We can all stop pretending that we don't care about getting gifts for our birthday or the holidays, and we have some "Star Trek" gift ideas that can help if you are a bit stuck on what to get those around you.
Yeah, spending time with those we love is very important, and blah blah, but gifts are fun, and they're an excellent way to show people you love them, and sometimes you pay attention to what they like.
Whether you live in the Star Trek universe or good old regular Earth, getting a gift for someone can show that you care about them, no matter the price. Finding the perfect gift for someone can be like a sport. But it can be hard and confusing. After all, even Spock found the perfect gift for Captain Kirk's birthday—even if the message was a bit confusing.
KIRK: It had the virtue of never having been tried. Oh, by the way... thank you for this.
SPOCK: I know of your fondness for antiques.
KIRK: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Message, Spock?
SPOCK: None that I'm conscious of... except, of course, happy birthday."
Needless to say, I think Trekkies will like these presents.
Transporting is still not a reality. Dispersing someone at a molecular level and rebuild them in a different location still seems scary and way in the future. But, we have something that comes close.
This heat changing mug has Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and Uhura start at the transporter room and appear on a Planet's surface when you add your favorite coffee or tea. The colder the weather gets the more appropriate this gift is, so it's perfect for a Holiday party. Energize!
In The Next Generation, the Enterprise is so important that it even gives birth (yes, that was a weird episode for all). But the Enterprise has become a character in its own right.
This tiny version of the USS Enterprise is the perfect stocking stuffer or for that person that won't leave their house without their jewelry. And goes well with any outfit. Plus, it is one way to remind people where their loyalty stands.
A coloring book is a great gift for all those creative Trekkies out there. Let your imagination guide you and see in how many colors you can picture Captain Kirk. Each picture places your favorites in different adventures. This book is also perfect for children who are looking to join Starfleet when they grow up and continue getting inspired by their creativity.
Socks are fun. Spock socks are even better. Even Star Trek fans love getting new socks during the Holidays. These are some fun ones with Spock's iconic ears. And, they are perfect to wear even with your nicest suit to add a bit of... personality.
This officially licensed lamp by Wand Company is so cool! The mood light can light up in several colors and it's controlled by a phaser. So, every time you turn the light on you can feel like your stunning a Romulan without any actual violence involved.
Help them collect all Star Trek logo buttons and use them with their favorite denim jacket. You can even give them said denim jacket if you need another less sci-fi oriented present. Plus this can become a tradition and you can gift them different pins and buttons each year. You never have to think of what to get them again. So we gave you two present ideas... you're welcome.
Being a part of Starfleet is a dream of many. That starts with education. And, if you're looking for a gift for your favorite student what better accessory than a class ring? Particularly for someone who is going into any STEM field, maybe a future engineer?
Get all that academic bling!
Again, pins are buttons might just be the best small gifts. These pins are perfect for the minimalist in your life. Usually, Star Trek accessories can be a bit dramatic and colorful. So, these pins are perfect if you want to hide the communicator in your work attire. The ranking set looks great with all jackets, and it's an easy way to have a subtle reminder of your favorite Starfleet officers.
Let's be honest, jeans and a t-shirt is the perfect everyday attire. And you can never have enough t-shirts in your closet. This is perfect for those Trekkies who can't wait to be in command. Wear this to any sports practice and you will definitely show who is ready to be captain. Plus, it doesn't hurt that it's a really comfortable t-shirt.
For the creative writers out there or people who want to journal for self-care, this notebook is perfect! It will make you feel like Captain Picard if Captain Picard had to write the logs instead of recording them on the computer. Who knows maybe the next Gene Roddenberry in our midsts, and this might be the notebook that starts a whole new series.
So, whether you are throwing the best "Star Trek" themed Holiday party, a Klingon ritual, or you are celebrating your best friend's birthday these gifts that focus on "Star Trek" themes will definitely get you some friendship points. Or honestly, get some of these gifts for yourself because you deserve to treat yo' self every once in a while.