Is it just me, or are men impossible to buy for? For my sister, mom, and girl friends, dainty jewelry, cozy accessories, and trendy skincare are all safe bets. But for men? They really are from Mars (at least when it comes to gifting). After all, what do you buy for the man who already has enough shaving kits to last him for years, owns more ties than he would ever wear, and uses the same leather wallet (no matter how many new ones you get him)? Not to worry, Everygirls. This year, we’ve rounded up the best gifts to give the brothers, significant others, and Everydads out there. Shop our picks for all the men in your life that are as fun, unique, and irreplaceable as they are.
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Black Truffle Infused Hot Sauce
For the foodie in your life who pours hot sauce on everything, Truff is the ultimate gourmet sauce for any dish. Loaded with black truffle, chili peppers, and agave nectar, he’ll never go back to Tabasco.
Quarter-Zip Fleece Pullover
Every man who loves the outdoors needs a Patagonia fleece, right!? We love this one because lightweight recycled microfleece warms up this versatile pullover for an incredibly warm essential. 5 colors available.
100 Questions (Family Edition)
Give the family man in your life the ultimate gift of quality time. Full of conversation-sparking questions for the whole family, this game will be the gift that keeps on giving.
Because who wouldn’t want comfort for Christmas? Soft tech fabric means performance comfort in these smart joggers he’ll never want to take off.
5 colors available
If the men in your life love comfort but prefer the feel of shoes, these Ascot Slippers are classic, versatile, and incredibly soft. 6 colors available.
Bitter Sampler Set
The amateur bartender in your life will love this sampling of homemade bitters with flavors like lavender, orange, black walnut, and grapefruit. He’ll be able to find his favorite (without over-committing), and will love experimenting.
Uncomfortable Conversations with Black Men
For a thoughtful and important read, look no further than Emmanuel Acho’s compassionate (yet urgent) guide to the truths Americans need to know to address systemic racism. What gift could be more meaningful?
Ping Pong Set for Any Table
Maybe he was a tennis table champ in college or maybe he just loves a good rally, but this easy set has everything you need to turn any table into an awesome ping pong tournament.
“Cool Dad” Hat
Because we all know a cool dad (or at least, a dad who thinks he’s cool!), gift to the dad in your life who would wear the title with pride.
The perfect stocking stuffer in 2020? Hand sanitizer. The men in your life will love the masculine design, convenient size, and moisturizing formula.
The Canvas Transport Carryall Tote Bag
For the traveler who loves a weekend getaway, this sturdy tote is the perfect size for carrying all their necessities, with fabric that’s strong enough to hold even the heaviest hiking boots or tech equipment.
3 colors available
Build Your Men’s Box Set
If you’re looking for a more customizable gift for the men in your life, look no further than this gift box set. You select belt width, straps, and buckles so not only can you mix and match what you think will look best on him, but he can mix and match from what you pick for him. Coolest. Accessory. Ever.
Walnut Record Frame
The music-lover in your life is going to geek out over getting to hang their favorite albums on the wall like art. Bonus points for gifting with their favorite album already framed (like your dad’s favorite Frank Sinatra track or your husband’s favorite album from when he was a kid).
5 colors available
Deep Tissue Muscle Treatment Massage Gun
As the perfect way to spoil the gym rat in your life, the Theragun is a simplified smart percussive therapy device to ease discomfort, soothe tightness and tension, and recover faster. It’s the gift he’ll actually use.
Amazon Smart Plug
Is it just the men I know, or do guys have a weird obsession with making everything more… techy? The Amazon Smart Plug works with Alexa to add voice control to any outlet, which means you can schedule lights, fans, and appliances to turn on and off automatically, or control them remotely while you’re away. Yes, the tech nerd in your life will swear it’s the best gift ever.
BBQ Apron for Men
Do you know someone who’s a master on the grill, a fan of “The Godfather,” and loves a good dad joke? We’ve found the perfect gift for him. This BBQ Apron will surely be a favorite for years to come.
hims Everyday Moisturizer
When it comes to holiday gifts for my dad and brother, I take this prime opportunity to get them what I want them to have (what, like they need another wallet?). This year, I’m tricking them into taking better care of their skin with high-quality skincare products meant for men.
Black Panther The Album
For the hip R&B lover in your life, give them the gift of music with this classic from Kendrick Lamar. He’ll love listening, but he’ll also love displaying it instead of downloading it (old-school style!).
Men’s Scotch Plaid Flannel Pajamas
Get your significant other, dad, or brother pajamas that they’ll actually wear (and never want to take off!). These cotton flannel pajamas bring softness and comfort to cold nights and lazy afternoons (and will look pretty cute in Christmas photos!).
3 colors available
Clue Vintage Bookshelf Edition
For the guy with the old soul, this vintage version of Clue is disguised to look like a book (so finding it in the bookshelf is part of the game!). It will look just as good sitting out on his coffee table as it will opened and ready to play.
Sweet & Tangy Barbecue Sauce
Another foodie gift that any man would love. The Jones family has made their sauce from scratch daily for decades, so you know it’s going to be good. Support this small, Black-owned business while smothering your favorite recipes in the delicious secret recipe of the Sweet and Tangy BBQ Sauce. Is your mouth watering, because mine is!
Wool Runner Shoe
Style meets comfort with these water-repellent, durable, and ethically sourced sneaker he’ll want to wear everywhere. 12 colors available.
The Essentials Box Navy Gift Set
Whether he’s a snappy dresser or takes pride in his work uniform (even if it’s a work-from-home uniform), The Essentials Box is the perfect gift for any fashion aficionado. Complete with four ties, three pocket squares, two pairs of socks, classic tie bars, and one pair of collar stays, it comes complete with everything he needs for sharp dressing.
Space Is Cool as Fuck Hardcover Book
For the science nerd, “Big Bang Theory” fan, or all-around cool guy, this coffee table book takes all the coolest bits of science and fuses them together. Featuring more than 100 artworks by international young artists and an illuminating interview with everyone’s favorite TV scientist, Bill Nye the Science Guy, it’s the perfect gift for the young, hip, or science-obsessed man in your life.
Pinch Provisions Travel Kit
The man who travels for work (or just has a lot of wanderlust) deserves a comprehensive kit of every essential they need, because the last thing they should have to think about is packing dental floss or earbuds. Complete with everything you could need while traveling (from wrinkle remover to a pill container), the traveler in your life will be eternally grateful.
Give him the gift of cozy comfort with this soft fabric that’s a blend of organic cotton and recycled poly for the stylish guy in your life who cares about sustainability.
3 colors available
Roundnet with 3 Balls and Backpack
For the guy who’s a kid at heart, opt for this sports set that’s easy to play and easy to set up. He’ll have a blast trying to beat you at this addictive game (but will probably lose, right?).
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power Hardcover Book
Whether they’re art fans or history lovers, the men in your life will love this exploration of African American art in the era of Malcolm X and the Black Panthers. The coolest part? The book brings to light previously neglected histories of 20th-century Black artists, so they’ll get to learn what their high school history class didn’t teach them (but should have!).
Coolers Classic Mini Cooler
For the man who loves tailgating or camping (but probably both), get him a cooler that’s durable, hands-free, roomy, and high-tech.
3 colors available
The man who has everything probably doesn’t have a stylish case to SORT everything. This vegan leather tech folio keeps everyday essentials organized with plenty of slots, pockets, and zippers to sort it all. Plus, it’s customizable for the classy man who loves a monogram.
4 colors available
Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard
Whether he’s a die-hard sports fan or just an over-achiever, “Talking to GOATS” is a must-read. Featuring numerous world-class athletes and leaders, the reader scores a coveted all-access pass to the best interviews, games, plays, and people in history.
Whether he’s an aspiring photographer or just plain nostalgic, a Polaroid camera will be a fun way to unleash his artistic side and capture memories in a more meaningful way than his iPhone camera.
9-in-1 Wilderness Multi-Tool
You know that uncle or grandpa who always has a pocket knife on them? Well, it’s time you upgrade their handy tools for a much more useful one. This 9-in-1 Wilderness Multi-Tool is meant for camping, but can be used in everyday life tool.
Cotton Poplin Shirt
Sure, a button-up is a go-to gift for men, but it’s for good reason. This stylish, perfectly tailored, comfortable cotton shirt is perfect for the office, a night out, or a relaxed day at home: you know it will be a gift he’ll actually use.
12 colors available
Maybe he’s obsessed with getting in his steps or maybe he needs to be better about exercise, but just doesn’t have the time. Either way, this genius under-desk elliptical provides the answer. Burn calories, boost energy levels, reduce stress, and increase productivity with this subtle elliptical that fits under any desk.
Ben Hogan Golf Leather Book
If the golf-lover in your life already has every club, ball, and golf accessory available, opt for this classic book he’ll want to display on his coffee table, bookshelf, or in his office. Complete with drawings and diagrams to improve stance, grip, swing, etc., this leather-bound book offers game-changing tips for a gift that will be a hole-in-one (get it!?).
Winter Games Kit
For the man who loves to ski, rock climb, or just spends a lot of time outdoors, this winter-weather essentials kit comes with five full-size skin-care miracles made for high altitudes, harsh climates, and cold, dry air. This unique set is the perfect gift for anyone who loves being outdoors, even in cold weather.
The Franklin Barbecue Collection
Any meat-lover or barbecue fan would drool over this collection of the best advice on truly great barbecue and mind-blowing steak. From brisket to steak, it’s basically everything you would ever want to know about meat.
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