Buying clothes for yourself is easy. But when it comes to friends and family? Ugh. Not only do all the people you know have varying tastes, but some of them even have expensive tastes. And with the holidays coming up, you might as well prepare your wallet for destruction — unless you stick to only buying all the fashionable clothes you can find on Amazon.
That one flashy aunt you only see once a year? She's going to love the faux fur stole on this list — it'll keep her neck, and all that gaudy jewelry she wears from getting cold when temperatures dip low. Or if your kids are the most difficult creatures on Earth? Just whip out the tie dye bathrobe I've included. Even looking at it is making me want to take a shower, and I'm not a water person.
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These Smartwool Socks That Are Soft And CozyI ask for a new pair of these Smartwool socks every year for the holidays. They keep my feet warm on chilly fall and frigid winter days, they last a really long time and they never stink because they're made from wool, even in sweaty snow boots.
This Light Up BowtieIf you really want to make a splash at your next fancy event, this light-up bowtie is a surefire outfit maker! It only takes one AA battery and has two light modes, blink or steady. Choose from seven colors to match your partner and really stand out from the crowd of suits.
This Wristlet With A Handy StrapHandbags are a great way to add a pop of color to any outfit, and this bright wristlet is just the thing you need. It's great for events, girls' nights out or date nights where you just need to carry a few essentials. I love the wrist strap so I don't accidentally forget it on a table or bar.
This Faux-Fur Stole For Cold Nights OutDressing up around the holidays is so hard because it's too cold to wear fashionable things like cocktail dresses then freeze all night. Problem solved - this faux-fur stole couldn't be cozier, and comes in a ton of colors to match any outfit or personality, from neutrals to bold brights. It also has over 1,000 stellar reviews so you know it's a winner!
These Round Sunglasses That Are So On-TrendThese retro round sunglasses are so cute and totally stylish. Over 4,000 impressed reviewers agree with me, too! They come in six colors from classic black to neon green and get high marks for quality and value since they're under $15!
These Vintage Sunglasses That Everybody Should OwnThese vintage-looking sunglasses that come in 21 colors should be on any lady's holiday list. Don't just take my word for it though, ask one of the 21,000 happy reviewers who love this style for the fact that they're lightweight and easy to wear, plus made really well so you won't have to replace them anytime soon.
These 80s Sunglasses For A Retro StyleSometimes you just want a classic style of sunglasses, but also want to get crazy with the color options. These 80s style sunglasses are just the thing - they come in too many colors to count with many different lens options and have over 10,000 stellar reviews!
These Boys' Long Sleeve TeesThese boys' long sleeve tees are a great deal since you get three in a pack. The patterns are colorful but still cool enough for a tween to wear without embarrassment. Stock up for spring or get the next size up to accommodate the latest growth spurt!
This Tunic Top With A Ruffled HemOf course, on any gift list you must include yourself. I'm loving this flowy tunic top with ruffled bottom for wearing with leggings, skinny jeans, pretty much everything. The ruffle looks so cute underneath sweaters on top for super chilly weather.
These Monster Slippers To Keep Feet CozyThese monster slippers are so fun for the whole fam since they come in kids to adult sizes. Choose from realistic (bear, wolf) to crazy out there like these neon pink and purple beauties. Great for costumes or everyday wear!
This Belted Bag That's Better Than A Fanny PackDid you know fanny packs are now called "belt bags"? That sounds about a million times cooler and more stylish, and as you can see from these next gen bags, these are not the embarrassing fanny packs from the 80s. Wear one to accent a look or complete an outfit, and have your phone and essentials in reach wherever you go!
These Oversized Glasses That Are Ultra-HipThese oversized sunglasses definitely lend a glam vibe to whatever you're wearing. The square design is so different from the expected round shape and looks great on many faces. I'd love to receive these in my stocking to stay stylish on sunny days!
These Ballet FlatsOne can always use a new pair of ballet flats, especially when they're as cute as these ones from Amazon Essentials. I'm partial to the gold, but they come in pretty much any neutral you could want, plus a rockin' snakeskin version.
These Heart Sunglasses That Are All Grown-UpI love heart sunglasses but sometimes they can look a bit juvenile once you're past your 20s. Good thing I spotted these ones! Think of them as the grown-up version - the cool cat eye makes them totally sophisticated.
These Family Pajamas If You Like To MatchI'm always a big fan of fam jams around the holidays, and these ones are just so adorable. They come in a few patterns with sizes from baby to adult with a cute saying and back flap on the bum. I mean really, does it get much more precious?
These Fuzzy Slippers You Can Wear OutsideI like a fuzzy slipper year round to wear on our chilly hardwood floors and these ones are the bees' knees. Look at that fluff! Anyone would appreciate getting these (especially me), and you can even wear them outside since the soles are non-slip.
This Fleece Jacket That Keeps Out The ChillShoulder seasons seem to last a long time around here - fall takes its time turning into winter and spring lasts forever until that first warm day. This fleece jacket's perfect for those situations - not too warm but just cozy enough to keep out the chill.
This Happy Tee To Put A Smile On Your FaceAfter the sh*t show that 2020 has been, we could all use a little reminder to do more of what makes us happy. Which is why I love this happy tee for anyone from teens to adults. Choose your favorite color or get this fabulous rainbow version to really bring the good vibes.
These Camo Leggings With A Stylish High WaistAnother cult favorite here on Amazon, these high-waisted leggings have almost 10,000 great reviews for comfort and style. Not into camo? That's cool, they come in 31 other colors as well. And they have the holy grail of leggings - POCKETS!
This Grinch Sweatshirt To Get Into The Holiday SpiritI've definitely been called out for having "resting b-word face", maybe even more so around the holidays, so why not embrace it with this Resting Grich Face sweatshirt? A great "bah humbug" gift for all the mistakenly grumpy but actually just fine faces in your life.
This Maxi Dress For KidsThis maxi dress is so gorgeous. I love long dresses for kids that they can wear year round - add sandals in the summer or ankle boots in the winter. So adorable. This one comes in a ton of colors and patterns so you could buy a few if she really loves them.
Let's "Taco" 'Bout This Taco Cat HoodieI'm sure there are quite a few adults wishing this taco cat hoodie came in their size, but it's only for kids! The bright bright print will stay that way through whatever your kid can put this sweatshirt through so they'll look purr-tastic wear after wear.
This Crossbody Bag With More Than 11,000 ReviewsThere's a reason why this crossbody bag has a rabid fan base on Amazon. It comes in a ton of colors to go with any outfit, is affordable and is lightweight enough to carry all day without pain. Over 11,000 rave reviews can't be wrong!
These SocksWith Fun MessagesI love all the options these socks come in - from tea to beer to bacon to donuts, they've got all the food groups covered! Maybe the best stocking stuffer or white elephant gift for anyone, really.
This Stylish BackpackBackpacks are so easy to carry, but sometimes you want a more tailored look. This structured backpack is minimalist and sleek but still big enough to hold your essentials. I love all the colors it comes in but if I had to choose, this navy's the way I'd go.
These JoggersThat Are Almost Too ComfyI can't wait to try these joggers with over 16,000 stellar reviews. Seriously, these things are a cult favorite on Amazon for good reason - they're comfy, look cool and are just the thing you want to slip into on a daily basis.
This Laptop Tote That's WaterproofIf you love the idea of the backpacks with built-in USB charging port but want a more polished look for work, try this laptop tote bag instead. It's also waterproof and comes with its own removable organizer insert so you can switch bags easily.
This Good Vibes Long-Sleeve Tee For Casual Days Around The HouseMy friend was wearing a tee shirt with this print over the summer and I can't stop thinking about it! I want the sweatshirt version since I'm always cold, I can wear it all year.
This Pony Tail Cap That Won't Mess Up Your 'DoWearing a baseball cap to cover up bad hair days is essential, but if you have long hair it can be really annoying to have to wear your hair down and get a hot, itchy neck. Enter this pony tail hat that has an criss-cross elasticized back to let you wear a high bun or pony or just a regular one. Seriously should be a staple in every long-haired person's closet.
This Robe That'll Make Kids Want To Take BathsMy tween is going to love this bathrobe with a unicorn horn. It's so cute and comes in a bunch of patterns, all bright and colorful and perfect for that in-between age. My kids love wearing bathrobes on Christmas morning to come downstairs and open presents since our house gets pretty chilly, this is the perfect one to open first!
These Pajamas That Are Soft And ComfyMy kids seem to outgrow pajamas at an alarming rate. Holidays are always a good time to buy a new pair, and these tie dye ones are right on trend. They come in a lot of colors that both boys and girls would wear and they're super super soft.
These Neck Gaiters You Can Wear During ExerciseNobody likes wearing face masks, especially kids. These neck gaiters make it easier to keep them and those around them safe from nasty germs, they just pop one over their heads and go! I love the fun patterns these come in, too, from planets to Minecraft.
This Plaid Tunic Dress For WintertimeThis dress pairs brilliantly with leggings and boots. And it's got pockets!
This Lovely A-Line Skirt That Has Pockets!This lace skirt would pair beautifully with a colorful blouse and some sassy platform heels. You can dress this skirt up or down, and it comes in more than 20 colors.
Get Your Bohemian On With These RingsMade from durable metal alloy, this pack of rings is perfect for creating hippie-themed boho looks. Or, if you're like me, they're great for just dressing up your fingers while you're working from home — I stare at my hands all day while I type, why not enjoy what I'm seeing?
This Night Shirt That Passes As A DressIs it a dress? Nightgown? No — it's both! You can easily wear this night shirt to bed as well as around town, and it's made from 100% cotton to help you stay cool while you're sleeping. That's all the best of my picks that are under $25 but keep reading for more great fashion finds I love!