Gift Guide

Our 12 favorite unique gifts for under $25

A great gift doesn’t have to involve you breaking the bank. Whether it’s a stocking stuffer or the perfect find for that special someone, sometimes the best presents come at surprisingly reasonable prices. Read on for a few of our favorites this season.

Straw Envy

Reusable straws

Disposable straws are pretty terrible for the environment, but there’s no way we’re going to do away with protecting our teeth from the stains of our favorite beverages. These are reusable, dishwasher safe, and super cute as an added bonus. Brilliant! ($23.99, StrawEnvy.com)

Chic Sketch

Chic Sketch

Is someone on your gift list obsessed with selfies? This is a new and innovative app that will turn his or her latest look into a custom fashion sketch that’s oh-so-Instagrammable. The app is free to download and each custom Chic Sketch is only $9.99. Users simply upload a photo and receive a custom sketch drawn by a real fashion illustrator. ($9.99, ChicSketch.com)

Kendall & Kylie Jenner

Kendall & Kylie faux fur beanie

We may be grownups, but snow days are still more fun when you have a pom on your head. That's just how it is. ($16.95, pacsun.com)

Mulxiply

Hand warmer

Filled with rice and constructed from handmade felt by artisans in Nepal, these are not only cute but also eco-friendly and reusable. Heated for 20-30 seconds in the microwave and put in pockets or mittens, they keep hands warm and toasty for 30 minutes. ($20, mulxiply.com)

Design a Tea

Design a Tea

This innovative online artisan tea company offers the ability to design your own tea blends from scratch, as well as personalize the label with anything from pictures to messages. You name it, they’ll put it on there. (Starts at $4.95, designatea.com)

Tile

Tile

This is a tiny gadget with accompanying app that keeps your giftee connected to their stuff. If your Tile’s within range, you can “ring” the misplaced item by opening the app and pushing a simple button. ($25, thetileapp.com)

iDecoz

iDecoz

These help to capture the moment this holiday with innovative removable and reusable selfie mirrors. A fun stocking stuffing idea for the girl on your list who spends way too much time taking photos of herself or staring in the mirror. (idecoz.com, $10.99)

Save Water Drink Wine

Save Water Drink Wine

If someone on your wish list loves to have a glass of wine at the end of a long day (or even with lunch, who are we to judge?), this will give him or her a laugh — and also look adorable on a coffee table. ($7.95, southmoonunder.com)

RH

Restoration Hardware Luxe Gold Ice Tongs

How do you get the attention of your favorite ice princess? With gold, obviously. This luxe gold barware collection includes a few splurge-worthy items, but the ice tongs stay firmly in our budget and will make quite the impression when entertaining. ($19, RestorationHardware.com)

hairbanglez

hairbanglez

These are not your basic bracelet. They're the first-ever bracelet bangles that store and conceal your hair tie — which means no more red rings around the wrist, cutting off your circulation or spoiling your outfit. (Original Lucite Plastic are $10 each, hairbanglez.com)

Unique Vintage

Unique Vintage Pink I’m Outta Here luggage tag

Sadly, travel has lost a lot of its glamour. A few decades ago, people would dress up for flights. Now, we wear yoga pants. For the stylish girl who loves to travel, this pink and rose gold leatherette luggage tag will keep things special. ($10, Unique-Vintage.com)

Cavalli

The DISARONNO wears CAVALLI bottle

Inspired by fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, this limited edition bottle is showered in bold exotic animal prints and draped in white and gold embellishment. If you have someone on your gift list who appreciates a great cocktail almost as much as a fashion-forward dress, this may be a great final touch to her bar cart. (750-ml bottle $24.99, 3-pack: $12.99, harveynichols.com)

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