Let’s be real, you spend more time with your coworkers than you do with your family. They see you at your best, and your worst, and the office just wouldn’t be the same without them. So with that in mind, get your buddy a token of gratitude this holiday season. It doesn’t have to be extravagant but it should remind them that you care.
You see the bag your coworker carries to the office every day, and you both know it needs an upgrade. Designed for everyday use, this backpack from Nomatic is a perfect choice. It features three interchangeable velcro panels for organizing paper, tech and clothing, and includes a pocket that fits a 15-inch laptop. The bottom of the backpack is expandable — changing the capacity from 20 liters to 24 liters — and the bag has an array of functional features: a retractable key leash, an RFID safe pocket, a magnet water bottle pocket and a removable protective shell for glasses, among others. All that in a sleek, minimally branded bag — what’s not to like?
Noah’s Mill Bourbon
Bottled at 114.3 proof, this is a small-batch bourbon for those who love sipping. It starts off with rich notes of fruit, vanilla and nuts, but finishes dry. On the nose, it captures the essence of autumn, with a notes of pecan, graham cracker and hints of fall folliage.
Case Tear Drop Pocket Knife
Made in America, this three-and-a-half-inch pocket knife is something your coworker will use every day to open everything from letter to boxes. It has a classic spear handle and features a sawcut jib clover bone handle. It’s a beautiful and accessible upgrade to anyone’s EDC.
Red Wing Heritage Card Holder Wallet
This year, Red Wing Heritage started producing a line of leather accessories to compliment its line of classic boots. The best gift for a coworker is the Card Holder Wallet, made from vegetable-tanned leather. It has two pockets that can hold up to ten cards each — the perfect amount for any conference.
Aesop Sway Gift Kit
It’s hard for many people to justify spending a good chunk of change on hand soap. This kit from Aesop features hand wash, hand balm, body cleanser and body balm. It’s a group of quality products that will last for months, and your coworker will appreaciate them every day.
The Best Holiday Gifts Under $50
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