By Alexis Kominos
The holiday season is finally here, and people everywhere are beginning to brainstorm gift ideas for their loved ones. Finding the perfect gift for people this season is not always easy. This article has various ideas from cheap gifts for stocking stuffers, to expensive gifts for your loved ones.
Gifts Over $100:
MacBook Pro - A MacBook Pro, or any laptop, would be a great gift for the holidays. They are portable, very useful, and are needed by various people. Having a portable device to do homework on is very helpful to bus high school students. Giving a laptop as a gift would brighten someone's day.
iPhone - Along the lines of a laptop, there are other electronics that would be a great gift. With Apple putting out new iPhones, laptops, and other accessories, a new fancy phone would be a great addition. You can do practically anything with an iPhone. These may include FaceTime, social media, taking pictures and so much more. This tiny device with endless possibilities can fit right in your pocket.
Ray Bans - Although this holiday season may be a cold one, and not many people are going to be spending time outside, Ray Bans would be a nice gift to give someone. As spring and summer come around, a person would love to have a nice pair of sunglasses to have on hand.
Gaming Console - On the other hand, spending time indoors may be a popular activity during this cold season. A new gaming console would be a lovely gift for many. Carson Stickley, a Sophomore at Glenelg High school, says, “I got an Xbox for Christmas and it was a really good gift that kept me occupied when I wanted to stay inside. I would recommend getting this gift for others that enjoy playing video games.” As people are staying indoors and keeping warm, a new gaming console would be a great way to stay entertained this chilly holiday season.
Shoes - A lot of shoes fall into this price range and would make a great gift for all ages and genders. Popular shoe brands may include Converse, Nike, Vans, Ugg, and so much more. You can get a good pair of Rainbows for the summer or a cozy pair of Uggs for the winter season.
Apple AirPods - Tired of trying to untangle headphone cords? Well Apple AirPods solves that problem. If you take one AirPod out, the music pauses, or you can connect the bluetooth to your Apple Watch so if you are exercising there is no need to carry your iPhone.Timmy Bonner, a Senior at Glenelg High School, claims, “ I do not like the cord getting tangled every time I want to use my headphones. I would buy these to eliminate that problem.”
There are various other gifts that are within this price range that are perfect for any gender or any age. Some ideas may include a fishing rod, video games, jerseys, makeup, concerts tickets, and much more. These ideas are a wide range that can work for almost any person.
This price range has perfect gifts for friends, Secret Santa's, and many more.
Clothes - There are many cheap clothing brands that sell cute and cheap clothes. For example, Forever 21 sells a huge variety of clothes, shoes, and accessories that are affordable and fashionable.
B&BW - Bath and Body Works is the place to go for holiday shopping. You can get candles, perfume, body wash, hand sanitizer, sugar scrubs, and so much more. Everything smells amazing and the wide variety of smells makes it a perfect gift for any type of person.
Travel Mugs - Great idea for a traveler or a high school student in need of coffee on the go. Yeti is a great company that sells mugs, and coolers, and many more things. Yeti has different colors and the quality is really great. The mugs and coolers can keep liquids cold or hot for a long period of time.
Lastly, this category encompasses inexpensive stocking stuffer gifts that everyone needs. Some examples include
Eyelash Curlers - Eyelash curlers can be a great gift for girls or even boys that are into makeup. Curlers are a necessity for eyelashes in a makeup routine and people need to get new one’s every now and then.
Fuzzy Socks - During this cold winter season. You can never have enough pairs of fuzzy socks. To keep warm playing in the snow or walking around the cold hardwood floors, fuzzy socks are a great and cheap gift for anyone. N
PopSockets - PopSockets are a great gift for anyone with a phone. I have one and I use it all the time and it makes holding my phone a lot more easier. Also if you have small hands, holding a big phone is made easier. Or propping your phone up to watch Netflix is now doable without having it lean on something else.
From big surprises, to little stocking stuffers, this article has it all. With the holidays coming up very quickly, people are running around looking for perfect ideas for every type of person. Use it to get a general list of what males and females may want this holiday season.