Sure, it's the thought that counts, but it's safe to say that you probably don't want to give a gift that's just going to be returned, regifted, or sold. But gift-giving is hard, and sometimes we all need a little guidance. Enter online resale company thredUP and its 2019 edition of the most-purged holiday gifts.
The introduction to the report reads: "Every January, thredUP receives a surge of rejected holiday gifts: more never-worn, new-with-tags items are sent to thredUP post-holiday than other times of year." So what's on 2019's list, which could inform your holiday shopping? These are the top 5 items thredUP received with tags still attached post-holidays (in order): Disney kids T-shirts, Asics sneakers, New Balance sneakers, Forever 21 dressy tops, and Nike shorts.
Based on the data, thredUP concluded that activewear topped this year's most-purged gift list. They said, "Workout gear is a personal gift, and it’s tough to get the fit right, which is likely why the data shows higher rates of new-with-tags running shoes and active shorts being resold to thredUP in January." But oddly enough, the safest bet brand they named is Lululemon, as 97% of items they received from the brand this year were without tags. Coming right after Lululemon at 96% was Prada, as it holds its value.
Keep scrolling to shop some of the most giftable pieces from Lululemon and Prada, and read the full report here.
Shop Prada Gifts
Prada Crystal-Embellished Satin Headband ($380)
Anyone want to gift this to me?
Prada 65 Suede Ankle Boots ($990)
In case you were looking for the perfect boots, I found them.
Prada Hooded Quilted Nylon Down Coat ($1980)
Behold: the perfect puffer.
Prada Appliquéd Metallic Jacquard Bucket Hat ($420)
Such a fun thing to find under the tree.
Prada Leather-Trimmed Nylon Tote ($1350)
Prada Patent-Leather Platform Sandals ($620)
These make me want to take a tropical vacation.
Prada Nylon Shorts ($550)
For the sporty-chic person in your life.
Shop Lululemon Gifts
Lululemon Align Jogger 28" ($98)
For lounging and yoga-ing.
Lululemon Train to Be Short Sleeve ($68)
Sometimes you just need a good simple T-shirt.
Lululemon The Towel ($42)
A gift every single yoga lover will appreciate.
Lululemon Go Cozy Jacket ($178)
As the name implies, it's cozy.
Lululemon Travel Easy Kit ($48)
Travel accessories are always a fail-safe gift.
Lululemon Kitsilano Turtleneck Rib Dress ($118)
So, Lululemon makes cute dresses now.
Lululemon Cloudscape Jacket ($248)
It seems impossible not to want this puffer.
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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