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.
In my unscientific but thorough survey of gift ideas for college students, I would say some 94.8 percent of all college students have, at some point, either received a copy of Dr. Seuss’s Oh, The Places You’ll Go or had it quoted at them. It’s a classic read, but as far as gifts for college students go, it’s clichéd — and you can give a practical, useful, and unique gift to a college student that’s better than that. To make things a little easier, I spoke with actual college students about the most memorable gifts they’ve ever received, the gear and gadgets they use every day, and the items on their wish lists to find the best gifts for college freshmen, gifts for college graduates, and all the students in between.
The teams of the MLB have seen a lot of stylistic changes over the years, but we still feel drawn to the classic designs from years long gone. Chances are, the baseball fanatic in your life also has an appreciation for the old school logos and/or colors of their team. Well, 59FIFTY has taken it upon themselves to revive some of those old designs in this collection of caps. They’ve even brought forward some now-defunct teams, like the Houston Colt .45s.
Since I ordered a personalized tote (also from PM) for his wife, who's a teacher, I wanted to order something special for my grandson. I chose this Old Fashioned Glass with his inititals. It came out so perfect! I know he will love it! Letters are precise, really stand out, and look great! It was shipped to me in a sturdy but nice-looking gift box w/bubble wrap, which makes wrapping and shipping to Florida easier.
Even if you try to avoid last-minute gift shopping, the holidays always seem to bring out the worst in shoppers. People get competitive, impatient and it's really no surprise when you consider the overall ambiance of the gifting season: dizzying lights, warbling choral music on repeat, fake Santas and bratty kids, packed parking lots and the pressure to please everyone — and then some. Hardly what you'd expect from a time touted as being reserved for charitable acts and peace on earth (OK, maybe that's a little over the top).
“Teeth are super important. Actually, there’s a huge correlation between gum disease and dying, and also, the condition of your gums and your teeth does predict a lot. So you might as well keep it healthy,” says Sachi D., a senior at Smith College who wants what the Cut’s Kathleen Hou called “a game-changing electric toothbrush.” According to Sachi, “I think it’s an underrated thing that people don’t pay attention to, and it’s actually really important … Or maybe I’m just a hypochondriac, and I’m afraid of dying.”
Whether it is his wedding, birthday, or anniversary and he is a traveler, homebody, college grad, or family cook, we have great gifts for him. Guys love our customized grilling accessories, monogrammed travel gear, personalized sports gear, and exclusively designed beer and whiskey glasses. For those guys who enjoy the sweeter things in life, consider a gourmet gift basket filled with chocolate-covered strawberries, cookies, or coffee.