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Oprah’s Favorite Things 2023: The 11 Best Gifts for Travelers

If it’s good enough for Oprah, it’s good enough for us—at least that’s our motto when it comes to gift-giving. Every year, Oprah manages to find the most unique, fun, and unexpected presents on the market, and 2023 is no different. 

Here are our top picks for travelers from Oprah’s 2023 Favorite Things list

Rebecca Allen The All-Weather Boots

Rebecca Allen The All-Weather Boots in white with tan soles.
Amazon

Oprah says she loves Rebecca Allen’s boots to go with “jumpsuits, long skirts, dresses.” These versatile boots pair well with any outfit, making them ideal for light-packers. Featuring a cozy flannel lining and rubberized leather mudguard, these boots live up to their all-weather name. 

Sterling Forever The Perfect O-ccasion Earring Case

Light purple Sterling Forever The Perfect O-ccasion Earring Case with jewelry in it
Amazon

“This isn’t so much a travel case as it is a treasure chest” says Oprah. This portable case keeps your jewelry safe and organized within your suitcase. With slots for studs, hoops, and dangling earrings, this organizer will fit any accessories you pack. 

Take Off Luggage Personal Item Suitcase

Take Off Luggage Personal Item Suitcase in red showing both configurations.
Amazon

This unique suitcase has been all over social media for its brilliant design that maximizes airline personal size restrictions. Simply pop off the wheels to make it fit in the baggage sizer—the bag will fit the 18” x 14” x 8” limit. 

Mali + Lili Lola Beauty Bag Duo

Mali + Lili Lola Beauty Bag Duo in dark green
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Oprah says, “This vegan leather set is ideal for travel.” The small bag can be used for makeup, and the larger one easily fits a variety of accessories—and the cinchable top means it can pull double-duty as an evening clutch. 

Lunya Organic Pima Wide-Leg Pant

Lunya Organic Pima Wide-Leg Pant in white
Amazon

We can’t imagine a more comfortable pair of pants for travel than these from Lunya. Made from 100 percent organic pima cotton, these loose and flowy pants have an elastic waistband that will help with jet bloat.

32 Degrees Lightweight Recycled Poly-Fill Shirt Jacket

32 Degrees Lightweight Recycled Poly-Fill Shirt Jacket in tan on a male model.
Amazon

This packable jacket is warm without being bulky, thanks to the synthetic down recycled polyester fill. There are plenty of pockets (including ones with secure snaps, making it a great jacket for a travel day. The affordable price tag means you can get one in every color.

Beats Studio Pro

Black Beats Studio Pro
Amazon

If you prefer wireless headphones over earbuds, Beats Studio Pro is just what you need. These noise-canceling headphones are a must-have for flights to drown out engine noise (and fellow passengers.) With up to 40 hours of battery life, they’ll last through any long-haul flight.

Amazon Kindle Scribe

Amazon Kindle Scribe with drawing of a coastline and a paragraph of text and pencil
Amazon

The Amazon Kindle Scribe is an e-reader and digital notebook all in one. Read books, write, sketch, or journal on the go without packing separate pens, paper, and books. 

Hairbrella Waterproof Sun Hat

Tan Hairbrella Waterproof Sun Hat on manikin
Amazon

Never suffer from hat head again with the Hairbrella Waterproof Sun Hat. This smart hat is lined with satin (and an omin-wicking sweatband) to protect your locks. Wear this hat in good weather and bad—it offers both sun protection and waterproofing. 

Wanderfull Crossbody HydroBag

Showing all of the things you could fit into the Wanderfull Crossbody HydroBag
Amazon

If you can’t leave the house without your water bottle but hate carrying it around, you need Wanderfull’s Crossbody HydroBag, which allows you to tote your bottle and essentials hands-free.  The main pocket fits most reusable water bottles, while a smaller zippered pocket keeps cellphones and credit cards secure. 

Asutra Silk Eye Pillow for Sleep

Asutra Silk Eye Pillow for Sleep in purple showing cooling mask
Amazon

Filled with lavender and flax seeds, this eye pillow will help you block out light and fall asleep, whether you’re in a hotel without blackout curtains or a brightly lit plane cabin. Made from 100 percent silk, this eye pillow is gentle on your skin.

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