Whether you’re working with an actual stocking or not, it can be a good idea to shop for smaller items during the holiday season. Stocking stuffers are more than fun little bonus gifts but can be nice space-savers for those traveling long distances or those just looking to save on wrapping paper. Here are our favorite stocking stuffers for men this year.
Wondermade Bourbon Marshmallows
Add some Maker’s Mark bourbon to your morning coffee or hot chocolate with Wondermade’s Bourbon Marshmallows, alcohol-infused marshmallows made with cane sugar and pure vanilla extract.
Kershaw Ration Multi Tool Spork
Featuring blasted stainless steel construction, this super-popular Ration utensil from Kershaw features a fork, spoon, bottle opener, and carabiner gate for easy carry on your next camping trip.
The James Brand x DDC Field Notes 3-Pack
Field Notes simply makes some of the finest everyday carry notepads available. For this blacked-out 3-pack, the stationary brand partners with high-end EDC experts, The James Brand
The Landmark Project National Parks Playing Card
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the National Parks Service. Celebrate by grabbing a deck of cards that feature original illustrations from The Landmark Project, a company dedicated to bringing awareness to America’s beautiful parks with its products.
Put together an at-home or on-the-road workout (no equipment required) with the roll of these Fitness Dice. Roll the six wooden dice to determine which exercises you’ll do, and then roll the seventh to determine how many reps for each.
LifeStraw Peak Series Straw
Clean water is one of the most important necessities for healthy living. However, when venturing off the beaten path, clean water can come at a premium. Don’t ever run out of drinkable H2O with LifeStraw, an on-the-go water purifier that lets you drink from lakes and streams without worrying about unwanted bacteria.
Truff White Truffle Oil
Truff has made waves over the past few years with its line of truffle oils and hot sauces. Most recently it came out with another premium pantry item, neutral olive oil infused with white truffles used to elevate your cooking.
Outdoor Fellow Campfire Candle
Made from natural ingredients, this campfire-scented candle from Outdoor Fellow reminds you of the outdoors even during the months when it’s too cold for many of us to go camping. When the candle runs out, you can use the jar as an old fashioned cocktail glass.
Gerber Paraframe II Knife – Serrated
Get a top-end knife for an affordable price with this 3.5-inch partially-serrated Paraframe II pocket frame-lock from Gerber, featuring a surgical steel clip-point blade and stainless steel handle.
Pappy’s Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup
Most people won’t ever get the chance to taste Pappy’s highly-coveted bourbon themselves, but they can get close with this premium maple syrup that’s been aged in oak barrels that previously held the wheated whiskey.
ESPRO P1 Travel French Press
ESPRO’s range of French presses is simply among the best you can find thanks to the brand’s quality construction and proprietary basket filter, which makes cleaner coffee. This all-in-one P1 model can not only brew a fantastic cup of joe but doubles as an on-the-go stainless steel insulated flask.
Snow Peak Alpaca Knit Socks
If you’ve ever surveyed the outdoor space, you’ll know that Snow Peak understands how to construct premium goods for adventures big and small. The brand’s new high-end knit socks are super warm for the wintertime, made with a blend of nylon, wool, and alpaca.
Logitech Lift Vertical Wireless Mouse
Working from home calls for long, long hours spent at a computer. Investing in a quality ergonomic mouse alleviates strain on your wrist and elbow, both short- and long-term. Angled at a naturally-resting 57 degrees, the new Lift Vertical Wireless Mouse from Logitech is perfect for users with medium or small hands.
Komuso Design Classic Shift
Komuso Design’s Classic Shift is a handy device for those with anxiety. The small stainless steel air tube helps slow your breathing by restricting your exhaled airflow and helping to calm you down.
Fantom C MagSafe Card Wallet
Fantom makes some of the best wallets in the game. This card holder, the Fantom C, is MagSafe compatible, meaning it can attach safely and effectively to your smartphone without preventing its ability to charge. This is also the brand’s smallest wallet, built from a ceramic-coated aluminum chassis.
Made In 8 Inch Chef Knife
Thiers, France has been the world’s knifemaking capital for only 700 years and the region responsible for inventing the chef’s knife. Forging its blades in Thiers, Made In specializes in full-tang kitchen utensils. Its do-anything 8” Chef Knife is built from X50CrMoV15 NITRO+ metal with a Rockwell hardness of 58+.
BioLite HeadLamp 800 Pro
BioLite’s latest Pro series HeadLamp is its most capable yet, putting out 800 lumens with 8 different lighting modes and Pro features such as Constant Mode, which doesn’t automatically dim your bulb when left on for extended periods.
The Cocktail Box Co. Cocktail Making Kit 6-Pack
Developed and tested by mixologists, these Cocktail Making Kits from The Cocktail Box Co. have almost everything you need (except the alcohol) to make classic drinks such as an old fashioned, margarita, and gin & tonic, serving anywhere from 3 to 6 people each.
Leatherman’s flagship multitool is always a great stocking stuffer for the person in your life who loves being prepared wherever he goes. The 18-tool Wave+ sports an all-locking feature and accommodates single-hand operation.
VSSL is an adventure brand that specializes in pocket-sized gear tubes, each serving a different purpose from first-aid to fishing. This 8oz Flask is made for imbibing outdoors, featuring two collapsible shot glasses inside. Likewise, the lid doubles as a compass and the unit can be turned into a 4-mode LED flashlight.
Big Idea Design Bit Bar
Known for its outside-the-box designs, Big Idea Design has made an all-in-one, grade 5 titanium bit bar with a screwdriver built in so you don’t have to worry about misplacing one or the other.
Graypants’s Wick is a real mood-setter; an LED flashlight that doubles as a tabletop candlestick with a vintage appeal. It features a dimmer and can be turned on and off with the touch of your finger.
Grovemade Wood MagSafe Stand
Phone chargers don’t have to look ugly. Grovemade is committed to elevating your personal space in any way it can. Case in point: this MagSafe Stand that’s made from walnut wood, vegetable-tanned leather, and stainless steel.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
Bose once changed the industry of home surround sound with its innovative speakers, and then did so again with its noise-cancelling headphones. Now its latest QuietComfort Earbuds feature the industry’s most advanced noise cancelling technology and are made for personalization on both sound and comfort levels.
Garmin Forerunner 245 Music
Garmin has the most impressive range of wearables in terms of performance and versatility. Its Forerunner 245 Music smartwatch takes its mid-level GPS running watch, equipped with a plethora of handy apps and features, and tacks on the ability to connect to your favorite music streamers.
Pro-Ject Vinyl NRS Box S3
Pops and crackles are definitely part of the vinyl-listening experience, but sometimes too much noise can render your favorite records inoperative. This noise-reduction box from Pro-Ject serves as a digital interface between your turntable and your amplifier to eliminate unwanted sounds.
Novium HoverPen 2.0 Interstellar Edition
Kitsch meets sleek in this HoverPen 2.0 Interstellar Edition from Novium, a beautiful aircraft-grade aluminum pen with an actual meteorite built into the tip. The unique design and twisting function is meant to promote creativity and focus.
GoPro HERO11 Black
GoPro’s latest model of its flagship waterproof action camera features the brand’s HyperSmooth video stabilizing tech, 10-bit color video recording, and an Enduro battery for weatherized performance.
Persol 714SM Steve McQueen Sunglasses
When Steve McQueen wore his fold-up Persol 714s in his 1968 film The Thomas Crown Affair, the Italian sunglasses brand was able to break through to the American market. Persol has embraced the coverage and now the 714 Steve McQueen edition specs are among its most popular models.
Perhaps the most advanced personal digital audio player ever, Astell&Kern’s SP3000 is the brand’s flagship digital music processor, built from stainless steel 904L and utilizing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 6125 Octa-Core CPU.