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The 51 Best Gifts for Every Budget

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Holiday-shopping season has kicked into high gear, which means it’s our time to shine. From gifts for literally any man in your life to stocking stuffers for your beauty-obsessed friend, the Cut Shop team is here to help you find the perfect present for everyone on your list — and we’re starting off strong with the basics.

Here, you’ll find the best products curated by price point, so you can shop for every upcoming gift exchange at once. A towel warmer for your friend who just bought a house in the burbs? Check. Jenny Bird hoops to impress your new boyfriend’s sister? Check on that, too. Go ahead, start scrolling and let the holiday shopping games begin. Oh, and a little pro tip? Don’t wait; the year will be over before you know it.

The Best Gifts Under $25

CoBak Passport Holder

This affordable gift will make any trip feel expensive — in the best way.

If they tend to overindulge in coffee, help them keep things interesting with a new roast each month.

I know, I know, socks are a cliché stocking stuffer. But these plush ones from UGG are particularly cozy.

For that family member who takes holiday hosting a bit too seriously, gift this stress-relieving tea.

So they can get the full Ralph’s Coffee experience — without having to wait in a long line.

RHONY fan? Gift them falsies from Jenna Lyons’s brand.

The internet is buzzing about “cherry mocha” nail polish of late. Whether or not they’re a TikTok trend follower, this is the perfect holiday hue.

Who doesn’t want to start the new year with a little extra glow? This mixture of minerals and herbs will also help them relax and rejuvenate after all the holiday chaos.

The Best Gifts Under $50

Kin Euphorics Kin Spritz

Whether they’re ditching alcohol altogether or just want to try a new sort of buzz, Kin Euphorics’ adaptogen spritzes are the perfect alternative.

Give their martini a new kind of twist with this pretty glassware set.

It seems everyone is suddenly on a journey to become outdoorsy. They’ll need a cute but practical belt bag for the adventure.

Béis offers the best in organizational travel accessories for those of us who want to pack smarter, not harder.

Phlur’s Missing Person perfume had #BeautyTikTok obsessed this year, and the brand’s coconut-oil-infused body lotion is just as good.

For their really cute cocktail-making needs.

Photo: Courtesy of Publisher

Gift this cookbook to your friend whose New Year’s resolution is to stop spending $8 on lattes every day.

Been there, done that on zodiac jewelry? Try a tarot-card-inspired piece instead.

For that friend who’d rather host than go out, this decorative charcuterie platter is perfect for their next wine night.

The Best Gifts Under $100

Apple AirTag, 4 Pack

AirTags will take one fewer stressor off their plate, especially if they’re traveling for the holidays.

This seaweed-infused body oil delivers deep, long-lasting hydration, even in the dry winter months when nothing else seems to work.

The ultimate motivation to get out of bed in the morning? French-press coffee.

Few ateliers do fragrance like Byredo, and a sampler set is the perfect introduction.

Your beauty friend knows that this is the buzziest new cleanser to try, thanks to the fact that it’s powered by high-performance botanicals like pineapple ceramides, white orchid, luffa fruit, and licorice.

For the person on your list who appreciates elevated home goods, this candle discovery set will be their favorite gift of the season.

Three full-size Peter Thomas Roth products for under $100 is a total steal. The lucky recipient will undoubtedly think you spent more on this gift than you actually did.

The Best Gifts Under $150


This cult-favorite fragrance candle doubles as a cool piece of home décor.

These earrings are the perfect upgrade to a jewelry-box staple.

You simply can’t go wrong with a holiday-ready sweater that’s as chic as it is cozy.

If you can’t take them on a trip to Mykonos for New Year’s, this coffee-table book is the next best thing.

Crosty Onda Avocado

Well-made sneakers that not everyone has already can be a tough find, but these fit the bill.

This is the perfect gift for your best friend who probably shouldn’t call that guy back.

This travel bag is just as chic as it is practical, thanks to smart design details like a removable bottom compartment and hidden trolley pass.

Make your at-home shower experience just like a five-star spa with a bathrobe from the iconic Mark Hotel.

Can’t get a reservation at Eleven Madison Park? This gift box from the three-star Michelin restaurant will make an at-home date night feel just as special.

The Best Gifts Under $200

Every friend group needs a designated photographer, and this camera will take their content game to the next level.

Nothing screams “chilling by the fire with hot cocoa” quite like a weighted blanket.

Zadro Ultra Large Luxury Towel Warmer
From $119
From $119

It really is the little things in life that mean the most, like this luxurious towel warmer.

The internet can’t stop talking about facial steaming, and chances are this is on your beauty-obsessed friend’s wish list.

The travel-obsessed person in your life will think of you every time they cut the security line at the airport.

Niche luxury fragrance backed by beautiful packaging is undoubtedly a winning gift, especially for that person on your list with very high standards.

If they’re traveling for the holidays, a new sustainably made swimsuit will be a nice addition to their packing list.

Add extra glow this winter with these hyaluronic acid-and-wild-rose-extract-infused drops from the master of skin care: Dr. Barbara Sturm.

The Best Gifts Over $200

Bury me in this cashmere set, please.

If they’re entering their wellness era, help them kick it off right with a Sakara subscription.

By Far Black Miranda Bag

You can’t go wrong with a timeless staple from a coveted brand.


More subtle than a watch, the Oura Ring is an elevated take on an activity tracker, and it specializes in sleep quality.

The perfect shoe actually does exist.

These are the perfect combination of timeless and head-turning, plus they’re 25 percent off for Black Friday.

If you’re going to gift a basic red sweater this holiday season, you might as well make it a good one. This Tibi design is crafted from ultra-soft Italian mohair and features high-quality cable stitching.

From $349

For that person who likes the finer things in life, this wine membership comes with a curated selection of bottles, discounts on art, and event access.

Sure, this an investment, but an at-home reformer is any wellness girl’s dream.

The Absolute Best Gifts for Every Budget