Gift-giving doesn’t need occasions. You can make anyone’s day extra special at any time with the smallest present. While the act of giving gifts isn’t a problem, choosing the right one is another story.
What do Thai girls want? Do they look for specific material things from their partners? We’re happy to let you know that they’re not the pickiest bunch! As long as they come from the heart (not literally, of course!), your presents are very much welcome. With that said, however, there are some things that they’ll be extra happy to receive.
Here are some items that belong to the “gifts for Thai girlfriend” category.
Teddy bears or other stuffed animals
While Western women outgrow these cuddly items by the time they hit puberty, Thai women continue to adore them well into adulthood!
Although they’re usually a restrained and reserved bunch, Thai women are not afraid to show their playful and childish sides when given fluffy gifts. Give them a Hello Kitty stuffed toy, and they’ll be over the moon. If you think that’s enough to bring their inner children out, wait until you see them with bigger stuffed animals.
Teddy bears and other stuffed animals are commonplace in Thailand—especially on Valentine’s day. We recommend getting cute ones with hearts for extra sweetness!
Thai women are (almost) always on their phones. Whether they’re simply scrolling through their social media timelines or taking selfies, they’re always within their reach. And since they love their phones a lot, they don’t see why they can’t accessorize them with cute trinkets.
Did we mention that Thai women like cute things? If you haven’t caught that, now’s definitely a good time to give her an adorable present! Phone accessories are the best gifts for this since they’re mostly portable and compact.
Go for cases with fun colors, eye-catching patterns, and quirky characters to up the cuteness factor. You can also buy her a cellphone charm if you want something extra.
Clothes and accessories
Thai women are some of the most stylish ones on the planet. While it’s not New York or Paris, Bangkok alone is no slouch in the style department!
Thailand is, by all accounts, a conservative nation. That doesn’t stop fashionistas from showing off their styles on the street, though. Not even the harshest rainfalls can keep them from wearing whatever they want to wear.
While clothes may not tell one person’s whole story, they give people an instant impression of their preferred image. A female respondent of a Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKDTC) survey said something about fashion. “We can all show the world our distinct ways of approaching fashion, which can lead to a boost in self-confidence,” she said.
With that said, give her a cute outfit or accessory that matches her style! She’ll surely appreciate the gesture.
When your girl says she can never have too much makeup, maybe it’s best if you believe her. It’s no wonder most Thai women don’t mind spending a ton of time looking around department stores and drug stores for their beauty fix.
Makeup isn’t just for glam—it’s also a form of expression. Support your girl’s interests and make her a happy camper by buying a shade or palette that she’ll like! Just make sure the brand you’re buying is a reputable line. Reputable doesn’t always mean expensive, so be on the lookout for budget-friendly products that are legit. You wouldn’t want her catching allergies, right?
Thailand’s cacao industry is still finding its footing after years of dormancy. Fortunately, local bean-to-bar joints are opening up in different parts of the country, giving people a taste of truly Thai (see what we did there?) chocolate.
That hasn’t stopped locals from getting their chocolate fix. International brands like Ferrero Rocher are pretty popular—especially during Valentine’s Day. Don’t be surprised if you see people buying them for their partners!
Unsure of what kind of chocolate to give? No worries! Just ask your girl about her favorites. Or better yet, just go with safe options and buy multiple variants. We recommend dark chocolate since it isn’t as sweet as the milk and white types.
Most women can’t resist great bags/purses when they see them. Thai women are no exception. And the good news is that they usually don’t come with an expensive price tag in the country! So, no, you don’t have to shell out an obscene amount of money to get a good bag. If you see a good bargain, get it!
Remember what we said about buying your lady a clothing item that matches her style? The same philosophy applies to bags/purses. Don’t be shy about asking her about her style preferences! After all; she’s the one who’ll receive the item.
Short on gift ideas? Don’t sweat it! When you can’t think of anything, you can always go for flowers.
Just like bags and purses, you don’t have to spend a fortune on a gorgeous bouquet. Flowers are pretty inexpensive in Thailand, so don’t worry too much about budgeting! Bouquets are classic, fuss-free, and heartfelt symbols of love that many women around the world appreciate.
If you’re unsure about your lady’s favorite blooms, you can never go wrong with classic roses. Want to up the romantic ante? Go for tulips! For a dose of sunshine, get some sunflowers. Sneak a little note in your bouquet for extra sweetness.
These are just a few of our gift ideas for your Thai girlfriend. Whatever you get her, make sure that your intentions come from a genuine place of love and care. Good luck and happy gift hunting!
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