83 Cheap Gifts (That Actually Look Expensive) for Everyone on Your List
The problem: You want to treat everyone you know to the finer things in life this holiday season (because hey, they deserve it!), but your bank account doesn’t exactly allow for that at the moment. The solution? This list of gifts that are guaranteed to make it look like you totally balled out this year, without hurting your wallet. Here, 83 cheap gifts that look way more expensive than they actually are. Don’t worry, your secret’s safe with us.
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1. Halucci Plush Slippers
The Best Gift for: The Teen Who Loves Insta Fashion
These trendy crisscross strap slippers are so plush, you’d never guess they were a $24 Amazon find. As soon as your sister slips them on, she’ll fall in love with the way the cushy memory foam insole feels. Go ahead, get yourself a pair, too—you know you want to.
2. The Drop Dina Tie-Dye Sweatpants
The Best Gift for: The Cousin Who Tried Tie-Dye During Quarantine
As you probably learned earlier this year (while attempting to DIYi your own pair), tie-dye sweats can cost a pretty penny. But thankfully, this muted pair of pink joggers from Amazon’s The Drop collection comes in under $50 (so you can put away the tie-dye kit). The inclusive size range makes them a great gift for just about any tie-dye lover on your list.
Available in sizes XXS to 3X.
3. Petit Moments Alexandria Pearl Drop Huggie Hoop Earrings
The Best Gift for: Your Fashion-Forward Best Friend
According to our fashion editor, every woman should own a pair of untraditional pearl earrings by the time she’s 40. Gift your best friend this dainty pair featuring plated 18-karat gold so she’s ahead of the game.
4. Legendary Whitetails Men’s Buck Camp Flannel Shirt
The Best Gift for: The Boyfriend Who's Embracing Cabincore
When it comes to a winter wardrobe, there’s no such thing as too many flannels. So, you might as well help your partner beef up his collection. Legendary Whitetails’ cozy version is so popular, it’s earned over 9,000 five-star reviews and some shades are currently backordered. Reviewers say it’s warm, soft and comfortable but our favorite detail is the corduroy lining on the collar and cuffs.
Available in sizes S to 5XL.
5. Bombas Men’s All-Purpose Performance Calf Socks
The Best Gift for: The Nephew That’s Into Athleisure
Socks are usually considered a pretty lame gift, but hand these to your teenage nephew and he’ll be stoked, we promise. Ever since Bombas debuted on Shark Tank a few years ago, their socks have been selling like crazy. Considering this calf-length pair is breathable, sweat-wicking and has special stay-up technology, we have a feeling his threadbare Nike socks will be going in the trash shortly after he unboxes these.
6. Everlane The Organic Cotton Waffle Henley
The Best Gift for: The Work Wife That Always Has a WFH Outfit
This 100 percent organic cotton henley plays well with both loungewear and real clothes (AKA jeans), so she can wear it every day of the week if she wants to. Don’t be surprised if you see your work wife wearing it on almost every Zoom meeting after you send it to her—it’s that comfy.
Available in sizes XXS to XL.
7. iChunhua Baby Fleece Jacket
The Best Gift for: The Toddler That Gives The Warmest Hugs
Just imagine how cute your cousin’s toddler will look all zipped up in this. Between the soft, fuzzy material and cute bear ears, they’ll want to keep it on at all times. Luckily, it’s machine washable so her parents can give it a quick wash during her afternoon nap.
Available in sizes 2T to 6T.
8. Slip Silk Face Covering
The Best Gift for: The Person Who Hates Wearing Face Masks
With a chic 100 percent mulberry silk outer layer, this definitely isn’t your typical face mask. It features adjustable ear straps and an adjustable nose wire so the wearer can customize the fit. And don’t worry about it being too thin—the 100 percent cotton lining adds an additional layer of protection.
9. The North Face Logo Boxed Cuffed Beanie
The Best Gift for: The Adventurous Dad
There's no need to break the bank when buying a high quality beanie for your dad. He'll be impressed when he finds this North Face beanie under the tree to keep him warm for the season. Whether he's wearing it to hike, jog or trudge to and from his car in the snow, it’ll keep his head and ears nice and toasty.
10. Harley Reading Glasses
The Best Gift for: The MIL That Keeps Losing Her Glasses
Bundle these with one of Reese Witherspoon’s latest book club picks and you have the ideal gift for your MIL. It comes in seven different sizes (starting at 1.50x) and a variety of styles that'll fit her aesthetic. She’s always misplacing her readers, so this statement pair will surely come in handy.
11. Adidas Trio Soccer Training Pants
The Best Gift for: The Star Athlete
With over 3k reviews, it’s no surprise these training pants are a hit. Surprise your bro with a pair to wear during practice that's comfortable, stylish and breathable. There's even a jacket to match for a complete casual look.
12. Trendsmax Initial A-Z Letter Pendant Necklace
Best Gift For: Your BFF
Upgrade her jewelry box with this gold plated pendant. Made with stainless steel and copper, both the pendant and chain won't turn her skin green. (Some reviewers claim they even wear it in the shower without it tarnishing.) Plus, you can add an extra-sentimental element by getting one with your intiial and gifting them as best friend necklaces.
13. JW Pei Eva Shoulder Bag
The Best Gift for: The Trendy Mom
Bring back some nostalgia with this ‘90s gem. Your mom appreciates the classics so gift a shoulder bag that packs a statement (and can carry all the essentials, of course). It comes in different colors but you can't go wrong with an all-black vegan leather accessory.
14. Allure Beauty Box
The Best Gift for: The Little Sister That's Starting Her Makeup Channel
At $23 a month, you can treat your little sis to two months of this subscription box without breaking your $50 budget. Each shipment contains a combo of full size and mini beauty products that are hand selected by Allure’s editors. And considering each box is worth over $100, you’ll essentially be gifting her $200 worth of makeup and skincare for just $46. (Just don’t forget to cancel the subscription to avoid racking up a major bill.)
15. Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver Generation II
The Best Gift for: The Best Friend Who Loves a Good At-Home Blowout
Your best friend has been talking about getting a hair waver forever, she just can’t justify spending almost $60 on that BondiBoost one that’s all over Instagram. Instead, surprise her with this more reasonably priced Bed Head version. Over 9,000 five-star reviewers say it creates body, volume and loose beachy waves that rival the blowout she’s always requesting at Drybar.
16. Drunk Elephant The Littles Night Out Skincare Set
The Best Gift for: The Cousin Who Watches Skincare By Hyram Videos
Drunk Elephant isn’t exactly the cheapest skincare brand on the market, which is probably why your budget-conscious cousin tends to steer clear of it. Stick this sample-sized set of some of the brand's best-sellers in her stocking and you’ll definitely make her holiday a little brighter.
17. Vikings Blade Luxury Shaving Brush
The Best Gift for: The Partner That Deserves a Spa Day Too
Sure, using his hands to apply shaving cream works fine. But you know your partner likes to feel a little pampered, so why not get him a shaving brush. Now, he’ll be able to really lather up and enjoy the shaving process.
18. Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer
The Best Gift for: The Mom Who Stays Updated on TikTok Finds
Considering it delivers a salon-worthy blowout at home, we’re not surprised this blow dryer brush has racked up hundreds of 5-star reviews on Bed Bath & Beyond. Right now, it’s 30 percent off—but your mom never has to know you got it for a steal.
19. Foreo Luna Play Plus
The Best Gift for: The Skincare Guru Who's Ready to Upgrade Their Routine
Foreo’s popular Luna 3 and Luna 3 Mini facial cleansing devices cost upwards of $150, which is enough to make us want to stick with the most basic tools (we’re talking about our hands). Or at least it was, until we discovered the Foreo Luna Play Plus 2. It utilizes the same technology to clean your skin and clear your pores as the larger devices, but this compact version costs just $59. The only downside? It’s not rechargeable. Once you get the estimated 400 uses out of it, you’ll have to replace the AAA battery.
20. Clinique Post Shave Soother
The Best Gift for: The Teen Who Needs a Shaving 101
Have a teen who’s still new to the whole shaving thing? Then he probably gets some nasty razor burn from time to time. Stick this soothing after-shave treatment in his stocking so he has it on hand the next time those angry red bumps appear.
21. Briogeo Honey Hydration Don't Despair, Repair! Hair Repair Kit
The Best Gift for: The Haircare-Obsessed Friend
Ever since PureWow beauty director Jenny Jin added Briogeo’s Don’t Despair, Repair! Honey Moisture Deep Conditioning Mask to her shower routine, her hair has never felt softer. This gift set includes a full-size bottle of that genius formula, plus samples of the classic Don’t Despair, Repair shampoo and conditioner, making it the ideal gift for any haircare maven in your life.
22. AmeiTech Makeup Organizer
The Best Gift for: The Aunt Who Watched Get Organized with The Home Edit
As any fan of The Container Store knows, getting organized can get expensive, fast. Thankfully, that’s not the case when it comes to this rotating makeup organizer. The sturdy acrylic design costs just $27 and has enough room to house your entire makeup collection. It even has adjustable shelves and a convenient top tray to store smaller items.
23. Kitsch Leopard Satin Pillowcase
The Best Gift for: The Niece That Has a Hard Case of Bed Head
A 100 percent silk pillowcase will set you back at least $50, but this satin lookalike costs less than half of that. Reviewers say this leopard-printed pillowcase is so smooth and soft, it works just as well as the luxe option. In other words, you’ll wake up without a frizzy strand of hair or face crease in sight.
24. Olive and June’s The Mani System
The Best Gift for: The Wannabe At-Home Manicurist
Forget a nail salon certificate. Gift your friend (who always has the best mani) all the tools they need to create any look. Olive and June’s The Mani System has cuticle serum, polish remover, a clean up brush, a nail buffer, clippers, a nail file, top coat, one nail polish and their signature poppy (a tool that helps you paint with your non-dominant hand). They can have the salon experience right at home without breaking the bank.
25. Tonymoly I'm Real Face Mask Assortment Set
The Best Gift For: The Face Mask Fanatic
If your bestie is a face-mask-a-day kind of gal, slip this set into her stocking and watch her face light up. With ten different masks included, this assortment addresses different skin concerns like hydrating and soothing irritated skin, to brightening and plumping the complexion. All she needs is a glass of vino and she can snuggle up on the couch for a cozy night of R&R.
26. Jade Roller & Gua Sha Set
Best Gift For: The Self Care Enthusiast
Helpful at eliminating puffiness and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, this Gua Sha and jade roller combo makes a great gift for your self care enthusiast friend. A wonderful addition to her skincare routine, both can help lift her skin, shape her jawline and massage and relax her face and neck muscles so she can wake up each morning feeling refreshed.
27. Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb Travel Duo
The Best Gift for: The Grandma Who Always Smells Like Fresh Flowers
Grandma never leaves the house without a spritz of her favorite perfume. Now, add to her collection with a travel duo she can take anywhere. The warm and sweet fragrance features a blend of jasmine, orange blossom and patchouli notes that she’ll definitely enjoy, as over 1k reviews attest. The set comes with a mini version of the flowerbomb and a travel spray (funnel included) she can slip in her bag.
28. ThePrintableConcept Zodiac Art Print
The Best Gift for: The SIL That's Constantly On The Pattern App
If your sister-in-law is super into astrology, get her one these zodiac sign art prints. An eight- by 10-inch version costs $24. Put it in this $13 frame so she can hang it as soon as she gets home. The whole gift amounts to $37, if you wanted to do the math.
29. Anthropologie Lustered Shot Glasses (Set of 4)
The Best Gift for: The One Who Throws The Coolest Parties
One thing the hostess with the mostess in your life probably doesn’t already own? Pretty shot glasses. So, she’ll be dying to break out this iridescent set as soon as she’s allowed to throw a proper party (one without social distancing rules).
30. Philodendron Heartleaf
The Best Gift for: The Lazy Plant Parent
Whether you’re shopping for a seasoned plant parent or a notorious plant killer, the philodendron is a great choice. This green is notorious for being low maintenance and forgiving, so you don’t have to dote on them (or water them all that much). As long as it’s placed in a bright enough spot, this plant will quickly start growing vines, creating a pretty cascading effect. And thanks to Bloomscape, you can have it shipped straight to your recipient's door.
31. USB Rechargeable Candle Lighter
The Best Gift for: The Cousin Who Loves the Bath & BodyWorks Semi-Annual Sale
Your cool cousin has probably seen this type of candle lighter on TikTok. Instead of relying on lighter fluid, they use a special flameless technology that just requires battery power. Once they’re out of charge, just stick the cord into your computer’s USB port. So easy.
32. S’Well Calcutta Gold Wine Chiller
The Best Gift for: The Casual Wine Connoisseur
This stainless-steel bucket is a dream bar cart accessory because it’s basically a S’Well bottle for your wine. The triple walled insulation works to keep everything from sauvignon blanc to cabernet chilled for up to 24 hours. They’ll never have to sip lukewarm vino again.
33. Anthropologie Gradient Vase
The Best Gift for: The Neighbor with a Pinterest-Inspired Home
Heading to a holiday party? Bring this vase filled with festive flowers as a token of your appreciation and you’ll definitely win over the host. Because of the shape, it’s best for tall stems, so be sure to pick your bouquet accordingly.
34. Gray Malin: Beaches Coffee Table Book
The Best Gift for: The Uncle Who Wishes They Were On a Beach Right Now
Photographer Gray Malin is known for his stunning beachscape photos, and this book is chock full of ‘em. Let your travel-loving uncle peruse through beaches from around the world (and have it make a mental note to add to his travel bucket list). From Santa Monica to Barcelona, let your travel-loving uncle browse through stunning photos of beaches from around the world at his leisure (and inspire his travel bucket list).
35. Voluspa Baltic Amber Glass Candle
The Best Gift for: The Roommate Who Just Moved In
Housed in a fancy embossed glass jar, this Voluspa candle looks like it’d set you back quite a bit. But the standard size (which is 18 ounces) is priced fairly at $30 and offers 100 hours of burn time. The Baltic amber scent is warm and calming with notes of sandalwood, vanilla orchid and amber resin.
36. Cafe du Chateau Cold Brew Coffee Maker
The Best Gift for: The Friend Who Spends Way Too Much On Starbucks
We all have that one friend who’s never spotted without an iced coffee in hand—even when it’s freezing outside. We can’t say we understand it, but we’ll support the habit by giving her this cold brew (and ice tea) maker. All she has to do is drop a few scoops of coffee into the filter, pour water in until it reaches the top and press the lid down. Once it’s been left for a few minutes (or even overnight), she can pour herself a nice glass of her fave iced coffee. Oh, and the carafe can hold 34 ounces of coffee to last her all week (or the rest of the day).
37. Supkitdin Portable Blender
The Best Gift for: The Mom Trying Out A Juice Cleanse
This compact blender is like a Nutribullet—without the Nutribullet price tag. Just load your ingredients into the included tumbler and attach the blade top. Within a minute you’ll have a single serve drink at the ready. Swap the blending top for the to-go lid and you’re all set. More than 2,000 five-star reviewers say it’s great quality for the price.
38. Libbey Glass 9-Piece Mixologist Set
The Best Gift for: The Bestie Who’s Amazing At Making Drinks
You can count on your best friend to make the best cocktails so surprise her with the tools to help her live out her inner mixologist. The 9-piece set includes a mixing glass, shot glass, bar spoon, wooden muddler, strainer and a pair shakers. She can have fun making new and classic drinks for the whole squad to enjoy.
39. Hoan The Original Bagel Guillotine Universal Slicer
Best Gift For: The Breakfast Lover
Your roommate can't start her day without her morning coffee bagel. Make breakfast time a little easier for her with this bagel guillotine that seamlessly slices her favorite brekky with ease. All she has to do is place her bagel into the holder and pull down the lever to get a perfectly halved bagel that she can lather with her favorite toppings (without slicing her fingers).
40. Fox Run Polished Marble Rolling Pin
The Best Gift For: The Baker
Your coworker's favorite pasttime is hosting parties where she gets to show off her culinary skills. Add this rolling pin to her arsenal and she'll have no reason not to bake you cookies every time you ask. With a 10-inch barrel that's crafted from natural marble to help cool dough, you can roll without worrying about sticking and tearing.
41. JoyJolt Savor Double Wall Insulated Glasses Espresso Mugs
Best Gift For: The Espresso Drinker
Wrap up these sleek mugs that she's sure to have on her Pinterest board. They're made with heat- and condensation-resistant, borosilicate glass—which is stronger and more durable than common glass—so they won't shatter when accidentally knocked over. The double thermo walls keep her drink pipping hot, while her hands stay cool.
42. Simple Modern Cocktail Martini Shaker with Jigger Lid
Best Gift For: The At-Home Bartender
Think of this martini shaker as an all-in-one bar set. Vacuum insulated and double-walled, it keeps drinks perfectly chilled without freezing your hands. And, the shaker's lid is equipped with a built-in strainer and also acts as a jigger, with .5- and 1-ounce measurements, so all your mixologist friend needs to do is pour in their mixers and spirits, and get to shaking up their favorite cocktail recipes.
43. E.Palace Stainless Steel Water Can for Indoor Plants and Garden
Best Gift For: The Budding Plant Mom
Her plant babies are the most important things in her life (except you, of course) so help her keep them happy and hydrated with this sleek water can that doubles as pretty decor when she's not using it. The thin, elongated spout makes watering the soil much easier and the gold-brushed finish is resistant to scratches, scuffs and daily wear and tear.
44. Martha Stewart Collection Carved Sherpa Throw
The Best Gift for: The Grandpa Who Always Falls Asleep On the Couch
Raise your hand if grandpa is always falling asleep on the couch while watching TV. Now, you can upgrade his daily naps with a comfy blanket to keep him warm. The sherpa throw is soft and cozy so he can snuggle up on the couch. Plus, the subtle pattern adds a decorative touch to the living room.
45. Bala Bangles 1 Pound Wrist and Ankle Weights
The Best Gift for: The BFF Who’s Tired Of Her Peloton
Exercise equipment doesn’t come cheap (especially if it’s cute) and Bala Bangles are no exception. Most pairs of these wrist and ankle weights retail for over $50, but the ½ pound set is just $40. Come on, you know your BFF has been dying to get her hands on a pair.
46. Homebody Full Spectrum of Possibilities Pearlescent CBD Bath Soak
The Best Gift for: The New Parent In Need Of Some 'Me Time'
Infused with 50 milligrams of full spectrum CBD, this bath soak is basically a cross between a bath bomb and bath salts. For the new parent who needs some TLC after putting the newborn to bed, all they have to do is drop about ¼ of the packet into the bath and watch the water turn into a pearlescent rainbow of colors. Once they climb in, the CBD will melt away all their tension and stress. (Well, most of it.)
47. Oak and Reed Marbleized Yoga Block
The Best Gift for: The Vinyasa-Loving Uncle
While most people are still practicing yoga at home, we’re guessing your uncle could use a yoga block to support some of his poses. With a couple of these, he’ll be one step closer to creating a makeshift yoga studio in his living room. And the marbleized pattern is so soothing, he might even start bringing it to class once his favorite place opens again.
48. Smile Makers The Surfer Vibrator
The Best Gift for: The Partner Who's Ready to Spice Things Up
Shopping for a special someone? Consider getting her this best-selling three speed vibrator from Smile Makers. Like all of the brand’s products, it was designed with the help of gynecologists and sexologists, and with women in mind.
49. Mobot Firecracker 2-in-1 Foam Roller Water Bottle
The Best Gift for: The One Who's Trying to Squeeze In a Workout Anywhere
Ever since we saw Lucy Hale carrying one of these 18-ounce water bottles to the gym, we’ve desperately wanted one of our own. The bottle’s exterior can be used as a foam roller thanks to the special grooves designed to release tension and treat soreness. Use it to roll out your neck, legs or upper back while you’re on the go.
50. Urban Outfitters Facial Cooling Globe Duo
The Best Gift for: The Big Sis That's Obsessed with Her Gua Sha Tool
Big sis loves a good facial massage tool to start her skincare routine on a high note. She can run the cooling globes along her temples, jawline and neck to release any stress she might be feeling (ya know, when you're raiding her closet and not telling her you're borrowing yet another one of her jackets). It’s ideal for at-home facials that can be done without leaving the couch. The tool can be stored in the fridge when they’re not in use for an even more calming effect.
51. Florensi Meditation Cushion
The Best Gift for: The FIL That's Been Putting Off Meditation
Your father-in-law is always talking about how he wants to start meditating, but he can never stick with it for more than a few days. Give him a little motivation by putting this meditation cushion under the tree. It’ll give him a comfy place to sit, and seeing it in the corner of his room each morning will make him way more likely to open up the Headspace app.
52. Nodpod Weighted Eye Mask
The Best Gift for: The Friend Who's The Biggest Weighted Blanket Fan
Have a friend who won’t shut up about how much she loves her weighted blanket? Get her this plush weighted eye mask to go with it. It applies nine ounces of soothing pressure to fight migraines and relieve anxiety.
53. SPIbelt Running Belt
The Best Gift for: The Running Newbie
Any running newbie would enjoy an expandable pouch that looks pretty slim and minimal while they're logging their daily miles. It can actually stretch to hold a phone, keys and even a travel bottle of hand sanitizer with ease. They’ll be able to zip the essentials in and hit the road without worrying about it slowing them down.
54. Bodha Smokeless Organic Incense
The Best Gift for: The Aunt Who's Looking for Positive Vibes Only
Aunt Viv prefers some calmness and all-around good energy in her life. She can choose between the Calm, Ground and Refresh scents of this smokeless incense. All three variations are crafted in Japan using essential oils and fine organic wood for a gentle fragrance that won’t overwhelm even the smallest spaces.
55. Shower Eucalyptus Bunch
The Best Gift for: The One Friend Who’s Into High-End Spas
Booking a spa appointment (especially at a popular high-end spot) can cost a pretty penny. Thankfully, your friend can turn their bathroom into a relaxing safe haven with these baby blue eucalyptus that can be draped right over the shower head. Not only does it look aesthetically-pleasing, but the plant's aromas also provide therapeutic benefits (i.e., relieving stress, fighting allergies and relaxing your mind).
56. WTHN Ear Seed Acupressure Kit
The Best Gift for: The Cousin Who's Always Sending Goop Articles
In 2019, ear seeds were the wellness treatment to try and your cousin continues to use them as an acupressure tool to bring balance. The set holds 20 gold ear seeds, 20 Swarovski crystal ear seeds and a pair of gold tweezers to secure each seed in place. She can wear them for up to five days, while they work to relax the body and reduce any stress.
57. JBL Go 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The Best Gift for: The Nephew Who Enjoys Shower Karaoke
JBL’s speakers are known for great sound quality and long battery life. Smaller than your phone, this one is easy to throw in a bag and take on the go. It offers five hours of play time when fully charged, and it’s even waterproof, so your nephew can use it for a shower jam sesh.
58. SHE'S BIRDIE-THE ORIGINAL PERSONAL SAFETY ALARM
Best for: the Jogger
This one is a gift for your favorite teen and really, the whole family, since it sounds a blistering alarm and flashes a strobe light when activated. And it works for 40 continuous minutes, so you're safe in the knowledge this siren has their back on multiple close calls.
59. Tile Slim Bluetooth Tracker
The Best Gift for: The Dad Who Can't Find His Wallet (Again)
Whether he wants to attach it to his phone or slip into his wallet, your dad can use this little gadget to help him find the everyday items he’s always misplacing. All he has to do is download the coordinating Tile app to see where it is on the map. If it’s within the 200 feet Bluetooth range, he can also make the Tile start ringing ‘til he locates his wallet in between the couch cushions.
60. Elago Leather Airpods Case
The Best Gift for: The Niece That Loses Her Airpods All. The. Time
How many times has your niece complained about losing her Airpods in the abyss that is her tote bag? This cute little genuine leather case should help. She can clip it to her bag so she never has to go rifling for her headphones again.
61. Wyze Cam 1080p Indoor Wireless Smart Home Camera
The Best Gift for: The Curious Dog Owner
The dog owner in your life wishes they could see exactly what their dog is doing when they’re not home. This smart camera can connect to their phone for a live stream of the living room (so they can watch little Max jumping all over the couch). It’s racked up over 50,000 five-star reviews which makes it an instant winner in our book.
62. Roku Express HD Streaming Media Player
The Best Gift for: The Parents with No Cable Channels (But All the Streaming Services)
Mom and Dad have been talking about getting rid of cable for years, but they never actually follow through. Set them up with this Roku streaming device that’s simple enough for first-time users. It’ll allow them to watch Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, YouTube TV and more. So yeah, they won’t miss their cable plan...or the monthly bill.
63. JLab Go Air Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
The Best Gift for: The Teen Jamming Out to Their Spotify Playlist
$30 for wireless headphones seems too good to be true (especially when they typically go for $100, $200). These babies hold five hours of play time and their charger holds 15 extra hours, ensuring they never unexpectedly die. They’re small, easy to pair with your phone and stay in place while you exercise. According to reviewers, the sound quality is pretty good, but the touch controls can be overly sensitive at times.
64. Manords Universal Phone Holder for Car
The Best Gift for: The Driver Who Relies On Their Phone for Directions
Convince your partner to stick this phone mount to their dashboard, and they'll never make you hold their phone or read them the Google Maps directions again. It’s a win-win for everyone. The stable mount adjusts to fit any smartphone—iPhone or Android—and can be swiveled around, extended and tilted to fit their preferences.
65. Evecase Laptop Sleeve
The Best Gift for: The Hybrid Teacher
This diamond style laptop sleeve is just the thing the teacher in your life needs to teach her 5th grade class in-person and on Zoom. The padded interior provides protection (fitting most 11 inch laptops) and slides easily into any bag. Once they start toting it to work, they'll wonder how they ever lived without it.
66. Sonix Brown Tort Magnetic Link Charger
The Best Gift for: The Boss Who Always Has Low Battery Life
If your boss is going to be whipping out a portable charger all the time, it may as well be a pretty one. This tortoiseshell design is classic and holds 24 hours of additional battery life. It’s super slim and lightweight, too.
67. Anker Wireless Charger PowerWave Stand
The Best Gift for: The Teen Who Has Their Phone Attached to Their Hip
Wireless chargers are great...until you realize you have to leave your phone sitting flat on them while you wait for your battery to get juiced up. This charger stand solves that problem by propping your phone up so you can actually see the screen or answer messages while it charges. P.S., it can double as a phone stand while you FaceTime.
68. Letscom Smart Watch Fitness Tracker
The Best Gift for: The Mom Who Just Joined a Walking Club
Mom is on a fitness kick and a smart watch can keep her on track (while being a big motivator to stick to her goals). While some smart watches can be pretty expensive, this chic accessory carries all the features for half the price. She can track her calories, heart rate, steps and sleeping patterns. Aside from fitness, the moment she syncs the device to her phone, she can get cool features like controlling her music, call notifications, timer function and breathing exercises.
69. Vinyl Record Player Turntable
Best Gift For: The Hipster
He loves everything retro and always talks about how he was born in the wrong era, so why not wrap up this vintage-style turntable and place it under the tree for him this Christmas? Equipped with Bluetooth compatibility and AUX input, he can play all of his favorite tunes (even if they're from the last decade) and still feel like he's jamming in the '80s.
70. 3D Moon Lamp
Best Gift For: The Future Austronaut
Keep your little one's fear of the dark at bay with this 3D moon lamp that will keep their room dimly lit with a soothing glow. They'll also love that they can change the bulb's light to toggle between 15 different colors.
71. Nest Mini (2nd Generation) Smart Speaker
The Best Gift for: The Kiddo Who Asks All the Questions
Whether the kiddo continues to ask "Why is the sky blue?," "Where are the dinosaurs?" or a simply likes adding "Why?" at the end of every sentence, a smart assistant may be able to answer (some) of their pressing questions. The whole family can benefit from a speaker that can provide you with answers, play music or set reminders from any part of the house by just saying "Hey Google." It can also read little Peter a bedtime story or sing him to sleep.
Food and Drinks
72. Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch
The Best Gift for: The Neighbor with the Top-Notch Bar Cart
This blend of single malt whiskies tastes equally good neat, on the rocks or mixed into a cocktail, so it’s a pretty safe hostess gift. And just think of how great it’ll look perched atop your neighbors’ bar cart.
73. Harry & David Signature Holiday Truffles
The Best Gift for: The Grandma with a Sweet Tooth
Who doesn’t like getting a fancy box of truffles for the holidays? Uh, no one we know. This 24-piece box contains dark chocolate cherry, white chocolate coffee, milk chocolate almond, dark chocolate raspberry, plain dark chocolate and plain milk chocolate varieties—all with a rich, creamy center.
74. Milk Bar Dozen Assorted Cookie Tin
The Best Gift for: The NYC Food Blogger
Whether you’re sending these to a former NYC resident who misses Milk Bar, or a cookie fiend who’s always game to try something new, this 12-piece assortment of the bakery’s best-selling cookies is sure to please. “These were originally given to me as a gift. [I] liked them so much, I ordered them for someone special and they loved them, too,” writes one happy customer.
75. Modern Comfort Food: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook
The Best Gift for: The Ina Garten Stan
If you’re shopping for a foodie, you can’t go wrong with getting them Ina Garten’s latest cookbook. It features 85 recipes for comfort food—perfect for the upcoming hibernation season.
76. Stonewall Kitchen One Batch Breakfast
The Best Gift for: The Breakfast Lover
As the name suggests, this kit includes enough pancake mix for one batch, plus a jar of wild Maine blueberry jam, a small bottle of maple syrup, a bag of morning coffee and a whisk. Basically, this’ll be the most fought over gift at the White Elephant party.
77. Laduree Paris Prestige Pink Box of 12 Macarons
The Best Gift for: The Niece Who Binged Emily in Paris
Your niece couldn't stop raving about the Netflix comedy-drama and is ready to book a first class ticket to Paris, stat. Give her a piece of the City of Love with this elegant gift (that she'll definitely post to Instagram stories).
78. Wolferman’s Bakery Christmas Cheer Tote
The Best Gift for: The Santa In Your Household
Forget milk and cookies, surprise Santa with extra-festive holiday-themed treats this year. Inside the tree-adorned tote, they’ll find two packages of English muffins, raspberry-filled cutout shortbread cookies, yogurt-covered snowflake pretzels, a cinnamon roll and a jar of triple berry preserves. We know who's staying on the nice list.
79. Mistobox Coffee Subscription
The Best Gift for: The Up-and-Coming Coffee Sommelier
We’re pretty sure every coffee lover’s dream is to have extra beans mysteriously appear on their doorstep just as they’re running low. Make that dream a reality by signing them up for this coffee subscription. Each month, they’ll receive a new and different bag of coffee from one of the U.S.’s top roasting companies.
80. Hickory Farms Happy Holidays Signature Flavors Gift Basket
The Best Gift for: The BFF Who Bookmarks Charcuterie Boards on Instagram
Have a charcuterie board lover on your hands? This holiday basket from Hickory Farms offers an assortment of savory and sweet selections. They'll find meats, cheeses and candy to build their most epic board yet.
81. The Cocktail Box Co. Moscow Mule Cocktail Kit
The Best Gift for: The One Who Always Orders a Moscow Mule
This pocket-sized tin is packed with everything one needs to mix up three killer Moscow mules (minus the vodka and a glass). It even comes with a linen coaster to set the cocktail on between sips.
82. Lodge Pre-Season Cast Iron Skillet
The Best Gift for: The Uncle Who Makes Delicious Homemade Cornbread
Whether he's frying, grilling or baking, this cast iron skillet can turn your uncle's delicious recipes into restaurant-style masterpieces. The 10-inch skillet has over 56,000 5-star reviews for how it cooks every meal with ease. This Amazon reviewer sums it up perfectly, "I love this pan. If you take care of it, it will take care of you."
83. Wine Awesomeness Gift Box
The Best Gift for: The One Who Pops Champagne for Every Celebration
Get a jumpstart on the New Year's festivities by having three bottles of wine delivered to the upcoming hostess' doorstep. Pick from an array of whites, reds, rosés and sparkling wines and raise a glass to the best gift of the night. and raise a glass to the best gift of the night.
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