8 Great Holiday Gifts That Cost $50 or Less

Holiday Gift Guide Revised

Buying holiday gifts isn’t always easy, especially if you want to spend less than $50. However, we’ve made it easy for you. Here are eight holiday gifts that cost under $50. From your boss to your favorite bro, you can’t go wrong with any one of these great finds.

1. Moleskine Livescribe Notebook


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Technology gifts are usually pricey, put not the Moleskine Livescribe Notebook. Old school meets new school, this notebook is no ordinary Moleskin. Instead of writing in it with your favorite ballpoint or fountain pen, you use a Livescribe Pen, which records what you write in the notebook and sends it to an app on your device in real time. It’s a nouveau way of taking notes and great for people who like to draw.

2. A bottle of Mangria

The Adam Carolla fan in your life would like nothing more than a bottle of Mangria for the holidays. This delicious wine cocktail is available in three flavors, Original Orange, White Peach & Pear, and Brosé (rosé). All three are so good, you can’t really make a bad choice with this gift.

3. The Art of Shaving Sandalwood Starter Kit

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The Art of Shaving makes some of the finest grooming supplies available. Their Sandalwood Starter Kit contains Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, After-Shave Balm, and a trial-sized Badger Shaving Brush. If you aren’t into the Sandalwood scent, the kit is also available in Lavender, Ocean Kelp, and Lavender fragrances as well as unscented.

4. Ralph Lauren Cardholder

Even in a mostly electronic world, we all still have and need business cards. And the best place to put them isn’t your wallet, but a holder specifically designed to keep your cards in tiptop shape. Ralph Lauren has a beautiful textured leather cardholder. Lined with twill, its small size is perfect for putting in any pocket without adding unnecessary bulk.

5. Barneys New York Knotted Silk Cufflinks

Giving and receiving gifts from Barneys New York is always a luxurious treat. One of the least expensive, but still highly coveted items the store sells is its knotted silk cufflinks. Available in several colors including royal blue, purple, brown, red, and taupe, these classically styled cufflinks work with any French cuff shirt. This makes a great gift for an office grab bag or even your boss.

6. Museum of Modern Art Cube Clock

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The Museum of Modern Art has a world famous gift shop. This beautiful wood cube alarm clock is the epitome of mid-century modern and makes a perfect gift for your décor enthusiast friend or perhaps even a coworker. This clock looks just like a plain wood cube until you snap your fingers or tap it. It will then reveal the time, date, and even the temperature. An efficient device, you can even set three different alarms.

7. Metrokane Electric Rabbit

This is a great gift for the wine aficionado in your life. It will last longer than a bottle and the receiver of this gift will think of you every time they use it. The Metrokane Electric Rabbit is a rechargeable electric corkscrew that has a LCD screen, which shows you how many bottles of wine you can open before it needs to be plugged in again. This tool is indispensable for someone who throws a lot of parties. Plus, it comes with a 10-year manufacturer’s warranty.

8. Peter Millar Pocket Square

Most men won’t treat themselves to interesting accessories like pocket squares, which is why this Peter Millar Pocket Square makes a great surprise. Made of silk and cotton, this plaid pocket square is available in several colors including two shades of blue, purple, and green.

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