40 Gifts for Teens That’ll Up Their Cool Cred—and Earn Yourself Some Clout, Too

40 Gifts for Teens That’ll Up Their Cool Cred—and Earn Yourself Some Clout, Too

By Samantha Daly
Now you don’t have to be on TikTok to figure out what to give the Gen Z crowd.

Shopping for teenagers can be tough, but we’ve got a few ideas up our sleeve for the hard-to-please. From room decor and cozy essentials to self-care accessories and video games, these presents will put a smile on their face—and when in doubt, gift cards are always a good idea.

Looking for something else? Check out the rest of our holiday gift guides here.

Amped & Co. Mini Star LED Light
This battery-operated mini LED light acts as a guiding star in kid's rooms, at parties or on a bedside table.  ...
NewMade LA Heart Pack of 3 Hooks
A convenient three-hook wall mount to hang small kitchen, craft or desk items also serves as a charming piece of décor in the shape of pink hearts.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70 High Top Sneaker
1970s vintage style lives on in an iconic, always-cool high-top sneaker updated for today with classic details crafted from premium materials.
Bottleblond Jewels DIY Friendship Pin Gift Kit
A DIY kit complete with safety pins and colorful beads has everything you need to make thoughtful handmade gifts for you and your BFFs.
Amped & Co. Marquee Color Changing Cinema Lightbox
Showcase your way with words via a retro-inspired marquee lightbox that makes a splash with color-changing LED backlighting and a sliding storage drawer.
Outdoor Voices All Day Sweatpant
The softest sweats you’ll ever wear.
Parks Project Peaceful Bear Plastic Water Bottle
A friendly bear beckons you to hydrate with a water bottle made in the USA of BPA- and BPS-free plastic with handy liquid measurement marks climbing the back.
Nordstrom Cloud Oversize Throw Blanket
Snuggle up in this divinely soft-textured oversized throw blanket and expect other family members and pets to join you.  ...
Urban Outfitters Multi-Stripe Cozy Crew Sock
Our go-to socks for cozy season trimmed with a striped cuff.
Urbanears Alby True Wireless Headphone
Experience true wireless freedom with up to 15 hours of total playtime. Sleek in-ear design with customizable silicon tips ensure a perfect fit while blocking out noise for an immersive sound experience.
Otherland Canopy Candle
California Fig / Ivy Greens / Summer Dew Signature Wax Blend Hand-poured, soy/coconut wax blend Made in the USA Premium glassware, wick, and waxsourced from leading American factories Developed with Master Perfumers Each scent is crafted to bring its own transformative energy...
Bodha Ritual Smokeless Incense
Center the body and mind with smokeless incense from Bodha, made with organic wood and essential oils.
Billabong Switchback Faux Shearling Pullover
Cheer on those cold-weather forecasts with this roomy, layer-ready pullover cut from soft, lofty faux shearling at the ready.
UO Gift Card
UO Gift Cards are always the perfect gift. Redeemable at UrbanOutfitters.com and in any of our stores in the US or Canada, UO Gift Cards are available in denominations of $25- $1,000.
Nintendo Switch Lite
Handheld Nintendo Switch gaming at a great price. Introducing Nintendo Switch Lite, a new version of the Nintendo Switch system that’s optimized for personal, handheld play. Nintendo Switch Lite is a small and light Nintendo Switch system at a great price.
Birthdate Candles
A candle crafted for the day you were born. We combined astrology, numerology, and tarot to create 365 beautiful candles—one for every birthdate.
Hey Dewy Portable Facial Humidifier
A portable USB humidifier that's perfect for travel, work or bed to keep your skin continuously hydrated. This easy-fill humidifier features ultrasonic wave technology for quiet, efficient cool mist control. It offers up to eight hours of continuous mist, or 12 hours on the intermittent setting.
GLOPLAY Starry Night Glow in the Dark Wall Stickers
A whole galaxy of glow-in-the-dark stickers keep shining for more than five hours, so even if kids wake up at midnight, they'll have stars to guide their way.
Susan Alexandra DIY Bead Box
Bring beading artist Susan Alexandra's famed NYC studio to your home with this DIY beading kit that includes Susan's instructions and a treasure trove of beads.
KNC Star Eye Mask (5 Pack)
An all natural retinol and gold-infused eye mask. Meet the most Insta-worthy fix for under-eye texture and dark circles: KNC Star Eye Mask.
C7skates Premium Quad Roller Skate
Stand out while you glide through the roller rink in these quad-format roller skates by C7skates.
Book of the Month Gift Subscription
The gift they get to pick. The perfect present? Letting them choose their favorite books, every month.  Fun to give. Fun to get.  Gift members get their pick of each month’s best new books.
Herbivore Jade Facial Roller
What it is: An incredible tool for both inner and outer beauty. What it does: Facial rolling is relaxing and de-stressing and has been a beauty ritual since ancient times in China. Physically, it helps to firm the look of skin through gentle massage.
ROSEN Skincare Earth Cleanser
A creamy, slightly foaming cleanser that makes for a powerful wash, especially for those of you with acne-prone skin.
Baggu Fanny Pack
A hands-free bag for any outing. Surprisingly spacious and made from durable, heavyweight nylon for easy cleaning.
The Little White Lies Guide to Making Your Own Movie: In 39 Steps
Whether you're posting a clip on Facebook, making a presentation video, introducing yourself to others online, or just sending out a greeting to friends, today everyone is filmmaker.
Cocokind Rosewater Facial Toner
Soothe, hydrate, and balance your skin with a single spritz.
Himalayan Glow Natural Salt Lamp
Illuminate your room with a warm, pleasant & relaxing amber glow. It's a perfect choice in the center of a coffee table, desk.This lamp is a beautiful addition to your yoga studios.
Superga Core Classic Sneakers
Launched in Torino in 1911, Italian brand Superga supplied generations of chic Italians with footwear for their travels between the city and the beach.
Areaware Goober Candle
The Goober Candle is cast in unscented paraffin wax from playful forms originally created by Talbot & Yoon in their Brooklyn studio. Each Goober has a distinctive shape and character. Approximate burn time is 40 hours. Do not leave burning candle unattended.
Kinto Double-Walled To-Go Tumbler (17oz.)
Sip and take.  These bright buddies remind us of a day at the beach, and, hey, maybe that’s exactly where we’ll take ‘em. Each vacuum-insulated tumbler keeps your favorite drink cold or hot for six hours and is made from powder-coated stainless steel for an extra kick of durability.
Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose Lip Conditioner
Lightweight and deeply moisturizing, organic Virgin Coconut Oil and hydrating Rose Absolute combine to help smooth and soften lips. This product works wonders when layered with our lip tint or used as a stand-alone lip hydrating treatment.
Fujifilm Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer
The new Instax Mini Link smartphone printer is a successor to the Instax share sp-2 smartphone printer. With its sleek and light body design, revamped app, fun social features, and Bluetooth capability, The Instax Mini Link will surely grab attention.
Crosley C6 Turntable
Don't let those vinyl records collect dust when you can enjoy them on this classic two-speed belt-driven turntable with a built-in preamp.
Hydro Flask 40-Ounce Wide Mouth Cap Bottle
A large-capacity bottle is the perfect companion for the trail, the beach or everyday use thanks to TempShield protection that keeps all your beverages the perfect temperature, hot or cold.
Stasher Medium Reusable Silicone Sandwich Bag
Store snacks, sandwiches + more in this reusable silicone bag from Stasher. Slim bag is made from flexible, pure platinum silicone with a Pinch-loc™ seal to stay secure. Use a dry erase marker to label.
Quip Electric Toothbrush
Sonic vibrations with 2-minute timer, 30-second pulses, & multi-use cover. 1,200 soft, end-rounded, DuPont nylon bristles inserted into 34 tufts to give each tooth a gentle yet effective cleaning.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Instant Film Camera
The instax mini 90 offers advanced features, such as bulb and double exposures, that are attractions of traditional analog cameras and offer an enhanced capability to capture light creatively.
Fjällräven Kånken Backpack
Meaning arctic fox in Swedish, Fjallraven began 50 years ago in Sweden making a framed backpack design that carried loads comfortably. This innovation helped make the outdoors accessible to a whole new generation of people and launched a movement to protect wild places.
Billie Sudsy Body Wash
This rich, creamy body wash infused with aloe and shea butter works itself into a generous lather without ever drying out your skin. We skipped harsh foaming agents and made sure it was pH balanced so it’s safe to use everywhere. The result? Ultra soft and hydrated skin with every wash.

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