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20 Great Gift Ideas for Men

Updated: Nov 20

Looking for something amazing for that special someone in your life? Here are some ideas that work as great holiday, anniversary, Father's Day, Birthday gifts for men.

Bacon & Eggs Fun Friday Mismatched Socks ($13.95)

Can you smell the coffee? The sizzling of bacon and eggs? Nothing like starting the morning with soft combed cotton on your feet and a full belly in these mismatched Bacon and Eggs men's socks. Designed in Canada, ethically made in Italy.

Timberland Men's Leather Wallet ($19.99)

A functional compact wallet with lots of storage, 6 credit card pockets, 2 slip pockets, 2 cash bill pocket, a removable flip pocket and RFID Protection. This wallet is compact and thin so it will fit nicely in the front or back pocket.

Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Cocktail Mix, Mint Julep ($22.95)

A down-home cocktail classic, the Mint Julep has been a traditional beverage of the American South for nearly a century. William Sonoma crafted this mixer in collaboration with Kentucky-made Woodford Reserve. Combine with bourbon or mix with sparkling water for an equally delicious nonalcoholic drink.

Beer Bottle Opener, Wall Mounted w/ Magnetic Cap Catcher ($23.95)

This bottle opener comes with screws and can be easily mounted anywhere and, on any surface, magnetic, wooden, plastic, concrete. It auto collects the caps with a powerful magnetic cap catcher. Holds up to 50 beer caps!

Indigo Shibori Bandana ($31.50)

Rooted in fair trade, this textile was crafted by a master weaver in India using ancient techniques on a traditional loom. Made with 100% cotton, this is a naturally dyed indigo bandana with sweet tassels on the corners. Buy it at, based in Berkeley, CA.

Acqua di Parma Colonia Wrapped Soap, Set of 3 ($32.95)

Colonia scented soaps are a delight for all senses! Created in 1916 by the baron Carlo Magnani from Parma as his own personal Colonia, Acqua di Parma today is a symbol of Italian sophistication, discreet luxury, and craftsmanship that is inspired by its heritage and yet constantly evolving to always stay relevant and meaningful. All their products are made in Italy!

Snifter Glass Set ($36)

Elegantly shaped into gently rounded tulips with narrow necks, these professional stemless bourbon, scotch, and whiskey tasting glasses were created to capture and reveal even the most nuanced aromatic profiles. The bulbous bowl allows for optimal aeration by dispersing the sharp alcohol vapors away and concentrating the lush notes before delivering them to the taster's nose for the ultimate nosing and sipping experience.

Shoulder strap, personalized canvas apron ($42.99)

Made with a durable washed canvas, this apron comes with double stitched pockets. The shoulder strap is made of leather and gives decent back support. And you can personalize it. What a great gift!

Emil Erwin x I + w Keychain ($48)

Imogene + Willie collaborated with Emil Erwin to put together a small collection of leather accessories sourcing premium quality horween leather and solid brass hardware. This key chain has beautiful craftsmanship and is worth the investment! Based in Nashville, TN.

Whiskey Making Kit ($60)

Made in Wyoming, this whiskey-making kit from Vincent and Leon Horst has everything you need to craft batches of the richly flavored, amber liquor—save for the alcohol.

Golf Cheese Board & Knives Set ($95)

What a fun and unique golf-inspired cheeseboard! A hidden compartment full of cheese tools, carved out sand traps for holding garnishes and a removable magnetic flag pole make this the ultimate cheeseboard set for the golfer in your life. Personalize with initials, a name, or the message of your choice for the perfect finishing touch on this hole-in-one gift.

Harris Field Jacket from Nifty Genius ($120)

This true-to-size jacket is modeled after the traditional, military M-65 jacket - it's durable, lightweight with deep pockets and is made to offer mobility. The Harris was constructed using high-density cotton poplin typewriter cloth making it versatile and stylish. Nifty Genius is founded by Jared Cook, and his Curated Menswear Experience on the NG retail platform serves the informed gentleman with quality, craftsmanship and quiet luxury.

Personalized Dad's World Famous BBQ Platter with Bowl Set ($139)

This stoneware set is a must for the Grill Master dad. It will put a smile on his face every time. Stoneware & Co. was established in 1815 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Platter Dimensions: 16" and Bowl Dimensions: 4 Ounce

Christian Dior Sauvage Eau De Parfum Spray For Men, 3.4 Oz ($139.50)

To create Sauvage Eau de Parfum, Dior Perfumer-Creator, drew inspiration from the desert at the magical twilight hour: mixed with the coolness of the night, the burning desert air exudes profound scents. Sauvage Eau de Parfum teams the freshness of a juicy, spicy Calabrian Bergamot note with the sensuality of a mysterious and enveloping Papua New Guinean Vanilla absolute accord.

Aviator Nation Five-Stripe Hoodie ($189)

This 5 Stripe Hoodie is an Aviator Nation Classic, and is hand sown in Los Angeles! Can't go wrong with it. Aviator Nation is a 1970’s inspired California lifestyle brand.

St. Barts Linen Robe ($180)

This robe is for relaxation, contemplation, bathing, withdrawing from the world to a sanctuary, for ten precious minutes or a heavenly weekend morning (even better if you can steal it on Monday). Neat cuffs can be turned back and pushed up when you’re busy, rolled down for coverage.

GQ Essentials Every Season Box ($190)

Get four boxes per year delivered straight to your door—that's $800+ in value, for less than $50 a box. GQ handpicked the very best of the best, in grooming, apparel, accessories, and lifestyle. Shipping is free. You can even choose a quarterly box for $50.

GrowlerWerks uKeg Carbonated Growler ($199)

Ideal for beer lovers, the uKeg keeps the beer fresh for weeks! The carbonation cap automatically regulates pressure to optimally carbonate beer, and the dispenser tap pours beer easily!

Bleu De Chanel Shaving Kit ($350)

Ideal for home and away, this limited-edition set includes a full-size Shaving Cream and a magnetic shaving brush for a close, comfortable, easy shave. Elegantly packaged in a signature pouch. Invigorating citrus and an aromatic accord are complemented by the rich sensuality of woody and amber notes.

Tiffany Oval Cuff Links in Sterling Silver ($350)

Sophisticated, modern, urbane. Request to engrave them? And its Tiffany, so you know it will be the most beautiful workmanship! Review the options here and then walk over to your closest store as Tiffany is all about the experience!


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