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Millennials are a unique crowd to shop for. Although many think pieces about their headspaces and tendencies exist, none have hit the nail on the head, especially regarding their gift preferences.

Gift shopping alone is hard enough. What if you’re asked to do so for this particular age group? What do they truly want?

While they like their avocado toasts, brunches, and astrology posts, millennials are a generation who don’t fancy the bells and whistles. However, it doesn’t mean that they’re a super picky crowd. They’re down for any kind of gift, as long as they’re helpful in their daily lives.

Millennials love practical things they can use repeatedly. But with so much stuff on the internet, where do you even know where to begin? Not to worry, though—we’ve got you covered. These are some items you may want to add to your millennial online shopping list.

1.   Tumblers

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Who says you can’t quench your thirst in style? You can’t go wrong with buying these colorful and stylish tumblers to keep your millennial friends hydrated.

Bottles like the ones above are great for keeping drinks either cold or hot, depending on what you’re sipping. They come in many different colors, giving you plenty of options to choose from. And the best part? They’re environmentally friendly too!

2.   Reusable Metal Straws

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Speaking of environmentally friendly items, here’s another one on this list. Millennials have been cutting back on plastic use for years due to their love for all things sustainable—even if it means shelling out a few extra bucks.

Make their day and get on their good side by giving them some reusable metal straws. Not only are they safe, but they’re pretty stylish too. While they’re usually steel gray in appearance, more colorful ones are available if you’re up for something brighter. They also typically come with straw cleaners, saving you the trouble of buying one separately.

3.   French Press

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Since they’re usually on the go, millennials prefer to drink their coffees in a convenient fashion. You’d see them either running to work with a hot cup on hand or taking a sip of cold brew while they clank away at their keyboards. Although they tend to live fast-paced lifestyles, that doesn’t mean they skimp on the quality of their coffee. The National Coffee Association reported that 48% of them consume gourmet coffee beverages daily—a huge number, right?

Satisfy your friends’ coffee needs by gifting them a French press. Since we’re all still stuck at home, they’ll surely put it to good use. They can use it to make themselves a hot cup or a cold glass of joe at their convenience, depending on their preference.

Not only will you make their coffee-loving hearts happy, but you’ll also help them save money by eliminating the need to go to coffee shops. How’s that for being a good friend?

4.   Multicookers

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Speaking of convenient appliances, your millennial friends will surely love having this next item in their kitchens.

Multicookers combine the best of pressure cookers, rice cookers, warmers, slow cookers, and crockpots in one device. Who doesn’t love a versatile tool? Millennials have embraced it into their homes as their kitchen saviors, especially on busy days. The recipes you can follow when using it are almost endless. And the best part? It all takes a few buttons to do the job for you.

If you know someone who’s a busy bee (even when at home), you can opt to buy a multicooker for them. Trust us—he or she will thank you later!

5.   Airpods

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Before becoming a must-have, techies ridiculed Airpods and were memed to death by everyday folks. To be fair, we all didn’t think such an invention could come. Why would people want to buy them anyway when our wired earphones worked just fine?

Once everyone got their jokes in and the memes died out, people began wearing their Airpods almost everywhere. Whether one’s breaking a sweat in the gym or busy on a Zoom call at home, someone’s always sporting it. It even outperformed the iPad’s earnings in the company’s 2019 third-quarter reports!

If you know somebody who needs a new set of earbuds, you’ll know what to give them. Say goodbye to tangled wires and hello to wireless listening!

6.   Flowers

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Let’s switch things up and get a little natural. Who says flowers are a bad thing?

While millennials aren’t a generation known for sending flowers over, they do appreciate getting them every now and then. What harm can a bouquet do, right (unless you have allergies)?

Planting has become a popular habit for people—especially now that we’re all still quarantining. Make someone’s green thumb happier by ordering a bouquet sending them! Your simple gift will surely make their day.

7.   Oil Diffusers

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After the year that was 2020, we could all use some relaxation to escape the craziness. Quarantine did a number on people’s mental health—especially millennials.

Essential oils have become a millennial favorite, and it’s not just because of their scents. They have psychological benefits too. And what better way to release those oils than through a diffuser? Since they’re pretty popular nowadays, they’re pretty easy to find online. If you’re giving it to a friend, pick a type that suits his or her tastes.

These gifts above are just some of the suggestions we have on our sleeves? Got any more great ideas? Just let us know through the comments section below! We’ll be glad to hear from you.