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31 Stylish Gift Ideas for Female Travelers, 2017 Edition

31 Stylish Gift Ideas for Female Travelers, 2017 Edition
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Last year I put together a similar gift guide before the holidays after hours and hours of scouring various websites to try to bring you guys the cutest and most stylish gifts ideas for female travelers with a tastemaker’s sensibility. And let me tell you, it ain’t easy! There are thousands of incredibly helpful travel products out there, but the majority seem to lack any careful attention to the aesthetics of the product they’re manufacturing.

So with a great deal of investigating, I’ve put together this list of items that I personally already use or would love to use myself and think you or your loved one will too! If you’re looking to find the perfect holiday gift for the stylish female traveler in your life (or just want to treat yourself), look no further. There’s guaranteed to be something on this list that will fit the bill. Happy shopping!

1. Pineapple Printed Passport Cover2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

You really can’t go wrong with anything that involves pineapples, which is why I think this passport holder won me over. However, on a practical note: a bright visible color like this powder pink is super helpful when you need to grab your ID quickly at security or make sure you haven’t left anything in the airplane seat pockets. I’m Outta Here Passport Holder, $19.99 at Papersource.com

2. iPhone Photography Lens Kit by Sandmarc 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

For those looking to travel light, Sandmarc’s iPhone Lens Kit comes with a macro lens, fisheye and wide lens, which means you can ditch the DSLR at home and still take amazing photos on your next adventure without all the gear weighing you down. Sandmarc iPhone Lenses (prices vary) at Sandmarc.com

3. Raffia Clutch by Hat Attack 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Know someone headed to a sunny destination this winter? This fold-over raffia clutch is the perfect accessory to pair with any maxi dress or tropical attire. Hat Attack Sunshine Straw Clutch, $94 at Shopbop.com

4. Travel Journal Set by Wayfaren Co. 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Wayfaren makes some of the best travel journals around. Beautifully designed yet unfussy, these journals have everything you want for documenting your adventures without the extra fluff. Travel Journal Set, $30 at Wayfaren.com

5. Santal 33 Travel Tube Kit by Le Labo 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

TSA can definitely mess with your packing plans, but just because you’re headed on holiday doesn’t mean you can’t bring your favorite scent along for the ride. Le Labo’s popular Santal 33 comes in this sleek travel sized bottle with metal tube included for extra protection. Le Labo Santal 33 Travel Tube Kit, $154 at Barneys.com

6. “I Am Busy” Luggage Tag by Gray Malin2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Mix a little fun and practicality with Gray Malin’s collection of photo printed luggage tags. Known for his fun and colorful photographic style, Gray Malin features a whole collection of travel accessories on his site, and anyone with a love for pop art will appreciate adding this to their current luggage collection. Gray Malin ‘I Am Busy’ Luggage Tag, $49 at Shopbop.com

7. State Slate Cheese Board by Uncommon Goods 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Remind your more domestic friends and family members of their favorite travel memories with these beautiful slate cheese boards from Uncommon Goods. Also a great conversation starter for all future cocktail parties. State Slate Cheese Boards, $19.99 at Uncommongoods.com

8. White Leather Sneakers by Veja2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

For all lovers of urban travel, sneakers are a must to make sure your feet can keep up with your curiosity as you wander a new destination. These white kicks from Veja are both comfortable and stylish. Veja V10 White Leather Sneakers, $140 at Modaoperandi.com

9. City Themed Souvenir Ornaments by Danielle Kroll 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Home for the holidays? Reminisce about your favorite foreign city with these beautiful travel ornaments from Brooklyn-based artist Danielle Kroll. Souvenir Ornaments, $22 each at Anthropologie.com

10. Zik 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones by Parrot 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Sleek and modern in design, Parrot’s Zik 3 wireless headphones are part of a collaboration with designer Philippe Starck who is a renowned product designer and the creative visionary behind hotels like the Delano in Miami and LA’s Mondrian hotel. Beyond great design, these headphones also offer a slew of hi-tech features that will up your listening experience and block out the chaos of any location you’re in. Zik 3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, $189.99 at Parrot.com

11. Camera Bag by Do You Travel x Gypsea Lust 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Created in collaboration by two of the biggest travel stars and photographers on Instagram, this camera bag combines functionality and beautiful design. This bag features a protective camera compartment at the bottom to store all your gear with a top soft compartment for daily essentials. I especially love the minimal design and neutral tones. I have to say, I’ve definitely had a hard time finding a great camera bag that is also cute, and this is one of the best I’ve seen! Do You Travel x Gypsea Lust Camera Bag, $196 at Doyoutravelxgypsealust.com

12. Memory Foam Neck Pillow by Uncledesign 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Handcrafted in Japan by the product design experts at Uncledesign, the UNO travel neck pillow is made from memory foam and is multi-functional. Use it as a sleep aid for long haul flights or for back support in the car or office chair. UNO Travel Neck Pillow by Uncledesign, $77 at Buymedesign.com

13. Artisan Leather Camera Straps by Jolie Laide 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Give your DSLR a unique touch with Jolie Laide’s textile and leather camera straps. Made in collaboration with various artisans around the world, these beautiful straps are each unique and support talented craftsmen in many developing areas around the globe. Artisan Leather Camera Straps (prices vary), at Jolielaide.ca

14. Map Peel Off Sticker Poster by Bold Tuesday 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

This sleek peel-off sticker maps begins entirely black and reveals new countries as you peel off the destinations you’ve visited. It’s a fun way to keep track of your adventures and a fresh, design-centric take on the scratch off map concept I’m loving. Map Peel Off Sticker Poster, €29.90​ at Boldtuesday.com

15. Pink Packing Cube Set by Calpak 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Sick of those boring and less-than-pretty packing cubes you’ll find at most travel stores? Stock up on this collection from Calpak which packs a pink punch and also comes in an uber-sleek marble pattern. Packing Cubes, $48 at Freepeople.com

16. iPhone 7 Charging Case by Apple31 Stylish Gift Ideas for Female Travelers, 2017 Edition

I recently started using this charging case for my iPhone and it’s been a life-saver on the road when I can’t get to a charging station throughout the day. After a full charge while I’m sleeping, my phone remains at 100% with this case until well into the evening. iPhone 7 Charging Case, $99 at Apple.com

17. Cashmere Travel Throw & Eye Mask Set by Barneys New York 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

There’s nothing worse (in my opinion) than being stuck on a long haul flight freezing your butt off because they’ve jacked up the air to arctic temperatures. Yes, layers help — but a cashmere blanket instantly elevates your experience and is something few people often splurge on for themselves. Such a nice giftable item! Cashmere Travel Throw & Eye Mask Set, $395 at Barneys.com

18. Travel Diffuser Aromatherapy Kit by Uncommon Goods 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Know someone who’s obsessed with essential oils? Gift them this adorable travel set so they can bring their relaxation station with them wherever they go around the world. Travel Diffuser Aromatherapy Kit, $30 at Uncommongoods.com

19. DRIFT Magazine Subscription 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Caffeine addicted travelers will love devouring each issue of DRIFT, which focuses on a new city around the world for each issues and takes an in-depth look into its coffee culture and the local people who make it come to life. DRIFT Magazine Subscription, $52 for 2 issues at Driftmag.com

20. Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Compact Digital Camera2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

With the stylish look of a vintage camera, Canon’s PowerShot G9 X Mark II is a great digital camera for the amateur photographer who wants to move past iPhoneography but can’t be bothered to lug around a DSLR on their adventures. Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Compact Digital Camera, $429 at Amazon.com

21. Catalina Weekender Bag by Lo & Sons 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

For the weekend warrior in your life, Lo & Sons’ Catalina Weekender Bag is the perfect gift. It features a functional bottom compartment for shoes and other larger items and also fits nicely over any rolling luggage for longer getaways. Catalina Weekender Bag, $72 at Loandsons.com

22. Electronic Toothbrush with Travel Accessories by Quip2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Named by Time Magazine as one of the 25 best inventions of 2016, Quip’s innovative toothbrush design is electronic and features 30 second interval vibrations to aid you in switching brushing positions. It also helps that is comes with a sleek travel case to help protect your brush on the road. Quip Electronic Toothbrush with Travel Accessories, prices vary at Getquip.com

23. Round Beach Towel by The Beach People 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

The Beach People have long been a favorite brand of mine. They are the originators of the round towel (genius!) which they have lovingly nicknamed “roundies,” and make some of the most stunning beach-side accessories. Plus, they’re always coming out with the cutest new designs inspired by beautiful locales around the world like Santorini and the beaches of Australia. The beach lover in your life will go gaga over all of their designs. Bedouin Round Beach Towel, $99 at Thebeachpeople.com 

24. DJI Spark Drone 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Perfect for the travel photographer or blogger in your life, this new mini drone comes with all the best features from DJI’s other models in a more compact form. DJI Spark Drone, $598 at Amazon.com

25. “The New York Times: 36 Hours Latin America & The Caribbean”2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Latin America and the Caribbean are the perfect parts of the world to escape the upcoming U.S. winter, and this edition of “36 Hours” will give any traveler the perfect start for building out a long-weekend itinerary south of the border. The New York Times: 36 Hours Latin America & The Caribbean, $26 at Amazon.com

26. Travel Jewelry Case by This is Ground 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Jewelry cases for travel that actually organize your baubles well is hard to come by. Finding one that actually looks sleek and complements your style? Near impossible. This is Ground (one of my favorite travel accessories companies) has changed all that with their “Sitting Pretty” case, available in four colors. “Sitting Pretty” Jewelry Case, $175 at Thisisground.com

27. Marble Luggage Set by Calpak2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

This marble hard luggage set from Calpak will make you feel like a superstar while running to your next flight — not to mention the print is super easy to spot at baggage claim. Calpak Marble Luggage Set, $265 at Nordstrom.com

28. Renewal Eye Mask by Karuna2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Anyone who’s survived a long-haul knows that your skin is the first thing to suffer. Karuna’s easy to pack eye mask will help you feel refreshed no matter how many hours you’ve spent at 35,000 feet. Karuna Renewal Eye Mask, $36 at Sephora.com

29. Leather Travel Clutch by MochiThings2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

Easy access to your passport? Check. Zipper section for that annoying loose currency acquired in multiple countries? Check. Stylish as heck? Check check check! This chic little travel clutch is a great companion to bring on your next adventure — whether you’re headed downtown for the evening or to a different continent. Travel Leather Clutch, $53 at Mochithings.com 

30. “I Love San Francisco” Print by Minted 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

For the travel addicts stuck at home, it helps to adorn your walls with prints that remind you of all your favorite places. Minted’s website has an overwhelming amount of options to choose from, but I loved this sweet ode to the city by the bay. “I Love San Francisco” Print, $185 at Minted.com

31. Insulated Water Bottles by S’Well 2017 Gift Ideas for Stylish Female Travelers

I always have an insulated water bottle packed with me for every trip, and it makes all the difference in keeping hydrated! Even on my 3-week road trip through the sweltering heat of the West’s national parks, I’d come back to the car with a bottle full of icy cold water hours later. A must for all adventure travelers! S’Well Marble Water Bottle, $35-$45 at Urbanoutfitters.com


31 Stylish Gift Ideas for Female Travelers, 2017 Edition

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  • Reply Brianna Higdon December 7, 2017 at 1:33 am

    So many great things! http://briannamarielifestyle.com/

  • Reply Sandra Duran December 7, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    Absolutely love this list!! Thank you so much for sharing it <3 I've pinned your blog post on the Bucketlist Bombshell's travel boards 🙂 ~ Sandra

    • Reply Michelle December 7, 2017 at 6:34 pm

      Whoohoo! Thanks Sandra, I’m so glad you love it 🙂 Love Cassie and Shay!!

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