The Best White Elephant Gifts

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With only days left before the start of Christmas and Kwanzaa (Hanukkah is happening now), you're probably pondering the perfect gift idea for that 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. 

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 among all the epic holiday deals and steals. Shoppers can stock up on budget-friendly items from Amazon’s Holiday DashMacy's, Sephora, Nordstrom, Etsy, Walmart and other major retailers. Stores 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. And whether you're trying to beat the holiday shipping deadlines or find a retailer or store that's offering curbside pickup, this online shopping season makes it easy to get everything on your list safely.

We rounded up a bunch of items at great prices under $10, under $20, under $50 and under $100 -- perfect for last minute shopping. 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.

Check out all of ET's Top Picks for the Best Gift Ideas in our Holiday Gift Guide 2020.

Under $10

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. 

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

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

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

Choose this BaubleBar pearl initial hair pin for the fashionable one on your list. 

Under $20

These days, everyone needs a quality hand cream or salve -- and this one comes with a gift!

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. 

A set of six reusable straws made from anodized aluminum. The colorful metallic straws also come with a cleaning brush. 

Under $50 

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

Amazon's most popular and affordable smart speaker and smart home hub, the Echo Dot (4th Gen) is $45.

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.

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 an HD streaming device that includes the Alexa Voice Remote with power and volume buttons. Just plug this into your TV to access tens of thousands of channels, including Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV and HBO.

Want to give yourself some extra care overnight? Be sure to grab Drunk Elephant's NightBright duo, which features two of the brand's best-selling products: the Virgin Luxury Marula Facial Oil and the T.L.C. Frambroos Glycolic NIght Serum.

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

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

These Kate Spade New York That Sparkle Princess Cut Large Studs are the perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite lady.
$34 (REGULARLY $48)

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.

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. 

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

Nude Glass
These stunning crystal glasses come in a set of four. They are a great gift for whiskey drinkers or anyone who loves fancy drinkware. 

Under $100  

Serene House
The Serene House Supernova Electric Aromatherapy Diffuser disperses a relaxing scented mist of essential oils. It has a decorative ceramic cover and built-in timer and automatic shut-off. 

The Sephora Holiday Perfume Sampler Set is the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the beauty-obsessed lady in your life.
A $124 VALUE

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.

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.

Lingua Nigra
Lingua Nigra is all about handcrafted jewelry that boasts beautiful, organic, sculptural shapes like these stunning cut-out, etched earrings. 

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

Sunbasket Meal Kit
Whether you want keto, paleo, gluten-free or vegetarian meals, Sunbasket will ship healthy dinners packed with organic ingredients and delicious flavors straight to your door. And with Fresh & Ready meals (which are $9 per serving), you can order individual meal options to eat for lunch, dinner or any time you want a quick and easy meal. But if you're planning to cook for the night, select at least two weekly dinner meal kit 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 Sunbasket a top contender for those who want to spend more time at the dinner table and less time in the kitchen.


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