13 Mostly Affordable Gifts for Your Friend Who Is So Extra

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We all have that one friend. You know the one — always dressed to the nines and ready for a good time, no matter where they are or who they're with. People are still talking about their birthday party months later and wondering what they'll do to top it next year. Always ahead of the curve, the oh so extra friend can be tough to shop for come holiday time. To help, we've done our best to find statement-making, mostly affordable gifts they'll actually love.

1. Drag: The Complete Story by Simon Doonan, $27.49

These queens are the best at being over the top.

2. KITSCH X Justine Marjan Feelings Hair Pin, $29

Lord knows they've got a LOT of them.

3. Urban Outfitters Vlogging Media Stand, $30

No, but seriously, it's about time they have their own show.

4. Cold Picnic Neon Pink Torso Bath Mat, $48

Cold Picnic's classic torso bathmat but in limited edition pink?! They'll die.

5. Dyson SuperSonic Hair Dryer, $399.99

Every day should be a great hair day.

6. Jonathan Adler Lips Full Dose Needlepoint Pillow, $165

A stylish and statement-making addition to their velvet sofa.

7. SERENE HOUSE Cannon Car Essential Oil Diffuser, $14

A gift everyone on their commute will benefit from!

8. West Elm Faux Fur Throw, $69.30

Chill nights at home should still be luxurious.

9. Anthropologie Dasher Dog Table Lamp, $228

We can hear them squealing "OMG IT'S SO CUTE!!" from here.

10. Piecework Life of the Party Jigsaw Puzzle, $28.80

A 1000-piece puzzle that even Marie Antoinette would enjoy.

11. Red Carpet Manicure Pro45 Starter Kit, $79.99

Now they can switch up their manicure color once a week without going broke.

12. Caicaiduo Hello Gorgeous Neon Sign, $65.99

Their preferred greeting in florescent pink neon.

13. CB2 Terrazzo Wireless Charger, $127

Because terrazzo is still totally hot.


I'm a freelance writer and reporter for outlets like Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, BUST, Nylon, Woolly, and the Appeal, a podcast host for Undisclosed, and once upon a time, I was the founding editor of The Frisky.

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