With Father’s Day fast approaching on top of the usual birthdays and general celebrations, you may be wondering what the man in your life would truly appreciate as a gift. Luckily for you, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of some of the hottest gift ideas for this year. So, take a look and get inspired; he’s sure to love you all the more for it.
With summer coming and thoughts turning to vacations relaxing in the sun, a good book is an essential summer item. Surprise him with that book he’s been talking about reading but never getting around to. He’ll have no excuse not to stop and take some time out to relax and read now. It’s really a double gift, a good book, and stress relief through relaxation.
Hoodies are a classic wardrobe essential that every guy loves. Warm, stylish, practical, the list goes on for why this item of clothing is so enduring and beloved. And it’s this versatility that makes them the perfect gift idea for any man. For the military enthusiast in your life, you can’t go past marine hoodies with styles to celebrate past endeavors or simply pay their respects.
Now that travel is back on the cards, make the most of the opportunity to explore somewhere you’ve not been able to go in recent times. A short break is a fantastic way to surprise a deserving man if your budget stretches to it. Just be sure to check his documentation, and yours is up to date while in the planning stage so that everything goes off without a hitch.
4. Kitchen Knives
A set of chef-quality kitchen knives is a must for the cooking enthusiast. Cooking skills improve when ingredients are prepared with an adequately sharp knife. Zwilling is a top-quality American-made brand that comes highly recommended by some of the best chefs in the world. With one of these in his hands, your cook will also fancy himself a top chef.
5. Experience Days
A terrific way to give the gift of something new is by gifting an experience day, for which there is a vast array available. If he’s always wanted to drive a luxury car, take a hot air balloon ride, or learn gourmet cooking, you’ll find the ideal experience for him. Experience days have the bonus of booking it at a time that suits him within a specific time frame, so there’s no worry about double-booking him. If you can’t decide, some experience companies like Virgin Experiences sell gift cards so that the recipient can choose their own adventure.
6. Personalized Sports Jersey
If your Dad has a favorite sports team, consider a personalized sports jersey to feel like he’s one of the team. Or put his old position number on a football shirt for a more subtle look instead. That way, it’ll have double the meaningfulness to him, ensuring it becomes a treasured item that he appreciated receiving from you.
7. Fishing Gear
Whether he’s new to fishing or a seasoned veteran, he’s sure to appreciate some new equipment for his tackle box. With the patience and serenity that comes with waiting for the fish to bite, it’s a relaxing hobby that’ll do any man’s blood pressure good. Encouraging a fly-fishing hobby can only do good for him as a result.
8. Stub Diary
If he loves going to gigs, movies, or anywhere that requires an entry ticket, a ticket stub diary is a thoughtful way to help him remember the places he’s been. Much like a scaled-down photo album, there are ticket-sized pockets so that he can organize and store those memories safely. He’ll love to look back through them in years to come and share stories of all the fun times with loved ones.
For the caffeine fiend in your life, broaden their coffee palate with a six-month subscription to a coffee of the month club. They’ll receive a new blend to try every month, giving them the chance to sip outside their comfort zone. And because the subscription is only for six months, it won’t last so long that they become fed up with your gift.
10. Travel Mug
If you don’t dare with the actual coffee they drink, there are plenty of coffee-related gifts that can enhance their coffee drinking experience. A top-quality travel mug is a perfect gift for the guy who’s on the go a lot. They’re insulated to keep the drink hot for longer, designed to fit in a car’s drink holder for convenience while traveling, and lidded to avoid nasty spills. What could be a better way for a caffeine fiend to get their on-the-go fix?
11. Gourmet Grill Box
Take his BBQ game up to a new level with a Gourmet Grill Box from a specialist butcher such as Omaha Steaks. There’ll be no charred sausages and lumps of what used to be burger patties with a selection like this to grill. Instead, he’ll be inspired to be extra careful with bacon-wrapped filet mignon on the go. Even the sausages included are worthy of not being burnt to a crisp, with high meat content and divine taste.
12. Food Hamper
Men love food, so give him the gift of his favorite delicacy with a food hamper. A hamper is a brilliant way to indulge his guilty secret treat or enjoy something special together. Man Crates have boxes ranging from jerky to chocolate, all with a masculine feel that he’ll love.
13. Upgrade The Bath Robe
Sick of that ragged old terry towel bathrobe he kicks about in at the weekend? Upgrade his look with a jacquard satin robe for a lux look without losing the comfort factor. He deserves a touch of class on a lazy weekend, whether he’s the one making breakfast or being given it in bed.
The possibilities for unique gifts to give men are endless, ranging from sports, food, fashion, and more; the only limit is your imagination.