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We List The Under $100 Gifts Perfect For That Secret Santa Gift Exchange

These gifts for upcoming Secret Santa gift exchanges will make you look like you’ve put thought into them. Bonus? They’re all below $100.

Every year, one faces the same perennial problem. While you’d love to shower your pals with the perfect presents this gifting season, you also know realistically that it is a challenge securing items that are tasteful and classy and yet won’t burn a hole in your wallet. Besides, there’s the factor of time.

Hence, we’ve done the legwork for you. Above are some suggestions on what you can get for your friends and colleagues if you’re on a under $100 budget. You’re bound to find something suitable.

Drawstring shorts by Ivy Park, S$79.90, via Topshop
If your friend loves Beyonce and athleisure, gift her something from the singer’s fashion collection, Ivy Park. A pair of cute shorts like this one will put a smile on her face. Zip dress by Bershka, S$55.90
With colourblock sleeves and a sporty A-line shape, this dress is the meeting point for athleisure and fashion. A great gift for a friend who is into both. Merino ribbed pullover by Uniqlo U, S$59.90
An oversized sweater is a thoughtful gift for a friend who’s travelling to colder climates during her year-end vacation. She’ll definitely thank you for it. Cotton midi skirt by Muji, S$69
A comfortable and stylish midi skirt made of cotton is great for the friend who likes basic, fuss-free outfits. Patterned blouse from H&M, S$17.95
Give your girly friend something that showcases her femininity, like this floral print blouse that sports a pussybow detail. Sequinned evening bag by Zara, S$99.90
If your girlfriend enjoys going to parties, get her a sequinned bag — it’s a perfect accessory that will showcase her playful style and contain all her essentials. Canvas tote bag by Madewell, S$79, via Shopbop
For the friend who carries just about everything with her (wet wipes? Check. Tissues? Check. Extra pens and makeup? Check), get her a tote that is spacious enough to contain all her possessions. Velvet shoulder bag by Pedro, S$76.90
This fancy piece will thrill your fashionista friend as the bright red colour and velvet material makes it both fun and glamorous. Wide frame sunglasses by Charles & Keith, S$65.90
Help your friend find comfort in the scorching sun with a stylish pair of sunshine yellow tinted sunglasses. Bonus? She’ll look fabulous too. Hand woven tote bag by Arket, £19 (S$34)
If your friend loves to hit the beach during weekends, this woven tote would be roomy (and stylish) enough for her to store her belongings. Laminated belt bag by Zara, S$59.90
Belt bags that don’t break the bank — thanks, Zara. Here’s a minimalist piece that’s good for the friend who likes to be hands-free. Drop earrings by Lovisa, AUD$17.99 (S$18)
Consider a pair of earrings fashioned in mixed stones if your friend’s a collector of statement pieces. This one’s just loud enough. Gold necklace by COS, US$22 (S$30)
If your friend is elegant and feminine, surprise her with a delicate necklace that she can wear on any occasion.