These 9 Unexpectedly Useful Holiday Gifts Might Be Practical, but They’re Not Boring

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Ugly Christmas sweaters, Hanukkah footie pajamas, and light-up Santa hats might make fun gifts, but they won't get a ton of use after December. Instead, opt for a holiday gift with a bit longer shelf life — and for guys, that means going for practicality over cuteness.

To give you a head start on your holiday shopping, we rounded up nine useful but still exciting holiday gifts from Target. Whether he's obsessed with the latest tech gadgets or cares more about his style, there's something for every guy in your life on this list.

Philips Norelco Series 5100 Wet & Dry Men’s Rechargeable Electric Shaver
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Philips Norelco Series 5100 Wet & Dry Men’s Rechargeable Electric Shaver

Whether he's rocking a beard, mustache, or something in between, he'll appreciate a high-quality shaver.

DENIZEN® from Levi's® Men's 218 Straight Fit Jeans
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DENIZEN® from Levi's® Men's 218 Straight Fit Jeans

Every guy needs a really good pair of jeans in his closet. This pair has a straight, streamlined fit that makes them especially versatile.

Anker PowerPort 18W Power Delivery Wall Charger
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Anker PowerPort 18W Power Delivery Wall Charger

This wall charger can charge your device up to 50 percent in half an hour, so he won't have to wait around for his phone to charge anymore.

heyday™ Apple iPhone XS Max Case
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heyday™ Apple iPhone XS Max Case

If he's rocking a scratched-up phone case, upgrade him to a sleek black case that goes with everything.

Philips Sonicare Protective Clean 4100 Plaque Control Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
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Philips Sonicare Protective Clean 4100 Plaque Control Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush

Switching from a regular toothbrush to a high-tech electric model is the ultimate upgrade to your morning routine. He'll be thanking you for his bright white smile.

Poo-Pourri Original Citrus Toilet Spray
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Poo-Pourri Original Citrus Toilet Spray

Listen, who doesn't need some Poo-Pourri every now and then? He'll crack up when he opens this gift, sure, but he'll also use it.

Goodfellow and Co™ Men's Long Sleeve 2-Pocket Denim Shirt
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Goodfellow and Co™ Men's Long Sleeve 2-Pocket Denim Shirt

Denim isn't just for trousers — a classic denim button-up can also prove insanely useful. He'll want to wear this shirt with corduroys and khakis in the Winter, then again with shorts in the Spring.

HP 14" Chromebook X360
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HP 14" Chromebook X360

What's more practical than a new laptop? If you're looking for a bigger-ticket item, the new Google Chromebook with a touchscreen display might be just the thing.

Durabuilt™ Household 144pc Tool Kit
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Durabuilt™ Household 144pc Tool Kit

Whether he knows his way around power tools or not, every guy can use a tool kit with all the basics.

tool kit ($30)