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On Trend: Five great gifts that look much more expensive than they really are

A little goes a long way with these posh-looking presents for £20 and less, says Sam Wylie-Harris...

Wildly Soft Hand Care Trio, Green People
By Sam Wylie-Harris, PA

Here’s what’s hot without the hefty price tag…

1. Me To You Succulent, £4.99, Clintons

'Me To You' Succulent, Clintons

2. M&S Collection Clear Alphabet Make-Up Bags, £5 each

M and S Collection Clear Alphabet Makeup-Bags, Marks and Spencer

3. Camden Beer 2021, £7, Waitrose

4. Ulster Weavers Butterfly House Tea Towel, £9, Fy

Ulster Weavers Butterfly House Tea Towel, Iamfy

5. Sprout Mindful Thoughts Edition Graphite Plantable Pencils With Seeds In Eco-Friendly Wood, £9, Amazon

Sprout - Mindful Thoughts Edition, 5 Pack, Graphite Plantable Pencils with Seeds in Eco-Friendly Wood, Amazon

6. Royal Opera House Sleeping Beauty Limited Edition Keyring, £9.95

Sleeping Beauty Limited Edition Keyring, Royal Opera House

7. Accessorize Reconnected Enamel Charm Rings Multi, £10

Reconnected Enamel Charm Rings Multi, Accessorize

8. Bouffants & Broken Hearts Fragranced Votive Duo, £10.50, Boots

Bouffants and Broken Hearts Fragranced Votive Duo, Boots

9. Mal Paper Affirmations For Kids Card Deck, £14

With 52 cards to choose from, this is a genius set of talking points for kids aged six to 12 years old.

Mal Paper Affirmations for Kids Card Deck

10. Fortnum’s Blanc de Blancs Quarter Bottle NV, Hostomme, £14.95, Fortnum & Mason

Brilliant bubbles with Grand Cru status for the champagne lover in your life.

11. Friends Cappuccino Kit, £14.99, M&Co (available from December)

The sweetest way to start those coffee mornings.

Friends Cappuccino Kit, M and Co

12. Next Velvet Bow Cushion, £16

Grey Bow Cushion, Next

13. Harvard Ultimate Men’s Gift, £19.50, M&S

Harvard Ultimate Men's Gift, Marks and Spencer

14. Cath Kidston Alphabet Pouch R, £14 (was £20)

15. Green People Wildly Soft Hand Care Trio, £20

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