Gift Ideas

20 Affordable Gifts That Feel Luxurious

written by EMMA GINSBERG

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We all have that person in our circle who adores the finer things in life. Maybe they’re a Taurus, maybe they’re manifesting a luxurious life through their possessions, or maybe they just simply love to feel fancy. Regardless of why they are this way, they’re definitely hard to come up with gift ideas for during the holiday season. After all, how do you buy a showstopping gift for someone in your life with fine taste while still maintaining a budget of your own? Turns out, the answer to this age-old question involves some high-end fuzzy socks and super hydrating French hand cream, among other things.

We’ve rounded up the best affordable gift ideas that still feel super luxurious so that you can find the perfect present for that special person on your list who loves a lavish lifestyle. From satin pajamas to an at-home espresso martini-making kit, there’s bound to be something in here that will charm the pants off of even your toughest friend to shop for. And while you’re at it, you might just want to add some of these to your cart for yourself—who says you don’t deserve a little luxury, too? Here are 20 items that won’t break the bank, but still feel luxe.

Barefoot Dream
CozyChic Socks

Can’t afford a full Barefoot Dreams blanket? No problem—these fuzzy socks are just as cozy as the brand’s signature blanket, with a much more approachable price tag.

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Vinegars Duo

High-quality vinegars are one of those gifts that the chef in your life pines over, but never indulges in themselves, which is why this set from Brightland will be an instant hit.

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14k Gold Everyday Hoops

We love just about anything from Quince, and these 14k gold baby hoops are perfect for anyone with a classic taste in jewelry. These are truly timeless.

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Créme Abricot Nail Strengthening Cream

For the girl in your life who cares deeply about the state of her cuticles, look no further than this iconic Dior nail-strengthening cream in its signature apricot shade.

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Carlyle Avenue
Patisserie Shop Ornament

Aside from representing the chicest city in the world, this glass Patisserie Shop ornament adds je ne sais quoi to any tree with its pastel hues.

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Satin Pajama Set

Nothing says luxury quite like a pair of satin pajamas, and this set from H&M comes at an unbeatable price point for loungewear of this quality.

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Leather Card Case

Everyone needs a good card case to toss in their bag to keep the basics organized. This leather case from Quince is elevated yet minimal and doesn’t add any bulk to even your smallest bag.

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Uncommon Goods
Espresso Martini Infusion Kit

The espresso martini is the favorite drink of any luxury lover. Give them the gift of their favorite beverage at home with this at-home espresso martini infusion kit.

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7-piece Cookware Set

A cookware set can run a pretty penny, but this nonstick ceramic set from Target’s Figmint collection is stunning, super affordable, and effective for cooking all kinds of dishes.

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Floral Dry Oil

This multi-purpose oil nourishes, softens, and illuminates skin, hair, and nails. Made of seven precious botanical oils with a fresh floral scent, this is a product they’ll obsess over.

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Holiday in the City Mug

This mug is the ideal gift for the metropolis lover in your life, who will forever romanticize the experience of the holidays in their city. With five different designs, there’s something for everyone.

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Plush Velvet Jewelry Organizer

For the girl on the go who treasures her jewelry collection, this plush velvet organizer comes with convenient slots for her rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.

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Retro Mug Warmer

We’ve all seen mug warmers of various kinds, but this retro style blends vintage inspiration with modern technology in order to deliver perfectly warmed beverages with a classic touch.

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Static Nails
Press-On French Manicure Set

A gorgeous French manicure at a fraction of the price of a regular mani? That sounds like the perfect gift for the girl who loves a quiet luxury-inspired nail look.

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Shea Hand Cream

Nothing says luxurious like super-hydrated skin, which is why this classic shea hand cream from L’Occitane is sure to be an instant hit with beauty lovers.

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Mark & Graham
Custom Monogram Trinket Tray

This stunning monogram trinket dish is perfect for storing jewelry, keepsakes, and little bits and bobs. It comes in several chic colors featuring an elevated scalloped edge.

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Etsy | HubArts
Gold Rimmed Vintage Coupe Glasses

Have someone in your life who totally lived a past life as a glam flapper? These glamorous gold-rimmed coupe glasses will fulfill all of their roaring ’20s dreams.

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Scallop Spine Hardcover Notebook

A high-quality journal is a desktop essential. This fun scalloped spine pattern pops with exciting colors and can be personalized with your name and choice of dotted, lined, or blank pages.

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Pinch Provisions
Blush Ice Roller

Daily pampering is easy with this ice roller from Pinch Provisions, which helps to de-stress and de-puff with a sleek minimal design that screams pilates princess.

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Free People
Concrete Match Holder

This gorgeous cement match holder is the perfect addition companion to the candles you know they’re going to get this holiday season.

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