Most 17 year old girls are either preparing to start or already in their senior year of high school. At this stage in their life they are planning for their future and trying to enjoy their last year with their classmates and friends. Girls this age can differ greatly in their interests so purchasing Christmas or birthday gifts for 17 year olds can be somewhat challenging.
In order to make your shopping a little bit easier we have created a list of the best premium gifts for 17 year olds that covers a range of interests.
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Top Pick: Polaroid Instant Camera
Runner Up: Cool Cruiser Bike
2nd Runner Up: Cute Skirt
Our Criteria for Choosing Good Gifts for Girls Age 17
When choosing gifts for 17 year old girls we use two specific criteria
When choosing gifts that are designed to amuse or provide fun activities for teens we look at the entertainment value of the item. We determine whether or not the product is something that the teen is likely to use often and whether or not the teen will gain pleasure from the product.
Some gifts for girls of this age are gifts that they want because it makes their life simpler or more convenient. For these types of gifts we consider the usefulness of the gift including the likelihood that the teen will use the item regularly as well as whether or not it is something that will help the teen perform an activity better, or provide them with a margin of safety.
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The Best Gift Ideas for 17 Year Old Girls List
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1. Denim Skirt
Clothing is important to seventeen year old girls so this blue jean skirt will make a great gift and a favorite part of their wardrobe since denim is practically the uniform of most teens. This skirt is perfect for wearing to school, shopping or even for casual dates.
Enough stretch to be comfortable
Can be dressed up or down
Difficult to get the right size for some women
2. Manicure/Pedicure Set
Most young women are concerned about personal hygiene which is why this quality manicure and pedicure set is a wonderful gift. The tools in this set are made of stainless steel and contain everything you need to keep your fingernails and toenails in good shape. It also comes with an ear pick and tweezers.
Tools in this set is nice quality
Leather case is nice
Some of the clippers results in ragged cuts
3. An Elegant Bracelet
This beautiful bracelet is 18 karat gold over sterling silver the links are woven by hand and the bracelet is perfect for both daily and dress wear.
Seems to dull somewhat quickly
4. Matching Handbag and Wallet
This handbag and wallet makes a great gift for a teenager of this age. The stripes and bright color is something that the young lady will love. This purse is a great size for carrying everything the teen could possibly need.
Wallet goes well with the purse
5. Curling Iron Ball Wand
This ball shaped curling wand and heat resistant glove is a great gift for any age 17 female who wants loose natural looking curls that most girls like these days. With different temperatures to choose from this want will work for most types of hair.
Easy to use
Makes nice loose curls
Some don’t like the curls made using this curling iron
6. Instant Digital Camera
Young ladies love taking pictures of their friends and various events which is why this Instant digital camera makes the ideal gift for any 17 year old. This camera will allow you to snap and print a picture all at the same time.
Can have a picture in your hand and store it on the computer
Not the best quality photos
7. Schwinn Beach Cruiser
This Schwinn beach cruiser is the perfect Christmas gift for teens who enjoy riding bikes for recreation and exercise. This bike is perfect for riding around town, at the park or at the beach.
Easy to assemble
Some bikes came with dents
8. Punching bag for Teens
If the teenage girl in your life enjoys using a punching bag to work out then this punching bag with a stand and gloves will make a great Christmas or birthday gift for teens who want to work out from home. Great way to get in a workout at home instead of going to the gym.
Easy to assemble
Doesn’t take up a lot of space
Metal may bend after some use
9. Women’s Hoodie Sweatshirt
This cute hooded sweatshirt makes a great gift for any teenage girl who enjoys dressing casually or likes the sporty look. Lightweight and soft this sweatshirt is ideal for wearing with jeans or leggings.
Some pilling after the shirt is washed
What Gift Can You Give a 17 Year Old Girl Who Has Everything?
Some teenage girls are lucky enough to get everything they need or want when they ask for it and so have accumulated enough stuff there is really nothing else they need at certain points in time. If you find yourself in this situation, but still want to give the girl a gift here are some suggestions that may prove helpful.
1. Gift Card
Gifts cards make great gifts for teens on their 17th birthday because it allows them to get something they want on a later date when they want or need something new. Gift cards can be for Gas, clothing stores, bookstores or even restaurants.
2. Cash Money
There isn’t a teen on the planet who would find money to be a great present since they can always use a bit of extra cash for things they want to do.
Tips for Choosing Great Christmas or Birthday Gifts for 17 Year Old Girls
- Consider what the teen is currently doing and what her future plans are since knowing their plans can give you some great ideas for gifts for the young lady.
- Teens are great at dropping clues and hints for gifts that they really want so pay attention when they drop these hints.
- When purchasing clothing or jewelry for a 17 year old make sure that you know their taste since there is nothing worse than a teen having clothes in their closet or jewelry in a jewelry box that they never wear.
Wrapping up the Best Stuff for 17 Year Olds Girls
We hope that this gift guide for 17 year old girls helps make your Christmas shopping a little bit easier this year!