Finding the best Christmas gifts for men can be challenging. You may have gotten lucky in the past with meaningful anniversary, birthday and Father’s Day gifts but getting it right year after year is a daunting task. Now that the holidays are approaching, there’s a solid chance you’re on the hunt for the best gifts for all the men in your life. So, what exactly do you give the man in your life (boyfriend, husband, father, or maybe even your boss) to show how much you appreciate him this holiday season? What exactly are the best Christmas gifts for men in 2021?
Fortunately for you, SPY editors spend all year long hunting down the best gift ideas for men this holiday season, including plenty of options for those impossible to shop for men. In the past year, we’ve made a list of the best gadgets, grooming products, fashion essentials and more goodies. At this point, we’ve even collected our favorites to wrap up the past year in The 2020 Man, our end-of-year men’s product awards, to ensure you’re gifting the best items money can buy.
If he’s an undercover geek who loves gizmos, smart home devices could be just the ticket. He might be a spirits connoisseur whose bar could benefit from some fancy tequilas or glassware upgrades. He may be the simple type that values practical EDC accessories like Bluetooth trackers or noise-canceling headphones. Something else to consider is a stylish new travel bag perfect for business trips and weekend getaways. There are plenty of great gift ideas for men to look over, and we’ve got them all here.
By now, you should have a pretty good idea of what he loves. And if you’re still not sure, check out our list of must-have gifts for men to help narrow down your selections. These men’s Christmas gift ideas span across every major category and price point, including gadgets, booze, cooking appliances, fashion essentials and numerous other cool finds.
Read on to find the best Christmas gifts for men in 2021.
1. Marshall Stanmore II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
It’s hard not to love Marshall for its timeless looks and tremendous sound quality. This brand-new Bluetooth speaker is a tiny yet powerful must-have that can sit right on your bookshelf without taking up too much space. It’s super easy to connect and great to bring on the go. Trust us, this will quickly become his newest prized possession.
Marshall Stanmore II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Sleep cool even on the hottest nights with Jambys. This is the best unisex loungewear option to rock at home in 2021 due to Jambys’ color range, size range and comfort level. Essentially think of these as boxers with pockets. They’re breathable like boxers, stretchy like boxers and soft like boxers. They’re just different because they’re allowed to be worn around other people.
3. Hulu, Disney+ andESPN+ Subscription
Movies, shows and sports. Does it get any better than that? The Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+ bundle is everything and more in the sea of subscription services we are provided with in this world. For just $7.99 a month (or $79.99 for the year), your man will get all of the TV he wants to watch. Plus, if you live with him, it’s a gift for you too. With thousands upon thousands of content available for streaming whenever, this really is the gift that keeps on giving.
4. Crocs Classic Clog
Crocs should be at the top of every dude’s Christmas list this year. Who would have thought that the world’s ugliest shoe would be one of the most popular in 2021? Definitely not us. Nonetheless, Crocs are some of the most comfortable, breathable and lightweight shoes your favorite guy will ever own. They come in almost every color under the sun and are available for purchase in a number of different styles.
Crocs Classic Clog
5. Bellroy Hide & Seek Wallet
BEST LEATHER WALLET
Leather wallets are one of the most handsome gifts to give men no matter the occasion. With that said, we absolutely suggest you replace whatever he’s using currently with this gorgeous leather Hide & Seek wallet from Bellroy. It’s got a number of spaces where you can store credit cards and cash with a slew of colors to choose from. Not only that, but the wallet is RFID-blocking and is backed by a three year warranty.
Bellroy Hide & Seek Wallet
6. Crosley UO Exclusive Terracotta Voyager Bluetooth Record Player
BEST RECORD PLAYER
For any dude beginning a record collection, starting with a Crosley Cruiser is simply a must. This one comes in at a great price point and even has the ability to connect to Bluetooth. The sound quality is quite old-timey in the way you want it to be and transforms even modern-day songs into a sort of relic before its time. Looking for records to gift, too? Good, check Urban Outfitter’s awesome record collection for a number of great options.
Crosley UO Exclusive Terracotta Voyager Bluetooth Record Player
7. Herschel Novel Duffel Bag
BEST WEEKEND BAG
Most guys have an old reliable gym bag that never gets replaced, even though it’s one tear away from retirement. Upgrade him with a new duffle bag from Herschel. This duffle design is the perfect size for a quick weekend getaway and even features an internal pocket just for muddy shoes to protect the rest of the nice clothes you’ve bought him. The black mag with brown leather top handlesis a handsome look, and the featured classic patch logo on the side will continuously remind him of the nice gift you got him on his travels.
Herschel Novel Duffel Bag
8. WOVTE Bear Claw Black Telescopic Back Scratcher
BEST EASY GIFT
A back scratcher? A back scratcher. As one of the most random gifts on this list he’ll actually use, an extendable back scratcher will hit all those spots he can’t reach when you’re not there. It’s not too sharp or too dull, so it will combat any back itches without leaving any marks. While you’re at it, maybe pick one up for yourself.
WOVTE Bear Claw Black Telescopic Back Scratcher
9. Our Place Always Pan
BEST FOR THE STOVETOP
Visually speaking, it’s hard not to fall in love with the Always Pan. But once you put it to the test, you’ll find it hard not to get down on one knee and propose to your piping hot pan of roasted veggies. The Always Pan is the pan that can do it all by working to replace eight different pieces of traditional cookware. That’s right, you’ll replace your fry pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula and spoon rest with this baby. Each pan uses a nonstick ceramic coating without any toxic materials that’s compatible with all stovetops. It’s only 3-lbs in total too, making this one of the more lightweight pans on the market.
Our Place Always Pan
10. Apple iPhone 13 Pro
As you all know (because it’s been everywhere), Apple recently released the newest edition to their line of iPhones: the iPhone 13. This phone comes in four sizes, the largest being the iPhone 13 Pro Max, then the iPhone 13 Pro (pictured below), the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 13 Mini. Our favorite of the bunch is the Pro Max due to its screen size and responsiveness. The brand-new camera is game-changing with an all-new cinematic mode and 12MP telephoto, wide and ultra-wide cameras. Colors range out the wazoo, too. We’re sure this is the Christmas present of his dreams this year.
Apple iPhone 13 Pro
11. Fresh Clean Tees Best Sellers 5-Pack
Just like underwear, your man can always use a pack of fresh, clean tees. Thankfully, there’s a brand specifically geared toward providing folks with the freshest, cleanest tees on the market. Who, you ask? Well, Fresh Clean Tees. This 5-pack is soft as hell and as good-looking as it gets.
Fresh Clean Tees Best Sellers 5-Pack
12. Ring Video Doorbell
BEST SECURITY CAMERA
So, he still doesn’t have a security camera at his front door? What is this? 2008? At this point, everyone should have some sort of security at their front door in case of intruders, stolen items or just to see when the in-laws are dropping by. The Ring Video Doorbell is an affordable option that makes one of the best gifts for men this year. It sits right at the front door and can alert users on their smartphone or Alexa device who is at the door whenever someone is. He’s about to become the nosiest neighbor in the neighborhood.
Ring Video Doorbell
13. Keurig K-Supreme Coffee Maker
BEST COFFEE MAKER
Can’t get him up without a cup of joe? Have him take the new Keurig K-Supreme Coffee Maker for a whirl. This single-cup coffee maker will get him a piping hot cup in just a few short minutes. It uses multistream technology which provides more flavor and scent than other coffee machines he might be used to. Have him customize each cup to his liking and lose minimal counter space when doing so.
Keurig K-Supreme Coffee Maker
14. UNIQLO Ultra Light Down Parka
It’s getting colder out there, so get ready to bundle up. This puffy down parka is everything your man needs and more to stay warm chillier temps. It’s lightweight, packable and comes in a variety of colors depending on his favorite. It’s durable and water-repellent, making this an excellent choice to wear in wet weather, too.
UNIQLO Ultra Light Down Parka
15. Lagavulin 11 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Offerman Edition
If your man loves whiskey, bourbon or scotch then this is one of the best selections you can stock his bar cart with. Lagavulin 11 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Offerman Edition is one of the best new scotches your favorite brown drink lover is sure to fall in love with. This Scotch is an American/Scottish hybrid that reimagines the way scotch is made. It’s an 11-year single malt scotch from an Islay distillery known for producing peated whisky that is later finished for four months in Guinness barrels outside Baltimore. It’s made in part with actor Nick Offerman and makes for one of the most interesting sippers we’ve ever seen. Hands down, it’s one of the best gifts for men in 2021.
Lagavulin 11 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Offerman Edition
16. Le Labo Santal 33 Eau de Parfum
Fragrances have always been a gifting staple, especially between partners. If your man is still struggling to find his next signature scent, pause his Scentbird subscription and give him one of the best fragrances of 2021. Le Labo’s Santal 33 is the perfect unisex fragrance to snag your man due to its forward yet tame scent that will have heads turning. It’s got top notes of violet accord and cardamom, middle notes of iris and ambrox and a base of cedarwood, leather and sandalwood.
Le Labo Santal 33 Eau de Parfum
Starting at $86.00
17. Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
Starting a new hobby is never a bad idea, so help him discover a love for photography with this easy instant camera from Fujifilm. The best instant camera everyone needs to know about is this bad boy: the Fujifilm Instax Mini 11. It comes in a ton of cool colors and develops photos in a matter of minutes.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
18. Theragun Prime
BEST MASSAGE GUN
If you’re an avid ready of SPY, there’s a solid chance you know about Theragun at this point. Theragun is the massage gun of all massage guns, but we’re not going to lie, they get pretty pricey. Their top-rated, best massage gun comes in at a staggering $600, which isn’t your average V-Day gift. Instead, we suggest snagging their more affordable option — the Theragun Prime. At half the price, this massage gun is definitely more affordable and will feel excellent gliding over his sore muscles. Hey, maybe he will even let you use it a couple of times, so it’s a win-win.
19. Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream with Squalane
If your man isn’t moisturizing his face in 2021, we’ve got some serious concerns. It’s time for him to start taking his skin seriously, so snag this moisturizer from one of the world’s best skincare brands, Kiehl’s. Even if his skin is looking perfect and he promises there’s nothing he has to do, don’t let him fool you. He needs some moisturizer. This cream is excellent and will hydrate his skin to keep it looking and feeling healthy.
Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream with Squalane
20. Nintendo Switch OLED Model
BEST FOR GAMERS
New gaming consoles often top men’s gift lists, but if your man doesn’t already have a Switch, then this is actually our top gaming console recommendation. Get a jump on this year’s most coveted gaming machine: the Nintendo Switch OLED Model. The newest Switch has a gorgeous 7-inch OLED screen that maximizes video quality when playing your favorite games. Access to the Switch’s massive library of games should keep him busy (and quiet) on the flight back home from wherever he’s spending the holidays or commute to work.
Nintendo Switch OLED Model
21. L.L.Bean Wicked Good Moccasins
BEST COZY SLIPPERS
Slippers don’t come any cozier than the L.L.Bean Wicked Good Moccasins. Slipping them on feels like running your toes through an expensive shearling rug, keeping his feet warm and relaxed when roaming around your castle. Color options include black, brown, chocolate, graphite and kelp. Think about it, who doesn’t love a cozy slipper? No one, so this slipper is seriously a great gift for men. We love it so much, we even named it our favorite slipper of 2020 in our SPY Man Awards.
L.L.Bean Wicked Good Moccasins
22. Trade Coffee
Is he getting bored of his everyday cup of Folgers? Then spice up his morning brew with Trade Coffee. Trade is a personalized coffee subscription that saves you money and supports small roasters at the same time. All you have to do is take a small quiz answering a number of coffee-related questions and he will get bags personalized for him. It’s easily one of the best gifts for coffee lovers this year!
23. Bose TV Speaker
When it comes to a solid, great-working soundbar, you simply can’t do better than Bose. Don’t be so shocked. Although this soundbar is tiny, it has the ability to fill an entire room with sound by delivering high-end audio your ears will love. You can connect it wired or wireless, too.
Bose TV Speaker
24. Bevel Beard Gang Bundle
BEST FOR BEARDS
Beards are everywhere in 2021, so it’s no surprise that some of the best gifts for men are grooming supplies like this beard bundle from SPY-favorite Bevel. If your bearded boy hasn’t had the chance to try any beard-related products out yet, now’s the best time to influence him. This set includes a conditioner, pomade and beard oil specifically made for the burly type who wants to keep his beard looking full, happy and healthy at all times. A little bit goes a long, long way — even if your guy’s rocking a beard that reaches his chest.
Bevel Beard Gang Bundle
25. Fire TV Stick Lite
BEST FOR HIS TV
Is he still paying for cable? In… 2021? Why? What’s the point when we live in a world that makes streaming movies and television through the Fire TV Stick Lite completely effortless? He can watch and listen to just about anything he could ever want with the Amazon Fire Stick. Live TV, streaming platforms like Netflix, Paramount Plus and HBO Max, even services such as YouTube, Spotify and Apple Music. For just $30, it seems like a no-brainer.
Fire TV Stick Lite
26. Jackery Explorer 240 Portable Power Station
Jackery is the portable generator of all portable generators. It’s got tons of power and numerous ports for all charging and power-needing purposes. While there are some super expensive stations offered by Jackery that offer lots of power, there are also units that come on the more affordable side like the Explorer 240. This station is the perfect unit for bringing on camping trips because it can charge phones and laptops as well as power lights, fans and even cooking supplies.
Jackery Explorer 240 Portable Power Station
27. eufy by Anker Robot Vacuum
Gifting a vacuum seems like a funny idea if we’re talking about 15 years ago, but it’s 2021, people. Vacuums have changed a ton since then. Everyone wants a robot vacuum that will do that tireless, annoying job for them, so snag the eufy by Anker for your favorite man to help him clean the house better. It’s one of the cheaper versions of this device and can clean carpets, wood floors and more. Hey, it might even be a gift for you in the long run.
eufy by Anker Robot Vacuum
28. Calvin Klein Underwear
No matter the occasion, he can always use some new underwear. Calvin Klein is a great choice for replenishing because they come in an affordable, comfortable three-pack that the majority of us will instantly recognize. Packs come in all black, all white and a variety pack.
Calvin Klein Underwear
29. Usual Wines
BEST FOR DUDES THAT LOVE WINE
Got a wine lover on your hands? If he’s likely already anticipating a bottle or two of his go-to under the tree this year, surprise him with wine he’s not already expecting. Usual Wines has a number of single-glass bottles available in a range of classic wine flavors that are perfect for gifting. Each bottle looks like a little test tube and the wine is truly delicious. They even occasionally have seasonal specials and limited-time offers you can’t miss out on. We love Usual so much, we even wrote an entire piece detailing our experience with them which you can check out here.
Starting at $40.00
30. Scalp Massager
BEST SCALP MASSAGER
If you’ve ever had the chance to get your scalp massaged by one of these bad boys, you’ll know damn well that this is the gift to give. It’s tremendously inexpensive yet still has the ability to bring you full-body chills due to how well it works. Since it comes with two, you should absolutely keep the other for yourself.
31. ALBATROSS 6-in-1 Survival Tactical Military Folding Pocket Knife
BEST SURVIVAL KNIFE
No gift guide for men is complete without a good-looking survival knife. You know, for when he needs to survive in situations he wasn’t anticipating, like when he has to do tragically important survival-like things like cut fishing line or something. You know, manly stuff. It’s even got an LED light!
ALBATROSS 6-in-1 Survival Tactical Military Folding Pocket Knife
32. Bowflex SelectTech Dumbbell
BEST FOR FITNESS AT HOME
Help your man workout from home with this adjustable dumbbell set that will allow him to get in a good pump right in his living room. Instead of having numerous weights all over the house, this combines 15 different sets into one to make his life easier. Clutter? Never met her.
Bowflex SelectTech Dumbbell
33. Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
Every guy needs a multitool that does it all. Though some are super expensive, the Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife is priced accordingly for what it is and makes an excellent gift for men this year. It’s compact and ready for whatever the world throws at him. Aside from, like, a zombie apocalypse.
Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
34. Nike Challenger OG
BEST SNEAKER GIFT
The Nike Challenger OG combines form, fashion, and function better than any other pair of running sneakers out there. These lightweight runners offer the right amount of support and breathability to keep you going throughout your day. Its clean design gives these sneakers a bit of monotone panache, so he’ll look stylish sporting these on outdoor runs or rooftop gatherings. Oh, and it’s also one of Nike’s highest-rated sneaks.
Nike Challenger OG
35. Rumpl Down Puffy Blanket
BEST FOR TRAVEL
Rumpl’s cozy, insulated blankets have become a mainstay for adventurous outdoorsmen. Each blanket is designed from some of the industry’s most versatile materials, providing great comfort, warmth, and durability at a relatively low price. The fact that it’s so light and portable also makes it ideal for camping in the wilderness or the backyard. Choose from several colors and sizes.
Rumpl Down Puffy Blanket
36. Zulay Milk Frother
BEST HIS MORNING CUP
Whole? Skim? Almond? Soy? Oat? Macadamia? Whatever milk he’s pouring in his coffee in 2021, it’s time to amplify that morning cup of joe with a milk frother. In just seconds, he can use this frother from Zulay to create the creamiest froth the world has ever seen. Who needs Starbucks?
Zulay Milk Frother
37. Brome Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder
BEST FOR BIRD LOVERS
If you have a guy in your life that keeps a pair of binoculars by the window so he can look at the birds whenever he passes by, you have to get him a bird feeder for the holidays this year. This squirrel-proof bird feeder prioritizes our winged friends by closing the doors to food access once it detects too much weight. Because most birds are lighter than squirrels, birds will have no problem catching a quick snack so he can catch a few photos with his phone.
38. JUDY Mover Max
BEST SURVIVAL KIT
Given the past year, you really never know. If your guy enjoys a hike every once in a blue moon, make sure he packs this survival kit into his backpack. The kit is filled with anything needed during an emergency, including items for warmth, safety and first-aid. Not to mention, there are also a ton of tools as well as food and water. Because it’s both lightweight and durable, it won’t add any extra weight to what he’s carrying or make a mess on his trek. Honestly, maybe you should snag a second to keep in the trunk of his car — just in case. We love it so much, we even named this as our favorite emergency bag in The 2020 Man awards.
JUDY Mover Max
39. Stojo 24 oz Box
BEST FOR LUNCH
Have your man pack his lunch in these deliciously colorful to-go bowls from Stojo. Choose his favorite color, because we know they have it, and help him pack any leftovers from the night before or a fresh meal for his big day back again. Each plastic bowl is pretty durable and collapsible for easy storage. Also, it’s microwave and dishwasher safe for effortless reheating and cleaning.
Stojo 24 oz Box
40. Timex + Todd Snyder MK1 Bootcamp 40MM
Todd Snyder has become the standard for stylish men’s pieces ranging from clothes to accessories. That said, no SPY gift guide would be complete without something from this brand. We guarantee your beau will be thrilled to sport this handsome military-esque watch around his wrist. This is a collaboration with Timex that we’re simply obsessed with, so we know your man will be too.
Timex + Todd Snyder MK1 Bootcamp 40MM
41. Eir Muscle Rub
Got yourself a guy who constantly needs a little bit of relief to his muscles? Don’t worry, Eir muscle rub is here to help. It’s an excellent pre and post-workout rub that relieves any issues your muscles might give you when you strain them from hikes, lifts and other adventures. It’s weightless, non-greasy and uses some natural oils to get the job done.
Eir Muscle Rub
42. Mack Weldon Ace Sweatpants
We named these our favorite sweatpants in The 2020 Man, our end-of-year awards, for a reason — they’re comfortable, long-lasting and on-trend. Whether he’s staying home, going on a walk or even heading to work, the Ace Sweatpants are a stylish yet cozy way to spice up his wardrobe. They’re made with micro-sanded french terry and have a tailored fit so they will never look baggy when on. Each pair is complete with a soft finish so he’ll be comfortable no matter what the day brings.
Mack Weldon Ace Sweatpant
43. NFL 100: A Century of Pro Football
BEST FOR SPORT LOVERS
This book was one of the top gifts for men among SPY readers in 2020. NFL 100 is a football memorabilia book that celebrates a century of the National Football League’s greatest moments in 286 pages. With insightful player profiles, historical stats from every decade, and stunning portrait photography, the book has more than enough content to hold over the big guy until the season ends.
NFL 100: A Century of Pro Football
44. Carhartt Legacy Tool Bag
BEST TOOL BAG
With all the free time in the world to take on house-fixing chores, he’s going to need a reliable tool bag to keep his equipment organized, stored, and easily portable. Enter the Carhart Legacy. This carrier bag has the brand’s signature, durable aesthetics and logo patch, and lots of room, including a zippered main compartment, 17 exterior pockets and 10 interior pockets. It’s nearly indestructible with an abrasion-resistant base, sturdy haul handles, and triple needle-stitch construction. We think it makes for a handsome gym bag as well. It won’t transform the man of the house into Tim “The Toolman” Taylor, but it should encourage him to start those pet projects he promised years ago, like that backyard gazebo.
Carhartt Legacy Tool Bag
45. Kabob Grilling Baskets
BEST FOR GRILL GEEKS
For any dude that can’t get himself off the grill, he needs to try kabob grilling baskets. It’s time to ditch point, uncomfortable and charred skewers for woodless kabobs the whole family will love. Have him throw in his favorite meat or seafood alongside onions and peppers for the perfect ready-to-grill treat he’ll obsess over.
Kabob Grilling Baskets
46. ALBATROSS EDC Cool Sharp Tactical Folding Pocket Knife
BEST POCKET KNIFE
If last year taught us anything, it’s that we should always be prepared for… well… just about anything. That’s why every dude needs to keep a pocket knife on his body for those “just in case” moments that might arise when out and about. We’re not just talking for self-defense, either. Maybe an instance occurs in which someone needs emergency assistance. Maybe he wants to cut the tag off of the shirt he just bought at Target so he can put it on. Maybe he just wants to look cool. Who knows?
ALBATROSS EDC Cool Sharp Tactical Folding Pocket Knife
47. Thursday Boots Captain Boots
Every guy needs a pair of good-looking boots in their repertoire and we know first hand there is no better option than Thursday Boots. There are a number of handsome, affordable (for what they are) styles your man can rock when the weather calls for it. Most styles come in a slew of neutral leathers so he can plan his outfit accordingly.
Thursday Boots Captain Boots
48. Champion Powerblend Fleece Crew
You can’t go wrong with gifting a classic crew from Champion. Kids will like it, adults will like it, even elders will like it. It’s a multi-age must-have for any guy who likes to stay cozy but look good at the same time. These powerblend fleece crews are ideal for winter and come in a multitude of colors depending on your giftee’s taste.
Champion Powerblend Fleece Crew
49. Hammacher Schlemmer Ergonomic Head Shaver
BEST HEAD SHAVER
Is he losing his hair? Give him the motivation he needs and help him buzz the rest of his hair right off. The Hammacher Schlemmer Ergonomic Head Shaver is the best bald head shaver we have ever come to know. It’s been a reader favorite for quite some time now and has raving reviews all over the Hammacher Schlemmer website. Keep his head clean and pristine no matter the occasion!
Hammacher Schlemmer Ergonomic Head Shaver
50. Anker Wireless PowerWave Pad & Stand Chargers Bundle
Tired of having your smartphone charger “borrowed” by that special someone? Well, now you can spoil them with not one, but two wireless charging solutions to calm their low-battery anxiety. This two-in-one Anker bundle is one of those sweet under-the-radar deals you’d be a fool to pass up on, giving you the company’s popular charging stand and pad for only $26. Both are powerful enough to juice up your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy phone quickly without having either device tethered to a charging cable. They’re also portable, so he’ll be able to carry them to the office and back home with ease. For the tech-obsessed man in your life, this Anker charging pad is one of the best men’s gift ideas of the year.
Anker Wireless PowerWave Pad & Stand Chargers Bundle
51. Smart Plug
If your giftee is an owner of a Google Home or Amazon Echo, he needs a smart plug. In this case, he needs four smart plugs. All of these smart plugs have the ability to turn multiple things in his home into smart objects by telling the device to turn things on or off. For example, if he has a lamp he wants to turn into a smart object, all he has to do is plug it into one of these smart plugs then into the wall, set it up and bam. He can say “Alexa, turn on my light” and the lamp will go on. It’s that simple.
52. Bearaby Cotton Napper Weighted Blanket
BEST FOR GUYS WHO LOVE TO CUDDLE
Weighted blankets were one of the past year’s top gift ideas for men no matter the time of year. Getting under a gravity blanket is like going to therapy if therapy had the ability to snuggle and calm your entire body. Unlike other weighted blankets, the Bearaby cotton napper is built to be a more breathable alternative to the otherwise really claustrophobic choices on the internet. It’s made with heavy organic cotton instead of a filling, so you’ll never have to fear this thing busting open and spraying filling or beads all over your bed. Additionally, this weighted blanket is completely washer and dryer safe, making it an excellent gift for men who spill a lot or really know how to stink a place up.
Bearaby Cotton Napper Weighted Blanket
$199.00 - $279.00
53. COSORI Air Fryer Max XL 5.8 Quart
BEST AIR FRYER
If your guy is a nerd for kitchen gadgets, then an air fryer is one of the best gift ideas for men. COSORI sells an outstanding air fryer great for all kitchen sizes and crisping up some of his favorite meals minus the added fat. It achieves the same crispy fried finish you want with a ton less oil than traditional fryers and has a sleek, compact design that won’t take up too much room on your kitchen counter. The touchscreen controls both the temperature and timer and the whole machine is dishwasher safe so you won’t have to worry about it breaking whilst he tries to clean it.
COSORI Air Fryer Max XL 5.8 Quart
54. Sony WF-1000XM4 Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds
He’s still using wired earbuds? What year is it, 2009? Change the way he listens to music with these earbuds from Sony with industry-leading noise-canceling technology. They can go a whole eight hours with noise-canceling power and are water resistant, making them perfect for sweaty moments at the gym. Plus, no wires!
Sony WF-1000XM4 Noise Canceling Truly Wireless Earbuds
55. Brümate Hopsulator Duo 2-in-1
BEST GIFT FOR BEER-LOVING MEN
No man enjoys warm, flat beer. Spare him the inconvenience of schlepping to the cooler for a and preserve whatever he’s drinking in this Hopsulator DUO. It’s triple-insulated and made of stainless steel to ensure the frost remains on his brew even with hours outside of the fridge. It comes in a variety of colors and textures, including this manly walnut print, and includes a splash-proof lid so he won’t spill trying to make the island shot in beer pong. It also has a Coors Light Gasket Adapter so he can use this same tumbler with all of his favorite brews.
Brümate Hopsulator DUO 2-in-1 Tumbler
56. Fitbit Charge 5
The soon-to-be-released Fitbit Charge 5 is an excellent fitness gift to get him if he’s committed to bettering his overall health in 2021. Not to mention it is way cheaper than your average Apple Watch. It’s simple to operate, delivers accurate biometric data (heart rate, calories burned, steps taken) and comes programmed with intelligible features to optimize workouts. He’ll gain access to mobile notifications directly on the device, control Spotify playback via touchscreen and use the heat maps option to keep tabs on when and where he’s burned the most energy, making it really the best smartwatch gift for men. It’s also one of the simplest and most affordable options that Fitbit has to offer. Plus, it has a 7-day battery life. How’s that for a spotter?
Fitbit Charge 5
57. Apple M1 MacBook Air Laptop
There’s no doubt about it, the Apple M1 MacBook Air Laptop is the best laptop money can buy right now. Designed with an M1 chip, this machine takes a giant leap in performance in a way no other laptop computer has done before. It’s got an 18-hour battery life, delivers performance 3.5 times faster than other MacBooks and even loads graphics 5 times faster for graphic-intensive apps and games. With 8GB of memory, this baby is going to last your dude years upon years.
Apple M1 MacBook Air Laptop
58. Hydro Flask Water Bottle
BEST WATER BOTTLE
The most considerate present you can gift this V-Day isn’t a monogrammed coffee mug. It’s a water bottle. You know damn well at this point that the Hydro Flask is one of the most iconic water bottles of our time. It keeps your water iced cold for, like, ever. Plus, it comes in a number of gorgeous colors, so snag him his favorite.
Hydro Flask Water Bottle
59. Rustic Town Buffalo Leather Toiletry Bag
BEST DOPP KIT
Every true gent keeps his toiletries in a nice Dopp kit. To prevent your man from stockpiling his shaving essentials atop the bathroom sink, leave this grooming organizer on the countertop. We’ve included this buffalo leather goodie in here because it’s a handsome, high-quality storage option any dude will love. This toiletry kit is hand-crafted the old-fashioned way by artisans in India with old-world tanning techniques other bags in our modern age don’t normally get treated with. It has multiple inner and outer compartments for all your various travel essentials. Also, it stands up on its own, so if your man needs to search in his back for anything specific, he’ll have no trouble doing so.
Leather Toiletry Bag for Men - Hygiene Organizer Travel Dopp Kit By Rustic Town
60. Dalstrong Chef’s Knife
BEST CHEF’S KNIFE
Oh, so we’ve got a chef on our hands? There’s nothing, and we mean nothing better than a solid, ergonomic chef’s knife to gift your favorite guy. Dalstrong makes a solid chef’s knife that makes an excellent choice for both at-home chefs and professionals. It’s made of Japanese steel that’s tough as hell, too. It’s completely powerful and gets the job done better than you can imagine.
Dalstrong Chef's Knife
61. Cotton Blues Sea-Salted Caramel Swirl Cheesecake
BEST FOR DESSERT LOVERS
Know a dude that’s obsessed with a good dessert? Look no further than a full 10″ cheesecake from Cotton Blues. Yeah, we’re being for real. Although a cheesecake seems like kind of a weird gift to give, take one bite of this cheesecake and you’ll understand why it’s one of the best gifts of the year. It’s delicious. There are really no other words to properly describe it.
Cotton Blues Sea-Salted Caramel Swirl Cheesecake
62. Casetify Custom iPhone Case
BEST PHONE CASE
Oh, so he got the new iPhone 12? Lucky dog. Time to get him a phone case that will protect his new toy and make it look cool. Casetify’s new line of iPhone 12 cases are fully customizable and protective when it comes to any drops or dings. There are so many textures, patterns, protective additives, pictures and effects to choose from when designing his perfect case that it’s almost overwhelming to choose from. You can even write his name on the case so he’ll never mistake his phone for someone else’s. Because, you know, sometimes he’s a little dumb.
Casetify Custom iPhone Case
63. The Couples Bucket List – 100 Date Night Idea Cards
BEST GIFT FOR MEN IN RELATIONSHIPS
At some point, every couple gets into a creative funk and starts running short on date night ideas. Struggle no more, as the Couples Bucket List has some fantastic recommendations. Basically, it’s a curated box with suggestions that are broken down into themes (life, love, laughter) to inspire fun and eventful dates. Each box comes filled with 100 printed idea cards, along with three dividers to keep tabs on what’s been done, what you’re doing, and what you plan on doing with your significant other. How thoughtful. We love adult card games here at SPY, and this one of our favorites for couples, as well as a perfect gift for men who can use some fresh date night ideas.
The Couples Bucket List - 100 Date Night Idea Cards
64. Warby Parker Bergen Sunglasses
He knows ’em, he loves ’em, heck, he’s even had ’em — until they slipped off his head when you guys were on his bud’s boat over the summer. Since then, he’s gone sunglasses-free. Now’s the time to get him the pair he misses so dearly with the classics that won’t go out of style, Warby Parker’s Bergen sunglasses. These glasses feature one of the most timeless designs we’ve ever seen and are perfect for wearing all year long.
Warby Parker Bergen Sunglasses
65. DJROLL Ear Wax Removal
BEST CLEANING TOOL
Everybody is obsessed with ear wax removing tools as of late and it’s no surprise as to why. Haven’t you seen those videos on TikTok and YouTube. They’re way too satisfying. The DJROLL Ear Wax Removal is just what your man needs for at-home ear wax removal. Each device uses a safe light system and cleaning tool so he doesn’t misoperate in his ear. Plus, he can watch the entire thing right on his smartphone. How fun is that?
DJROLL Ear Wax Removal
66. Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
BEST FOR COZY MEN
Year after year, bathrobes are some of the most popular gift ideas for men and women alike. After all, the king of the house deserves a warm, comfy bathrobe. Our favorite bathrobe of all time? The Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe. This unisex robe is perfect for chilly mornings around the house or relaxing moments after the shower. It’s made with 100% Turkish cotton, too, so you already know this is going to be his go-to. His reaction when seeing this on the bathroom door after a strenuous workday will be that of a grateful husband.
Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
67. P.F. Candle Co. Golden Coast Candle
BEST SCENTED CANDLE
We’re big P.F. Candle Co. advocates here at SPY, and if you’ve ever had the chance to give one of these babies a whiff for yourself, you’ll 100% know why. These candles smell absolutely incredible. While all of their scents are truly out of this world, right now we’re obsessed with the Golden Coast scent. It’s got Big Sur energy and a warm smell to it that will make your man’s home feel like summer all the time. The best part? P.F. Candle Co. candles are way less money than a ton of their competitors, so while it makes a great gift for men, it’ll also be a great gift in terms of your wallet.
P.F. Candle Co. Golden Coast Candle
68. MaaMgic Men’s Swim Trunks
BEST SWIM TRUNKS
Beach season is sadly over, but there’s never a bad time to snag someone a pair of trendy swim trunks. Right now, Amazon has plenty of swimwear options on sale, but the MaaMgic Mens Swim Trunks remain our favorite. They feature a pink takeover with pineapple prints that are sure to draw attention when heading into the hot tub. But the trunks are more than just a fashion statement. They feature quick-drying fabric, total moveability and complete breathability, making them one of the best gifts for men you can buy now. You might want to jump on these quickly before another gift-seeking spouse gets to them first. Plus, for just $20? That’s something we can get behind.
MaaMgic Mens Swim Trunks
69. Monos Carry-On
BEST FOR TRAVELERS
If he needs a ready-to-go carry-on for all his upcoming trips, look no further than Monos Carry-On. We’ve fallen in love with Monos recently due to their line of luggage essentially built for 2021. These carry-ons have an award-winning design that can fit in the overhead of just about any flight. Not only that, but the carry-ons are equipped with a TSA-approved locking system, vegan leather details, quiet wheels and a telescopic handle.
70. Gift Card
BEST GIFT CARD
We know that it’s kind of a cop-out, but it’s always a great last-minute gift to consider. If none of these options peak your fancy in the slightest, consider getting your favorite guy a gift card for the holidays this year. Amazon has just about any kind of gift card under the sun, so whether he loves Amazon, Applebee’s, Starbucks, Bass Pro Shops, Lowe’s or anything else, Amazon probably has a gift card for it.