Summer is a popular time to get hitched and there’s a good chance you’re either going to multiple weddings, in multiple weddings or possible even the guy getting married. If you’re the groom, congrats, you’ve probably got a lot to think about but very little to do. The one aspect you are responsible for involves buying groomsmen gifts. Oh yeah, those guys.
Wedding hype is boundless. Preparing for a wedding and remembering to cover every last detail is like a second job. In all the planning, prepping and punching of walls when things go wrong, one group of important usually get overlooked — the groomsmen. The best friends who’ve stood by you through it all, especially the planning of this clusterfunk of a day.
If you’re still unsure about the groomsmen gifts, here are twelve perfect men’s gifts under $100. You’ve already spent way too damn much on this wedding, so it’s ok to be a little frugal on tokens of appreciation to your best pals, so long as the gifts are usable and not useless.
1. Vintage Shaving Kit
This groomsmen gift will come in handy every day for the men in the wedding party who shave as part of a daily routine. Gift it to the guys the night before the wedding as a hit to be clean shave the next day.
2. Craft Beer Carrier with Bottle Opener
With this awesome groomsmen gift, your buddies can mix, match, and carry brewery favorites in a personalized rustic carrier with a handy bottle opener. It looks way classier than carrying around a cardboard 6-pack holder.
3. Mantello Cigars Folding Wood Cigar Ashtray Set
This folding wood cigar ashtray set from Mantello comes with a cutter, lighter and is perfect for any level of cigar smoker. The set also includes a set of stainless steel matching cigar accessories. Make sure to actually gift the groomsmen a few cigars as well. It just makes sense.
4. Classic Timex Wristwatch
In our piece about the best men’s watches under $50, we highlighted this simple and elegant Timex watch. These watches make a great groomsmen gift, can all be worn on the wedding day, and work with just about any outfit.
5. Wooden iPhone/Android Docking Station
This wooden cell phone docking station also holds a wallet, watch, and keys. It’s great for keeping all of the essential, everyday items organized and easy to find. All the stuff they’ll probably lose after the wedding reception and one too many celebratory drinks.
6. Star Wars LEGO Cufflinks
The entire wedding doesn’t have to be serious and neither do the groomsmen’s tuxedos. These LEGO Star Wars cufflinks are definitely a must-have for the LEGO lover and Comic-Con bros in your wedding party.
7. Cuisinart CGS-5014 Deluxe Stainless-Steel Grill Set
The prestigious Cuisinart brand is not limited to their famous food processors and now your groomsmen can take the world famous brand to the patio, lawn, tailgate, or campsite with this awesome set of grill tools.
8. Set of Whiskey Stones, Stainless Steel Flask and Funnel Gift Set
The true gentleman’s accessory, a leather bound hip flask can add value to just about any situation. Worn by men of stature and class who meant business, a sturdy hip flask takes you back to the time when men were men. With a hip flask nestled snugly in your pocket, your groomsmen will be confident knowing they can handle anything the wedding day throws at them — even dance floor jitters.
9. 22-in-1 Tool Set
This household essential, 22-piece handyman set will definitely come in handy on a daily basis for all your groomsmen — even those guys who aren’t so handy. The set includes a tape measure, LED flash light, hammer and other various tools, they’ll have everything they need in the unfortunate case that something breaks either around the house or in the hotel getting ready for the wedding. It doesn’t fix vomit on the hotel rug though.
10. Nude Girl Heads and Tails Flipping Challenge Coin
Because everything can’t be serious, this perverted coin will come in handy when the guys start arguing over which bridesmaid to hit on.
11. Magnetic Wrist Band
The Magnelex Magnetic Wristband is a one-size-fits-most professional grade piece of equipment that will make the jobs your bros have to get done, a little easier. Will come in handy for the best men who’s sure to lose the wedding rings at least a dozen times.
12. All-in-One Stainless Steel Golfer’s Tool
Don’t let your buddies get weighed down on the course by an overwhelming amount of golf accessories. Free them from struggling to drag multiple unnecessary items through 18 holes with the All-In-One Golfer’s Tool. It will also give them more time to go search for their lost balls.