25 Stylish Gifts under $25 for Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

We all know the holiday season is full of magic: cookies in the oven, snow on the ground, family around the fireplace. But we also know that holiday shopping can be stressful and hectic. Not to fear! We’re bringing you 25 stylish (and affordable!) gift ideas for the last few people on your shopping list — including your fashionable cousin who seems to have everything, your brother who won’t put down the video games long enough to tell you his wishlist, and your BFF who has enough framed pictures of the two of you to last a lifetime. Snag some sweet and stylish presents for everybody without hurting your wallet right here!

1) Pink Makeup Bag ($17.99 from H&M)
Looking for a gift for the makeup guru in your life? Chances are they’re always looking for extra room to store their eyeshadow palletes and highlighters, so they’ll love this dark pink imitation leather toiletry bag. Throw in a tube of mascara or some bright lipstick (bonus points if it’s from Kylie Cosmetics!) and you’ve got a chic present for the
makeup lover you love. 2b2e036476d4a75607f3c339f715323f2) Blue Wool Scarf (on sale for $17.99 at H&M)
Got a guy in your life who wants to beat the cold but look stylish while doing it? Introduce him to this dark blue scarf made of 100% wool with fringe accents. The quality is great and it’s a versatile piece he can style with anything!


3) Blue Striped Sweater (on sale for $19.99 at Macy’s)
Still not enough for your man? No worries, help him out with a stylish (and super warm) set by pairing a solid scarf with a striped sweater, like this one in blue tones. The cotton crewneck sweater will keep him toasty and add a little pop to his wardrobe.


4) Monogrammed Water Bottle (on sale for $18 at Macy’s)
If you thought H20 was boring, think again (or should we say drink again?) because these water bottles are gorgeous. Stainless steel with a metallic colored sheen, each bottle comes with sleek gold lettering. Even better, it keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours!


5) Ombre Beanie (on sale for $19.98 from Betsey Johnson)
With the holiday season comes cold weather, so staying warm is a priority with this super cute knit beanie (comes in three different colors!) featuring an ombre effect, crystal embellishments, and a pompom plopped on top.


6) Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed The World ($16.25 on Amazon)
Share this book with your best friend, your teenage daughter, your cousins, your young son and they’ll discover 100 role models they didn’t know they had. A beautifully illustrated coffee table book, Bad Girls Throughout History is lovely to look at and inspiring to read.


7) The Dogist: Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs ($16.58 on Amazon)
Does your sister slow down to gush over every puppy you pass on the street? Keep her occupied with this hilariously sweet book, a tribute to dogs everywhere. The professional photos will capture her attention and the dogs will capture her heart.


8) Stylish Shoulder Bag ($17.99 at H&M)
It’s just a fact that you can’t have too many purses (even though your hubby might tell you otherwise). Buy this pretty purse (available in black or powder beige) for your bestie so she can make a statement with a gold chain and subtle embellishments.


9) Electric Cocktail Mixer ($19.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond)
The easiest way to whip up a killer cocktail is with this sleek electric mixer. Just measure your ingredients, add ice, and press the button to shake up your drink. Then you’re ready to serve!


10) Cute Owl Backpack ($20 from Nordstrom)
Your niece would love this totally adorable owl backpack (they have tons more animals here too). Not only is it cute and colorful, but it includes a water bottle pocket and has stellar reviews from happy parents.


11) Velvet Flask ($18 from Urban Outfitters)
Pretty sure your best friend needs one of these stylish stainless steel flasks, especially since it’s a pretty blue and plush velvet!


12) 2017 Planner ($22 from Anthropologie)
Help your loved ones stay organized with a pretty planner from Anthropologie featuring a lovely cover design, stickers (you read that right: STICKERS!), note pages, and inspiring quotes.


13) Rollerball Perfumes ($14 from Anthropologie)
These pretty fragrances are easy to use and can be stashed in a purse for easy access. It comes in three scents — Honey Rose, Orchid Vanille, and Wild Fig — and is the sweetest little luxury.


14) Faux Fur Headphones ($19.90 at Forever 21)
A mix between earmuffs and earbuds, these faux fur headphones look crazy cute, keep a girl crazy warm, all while delivering killer tunes to toasty warm ears.


15) Tie-Neck Lace Combo Dress ($22.90 from Forever 21)
Buy this gorgeous dress for your BFF and maybe she’ll let you borrow it! With white lace sleeves, a keyhole back, and loop tie at the neck, this versatile dress is perfect for any event.


16) Contrast Round Sunglasses ($7.90 from Forever 21)
These circular sunglasses with a cool brown pattern, glossy frames, and thin gold arms are the perfect statement piece for a pretty face.


17) Statement Necklace (on sale for $20 from BaubleBar)
Last I checked, everybody’s dying for some gorgeous studs from BaubleBar! Score this pretty pink floral necklace while it’s on sale for the person in your life who’s always up for a little (or a lot) accessorizing.


18) Checked Shirt ($19.99 at Zara)
Help your loved one look their best in this nice deep red checked shirt that can be worn open with a cool graphic tee underneath or buttoned up to a structured collar.


19) Plaid Scarf ($22.90 at Zara)
Anything red and black plaid is trendy right now. Open up Instagram and you’ll see every fashion blogger you know rocking one of these scarves. It’s cute, cozy, and can be worn a million different ways!

0247224600_2_2_120) Dark Crystal Earrings ($22 from bebe)
These swoon-worthy drop earrings are lightweight and gorgeous, composed of shimmering grey-toned crystals and metallic stones.


21) Geometric Throw Pillow (on sale for $24.69 at Target)
Target has an extensive collection of fun throw pillows, this one included, a cotton plush pillow featuring an eyecatching geometric pattern in muted colors, outlined in black, with a few gold pops.


22) 642 Things To Write About ($16.95 at the New York Public Library’s merch store)
For the young creative in your life, help them get in touch with their imagination with this incredible collection of writing prompts and exercises including things like “Write a to-do list for a villain”, “Describe your dream tree house”, “Create a haiku about your shoes”, and tons more.


23) “Dream It” Marble Wall Decor ($24 from Francesca’s)
Inspire someone in your life every single day when they hang up this gorgeous marble wall piece (12 x 12 and includes a wall hook for easy hanging) with “If you can dream it you can do it” beautifully printed on it.


24) Lace-Hem Dolman Sweater ($22.90 from Forever 21)
This sweater wins for comfiest, cutest, and most versatile. It’s ribbed knit with a pretty scalloped lace hem peeking out and it comes in three perfect colors — light grey, dusty lavender, and a deep greenish blue.


25) Holiday Sweet Treats Gift Box ($24.99 from Harry & David)
Let your favorite foodie know you’re thinking of them with this gourmet treat box with delicious sweets including popcorn, chocolate-covered cherries, shortbread cookies, and rich chocolate truffles.


There you have it, fashion folks: 25 super stylish gifts for the people you love! Follow the links if you’re ready to shop and let us know in the comments which gift YOU would want to receive this year and which gift you think would be perfect for somebody special in your life! 


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