Written by: Rita Rana

Best Gift Ideas for Female Employees

Gifting is not just a formality: It is no secret that almost everyone loves receiving gifts. The person at the receiving end may cherish all the gifts, but only one or few of them will be useful and heart-touching.

That’s why there is a need to consider several factors before buying a gift for someone.

As correctly said by Charles Dudley Warner “The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value”.

So we should not gift someone to just “Give and leave”, gifts are not a formality but a token of appreciation and gratitude.

Giving a gift is synonymous with receiving happiness. That’s why we need to think before buying a gift.

Choosing a gift for someone becomes more difficult when you don’t know what that person may like.

To the special women in your life: your mother, sister, wife, or daughter you can gift clothes, soft toys, flowers, or something customized with beautiful memories, but the case is not the same with the female employees.

There is a saying that states “No one can understand women” however this is not so true.

If you also find it difficult to understand the likes and dislikes of women i.e., female employees of your office, and if you also get confused while buying a gift for them, then this article will surely help you.

The factors to consider before choosing a gift for female employees are ahead: 

  1. Nature-: if you are buying a gift for only one employee for her birthday ought to congratulate her for achievement then you can gift something according to her likes and nature. For example: for an avid reader, books are the best gift, for a person who loves to write, diaries are the best gift and for a person who loves cooking, crockery or kitchen appliance is the best gift, for a person who loves painting art kit is the best gift.  
  2. Occasion-: The next thing to keep in mind is the occasion for which you are buying a gift, whether it’s a birthday gift or for an achievement, for some festival and event or it is an anniversary gift to a married employee.  
  3. Budget-: Next and the most important factor is your budget. Your budget depends on the fact that whether you are gifting one person or it is bulk gifting.  

To make your decision easier, below is the list of the top 12 best gift ideas for female employees in 2021.

A link to the product is attached at the end of each product’s description for your ease.

Sustainable Gift Hampers

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It is good to see that nowadays people have become more conscious of nature.

A sustainable hamper that consists of a plantable paper diary, seeds pencils or pens, bamboo products, etc. will be the best gift because of two reasons:  

  • A sustainable hamper is always useful.  
  • It gives back to the nature 

You can also customize or curate the hamper with the products of your choice. The price range of sustainable hampers starts from 300 INR.  

The product shown in the image includes a notepad, calendar, 5 paper pens, and 2 coco planters. You will find varieties of sustainable hampers on Amazon and Flipkart.

Check out the product’s link below:

Handmade decor

The majority of women are decor enthusiasts.

They love decorating their house. You can gift a dream catcher, handmade car hanging, macrame wall hanging, etc.

There is a wide variety of unique handmade decor on the websites like lbb, zwende, and Amazon.

You will also find a variety of small businesses that sell handmade beauties on Instagram. The one shown in this image is a beautiful dreamcatcher.

Dreamcatchers are originated from Native Americans, people believe that it keeps negative dreams away besides social beliefs, a dreamcatcher full of feathers and charms looks cheerful and lovely.

Something that represents social belief

Yes, you read it right. Some charms or symbols are signs of good luck.

For example, an evil eye keychain or Hamsa hand bracelet, a laughing Buddha, a tortoise showpiece.

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Such gifts show that you are their good wishes.

These products are always in trend. The product shown in the image is an evil eye car hanging.

There is a belief related to the evil eye that it protects us from evil vibes, and it is a symbol of a good omen.

You can check the link to find the best trending gifts.

Check out the link below for reference (evil eye and Hamsa hand):

Check out the link below for reference (laughing Buddha)

A plant with a planter

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Plants have many health benefits as there are plants that purify the surrounding air, kill toxic components, and are suitable for indoor gardening too.

Spending time with plants enhances one’s mental health.

Women love gardening the most.

The Census Bureau says that in 2008, 41.6 percent of people said they participated in gardening; 33.6 percent of men and 48.9 percent of women.

Source of the above data – Daily republic.

By gifting a plant, you are also contributing to the improvement of nature, so it’s a Win-Win for both the one who is gifting it and the one who is at the receiving end.

Indoor plants are the best gifts because: 

  • They reduce stress and refresh the mood. 
  • They remove toxicity. 
  • Plants like aloe vera have medicinal benefits. 
  • They fill home with positive vibes 
  • They are the best decor for the home.

 Here is the list of the top 5 indoor plants to gift:

  • Succulents
  • Areca palms
  • Snake plant
  • Seasonal flowering plant
  •  Aloe vera

Personalized gifts

You can also gift a pen with the name of the employee engraved in it or a personalized diary and keychain.

Such gifts give “feel good” vibes and are loved by everyone.

The image above is a combo of the personalized pen with a keychain. The diamond design of this set is quite impressive and attractive.

A personalized gift will make a great impression on them.

The link to this product is given below:


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Wristwatches are an evergreen gift.

It represents the value of time. Any woman would love a wristwatch because of the following reasons: 

  • It is useful 
  • It is the part of our daily use 
  • A wristwatch gives a classy and smart look. 

A good quality wristwatch can be a little expensive but there are a few good wristwatches below 500 INR too

 Some of the latest popular brands that have a wide range of ladies watches are listed below:

  • Titan
  • Chumbak
  • Swisstone
  • Daniel Klein
  • Fastrack

The one shown in this image is a quirky and trendy design by Chumbak.

Check out the link below for more designs and brands:

A Thermos flask

A thermos flask is a very thoughtful idea for gifting purposes.

The employees spend most of their time working in the office, so they should take care of their health too. Thermos should be gifted because of the reasons given ahead:

  • One can carry hot water during winters and chilled fresh fruit juice during summer.
  • It is durable.
  • A Thermos is an affordable gift.

The thermos in this image has the capacity of 160 ml, it is by popular and reliable brand Milton, you can get this at Rs. 362 on Amazon.

 The link to the product is given below:

A box of chocolates

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Every woman loves chocolate, but instead of gifting normal chocolate loaded with sugar, it is better to gift dark chocolates with nuts and less sugar because:

  • They improve the flow of blood. 
  • They reduce the risk of heart disease
  • They are nutritious.

Dark chocolate is a delicious gift of health and goodness.

You can check more health benefits of dark chocolate from this given link.

For more gift ideas, check these out:

  1. 21 Best Corporate Gift Ideas for Employees & Clients
  2. 20 Best Gift Ideas For Men in India: Gift Buying Guide
  3. Best Wedding Gift Ideas In India for Friends, Relative & Colleague
  4. 16 Gift Ideas for Women who deserves the best


Books are not only man’s best friend, but they are everyone’s best friend.

It is not necessary that only an avid reader will like books, you can gift women-oriented books written by female authors to your female employees.

By gifting a book, you are also sharing knowledge. Some of the best books written by female authors: 

  • To kill a mocking bird by Harper lee
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
  • The secret by Rhonda Byrne
  • God of small things by Arundhati Roy

You can also gift a Kindle reader, there are numerous ebooks available on Amazon Kindle at low prices.

Check out the link below for buying ebooks & books online in India from Amazon:

Dry fruits hamper

Your employee needs the energy to work more efficiently, and what can be a better source of energy than dry fruits.

A dry fruit hamper suits all occasions and is the best gift, especially during winter and the festive season.

The dry fruit in the above image includes Cashew nuts, Almonds, and raisins (100 gm each)

 Check out the product’s link below:

Frame with a motivational quote

Frame with a motivational quote

An A5 size frame with a motivational quote for their work desk is a super encouraging and helpful gift that will bring positive vibes to their work area.

How wonderful the “Good vibes only” frame in the given image looks, Its color gives soothing and magical vibes, it will look more amazing on the work desk of your employee.

Check out the product’s link below:

A gift card or shopping voucher

If you are still confused and cannot decide the perfect gift then the best option is a gift card or shopping voucher, it will make your employees very happy as they can buy a gift of their choice.

Remember, Women love shopping.

Almost every e-commerce websites have gift cards, some renowned sites are Amazon, Flipkart, Nykaa, and Myntra.


The above list is not bound by someone’s likes and occasions. You can gift these on any occasion to the female employees of your office.

With the gift, give a small note of appreciation too, this small gesture of yours can brighten your employees’ faces as little things can do wonder sometimes.

This article covers all such gifts that are helpful, thoughtful, and budget-friendly.

All the products mentioned in this article fall in a price range of 300 to 1500 INR.

All the gifts in this article are not ordinary and as usual corporate gifts, but these are unique and creative gift ideas.

Most of the products listed here support the theme of sustainable living, “Go green” should be the motto of our personal life and professional life.

Though there is a link provided at the end of each gift idea, you can also get these gifts in your nearby store.

Share the gift and joy with the people around you and feel the happiness of gifting.

Hope this article helps you in choosing the right gift. If you like this article, spread the word.

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Rita Rana

My name is Rita Rana. I am pursuing my bachelor's degree in arts. I am an author and a bookworm. Besides reading and writing, I have a keen interest in musical instruments, arts and crafts.


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