Happy Tuesday guys! I hope your first week of December is treating you well. It’s crazy that Hannukah started this weekend and Christmas is literally right around the corner. One of the gifts I always struggle with is what to get for the ladies in my life. I’m sharing the absolutely best, no fail gift ideas for your best girl friends, mothers/mother in laws, sisters, and anyone else you need affordable gifts for. Each featured gift idea is UNDER $100, so you don’t have to break the bank this year buying a gift for her! Happy holiday shopping!
Diptique Candle $35 – $65
I’ve always wanted a Diptique Candle, but can never justify buying one for myself. However, I always justify buying them as gifts. They’re the most coveted candle and smell insanely good! I am lusting over Roses and always gift this scent, because every single person loves the smell of fresh roses. I’ve never seen any candle with this scent, and Diptique nailed it. The $35 candle can be a great add on to a bigger gift, as well. It’s a no fail gift that always impresses your friends, family, girlfriends, wives, and mothers (and anyone else you need gifts for), because the brand is well known and they’re luxury.
I’ve been stuck on Southern Shirt’s sherpa sweaters and scarves this holiday season. You’ve seen me wear their clothes on Instagram and LikeToKnow.It, and I was thrilled to discover this brand. I continue to wear Southern Shirt for many reasons. They’re affordable, made with good materials, and trendy but classic.
Spanx Leggings $98
These are the IT leggings of the season (well they were last year, too!). Every girl and their mom needs these in their closet. The Spanx Leggings are the best purchase I made this summer. I’ve worn them countless times and get asked where they’re from every single time I’m out. They also wash well, which makes them even better!
Articles of Society are easily my favorite denim brand. These jeans are made with top quality materials and they fit my body like a glove! I used to splurge on premium denim and spend hundreds of dollars one just one pair. I realized when I found Articles of Society that this was completely unnecessary! I can’t rave enough about this brand. Jeans are always one thing I hate to buy, so they make for the best gift!
Cozy PJs $98
Last year, my sister gifted me a PJ set for the holidays and I wear them all the time. I keep that in the back of my head for holiday, because they made for the perfect gift.
I just spotted these PJs and have them on my gift list. I love cozy PJ sets, and the stars were too cute. They come in other prints, as well. They’re a bit of a splurge, so if you need a gift around the $100 mark, these are it. They are the perfect gift for the ladies in your life!
I love getting handbags as gifts. They honestly are the number one item I hate to buy but love to receive. I saw this insanely cute Calpak backpack, and added it to my wishlist! It’s a great color and style, and the brand is very reputable. I highly recommend this as a gift under $100.
OTK boots on sale for $99
These are the over the knee boots that I’ve had for 3 years. They are super comfortable and never go out of style. I wore them to New York Fashion Week and while everyone else’s feet hurt from all the walking, mine were un-blistered and ready to go! They fit true to size (I’m a 6.5/7 and have a 7 so I can wear a thicker sock). The slide on easily and don’t slip off of my thigh.
These are also a pair of OTK boots that I have in each color and I love, but they are over $100. I have both and they are comparable in style and fit!
BlankNYC Jacket $78
I’ve had my BlankNYC Jacket for 5 years and every single time I wear it, I get compliments! The brand does an incredible job making timeless pieces for affordable prices. They started out as a denim company and have transformed into one of the top selling apparel brands in the US.
If you’re following other bloggers on Instagram, you’ve definitely seen these jackets! Most BlankNYC jacket’s are over $100, and when I saw this one I threw it on my gift list. It’s the perfect gift at the lowest price point I’ve seen these at for being new! It also comes in four colors (all four are seen below). You can’t go wrong with any of them but I prefer black for gifts to be safe.
Target Slippers $19 OR BP Slippers $29
Over cyber week, Loft had a sale on THESE slippers for $12 and they sold out completely. I must have had 50 girls buy them through my link. That tells me they loved the style! I was able to find two similar pair for $19 and $30, and they’d be a great addition to the PJ set above! Here’s a few recommendations under $40 below.