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Holiday Gifts Under $100

Even the best-intentioned holiday shopper can get disheartened by price tags, overwhelming options and lack of creative ideas. Hold your head up, dearest gift-givers. The holiday season is meant to be cheerful, and the art of clever gifting is something that takes time and perseverance.

If your tree looks dazzling but there’s still an empty space underneath, you’re just steps away from rounding out the perfect holiday setting. Mix things up this year by surprising guests with thoughtful and meaningful presents that don’t break the bank. In one stop to Fashion Valley, you can pick up all the essentials and then some in new stores and beloved shops. So your girlfriend wants the world and you still have zero clue what to get for mom? Snag these top-selling gifts, all under $100.

Discover the top ten gift ideas under $100 from Fashion Valley

Pave Initial Letter Cuff from C. Wonder - $48

Every style-maven needs fresh accessories to keep her fashion moving forward. In the world of glam, there is no such thing as too much bedazzle or too many bracelets. The new and flashy Cuffs from C. Wonder dazzle with a personalized, glittering pave-encrusted initial. Whether she’s layering with other statement pieces or alongside delicate bangles, the personalized gem makes for a gorgeous gift that can slip right inside a stocking.

Seasons Tweetings from LUSH: Fresh Handmade Cosmetics - $35.95

Gifting for a top tweeter? This indulgent gift box is themed just for those social media masters who want to spread some extra love on themselves. Inside the gift box, your Twitter-friend will find five of Lush’s luxurious hand, body and shower products. Say “Seasons Tweetings” with Snowcake, the creamy almond icing scented seasonal soap, or urge them to relax with the limited-edition, lulling lavender Twilight shower gel. Skin stays soft all winter long with the Tiny Hands moisturizer, Ultrabalm multi-purpose balm and Dream Cream body lotion also included.

Speed Stacks StackPack from Geppetto’s - $17.99-$34.99

Give the kiddos something thrilling to play after all the presents are unwrapped and the cake has been eaten. High-speed sport stacking is popular across the globe; now, kids and adults can get in on the game at home with the Speed Stacks StackPack, which includes performance-designed cups for up-and-down stacking in specific patterns. The game set comes with STACKit mat and timer, training DVD and 12 cups. Ready, set, STACK! For ages 5 and up.

Adult Snowman Apron & Child Snowman Apron from Sur la Table - $30-$35

Mastering the kitchen starts with nailing down the look. The adorable Snowman Apron for adults and matching mini-size for kids from Sur la Table brings holiday cheer to cooking with a special vintage styling. The festive apron is decorated with red gingham trim and snowflakes on a soft cotton cream-colored top. A smiling snowman, decorative tree and wrapped gift box accent the look, as two pockets help make cooking a breeze. Plus, the little ones can flaunt their own version with a matching look.

Paz-ciencia Ring from Uno de 50 - $89

Gifting the right jewelry isn’t always easy. Silver tends to be a universally appealing look, and the Paz-ciencia unisex ring from Uno de 50 makes a statement for anyone working to spread the peace. This silver-plated, metal alloy ring will get second glances as the delicately crafted peace sign shows off a unique passion for the world’s well-being. (pictured below)

Wool Tassel Throw from C. Wonder - $98

For comfort-seekers and ultimate snugglers, these Wool Tassel Throws make stay-in movie nights look stylishly chic. Cozy up to the soft wool with a cup of spiked coffee on a rainy day. When not in use, the throws make for vibrant accents in any room. Folded over a chair or on the couch, the throws brighten up gloomy days with that pop of color your recipient will love. (pictured below)

Happy Christmas from LUSH: Fresh Handmade Cosmetics - $45.95

Nothing screams winter like a warm bubbly bath, full of soothing aromas. This Happy Christmas gift set contains three bath bombs, two soaps and a bubble bar wrapped up in a shiny red box and tied with a bejewelled bow. When you give the ultimate gift – the gift of relaxation – your recipient will chill out to spicy, warming cinnamon bombs with more floral jasmine and ylang ylang treats to suit a range of moods. This gift also happens to be one of Lush’s most popular sets, year after year.

Spontuneous Game from Geppetto’s - $24.99

This sing-a-long game presents fun for the whole family, as lyrics come to life on a game board. The Spontuneous action begins as players write trigger words and then try to sing a song with them. No game is the same, but each round has guaranteed laughter. Turn a song stuck in your head into some friendly competition. For ages 9 and up.

Macaroon Ornament and Pomegranate Ornament from Sur la Table - $10 each

Foodies skip out on the typical ornaments and go for a food-inspired Christmas tree. Sur la Table boasts festive and delicious-looking ornaments from their chef-themed collection. The beautifully-handmade Macaroon and Pomegranate Ornaments are a tasty addition to any food lover’s home. Give the chef in your life a polished and eye-catching accessory that will share their passion for cooking with all who stop through. (pictured below)

Brújula from Uno de 50 - $99

For the fierce woman in your life who represents all things strong and bold, the Brújula bracelet from Uno de 50 speaks all this in volumes. The silver-plated, metal alloy structure features a center hoop and a stunning design. Let her show off her personality through this confident accessory.

Discover more seasonal ideas in our San Diego Holiday Guide 2012



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