“Brown paper packages tied up with strings” may be a classic no-frills way to wrap a gift, but sometimes a little more pizazz is in order. From subtle prints to dazzling foils, here are our picks for the most stylish gift wraps for the holiday season.
Zodiac Wrapping Paper (starting at $3.13, shop here)
Perfect for horoscope devotees, this luxury wrapping paper features an illustrated design with zodiac symbols on a black background. The wrap is available in various sizes of sheets and rolls.
Rifle Paper Co. Deck the Halls Wrapping Roll ($10, shop here)
With a beige base, this pattern of red and green festive icons and gold foil accents really pops! The design features classic holiday icons, including stockings, ornaments, candy canes, gifts, and Christmas trees.
Rifle Paper Co. Poinsettia Wrapping Roll ($10, shop here)
Second to Christmas trees, poinsettias are one of the most festive holiday plants. The almost-black evergreen base of this design brings out the bright pattern of poinsettias, holly, and other winter greenery.
Anthropologie Pearlescent Wrapping Paper Roll ($10, shop here)
The eye-catching pearlescent sheen of this paper will stand out under the tree. Although the design has no patterns, the shine alone brings luxury to your gift wrapping.
Let’s Make a Toast Wrap ($13, shop here)
Sip, sip, hooray! This paper features hand-drawn illustrations of our favorite drinks to cheers, from rosé to champagne.
Minted Ornament Modern Wrapping Paper ($15, shop here)
A variety of ornaments in muted tones decorate this wrapping paper, which is available in four colors. The design is printed on luxe matte paper and sold in sets of five sheets.
Minted Winter Woodland Wrapping Paper ($15, shop here)
Featuring trees, holly, snowflakes, and woodland creatures, this paper will make everyone go “aww.” The design is available in six muted colors. It is sold in sets of five sheets.
Minted Nutcracker Suite Wrapping Paper ($15, shop here)
This paper is perfect for lovers of the classic holiday ballet. Available in five colors, the design features characters like Clara, Drosselmeyer, a Sugar Plum Fairy, a nutcracker, and the Mouse King. Sold in sets of five sheets.
Using cloth to wrap gifts and transport goods is a long-standing Japanese tradition known as furoshiki. The sustainable alternative to wrapping paper also doubles as a scarf, bandana, or tapestry. It’s like two gifts in one!
Free People Foil Gift Wrap ($8, shop here)
This wrap has a simple and festive design with metallic details, available in five colors. The soft, lightweight fabric makes it perfect for tying around any small-sized gift.
LUSH Rocking Around the Christmas Tree Knot Wrap ($12.95, shop here)
This wrap features a vintage design on the front and back with Santa, his sleigh, reindeers, a Christmas tree, holly, and poinsettias.
Black & White Stripe Furoshiki ($13.22, shop here)
Lovers of minimalism will appreciate this simple and stylish black-and-white stripe design. Every order comes with instructions with wrapping methods and other tips and tricks.
Williams Sonoma Apres Ski Reusable Gift Wrap ($17.95, shop here)
This design shows an idyllic wintry scene of skiers zooming past ski lifts through snowy mountains. The wrap is made of cotton twill cloth and can also be used as a towel or table throw.
Anthropologie Furoshiki Reusable Gift Wrapping Cloth ($18, shop here)
Available in blue, red, and yellow, this 100% cotton furoshiki in bright nature-inspired designs will add some warmth to your gifts.
Geometric Stars / Snowflakes Reversible Gift Wrap (starting at $21.56, shop here)
This double-sided wrap features a ruby red with gold geometric stars on one side and midnight blue with gold snowflakes on the other. Both designs can dress up any gift and make it extra-special. The wrap is available in three sizes.