The thought of giving gifts gets some persons unsettled. Sometimes, you may feel completely clueless as to what to get for someone. Guys find it hard to settle on what to buy for girls. But coming up with gift ideas for men can be just as difficult.
The average man is simple and is averse to change when it comes to items like watches, wallets, belts and glasses. And sometimes, they pursue intense hobbies or are okay with a monotonous life, living family and friends with no idea of what to buy for them.
Cool Gift Ideas For Men
This list of carefully selected items would provide very good gift ideas for men, making it easier for you to decide when next you want to buy a gift for your husband, father, boyfriend, or the poor guy you friend-zoned and want to get serious with now.
Many men use wallets until they are worn out. Sometimes, they simply forget to change it. Other times, they have a special attachment to it, and yet other times, they don’t just care. It may look good on the outside but may be shredded on the inside. If you suspect his wallet his due for a change, then this J. Fold Black Roadster Slimfold Wallet is good for him.
Made from 100% Italian leather, this this slim wallet features a large pocket for cash, eight slots just for cards – think of complementary cards, bank cards and the like. It also has two more spaces that can store receipts and any other random pieces of paper. The design is stylish and functional.
2. Professional Pry Tool Repair Kit
For someone who gets high on tinkering with electronic gadgets, this 8-piece professional pry tool repair kit would leave him with a big smile.
It contains tools that are useful for taking apart smartphones, tablets and other electronics without damaging them. He may not be a pro; he may never have even fixed anything for you. But at least, you made him smile.
Quite a number of guys do not like to cook. Some others don’t just dislike cooking, but hate anything that has to do with the kitchen. Things as simple as boiling water may get them worked up.
A simple toaster would help. With a toaster, they won’t actually be cooking, but they can have something handy with which breakfast can be prepared. Made of sturdy stainless steel, this toaster is suitable for long-term use. And it features a LED timer that shows how much time remains till the toasting ends.
4. Acrylic Headphone Stand
For some guys, big headphones are a big thing. Neatly and stylishly storing them? That’s something else altogether. Well, no matter how addicted a guy is to headphones, there are moments when he won’t wear them – when bathing, and for some, when sleeping.
And after wearing headphones all day, it can be quite a relief to keep them anywhere off their body. Not just anywhere, but somewhere safe. This acrylic headphone stand does just that.
5. Ice Molds
Some men end their day with a sip of liquor. It may be a shot of gin, a glass of beer, or some good bourbon. Whatever they take, it’s usually enjoyed chilled. Ice cube trays are so common. Welcome, spherical ice trays.
These ice molds from Tovolo produce blob-shaped ice. And they’re designed in such a way they can be stacked in the corner of the freezer, reducing the amount of space they occupy.
6. Travel Mug
Whether he’s always on the move or not, this travel mug is equipped with double-wall vacuum insulation and can keep your coffee warm for 24 hours. That’s impressive!
He won’t have to throw his coffee again or struggle to drink lukewarm coffee. And it’s not just for hot drinks It works well for cold drinks, keeping them cool for 24 long hours.
7. Mug Boss
Unless you’re giving someone a unique mug, avoiding gifting a mug may just be better. After all, you can pick up a regular mug from any mall in the city or store in the neighborhood. How about dressing up the mug? The catch is that it changes the purpose from drinking to storage, making it a desk organizer.
This BucketBoss Mug Boss does just that. It has a hollow that fits into a regular 10-ounce mug and parts that extend to the outside with pockets that can hold pens, pins and other small table items.
8. PS4 Charging Station
Quite a number of guys like to game. And after gaming for a while, wireless controllers would run out of battery. A dedicated charging device would be a cool gadget to have.
Delivering fast charging in 2 hours, this charging station charges 2 controllers simultaneously. This means your friend would no longer have to wait long hours for his controllers to get charged.
9. Express Coffee Maker
Without an espresso machine, you can make a fairly decent cup of ground coffee. With this three-cup moka pot with almost a century-old design, your friend, husband or dad can make espresso on top of a stove.
With a conversion ratio that’s about the same with most mainstream espresso machines, it is a simple, yet practical gift for any coffee-lover friend of yours.
10. Grooming Kit
Looking good should not be left for the ladies alone. We men like to look good too. A good grooming kit is something any gentleman would like to have. Too often, many men just have a clipper without any special functionality.
The Philips Norelco MG3750 Multigroom is a simple, yet functional grooming kit for men. Certainly not the best grooming kit on the market, it is still something many men do not have. The clipper comes with thirteen extra items designed for trimming, styling and combing any hair that grows on your face, and even in your nose. It is 100% water-resistant and has 18 length settings. Very affordable for all its features.
11. Sriracha 2 Go
Without a hot sauce, some people would never be satisfied with their meals. However, this is not something you get in all restaurants. If your man is the kind of person who won’t have a meal without topping it with some hot spicy chicken sauce, this is for him.
Very portable, it can easily be carried around in a pocket, and he can pop it out whenever he wants to eat. Check out this Sriracha Keychain Gift Pack. It features a secure lock cap to ensure tight closure and an aluminium clip for easy clipping to belt holes and backpacks.
12. Stainless Steel Can Holder
Sometimes, you grab a drink from the fridge before going to work, and by the time you’re ready for it, it’s warm. Eew! With this can holder, you will never loose your cool. Literally. It can keep your cans cool for as long as 3 hours.
Simply slide in a 12 oz. can, or using the felt sleeve included in the package, you can put a 12 oz. bottle in it. With two layers of vacuum-insulated stainless steel, heat is kept out of this can holder, and you can hold it without your palm getting sweaty.
13. Pocket Shot
As a kid, I played with slingshots, but this is not the type with which I played back then. This slingshot is suitable for hunting, and is no mere toy. It can send stones flying at speeds of up to 350 feet per second.
Perfect for hunting birds and other small game like squirrels, this slingshot would surely provide some fun for whoever is into hunting. Whoever you’re giving it to, remember to remind them that this is no mere toy.
14. Outdoor Fire Starting Kit
Perfect for campers and other outdoor enthusiasts, this outdoor fire starting kit ensures a fire can always be started. It doesn’t matter if the sun is scorching or if the floodgates of the heavens have broken open.
It is equipped with a flint-and-rod set for creating sparks, the V3 pocket bellow, a collapsible tube that can be used to blow air into a newly-started fire packs while maintaining a safe distance, and a pack of waterproof fuses.
15. Travel Portfolio Bag
Men like to keep things simple when on the move. In fact, most men do not like to carry anything more than their phones around when on the move. Making it to this list of gift ideas for men is this Rothco Venturer Travel Portfolio Bag. Although it has the semblance of a grossly oversized wallet, it surprisingly carries more than it seems able to.
Packed with lots of pockets, it has enough space to hold a 7-inch tablet. Made of durable heavyweight cotton canvas and a nylon lining, it features black metal hardware. It also has a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap for a comfortable feel.
16. Double Barrel Insulated Mug
Designed to look like a miniature barrel, this mug is made of two layers of premium stainless still, making it possible for beer to stay cold much longer than it ordinarily would in regular mugs.
The handle is designed to allow you have a firm grip even your eyes begin failing you and your fingers get wobbly. Well, I hope you don’t get to that point. Made from vacuum insulated steel, it is ideal for both hot and cold drinks.
17. Foldable Knife
With a tactical-inspired design, this CRKT Squid Folding knife can be easily carried about. Perfect for cutting ropes or opening packaging, it has a wide blade with a drop point design.
It also has a deep pocket clip to secure it while it is in your pocket, and grooves to ensure a good grip. The frame keeps it locked and enhances safety.
18. Blackout Bands
For a friend who’s sensitive to light, these sunglasses would be well appreciated. They can block out as much as 98% of light, making it easy to fall asleep as it simulates darkness.
These lenses offer UV protection, therefore, they can be used while sunbathing. And if he’s the kind of person who can’t fall asleep with lights on, this would be perfect for him.
19. Cocktail Kit
For a frequent flyer who travels on a budget, this kit contains as much as he needs to make two good servings of cocktail. Not flying on first class? They shouldn’t worry.
They could simply ask for a glass, and soon, they’ll be sipping on the same fluids that the first class flyers are sipping on too.
20. Pizza Scissors
Ever thought of a pair of scissors with a pizza tray? Well, that’s what you’re looking at right now. Rather than cutting pizza and picking up the piece with your hand or whatever, this scissors holds the piece you’ve just cut off and serves as a mini-tray.
Although it’s a pair of scissors, you can use it to cut pizza into any shape of your choice.
21. Trail Cuff Socks
Socks do not really make great gifts, but if there is something special about it, you could give them a shot. These Fitsock’s trail-running socks are of that kind.
Made of merino wool, they offer superior moisture control and odor repellence. And the light cushion prevents blistering and encourages prolonged performance. It’s for those who run trails or are into some other rigorous activity.
22. Wrench-shaped Bottle Opener
Bottle openers come in all shapes and sizes. But this one is somewhat strange. It is shaped like a wrench and is made from antique brown cast iron. It can be carried along on the next camping or fishing trip.
Bring it out and surprise everyone with this strange piece of metal. Who knows? This could even be a conversation starter if they are the shy type.
23. Handmade Campfire Soap
For those who relish the thought of throwing fireworks, drinking whiskey, enjoy the smells of bacon, gunpowder and sage, but can’t go out for some reason, this soap is the ideal gift.
It will serve as a reminder of their cherished moments and make them look forward to the next. Formulated with a completely vegan combination of oils, it is delightful in the shower and brings out the wildness in you right in your bathroom.
24. Magnetic Wristband
Perfect for the man who works with small metal tools, this wristband has 15 strong magnets for holding screws, bolts nails, nuts drilling bits, washers and more. You could easily think of carpenters and mechanics as the ideal recipients of this gift.
Help them solve the problem of misplacing and losing tiny metal objects. Although it’s a wristband, it would boost their productivity by saving them time.
25. Travel Backpack
For those always on the move, this multipurpose backpack is feature-packed. It has multiple pockets, and can comfortably hold a 15.6-inch laptop, a water bottle, a tablet, and even more.
It has a USB port and an interface for plugging in a headphone, allowing the user to enjoy music handsfree while on the move.
This waterproof vintage canvas and leather backpack is worth your consideration if you want to get a durable and rugged backpack for a man in your life.