Best Gift Ideas for Guys

Updated April 30, 2018
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It can be a challenge to find the perfect gift for a guy, but a best bet is to think customized, personal or out-of-the-box. There are lots of creative and unique options, so consider what the guy's interests are and snag one of these winning gifts for any occasion.

1. The Book of Everyone

Add a few details and "The Book of Everyone" become the book for any Tom, Dick or Harry. It's filled with facts that are told through a satirically nostalgic glance back in time. You can edit, choose designs, write messages, and upload special photos to create an even more personalized gift. TrustPilot commenters say the book is "brilliant," "a first class product," and "a great gift for someone who has everything." Its Trust Score is 9.6 out of 10.

2. Backyard Bar Beverage Tub

If the guy likes to BBQ and entertains friends in this backyard, this personalized galvanized tub filled with his favorite beer would be a unique gift that's bound to impress him. Purchasers say on say that the tub is attractive and well-priced, and it's a great "gift for a guy's guy." Reviewers also love the wording. customers give it an overall rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.


3. Man Crates

Man Crates has a variety of personalized gifts, from a Secret Stash personalized Flask to Personalized Guitar. They also have some of the most uniquely packaged gifts available for men. TrustPoilet reviewers love Man Crates. They say the products make great gifts and praise them for their originality. Reviewers also say the company has excellent customer service. Almost 5000 reviews gives Man Crates an average Trust Score of 9.2 out of 10.

4. Vintage Record Coasters

Vintage Record Coasters

Is the man you're buying for into music? These coasters are created from actual vinyl LP records released from the 50s to the 90s. The original labels are intact and protected with a clear Mylar seal. Amazon reviewers say these vintage record label coasters are "retro and awesome" and a "fun conversation starter." Over 150 reviewers give these unique coasters an average of nearly 4 out of 5 stars.

The man who dresses for success will be impressed with these handmade gold filled cufflinks that arrive personalized with his first, last, and middle initials. Scroll down on the "buy" page, and you'll find that Etsy reviewers say these cufflinks are excellent quality and offer a personal touch. Reviewers also state that gift recipients loved them. Etsy gives them an overall score of 5 out of 5 stars.


6. Fred Bear Hands Oven Mitts

Fred BEAR HANDS Oven Mitts

If you're gifting a guy who's a cook or grill master, he'll be all about these bear paw oven mitts. They have heat-resistant silicone "paw" pads, so your man can handle anything hot. Amazon reviewers give these oven mitts 4.4 out of 5 stars, with comments such as "fantastic gift," "the cutest," and "whimsically useful."

7. Plush Signature Robe

Make your man the king of comfort with this plush microfiber robe. Slipping into its luxurious softness is sure to make your special someone feel very special indeed. Buyers love how warm and cuddly this bathrobe is and say it provides a great fit. Almost 200 reviewers give it an overall rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars.

8. VR KiX

If your guy is a grounded traveler why not gift him with a VR KiX head trip, where he can immerse himself in the 360-degree experience of fighting off aliens, exploring a foreign land, or attending a concert. Grommet's reviewers give VR KiX 4.3 out of 5 stars. Reviews say VR Kix is fun and exciting, and praise it as an item that's fun for all ages.


9. The Evolution Shaving Can Brush

Evolution Shaving Can Brush

Gift a guy's morning shaving ritual with a shaving brush that marries old school to innovation. The Evolution Brush attaches to the top of any shaving cream or gel can, creating a rich layer of cream that is dispensed and applied in a single, smooth motion. Gadgetflow editors give the Evolution Brush 5 stars, saying it gives men a close shave and makes shaving simple and mess-free. The editors also say it provides just the right amount of lather.

10. Subscription

If the guy you're gifting is a baseball fan, there's nothing he'd like more than a full season of baseball. This will enable him to take his games with him wherever he goes as long as he has a streaming device and internet access. GottabeMobile says MLBtv is an incredible service and its yearly subscription is the only way to go.'s review of MLBtv they say they're "impressed by the quality of MLB.TV's streams."

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