The Absolute Best Gifts For Grads Under $50

These must-have gifts for new grads are so dope you'll want to pick one up for yourself. So instead of giving flowers, cards and money, dive into these.
 

Deena Campbell May, 24, 2017

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Now that he’s a grad, it’s time to step up his grooming game. Gift this mix of classic Kiehl’s products for the man about town.

available at Kiehl's $43 Buy Now!

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Give the gift of class with a decanter that resembles cut crystal and fill it with their drink of choice. It’s the perfect gift for graduates from college or grad school.

available at Crate & Barrel $34.95 Buy Now!

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This tropical luggage tag will come in handy for the new grad who's been bitten by the travel bug.

available at Kohl's $11.20 Buy Now!

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Keep all her special keepsakes in a stackable box that’s perfect for traveling, and cute enough to keep on her dresser.

available at Macy's $55 + 40% off Buy Now!

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A colorful tray isn’t the most functional of gifts, but if you’re looking for something that makes a stylish statement, look no further. Give this to the grad who appreciates the finer things in life.

available at Jonathan Adler $38 Buy Now!

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Cooking family dishes in old, broken pots doesn’t have to be a rite of passage. Give the gift of a stoneware cocotte that’s perfect for baking hot dips, serving souffles and yes, even that difficult pasta recipe.

available at Le Creuset $42 Buy Now!

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Let’s face it, after you graduate and the bills start rolling in, sometimes you just want to escape your world for a few hours. Opt to give your grad this smartphone headset that lets you immerse yourself in virtual reality.

available at Macy's $60 Buy Now!

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Every guy needs an assortment of accessories for when it’s time to look dapper, so why not give your grad an engraved tie clip that’ll instantly scream young professional?

available at Cufflinks.com $35 Buy Now!

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Think of a hotels.com like her new personal assistant. Okay, fine. That’s a stretch, but she’ll be able to search for discounted hotels, flights and vacation packages with the click of a button. And there’s no expiration date or extra fees so she can use it to visit distant friends for years to come.

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Gym rats will appreciate this duffel bag that’s great for any athletic event.

available at Nike $35 Buy Now!

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High school grads will love a stylish and functional backpack that includes a padded back and adjustable padded strap.

available at Champion $45 Buy Now!