Holiday shopping need not be stressful. One of the best things you can do before you hit the stores (or your computer), is to get organized! Make a list, check it twice. That list should include everybody you want to give gifts to this holiday season and the corresponding budget for such gifts. Make sure to keep track of when major retailers and online shops are holding deals and sales (as well as free shipping offerings) to cut down on costs. To make shopping easier this year, we’ve rounded up some of the best holiday presents for every budget, whether you’re looking for gifts under $50, gifts under $100, or gifts under $150. Here are recommendations your loved ones will love to receive this season.
Useful Holiday Gifts Under $50
1. A vintage suitcase turntable your audiophile friend will love.
This Christmas, give the gift of music with the Victrola Vintage 3-Speed Bluetooth Suitcase Turntable with Speakers, which features three speeds, 33 1/3, 45, 78 RPM, to play all of your and your friend’s favorite vinyl records and albums. It features a built-in Bluetooth functionality to wirelessly play music from your Bluetooth-enabled device. It also has a 3.5mm aux-in for playing music from any non-bluetooth device, RCA aux-in and headphone jack for a more enjoyable musical experience. It’s also equipped with built-in stereo speakers. It comes in a portable suitcase design with the UK flag on it, with an easy carry handle for effortless portability. Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
Promising review: “This was a gift for my teenage daughter. Her favorite band, the Struts, are British so this was perfect. Love the vintage look. The price was fantastic, $30 less than most sites. The sound is great, I personally love to hear the little crackling sound of a record. I was super surprised at how fast the shipping was! I couldn’t be more pleased with my purchase, she loves it! I highly recommend!” Timothy Lawson
2. An ultra durable phone case for the iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Those loved ones you just got their hands on the new iPhone 11 Pro Max will want to keep it safe and scratch-free. Get them the OtterBox Symmetry Clear Series Case in “Set in Stone” which features a clear, thin, sleek, stylish, pocket-friendly design and wraparound colors and graphics. Effectively protects against drops, bumps and fumbles, with a raised, beveled edge that helps protect touchscreen. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
Promising review: “This Otterbox case is gorgeous! I guess I still have some ‘taste’ in my choices because all the kids I’m around love it too, even the guys! Product quality is perfect and fits my iPhone 11 Pro Max perfectly. The color I got looks like granite countertops, beautiful.” April C.
3. An insulated mug for those who keep forgetting their freshly brewed cup of coffee.
Don’t you hate it when you brew a fresh cup of coffee or tea and completely forget about it? Good thing there’s the YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Mug that features thick gauge 18/8 stainless steel that is super durable and resists bumps and dents. It has a double-wall vacuum insulation that keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot so you can let your coffee sit for hours. It also features a full-loop Triple Grip Handle that is comfortable for wider hands or for when you wear mitts. Perfect for indoor and outdoor use. This #1 best seller in camping coolers is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
Promising review: “Wow, what a great product. I’ve transitioned from a regular coffee cup to this. I was always reheating my coffee but no longer. This mug keeps my coffee hot for a minimum of 2 hours. Allowing me to get a few things done around the house, while i enjoy my coffee here and there.” Kendra Hubick
4. Affordable wireless Bluetooth earbuds.
Bluetooth earbuds that are compatible with mobile phones without the headphone jack need not be expensive. SoundPEATS True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds in-Ear Stereo Bluetooth Headphones are a great alternative to the more expensive ones. It features 3 to 4 hours playtime and instant pairing mode as soon as you take it out of the case. It’s equipped with the latest Realtek chipset with Bluetooth 5.0 for better transition and sound quality. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
Promising review: “My kids love these earbuds that fit comfortably and work wonderfully for far less money than other name brand earbuds on the market!” Kristen Rahn
5. A functional electronic cable organizer and travel case to eliminate clutter.
Say goodbye to tangled cords forever with the S-ZONE Electronic Accessories Organizer and Travel Case. It comes in four great sizes perfect for travel: large with two layers, medium with one and two layers, and small. The medium one-layer travel case features enough space to take in your cables, mini tablet, SD cards, thumb drives, earphones, USB cable and other accessories. It has 7 elastic loops, 6 elastic mesh segments for SD cards, battery, USB or earphone, and 2 elastic mesh segments with zippers. Made of heavy duty nylon fabric and PU leather to protect against water and scratches. Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
Promising review: “Bought this for my husband earlier in the year so he can safely store all his cords and batteries for easy access. He loves it. So I bought a second one for my brother for his birthday! Great gift for a guy!” Coffee Bean
Sleek Holiday Gifts Under $100 for the Home
1. VINGLACÉ Wine Chiller
This gorgeous wine chiller from Vinglacé adds a touch of glamour to any tablescape when entertaining this holiday season. Whether it’s a bottle of wine or bubbly, keep it chilled for hours or until the party ends with this vacuum-insulated, stainless-steel canister with a choice of finishes, including Black, Grey (pictured), Sea Glass, Stainless Steel, and White. Measures 4 x 10 inches. Shop at Nordstrom.
Promising review: “This is the best wine chiller I’ve ever had and I love the colors I did get the black for my son’s house and used it while I was up there, now I’m going to give my daughter’s each one for their birthdays starting with pink for the youngest (her favorite color). Packaged very nicely for gift giving.” Teel00
2. UGG® Coastline Plush Throw
This holiday season, keep cozy with this fun UGG® Coastline Plush Throw that features not one but two kinds of cozy! Flannel and plush combine in opposite sides of this throw that’s irresistibly soft you might want to buy one for yourself too. Measures 50 x 70 inches. Rated 5 out of 5 stars at Nordstrom.
Promising review: “Best blanket of its size! UGG brings it’s high quality and simple design to bring you the best mid size blanket I’ve ever owned. I like it so much, I’m getting two more as gifts!” Mastahdeano
3. CROSLEY RADIO Bluetooth® Speaker
Whether for entertaining or simply chilling alone at home, this Crosley Radio Bluetooth Speaker is a gorgeous addition to any living space. It features a compact, minimalist design that doubles as vintage looking home decor. It is battery-powered and charges at home, with a USB port for when you need to charge your phone. Also has an AUX input, 3.5mm headphone jack. Measures 9.75 x 6 x 4.25 inches. Comes in a range of delightful colors such as Black, Blue, Green, Purple (pictured), and White. Shop at Nordstrom.
4. NORDSTROM AT HOME Round Marble & Acacia Wood Serving Board
A perfect gift for the hostess this Thanksgiving and Christmas season, this smooth, elegant round serving board is crafted from cool marble and warm wood. It’s great for showcasing appetizers and desserts and for earning praises as a hostess, if you’d want to buy one for yourself too. It measures 9.25 x 15.75 inches and is made of acacia wood and marble. Shop at Nordstrom.
5. ANTHROPOLOGIE Large Distressed Foil Candle in Frosted Balsam and Cedarwood
Woody and aromatic, this candle from Anthropologie brings light, warmth, and comfort to any living space in your home. It features a distressed metallic finish that adds a vintage vibe to the etched glass jar that’s packed with a fragrant soy-wax candle with balsam and cedarwood aromas. Shop at Nordstrom.
Luxurious Holiday Gifts Under $150
1. CHARLOTTE TILBURY Magic Dreams Set
Give the gift of a good night’s sleep to your BFF with this Magic Dreams Set from Charlotte Tilbury, featuring a full size Charlotte’s Magic Cream (1.6 oz.), which showers the skin with moisture for a glowing complexion in an instant. It also features a travel-size jar of Charlotte’s Magic Night Cream (0.5 oz.), a beauty sleep elixir that slows down aging to provide more beautiful, youthful skin upon waking. Cap it off with a lavender-scented silk sleep mask that lets your BFF get her much-needed beauty sleep. Get this limited edition exclusively at Nordstrom.
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2. PERRICONE MD Essential Fx Starter Collection
Get your loved ones into the Perricone MD habit with this collection of highly potent yet luxurious solutions that fight the main signs of aging: deep-set lines, wrinkles, creases and uneven texture. It features the Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Deep Crease Serum (0.5 oz.), which targets deep creases and wrinkles for a smoother complexion, the Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Eyelid Lift Serum (0.25 oz.), an eye serum especially designed to fight wrinkles on the skin around the eyes, and the Essential Fx Acyl-Glutathione Rejuvenating Moisturizer (1 oz.), a powerful, rejuvenating moisturizer which formula targets deep wrinkles and creases. The result? Younger looking skin that glows just in time for holiday reunions. Shop at Nordstrom.
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3. AESOP The Chronicler Skin Care Trio
This season, give the gift of pampered skincare with this three-piece purifying and replenishing skin care trio from Aesop. This highly giftable set features the Purifying Facial Exfoliant Paste (2.5 oz.), featuring a cream-based exfoliating formula with fine riverbed quartz to wash away tired surface cells. It also includes the Purifying Facial Exfoliant Paste (2.5 oz.), a cleansing, clarifying clay mask that’s packed with antioxidants to decongest and refresh skin while increasing hydration to optimal levels. Lastly, the Fabulous Face Oil (0.9 oz.) is a botanical oil formulated with nine carefully selected botanicals that serves as a daily moisturizing ritual. This product is vegan and cruelty-free, made in Australia. Shop at Nordstrom.
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4. DIPTYQUE Baies & Roses Carousel Candle Set
Add charm to the home this season with this limited-edition set featuring the Diptyque carousel, adorned with five lucky tassels that glow and turn in the heat of the flame. This truly magical set includes the Baies Candle, which features an irresistibly fresh and fruity scent powered by notes of roses and blackcurrant leaves. Another candle comes in the form of Roses Candle, which features aromatic rose, an ode to the queen of flowers. Each candle is 2.5 oz and has a burn time of 30 hours. Masterfully crafted in France. Customer C19 rated it 5 out of 5 stars, writing, “This is a fabulous set for lovers of indulgent treats, and what gorgeous packaging! The perfect option if you want to buy someone something from the brand but aren’t sure what to choose – a complete crowd-pleaser, hard to find someone who won’t love this under the tree!” Shop at Nordstrom.
5. BOXFOX Housewarming Gift Box
A perfect gift for a hostess who’s hosting Thanksgiving for the first time, this housewarming gift features all the essentials they’ll ever need to settle down into a new home. It features the Boxfox tea towel and two sage bundles for clearing negative energy, The Gentle Label laundry liquid and dish soap, Skeem Design mini matches, Voluspa Blonde Tabac candle featuring a coconut wax blend with 100% cotton wick and notes of warm perique tabac, vanilla husk, and sandalwood, and a 24k-gold plated Viski wine opener. Comes in a cute box that’s ready to gift anytime. A customer rated it 5 out of 5 stars, writing, “I received this BOXFOX when I redid my apartment and it was absolutely gorgeous, not to mention, so useful. The products are so thoughtfully picked, and the packaging is beyond elevated. I’d never heard of the gentle label before receiving this BOXFOX and now I’m completely hooked. And the box has Voluspa too? My absolute favorite!” Shop at Nordstrom.
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