48 Non-Obvious Gifts That Cost Less Than $100

48 Non-Obvious Gifts That Cost Less Than $100

By Samantha Daly
We’ve searched far and wide for products that will please even the hardest to shop for.

From indulgent cashmere pants to the perfect sling bag, these gift ideas will let them know you care without draining your bank account.

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2021 Stendig Calendar
Designed by Massimo Vignelli in 1966, the Stendig Calendar was immediately added to the Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Riedel Vinum Pinot Noir Wine Glasses, Set of 2
Perfect for enjoying your favorite vintage, these elegant glasses are designed to enhance each wine’s unique character. Made in Germany from high-quality crystal, Riedel glasses are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning. Set includes two glasses.
Stelton EM77 Vacuum Jug
The perfect marriage of form and function, this striking vacuum jug has stood the test of time as an icon of Danish design. Award-winning designer Erik Magnussen created the jug nearly 40 years ago, and it still looks fresh and contemporary with clean lines and balanced proportions.
Aesop The Chance Companion
Our signature hand wash and a skin-softening body balm. Housed in a recycled paper pulp case, with modernist short stories by Katherine Mansfield.
Urbanears Plattan 2 Bluetooth Headphones
Plattan 2 Bluetooth combines the iconic Plattan design with 30+ hours of wireless playtime for our most liberating listening experience yet. ...
Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
Inspired by the luxurious feel of our Super-Plush Towels, our Super-Plush Robe is made of combed, long-staple Turkish cotton and has a substantial 380 GSM weight.
The Milk Bar Sampler
Have a little bit of everything! This sampler pack of classic Milk Bar treats gives you a taste of the greats, from a 3-pack each of our dreamy rainbow-vanilla B'Day Cake Truffles and Chocolate B'Day Cake Truffles and one of each cookie to a single slice of ooey-gooey Milk Bar Pie — all packaged in...
Vitra Rotary Tray
The Rotary Tray is a contemporary rendering of the classic etagere by Jasper Morrison. Thanks to its simple shape and subtle colors, the Rotary Tray complements any interior style and lends itself to many different uses.
Morihata International Lana Extra Soft Cotton Slippers
Slippers in the softest cotton.  The softest, comfiest slippers are made from Japanese cotton. Put these on and keep your feet warm and padded, but we'll warn you, you will not want to take them off come bedtime.
SIN Duo Candlestick
Double flicker. If you’re not already a groupie for this candlestick’s cousin get ready to be twice as taken. This little unglazed terracotta beaut has an unusual coiled structure that looks almost as if it’s hovering above the surface. And, let’s face it, two lights are always better than one.
Raawii Strøm Jug
Designer Nicholai Wiig Hansen drew inspiration for his bright Raawii Strøm Jug (2016) from still lifes by Danish modernist artist Vilhelm Lundstrøm, evoking the vibrant color palette found in much of Lundstrøm’s work.
Sömn 100% Organic Cotton Bath Towel
Overwhelming comfort and protection for your skin. Prepare yourself for the unprecedented sensation of 100% organic cotton “thick yet soft” eco towel. A Japanese towel that is not only overwhelmingly sensuous but absorbent at the same time.
Flint and Tinder French Terry Sweat Shorts
Flint and Tinder’s softest shorts—built from the perfect midweight French terry. Sweats were first built for sport—for football and baseball players in the ‘30s taking the field in see-your-own-breath type of weather.
Architectmade Gemini Candle Holder
Inspired by the beauty of possibility, Gemini (1967) is a perfect marriage of form and function, distinguished by clean lines and simple purity, highlighted by several different color options. Use one as a standalone, or arrange multiples in endless combinations. Candle not included.
OSEA Essential Hydrating Oil
Plump skin and smooth fine lines with our cult favorite face oil. Jojoba + Macadamia Oils flood skin with essential fatty acids and all-day moisture. An uplifting blend of eight skin boosting essential oils delivers radiant skin. Layer over makeup during the day to soften the look of fine lines.
Parachute Oversized Knit Throw
An everyday staple piece, this easy oversized throw is made for movie nights, afternoon naps and mornings on the patio. Knit from natural Turkish cotton in a cozy rib pattern, it’s like a sweater for your bed or sofa.
Areaware Stacking Planter
The Stacking Planter discretely integrates both a planter and saucer into one form. Lift out the bottom ring to reveal a hidden saucer.
Commune: Designed in California
Commune was established in Los Angeles in 2004 by four like-minded souls—Roman Alonso, Steven Johanknecht, Pamela Shamshiri, and Ramin Shamshiri—with a common mission: to enhance life through design and to blur the lines between disciplines, eras, and styles.
Brightland The Duo
Paired together to balance and round out your kitchen, Brightland’s AWAKE is made for slow days and cozy nights, while ALIVE is made for fare that fuels active days.
Manduka Enlight Rectangular Bolster
With its space-saving rectangular shape, Manduka’s enlight™ Rectangular Bolster features 30% recycled fiber-fill to create a firm cushion that provides superior support and cushioning.
Helix Weighted Blanket
Premium Soothing Design: Gridded internal stitching pattern for uniform distribution of find-grade glass beads.
Copper Cow Coffee The Holiday Sippings Bundle
Our most festive pairing of lattes wrapped in one package: Classic, Ginger, Pumpkin Spice, Peppermint Candy Cane, Churro, and Chai Tea.
Tatcha Dewy Skin Cream
A rich cream that feeds skin with plumping hydration and antioxidant-packed Japanese purple rice for a dewy, healthy glow. Ideal for dry skin, but can be used on normal skin for those who prefer a richer texture.
Brim Conical Burr Grinder
Enjoy full flavor coffee with fresh, perfectly ground beans. This high-performance conical grinder by Brim offers a quick and precise ground with five settings ranging from coarse to fine.
Parachute Suede Slippers
Stylish slippers are staple footwear these days. Made of genuine suede and lined with warm shearling wool, these cozy house shoes are perfect for all-day lounging. Pair with our Waffle Lounge Set to complete the look.
Quince Mongolian Cashmere Sweatpants
The classic sweatpant elevated in Grade-A cashmere.
Potluck Utensil Set
Keep it simple. Twelve no-frills tools for prepping your ingredients and serving your meals. Professional-quality construction for years of reliable use. This tightly-curated set has you covered for countless kitchen tasks, but doesn’t include anything that you won’t use. It’s just right.
Iittala Nappula Set of 2 Candleholders
The long and the short of a lovely modern table setting. The Iittala Nappula Set of 2 Candleholders includes one tall and one short powder coated steel candleholder. They are graphic, modern pieces, each with a wide, rounded base evocative of a button (or "nappula," in Finnish).
Purist Collective Founder 32oz - Union Top
The reusable canteen that’s fresh no matter the beverage. Every time.  Whatever beverage of choice you might have, it should taste perfect every time.
Vitruvi Essential Oil Set
Fill your home with the subtle aroma of essential oils with this holistic set, which includes our four most popular scents: Lavender: A soothing, floral best seller – perfect for use before bedtime. Spruce: Woodsy and earthy, it grounds and invigorates.
Iittala Graphics Mug Set - GWP
The Graphics Mug Set by Iittala pairs the black and white illustrations of the Shaped/Shifted mug by Christopher DeLorenzo, USA with the colorful illustration by Merjin Hos, Netherlands Distortion mug. Both using shapes from nature creating a perfect pairing.
Click & Grow Smart Garden 3
Fresh herbs can truly elevate any dish. For those who don’t have a green thumb, Click & Grow can grow, water and nurture your herbs for you (all you have to do it is plug it in and fill the water tank one in a while).
HAY PC Portable Lamp
The freestanding PC Portable Lamp (2019) features robust ABS plastic construction with a scratch- and water-resistant matte finish, high-efficiency LED bulb and rechargeable battery, giving you the flexibility and freedom to move it anywhere.
Parachute Cloud Cotton Robe
Lounge like you mean it. Soft, light and luxurious, this super comfy robe features fluffy 2-ply gauze, a snug waist tie and two hidden side pockets. Made from premium 100% long-staple Turkish cotton and designed to have a relaxed, comfortable fit.
Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack
Whether you’re an avid explorer or just like to keep things hands-free on the regs, The Ace Fanny Pack is your perfect companion. This waterproof neoprene pack has an adjustable strap, so you can decide how high or low your wearing style wants to go. The front and main pockets are perfect for...
Lunya Washable Silk Pillowcase
100% silk (front), 100% woven cotton (back). Machine wash cold like colors, lay flat to dry.
Fellow Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle
Meet Clyde, a sleek update to a stovetop staple. High-grade stainless steel for the best build quality, a large 1.7 liter boiling capacity, and a two-tone harmonic whistle for a unique alert.
Bellroy Hide & Seek Wallet
The Hide & Seek Wallet is a natural starting point for those looking to slim their wallet. It's conventional, yet loaded with hidden features and compartments that will Houdini away your extra bulk.
Bellocq Solid Brass Candle
Light up our lives. In our book, you can never have too many candles (especially if they come in a snazzy brass tin you can repurpose as a vase). These lovely mood-setters are inspired by the scent of Bellocq’s signature tea blends including mint and black varieties.
Herman Miller: A Way of Living
A chronicle of the rich history of this innovative furniture company, from its founding in the early twentieth century to today.
Food52 x GreenPan Nonstick Skillet (Set of 2)
The total package.  In the words of our co-founder Amanda Hesser, "Many nonstick pans are appealingly affordable but not at all visually appealing.

Snowe Dinner Bowls
Think of our dinner bowl as the dinner plate’s curvaceous cousin. All the versatility for everyday use, with just the right assets worth flaunting.
Alessi Noe Wine Rack
Wine storage that really clicks. The Alessi Noe Wine Rack is a modular wine rack that, when put together, resembles an upside down bunch of grapes.
Heller Rainbow Mugs
Massimo Vignelli’s iconic dinnerware won the prestigious Compasso d’Oro Award in 1964 and, in 1971, became the first product made by a company called Heller, now an international furniture manufacturer responsible for introducing the Bellini Chair, Frank Gehry outdoor furniture and other icons of...
Huckberry Whiskey International Mountains - Set of 4
Our best-selling whiskey glasses go international.  While there's nothing quite like taking a swig from a beat-up flask at the top of a mountain, it's unrealistic to think we can experience that exact moment every Thursday at 7 pm. Thankfully, there's Whiskey Peaks to help channel that same...

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