There’s no denying it: men can be difficult to shop for. While history may make you think they need a tie or a belt, there’s a lot more to uncover when you’re trying to pick out a holiday gift. Not all men are the same, as some are handy while others rely on YouTube tutorials to accomplish any household task. Whether they’re interested in sports, electronics, cooking, books or gaming, there’s something out there for everyone. So if you’ve found yourself stumped about what to get your dad, brother, brother-in-law, coworker, husband or boyfriend this year, we’re here to lend a helping hand. Below we’ve highlighted some of the best gifts for men to hopefully let you cross some names off your gift list.
For the man who loves to host
Sony XBR65X900F 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
If you know they are looking to upgrade their living room TV and want to be able to brag about their setup, the Sony XBR65X900F is the right choice. It boasts a 65-inch screen, 4K resolution, an X1 Extreme Processor for an enhanced picture and it’s compatible with Amazon Alexa to help you change the channel.
For the man who loves to cook
Wüsthof Classic Knives Cutlery 12-Piece Set with Storage Block
Kitchen knives are not created equally and if they love cook, grill or are looking to up their knife game, the Wüsthof Classic Knives Cutler 12-Piece Set is what they’ve been searching for. Created by renowned German craftsmen, this full set of knives has Wüsthof’s Precision Edge Technology that ensures 20% sharper blades. This knives set will be the star of the kitchen with its 58 Rockwell hardness and triple riveted handles.
For the man who has a lot of devices to charge
CHOETECH Dual Wireless Charger
The market is full of wireless chargers but the most consistent we’ve found is the CHOETECH Dual Wireless Charger. This charger pad has five built-in coils for a wider charging area and a boost in efficiency. It works with many of the latest smartphones and even wireless headphones.
For the man who loves to game
Nintendo Switch Lite
They’re always looking to bring their gaming on the go and the Nintendo Switch Lite makes it even easier. You’ll be giving them handheld Nintendo Switch gaming that’s lighter to carry and has a sleek, unibody design. It’s perfect to toss in their bag and play whenever there is downtime or they’re trying to avoid the rest of the family during the holidays.
For the man who is all about traditions
Tavato Premium Men’s Gift Tie Set
Make sure your man dresses to impress with the Tavato Men’s Gift Tie Set, which comes with three 60″ ties, three pocket squares, four tie clips and four cufflinks. You can choose from four different colors that won’t fade and it all comes in a nice box to keep everything in. They’ll look sharp heading to a wedding, corporate event or birthday.
For the golfer in your life
Garmin Approach S20, GPS Golf Watch
While you make not think it’s possible, the Garmin Approach S20 makes golf easier. This watch will tell golfers how far away they are from the pin, measure their shot distances with auto recording, let them know how many fairways they’ve hit and how many times they’ve putted. It’s also great for tracking their fitness, letting them know how many steps they’ve taken (and shots they’ve taken as well). It can even pair this with the Garmin TruSwing sensor to analyze their swing to improve consistency.
For the man who takes security seriously
August Home ASL-03, AC-R1 Smart Lock Pro + Connect Wi-Fi Bridge Bundle
If your man is interested in turning his home into a smart house, don’t let him forget about the front door. The August Home ASL-03, AC-R1 Smart Lock Pro protects his family, as he can lock and monitor the door from anywhere. It has Door Sense to let him know if their door is locked or not and he can watch a live feed of the activity outside from his phone, so the family is always in the know.
For the man who likes to take the party anywhere
When it comes to wireless speakers, Sonos really is the standard and the Sonos Move is the latest innovation in portability. It syncs up to your man’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, can be controlled with his voice and works perfectly indoors or outdoors, as it is weather-resistant. This compact design allows him to bring his music with them wherever he want to go.
For the man who is constantly on the go
Osprey Packs Transporter Wheeled Carry-On Luggage
There are men who are always on the road for work and, around this time of year, almost everyone travels on the holidays. The Osprey Transporter Wheeled Carry-On is a great way to pack efficiently. It meets airline standards as a carry-on piece and has multiple mesh pockets and compartments on the inside, so it minimizes the hassle of packing. This weatherproof bag is durable for those tough trips to the airport and comes with a lifetime guarantee.
For the sleep-deprived man
SNOOZ White Noise Sound Machine
For the dads out there who aren’t getting much sleep with a young baby in the house, there’s the SNOOZ White Noise Sound Machine that can help give them peace and quiet during those small windows of downtime. It has a real fan inside to mask noises with the smooth sound of moving air. It’s small and portable, so this can be brought anywhere he might be able to grab a few Zs.
For the man who is a sneakerhead
Combat Cleaner Ultimate Shoe Cleaner Kit
If he’s always looking to keep his kicks shiny, then the Combat Cleaner Ultimate Shoe Cleaner Kit is a solid purchase. These will deodorize, refresh and thoroughly clean their sneakers, boots or athletic shoes. This works on leather and suede and comes with a bottle of freshener, shoe shield, shoe cleaner and a brush to keep him walking tall.
For the man who has a weak signal in his house
Rock Space Wi-Fi Extender
You probably have heard enough of your man complaining about his bad Wi-Fi signal. Remedy his connectivity issues with the Rock Space Wi-Fi Extender, which is easy to set up and boasts combined dual band speeds up to 1167 Mbps. He can stream all his favorite shows without having to stop to buffer.
For the man who has to walk, talk and have his hands free
Apple AirPods Pro
The newest addition to Apple’s audio arsenal, the AirPods Pro feature killer noise-cancelling technology. These wireless earbuds let him hear and connect with the world around him, thanks to the new Transparency Mode. Now he can get a customizable fit, thanks to the three sizes of tapered silicone tips.
For the man who wants to boost his sound so he can boast
Amazon Echo Sub
If he is like many of us who have embraced life with Amazon Alexa, he knows how good it is to have the Amazon Echo. In order to get the most out of the speaker, he’ll want to pair it with the Amazon Echo Sub. This subwoofer delivers 100W of deep bass sound and will fill his room with a rich punch of audio.
For the handy man who needs an extra hand
RAK Magnetic Wristband
Rather than going back and forth to the toolbox or having to reach into a tool belt, with the RAK Magnetic Wristband he’ll be able to hold screws, nails, washer bits, bolts or drill bits right around his hand. This features 10 strong magnets, so small pieces of hardware isn’t falling while he’s in the middle of working. It’s adjustable to fit almost any size wrist.
For the grillmaster
AIZOAM Portable Stainless Steel BBQ Barbecue Grilling Basket
He won’t need to worry about a spatula with the AIZOAM Portable Stainless Steel BBQ Barbecue Grilling Basket. This can encase enough food for two to three people and works great with fish, vegetables, meat and other foods. It locks the food in place to make flipping it over a breeze.
For the man who loves that clean air
Dyson HP04 Pure Hot + Cool Air Purifier, Heater + Fan
The winter air isn’t always the best quality, so he’s going to want the best air purifier out there and in our opinion, that’s the Dyson HP04. It’s a do-it-all machine that will purify the air but can also be a fan or space heater. It’s perfect for all seasons and it captures 99.97% of allergens. Plus, it can connect to the Wi-Fi and is Amazon Alexa-enabled.
For the gym fanatic
Sling Shot Original by Mark Bell – Level 3 Tension
If he loves arm day at the gym, then he’ll love the Sling Shot Original by Mark Bell – Level 3 Tension Band. This protects his shoulders while bench pressing and helps reinforce proper technique. It won’t let his elbows flare and allows him to press 10-15% more weight than his max. It’s also great for dips and push-ups to help him see serious gains.
For the book lover who reads at night
Kootek Clip On Book Lights
Nobody likes to waste batteries or have to dig into their battery drawer when a light burns out. With the Kootek Clip On Book Light, he’ll never have to worry about putting his book down to get more batteries. This book light is rechargeable and has an anti-skid clip that can stick at any angle. It can even turn into a table light for those late night reading sessions.
For the man who needs a good massage
Real Relax Massage Chair
For all his aches and pains, get him the Real Relax Massage Chair. This chair features eight neck and back rollers, foot rollers and 50 airbags to support any body. He can even feel weightless with the zero gravity feature, which can be adjusted to comfort and soothe.
For the man who needs that jolt of caffeine everyday
Breville the Barista Express Espresso Machine
If he’s serious about his coffee and wanting it quickly, consider the Breville the Barista Express Espresso Machine. It has high-end features like dose-control grinding, an integrated conical burr grinder, micro-foam milk texturing and digital temperature control. He’ll feel that extra punch in each sip in the mornings.
For the man who is well-read and wants to show it
Casual Home Shelf Bookcase
If he has many leather bound books and is proud of that, he’ll want the Casual Home Shelf Bookcase to display them. This provides him with five spacious shelves and is made of solid wood construction. The X-styling prevents any of those precious books from falling.
For the man who is a Disney fan at heart
LEGO Ideas 21317 Disney Steamboat Willie Building Kit
Anyone who has an appreciation for vintage Disney will love the LEGO Ideas 21317 Disney Steamboat Willie Building Kit. This 751 piece set is a classic collectible that features a Steamboat Willie model toy along with steam pipes, paddle wheels, an adjustable crane and lots more detail. Plus, you know he’ll be excited to add Mickey and Minnie Mouse onto it.
For the man who wants to smell just right
Versace Eros Eau de Toilette Spray for Men
He’ll be walking around with confidence if he’s wearing Versace Eros Eau de Toilette Spray for Men. It features enveloping notes of tonka beans, amber, geraniums and vanilla while mixing Italian lemon zest, mint leaves and green apple. Everybody around him will enjoy it.
For the man who loves to solve problems…and puzzles
White Mountain Puzzles Things I Ate As A Kid 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Hours of fun with a twinge of nostalgia is exactly what occurs when he tackles the White Mountain Puzzles Things I Ate As A Kid 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle. This colorful jumble of goodies features a collage of classic sweets that boosts hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. White Mountain Puzzles also offers many other themes such as I Had One of Those and The Movies.
For the man who is difficult to wake up
Sonic Alert Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker
Some people just aren’t easy to wake up and for those guys, there’s the Sonic Alert Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker. This boasts red, flashing alert lights that pulsate as well as feature an extra loud volume. Plus, there is a disc he can put under the mattress that will shake the bed when the alarm goes off, rousing him in the morning.
For the man who misses his home state
Homesick Scented Candle
Providing waves of nostalgia, the Homesick Scented Candle will take him back to where he grew up. Each candle is crafted with scents from the state, as it is poured in small batches by hand to lock in the aromas. For example, the New Jersey candle has candy apples, cranberries and fresh ocean air fragrances. Each one will burn for between 60 and 80 hours.
For the man who wants to control everything
Logitech Harmony Companion All in One Remote Control
He’ll have control of the house with the Logitech Harmony Companion All in One Remote Control. It works with Amazon Alexa for voice commands and can link up to his smartphone for one touch control of the entertainment system. He can always keep an eye on the Nest Thermostat or the Philips Hue Lights. He’ll be able to use either the remote or his phone to survey the house.
For the man who wants to keep his energy bill down
Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip by TP-Link
Families that have a lot of devices to plug in and charge need the TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip. This ETL-certified surge protector monitors how much energy each device consumes and he can check it on the Kasa app. He’ll be able to plug in six plugs and charge three devices at once, while commanding the power strip with his voice.
For the man who still likes to workout in the winter
TSLA Men’s Thermal Wintergear Compression Baselayer Long Sleeve Top
While he might want to be bundled up when running or biking in the cold, the TSLA Men’s Thermal Wintergear Compression Baselayer Long Sleeve Top won’t restrict his motions. It features a round neck collar and inner fleece for optimized heat insulation. The moisture sensing technology dries quickly, so he won’t get sick.
For the man who loves the look of a leather watch
Fossil Men’s Grant Stainless Steel and Leather Chronograph Quartz Watch
Leather never goes out of style and the Fossil Men’s Grant Stainless Steel and Leather Chronograph Quartz Watch is a perfect example. This timepiece features a luminous, three-hand analog display and a mineral crystal face. It’ll look sharp on his wrist with the genuine brown leather band with a buckle enclosure. It’s also water-resistant up to 165 feet.
For the fitness-focused man who prefers smoothies for breakfast
NutriBullet Pro – 13 Piece High Speed Blender/Mixer System
Built for speed and power with the ability to create shakes and smoothies, the NutriBullet Pro – 13 Piece High Speed Blender/Mixer System can help him maintain a healthy lifestyle. It has a 900-watt motor and refined nutrient extraction blades that blend everything together. There a bunch of different accessories and even a cookbook to provide him with recipes for the family.
For the man who has to bring work home with him
Samsonite Leather Expandable Briefcase, Black
Portraying an air of sophistication to and from the office, the Samsonite Leather Expandable Briefcase is made for both portability and efficiency. It is crafted from genuine leather and has a front pocket that lets him organize all his business needs. It’ll fit his laptop, papers and anything else he needs to tote for work.
For the man who watches the weather closely
MySmartBlinds Automation Kit Bundle + Solar Panel
He won’t have to get out of bed to see what the weather is like outside. With the MySmartBlinds Automation Kit Bundle + Solar Panel, he’ll be able to open or close the blinds from his phone. These blinds can be enabled by Alexa or Google and he can store a daily and weekly schedule to know when it’s time to open or close the blinds.
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