From budget to upgrade

The 30+ Best Holiday Gifts at Every Price Point

December 20, 2019 Buying Guides By

If you’re doing holiday shopping properly, you have a set budget you can spend. That’s not to say that gifting should be robotic, but it’s wise to give yourself a structure to help narrow your options down.

With that in mind, here are the best gifts to give this year at the major price points: extravagant, under $100, under $50 and under $25.


1. Thom Browne Pebble-Grain Wingtip Boots

Price: $830

Sophisticated wingtip brogues are surely an upgrade gift every man could use. None hit the spot more than these from Thom Browne.

2. Devialet Phantom Reactor 600

Price: $1,090

This compact wireless speaker from high-end French audio company Devialet combines unmatched sound with outside-the-box design.

3. Fujifilm X-T30 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Price: $1,300

The Fujifilm X-T30 is an impeccable compact camera that excels in nearly any situation.

4. Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine

Price: $1,500

Because nothing says extravagant more than the top-notch espesso machine from the esteemed Breville.

5. Bell & Ross BR V1-92 Black Steel

Price: $1,990

The BR V1-92 Black Steel from Bell & Ross is not your typical chunky Bell & Ross which gives it an understated magnitude that’ll be at home on any wrist.

Under $100

6. The Dark Knot Edinburg Burgundy Knitted Silk Tie

Price: $65

Knitted ties are a staple of winter wardrobe. This one from The Dark Knot is classy yet affordable.

7. Levi’s Trucker Jacket

Price: $70+

The classic denim jacket from Levi’s is an essential garment everyone needs in their closet.

8. Timex Camper MK1

Price: $75

This Timex Archive design is a great everyday wear.

9. National Parks Pass

Price: $80

Everyone in America owns public lands, and giving the gift of being able to get enjoy them is always a good idea.

10. Yield Design Co. Glass French Press

Price: $85

We love the standard Bodum French press just as much as anyone, but there’s just something about this sleek one from Yield Design Co. that looks so damn good making coffee in the morning.

11. Crossrope Get Lean

Price: $88

Jumping rope is an easy at-home exercise more of us should utilize. The Crossrope Get Lean is a weighted rope set that can be easily adjusted for any fitness goals.

12. Awair Glow-C Air Monitor and Smart Plug

Price: $89

This 3-in-1 smart plug is cooler than your average smart plug: it can integrate regular products to your smart hub, is an air quality monitor and is a customizeable smart night light.

13. Everlane The ReCashmere V-Neck

Price: $98

Made from 60 percent recycled cashmere, The ReCashmere V-Neck from Everlane can help the owner be a little more environmentally-friendly while still looking good.

14. Hill City Heavyweight Fleece Hoodie

Price: $98

For workouts and beyond, Hill City’s Heavyweight Fleece Hoodie is a great option for hoodie weather.

15. Made In Carbon Steel Roasting Pan

Price: $99

Blue carbon steel from Made In is the stellar cookware upgrade they’ll be happy you got them.

Under $50

16. All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey by Betsey Mason

Price: $50

For centuries, maps have made our world more understandable. This new book dives into what makes them so visually appealing.

17. East Fork The Mug

Price: $36

While it may not be in stock at the moment, East Fork restocks The Mug every Tuesday and is definitely worth seeking out.

18. Gear Patrol Magazine Subscription

Price: $39

Why not give the gift of a whole year of one of the best magazines on the planet?

19. Leatherman Free T2

Price: $40

You can never go wrong with a Leatherman.

20. Anonymous Ism Three-Pack Mélange Knitted Socks

Price: $50

No longer are socks a boring gift. This three-pack from Anonymous Ism is proof of that.

21. Philips Hue White (2-Bulb Pack)

Price: $37

Not only are Philips Hue the most trusted smart lights out there, but they also work with everything: Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit.

22. Aesop Arrival Travel Kit

Price: $35

The gift of better body and hair care that can melt away the stress of holiday travel will forever be appreciated.

23. Outerknown Water-Less Beanie

Price: $48

Outerknown’s Water-Less Beanie utilizes a dye process that uses 98 percent less water than traditional dying — good for the earth and good for cold heads.

24. L.L.Bean Zip Hunter’s Tote Bag with Strap

Price: $45

This L.L. Bean tote can stand up to the toughest outdoor excursions but looks just at home on the streets as well.

25. Wonder Valley Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Price: $34

California-made olive means it was never stored for months being imported. Freshness matters.

Under $25

26. Kuji Coffee Premium Single-Serve Pour Over (10-Pack)

Price: $22

These single-serving pour over packs from Kuji Coffee can upgrade a morning cup wherever you go.

27. ShakeSphere Tumbler

Price: $21

This unique protein shaker bottle doesn’t use a mixing ball or mesh grid, instead its capsule design does all the work so there’s less clean-up.

28. Stanley 8-Ounce Classic Wide Mouth Flask

Price: $15

The classic nipper from Stanely is perfect for cold weather strolls.

29. Caran D’ache Metal Ballpoint Pen

Price: $17

Simple yet sophisticated, the Caran D’ache Metal Ballpoint Pen is a trustworthy everyday writing utensil.

30. Uniqlo Heattech Turtleneck

Price: $20

Uniqlo’s Heattech line is one of the cheapest (and stylish) ways to keep warm in the winter months.

31. Old Forester 100 Proof

Price: $25

Old Forester 100 Proof offers a classic flavor profile and is one of the best bourbon whiskeys under $25 you can buy.

32. Row 7 Seeds

Price: $5

Dan Barber — the Michelin-starred chef behind Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns — is selling the seeds of the veggies he serves at his restaurants. And they’re all certified organic and produced in the U.S.

33. Disney+ Subscription

Price: $7 per month

You can’t see what all the fuss is about over Baby Yoda without Disney+.

34. Gather Around Cocktails by Aaron Goldfarb

Price: $20

The holidays are here and booze author and journalist Aaron Goldfarb’s eggnog is the stuff of legends.

35. Casio Vintage Electro Luminescence Watch

Price: $19

There might not be a better cheap watch to buy than Casio’s Vintage Electro Luminescence that punches well above its price.

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