Holiday Guide: Gift Ideas Under $150

Whether you’re wrapping presents for a sportsman, a scribe, or a stylish friend, we’ve got you covered

Bullet Pen

This sleek design by Hay comes in both a gold and a metallic pinkish-purple, and the aerodynamic shape is as suited to penning old-fashioned letters as it is to jotting out a grocery list. $7; 

Tortoise Votive

Whether you use them for candles, flowers, or tequila, the tortoise-inspired glass votives by Julia Reed’s new venture, Reed Smythe & Company, will be put into service immediately. $40; 

Waterproof Binoculars

These 8×25 optics by Nocs are waterproof, fogproof, reflective, and lightweight—everything you want in a pair of binoculars. $95;

Maas Headband

These gorgeous headpieces, made from silk ikats in Atlanta by Maas + Slightly East, feature a vintage-inspired topknot shape. $78; 

Paradise Flying Snake Card

The metallic shimmer of this snake-inspired card by New York’s Open Sea Design Co. is just the right shape to slide into a stocking. $6 each;

Memo Block

A stack of loose paper sheets tucked into a handmade vessel by Pentreath & Hall adds an artistic flourish to the countertop. $32; 

Crewneck Sweater

This men’s staple by Orvis combines cotton, silk, and cashmere to create a feel-good piece of clothing—plus, it’s light enough to wear through mild Southern winters. $109; 

Ikat Napkins

Linens don’t always have to be plain white—in fact, prints like these ikat designs in rust, peach, and pink on cotton from Dear Keaton are having a more-is-more moment. $85; 

Clam Salt and Pepper Dish

Keep all manner of finishing salts and spices close at hand with this delicate, nature-inspired vessel. $25;

High CBD Formula Bath Salts

Really, really relax with the new bath salt formula from Lord Jones, a calming (and legal!) combination of non-psychoactive, broad-spectrum CBD, Epsom, and Himalayan salts, and essential oils. $65; 

Heavy Expedition Boot Sock

You’ll want to wear these socks by the Charleston, South Carolina–based Fits any time you’re in the field on chilly mornings. $24;  

Hamsa Cutting Boards

These pint-sized cutting boards from Laurier Blanc are ideal for showing off sliced lemons and limes. $53; 

Weezie Short Robe

The female-led team behind the Savannah-based Weezie towels dreamed up something else made of butter-soft terrycloth that needs to be in your bathroom: a short, short sleeve bathrobe piped in a color of your choice (available with or without a monogram). $135; 

Denim Origami Towel 

These towels by Home & Loft are hand-loomed, hand-dyed, and absolute heaven after a shower or bath—plus, they’re the size of a throw, so you can use them to snuggle with, too. $55 each; 

Modern Snifter 

Made in the South Awards alum Terrane Glass created these gorgeous snifters for Fieldshop by Garden & Gun that both feel good in hand and look good on the bar. $55 each; 

Wool Half-Finger Gloves

Warmth and freedom of movement come together in the design of these wool gloves from Huckberry, which feel as natural for use in a duck blind as they do for raking leaves. $50; 

Wire Flyswatter

Give a practical gift that might get a chuckle or two with this modern update on a traditional flyswatter from Jayson Home & Garden (it works for bat-sized mosquitoes, too). $24; 

Maho Sunglasses

These handmade sunglasses by Maho all come equipped with polarized lenses, stainless steel and 24-karat hardware, and sustainable, hypoallergenic acetate frames. From $95;

Near & Far 

Texas tastemaker Lisa Fine’s new book, Near & Far, offers a study in global style and inspiration and deserves a spot on every Southerner’s coffee table. $60; 

Charleston Candle

Jump on the clean fragrance trend with this candle by South Carolina’s 42 Pressed, which derives notes of tea olive and magnolia from essential oils, not chemicals. $28;

Modern Stripe Charcoal Dog Bed

This design by the Foggy Dog is low maintenance (you can simply toss it in the washer) and not too cutesy. $45;

Solid Seed Bead Hoops

These overscale earrings come in twelve colors, including winter white—perfect for everyday and festive occasions. $24; 

Wicked Good Moccasins

There’s a reason these shearling-lined comfort machines by L.L. Bean have a cult following for both men ($79; and women ($79; They stand up to flipping pancakes and walking to the mailbox in style. Order soon, because they often sell out this time of year. 

Flower Frog Bowl

This porcelain bowl with a built-in frog by the Floral Society takes the guesswork out of arranging. $106; 

Clark Fork Copper Flask

These beauties by Whiskey Leatherworks develop a beautiful patina over time—on both the copper body and the leather case. $85;

Rainbow Ball Holiday Wreath

Delightful to the touch and to the eye, the new paper wreath available through Moma Design brings a healthy dose of retro fun to your holiday decor. $40; 

The Tarpon Book

This beautifully photographed collaboration between Yeti and fishing guide David Mangum includes the work of some of the best sporting writers in the country, including Randy Wayne White and Thomas McGuane. $100;

Sporting Dog Decanter Set

A collection for any hunting enthusiast that will bring a bit of the field to a home bar. $86;

Roller Rabbit Amanda Sleep Set

These pajamas by Anthropologie feel festive enough for the holidays and just right for the rest of the year, too. $118;

Moisture-Lock Overnight Mask

This is a seriously soothing balm for chapped winter skin by True Botanicals—if you put it on before bed, you’ll wake up completely refreshed. $75; 

Vacuum Water Bottle

Keep beverages ice-cold on your next adventure with a vacuum-sealed vessel from Hydro Flask. $33; 

Toy Kit

Most dogs will tear right through a plush toy, which is exactly why we’re fans of all three of these durable, handsome rubber designs by Wild One that look a little like art objects. Pro tip: Put them in the freezer for your pup to enjoy cold. $58;

Holiday gift guides from G&G
>> Gift Ideas for Southern Cooks
>> Gift Ideas for Those Closest to You
>> Gift Ideas Under $150
>> Gift Ideas for Every Budget
>> Gift Ideas for Kids
>> Our Editors’ Wish List

Also see
>> Our Favorite Southern Books of 2019

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