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So you need to
buy a man a gift, and you’re stumped. Maybe you barely know him and you’re not sure of his taste; maybe you’ve been dating him for a decade and you’ve run out of creative ideas. Maybe it’s your dad, because we all know dads are impossible to shop for. Regardless of the man or the occasion, here are 29 foolproof gifts for men, from a bag he’ll actually use to a high-quality speaker you can buy on Amazon for just over $100.
Herschel Supply Co. Novel Duffel Bag
Whether he’s going to Mexico City or just going to the gym, this bag will carry all of his stuff and look stylish — but not flashy — doing it.
Carhartt Men’s Acrylic Watch Hat A18
This hat is the best way to signal that you are up on the trends, second only to a whirlwind romance with a model/singer/actress.
Adidas Men’s Condivo 16 Training Pants
Normally, sweatpants do not count as real pants. But when paired with the right sneaker, these Adidas track pants look pulled-together. Oh, and he could also work out in them.
Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker
Maybe he just started college or moved out on his own. Either way, if you know someone who is just getting the hang of “adulting,” a slow-cooker is a gift he’ll be grateful for.
Rabbit Print Tie
Let’s just rip this Band-Aid off. Yes: this tie has bunnies. But the beauty of Ferragamo ties is that the whimsical designs are so tidily placed into geometric patterns that from a distance it just looks like an amazing, smart tie.
John Smedley Theon Slim-Fit Sea Island Cotton And Cashmere-Blend Sweater
Everyone needs a new sweater.
Cabeau Evolution Memory Foam Travel Pillow
This travel pillow is the gold standard of travel pillows. Three-hundred-sixty degree neck support — what more could you want?
Rag & Bone Rugged Leather Belt
He may balk at spending $150 on an accessory, but the cost per wear on this belt will be insane because it goes with absolutely everything.
Movado Bold Leather Strap Watch, 40mm
Watches are tricky gifts unless you have thousands of dollars to blow. This Movado is nice and modern. Just make sure he can read an analog clock without numbers.
Michael Kors Bryson Watch 42mm
A silver link watch is a classic.
Vans Old Skool Leather-Trimmed Suede Sneakers
When it’s comes to sneakers, there’s a lot to choose from. These are great for a guy who wants to add just a little pizazz to his outfit but, you know, not too much.
Adidas Originals Men’s Superstar
Aside from a nice sweater (see above) adidas Originals are the safest bet there is. They’re comfy, classic, stylish, and work well with anything.
Balenciaga Triple S Mesh, Nubuck, and Leather Sneakers
Buy these for a hypebeast and he will be yours forever.
Shinola Slim Bifold Leather Wallet
Be the person to upgrade him. Everyone should have a quality bifold leather wallet.
Takeya Patented Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker
If he’s going out of his way every day to get “the only decent cold brew in [insert city here]” he needs this for his own sake.
Gucci Distressed Printed Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt
Congratulate him on his good taste with a Gucci tee.
Calvin Klein Jeans Smooth Essential Laptop Bag
A full-grain leather bag in black will last him for years.
The Cotton Crew
An olive green tee to match his zen personality.
Check Cashmere Scarf
A cashmere scarf is a good gift for anybody. Especially when it’s a classic plaid and on sale, like this one.
Polo Ralph Lauren Slim-Fit Cotton-Piqué Polo Shirt
Can’t go wrong with a new polo shirt.
Alpha Industries Men’s MA-1 Flight Bomber Jacket
Get the Belieber a sturdy, reversible jacket.
Saks Fifth Avenue Leather Zig-Zag Trim Belt
The zig-zag trim on this belt is stylish, but still acceptable for even the stuffiest of offices.
Fletcher Black Matte Eclipse
Warby Parker Wayfairs are good for people who spend a lot of time in the sun, who want to look like JFK, who want to support a company that does some good in the world, and pretty much anyone in between.
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 Panther Limited Edition Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker
These UE Boom speakers deliver high-quality sound, can be carried from room-to-room, and are very durable.
Polo Ralph Lauren Shawl-Collar Melange Cotton Cardigan
Doesn’t this sweater look so cozy?
Calvin Klein Cotton Classics Multipack Boxer Briefs
Comfy, classic, and cringe-proof.
Snow Peak Pocketable Daypack, Navy, One Size
This lightweight backpack fits into a pocket-sized bag. Perfect if your motto is “Be Prepared.”
A camel-colored leather wallet is different from the parade of black. But it’s still sophisticated and a little rugged, no?
Imarku Pro Kitchen 8 inch Chef’s Knife
Impress the recipient by telling him about the high-carbon stainless steel and ergonomic handle.
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