Sure, the holidays are the time when your mind can escape from the terrors of the nine-to-five, but that doesn’t mean a gift that assists in the office is a bad thing. In fact, since many people spend the bulk of their waking day at work, a gift for the grind might be most welcome. Here are our favorite work gifts for men to give this holiday.
Pen and paper meets the 21st century with the Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Notebook. Write, rewrite and repeat while also being able to store all your notes on your favorite cloud services with this smart notebook.$25+
[Partner] Ace Marks makes luxury, handcrafted Italian shoes that are available to you at a fraction of the cost you’d pay anywhere else. Each pair of gorgeous shoes is handmade in Italy by a family of 4th generation master craftsmen using premium materials with hand dyed and hand burnished uppers for a perfect combination of style and professionalism. Whether you’re looking for supple dub monks to pair with a suit, or a pair of captoes to pair with jeans, Ace Marks has a pair of affordable luxury shoes for your wardrobe.$249
[Shop] Furiously clicking a pen is one of our favorite time-wasting activities at the office. It helps us concentrate and come up with those million-dollar ideas. Well, if that action helped generate million-dollar ideas, the Click Spin Fidget Pen should be good for billions. That’s because it’s outfitted not only with an addictive clicking mechanism, but also a satisfying and tactilely-pleasing spinner. The knurled ring spins around the body of the pen when flicked with your thumb and provides for entertainment during long meetings and attention during brainstorming sessions. Machined in Minnesota, the Click Spin Fidget Pen is ready to help keep you focused while you work.$65
Without a quality clock on the wall, you’ll never know when it’s time to knock off and crack a beer. You won’t do better than this instantly iconic Schoolhouse Electric Clock.$289
Work doesn’t happen without coffee, so you might as well carry it to and from the office in a travel mug branded with lots of fucking advice.$25
Make sure everyone on your list stays hydrated throughout the day with a water carafe that’s capped with a glass that’s equally stylish and functional.$15
Struggling to find a place to store your pens, pencils, brushes, sticks or pen knives on your desk when they’re not in use? Look no further than this stylish concrete cup.$17