-savvy, self-deprecating-yet-confident, and passionately outspoken attributes to curate the ultimate Gen-Z gift guide.
Take notes: We like sustainability (because we were born into a dying planet), we live on TikTok (no explanation needed), AND we definitely love a good gift (just like everyone else). Flip through the following slides for a lesson in which presents are at the very top of my generation’s wishlist. There's everything from a potato plushie to a crystal cleansing kit and a literal box of emotions — in other words, there's bound to be a thing or two worth buying for your favorite early 2000s baby.
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