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He’s the one who tips you off to the latest sneaker drops and the one who was wearing joggers long before you even had the courage to wear leggings in public. So how do you shop for someone with discerning taste—who also knows everything—and stick to a budget? We’ve got 16 ideas below and they’re all under $250.

1. George Sweater Fleece

It's less than half the price of that designer-brand one he'd been eyeing.

Buy It ($19)

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2. Wolverine 6“ Work Boot

Wolverine has been making leather boots since 1883. If that’s not a testament to the quality of their shoes, we’re not sure what is. This particular style provides all-day comfort and the Goodyear Welt construction allows them to be resoled so they can last him for the long haul.

Buy It ($138)

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3. Panasonic ARC5 5-Blade Electric Shaver

For the guy who just doesn’t have enough hours in the day, this wet-dry electric razor makes life easier with a 16-direction flexible head for a close shave and a pop-up trimmer for all-around grooming. Plus, the charging system cleans the shaving head while it powers up.

Buy It ($145)

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4. Mophie Power Capsule Charger

Wireless headphones are a must these days. (Be honest, your guy would never be caught dead with a cord hanging from his phone. Quell horror!) Whether he’s commuting, running or gaming, give him the gift of an all-day charge. This external battery adapts to a Fitbit Flex, Bose Bluetooth headphones, Beats by Dre and JBL Wireless Earbuds.

Buy It ($20)

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5. Wodstyle Canvas Backpack

He may no longer be in school, but you can still make sure that he’s schlepping his laptop to work in an appropriate fashion.

Buy It ($23)

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6. Hane’s Ecosmart Fleece Pullover

Orange is 2019’s take on the rust craze of 2018. And this Hane’s sweatshirt just might be so basic that it’s brilliant.

Buy It ($12)

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7. Casio Black Dive-Style Sport Watch

A Rolex is…well…wonderful, but there’s also something chic about a watch that’s not trying too hard. The black resin band and stainless steel case on this Casio give it a classic nondescript look, while its anti-reverse bezel adds dive functionality.

Buy It ($45)

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8. Dior Sauvage Cologne

One part James Bond, one part Paul Bunyan, this musky cologne is meant for a man with swagger. We know, buying fragrance is a risky move. But this is an Allure Best of Beauty Award winner, so you can hang your hat on that.

Buy It ($123)

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9. Crevo Chelsea Boot

Genuine suede for under $75? A shoe-in (pun intended).

Buy It ($67)

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10. Tile Pro with Replaceable Battery

Know a guy who has a lot to keep track of? Help him out with this handy locator that will allow him to hunt down anything from his keys to his suitcase or even a wayward aerial drone.

Buy It ($30)

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11. Iceburg Insulated Bomber with Faux Fur Hood

If a down jacket is on his list, look to this affordable option that doesn’t sacrifice on style or warmth. Not only is it down-filled, it’s got a fresh faux-fur collar to keep him in the fashion game.

Buy It ($44)

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12. Colgate Optic White Advanced LED Whitening Kit

If you’ve caught him checking his reflection on more than one occasion, feed his self-love with Colgate’s first LED whitening device. It offers a dentist-quality experience right from the comfort of your couch. The brand even says that using it for just ten minutes a day for ten days will turn teeth six shades whiter.

Buy It ($149)

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13. Baxter of California Cream Pomade

The secret to effortlessly coifed hair? Start with Baxter of California’s Cream Pomade and finish off the look with the Hard Cream Pomade to set things in place. You can tell him you heard it here first.

Buy It ($20)

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14. George Cardigan Knit Sweater

With a price this low, you can nab this in a few colors and let him pick his favorites.

Buy It ($24)

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15. Harry's Foaming Shave Gel with Aloe

This shaving cream produces a rich lather—with or without a brush—softening the beard for a close and comfortable shave. It’s the perfect way to upgrade a man’s morning ritual.

Buy It ($6)

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16. George Striped Sweater

Help him embrace his David Rose side. You can never go wrong with black and white, right?

Buy It ($24)

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