The Best White Elephant Gifts

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With just weeks left before the start of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, you're probably pondering the perfect gift idea for your upcoming gift exchange. Whether you call it a White Elephant gift exchange, Yankee swap or Secret Santa gift party, it's so important to be prepared with just the right gift, even if the get together is happening virtually this year. Black Friday deals are already in full swing, so now's the time to get tackle this part of your holiday shopping before Thanksgiving Day.

Whether you need to arrive with -- or send -- a gag gift or funny gift for a good laugh, a wrapped gift for a lucky recipient taking part in a Secret Santa game, or can get away with a gift card for your gift swap, ET Style is here to help you track down the perfect gift and find something on sale. With the Christmas holiday just a month away, early bird shoppers can stock up on budget-friendly items from Amazon’s Holiday DashMacy's, Sephora, Nordstrom, Etsy, Walmart and other major retailers, for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Retailers are revving up mega-markdowns on tons of holiday gift ideas that include men’s and women’s apparel, clothing for a kid or baby, fun toys, home decor essentials, accessories, sunglasses, jewelry, books, accent furniture, candles, bedding, cookware, beauty itemsstocking stuffers, gifts under $50, gifts under $100, and more. 

Additionally, this is a great opportunity to get your hands on major markdowns and fashion deals from loads of brands including CoachKate Spade, Marc JacobsRebecca Minkoff, Frye, HerschelVera Bradley Levi's, UggAmazon, Forever 21, Lululemon, Nordstrom, REI and Skechers. Plus, it's easy to find a retailer or store that's offering curbside pickup this shopping season so you can still get everything on your list safely.

Whether it's for holiday gifts, birthday presents, gifts for teens, office gifts, stocking stuffers or any other special occasion, we rounded up a bunch of items at great prices. Whether you are shopping for that special someone, or scooping up Christmas presents for friends, family or a coworker, tons of great gift items are just a click away. You'll know you scored a great gift for your holiday party.

Below, find our picks for the best secret santa gift idea.

Under $10

The Wine2Go The Foldable Wine Bottle holds a full bottle of wine and is reusable, flexible and foldable.

Top It Off
This affordable reindeer print face mask, with elastic straps and rubber adjusters, is suitable for ages two and up.

Mudpuppy's Andy Warhol Coloring Book features the iconic pop artist's greatest hits ready to be colored in and customized by people young and old. Adult coloring has been a new fad in stress relief during the pandemic and is the perfect inexpensive gift to give or stocking stuffer for anyone. 

Better Homes & Gardens
An oversized plush velvet blanket that comes in a variety of colors.

Fitted beanies are perfect for chilly weather. 

Under $20

Drunk Elephant
Drunk Elephant Nice to Meet You Bundle
Drunk Elephant
Drunk Elephant Nice to Meet You is a top-notch cleanser and moisturizer skincare bundle that includes a butter cleanser, peptide moisturizer and powder exfoliant. Drunk Elephant is a cult favorite brand of beauty and skincare lovers everywhere because of their commitment to being vegan and cruelty-free.

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Save big on Amazon's most popular and affordable smart speaker and smart home hub, the Echo Dot (4th Gen), now under $30 bucks.

The Kihel's Kiss Me With Kiehl's Full Size Lip Balm #1 Set is a limited-edition lip balm set featuring three full-size lip balms infused with vitamin E for cold weather lip protection.

World Market
World Market But First Coffee Mug
World Market
A matte black stoneware 'But First Coffee' mug for the coffee lover in your life. 

Yinuo Mirror
Scented portable mini tin aromatherapy candles made from soy wax brings a colorful element to any room. 

Rare Beauty
Know someone who is coveting Selena Gomez's new makeup line, Rare Beauty? Gift the limited-edition set that comes with the bestselling Soft Pinch Matte Liquid Blush in Bliss (nude pink) and Gratitude Dewy Lip Balm in Thankful (nude mauve).

Channel Santa Claus with a beard costume face mask. 


Thisworks Sleep On It Set
Thisworks' Sleep On It Set is a trio of products that help bring calm and restoration to your mind and atmosphere with pillow spray, stress check roll on and sleep together calming spray.

Studio Mercantile
Studio Mercantile 10-piece Wooden Tic-Tac-Toe Set
Studio Mercantile
This vintage-inspired wooden tic-tac-toe-set doubles as a great conversation piece. 

Under $50 

Jo Malone London
Jo Malone London Christmas Cracker Set
Jo Malone London
The Jo Malone London Christmas Cracker Set is filled with a trio of miniature treats in fragrant Jo Malone favorites: body cream, hand and body gel and cologne.


Bloomingdale's soft, cotton, triple-layer holiday face masks feature elastic ear loops and a filter pocket.

Marc Jacobs
A compact version of the popular fragrance that fits in your purse, or pocket.   

Kylie Skin
Kylie Skin 4-Piece Mini Skincare Set
Kylie Skin
This set from Kylie Skin is great for trying out the essentials from Kylie Jenner's skincare line, which includes mini sizes of the Foaming Face Wash, Face Moisturizer, Vitamin C Serum and Vanilla Milk Toner. This item could be a good skincare starter kit for teens!

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a HD streaming device which includes the Alexa Voice Remote with power and volume buttons. Just plug this into your TV to get tens of thousands of channels including Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, and HBO.

Herschel Nova Backpack
This Herschel Nova Backpack is designed with dual top carrying handle straps as well as shoulder straps. 

Milk Makeup
This clean beauty kit includes six mini-size Milk Makeup favorites: KUSH Liquid Eyeliner in Loud, Hydro Grip Primer, KUSH High Volume Mascara in Boom, KUSH Clear Brow Gel in Hydro, Watermelon Brightening Serum and Vegan Milk Moisturizer.

firstleaf wine
Joining the Firstleaf wine club starts with a quiz -- a very easy quiz. Just tell them about your wine preferences and they'll create a customized tasting profile, which they'll use to curate your introductory shipment. After that, you can rate the wines they send with a simple thumbs up or thumbs down to refine your tasting profile even further. Every shipment includes six wines and costs $90, including shipping. And if you happen to get a bottle that you're not keen on, the Firstleaf Wine Concierge team will find a replacement on the house. Use the exclusive link below to receive free shipping on your orders for a year. You can get your first six wines now for $39.95 plus shipping (retail price: $112.99).

Alex and Ani
These Alex and Ani Plum Purple Bracelet (Set of 3) are the perfect stocking stuffer or white elephant gift.

Fenty Beauty
Give the gift of Fenty Glow! This limited-edition gift set from Rihanna's Fenty Beauty comes with the Diamond Bomb Highlighter, Cheeks Out Cream Blush and the bestselling Gloss Bomb Lipgloss in gorgeous universal rose nude shades. 

New for 2020, this nail polish collection of 10 minis from OPI will add a festive touch to any beauty routine.

Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York Glitter Airpod Case
Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York
The Kate Spade New York Glitter Airpod Case is the absolute perfect stocking stuffer for your daughter or one of your girls.

Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York That Sparkle Princess Cut Large Studs
Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York
These Kate Spade New York That Sparkle Princess Cut Large Studs are the perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite lady.

Under $100  

Drunk Elephant
Drunk Elephant The Littles 4.0 Kit
Drunk Elephant
The Littles 4.0 skincare kit includes Drunk Elephant favorites: Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser, B-Hydra Hydration Serum, C-Firma Day Serum, T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, Virgin Marula Facial Oil, Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense SPF 30, C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream, and Protini Polypeptide Cream.

Dooney & Bourke
Dooney & Bourke Ostrich Foldover Wallet
Dooney & Bourke
Dooney & Bourke
An elegant, textured wallet featuring the signature Dooney & Bourke nameplate.

Kate Somerville
Kate Somerville Ageless Icons Set
Kate Somerville
The Kate Somerville Ageless Icons Set contains a full-size Kx Active Concentrates Bio-Mimicking Peptides Serum and ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment. To use this dynamic duo: Apply the serum twice a day to your face, eyes and neck, after gently cleansing the skin. The exfoliating treatment should be used once or twice a week, either morning or night.

Sunday Riley
Sunday Riley Bright Young Thing Set
Sunday Riley
Sunday Riley's Bright Young Thing Set includes Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment, Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream and C.E.O. Rapid Flash Brightening Serum. A trio of Sunday Riley's advanced formulas that help fight the appearance of dark spots, discolorations, fine lines and aging to reveal clear skin.

The Sephora Holiday Perfume Sampler Set is the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the beauty obsessed lady in your life.

La Mer
La Mer's Deep Moisture Mini Collection is a limited-edition set of travel-size La Mer favorites to deeply hydrate, soothe and strengthen skin.

meejee Facial Cleansing Massager
Urban Outfitters
The meejee Facial Cleansing Massager is a cleansing device that massages, purifies and revitalizes your skin beneath the surface. It uses a sonic pulses that destroy acne-causing impurities from your pores while stimulating blood circulation.

An 18k gold plated sterling silver bracelet with cubic zirconia.

This elegant celebration complete tea set by Teabloom comes complete with a stovetop safe glass teapot with lid, glass infuser, warmer and candle; four double-wall glass teacups, and 12 flowering teas. 

Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York Something Sparkly Star Mini Pendant
Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade New York
The Kate Spade New York Something Sparkly Star Mini Pendant is the perfect understated necklace for every age and style.

sun basket
Sun Basket
Whether you want keto, paleo, gluten free or vegetarian meals, Sun Basket will ship healthy dinners packed with organic ingredients and delicious flavors straight to your door. Select at least two weekly dinner meal options and then add on items for breakfast, lunch, snacks and more (you can even get specialty meat!). All recipes come with simple cooking or heat-only instructions, making Sun Basket a top contender for those who want to spend more time at the dinner table and less time in the kitchen.

7 Doors Studio
Make holiday baking even more fun with these reindeer hand-painted porcelain measuring spoons. 


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