The Best Stocking Stuffers for the Most Special Men in Your Life

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The Best Stocking Stuffers for the Most Special Men in Your Life
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These are the best stocking stuffers to gift your favorite guy this year.

Men can be notoriously difficult to shop for, especially when it comes to finding him the perfect stocking stuffer-appropriate holiday gift. Instead of getting discouraged by the size limitation, use it to your advantage, because the most thoughtful gifts often come in the smallest packages.

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There are plenty of petite presents out there that he’ll absolutely love, and instead of waiting until the last minute to start hunting around for unique and considerate stocking stuffers, get a head start on your holiday shopping for the most important guy in your life. From the perfectly practical to the wonderfully frivolous, these are the best stocking stuffer ideas that he’ll absolutely love this holiday season.

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The Best Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide Ideas for Him

These are the best stocking stuffer gift ideas for the most special man you know, because sometimes small gifts are the best gifts.

  • black bose earbuds

    Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds

    Upgrade his tired old headphones with this fancy, petite pair of noise-canceling earbuds, which have Bluetooth capabilities and spatial audio, and come in a wireless portable charger case.

    $299, Shop Now
  • black toiletry bag

    Monos Metro Toiletry Case

    Freshen up his travel accessories situation with this nylon twill toiletry case.

    $80, Shop Now
  • Le Labo Jumbo Hinoki Hand Soap
    Le Labo.

    Le Labo Jumbo Hinoki Hand Soap

    When contemplating the perfect stocking stuffer, consider the splurge-worthy upgrades of items you know he’ll use, like this luxe, Nordstrom-exclusive Le Labo soap.

    $46, Shop Now
  • Truff.

    Truff Variety Bundle

    This truffle-infused hot sauce is the yummiest addition to any meal.

    $67.99, Shop Now
  • bottle of red italian wine

    Ruffino Greppone Mazzi Brunello Di Montalcino DOCG Sangiovese Grosso Italian Red Wine

    A classic Italian Brunello wine is a thoughtful gift for the vino lover in your life.

    $80, Shop Now
  • white men's sneakers
    Thousand Fell.

    Thousand Fell Men's Court Sneakers

    Sleek white sneakers are an important wardrobe staple.

    $155, Shop Now
  • stainless steel tool

    Huckberry Windeler Titanium Extra Stak Magnetic Multi Tool

    Trying to find the perfect gift for the outdoorsman in your life?  Check out this stackable multi-tool, with four individual pieces for prying, opening, screwing and slicing. It’s like a screwdriver, wrench and more all in one slim item.

    $159, Shop Now
  • Métier Portable Leather Backgammon Set

    Métier Portable Leather Backgammon Set

    If he’s a backgammon aficionado—or if he’s just interested in learning to play—add this portable set to his stocking.

    $950, Shop Now
  • Maison Francis Kurkdjian Mon Beau Sapin Scented Candle
    Maison Francis Kurkdjian.

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian Mon Beau Sapin Scented Candle

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s charming holiday candles are such great stocking stuffers, and this particular votive promises it’ll smell like Christmas morning all season long.

    $105, Shop Now
  • black braided belt
    Bottega Veneta.

    Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Leather Belt

    A stylish and luxurious Italian leather belt is an instant classic.

    $720, Shop Now
  • Tom Ford.

    Tom Ford Ébène Fumé Parfum

    This absolutely delicious woodsy amber Tom Ford fragrance is so delightful that you won’t be able to resist borrowing it.

    $295, Shop Now
  • The Newt.

    The Newt Single Variety Cyder Tasting Set

    Try something new and gift him this trio of ciders; you can turn it into an at-home tasting experience.

    $34, Shop Now
  • Blenders.

    Blenders Night Spree Lunar Snow Goggles

    These snow goggles are perfect for his next ski adventure.

    $75, Shop Now
  • Smythson.

    Smythson Panama Cross-Grain Leather Luggage Tag

    Help him stay organized while on the go with this classic leather luggage tag.

    $125, Shop Now
  • beige cashmere scarf

    Naadam The Essential Ribbed Cashmere Scarf

    A plush cashmere scarf is essential for winter dressing, and this oatmeal hue is an unexpected yet dapper option.

    $145, Shop Now
  • watch with brown band

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classic Medium Hand-Wound 25.5mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch

    If you *really* want to splurge on a luxury gift, go all out with an absolutely fabulous timepiece, like this gorgeous watch.

    $10,300, Shop Now
  • green-framed sunglasses

    Krewe Matthew Sunglasses in Bottle Green Polarized

    He’ll wear these timeless sunglasses all year long.

    $335, Shop Now
  • golf ball
    Academy Sports.

    Academy Sports Wilson Duo Soft Golf Balls 12-Pack

    The golf enthusiast will so appreciate a fresh set of soft golf balls for his next trip to the links.

    $20, Shop Now
  • Dents.

    Dents Henley Touchscreen Leather Gloves

    These soft brown leather gloves keep him warm during the coldest time of year, and they also happen to be touchscreen-compatible.

    $90, Shop Now
  • kiehl's hand cream

    Kiehl's Ultimate Strength Hand Salve

    A nourishing hand cream will keep his skin hydrated and smooth, preventing any chapping or cracking even with the harsh winter temps.

    $32, Shop Now
  • Gage.

    Gage Clay Mask

    Guys like haircare, too, and this clay mask is specially formulated for men.

    $18, Shop Now
  • gold electric corkscrew
    Williams Sonoma.

    Williams Sonoma Heritage Electric Corkscrew

    Elevate his at-home bar situation with this rechargeable, stainless steel electric corkscrew, which easily removes the wine cork with just the press of a button. The wine bottle opener comes with a foil cutter, charging base and USB charging cord.

    $129.95, Shop Now
  • skincare set

    Horace Complete Face Gift Set

    Horace skincare is specifically formulated for men, and this particular set offers everything he needs in his routine, including a cleanser, moisturizer, serum, scrub and mask.

    $75, Shop Now
  • La Chatelaine.

    La Chatelaine Deep Blue Sea Men’s Soap

    A beautifully-packaged soap is always a good gift, and this Provence-made organic soap is especially lovely.

    $12, Shop Now
  • Galanz.

    Galanz 4-in-1 Retro Immersion Hand Blender & Food Chopper

    Upgrade his kitchenware situation with this retro-inspired immersion blender, which is perfect for the guy who loves to cook.

    $36, Shop Now
  • four bottles including an olive oil, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and Parasol Vinegar

    Brightland Set of 4 Essentials

    You simply can’t go wrong with a high-quality olive oil, but don’t stop at just one bottle. Instead, go a step further with this four-piece set, which features Brightland’s Oprah-approved olive oil, EVOO, balsamic vinegar and parasol vinegar. It’s both a practical gift and a luxurious treat.

    $112, Shop Now
  • trio of candles
    Carriere Freres.

    Carrière Frères Siberian Pine Gift Set

    A trio of adorable and festive candles make for a perfect Christmas gift.

    $130, Shop Now
  • Thom Browne.

    Thom Browne Bar Stripe Socks

    Socks can, in fact, be a cute gift, and especially so when they’re a stylish and preppy grey pair from Thom Browne.

    $170, Shop Now
  • The Art of Shaving.

    The Art of Shaving Sandalwood Full Size Kit With Shaving Brush

    This luxe grooming kit contains pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm and a shaving brush with synthetic bristles. The scent from the sandalwood essential oil is just *chef’s kiss* for this luxurious shaving routine.

    $120, Shop Now
  • playing cards
    The Mark.

    The Mark Playing Cards

    For an easy contribution to game night, throw these playing cards from the Mark Hotel into his stocking.

    $35, Shop Now
  • ipad pro

    Apple iPad Pro

    Upgrade his tech with the new iPad Pro, so he can do everything from working and messaging to reading and browsing while on the go.

    $799, Shop Now
  • Mott & Bow.

    Mott & Bow Men's Long Sleeve Crew Tee Driggs

    Replace his worn-out t-shirt with this ultra-soft, classic long-sleeved crew neck.

    $45, Shop Now
  • black cashmere beanie with brown trim
    Brunello Cucinelli.

    Brunello Cucinelli Ribbed Cashmere Beanie

    Treat your loved one to an indulgent purchase he’s been eyeing, like this buttery soft cashmere beanie.

    $530, Shop Now
  • navy sneakers

    APL Men's TechLoom Zipline Sneakers

    APL’s new running sneakers are supportive, breathable and lightweight, with extra cushioning for the best workout.

    $320, Shop Now
  • Courant.

    Courant Mag 2 Magnetic Charger

    It turns out that practical tech gifts can still be chic—just look at this stylish leather gadget, which charges his iPhone and AirPods, and keeps the whole cord situation from getting out of control.

    $100, Shop Now
  • Aerin.

    Aerin Bamboo Pizza Cutter

    Pizza night just got a very stylish upgrade thanks to this bamboo pie cutter.

    $70, Shop Now
  • Glenfiddich.

    Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran Reserva Rum Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    This Glenfiddich single malt is aged 21 years, before being finished for four months in casks specially soaked in a custom blend of rum.

    $229.99, Shop Now
  • blue suede ugg slippers

    Ugg Tasman Slipper

    These oh-so-comfy Ugg sherpa slippers make for such a great gift that he’ll actually use.

    $110, Shop Now
  • Jack Black Lip Balm Trio
    Jack Black.

    Jack Black Lip Balm Trio

    He’ll have no issues hydrating his lips this winter with this trio set.

    $22, Shop Now
  • bottle of wine
    Orin Swift.

    Orin Swift Cellars 8 Years in the Desert

    If you want to add a little extra cheer to his holiday stocking, throw in a bottle of red like this new Zinfandel blend.

    $53, Shop Now
  • Apple AirTag 2-Pack with 2 TPU Keychains & Voucher

    Apple AirTag 2-Pack with 2 TPU Keychains & Voucher

    The guy who tends to lose track of things will benefit from an Apple AirTag; whether its his suitcase, briefcase, keys or other little items. This set includes two Apple AirTags, plus two keychains.

    $95, Shop Now
The Best Stocking Stuffers for the Most Special Men in Your Life