Graduation Gifts Every Girl Will Love

It's almost graduation season! All of your hard work and accomplishments can finally be appreciated. Graduation ceremonies might look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean you still can't celebrate. Whether you're attending a Zoom ceremony or having a socially distanced event, it's a huge accomplishment. So congrats! Looking for the perfect gift to show how proud you are of your (high school/college) grad? Here are gifts any girl would love! 

For A Future Professional 

Gifting someone who just got their dream job? If they need to dress to impress, get them wardrobe staples that will last them their whole career. A chic blazer, good shoes, and classic jewelry are perfect gifts for a career focused grad. 

Shop the Natasha Blazer or Andrea Blazer

Whether your recent grad is working from home or heading into an office, they need a staple blazer. A tweed or oversized blazer can be dressed up with a blouse or down with a graphic tee. She'll feel like a boss babe during all her meetings wearing this thoughtful gift. 

Shoes are the perfect graduation gift for someone starting a new job. Shoes can make an outfit, and the right pair can make your whole work day. Any future business woman, nurse, or PR associate would appreciate work shoes that are cute and comfortable. Try a pair of furry lined loafer, kitten heels, low mule, or slip on sneakers.  

Shop pretty necklaces

Want a classic and timeless graduation gift? Jewelry. A simple necklace can elevate any WFH look. This dainty necklace is classy and looks great on Zoom or in person. She'll never want to take it off. 

Shop the Electric Love Midi Skirt

For a professional yet fun wardrobe, invest in good bottom basics. A slip skirt is a great item for your first 9-5. This skirt is super comfortable and goes with everything. Worn with heels or sneakers, this skirt is definitely office appropriate. 

A graduation gift that shows how proud you are: a beautiful bag. A leather tote or crossbody purse is perfect for a working girl. Something big enough for a laptop, wallet, and 3 different lip balms is a great gift. You don't have to break the bank for a stylish and practical bag. 

Other gift ideas:
  • Blue light glasses for someone who will be glued to their computer 9-5
  • Adjustable standing desk for the girl that can't work from bed
  • Decorative or personalized pillow for a more comfortable day at her work from home office

For The Grad Moving Out

After studying from their bedroom or kitchen table for the past year, it's time for a change of scenery. If you have a daughter, niece, or big sister moving out we have the perfect gifts she needs. Moving to a new city and having your own apartment can be scary, but these gifts will make it a little easier. 

A throw blanket is the perfect gift for a grad on the go. This apartment warming gift adds a cozy touch to their space and it's something they'll always use. Go for a luxurious plush blanket, a personalized one, or  something with a pop of color. Influencers love Barefoot Dreams- and so will your graduate. 

Shop Sohya Bubble Candle

If the girl you're gifting needs help decorating, get her a funky candle. These bubble candles are super on trend and the perfect addition to any coffee table. These come in many colors, so you can match it to her vibe. Or opt for a scented candle that reminds her of home. 

Shop trendy jewelry

Get her some jewels for graduation and her big move. Fun jewelry is a must for girls moving to a new city. They can throw on hoops, chain earrings, and studs to mix up any look. Whether they're running to Trader Joe's or going for dinner with friends, these pieces will make their outfit.

Shop Massimo Leather Jacket

A leather jacket is the perfect graduation gift. This is made of 100% lambskin leather and was beautifully handcrafted in Italy. It's the perfect throw on jacket for dinner dates and walks around her new city. Your graduate will be obsessed with this gift! 

Coffee table books are also a great graduation present. A set of books about her favorite designer or travel destination make great house warming gift. A coffee table book is probably something she wouldn't buy herself, so she'd appreciate this thoughtful gesture. 


Other gift ideas:

  • Air Fryer for the girl who only knows how to cook Easy Mac
  • Mug Warmer to reheat her tea or midday coffee
  • Sturdy Luggage set for when she travels home for the holidays and to do laundry 

For The College Freshman

Shop the Living Louder Tank

For the girl who "has nothing to wear" get her some going out tops. Hopefully college will be somewhat back to normal this fall, so that means meeting new friends and going out. Your high school graduate will need a collection of sexy black tanks and bodysuits. Get her a few tops she can wear for a Girl's Night Out!

Shop Patchology Resting Beach Face Mask 

After four years of hard work, SATs, and college applications, your graduate deserves a break. Give her a spa day she can do at home with these relaxing face masks. She can Netflix and chill wearing cozy sweats and a nourishing face mask. For her first semester of all night study sessions, get the Rosé Eye Gels as well! Her under eyes will thank you later. 

Photo: @mixologyroslyn 

It's almost tailgate season again! Every college freshman attending a football school looks forward to their tailgate outfits, so why not get a head start on planning them? Scout out some DIY college apparel accounts like @bystyleu and order some tops for your college freshman. She can show her school spirit in a cropped vintage halter or star printed sweatshirt. Stock up on apparel and accessories by doing a bed decorating party. This is a fun way to celebrate her and get excited for college!

Photo: @thedrybar

Whether she's going out or just wants to look put together for Zoom class, she needs a blow dry brush. This is the perfect gift for anyone who loves doing their hair but with minimal effort. This brush gives you the best blow out in one tool. She'll use this every day and love you for it! For an affordable tool, get the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer. If you want to splurge a little, opt for the Dry Bar Double Shot or a Dyson hair tool. It's a great investment that will last all through college!

Other gift ideas:

  • Packing cubes to keep her organized when transporting her whole closet across the country
  • Fuzzy slippers to wear around the dorm so her feet are stylish and clean
  • Chic card wallet to hold the essentials (phone, dorm key, ID)