There is bound to be that special someone in your life that you struggle to buy the perfect gift for, even if you begin your search months in advance. Although it covers a relatively wide age range, buying an on-point present for any millennial in your life will have to be worthy of several shares on social media. It should be small enough to fit in their handbag or backpack and on trend enough that their friends might think it cost a fortune – when you did not actually spend one. Make sure that you take your time and choose a gift that will make them smile, even if just for a second.

Travel related gifts
Travel broadens the mind, provides you with the opportunity to explore and get to know places that you would never have dreamed of visiting, and also provides any millennial with the ultimate in photo perfect opportunities to share and hashtag to their hearts content. So, if you are considering giving a travel-related gift then you are in luck, as there is a huge range of presents and alternatives available on the market, depending on your budget. If you want to give a gift that will be useful for a long trip, then consider a travel towel or guidebook to help get those creative minds in gear. You could also gift some seriously stylish organic travel toiletries, such as soaps that double up as shampoo and multi-purpose moisturisers that are a must if space is tight. If you are looking to give a gift that is a little more expensive, but incredibly useful, then consider gifting some trekking gear such as boots, walking poles and even trousers that can be rolled up and packed away without taking up too much space. Finally, luxury items such as travel candles and incense that acts as an insect repellent are the ultimate gift for the millennial traveler that has it all.

Keep it on trend
If you are looking for a gift that will go down a storm, then you need to make sure that you keep an eye on the latest trends and fashion must-haves if you want to give a present that will be much appreciated and admired. Fashion trends change on an almost daily basis, so you will need to hit social media to find out what is in at the present moment. If the recipient is female be sure to check this seasons must-have trends – think retro, such as scrunchies, retro backpacks and sneakers. When it comes to clothing, floral tea dresses are ideal for the summer months, and denim jackets and dungarees can be enjoyed and worn all year round. If your recipient is male then think beanie hats, brand sunglasses such as from Rayban or Guess, and caps. You could also consider gifting a branded sweater or t-shirt to add some style and glamor to their wardrobe. Finally, top tech such as over-ear headphones – preferably in a wireless model – are a must-have item for any gym goer, meaning that you can enjoy an Instagram worthy workout, while looking stylish at the same time. Be sure to read up on the latest fashion trends for this season and start shopping around to bag a gift that will be worn, used and enjoyed in equal measure.

Budget Buys
If you are looking for that ideal gift, but are sticking to a strict budget then worry not. There is still a range of gifts that you can browse from, to ensure that you pick something that is truly special and just as unique as the recipient. If your loved one spends a small fortune on bottled water or take out coffee, then why not give them their own bespoke water bottle or keep cup coffee container, that can be folded down and stored in their bag for future use. Seriously on trend, these must-haves can be acquired for a few dollars and also help reduce the amount of packaging that companies use – ethical and stylish. Another option for foodie millennials is a subscription to a cook at home meal service, or grow your own herbs, that mean that just about anyone can cook up some delicious dishes from the comfort of their own home. Easy to follow and fun instructions make this a great night in, ideal if you are buying for someone who is on a strict budget themselves. Accessories such as socks, tote bags and even underwear are ideal for any student or college graduate who does not have much money to spare. Choose big bold colors and cute patterns and prints to truly make an impact. Custom coins such as from ChallengeCoins4Less also make an ideal gift, as you can choose and create a bespoke design. So, if you are looking for a slightly smaller gift or are trying to bag a bargain, then these ideas should help you to feel inspired and select something that will be well received.

If you are looking to buy a gift for your loved one or friend, who just so happens to be a very fashion forward millennial, then you may have your work cut out for you. Trends change incredibly quickly, so be sure to hit social media and read up to work out which items are in before you start browsing. Travel lovers will appreciate a guidebook or even some seriously top of the range toiletries so that they can look their best while away from home. While any fashion follower will love an item of clothing that is on trend and that will give their wardrobe a serious style injection. Finally, you can pick up some great gifts for just a few dollars also. From accessories to reusable cups and containers, be sure to shop around if you want to bag a serious bargain. Millennials are usually a difficult demographic to shop for, but worry not, you have definitely got this covered.


Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

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