50 Best Gifts For Guys — Holiday Gift Ideas For Hard To Shop For Men
It’s time again to crack open our wallets as we think about the holidays and gift giving. It’s hard work putting together a universal gift guide for men because we’re all so different, but somebody’s got to do it. This 2017 ’50 Gifts For Men’ gift guide is for guys who have everything. It is a handy shopping resourced chock full of gifts for hard to buy men, gifts for your brother, for you, gifts for your dad, and for everyone. We’ve got gift ideas for every type of guy on the planet.
Each year as I put together the 2017 ’50 Things We Want From Santa Claus’ gift guide I try to keep it fresh. This gift guide covers a wide array of items, from the best bottles of bourbon to grilling equipment. We’ll see cigars, boots, wireless charging pads, fishing gear, jackets, sunglasses, earbuds and more. If you are one of the ‘hard to buy for men’ then this gift guide is for you. Likewise, if you hate coming up with a list of gifts to send your family then I’ve got you covered. This is meant to be the most comprehensive gift guide for men on the Internet, whether it’s for Christmas or birthday gift ideas. As we march toward the holidays, there will be more specialized holiday gift guides featured here on BroBible but in this ’50 Gifts For Men’ roundup, we’ve got something for everyone.
50 Of The Best 2017 Gifts For Men
Xbox One X 1TB Console — Most Powerful Gaming Console Ever
The Xbox One X has officially hit the market just in time for the holidays. This is the most powerful gaming console ever built and it ushers in a new era of 4K gaming.
KeyPort Everyday Carry Keychain Bundle
The Keyport Pivot is so much more than a keychain. This everyday carry utility device is a perfect gift for anyone that loves multitools.
OluKai Noho Kai Men’s Winter Slippers
The Noho Kai men’s Winter slippers from OluKai are easily the most comfortable pair of slippers/footwear that I’ve ever owned. Walking around in these is like stepping in a cloud. These Winter slippers an odor-resistant wool lining, compression-molded microfiber footbed, and a non-sticking sole.
Volcom Lane TDS Parka Jacket
The Volcom Lane TDS Parka Jacket is perfect for anyone planning on spending time outdoors this Winter. This light jacket has infrared patches throughout the inside to redistribute body heat. It’s ideal for hitting the slopes or looking stylish around town.
‘The Minimalist Luminous’ Mens Watch From Brathwait
I fell in love with The Minimalist Luminous from Brathwait at first sight. This Swiss watch is gorgeous, it can be worn on any occasion, and it’s the perfect gift for a distinguished gentleman.
Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye
Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye is the first-ever permanent addition to the famous Basil Hayden’s whiskey portfolio. The Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye is perfect for drinking neat, over ice, or mixing in a cocktail like a Boulevardier. Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye is a perfect gift for the guy who has everything.
Filson Small Pack Daypack
Looking for a stylish daypack that can double as an everyday backpack? The Filson Small Pack makes for a great gift. It comes in a variety of colors, is made in the USA, and boasts the finest materials (Leather, Nylon, Twill).
Amazon’s Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote (2017 Edition)
This is a perfect gift for guys who love tech. The 4K Amazon Fire TV stick has HDMI support, works with Amazon’s Alexa, and allows you to stream Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, and thousands of other channels.
Penn Conflict II Fishing Reel
The Penn Conflict II Fishing Reel is an insanely powerful reel built for catching big and strong fish. Guys love fishing, and we can never have enough fishing gear. The Conflict II reel from Penn Fishing comes in six different sizes (1000 to 5000).
What Do You Meme — Adult Party Game
You’ve almost certainly seen ‘What Do You Meme’ somewhere on the Internet but now’s your chance to pick up this game and start playing yourself. This is a fun adult party game that incorporates memes, so if you’re a meme wizard then you’ve already got a leg up on the competition.
Kershaw Shuffle DIY Compact Pocket Knife
Guys love pocket knives, this is a fact of life. The Kershaw Shuffle DIY Compact is perfect as an everyday carry blade and this will make a great gift for any man into everyday carry.
CigarClub.com Monthly Subscription
I recently joined the CigarClub.com. It’s a curated monthly box of cigars sent to you based on your favorite foods, drinks, and overall taste profile. This takes the guessing out of buying cigars and ensures you’ll always have a steady supply of tasty stogies.
Genius Pack G3 22″ Carry-On Spinner Luggage
The G2 22″ spinner from Genius Pack will blow someone away as a gift. It has a smart compartment for laundry, 360-degree spinning range, and has 20% more internal capacity than the competition.
Cole Haan 2.ZERØGRAND Stitchlite™ x Staple Design
For stylish men who prefer a wingtip style shoe to a traditional sneaker, these are the ideal gift. The 2.ZERØGRAND Stitchlite x Staple Pigeon is about as stylish of a shoe as you’ll find anywhere and can be worn with jeans, shorts, khakis, and even some suits.
CanvasPop — Turn Your Photos Into Canvas Prints
With CanvasPop you can turn your Instagram and Facebook photos into canvas prints (or framed prints). Love your dog? A CanvasPop print is exactly what you need at home. This is a great way to class up your bachelor pad with some art. I tried this recently myself and cannot recommend it enough.
Yeti LoadOut Bucket
The Loadout Bucket was one of YETI’s biggest releases this year. This insanely sturdy bucket is built to last a lifetime, it can double as a seat while fishing, carry food, keep bait alive, and more. This impact resistant all-purpose sturdy bucket is a perfect gift for any man.
Capri Glasstop Cigar Humidor
I recently purchased this glass top cigar humidor for myself. It’s the highest rated humidor on Amazon. Guys love cigars, and men will love receiving this humidor as a gift.
Volcom’s Stone Made ‘Vorta’ Slim Fit Jeans (Stretchable Denim)
Volcom’s Stone Jeans reminded me this year how great jeans can be. The stretchable denim gives you the freedom to move around and be active, but still feels like you’re wearing jeans. No joke, these are the best jeans I’ve ever owned.
The BottleKeeper 2.0
This is the perfect four seasons/year round drinking accessory. In the Spring/Summer it will keep your beer ice cold, and in the Fall/Winter it’ll keep your hands insulated as you crack some cold ones with the boys while tailgating and barbecuing. The BottleKeeper 2.0 is a PERFECT groomsmen gift, birthday gift, Christmas gift, or just a gift to show someone they’re appreciated.
Anker PowerPort Wireless Charging Pad
Now that the iPhone X has debuted and every new smartphone on the market has wireless charging capabilities you’ll need a good charging pad. Anker makes the most affordable and trustworthy chargers around for the iPhone and other smartphones. This charging stand will look great on your desk at home or at work.
Mizuno MP-18 Irons — The Best-Made Irons In The Game Of Golf
Being able to pick and choose clubs from three sets of irons all that have varying levels of forgiveness and playability. And you know what is even better than that? Being able to do it with the best-made irons in the game, Mizuno.
Olukai Kualono Waterproof Boots — Stylish, Comfortable, Perfect For Winter
OluKai hit a home run with their Kualono WP boots. These waterproof boots can be worn hiking or all Winter long in the city. These stylish leather waterproof boots come in a variety of colors but I’m partial to the Carob.
Abu Garcia Veritas Spinning (Fishing) Rod
Gifting someone a new fishing rod is the best idea because that means the person will want to go fishing, and they’ll likely invite you along. Give someone the Abu Garcia Veritas Spinning Rod and you’ll get to go fishing. It’s as simple as that.
Traeger Tailgater — Portable Wood Pellet Smoker With Electric Hopper
I use my Traeger Tailgater 5x more than my gas grill. This woodfire pellet smoker is incredibly easy to use and makes the best BBQ on the planet. If I could only own one thing on this entire list of 50 gifts it would be a Traeger smoker.
Polaroid Snap Instant Print Digital Camera
The Polaroid Snap is an instant print digital camera. It has a tiny built-in printer so you can print out photos on the spot, and it’s a digital camera so you can store images on the camera for as long as you’d like. With this camera, you’ll be doing something other than just storing all your photographs on your smartphone.
Adidas Pureboost Running Shoe
New workout/running shoes are something everybody loves receiving as a gift but always hates to buy for themselves. Do someone a favor and treat them to some stylish new running shoes. The Adidas Pureboost come in a wide variety of colors and styles.
YETI Panga Waterproof Duffel Bag
So much of YETI’s business is about keeping water (and ice) locked in a cooler. The YETI Panga is an airtight waterproof duffel bag that keeps everything locked out. This is perfect for camping, rafting, and boating trips. It comes in an array of sizes and is sure to keep your gear dry.
Joule Sous Vide Cooker
I picked up a Joule in the past year and it has brought my culinary abilities to a whole new level. This is an excellent gift for food lovers, and who doesn’t love food? Cooking has never been easier than with this smartphone app-enabled device.
Knob Creek 25th Anniversary
Knob Creek 25th Anniversary is an exquisite bourbon which was released this year. It’s on the pricier side and it is high in ABV, but these are good things. The Knob Creek 25th Anniversary is a very special spirit and one that any man alive would be happy to receive as a gift.
A Custom Tailored Shirt by Tailorist
Few things in life make a man happier than a custom tailored shirt. Make someone’s year by purchasing them a 100% custom tailored shirt by Tailorist. Rest assured, this custom tailored shirt will be the best fitting (and most frequently worn) shirt the person receiving this gift will ever own.
Collins Chicago Cocktail Accessories/Mixers
I absolutely love this as a gift idea. Collins Chicago cocktail accessories are affordable, made only from the finest ingredients in the world, and lead to some delicious homemade cocktails. Collins Chicago sells a wide array of olives, cherries, and pre-made cocktail mixers. This is a perfect gift for guys who love drinking.
Aer SF Duffel Pack 2 (Backpack)
Every guy appreciates a quality-made backpack. The Duffel Pack 2 from Aer SF is, in my opinion, the best backpack on the market today. With ample space and hidden pockets throughout this can be used every day (school + work) and while traveling.
Leather Passport Holder For The Avid Traveler
If this gift is for a frequent traveler than a leather passport traveler is an excellent gift idea. This stylish leather holder will keep a passport protected over time. It also has room for cards and other important papers.
Heavy Duty Thick Brass Shoe Horn (6.5″)
Any man who wears nice dress shoes should own a quality shoehorn. This heavy duty thick brass shoe horn from Anthony Veer is affordable and will be a very thoughtful gift for any stylish man.
Shure SE215-K-BT1 Wireless Sound Isolating Earbuds
Shure makes some of the highest-rated earbuds in the world. The E215-K-BT1 sound isolating earbuds are spectacular and blow away the competition.
Costa Del Mar ‘Cut’ Fishing Sunglasses
Costa del Mar manufactures the finest polarized lenses around. These sunglasses are ideal for fishing but they’re also stylish and perfect for everyday wear. Any man would be lucky to receive a pair of Costa del Mar sunglasses as a gift.
Radix One Black Steel Slim Wallet
This has been one of my favorite slim wallets since it debuted. There’s no reason to devote unnecessary pocket space to a clunky wallet. The Radix One Slim Wallet will make an ideal gift for any guy.
Berkley Powerbait Soft Lures — Catch More Fish
Berkley Powerbait soft lures are guaranteed to catch more fish. These lures come in every shape, pattern, and size under the sun. It’s always best to match the lure to whatever you might be fishing for so keep that in mind when purchasing Berkley Powerbait as a gift for the fisherman in your life.
Congaree and Penn Johnny Applesee Jelly
This is a fun gift for any guy who loves to eat or cook. This apple jelly is made from the only apple trees in the world whose origins can be traced to the real Johnny Appleseed. The orchards are in the Pacific Northwest but the jelly is manufactured in Florida. This is a fun historical gift.
Da Vinci Deluxe Poker Set (500 Piece, 11.5gr Chips)
Every man needs a poker set. This is an ideal gift for any guy out there who doesn’t own one yet, or a man who is looking to upgrade. This is a quality set with everything needed to host a poker night at home.
E-Shredder™ by Aux Tools — The #1 Grinder On The Market
This is the most advanced ‘herbal’ grinder on the market. It will chop up an entire bud in a matter of moments and keep your fingers clean in the process. This is a perfect gift for guys who like the herbs.
TOUMEI V3 Smart Video Projector Home Theater WiFi Projector (Wi-Fi, 3D, Bluetooth)
For any guy that takes his home theater seriously, this is going to be a wonderful gift. The TOUMEI V3 Smart Video Projector is ideal for a home theater but it’s also portable. It’s Wi-Fi enabled and handles 3D footage.
‘Invigorating Rush Hair + Body Wash’ by Anthony
I think this has been featured in every gift guide I’ve ever done and for good reason. This truly is the best smelling body wash on the planet. Guys love it, ladies love it. This product doesn’t get the credit it deserves.
Huzi Infinity Pillow For Travel
This infinity travel pillow from Huzi is simply brilliant. It’s built to be worn in a variety of ways and offer ultra comfort. This is a must-have gift for anyone who travels frequently.
USA Beer Cap Map (Made Out Of Wood)
This is a wonderful gift for any beer lover. You can fill each slot on the map with beer caps from that state or fill it out as you see fit.
Ace Hotel ‘Boxing’ Robe by Wings + Horns
What do you buy the man who has everything? You get him a luxurious $160 robe from the Ace Hotel group made by Wings + Horns. This is a boxing-style robe and it’s perfect for the guy who has it all.
Swatch Automatic Watches
Swatch Automatic Watches are always in style and they’re another great gift for the guy who has everything. Why? Because Swatch Watches come in more styles than anyone could ever keep track of.
Birddogs Men’s Gym Shorts
For several years I’ve been infatuated with Birddogs gym shorts. These comfortable gym shorts make a perfect gift for any guy with an active lifestyle thanks to the built-in compression shorts and wide array of styles.
SALBAKOS Italian Silk and Combed Turkish Cotton Towels
Every man loves a fresh, clean, and plush towel. We rarely buy them for ourselves. Do some guy a favor and buy him a set of the finest towels around.
Stance Socks — Fun Socks For Guys Who Mix It Up
Stance Socks make for an excellent and easy gift for guys. These socks come in too many styles to keep track of. From low top to knee socks, exercise to casual, Stance Socks is an excellent gift for guys.
Samsung 40-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
Want to make somebody’s year? Buy that guy a 40-inch Samsung 4K Ultra HD Smart TV. It would be nearly impossible to top this gift.
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