30 Holiday Gifts for the Guys in Your Life, Because Why Are Men So Hard to Shop For?

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When yet another sock set or silk tie seems too temptingly easy to gift a dad, brother, uncle, etc., avoid the low-hanging fruit. Ahead, 30 thoughtful gifts for the men in your life that they'll actually use, from shaving tools to home and style enhancements that they'll bless you for introducing into their daily routine.

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A Skiing Starter Pack

Yukon Charlies, $59

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For the aspiring snow bunny, to accompany his plane ticket to Denver. The kit includes snowshoes, snow poles, and a carry bag (IcyHot patches sold separately).

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A "Masculine" Candle

Boy Smells, $30

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Not that we believe in gendered candles, but the guys in your life might get a kick out of the tongue-in-cheek name, and will definitely enjoy the unique scent expressions, from kush to smoky ash to fragrant cedar.

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Behind-the-Bar Staple

Curvo, $175

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A very sophisticated wine rack to add to any aspiring mixologist's collection, in beautiful acacia wood.

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A Sturdy Lunch Pail

Stanley, $45

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A roomy vintage-designed lunch pail for the overachievers who bring sandwiches and immaculate leftovers to work everyday.

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A Sneakerhead's Fantasy

Jason Markk, $16

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A cleaning kit to keep his pristine white sneakers pristine and white all year round.

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A Nature Lover's Cap

Park Hats, $29

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Whimsical hats adorned with National Park scenery that give back 10 percent of all profits toward global conservation and sustainability projects.

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A Star-Gazing 'Scope

EB Brands, $39

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If you're scratching your head on what to gift your nephews that spend too much time indoors, glued to their screens.

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Sound Up

Beats by Dr. Dre, $350

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For the gym or the office. Sound out the noise with these wireless headphones (and maybe buy a pair for yourself while you're at it).

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A Chic Backpack

Cote&Ciel;, $195

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A chic backpack with room for all his knick-knacks.

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A Personalized Shirt

Manuel Racim, $195

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He can customize the fabric, shape, collar cuff, buttons, and threads of this shirt, which gives you the chance to just design it for him anyways.

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Grooming Essentials

Jack Black, $35

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Beard lovers, unite. This beard grooming kit comes with a wash, conditioner, oil, *and* a comb. What more could you ask for?

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A Soothing After-Shave Balm

REN, $45

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Whether he's got super-sensitive skin or just wants a good, calming after-shave balm, gift him a seasonal stocking stuffer with peppermint and pumpkin enzyme that will cool and soften his winter skin.

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A Discreet Bottle Opener

Super Good Thing, $22

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A compact bottle opener that won't take up too much real estate on the kitchen counter.

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Nice Booze

Johnnie Walker, $47

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For the "scotchy scotch scotch" drinker who'd never refuse another bottle in the cabinet.

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A Colorful Phone Protector

Native Union, $38

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An embossed calfskin phone case that only looks better with wear over time.

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A Mini Drone

Parrot, $50

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For the manchild at heart with a love for video games, get him a controller-operated mini drone for nighttime that comes equipped with a camera.

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Feelin' Blue

Chanel, $75

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A scented blend of wood and citrus that will leave him feeling (and smelling) fresh and clean.

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A Cozy Robe

SoHo Home, $80

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The softest of plush robes for working-from-home(bodies)—or just the regular kind.

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Fashionable Shades

Ray-Ban, $150

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A classy modern upgrade to dad's creeper glasses, with no polarized lenses in sight.

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A Classic White Tee

Urban Outfitters, $19

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A practical "Daaaaaaamn"-worthy basic tee with a *little* edge.

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A Chic Lighter

Tsubota Pearl, $40

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For the design-minded herbalist or tobacco fiend.

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A Dandy Straphanger's Briefcase

Coach, $248

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For the office drones in your life who could use a sleek laptop upgrade for their commute.

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The Best Shave

Harry's, $95

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A handy shaving kit straight from the wizards at Harry's, with the option to personally engrave his initials on the handle.

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Up His Game

Nike, $140

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These stylish Lebron sneakers have all the support, cushion, and comfort he'll need. 💯

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Cuffing Season

Miansai, $180

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A gold-plated cuff for daily wear or special occasions, like that wedding he has coming up.

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A Timeless Piece

Louis Vuitton, $4,650

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Give him the gift of this timeless LV watch he'll keep forever.

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The Perfect Assistant

Google, $80

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The real question is why *shouldn't* you get this Google Home for him?

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Wrapped in Wool

Gucci, $310

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An iconic striped Gucci beanie he can sport even in the coldest conditions.

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Belt It Out

Hermes, $815

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This chic leather Hermés belt is everything he could want in a belt, plus it's reversible.

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Rock to the Beat

Beats by Dr. Dre, $230

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Portable speakers great for parties *and* solo jam sessions.🎶

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