The $50 price tag marks a significant threshold when it applies to gifts. Plunking down something close to that number says a lot of things to your recipient, like: “This gift is the equivalent of three Sweetgreen salads” and “I forewent a new pair of leggings so you could have something nice this year.” No matter where the $50-and-under gift falls on the hierarchy of your holiday shopping list, we’re here to make sure you have the coolest, most thoughtful (and did we mention wow-inducing?) gewgaw out there. In fact, we scoured the World Wide Web to find a bunch of just that kind of item!
Depending on your budget, the $50 gift could be the splashiest present on your list, or it could be what you’re packing up and shipping out in multiples to your five closest friends. Whether it’s a kooky oven mitt, a roomy carryall made from recycled plastic bottles, or a baby blanket that will make your little bundle look like a burrito, we’ve got the goods to ensure you get the best-present-giver award this season. Click through to see our personal picks for the pluckiest gifts that won't cost you more than 50 buckeroos.
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