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If you're not entirely done with your holiday shopping, you're not alone. According to RetailMeNot, almost half of Americans usually get their holiday shopping done during the week before Christmas — or later!
If you start to get that slightly panicked feeling as you realized you have quite a few more gifts to buy the closer you get to Christmas, keep this guide in handy. We've rounded up some of the most fun and affordable last-minute holiday gifts from sites that can still have everything delivered before Christmas, including Amazon, Nordstrom, Anthropologie and more. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for your husband or your grandma, these fast-shipping items have got you covered.
- Best last-minute gifts from Amazon
- Best last-minute gifts from Bloomingdales
- Best last-minute gifts from Nordstrom
- Best last-minute gifts from L.L. Bean
- Best last-minute gifts from Anthropologie
- Best last-minute gifts from Walmart
- Best last-minute gifts from Target
- Best last-minute gifts from Zappos
- Best last-minute subscriptions & e-gifts
When we release our 2020 gift guides, we make sure all prices are current. But prices change frequently, so there’s a chance the prices are now different than they were the day of publication.
Best last-minute gifts from Amazon
Slippers are the perfect last-minute gift, especially ones as surprisingly stylish as these moccasin-style designs with a faux fur lining. If you have any men left on your list, they'll love these plush slippers with an anti-skid sole.
Available in 20 colors, this sleek crossbody bag is a bestselling new release on Amazon, and it's available with Prime two-day shipping!
If you're looking for a budget-friendly tablet that anyone can get the hang of, the Amazon Fire HD 8 is a great choice. Available in four colors, the tablet has access to popular apps like Netflix, Hulu and Disney Plus, along with access to the Kindle bookstore.
Art of Sport, the men's skin care brand co-founded by the late Kobe Bryant, has the seal of approval from top professional athletes. This seven-piece collection includes a minty charcoal face wash, two charcoal body soaps and an anti-dandruff shampoo and conditioner with a hint of eucalyptus.
Who knew unicorns could be so devious? This highly giftable card game is perfect for your next family game night at home.
But first, homemade iced coffee! This brilliant device makes it easy to make a cold brew overnight in the fridge.
This Amazon's Choice pick for karaoke microphones will be perfect for any aspiring singers on your gift list. The microphone can connect to a phone or tablet via bluetooth to play their karaoke song of choice.
Know someone getting AirPods for the holidays? They'll love this accessory set that comes with a handy protective case, wired strap, no-slip covers and a zippered bag to store everything in.
This festive phone charger is perfect for that person on your list who just can't get enough holiday decorations.
A good makeup case is hard to come by, but over 1,000 Amazon customers swear by this travel-friendly bag with plenty of storage space.
11. Instant Pot Duo
Instant Pots are a kitchen must-have for many — from college students to families — and this option is both affordable and user-friendly.
Wireless chargers are a super convenient way to power your compatible electronics without messy cables. The newest model of AirPods works with wireless chargers, as well as many models of iPhone and Android smartphones.
These light-up shoelaces give new meaning to the phrase "fancy footwork."
This colorful twist on the classic stacking game is so pretty you might not even mind if the kids don't clean it up right away. (And by the way, no rule that says adults can't enjoy this gift, too!).
Have a friend or family member who has been working hard to step up their home bar game? These gold whiskey stones are a festive stocking stuffer sure to glam up any cocktail hour.
Best last-minute gifts from Bloomingdales
Their home will smell like the holidays thanks to this bestselling fragrance set from Nest. Along with festive fragrance oils like birchwood pine and holiday mulling spices, it also comes with a diffuser with geo-location technology that releases aromas based on a customized schedule.
What's better than a candle? A candle that you made yourself! This kit is perfect for the crafty person on your list who would love to spend an afternoon curating the perfect candle.
It's officially hibernating season — which means more time for puzzles! This 501-piece jigsaw was created by Piecework, a female-run company that makes design-forward puzzles for the masses.
Movie night could happen anywhere thanks to this palm-sized projector from Kodak.
Give your AirPods a break. These sheep shearling earmuffs also have Bluetooth connectivity — just pair them with your mobile device and you're ready to head outside.
Enjoy a taste of luxury that also packs some punch. This Oprah-approved bundle includes a white truffle and two black truffle hot sauces.
If you have a caffeine lover on your list, this sleek coffee maker will be right up their alley.
These classic remote control bumper cars are almost as fun as the real thing.
Best last-minute gifts from Nordstrom
This oversized scarf is basically a wearable blanket, and it comes in three versatile colors.
What's cuter than a kid in a tiny pair of slippers? These classic scuff slippers from Ugg make an excellent gift for young boys or girls, and come in wide range of sizes and colors.
Filled with gourmet, of-the-moment flavors like cookie butter, tangerine and salted pistachio, these handmade truffles from Los Angeles will make waves at their dessert table.
They'll love toting things around in this modern duffle bag from Herschel Supply Co. Available in over a dozen colors and patterns, it's made from a tough tech fabric and comes with its own shoe compartment.
Their tootsies will be ready for the new year, thanks to this powerful foot treatment set.
Best last-minute gifts from L.L. Bean
If you know someone who is always on the go, they'll love this durable backpack with tons of storage options.
The brand's waterproof leather boots are a winter wardrobe staple, and a fresh new pair is always a welcome treat.
Treat the guy in your life to pair of the waterproof boots built for durability.
These classic slippers are really cozy and come in kid and adult sizes.
If a white Christmas is in the forecast, this snow tube will offer hours of enjoyment on snowy afternoons.
Best last-minute gifts from Anthropologie
Add some extra holiday flair to your 'do with this sparkly knotted headband.
Even if the weather isn't frightful, this bath soak with epsom salt and nourishing oils is surely delightful.
Jade rollers have been all the rage as of late, so gift the beauty lover in your life this trio that also includes facial oils meant to hydrate your skin and leave a radiant finish.
Staying cozy and feeling cute has never been so easy. Available in nine colors and patterns, this pullover mock neck is perfect for the fashionistas in your life.
A monogrammed gift is the perfect way to put some extra thought into a last-minute gift, and this delicate necklace gets high praise from Anthropologie customers.
You know what they say... start 'em young! Teach the child in your life about important women and feminists throughout history with these colorful playing cards. Who says a casual game of go fish can't be educational and inspiring?
Best last-minute gifts from Walmart
If you're looking for an impressive tech gift at a reasonable price, you can't go wrong with a 7-inch tablet for under $50.
If you know someone who is always cold, they'll love this wearable blanket that comes complete with pockets!
This bundle will take gaming to a whole new level for anyone who already loves to play Nintendo Switch.
Affordable weighted blankets can be hard to come by, but this one has hundreds of positive reviews and the price is right.
If you have an aspiring kid chef on your list, they'll love whipping up recipes with this modern Easy-Bake oven.
Best last-minute gifts from Target
This statement piece look much more expensive than their price tag.
This polaroid camera is great for saving memories! It's a really good gift for teens or young adults — they can capture fun times with friends and then hang the mini photos around their room.
This Fitbit has an upgraded sleek look and keeps track of your heart rate, exercise, sleep and more. It's an awesome gift idea for the fitness fan in your life who doesn't want to compromise on style.
Breakfast will be easier than ever with this sandwich maker. It includes spaces for two pieces of bread, eggs, meats and other delicious fillings!
Best last-minute gifts from Zappos
Everyone needs a sturdy pair of wedges in their closet, and this option from Sorel has rave reviews on Zappos.
Who says Birkenstocks are only for the summer? This shearling-lined pair will leave their feet cozy and warm during chillier evenings.
These sleek and functional Adidas are a great affordable option for all the well-dressed guys on your list.
Your favorite young cub will look adorable in this knit beanie complete with decorative ears and accents.
For anyone who still needs some boots for the winter, grab these fashionable light pink Sperry kicks.
Best last-minute subscriptions & e-gifts
Beauty and skin care fanatics will love receiving a monthly box filled with generous-sized samples. This gift set gets you a box filled with bestsellers to give them and a card good for a three-month subscription.
Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a good book, so give your favorite bookworm the gift of a new bestselling read every month courtesy of Book of the Month.
If you know someone who became obsessed with gardening this year, they'll love this monthly easy-care plant subscription.
Winc is a wine club that delivers boxes of wine to your doorstep at an affordable price. You can choose to deliver a one-time tasting or go all out with a monthly subscription service (the latter delivers four bottles of wine each month). You can pick your own bottles or let Winc choose for you. Shipping and the membership are both free — you just pay for the wines, which start at only $13.
KiwiCo. delivers STEAM-based crates to kids of all ages who dream of being future scientists, artists, creators and makers. The brand strives to make STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art and math) fun and engaging. Each crate is based on the child's age, and you can choose the gift of a few months (starting at $60 for three months) or the full year (starting at $17 a month).
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