Show Your BFF How Much You Care With These Super Thoughtful Gifts
Family is everything, but having a BFF you can tell anything to, who understands the social complexities of having a huge family, being first gen, and trying to make it in this world is something everyone deserves.
These comadres keep you grounded. They shower you with love, apoyo and laughs year round. So what do you give your besties who’ve always been there for you? Here are a few gifts that’ll remind them how much you appreciate them.
CHISMOSAS 4 EVER PIN PACK $14.99mitú
COMADRES Hat | $25we are mitú
Because she’s not just your BFF, she’s your comadre. Get one for all your comadres here at mitú.
Juicyy Chisme Keychain Purse | $5DreamHeauxApparel / Etsy
For that bestie that’s always making you go back to the club to find her purse.
MEJOR SOLA SWEATSHIRT $39.99mitú
A sturdy and warm sweatshirt bound to keep you warm in the colder months. A pre-shrunk, classic fit sweater that’s made with air-jet spun yarn for a soft feel.
3Doodler Create+ Pen | $80“3Doodler Create+ Pen” Digital Image. Urban Outfitters. 15 November 2018.
It’s a steep gift, but it’ll feel like a kid’s Christmas for your non-stop doodling BFF. Yes, it’s a glorified hot glue gun, but a very dreamy gift for the Frida Kahlo-to-be in your life.
“Tesoro” by Yesika Salgado | $13.50we are mitú
If you’ve already absorbed the poderosa of Salgado’s first anthology, “Corazón,” you know that her second born is set to ignite a generation of mujeres uprising. Nourish your BFF’s heart and Latinidad in a way only Salgado can.
Mazapan Phone Case | $25DreamHeauxApparel / Etsy
Por la mujer in your life that won’t take anything from no pendejo but whose ready to fall to pieces when the right one gets close. Tell her you’re just helping out with a portable disclaimer.
Conchas Camiseta | $25we are mitú
For the Mexicana whose not afraid to be proud of her conchas, this camiseta es perfecto. Exclusive to we are mitú.
P.F. Candle Co. Geranium Terra | $48Untitled. Digital Image. Amazon. 15 November 2018.
For the BFF that you know will one day have a yard full of terra cotta plants and terra cotta mujeres. It’s her aesthetic. Go with it.
MojiPower Avocado Portable Power Bank | $28“MojiPower Avocado Portable Power Bank” Digital Image. Urban Outfitters. 15 November 2018.
Get it? For the BFF powered by guac. Make that a reality for her internet persona támbien.
Kahlo By Andrea Kettenmann | $15“Kahlo By Andrea Kettenmann” Digital Image. Urban Outfitters. 15 November 2018.
For the BFF you know is ready to pour over this comprehensive collection of Kahlo’s work, the significance of her work as a feminist, Latinx, gender-bending queer icon. Observe the tears spill. You did that.
“Mujer Power” Pin | $10we are mitú
We’re not taking trips anywhere together unless it’s to shake up D.C. Pair this with Sonia Sotomayor’s latest memoir and you’re going places together.
Frida Kahlo Meditation Poster | $13Untitled. Digital Image. Posterazzi. 15 November 2018.
Feminism is a daily practice. We’re all extra fired up this year. Fan the fire and the self-care all at once in that feminista poderosa amiga querida.
BARK Festival Flower Crown Dog Toy | $12“BARK Festival Flower Crown Dog Toy” Digital Image. Urban Outfitters. 15 November 2018.
To pair with your Kahlo gifts, obviously. She’s trying to instill her patriarchy smashing values into su hijos.
HAIR FULL OF CHISME MUG | $15we are mitú
For la chismosa: give her something to spill that tea with. She will love the “Mean Girls” reference and totally be grateful for another way to sip that tea.
CAFECITO & CHISME Tank | $25we are mitú
Because you can’t have one without the other when you throw a BFF in there. Package this with a coffee date IOU and all the chisme you can muster.
Self Conchas Towel | $35we are mitú
This is the perfect gift for that friend who lives somewhere warm enough to enjoy it on Christmas day. Believe it or not, there are so many of us in warm, tropical climates for Christmas.
Cheeky Stamp Blendable Blush | $24Untitled. Digital Image. Sephora. 15 November 2018.
For the Makeup Guru amiga who already has Fenty Beauty’s entire line, and then some. I think America might be ready for this future age goodness, or your friend can just blend that blush right in.
Decolonize Your Diet: Plant-Based Mexican-American Recipes for Health and Healing by Luz Calvo and Catriona Rueda Esquibel | $18Untitled. Digital Image. Amazon. 15 November 2018.
For your newly vegan comadre who you know will scream to find out what doesn’t taste like grass. These authors look back hundreds of year before Spain colonized Mesoamerica. They found that the healing properties of plant-based traditional diet is more important than ever. Read it and feast.
Selena Gomez Cookie Cutter | $34Copypastry / Etsy
Because, guapa, we’re making more than just sugar cookies this year. It’s the Eucharist of our generation.
Preciosa Camiseta | $30DreamHeauxApparel / Etsy
You already know exactly who to get this for because you know she’s going to wear that ish proud in the club. Support your local Latina Etsy artist and your local loca all at the same time.
Bruja Beanie $15EladaniStudio / Etsy
She’s bad y bruja and she needs everyone to know it. It’s the kind of crown you don’t buy for yourself. Crown her.
SHE SE PUEDE TEE $24.99
SHE SE PUEDE, every day!
NADIE ME AYUDA EN ESTA CASA $24.99mitú
Moms favorite quote of the day EVERYDAY. Get your mom her next favorite tee! ????????????
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