The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better time to start searching for the perfect gifts for all the important people in your life.
Whether it’s someone who’s made the past year memorable, a boss or coworker who makes your 9 to 5 a lot more enjoyable, your extended family or devoted best friend, giving a gift is one of the most simple, yet meaningful, ways to say thank you. But we know nailing down the right present isn’t always a simple task.
To help, we’ve researched the best gifts for every person on your holiday shopping list. We have gift ideas for him, for her and the kids, too. We’ve also got presents for foodies and even those tough-to-shop-for folks. We’ll update this page all season long, so be sure to check back. Here are our top holiday and Christmas gift ideas for 2019. Click through to see even more.
From the highly personal to affordable fashion finds and useful tools that will make his life easier, there’s something here for every man in your life.
Baboon Backpack 22L ($89; baboontothemoon.com):
Trendy, durable and highly coveted thanks to styles often being sold out, this adventure luggage brand is built to last. The vast array of colors offers something for every personality, and this particular backpack is deceptively roomy. The durable water-repellent coating, reinforced padded shoulder straps, and multiple compartments offer much-needed functionality that helps deliver on the brand's promise of surviving any adventure.
Wrinkle-Free Performance Flannel Shirt ($109; untuckit.com):
A rising star in the men's fashion world, UnTuckit has taken its top performance styles and given them a flannel flair. Choose from five fits for a tailored look — all while appreciating the perfect length and style that encourage the wearer to keep his shirt untucked. What's not to love about that?
Allbirds Men's Wool Runners ($95; allbirds.com):
The signature style of this highly coveted brand, these moisture-wicking, temperature-regulating wool runners are considered a must-have by any Allbirds fan (or soon-to-be fan). From the super soft and comfy feel to the machine washable option to its low-carbon footprint, this shoe is sure to impress owners and onlookers.
Truff Gourmet Hot Sauce ($17.98; amazon.com):
Get a little spicy with this gourmet hot sauce, which has more than 1,000 positive reviews. Featuring black truffle oil from northern Italy and organic agave nectar from Jalisco, Mexico, the smooth sauce is free of preservatives.
Kiehl's Since 1851 Facial Fuel Favorites Set ($48, originally $61; nordstrom.com):
Forget the hotel toiletries; make sure he reaches for this top-notch, tried and true skin care. With this limited-edition set exclusive to Nordstrom, he can first refresh tired skin with the travel-sized energizing gel cleanser, then rehydrate with the moisturizer, and finally depuff any dark circles with the eye treatment, which is packed with vitamin B3.
NFL Uniform Money Clip ($95; uncommongoods.com):
It's one thing to tolerate (er, appreciate) his team spirit; it's another to find a gift made from football uniforms actually used in games! The hand-cut material is sewn to eco-leather, and you can choose from nine popular NFL teams. This is truly a one-of-a-kind find that's worth cheering for.
Goodthreads Men's Soft Cotton Shawl Cardigan Sweater (starting at $27.24; amazon.com):
The experienced traveler knows that layers are key when jet-setting and changing climates — and this super affordable, ultrasoft shawl cardigan offers a low-risk, stylish gift idea. Made from 100% cotton, it comes in 15 colors, and its mid-weight means it can easily be worn over a shirt or under a jacket.