White elephant, aka Dirty Santa or Yankee Swap, is basically the fun cousin of gift exchanges. If you're new to the idea, it makes gifting into a game, one that can get quite competitive when a slew of most-wanted presents are involved. If you're lucky, you'll get to pick your present last or - as the game allows - steal a player's newly acquired item.
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Our tips for bringing the gift everyone will fight over: Know your audience (Grandma might not be interested in a LuMee but your bff surely will), and go for something quirky and fun! Shop below for some of our favorite ideas that will get any holiday party started!
1. EMOJI NAUGHTY OR NICE COCKTAIL NAPKINS
This fun set of cocktail napkins will add spice to any party.
EMOJI | $48
2. COLLECTION OF PUG FIGURES
These adorable pug figures are perfect for the dog lover in the group.
Kitan Club | $8 each
3. LUMEE iPHONE CASE
No selfie will ever look the same!
Lumee | $70
4. PILLOW TALK CANDLE
A candle with a luxurious scent and sleek design is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Snowe | $30
5. ANIMAL-THEMED BEAUTY FACIAL MASKS
Not your average face mask - these fun gifts will make you look like the animal of your choice before brightening and moisturizing your skin.
SNP | $20 for 10
6. MOTIVATIONAL NAMEPLATE
Because we all need a reminder of how awesome we are once in a while.
He Said She Said | $29
7. CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY GAME
This cheeky game is a party must-have!
Cards Against Humanity | $25
8. RENEWED HOPE IN A JAR ORNAMENT
Give the gift of beauty with this holiday-themed favorite from Philosophy.
Philosophy | $14
9. COZY KNIT WINE BAG
Fashion for your wine!
Crate & Barrel | $15 each
10. OUTSPOKEN NOTEBOOK
A handy notebook for the girl on the go.
Ban.do | $32
11. FURRY CAT KEYCHAIN
Any proud cat lady will gladly rock this cute keychain.
Kate Spade | $78