The Best Star Wars Gift: A Gift-Giving Guide for Star Wars Nerds

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Maybe the Star Wars fan in your life graduated, or maybe it’s their birthday, or maybe you’ve fallen in love with them, and it’s Valentine’s Day. The problem remains the same: you’ve got a Star Wars fan you care about, and you’re unsure what to get them.

Never fear because a super nerd is here to guide you on your way! I’ll go over the best Star Wars gifts for men, women, kids, and friends based on availability, price points, and appropriateness so you’ll pick the perfect present.

Bottom Line Upfront

You wouldn’t believe the amount of Star Wars gift-giving merch is out there. There’s something for everyone. But I personally love the Theory11 Star Wars Playing Cards Silver Edition. I got them for my husband for Christmas, and they’re so beautiful he doesn’t even want to use them!

Top 3 Picks

If you’re searching for the best gifts the galaxy offers, these 3 Star Wars gifts are the winners. For the best overall concept, best design, and best price, you can’t beat:

Tips for Gift Giving

Not the best gift giver? Not sure what to buy someone obsessed with Star Wars? Here are a few pointers:

  • Knowing which characters someone doesn’t like is as important as knowing who they do like
  • Asking someone naturally who their favorite Star Wars characters are is the best way to go
  • Buy from a company with 5-star reviews, or buy official Star Wars merchandise
  • You can buy Star Wars bags, wrapping paper, and bows to go with your gift

What Type of Star Wars Merch Makes Great Gifts?

Blankets

Who the heck doesn’t want to curl up under a blanket sporting the evil Sith Lord, Darth Vader? Maybe you’d rather receive a blanket featuring something warmer and cuddlier instead, like a porg? My point is, there are tons of high-quality polyester, microfiber, and cotton blankets for sale with loads of different Star Wars designs.

Lamps

You’d be so shocked by the amount of Star Wars lamps there are. I think it’s because everything in Star Wars… lights up. The Death Star, the Millennium Falcon, lightsabers, the droids-everything lights up. Thus, there are many lamps to pick from.

Funko Pops

Star Wars Funko Pops are some of the most popular Star Wars novelty items out there. You can find these everywhere online, in Walmart, in Target, all over the mall… you get the picture. All-Star Wars Funko Pops are bobbleheads, and they all come with a stand because of some licensing issues with Hasbro.

Appliances

I’ve seen Death Star popcorn machines. You can buy waffle makers shaped like the Millennium Falcon. Some Star Wars appliances play the Darth Vader theme song while you use them. There are an astounding number of Star Wars appliances for sale.

Clothing

There are tons upon tons of Star Wars t-shirts, sweatpants, socks, pajamas, and everything else clothing-related you can imagine. You’ll always win with a classic present like a shirt or pajama pants featuring their favorite character.

Star Wars Gift Giving Guide

Mother

Try out some of these ideas:

  • Retro gifts from the original Star Wars trilogy
  • Star Wars office supplies and stationery for work or a home office
  • Star Wars jewelry and other accessories

Father

Here are some ideas:

  • Gifts referencing the famous line, “Luke, I am your father.”
  • Retro gifts from the original Star Wars trilogy
  • Star Wars office supplies for work or a home office

Brother and Sister

What about:

  • Star Wars room décors like posters and figurines
  • Clothing with their favorite Star Wars character
  • Unique and quirky novelty gag gifts

Friend

Think about:

  • Funny Star Wars gag gifts
  • Friendship jewelry featuring Star Wars besties, like C-3P0 and R2-D2
  • Clothing with their favorite Star Wars character

Teacher

Have you considered:

  • Star Wars office supplies for a desk
  • Star Wars stickers for grading
  • Gifts with Yoda, the best teacher in Star Wars

How to Decide What Star Wars Gifts to Give

We’ve thrown around some suggestions about what gifts to buy for who, but I want to dive into specifics. Before we look over the 12 best Star Wars gift ideas, I’ll give suggestions about how to find the one perfect gift for the person you have in mind.

Find Out Their Favorite Character

Everyone wants merchandise with their favorite character on it. Luckily, sharing who their favorite character is is something Star Wars junkies love to do. You can say you saw an article about Star Wars characters the other day, but you forgot who your friend/relative said their favorite character was. Just make sure to ask casually, so your gift stays a surprise.

Find Out Their Favorite Movie or TV Show

Knowing someone’s favorite movie or TV show will narrow down which characters they like the most. If they like the original Star Wars movies from the 70s, they might like:

  • Luke
  • Leia
  • Han Solo
  • Yoda
  • Chewbacca
  • C-3P0
  • R2-D2
  • Darth Vader

If they like the Star Wars movies from the 90s/2000s, they might like:

  • Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader
  • Senator Amidala
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Qui-Gon
  • Yoda
  • Mace Windu
  • Jar Jar Binks

If they like the most recent Star Wars trilogy, they might like:

  • Rey
  • Finn
  • Poe
  • Rose
  • Kylo Ren
  • Porgs

What Items Do They Already Have?

Do a quick check to see which pieces of Star Wars merchandise your Star Wars fan already has. You’d hate to buy someone double of something they already have, and it can be hard to find out by asking without blowing your cover.

The Best Star Wars Gifts for Men

Star Wars Men’s Words of Wisdom T-Shirt

About

This is a Star Wars t-shirt featuring Yoda. A black and white picture of Yoda is labeled “Free Words of Wisdom” at the top. Below the picture are quotes from Yoda that look like some have been ripped away. You can buy this shirt in 11 different colors.

  • Price Range: $8-$27
  • Best Feature: Hilarious, creative idea for a t-shirt
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

Sizes small to 5XL are available. Being made of 100% cotton, this t-shirt is very soft and breathable.

Who Would Love This?

  • Dads who adore who the original Star Wars movies
  • Men with a goofy sense of humor
  • Yoda fans

Pros

  • 100% cotton
  • Hilarious
  • Available in many colors and sizes

Cons

  • Being 100% cotton, it could shrink in the dryer

Star Wars Starry Night Themed Men’s Crew Socks 5 Pair Pack

About

This 5-pack of Star Wars socks features Star Wars characters in a Starry Night art style. The characters on the socks are C-3P0, R2-D2, Boba Fett, Yoda, Darth Vader, and a stormtrooper. These socks are pretty pricey, but they’re an officially licensed product.

  • Price Range: $35-$45
  • Best Feature: Unique, stylistic design
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

They are made with a nice mix of polyester, spandex, and nylon so they’re comfortable and stretchy. They fit shoe sizes 6-12.

Who Would Love This?

  • People who love crazy socks
  • Men who love fine art and Star Wars
  • Fans of the original Star Wars movies

Pros

  • Very stretchy material
  • Unique art style
  • Official Star Wars merchandise

Cons

  • Expensive

Darth Vader, I Find Your Lack of Bacon Disturbing Engraved Bamboo Wood Cutting Board

About

This is a cutting board with an engraving of Darth Vader. Below Darth Vader are the words, “I find your bacon disturbing.” If you aren’t in the loop, it’s a play on Darth Vader’s line, “I find your lack of faith disturbing.”

  • Price Range: $26-$36
  • Best Feature: Bamboo is a great wood for cutting boards
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

The board itself is made from real bamboo, which is a great wood for cutting boards. You can use it for chopping meat or vegetables.

Who Would Love This?

  • Guys who love to cook
  • Darth Vader fans
  • Someone who loves Star Wars and bacon

Pros

  • Features one of the most popular characters
  • Bamboo is an ideal cutting board wood
  • Funny changed quote

Cons

  • You shouldn’t cut on the side with the picture and words

Best Star Wars Gifts for Women

Riveira Star Wars Gifts Home Décor Wooden Spoons for Cooking

About

This wooden kitchen spoon set features wood-burned art of Luke, Leia, Chewbacca, Yoda, a stormtrooper, and Darth Vader. Symbols from Star Wars, like Boba Fett’s helmet and starships from the movies, are wood burned around the handles. You get 6 spoons in total.

  • Price Range: $15-$25
  • Best Feature: Intricate details
  • Warranty: Limited warranty for a full refund

The spoons are made from bamboo wood, which is a great type of wood to cook with. It’s hard for bacteria to penetrate the surface of bamboo compared to some other woods.

Who Would Love This?

  • People who enjoy cooking
  • Women who are fans of the original trilogy
  • Women who like functional novelty gifts

Pros

  • Beautiful wood burned designs of Star Wars characters
  • 6 different kinds of spoons
  • Bamboo is a great type of wood for cooking

Cons

  • Bamboo can get moldy if cared for improperly

Star Wars R2-D2 Fashion Scarf

About

This is such a simple, but adorable idea-it’s a scarf with an all-over print pattern featuring R2-D2. The slightly faded look of R2-D2 creates a stylized look that fits well within the general aesthetics of Star Wars.

  • Price Range: $25-$35
  • Best Feature: Unique idea
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

You also might be interested to know this is an officially licensed product. The scarf is made from 100% polyester, keeping you warm. It measures 70” X 33”.

Who Would Love This?

  • Women who like to accessorize
  • Fans of R2-D2 and the original trilogy
  • Women who live in a cold climate

Pros

  • Official Star Wars product
  • Adorable R2-D2 print
  • Keeps you warm

Cons

  • Some may not like the faded look

BDPWSS A Woman’s Place is in the Resistance Makeup Bag for Women

About

This makeup bag features a black silhouette of Leia’s signature buns. Above Leia is the quote, “A woman’s place is in the Resistance.” And both sides of the bag feature the print.

  • Price Range: $11-$21
  • Best Feature: Feminist quote
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

This makes a great travel bag or general makeup bag for home. The bag is made out of polyester, and it has a strong zipper.

Who Would Love This?

  • Feminist Star Wars fans
  • Leia fans
  • Women who like to wear makeup

Pros

  • Feminist quote with a majorly popular character
  • Well-made with strong materials
  • Stylistic design

Cons

  • The bag is only available in 1 color

Best Star Wars Gifts for Kids

3D Illusion Star Wars Night Light for Kids

About

You can choose from 4 different Star Wars characters and starships with this 3D illusion night lights-Baby Grogu, R2-D2, the Millennium Falcon, and the Death Star. I think kids will like that the nightlight can change colors with a remote.

  • Price Range: $11-$21
  • Best Feature: Multiple Choices
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

The nightlight charges with a USB cable, so you won’t have to worry about finding batteries. You can set the color-changing lights on a timer, and there are 6 timer settings.

Who Would Love This?

  • Kids who sleep with a nightlight
  • Kids who are fans of original Star Wars characters
  • Kids that are Grogu fans

Pros

  • 4 characters/starships to pick from
  • Changes colors and has a timer
  • Doesn’t need batteries

Cons

  • This could break if dropped on a hard surface

Bitty Boomers Star Wars: The Mandalorian – The Child Bluetooth Speaker

About

All kids love electronic accessories that go with their smartphones! This mini speaker looks like Grogu from The Mandalorian and is perfect for avid music listeners. Being only 2 inches tall, it’s super portable, too.

  • Price Range: $11-$21
  • Best Feature: Adorable design
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

This is a Bluetooth speaker that uses a USB cable. You’ll have 30 feet of wireless range and a little over 4 hours of music with 1 full charge.

Who Would Love This?

  • Grogu fans
  • Kids that want a speaker
  • Kids who love listening to music

Pros

  • A popular device for kids
  • Adorable Grogu design
  • Over 4 hours of music on 1 charge

Cons

  • Being so small, this speaker is easy to lose

Huffy Kids Inline Scooter, Star Wars

About

Huffy has Star Wars scooters with 3 different designs-1 with a stormtrooper, 1 with Chewbacca, and 1 with Darth Vader. This foldable scooter is made from a reputable brand, and it comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

  • Price Range: $38-$48
  • Best Feature: Toy that promotes exercise
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty

The non-slip deck made of aluminum helps your kid stay in place while riding the scooter. The rear wheel has a foot brake to make it easy to stop.

Who Would Love This?

  • Kids who are fans of original Star Wars characters
  • Kids who like to spend time outside
  • Parents with kids who are reluctant to exercise

Pros

  • A toy that promotes exercising outside
  • Trusted brand
  • Made from sturdy materials

Cons

  • Not all kids like riding scooters

Best Star Wars Gifts for Friends

Theory11 Star Wars Playing Cards Silver Edition – Dark Side (Grey)

About

This Star Wars playing cards set would make a perfect addition to game night. These cards feature Dark Side characters like Darth Vader, stormtroopers, and even some who unintentionally tangoed with the Dark Side, like Senator Amidala.

  • Price Range: $7-$11
  • Best Feature: High-quality playing cards at a low price
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

These cards were made using paper from sustainable forests, which is something many of us appreciate. This deck is the silver edition.

Who Would Love This?

  • Friends who like to play cards
  • Fans of the Dark Side
  • Friends who host game night

Pros

  • Clean, elegant designs
  • Made using sustainable sources
  • Features many Star Wars characters

Cons

  • Not official Star Wars merchandise

Star Wars Glass Set – Death Star

About

Who’s ready for a drinking night? Your friend can channel their inner Dark Side with these 2 10oz drinking glasses that feature Death Stars. Both Death Stars are printed in gold.

  • Price Range: $22-$32
  • Best Feature: Unique gift idea
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

I like that the bottoms of the glasses are heavy, which makes them harder to spill if you accidentally bump them. These glasses aren’t microwave-safe, and it’s recommended to hand wash them instead of using the dishwasher.

Who Would Love This?

  • Friends who like to drink
  • Fans of the Dark Side
  • Friends who are throwing a party

Pros

  • 2 glasses in a set
  • Clean lines in the artwork
  • Thick, heavy bottoms of the glass

Cons

  • Not great for friends who don’t drink

Paladone Star Wars Logo Light

About

This Star Wars light can be set on a desk or mounted on the wall. The light simply says “Star Wars” in the Star Wars font. If you’re looking for officially licensed merchandise, this is it.

  • Price Range: $25-$35
  • Best Feature: Perfect for all Star Wars fans
  • Warranty: 30-day free returns policy

You’ll need to use the micro-USB cable and 3 AAA batteries to power the light. There are 2 light effects to choose from: phase on and pulsing.

Who Would Love This?

  • Any fan of Star Wars
  • Friends who like decorating
  • Friends who are looking for a new desk light

Pros

  • Officially-licensed Star Wars product
  • Functional novelty item
  • Universal appeal for all Star Wars fans

Cons

  • Doesn’t feature any characters or symbols

FAQ

We covered a lot of ground, so now I’ll answer your most frequently asked questions about Star Wars gifts! There are so many Star Wars gifts out there, so there’s naturally bound to be some common questions.

Question: What Do Star Wars Fans Need?

Answer: Hope that at least one major love plot between the main characters won’t end in tragedy? No, but in all seriousness, consider what the Star Wars fan in your life likes besides Star Wars. Do they like to cook? You could buy them Star Wars cookware or appliances. Do they like to write? Try buying them a set of Star Wars pens and stationery.

Question: What Should I Get My Star Wars Obsessed Boyfriend?

Answer: There are many options for your Star Wars obsessed boyfriend! I’ve listed 3 great Star Wars gifts for men above.

Question: What to Get Someone Who Likes The Mandalorian?

Answer: Most people who watch The Mandalorian are fans of Grogu, so I’d recommend buying them something that features Baby Yoda. Baby Yoda has alarmingly become one of the most popular characters in Star Wars history.

Lightsabers Up!

Lightsabers up and wallets out! The real journey begins now! You’re already knowledgeable about the ways of gift-giving and buying Star Wars merchandise. I even got to show you 12 of the best Star Wars gifts you can find online, young padawan.

That means it’s time to venture forth and buy the perfect gift for the Star Wars fan you love! And if you’ve got questions, toss them below Come check out our website for more great content about buying Star Wars merchandise!

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