Style du Monde
Gifting season is right around the corner, and although the list of events seems endless, your budget may not be. Whether you're shopping for a birthday, holiday, or just a cute thank-you gift you hope will brighten someone's day, don't stress about overspending. Yes, it's possible to pick out an adorable gift for less than the price of that steamed almond milk latte you got this morning.
While it seems like the only thing $5 will get you anymore is a pack of gum, these 17 options say au contraire. From cute little coin purses and key chains to the face masks you buy in bulk, there's a sweet and simple gift for everyone on your list. The items are also great to mix and match. Treat your friend to a spa-inspired arrangement with a mini candle, bath bomb, and body scrub, or split the items up among a few friends. Keep on reading to see our under-$5 gift picks.
On-trend earrings that will always get you compliments.
Who doesn't love a chic key chain?
The perfect tote bag for the farmer's market or spin class.
The candle every PSL lover needs.
This eye mask smells so good.
An offbeat mug to mix up your morning coffee routine.
This mauve shade is an unexpected nail color but so cool for fall.
We're also suckers for good packaging.
We'll take 10 of these, please.
These add a perfect touch of athleisure to any outfit.
Iron-on patches are perfect for personalizing a denim jacket or jeans!
The perfect lip balm.
For all our L.A. people—you understand the depth of this sentiment.
Is it just us, or is the value of a good pen lost on most people?
For when your gift is a little past its due date.
These hand-stitched tags are great for so many uses, from thank-you cards to birthday and luggage tags.
Lavender is a great essential oil to start if you're not familiar with them. Rub it into your wrists or behind your ears for an instant destressor.
This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated by Andy Karp.