Ever notice that you tend to do a lot of birthday present shopping around September? It’s not a coincidence. September’s the most common month for birthdays and today, September 16, is the most popular day of the year for birthdays. We won’t get into the reasoning behind this, but we will give you 19 stellar gift ideas (including a few for the gentlemen) that are affordable to boot. You might even see a few items to add to your birthday wish list!
Scroll down to shop an under-$50 assortment of unique gift ideas!
Rebecca Minkoff Pyramid Front Back Stud Earrings ($48) in Silver/Pearl
These earrings are understated yet edgy, making them suitable for a wide variety of sensibilities.
Christian Louboutin Nail Colour ($50) in Popi
A bottle of nail polish with a $50 price tag is something most people wouldn’t normally splurge on for themselves, which is why it’s the perfect gift. We’re particularly drawn to Christian Louboutin’s vibrant orange shade.
Kate Spade Saturday Mini Polyhedron Necklace ($45) in Rose Gold
We’ve yet to meet a girl who doesn’t love rose gold, and this minimalistic necklace has a place in any jewelry box.
Rifle Paper Co Garance Dore Collection Front Row/On The Go Notepads ($18) in Black/White
A set of chic little notepads is always a useful gift.
A.P.C. Feuille De Figuier Candle ($45)
Everyone loves a candle, and we’re particularly fond of this minimal one by cool-girl-favorite brand A.P.C.
Do you always find yourself shopping for a lot of birthday gifts come September? Which of these gift ideas is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!