A 60th birthday is a big deal! Women turning 60 are beginning to consider the next stage of life – often anticipating retiring in a few years. They may be planning to travel more, take up a hobby, or volunteer somewhere that is important to them. They may also be planning to stay in the workforce as a consultant or part-time employee.
As they look toward a new phase and start to consider how they want to live, there are plenty of great gift ideas for 60-year-old women that will celebrate how far they’ve come! Commemorate this special occasion with a good piece of jewelry, or help her relax (for once!) with spa products. You could also get her a present that goes with a favorite hobby like yoga or gardening. There’s something for every fabulous woman on this extensive list of gifts for 60-year-old women!
50 Best Gift Ideas For 60-Year-Old-Women
Fun gifts for women in their 60s to help them celebrate a very important day!
Godiva Happy Birthday Truffles
These delicious truffles are a wonderful way to celebrate a special birthday! This gift comes with six Godiva truffles in a birthday-themed box, with ganache or cream fillings inside for an extra treat. Gift her these truffles – one of each decade of her life – that she can eat (or share, if she’s really feeling generous).
60th Birthday Tumbler
Mark a milestone birthday with a special glass just for the birthday girl! This rose gold wine tumbler is perfect for her to carry around at a birthday party or just to bring to the backyard to sit and sip. Bonus points if you give it to her along with a bottle of wine to pour into the glass!
Mini Diamond Huggie Hoop Earrings
If ever there was a time for luxury gifts, a 60th birthday is it! These mini diamond hoop earrings are gorgeous and understated. They feature 0.09ct. worth of diamonds and 14K white, rose, or yellow gold hoops. The huggie earrings fit close to her ear so they’re subtle, but perfect to wear every day or for special occasions. This makes a great gift for 60-year-old women who aren’t flashy but love quality.
Mini Terrariums DIY Kit
If she loves greenery but struggles to keep plants alive, this kit could be perfect! She can design her own succulent terrariums with real rocks, faux moss, and pieces of felt that look like surprisingly lifelike plants. When she’s finished creating, she’ll have three unique pieces of wall art that she can hang as decoration.
Complete Yoga Mat Gift Set
Help her stay healthy and active with a yoga gift set! She can Warrior Pose on this gorgeous yoga mat with a mandala design in the middle, and she’ll have 2 foam yoga blocks and a yoga strap she can use for her practice as well. The set is eco-friendly and has no carcinogens, so it’s even better for her.
Instant Pot Duo
If she appreciates an appliance that will make dinner easier, she’ll love an Instant Pot! It’s a combination pressure cooker, slow cooker, saute pan, and much more. Dinner can go from frozen meat to a fully cooked meal in less than 30 minutes or can simmer all day on the slow cooker setting so it’s ready that night.
Happy 60th Birthday Angel
This special angel figurine has a sweet message on her beautiful dress that reads, “Happy 60th Birthday; May the blessings of today bring you joyful tomorrows.” It would look lovely on a bookshelf, dresser, or office desk.
Bathtub Caddy Tray
She deserves a good, long soak in a relaxing bubble bath to celebrate her 60th birthday! This caddy tray has special places to hold a wineglass, a phone, and a candle, along with a spot for a book or tablet so she can read while relaxing. There are 2 removable spa trays she can use for soap or other items as well.
She’ll love having this speaker that she can bring outside while gardening, or into the bathroom while taking a bath, or just to move from room to room while she’s home. This speaker will run for 1500 minutes on a charge and is water-resistant so she can use it near a pool or at the beach.
Sterling Silver Six Circle Necklace
This necklace features 6 intertwined circles, symbolizing the 6 decades of her life. It’s made of sterling silver and is a great way to celebrate her birthday with something special but not too obvious. This would make a great gift for a woman in her 60s who has everything!
Herbal Tea Selection Box
If your mom, mother-in-law, or other special person loves tea, this sampler box makes a great birthday gift for 60-year-olds! It features 45 sachets of 9 different flavors of tea. She’ll get matcha green, turmeric gold, elderberry & echinacea, peppermint & licorice, and more.
Sherpa Fleece Sweatshirt
Give her a sherpa sweatshirt that’s like wearing a big hug every time she puts it on! This is about as close as she can get to wearing a blanket as clothing and still look like a responsible adult. The neck features a ¼ zip, the sweatshirt is nice and roomy, and it’s as soft on the outside as it is on the inside. It also comes in a variety of colors and patterns.
Flowers always make lovely gift ideas for 60-year-old women (and many others!). This cheery bouquet features roses, lilies, sunflowers, and other bright, colorful flowers arranged in a trendy, clear glass vase. They’ll look lovely and smell heavenly, in her office or home!
Dodow Sleep Aid Device
As we get older, it becomes harder to get good sleep at night. This device claims to help people fall asleep naturally by using a metronome and light system to train them to fall asleep. She can set it for 8 minutes or 20, breathe along with the metronome, and drift peacefully off to sleep. It’s definitely worth a try!
Hanizi Bird Feeder
If she enjoys spending time in her yard, she’ll love this bird feeder for attracting new birds to the area! The feeder is squirrel-proof, so she won’t need to worry about pests stealing the birdseed. She can simply switch up the type of seed she puts in the feeder to attract different types of birds. The feeder is made of sturdy plastic, so it will hold up to outdoor animals and won’t break easily.
She can listen to audiobooks while running, walking, doing chores, driving, or on any number of occasions! Audible will let her listen to the latest releases, or to plenty of older books, on her phone or tablet. It’s also a great subscription to have while traveling – she can listen to books on an airplane or train while the world rushes by.
PortoVino Beach Wine Purse
She can have a fun time picnicking with friends and easily carry along all the wine they’ll need in this bag! The bag holds 2 bottles of wine, and it can be poured from the spigot on the side. The beverage pouch can be removed, so she can also use this as a normal bag to carry towels or other items.
Mother & Son Forever Necklace
Let your mom know how much you love her with this meaningful necklace! It features a heart, with “Mother & Son Forever Love” written along one side. The other side is decorated with diamond-like crystals, making this a sweet, beautiful pendant. This would make a great Mother’s Day gift as well as a birthday gift for a 60-year-old woman.
Digital Picture Frame
She’s got a lot of memories from the last 60 years, and probably some wild photos to go along with some of them! Help her share all these photos and memories with a digital picture frame. This one is WiFi-enabled, and she can send photos to the picture frame, but she can also send pictures on her digital frame to other people.
Women's Cotton Flannel Pajamas
Women of every age can appreciate a cozy, comfy pair of pajamas! This set has elastic pants and a roomy button-up shirt with a pocket. They’re made of soft flannel cotton, so she’ll be warm even on the coldest nights. They also come in fun patterns – you could get her Christmas-themed PJs, cute polka dot pajamas, or other great prints.
Gucci Bloom for Women Perfume
Gucci Bloom is a wonderful gift idea for 60-year-old women! It’s one of those gifts that many women won’t treat themselves to, but if someone else gives it to them, they love it. Just like the name implies, Gucci Bloom smells like a garden full of flowers. It includes the scents of orange blossom, tuberose, jasmine, honeysuckle, and sandalwood. If she loves flowers and the outdoors, she’ll appreciate this scent.
The First 60 Years Old Funny T
This would make a fun gag gift or a great T-shirt to give her to wear to a 60th birthday party! The shirt says, “The first 60 years of childhood are always the hardest,” in varying colors against a black background. It’s a great gift for a 60-year-old woman who wisely refuses to grow up.
Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art
This beautiful photo frame features 30 photos arranged in a heart collage. You could collect 30 pictures of family members, or 30 photos of a memorable trip you took with her, or 30 photos from over the years and group them all together for a very special present.
Fitbit Alta HR
As she looks towards her senior years, it’s going to be important for her to stay active. The longer women stay active as they age, the less likely they are to have any number of health problems, and it can even affect mental agility as well. This Fitbit has everything she needs to track her fitness without too many of the extras that come with many smartwatches. She can see her heart rate, the number of steps she took, and track her sleep.
Head-to-Toe Home Spa Gift Set
This spa set comes with 5 all-natural products, including a body scrub, shea butter, foot salts, and more. All the products have essential oils like calming lavender and soothing eucalyptus along with bentonite clay, shea butter, and other ingredients that will make her skin glow.
Echo Dot With Alexa
The Echo Dot is the most popular Amazon smart speaker. It’s small and sleek and it will allow her to play music, audiobooks, and podcasts. Alexa will also play the news, check the weather, set alarms or tell the time, and many more tasks. She can also call others who have the Alexa app and so much more.
Wallet Ninja Multitool Card
This little card might be one of the more unusual gift ideas for 60-year-old women, but it’s extremely useful! It slips into a wallet, purse, or backpack and is TSA-compliant. The card features 18 different tools: a screwdriver, a bottle opener, an eyeglass screwdriver, a fruit peeler, several wrenches, and more.
Smart Women Don't Retire They Break Free Book
Her generation is responsible for so many ground-breaking advances for women in the workforce that it only makes sense these ladies wouldn’t take a traditional view of retirement. This book focuses on exploring new possibilities after retirement and how to transition from work to other outlets in retirement.
Family Tree Picture Frame
This is a beautiful way to display family pictures! This tree frame has 10 pictures hanging from it. She can hang favorite pictures of her kids, husband, parents, and other beloved family members in the frames. The tree features carved branches and leaves that twine around the pictures.
Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds
She’ll love these Bluetooth earbuds for walks or runs in the neighborhood or to wear while she’s working around the house or working at a computer when she needs to tune out distracting sounds. The headphones charge in their case, and they have 48 hours of battery life when they’re charged.
Cashmere Crewneck Sweater
A cashmere crewneck sweater is such a classic, elegant piece that it can be worn by any woman at any age. Get her a gorgeous sweater in a shade she loves. She can layer it under warmer clothes in winter or wear it as a light sweater in spring. In fact, in many cases, she may be able to wear it for all 4 seasons.
If she loves reading, she’ll appreciate a Kindle! She won’t have to continually order books or make frequent trips to the library – she can just load books on her Kindle and read away. This Kindle edition has wireless charging, an auto-adjusting front light, and 32 GB of storage for all her books. She can also listen to audiobooks using this Kindle.
While some women won’t appreciate getting an appliance as a birthday present, others will be thrilled to get a Roomba! The Roomba will offer personalized cleaning suggestions based on her family’s habits. It can also be programmed to clean only when everyone is out of the house. The Roomba will even detect dirtier areas of the house and concentrate on cleaning them more.
65L Packable Duffle Bag
Whether she wants to see the world or just visit her kids or other family members, this duffle bag is the perfect gift for 60-year-old women! It’s water-repellent and wear-resistant and has sturdy zippers. There are plenty of pockets for organizing everything she wants to take along. The bag also folds down and zips into a small square when it’s not filled with stuff.
Cultured Pearl Pendant Necklace
This necklace is a beautiful way to commemorate a milestone birthday! The delicate chain holds one perfect pearl at the end. The chain is made of 14k gold and the pearl measures between 8.5-9 mm. It’s a lovely piece of jewelry that can be worn with everyday work outfits, t-shirts, or fancy cocktail dresses.
Floral-Printed Weeder Glove Spa Gift Set
Digging in the dirt and gardening can do a number on her hands! Help her take care of them with these pretty flowered gloves and the soap wrapped in a matching pattern. The gloves feature a waterproof nitrile coating on the palms. The soap has shea butter and olive oil to soothe skin and apricot seeds to exfoliate.
BAGSMART Toiletry Bag
This toiletry bag has a main compartment with elastic straps to hold bottles. There are multiple pockets to hold and organize toiletries. There’s a front waterproof pocket so wet and dry items can stay separated. The bag is water-resistant and easy to wipe clean when it needs to be.
Deciniee Jade Roller and Gua Sha Set
This roller is supposed to improve blood circulation and rejuvenate skin, leading to looking younger. Whether or not that works, it does feel really good and she’ll enjoy running the cool roller across her face in the morning to wake up.
Tree of Life Leather Journal
Whether she wants to write things down for her children or grandchildren to read someday or just likes writing for herself, these 60 years have given her plenty of wisdom! This leather journal is a great place to capture that. The cover features a tree spreading its branches across the journal. Inside, there are plenty of lined pages for writing, and a cord wraps around the journal to keep it closed when she’s not using it.
Heart-Shaped Shower Steamers
Her morning shower will feel like a spa getaway with these steamers giving off botanical scents! She can simply choose a shower steamer, sprinkle it with a little water, and put it in the corner of the shower to release the scent. She can also use the steamer as a body scrub. This set comes as a box of 4.
Scuddles Garden Tools Set
If she loves gardening, this set comes with every tool she’ll need! They’ll help her plant and care for the plants she already has without ruining the roots or bases of the plants as she works. The set comes with gloves, a hand trowel, a digging fork, a weeder, a transplanting tool, and more. The tools have ergonomic handles so they’re comfortable to hold while she works. The stainless steel blades and ends won’t rust or break easily. The set also comes with a bag for carrying everything and a set of gardening gloves.
Lapis Lazuli Bead Bracelet
The lapis lazuli is supposed to attract wisdom, power, and truth, so it makes a great gift for 60-year-old women! The gorgeous dark blue color makes this a beautiful bracelet, and the stones will remind her of her hard-earned wisdom and power. A small silver heart charm on the bracelet will also remind her of how much you love her – perhaps the best gift of all.
Family Tree Charts
She’ll get two family tree charts with this gift – or you can keep one and give one to her! This chart looks like the cross-section of a felled tree, with lots of small spaces for writing in names and dates of ancestors. If she’s interested in family history, this will be a meaningful gift that she’ll treasure.
This gorgeously dyed robe will make relaxing at home feel extra special. It’s made by Indonesian artisans who use a special process to batik dye each robe. They apply wax to the fabric, dye it, then remove the wax, and the robe is covered in the beautiful designs they created. The robe has pockets and a belt as well.
Ashbrook Estate Verdelho Wine
You can’t go wrong with a bottle of wine she can open to celebrate a special birthday! This white wine is spritzy, with flavors of ginger and white grapefruit. She’ll enjoy treating herself to a glass after a long day or sharing the bottle with friends at dinner.
Sherpa Dual Sided Throw
This sherpa throw will give her all the cozy feels, all winter long. The blanket is equally soft on both sides, with a plush design on one side and sherpa fleece on the other. It comes in a variety of colors and is machine-washable so she won’t have to part with it for very long before it’s clean and ready to be used again.
Birthday Chocolate Strawberries
Chocolate-covered strawberries make wonderfully indulgent gift ideas for 60-year-old women! These birthday-themed strawberries come dipped in milk or white chocolate, with either sprinkles or contrasting chocolate drizzled on top. You can get one or two dozen strawberries as a special treat or for her to share with friends and family.
TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager
Help her revive tired feet with this massager! The wood massager sits on the floor, and she can run her bare or sock-covered feet over the roller to relieve tension and soothe sore feet. The included reflexology chart and instructions will show her how to treat specific problems that have been bothering her feet.
Marrgon Copper Rain Chain
This rain chain does double-duty as both a beautiful hanging decoration and as a way to collect one of her garden’s most valuable resources – water. She can hang this string of copper flowers from her gutter in place of a downspout. The bottom end of the chain can either lead away from the house or empty into a rain barrel or bucket and she can use that water for her garden.
60th Birthday Retro Candy Gift Box
Delight her with candy from her childhood with this huge box of retro candy! She’ll get more than 75 vintage candies like wax bottles, dots, candy buttons, and more. You may even get a great trip down memory lane with her as she reminisces about the first time she had some of these candies. If you’re really lucky, she’ll even share with you.
60th Birthday FAQs
What Does a 60th Birthday Represent?
A 60th birthday can be seen as the kickoff for a new life stage! Chances are, in the next decade a lot of people will be entering retirement. They will be looking at how they want to live as seniors and many people focus on healthy choices to help them as they age. They may be looking forward to grandchildren (or to spending time with those they have!) or may be looking at other big decisions. A 60th birthday is a great time to celebrate all those exciting changes.
What is the Flower for a 60th Birthday?
Red flowers, especially roses, are good flowers for a 60th birthday. If you want to make a really big impact, you could even order a huge bouquet of 60 red roses to celebrate such a momentous occasion!
What is the Color for 60 Years Old?
A 60th birthday doesn’t have a designated color. However, classic colors like black, white, silver, and gold make elegant decorations for a 60th birthday party.
What is a Good Theme for a 60th Birthday Party?
A good theme for a 60th birthday party will depend on what the guest of honor likes and will appreciate. Does she enjoy dressing up? Then she’d appreciate a classy party with a casino theme or a simple cocktail party. Is she more casual? A large, loud family picnic at a park or local beach may be more her style. Does she love a good belly laugh, even if it’s at her expense? You could organize a roast or a gag gift party. The most important part of planning a theme is to think about what she would like best and make plans from there.