Gifting the guy in your life comes with a series of challenges. What does he like? What does he need? What will he use? The same thing can be said when searching for items for his stocking. As easy as it would be to stick to the traditional candy route, the present opening prix fixe is a great time to get creative and give him little things that will suit him.
From fitness faves to tiny tech items, we’ve curated a collection of products that others approved of—and so will he. With affordable price points, picking a few items from the list is totally doable, too.
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Best Grooming Product: Honest Amish Beard Balm Leave-in Conditioner
When the cold weather comes around, he loves to grow his beard out. Keep his scruff in its best state with the Honest Amish Beard Balm. Made with a blend of hair strengthening botanicals and enhancing essential oils, it tackles coarse hairs, eliminates itch, and removed any unwanted “beadruff.” Ultimately working to soften, nourish, and condition his facial hair with the finest organic ingredients around, it’s no surprise it was named “Most Trusted Brand for Beards in the World.”
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Best for the Drinker: Quiseen Set of 9 Grey Beverage Chilling Stones
He loves a cold drink but isn’t a fan of the watered-down flavor ice brings. These Quiseen Beverage Chilling Stones are the ideal way to maintain the integrity and natural flavor of his whiskey, vodka or any spirit he likes. Made from a natural soapstone, this set of nine cubes chills any drink instantly, while keeping it that way for hours after. Perfect for drink lovers or bartenders-in-the-making, these cubes give a whole new meaning to the drink style, “on the rocks.”
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Best Practical: Tile Mate Key and Phone Finder
A solution to that constant case of the missing keys. This best selling Bluetooth tracker pairs with an app to keep a constant eye on their every move. Simply fasten the small tiles to a key ring or case and he can wander away worry-free. If his item does go rogue, one tap of the tile or app will ring its way back into view. With the tracker now 25% smaller, no one will even know his new little secret.
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Best Travel Mug: Atlin Tumbler Travel Mug
For the businessman or fisherman alike, here’s a product that’ll be put to good use. This stainless steel travel mug has two layers of insulation to keep his drink at the perfect temp while en route to wherever he’s going. The best part? It’ll stay icy cold or extra heated for hours after. So whether he’s headed to work or warming up in the fishing hut, it’ll be one item he’ll love to have handy. It’s dishwasher safe, too!Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Best for the Book Worm: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Feed his passion for creating his best self in whatever he pursues. In The Power of Habit, New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg talks through scientific research that explains why habits exist and how they can be adjusted. By the time your man finishes this book, he’ll have a whole new understanding of human nature and its capacity for transformation. Consider it one positive—and powerful—stocking stuffer to gift him for the holidays.
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Best Socks: Alpine Swiss Men's 6 Pack Dress Socks
If his sock game is anything like his shoe game, he’ll want a set like this. Offering six pairs with a mix of argyle and striped patterns, he can mix-and-match his footwear based on his current style. Made from a breathable cotton blend with a comfortable elastic, he’ll love wearing them around the house (or at work) for all hours of the day. Just scroll through the reviews to see why men everywhere are raving about this practical and fun pack.
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Best Sunglasses: Knockaround Classics Polarized Sunglasses
Surprise him with an item typically reserved for under the tree. He’ll instantly love the classic look of these retro sunglasses, complete with premium polarized lens. Since the item comes in a foam pouch, his new sunnies will look sharp until the moment he opens them—no wrapping needed!
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Best for the Athlete: Limm Jump Rope
Fuel his love of fitness when he’s on the go. This Limm Jump Rope set is portable enough to take anywhere, so he can maximize his fat burn and tone his muscles while away from home. With specially designed handles, he can jump away in comfort without worry of slippage. Bonus: The design promotes a smooth and effortless spin, so there’s no chance of tangling! With a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, you really can’t go wrong with an active item like this one—especially after the indulgent holidays are over.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Best Accessory: Travelambo Front Pocket Wallet Minimalist Wallets
There’s no skimping on spending this time of year, so ensure his wallet is looking its best every time he pulls it out. This slim, genuine leather design is ranked a favorite among users for both its style and size. At only four inches wide, it easily fits into a front or back pocket. Plus, you can even customize the colors to find one that works best for his aesthetic! Call it an investment worth the money—in more ways than one!
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Best for the Adventurer: Roam Universal Premium Bike Phone Mount
Stay in touch with him while he hits the trails. This universal bike mount securely stores his phone—regardless of the size—within easy access on the handlebars. Using two points of reinforcement, it remains securely in place with a hard plastic grip that fastens to each corner of his device. From tracking miles on his GPS to monitoring calls that come in, he’ll feel at ease on the bike even when he’s miles away from home. And you’ll feel good knowing he’s staying safe, too!