The best gifts for people who are always cold


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Winter may only come around once a year, but for a certain group of people, staying warm may feel like a never-ending battle. There are only so many layers to pile on, door draft stoppers to buy and blankets to burrow under.

If you have someone in your life who is always cold (or maybe it’s you!), fret not. From toasty winter wearables to clever gadgets and tools, our gift guide offers a selection of items that will ward off the chill at home, at work and everywhere in between.

Jump To: Wool Socks | Towel Warmer | Fleece-Lined Leggings | Outdoor Patio Heater | Mouse Pad Hand Warmer | Rechargeable Hand Warmers | Mini Hot Chocolates | Stanley Bottle | Wool Throw Blanket | Fleece Sheets

Read on to discover some gift ideas to keep your loved ones snug and warm, no matter the temperature.

Our Recommendations for Best Gifts for People Who Are Always Cold

1. Alvada Merino Wool Socks


From $17 at Amazon $19 at Walmart

Wool socks are a winter staple — and for good reason. While these 80% Merino wool socks are designed to keep your toes warm while hiking, they’re also a great choice for wintery commutes, long walks in the neighborhood and any outdoor chores or activities. Plus, this set topped the list in our warm socks ranking.

2. Zadro Electric Towel Warmer


$120 (was $135) at Amazon $127 at Walmart

Few things feel better than wrapping up in a warm fluffy towel after a shower. This bucket-shaped towel warmer by Zadro ensures every inch of your towel, robe or pajamas is evenly heated. This towel warmer also features multiple timer settings and built-in cord storage.

3. Lands’ End High Rise Fleece Lined Leggings


$39 (was $60) at Amazon $18 (was $60) at Lands’ End with code HOLLY

These fleece-lined leggings from Lands’ End offer the ideal combination of style and comfort for cold weather. With several wintery jewel-tone and neutral colors to choose from — plus a flattering high-waisted fit — these leggings are a versatile choice for both lounging at home and braving the elements outside. Plus, they have pockets!

4. Amazon Basics Outdoor Propane Patio Heater With Wheels


$152 at Amazon 

Patio heaters aren’t just for restaurants! Extend your time outdoors as the nights grow longer and chillier with this portable patio heater. A heating radius up to 9 feet and adjustable temperature knob make it easy to find the perfect temperature for just one person or a small crowd.

5. USB Heated Mouse Pad Hand Warmer


$27 at Amazon $51 at Walmart

This heated mouse pad hand warmer is perfect for anyone stuck on the computer all day — whether at an office or at home. This hand warmer even comes with three temperature settings to ensure users find the perfect balance between freezing fingers and sweaty palms.

6. QuickHeat Rechargeable Hand Warmer Pro by Survival Frog


$30 at Amazon $30 (was $50) at Survival Frog

The QuickHeat Rechargeable Hand Warmer Pro is the perfect pick for an outdoor enthusiast that likes to pack light. This electric hand warmer provides three levels of heat to keep your hands toasty for up to 6 to 14 continuous hours. Plus, it also operates as a power pack to charge your smartphone or other devices.

7. BomBombs Mini Hot Chocolate Mix Gift Set (6 pack)


$25 at Amazon $25 at Thoughtfully

This delightful mini hot chocolate set is packaged in a charming, compact box and ready to gift. With six gourmet flavors — including Toasted Marshmallow, French Vanilla, Caramel, Salted Caramel, Peppermint and Double Chocolate — this set is sure to warm the heart of any sweets lover or hot chocolate enthusiast at the end of a long day.

8. Stanley AeroLight Transit Bottle


$26 at Amazon $26 (was $35) at Target

TThe Stanley AeroLight Transit Bottle is a great choice for those that need to stay warm while on the go. With a capacity of up to 27 ounces, the Stanley AeroLight Transit Bottle keeps beverages hot for up to 20 hours, making it an ideal companion for commutes to work, early morning hikes and more.

9. Brooklinen Pure Wool Throw Blanket


$187 (was $199) at Brooklinen 

Keep cozy in the office — whether it’s the dead of winter or the summer AC is cranking — with this wool throw blanket by Brooklinen. With two subtle neutral shades to choose from (Latte and Greige) this wool blanket is sure to fit in any office environment,whether that’s IRL or at home.

10. Bare Home Super Soft Fleece Sheet Set (queen size)


$50 at Amazon $50 at Target

This Super Soft Fleece Sheet Set by Bare Home offers a cozy and exceptionally soft bedding option for colder nights. Crafted from plush polar fleece material and featuring deep pockets for secure fitting, these sheets are a perfect choice for those plagued by icy toes. This sheet set also made our list of best fleece sheets.

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