The Best Christmas Gifts Under $50
Love the Ocean
The prettiest, most interesting coffee table book around features loads of stunning underwater photography.
- Buy it: The Life & Love of the Sea, $26
Touch of Gold
Taper holders that resemble the base of a pineapple are the best way to add a little shimmer to your holiday table.
View from the Top
Gray Malin’s aerial beach photographs have been expanding our visual horizon on what a day at the beach looks like, and his covetable coffee table book is a must for every beach house.
- Buy it: Beaches by Gray Malin, $27
A rope and silk braided bracelet, complete with a solid brass anchor clasp, is a chic way to showcase nautical style.
Perfect for the friend who is always decorating (and redecorating!), these acrylic trays are versatile, practical, and always chic.
- Buy it: West Elm Acrylic Trays, from $34
To the Point
Help him keep track of his keys with this needlepoint fob—it makes for a great stocking stuffer.
Talk about a fabulous bar cart accessory—we're dying over this modern pineapple bottle opener, and all your happy hour guests will be, too.
- Buy it: Zestt Maui Bottle Opener, $34
A coconut base melds perfectly with vanilla bean, making this candle the one you will want burning in your beach house from here on out.
Delicate faceted lines catch the light for a collection of beautiful vases that are as gorgeous as they are useful.
- Buy it: Faceted Porcelain Vases, $10-34
Perfect for the foodie in your life, this graphic oyster teal towel was made from a recycled feed sack.
Shimmery sandals are a fun present for under the tree for the fashionista in your life.
- Buy it: Reef Escape Lux Shimmer, $28
This kite constructed in the shape of a ship is a sweet way to spend some time with kids or grandkids on the beach after all the presents have been opened.
Turn It Up
Never be without your tunes by the beach with this hand-crank solar radio. Five hours of sunlight produces 30 minutes of music, as does one minute of cranking.
- Buy it: Solar Hand Crank Radio, $42
Get tousled, beachy waves with a spray of this moisturizing styling spray.
Bring the Outdoors In
This paper white bulb kit is the perfect way to brighten up someone's home even after the holidays are over.
A planner is great gift for students heading back to school after the holidays or your less-than-organized friend looking for a fresh start.
Wipe Your Feet
Pineapples are the ultimate show of hospitality, so what better way to say “Welcome to our home” than when a hand-stenciled pineapple doormat?
Light the Way
Art and function meet in these sculptural votives and candleholders.
- Buy it: Scalloped Lantern, from $20
Cable-knit mittens that also boast great texture are a sweet stocking stuffer.
Delicate scents of citrus and narcissus provide an invigorating boost and clarity.
A perfect gift for the friend that's always hosting, these glasses will shine on a holiday table or a bar cart.
Coffee Table Chic
An agate coaster set in a pretty shade of turquoise is a beautiful addition to a coffee table.
- Buy it: Teal Agate Coaster Set of 4, $28
This teak board is an easy way to serve appetizers to guests.
Pretty in Pastels
No beach love can have too many Turkish cotton beach towels, especially when they have this sweet stripe pattern.
- Buy it: Sonia Stripe Beach Towel, $50
Pinapple-topped picks are the perfect garnish to finger foods and appetizers.