Gifts for the Men in your Life (that they will actually like!)

Hi, friends! I’m back today with another gift guide and this time it’s for the men in your life! Let’s be honest, guys are always the hardest to buy for (at least they are in my family!) so coming up with gift ideas for them is always tricky! This year I asked Nick to help me with this gift guide, so it’s safe to say it’s guy approved haha!

There are items at various price points and I can guarantee any guy will like these gifts, whether it’s your husband, boyfriend, brother, or your dad! We tried to choose thoughtful, functional items… not the random whiskey sets, monogram high ball glasses or shaving kits (haha!!) gift ideas for the men in your life

ONE | I swear, Patagonia can do no wrong in our book! We love their jackets and this nano puff jacket is a great “in-between” layer! You can wear it alone or under another jacket in colder temps!

TWO | I have heard these are the best sneakers for traveling or even for everyday wear. They are comfortable & under $100

THREE | A card case makes a great gift or even a stocking stuffer! This one even has a money clip on the back! Nick loves his!

FOUR | An Apple Watch is a great gift for a guy in your life – whether he likes tech, likes to always be available or just likes to keep his fitness in check!

FIVE | These gloves are not only warm, they are tech-friendly, so your man will never miss a phone call or text! They also have a suede panel for gripping items.

SIX | I mean, you can’t go wrong with a pair of sunglasses, especially the classic Ray-Bans!

SEVEN | Yeti cups are seriously genius! They keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for hours on end! Nick has a few of these cups in various sizes and really loves them.

EIGHT | If you’re looking for a good weekender bag, scoop this bag by Herschel ASAP and thank me later! This is one of the best affordable weekender bags. I got this exact one a few months ago for Nick and he has loved traveling with it! It even has a separate compartment for shoes, which he likes. It also comes in a few other colors.

NINE | A good toiletry kit is an essential for guys and this one is really functional. It may or may not be a gift I grabbed for Nick this year! 😉

TEN | A Bose Bluetooth speaker is one of those gifts that guys don’t know they want until they have it! We use ours all the time – perfect for blasting music throughout the house or bringing it when we travel!

ELEVEN | These wireless headphones are great for workouts or traveling!

TWELVE | Nick is a big fan of these tab belts, so a few years ago I surprised him with this flag belt and he wears it all the time! There are so many different prints!

THIRTEEN | The iconic L.L. Bean Boots make for a great gift no matter who the recipient is! They are good in the snow, rain & icy conditions!

FOURTEEN | These bluetooth over-the-ear headphones are the perfect travel accessory! They balance sound perfectly and drown out any noise.

FIFTEEN | This fleece vest is a classic, whether the man in your life is outdoorsy or not! The fleece is so cozy and warm and can go with so many items in a guys closet!

SIXTEEN | Boxers make a great functional gift and also work as stocking stuffers, too!

SEVENTEEN | A Yeti cooler is the perfect gift whether your guy likes to tailgate, is outdoorsy or just likes to have cold drinks close by! We have this exact cooler and we use it for tailgates, for lake/beach weekends & anytime we’re grilling out with friends!

EIGHTEEN | If you’re looking for a cozy gift, grab this pullover! It is so incredibly soft and I promise they will be wearing this all the time!

NINETEEN | Every year The Tie Bar makes great gift sets from ties to pocket squares and more! If the guy in your life wears a tie during the week this is a great gift idea! They come in a set of three!

TWENTY | Gifting the man in your life a shirt is never a bad idea! Figure out their favorite dress shirt, weekend shirt & what style they like and you’re set! 😉 This is one of Nick’s favorite shirts because it’s cut a bit narrow!

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  1. Megan wrote:

    My brother loves his Yeti so much. It just always has his drink at the perfect temp.

    Posted 12.11.18 Reply
  2. I love all of your picks! I need to get my husband a jacket for Christmas, but how practical.. haha

    Posted 12.11.18 Reply
  3. legalleeblondeblog wrote:

    Great gift ideas! I love patagonia for gifts for guys!

    Posted 12.11.18 Reply
  4. DENISE KOKINIS wrote:

    Yes yes yes! Love make gift guides! I always struggle with what to get the men in my life!

    Posted 12.12.18 Reply
  5. steph wrote:

    All of these are such great options, I have found that shoes are always a good option!My guy doesn’t typically buy for himself so I love gifting him.

    Cheers,
    Steph

    Posted 12.17.18 Reply

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