The holiday season is upon us. You’re not alone if the pressure of finding a great gift for a special someone is reaching an ultimate high. We are here to help! To alleviate the stress and work of shopping, we put together the best and most thoughtful holiday gift ideas for him (and by him, we mean fiancé, boyfriend, Dad, brother, best friend). From fashionable clothes and accessories to luxury grooming products to cool gadgets, there’s something for every type of guy on your list.
Lazy Saturday mornings have never felt better. This cozy fleece robe from J.Crew ($98) goes best with coffee, pancakes, and the NY Times.
Weekend lounge attire isn’t complete without proper footwear. Comfortable and stylish, these suede slippers from Ralph Lauren ($48) are perfect for the at-home gentleman.
Rugged yet classic, this heritage waxed canvas duffle bag from L.L.Bean ($129 – $159) will come in handy for a weekend getaway or spur-of-the-moment trip.
For the spirits aficianado, this personalized miniature oak barrel ($85 – $200) takes the liquor of choice and accelerates the aging process (up to 10 times faster) until it reaches peak perfection.
Grooming habits get a handsome upgrade with the Art of Shaving Sandalwood Kit ($60), which includes pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm, and brush.
These wireless headphones from Beats Skyline Collection ($349.99) combine technology and style, offering the ultimate music listening experience.
Warm and long-lasting, this cable knit crewneck sweater crafted in Irish Dogenal Wool from J.Crew ($198) is fine addition to any winter wardrobe.
Happy Hour has never been so cool than with this sleek stainless steel Airplane Bar Tool Set with cocktail shaker from Williams Sonoma ($143.96) navigating the way.
Since we’re on the topic of drinking and airplanes… These Carry On Cocktail Kits ($48 for set of 2) transform those on-flight miniature booze bottles into classic drinks such as the Old Fashioned, Hot Toddy, and Gin & Tonic.
A must-read for any American history buff, Tom Brokaw’s “The Greatest Generation” ($17.89 from Barnes & Noble) chronicles the lives of those who lived during the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II.
There’s a reason why it’s called ‘America’s favorite pastime.’ Perfect for the sports fanatic, the baseball stadium blue print ($185) outlines the history and architecture of iconic stadiums such as Yankee Stadium and Fenway Park.
Give the gift of intimate luxury and fragrance. Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Le Male” cologne ($92 for 4.2 oz) mixes mint, lavender, and vanilla to create a signature scent that is masculine yet sensual.
The minimal, classic design of this insulated anorak from Hunter ($415) makes it an instant winter staple.
Made for the modern man, these mother of pearl cufflinks from Brooks Brothers ($245) are the ultimate statement piece for formal attire.
Looking for a great tech gift? The Impossible Polaroid Camera ($159.99 from Paragon Sports) connects to a smartphone and uses the Polaroid Originals app, offering various techniques to take cool, high-quality photographs.
Take the dread out of holiday shopping this year by going in with a game plan. With this guide in your virtual pocket, finding a meaningful gift your favorite guy will be easier than ever!