The List: These Gear Picks Are the Perfect Last-Minute Gifts for Guys Right Now

Bundle up for winter and get ready for the holidays with stylish pieces — like these Hestra gloves, of note.

Folks, ’tis the season to ramp up your shopping for some of the best gifts for men (and perhaps yourself!) as we inch closer to Christmas. The thing about this time of year is that it also necessitates you pick up the best gear for winter for yourself in general, from the rugged leather gloves shown above to other critical men’s gear picks, including one of the best corduroy shirts out there. It’s all up for the taking below, and you’ve still got enough time to get ready for the big day. Away we go!

Hestra Utsj Gloves — $160

Rugged and extremely well-made gloves to please anyone on your list.

Are rugged leather gloves a more unusual gift than normal? In some ways, yes — but when you’re gifting some of the best leather gloves on the planet, a pair of long-lasting gloves from Hestra at that, all bets are off. These are the perfect winter gloves, and that’s all there is to it.

Patagonia Performance Twill Jeans — $99

Performance-friendly jeans from a sustainable brand.

Since when does Patagonia make a stylish pair of jeans for the active guy? Well, since they started slinging the Patagonia Performance Twill Jeans, that’s when. A welcome addition to any wardrobe for the guy on the go.

Taylor Stitch Jack Shirt in Cinnamon Corduroy — $125

Everything you’d expect from a Taylor Stitch shirt, made even better this season.

There are certain brands that demand your full attention when it comes to compiling your holiday wish list — Taylor Stitch, as we all know, is one of those brands. Take this particular Taylor Stitch Jack Shirt, in the brand’s time-tested fit. It’s one of the best corduroy shirts you can buy, and it’s seriously unique — AKA, more than worthy of gifting.

Yuketen Tokyo DB Chukkas — $600

Beautifully made chukka boots to impress the guy on your list who, well, loves rugged boots.

As the caption notes above, these Yuketen chukka boots are some of the best leather boots available right now from, well, anywhere. They’re sure to become a new favorite of any guy who loves a great pair of boots — they’re unique, exceptionally well-made, and truly one of a kind.

Aeropostale Thermal Long-Sleeve Henley — $34.50

A classic henley at an affordable price. Not bad at all.

A relatively quick and affordable pick-up is what you might be looking for when it comes to the stylish guy in your life — and this Aeropostale henley is warm, comfortable, affordable, and yes, stylish. An ideal holiday layer.
Todd Snyder x Champion Popover Hooded Sweatshirt — $138

For when you want style that’s rugged and classic, plus perfect for Christmas, reach for this stylish hooded sweatshirt.

When it comes to gifts for the stylish guy, you can’t go wrong with something from Todd Snyder x Champion — that’s just been a fact for some time now. And this pleasingly rugged, super-cozy Todd Snyder x Champion Popover Hooded Sweatshirt is just the right kind of casual holiday layer for you  … or someone else.

UpWest Striped CozyUp Waffle Crewneck Tee — $48 

A cozy crewneck tee made with comfort and style in mind.

The recently launched UpWest brand (including both men’s and women’s styles) takes an approach that embodies living the good life and wearing the best clothing to give you some added self-care — yes, that’s possible through your clothes as much as anything else. Hopefully, someone in your life will appreciate the cozy comfort and easygoing style of this winter-ready waffle crewneck tee (A spoiler: It’s super-soft and comfortable!).

Flint and Tinder Wool-Lined Waxed Trucker Jacket — $288

The classic Flint and Tinder Waxed Trucker Jacket, now lined in wool.

As if the Flint and Tinder Waxed Trucker Jacket could get any better, well, this handsome and rugged waxed jacket is now lined with wool for extra warmth. It’s the perfect jacket for the stylish guy, even if he prefers dressier styles — this is a great off-duty winter jacket, mark my words.

Taft Holt Boots in Honey — $275

Rugged-yet-refined leather boots to ring in the season.

Shopping for the guy who loves a stylish pair of leather boots (and maybe appreciates when you make a major investment on the gift-giving front)? These refined, sharp Taft boots in a sharp wingtip design, featuring plaid wool detailing, are the right pair to buy now — and either gift, or perhaps … keep for yourself??

Form-Function-Form Horween Leather Chronograph — $128

A seriously affordable and highly stylish watch for the craftsman in your life.

Know someone who loves a rugged casual watch? Better yet, know someone who appreciates quality craftsmanship and style? Then the Form-Function-Form Horween Leather Chronograph is assuredly the one to buy for that person in your life.

Paulaner Salvator Double Bock — Price Varies

A flavorful, classic, hearty beer to enjoy this holiday season.

Take it from a legendary brewery that knows a thing or two about crafting rich, roasty beers with plenty of history and heritage: This could be your new favorite beer for the holidays. Paulaner has plenty of seasonally friendly options to gift (maybe with some stylish beer glasses?) or enjoy yourself at your next shindig.

Danner Mountain Pass Boots — $360

Expertly crafted boots for the guy who loves adventure.

When giving a great Christmas gift, it would seem you really have to know your audience. Hence, if you  know someone who loves made-in-America leather boots, and more specifically, rugged Danner boots, well, this is the pair to gift.

JACHS NY Olive Windowpane Elbow Patch Flannel Shirt — $99

The shirt strikes the right balanace between rugged and casual.

When searching for a shirt that’s casual and laidback, yet distinctive and fresh, you’d be hard-pressed to find a cooler option than a cozy elbow patch windowpane shirt such as this — it’s a steal for under $125 from JACHS NY, and you very well might have seen it on my Instagram (thanks to the brand for sending!).

Faribault Woolen Mills Shadowplaid Blanket — $200

A perfectly rugged blanket that’s ideal to gift this year.

We’re going to close things out here with a look at one of the coziest blankets you can buy, gift or enjoy this season — it’s from Faribault Woolen Mills, and it’ll provide years of warmth and comfort to who so ever receives it. Not bad at all.

 

So, how far along are you when it comes to your Christmas shopping? Perhaps you’ve just struck some new inspiration via the rugged Danner boots or else something like one of the coziest blankets you can buy, and maybe those items are in your shopping cart now? Maybe you’ll be picking up a rich beer or long-lasting gloves from Hestra? Hopefully, you’re getting close to being all set for Christmas (and winter style in general, for that matter). Good luck out there!

 

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