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Whether she’s 22 or 42, graduation is a monumental event in your daughter’s life! And, graduation gifts for her should be memorable. They’re reminders of how much she is loved, how proud you are of her success, and how excited you are as she enters this next chapter of her life. But picking out grad gift ideas for your daughter or step daughter can be tricky.

As parents, you want to get them something special, something meaningful and out of the ordinary, a present that she’ll remember and reflect fondly upon long after she receives it. If you’re looking for unique and great graduation gift ideas for your daughter, bonus daughter gifts, or future daughter-in-law gifts, look no further than our curated collection from woman-owned businesses! We’ve found the perfect presents to celebrate her bright future.

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University Graduation Gifts for Her

When it comes to college graduation gifts for her, why would you settle on a lackluster, mass-produced degree holder for your daughter? Get her the very best: custom diploma frames from Church Hill Classics featuring her college’s official school seal or logo.

We carry an array of diploma frame styles (and college grad picture frames!) to suit any and every decor. You’ll find the perfect frames to adorn her first post-college apartment.

Looking for truly unique university frames? Wow her with a Dimensions® diploma frame! This elegant and modern collection features our three-dimensional printing process. The raised printing results in eye-catching textured lettering and elevated school logos that “pop” in vibrant hues. 


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Vegan Graduation Gift Ideas for Her

The revolutionary and sustainable bags from Bent & Bree certainly prove to be as beautiful as they are eco-friendly. The Blossom Floral Bag features elegant and intricate laser-cut cork flowers. The Gaia Crossbody Clutch enchants with its abstract bark pattern, while the Ivy Crossbody Bag‘s colorful wild bird pattern exudes whimsy and charm.

This woman-owned company uses cork in all of their products, and bags are just the beginning. Kitchen accessories, jewelry, and home decor elements are also crafted with style, comfort, and function in mind, and each product is just as vegan and useful as the next. Your future college student will certainly find purpose for these products in their new habitat, whether it’s as a book bag or stylish clutch.

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All-Weather Graduation Presents for Her

You may be asking, “what gifts for my daughter are useful?” The resounding answer is outerwear that will keep her warm and dry in cold or rainy weather. Commuting to a new job or taking in-person interviews can be hectic in stormy or inclement weather. Girlfriend Collective is a woman-owned business that uses 100% recycled bottles to keep the planet happy and your daughter looking stylish.

Founder Ellie Dinh’s eco-friendly outerwear includes water-resistant windbreakers, puffer vests with airtight bungee closures, and lightweight hooded puffer jackets. Her line also boosts beanies, leggings, bags, skirts, and dresses. Best of all, Dinh has a ReGirlfriend program that encourages customers to send back their old Girlfriend items to be upcycled into new merchandise. For each old item they receive, the customer is awarded store credit.

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Sparkling Graduation Gifts for Daughters

Founded by two sisters who believe the world gets brighter when we all shine together, Billie & Bird is an online jewelry store that donates a portion of each purchase to their affiliate charities. These female cofounders know that nothing compares to finding bejeweled accents that feel like they were designed with you in mind—meaningful and timeless pieces that celebrate your inner sparkle.

For a gift to commemorate their blossoming future, choose Maren, a charming pearl and 14K gold clover necklace. If she needs an elegant staple in her everyday collection, the simple and singular beauty of Jayci adds the perfect touch to day or night look. (Plus, if you’re looking for companion mother-daughter gifts, a dazzling Jayci duo makes for a treasured mother-daughter necklace set!)

Available in either gold or silver, remind your grad that’s she’s a rising star with the Bailey necklace or that good luck begins with a grateful heart, thanks to Michelle‘s horseshoe bling. No matter which Billie & Bird bauble you choose, she’s sure to shine on!

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Customized Care Package

If you’re looking for a personal gifting assistant, look no further than Happy Box for uniquely themed and carefully curated gift packages. Or, build your very own care high-quality package from start to finish. Select your box design, gift card, and specialty gifts for adult daughters.

Choose candles, spa gifts, jewelry, meal kits, wine glasses, artisanal foods, bar accessories, stationery items, socks, and so much more. Best of all, you can filter Happy Box products by “Woman Owned” to curate a box filled with goodies specifically from woman-owned businesses! A custom gift box filled with personalized gifts for your daughter will be truly appreciated.

set of seven different wines

Wine Gifts for Graduation for Her

If your daughter fancies herself an amateur sommelier, she’ll love The Intro Set from Avaline Wines. Founded by actress Cameron Diaz and entrepreneur Katherine Power, this seven-bottle set includes their best-selling red, whites, rose, and sparkling wines. Made with 100% organic grapes, Avaline only sources fruit from farms that rely on nature to grow produce free from synthetic pesticides.

Their wines are full of natural goodness with no colors, concentrates, added sugars, or unnecessary additives. Strong believers in transparency, Avaline Wines includes each winemaker’s vineyard location, sustainability measures, and organic certification.

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Still Not Sure What to Get?

We totally get it. The pressure is on when it comes to picking out the perfect graduation gift. This is especially when you’re the parents of the graduate.

But have no fear. If you’re still not 100% sure about what you think your daughter might like, get her an eGift card from and let her pick out her own custom-crafted frame!

Whether she’d like a diploma frame with tassel holder, the modern flair of a double degree frame, or a graduation frame with a sporty spirit medallion, she’s sure to find exactly what she wants. She can pick and choose her favorite moulding style, mat colors, and glass preferences and design a tailor-made degree frame. The online framing options allow her to visualize her high school or college diploma frame before buying it, so she’s guaranteed to love the finished product!

At Church Hill Classics, we sell products to celebrate every milestone in your daughter’s life. From varsity letter frames and U.S. Military frames to bridal shower/wedding day gifts and family keepsake shadow boxes. And certainly when it comes to commencement, we’re known as the Valedictorian of Grad Gifts.

As a woman-owned company, we celebrate every woman in every walk of life. It’s why we offer online framing tools to visualize every possible moulding option and mat color and texture. No matter her personal style, she’ll find the ideal design to complement any room of her house or her work office. Made with fine craftmanship and an eye for detail, our handcrafted frames make sentimental gifts for daughter from mom and dad.

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