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The top 10 gifts you’ll want all for yourself

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The holiday season is here, and there’s one way to make sure you get exactly what’s on your list. Treat yourself.  As you’re busy gift shopping, don’t forget to grab something for yourself. We’ve compiled a list of ten of the most loved products on ExpertVoice, so you can gift yourself something special.

1. Sip in style: The IceFlow Flip Straw Tumbler     

Known for its stylish colors, incredible convenience and long-lasting ice retention, this Stanley tumbler keeps you hydrated in style. Ideal for car commutes or workouts at home, it has a built-in flip straw for effortless sipping and double-wall vacuum insulation to keep your drink cold.

I left this bottle in my car for two days and there was still ice when I got back into my car. The handle is comfortable to hold, it’s the perfect size for everyday life and it’s super easy to use. I would definitely recommend for others and I’m pretty impressed with the performance. And it fits in the cup holder!

Jay Peyton
Law Enforcement
ExpertVoice member since 2020

2. Hit the ground running: Brooks Adrenaline GTS 23

Balancing support and softness, the Adrenaline shoe has been a runner favorite for years. The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 23 features the brand’s new DNA LOFT v2 midsole for lighter-weight cushioning and an upper that uses recycled materials. Every shoe diverts 11 water bottles from landfills. This shoe is ideal for everyday runs and walks.

The Adrenaline gives my ankles the support they absolutely need. I love the cushion and great shock absorption the Brooks supply as well. These are amazing shoes, maybe that’s why I’ve purchased 8 pairs over the years!

 Karen Luther
Healthcare Professionals
ExpertVoice member since 2023

3. Rock a classic look with modern tech: Oakley Holbrook

The Holbrook combines Oakley’s modern technology with classic design. Inspired by the heroes on the big screen throughout the twentieth century, the Holbrook glasses have an iconic American design that’s perfect for those who seek equal parts performance and style. 

“Works great out in the field! Durable and sharp! I wear them when firefighting and they stand up to any elements. I like the color options on the Holbrooks and the fact that the lenses are polarized and shatter resistant. Great starter pair for Oakleys! I plan on getting more in the different color combinations. If using in…” Read More

Paul Kalchik
Fire and Rescue
ExpertVoice member since 2023

4. Stay warm on every adventure: Outdoor Research Helium Down Hoodie

Well loved by experts, the Outdoor Research Helium Down Hoodie adds rugged, durable warmth and weather resistance to any adventure. This 800+ fill down jacket features high-quality recycled materials, an adjustable hood and strategic pockets that can transition well from day-to-day life to alpine missions.  

“This coat is a major upgrade from my last one.

Let’s start with the water resistant fabric on the important parts, the shoulders and the hood for when it’s snowing pretty hard but the places that get wet first stay dry. The fabric coating the rest of the coat on very cold….” Read More

Kelsey Lane
Recreational Equipment Inc – REI Retail Employees
ExpertVoice member since 2017


5. Eat hot meals anywhere: Jetboil Flash Cooking System

With the Jetboil Flash Cooking System, a hot meal is only minutes away, no matter where you are. Offering convenient packability and impressive boil speeds, the Flash is the ultimate camping stove for preparing coffee, soup or dehydrated meals on the trail. Enjoy impressive cooking speeds as the Flash boils water in a lightning-quick 100 seconds, making it the fastest Jetboil ever.

“I bought this for my elk hunt. I’ve used others in the past and it’s well worth adding this puppy to your gear! It’s lightweight and easy to pack. Boils water fast and the Jetboil fuel works in most any weather you would hunt or backpack in. I did my research against the MSR and snow peak. Jetboil came out on top…” Read More

Wesley Sims
Fire and Rescue
ExpertVoice member since 2020

6. Jam to your favorite tunes: JBL Charge 5 Speaker

The JBL Charge 5 speaker delivers bold JBL Original Pro Sound with portable convenience and Bluetooth®. With up to 20 hours of playtime and a handy power bank to keep your devices charged, you can take music anywhere. This waterproof and dustproof speaker can handle storms, sand and more.

“This speaker is great. It’s the perfect size to fit in a backpack. Having this outside while working is great. At full volume you can hear it clearly for several hundred feet. The battery will last all day even while using the usb port to charge things. 

Grant Hasson
Vail Resorts Employees
ExpertVoice member since 2023

7. See farther, see clearer: Vortex Diamondback HD 10×42

The Diamondback HD binoculars are the perfect pairing of price and performance. For hunters, bird watchers and explorers, the Diamondback HD provides crystal clear glass. Plus, these binoculars come with a GlassPak™ binocular harness to keep them conveniently at hand.  

“I wear glasses and have used this multiple times in the field viewing animals and baseball games with great satisfaction. The high quality and convenient carrying case protects binoculars well, as well as, permits easy access. The adjustable lens are simple to use and permit excellent viewing both…Read More 

David Short
BSA Volunteers
ExpertVoice member since 2022

8. Bike more trails: Diamondback Release 29 3

This full-suspension aluminum bike boasts 29-inch tires to tackle anything on trail. With a Sram drivetrain, Shimano XT brakes and a Fox fork, the Release 29 3 is fully outfitted to handle both the uphills and downhills with ease.  

“Best bargain out there for a 29er full suspension. The quality of the components and the relatively light weight make this one that punches well above its price class. You would have to spend much more money to get comparable with any other premium mountain bike company. Very…” Read More

Charles Dangerfield
U.S. Army – Military
ExpertVoice member since 2017

9. Sleep comfortably season to season: Big Agnes Lost Ranger

Snuggle up to convenience and warmth for your adventures with the Big Agnes Lost Ranger UL 3N1 15 sleeping bag. The Lost Ranger is a modular ultralight bag that offers three configurations for three-season comfort. This bag attaches to Big Agnes sleeping bags and is rated down to 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

“I’m a very light sleeper and struggle to get good sleep at home let alone in the back country in a sleeping bag. I usually overheat and wake up sweaty, or I’m just too cold all night. With the inner and outer bag it’s very easy to modulate your temperature, unzipping some of the outside bag as well as…” Read More

Jody Kramer
Healthcare Professionals
ExpertVoice member since 2019

10. Hike in comfort: Merrell Moab 3

Tackle more trails and do so in comfort with the Merrell Moab 3 hiking shoes. Made with Wolverine gold-rated leather, a Kinetic Fit™ Advanced footbed and Vibram® outsole, the Moab 3 has been a trail favorite for years.  

“I have had 6 pairs of Moab shoes and I have beat them up and they respond excellently. I wear them for everything, everyday use, hiking, range work, to name a few. Comfortable and get the job done. I recommend these to all my friends.”

Greg Horton
NRA Patriot Life Members
ExpertVoice member since 2019

Happy shopping! 

We hope you have fun getting all the gifts crossed off your shopping list this season. To check out everything our brands are offering for friends-and-family purchases, visit this page.

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