The 32 Best Gifts for Introverts That Are Under $50

A collection of some of the best gifts for introverts.

With introverts making up 30-50 percent of the population, you’ve no doubt got a “quiet one” on your holiday shopping list — or you’re one yourself. Never fear! I’ve complied a list of the best gifts for introverts that are under $50. Many of these items hail from our very own Introvert, Dear Store. If you’re purchasing from our store, make sure to order soon — each item needs a few days lead time in addition to shipping — and check out the offer below to get 20 percent off your entire order. When you shop the Introvert, Dear Store, you help support our mission: to let introverts everywhere know it’s okay to be who they are.

Many other items on this list come from Amazon, because you can’t go wrong with Prime one or two-day shipping. All gifts can be ordered online, which means no loud shopping malls or long lines. Many items can be shipped internationally (yay!).

Here are the 32 best gifts for introverts.

Gifts for Introverts

1. Sorry I’m Late mug

gifts for introverts late mug

$16.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

For tea, coffee, and everything in between, this sturdy mug with a vivid print can withstand the dishwasher, microwave, and your worst introvert hangover. It comes in two sizes (11 oz and 15 oz), and features the Introvert, Dear logo on the back. Buy it here.

2. Maybe 3 People mug

$16.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Okay, let’s be honest, maybe it’s closer to two! Similar to the one above, it comes in two sizes and includes the Introvert, Dear logo on the back. Buy it here.

3. Please Go Away women’s fitted tee

gifts for introverts blue go away shirt

Most sizes $28.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Soft and lightweight, this women’s fitted tee is made of pre-shrunk cotton. True to size with a relaxed fit, it has a flattering scoop neck and a classic contoured silhouette. And it’s the not-so-subtle message the extroverts in your life need — from your roommates to your friends to that random guy at the coffee shop who won’t respect your headphones. Available in seven colors and sizes XS to 2XL. Buy it here.

4. TaoTronics LED eye-caring reading lamp

gifts for introverts LED reading lamp

$25.99 on Amazon

Cozy at home with a book is where many introverts want to be. But there’s nothing worse than turning on your bright overhead lights and ruining your relaxed tea-and-a-blanket vibe. That’s where this LED reading lamp comes in. Gentle on the eyes, this TaoTronics lamp provides flicker-free light in five color modes and seven brightness levels. Comes in black or white and has a one-year warranty. Buy it here.

5. Quieter World framed art

gifts for introverts framed art quieter

Starting at $32.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Make a statement in any room (quietly) with this framed art poster. Printed on durable archival paper and framed in black wood, this poster is a gentle reminder for introverts — and those who live with them — about what us “quiet ones” need to thrive. Available in six sizes; can also be purchased without the frame. Buy it here.

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6. Maybe 3 People men’s/women’s hoodie

gifts for introverts people hoodie

Most sizes $46.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Soft and comfy, this unisex hoodie is made of snuggly fleece, making it the perfect attire for an introvert’s night in. Available in five colors and sizes S to 2XL. Buy it here.

7. The Introvert Doodles book

gifts for introverts introvert doodles

$10.08 on Amazon

Meet Marzi. She’s an introvert who often finds herself in awkward situations. Marzi used to feel strange about her introverted tendencies. Not anymore! Now she knows that there are tons of introverts out there just like her — introverts who enjoy peace and quiet, need time alone to recharge their battery, and who prefer staying in with their pet and a good book to awkward social interactions. Illustrated by Maureen “Marzi” Wilson, it’s available for Kindle or in hardcover. Buy it here.

8. Please Go Away mug

gifts for introverts mug go away

$16.99 on the Introvert, Dear Store

Read my mug — leave me alone! This glossy ceramic mug comes in two sizes and includes the Introvert, Dear logo on the back. Buy it here.

9. Go Away doormat

gifts for introverts doormat

$17.33 on Amazon

There’s hardly anything introverts hate more than unexpected visitors. This doormat, made of natural coconut fibers, is sure to keep your carpet clean and your home small-talk free. Buy it here.

10. Sorry I’m Late pillow

gifts for introverts pillow sorry

$34.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Made from moisture-wicking polyester, this pillow has a high-end linen feel. The case is machine-washable and the floral design is printed on both sides. Sorry not sorry, extroverts! Buy it here.

11. Noise-cancelling headphones

gifts for introverts headphones

$49.99 on Amazon

The world is a noisy place, from open offices to busy restaurants to sometimes even your own home. For introverts and highly sensitive people, all that noise can simply be too much. That’s where noise-cancelling headphones come in, providing the sweet relief of quiet. Noise-cancelling headphones tend to be pricey, but this pair is under $50 and still gets good reviews. Buy it here.

12. Quieter World phone case

gifts for introverts phone case quieter

$34.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Show your introvert pride with this flowery phone case. Available in two colors and for both iPhone and Samsung phones, it’s made of BPA-free plastic and is light and flexible, with precisely aligned port openings. Buy it here.

13. No Calls phone case

gifts for introverts phone case no calls

$34.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

If the phone case above doesn’t send a clear enough message, this one’ll leave no questions to what your preferred method of communication is (a text is an introvert’s best friend). Available in two designs and for both iPhone and Samsung phones. Buy it here.

14. Text, Don’t Call book

$11.72 on Amazon

Introversion is “in.” But there are still many misconceptions about introverts. They’re shy. Anti-social. They don’t like big parties (okay, that last one might be true). INFJoe, the cartoon persona of artist and introvert Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, is here to set the record straight. Filled with charming comic book style illustrations, Text, Don’t Call provides invaluable insights into the introverted life with plenty of humor and wit. Full of moments that will make introverts say, “That’s so me!” as well as helpful tips on surviving at parties and in the workplace, this book makes the perfect gift for your quiet friends — or the extroverts who could use some help to better understand them. Buy it here.

15. Quiet Girl in a Noisy World book

$10.19 on Amazon

This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung’s experience as an introvert in an extrovert’s world. Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or dipped into at one’s leisure, the book spans three years of Debbie’s life. Sweet, funny, and quietly poignant, Debbie’s comics reveal the ups and downs of coming of age as an introvert. Ultimately, Quiet Girl in a Noisy World sends a positive, pro-introvert message: our heroine learns to embrace her introversion and finds ways to thrive in the world while fulfilling her need for quiet. Buy it here.

16. No Calls men’s tee

Most sizes $27.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Soft, lightweight, and with just the right amount of stretch, this men’s tee is both comfortable and flattering. Made of 100% ring-spun cotton, it’s available in eight colors and sizes S to 4XL. Buy it here.

17. Think Deeply, Speak Gently box sign

$9.70 on Amazon

Designed to stand freely on its own or hang on a wall, this inspirational sign measures 4 x 9 inches and has a handmade look. Buy it here.

18. Introvert Dreams coloring book

gifts for introverts introvert dreams

$9.96 on Amazon

Featuring 90 detailed colorable pages, Introvert Dreams is a new kind of coloring book that tells an enchanting story. Dedicated to anyone who’s ever felt the need for quiet, Introvert Dreams tells the story of a girl and her cat as they slip into the pages of a magic book. Lost in a beautiful dream world, they seek a legendary star with the power to grant wishes. Along the way they will visit forgotten places, stunning landscapes, and more than a few odd creatures. But will their journey ever bring them peace? Suitable for both adults and children; created by the introverts behind Introvert, Dear. Buy it here.

19. Quieter World tote bag

gifts for introverts tote bag

$24.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

For when you absolutely have to go out. Take it to the bookstore, the farmer’s market, or down your favorite secluded trail. Made of 100% bull denim cotton, this tote will hold all your essentials and never make small talk. Buy it here.

20. Not a Disorder framed art

gifts for introverts framed art crowded

$32.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

It’s called introversion, and it’s the way you’re wired. Available in six sizes, this museum-quality print is lightweight and framed in black Alder wood. Also available unframed. Buy it here.

21. Small Talk Survivor pin

gifts for introverts pin small talk

$10 on Amazon

Small talk sucks — so you deserve a star for enduring it, introvert! Pin is 1 inch wide and has a rubber back. Buy it here.

22. Quieter World women’s fitted tee

gifts for introverts shirt quieter world

Most sizes $28.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Soft and lightweight, this fitted tee is made of 100% pre-shrunk cotton. True to size, with a contoured fit. Available in eight colors and sizes XS to 2XL. Shhhh, quiet! Buy it here.

23. An Audible subscription

gifts for introverts Audible

Starting at $15 on Amazon

Many introverts love to read, but they don’t always have the time to sit down with a book (unfortunately). That’s where an Audible subscription comes in. You can find most of your favorite tales (including non-fiction) as audiobooks. Listen on your commute, during your workout, or when you’re just introverting around the house. Get a one-month subscription for $15 or a 3-month subscription for $45 — if you choose the gift membership, it includes three titles a month, plus 30 percent off any additional audiobooks. Buy it here.

24. Cozy plaid fleece throw

gifts for introverts fleece throw

$26.99 on Amazon

Cozy and warm, this plaid beauty is reversible — micro fleece on one side, super soft Sherpa fleece on the other. Perfect to snuggle in while watching your favorite show or reading a book on the couch, this throw comes in nine colors. Buy it here.

25. Quieter World pillow

gifts for introverts pillow quieter world

$34.00 at the Introvert, Dear Store

With a machine-washable case, a shape-retaining polyester insert, and a hidden zipper, this pillow not only looks great on your couch, but it’s also a comfy place to rest your head while you’re introverting. Buy it here.

26. The Single Guy Cookbook

gifts for introverts cookbook

$22.23 on Amazon

You don’t have to be a dude to appreciate the recipes in this funny and irreverent cookbook. There’s Hard Cider Pork Chops, Buffalo Chicken Huevos Rancheros, and even Chocolate Chip and Bacon pancakes, just to name a few. The best part? Recipes make about one serving. So whether you’re an introvert who’s single by choice — or waiting for your plus one to come along — you can avoid the restaurant hubbub, save money, and not be overrun with leftovers. Buy it here.

27. Tea of the Month club

gifts for introverts tea club

 Starting at $10/month from Plum Deluxe

Get premium loose leaf tea delivered to your doorstep every month — the perfect companion to an introvert’s night in! All teas are organic, fair trade, handmade blends that are free from sulfites, GMOs, and artificial chemicals. Every month, you’ll be surprised with a different fun, delicious seasonal blend, like Cinnamon Apple Cider Chai, Raspberry Earl Grey, Pineapple-Coconut-Hibiscus, and more. Shipping is free. Packages start at $10/month; a 3-month gift subscription can be purchased starting at $35/month. Buy it here.

28. Loose leaf artisan tea sampler

gifts for introverts tea sampler

$27 from Plum Deluxe

Don’t like surprises? Chose your own flavors when you purchase Plum Deluxe’s loose leaf tea sampler gift set. You’ll get 3 ounces of tea of your choice, a festive muslin pouch, and a wooden tea scoop — plus you can send a personalized message printed on a “Yes, Tea Please” card to your recipient. For introverts, you can’t go wrong with flavors like The Self-Care Blend, made with elderberry and apricot, or the No Obligations Decaf Black Tea, made with hazelnut, almond, and cinnamon. Buy it here.

29. Maybe 3 People men’s tee

gifts for introverts men's shirt coffee

Most sizes $27.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Made of 100% ring-spun cotton, this men’s tee is soft, lightweight, and comfortable. Available in eight colors and sizes S to 4XL, this shirt makes it clear that for the introvert, it’s about quality, not quantity (at least when if comes to friends — coffee might be a different story). Buy it here.

30. Maybe 3 People men’s/women’s sweatshirt

gifts for introverts sweatshirt people

Most sizes $34.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Just like the shirt above, this sweatshirt doesn’t shy away from the honest truth. Sturdy and warm, it has a classic fit and is made with air-jet spun yarn for a soft feel. Available in seven colors and sizes S to 4XL. Buy it here.

31. Introvert books

gifts for introverts Secret Lives of Introverts

Starting at $9.99 on Amazon

You can’t go wrong with the “classics” of the introvert revolution like Susan Cain’s Quiet, Marti Olsen Laney’s The Introvert Advantage, Laurie Helgoe’s Introvert Power, or Sophia Dembling’s The Introvert’s Way. There’s also my book, The Secret Lives of Introverts, as well as Adam McHugh’s Introverts in the Church, Brenda Knowles’ The Quiet Rise of Introverts, Michaela Chung’s The Irresistible Introvert, and Beth Buelow’s The Introvert Entrepreneur. This holiday season, give the gift of self-knowledge and understanding.

32. Sorry I’m Late women’s fitted tee

gifts for introverts shirt late

Most sizes $28.99 at the Introvert, Dear Store

Comfortable, relaxed, and flattering, this tee is the introvert’s go-to party attire — it’s all the explanation needed! Available in seven colors and sizes XS to 2XL. Buy it here.

Got a gift idea for introverts that’s not on this list? Let me know in the comments below.

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Jenn Granneman is the founder of and the author of The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World. Jenn is a contributor to Psychology Today, HuffPost, Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution, Upworthy, The Mighty, The Muse, Motherly, and a number of other outlets. She has appeared on the BBC and in Buzzfeed and Glamour magazine. Jenn started Introvert, Dear because she wanted to write about what it was like being an introvert living in an extrovert's world. Now she's on a mission: to let introverts everywhere know it's okay to be who they are.