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Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $50

Oh crap – did a neighbour unexpectedly drop a little gift at the door or, as you're wrapping, realize that you have a gift for aunt Bess but forgot cousin Margaret who will also be there? No need to panic, you have a few precious hours left, and we've compiled a list of gifts so perfect they'll assume it was bought back in October. Here's the list – get those elbows up and head out now.

Compiled by Santanae.

1. THE FRAGRANCE COLLECTOR

L'artisan Parfumer Miniature Perfume Set $40 at Sephora.

Notes: Limited edition and only available online, great way to test out scents on the quest to find your signature scent also looks great as an accessory on your vanity.

2. THE STYLISH BOOKWORM

Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, exhibitions, People $36 (on sale) at Chapters Indigo

3. THE MINIMALIST

Midori Traveler's Notebook $6 at Wonder Pens. 

4. THE LIPSTICK JUNKIE

Burberry Lip Mist in Oxford $33 at Sephora

Notes: Chose this colour as it is right on trend with Pantone Colour of 2015: Marsala.

5. THE FASHIONISTA

H&M Studded Fedora $25. 

Notes: Right on trend for the season and the finishing topper to any cool girl ensemble.

6. THE SPAENTHUSIAST

Modern Alchemy Zodiac Collection Candles $15-45 at Far Away Eyes.

Notes: Also great as a couple gift his and hers.

7. THE HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTEST

Rainbow Chopsticks Set $35. Similar at The Outer Layer.

8. THE MUSIC LOVER  

Frends tortoise shell Headphone Cap set $42 at Nordstrom.

Notes: Okay sorry, this is online but the interchangeable headphones are so cool, they won't mind getting them a bit after Christmas has passed.

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