Your Long-Distance Best Friend Will Cherish These 17 Gifts
Being in an LDF (long-distance friendship) requires a whole lot of texting, FaceTimes, and love. But the best part is that no matter how long the two of you have been apart or how far away you are, it's always like no time has passed the second you reunite. From long-distance Netflix partying to FaceTime gossip and wine sessions, show your long-distance bestie how much you appreciate them with a thoughtful gift. We rounded up some of the cutest and most heartwarming gifts that celebrate your love for each other, regardless of distance. Whether you met online or had to move away from each other, these presents will let your friend know how much you care for them.
— Additional reporting by Nicole Yi
For the One Who Moved Away: Homesick Candles
Homesick Candles ($30-$34) are truly a great gift for the one who moved away, especially if they can't make it back home for special events, birthdays, and the holidays. You can choose between states, cities, countries, and even specific memories!
For the Candy-Lover: The Care Crate Ultimate Candy Snack Box Care Package
The Care Crate Ultimate Candy Snack Box Care Package ($36) is perfect for someone with a sweet tooth who loves candy as much as they love you. This is a great gift to a college student! They'll thank you endlessly for the sweetest gift.
For Staying Connected: Set of Two Long Distance Friendship Lamps
Stay connected regardless of distance and time zones with the Set of Two Long Distance Friendship Lamps ($198). You can set it on your desk, vanity, or bedside table and tap it whenever you think of your bestie.
For Meaningful Connections: We're Not Really Strangers Card Game
Whether it's your close friends and family or a truly complete stranger, the We're Not Really Strangers Card Game ($25) is an interactive game that lets you get to know the people you are playing with on a deeper level. It's all about empowering meaningful connections.
For Luxurious Decor: Venus et Fleur The Classic Bundle
The Venus et Fleur The Classic Bundle ($149) comes with a Le Mini Round arrangement, a Le Mini Square arrangement, and a fragrant votive candle. It's the perfect gift for decor-lovers. Choose their favorite color for the arrangement including pink, blush, red, white, hot pink, and baby blue. Choose between three scents for the candle, nue tuberose, rose blanche, and rose oud.
A Cute Minimalist Necklace: Long Distance Friendship State Charm Necklace
Whether you and your bestie went off to different colleges or moved to different cities for work, always stay connected with this minimalistic Long Distance Friendship State Charm Necklace ($18). Choose the two states that represent your friendship in either silver, gold, or rose gold.
For the Ultimate Bestie Playlist: Personalized Spotify Code Necklace
If you and your bestie bond over music and love to create playlists for each other, this Personalized Spotify Code Necklace ($11, originally $23) is such a thoughtful find. Just create the playlist that's the ultimate soundtrack of your friendship, send over the Spotify code and any other customizations, and enjoy!
For Music-Lovers: Custom LED Music Plaque
If you and your bestie have a song that signifies your vibe, the Custom LED Music Plaque ($20, originally $22) is such a cute find. They can display this on their vanity or desk. You can customize it with the song that embodies your friendship along with a cute picture of you two!
For Wine-Lovers: Engraved Multiple State Stemless Wine Glass
Just because they aren't near you doesn't mean you can't enjoy a good virtual wine night! The Engraved Multiple State Stemless Wine Glass ($11) is perfect for wine-lovers.
For the One Who Deserves Some Me Time: Box of Sunshine Self Care Gift
If your loved one needs to prioritize their self-care, the Box of Sunshine Self Care Gift ($40) is a must. It's got everything they need to give themselves a spa day at home, including a handmade honey oatmeal milk soap bar, bath salts, body lotion, a konjac sponge, lip balm, and more.
For Chocolate-Lovers: Personalized Box of Birthday Chocolates
You can never go wrong with a box of chocolates, but the Personalized Box of Birthday Chocolates ($38) takes it to a whole new level. It's such a cute way to get your bestie something they'll love to indulge in, with a personalized touch.
For Capturing Moments: Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Camera
If she loves to take pictures of friends and family or have a knack for photography, get her the Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Camera ($70). You can instantly capture and print out pictures in real time for that retro aesthetic. It comes in a variety of colors as well.