It can be hard to find the perfect gift for the man in your life. Often, we buy gifts because we like them, and we think that means he’ll like them too. Whether it’s your father, brother, or partner, buying something they’ll like — and use — can be tricky. Instead of trying to find something you like, consider looking for a practical present: something they need, but might not have considered buying themselves. Read on for some great gifts for the stylish man.
The Perfect Pant
Every man needs that one pair of jeans that they can wear to every occasion; something sturdy but fashionable, comfortable but able to be dressed up when needed. When shopping for the perfect gift, why not purchase a pair of great jeans that will last for years? Choose a dark wash and a slim fit for a more formal look, or a relaxed fit for something more casual. Or, buy both and surprise your stylish man with pieces he can use anytime!
A Grooming Kit
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If your man likes to keep their facial hair looking fresh, check out the variety of grooming kits available for men. From vintage kits to modern essentials, there’s a grooming kit for everyone’s needs. Most kits come with a brush or comb, scissors, a razor, and a beard conditioner. Some even come with skincare products, so you can take care of two needs with one gift.
We’re not talking about yarn or paint. Consider getting a craft beer set for the friend who loves to experiment. Craft beer has gotten more popular over the years, and there’s even a countertop brewer that lets your man experiment with different flavor profiles.
If he prefers cooking to brewing, look into a cooking kit, like one for making your own hot sauce. Or try a BBQ kit to help them take their grill game to the next level. You’ll be encouraging their passions, and you can reap the benefits by serving as their official taste tester.
A Stylish Bag
A stylish leather briefcase is always a popular gift, especially if the man you’re shopping for often needs to carry a laptop or documents for work. Getting a well-crafted bag can be a gift that lasts for a lifetime.
If the person you’re shopping for likes to travel, consider getting him an overnight or weekend bag. These bags can be both stylish and functional and are a great multipurpose option that the receiver can use again and again.
We know that the men in our lives will appreciate whatever gifts we give them, but sometimes the things we love aren’t practical for their lifestyle. This holiday season, consider purchasing a present that will help your man enjoy their hobbies or follow their passions, instead of buying just another tie. You’ll both be happier for it, and they’ll be able to get a lot of use out of such a thoughtful gift.