100+ Holiday Gifts Under $50 for Your Best Friends

Best friends deserve great gifts, don’t you think? But, sometimes it’s hard to find the perfect holidays gifts for the perfect friends, especially on a budget. But don’t worry: your holiday shopping is covered with this extensive gift guide specifically for your best gal pals! They are bound to love one of these +100 products. Click and scroll through the pictures to shop.

+100 Holiday Gifts Under $50 for Your Best Friends

Tote Bags

How many occasions can you use a tote bag for? The answer is a ton! I bring my canvas ones to the grocery store, especially since there is a bag tax in Chicago now. So, when you get your city friends a tote, you are helping them save money and save the environment!
Canvas totes can also make for great, casual gym, beach, or school bags. If canvas totes aren’t your friend’s style, try a tote that doubles as a carry-all purse. She can throw absolutely anything she wants in it; A prepared girl is a happy girl.
Also, the great thing about the one’s below is that they aren’t too pricey. In fact, none of them cost over $50, and some are as low as $3! You really can’t go wrong. Find one that matches your friend’s style and wrap it up!



Who else here loves a good notebook? …Your hand should be raised right now! Notebooks are practical and personal holiday gifts that are always appreciated. From school to work, or for scribbling sketches and ideas; we all need a place to record throughout the day. 
And a notebook with a cute cover? That’s better than the dull, purple one I bought for myself at Walgreens a couple months ago. Invest in one of these for your friend and they will always look stylish (and will love you forever).


Winter Hats

Maybe it’s just me, but I can’t say I’ve ever bought myself a winter hat. I always rely on my parents or someone else to buy them for me during the holidays!
Us girls usually know each other’s style better than anyone, so it’s easy to know what your BFF will like. Plus, these hats won’t kill your budget. You could even get matching ones for all of your friends!



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  1. November 13, 2015 / 1:36 am

    I love these ideas!

  2. November 13, 2015 / 4:21 am

    I actually picked up an emoji pin for my best friend the other day. The one I got her has a brunette for her & a blonde for me. I love that it was a little hint of personalizing. Definitely a great gift guide. xx Merisa | Monogrammed Magnolias

  3. November 13, 2015 / 5:02 am

    Some great gift ideas!! I really love those earrings! So cute and funny!

    xo Ashley

  4. November 13, 2015 / 12:30 pm

    The Target dollar bin is my go to for little gifts for my best gals! Their stationary is always to die for and with the cost of $1 it's hard to say no to all 87 options. haha

  5. November 13, 2015 / 1:47 pm

    Hi, Jenny! Thanks! So glad you liked all them. Gift guides are such fun to put together. I will be sure to check out your's!

  6. November 13, 2015 / 1:48 pm

    Hey, Nicole! Same! I'm loving notebooks right now, and the thing about them is you can never have too many 🙂

  7. November 13, 2015 / 1:49 pm

    Hey, Merisa! That is so cool! I hope she loves it! And thank you so much 🙂

  8. November 13, 2015 / 1:50 pm

    Hey, Lauren! Thanks, I'm so glad you do!

  9. November 13, 2015 / 1:51 pm

    Hey, Sara! Oh yes, you can find some great stuff in the dollar section of Target! Almost forgot about it!

  10. November 13, 2015 / 3:50 pm

    The twinning pin is so cute. I love shopping for friends, there are so many great bestie gifts out there!

  11. November 13, 2015 / 6:48 pm

    Hey! I know right?! Shopping for friends is the best! It's better than receiving gifts in my opinion!

  12. November 13, 2015 / 6:50 pm

    Hey, Alexis! Do it! We all have to treat ourselves too!

  13. November 14, 2015 / 1:56 pm

    Hey, Lindsey! That's so awesome! What a great gift!

  14. November 14, 2015 / 2:07 pm

    Fun ideas! Keep the good ideas coming. I love that you have a range of price points.

  15. November 14, 2015 / 2:08 pm

    Great ideas! I will need to snag the totes, notebook and emoji pin for my bestie 🙂

  16. November 14, 2015 / 2:48 pm

    Hey, Kate! Thank you so much. It's definitely important to me to keep these kind of posts budget friendly since I am a college student and am on a tight budget myself right now! I'm so glad you liked all the gift ideas!

  17. November 14, 2015 / 2:49 pm

    Hey, Bella! I'm sure your bestie will love them! Totes and notebooks are something you can never have too many of.

  18. November 14, 2015 / 9:30 pm

    Thanks so much, Kayleigh!

  19. November 14, 2015 / 10:34 pm

    Cute, cute, cute ideas!! I really love that tote!

  20. November 15, 2015 / 1:47 am

    Great gift ideas! I totally need that emoji pin in my life!

  21. November 15, 2015 / 4:58 pm

    Hey, Amber! Thanks so much! I'm so glad you like the totes!

  22. November 15, 2015 / 4:59 pm

    Hey, Lindsay! It's too cute to not buy! I totally LOVE it!

  23. November 15, 2015 / 4:59 pm

    Hey, Lottie! Thanks so much! I'm so glad you liked it all!

  24. November 15, 2015 / 8:44 pm

    Awesome ideas! Winter hats are always my go to. I start knitting in November and don't stop till christmas!

  25. November 15, 2015 / 11:41 pm

    Hey, Sarah! That's so awesome! I totally wish I could knit hats. I tried my hand at a scarf once… Let's just say it didn't turn out too great! Haha! 🙂

  26. November 15, 2015 / 11:42 pm

    Hey, Julie! Journals and candles would definitely be my top choices too! So glad you liked these ideas!

  27. November 16, 2015 / 4:00 pm

    Candles are my number one choice! I love candles and I seriously want one on every surface of my house!

  28. November 16, 2015 / 4:03 pm

    Super cute ideas! I'm sure any woman would love these gifts! I know I would. That emoji pin is hilarious haha so adorable!
    Danielle Greco

  29. November 16, 2015 / 4:42 pm

    Hey, Ally! I totally agree! You can never have too many beautiful candles.

  30. November 16, 2015 / 4:43 pm

    Hey, Danielle! I'm so glad you think so! Have a fantastic week!

  31. November 16, 2015 / 4:43 pm

    Hey, Sarah! Thanks so much!

  32. November 16, 2015 / 4:44 pm

    Hey, Preeti! Thank you so much! So glad you like the bag!

  33. November 16, 2015 / 8:58 pm

    Great gift ideas for your BFF! That dancer emoji pin is just too cute!

  34. November 16, 2015 / 11:39 pm

    What lovely picks. Candles are such a fantastic gift, especially if you go the luxurious route with a Jo Malone candle or something nice like that. It's practical and will be used because who doesn't love the smell of delicious candles. Great picks! xx, adaatude.com

  35. November 17, 2015 / 4:17 pm

    So many great options! I love giving candles away – you can never go wrong with that!


  36. November 17, 2015 / 5:08 pm

    love your ideas! the candle idea is my fave. I used to be totally against them as gifts, but LOVE receiving them (and giving them) now that I'm older.
    Southern Elle Style

  37. November 17, 2015 / 5:59 pm

    Hey, Briana! Thanks! Definitely keep them in mind! They will love these gifts.

  38. November 17, 2015 / 6:02 pm

    Hi, Sabrina! I'm so glad you liked them! The notebooks are definitely my favorite.

  39. November 17, 2015 / 6:03 pm

    Hey, Courtney! I'm so glad you like them! Isn't it perfect!?

  40. November 17, 2015 / 11:36 pm

    I love these ideas!! I am obsessed with notebooks and I recently gave a couple with inspiring messages on them to my best friends.
    Charlene xo
    The Frugal Fashionista

  41. November 18, 2015 / 4:06 am

    Hey, Taylor! The hats are super cute, I love them!

  42. November 18, 2015 / 4:06 am

    Hey, Adaleta! Those sound lovely! I've never owned one before but I will have to check it out.

  43. November 18, 2015 / 4:07 am

    Hello! Thank you so much! Giving gifts, especially a good one, is the best feeling!

  44. November 18, 2015 / 4:07 am

    Hey, Darcy! Thank you! I love the hat too!

  45. November 18, 2015 / 4:08 am

    Hey, Elle! Candles are such beautiful gifts! I hope I receive one this year!

  46. November 18, 2015 / 4:09 am

    Hey, Carlene! That's so awesome! Notebooks are definitely my favorite gift out of all of the picks. I'm sure your best friends just loved them!

  47. November 19, 2015 / 2:27 am

    Hey, Brooke! Isn't it great? I was so happy when I found it. And thank you!

  48. November 19, 2015 / 2:28 am

    Hey, Amanda! Thanks so much!

  49. November 20, 2015 / 5:08 pm

    Hey, Christina! So glad you loved my picks as much as I do.

  50. November 20, 2015 / 5:09 pm

    Hey, Elena! Notebooks are the best gifts because most people, especially college students, need them all the time!

  51. December 15, 2015 / 3:18 pm

    ahh my best friend would love ALL OF THOSE!! Thanks so much for this guide!!
    xoxo Amanda
    The Miller Affect

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