14 Thoughtful + Totally Useful Holiday Gifts for a Girl Boss

It's that time of year again. When you make a list of holiday gift ideas and check it twice, hoping you haven't forgotten anyone. From there you race from store to store in search of the perfect present that can be wrapped up in a bow for that certain friend or family member. Sometimes one of the hardest people to buy a gift for just so happens to be a co worker, business acquaintance, or side-hustle friend. 

We've rounded up some of our favorite holiday gifts for the ultimate girl boss. Not only are all of these gift ideas useful + thoughtful, but they're all made by small businesses run by girl bosses just like you! Happy shopping!

That's why we've created this holiday gift guide for the boss lady in your life. Whether she is your greatest inspiration or you hope to encourage her to keep up the hard work, this in your one-stop shop for a unique gift that she will love. From pick-me-up keychains to motivational to-do lists with checkboxes, we have it here! And the best thing yet? Most of these items support fellow boss ladies, creatives, and small business makers, and instead of hurrying through the cold and snow, you can order right online! Happy shopping!


1. Good Morning Gorgeous Coffee Mug

Some mornings aren’t the same without a little caffeine to get the day going. Give the gift of a good start to the day with this affirming mug! BONUS! Cathy has offered our Socialites 30% off her entire site! Use code, SOCIALSTUDIO30. Happy shopping!

2. Walter and George Key Fob.

Boss babes are always on the go, so why not help your business bestie hustle in style with this handmade leather key fob from San Diego maker, Walter and George?

3. Tub Tea

As hard as it is for some of us to believe, some boss ladies don’t have a thing for coffee. Instead, switch out the grounds for some Tub Tea by our favorite Etsy maker, CeeCee and Bee.

4. Get it Together Pouch

Pencils, pens, chapsticks - pretty much anything that your career comrade will need to get through the day will fit in this bag.

5. Ambition is Beautiful Tote.

Every busy hustler needs a bag to catch all her work goodies for a successful day. The Ambition is Beautiful Tote from PCB Home is not only stylish, but also inspirational to help her remember why she started.

6. Socialite Gift Card

Gift cards are always a good choice! Grab one of our new Socialite gift cards and help your fellow boss babes #InspireConnectGrow with any of the Social Studio Shop services or products in 2017!

7. #HustleDarling Pencils

Use the Get It Together pouch to store these inspirational pencils. Your business bestie can use them to scratch down creative ideas, daily to-do’s, and vacation plans.

8. The Carpenter's Daughter Lip Balm 

The Carpenter's Daughter Lip Balm is the perfect way to keep lips hydrated and soft. Each one is made with all-natural ingredients and seasonal scents for the girl who enjoys looking beautiful on the job.

9. Keep Not Settling Print

For the home office or the corporate desk, this print will be a friendly reminder to keep the hustle going strong even on the hardest of days.

10. Social Planner

This Social Planner will keep your business babe organized with all her daily social media posts. What could be better?

11. GSD Notepad

Boss Babes need to get sh*t done - that’s just a fact. Make your day simple and organized with this tear-off notepad from one of our favorite boss babes, Studio 9 Co. Outline your top 3 goals for the day + the rest of the to do’s will follow!

12. Desk Calendar

From here, plans and schedules can be seen in one glance. With a gift like this, your career friend will keep 2017 resolutions, appointments, and meetings all in order right from her desk.

13. Wilderess Candles

Every boss babe works better with an inviting scent to the office. These candles will impress coworkers, employees and associates as they walk by the room.

There you have it! What are some of your favorite gifts to give your business besties this holiday season?