This article was last updated on April 16, 2022
Christmas is a week away with the New Year following shortly after — and who's the last name standing on our gift lists? The boss. Whether you work for one who's worthy of gifting or are more on the just need-to-save-face front, picking the right present is a delicate dance of looking try-hard but making it easy. Since it's so last minute and holiday-shopping tanks are running on empty, we went ahead and did the heavy gift-idea lifting for you.
Art mirrors life in this sculptural stand crafted to support your boss's phone when their hands are otherwise occupied.
Tech Tools Hand Cell Phone Holder, $, available at Amazon
Hopefully, your boss likes to share.
Milk Bar Assorted Cookie Tin, $, available at Milk Bar
If your boss loves tea, this cozy mitten-shaped infuser will make their holiday.
Fred & Friends COZY UP Mitten Silicone Tea Infuser, $, available at Amazon
For your horoscope-obsessed work leader, an artfully packaged bar of zodiac soap.
Danielle Kroll Zodiac Bar Soap, $, available at Anthropologie
A stylish and sustainable vessel for your boss to tote their packed work lunches in.
Baggu Reusable Shopping Bag, $, available at Amazon
Bring some joy to a stone-cold boss's desk space.
Lula's Garden Joy Garden (Limited Edition), $, available at Lula's Garden
For big-kid bosses only.
Hello Kitty Lucky Stars Candy Tins, Set of 3, $, available at Cost Plus World Market
A sleek fob so your boss can easily secure their keys and work-badge — and you can easily locate it when she leaves it in the office bathroom, again.
CRAFTMEmore Horseshoe Keyring (Gold), $, available at Amazon
A sweet replacement for the pricier spa-treatment option.
Herbivore Natural Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist, $, available at Amazon
For your dumpling-loving boss: a squishy, battery-operated light that will brighten up their workspace.
Smoko UO Exclusive Dumpling Light, $, available at Urban Outfitters
"You're Not The Boss Of Me" Mug
An ironic mug to be gifted on a case-by-case basis.
Wittsy Glassware Not The Boss Of Me Cat Mug, $, available at Amazon
Or, you can opt for a much safer coffee option with this chic ceramic travel mug.
Ello Jane Ceramic Travel Mug with Slider Lid, $, available at Amazon
A set of simple yet elegant stationery they'll actually use.
Minted Letterpress Stationery Set (20), $, available at Minted
A solid choice if your boss is the fancy-hand kind.
L'Occitane Almond Delicious Hand Cream, 2.6 oz, $, available at Amazon
For compliment-worthy bosses: this ten-pack of statement pencils is more thoughtful and stylish desk decor than it is note-taking material.
ban.do Compliment Pencil Set – Assorted Set of Ten, $, available at ban.do
A small but cute something to help them keep track of their keys in office — so you don't have to help search anymore come EOD.
Twone White Cloud Magnetic Wall Key Holder, $, available at Amazon
You've heard of house slippers? Well, these are your boss-worthy office slippers.
Nordstrom Puffer Slipper, $, available at Nordstrom
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