Paying top dollar to keep up with the latest fashion trends can be exhausting. Similar to technology, new garments flow out each season to brush aside the previous season’s styles, making it costly and tiring to always keep up with the next big looks. Luckily for your dapper nearest-and-dearest, there is a wide array of affordable fashion-forward gifts that are sure to put a smile on their face this holiday season without busting your wallet. So without further ado, we present to you a guide full of some ideal garments to hand over this December that are plenty stylish while costing under 50 bucks.
‘Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem’ Memoir
The fashion world has seen many memorable faces and figures, but few can boast the same bravado of Dapper Dan. Dive into his inspirational journey along countless walks of life through his memoir.
Art of Play Eames Playing Cards
To keep your friend’s upcoming holiday party in tune with the remainder of his presumably upscale aesthetics, this set of eco-friendly Eames Playing Cards from Art of Play guarantees to take game night up a notch.
Flint and Tinder Fair Isle Socks
There are few holiday gifts more redundant than an over-the-top sweater neighbored by a pair of boring socks. Luckily for you, Flint & Tinder can liven up the latter with these festively warm socks mindfully crafted from recycled cotton.
Baxter of California Cream Pomade
The style below the neck is one thing, but keeping things spiffy atop your head is a game of its own. Thanks to the West Coast-based Baxter of California, whoever you wrap this top-notch pomade for can look forward to an absence of bad hair days through 2022.
Deso Supply Co. Beanie
Swap out your friend’s old Carhartt beanie with a different, but similar, U.S.A.-made stretchy piece of headwear.
Drunk Elephant Beste Jelly Cleanser
As one of the purest facial cleansers on the market, Drunk Elephant’s No. 9 is entirely vegan and will leave your skin unbelievably bright.
Côte&Ciel Black Recycled Leather Wallet
This subtle, eco-cognizant wallet was made in Paris, going to show that something so fashionable has no excuse for being on sale for less than $40. Equipped with a pair of zippers and a cardholder, it’s plenty versatile too.
Taylor Stitch Cotton Hemp Tee
There aren’t many necessities on wishlists around this time of year, as the holiday season is primarily filled to the brim with wants. With that in mind, a plain white t-shirt is always essential, and Taylor Stitch delivers on a mix of cotton and hemp to provide the ideal one.
Calvin Klein Cotton Boxer Brief: 5-Pack
Is there any name in the affordable undergarment community more prominent than Calvin Klein? Absolutely not, and there are countless commercials to thank for that when your giftee is thanking you.
UNIQLO Merino Wool Cardigan
Few things go hand-in-hand with the wintertime better than a cozy cardigan, and UNIQLO crafts one from pure merino wool that garners a genuinely unmatched price tag. Available in a wide variety of colors, tailor it to your friend’s liking.
Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Sweats
Whether it’s working from home or simply sitting by the fire, few garments are more ideal around this time of year than a cozy new pair of fleece sweatpants. Keep those closest to you those warmest, as well.
Aesop The Forager Kit
There are few names, if any, in the self-care circle that parallel Aesop across the board. Their Forager kit is made up of a body cleanser and body balm that anybody could put to use and appreciate.
Hestra Basic Wool Gloves
A good pair of insulated gloves is essential around this time of year, and one of your friends is surely in need of a couple of mitts. On top of that, Hestra uses Shetland wool for their basic pair, providing a luxury feel at a fraction of the cost.
TAION Basic Down Scarf
This luxuriously warm scarf will spark up a ton of conversation whether you’re out on the slopes or walking into your friend’s door before you get too warm and have to take it off.
Stormy Kromer Insulated Waxed Cotton Cap
Very few things say that winter is here more than a hat suitable for the season, and for this, it’s best to look at one of the more renowned names around. The Stormy Kromer cap is legendary and takes on an ideal cold-weather makeover with this insulated rendition.
The Wishlist: 20 Best Gifts for the Dapper Man
While it’s always nice to save a few bucks, it can be just as great to splurge on those closest to you. If you’re looking to go all-out this holiday season, check out our assortment of 20 debonair gifts for the most stylish people in your life.
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