Best Christmas Gifts for Men Under $100 or Less

June 23, 2022 11 min read

It's officially December, and Christmas Day is rapidly approaching. That means the time has come to start thinking about what to get that special someone. But if the true challenge is to find the perfect gift without breaking the bank, we've got you covered.

This list of Christmas gifts for men under $100 includes tech gadgets, apparel, and accessories, grooming gifts, options for the home and kitchen, and novelty items. With such a diverse product offering, there is undoubtedly something for everyone and every occasion, including gifts for sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts for $100 or less that will make this Christmas Day extra special.

There are plenty of unisex options as well, so you can find plenty of budget-friendly gift ideas for her as well. See below for the coolest and most unique Christmas gifts for men under $100 that will make anyone smile. 

1.Leather Weekender Duffel Bag

If he is prone to disorganization, this leather weekender bag will keep his belongings safe wherever he goes. The separate shoe compartment and two large front pockets are useful features for keeping things clean and easily accessible.

2.Durable Workout Shirt

Rhone makes some of our favorite workout clothes, and the Swift workout shirt is one of our favorites for running, cycling, or lifting weights. It has the brand's patented Goldfusion odor-blocking technology, wicks away moisture, and is simply comfortable to wear.

3.Home Bartending Kit

An elegant bartender kit will improve his mixology skills at home with this set, which includes everything from a cocktail shaker to ice tongs. This elegant bar tool kit also includes a sleek wooden stand and a fun drink recipe card.

4.Himalayan Salt Plate That Enriches Flavors

When cooked, chilled, or simply presented on the plate, salt plates add naturally rich flavors to foods. If he enjoys steaks, fish, shrimp, scallops, and other seafood, this block is ideal for enhancing his grilling experience.

5.Pair Of Socks They'Ll Actually Like

Let's face it: giving socks is tedious. But what if the socks you gave weren't just something you grabbed off the basics rack at the last minute?

That's exactly what these famous socks provide. They're comfortable, warm, and long-lasting, and can be worn for hiking, layering in a boot, or just lounging around the house.

6.Warm Fleece Vest

The Gordon Lyons Vest from The North Face is a warm and comfortable layer that any man can incorporate into his wardrobe. It comes in a variety of colors, so you can choose his favorite.

7. Fast USB-C Charger

This year's iPhones will not include a charging adaptor, so if you're giving a new iPhone, including an Anker Nano as a stocking stuffer. It charges three times faster than a standard Apple charger and is the same physical size.

8. Warm Beanie

Carhartt is a classic outdoor and workwear brand, and the guy you're shopping for is probably already wearing something from the company. Help them by purchasing this warm, comfortable hat for less than $20. It also comes in a variety of colors, allowing you to match it to whatever style they have.

9. High-quality Leather Band

Bullstrap's Italian Leather Watch Bands are the ideal way to dress up his Apple Watch. They are available in a variety of leather colors and are compatible with all generations of the Apple Watch.

10.Reliable And Affordable Cast-Iron Skillet

A quality cast iron skillet is a Christmas gift for men under $100 that will be used frequently and will last a lifetime. Lodge's Cast Iron Skillet is inexpensive, long-lasting, and comes with a heat-resistant silicone handle cover.

11.Mug He'Ll Get Plenty Of Use From

This ever-reliable mug is well equipped for outdoor adventures and morning coffees alike. The vacuum insulation, dishwasher safety, and wide-grip handle all make this mug a standout.

12. Minimalist Leather Wallet

Replace his worn-out wallet with this slim leather billfold from Bellroy, Insider Reviews' favorite wallet brand. It's made from ethically sourced leather, which will age beautifully and last for many years.

13.Beard And Body Trimmer For A Comfortable Shave

The distinctive blade distinguishes the Philips Norelco OneBlade from other trimmers and shavers. It makes use of a fast-moving OneBlade cutter with dual protection on both ends. The blade's base will contour to his face, allowing for a comfortable shave or trim that is free of irritation — and it works for both wet and dry shaving.

14.Pair Of Premium Earbuds

Premium earbuds can cost hundreds of dollars, making the $80 Jabra Elite 3s one of the best on Amazon, despite their diminutive size, they pack a powerful punch in terms of sound quality. They're also great for taking phone calls and have an IP55 rating, which means they can withstand light rain.

15. Versatile iPhone Case

A tough case is always a must-have accessory. The Scooch Wingman is a military-grade case with an integrated grip, kickstand, and car dashboard mount. Read my full review of the iPhone 11 version to find out why it's the only case I'll ever use on my phone.

16. Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

A tough case is always a must-have accessory. The Scooch Wingman is a military-grade case with an integrated grip, kickstand, and car dashboard mount. Read my full review of the iPhone 11 version to find out why it's the only case I'll ever use on my phone.

17. Fun Fidget Toy

Magnets are a great option if he likes to fidget and play with things throughout the day. We prefer the traditional set, but this geode is designed to create a striking sphere in one of four bright colors.

18.Few Big Bricks Of Soap

Duke Cannon is a military-inspired men's grooming brand that donates a portion of all proceeds to veterans and active service members. Even if the man you're buying for isn't in the military, he'll appreciate the smell and size of these soap bars.

19.Charging Dock For His Iphone And Apple Watch

You could give him a standard charging cord to charge his phone, but a charging dock is often more convenient and certainly cooler. This one, in particular, includes a convenient charging station for his Apple Watch.

20.8-Inch Tablet For Surfing The Internet And Streaming

The Fire HD Tablet's 8-inch 1080p full HD screen is ideal for surfing the web, checking emails, and streaming videos. He'll put it to good use whether he's at home or on the go.

a smart display with Alexa capabilities

21. Alexa Enabled Smart Display

Give him the new Echo Show 5 to keep him connected to the world. This smart display is useful for video chatting with friends and family, reading the news, and controlling smart home devices such as robot vacuums, security systems, and other devices.

22. Cold Brew Maker

With this cold brew maker that rivals coffee shop quality, he can save hundreds of dollars per year. It fits easily into most refrigerator doors, is easy to use, and produces a large amount of cold brew at once.

23. Smart Speaker

The new Echo Dot is more useful than ever. The all-new design includes a larger speaker for improved audio, a digital clock to show the time and timer countdowns, and all of Alexa's other capabilities.

24. Set of Whiskey Rocks

With these stainless steel whiskey stones, the days of thinned-out drinks are over. It also comes in a box set, making it ideal for gifting.

25 Popular Multitool

Leatherman is a well-known company, particularly for producing multi-tools like this one. It contains 14 tools, including a knife, pliers, screwdrivers, a ruler, and bottle and can openers.

26. Voice Enabled TV Streaming Stick

If they have a TV that supports HD or 4K playback, they will require something that can consistently stream that high quality. Consider Roku's premium offering, the Roku Ultra.

The Ultra, like the company's other streaming sticks and devices, allows users to stream video content from downloaded apps such as Netflix, Hulu, or HBO Max. The main difference is that it is compatible with higher resolution formats such as 4K.

27. Specialty Beer Making Kit

If he's one of those guys who is or will be holed up in the garage making specialty beers, he'll love this DIY kit. It comes with everything he needs to get started, including bottles.

28. Handy Money Clip

This stylish money clip is long-lasting, inexpensive, and lightweight. Whether he's always on the go or simply loses his wallet, this money clip will likely alleviate some of his woes.

29. Beard Grooming Kit

This best-selling beard grooming kit doesn't mess around, relying on all-natural and organic ingredients like argan oil, jojoba oil, and vitamin E. It facilitates grooming, trimming, shaping, and taming.

30. The Most Comfortable Travel Pillow

It appears gimmicky, but it is not. In our opinion, this is the best travel pillow on the internet, and while it won't make you feel like you're sleeping on a feather bed, it will make sleeping in an upright position far more enjoyable. This is a thoughtful Christmas gift for men under $100 if he travels.

31. Quality Pair of Binoculars

Binoculars are a great Christmas gift idea because they are suitable for so many people. A quality pair will come in handy for any guy you're shopping for, whether he's a casual stargazer or a budding astronomer. These Celestron binoculars are well-made, have 50mm lenses, and cost less than $40.

32. Dry Boxes for Waterproof Protection Outdoors

This tiny storage box functions similarly to a tough phone case, shielding not only their phone but also other small essentials. It's also waterproof for up to 30 minutes, making it ideal for outdoor activities.

33. The Internet's Most Popular Cooker

The Instant Pot is one of the most versatile kitchen appliances you can buy for under $100. Make delicious home-cooked meals a breeze for him, even if he has to work late.

34. Airpods Pro Case

This leather sleeve for an Airpods Pro case makes a super cool under $100 gift idea. The leather will patina over time for a stylish, lived-in look while the case leaves an opening for easy charging capabilities.


35. Watch Cap

This color block pattern is a cool spin on his regular beanie. The military-inspired cap can be worn on his next hike or just for looking smart around town. It’s crafted in a soft wool and cashmere blend.

36. Sidecountry: Tales of Death and Life from the Back Roads of Sports

From New York Times sports journalist John Branch comes to this nonfiction book gathering his best articles on athletes in extreme situations. From downhill skiers caught in an avalanche to rock climbers trying to ascend Yosemite’s famed El Capitan, gift this time to anyone who craves adventure or a good story.

37. Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser

This essential oil diffuser provides up to four hours of continuous mist in signature Yankee Candle scents that will take him back to his childhood. A great under $100 gift idea he’ll use all the time at home, it even lights up in 10 different colors for a multisensory experience.

38. Leather Luggage Tag, Shadow Printed

He’ll keep this high-quality leather luggage tag for the rest of his life. Available in a range of sumptuous shades, order his initials for the perfect personalized gift idea under $100.

39. Stainless Steel Steam Cleaning Grill Brush

It’s not likely that your best guy friend who likes to grill has an accessory as cool as this. Nab this steam cleaning grill brush to make clean-up easier than ever. It’s perfect for the at-home chef.

40. 100 Essential Films Scratch Off

One of the most unique and cool things under $100 we’ve found, this interactive scratch-off poster is a perfect Christmas gift for the film buff. He can scratch off the essential movies he’s seen and get inspired to binge more of the classics. When he’s seen them all, he’s left with a neat wall décor.

41. Z 5-in-1 Laptop Stand

Whether he works from home, is an online news junkie, or is a gamer, this laptop stand is designed to support his healthy posture. It features five positions—four for sitting and even one for standing. It’s a must-buy for a favorite coworker.

42. Leather Notebook

Every man could use an analog accessory or two. Encourage him to turn off the smartphone with this luxurious notebook in high-quality leather, filled with lined pages for his To-Do list or poetic musings.

43. Home Team Baseball Game

The baseball junkie will love this fun board game based on “America’s favorite pastime.” Inspired by an old-fashioned game, it’s a dice version of baseball that accommodates up to two teams of four players each. Crafted in wood, there’s a version for every MLB team, so you can lend your gift a personal touch. It's a super thoughtful Christmas gift for men under $100.

44. Solar Front & Rear Bike Light Set

If you’re searching for a present for the man who is all about being eco-friendly and active, look no further. He’ll love this set of front and rear bicycle lights to deck out his favorite mode of transportation that doesn’t harm the planet (aka his bike). The lights last up to 15 hours per solar charge, but you can charge them with a USB, too.

45. Custom Monogram Socks

There’s something about a monogram that elevates the most basic everyday item to extremely covetable. You’ll earn major brownie points with your dad or brother when you gift them this three-pack of socks monogrammed with their initials.

46. The Bacon Crate

File under seriously cool things under $100. This bacon lovers kit comes stocked with two different types of bacon jerky, bacon seasoning, bacon peanut brittle, and bacon jam. ‘Tis the season to indulge.

47. Digital Air Fryer

What better Christmas gift than a kitchen appliance that lets you fry, break, grill, and roast with minimal oil, i.e. way fewer calories? This air fryer does just that and fits right on your kitchen countertop.

48. Open Move Headphones

These open-ear headphones powered by bone conduction allow you to listen to music during your workouts while remaining aware of your surroundings. With six continuous hours of playback, they repel sweat, dust, and moisture and are far more comfortable than typical earbuds.

49. Leather Bracelet

When it comes to the effortlessly cool style, it's the small details that make a big impact. Layer this bracelet with your everyday watch or sport it solo for a little interest on your wrist, you can't go wrong with a sleek leather bracelet.

50. Punctual Egg Timer with Piercer

It’s not the hard-boiling that sucks up your morning—it’s all the peeling. This egg timer comes with a “piercer” that pokes a small hole in the bottom of your egg, which helps separate the shell during cooking.

51. Foam RollerConnect

Take your recovery game to the next level with this "smart" foam roller. When you enter your performed workout and target muscle group, the vibrating tool automatically selects duration and intensity for optimal muscle release.

52. Training Essentials Big Logo Jogger

If pajamas aren't his thing, go for a tried-and-true pair of ultra-comfortable sweatpants like these joggers. They can be worn to the gym or just to relax.

53. Long Sleeve Henley

A classic henley is a must-have for your spring wardrobe because it goes with everything and serves as an excellent base layer for sweaters and coats. Get some new colors for your closet.

54. Uptrack Glove

Stio, based in Jackson, Wyoming, knows rugged cold-weather gear inside and out, and these Uptrack Gloves are no exception. Expect a tough windproof exterior and 3 ounces of PrimaLoft insulation to keep his hands warm and dry even in the harshest conditions.

55. Jump Rope

With this extra-durable and long-lasting jumping rope, you can work out whenever and wherever you want. It is used by the USA boxing, wrestling, and judo teams, so you know it works. The ideal Christmas gift for the Crossfitter in your life.

56. Smart Bluetooth Grilling & Smoking Thermometer

When your meat has reached the ideal temperature, this smart grilling and smoking thermometer will notify you. Bluetooth technology works up to 300 feet away, so you no longer have to babysit the grill while those steaks cook to medium-rare perfection.

57. Go Stainless Steel Water Filter Bottle

This filter bottle is ideal for those who are always on the go and have a full schedule. It removes over 99.99 percent of bacteria and other harmful particles from your water, so you never have to worry about where your water comes from again.

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