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The Best Stocking Stuffers For Men - 2021

Last updated on November 30, 2020

We looked at the top 10 Stocking Stuffers For Men and dug through the reviews from 38 of the most popular review sites including and more. The result is a ranking of the best Stocking Stuffers For Men.

Best Stocking Stuffers For Men

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Our Picks For The Top Stocking Stuffers For Men

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Experts Included
Pros
Cons
  Our Top Pick

VicTsing Car Safety Emergency Escape Tool

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VicTsing

Car Safety Emergency Escape Tool

Overall Take

Life-Saving ToolYou'll find this stocking stuffer for men fits in a glove box, an arm rest and a door pocket.

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  Great for Colder Climates

HANPURE Knitted Black Bluetooth Beanie

HANPURE

Knitted Black Bluetooth Beanie

Overall Take

Handy GiftThe headphones in this stocking stuffer for men are able to run for up to 12 hours between charges.

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  For Home Cooks

Bear Paw Original Bear Paws Shredder Claws

Bear Paw

Original s Shredder Claws

Overall Take

Ideal for BBQ AficionadosYou'll find these stocking stuffers for men come in a choice of black, gray, red and hunter orange.

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DWYM Gifts Experts plus BestReviews, Kitchen Authority, The Best Meat Slicers, Star Product Review, Creative Keto Cook, True Top 5 Reviews. Along with user reviews from Amazon, Target and Walmart.
Pros
" Channel your inner grizzly bear with this shredding tool that acts like an extension of your arms. Lets you shred meats without getting burned or melting your tools. Better than using a traditional knife and fork to shred. Great for..."
Cons
"Not easy to use for the newbies"
  Best for Exercise Enthusiasts

Tough Outdoors Neck Cooler Wrap

Tough Outdoors

Neck Cooler Wrap

Overall Take

Effective PickThis stocking stuffer for men is a great way to beat the heat when gardening, running or working out at the gym.

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The Best Overall

VicTsing Car Safety Emergency Escape Tool

User Summarized Score

9.6
5,827 user reviews

Our Take

This stocking stuffer for men is sure to let your father, husband, brother or son know you truly care. It's a multipurpose tool that is designed to help you survive an emergency. The tool can cut through a seatbelt and break through a glass windshield. It also has high-visibility reflective strips to help you quickly find the tool in the dark.


The Best Bang For Your Buck

Tough Outdoors Neck Cooler Wrap

User Summarized Score

8.8
2,490 user reviews

Our Take

Whether your partner loves working out indoors or going for bike rides outdoors, this stocking stuffer for men has him covered. The neck cooler activates in seconds when placed under cold water and can be stored in a palm-sized pouch when not in use. The wrap is even coated in UPF50 sun protection to keep you safe from the sun's harmful rays.

Overall Product Rankings

VicTsing Car Safety Emergency Escape Tool

1. VicTsing Car Safety Emergency Escape Tool

Overall Score: 9.7
Reviews Included: 1

HANPURE Knitted Black Bluetooth Beanie

2. HANPURE Knitted Black Bluetooth Beanie

Overall Score: 9.6
Reviews Included: 1

Bear Paw Original Bear Paws Shredder Claws

3. Bear Paw Original Bear Paws Shredder Claws

Overall Score: 9.5
Reviews Included: 10

Tough Outdoors Neck Cooler Wrap

4. Tough Outdoors Neck Cooler Wrap

Overall Score: 9.3
Reviews Included: 1

Veitorld Mini Hammer Multitool

5. Veitorld Mini Hammer Multitool

Overall Score: 9.2
Reviews Included: 1

YETI Rambler Vacuum Insulated Black Mug, 14-ounce

6. YETI Rambler Vacuum Insulated Black Mug, 14-ounce

Overall Score: 9.1
Reviews Included: 1

TF TAKEFLIGHT Tactical Self-Defense Pen

7. TF TAKEFLIGHT Tactical Self-Defense Pen

Overall Score: 9.1
Reviews Included: 2

MagnoGrip 311-090 Magnetic Wristband

8. MagnoGrip 311-090 Magnetic Wristband

Overall Score: 9.1
Reviews Included: 10

ROXANT Wide View HD Monocular Grip Scope

9. ROXANT Wide View HD Monocular Grip Scope

Overall Score: 9.0
Reviews Included: 24

XIKEZAN Beard Grooming Kit Stocking Stuffers For Men

10. XIKEZAN Beard Grooming Kit Stocking Stuffers For Men

Overall Score: 8.9
Reviews Included: 5

Our Stocking Stuffer For Men Findings


VicTsing Car Safety Emergency Escape Tool

Our Top Pick

What We Liked: This stocking stuffer for men is sure to let your father, husband, brother or son know you truly care. It’s a multipurpose tool that is designed to help you survive an emergency. The tool can cut through a seatbelt and break through a glass windshield. It also has high-visibility reflective strips to help you quickly find the tool in the dark.


HANPURE Knitted Black Bluetooth Beanie

What We Liked: When picking out stocking stuffers for men, you’ll want to take the climate into consideration. This knitted black beanie is an excellent choice for cooler parts of the country. It not only keeps a head nice and warm, but it also pairs with your smartphone to deliver music right to your ears.


Bear Paw Original Bear Paws Shredder Claws

For Home Cooks

What We Liked: One of the best gadgets for barbecuing, this stocking stuffer for men is easy to clean and highly durable. It’s designed to effortless shred through meat, as well as provide a firm grip on meat when carving. The claws are dishwasher safe and meltproof.


Tough Outdoors Neck Cooler Wrap

What We Liked: Whether your partner loves working out indoors or going for bike rides outdoors, this stocking stuffer for men has him covered. The neck cooler activates in seconds when placed under cold water and can be stored in a palm-sized pouch when not in use. The wrap is even coated in UPF50 sun protection to keep you safe from the sun’s harmful rays.


Veitorld Mini Hammer Multitool

What We Liked: This stocking stuffer for men is engraved with the words “Best Husband Ever.” The tool is shaped like a hammer, but can do so much more then simply insert a nail into a piece of wood. It also opens bottles, cuts through rope and twists in screws.


YETI Rambler Vacuum Insulated Black Mug, 14-ounce

What We Liked: Drinks stay either hot and delicious or cool and refreshing when you go with this stocking stuffer for men. The mug has a 14-ounce capacity and is insulated to keep the temperature of your drink just right. Users will love the full-loop triple-grip handle, as well as the spill-proof lid.


XIKEZAN Beard Grooming Kit Stocking Stuffers For Men

What We Liked: The XIKEZAN Beard Grooming Kit is a full arsenal of tools aimed at keeping your facial hair not only great-looking but healthy. Accessories like the beard brush and scissors are meticulously made and there are plenty of them. The oils and balms are made with natural ingredients and fortified with vitamins to promote growth.


ROXANT Wide View HD Monocular Grip Scope

What We Liked: Hunters or other outdoorsmen will get a lot of use out of the ROXANT Wide View HD Monocular Grip Scope. Compact but powerful, it has wide-view capability that allows for panaroma sightseeing at a 6 x 30 ratio. The retractable eyecup makes it equally useable with glasses or without.


TF TAKEFLIGHT Tactical Self-Defense Pen

What We Liked: There’s a surprising amount of gear packed into the TF TAKEFLIGHT Tactical Self-Defense Pen. The incorporated flashlight packs plenty of brightness, and the weighted aluminum construction allows it to be used as a window breaker. It functions equally well as a flathead screwdriver or bottle opener.


MagnoGrip 311-090 Magnetic Wristband

What We Liked: The MagnoGrip 311-090 Magnetic Wristband is a simple accessory that can be a lifesaver for serious handymen. Magnets in the lining will hold fast any screws, nails or other small metal parts, making sure they don’t get lost in your workspace. The ballistic-grade polyester is tough enough for any job and the size is fully adjustable.

Our Stocking Stuffer For Men Buying Guide

Have you gotten the guys in your life to tell you what they actually want for the holidays? Congratulations! You’ve won more than half the battle. The expectation of self-sufficiency that society places on guys can make them a little tight-lipped when it comes to filling out the wish list, but don’t worry: If you have to guess, we’ve got some ways you can hedge your bets.

When we’re talking about stocking stuffers, your shopping mission actually gets a little easier. By definition, you’ve got to keep things small, which eliminates a lot of options. With the exception of the dreaded Dad Tie, your usual clothing gifts are going to be too big. That leaves three main categories that should appeal to most gents: Tech, tools and toys.

Tech

Don’t be afraid to go for gadgets, even if you’re determined to keep things cheap. Tech gear doesn’t need to mean a new smartphone or fitness watch (though those will certainly be appreciated). There are relatively inexpensive accessories out there like phone chargers and earphones that most guys always need, frequently wear out and rarely buy for themselves. Know a music lover? There are tons of sales on Bluetooth speakers during the holidays. Or, if your man loves his facial hair, a good beard trimmer might be just the thing if he doesn’t already have one.

Tools

If the gent you’re buying for has even a trace of handyman ability, your list just got a lot easier to fill. If you know your way around a tool chest as well, maybe you can sneak a peek at his and look for items that might be missing or worn. So many tools fit just right into a stocking that it would be impossible to list them all. Some of the essentials include drills, emergency flashlights or socket sets, but probably the biggest hit over the past few seasons has been the multi-tool, a high-tech update on the Swiss army knife. Some of the best can combine multiple screwdrivers, a flashlight, a wrench and several other tools into a package the size of a small remote control.

Tools don’t necessarily have to be the fix-it type, either. Food-loving fellas will appreciate some grill utensils, a good set of knives, a knife sharpener or one of the high-tech food temperature gauges that have come on the market of late.

There’s also a ton of great items for the car, ranging from the life-saving (jumper cables, tire pressure gauges) to the convenient (smartphone mounts or GPS devices).

Toys

When it comes to game time, even the most mature men can revert to boyhood pretty fast (and some spouses might argue they never really revert back). Golf balls or baseball gloves are a no-brainer for fans of either sport, and a good deck of cards will always be appreciated, especially if it’s personalized in some way. If you want to go a little pricier, there’s always video games. Just make sure you’re buying the game for a console that your man already owns. And these days, you can even get recreational drones that are as small as a smartphone.

And while it’s not one of the above categories, there is one fallback gift that works for almost any guy: Vice. Unless they’re a tee-totaller, most any dude will find a use for a good bottle of whiskey, gin or craft beer. And even those who don’t smoke regularly sometimes like a good cigar. As with anyone on your list, a little research will go a long way.

DWYM Fun Fact

So you think stockings are just a receptacle for tiny trinkets and candy canes? Not the one that was made for a charity event in 2011 by the Italian volunteer services group Pubblica Assistenza Carrara e Sezioni. At more than 168 by 70 feet, it measures in as the largest Christmas stocking ever created. Per Guinness World Record rules, it was indeed stuffed with presents — in this case, candy.

The Stocking Stuffer For Men Tips and Advice

  • Want to add a little pizzazz to an otherwise common gift? Personalize it. Monograms or nameplates work especially well for lighters or keychain items, but they can be put on almost anything. Depending on the item, it might not even cost that much extra, and you can bet it will be their new favorite item. Tools, towels, wallets and pocket flasks are all good candidates. Just make doubly sure that it’s something the man in question can actually use. Otherwise, all you’re doing is making sure he can’t return it.
  • Giving your dad or another significant male a tie is such a TV trope that we shouldn’t have to issue a warning, but just in case you need one: Don’t — especially if the recipient doesn’t have a professional office job to begin with. The less you know someone, the more awkward a tie will be. It’s a pretty big red flag that you had no idea what to get them and should have just gone with a gift card. If guys need ties, they will directly tell a loved one or buy it themselves.
  • Speaking of gift cards: If they’re for a place where your guy shops, they will be appreciated. But they still scream “I ran out of ideas,” unless you take a little extra time with the packaging. Consider hiding a gift card inside an otherwise innocuous gift like a pair of socks, a deck of cards or even (if they have the right sense of humor) a tie.