30+ Gifts Under $50 (Because You Know That's The Sweet-Spot Price)

In theory, we all want to go to White Elephant parties. In practice, however, most of us wish we could skip out on the festivities, solely because most of the presents we give (and receive) end up being big fat re-gifts. To be fair, it takes a ton of time and energy to find something that'll be useful (and appeal to) everyone. And the fact that we're on a tight budget only makes it that much harder.
Instead of tapping out or falling into the "I'll just give a gift card" trap, this year, we're embracing these bashes with a new mentality: Gifting something we'd actually want for ourselves. Ahead, we've rounded up a bunch of gifts (under $50) we'd be more than happy to unwrap come White Elephant season. And just think, picks this good can save your friendships and the party. How many presents can you think of have the ability to do all that?
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Très chic, non?
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Too cute to pass up.
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Morning coffee just got a lot more Instagrammable.
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— PAID —

In case you needed any proof the millennial-pink trend is still going strong. Gift this blush beanie to your bestie — and be sure to grab one for yourself, too.

Guess Tegan Logo Patch Beanie, $29.00, available at Guess.
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That thing you never knew you needed.
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A pop of red is always a good idea.
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Bad hair days, be gone.
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An extra dose of inspiration.
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A new way to wear your heart around.
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This wall-art-meets-calendar will fit in any home.
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Your second-day-hair never looked so good.
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Just, don't question the fluffy sloth.
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Represent.
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Hydration is key.
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Brush it off.
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For the workaholic in your life.
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It's not what you think it is.
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Even the most low-maintenance people love this muti-use spray.
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Loud and proud.
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Little reminders.
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Good penmanship isn't overrated.

Poppin Pink Signature Ballpoint Pens Set of 12, available at Poppin.
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For those hand-wash-only items that never seem to get hand-washed.

The Laundress + Le Labo Santal 33 Signature Detergent, $45, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Organization-obsessed, unite.

Anthropologie Vestige Lipstick Holder, $28, available at Anthropologie.
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Go off the grid. It looks good.

Baggu Natural Grid Backpack, $38, available at Baggu.
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Everyone could use a fuzzy throw blanket.

H&M Soft Throw, $34.99 $19.99, available at H&M.
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Chances are high your giftee will either be a fan of shots or Mark Twain.

Izola Twain Shot Glass Set, $29.99, available at Izola.
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Putting pencil to paper just got a lot prettier.

Rifle Paper Co. Floral Pencil Set, $12, available at Rifle Paper Co.
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Take a trip to France without the $700 plane ticket.

Secret Paris: Color Your Way To Calm, $16 $10.53, available at Barnes & Noble.
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Cute enough to eat.

Mokuyobi Burger, $5, available at Mokuyobi.
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A print you won't see on anyone else's wall.

Valfré Plantas Print, $48, available at Valfré.
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Party time!

ban.do Pink Party Straw, $10, available at ban.do.
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Green thumbs, way up.

The Sill The Bird's Nest Fern and August, $48, available at The Sill.
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