$25-and-Under White Elephant Gifts That Are Legitimately Cool

Gifting mom and dad is easy (socks and soap—always socks and soap). But when it comes time for the annual office holiday party, now that's a different story. Finding a white elephant gift that's chic and clever is difficult enough. And when you add affordability into the mix, it can feel like an impossible task.

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Luckily we're here to remedy the situation. We've done a little digging to find a handful of white elephant gifts that will make every other partygoer jealous they didn't grab one for themselves. They all look seriously impressive, and best of all, each one is under $25. Read on to shop our must-have white elephant gifts now. Let's just say we know whose gift will be picked first next year. 

For the party attendees who pay attention to street style.

We think the best way to wear this is in a ponytail.

Because sometimes a gift should be playful.

Guaranteed to make economy feel at least a little more like first class.

You never know when a cozy hat will come in handy.

Ten thousand Amazon shoppers agree that this eye mask is great.

Regardless of whether or not this actually does anything, it certainly feels nice.

We have a feeling this is the gift everyone at the party will try to steal.

You never know when you'll need one of these.

An It-girl accessory that will protect all your goodies too.

This viral sheet mask needs no introduction.

This is the perfect thing to keep in a purse.

Anyone would be happy to add this minimal cuff to their bracelet stack.

Happy hour with the crew just got easier.

I mean, who wouldn't want a chic pot to hold their plant?

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated by Dale Chong.

This is perfect for anyone who plans on hosting an evening with friends.