50 Holiday Gift Ideas Under $50
Searching the depths of the internet for a holiday gift that’s cute and affordable can be a lengthy process. That’s why we did it for you. Here, 50 great gifts that cost $50 or less.
1. A Rejuvenating Facial Oil
It’s like having a spa at home.
2. Packing Cubes
Knowing this five-piece set is in your bag makes the TSA line a little more bearable.
3. Eye Gels
Let’s be honest: No one wants to look tired at a holiday party.
Honest Hazel ($12)
4. A Sock Set
For your favorite art nerd.
Hot Sox ($50)
5. A Cheeky Pouch
Use this cute little guy for everything from pens and pencils to touch-up makeup.
Draper James ($35)
6. A Monogrammed Moscow Mule Mug
Try saying that five times…
Moscow Copper Co. ($36)
7. A Minimalist Candle
Maison Louis Marie ($34)
8. Dark Chocolate Champagne Gummy Bears
We’ll cheers to these little treats.
9. A Knit-Your-Own Beanie Kit
What’s better than wearing a cute hat? Wearing a cute one you made yourself.
We Are Knitters ($40)
10. A Fringed Scarf
The height of coziness.
Modern Citizen ($48)
11. A Leather Magazine Stand
Permission granted to keep hoarding old Vanity Fairs.
Hip Vintage ($48)
12. A Nylon Backpack
Trust us: This thing fits everything.
14. A Leather Coin Pouch
Because digging through your bag for a quarter is a waste of time.
15. A Diffuser
FYI, this smells like cedar, sandalwood, musk, smoke and sea-salt air.
Square Trade Goods Co. ($26)
16. Coco Rose Body Polish
There’s a reason this brand has such a cult following.
17. A Travel Fitness Kit
Because hotel gyms are never as satisfying as you think they’ll be.
Flight 001 ($50)
18. A Wooden Ziggy Doll
Your music-loving pal’s desk isn’t complete without a Bowie figurine.
MoMA Design Store ($42)
19. A Match Holder
Smoking: Bad. This matchstick holder: So good.
With books this pretty, it’s a crime not to stand 'em up.
L’Atelier d’Exercices ($44)
21. A Coaster Set
The optical illusion gets trippier the more wine you drink.
22. Metallic Slippers
To be worn from now until the snow melts.
23. A Bath and Shower Oil Set
These make shower time feel so luxurious.
Aromatherapy Associates ($48)
24. A Yoga Mat
25. Face Earrings
Coolest? Pretty much.
Nicky Jewellery ($50)
26. A Classic Watch
Not too flashy but totally timeless.
27. A Chocolate Wheel
Yes, this is a colorful assortment of chocolate bars, and, yes, we’d like one, too.
Dylan’s Candy Bar ($45)
28. Drop Earrings
The only bad part is having to choose between the four metals.
Kendra Scott ($50)
29. Himalayan Salt BBQ Planks
An easy way to impress dinner-party guests.
Uncommon Goods ($30)
30. A Charm Bracelet
A (pretty) daily reminder.
Alex and Ani ($38)
31. A BeautyBlender Set
Know any contouring queens?
Block out the sun and look damn good doing it.
Le Specs ($49)
33. A Mini Lipstick Set
Why pick one color when you can try five?
34. A Fancy Hand Cream
Have you ever seen a more stylish hand cream?
35. Peppermint Bark Cookies
Words to the wise: These will be gone in approximately four hours.
Williams Sonoma ($25)
36. A Chemex Coffeemaker
The best type of friend is a caffeinated friend.
Crate & Barrel ($50)
38. A Beanie
Spiritual Gangster ($38)
39. A Luminizer Trio
Who doesn’t want to look luminized?
Jane Iredale ($45)
40. A Tennis Headband
Tory Sport ($35)
41. Equality Socks
Wear your heart on your sleeve feet.
The Tie Bar ($15)
42. A Circle Bag
Sure, they’ll have to save it for next summer, but it’s so cute it’s worth the wait.
43. A Kid's Tee
Weird that we want this child's shirt for ourselves?
Marine Layer ($24)
44. A Jewelry Tray
Très cute. (Get it?)
Kate Spade ($40)
45. A Wine Bag
Gifting wine is great. Gifting wine in the cutest little tote is the best.
Parker Thatch ($28)
46. A Monogrammed Notebook
So they can jot down how much they love you.
47. A Lip Crayon
This creamy crayon (which comes in eight shades) can be layered under lip color as a moisturizing primer or on top for a shiny finish.
48. A Floral Arrangement
And yes, they smell as good as they look.
The Bouqs (from $40)
49. Statement Earrings
Don’t these just make you want to dance?