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Nordic Ware castle bunt cake, $31, at Whisk NYC
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Faux snakeskin serving trays, $40–$50, at Global Table
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Atlas world-map cork board, $40, at Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store
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Accessorize flock-dot leather gloves, $43, at Accessorize
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Braun voice-controlled alarm clock, $44, at Project No. 8
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Bob’s Your Uncle Vinyl Collection puzzle, $32, at Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store
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Gingko leaf servers, $38, at Global Table
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Anthropologie bead-dusted beanie, $38, at Anthropologie, locations throughout the city; visit anthropologie.com
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Anthropologie Tracing Stars pouch, $28, at Anthropologie, locations throughout the city; visit anthropologie.com
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Photograph: Michael SkigenErica Weiner brass ring, $38, at Pink Olive
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Pylones salad servers, $40, at Pylones, locations throughout the city; visit pylones.com
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Pink Olive stamp set, $36, at Pink Olive
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Art Bird travel iPad case, $30, at Strand Book Store
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Lush Winter Wishes set with Sugar Scrub, Ponche shower gel, Each Peach massage bar and Snow Globe soap, $30, at Lush, locations throughout the city; visit lush.com
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MoMA Design Store X-mini speaker, $32, at MoMA Design Store
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Claus Jensen and Henrik Holbaek Tea Bag tea infuser, $30, at MoMA Design Store
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Photograph: John MuggenborgC. Wonder cheese board, $28, at C. Wonder, 72 Spring St at Crosby St (212-219-3500) • Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle at 59th St, second floor • 155 Fifth Ave at 21st St (212-956-9760) • cwonder.com
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Victoria’s Secret Pink Bling T-shirt–and-legging gift set, $40, at Victoria's Secret, locations throughout the city; visit victoriassecret.com
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Alberto Mantilla Hug salt and pepper shakers, $30, at MoMA Design Store
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Photograph: Courtesy MoMA StoreGorillamobile Yogi iPad stand, $40, at MoMA Design Store, 44 W 53rd St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (212-767-1050) • 81 Spring St at Crosby St (212-767-1050) • momastore.org
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Glassybaby glass votives, $44 each, at glassybaby.com
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C. Wonder enamel initial cuffs, $48 each, at C. Wonder, locations throughout the city; visit cwonder.com
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Diptyque scented oval wax tablets, $45 each, at Diptyque, 377 Bleecker St between Charles and Perry Sts (212-242-2333) • 971 Madison Ave at 76th St (212-879-3330) • diptyqueparis.com
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MoMA Design Store small Perpetual calendar, $28, at MoMA Design Store
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Swarovski Ambiray tea lights, $48–$85 each, at Swarovski, locations throughout the city; visit swarovski.com
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Photograph: John MuggenborgC. Wonder ikat-print tea kettle and cup set, $38, at C. Wonder, 72 Spring St at Crosby St (212-219-3500) • Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle at 59th St, second floor • 155 Fifth Ave at 21st St (212-956-9760) • cwonder.com
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Photograph: Rolando PellotC. Wonder monogramed gold-plated bracelets, $48 each, at C. Wonder, 72 Spring St at Crosby St (212-219-3500) • Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle at 59th St, second floor • 155 Fifth Ave at 21st St (212-956-9760) • cwonder.com
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Photograph: John MuggenborgC. Wonder ceramic plates, $38 each, at C. Wonder, 72 Spring St at Crosby St (212-219-3500) • Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle at 59th St, second floor • 155 Fifth Ave at 21st St (212-956-9760) • cwonder.com
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Photograph: Jonathan ApreaEnglish Laundry cashmere scarf, $40, at Nordstrom Rack
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Portland General Store cigar box sample set (includes shaving cream, shaving jelly, after-shave balm, shampoo and conditioner, all inside a reclaimed cigar box), $45, at Teich, 22 Eighth Ave at 12th St (212-537-6630, teichdesign.com)
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Photograph: Eric T. WhiteFresh Sugar Cheer set with two lip treatments, a body cream and case, $28, at Sephora
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Soap & Glory Get Ready for a…Shower Trip set with shower gel, body butter, body scrub, hand cream, lip gloss, shower puff and carrying case, $36, at Sephora
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Photograph: Jessica LinBluetooth iPad keyboard case, $50, at Nordstrom Rack
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Buxom Time to Shine three-piece lip set and case, $28, at Sephora
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Superdry Bostonian beanie, $40, at Superdry, locations throughout the city; visit superdry.com
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Bath & Body Invigoration sauna bucket filled with premium Burt’s Bees products and spa essentials, $30, at gifttree.com This keepsake spa bucket is adorned with a personalized satin ribbon ($8) and silk sunflower, and filled with Burt’s Bees Peppermint & Rosemary body wash, Milk & Honey body lotion, Beeswax lip balm, Coconut foot cream, Soap Bark & Chamomile deep cleansing cream, hand salve and spa utensils (loofah, pumice stone, massaging brush, nail brush, hairbrush).
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Photograph: Michael SkigenDylan’s Candy Bar ’80s Time Capsule, $40, at Dylan’s Candy Bar, 1011 Third Ave at 60th St (646-735-0078, dylanscandybar.com) Nostalgia can be sweet thanks to this towering bin filled with Airheads, Nerds, Push Pops, Bubble Tape, Big League Chew, Chicklets, Runts and all the other candy you grew up on.
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EllieFrances Healthy Hair bath-towel gift basket, $33, at elliefrances.etsy.com The basket for this beauty bundle is actually a full-size bath towel; inside is Hair Nourish shampoo and conditioner and Chocalata Bar Soap.
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Pollen Arts “Vaseline” beeswax candle, $9; and Pollen Arts “Poison” beeswax candle, $29, both at Cog & Pearl
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Lifeline ultimate survivor kit in a water bottle (includes a carabiner, multifunction tool, five-in-one whistle/compass, 20-piece first-aid kit, mini flashlight, two AAA batteries, survival blanket, two hand-warmer packets, a tea candle, waterproof matches, an emergency poncho and a reusable zipper-lock bag, all inside a BPA-free water bottle), $35, at Restoration Hardware, 935 Broadway at 22nd St (212-260-9479, rh.com)
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Photograph: Nadav HavakookSabon Gentlemen’s gift set (includes shaving cream, hand cream and shaving brush), $47, at Sabon, locations throughout the city; visit sabonnyc.com
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Photograph: Jonathan ApreaPhilosophy by Dane Lewis cashmere sweater, $50, at Nordstrom Rack
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Gowanus Furniture Co. wine holder, $38, at By Brooklyn
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Brooklyn Slate cheese board, $30, at By Brooklyn
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Perfumies solid perfume sticks, set of five for $30, at perfumies.etsy.com GIVEAWAY!Two lucky readers will each win a $100 gift card for Etsy’s eclectic gift offerings. Visit timeout.com/newyork/wingifts to enter.
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Jonathan Adler bubblegum pop candle, $38, at Jonathan Adler
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Colorblock mortar and pestle in aqua, $38, at Site NYC
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Jonna Saarinen hand–screen-printed, nautical linen-union tea towel and wooden tray bundle, $49, at jonnasaarinen.etsy.com GIVEAWAY!Two lucky readers will each win a $100 gift card for Etsy’s eclectic gift offerings. Visit timeout.com/newyork/wingifts to enter.
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Infinity Instruments Time Capsule photo-frame clock, $28, at amazon.com
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Asos Contrast Smart Retro satchel, $44, at asos.com
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Photograph: Jeff AlexanderBenefit Upgrade to Gorgeous! kit (includes They’re Real! mascara, Sugarbomb blush, Laugh with Me LeeLee fragrance, High Beam highlighter and Porefessional primer), $34, at Sephora, locations throughout the city; visit sephora.com
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Photograph: Jonathan ApreaMiya Blue Splash sushi set for two, $40, at amazon.com
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Audio-Technica FashionFidelity Bijoué on-ear headphones, $40, at amazon.com
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Nifty cosmetic organizing carousel, $35, at amazon.com
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Acme Studio zipper pen, $73; and card case, $37; both at Art Brown International Pen Shop, 2 W 45th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (212-575-5555)
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Asos teacup saucer jewelry stand, $49, at asos.com
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Altuzarra for Target double old-fashioned glasses, four for $50; shaker, $50; and tray, $80; all at Target, locations throughout the city; visit target.com
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Photograph: Jonathan ApreaProgressive International Marzo pepper mill and salt shaker set, $33, at amazon.com
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Asos leather snakeskin-print gloves, $39, at asos.com
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Asos digital-jewel-print clutch, $26, at asos.com
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Keelan Rogue Suiting recycled-necktie flask, $28, at keelanrogue.supermarkethq.com
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Revisions Design Studio wooden geometric vase, $30, at revisions.supermarkethq.com
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The Hexi portable iPhone charger, $35, at uncommongoods.com
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Sunnyside Up Solar portable, solar rechargeable lamp and dry-erase board, $32, at sunnysideupsolar.supermarkethq.com
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Kate Spade New York monogrammed note cards, ten cards and ten envelopes for $26, at Kate Spade New York, 454 Broome St at Mercer St (212-274-1991, katespade.com)
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Cordon Blue espresso cups, set of six for $37, at overstock.com
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Krochet Kids international knit beanies, $22–$32 each, at krochetkids.org/shop
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Urban Outfitters Mercury glass candlesticks, $12–$28 each, at Urban Outfitters, locations throughout the city; visit urbanoutfitters.com
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Brooklyn Slate large chalkboard cheese board, $35, at ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway at 19th St (212-473-3000, abchome.com)
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Bella Dots 12-cup coffeemaker, $35, at Target, locations throughout the city; visit target.com
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Areaware Wake Up Call iPhone dock, $30, at modcloth.com
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Personalization Mall Heart Felt personalized keepsake pillow (up to 12 characters), $30, at personalizationmall.com
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Sinra iPhone folio case, $30, at givesimple.com
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Unique Vintage mini suitcase-style bags, $30 each, at unique-vintage.com
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Click n Cook modular spatula system with five utensils, $35, at thinkgeek.com
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Photograph: Courtesy MoMA StoreAlain Chemama and Josselin Zaigouche silicone serving peppers, two for $35, at MoMA Design Store, 81 Spring St at Crosby St (646-613-1367)
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C. Wonder ikat print apron, $28, at C. Wonder, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle at 60th St (212-956-9760, cwonder.com)

Holiday gift guide 2012: Affordable gifts under $50 (slide show)

This gift guide features affordable presents and gift ideas that can all be had for less than $50.

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