The most charming gifts under $100
You’re probably here because you’re looking for something special for those who were extra nice this year. Lucky them. Having trouble figuring out what to actually get? We’re here to inspire with suggestions for the perfect gift that fits within your $50 to $100 budget, from luxurious beauty products to stunning home decor. Feel free to take all the credit.
Aesop The Forager set, $60, aesop.com
The joy of this self-care set goes beyond the heavenly citrus-infused body wash and balm from the Australian brand that’s featured by the sink in every celebrity’s house tour. It is responsible for a $100,000 AUD (approx. $92,000 CAD) donation to Photographers Without Borders, a global advocacy program that uses storytelling to inspire change in the world, regardless of how many kits are sold.
Biko ring, $145 for two, ilovebiko.com
Perfect for everyday wear, either on its own, worn as a pair or fully stacked, this 14k-gold-plated ring is from Canadian brand Biko’s Molten Pearl collection. Each piece is hand-cast from a freshwater pearl, resulting in the subtle wavy shape.
Chanel eye palette, $80, chanel.com
In celebration of the iconic fragrance turning the big 1-0-0, Chanel has designed a limited-edition collection of No. 5 eyeshadow (and a lipstick one, too). It’s a collectible item any beauty fan would appreciate.
Papier notebook, $69, papier.com
A daily planner covered in upcycled leather and adorned with tiny croissants is just the thing for that friend who tends to flake (but also has a sense of humour).
Love and Lore pyjama set, $99, indigo.ca
It doesn’t get more classic than gifting a pair of PJs during the holidays. This year, skip the tartan and up their sleepwear game with this cheetah-printed cotton set that looks extremely expensive in a quirky way.
Hermès nail polish in Vert Écossais, $63, hermes.com
We all know some of the best things come in small packages, especially small orange packages.
Keurig mini coffee maker, $80, keurig.ca
This single-serve coffee maker is slender and compact, allowing anyone to brew a good cup (using recyclable K-cup pods) in the comfort of their own dorm room, office or studio.
Merit Tinted Lip Oil Set, $96, meritbeauty.com
Merit’s limited-edition lip oil set (in four new shades) is perfect for splitting up into individual stocking stuffers — or as one delightful present for that friend who needs all the lip colour options.
Caudalie Vinoperfect Instant Brightening Solution Set, $95, caudalie.com