When it comes to gift-giving at the office, things can get more than a little tricky. Maybe you hardly know the person you’ve drawn in the annual Secret Santa, or maybe you have a rock-star assistant (or cubicle mate) who deserves something cool but you’re at a loss when it comes to actually picking it out.
From a hip Rodarte-designed cup sleeve that’s less than $5, to bold desktop supplies that are exponentially more stylish than the ones you’ll find in the office closet, we’ve rounded up 10 perfect options to make shopping for a colleague little easier.
Here, a selection of cool finds for any colleague!
In our super-digital world, sometimes there's nothing like a handwritten note. Especially when it's scrawled on these notecards featuring designs by master couturier Christian Lacroix. Set of 6.
Christian Lacroix Boxed Postcards, $17; KatesPaperie.com
Who needs standard yellow when you can have these fun printed pencils? Even if they just sit on a desk, they'll still look pretty.
Jonathan Adler Pencil Set, $10; SeeJaneWork.com
Designer Tory Burch takes her signature prints for a spin on this cute beverage container.
Tory Burch Beverage Container, Neiman Marcus + Target Collections, $24.99; Target.com
Bring a bit of Zen to the office or home with a chic DIY terrarium. Buy one, or buy a few for a chandelier effect. Greens and filament not included.
Hanging Glass Terrarium, $6.95; CB2.com
Mini versions of Kiehl's best-sellers? Perfect! The set includes Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, Creme de Corps Body Moisturizer, Creme de Corps Soy Milk & Honey Body Polish and Midnight Recovery Concentrate. Kiehl's Helping Hands Essentials, $25; Kiehls.com
Liven up any workspace bulletin board with these colorful fabric pushpins. Set of 20. Pinwheel Pushpins, $15; Anthropologie.com
Sip in style with this reusable drink sleeve designed exclusively for Starbucks by Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte. Throw in a gift card and you're good to go! Starbucks Reusable Cup Sleeve by Rodarte, $4.95; Starbucks.com
Wintertime chapped lips won't stand a chance with this trio of super-luxe lip balms in 3 universally-flattering tinted shades of Jasmine, Pomegranate and Wild Rose. Korres Lip Butter Collection, $25; Sephora.com
This cheery and bright reusable cup makes packing that salad lunch just a little more fun. Reusable To Go Lunch Cup, $12; FredFlare.com
Trade in the brown bag for this chic little lunch tote that doesn't even require an icepack. Just store in the freezer for an easy grab and go! Choose from a variety of fun patterns and shades. PackIt Mini Cooler, $14.99; PackItCool.com