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Holiday Gift Ideas for Him

Giving gifts for men can be difficult. What men need they typically buy themselves, and they rarely talk about about what gifts they may like to have but don't necessarily need. The typical go to items for most gift givers are socks and ties, but those aren't gifts that anyone really wants to give. The following list will provide some ideas that will fit any type of man on your list.


The typical go-to item second from socks and ties are tools. But most men that need tools already have the critical ones. Here are few of those unique tools that are not your standard toolbox fillers but will be a welcomed addition to any handyman's collection.

  • RZ Dust Mask - Working with wood or drywall or most home projects can create a lot of airborne dust particles that can be hazardous. Protect him with these masks.

  • Drill Press (A) - Everyone has a hand drill, but when you need to make a precise vertical hole you need the ease and accuracy of a drill press. Help make his home workshop all he dreams it to be.

  • GRR-RIPPER Table Saw Gripper (B) - Help him be safe when using dangerous table saws with this device to keep his precious digits away from the danger zone.

  • Folding Allen Wrenches (C) - Allen wrenches are used on everything, but the size you need is always lost. Never lose a single wrench again with these folding sets.

Every Day Carry :

The Every Day Carry or EDC phenomenon is real and it is filling the pockets of men with knives, handkerchiefs, flashlights and trinkets. Stuff the stocking with some pocket fillers.

  • Field Notes Notebooks (D)

  • Bolt Pen (E) - the bolt action pen just feels like you want to pound your chest before you jot down your reminder.

  • Knife (F) - Not your everyday run of the mill knife. This knife will be a showcase.

  • Handkerchiefs - not to be confused with pocket squares, these handy back pocket beauties are for anything from a runny nose to wiping a table.

  • Pocket Squares - Give the extra touch of style and attention to detail.

  • Pocket Square folder - If you have ever tried to use a pocket square then you know you need this.

  • Flashlight (G) - Best flashlight available. Compact and versatile. Capable of any task.

Business and Travel Essentials:

We all have the standard business items and we all have our used travel gear, but updating our equipment can make the time in the office or traveling a little more convenient.

  • Working Stiffs Magnetic Collar Stays (H) - Button collars can look too casual but collars can fly away without the button. Not any more with these magnetic collar stays. They keep the collar looking firm and professional.

  • Apple Headphones (I) - We have all seen these and anyone without them is jealous.

  • Fitbit Alta HR (J) - make healthy living effortless with these barely there trackers.

  • Best Dopp Kit - Traveling with toiletries can be a pain but this bag makes it easy.

  • Indestructible luggage (K) - Look like a bad ass and keep your travel essentials from getting smashed by using a pelican case for luggage.

Bar Ware:

Nobody wants to be a 'basic dude' when they invite over their buddies to their home bar. These bar essentials will give your home bar something that your friends don't have.

  • Blantons Bourbon Ingredients Display (L) - Every guy likes bourbon, and every guy like to show off how much he knows about bourbon. Give him the perfect display showcasing the ingredients of famous Blantons bourbon.

  • Etched Crystal Glencairn Glasses (M) - If you don't have a glencairn then you need one in your life. The perfect whiskey tasting glasses and these cut glass versions will definitely be the envy of any poker night.

  • Cigar Rack (N) - These authentic bourbon barrel cigar racks will give any event that extra interest and conversation starter.

  • Whiskey Flight (O) - You don't want to have just one taste, and now with these 3 glencairn flight racks you can share 3 separate drinks with your friends.


We are all kids at heart right? With these fun gadgets, gizmos and toys we can still dominate the kiddos in the home battles.

  • Nerf Rival Blaster (P) - Feed his inner child and forgotten desire to be Rambo with these Nerf guns that can send a helpless action figure flying from across the living room.

  • Star Wars Action Figure (Q) - What guy doesn't love Star Wars? Help feed his nerdom and stay cool with the kids these high quality and inexpensive action figures.


Buying clothes for a guy is the easiest thing in the world... said no one... ever! Here are a few categories of clothes and some great ideas for any man.

Mizen and Main makes some of the best dress clothes around. They are performance fabrics that a breathable in hot environments, stretchy to allow movement, great for travel and you don't have to iron them. Here are some recommendations on great business attire.

Exercise Clothing can often be the bane of any laundry day. It is next to impossible to get the sweet stentch out of most athletic clothing. Not with these Lululemon clothes though, proper washing and hang drying will make these beauties last a lot longer without creating a stink field surrounding the gym. Lululemon even makes great travel and business pants too... check them out!

Shoes are always difficult to buy for guys but here are a couple great ideas.

  • Too Boot Brown Dress Shoes (T) - Most men already have a great pair of black dress shoes, but most don't have a pair of brown shoes that are of the same standard. These Too Boots are amazing and will challenge any black dress show out there.

  • Nike Flynit Running Shoe (U) - Nike's flynit technology makes wearing shoes feel like wearing only socks. These shoes are amazingly comfortable and stylish.

Hobby Gear and Collectibles :

Men have hobbies. It's a fact. Most have too many hobbies to keep up with, and are always in need of new gadgets and gear for their hobbies. Here are just a few hobbies that a guy on your list might be interested in.

  • Sony Flash (V) - most guys who like photography probably already have a camera they like, but adding a flash to a camera and bouncing the light off the ceiling or walls can make your washed out low light indoor photos look like they were taken at a studio.

  • US Mint Silver Coin Proof Set (W) - Great gift idea for anyone interested in coin collecting or alternative investing or just your everyday run of the mill dooms day prepper.

Grilling Essentials:

Second to the garage, the grill is the sanctuary of man. Keep the grill game on point for the guy on your list with these essentials.

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