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Holiday Gifts 2017

5 Gifts You Should NEVER Give...And 5 That You Def Should

The holidays are right around the corner, and that means searching the internet for the best gifts, which for us is always a challenge. Between figuring out who to buy a gift for (like do you get your brother’s bae a gift or how about your coworkers?), all the gift guides, and selecting the ONE thing that someone will love can be overwhelming. To help you out, we’re here to eliminate 5 things you should NOT give someone and the 5 gifts you definitely should.

Here are the DON’Ts

Boring White Socks

Socks might be one of the least thoughtful gifts out there, maybe behind a gift card but we will get to that one later. I mean most people can buy themselves socks so I’m not sure we can even categorize this as a gift.

Get the MOTHER DENIM | OFFICIAL ONLINE STORE from Mother Denim for $24.

Get yourself these funny AF socks, because you shouldn’t take yourself too seriously all the time!

Strongly Holiday Themed

When you’re gifting to a coworker, an acquaintance, or someone you don’t know too well, it’s better to stay away from specific Holiday themed gifts. Your nice gesture might end up offending someone, and that’s the last thing you need, I’m I right!?

Find more products from for $9.99.

Save this cute Running On Coffee Mug from Kirklands for yourself and use it all season long.

Generic Body Lotion

This is just a no. Nothing says I don’t know you or don’t care about you like generic lotion gift sets. Only get this if you’re trying to send someone a message…

Get the : Hand Cream Therapy Set : Beauty from Amazon for $7.95.

Your Grandma might like these lotions, but that's about it.

The Cheapest Bottle Of Wine Possible

We all know that pink bottle of moscato was $1.99. We all watch is collect dust at Duane Reade and we all don’t buy it for a reason. It sucks. Don’t buy it unless you literally hate the person.

Get the Barefoot Cellars Pink Moscato from for $4.77.

The only circumstance in which you should buy this is for your friend who pretends to drink wine.

Dieting Gifts

You should never give someone an ice cream lock. Period. No one needs that kind of negativity in their life.

Get the Ben & Jerry's Euphori-Lock Ice Cream Pint Combination Lock Protector - Ben And Jerrys Lock - from Amazon for $35.95.

Get yourself this Ben & Jerry's Euphori-Lock Ice Cream Pint Lock from Amazon lock if you are looking to save yourself from eating the whole pint!

Kitchen Appliances

Let’s be real; no one wants a kitchen appliance for a gift. Unless someone specifically asks for a blender or toaster then don’t get one.

Get the Smeg Blender from Williams-Sonoma for $249.95.

Get yourself this cute Smeg Blender retro pink blender from Williams-Sonoma.

Here are the DOs

Fun Jewelry

Jewelry is always a good gift option. Your friend loves statement earrings?! Then find a pair she would love. Maybe she is more minimalist with jewelry? Then get her a sleek and simple ring. The options for jewelry are endless tbh!

Get the Sienna Earrings- Amber Sceats from for $189.00.

Luxury Candles

Luxury candles are a no-brainer when it comes to gift giving. Your pal will love the high-quality and thoughtfulness of this gift. Especially in the colder months when lighting candles and snuggling is the best way to spend a night in!

Find more products from Bergdorf Goodman. for $70.

Gift this limited edition Feu d'agrumes (Fiery Orange) Scented Candle from Diptyque because French candles are fancier and therefore cooler.

Women Power Gifts

Every woman is powerful so for your friend who is all about freeing the nipple they will love a feminist-themed gift. We all should be feminist, DUH!

Find more products from Need Supply Co.. $60.

Gifts That Match Their Personality

Taking into consideration the personality of the person you are gifting is probably the most important thing to do! You aren’t going to give the bookworm the same gift as the fitness freak, would you? Well, we hope not! If your friend is the life of the party, then your gift to her should reflect just that!

Get the jumbo disco ball tumbler - 4 pack from for $50.


As young adults, it can be hard to find the money to decorate your home. Between the miss matched furniture and all IKEA everything, giving a homeware gift that’s a little more polished is always welcomed!

Get the Jan Burtz Porcelain Heart Dishes from ABC Carpet & Home for $48.

Gifting these Porcelain Heart Dishes from abc carpet & home will definitely put you one someone’s good side.

Shop them all in the collection below!

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