Whether your best friend is turning 30, getting married, celebrating a big move, or on a flip side going through a rough breakup—there are a billion reasons to be thoughtful toward your number one cheerleader. Help her destress with a luxe bubble bath, cheer her up with a cheeky door mat, or show up at her door with gourmet chocolates. Whatever the occasion is, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate favorite budget-friendly gifts that any girl would love to receive. Keep scrolling for the under $50 gifts that will bring a huge smile to your BFF’s face.
Before a honeymoon, a big move, or a girls' getaway, surprise her with a cute passport holder that will bring a personalized touch to her travels.
Is your main squeeze going through a rough patch? Show up at her door with a set of gourmet chocolate bars and a bottle of wine.
We all love a luxe body cleanser, but will most often reach out for the one on sale at the pharmacy. Surprise your BFF with an invigorating cleanser to elevate her everyday routine.
In this inspiring how-to guide that’s more aspirational than patronizing, style icon Amanda Brooks shares her insightful advice in life, career, and of course fashion.
Summer is around the corner. Pack an afternoon picnic for you and your BFF, and gift her this stylish picnic throw that will come in handy at the beach or at the park.
Is your number one an aspiring mixologist? Surprise her with this clever book, along with a few key ingredients, and invite her over for a cocktail night.
Clare V. is the go-to place for personalized gifts among the fashionable crowd. We particularly love these edgy, budget-friendly leather coasters.
Gifts are always best accompanied with experiences. When giving a cookbook like this tome on the cuisine of Florence, make it a themed night and cook a meal together.
This one is for your fellow workout buddy or SoulCycle superstar. Let’s be honest, we all secretly dream of going out for pizza after a good sweat session.
Sunday suppers have always been a tradition in my family, one that I try to keep alive with my close friends when away from home. Give this with the intention of creating you own Sunday supper tradition—there is no better way to beat the Sunday scaries.
This cheeky door mat is an instant mood booster. With this at your best friend’s door, you know she will leave the house and come home every day with a smile on her face.
In our experience, scented candles are always very well received, but the good ones can get a little pricey. Maison Louis Marie candles are made from a natural soy-blend and cotton wick, they smell delightful, and they won’t break the bank.
Show your BFF you care in good times and in bad with these compliments postcards. The saying “It’s the thought that counts” really applies in this case.
Anything from Le Labo is a winning gift in my books. Their scents are utterly luxurious and can be enjoyed day after day.
Celebrate your BFF’s important life milestone with a card that is heaps better than your average pharmacy find. Pro tip: Order a set, and always have a selection of cards on hand for important occasions.
What is your most treasured gift you’ve received from your best friend? Tell us in the comments below.