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25 Holiday Gifts Husbands Really Want

Forget the Santa sweater and never-used bottle of beard oil, we searched high, low, and everywhere in between, to find your hubby the BEST.PRESENTS.EVER.

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The most challenging person on your list

Husbands are notoriously hard to shop for: they don't like change much yet still want to be wowed and remembered. Easy right? Not to worry, we rounded up the coolest, yet still practical gifts they'll actually love and use. Here are 101 Christmas gift ideas for people who are impossible to shop for.

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MagnaReady Shirts


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The entire line of MagnaReady magnetic-button dress shirts are not only uber-stylish but are also life-changing for people who have difficulty buttoning shirts, whether because they're time-pressed or have a disability. We love the varied styles, flattering fits, and amazing backstory—the founder created the company after her husband, who suffers from Parkinson's, couldn't button his shirt. Not wanting others to start their day frustrated, MagnaReady was born. Don't miss our genius ideas for experience gifts.

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Mark & Graham Monogrammed Overnight Bag


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This practically posh weekend bag comes in three chic colors and is monogrammable for a personalized touch. Made of canvas and leather, with many compartments for storage and metal feet for anti-scuffing, this is a durable splurge that will last a lifetime. Here are more of our favorite gift ideas for world travelers!

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Bespoke Speakeasy Gift Box


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This bespoke gift box has everything you need to make the perfect classic martini including glasses, a chrome serving tray, brined olives, and the best recipe ever. This is one of those gifts for husbands they call a boomerang present—one you both can enjoy! It's one of the best subscription boxes to add to your list.

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The Grommet Custom Hometown Map Puzzle


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You can memorialize your family home with a custom map puzzle! Made by two cartographers in the English countryside of Devon, this unique gift is a sentimental, yet fun way to celebrate your residence. Check out 26 more handmade gifts for everyone on your list.


Workman Escape Page-A-Week Gallery Wall Calendar 2020


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Your man can escape to a new locale every single week next year with this adventurous calendar from Workman. Featuring 52 different stunning destinations from Icelandic Fjords to soaring Redwoods, the majestic Rockies and more, this is one of those simple gifts for husbands that he will adore. Need more inspo? Here are 23 inspiring travel quotes that will feed your wanderlust.


Native Natural Deodorant Set


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This gift set from Native will turn your hubby into a natural deodorant convert. Made in the United States—without harmful ingredients or toxins—the gift set includes normal and travel-sized deodorants, body wash, and soaps. They come in eight lovely scents, like Cucumber and Mint and Pumpkin Spiced Latte, as well as unscented or charcoal if that's more his jam. Want to shop local(ish)? Here are 100 more amazing products made in the U.S.A.


Le Labo Santal 33

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Worn by Justin Bieber, and scores of cool kids, this sandalwood fragrance will soon be your hubby's signature scent. Added bonus: Santal 33 is unisex, so you can steal a spray, too! Find out what your favorite perfume reveals about your personality.


Michael Kors Parka


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How do we love this parka? Let us count the ways. It comes in nine cool colors—orange, olive, navy, and camo to name a few; it's the perfect length; it's super warm and water-resistant; it's machine washable. In short: yes, yes, and YES! Check out these most popular holiday gifts on Amazon while you're at it.


J.Crew Cashmere Blend Sweater


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This simply chic sweater will be his winter go-to. The cashmere/cotton fabric is cozy as heck, and can be worn with jeans—or dressed up at the Christmas party. It comes in seven flattering colors (like redwood, bone, and Jersey blue) so you may want to grab two. While you're feeling festive, check out these 12 fun Christmas party themes you never thought of until now.

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