Photo collage shows a reusable water bottle, vegan chocolates, truffle oil, a Great Jones baking sheet, and a pair of yellow bowls
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Let the Zodiac Guide You to Find the Perfect Gift

Buying a gift isn't always easy, so why not add a little fun into the mix and let the stars decide? Here's our guide to gifts by zodiac sign.

Let’s be real, folx. Sometimes buying a gift is hard, even when it’s your bestie of a bazillion years. So, how about a new strategy this year to make things easy on yourself: gifts by zodiac sign. While we won’t let our astrological signs dictate major life decisions, we won’t deny the fun we get out of reading our monthly horoscope. Whether your giftee is a cosmic goddess or just looks up their lucky numbers and celebrity birthday twins each year, they’ll love the backstory behind it. And if not, well, at least the zodiac guarantees the gift should be a perfect fit.

While every sign has its own mood and astrological connection, the common thread for all is food. So we’ve selected the best culinary gifts for Aries, Virgo, Leo, and beyond.

Your guide to the perfect gift, assorted by zodiac sign

Photo shows a bottle of BLiS hot sauce
This hot sauce is will light a fire in your Aries bestie’s heart. | BLiS

Aries: Fiery

March 21 – April 19

Get your favorite Fire Sign a suitably smokin’ gift: namely, this artisan hot sauce from BLiS, made with three kinds of chilies (chipotle, arbor, and cayenne) and barrel-aged in seasoned oak barrels.

Photo shows striped soup cozies
Burned hands, begone. These soup cozies protect mitts from too-hot bowls. | Uncommon Goods

Taurus: Cozy

April 20 – May 20

Tauruses love to nest and snuggle, and soup is a solid part of that equation. These cozies from Uncommon Goods will let them safely grab a soup bowl shortly after it’s done in the microwave. (Tauruses don’t like to wait for their comfort.)

Photo showing the cookbook "Vegan Boards" by Kate Kasbee
Up someone’s party food game with a cookbook all about fancy boards and spreads. | Harvard Common Press

Gemini: Life of the party

May 21 – June 20

Geminis live for a soireé—and this cookbook of 50 vegan food boards will ensure their get-togethers remain memorable well into the future. (At least food-wise… we can’t control their playlist).

Photo shows a forest green baking sheet by the brand Great Jones
This uniquely colored baking sheet is befitting of Cancer’s love for cozy cooking. | Great Jones

Cancer: Comfort seeker

June 21 – July 22

Much like a Taurus, a Cancer loves homey comforts. And what better one than baking? This aluminized steel baking sheet from Great Jones, available in a pair of eye-catching hues, is the perfect canvas for making sweet creations. 

Photo shows two sculptural orange bowls
Danish design meets bright colors meets a striking bowl for morning cereal. | MoMa

Leo: Drama!

July 23 – August 22

Leo’s love a little (ok, a lot of) drama, making this sculptural serving bowl inspired by Danish modernist artist Vilhelm Lundstrøm a very suitable prezzie. It draws inspiration from Danish still lifes—and demands to be the star at any meal.

Photo shows a Zwilling electric food scale
A digital food scale helps ensure that not a measurement is out of place. (Lucky Virgo!) | Zwilling

Virgo: Perfectionist

August 23 – September 22

Virgos aren’t the type to “wing it” in life, and that includes when cooking. Luckily, this sleek 22-pound Zwilling digital food scale, with accuracy to 0.1 gram, helps ensure they don’t need to. And it has a built-in battery (because no one likes to change batteries, no matter their sign).

Photo shows a tall, narrow bottle of truffle oil
Nothing says “luxury” quite like truffle oil, and the zodiac sign known for a love of indulgent things will love this gift. | Truff

Libra: Indulgent

September 23 – October 22

Libras love the luxe side of life, and what could be more indulgent than truffle oil on salads, pasta—or just to dip piping hot, crusty bread in? This one, made with black winter truffles, will take any dish from ordinary to five-star. 

Photo shows a black box filled with vegan chocolate truffles
You might want to get a box of these luxury vegan chocolates for yourself, too. | Compartes

Scorpio: Sensual & soulful

October 23 – November 21

What better gift for your sensual Scorpio pal than some luscious chocolate? And Compartes is among the best out there. This extensive collection of vegan dark chocolate—from coconut clusters to lavish dipped fruits—is a decadent afternoon (or morning, or evening) delight.

Photo shows a light green and white bento box
This cute, compact bento box will keep lunches and snacks secure no matter where your Sagittarius friend wants to go. | monbento

Sagittarius: Free-floating

November 22 – December 21

It’s hard to keep up with a spontaneous Sag—they move around like butterflies. But this beautifully designed, BPA-free bento-style lunch box ensures they’ll stay well-fed no matter where the wind blows them.

Photo shows a Crockpot on a wooden table
Patience, like slow-cooked food, is a virtue. | Crockpot

Capricorn: Patient

December 21 – January 20

Patience is a virtue few of us have, but Capricorns are willing to take the time required to yield good results in life. This slow cooker will help them do just that in the kitchen.

Photo shows a box of all-natural vegan food coloring
Indulge this zodiac sign’s creative side with the gift of all-natural food coloring. | ColorKitchen

Aquarius: Artsy

January 21 – February 18

Aquarians are lovers of the arts, and these naturally-sourced, plant-based, non-GMO vegan dyes are an earth-friendly way to help them take their culinary artistry to the next level.

Photo shows three reusable water bottled with wooden lids
Keep your Pisces bud hydrated in style. | Que

Pisces: Water-loving

February 19 – March 20

Just because your Pisces pal is one with water, doesn’t mean they necessarily have a good bottle. This one has a ceramic interior with a double-steel wall that’ll keep drinks warm for 12 hours and cold for 24. Plus it’s sleek and stylish.


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