This Texas-Based Brand Has Last-Minute Gifts For Men Who Are Hard To Shop For—And They Start At Just $25

For everyone from the whiskey taster to the hunter to the tailgater.

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Last minute gifting doesn’t automatically mean unintentional gifting. For the perfectionists of the world, it can be difficult to pinpoint the right choice for friends, relatives, and other loved ones who are difficult to shop for. They may have it all already, be frustratingly mysterious, or have finicky taste that previous gifts have never quite satisfied. 

Enter Huckberry, the Texas-based home and outdoor goods retailer that curates a polished assortment across price points. Its Austin-based flavor combines the best of the West with the grounded sensibility of the South, appeasing both modern and classic tastes—for the stylish man. We’ve rounded up 11 favorites below for choice gifts guaranteed to arrive by Christmas morning.

The Best 11 Gifts From Huckberry:

The Ashley Hat in Sand

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Stetson The Ashley Hat

The Stetson hat is a born and bred American classic, dreamed up in 1865 in the Old West. Whether your giftee is channeling his inner cowboy or simply hoping for a stylish way to keep the sun out of his eyes, you can’t go wrong with this hat crafted from premium crushable wool and leather detailing.

BUY IT: $80 (orig. $100); huckberry.com

Titanium Wallet + Bottle Opener

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Spine Titanium Wallet + Bottle Opener

This minimalist titanium wallet is sleek, polished, and handy. A bottle opener is always helpful to have in hand, and it fits up to 10 cards plus cash—but its slim profile makes it easy to stay light on the go. Oh, and did we mention it’s rust-proof?

BUY IT: $24.99; huckberry.com

Texas BBQ Photo Almanac in Tan/Orange

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Wildsam Field Guides Texas BBQ Photo Almanac

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including love for barbecue. Whether the man you’re shopping for loves to explore the Lone Star State or simply appreciates the storied history of smoking meat, this 8- by 10-inch book contains iconic food photography, portraits of the masters, along with essays, anecdotes, archival stories, and more by food historians, chefs, metalsmiths, and more.

BUY IT: $30; huckberry.com

AGED & ORE Whiskey Tasting Flight

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Aged & Ore Whiskey Tasting Flight

Ever wanted to bring the distillery home? Now he can with this sophisticated whiskey tasting flight that matches the precision and function of more professional setups. Each glass is ​​developed to provide the balance between nosing ability and easy drinking. Included silicone bottle tags also help you to set up blind tastings, further testing your palette.

BUY IT: $58; huckberry.com

Cable Knit Wool Sweater

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Wills Cable Knit Wool Sweater

Every man needs a go-to sweater as the temperatures drop. This classic layer has a chunky cable-knit construction that summons up images of winter cabins, but the oatmeal shade and cuff details keep it polished enough to wear to work, dinner, and more. Act fast while this attractive wool sweater is a full 50 percent off.

BUY IT: $74 (orig. $148); huckberry.com

Hand Tool Set

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Hoto Tools Handheld Tool Set

A toolbox is one of the best gifts to  receive, and this hand tool set takes the convenience one step further with thoughtfully sized and portable items. The compact design would be perfect for storing in the back of a truck or dealing with a small-space  home setup, while the kit itself includes all the essentials: adjustable spanner, self-lock measuring tape, needlenose plier, manual screwdriver, magnetic hammer, and ten screwdriver bits.

BUY IT: $69.99; huckberry.com

Apple Watch Strap Large

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Bellroy Apple Watch Strap

An Apple Watch can be extremely helpful: tracking fitness, sleep, heart rate, and more. Still, does the included wrist band have to look so sporty? Whether he’s seeking out a better swap for workwear and formal settings, or simply wants to feel more put-together, this eco-tanned leather strap promises the same functionality—a textured underside prevents sweat buildup, and it’s both durable and adjustable. The premium leather even develops a classic patina over time.

BUY IT: $69; huckberry.com

Wooden Kubb Set

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Yard Games Wooden Kubb Kit

Get ready to be the most popular person at the tailgate. This wooden yard game set contains everything you need to play Kubb—also known as Viking’s Chess or lawn darts. The game itself is easy to assemble, quick to pack up, and will inspire fierce but fun competition. Bye-bye, cornhole. It works in any outdoor setting, so you can even take it to the beach or a campsite.

BUY IT: $50; huckberry.com

Cutting Board

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Puebco Cutting Board 

Sunday night steak just got that much better. This mango wood cutting board was made for long-term use, so it can withstand even the roughest of meal preparations. The steel handle gives the user added control, and attached sandpaper allows you to easily sand off any stains that accumulate over time. You could even use this as a charcuterie board while hosting guests—but good luck prying it away from his grill station.

BUY IT: $58; huckberry.com 

Basic Wool Glove

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Hestra Basic Wool Gloves 

At first glance, gloves may feel like a plainer gift but they’re oh-so-useful during the frostiest of mornings. He’ll be grateful for this thick, insulated pair knit from Shetland wool and lined with polyester. Each pair of Hestra gloves is made in one of three factories they own and operate, and they personally source all materials. As one shopper writes, “[These were a] gift for my favorite guy. He uses them daily. I love how they feel, so they're going on my list for next year!”

BUY IT: $45; huckberry.com

No.12 Outdoor Exploration Folding Knife

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Opinel No. 12 Outdoor Exploration Folding Knife

Whether he’s out huntin’ or just needs a reliable gadget for his outdoor adventures, this foldable knife comes with a 110-decibel whistle, tick remover tool, and steel cutting hook. A fiber-reinforced handle offers superior protection against the elements, while a locking safety ring keeps fingers and little ones safe during use around the house. Best of all, it’s made from industry-best Sandvik stainless steel which requires no upkeep or maintenance.

BUY IT: $55; huckberry.com

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