When it comes to choosing gifts for men, it can seem like the options are limited. If you’ve found yourself giving the same boring ties and socks, or endless gift cards, to the men in your life, holiday after holiday, you aren’t alone.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
There are plenty of trendy, creative, and unique gifts that are great for dads, boyfriends, husbands, brothers, and any other men in your life.
To find the perfect gift for your guy, check out this list of five essential gifts for men in 2017.
1. For tech savvy men: iPhone 7 Battery Case
It’s a good feeling to give a gift that you know the recipient will use constantly.
For the tech savvy guy in your life, or for any guy you know who is always on his phone, the iPhone 7 Battery Case is a great choice.
This slim case can extend the life of a phone by up to 26 hours, and costs less than a hundred bucks.
2. For the eco-conscious: Rocketbook Microwavable Smart Notebook
If you’re looking for a trendy, eco-friendly gift, check out the Rocketbook Microwavable Smart Notebook.
Available on Amazon for $27, the notebook comes with a pen with ink that becomes clear when heated up in the microwave.
Your guy can fill and microwave this notebook five times.
3. For sports enthusiasts: Tokens & Icons MLB Game Ball Bottle Opener
You could buy the baseball lover in your life yet another pennant or metal sign.
Or, you could buy them the truly unique Tokens & Icons MLB Game Ball Bottle Opener. Made from balls used during actual games, you can choose one used by his favorite team.
Whether he uses is to crack open his favorite drink or just as a cool paperweight for his desk is up to him.
4. For the traveler: Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones
For the guy who is constantly on the go, nothing beats the Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones.
He can use them to drown out the noise of airports, subway stations, or even the gym with the sound of his favorite bands.
5. For any guy: A magazine subscription
Magazines make a great gift choice for any man or woman in your life.
Choosing a magazine that you know he’ll love shows that you put thought into your gift.
It’s also a gift that keeps on giving. He’ll enjoy a year or two of weekly, monthly, or bi-monthly issues to read and enjoy, packed full of tips and tricks, news, or updates related to his favorite hobby.
This can also easily be purchased online as a last minute gift. Just buy the subscription, and include a note letting the recipient know to be expecting a copy of the magazine within a few weeks!
Choosing the perfect gifts for men
No matter your guy’s interests, the perfect gift is out there! If you don’t see it on this list, don’t give up yet.
If all else fails, consider buying unique twists on things that he uses every day.
For instance, if your man has a beard, grooming accessories and products make a great choice. If your guy is like many, he’s probably been using the same products for years. Give his morning routine a boost with new razors or a better beard trimmer.
For the wine enthusiast, why not give him a new dessert wine to try?
If you put some thought into choosing a gift that fits his personality or interests, it’s sure to be a hit! Got a gift that you think should have made the list? Let us know if the comments!