GIFT GUIDE: What You Want Him To Get You For Christmas

So long stinky perfumes, uncomfy thongs and random gift cards. This year we're gonna help make sure he nails your gift. Send this list to the man in your life who could use a few hints this season.

ESSENCE.com Staff Nov, 24, 2014

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So long stinky perfumes, uncomfy thongs and random gift cards. This year we're gonna help make sure he nails your gift. Send this list to the man in your life who could use a few hints this season.

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There's nothing sweeter than when art speaks to the heart, and the "Woman" Art Collection from visual artist S. Whittaker has a hold on ours. Whittaker pays tribute to some of the most iconic Black woman in popular culture with paint and her canvases attract celeb fans and admirers nationwide. (Paintings begin at $500.)

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When we first saw this Mini-Clutch Speaker from Stellé Audio in Dazzling Diamond ($199.00) we said, finally a Bluetooth speaker designed with a fierce fashionista in mind. It meets all your on-the-go needs—hands free calling. a mirror inside, a pocket for daily essentials, and an aux-in jack/USB connection in case your phone or USB-enabled device needs a charge. It's gonna be your new favorite party clutch, promise.

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Calling all Instagram addicts (go on, raise your hand), you'll be happy that we found a seriously chic way to show-off your IG handy-work at home. May Designs' Instagram Photo Books ($20-$30) are one of Oprah's favorite things this year, and now one of ours too. With just a few clicks, pull in your favorite photos and captions and create a custom canvas keepsake book with sewn binding that will look wonderful on your coffee table.

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Say goodbye to cracked screens forever. The days of dropping your smartphone on the hard pavement as you try to juggle holding it and your cute clutch are over. Jill-E Designs Calhoun Smartphone Clutch ($59.99) solved this problem fast by creating a wallet designed to hold your smartphone and your credit cards, and each one comes with handles too.

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If you typically have more destination you want to travel to than you do vacation days, this gift will make your year. With a subscription to Try The World Box you receive a bi-monthly dose of gourmet treats and goodies from your favorite countries. You're going to salivate before you can even crack open the box. Can you think of a yummier idea?

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Who wants to worry about counting calories when their goal is to just sit back, relax and take in the joy of the holiday season? Nobody. Skinnygirl Cocktails' Tangerine Vodka takes the guilt out of indulging in your favorite party drinks. Get ready to up your cocktail game.

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If you're going to make youe 2015 dreams and goals come true, you're going to need all of the mantras and coffee you can get your hands on to help you stay focused. These aspirational (and adorable) coffee mugs from Wordologies ($24) are a win-win. Find a saying that gets you going and add it to your wishlist.

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This holiday season, you and your love are having dinner at that trendy little spot in town that you can't stop talking about, and he's picking up the tab. For all the foodies out there, tell him that The OpenTable Gift Card will make your Christmas brighter.

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What's more annoying than waking up for a midnight snack only to find there's nothing but disappointment on your shelves? Stock your cabinet a gourmet goodie like this Artisan S'Mores Kit from Ticket Chocolate ($22) and they'll fly off your shelf. Yum, yum, yum!

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Ready to refresh and renew for the New Year? Ask for one of The Dherbs Cleanses are the perfect way to battle the bulge if you like to binge on your favorite foods over the holidays. Created by Herbalist and raw food specialist A.D. Dolphin, they focus on healthy and delicious ways to detox your body from toxins and rid your system of impurities that naturally build up over time. Tell him to buy himself one too!

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Tired of looking down at the same old white ear buds? Yeah, us too. These tangle-free chicBuds (Luv Buds Grace, $14.99) should do the trick. Visit the site and pick a pattern that matches your style.

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Say hello to 100-hours of the sweetest smells around. The JewelScent Candles ($24.99) are perfect for a little 'me time' pampering or to keep your home office smelling fresh.