Filling a Christmas stocking with gifts that the men in your life might actually want can be tough. That’s why we recommend planning ahead — like, right now. If you rig it right, you can easily shop for your brother, dad, uncle, son, nephew, and boyfriend in just a few clicks, saving you money and precious time. To lend a hand we’ve put together a list of the best stocking stuffers for men. And to make it easy on your wallet, everything is under $25 bucks. Don’t miss all of the Strategist’s holiday gift coverage right here.
If he’s already making plans for next year
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If he’s got a green thumb, or his apartment could use some life
If he’s trying to save money
If he loves diner coffee
If he recently moved out on his own
If he has minimalist taste in decorating as well as cleaning
If he already has a Poké Ball Plus Controller
If he puts hot sauce on his pancakes
If he “doesn’t do digital”
If he’s OCD about doing laundry
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If he brings his own snacks to the movies
If he’s a master of crudités
If he’s into scrubbing
If winter makes him itchy
If he appreciates a good desk ornament
If he bikes to work
If he’s inspired by other people’s routines
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If he’s a new puppy parent
If he takes his coffee on the R train
If he’s already into face masks
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