Men are simple creatures. For the most part, they require minimal maintenance, which makes holiday shopping that much easier.

When it comes to stocking stuffers, everyday essentials are a go-to for recipients of any age. Things like socks and toothbrushes are typically thrown in with the common mixture of candy, nuts and oranges.

This year, kick the grooming gifts up a notch for the man in your life with some quality picks like these.

Click here for manly fashion must-haves that make perfect holiday gifts, stocking or no stocking.

Clockwise from left:

Stocking: Luxe Faux Fur (shown in Mink), Restoration Hardware

Classic Barber Shop Shave gift certificate, Ray's Barber Shop

Badger Balm skin moisturizer, Natural Joy Beauty

Wahl Ear, Nose and Brow wet/dry Trimmer, Macy's

Imperial Bergamot Aftershave, Ray's Barber Shop or West Elm

Black Badger Shaving Brush, The Art of Shaving

Chiefs Energizing Shaving Cream, West Elm