50 Christmas gifts under $50

(Clockwise from top left) Knot bangle watch set, $29.90, from Zalora.sg; beanie, $26.90, from Topman; shirt, $34.90, from Zalora.sg; Laneige Spade Makeup Palette, $49; Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Kiss & Love Rouge Pur Couture, $49, and sequinned skirt,
(Clockwise from top left) Knot bangle watch set, $29.90, from Zalora.sg; beanie, $26.90, from Topman; shirt, $34.90, from Zalora.sg; Laneige Spade Makeup Palette, $49; Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Kiss & Love Rouge Pur Couture, $49, and sequinned skirt, $24.90, from H&M.PHOTOS: TOPSHOP, H&M, ZALORA YVES SAINT LAURENT BEAUTE, LANEIGE

1 Pyjama set with Ken doll print, $46.90, from Topshop, B2-01 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, tel: 6509-8602

This kitschy print set will keep one cool on warm nights.


2 Crossbody bag, $29.90, from H&M outlets, including Orchard Building, 1 Grange Road, tel: 6235-1459

Made of polyester, this measures 18x12cm. Comes in black too.


3 Knot bangle watch set, $29.90, from Zalora.sg

This watch-and-bangle set is a great way for time-strapped women to accessorise in a snap.


4 "Elfie Selfie" sweater, $39, from H&M

A cheeky sequinned sweater for the selfie addict. Made of nylon and alpaca wool.


5 Double star leather pendant, $46, from Blitheandmerry.com

This double-star leather pendant by local accessory brand Blithe & Merry can be layered or worn separately.


6 Coin pouch with Snoopy colour print, $49, from LeSportsac, B1-12A Ion Orchard, tel: 6634-7969

A cute pouch for the young at heart.


7 Sequinned skirt, $24.90, from H&M

This heavily sequinned skirt is a guaranteed showstopper.


8 Brass pendant locket on a gold-plated chain, $42, from Naiise.com

This vintage-looking pendant opens up to reveal a photo of that someone special.


9 Handkerchief set from Oh Pioneers, $14.90, from Megafash.com

This 100-per-cent natural cotton hankie set comes in a set of three, with various typography designs in red and white.


10 Status Anxiety Phoebe leather purse in purple, $49, from Naiise.com

This purse has two compartments for your mobile phone, cards and cash. It also fits an iPhone 4.


11 Dark Brand men's bermudas, $25, from Megafash.com

A fun pair of bermudas made of thick canvas fabric with an elastic waistband and drawstring closure.


12 Baggu bag, $14.90, from Gallery & Co at National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road, tel: 6385-6683

Put a smile on someone's face with this smiley-print nylon bag.


13 Polymer clay necklace in speckled pumpkin, $45, from Shop.knack-knack.co

Support home-grown craftsmen with this piece by local accessories brand Knack.


14 Men's scarf shawl, $39.95, from Esprit, 01-73 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, tel: 6376-9776

This distressed-looking cotton scarf gives the perfect, worn-in vibe.


15 Knitted beanie with yellow pom pom, $26.90, from Topman

The playful yellow pom pom on this acrylic-yarn beanie will brighten up the gloomiest winter's day.


16 Pins & Tins fortune cat collar pin, $15, from Rockstar Singapore, 03-08 Orchard Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road, tel: 6836-8201

Gift some good luck with this chained-collar pin.


17 Aldo Asiliri Bracelet, $25, from Aldo, 01-07 Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road, tel: 6336-2533

This bracelet goes well with almost any outfit.


18 Blue paper bag clutch, $24, from Pomelofashion.com

Made of coated organic paper and comes with a zipper and magnetic-button closure.


19 Drifter foldaway tote bag in tropical bamboo print, $44.90, from The General Store, 38 Arab Street

Pop this rolled-up nylon bag into a handbag for last-minute shopping trips - it opens out to 45x50cm.


20 Metal filigree necklace, $49.90, from Topshop

The detail on each hexagonal metal plate is as delicate as a snowflake.


21 Men's short-sleeve shirt with patterned hem, $34.90, from Zalora.sg

For the guy who likes his shirts a little different, this cotton one features a mandarin collar and contrast print hem.


22 Wooden unicorn brooch, $15, from Rockstar Singapore

Give this brooch as it is or customise it by painting on it.


23 Men's red and blue wallet, $34.90, from Naiise.com

This slim nylon and leather case has four compartments to keep cards organised.


24 Rhinestone earrings, $19, from Pomelofashion.com

Those into quirky accessories will love this pair of faux pearl and rhinestone earrings.


25 Case Scenario marble-look cases for iPhone 6, $39, and 6 Plus, $49, from ante at Tangs Plaza Level 3, 310 Orchard Road, tel: 6737-5500

A cool marble print on a hard plastic shell.


26 Pocket square with anchor print, $15.90, from Benjamin Barker, 02-420/421 Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, tel: 6336-0065

A cotton pocket square is always a good idea for a dapper gentleman friend.


27 T-shirt with Star Wars print, $35.90, from Celio from Monday, 01-327 Suntec City, tel: 6337-9498

Join the Star Wars craze with this printed cotton-polymer blend T-shirt. Just pick a side.


28 Cyclist cufflinks, $35, from Benjamin Barker

Made of stainless steel, this is perfect for the cycling enthusiast.


29 Reversible headband from A Bathing Ape with camouflage print, $50, from Limited Edt from Dec 12, 04-13 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road, tel: 6834-4904

For your gym buddy who wants to look good while working out.


30 Alba fringe earrings, $25 each pair, from Edit Lifestyle, Tudor Court, 137 Tanglin Road, tel: 6836-5686

A statement-making pair for someone who is always the life of the party.

31 Burt's Bees Outdoor Adventures, $24, from Sephora stores, including L1-05/06 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, tel: 6509-8255

A handy kit for a winter holiday. The ointment soothes dry and cracked skin, the vitamin E-enriched beeswax lip balm moisturises lips, the cuticle cream ensures nails do not dry out and the two sachets of treatment mask will keep skin supple.


32 Butter London Password Please nail art set, $38, from Sephora stores

A set of nude, pink and deep purple nail polish with three complementary bottles of glitter overcoat polish.


33 Innisfree 2015 Christmas Nail Set, $14, from Innisfree stores, including B2-34/35 Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 391 Orchard Road, tel: 6733-6728

A trio of red and glitter polish, with two sets of Christmas motif nail decals.


34 The Body Shop Sparkler Golden Shimmer, $39.90, from The Body Shop stores, including B1-37 Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, tel: 6734-6050

Made for adding a touch of shimmer on the decolletage and bare shoulders.


35 Crabtree & Evelyn Windsor Forest Home Fragrance Candle, $50, from Crabtree & Evelyn boutiques, including B1-29 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, tel: 6337-2474

This scented candle smells just like Christmas - it has an accord of fir needle, spruce, pine, holly and juniper berries.


36 Laura Mercier Creme De La Creme Luxe Body Cleanser Collection, $45, from Laura Mercier counters, including Tangs Orchard Level 1, 310 Orchard Road, tel: 6733-8130

An indulgent set of delicious- smelling, dessert-themed shower creams.


37 Handmade Heroes Christmas Mint Gift Set, $49.90, from Handmade-heroes.com

An all-natural beauty set made up of a minty rice body scrub, a cocoa-flavoured lip scrub and a lip balm.


38 Fresh Sugar Desire set, $42, from Fresh boutiques, including B3-45/46/47 Ion Orchard

This set prepares lips for puckering up under the mistletoe. The Sugar Lip Polish exfoliates, while the Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy plumps up the pout.


39 Fragonard Rose Ambre Soap Set, $50, from Rue Madame, 03-13C Takashimaya Shopping Centre

The set comprises a bar of perfumed soap and a vividly patterned soap dish.


40 Etude House Snowy Dessert Ginger Cookie Contour Maker, $23.90, from Etude House stores, including B2-30 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road, tel: 6238-0445

Do not mistake this cute gingerbread man-embossed bronzer for a cookie.


41 Tarte Shine Bright Statement Lash Essentials set, $34, from Sephora stores

Widen those peepers with a crystal-encrusted lash curler. The set comes with a travel-sized tube of mascara.


42 Sephora The All-In-One Brush Set, $36, from Sephora stores

A trio of essential brushes for applying blush, bronzer and eyeshadow.


43 Chanel Le Vernis Rouge Noir, $38, from Chanel counters, including B2-43 Ion Orchard, tel: 6634-5500

This iconic black-red cherry garnet nail polish is 20 years old this year, but it is still a hot favourite.


44 Maison Kitsune For Shu Uemura Tricolor-in-a-blink False Eyelashes, $34, from Shu Uemura counters, including B2-40/41 Ion Orchard, tel: 6509-8931

Drama-mama friends will love these striking false lashes.


45 Algenist Kiss & Wink Collection, $35, from Sephora stores

An anti-ageing lip balm and eye cream travel set for the jetsetter.


46 Kiehl's Santa's Favourite set, $35, from Kiehl's counters, including Tangs Orchard Level 1, tel: 6732-5394

Worth $43, the set has a 250ml bottle of Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash and a 90g bar of Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap.


47 Diptyque mini scented candles, $44 each, from Escentials, 03-02/05 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, tel: 6737-2478

These fragranced candles will put anyone in the right mood to relax.


48 Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Kiss & Love Rouge Pur Couture, $49 each, from YSL Beaute counters, including B2-34 Ion Orchard, tel: 6509-7423

Five shades of limited-edition lipsticks - four popular ones and a new, deep dark red - come carved with pretty lip motifs.


49 Philosophy Twinkling Snowflake Trio Set, $45, from Philosophy counters, including B2-03A Takashimaya Shopping Centre, tel: 6733-9020

Feel festive - even in the shower - with this collection of snow- themed shimmering bath gels.



PHOTOS: TOPSHOP, H&M, ZALORA, LESPORTSAC, NAIISE, MEGAFASH, GALLERY & CO, KNACK KNACK CO, MEN ESPRIT, ROCKSTAR SINGAPORE, ALDO, POMELO FASHION.COM, THE GENERAL STORE, CASE SCENARIO, BENJAMIN BARKER, CELIO, BATHING APE, EDIT LIFESTYLE, BURT'S BEES, BUTTER LONDON, INNISFREE, THE BODY SHOP, CRABTREE & EVELYN, LAURA MERCIER, HANDMADE HEROES, FRESH, FRAGONARD, ETUDE HOUSE, TARTE, SEPHORA, CHANEL, SHU UEMURA, ALGENIST, KIEHL'S, DIPTYQUE, YVES SAINT LAURENT BEAUTE, PHILOSOPHY, LANEIGE

50 Laneige Spade Makeup Palette, $49, from Laneige counters, including B3-66A Ion Orchard, tel: 6509-8872

A value-for-money set with two easy-to-wear eyeshadows, two bright liquid lipsticks and a bottle of red nail lacquer.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2015, with the headline '50 PRESENTS UNDER $50 FASHION GIFTS'. Print Edition | Subscribe