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It’s officially almost Christmas, and whether you like to have your gifts bought early or you spread your purchases out to make the most of the season, it’s about time you got your shopping done.
And, if you get your list right, the season doesn’t have to mean going into debt or blowing your entire paycheque.
Our advice: Go for quality over quantity, and look for meaningful, personal gifts that are perfectly suited for each person on your list, whether you’re shopping for a mum, a brother, a colleague, a son, or your in-laws.
In order to suit every budget – and save you some time – we’ve put together a comprehensive guide of the best gifts your money can buy under £50.
They are carefully arranged in ascending price order, so you can start at the cheapest and work your way up. Scroll on to see our top picks for under £50.
Star Wars Light-up Toothbrush — £3
A budget-friendly way to satisfy the Star Wars fan on your list, complete with light-up effects and Kylo Ren’s voice from the film.
“Beauty and the Beast” Chip Mug — £5
For the person on your list who loved 2017’s modern take on “Beauty and the Beast.”
Bulldog Skincare Moisturiser Cracker — £6
Give the gift of healthy skin for the men in your life with this hydrating moisturiser – perfect as a stocking filler.
Portable Charger — £7.99
For the one on your list who always has a dead phone.
Hydration Tracker Water Bottle — £9
The lid of this sleek bottle from Joseph Joseph adds a dot each time you fill it up, making it easy to track your hydration level.
Mr Natty Beard Elixir — £9.50
Help him keep his beard clean and smooth with this elixir, made from a blend of citrus notes mixed up with a bit of black pepper and vetiver.
Birchbox — £10
For the beauty fanatic, there’s nothing better than receiving a box full of luxury products in the post. You can get a one month subscription to Birchbox for £10, or six months for £60.
Spotify Membership — from £10
For the person who needs unlimited music at hand – or the one who is simply hard to buy for.
Anthropologie Gold Monogrammed Mug — £10
They will never have their mug stolen from the office kitchen again with this sleek design.
Food, Exercise & Sleep Journal — £10
For the health-conscious and more mindful person on your list, this journal allows you to track your fitness and wellbeing goals, monitor your food intake, exercise, and keep track of your progress.
Jamie Oliver 5 Ingredients — £11
For the aspiring – but somewhat lazy – chef on your list.
L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Festive Bauble — £12
Add something special to the tree with this L’Occitane bauble complete with three delicate cherry blossom beauty products.
Blue Planet II — £12
Whether or not they’re a lover of the show, nature-seekers are sure to enjoy this visually striking book.
Charbonnel et Walker Port & Cranberry Truffles — £13
Luxury chocolates get a festive twist with these mouthwatering truffles.
Jones Alarm Clock — £15
Make sure they make it on time with this stylish alarm clock.
Moleskine 12-Month Weekly Planner — £15.99
Combine the classic luxury of a Moleskine notebook with the organisation of a planner.
Anthropologie Bottle Opener and Corkscrew — £16
The perfect tool for any tipple – whether they prefer wine or beer.
Moët Mini Cracker — £19.99
Who says Champagne can’t come in a stocking – or at at table place setting?
Fulton Tiny Bees Umbrella — £22
We can hope for a white Christmas, but chances are there’ll be a spot of rain, so make sure your loved ones are prepared.
Emoji Pancake Pan — £22.51
Make breakfast more fun with this smiley-face pancake pan.
Geranium & Rhubarb Soap Dish Duo — £23
Give good and do good at the same time with The Soap Co.’s new eco product range, which is vegan and biodegradable with added vitamins, antioxidants and bee-friendly botanicals. The products are also handcrafted in the UK by staff who are blind, disabled or otherwise disadvantaged.
Navy Polar Bear Tie — £25
Mix up their style with this quirky polar bear tie.
Courvoisier VSOP Brandy — £25
A nice bottle of brandy is a must at Christmas time for any drinks lover.
iPhone Charge & Sync Cable — £26.50
Because charging your phone doesn’t need to be an eyesore.
Champagne Lanson Music Gift Box — £27
Play while you sip with this Lanson Champagne gift box which doubles as an iPhone speaker.
Diptyque Limited Edition Fiery Orange Candle — £28
The latest from cult brand Diptyque, this limited edition candle is made of blood orange from Italy, smokey wood, and cloves.
OPI 10 Piece Mini Nail Lacquer Gift Set — £28.35
With 10 shades to choose from, this is a fail-safe option, featuring colours like Alpine Snow, Cajun Shrimp, and Malaga Wine.
Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Set — £29
This trio from the iconic Charlotte Tilbury was inspired by celebrities Kim Kardashian, Salma Hayek, and Carina Lau.
Tile Style — £29.95
For the stylish woman in your life who’s always losing her keys – this Bluetooth tracker helps you locate your everyday items using an app.
Nike Training Duffle Bag — £29.95
For the fitness fanatic who’s always carting around towels, shoes, and gym gear.
Google Chromecast — £30
Take it from the small screen to the big screen with Chromecast, which allows you to send your favourite videos and shows from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop straight to your TV.
Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky — £33.99
Give the whisky lover in your life a sip of David Beckham’s brand with a bottle of stylish Haig Club.
Kate Spade iPhone 7 Plus or 8 Plus Case — £34.95
Help keep her phone protected without compromising on style.
Rosanna Booze Decanter — £35
The perfect addition to any drinks cabinet.
Le Specs Sunglasses — £35
Nice sunglasses don’t have to cost a fortune, and Le Specs has some stylish frames that will suit anyone.
Glossier Phase 1 Set — £35
Cult beauty brand Glossier recently launched in the UK – and the beauty lover on your list is likely to love this gift set.
S’well Bottle — £35
Reusable steel S’Well water bottles can keep drinks cold or hot for hours.
Molton Brown Re-Charge Black Pepper Sport Bath & Body Gift Set — £35
Molton Brown provides luxury even after a tough match with this Black Pepper gift set.
Dunhill Icon Absolute Eau de Parfum Spray — £38.45
This masculine, modern fragrance is sure to please any gentleman on your list.
Hobbs Phoebe Hat — £45
Buy her a hat that can be worn any season – in a colour that goes with anything.
Reiss Leather Card Holder — £45
When you only carry around a few cards, a stylish leather card holder is all you need.
ADORE Earring Crawler — £45
Wow her with jewellery without spending a fortune with these Swarovski crystal earrings from ADORE.
Suede Mule Slippers — £45
Keep his feet warm with these stylish suede slippers.
Neom Christmas Wish 3 Wick Candle — £45
A comforting blend of 13 pure essential oils including mandarin, cinnamon, and tonka bean to help you relax and unwind over the holidays.
Urbanears Plattan 2 Headphones — £45
Urbeanears are the perfect gift for music lovers of any age – and they come in plenty of colours.
Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne — £45
Give the gift of the iconic Jo Malone with a 30ml bottle of the citrussy Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne.
Herschel Supply Co. Backpack — £45
A Herschel backpack is a wardrobe must, and this unisex pattern will make even the pickiest person on your list happy.
Amazon Fire 7 Tablet — £49.95
Buying someone a tablet doesn’t have to break the bank, and the Amazon Fire 7 even comes with Alexa to meet all your demands.
Amazon Echo Dot, 2nd Generation — £49.99
The Amazon Echo Dot needs to be connected to a speaker, then it works with Alexa to play music, read you the news, tell you the weather, and more.
Globe with Marble Base — £50
Everyone needs a globe – and this one will tie in with any decor scheme.
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