italian gift ideas

Italian Gift Ideas They’ll Love

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When searching for Italian gift ideas, it’s important to make sure you’re considering a variety of factors such as occasion, holiday, and personal interests.

For example, is the person Italian or just a fan of all things Italian? Do they love a particular type of food?

Italian Gift Ideas

And especially in these hard economic times, it’s important to consider Italian gifts that fit your budget.  

This post will not only provide you with Italian-themed gift ideas but will help get your creative juices flowing so you can buy a gift that is thoughtful, appropriate and within budget.

I’ll also provide some tangible gift ideas and resources that you can use if you find something you like right away. 

Creative Italian Gift Ideas

When trying to think of Italian gift ideas that are creative in nature, you’ll need to think of ideas that are a little outside the norm. What does creative mean to you?

You can start by breaking down common Italian gift ideas into categories:

  • Food
  • DIY
  • Kitchenware/Cookware
  • Apparel
  • Travel

It could mean creating your own DIY gift such as a DIY Italian gift basket. These can be as creative as you want.

If a homemade gift isn’t your thing, you can always look on line at places like Amazon or high end stores such as Sur La Table which sells wonderful Italian cookware and dishes.

Being creative isn’t as hard as you might think.

Just look around at some of our Italian themed gift idea pages and you’ll be squared away before you know it.

Here are some creative gift ideas below or you can look here.

Gender-Specific Italian Gift Ideas

Sometimes we want to find gift ideas that are specific for a man or a woman in your life. Italian gifts for men can range from Italian ties to soccer jerseys to premium leather wallets and watches to much more.

Italian gift ideas

On the other hand, women will appreciate Italian jewelry, fashionable high end totes or even books. An Italian gift for her may be perfume, aprons, or even books.

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Here are some more Italian gifts for women.

Italian Gift Ideas that Speak to Food

If you want to come up with some good Italian-themed gift ideas you can always bet on Italian gifts that are related to food.

This is a good idea, especially if you’re giving the gift for an Italian family – they will always appreciate quality food gifts.

As mentioned above under creative Italian gift ideas, try creating your own Italian Gift basket ideas such as pasta gift baskets.

If you want a more personal and intimate touch, why not try cooking a special Italian meal or buy Italian food items like biscotti or Italian cookies from online merchants like The Biscotti Company?

creative italian gift ideas

Best Italian Gift Ideas for any Occasion or Holiday

When looking for Italian gifts think of the occasion or holiday surrounding the gift idea. Here are some common holidays and occasions along with some examples.

Where to Find More Italian Themed Gift Ideas

Besides typical places like Amazon, check out local Olive and Wine style stores. These local shops will have gifts that are unique, perhaps gifts from Italy whether they are pottery, dishware, or Italian food gift ideas.

Wine of the Month Club is another great idea for those who love wine, and what Italian doesn’t love wine with their pasta?

Where to Buy Italian Gifts

Common places to find Italian gift ideas are online at stores like Amazon and SurLaTable. and use the filters

But if you’re out of time and you’re not sure if even Amazon shipping will accommodate your timeframe, then I really recommend going to a local store or making a quick gift basket where you can get all the gifts at a local grocery store.

I hope you’ve found this guide to help inspire some Italian gift ideas that you hadn’t thought of before. Good luck and happy shopping!

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