We all have that person in our circle who adores the finer things in life. Maybe they’re a Taurus, maybe they’re manifesting a luxurious life through their possessions, or maybe they just simply love to feel fancy. Regardless of why they are this way, they’re definitely hard to come up with gift ideas for during the holiday season. After all, how do you buy a showstopping gift for someone in your life with fine taste while still maintaining a budget of your own? Turns out, the answer to this age-old question involves some high-end fuzzy socks and super hydrating French hand cream, among other things.
We’ve rounded up the best affordable gift ideas that still feel super luxurious so that you can find the perfect present for that special person on your list who loves a lavish lifestyle. From satin pajamas to an at-home espresso martini-making kit, there’s bound to be something in here that will charm the pants off of even your toughest friend to shop for. And while you’re at it, you might just want to add some of these to your cart for yourself—who says you don’t deserve a little luxury, too? Here are 20 items that won’t break the bank, but still feel luxe.
Can’t afford a full Barefoot Dreams blanket? No problem—these fuzzy socks are just as cozy as the brand’s signature blanket, with a much more approachable price tag.
High-quality vinegars are one of those gifts that the chef in your life pines over, but never indulges in themselves, which is why this set from Brightland will be an instant hit.
We love just about anything from Quince, and these 14k gold baby hoops are perfect for anyone with a classic taste in jewelry. These are truly timeless.
For the girl in your life who cares deeply about the state of her cuticles, look no further than this iconic Dior nail-strengthening cream, in its signature apricot shade.
Aside from representing the chicest city in the world, this watercolor Eiffel Tower ornament adds je ne sais quoi to any tree with its pastel hues.
Nothing says luxury quite like a pair of satin pajamas, and this set from H&M comes at an unbeatable price point for loungewear of this quality.
Everyone needs a good card case to toss in their bag to keep the basics organized. This leather case from Quince is elevated yet minimal and doesn’t add any bulk to even your smallest bag.
The espresso martini is the favorite drink of any luxury lover. Give them the gift of their favorite beverage at home with this at-home espresso martini infusion kit.
A molcajete and pestle are kitchen luxuries, but this granite version from Target’s Figmint collection is super affordable and effective for cooking all kinds of dishes.
This multi-purpose oil nourishes, softens, and illuminates skin, hair, and nails. Made of 7 precious botanical oils with a fresh floral scent, this is a product they’ll obsess over.
This mug is the ideal gift for the metropolis lover in your life, who will forever romanticize the experience of the holidays in their city. With five different designs, there’s something for everyone.
For the girl on the go who treasures her jewelry collection, this plush velvet organizer comes with convenient slots for her rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.
We’ve all seen mug warmers of various kinds, but this retro style blends vintage inspiration with modern technology in order to deliver perfectly warmed beverages with a classic touch.
A gorgeous French manicure at a fraction of the price of a regular mani? That sounds like the perfect gift for the girl who loves a quiet luxury-inspired nail look.
Nothing says luxurious like super-hydrated skin, which is why this classic shea hand cream from L’Occitane is sure to be an instant hit with beauty lovers.
This stunning monogram trinket dish is perfect for storing jewelry, keepsakes, and little bits and bobs with a bright pop of color in the pattern and a classic gold monogram of your choosing.
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Have someone in your life who totally lived a past life as a glam flapper? These glamorous gold-rimmed coupe glasses will fulfill all of their roaring ’20s dreams.
A high-quality journal is a desktop essential. This fun scalloped spine pattern pops with exciting colors, and can be personalized with your name and choice of dotted, lined, or blank pages.
Daily pampering is easy with this ice roller from Pinch Provisions, which helps to de-stress and de-puff with a sleek minimal design that screams pilates princess.
Threshold x Studio McGee
Studio McGee screams quiet luxury, which is why this Threshold x Studio McGee cheetah print wall art will be a huge hit with any expert interior design lover.