12 Surprising Secret Santa Gifts Under $20

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Tue, Dec 10, 2013 10:50 AM EST
By Connie Wang, Refinery29

While you might have a couple of people on your list who you're definitely planning on spoiling, the majority of the folks you're shopping for this season probably are a whole lot like ours: gym friends, random acquaintances, work buddies, party hosts, and second cousins, with the occasional name you drew from the Secret Santa hat. For that group, you're probably not going to spend more than $20 on a gift. But, this year, do better than just slapping a paper bow on a bottle of Shiraz. Because, now you've got this shopping list.

We really picked through the e-commerce world with a fine-toothed comb to find the best of the under-$20 bunch for gifts that you'll actually want to give. And, in all honestly, you'll like these so much, you might find yourself shopping for some of them in pairs - you know, one for them, one for you. Check out the definitive guide to the 50 gifts under $20 that'll give you sticker shock - in the good way.

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