Easy Gift Ideas for the Holiday 2021 Season

November 01, 2021 5 min read

Easy Gift Ideas for the Holiday 2021 Season

The Urban Gear team's top gift picks for under $50 to give you some ideas for your Holiday 2021 gift list. These fun easy gifts are unisex, colourful, and handy for everyday use. We have also included some unique ways to 'gift' these belts, water bottles, socks and stocking stuffers. 


Arcade Belts are unisex, unique, and adjustable. These belts feature beautiful designs and are made from durable elastic stretch webbing that is just as flexible as your appetite. The low-profile plastic buckle means no uncomfortable digging in or getting stopped in the airport security from a metal belt buckle. This simple built design makes the no-fuss belt machine-washable, which is excellent for outdoor activities and everyday wear.

An interesting way to gift this belt would be to wrap it around as the ribbon on the recipient's favourite bottled or cased beverage. Using the belt as the ribbon on a box or parcel would also work, but don’t overstretch the belt for long periods of time to avoid damaging the belt.

Reusable Water Bottles

Reusable water bottles are unisex and environmentally friendly gifts for everyone. The variety of fun colours, styles, and designs means you can find a useful bottle for anyone on your holiday shopping list. The Urban Gear team recommends their 3 favourite brands of bottles, Camelbak, Nalgene, and MUVE.

Camelbak Tritan Renew bottles are made from 50% recycled plastic that is BPA, BPS & BPF free. These bottles are durable, colourful, and come in a range of sizes to suit whoever is on your shopping list.

Leak-proof with a wide mouth to easily add ice or fruit. The Nalgene Wide Mouth 1L water bottle is BPA/BPS-free, dishwasher safe and durable.

Someone on your holiday shopping list into stainless steel bottles? The MUVE insulated drink bottle is designed to hold extreme temperatures for 24 hours cold or 12 hours hot, with the use of copper in the triple insulated stainless steel walls. These bottles are perfect for anyone who loves their drinks to stay icy cold throughout the day.

Water bottles are universally good gifts, but you can make it an even better gift by filling the bottle with the recipient's favourite lollies, chocolates, or snacks. If you want to make it exercise themed, then stuff the bottle with a Coolcore active chill towel and energy bar.


The laundry sock monster ensures that socks are always a great gift idea. The Urban gear has a variety of socks for the runner, alpinist, or business person on your gift list. The Urban Gear Team’s preferred sock brands are Smartwool, Wrightsock, and XTM.

Smartwool socks are Merino Wool based and designed differently with specific tech for longevity, comfort, and support. What makes these socks superior and gifting worthy? To start Merino wool naturally wicks moisture, quick-drying, odour resistant and thermoregulating. The socks are designed for activity and can feature Shred Shield, Virtually Seamless toes, 4 Degree™ elite fit, or Indestructawool™.

  • Smartwool No-Show socks come in a slew of different colours and styles. These are great gifts for any shoe wearer who doesn’t want their socks to show or foot odour that comes from wearing no socks.
  • The PhD Run and Outdoor socks come in both men and women’s fits. These are designed with adventurers in mind and are available in different padding thicknesses, colours, and sock heights.
  • Smartwool has a huge range to choose from, check out our curated collection here. We are happy to help with your shopping, don't be shy and click the chat button in the bottom right to talk with our team on the Gold Coast today.

Experience the Double Layer Difference for blister-free comfort and performance with the socks from Wrightsock. These durable socks are dual-layered to help reduce moisture and friction, the main causes of pesky blisters. An excellent gift for the blister prone feet on your gift list.

XTM socks have the alpinist on your list covered with either the XTM Sochi ski socks or XTM Half Pipe Slope snowboard socks. These socks are designed specifically to cushion the pressure points in the ski or snowboard boot and not be bulky elsewhere. Spoil the skier or snowboarder on your holiday gift list this year.

Get creative gifts for your socks by rolling them up and putting them inside of a water bottle, mug, or other vessels. If you have a game-loving family, roll the socks up, put them inside of a balloon, blow them up, and make it a contest of who can pop their balloon the fastest without using anything sharp(don’t want to cut the socks.) The winner gets a prize.

Stocking Fillers

Stocking stuffers can be fun, small, or practical items with The Urban Gear Team. This is a list of some of our recommended stocking fillers.

  • Coolcore active chill towels for anyone on your gift list who exercises, experiences hot temperatures, or likes to cool off. Wet, Wring, and Whip to get this unique fabric to get chilly. 
  • Granger care products are great gifts for those who have awesome down, leather, or rainwear that needs to be cleaned. Regular maintenance of your gear increases the longevity of use.
  • Pacsafe ViralOff Face Mask is a reusable comfortable facemask treated with Polygiene® ViralOff® will hold 99% fewer viruses in 2 hours.
  • Rumpl Beer Blankets are perfect for canned beverages. These little puffy blankets, keep hands dry and drinks cool. 
  • Sea to Summit gear is best for keeping clean on adventures. Making adventures feel fresh.
  • Ticket to the Moon parachute fabric sand-filled rim Pocket Frisbeeis packable and a fun gift for any age.

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