Although some people look forward to holiday shopping, others dread the annual rite. No matter which camp you fall into, continuously coming up with budget-friendly ideas for what to get the people on your holiday shopping list can be a challenge, especially when it comes to shopping for people you might not know very well.
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Coworkers can be among some of the most difficult people to shop for. Even if you have a few close office pals, between Secret Santa events and feeling obligated to gift everyone on your team something, you may end up at a loss. So we’ve found 31 original, office-appropriate holiday gift ideas for coworkers. Now you can relax (you don't even need to leave your sofa) while you do your shopping.
Included in our list is something for most types of people you likely encounter at work—whether they’re into cooking at home, traveling, keeping plants, or treating themselves to self-care. These gift ideas are versatile enough that just about anyone would enjoy unwrapping one of them at the office holiday party.
- For the Coffee-Lover: YETI Rambler 14 oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Mug with Lid, $25, Amazon
- For the Sweet Tooth: Sugarfina Large Candy Cube, $20, Nordstrom
- For the Comic: 100 Tricks to Appear Smart In Meetings: How to Get By Without Even Trying, $10, Amazon
- For the Environmentalist: Flathead Products Reusable Silicone Drinking Straws, $8
- For the One Who’s Always Cold: MoDRN Scandinavian Chenille Throw Blanket, $22 (originally $29), Walmart
- For the Tea Drinker: MiraMiko Tea Infuser Gift Set for Loose Leaf Tea, $10, Amazon
- For the One You Don’t Really Know Well: Voluspa Japonica French Cade Lavender Petite Embossed Glass Jar Candle, $10, Nordstrom
- For the Plant Parent: LuckyGreenery Artificial Succulents Set of 3, $9, Amazon
- For the Techie: Anker PowerCore5000 Portable Charger, $18, Amazon
- For the Chef: BALORAY Lunch Bag Tote, $14, Amazon
The best news? Each gift is under $25, proving that giving great gifts doesn’t require spending a lot. Here are the 31 best Christmas gifts for coworkers.