Holiday gifts under $5 that will cover your rear without breaking your budget.
Gifting season is right around the corner, and now is a great time to pick up some little gifts to have on hand for when you need them most.
Whether it’s a birthday that got forgotten in the rush of the holidays or reciprocation for an unexpected present, it’s not uncommon to need a little gift at the last minute.
Here are some options priced at $5 or less that will cover your rear without breaking your budget.
Madewell Reusable Canvas Tote ($5). Seattleites always need more canvas shopping bags, and this one is a real cutie. Pop in a bottle of wine and you’ve got a great gift on the go.
Mustard and Co. Black Truffle Mustard ($5 for 2.2-ounce size at fine grocery stores). A little jar of locally made mustard mixed with truffle-infused olive oil will please any foodie friend. Bonus points if you have time to swing by a grocery store to add in some fancy cheese.
Forever 21 Geo Drop EarringsForever 21 Geo Drop Earrings ($4 at forever21.com). A glamour girl can sport these on-trend geometric earrings on New Year’s Eve and at any special events to come. For a good friend, pair them with…
Sephora Collection Eye Mask Pomegranate ($5). This eye mask smells great and works hard to hide fatigue around the eyes. With the Forever 21 Geo Drop Earrings, it’s a perfect pairing for holiday-party season.
Kimberlin Co. Northwest Collection Patches ($30 for six at kimberlin.co). Scoop up this made-in-Seattle set of outdoors-themed patches and you’ll have six $5 gifts ready to distribute to a cool work group or at a small dinner party. Pair them with your coolest indie holiday cards for an oh-so-Seattle gift.
CB2 Black Dip Coffee Mug ($5 at cb2.com). Grab a couple tea pouches from the cupboard — or a bag of local coffee if it’s a true friend — to round out this cool, graphic mug gift.
Butter London + Pantone Nail Lacquer (on sale for $5 at butterlondon.com). Nab these trendy polishes, based on Pantone’s top color picks for 2017, while you can. The local company’s Greenery and Rich Gold hues are particularly on-point for the holidays.
Urban Outfitters Lucky Cat Socks (on sale for $4 at urbanoutfitters.com). Bring them luck with these smile-inducing socks that are both fun and comfy. Add your own fortune foretelling of a very happy holiday.