A Secret Santa gift should be something the recipient is happy to unwrap, not one that makes him or her think, “What am I going to do with this?” And you have to admit, most of the time you’re too busy at meeting deadlines and have little time to think about what to get, which means you’re often shopping at the last minute and feeling desperate. Not to worry, we’ve shortlisted 10 items that will definitely bring a smile to your friend’s face this Christmas. Whether you’re looking for something fun or functional or fabulous, here are some stylish options that won’t cost you more than $30.
H&M pyjamas, $17.95
Everyone loves a good pair of pyjamas that they can lounge all day in without looking like a slob. This red co-ord is perfect for rainy days and great to pack on a holiday.
Her Jewellery earrings at Zalora, $22.95
Classic drop earrings that Meghan Markle would wear, these earrings are a great bargain now that they’re on sale. Style them with a chic cocktail dress for nighttime, or wear them with a simple tee-and-jeans combo in the day.
H&M scarf, $14.95
Draping a scarf is a quick and easy way to dress up an outfit. This particular print is sophisticated and elegant without looking too grandmotherly.
Mango cardholder at Zalora, $12.90
Everyone is on the mini bag trend, but not everyone has a tiny wallet to fit in the bag. This sleek and chic cardholder will come in handy for your Secret Santa recipient to keep her essentials. This croc-embossed version even has a zipped compartment that lets her store your notes and coins.
Muji hat, $29
You heard it here first, bucket hats are making a comeback in 2019. This one is stylish and comes in a versatile shade of navy, which means he or she can easily wear it with other neutrals such as white, grey and black.
Pomelo bag at Zalora, $19
The netted bag isn’t going anywhere. To make the bag look more street style than pasar style, choose one in a modern and minimalist colour like white.
Popsocket phone grip at Topshop, $23.90
Everyone needs a good phone grip to take better selfies, especially at Christmas and New Year’s parties. Instead of girly glitter, opt for this super aesthetic marble design that will delight the contemporary woman.
Zara headband, $24.90
Let your recipient show off her beautiful face with a gold turban-inspired headband. Wear it at the beach with a kaftan or style it with statement earrings and jeans, the versatile accessory is a must-have.
Topshop pouch, $19.90
Genuine leather for less than $20? That’s a yes. Soft and buttery leather that will age with time, this luxurious pouch comes in a fun graphic circular shape to keep things interesting.
Zara umbrella, $29.90
Don’t let an ugly umbrella spoil a stylish outfit. This cute umbrella comes with a curved handle and functional cover that your recipient would love.