There is a misconception that it is impossible to shop for guys, “But occasionally, introducing a risk for a gift is a superb way to get guys to attempt it.
It is not going out of the box, they describe, but instead about finding a gift that expands his interests or desires in a new or novel way.
“We like to get gifts for men that someone would not buy for themselves,” we would like to consider choosing something which would benefit their own lives or update where they spend some time.” One of their favorite gifts to provide this year:”Items for the pub, for your desk, for getaways and things that smell good,” Miller says. Believe apothecary products, unique tech accessories and functional clothing.
“Do not underestimate the power of giving men a very quality, regular item that they’ll use over and over,” Fishbein says.
This season, step up your gifting match by choosing out something from our gift guide for guys. Whether he is a sports fan, enjoys his spirits or needs to update his gear, we have discovered some solid picks that go beyond the typical ties and tees. From tech toys to large ticket items, here’s what we’re providing the men on our list this year
Fluance RT85 Reference High Fidelity Turntable
The belt-driven turntable was updated to improve clarity, reflect a broader selection of noise and reduce distortion. The RT85 comprises an Ortofon 2M Blue Cartridge that utilizes an elliptical diamond stylus to trace the grooves of your favourite record for more accurate and precise playback.
It’s all housed in solid wood cabinet that will look right at home in your living room, den or office.
Google Nest WiFi
One of the greatest releases this year, the Google Nest WiFi system can help to expand your internet connection throughout your home or workplace, with around 40% greater coverage and faster speeds up to 2.2 Gbps.
The Nest WiFi also includes an integrated speaker and works like a regular Nest Mini, with the ability to request the weather, listen to music, control your smart home devices and much more. You might even request your Google Assistant to pause your WiFi and check the online speed too. It’s all housed in a slick package that is made from post-consumer recycled vinyl and eco friendly water-based paint.
Sennheiser GSP 370 Wireless Gaming Headset
Sennheiser’s new gaming headset provides an industry-leading battery life of up to 100 hours to get worry-free play. The over-ear cans pack a punch with the identical full throttle sound found in Sennheiser’s line of premium audio products.
Enclave CineHome PRO 5.1 Wireless Home Theater System
Why just spring for a sound bar when you’re able to update your entire home theater with a single easy system? Pair it with your TV for a remarkably loud, complete and immersive experience, if you are watching sports, playing your favourite sport, or streaming a blockbuster movie.
What we like: the CineHome PRO works on its own distinct wireless network, so it will not interfere with your primary signal, and will not be affected by latency or lag (a frequent problem with wireless devices operating in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz frequency bands). You get booming, 360-degree audio with seamless connectivity.
The CineHome PRO is compatible with just about any TV with easy plug-and-play setup. Control it via remote control or download the Enclave program to control settings in the mobile phone.
Wardrobe Upgrade from Bonobos
Yes, you can stock up on elevated basics from Bonobos (believe luxe merino sweaters, slim-fit shirts and perfectly-cut chinos), but the online menswear shop has stepped up its styling this season with more trend-focused selections as well.
Case in point: this satin-style bomber jacket (above left) starts at only $98, with a slew of sizes and colors available. It is the new go-to outerwear piece, taking your work outfit down a few notches from stuffy, while elevating a sweatshirt and jeans for the weekend.
Bonobos makes sweaters in almost every color and material (their yak blend sweaters are especially soft and comfy ), and the site now offers extended sizing on the majority of its items, so you’ll find something tailored to each size, from XS to 3XL.
Our suggestion: pick out a statement piece (such as a camel Mac coat or handsome Italian tux) to help elevate his sartorial game. Or help him refresh his favorite staples by upgrading his variety of T-shirts and sweats.
NBA x Timberland Leather Boots
Pick up a pair of those limited-edition Timberland boots, part of the footwear brand’s ongoing partnership with the NBA.
Made from a premium waterproof leather upper, with padded collars, rust-proof hardware and PrimaLoft insulation, the boots are as rugged as they are warm. Select from a bold, logo-ed out collection, or choose a pair inspired by the L.A. Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics or Chicago Bulls, each featuring custom art and colorways. Each pair comes with a corresponding gift box featuring your favorite team’s logo.
Grooming Lounge”Quid Pro Quo” Kit
DC-based Grooming Lounge has been operating for nearly two decades, with two popular barbershops in the nation’s capital frequented by well-known politicians and head honchos from top lobbyists and law firms nearby.
This season, they are tapping into the impeachment circus with a tongue-in-cheek”Quid Pro Quo” kit. Calling it an”impeachment survival kit,” the set includes a body powder, deodorant, eye depuffing gel plus a manicure kit. The goal: to keep you fair and sweat-free, no matter which side of the political spectrum you fall on.
Braun Series 9 Electric Razor
Cut down on your shaving time with Braun’s new Series 9 Electric Razor. The slick, waterproof razor uses five synchronized shaving elements to help you get a smoother shave with fewer strokes. Two titanium blades, two ultra-thin OptiFoils and a protective skin shield help the razor glide through your beard/stubble/five o’clock shadow with fewer nicks and cuts.
What we like: the trimmer lifts and cuts hair in all directions — all the rules of”how to shave” are out the door. Developed by Braun’s group of researchers from Germany, the Series 9 is one of the most innovative electric razors in the market, promising a quicker, more effective shaving experience with less tugging on your skin.
A 1 hour fee gets you up to 50 minutes of shaving time. This set includes the razor, storage case, charging dock and cleaning brush.
Mismo Bureau Briefcase
Ditch the college find a bag that’s a bit more upscale, while still being casual and functional enough to tote. The smart and stylish Mismo Bureau Briefcase is a modern spin on the classic envelope-style bag, handcrafted with waterproof Italian fabrics, brass hardware and bridle leather trim.
Inside, find a ton of pockets for organization together with a padded divider — great for a laptop or laptop. Carry the bag using the top handle or adjustable shoulder strap.