Holiday Gifting for Holiday Parties.

Gifts Under $30
(Socks, J.Crew; Tray, J.Crew; Bottle Opener, Two's CompanyWine Stopper, Williams-SonomaMug, Pendleton; Graphic Tee, J.Crew; Heel Stud Earrings, Kate Spade; Scarf, Cheap Monday; Hard Cover Table Book, via Target; Gloves, J.Crew; Necklace, Madewell; Bracelet, Madewell; iPhone 5 case, Kate Spade; Key Chain, Madewell; Circle Scarf, Lulu via Nordstrom; Hat, J.Crew; Vase, smilar here by abibas; Card Game, Cards Against Humanity; Handmade Candle, Rewined)
My friends and are getting together for a Secret Santa this year and I thought it would be fun to pull together some gifts that are within that "$30 or under" range that lends itself to these holiday shindigs. 

A couple of things on the pieces I picked: 

J.Crew Socks. Everyone can always use a cute pair of new socks! Pair a couple together as a practical and useful gift. Looking for a fun way to show them off? Pair with casual jeans rolled up and oxford shoes. (30% off entire J.Crew purchase through 12/1)

Stag Wine Stopper and Bottle Opener. I'm thinking pairing one of these with a bottle of red could be a great gift too! Great for someone who has a designated bar area or bar cart in their home or apartment. 

Plaid Mug. I LOVE these. Made by Pendleton, whose name you may recognize from their jackets and vests, has created a set of four tartan mugs perfect for sipping hot chocolate in. Since they come in a set of 4 for $58, keep two and give the other two to your friend (making it a gift for you + 1 and still under $30 each!)

Hardcover Table Book. For the one who is enthralled by fashion. A look into 50 dresses that shaped fashion history along with the famous people who wore them.

Kate Spade iPhone Case. Shifting graphics like a hologram, this case makes you want to do dance!

Cards Against Humanity. If your gift exchange is at a house or apartment, this could be a fun gift to put to use right away. Best way to describe it: Raunchier play on the classic Apples to Apples game. 

Rewined Candle. These candles smell so good. I hate when I buy a candle and can hardly smell it. Their exterior is made of recycled wine bottles and they are also handmade in Charleston, SC - I love that city!

Hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday :)

Happy Thanksgiving!


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