According to a survey by Equifax in November, 62 per cent of participants said they have no plans on cutting back on holiday spending.
In comparison, only 33 per cent said they were planning on spending less amid the pandemic.
No matter what your budget is, finding the right gift doesn’t mean breaking the bank. With a range of ideas including options that support local and BIPOC-owned businesses, you can find meaningful and personalized gifts in the budget-friendly list below.
Here are 20 gift ideas for women this holiday season.
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For wellness and beauty enthusiasts
After a challenging year, give the gift of self-care with beauty and fitness items. The women in your life will appreciate having gifts they can use in their personal time, whether they’re working out at home or indulging in skincare.
Cheekbone x Christi Belcourt Limited Edition Gift Box, $125, available Cheekbone
Skincare Superstars Origins Best-Selling Must-Haves, $58, available at Sephora
Drunk Elephant Glowy- The Night Kit, $98, available at Drunk Elephant
Non-slip yoga mat with carry strap, $31.44, available on Amazon
Cast iron kettlebell, $35.63, available at various retailers
For the fashionista and accessory lover
For the selective and trendy ladies in your life, you can never go wrong with fashion staples. Help them express their style with customizable press-on nails, a statement coat or accessories that don’t compromise comfort.
Jade Vegan-Leather Backpack, $139.99, available at Lambert
Satin-Lined Beanie with Removable Pom Pom, $44.99, available at KinkandCoil
‘Keri’ Black Onyx Necklace, $73, available at Alora, local and Black-owned
Trench Coat with Lapel Collar, $59.00, available at Zara
Luna Lab Picasso Press on Nails, $58.79, available at Luna Lab,
For the homebody
Staying at home has been a major theme for 2020 that will likely continue into the future. Whether their home is a place of relaxation or if it doubles as a workspace, these gifts will help set the tone for any room.
Tuddrom soft faux fur reversible blanket, $24.79, available at Amazon
‘Her’ hand-poured candle with flower petals, $28, available via Instagram
Monstera 8” house plant, $50, available at Dynasty
Auria Glass Ultrasonic Diffuser, $69.50, available at Indigo
Nespresso Vertuo Next Coffee and Espresso Machine, $99, available at various retailers
World Animal Protection is advising people to not buy an exotic pet as a gift this holiday season
For the tech lover
For the women in your life who love smart gadgets, these gift ideas will take their everyday activities to another level, whether they’re entertaining others or themselves.
Philips Hue A-19 Smart Bluetooth LED Multicolor Light Bulbs, $159.99, available at various retailers.
Crosley CR8005D-TN Cruiser Deluxe Portable Record Table, $98.99, available at various retailers
Mini Portable PVO Projector, $176.86, available at Amazon
Fujifilm Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer, $119.99, available at Amazon
Kobo Libra H2O White E-Reader, $199.99, available at Indigo
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