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13 Awesome Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
The holidays are almost upon us and for many it’s crunch time for tracking down great gifts. But if you’ve been struggling to pick ideal presents, not to worry. From outdoor lovers to EDC enthusiasts, these last minute holiday gift ideas are sure to please…
Purist Collective Maker 10oz Insulated Mug – Scope Top (US$38)
Carrying a warming beverage on the go is a simple and decidedly stylish affair with this Purist Collective insulated mug. It features an unbreakable interior glass finish that keeps your drinks tasting fresh with every use. It’s ready to roam with a durable surgical-grade stainless steel inner, a leakproof screw top, and double-wall vacuum insulation to keep liquids hot for 12 hours or cold for 24 hours.
Tactica M.100 – 17-in-1 Multi-Tool (US$40)
A toolbox in your pocket? The nifty Tactica M.100 dishes up 17 tools in a compact, easily portable form that’s TSA-compliant. Plus it’s made from a tech-friendly composite exterior, so you don’t need to worry about scratches if it comes in contact with pricey tech.
Filson Watch Cap Beanie (US$45)
A trusty hat is a wardrobe staple and this Filson Watch Cap Beanie certainly fits the bill. It’s made in the USA with 100% USA-sourced virgin wool, which is naturally moisture-wicking, insulating, and breathable. Plus the adjustable cuff provides less or more coverage as desired.
RVCA Yogger IV Short (US$48)
RVCA brings their know-how in action sports apparel to your daily workout with their Yogger IV Short. Ready to hit the gym or the track, the short is made with moisture-wicking, quick-drying fabric, a darted gusset for freedom of movement, and an elastic waistband for on-the-go comfort.
Full Windsor The Muncher Titanium – Multi-Tool Utensil (US$50)
You could get a camping enthusiast a spork. Or you could get them a spork on steroids. Meet the Full Windsor Muncher, a multi-utensil packing a host of functions in a super-lightweight and durable titanium design. The ultimate spork-meets-multi-tool combo.
BCB International Ultimate Survival Kit (US$52)
Give the gift of preparedness with this Ultimate Survival Kit from BCB International. The kit is easy to store in a bag or vehicle and includes supplies to tackle a variety of emergency needs such as starting fires, signaling, gathering and treating water, and navigation.
The James Brand Elko (US$85)
This dapper pocket companion combines sleek, minimalist style with everyday multifunctionality. It features durable titanium scales, a Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel blade, along with a pry bar that also doubles as a screwdriver, bottle opener, and key ring.
Proof Tech Pullover (US$98)
Is this a super-comfy pullover that’s great for casual lounging? Yes. But it’s also a cleverly technical piece that utilizes four-way stretch material infused with 37.5® fibers. The fibers maintain your body’s core temperature and regulate the relative humidity in the air between the fabric and your skin, so both stay at an ideal 37.5°C (99.5°F).
COURANT CATCH:3 (US$175)
The COURANT CATCH:3 combines the style and functionality of a valet tray and wireless charging in one. In addition to quick wireless charging for a single device it also has a USB A output to charge additional devices. All wrapped up in a suave pebble-grain Italian leather construction, this last minute holiday gift definitely feels like a well-considered present.
1733 X10 Canvas Ripstop Bookbag – Limited Edition (US$200)
The ultimate school bag needs to score high on classic style, hard-wearing durability, and everyday practicality. Well, safe to say this 1733 X10 Canvas Ripstop Bookbag has aced the test. This limited edition version features a beefed-up waterproof duck cotton canvas that’s based on racing sailcloths. It also offers a laptop sleeve, a top pocket for EDC, and an easy-access front pocket. So whether you’re taking it to school, the office, or on an overnight trip, this classy little hauler will get the job done.
Seiko Prospex “Arnie” Watch (US$550)
The most bad-ass watch on the planet? Well, if it’s good enough for Arnold Schwarzenegger, we’re not complaining. The Seiko Prospex “Arnie” Watch is a reinterpretation of the Seiko 1982 Hybrid Diver’s Watch worn by Arnie in cult movies like Predator and Commando. You can expect all the toughness required for a life of action, with updated tech in the form of solar charging, because hunting for batteries is not a priority on intense missions.
Heimplanet The Cave Inflatable 2-3 Person Tent (US$700)
There’s no getting around the fact that setting up a tent takes time. But what if that time was less than a minute? With Heimplanet’s Cave, it can be. This inflatable 2-3 person tent offers a fast setup and is tough enough to handle a range of temperature and weather extremes.
Garmin Fenix 6 Sapphire GPS Smartwatch (US$799.99)
The ultimate tool for the active individual, always at the ready on their wrist. This smartwatch packs a host of features into a durably built tool for running, cycling and skiing. Enjoy preloaded TOPO maps and ski maps for over 2,000 worldwide ski resorts, while also tracking distance, speed, heart rate and more. If they can stay still long enough to give it to them, this last minute holiday gift is sure to be a hit.