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Gift Guide | Best Gifts Under $100

by , November 17, 2021

Buying gifts for the holidays can get expensive, fast. But it doesn’t have to. Our gift guide below shows that you don’t have to splash the cash to find a thoughtful gift for that someone special. So whether you’re searching for something that will appeal to outdoor enthusiasts, business professionals, travelers, or more, discover some of the best gifts under $100…

Wear A Map Yosemite National Park Gaiter (US$10.98)

Wear A Map Yosemite National Park Gaiter

A buff is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own. It offers protection from sun, rain, snow, and wind, wicks moisture away when worn as a bandana, and adds some simple style to your daily wardrobe. And if you’re after a budget-friendly gift for enthusiasts of the great outdoors, this Wear A Map Yosemite National Park Gaiter features a printed map of Yosemite National Park (with other maps also available) to keep nature close wherever you go.

Field Notes Mile Marker – Dot-Graph Paper (US$12.95)

Field Notes Mile Marker

A salute to American highways, this bundle of three notebooks features a design nod to the style and colors of highway traffic signs. The Dot-Graph pattern allows you to take notes, sketches, and more, making these ideal companions for holiday road trips and day-to-day use too.

Topo Designs Watch Cap (US$22)

Topo Designs Watch Cap

A toasty noggin lets you stay out longer and explore more. And Topo Designs’ Watch Cap is a fine choice for cozy headwear. It’s knitted in the USA with soft acrylic yarn and includes a fold-down cuff to keep your ears well protected from the cold too.

Topo Designs Neck Gaiter (US$23)

Topo Designs Neck Gaiter

Whether you’re looking for protection from the elements in cold or sun or an adaptable face covering, Topo Designs’ Neck Gaiter has you covered. Fun custom prints and patterns also add a little pizzazz to your wardrobe, while the Coolmax stretch polyester offers durable comfort for daily wear.  

Brunton Echo Pocket Scope Monocular (US$30)

Brunton Echo Pocket Scope Monocular

A great gift for the outdoor enthusiast, Brunton’s Echo Pocket Scope Monocular is a miniature telescope you can fit in your pocket. Useful for spotting wildlife, landmarks, and other points of interest while exploring outdoors, it features BaK-4 multi-coated prism glass, a tough polymer frame that will handle the demands of outdoor use, and offers 7x magnification.

Hella Slingshots Best Slingshot No. 4 (US$30.98)

Hella Slingshots Best Slingshot No. 4

There’s just something fun about target practice, improving a little each day until you’re a master of your craft…or at least good enough to win in a little friendly competition with loved ones. And if you’re looking for a quality tool to help you on your way to victory, consider this one-of-a-kind slingshot. It’s handmade using a forked tree branch and has natural latex tubing and a leather pouch for projectiles. It’s also powerful enough for slingshot hunting, making it a practical gift for target practice or outdoor use.

Huckberry Weekenders (US$35)

Huckberry Weekenders

A solid pair of shades shouldn’t have to squeeze your wallet. Enter Huckberry’s Weekenders. These stylish sunglasses feature scratch-resistant, polarized lenses, and a lightweight yet durable construction. Designed to sit comfortably snug on your face to stay secure on the go, they come with a carry pouch for storage when not in use. A chic gift for the style lover on your list, they’re also a savvy pick for folks who just can’t seem to hold onto sunglasses for a long time. So if they go missing, at least you won’t wince too much thanks to their affordable price tag.  

Full Windsor Muncher Titanium Multi-Tool Utensil (US$39.99)

Full Windsor Muncher Titanium Multi-Tool Utensil

Spork. Butter knife. Bottle opener. Peeler. Screwdriver. Pry-bar. The Full Windsor Muncher offers all of these functions and more in a tough and lightweight titanium construction, making it a thoughtful gift for anyone who enjoys camping, picnics, and exploring the outdoors.

Trakke Dram Hip Flask (US$45)

Trakke Dram Hip Flask

Always have your favorite holiday tipple at the ready in Trakke’s elegant and durable Dram Hip Flask. Handmade in England, this 6oz pewter hip flask is just right for slipping in a coat or pack pocket. So you can enjoy a well-deserved dram after conquering an epic trek, kicking back by the campfire, or putting your feet up after a busy day.

Western Rise X Cotton Tee (US$48)

Western Rise X Cotton Tee

A multifunctional t-shirt is a wardrobe staple that will be appreciated day in and day out. So if you’re after a first-class option, go with the Western Rise X Cotton Tee. Featuring a slightly lean cut, the adaptable style moves from workouts to travel or everyday wear with ease. Plus it’s moisture-wicking, odor-resistant, and offers four-way stretch, making it a go-to t-shirt whatever the day has in store.

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Filson Range Front Bandana (US$50)

Filson Range Front Bandana

For long days outdoors or getting active about town, Filson’s Range Front Bandana keeps the chill at bay, wicks moisture, protects against sun, or even doubles as an emergency field bandage. Made from 100% cotton in a limited-edition design for 2021, it’s a versatile gift for outdoor and active enthusiasts who appreciate function and style in one.

Western Rise Versa Hat (US$59)

Western Rise Versa Hat

From outdoor hikes and runs to urban rambles about town, Western Rise’s Versa Hat is all about sleek and understated versatility. It offers a crushable, waterproof, breathable, and stretchy construction that’s equally ready for everyday, travel, or outdoor use. So whatever you’re up to and wherever you go, this hat is up for the journey.

Deal alert: use HOLIDAY25 code for 25% off!

WESN Microblade (US$65)

WESN Microblade

The best blade is the one you have on you, which is why WESN created the Microblade. A compact and easily portable knife that’s lightweight and small enough to carry every day, so it’s there when you need it and unobtrusive when you don’t. The knife comes with a pocket clip and lanyard hole and is available in a choice of handle options to suit personal tastes.

Big Idea Design Brass & Copper Pocket Pro Pen (US$65)

Big Idea Design Brass & Copper Pocket Pro Pen

A pen that’s both practical and stylish is a thing of beauty. Case in point, Big Idea Design’s Brass & Copper Pocket Pro Pen. This eye-catching EDC pen features a considered blend of durability, handsome aesthetics, and functional design. Available in a choice of a brass or copper body with a titanium pocket clip, the pen accepts over 100 different refills, so you’ve got plenty of options to tailor it to specific writing preferences.

Bellroy Card Holder (US$69)

Bellroy Card Holder

Bellroy’s Card Holder brings a touch of class to any card carry setup thanks to its understated design and straightforward functionality. The slim bi-fold card holder slips easily into a pocket and features a simple and effective magnetic closure. Designed to hold 4 to 8 regular cards or over 20 business cards, it offers dual compartments for organization, keeping your carry neat and tidy whether in a professional business setting or out on the town.

Filson Wool Fisherman’s Beanie (US$95)

Filson Wool Fisherman’s Beanie

Fishermen know a thing or two about having to deal with harsh weather. And they’ll likely say hook yourself a Filson Wool Fisherman’s Beanie while you can because you won’t want to miss out on its classic styling and inviting warmth. It’s made with Scottish 100% pure new wool in an attractive cable-knit pattern and will provide insulation even when wet, so you can tackle the elements in confidence.

The James Brand Ellis (US$99)

The James Brand Ellis

The Ellis does an excellent job of blending clean urban styling with practical multifunctionality to serve a range of DIY and day-to-day needs. Integrated into the sleek design you’ll find screwdriver, bottle opener, drop point blade, scraper and pry functionality. The bail loop offers easy portability on a keychain, lanyard, or carabiner too, so you can keep this handy tool within quick reach.


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