24 Thoughtful Gifts for Every Zodiac Sign

Updated 11/11/19
Original Illustration by Stephanie DeAngelis

Astrology may not be the first thing you consider when shopping for a gift for a loved one, but that doesn't mean you should avoid their horoscopes altogether. As it turns out, astrology reveals a lot more about a person than just what's in store for them on any given month; it can also unveil important personality traits that are invaluable in finding the perfect gift.

To help in our never-ending quest to finding the perfect gifts, we tapped our resident astrology expert Amelia Quint to break down the best presents for each zodiac sign. Do you know a Leo who's really into music or a Capricorn who's a wanderer at heart? The good news is the stars are aligned for you to give the perfect gift this year. Let this be your guide to the perfect present for every sign—and win at giving this holiday.

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"As the first sign of the zodiac, Aries loves to be the first to have access to the hottest new products, especially ones related to exercise and the body," says Quint.

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Whether it's hot new workout gear or luxe body products, they'll love something that will help with their own well-being.

"Win them over by choosing a gift that's a little audacious," she says. "Bonus points if it incorporates the color red."

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"Taurus is a sensualist at heart, so they adore luxurious treats they can experience with more than one sense at a time," says Quint. "Edible gifts are encouraged, especially candies with beautiful packaging."

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"Fragrant flowers are always a safe bet, especially roses," she adds. Our recommendation: Arrange them in a beautiful vase they'll keep for years to come.

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"As the messenger of the zodiac, Gemini cares more about the story behind your gift than the gift itself," explains Quint. "One-of-a-kind vintage items—jewelry in particular—will steal their heart every time."

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"If you're still not sure, one of your favorite books is sure to please," she adds.

Give the Gemini in your life one of your favorite books and they'll think of you every time they flip a page.

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"Cancer takes pride in being the consummate host, so give them a gift they can use while entertaining," says Quint. "A French press, a teapot, or a wine decanter is an excellent option."

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"Alternately, their desire for comfort means they'll love anything soft, like scarves, pillows, or throws," she continues.

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"More than anything, Leo wants to be seen," explains Quint. "Woo them with a dramatic gesture and a gift that others can't miss. If it sparkles, all the better."

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"Fashion and jewelry are always close to the Leo heart, as are trips to music festivals—especially in the VIP section," she adds.

If a trip to a music festival isn't an option, try luxe earphones that will satisfy their love for music and sparkly accessories all at once.

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"It's no secret that Virgos love to edit and organize, so give them a gift that their eye for detail will appreciate," says Quint. "No Virgo can resist fine stationery or writing implements."

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"The same goes for timeless accessories that suit their sleek, elegant aesthetic," Quint says. If your favorite Virgo is digitally inclined, they'll love a sleek smartphone case.

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"Libra is the sign of love, and there's no gift more intimate than perfume," says Quint. "We know it's a tough one to get right, but here's the trick: Choose a fragrance that represents your favorite thing about them."

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"If you want an alternative to sprays, try an essential oil diffuser or scented candles," she says.

One Libra editor agrees—and she has a particular affinity for Byredo candles.

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"Scorpio is the zodiac's detective, so they'll love any gift that gives them the chance to solve a mystery," says Quint. "In-depth books on their favorite research topics are one of Scorpio's greatest pleasures."

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"If you feel daring, a carefully chosen, saucy gift could lead to something more," she adds.

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"Sagittarius is a bohemian at heart, so choose a gift that appeals to their citizen-of-the-world sensibilities," says Quint. They'll love foreign art or artifacts.

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"Any curiosities that you picked up while traveling are perfect for Sagittarius, as are gifts that evoke their favorite locales," says Quint. "Think wine, cheese, art, and the like."

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"Capricorn is the zodiac sign most likely to ask for cash directly, and you know what? Why not? As the chief executives of the zodiac, they're likely to spend it wisely," explains Quint.

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"If you insist on a material gift, get them something practical and of lasting quality, like an elegant new couch or wardrobe staple."

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"Aquarius delights in gifts that others might consider unusual, so keep an open mind," says Quint. "They're the space oddity of the zodiac, so anything that twinkles like the night sky or includes astrology will capture their attention."

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When picking a gift, whether beauty products, wardrobe accessories, or home essentials, opt for shimmery metallic gifts that catch the eye.

"As long as it's futuristic, they'll love it," she says.

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"As the mystic of the zodiac, Pisces loves gifts with a magical appeal," says Quint. "Music that speaks to your soul, especially on vinyl, is a good standby for this sign."

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"Want something more adventurous? Witch-themed items like crystals, incense, and tarot cards are sure to please."

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