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    49 Accessories That Make For Really Great Gifts

    Gift them the gift of an outfit pièce de résistance.

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    1. A locket necklace so they can diffuse essential oils wherever they may go. This locket contains felt pads, so all they'll have to do is add a teeny drop of lavender to help feel more calm, cool, and collected on particularly stressful days.


    This necklace comes with three felt pads you can take out (or keep in) for however long you want. Pro tip: Use each pad to hold a different essential oil.

    Promising review: "Love this locket! I wrap it around twice so that it turns into a short necklace (and so that I can smell the essential oils even more). The felt holds the aroma for days if you use a good oil, the locket hasn't opened up on me yet, and chain is plenty strong. A great bang for your buck!" —smallfryvet

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three colors).

    2. A faux leather bucket bag that they'll be able to cart from work to drinks and everything in between. Is the below a fancy designer brand? No! But the quality and style are so top-notch that they'll simply assume it is.


    Promising review: "I’ve had this purse for a couple months now and it has held up really well! I’ve gotten tons of compliments, and I really enjoy all the pockets and storage. You can’t go wrong for the price, and it really hasn’t shown any wear or tear whatsoever." —Whitney V.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in ten colors).

    3. A knit scarf to gift the pal who would best describe their aesthetic as ~cozy~. This ultra soft layer will 'em feeling as if they're wearing their softest, most beloved blanket while braving the cold outside.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29 (originally $34, available in seven colors).

    4. A layered choker necklace so dainty, they'll find themselves reaching for it every single morning. Consider this their new pièce de résistance.

    Promising review: "I love these necklaces! They look so good together and are great quality for the price." —Gali D Dragon

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (available in 12 styles).

    5. Sterling silver cubic zirconia studs that look like a trillion bucks, but thankfully cost very little and can actually be purchased using even my humble savings account.,

    Promising review: "Really beautiful earrings! They look expensive and not gaudy by any means. I have been considering spending $500 on a pair of different studs, but now I’m not sure they're worth the money. You can get the same look with these earrings for so much less!" —Lauren Carter

    Get them from Amazon for $10 (available in three sizes and finishes).

    6. A sterling silver knot ring here to make holiday shopping so much easier. It's the perfect gift for both a loved one or yourself (the latter option is probably what I'd go for if I were you).

    Promising review: "I've had this ring for almost a year and have worn it just about every day. Shower- and gym-proof with no discoloration nor any bending have taken place." —Megan B

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 2-12 and in five colors).

    7. Reflective sunglasses with a vintage-inspired cateye design here to fool random onlookers into thinking that their closet is packed with designer duds. In other words, these are some serious high fashion.,

    Promising review: "These are the best $10 sunglasses! I just bought a second pair to keep in my car. These glasses look like they would cost $100 (but actually aren't) which I love because I always lose sunglasses. BUY THESE! You won’t regret it!" —Morgan LePage

    Get them from Amazon for $9.89 (available in 11 colors).

    8. A digital watch that's high quality minus the high price tag. This nifty accessory displays time and date, plus is equipped with a stopwatch and alarm functions that perhaps they won't snooze through (*cough* unlike their iPhone every single morning).

    Promising review: "My brother saw me wearing this watch and asked if it was thew new Galaxy one. I told him it was actually a really cheap watch and he assumed it was $40! I bought this for work but literally wear this EVERYWHERE. It is super light and simple, yet doesn't look cheap." —mera yang

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88.

    9. A versatile corduroy tote with enough space to fit their entire life inside (think Grandma Aggie and her magic bag), but not overwhelmingly big to the point where they feel like they're lugging around a duffel.,

    Promising review: "Perfect bag for literally anything! And it has two side pockets on the inside! I really like the size. It’s great for grabbing a few groceries after work, and I can easily carry my kindle, keys, wallet and sunglasses inside and still have room." —Jazmin Byrum

    Get it from Amazon for $8.89 (available in six colors).

    10. A ribbed faux fur pom beanie because the holidays are great, but here's a gentle reminder that weather around the holidays is not great: it's freezing. Give them the gift of keeping their noggin warm (and stylish). / Via @loft

    Get them from Loft for $17.25 (originally $34.50, available in eight colors).

    11. Crew socks that are like a warm hug for their feet, because who says toes don't deserve a good snuggle? Plus, these will do a good job at keeping their hooves feeling warm without making 'em sweaty...which is no small feat., Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Comfy, soft, and cute! What more can a person ask for in socks? They have held their shape well and the colors still look great. I love that these are also cozy and warm, but not sweaty and never itchy. Love them!" —J.M.H.

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 17 color schemes).

    12. A padded velvet headband they can slip on over their mane and suddenly they've transformed into Blair Waldorf and their hair looks freshly-washed (even though we both know that's not the case).

    Promising review: "Just got my headbands and they are super cute! The quality is great and they look as if I spent a lot of money on them even though they were super affordable. They even added an additional velvet scrunchie!" —Heather Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in eight colors).

    13. A gorgeous custom ring that can be personalized with their favorite cityscape (or the one they're currently living in now). Think places like New Orleans and New York to Paris and Prague being adorned by their digits — plus cities that are much smaller.


    Get it from CaitlynMinimalist on Etsy for $23.62 (available in three colors, 68 cities, and sizes 4.5-12).

    14. Control-top opaque tights because it is no longer summer and wearing skirts sans stocking during chilly weather = a shivering them. Reviewers swear that these ~stocking~ stuffers are comfortable, truly opaque, and surprisingly durable (AKA no more rips after .5 seconds of wear).

    Promising review: "I have thick thighs and have ALWAYS had trouble finding tights that don't tear when I try to pull them up, or don't cut off my circulation. I wore these today under a dress to avoid thigh chafing and they were incredibly comfortable! I am definitely buying more colors now. They lasted the entire day, didn't tear at all, and I was sitting in gravel for a few minutes! No tears, no overstretching, no difficulty pulling them down or up when I needed to use the restroom, no chafing." —Abigail

    Get them from Amazon for $6.50+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in nine colors).

    15. Acrylic geometric hoops available in a leopard print for anyone who was obsessed with the whole ~leopard print skirt~ trend but prefers to go unnoticed as a basic.

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a fun pair of earrings that are not too heavy and these are it! One of my earlobes has stretched/ripped a bit over time so I always look for lightweight dangly earrings. Couldn't be happier with these and they arrived quickly!" —Natalie Challita

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in seven colors).

    16. A satin hair clip to take their messy updo and turn it into something très trendy. Fancy updos? Ponytails? Ballerina buns? All can be topped off with this lovely bow.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $2.90 (available in two colors).

    17. A belt buckle fedora hat because "I didn't feel like washing my hair" days are inevitable and their heart can't live on dry shampoo alone.,

    Promising review: "This is seriously a great find! I've been looking for a hat for a long time for an upcoming trip, and all the hats I've tried on were either too floppy, too small for my face, or just plain uncomfortable. The brim on this hat is a perfect size to keep the sun off your face and stays perfectly in place so it won't obstruct your vision! You can adjust the sizing using a ribbon hidden in the lining, making the fit perfect even for a windy day. Absolutely love this hat!" —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $16.45 (available in 14 colors).

    18. Tiered chandelier earrings that have the witchy ability to turn unintentionally ripped jeans and a wrinkled white tee into an ensemble suitable for champagne and caviar feasts.

    Promising review: "I am absolutely loving these earrings!! They are the perfect statement earrings to spice up any outfit and are truly stunning!" —Mallery King

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. Crew socks here to make the *ahem* prr-fect addition to your shoe game. I'm adding these to my cart right now despite the fact that I'm more of a dog person (depending on the day).


    Get them from ModCloth for $9 (one size fits most).

    20. A slouchy beanie they'll end up wearing *just* as often as their favorite winter coat.,

    Promising review: "This is the most comfortable beanie ever. Not too thick, not too thin, and super soft. I have a pretty big head, so it's always hard to find hats and beanies that fit me well but this one fits and slouches nicely." —Sophia N

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 60 colors).

    21. Polarized sunglasses that'll become a personal essential in line with their phone, wallet, and keys: In other words, they'll never leave home without these retro sunnies.

    Promising review: "I get compliments on these glasses wherever I go! They're lightweight but feel sturdy, and have a really cool design. I'm glad they came with a case to protect them from scratches when I'm not wearing them!" —Madelynn C.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 20 colors).

    22. A faux leather crossbody bag because what's more important than a little black dress? A little black bag. They'll be able to don this with whatever the *heck* they're wearing and will never have to endure the whole "I switched bags and forgot to transfer my wallet" scenario ever again.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $48.

    23. No-show socks that won't peek out over the top of their lace-up sneakers. PLUS! These comfy bad boys have a silicone backing on the heel which translates to 👏 no 👏 more 👏 slipping 👏 socks 👏.


    Promising review: "Dang, these are great socks. I wear them with sneakers where I don't want my socks peeking out of my shoes! The secret sauce is the tiny rubber band at the back of the heel. Without it, the socks would continually fall down, ending up in an uncomfortable bunch around my toes. But with the rubber bit, they stay put all day!" —CK

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in packs of three, six, and nine).

    24. Safety pin earrings sure to get you a bunch of oohs, ahhs, and compliments. Tell them to prepare for feeling like a trendsetting fashionista every time they wear these surprisingly dainty accessories.


    Promising review: "They're perfect! I've had them for a few weeks already and have wore them everyday with no signs of tarnish. Cutest pair of earrings I own." —Aliblex

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99 (available in five colors).

    25. A criss cross ring for anyone you need to ~cross~ off your shopping list last minute. Prime shipping = this gorgeous little thing will be at your door within two days.


    Promising review: "Breathtaking piece! The ring is so elegant and beautiful. It came in a cute jewelry pouch and I could not be more happy with the quality and look." —Elan Rotklein

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 5-9 and in three colors).

    26. A chunky scarf they won't have to worry about properly tying or folding thanks to the infinity design, an idea truly thunk up by a genius.


    Promising review: "So happy with this purchase! The scarf itself is really cozy and thick. For the price, I wasn't expecting to get this nice of a scarf." —Jackie Clemente

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    27. An RFID-blocking Ridge wallet designed with a money clip and surprisingly slim silhouette considering it can house up to 12 cards. This genuinely good gift is something that they'll use on the daily and will make 'em think of you fondly whenever they go to pay for their morning coffee. / Via @ridgewallet

    Promising review: "Going from a bulky leather wallet to The Ridge aluminum wallet was one of the best purchases I’ve made. No more back pocket bulge. No more sitting lopsided. It’s great to be able to just put this in my front pocket and go and I barely even know it’s there. If you’re sick of the big leather folding wallets, BUY THIS BAD BOY." —Clayton Slaugenwhite

    Get it from Amazon for $75 (available in four colors).

    28. Dangly sterling silver earrings your BFF will be sporting on the daily — to which you'll probably ask "Who got you those?" about every ten minutes.

    Promising review: "These are my favorite earrings! Light and comfortable enough to sleep in - and I have never been able to sleep in earrings. They're gorgeous, and even though they're dangly, they are fine for work BECAUSE of their simplicity." —K. Roberts

    Get it from Amazon for $15.70.

    29. A fuzzy llama sock and sleep mask duo that I hereby dub the perfect stocking stuffer. Cozy and cute? What more could they want!?


    Get it from Claire's for $7.49 (originally $14.99).

    30. A sterling silver sun and moon ring here to improve their accessory game by about 150%. Dare I say their digits will be upgraded from drab to fab and out of this world?

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore this ring. I have been looking to expand my ring collection, and fell in love as soon as I saw this. I have had this ring for a week now and I have worn it every day since. It hasn't turned my finger green at all (I've even worn it in the shower), the detailing is great, and it fits perfectly. You can't beat the price either!" —Kaitlyn

    Get it from Amazon for $13.79 (available in sizes 4-12 and in three colors).

    31. A set of Baggu carryall totes fabricated with a ripstop-nylon that make these the perfect reusable tote. This durable and eco-friendly gift means they'll be able to cut down on unnecessary plastic use (we're looking at you, grocery stores) and the bags themselves can be folded down for storage to take up practically zero space in their purse.


    Get a set of three from Nordstrom for $36 (available in four pattern combinations).

    32. A fun statement belt to nix sagging jeans AND outfit boredom! This pretty accessory will both keep your high-waisted denim in place *and* add a pop of western-inspired metal to whatever they're wearing.

    As if the belt weren't gorgeous enough, it also comes with a trim instruction card and a hole puncher to ensure a perfectly tailored fit.

    Promising review: "I've been wanting to snag a western belt since they're so popular, but I wasn't about to drop $40 on it. Step in, Amazon! This one is made with smooth leather, good metal, and the belt adjustment kit is great." —M. Lelegren

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in four sizes and six colors).

    33. A passport case complete with card, boarding pass, and pen slots for anyone who loves to travel and has an Instagram account that is the envy of their friend group...but is also extremely disorganized. Stop aimlessly throwing important documents into your purse, friend. It won't end well.

    Promising review: "I love this passport holder! It has room for my passport, driver’s license, three credit cards, several hundred dollars in cash (hidden from view in the side pocket adjacent to the passport pocket), and my boarding pass, with a separate pocket/space for each item. I love it. I didn’t even need to bring my wallet with me!" —Victoria Elias

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 19 colors).

    34. A bangle cuff I hereby dub the quintessential "I am attending yet another wedding this weekend and don't know what accessories to wear with my dress" arm candy. They can easily pair this with their favorite LBD and high heels to receive more compliments than the bride.

    Promising review: "i absolutely love this bracelet I bought it for my graduation and it is the cutest thing." —Tracey Prather

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    35. Opaque anklet socks featuring a glitter trim that will peek out over your ankle boots and give your ensemble just a hint of pizazz.


    Get them from Amazon for $3.99+.

    36. Stainless steel heart hoops because why wear their heart on their sleeve when they can wear it on their earlobes instead? The latter is so much better., Amazon

    Promising review: "They’re honestly the perfect size, not too big, not too small. You really can’t beat the price point either. Will be buying more for friends and family!" –Marlene

    Get them from Amazon for $8.61.

    37. A leather crossbody handbag guaranteed to be the *only* purse they tote around from here on out. From the detachable chain strap to the gorgeous deep red color, their eyes will involuntarily tear as they rip open the gift wrapping on this. / Via @fossil

    Get it form Amazon for $80.52 (originally $138, available in six colors).

    38. A bow-topped hair tie because they want to be the kind of person who has mastered the fishtail, but they're currently struggling with just a regular braid. This bow is good at distracting from the flyaways and random pieces of hair they forgot to tie up.,

    Promising review: "These velvet scrunchies are so cute! Love the colors and texture. They are a great size for adults and have the perfect amount of stretch. Another plus is that the bow can be removed if needed!" —Kirsten Allen

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $8.49.

    39. A sterling silver ring featuring a dainty leaf. Pro tip: Order a size up that way they can wear it on their thumb, then proceed to tell them you're giving them a ~green thumb~ for the holidays. Prepare to be met with several rolled eyes.

    Promising review: "I've had this ring for 5 months now, and it has surprisingly held up very well. I have a few other rings from James Avery and Pandora that have been scratched due to the kind of work I do, but this ring looks brand new as it is very durable. Perhaps it's because the metal isn't as pure as my other rings, but that's absolutely fine with me. Love how dainty the ring is. I don't go a single day without it. Fits true to size." –Hannah Park

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes 3-14).

    40. A simple sterling silver chain they'll be able to customize with their favorite pendant. If you're looking for a no-frills gifts that they'll definitely appreciate, then this 👏 is 👏 it 👏.

    Promising review: "Bought this for a pendant that didn't come with a chain. I was worried it would be noticeably cheap next to a nice pendant, but it actually looks quite modern. It comes in a nice jewelry box, too." —Zachary

    Get it from Amazon for $8+ (available in ten lengths).

    41. A patterned scarf because their hair may be dirty, but if they throw it into a ponytail and wrap it with this!? The world will remain oblivious to the last time they showered.

    Promising review: "I have so many scarves like this because they're a staple in my wardrobe. I love using them as hair accessories. This one is just small enough to make a hair tie and is a perfect way to add a little pop to your outfit of the day! Love!" —Alexis

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 42 colors).

    42. Ultra soft knit gloves they won't have to slip off whilst using their cellphone due to touchscreen fingers. Hallelujah for accessories that mean not having to sacrifice Instagram scrolling in order to avoid frostbite!

    Promising review: "There’s nothing worse than pulling off your winter gloves just to use your phone when it’s freezing outside. I knew there had to be something out there that would let me keep my gloves on and use my touchscreen. Insert these gloves. I purchased two, one for my young adult and one for myself. Hey, they work! Your hands stay warm and you can use your phone." —Carolina Moncion Design

    Get them from Amazon for $8.95 (available in two colors).

    43. A pendant necklace designed with a brass compass pointing in the direction of your shopping cart. Will you *actually* give this as a gift? Of course! You just want to try it on first, wear it for a few months, make sure it's good enough to gift, etc.


    Get them from Larissa Loden on Amazon Handmade for $34.

    44. A twist headband to turn their noggin into a present, bow and all. They can throw this on to keep baby hairs out of their face AND to add some stripes or dots to their 'do.

    Promising review: "These are so cute! I thought they might be too youthful/girly for me to get away with, but they're adorable. Perfect for keeping my hair out of my face when I work and when I apply makeup and skincare treatments. There's a wire that runs throughout the whole headband which means it stays on my (large) head, whereas other elastic headbands just slip off. These are available in many different pretty prints, as well. Great value for the money!" —meems

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.99.

    45. Gold-tone disk drop earrings I am currently drooling over. Consider these a more sophisticated version of their favorite stud earrings: Still small enough to wear everyday, but slightly bigger and therefore more dressy for their earlobes.


    Promising review: "Elegant, affordable, and easy to put on and take off. They're very lightweight but look expensive. I love them." —Shell-the-Belle

    Get them from Amazon for $8.40.

    46. A pack of trendy hair clips that have the ability to take a boring white tee and turn it into something significantly more stylish. Plus, these will keep hair out of their face. I'm sure you already know that, but I felt it was worth specifying.,

    Promising review: "Love this pack of clips! Wanted to try out the trend without spending too much, and these are a great value for the price. One of the pearl clips arrived a little detached from its backing, but nothing noticeable once it’s in your hair (I just added a dot of super glue to it). Otherwise, I’ve been getting tons of compliments on them!" —Kate

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $8.99.

    47. A Daniel Wellington watch and cuff about to become a part of their daily uniform. Regardless of when they rolled out of bed, they'll be able to slip on a blazer and this accessory duo and BAM! They look professional, put-together, and absolutely ready for that meeting that should have been an email. / Via @danielwellington

    Get it from Daniel Wellington for $190 (originally $238).

    48. A hair pin set for anyone ready to ~branch out~ of their comfort zone. These beauties can be easily added to any hairstyle, whether a messy bun or the fanciest of updos.

    This set comes with two smaller pins and one larger one!

    Promising review: "These are so cute, I can’t stand it. The smaller two pins really hold my hair in place, while the larger branch is a gorgeous decoration. I got them in gold, but these barrettes are so fun that I’m considering getting them in every finish available. Very pretty and not at all cheap-looking, especially considering the very affordable price." —P.S. Crane

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four colors).

    49. Statement chandelier earrings they'll be able to don for every single ~fancy schmancy~ event they plan on attending in the foreseeable future.,

    Promising review: "These statement earrings are simply divine. I love the vintage vibe and how they add a bit of flair to anything I am wearing. Perfect for a special occasion, holidays, or even gifts." —Jennie

    Get them from Amazon for $17.90.

    Your friend, unwrapping that scarf to realize they'll no longer have to completely freeze during morning commutes:

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