Choosing gifts for 20-year olds can be tricky. They’re up to date with all the latest trends and have a strong sense of what they like. But there’s no need to feel intimidated; I’ve come up with 21 awesome gift ideas your 20-year old is going to love.
You’ll find presents to suit all personalities that you can buy online today with zero stress. Scroll down and be inspired by this amazing gift guide.
Beats Wireless Earphones
Most 20-year olds wouldn’t be without their gadgets and music. Give them the gift of crystal-clear sound with these wireless Bluetooth earphones. They make music sound better and look really cool too.
Beats earphones are renowned for their high-quality sound. This model even features active noise canceling to block out background noise. They offer up to 24 hours of battery life and would make the perfect gift for people who consume content on the go.
If your 20-year old practices yoga or wants to improve their health, this yoga mat is ideal. This premium mat is extra thick, providing additional cushioning for joints.
The mat is extra-long to suit a wide range of heights. It comes in various colors and has a non-slip textured design to prevent movement. The person you’re buying for may already have a mat, but they’ll thank you for replacing it with this amazing gift.
Wherever your 20-year old calls home, this aromatherapy diffuser will help to keep their space smelling fresh. There’s nothing more embarrassing than bringing friends or even a date back to a room that stinks.
The color-changing light is a cool bonus feature. People say the diffuser helps them relax, so it’s perfect for anyone studying who needs to get into the zone. Buy this for people who like to invite friends around.
If there’s one thing everybody should do, it’s drink more water. And it’s likely your 20-year old is too busy to get their 8 glasses a day – at least of H2O! This gift will give them a gentle reminder to stay hydrated.
The Iron Flash water bottle is double insulated, keeping cold drinks cool for up to 24 hours. This is also a wonderful gift for people who want to cut down on single-use plastics.
Do you know a 20-year old who has an appetite for brands? Fjallraven is all the rage with twenty-somethings and college students. This backpack is a classic, and the design hasn’t really changed since 1978.
Perhaps it’s this vintage heritage that makes it so popular? It’s an awesome everyday wear that makes backpacks fashionable. I’d buy this for anyone regularly commuting to college or work. It would be a cool bag for short trips too.
Taking photos with a cellphone is super easy, but does your 20-year old ever print the images? This instant camera by Kodak delivers prints in seconds and has a cool retro vibe. No filters needed!
It saves digital copies so that they can upload photos to social media too. Give this to any life-loving 20-year old, and they can make their college dorm wall more homely with pictures
You Are A Badass Book
Remind the special 20-year old in your life just how incredible they are with this entertaining book. It’s packed full of inspiring stories and easy exercises to help the reader live an awesome life.
The book helps to identify negative behaviors and replace them with positive attitudes. It’s an amusing read on the surface, but this could be a life-changing gift for some recipients.
Does your 20-year old have a passion for fitness? This Fitbit Versa smartwatch will help them take their training to the next level. It has a built-in heart rate monitor that checks vital stats 24/7.
GPS functionality allows the wearer to track all of their outdoor training. They can then upload routes and activities to a range of fitness apps. It has all of the standard smartwatch features too. It’s the perfect gift for anyone into their fitness.
If you know a 20-year old with artistic flair, this calligraphy guide is something they’ll enjoy. It’s aimed at beginners and is packed full of tips and exercises to kick start their journey into lettering.
The book teaches 5 different writing styles and covers design and composition basics. This would make a thoughtful gift for people who love writing letters or handmade crafts.
Phone Camera Lens
Do you know a 20-year old who’s always taking pictures with their phone? This lens kit will take their photos to the next level. The clip-on lenses are compatible with all phones, and they come with a bonus LED light too.
The set includes a wide-angle lens to help fit more into the frame and a lens for extreme detail shots. This is the perfect gift for people who enjoy taking photos, but don’t want the hassle of a “proper camera.”
Dingbats A5 Journal
Journalling is a great habit for any 20-year old to get into. It helps organize the day ahead, manage thoughts, and reflect on how things went. This Dingbats journal series comes in a wide variety of colors, each with an animal-themed design.
The lined pages are easy to use for first-time journal keepers. The book is covered in vegan certified faux leather material. It’s a thoughtful gift for people who need a little organization in their life.
Bedside Bluetooth Speaker Lamp
Many people in their 20’s use their phones for everything, even as an alarm clock. However, too much late-night screen can make it hard to fall asleep. This alarm clock makes it far easier to put the phone down and unwind naturally.
The built-in Bluetooth speaker can also play music from a memory card or USB drive. Meanwhile, the color-changing light helps set a relaxing mood. It's a wonderful gift for anyone who struggles to put their phone down at night.
Cards Against Humanity
Do you know a 20-year old with a dark sense of humor? Then “Cards Against Humanity” is a card game they’re going to love. The concept is super simple. One player lays a question card, and everyone else lays their funniest answer card.
Many say it doubles as an excellent conversation starter. That said, I wouldn’t recommend this for anyone who is easily offended. This is an incredible gift for social people who enjoy a laugh with friends.
It’s surprising how many 20-year olds don’t know how to cook simple recipes. If you know someone like that, this college cookbook will get them back on track. It’s packed full of 100 tasty 5 ingredient recipes that are simple to make.
Despite the title, it’s just as beneficial for people who aren’t at college too. The easy-to-follow recipes are healthy and full of tips about good nutrition. Give this to someone who needs a little encouragement in the kitchen.
Statue of Liberty LEGO
Do you know a 20-year old who grew up playing with LEGOs? Adult LEGO is a huge thing, with designs now more challenging than ever. This highly detailed Statue of Liberty model is no exception. With 1,685 pieces, it offers a truly rewarding building experience for LEGO fans.
The end result makes an excellent centerpiece for a bedroom or office. It’s a fantastic gift for history, architecture, or LEGO lovers. Especially for anyone with a connection to New York.
Anker Power Bank
20-year olds use their cellphones a lot. They can’t always make it through the day without the battery dying. Help keep them connected with this pocket-sized power bank. It holds enough energy to fully charge a smartphone 2-3 times.
It can be used to charge other USB devices like wireless headphones too. The rugged design means it’s ideal for keeping gadgets charged on any adventure. It’s a great buy for people who rely on their tech.
What Do You Meme Game
This is a fun party game for the generation who grew up using social media. Each round, players lay a caption card to match that round’s photo. Players with the funniest caption win a point.
There are some pretty risque caption cards in the deck, so it’s not for the faint of heart. But, people say, it’s the unexpected comments from quiet members of the group that are the funniest. It’s an awesome gift for people who like to entertain friends.
A mini cooler/warmer will appeal to a wide variety of 20-year olds. It’s perfect for storing drinks, food, medication, and even makeup. You can power it from a wall outlet, car cigarette lighter, and even with a USB power bank.
This is a go-anywhere fridge that would be at home in a bedroom, office, car trunk, or campsite. It comes in a few funky color schemes, making it a fun, practical gift that is bound to be well received.
If you want to gift a pair of stylish sunglasses, you have to check out these Ray-Bans. The brand is synonymous with style, and they are always in fashion. These unisex Erika sunglasses come in lots of colors with optional polarized lenses.
The oversized design is said to make these shades a must-have accessory for anyone who wants to be trendy. It’s an incredible gift for style-conscious 20-year olds who are crazy about fashionable brands.
Travel Scratch Map
Some 20 year-olds get so carried away planning their next adventure, they lose track of where they’ve been. This scratch-off travel map will give them a visual reminder of all their trips.
The map contains amazingly detailed scratch-off tiles for each country. It also comes with a bonus U.S. to mark off each state they have visited. This is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to visit new places.
Tile Bluetooth Tracker
Do you know a 20-year old who is forever losing their keys? Then this 4 pack of Tile Mate Bluetooth tracking tags is a gift they need. Simply attach one of the tags to a precious possession, and they’ll be able to locate it using the Tile phone app.
Users can make the tag ring if it’s within 200m to help find the misplaced object. It’s a thoughtful gift idea for people who always forget where they leave things.