So, you blinked and now we're more than halfway through December — and you still have holiday shopping to do. No need to panic, though! There's still time to finish checking off your list.
Last-minute presents don't have to feel any less thoughtful than a personalized gift or something that Oprah herself would have picked out. Shop TODAY editorial director Adrianna Brach stopped by TODAY to share a few gifts for last-minute shoppers that can ship in as little as two days with an Amazon Prime membership. Don't have Amazon Prime? You can always sign up for a free trial in order to take advantage of the speedy shipping option.
Whether you're looking for something cozy for the person who's always cold or a creative gift for the kid with a knack for nature, Brach has something for everyone on your list. Don't wait too long to shop, though! You'll want to order these picks today if you want them to arrive at your door in time.
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A tried-and-true gift you can always fall back on? Comfortable pajamas. Not only does this set include a coordinated top and bottom, but it also comes with socks that are guaranteed to give onlookers a laugh when they prop their feet up. They feature a design on the soles that reads "If you can read this, let me sleep."
Clogs were a big trend in footwear this year, and this gift pick is the perfect way to bring the trend into 2023. From the fur lining to the orthotic footbed, these stylish shoes embody fashion and function — and just about anyone can rock them.
Editor's Note: Our pick is low in stock in some sizes, but we found another similar option below.
According to the brand, the lining in these clogs is moisture-wicking and can help keep your feet dry. Plus, the brand also says you can try them for 30 days to determine whether they are truly comfortable.
For the commuter or style guru on your list, this chic bag is a must-have. Not only does it look sleek in design, but it is outfitted with nine pockets that can hold everything from a laptop to your keys. Since it comes in over 34 different colors and designs, there's bound to be a pick for him, her and everyone in between.
Know a beauty lover that is always on the go? While they may have a compact mirror stored in their handbag or glove compartment at all times, this portable lighted mirror is the upgrade they've been waiting for. It boasts three different light settings and a battery life that lasts up to three hours.
This classic beanie made its debut in 1987 — and it remains a popular accessory today. Brach says the quality is exactly what you'd expect from Carhartt, as it is "durable, warm and built to last." Plus, it makes a great pick for him and her.
Wireless earbuds might be at the top of everyone's list — and Brach found a top-rated option that costs less than $200. Some standout features include Active Noise Canceling, up to eight hours of charging time and touch control, which enables you to switch songs, take calls and more.
Editor's Note: The Moon Gray earbuds are expected to arrive before Christmas, but we found another similar option below.
These wireless earbuds from JBL have more than 18,000 verified five-star ratings and are expected to arrive in time. They boast up to 32 hours of battery life on a single charge, come with three sizes of interchangeable ear tips for a better fit and are on sale for 50% off right now.
Shopping for a curious kid? This kit is perfect for kiddos ages 5 to 8 and encourages them to engage with science concepts, screen-free. It includes a plastic terrarium jar, potting mix, chia and wheat grass seeds, glow-in-the-dark figurines and more that they can use to grow their terrariums twice.
Editor's Note: Our pick is now expected to arrive after Christmas, but we found another similar option below.
This kit includes three dinosaur figures, a volcano figurine, wheatgrass seeds, a neon paint set and more essentials to create a prehistoric ecosystem. It is expected to arrive before Christmas if you order today.
Last-minute gifts for him
This slim, bestselling wallet boasts RFID-blocking capabilities, 11 card pockets and a money clip that will enable him to keep a few bills on hand. It comes in over a dozen different colors to suit his style, including black, blue metal and carbon, among others.
A Bluetooth speaker will never go unused. Whether it's for winter parties or summer beach trips, this portable gadget from Bose will provide up to six hours of crisp playback on a single charge.
For the coffee aficionado that prefers to let their coffee pot do all of the work, a fresh set of beans can be a gift that is equally as intriguing. Bean Box curates freshly-roasted, whole bean blends that can ship right to their door on a single-time or monthly basis.
This kitchen gadget made the rounds on TikTok this year, with the hashtag #bagelguillotine amassing more than 4.2 million views on the app. Not only will the recipient get a laugh out of this gift, but it's also practical.
For the person looking to become a coffee aficionado, a sleek pour-over coffee maker like this one is a good place to start. This carafe includes a stainless steel filter that helps extract oils and flavors that are typically picked up by paper filters and can hold up to eight cups of coffee.
If they haven't traveled in a long time or have recently moved, a Homesick candle is a sweet gift they're sure to appreciate (and use). You can shop 20 different scents for 20 different cities, including New York City, Atlanta, Los Angeles and more.
Last-minute gifts for her
This brush does double-duty when it comes to styling and straightening! It can help reduce frizz and also style bangs and shorter hair styles.
The beauty obsessed person on your list likely needs a new set of makeup brushes. We found this 16-piece set for under $20, which includes several different face and eye brushes, as well as an eyebrow razor.
Need a gift for the new mom in your life? This dainty necklace is a sweet sentiment that they'll want to wear just about everywhere.
Help them get into the holiday spirit all year long with this scented candle. It found itself on Oprah's Favorite Things list this year, likely thanks to its extensive burn time and chic look.
Need something for the person who could use some R&R? These shower steamers can offer them a little bit of aromatherapy while they are in the shower. They'll just need to toss one in the corner and let the steam do the work.
Sport spectators and couch dwellers alike will appreciate this unique hoodie-blanket combination. It's a one-size-fits-most kind of gift that will keep them toasty throughout the winter.
The beauty guru might already have Olaplex formulas in their possession, but this kit will be a welcomed addition to their winter beauty routine. It includes No. 0, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5, which work together to repair and strengthen damaged hair, while also protecting it from future breakage — consider it essential for the colder months.
This 3-in-1 tool styles, adds volume and dries hair all at once — and one former Shop TODAY editor loves the results it delivered. It's like gifting them a blowout session, but they can do it all at home.
This assortment of face masks from premium beauty brand TonyMoly has everything they need to soothe and brighten their skin. If you're gifting to a college student, they can use them for a self-care night in with friends.
Jewelry might feel overdone, but everyone secretly appreciates a new pair of earrings. Pavoi's hoop earrings have been consistent bestsellers on Amazon and can polish off any outfit — for less than $15.
Last-minute gifts for kids
Let them sing their hearts out with this fun karaoke system. It boasts Bluetooth connectivity but can also play tracks from CDs. Plus, the 54 disco lights that adorn the machine give off even more of a fun vibe that they'll be sure to love.
Designed by a 7-year-old, this card game is sure to be a hit with kids ages 7 and up. The brand says it only takes a few minutes to learn and up to four players can get in on the fun at once.
This marble run game puts STEM practices into play, with over 60 "challenges" included in the box. Since they'll be in charge of building and planning their own run, it allows them to tap into their inner engineer.
The Qai Qai doll is known as "Instagram's favorite doll," according to the brand, but she has more than 350k followers on Instagram. Inspired by the doll Serena Williams' daughter loves, Qai Qai has become a popular pick for gifting.
The little one that loves makeovers will love getting to create custom manis, pedis and more with this salon set. With it, they can design up to 360 nails of any size thanks to the included polishes, stickers, tattoos and other accessories.
If Blue is a household name at this point, they'll love getting crafty with this building kit. The 181-piece set is a fun pick for kids ages 6 and up.
Last-minute gifts for everyone
The tech-obsessed person on your list likely leaves their house without their phone being fully charged. This tiny gadget can help them charge their battery up to 40% in as little as 30 minutes and can help them recharge their gadgets up to two times on a single charge.
Add some serenity to their space with this chic diffuser. According to the brand, it provides up to 18 hours of continuous misting.
Record players are also making a comeback. This sleek style from Victrola can find function in any space, even if the recipient doesn't have a vinyl collection. It also connects to their phone via Bluetooth and features an aux-in and RCA output connection for other MP3 devices.
Know someone gearing up to meet their 2023 fitness goals? Bala Bangles can add some light intensity to any workout and come in either 1- or 2-pound variations, in several different colors.
If they love to cook, garden or both, this indoor herb kit is sure to please. It includes seeds for Italian Large Leaf Basil, Coriander Cilantro, Peione Parsley, Broad Leaf Sage and Thyme, as well as five compostable pots, soil discs, plant markers and a 26-page growing guide.
What better gift to give after this crazy year than the gift of relaxation? This bestselling weighted blanket comes in several different weights that can help the giftee feel calm. It's recommended that you choose a blanket that is about 10 percent of their body weight.
Nest candles are a classic gift that feel like a little bit of luxury. You can pick from scents like Holiday, Birchwood Pine, Moroccan Amber and more and gift them a candle that will burn evenly for 50-60 hours.
For the person on your list that doesn't necessarily have a green thumb, this kind of herb garden might be a pick worth considering. The AeroGarden uses LED lights to help plants grow and will notify the gardener when it is time to water or feed the herbs inside. They can grow up to six different kinds of herbs at once in one convenient pot.
The host or hostess on your list that is charcuterie obsessed will likely appreciate this complete set. The expandable board can hold meats and cheeses, has a storage area for the included cheese knives and also comes with ceramic bowls for nuts, berries and other treats on the board.
Sometimes the best gift is an act of service, like running an errand or helping to clean — but this gift will keep on giving. With the help of this robot vacuum, they can cross vacuuming off of their cleaning list, since it can be programmed to clean around the house all on its own.
Tech doesn't always have to be a huge splurge. This Fitbit is on sale for $100 right now and can help the recipient track health metrics like hours of sleep, heart rate and more.
The retro camera truly is mini, which makes it a great pick for anyone that loves to travel. They can toss it right in their backpack and carry it along for all of their adventures, without it taking up too much space.