Every holiday season, retailers sell a ton of wallets, ties, and sports-themed sweatshirts to people shopping for gifts for guys. They’ll always be gift staples, but they’re not always particularly creative. When it comes to what gifts guys actually want, picking from the gems on this list are far more unique options.
The gifts included on this list will appeal to a number of different interests, so no matter what the person you’re shopping for is into, you’re covered. We’ve got practical stuff, pop culture-themed stuff, random stuff, personalized stuff, food-themed stuff, grooming stuff, beauty stuff… and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
It’s a good time to be a person looking for a cool gift idea because the choices couldn’t be vaster or easily accessible than they are right now.
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1. For The Productive Guy
If your guy’s a multitasker, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 will help him get it all done. With the features of both a tablet and a PC (think: drag and drop and being able to work on multiple windows) and an all-day battery, this tablet will become an everyday essential. Plus, thanks to the Discover Samsung Sales Event, you can double your memory with a free memory card for your Tab S8, and you’ll receive a $100 eCertificate if you purchase the Galaxy Tab S8 on Sept. 18.
2. For The Guy Who Loves Tequila & Sports
This small-batch tequila was made by NBA legends Michael Jordan, Wes Edens, Jeanie Buss, Wyc Grousbeck, and Emilia Fazzalari. Gifting this knocks out two levels of thoughtfulness with one stone: their love of sports and their love of tequila.
3. For The High-Tech Guy
With a one-month battery life and clinically proven plaque-removing abilities, this toothbrush will make sure your guy never has bad breath again.
4. For The Bacon Lover
There’s bacon. There’s coffee. And now there’s bacon coffee. This is not a drill.
5. For The Basketball Player In Your Life
The basketball player in your life will love these top-rated training gloves that improve strength and coordination.
6. For The Stoner
Perfect for a nostalgic smoke sesh.
7. For The Guy With A Sweet Tooth
If the one on your list can’t end a meal without something sweet, look no further than these treats as stocking stuffers. These gourmet candies-on-a-stick come in vanilla, butterscotch, chocolate, and coffee flavors.
8. For The Coffee-Drinker
This travel mug keeps your guy’s beverage hot for up to five hours and cold for up to 15 hours. Plus, with a splash-proof lid, he can keep his coffee from spilling when he’s late for work and has to sprint to the office (again).
9. For The Star Wars Fanatic
Just as long as you know…
10. For The Woodsy Guy
With layered scents of Fireside, Redwood, and Sandalwood Clove, he’ll feel like he’s in the great outdoors when he’s curled up on the couch with this fragrance from WoodWick. Even better, The Pluswick® Innovation wick crackles.
11. For The Game Of Thrones-Obsessed Guy
Because winter is coming, of course.
12. For The Always-Curious Guy
Now they never have to worry that they won’t survive camping.
13. For The Sleepy Guy
Coffee isn’t just for a cup anymore.
14. For The Chill Guy
For the most zen person you know, this amber and musk candle has a 50-hour burn time.
15. For The Meat-Loving Guy
These claws make handling hot food and shredding meat like chicken, pork, or ham a breeze. And not only are they heat resistant, but they also look pretty cool, too.
16. For The Competitive Guy
Any place with a flat surface is the place where your favorite person dominates the paddles.
17. For The Kid At Heart
We need to take a minute to talk about this wonder of culinary science. It lets you make crispy grilled cheese in the toaster. In the toaster! It’s a great time to be alive.
18. For The Competitive Kid At Heart
You shoot, you score, you have a nutritious breakfast. You are the MVP of the morning! The crowd goes wild!
19. For The Dog Dad
Maybe your giftee is more of a dog person. Showing some pet love will get you close to their heart.
20. For The Stylish Guy
Upgrade their falling-apart Jansport and give them a grown-up friendly leather backpack that fits their vibe better, which provides 25 hours of employment to women in Ethiopia.
21. For The Guy Who Just Moved
Perfect for the one who could use a little more greenery in their space.
22. For The Athlete
Give the runner or soccer your player in your life a boost of energy before they crush competition or break a PR.
23. For The Guy Who Loves A Black Tie Event
For the one who will use any excuse to get fancy.
24. For The Guy With A Man Cave
So your loved one can protect their teeth, countertops, and other hard objects.
25. For The Guy Who’s Serious About His Caffeine
Delicious coffee at home? That’s a no-brainer.
26. For The Guy Who Loves Cookies
If he never skips dessert, look no further than this tin filled with classic Milk Bar treats. From the iconic B’Day Cake Truffles to a slice of the Milk Bar Pie, this is a gift you’ll surely want to help them out with.
27. For The Guy With A Green Thumb
Dress up your favorite plant dad’s collection with a bamboo planter stand that’s sure to work in any home.
28. For The Guy Who Has A Million Hobbies
With their very own turquoise ukulele, your partner will have no excuse to not serenade you.
29. For The Guy Who Always Recommends Podcasts
These new lightweight headphones offer active noise cancellation and ambient sound, along with two-way dynamic speakers. So your guy can get a crisp sound — and total peace and quiet — when he listens to his favorite pods.
30. For The Guy Who Takes Hours To Get Ready
Beard maintenance isn’t optional.
31. For The Sentimental Guy
The place you got married? The place you met? The coordinates of your first home? The possibilities are endless.
32. For The Gadget-Loving Guy
It’s a lightbulb. No, it’s a speaker. No, it’s both! Tiny-house-approved.
33. For The Artsy Guy
Society6 has a great collection of art — you’ll be able to find something for anyone.
34. For The Comfy Guy
Upgrade their old college sweats.
35. For The Day Drinker
Because there’s gluttonous day drinking and there’s professional day drinking, and this mug lets you know which one is happening.
36. For The Kid At Heart
Make their childhood dreams a reality.
37. For The Cold Brew Fan
This glass container with stainless steel mesh container fits perfectly in the fridge and makes a cold brew that’s 70% less acidic than the hot coffee you get at the store — and way cheaper, too!
38. For The Music Lover
For the music lover who always forgets to take their shoes off in the house, this is both a personalized gift and a gentle reminder.
39. For The Photographer
If your giftee is a photographer, this is a useful and sentimental gift.
40. For The Pet Lover
For the dog dad on your holiday list.
41. For The Handy Man
This slim wallet insert has 18 different uses — including a bottle opener, fruit peeler, an eyeglass screwdriver, a box opener, and a cell phone stand. If you know someone who loves fixing everything they come across, they’ll love this.
42. For The Go-Getter
Each candle in The 125 Collection is adorned with a mantra, be it inspiring or silly. Also, you can choose from a range of scents for each design.
43. For The Liquor Lover
Scotch drinkers will love this tasty tool for digging food out of their teeth.
44. For The Beach Bum
Have beer, will travel.
45. For The Movie Buff
Because bonfire gourmet is totally a thing now.
46. For The Cartoon Lover
If your guy still watches cartoons and also a little grumpy, here’s a mug that just gets them.
46. For The Fun Guy
What’s better than mini golf and pool? Both at once.
48. For The Goofball
Watch your step, because you’re no longer safe… from fun!
49. For The Grill King
This portable grill is easy to fold up and take wherever you have some charcoal and some burgers. It’s made of heat-resistant steel and makes a surprising amount of food.
50. For The Hiker
The outdoorsiest one on your list will love putting this massive puzzle together — in between trips to Yosemite, of course.
51. For The Cyclist
These turn signals are waterproof, easy to install, extra-bright, and fit on any curved or straight handlebar — and a must-have for anyone who bikes at night.
52. For The Indoor Cyclist
These indoor cycling shoes will keep the Peleton-obsessed on your list looking stylish during their favorite activity.
53. For The Whiskey-Obsessed
It’s whiskey, not mustache tea.
54. For The Trivia Buff
Perfect for the know-it-alls, the ones who are a little too good at lying, or anyone who loves trivia.
55. For The Foodie
Do you have a sauce connoisseur on your list? They need to know about TRUFFLIN.
56. For The Camper
Literally a nap sack.
57. For The Steak Lover
Every day is hibachi with the steak stone.
58. For The Cool Guy
They probably need to ditch their worn-out beanie anyway.
59. For The Guy Who Seeks Inspo
Practical and provides a daily dose of inspiration.
60. For The Book Worm
If the bookish person in your life has yet to read this New York Times-bestselling essay collection, you’ll want to add it to the list.
61. For The Traveler
The guy in your life who’s been plotting their next big trip will love this gorgeous print of Big Sur.
62. For The WFH Guy
This aluminum, adjustable cell phone stand is perfect for catching up on videos or TV shows while also doing other things.
63. For The Skincare Junkie
This unscented face serum from Etsy shop Fresh Seed Glow is perfect for the guy who loves skincare products.
64. For The Cat Dad
If the one you’re buying for loves cats, this is a great gift to buy.
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