25 Christmas Gifts Under $50

By Natasha Van Der Laan
15th Dec 2015

Christmas Gift Ideas Under 50

The festive season can cause havoc to your bank account. You want to be a gift-giving legend but you also need to be able to put food on the table come January. 

So what on earth do you buy your co-worker, your Uncle Dave or your Tinderfella without breaking the budget?

Fear not! The Urban List is here to save the day. To help you tick off your Christmas shopping list and leave you with money in the bank, we’ve put together a Christmas gift guide that give you change from a fiddy dollar note. 

1. All females really want for Christmas is an Ecoya candle. This one smells like Christmas or fresh pine needles, to be exact. | $49.95 

2. You can still get designer gearz on the cheap. Your sister will love Ruby’s pink coin purse. It’s also available in navy. | $45 

3. Don’t underrate socks as a Christmas gift—especially if it’s Happy Socks we’re talking about. This polka dot number will bring joy to the footsies of the man in your life. | $25 

4. For a sweet as Christmas, head no further than your favourite Auckland café. Little & Friday has created a biscuit gift tin containing an assortment of biscuits, including raspberry and coconut chocolate dipped macaroons and peanut brittle. | $49 

5. Ensure your man or lady is beach-ready this summer with a fresh pair of Havaianas. | $35 and $39 

6. Your friend still tagging you in Hotline Bling vids? Shut them up once and for all with a Drake Christmas card.| $5.90 

7. You really can’t go wrong with anything from Lush. This comfort and joy gift set will bring your bestie exactly that—comfort and joy! | $43.90 

8. Whether it’s your boyfriend, mum or cousin you’re shopping for, everyone loves a bit of Dan Carter. Grab them a copy of his newly released autobiography. | $49.99 

9. Show your boss you rate him with a Superman chair cape. | $39.99 

10. Give your boyfriend the hint that it’s time to shave with Triumph & Disaster old-fashioned shave cream. | $33 

11. Treat Uncle Dave to a whiskey on the rocks—literally—with this rockin’ gift. | $45 

12. No Christmas gift guide would be complete without mention of chocolate. Donovans Chocolates make the finest in Aotearoa. Their Christmas gift range features chocolate sea salt caramels. | $9

13. Rumour has it bike shorts are cool with teen girls these days. We like these pink Nike pro shorts. | $50

14. Meanwhile, snapbacks are cool with teen boys. This Stussy hat won’t cost you your first-born child. Your younger bro will love it. | $39.99 

15. Take a page out of the Kardashian’s book and buy your loved one a Ferrari. This remote-controlled Ferrari has an affordable price tag and is the perfect gift for dudes of all ages. | $39.99 

16. Bluebells Cakery is getting behind the Christmas spirit with a selection of tasty gift packs. Their six-pack of cupcakes will delight colleagues and in-laws alike. | $36 

17. Share the Christmas joy with the baby in your life with Pebble Child’s cheery Santa rattle. It’s the perfect first Christmas gift. | $25.50 

18. You can buy K-Dub designer wares for less than 50 bux this Christmas. Your sister/aunty/bestie/mum/flattie will love this Karen Walker filigree mug. It’s available from The Department Store. | $25 

19. Brothers and lovers alike will love this super fly Herschel toiletries bag. | $49.99 

20. Bring tears to the book-lovers with Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. They’ve already read it? Grab them the sequel. | $26 and $37 

21. Is your friend in love with the coco? Get them a coconut goodness pack from Ecostore | $49.99 

22. Treat the little man in your life to a Minti hero tee and matching pants | $39.95 and $39.95

23. Your little lady will shine bright in this singlet dress from Hello Stranger | $45

24. Make sure the family dog gets some Christmas lovin’ with a mistletoe hat. Punker up, Max! | $19.87

25. Let’s be honest, your cat will most likely hate this plush Santa suit, but they’ll look super cute in it and that’s all that matters, right? | $22.98 

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