When it comes to the family members and friends on our holiday shopping list, the guys in our life are some of the most fun gifts to shop for. Don’t get us wrong — you can’t go wrong with luxury spa sets and fancy wine tech, but shopping for waterproof cameras, drones, and basketball hoops (even luxury basketball hoops… just take a look below) brings some of the fun and childlike wonder back to holiday giving.
This year, we’ve gathered 10 of our favorite guys’ gift items for everyone on your holiday list, whether you’re shopping for a sophisticated fashion item for your grandfather, boyfriend, or co-worker, or a toy with a touch of luxury for your brother, dad, or friend. Enjoy!
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Tech Fleece Joggers by Nike Sportswear
For the athletic guy in your life, there’s nothing better than a comfortable, practical fashion item that can work with you on the go or in the gym. These Tech Fleece Joggers by Nike Sportswear feature multiple pockets, or keys or a cell phone, and are made of breathable, lightweight fabric for all day comfort. Plus, the stretchy elastic waistband and tapered cuffs let your man wear these joggers how they want — cinched, slouchy, on the couch, or through their workout.
Alphaedge 4D Reflective Shoes
Speaking of a gift that will help your guy push themselves further and faster through their workout or sports game, these lightweight, reflective Alphaedge 4D shoes by Adidas were designed to give athletes an edge. Their breathable mesh upper features zoned areas of support for added lateral stability, while their carbon 4D technology in the midsole offers a snappy ride and controlled energy return. Plus, they look just as good as they feel.
Men’s Uniform Bomber Jacket by Everlane
$88 from Everlane
“Bomber jackets make the perfect layering piece for fall and winter nights,” according to our Jewel menswear guru, Gareth. “They can easily pair with a long sleeve henley or your favorite casual shirt.” We specifically love this new take on the MA-1 flight jacket style by Everlane, made of a recycled, water-resistant poly blend. Plus, as part of their Uniform collection, it’s backed by a 365-day guarantee, making it the perfect outerwear piece for the guy in your life who likes to rough it through all conditions.
$25 styling fee per trunk, Trunk Club
If you, like us, couldn’t begin to imagine trying to find the right size and fit for your guy, just leave it to the experts. Trunk Club is an amazing subscription styling service by Nordstrom that pairs each man with an expert stylist, who gets to know them, their style, and the fit that works best for their lifestyle. Each trunk is filled with 10-12 items handpicked for them, and is sent right to their door — no shopping malls involved. They pay for any items that they love and want to keep, and the rest are picked up from their home for return free of charge.
Hat and Scarf Set in Cashmere-touch Wool
$178, Hugo Boss
Some of our favorite gifts to buy for friends and family during the holidays are luxury gifts that they wouldn’t treat themselves to. And what’s more luxe than a cashmere-touch hat and scarf set? This coordinating set by BOSS is crafted in virgin wool with a cashmere-like touch for wintery elegance and a super soft feel that you won’t be able to help but snuggle up to.
Runwell Sub Second Watch 41mm by Shinola
One of our absolute favorite gifts when it comes to treating a husband or a boyfriend to a gift they won’t forget is a timeless watch. And, as a company that is headquartered in Detroit, elegant watches with timeless style and Shinola go hand-in-hand. This particular vintage-inspired Runwell Sub Second 41mm watch by Shinola is one of our favorites, featuring a green dial, brown leather strap, and sapphire crystal, Super-LumiNova printed dial details. It doesn’t get more beautiful than this guy.
Hopper BackFlip 24 Cooler by YETI
How do you ensure your guy gets a loud round of applause when he shows up to his next tailgate? Well, make sure he’s not wearing the opposing team colors first. But second, make sure he’s wearing this Hopper BackFlip 24 Cooler backpack from Yeti. This soft cooler can haul around 20 cans of tasty drinks plus ice. Perfect for an afternoon supporting the home team, or even a romantic picnic with the person who bought them this backpack.
Grained Leather Tote Backpack
There comes a time in every man’s life where he needs to upgrade his ancient go-to backpack for something a little more professional and modern — especially if he’s using that backpack for his everyday work bag. This gorgeous, grained leather tote backpack is the perfect mix of practical and stylish. It’s designed to be handheld or carried on your back, and it has concealed zipped pockets at the top, a discreet back pocket, and hidden inner compartments. It can do everything his old backpack can do, only with a handsome makeup.
Navy Leather and Copper Basketball Hoop
For the sports lover in your life, this next gift is both a super stylish home decor item and a fun, functioning piece that’s perfect for any home office or man cave. Designed by Mermelada Estudio and sold through CB2, this navy leather and copper basketball hoop has a beautiful patina rim and chain that is fully functional, meaning that your guy can easily play hoops inside the house. (Whether or not that is a good idea is totally up to you.)
Whiskey Lover Gift Pack by Men’s Society
$50, Bergdorf Goodman
Do you have a whiskey connoisseur in your family or friend group? If so, this Whiskey Lover Gift Pack is sure to delight anyone who enjoys a warming tipple – and loves reminiscing on how their drink stacks up against all the others. The gift pack includes two cork coasters, six whiskey stones (soapstone), a pouch, a tasting notebook, a pencil, and two glass whiskey tumblers… so that you both can cheers to their good taste.
HERO 8 Black by GoPro
If your guy is one that always is looking to upgrade to the latest and greatest tech gadgets, the new GoPro HERO 8 Black is definitely one of the hottest releases of the year when it comes to video. Featuring unshakeable HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilization and built-in mounting, this new model is as good as it gets. Plus, you can even mod it out and built it up to be your perfect travel camera, with add-on lights, mics, and more. Just be prepared to watch a lot of wide view, SuperView, and HyperSmooth video of your Christmas party after you gift it.
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