Look, we know that the holidays can get a little hectic — you’re probably running around from store to store, brooding over which gift is the best fit for each of the special individuals in your life. If you’re stuck in a fiasco that’s strikingly similar to the shopping mall scene in Jingle All The Way, you might be prepared to call it quits and swear off the holidays altogether. Well, your friends and family are counting on you, so we’ve decided to round up a few of the most desirable items for the fashion-minded male — the best part is, all of these items won’t leave you pinching pennies until the end of the year.
The list below outlines the most affordable yet fashionable items for the modern man. From grooming accessories to articles of clothing and everything in between, we’re here to help you take the guessing game out of the holiday season. So rest your weary mind, sit back, and educate yourself from the comfort of your own home — far from the ravenous lines of pedestrian shoppers … unless that’s your thing.
I-Clip Full Grain Leather Wallet
Whether you’re looking for a stylish way to carry all your most important items, make a statement with your bold accessories, or stay low-profile with a minimal clip wallet, I-Clip’s Full Grain Leather frame has you covered. The suave cowhide carrier houses up to 12 separate cards, has an integrated money clip, and boasts an ultra slim 18g Robutense silhouette.
American Crew Pomade
American Crew is an illustrious name in men’s hair care products, especially for their all-time claim to fame: pomade. Their classic formula has helped men style, shape, and embolden their hair for over 20 years — plus, it’s super affordable and smells amazing.
Everlane Cotton Crew Tee
Everlane is a tried and true brand with an affinity for stylish menswear, and their Los Angeles-made basic Cotton Crew Tee ensures a clean, form-fitting silhouette that won’t let you down.
Tiebar Silver Pineapple Cufflinks
Tiebar’s Silver Pineapple Cufflinks are a perfect addition to any guy’s arsenal of formal attire, supporting the idea that the most minute accessory can either make or break an outfit.
True Style: The History And Principles Of Classic Menswear
Bruce Boyers’ guide on the history of men’s fashion is a harrowing dive into the idealism of fashion and design choice in classic, modern, and contemporary menswear.
Rains Large Wash Bag
Everyone needs a weatherproof Dopp kit that’s sleek, savvy, and meticulously tailored to keep your most valuable items safe. It comes complete with a polyurethane and polyester coating, water-resistant zipper enclosures, and a generous 7-liter capacity.
The Art Of Shaving Shaving Cream
The Art Of Shaving has made a name for themselves as one of the most trusted brands when it comes to grooming. Their signature shaving cream — perfect for brush or brushless application — is the perfect companion for effortless trimming and shaving practices.
Izola Put Some Hair On Your Chest Flask
Every guy appreciates a well-made container for his favorite vice and Izola’s stainless steel, leak-proof screw top flask is the perfect companion for those days or nights that call for a little “pick me up.”
Brooks Brothers Argyle Crew Cotton Socks
Brooks Brothers have the best interests of men in mind, and these stylish Argyle Crew Dress Socks crafted from 85% Egyptian cotton and 15% nylon will ensure a suave look that other guys will envy.
Filson Fingerless Knit Gloves
Filson’s American-made fingerless knit gloves are a fashionable, cozy alternative to other more expensive offerings. Their durable ragg-wool knit will keep your hands insulated, even if you get drenched in rain or snow.
Ralph Lauren Slim Fit Cotton Chino
Ralph Lauren’s Slim Fit Chino is one of the most affordable, best-looking chino offerings when it comes to menswear. This polished interpretation of a military classic-cut is made with 100% cotton and sits low at the waist while getting slim through the legs.
J.Crew Factory Men’s Knit Tie
J.Crew is always a solid choice for men’s fashion, and their discounted Factory offerings are in the same ballpark as their most up-to-date seasonal styles. This cotton knit tie is a perfect accessory for any dress shirt and sports coat ensemble.
Bellroy Key Cover
Bellroy’s Key Cover is the most fashionable way to keep your keys safe, secure, and within arms reach. It features premium environmentally-certified leather, a 2-4 key capacity, magnetic closure, and a super slim design.
Barbour Bradford Tattersall Scarf
Barbour has men’s backs (and necks) in mind with their ultra-affordable Bradford scarf — a high-class winter accessory that’s made in the U.K. from 100% lambswool for effortless comfort and style.
Taylor Stitch The Beanie
Taylor Stitch’s minimalist Beanie is a surefire way to stay warm, keep cozy, and look stylish no matter the situation. It’s 100% fine Italian Merino wool construction and deep whale cardigan stitch make it the perfect American-made accessory for any outfit.
20 Best Men's Style Basics
Now that you’ve got a firm grasp on the best items for affordable style, why don’t you head on over to our 20 best men’s style basics to take your entire ensemble to the next level.
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