More Cheapest, Nicest Gifts From the Most Expensive Brands

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Last week, we rounded up the cheapest, nicest gifts from the fanciest brands we could think of. Turns out, you really, really enjoyed this. And turns out, there are many, many extremely fancy brands out there — so we’ve done a part two. Who wouldn’t love a Tom Ford beard comb or a luxe Byredo hand cream?

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick
$34, Nordstrom

These popular Charlotte Tilbury matte lipsticks have fun names like Pillow Talk and Bond Girl, and they come in very likable shades of red and nude if you don’t want to shell out for one of her magic creams.

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Rag & Bone Lace-Up Low Top Sneaker
$135 (40 percent off) Neiman Marcus

For the white-sneaker enthusiast in your life, one they’ll appreciate from Rag & Bone.

Note: Neiman Marcus will offer free rush delivery if you order by December 20.

YSL Touche Eclat Pen
$42, Nordstrom

You could count many beauty editors and fanatics as loyal devotees of this cult-favorite concealer pen, which masks raccoon eyes and brightens the undereye area, too.

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Tatcha Blotting Papers
$12, Amazon

Tatcha’s beauty goodies are very coveted, but if you’re shopping for something more affordable than their skin creams, try their well-packaged blotting papers.

Universal Stroller Parasol
$45, Nordstrom

Bugaboo’s very pricey strollers are perhaps only realistic if you’re a Park Slope mom, but their more reasonable stroller accessories — like this yellow umbrella — are a thoughtful gift for any new mom.

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Byredo Bal d’Afrique Hand Cream
$36, Nordstrom

Byredo’s candles, beloved by celebrities, can cost $80 (and their skin care isn’t cheap either), but this hand cream is a nice gift that falls in the mid-range, for a friend who would die to own one of these musky, vetiver-scented hand creams.

3.1 Phillip Lim Black Ruched Sandals
$124 (75 percent off) Ssense

Rich black leather sandals that exemplify Phillip Lim’s understated style, at a fraction of the original cost.

Note: Shipping availability for Ssense depends on your location; standard shipping is two-day shipping.

Alexander McQueen Red Leather Card Holder
$98 (37 percent off) Ssense

An understated red leather Alexander McQueen card holder that’s on sale (it would originally cost you $155).

Note: Shipping availability for Ssense depends on your location; standard shipping is two-day shipping.

Tata Harper Be True Natural Lip Balm
$29, Nordstrom

A twist-up lip balm, enriched with natural oils, that also comes in tinted versions. (If you’re looking to spend a little more, here’s another Tata Harper product we love.)

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Alessi Buckle Tube Squeezer
$20, Amazon

For someone you share a bathroom with: a chrome-plated Alessi squeezer to wring out every last bit of toothpaste.

Diptyque Hand Wash
$38, Saks Fifth Avenue

Sure, you can get them a tiny Diptyque candle for $32, but really, those little guys last about two seconds — and this hand wash will last them at least six months.

Note: This may not arrive before Christmas if you select Standard Shipping, though Rush, Next Business Day, and Saturday delivery are available for an extra fee.

Tom Ford Beard Comb
$35, Neiman Marcus

For the facial-haired fashion gent in your life.

Note: Neiman Marcus will offer free rush delivery if you order by December 20.

Smythson “Top Dog” Notebook
$60, Barneys

When you want to get the boss something that’s both a little bit funny and very fancy. (Here’s another notebook we love.)

Note: Orders are eligible for Two Business Day Shipping for an additional $15 at checkout; standard shipping means your gift will arrive between 3-7 days.

Rodin Olio Lusso Bath Bar
$35, Nordstrom

Culty beauty line Rodin’s essential-oil-infused bath bar would make a great stocking stuffer.

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Valentino Rockstud Card Holder
$182 (34 percent off) Ssense

For a punk-y fashion plate.

Note: Shipping availability for Ssense depends on your location; standard shipping is two-day shipping.

Missoni Travis Hand Towel
$33, Nordstrom

The classic Missoni chevrons in a rich cotton hand towel.

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Y3 Black Logo Beanie
$74 (43 percent off) Ssense

Keep them warm, and Japanese avant-garde with this Y3 beanie (that’s on sale, and used to cost $130).

Note: Shipping availability for Ssense depends on your location; standard shipping is two-day shipping.

Carven Eau de Parfum
$88, Nordstrom

Carven’s very popular floral perfume with notes of mandarin blossom, hyacinth, and jasmine — it doesn’t smell too strong unlike many designer scents.

Note: Order before noon on December 22 to receive before Christmas.

Baccarat Vega Tumblers, Two
$165, Bergdorf Goodman

A good couple present: a set of crystal Baccarat glasses.

Note: With Standard Shipping, your order will arrive within three to five days, though Two-Day Shipping and Next Business Day shipping are also available for an added fee.

Gucci Off-White Suzanne Socks
$95, Ssense

A pair of socks in Gucci’s signature red and green courtesy of Gucci’s much-beloved creative director Alessandro Michele.

Note: Shipping availability for Ssense depends on your location; standard shipping is two-day shipping.

Jacquemus Off-the-Shoulder Wool Sweater
$160 (70 percent off) The Outnet

Everything from this buzzy young Parisian designer is a gazillion dollars — this stripe-y sweater on sale at the Outnet is a bit more affordable.

Note: This may not arrive before Christmas if you select Standard Shipping (though Express and Same Day Delivery are available).

Richard Ginori Salad Plate
$40, Barneys

Richard Ginori is known as the “Ferrari of Porcelain,” but this salad plate is more Kia Sport (in terms of price).

Note: Orders are eligible for Two Business Day Shipping for an additional $15 at checkout; standard shipping means your gift will arrive between three to seven days.

MM6 Maison Margiela Green Mesh Tote
$105 (46 percent off) Ssense

A sleek mesh tote in a shade of evergreen.

Note: Shipping availability for Ssense depends on your location; standard shipping is two-day shipping.

Brioni Printed Silk Tie
$56 (76 percent off with code STOCKUP) Saks Off Fifth

Even the most basic Brioni bag costs well over $1,000. This handsome silk tie from the Italian menswear line was originally $230, and is on finale sale for $56.

Note: This may not arrive before Christmas if you select standard shipping, though express shipping and Saturday delivery are available for an extra fee.

Artek Siena Coasters
$25, Yliving

A set of plywood coasters from pricey Finnish furniture line Artek (known for its wooden stools and chairs).

Note: These will ship within one business day, so they should arrive before Christmas if you order them now.

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More Cheapest, Nicest Gifts From the Most Expensive Brands