Every guy loves a good gift, especially one that he wouldn't expect. Don't get him a tie when you could get him a Star Wars tie. Don't settle for a screwdriver when you could get him a multitool. Right here we've gathered gift ideas for your boyfriend, husband or, well, basically any XY human in your life. You'll find everything from clothing and accessories to household items and gadgets. Need to narrow down the selection? Check out our gifts for dads and other great gift ideas.
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His company will likely give him business cards, but he's not likely to already have a business card holder he can feel good about pulling out of his pocket, and this is certainly nicer to have than spending a couple minutes trying to wedge your business cards out from grubby dollars and win-a-free-bagel punch cards in his wallet. A business card holder looks competent, polished, and thoughtful.
Evan Sayles, a soon-to-be graduate of Tufts University, would like things for his postgraduation apartment. As he told us in our gift guide for 21-year-olds, “I’ve been asking around, trying to source some household supplies that I could move into my new apartment like kitchen supplies. Something small, portable, but would add utility in my life.” That could include a set of kitchen knives, like this all-purpose, three-piece set from Global. It’s on the expensive side, but if cared for properly, these knives will be useful for years to come.
But what about birthday gifts for Dad? Personalized presents, whether it's a monogrammed tie or suitcase, also make great gifts for men, especially around Father's Day. You can personalize anything by adding his initials or his name. Kids can even get in on the action by giving their dad personalized mugs or plaques as about Father's Day gifts. And don't let him forget your anniversary! A framed reminder of your wedding date or the birth of your first child can make for thoughtful, unique gifts for men.