Under $50 Gifts For The Impossibly Cool Friend

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We all have that friend who’s impossible to shop for. You know, the friend who could wear a trash bag to NYFW and turn it into a look. When it comes to holiday presents, it’s the thought that counts — but we’re all about nailing the gifting game. We’ve put together a budget-friendly guide to gifts that are as effortlessly cool as the person receiving them. If you’re stumped on what to get your pal, read on for our favorite under-$50 picks.


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This necklace is a subtle way to show your friend some love. The playful charm is engraved with “love wins” and makes for the perfect everyday piece.

Shop Now: In God We Trust ‘Love Wins’ Brass Necklace ($48)


Photo via & Other Stories

Photo via & Other Stories

There are few things more luxurious than rich hair and body oil. With notes of walnut, plum and hazelnut, this nourishing blend feels way more expensive than its price tag.

Shop Now: & Other Stories Caliper Body Oil ($50)


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Photo via Coming Soon

Any friend with a flair for decorating will love this dainty mirrored jewelry box. The architectural lid makes this the perfect conversation piece to hide all her little baubles.

Shop Now: Coming Soon Mini Mirrored Jewelry Box ($40)


Photo via The Drive

Photo via The Drive

“Quality over quantity” is your friend’s motto, so why not let them show the world what they believe in? This tiny pin is a great add-on gift for the Boss Babes in your life.

Shop Now: The Drive Quality Not Quantity Lapel Pin ($15)


Photo via Loeil

Photo via Loeil

These earrings just beg the question, “Where did you get that?” The eye-catching design guarantees these will become your friend’s go-to statement piece for holiday parties.

Shop Now: Loeil Arley Earring ($48)


Photo via The Stell

Photo via The Stell

You can never have too many soaps and scrubs, which is why your pal will enjoy this gift set. It includes a combo of sensuous-meets-mysterious ylang ylang body wash and jasmine-scented body scrub.

Shop Now: Little Barn Apothecary Gift Set ($49)


Photo via Bandier

Photo via Bandier

Your trendsetting friend will love toting this water bottle to their fave fitness class. The sleek design pairs well with the coolest of athleisure looks.

Shop Now: S’well Bottle ($35)



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Up your recipient’s office snack game with the Sakara superfood popcorn. Your friend will thank you for this equally healthy and delicious option that will keep her on track for those New Year’s resolutions.

Shop Now: The Sakara Superfood Popcorn Collection ($45)

Written by Kirby Kelly

Feature image via Sakara Life

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