Guys can be hard to shop for. This guide is full of gift ideas for men that are perfect for any occasion!
Guys tend to like similar things. That’s not saying we’re all the same, we just think alike. Take it from me – I’m a guy.
This page gives general guidelines. For specific guys, see gift advice:
So what do you give a guy? It mostly depends on their personality and hobbies. For more info on how to consider the person and give them a gift that’s special, check out our birthday gift guide.
In general, guys like:
Does his ideal afternoon consist of sitting by a hot grill with a cold cooler? Does he savor that first bite of grilled burger a little too much? If so, grilling gifts are a sure-fire win.
Wow, where do you start!? This subject is way too big to address on this page. Click here for grilling gift ideas for men that kick the flavor up a notch!
Most guys have a favorite sport and a favorite team. It’s not hard to find this out. Just ask a family member or see what games he’s watching on TV.
What if he’s already got a jersey? No worries! The good news is you can get just about any item you can think of personalized with their team’s colors and logos.Â The sky’s the limit! Personalized items include:
You may also want to consider a sports memorabilia gift. Choose something he would be proud to display in his office or at home, such as:
The sports memorabilia may be a little more expensive, but these gifts also last a long time.
If you don’t know their favorite team, get them gear for the home town sports team. Everyone likes supporting the local boys!
Is he a spicy food fanatic? Most guys like spicy food, some much more than others. A basket full of spicy snacks is perfect for this guy on your list. For some reason, they just really like the burn!
Luckily for you, spicy foods are everywhere to be found! Put together a basket full. For a fun presentation, put the spicy gifts in a “fire bucket.” Just find a red bucket at a thrift or hardware store and label it “FIRE” in big black or white letters.
Most guys take pride in their appearance. Give them a gift that leaves them looking great and smelling fantastic! They’ll love it, and the lady in their life will love it even more!
Before you buy, you should know...some men prefer a particular brand or variety when it comes to personal care products. When in doubt, ask his friends or family members. Consider these grooming gift ideas for men:
However, stay away from gifts that say “you need to shape up” such as:
Ahhh! Nothing refreshes like a clean, crisp beer gift. For the beer-lover on your list, look to the suds!
We had so many beer gift ideas for men, we had to put them in another section. Read our beer gift advice to find that perfect beer gift for men.
Similar to beer gifts, but in an entirely different category. Does he have a “man cave” or a bar setup somewhere in the house? If so, you have tons of options here.Ideas include:
Does he want a bar, but doesn’t have the room (or his wife doesn’t like the way it looks in the formal dining room)? Compromise! Look for a bar setup built into an upright cabinet. It’s a fine addition to your furniture, and keeps everything he needs handy and attractively displayed.
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