‘Tis the season for aimlessly searching the Internet to find that perfect gift for your brother, boyfriend, fiancé, dad, or grandfather. Buying gifts for the men in your life can seem daunting but with a little nudge, I promise you’ll find the perfect gift.
When it comes to buying gifts for the men in our lives, the items we give aren’t always splurge items like the TV he’s been wanting all year. More often than not, the gifts we give end up being the classics and staples they’re utilizing on a daily basis. Think socks and the infamous 3-pack of white undershirts, and maybe a new pair of jeans or bag for work.
While the classics are still great to give year after year, it’s time to kick up the gifting a notch. Here are a few gift ideas, both practical and a little extra special, he’s sure to love.
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him
This Book Really Ties the Films Together | From cult hits including Raising Arizona and The Big Lebowski to newer productions such as Inside Llewyn Davis, this is a look at the films of the Cohen brothers. Told by film critic Adam Nayman who carefully sifts through their complex cinematic universe in an effort to plot, this book is perfect for the men in your life that love any and all films by the Coen brothers.
This multi-functioning charging station is a great gift for the tech-obsessed men in your life that are always in need of a charger. With a spot for all of their Apple products – phone, watch, and headphones – they’ll never have to worry about looking for a charger ever again. It’s also a sleek way to keep their height stand super organized.
Crosley is known for its amazing speakers and this handheld, portable speaker is amazing! With a faux leather casing and carrying handle, the speaker is easy to move around the yard, the park, or wherever the man in your life spends a majority of his time! It also has both an AM/FM feature and Bluetooth capabilities to play music right from your phone.
Get your significant other, dad, or grandfather into a new hobby with the easiest at-home beer making kit, ever! This kit includes all of the ingredients you’ll need and step-by-step instructions on how to start making a Belgian-style beer in the comfort of your own home – no boiling required! (You can even get refills, additional recipes, and other kits on Amazon!)
Sick of your husband’s old college hoodie? Give it an upgrade with this cozy option from Everlane! Made from 100% wool (washed and boiled so it’s extra soft!), this hoodie is the perfect sweatshirt for relaxing around the house and looks nice paired with jeans to run errands in. Plus, it’s under $100, comes in five different color options, and there are matching track pants!
Does the man in your life need a new bag for work? Maybe a bag for travel? This daypack from Patagonia is such a great gift idea. With an overall minimalist design, the backpack is durable, water-repellent, has a laptop sleeve, and an external zippered pocket to easily store and access important items.
This winter deserves all of the cozy things, including this quarter-zip fleece pullover! The classic style makes it the perfect gift for any guy and will be an item they always reach for years to come.
Lululemon has some of the best activewear and these shorts are perfect for the men in your life who love to run or do any type of training! The material is lightweight and stretchy so they can be worn for pretty much any activity and with a built-in liner, these shorts are sure to hold up.
Barbour is known for its high-quality outwear and this scarf is no exception! Obsessing over this classic tartan print – so perfect for the winter season!
Every guy needs a great pair of leather gloves and these are the best! With a fleece lining, they keep your hands cozy warm even on the coldest days and the adjustable snap cuffs make them easy to adjust for the perfect fit.
Say goodbye to your husband’s outdated turntable with this upgraded option! Not only is it lightweight and fits perfectly into any space, but it’s also BlueTooth compatible so you can play music directly from your phone!
A sleek, modern wash bag, perfect for all of his travel needs! With the option to monogram the front and convenient pockets on the interior to easily organize all products, your guy will love this gift!
This might be more of a gift for you than for him, but how cute is this mug?! I’m obsessed with anything from Hearth & Hand with Magnolia and this mug is no exception!
‘Tis the season for dry cracked lips and men that refuse to use chapstick! This intense therapy lip balm is a great stocking stuffer and gives men a “manly” lip balm option to ensure their lips stay hydrated all winter long.
I’m sensing a cozy theme! Who can say no to a cozy pair of slippers?! This pair is sophisticated and is easy to slide on and off. Plus, who can say no to a great pair of slippers that will last for years to come?
Not sure what to gift the man in your life who seems to have everything? This mini percussive therapy massager is a fun out-of-the-box gift idea for the guys in your life that are always staying active.
Wallets are definitely on the list of classic gift-giving items but somehow, it’s often hard to find a really good one. Loving this slim leather option, especially for the guys that don’t carry a lot of cards/cash on them or love a more streamlined wallet!
Who can say no to a great pair of sunglasses?! Wayfarer’s are a classic style that looks amazing on everyone!
With all of the handwashing we’ve all been doing lately, everyone needs some hand lotion! This one from Le Labo is the best for the guys in your life. Made with hinoki and sweet almond, it smells nice and clean.
Another great portable speaker option! Bose has so many great products, but we especially love this micro speaker. And for its small size, the speaker quality is so good! There’s also a silicone strap on the back, perfect for attaching the speaker to a bag or bike.
Filson is known for their high-quality products and fabrics and this duffle bag is no exception! This duffle is made from their Signature 15 oz. Tin Cloth, which is water-repellent and abrasion-resistant, for long-lasting durability.
Make morning routines that much easier with this shaving set from Harry’s! With an ergonomically designed handle, razor blades, travel case, and shave cream this set makes a great gift for any guy. (My husband, Dad, and brothers all love and use Harry’s.)
New England winters can be rough and these chukka boots are a must for extra cold seasons! With a reinforced sole, they keep warm and dry while still looking appropriate for the office.
Upgrade your husband’s catchall tray with this wireless accessory tray! Keep their phone charged and small accessories organized with this great-looking leather tray.
How fun is this apron!? With several pockets perfect for holding a cell phone, meat thermometer, and grilling tools, the BBQ-obsessed guys in your life will love this gift!
Another fun activity! This at-home gin kit includes everything your guy could need to make their very own gin and craft up some yummy at-home cocktails.
A meat thermometer is one of those items that is necessary but no one ever wants to buy for themselves, making it a great gift option. This wireless meat thermometer is super easy to set up and easy to monitor any meat you’re cooking from up to 300 feet away. No more excusing yourself to check on your meal!
Everyone needs a good pair of headphones and the new AirPods Pro now has noise-canceling capabilities! With a 24-hour battery life and three different silicone tips, these are the only headphones you’ll ever need!
A vest is a must-have for the New England falls and on the milder winter days! This Carhartt vest is synthetically insulated, keeping him toasty warm all winter long without overheating. Layer it on the cooler days or wear it over a long-sleeve when the temperatures are warmer.