Let’s face it: not everyone on your list is going to make the cut for getting a big-ticket item. For everyone else, here are some useful and fun gifts that are every bit as thoughtful.
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.
If you’re not buying them boots, then at least buy them something that they can use to protect the boots they have.
This water bottle is a classic for a reason: it's easy to use, easy to clean and pretty much indestructible.
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. This small model can disappear onto your keychain, but still packs a blade, a bottle opener, tweezers, a file, and both types of screwdriver.
When it comes to simple, easy fun, there's few better ways to pass the time than having a catch with a football.
Upgrade that loofah with this Japanese shower towel that leaves skin feeling softer and cleaner.
If there were one beanie everyone could agree on, we think it would be this one.
A military-style compass from the brand that has been making them since the 1890s.
Even if they don’t smoke, you can’t deny that Zippos are cool as hell.
The classic Opinel pocket knife has a timeless design and a terrific price point. It's the perfect desk knife everyone should own.
Pomade works pretty well with all hairstyles, and this one is about as good as they come.
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?)
A T-shirt may not be at the top of their gift list, but nobody ever complains about having an extra one — especially when it's as comfy and nice as cotton number. Plus, it also comes in tall sizes for the lankier folks.
This knife has a simple design and solid construction — and it's eternally useful.
Normal mugs make good gifts, but mugs that keep drinks hot for 5 to 6 hours make great gifts.
This 1,000-piece puzzle offers will offer some blissful, meditative time away from screens.
A screwdriver, a capacitive touch stylus for smart devices, an integrated bubble level, a ruler and a pen. Amazing.
Look, we may not like it, but there's a Starbucks just about everywhere in this world nowadays, and often times, it's the best way to get a decent cup of coffee in a hurry. Give someone a gift card they can stash in their wallet until they need a cuppa.