The 15 Best, Most Beautiful Stocking Holders (And They Start at Just $10)

updated Nov 16, 2022
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Well, folks, the holiday season is officially here, and whether you’re holding onto those pumpkins for as long as possible or have already pulled out all of your Christmas decor, holiday decorating is something that’s definitely on the mind. If you fall into that second group, there are a couple of standout pieces you’re likely pulling out of storage in preparation for ol’ Saint Nick, like Christmas trees, wreaths, and, of course, stocking holders. The ultimate fireside holiday accessory, a good stocking holder can make a big impact on your holiday mantel. That’s why we searched the web high and low to round up the best-looking ones on the market, all in one place for you to ogle. From a mid-century modern marble style to a sleek freestanding iron stand (not all of us can have a fireplace!), here are the 15 most beautiful stocking holders you can buy today.

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West Elm
was $45.00

This eye-catching art deco-inspired stocking holder has a weighted base, so it stays put no matter what ledge or mantel you set it on.

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Crate & Barrel

Clean-lined and contemporary, this minimalist stocking holder features an open triangle-style pine tree composed of matte black zinc-finished iron.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Looking for a modern way to display your holiday accessories this season? These cute trees are heavy enough to hold both stockings and wreaths in style.

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Crate & Barrel

For anyone who wants to take a walk on the wild side — including animal-obsessed kids — these stocking hangers feature sitting sculptures of Santa's trusty reindeer.

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Simple but chic, this silver metal stocking holder adds a touch of shine to your holiday mantel decor. Not into silver? It also comes in gold, cream, and black.

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The only thing better than a personalized stocking holder is one that can be customized with a photograph.

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This glittering star-shaped stocking holder makes a sleek celestial statement on any mantel.

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Channel your inner Jose Feliciano with this stocking holder featuring the Spanish holiday greeting we all know and love.

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Ballard Designs
was $149.00

Not lucky enough to have a fireplace mantel handy for hanging stockings? No problem. This stylish iron finial stand can hold up to four stockings with the four included hooks—no ledge necessary.

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Slim but sturdy, this four-pack of simple metal mantel hooks are strong enough to hold your stockings but won't scratch your surfaces.

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Who needs a boring old candy cane stocking holder when you can have one with your name beautifully spelled out instead?

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West Elm
was $40.00

Composed of polished aluminum and iron in a shiny silver finish, this swanky antler-inspired stocking holder offers a harmonious blend of organic shapes and holiday cheer.

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West Elm
was $40.00

This bold brass stocking holder boasts a white marble base for added sophistication.

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Transform your mantel into a sparkling holiday scene with these modern mantel holders that feature stars wrapped in tiny LED lights.

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was $25.99

Beloved by holiday decorators for being less bulky than most traditional stocking holders, these embossed scrolling hangers can swivel to fit almost any size of ledge or mantel. Did we mention they come in nearly a dozen different styles and finishes?