TOP gifts for Gen Z + Millennials this year!

Quick Version: Looking for trendy gifts for your gen z teen, young adult or millennial loved one? This is the gift guide for you!

We've recently had SO many Instagram DM requests come in asking for gift ideas for trendy tweens, teens, and adults this holiday season. And we get it, staying up with the trends nowadays is HARD! And if you're just embarking in this world with a tween of your own, it can seem like a Wild West for sure. So, we did allllll the research to find some amazing gift ideas they will be so impressed by and absolutely LOVE. These most sought-after gifts will resonate with their values while staying on-trend – keep reading for our picks!

the best gifts for millennials

TOP gifts for gen z'ers

top gifts for gen z
  1. Samba OG shoes: Perfect for the fashion-forward and comfort seekers, these iconic sneakers add a retro yet trendy touch to any outfit. Ideal for the trendsetters in your life, they're a style statement that will soon be their go-to pick!
  2. Sol De Janerio jet set: These products have completely taken over the teen beauty world. In fact, it is also an Amazon best seller! Wrap this up and watch your teen gleam with excitement and surprise.
  3. Owala water bottle: These are ALL the rage rn! Perfect for the active or always-on-the-go girl or guy. With its easy flip straw and carry loop, this bottle makes a practical but thoughtful present for anyone!
  4. Sweatpants: These are super on trend at the moment, and who doesn't love some good comfort around here. They go with anything, and why not look cool while also being comfortable? Win win!
  5. Bluetooth star projector: We can't say we expected this to be one of the most-loved gen z items nowadays, but we're glad we have the in so now you know too! This little gadget not only projects a galaxy of stars but also syncs with Bluetooth, setting the mood with their favorite tunes.
  6. Ultra mini Ugg boots: NOTHING is better than slipping your cold feet into warm, furry UGGS! These mini suede ones are such a classic wardrobe staple, especially if you're going for a gift of comfort, and will definitely be boots worn for years and years to come.
  7. Sherpa jacket: Sherpa jackets are nearly the center of teen winter fashion, and we love this one and the color choices too! The neck comes up nice and high to help block the cold wind. This is the perfect gift for someone headed to a cold weather city for the holidays (or lives in one year round!)
  8. Maracuja Juicy Lip Balm: These have absolutely taken over TikTok, and we love love LOVE them too. This balm is ULTRA hydrating and not sticky at all, and will keep your lips looking plump and juicy allll day long!
  9. Mini Fridge: Perfect for skincare for the girls, or drinks and snacks for boys too, this adorable mini fridge can hold 6 full size soda cans and adds a touch of luxury and fun to their room.
  10. Air force 1 (women) + Air force 1 (men): These sneakers are on soooo many teen wish lists, and for good reason! They are so comfy and you can wear them with everything. They will be an everyday shoe that are definitely worth the price.
mini ugg boots
maracuja juicy lip

TOP gifts for millennials

top gifts for millennials
  1. Pickleball set: If you've got a pickleball lover, or someone looking for a new hobby, then this pickleball set would make such a fun gift! Two paddles, four balls, a carry bag, and a whole lot of fun.
  2. SKIMS pajamas: Anyone will feel like a cozy queen in these pajamas! If you’re looking for something on the more luxe/boujee side, these are a huge treat. Skims pjs are NEXT LEVEL ultra comfy and definitely higher end quality that will last.
  3. Vinyl record player: This will bring back fun memories for all of the millennial people on your Christmas list. You could even throw in a few of their fave vinyls!
  4. Cat-eye sunglasses: Sunglasses are always a good gift no matter the time of year, and these cat-eye sunglasses are SO cute. We are big fans of Quay sunglasses here and can attest to their amazing quality!
  5. Kindle Oasis: This Kindle Oasis is all the rage right now. The adjustable warm light ensures comfortable reading day and night, while its waterproof feature allows you to enjoy your favorite books anywhere, even by the pool. Perfect for anyone that loves a good book on the go!
  6. Large weekender bag: This tote is GIANT, which is why it's so amazing! It makes a great overnight bag, beach bag, etc. Choose between the super cute green color pictured or some other fun prints!
  7. Northface booties: Ideal for the outdoor enthusiast or anyone who loves staying snug, these booties are the perfect blend of warmth and practicality. With their durable, grippy soles and plush insulation, they're a stylish way to keep feet toasty whether lounging indoors or braving the chilly outdoors.
  8. Foot massager: An amazing gift for those who are always on their feet or anyone in need of some pampering. This soothing massager offers a spa-like experience, melting away stress and rejuvenating tired feet.
  9. On Cloud running shoes: Comfort meets style with these super popular On sneakers. He'll get tons of use out of these cushioned runners from going on walks or trips to the gym, and they can be easily worn with casual outfits, plus they are waterproof! Win, win, win.
  10. YETI cooler: These are pretty much the gold standard for coolers. They keep things cold for a VERY long time, and are super durable. This is sure to be a favorite gift under the Christmas tree this year!
skims pajamas
FROM: Nordstrom Mother’s Day gift guide: My daily favorites that YOUR mom will love, too!
kindle oasis

Happy (trendy) gifting!

Sending you all the good vibes as you pick out the perfect gen z + millennial gifts this holiday season! We hope this guide helped you feel confident finding that trendy gift that will leave them saying “how did you know?!”

Team Mint Arrow

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