Office Secret Santa traditions. You either love them or hate them but either way, you're still on the hook to find a great gift that's affordable (but not cheap) and clever (but still office-appropriate).
To help you out, we've done the hard work of gift-hunting for you.
These 8 items — from the super practical to the silly and fun — are almost guaranteed to be appreciated.
1. Poppin Copper Card Case, $6
This sleek copper case with a magnetic closure will help your co-worker keep her business cards organized and her style on point. It comes in seven colors, including silver, gold, white and black.
Poppin Copper Card Case
2. Ban.do Compliment Pencil Set, $9.95
For days when your buddy comes in late, spills coffee on herself or has to calm down an anxious client, a set of 10 affirmation pencils will give her mood a boost.
Ban.do Compliment Pencil Set
3. Bobino Desk Cable Clip, $8
If your colleague's desk is overflowing with tech gear and gadgets, this digital-age necessity will be much appreciated. Clip it to the edge of a desk and it's ready to keep three different cables tangle-free and within easy reach.
Bobino Desk Cable Clip
4. Monogrammed Mug, $10
This striking mug will keep your co-worker properly caffeinated while also improving desk décor. And because it’s personalized, it won’t get lost in the communal kitchen coffee cup stash.
5. Beeswax Reusable Sandwich Wrap, $10
For anyone who brings in his own lunch, this washable, reusable cotton wrap infused with beeswax is an eco-friendly way to store a sandwich in the office fridge.
Beeswax Reusable Sandwich Wrap
6. Fingerless Gloves, $5.99
We'll never understand why office heating and cooling systems leave many workplaces feeling like a freezer. For the co-worker who always runs cold, these fingerless gloves will keep hands toasty for typing and swiping.
H&M Fingerless Gloves
7. Vastar Premium 4 in 1 Multiple USB Charging Cable, $8.99
Do you have a tech-obsessed colleague who always travels for work? This sleek and lightweight four-port multiple USB charging cable will help keep everything charged and ready.
Vastar Premium 4 in 1 Multiple USB Charging Cable
8. Sugarfina Bubbly Bears, $8.50
When a nice bottle of champagne falls outside the budget, opt for the next best thing. These champagne-infused gummy bears with a sour twist provide an office-friendly treat. Let the holiday celebrations begin!
Sugarfina Bubbly Bears