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28 Best-Selling Gifts Under $50

These 28+ gifts are tried-and-true top sellers in the shops this year, so you can give in confidence this holiday season. Featuring a wide array of categories all under $50, you can find something for everyone on your list with this budget-friendly collection. Click the links or the photos below to shop!

Food-Shaped Candles - $19 - $30

These adorable food-shaped candles from London-based Nata Concept Store make a cute and clever gift for foodies or anyone who appreciates playful decor. From delicacies like pasta and olives to staples like butter and eggs, these candles are every bit sweet as they are silly.

Cellar Door Soaps - $8

Cellar Door soaps are handmade in Plymouth, Michigan, and feature  incredible scents, beautiful marbled colors, sassy labels, and the line’s signature hand-poured wavy top. Available in classic, timeless scents like lavender and eucalyptus, Michigan-themed favorites like Mackinac Island Lilac and Leelanau Sunset, or their special holiday line, there's a Cellar Door soap out there for everyone. 

Ceramic Local Love Coasters - $10

These City Bird original coasters are designed by our team right here in Detroit and make a thoughtful gift for someone missing the Great Lakes State and all its quirks or someone happily in it. 

Detroit Rose Candles - $34

A shop favorite, Detroit Rose candles are hand-poured in Detroit's historic Eastern Market neighborhood and feature 100% soy wax for a soothing, fragrant, and luxurious scent throw, a perfect gift for someone who needs some "me" time. 

Fuckin' Lions Koozie - $6.75 & Fuckin' Lions T-Shirt - $26

Whether you love to hate them or hate to love them, the Detroit Lions are a great conversation starter. This koozie or t-shirt make cheeky gifts for both the life-long supporter or the new legion of fans our home team has earned this season. 

Cavallini Puzzles - $24

Featuring beautiful vintage-inspired illustrations, these 1,000 piece puzzles are just as fun to look at once complete as they are to do. 

Camp Craft Cocktails - $25

Simply add 12 ounces of the alcohol of your choice and refrigerate for three days to infuse, and you'll have a tasty, homemade cocktail! For the home mixologist in your life, these craft cocktail kits are a fun, simple way to make a delicious beverage of their choosing.

My Little Michigan Cookbook - $34

This cookbook is packed with tried-and-true Michigan favorite recipes, from the coney dogs and pizza of Detroit to the pasties and fudge of the UP. Chefs, bakers, and foodies alike will love this gift, and you'll love benefitting from their new bakes!

Kalamazoo Candles - $18.50

A Michigan classic, these fragrant candles from Kalamazoo Candle Co. focus on sustainability with their 100% natural soy wax and their Wood Lid Return Program, and are sure to put a smile on your favorite Michigander's face. 

Detroit Neo Tiger T-Shirt - $26

Available in heather grey or black, this stylish, vintage Tigers-inspired City Bird-original t-shirt will have Tigers' fans standing out from the crowd on game days. 

Momofuku Chili Crunch Seasoning - $17.50 - $18.50

Founded by two-Michelin starred chef David Chang in 2004, Momofuku is on a mission to bring high-quality ingredients into the kitchens of home chefs all over the world. This line of delicious chili crunch seasoning packs a punch and adds a flavorful zip to any dish, and is a must-have for your favorite foodie.

Detroit Neighborhood Rocks Glasses - $22

Whether they're new to the neighborhood or life-long residents, your favorite Detroiter will love a set of these hand-engraved Detroit neighborhood rocks glasses that celebrate the many unique corners of our city. 

Baby Baggu Bags - $12 - $16 & Standard Baggu Bags - $14 - $18

Available in a wide array of colorful patterns and designs, these ever-popular reusable tote bags from Baggu are perfect for packing up groceries, art supplies, lunches, books, or anything you can imagine, and make a thoughtful gift for your friend who's always on the go.

Paddywax Brown Glass Candles - $23 - $24

These classic, old-world apothecary candles from Paddywax are a customer favorite! Featuring soy wax blends of earthy, romantic scents like cardamom, patchouli, and sea salt, and a reusable amber jar, these candles make a great gift for the modern bohemian. 

Michigan Things Mug - $15, Michigan Things 12 oz. Glass - $13.50, & Michigan Things Wine Glass - $15

A City Bird original design, this fun pattern features all the things we love the most about Michigan, from euchre and pasties to Motown and Superman ice cream. Gift the set to someone who needs a little Great Lakes love!

Old Whaling Co. Body Butter - $9 - $16

For the beach lover in your life, these coastal-inspired body butters are sure to be a big hit, featuring fresh, sweet scents like seaweed, coconut, and water lily. The soothing aloe and shea butter make it a must-have after a day spent soaking up the surf, sand, and sun. 

Cowboy Boots Vintage Match Holder - $20

Say goodbye to traditional matchboxes with these adorable cowboy boot match holders from Paddywax. For the cowboy or cowgirl in your life, this cute candle accessory is a must-have. 

Craig's Coffee - $18.50 - $19.50

Although Craig's Coffee is a Detroit staple, their coffee is sourced from all over the world and is 100% traceable, meaning they know exactly where their coffee comes from, down to the names of the farmers, their farms, and the processing stations that turn the coffee fruit into the "bean." This diligent process ensures a delicious, full-bodied flavor in every cup, and makes a mouth-watering gift for the coffee-lovers in your life. 

Good & Well Candles - $26 & Good & Well Incense - $25

For the outdoor adventurer, these candles and incense cones from Good & Well Supply are a perfect reminder of their favorite National Parks, so they can bring a little bit of the magic of the great outdoors right into their home. 

Wildflowers of Michigan Tea Towel - $22, Wildflowers of Michigan Wine Glass - $15, Wildflowers of Michigan Mug - $15, Wildflowers of Michigan 12 oz. Glass - $13.50, & Wildflowers of Michigan Tote Bag - $18

Give the gift of wildflowers this holiday season with our City Bird original line celebrating the beauty of Michigan flora. Whether you're shopping for a coffee drinker, a wine drinker, or somewhere in between, this beautiful collection has something for everyone on your list. 

Boy Smells Candles - $38

Boy Smells candles are created in Los Angeles using all-natural oils, coconut, and beeswax, and celebrate the fluidity of gender, embracing both traditionally masculine and feminine scents. With fragrance notes like cashmere, honeysuckle, and white musk, these candles are a true crowd pleaser for those hard-to-shop-for friends.

Amano Tiny Zodiac Medallions - $24

Whether they're an earth, water, fire, or air sign, everyone loves pretty jewelry. Although Christmas falls during Capricorn season, this dainty Zodiac-inspired medallion makes a great gift for every sign. 

Motor City Kitty T-Shirt - $30

Tigers' fans will love this Detroit-made t-shirt featuring a retro-inspired "Motor City Kitty." 

Original Duckhead Umbrellas - $37

Rainy days won't feel so grey with these bright duckhead umbrellas, available in a wide variety of fun patterns and bold colors.

JKM Candles -  $21.50

JKM Candles are hand-poured in Wyandotte, Michigan and feature an array of fun scents that celebrate Michigan, from "Faygo Cream Soda" to "I'd Rather Be Up North." With their clever names and fragrant, all-natural ingredients, these candles make a great gift for your bff. 

Detroit Classic Cars Mug -  $15

Known as the city that put the world on wheels, Detroit's legendary history in the auto industry created dozens of classic car designs. This mug is perfect for any Motor City history buff, or anyone who simply loves a sleek ride. 

Michigan L'Oven Mitts - $32 &  Michigan Mittens - $27

Nothing says living in Michigan quite like pointing out your city on your hand, and now, with these cute Michigan mittens and oven mitts, you can quite literally use your hand as a map! The mittens make a great cozy winter gift, and the oven mitts are perfect for a Michigan-based baker or chef. 

June Apothecary Tin Candles - $30.99

From the shimmering sands of Lake Michigan to the fragrant lilacs of Mackinac Island, these candles from Boyne City-based maker June Apothecary will let you give the gift of a Michigan summer to a special someone.

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