Even if your Black Friday and Cyber Monday hauls left you feeling financially virtuous and rather proud of your savvy spending abilities, odds are you’ll look back and wish you’d had even more opportunities to be frugal. Not to worry: our favorite gifts of the season are all priced $50 and below. We’ve rounded up the products most worthy of the VIPs on your list. Spend now, thank us later.
Cathy’s Concepts Monogram Cuff Links
With maturity comes an appreciation for items most people don’t realize they need—or at the very least could really use in their lives. Among them are these cuff links, which add a degree of distinguished elegance and “take-me-seriously-I’m-wearing-monograms” cachet to any professional look.
David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth
David Bowie’s legacy shines in this beautiful book that illustrates the visionary’s elegance and creativity through a series of behind-the-scenes shots from The Man Who Fell to Earth. A worthwhile addition to his coffee table, the book also deserves pride of place in any Bowie enthusiast’s collection.
Beau Brummel Gentlemen’s Facial Mask
If he’s in the habit of “secretly” slathering on your favorite facial mask, it’s time to do the right thing and snag a jar of this small-batch treatment made just for him. It’s made with nourishing ingredients like activated charcoal, rosemary oil, and kaolin clay, all of which work in tandem to reduce toxins and smooth the complexion.
Topman Baker Boy Cap
A little sophistication never hurts, especially if his typical headwear of choice is a beanie or a baseball cap. He can easily swap those for this handsome topper boasting a smart herringbone pattern. Offering a touch of wool, it’s soft to the touch and perfect to pair with anything, whether he’s headed out on the town or to the office.
Frank and Oak Donegal Wool Knit Scarf
A cozy scarf is something every man in any cold-weather clime requires. He’ll brave the chill in style with this wool blend scarf in a versatile oatmeal hue. Tucked into a coat, it’s perfect for adding a necessary layer of warmth on below-zero days or to add a touch of catwalk-worthy style thanks to its fringe detail.
L.L.Bean Waterproof Outdoor Blanket
Whether for tailgating, sporting events, camping, or stashing in the trunk, this cozy blanket makes it easy to withstand those chilly, unpleasantly damp days. Whether there’s a light drizzle above or a wet ground below, it’s designed to stay clean and dry thanks to its nylon-backed bottom. Bonus points for the plush fleece finish!
Scosha Signature 4mm Bracelet
Simple, minimalist accessories are ideal for those who favor low-key style and whose idea of dressing up is throwing a blazer on over a tee. It’s in that spirit that this refined bracelet was designed. In keeping with its understated charm, it’s emblematic of friendship—in other words, effortless and relatable.
Urban Outfitters Messenger Bag
A sleek bag that holds only the essentials is just what he needs to get from A to B in style—without the need to schlep around any unnecessary bulk. Not only is it smartly constructed, but it also has a protective zip closure and a front mesh pocket to keep smaller items, like keys and pens, within easy reach. Pro tip: snag one for yourself, too.