Skip the tie this year and get your man something he really wants. This list checks all the boxes, no matter his interests, so you're sure to find the perfect gift for your perfect guy. Let’s get going!
Stainless Steel Watch
A quality stainless steel watch is an essential investment for any man. If he doesn't already have one, we like Seiko, a Japanese brand with high-quality tech and clean lines for affordable prices. This model is currently on sale: Shop Here
Nice Leather Shoes
Every guy deserves a nice pair of leather dress shoes. These babies are Italian made, with a soft leather upper and a durable sole, and come in a versatile shade of burnished chestnut that will carry him from work, to date night, to a wedding.Shop HERE
Wooden Serving Board
For the guy who loves to host, this handsome wooden serving board is the perfect way to display his charcuterie or cheese board skills.Throw in a bowl of olives or walnuts, and wish your guests bon appetit! Shop here
Skin Care Set
Most guys can't be bothered with fancy skin care. This essential set will teach him the basics while keeping it simple. It comes with face wash, a body scrub bar, shaving cream, and moisturizer. Everyone needs moisturizer, especially after shaving! Shop Here.
Is his old wallet falling apart? Gift him this durable and handsome leather model with plenty of room for cards, cash, and an ID pocket. It also has built-in RFID protection, so he knows his cards are safe. Shop Here.
This glass etched decanter will be the centerpiece of your bar cart. Indulge his Gatsby fantasies a little with this gorgeous and functional showpiece that will wow your next dinner party guests. Shop Here.
Protect his eyes--and keep him looking cool--with these stylish, polarized shades. A classic wayfarer frame flatters every face shape, and a brightly colored lens adds some personality to his look. Shop Here.
Get him game day ready with merch from his No. 1 team. A jersey and a ball cap are always reliable favorites, but a cozy sweatshirt wouldn't go amiss for fall and winter tailgating, either! Shop Here.
Your outdoorsy fella won't get far without a great pair of boots. This pair by Merrel has a slip-resistant, heavy-duty sole, cushioned ankle support, and a waterproof outer layer. Oh, and it's currently on sale. Shop Here
Pressurized Beer Growler
He can take his favorite craft beer with him wherever he goes with this eco-friendly, refillable pressurized beer growler. It keeps your beer fresh, cold, and carbonated for up to two weeks! Shop Here
If he's perfected his burger recipe, but wants to move into more dangerous waters, try EveryDayCook by Alton Brown. The Good Eats chef knows his stuff, and is great at breaking it down in a scientific and relatable way, with plenty of humor thrown in for good measure. I'd bookmark the page on "Open Sesame Noodles" if I were you. Shop Here.
If he loves to cook--lucky you!--but tends to get his marinara sauce on things other than pasta, gift him this heavy duty denim apron with a manly leather strap. It even has pockets! Shop Here
Call this the goldilocks of bath robes. It's not too thick and heavy for summer, but it's not flimsy either. The waffle weave pattern is fast-drying and absorbent, and the bamboo and cotton blend means it's ultra soft and cuddly. While you're at it, you might as well get one for yourself too, right? Shop Here.
You can have cafe-quality espresso at home, without having to invest in a huge countertop machine. The beginner friendly Bialetti is no bigger than your average kettle, and makes delicious, strong espresso on your stovetop. I hear it's what all Italians use at home.Shop Here.
A Vintage Record
For the music guy who still has a guitar somewhere in the house, a classic record is always a surefire bet. This Bruce Springsteen Live 5 LP box set is sure to inspire some living room dance parties. Shop Here
Your special fella is sure to love one of these thoughtful and practical gifts. Skip the basics, or any gift that is more like a household chore--i.e. car repairs or a new lawnmower--and opt for something he wants, but might not get around to buying for himself. Happy gifting!