Let's face it, buying gifts for guys can be tough no matter how old they are. I've always struggled with gift giving, especially when it comes to the men in my life. Knowing what he likes is a good start, but keeping up with trends can be helpful, too. I've scoured the web to find a few great gift ideas for guys of all ages. Use this gift guide for any occasion: holidays, birthdays, Father's day, Valentine's Day or just because.
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Eating healthy on the go is tough! Help keep him healthy with smart snacks from Nature Box. They've taken the guesswork out of shopping for healthy snacks and made it super easy to get yummy options delivered straight to his door. This subscription service has something for everyone including paleo, vegan and gluten-free options. With a variety of subscription levels to choose from and new snacks are featured each month, Nature Box is sure to be a hit.
Stunning craftsmanship and sleek design are just two of the things he might say about any of the watches from Braithwait. This Classic Slim Wristwatch is sure to impress him without putting a huge dent in your wallet. The simplistic style and fine Italian leather bands are true head-turners.
Sock it to the sock lover in your life with a monthly subscription to Sock Fancy. He'll love the chic, colorful designs and the quality construction of each new pair. With subscriptions starting as low as $11 per month, you can't go wrong.
Give the chef in your life the only cookbook he'll ever need! The Joy of Cooking is more than just a cookbook. It's more like an encyclopedia of cooking. It's jam-packed with facts, tips and tricks, all of which will help make him a genius in the kitchen. Your taste buds will thank you!
Keep him cozy in cold weather with a set of comfy pj's from US Polo Association. He'll love the simple yet classic design of this Crew and Flannel Pajama set. The thermal crew and flannel pant will keep him toasty and warm.
Is the special man in your life a design lover? If he's anything like mine then he'll love this mid-century inspired Boxcar Lamp. Vintage-inspired home decor can help turn his bachelor pad into a fashionable home pour le homme.
Is your man a craft beer lover? If so consider a subscription to the Craft Beer Club, a super cool service that ships craft beers from the best micro breweries from all over the country. The monthly shipments will feature a curated selection of 12 craft beers sure to please the pickiest palates. Best of all the service is affordable and shipping is always FREE!
If your guy spends any time in the sand then he'll love these stylish sandals from Island Surf. The Olukai Mea Ola Sandals feature premium leather, hand-sewn construction and compression-molded midsoles. He'll never want to take them off!
Give your Instagram husband complete control over his camera phone with this Metal Camera Kit. The rotating lens feature is sure to give him complete control over his composition. Enhance his iPhone experience and help him step up the Instagram game. Your followers will thank you!
Give the lumberjack in your life the sweet gift of flannel with the Double Back Long Sleeve flannel shirt from Royal Robbins. The sturdy fabric is perfect for hiking, camping or any other outdoor activity. He'll love the flexibility of this reversible shirt which can double as a light jacket, too.
Cocktails are back baby! Give him something to mix up with Saloon Box. This new subscription service sends Mr. Mixologist curated cocktail recipes and all the supplies he needs to whip up happy hour at home. He can experiment with new recipes, learn new mixology methods and explore new tastes each month. Help him impress his friends with his cocktail connoisseur skills. Monthly subscription options vary and shipping charges apply.
If he blinded you with science, then you know how much he'll love his very own Chemistry Mug. Your special scientist will enjoy his favorite beer or his morning coffee even more when drinking from this fun mug. Get him the set for double the fun!
What's better than a box of seasonings, salts, or snacks catered to his taste buds? Nothing! Thankfully the Taste Trunk has many custom gourmet gift boxes to choose from for him. Consider the BBQ Trunk, the Beer & Bourbon Trunk, the Cowboy Trunk and more. Use this link to receive a $10 credit for all new customers!
Have your meat lover rejoicing month after month with a subscription to the Carnivore Club, an awesome new service that ships custom charcuterie boxes direct to his doorstep every 30 days. Get samples of cured meat from around the world. He'll sing your praises after every savory morsel!
Got a new graduate on your list? Send him into the workforce in style with this handsome Thin Leather Briefcase from the Saddleback Leather Company. The simple, yet flexible design is exactly what he needs to make a great first impression. The bag is large enough to store his laptop and other essentials needed for a great first day at the office. The removable strap also converts the bag into backpack, making his commute home a breeze.
Is your guy walking around with a George Constanza wallet? You know, the one that can barely close. Help him step into the 21st century with any of the slim designs from Forrest & Harold like the Radix One Black Steel wallet. Their sleek designs will lighten his load for sure. They even have RFI blocking designs to help keep his identity protected.
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If you're shopping for a skater, then don't miss the shoe collections at Etnies. Better yet, scoop him up any pair of shoes from their Jameson Bloodline collection and do some good while you're at it. This modern shoe company promises to plant a tree for every pair purchased from this particular collection. He'll look stylish and feel good, too!
Every mom has to eventually face the fact that her baby boy is becoming a man, and it's never more evident than when he starts shaving. Help him face a future free from stubble with the Detroit Grooming Company's Starter Shave Set. The set includes the Fatty Safety razor which has a specially designed handle that improves grip for young, inexperienced hands. Give him a great start with this hip shave kit.
Speaking of growing up, give him a leg up with the Manuel to Manhood. He'll learn everything from how to cook the perfect steak, change a tire, clean a bathroom and much more. He'll be ready for manhood any minute with this great gift.
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Make lunchtime fun again with this cute little Robot Lunchbox. He'll be the coolest cat in the cafeteria when he walks in with the retro tin lunchbox. Best of all he'll be sure to remember to bring his robot friend home!
Every little action hero deserves his moment in the sun. Help him preserve his heroic feats with the Kidizoom Action Cam, a video recorder specially designed for kids on the go. With tons of features and cool effects, this camcorder with give your budding videographer hours of fun.
Give your little guy the gift of survival skills with the classic Dangerous Book for Boys. Before you know it he'll be able to tie the perfect knot, identify dangerous insects, throw a perfect cast and more. It's the perfect gift to encourage father/son Sundays, too.
For the little flight lover in your life, consider grabbing this super cool Power-up Paper Plane. He'll be able to control this sleek little plane with any Bluetooth enabled smartphone or tablet. It's perfect for traveling and play time on the go!
The little jester in your life will love these Magic Pencil Earbuds. All his friends will be impressed when he puts on these silly earbuds. After all, a pencil through the head is almost a sure bet to get the laughs he desires.
There you have it my friends! These are my best suggestions for great gift ideas for guys. I hope you found some giftspiration here. If not, be sure to check out my great resources page for great travel gear and photography gear, or take a glance at my gift ideas for travelers.
Happy gifting, y'all!
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