Let’s face it: you're not going to be able to spring for a big-ticket item every year. For those times when you just want to give a little something, however small, here are some useful and fun gifts that are every bit as thoughtful. The best gifts under $25 are an easy way to spice up a bigger gift or give to someone just to remind them you care.
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Everyone should have a flask they can hide away on camping trips, take to weddings or pack in their golf bag. Get this one from Viski, which not only looks great, but is super affordable.
Upgrade that loofah with this Japanese shower towel that leaves skin feeling softer and cleaner.
Hand sanitizer is basically a must-have nowadays, but nobody wants to be using Purell all the time. Get a step up.
If he loves camping or just hanging out in the backyard, this one-log fire is great for cooking up a meal or just providing some warmth for a wine night.
The perfect vessel for kicking back and consuming that post-work brew, the Rastal Teku glass is known far and wide as one of the best beer glasses you can buy.
If there were one beanie everyone could agree on, we think it would be this iconic watch cap from Carhartt. It comes in a ton of colors and is easy to wear in any season.
Cologne is usually unreasonably expensive, but some solid cologne is a great little gift that he can use daily or keep in his bag for emergencies.
An apron at this price point is rare, especially one that looks this good. In a way, you're gifting his clothes another lease on life by keeping them protected when things get messy.
Few people have redefined non-fiction the way Hunter S. Thompson did, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is his masterpiece. Everyone should own a copy.
Designed to fit securely in different bottle cages, this bottle is the perfect biking companion.
Field Notes notebooks are some of the best in the business. Never let a brilliant idea go by the wayside.
Recycled cotton makes these socks from Arvin Goods eco-conscious as well as comfy.
Help him get back to his best after a long night with a reviving eye mask.
A compact Swiss Army knife is the kind of thing that goes unnoticed until you need it, at which point you're eternally grateful to whomever gave it to you.
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The classic Opinel pocket knife has a timeless design and a terrific price point. It's the perfect desk knife everyone should own.
For our money, this is the best pomade you can buy. It offers superior hold without the greasy look and feel of most pomades and it washes out easily — no more goopy strands.
Even if he doesn't smoke, he can’t deny that Zippos are cool as hell and good to have around.
If you’re not buying someone boots, then at least buy him something that they can use to protect the ones he has, like this leather conditioner that will keep his boots supple and protected for a long time.
This no-frills minimalist wallet can haul all your cards and cash, but it's also both water- and chemical-resistant.
A t-shirt may not be at the top of everyone's gift list, but nobody ever complains about having an extra — especially when it's as comfy as this one.
Thanks to tough but light 18/8 stainless steel, a wide mouth and an integrated lanyard cap, this Stanley classic always results in cheers. (See what we did there?)
Perfectly sized for EDC, this pen utilizes NASA-grade tech to write upside-down, underwater and/or in zero-g.
This compact journal is perfect for stowing in a briefcase or a glovebox.
Merino wool, it turns out, is the perfect coaster material, and it looks snazzy as hell.
Normal mugs make good gifts, but mugs that keep drinks hot for 5 to 6 hours make great gifts.
A screwdriver, a capacitive touch stylus for smart devices, an integrated bubble level, a ruler and a pen. Amazing.
His birthday is coming up. Get him a gift that will make it a special one.