It is a turning point year. A time when most individuals graduate from college and start their lives as independent, eager, and self-sufficient adults. As the 22-year-old woman in your life embarks on this new adventure, look for gift ideas that will help them to start this new chapter in style! Here are the top options for 2022.
Apparel & Accessory Gift Ideas for 22-Year-Old Women
Prinbara Sweater Dress
Winter is coming and the Prinbara Sweater Dress is guaranteed to keep your favorite lady warm and cozy, while also looking spectacularly stylish! This oversized sweater dress features long lantern sleeves and a chunky turtleneck, giving the perfect Fall or Winter vibe. Choose from black, royal blue, caramel, or any of the other fifteen color options. Best of all, this apparel can be casual or she can dress it up with a pair of sexy knee-high boots!
MTV Retro Graphic T-Shirt
This classic tee is a bangin’ throwback to the ’90s! The MTV Graphic T-Shirt is a retro look at the style that dominated this pivotal period of pop culture where music videos were all the rage. Depending on which of the five color options you choose, the material is either 100% cotton or a cotton blend.
ECOWISH Faux Coat
Don’t let her get a chill! The ECOWISH Faux Coat is fashionable outerwear that is the ideal apparel for throwing over a pair of skinny jeans on a chilly day. Whether headed to lunch with the girls or a tailgate before the big game, this teddy bear-style jacket is guaranteed to keep her warm this Winter. Moreover, the fleece material is super soft and it comes in a myriad of colors, styles, patterns, and lengths!
V-Neck Loose Sweatshirt
Versatility at its finest! This chic V-Neck Sweater takes away the bulk and adds a bit of flair to what would normally be a frumpy look. The billowing lantern sleeves are paired with a fitted wrap-around center that can be worn forward or backward. Depending on the occasion, she can wear this top with a pair of jeans, as an accent to a fitted dress, or even with a skirt or shorts. Most importantly, the knitted fabric is light and breathable!
Beyove Ruched Sleeve Blazer
As your daughter enters the business world make sure that she’s always looking her best with the Beyove Ruched Sleeve Blazer. This three-quarter sleeve work jacket can dress up virtually any outfit. It also comes in an array of colors and patterns.
Moreover, the fabric is soft and stretchy making for a comfortable, yet professional look. Finally, it is machine washable! Just make sure to hang dry.
Help your daughter relax in style in this retro set of PRETTYGARDEN Tie-Dye LoungeWear. Whether she is headed to the gym, the movies, or to bed, this comfortable and stylish sweatsuit is a fantastic choice.
The pants have a drawstring tie to ensure a custom fit and the company has 25 different tie dye, leopard print, striped, and ombre pattern options. These are a wonderful gift for the gal who always wants to look her best, even when she is staying in for the night.
Uoohal Plus Size Yoga Pants
The Uoohal Plus Size Yoga Pants are an amazing addition to any workout! Not only do they have moisture-wicking properties, but they are lightweight, and yet, thick enough to handle any position. As we all know, squats and lunges are not a pretty sight when the fabric of one’s pants is a little too thin. These can handle those awkward positions and keep her looking classy!
Additionally, these leggings have a high elastic waist to aid in tummy control. They also come with mesh pockets so she can keep her phone handy. Lastly, these comfortable and stretchy pants come in an array of colors.
Fitbit Charge 3 SE
Speaking of working out, the best way to attain one’s goals is to monitor progress throughout the endeavor. The Fitbit Charge 3 SE is an amazing tool that gives users updates on their heart rate, sleep patterns, workout times, and calories burned. Moreover, it is waterproof for up to 50 meters. This gives her the option to swim and shower with this accessory with no issue.
Furthermore, she can pair this device with her phone and receive text messages and phone calls while on the go! This is a spectacularly versatile accessory the truly motivates wearers to get up and get moving. Finally, the touchscreen display will give her easy access to her workout information and the battery life spans a whopping seven days.
Turandoss Choker Necklace
The Turandoss Choker Necklace is an elegant, handmade tripled layered accessory that is plated in 14-carat gold. This makes it a hypoallergenic material that is perfect for any skin type. In addition, the combination of the decorative chain along with the bar and disc charms makes for s simple, yet eye-catching jewelry piece that looks great with virtually any outfit!
However, if these charms don’t suit her style, the company offers a wide selection including crosses, various shapes, precious stones, and other fun trinkets. Best of all, she has the ability to wear these accessories together or separately!
Swarovski Bella Drop Earrings
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend — but when she can’t afford the real thing, Swarovski is a fantastic alternative! Known for their high-end crystals, the Swarovski Bella Drop Earrings feature a gorgeous set of white gems that are guaranteed to catch anyone’s eye.
The rhodium plated setting prevents corrosion and it is extremely hard. This means that nicks and scratches are no worry! Furthermore, the lever back closure ensures that these sparkly earrings stay in her ears at all times. Most importantly though, while these crystals are large, this accessory is extremely lightweight. Help your best friend frost herself in these glamorous accents.
Rainbow Socks Sushi Box
Unagi, salmon skin roll, and tuna sashimi are fan favorites of many. For the gal who loves some freshly made sushi, purchase this delightfully unique set of socks! The Rainbow Socks Sushi Box showcases three pairs of colorful and fun footwear to look like this popular Japanese cuisine. They even come in a signature sushi box and it includes mini soy sauce bottles!
Keep her tootsies warm and cozy during the Fall and Winter months with this stylish pair of suede Minnetonka Moccasins. These handmade, slipper-style shoes feature a rubber sole for indoor and outdoor use as well as alpine sheepskin, which will guarantee that she stays toasty on even the coldest nights. It will also make her feel as if she is walking on a cloud!
Furthermore, these shoes come in both wide and regular widths and you can choose from a bold red to the classic golden tan coloring. Minnetonka is a reputable brand known for its cold weather products that are only made with premium quality supplies. Thus, this is a wonderful gift option!
Kate Spade Maise Purse
What girl doesn’t need a gorgeous purse? The Kate Spade Maise Purse is an all-leather clutch that features 14 karat gold hardware and a beautifully pinstriped interior. The inner pockets make for optimal storage and the top zipper keeps everything secure. This bag is ideal for special occasions or everyday use. It is available in three style options — red, black, and a floral bird pattern!
Jadyn Duffel Bag
Whether headed to the gym or on a weekend getaway, the Jadyn Duffel Bag is the perfect accessory for any trip. Not only is it carry-on compatible, but the polyester material makes it easy to clean. Furthermore, the padded shoulder strap allows for comfortable transport and the multitude of pockets makes this a fantastic organizational tool. Best of all, it has a separate shoe compartment, guaranteeing the rest of your baggage remains clean!
PortoVino Beach Wine Purse
For the ladies who love to lounge by the seaside or the pool, the PortoVino Beach Wine Purse is guaranteed to have them shouting sip, sip hooray! This adorable bag actually contains a hidden compartment that can hold up to two bottles of her favorite wine. Furthermore, it is insulated and has a covered dispenser for easy access when five o’clock rolls around.
Additionally, you can choose from classic nautical stripes or two bolder, color-blocked styles. Moreover, the waterproof cotton canvas makes this the perfect accessory for water-related activities. She can store her beverage, travel safe wine glasses, and any supplies she needs for a refreshing swim with this unique accessory.
MANMESH HATT Dog Mom Hat
Every dog mom is proud of their pup and eager to talk about how amazing they are, so a Dog Mom Hat is the perfect conversation starter. This adjustable cap comes in an array of colors and is a great accessory for a day outside in the sun! In addition, it is made with 100% cotton. That means it is hypoallergenic and perfect for all skin types.
Beauty Gift Ideas for 22-Year-Old Women
REVLON Hot Air Brush
For the girl who always wants to look glam, the REVLON Hot Air Brush is the best tool to give her the blowout of her dreams! She can achieve less frizz, more shine, and most importantly, the voluminous locks that we all fantasize about. The Tourmaline Iconic Technology enables users to dry and style their hair simultaneously with the use of innovative airflow vents.
Moreover, the three speed and heat settings allow her to limit damage and maintain healthy and silky smooth hair. The creators of this lightweight magic styling wand also had the forethought to ensure that the tip stays cool and the bristles keep her hair tangle-free. 22-year-old women will love the change in their morning routine with one of the most useful and time-saving gift ideas!
L’Occitane Butter Hand Cream
Her hands will never feel so buttery smooth then when using L’Occitane Butter Hand Cream! This luxurious lotion is imported from France and features rich Shea butter and honey as well as coconut and almond oils to nourish and hydrate skin.
This high-end skincare line promises clients silky smooth skin without an oily finish. Moreover, a little goes a long way so this seemingly simple gift can span the Fall and Winter months and keep dry, cracked skin at bay!
DERMORA 24K Gold Eye Mask
Balancing a professional and social life can be a lot, which normally means that something has got to give. Usually, in our early twenties that equates to a lack of sleep. Help the 22-year-old women in your life stay looking bright, fresh, and ready to conquer the world with gift ideas that will help to hide the consequences of those late weeknights on the town!
The DERMORA 24K Gold Eye Mask reduces puffy eyes and dark circles with the help of hyaluronic acid and Vitamins C and E. Twenty minutes following the initial application and she will see a noticeable difference in her appearance! This product is dermatologist tested and is a spectacular tool to add to her skincare regimen.
Mavogel Sleep Eye Mask
Ample sleep can make all the difference in how a big work presentation or a travel day goes. Therefore, make sure that your bestie always gets a restful night’s sleep with the help of the Mavogel Sleep Eye Mask!
Unlike alternative products, this option features five layers of fabric along with a patented bending cartilage design. This eliminates the instance of light sneaking in. Moreover, the adjustable strap makes it completely customizable and comfortable for any person hoping to get some much-needed rest. Lastly, this mask is soft and breathable while not putting pressure on the face.
Bedsure Satin Pillowcase
Help your best friend say goodbye to frizzy and static hair in the morning with this thoughtful gift! In case you didn’t know, satin and silk products help to limit friction while a person is sleeping, which aids in preventing their hair from looking “slept on” when they wake. Additionally, it can help the user’s skin retain its moisture and diminish the instance of acne.
This set of Bedsure Satin Pillowcases come in 24 color and 4 size options and they are made with a durable and lightweight fabric. Moreover, the manufacturer utilized an envelope style design, which will give her bedroom a modern and high-end appearance. Lastly, they are machine washable so laundry day will be a breeze!
Household Gift Ideas for 22-Year-Old Women
Chanasya Throw Blanket
Warm, cozy, soft, and the ideal accent to any room. The Chanasya Throw Blanket is guaranteed to keep users toasty under these amazingly soft fabrics while maintaining a classy look of luxury. With 22 color options and four sizes to choose from, your best friend is going to stay snuggled up solo or with her significant other with this fantastic find!
Additionally, this throw comes with a lifetime guarantee so you can count on quality. Finally, and most importantly, this blanket is hypoallergenic, anti-static, breathable, and will not shed.
COOSA Diffuser And Humidifier
Lessen anxiety, elevate mood, improve sleep and even enhance her skin with the COOSA Diffuser And Humidifier! Essential oils have proven health benefits and even possess antibacterial properties. For 22-year-old women who believe in natural remedies, gift ideas that can boost their health and brighten their space are an amazing option.
This diffuser features a gorgeous glass design atop a wood-style base. Just add water and her preferred oils and let the relaxation begin! The 250 ML capacity allows for extended usage, but the machine will automatically shut off when the water runs out.
Moreover, she can set a timer for how long she wants it to run and it is extremely quiet. In addition, this diffuser comes with a LED light, creating quite the ambiance while she purifies the air. This can be gifted separately or you can pair it with tea tree, lavender, or peppermint oils!
Chesapeake Mind & Body Candle
Fill her home with joy and laughter with a Chesapeake Mind & Body Candle. The smell of cranberry and Dahlia is perfect for any season and this delicious scent is guaranteed for 50 hours of burn time.
Furthermore, the sweet and fruity aroma is enhanced with orange peel, lemon, and cedarwood essential oils. Additionally, it is available in a multitude of sizes, but no matter which one you choose, the refreshing scent will help her to relax after a hard day at the office.
Homde Jewelry Box
Every girl has had that frustrating moment where they go to find a necklace in their drawer and it is tangled up with all the other jewelry. That is thankfully a problem of the past! The Homde Jewelry Box is one of the most spectacular gift ideas for 22-year-old women who have a wide assortment of jewelry. Not only does it have designated areas for all types of fashion pieces, but it is also lockable.
This large storage box has multiple drawers and slots for necklaces, watches, bracelets, earrings, sunglasses, and any other accessories. It also has a mirror so that she can make a sound decision on the accessories that best suit the look of the day!
SunnyLife Lucite Chess + Checkers
For the gal who binged and loved The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix, consider gifting her with a SunnyLife Lucite Chess + Checkers Set. This striking game can serve as a centerpiece in the main room and can be a great way to pass the time on a rainy afternoon. The upscale and modern take on an ancient game is guaranteed to spruce up her apartment and provide her with endless hours of entertainment.
BrüMate Wine Glass Tumbler
Happy hour never look so good than a mermaid style vacuum insulated BrüMate Wine Glass Tumbler! This stainless steel 14-ounce cup comes with a leak-proof lid.
Additionally, not only is it rust resistant, but the cooler-like construction prevents condensation and will keep her drink chilled for hours! Finally, the non-slip base helps to prevent unwanted spills. This makes it is perfect for areas like the pool and beach where glass is not allowed.
Simple Modern Water Bottle
It is also essential that your bestie stay hydrated each day and the Simple Modern Water Bottle will get her more than halfway to the recommended 64 ounces! This 40 ounce double walled and vacuum insulated bottle will keep her water cool for hours or her coffee hot through the afternoon.
Furthermore, the handle lid makes for easy transport and it is dishwasher safe. However, the actual bottle is best hand washed due to the stainless steel and copper coated construction. Finally, no matter the temperature of her beverage, the exterior will remain at room temperature!
SMIRLY Cheese Board and Knife Set
Make sure your favorite hostess has the mostest in terms of her party spread! The SMIRLY Cheese Board and Knife Set is a completely customizable charcuterie board with expandable inserts and additional accessories. Some of the top items include cheese knives and serveware, black slate labels, and the corresponding chalk as well as ceramic sauce and dip bowls!
This is wonderful for Super Bowl parties, Sunday brunch, or a bridal shower. It is also conveniently collapsible, making it easy to store when not in use. Most importantly, it is made with bamboo! This means that it is less resistant to scratches, it will not absorb water like other varieties on the market and it has antibacterial properties!
Cuisinart Waffle Iron
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the Cuisinart Waffle Iron is the ideal tool for making an array of items that will fuel any lady’s busy day! In fact, she can make brownies, cornbread, chaffles, and even grilled cheese with this handy kitchen appliance. Additionally, this specific model lets users make two waffles at once, making it a spectacular choice for the girl who loves to host brunch.
Moreover, the non-stick coating makes clean up easy and it features six different controls so that she can cook items to her liking. Lastly, the stainless steel construction ensures that this is an investment that will last and it cooks quickly and effectively!
Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Grill
Who needs a man to man the meat when you have the Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Grill? This is an ingenious appliance that can grill, bake, roast, air crisp or dehydrate. It can also prepare four steaks at a time, meaning that the 22-year-old women in your life and create a custom meal for herself and friends with one of the most versatile kitchen gift ideas!
In addition, the 5 in 1 base gives her all the tools she needs and the removable splatterproof shield helps to limit the mess. Let her create meals in minutes in the comfort of her home with this nifty device from Ninja! It is almost completely smoke-free and it comes with a recipe book and cleaning brush.
Instant Pot Duo Plus
Another extremely versatile and convenient kitchen tool is an Instant Pot Duo Plus. This electric pressure cooker will allow her to make delicious and simple meals at the touch of a button. This model comes with nine cooking functions, simple and easy controls as well as three size options. Starting a career and beginning a new chapter of life on your own is hard enough, so this is one of the best gift ideas for making mealtimes easy for the 22-year-old woman in your life!
Additionally, this multifunctional device also gives her real-time updates on when her food will be ready to serve. It has also been shown to cook dishes 70% quicker than traditional cooking methods. Best of all, it has spectacular safety features and the cooking parts can be cleaned in the dishwasher.
Electronic Gift Ideas for 22-Year-Old Women
Amazon Fire TV 50″
In order to get the true Netflix and Chill experience, the lady in your life will need to appropriate technology. The Amazon Fire TV is a state-of-the-art 50-inch screen that utilizes 4K resolution. This means that the colors are vivd and the images are crisp. Needless to say, she won’t be able to look away from the vibrant picture quality.
Additionally, this smart TV has Alexa built-in so she can find her programs and applications with ease. Moreover, she can stream virtually any shows and movies she wants with the included applications. Forget book club! Help her host movie nights and weekly Bachelor watch parties with this thoughtful gift!
Bose Color II Speaker
Another amazing piece of technology is the Bose Color II Speaker. In case you didn’t know, Bose has been creating premium audio solutions for going on 60 years and their high-end products provide listeners with movie theater quality sound. Don’t let the small size fool you. This tiny speaker produces a bold sound and it is perfectly portable. It is also waterproof and has up to eight hours of battery life.
Furthermore, the smart technology features voice controls that make it easy to use when she has her hands full making food or getting ready for date night. She can even take phone calls on this device when her bluetooth is connected. This speaker also has about 30 feet of wireless range.
Is there anything better than curling up in front of a roaring fire with a good book? Thanks to the Kindle Paperwhite you can also now enjoy your favorite novels in the tub, on the beach, or by the pool. The waterproof feature takes away the worry of damage. The convenience of this e-reader also allows your sister to have her entire library at her fingertips.
Additionally, it now works with Audible so she can listen to her stories when she is multitasking. Amazon offers greater storage capabilities with this device and the battery now lasts weeks! Also, this is the thinnest and lightest design, making it simple to transport and store. Lastly, she can use the backlight adjustments to make reading simple on the flush front and glare-free screen.
Bose Headphones 700
Speaking of Bose AND playing her favorite books on Audible, another one of the most fantastic gift ideas for 22-year-old women is a pair of Bose Headphones 700. These are amazing for at home, in the office, the park, or even when traveling!
These wireless bluetooth headphones have voice controls, 20 hours of battery life and they are extremely lightweight and comfortable. Additionally, she can use Alexa to get on the go information like weather forecasts, driving directions, and of course, quick access to her favorite tunes.
When in a hurry, the last thing anyone wants to deal with is not being able to find their keys. The Apple AirTag is a simple solution to this regular problem! She can simply slide the AirTag into the specially designed keychain and attach it to any object she seems to lose regularly — her keys, bike, car in the mall parking lot or even her luggage in baggage claim.
In order to locate these items, she will just hop on her Apple device and use the Find My App to get specific directions to the missing things or she can play a sound to locate them. Additionally, Apple ensures that her privacy stays intact and this helpful tool has a year battery life.
More Fun Gift Ideas for 22-Year-Old Women
YETI Hopper Cooler
For the girl who always seems to be at the beach or by the pool, make sure she has all the supplies she needs on hand with a YETI Hopper Cooler. Not only will the closed-cell rubber foam keep her drinks and snacks cold for hours on end, but the dry hide shell is waterproof and resistant to the sun’s harmful rays.
Most impressively, this cooler doubles as a backpack! This is an amazing attribute for the girl who is always on the go. Furthermore, this container holds 20 cans and the appropriate amount of ice to keep them chilled at all times.
The Happy Planner
Oh, happy day! The Happy Planner is a completely customizable 12 month organizer that is filled with inspirational quotes and sentiments. Moreover, this amazing company creates custom stickers, planning pages, and budget sheets to help her stay on track in her personal and professional life!
The disc binding lets her re-organize the pages without having to physically tear them out and she can add in extra sheets for note taking, grocery lists, and future plans. This is one of the best gift ideas for keeping the 22-year-old woman in your life motivated, productive, inspired, and thinking ahead to her future endeavors!
Bright Stone Phone Stand
The Queen of TikTok can’t shoot her videos without the proper equipment! The Bright Stone Phone Stand is compatible with all smartphones and tablets in both horizontal and vertical modes. In addition, the adjustable multi-angle holder gives her the ability to make sure the shot is just right.
This is also a useful feature when watching television shows, reading emails, or FaceTiming with friends. Finally, the base is heavy and uses a non-slip design, giving her the peace of mind that her devices are secure on this platform.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
It is amazing how nostalgia can make a gift so much more special. For the girl who grew up in the early 2000s, a Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 is bound to bring back some memories and help her make some new ones. However, unlike the cameras of the past, this one has some fantastic features.
First, it prints her photos instantly. Second, there is a tiny, built-in mirror on the front to ensure that she gets the perfect shot when taking a selfie. Third, it has lighting settings for indoors and outdoors as well as the sky conditions for that moment. Needless to say, this lightweight and compact camera are guaranteed to give her flashbacks to her eight-year-old self, but with some definite upgrades in technology!
Lastly, the pictures are pocket size and the strap on the camera helps to keep from accidental drops. This gift set does come with the camera as well as 20 instant photo sheets. Just make sure to purchase two AA batteries!
Vintage Travel Journal
Journalling can be quite cathartic and the Vintage Travel Journal is a gorgeous, Italian-made notebook that is intricately designed. The copper-edged paper and copper accents on the hardcover make this a beautiful and useful gift. It also has 240 lined ivory pages so that your daughter can dictate her thoughts.
Furthermore, the compact size (5 inches by 8.3 inches) allows users to slide it right in their purse and it comes in five elegant designs. The pen loop and elastic closure enhance the transport abilities and the inner pocket and bookmark make this a more high-end product. Lastly, it comes pre-wrapped in an attractive gift box and the company offers a lifetime guarantee!
No one wants to accidentally drop their phone, but thankfully there are tools to prevent that! PopSockets PopWallet+ is an upgraded version of the original, expandable phone grip attachment. Along with the convenient holder, there now comes a place to store credit cards, IDs, and cash.
Additionally the gorgeous lilac agate coloring adds a pop of color to this convenient accessory. Not only can she maintain a secure grip on her phone at all times, but she can also use this to prop up her phone to allow for hands-free viewing. Lastly, this tool is compatible with PopSocket Mounts. These let her use navigation while remaining hands-free in the car!
While it may seem like a silly gift, if your sister or best friend is always rooting around her purse to find her wallet or keys, it may be time for an intervention! Help her avoid the Mary Poppins effect with a Purse Organzier. This lightweight, felt insert has 12 compartments and easily slips into a large tote.
She can have everything she needs in a specific spot, making access much easier. Additionally, there are fifteen color options so make sure to choose the shade that best coordinates with her favorite bag!
Safesound Personal Alarm
It can be hard when your daughter officially goes off into the big, bad world by herself. Get some peace of mind and keep her safe with the Safesound Personal Alarm. This small device can clip onto her key ring, purse, or work bag. If she finds herself in need of help, she will just pull on the device or push the SOS button to activate the alarm.
The company notes that the sound can be heard from up to a whopping 300 feet away. It can also go continuously for 50 minutes. This safety tool is equipped with a bright, LED flashlight and it is waterproof so it can handle the elements.
What To Consider When Buying Gifts for 22-Year-Old Women
One of the most important considerations when purchasing a present is what this person likes and dislikes. You may love to work out, but if she tends to gravitate towards the sofa in her off time, then a gym bag may not be the best choice. Therefore, think about her passions and her favorite pastimes.
When purchasing clothing, shoes, accessories, and home decor, it is imperative that you think about the style of the person who will be receiving the gift. Is she upscale chic or comfy casual? What are her favorite colors and brands? Is she girly or more of a tomboy?
Unlike 22-year-old men, it is important to consider these factors when brainstorming the best gift ideas for 22-year-old women! The answers to these questions can be the difference between items that she uses regularly and ones that permanently land in the back of her closet.
Her Current Living Situation
This period in life is normally a monumental time when a person transitions from their academic career to their professional one. It is also usually when she will part ways with roommates and family and truly start being independent. The problem is that when this change occurs, she will likely discover that she does not have all of the essential home items that she is accustomed to having on hand.
Therefore, think about where she is living and what she may need to help make her new house a home. Kitchen appliances, decor, storage solutions, electronics, and hosting supplies are all welcomed and useful gifts that she is guaranteed to love!