15 Last-Minute Gifts Under $50 You Can Order on Amazon Prime

It’s okay, procrastinators, there’s no need to panic. Even though Christmas is only days away, by the miracle of modern day shipping, you still have time to order some great gifts via Amazon Prime. Below, find 15 of our best picks for last-minute shopping.



As one Amazon reviewer put it, this mix of white pine, fir balsam, birchwood, and amber scents is “Christmas in a box.” Nest Fragrances Birchwood Pine candle, $40 on Amazon.



Cozy slippers he’ll want to wear all winter long. Minnetonka men’s double bottom fleece slipper, $49.95 on Amazon.

Water Bottle


Because all the cool kids stay hydrated, and this bottle can keep beverages hot or cold for hours. Hydro Flask stainless steel water bottle, $21.95 on Amazon.



A petite wallet for all her cards that’ll help keep her organized. Rebecca Minkoff Mini Regan zip wallet, $44.80 on Amazon.

Coffee Pot


Because we all deserve better at-home coffee. Coffee Gator pour over coffee kettle with built-in thermometer, $37.97 on Amazon.

Hair Balm


Hair balm that’ll make her already-soft hair smoother while also making it smell amazing. R+Co Park Ave. blowout balm, $28 on Amazon.

Quarter-zip Sweater


Because a quarter-zip sweater is something any man can wear, and it’s an easy, office-appropriate layer. U.S. Polo Assn. men’s solid quarter zip sweater, $31.14 on Amazon.



Squinting at your phone screen to read on the Metro can get old, and this is a really cheap solution. Plus, this tablet has filters to lessen the blue light so it’s better for reading before bed. Fire Tablet, $39.99 on Amazon.

Cuff Bracelet


A cuff bracelet that looks as classy and fashionable as she is. Bijouone gold plated screw cuff bracelet, $39 on Amazon.

Cocktail Shaker Kit


For the at-home mixologist who wants to improve their hosting skills. Mixologist World premium cocktail shaker set, $23.93 on Amazon.



Go ahead and push him out of his style comfort zone with this floral-print tie. Jack Spade Paris Rose print tie, $39.10 on Amazon.

Movie Theater Gift Card


The Oscars are coming, and movie theater gift card will enable them to do their homework. AMC Theatre gift card, $25 on Amazon.

Standing Desk


Help improve their health with this portable standing desk that they can pop on top of their existing desk at work. PWR+ portable laptop table stand with mouse pad, $39.90 on Amazon.

Bluetooth Earbuds


Encourage their New Year’s resolutions with some Bluetooth earbuds they can workout with. TaoTronics Bluetooth headphones, $44.79 on Amazon.

Bocce Ball Set


They can practice for the DC Bocce League off the court with their own set. Trademark Games bocce ball set with case, $32.95 on Amazon.

Associate Editor

Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.