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If you have a lot of friends and relatives to buy for, you’re probably going to waste little time justifying a triple-figure gift. However, in times like these, we must remind ourselves that, “It is the thought that counts!” And it really does, with the little things often bringing much more joy than pricier alternatives.

In this guide, the Highsnobiety shopping team has done its utmost to roundup a selection of this holiday’s best gifts for under $50. We are confident the trinkets listed here will satisfy even the pickiest of gift receivers, and, most importantly, stop you wasting your money on gifts nobody really wants.

Scroll through below for the best gifts under $50.

Pleasures x Joy Division Apart Polo Cap

Apart Polo Cap

Pleasures

$43

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $175

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FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $175

Is pops a Joy Division fan? Pleasures recently payed homage to the iconic Manchester outfit, dropping a dad cap that celebrates the 40th anniversary of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures. “Love Will Tear Us Apart,” comes embroidered at the front.

NOAH x Depeche Mode Violator Beanie

Depeche Mode Violator Rose Logo Beanie

NOAH

$39

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Buy at Slam Jam

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Meanwhile, if he’s more of a Depeche Mode kind of guy, try going with this NOAH beanie. Part of the brand’s Depeche Mode collab, the hat comes with an embroidered rose — an homage to the Violator album from 1990.

Carhartt WIP Playoff Sweater

Playoff Sweater

Carhartt WIP

$46

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Buy at Slam Jam

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Staple sweaters are always great. Even better if they’re priced at below 50 bucks and courtesy of workwear brands like Carhartt WIP.

ADER Error x Maison Kitsuné Water Bottle

Water Bottle

Maison Kitsune x ADER Error

$49

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Buy at Slam Jam

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

A water bottle is the coolest “accessory” right now, don’t just take it from us. It’s a sustainable choice, too. Right now, we’re obsessed with this cup-shaped version from ADER Error‘s latest collab with Maison Kitsuné.

Converse Chuck 70 Ox “Psy Kicks”

Chuck 70

Converse

$45

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Buy at Slam Jam

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $200

Sometimes, beauty is in the detail. These Converse sneakers may look generic at first, but upon further inspection, you’ll be able to spot Ying Yang-inspired details on the shoelaces and the sole.

Marine Serre Radiation Keychain

Radiation Main Lanyard

Marine Serre

$27

FREE SHIPPING

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FREE SHIPPING

We all know someone who keeps losing their keys. For under $50, you can gift them a designer keychain from Marine Serre. They will thank you later.

Levi’s Denim Trucker Jacket

Denim Vintage Fit Trucker Jacket

Levi's

$35

FREE SHIPPING

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FREE SHIPPING

When it comes to classic trucker jackets, one can never go wrong with Levi’s. One of our favorites right now is this vintage-looking number, complete with copper-tone buttons.

Carne Bollente Dickface T-Shirt

Dickface T-Shirt

Carne Bollente

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If your BFF has a dirty sense of humor, this Carne Bollente tee is the perfect gift. The cheeky tee comes with a penis-featuring smiley face patch.

Justine Clenquet Gold & Silver Jane Bracelet

Bicolor Jane Bracelet

Justine Clenquet

$43

FREE SHIPPING

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FREE SHIPPING

Contrary to popular belief, gifting jewelry doesn’t have to be expensive. Case in point: this gold and silver-colored chain bracelet from Justine Clenquet, retailing at just $44.

Maison La Bougie Pineapple Spicy Candle

"Pineapple Spicy" Scented Candle

Maison la bougie

$49

FREE SHIPPING & RETURN

Buy at Luisaviaroma

FREE SHIPPING & RETURN

Last, but certainly not least, the omnipresent scented candle. This option from French label Maison La Bougie blends pineapple, apple, and cinnamon aromas. Spicy.

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  • Curated by: Yulia Pankova
Shopping Editor