18 Last-Minute Gifts Under $50 They'll Love from Nordstrom

The clock is ticking, and time is running out! With only weeks until Christmas, it's time to start cracking down on your present list, and Nordstrom is here to assist with this helpful shipping calendar to get your gifts under the tree by Dec. 25. The last day for free standard shipping on gift cards and qualifying merch is Dec. 19; for two-day shipping on gift cards and qualifying merch is Dec. 20; for Saturday delivery on qualifying merch is Dec. 2; for next-business-day shipping is Dec. 22; and for eGift Cards is Dec. 25! All of these purchases must be shipped before noon ET.

If you're lucky enough to live near a Nordstrom, you have the option to pick up in store, and if you're a Nordy Club member in a hurry, use your Nordstrom iOS app to request that your in-store pickup to become curbside pickup! One of the workers will walk your order to your car, so you can skip the hassle of parking and be on your merry way!


Now that we've laid the groundwork for how you're getting the gifts, it's time to figure out what you're giving! We've done a deep dive in Nordstrom's massive selection and pulled out 18 last-minute gifts under $50 that are luxe, thoughtful and will be under the tree before Santa comes. Take a scroll to check out our picks, and be sure to mark those shipping dates on your calendar!

Blue stone Kendra Scott Necklace with silver chain photo

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Kendra Scott Elisa Birthstone Pendant Necklace

Jewelry is always a great gift option, especially when it's Kendra Scott. If you know your recipient's birthday by heart (or sneak a peek at her Facebook bio), slip this birthstone necklace in her stocking. It's personal and will go with her everyday wardrobe. ($50)

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Kiana Mosley Monogram Trinket Dish

Know someone who is newly engaged? A sweet trinket dish with her last-name-to-be is not only a thoughtful gift but also a chic, practical one that she can place by her bathroom or kitchen sink to keep that rock safe while she washes her hands or the dishes. ($14)

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Outdoor Voices Athena Crop Top

Whether she's making a resolution for the new year or is already a fitness fanatic, spice up her workout routine with this bra top that can be worn alone or layered under a tank. It will look great during yoga and at the smoothie shop afterward. ($45)

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Skin Gym Rose Quartz Workout Kit

The holidays are a stressful time, so give your loved one the gift of TLC and relaxation with this rose quartz facial roller and sculpting tool. Based on traditional Chinese medicine, it's said to help relieve facial tension, smooth out wrinkles and, at the very least, help her unwind. ($49)

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Holiday candle in a seasonal metallic tin photo

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Capri Blue Scented Jar Candle

Instantly make her space one thousand times cozier with a candle. Now, getting scents right can be tricky, but this Spiced Cider fragrance is filled with seasonal favorites, including notes of sparkling berries, cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus and fir that are sure to please. ($30)

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Free People South Side Thermal Top

Tip-toeing in the clothing-gift realm can be tricky. Our advice? Go for basics like this oversize thermal top by Free People that can be worn multiple ways and is forgiving if you get the size wrong. This style also comes in eight colors if you want to get multiple, or shop for yourself. ($41)

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Slipsilk Pure Silk Sleep Mask

Getting in those eight hours is important, and after this busy season your friend is going to need to catch up on those Zs. Made of pure silk inside and out, this highly crafted sleep mask has been developed and refined for luxurious, deep sleep, with over 100 glowing 4.5-star reviews. ($50)

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Brown silk scarf with multi color stars photo

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Madewell Silk Bandana

Effortlessly cool, a dainty, silk, star-patterned bandanna is a chic accessory any fashionable person would love to find under the tree. Worn around the neck, wrist, ankle or bag, this statement-making gift will provide her with endless styling options. ($20)

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Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette

With 12 shades of soft mattes and dazzling metallics, the latest makeup palette by Urban Decay will bring squeals of joy from any girl on Christmas morning! Give it to the makeup junkie in your life (if she hasn't nabbed this already) or to your teenage niece who's starting to experiment in the beauty world. ($42, originally $49)

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Kennebunk Blish Plush Throw

It's cuddle season, time to make your friend's blankets jealous and award her with this lavish, plush throw. Maybe she just bought a new place that this would look perfect in, maybe you want a better blanket to sleep with when you stay over at her place, or maybe she refuses to turn on the heat and her place is freezing. Whatever the reason, this blanket has got her covered. ($29)

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Topshop Horn Button Crop Cardigan

For your friend who routinely gripes about being cold at her office, get a chic cardigan she can layer on when she feels a chill in the air. This not-your-grandma's-cardigan boasts a cropped silhouette, drop-shoulder sleeves, a complimentary neckline and a large tortoise button closure. It comes in seven colors, so good luck picking just one! ($48)

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Black felt letterboard with wood frame photo

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Rettel The Chit Chat Letterboard

Trendy, charming and aesthetically pleasing, this Rettel letterboard features oak and wool felt with over 340 letters. We suggest writing out a funny message or quote for the recipient to find when they open this gift! ($40)

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Kate Spade New York Mini Stud Earrings

The holidays are all about glitz and glam, and these earrings sparkle and twinkle brighter than a Christmas tree topper! They're simple enough to wear every day or for a night out (New Year's Eve anyone?)! ($38)

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Croc Embossed Faux Leather Tote

You noticed that your friend's bag looked a little worse for wear last time the two of you caught up over coffee. Being the bestie that you are, a stylish new bag is just the thing to help her out! This croc-embossed, faux-leather bucket bag has an elegant top handle is the a superb solution she'll love to pieces. ($42)

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Jaden Rib Knit Blanket Scarf

Your friend scored a fabulous new coat during Nordstrom's Black Friday sale, so give her a scarf that will complement her stylish find. This plush, rib-knit blanket scarf will envelope her in coziness as she marches through the snowy tundra, and it comes in eight additional colors just in case she's not into pink. ($48)

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Topshop Llama Mule Slipper

Stepping out of bed on a cold winter's morning will be less of a struggle with these adorable llama slippers. For your friend who doesn't take herself too seriously, these hilarious slippers will go great with a matching pajama set as she hangs out indoors sipping her morning coffee. ($30)

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Velvet Turban

For the ultra-sophisticated, glamazon of a gal pal, this luxe hair accessory instantly steps up any outfit. The captivating, turban-inspired velvet headpiece will turn heads in any room (which she'll love) and give you major brownie points for finding that hard-to-shop-for friend the perfect gift. ($48)

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Zip Bouclé Touchscreen Gloves

Regular gloves and technology don't mix. If your friend is constantly on her mobile, save her from frostbite and give her touchscreen gloves to protect her digits as she posts her latest selfie. Her fingers will be toasty warm and not one second of screen time will be lost. ($39)

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