Trying to pick the perfect gift for the guy who has, well, everything, can be a challenge. We have ideas for a gift for a boyfriend that will be sure to make him smile on Christmas morning. Whether you’re looking for something big for the man you’ve been with for some time or you’re newly dating and wanting to get something small, we have ideas for all stages of relationships.
23 Ideas for a Gift for a Boyfriend that He Will Love
Whether you have someone on your list that travels often, works out every day, or just likes to listen to music throughout the day, a brand new set of headphones is a great holiday idea for a gift for a boyfriend. These noise-canceling, wireless Bluetooth headphones by Bower and Wilkins are top-of-the-line noise-canceling headphones that adapt to the environment around you. It also changes according to what you’re doing- when you lift an earbud off to listen to your environment, the music playing in your headphones automatically pauses and then resumes when you place the earbud back on. And with 30 hours of playtime, you will have plenty of power to last you through a long-haul flight or weeks of long workouts without charging it back up.
If over the head headphones aren’t quite your style, these in-ear headphones are the perfect companion to an active person’s workout or gym session. With a clear and crisp sound that adapts to the environment around you, turning up when its louder and decreasing volume in quieter spots, it will quickly become their favorite pair of headphones. The 12-hour battery life means they can run a marathon (or three) without worrying about the headphones losing a charge; the silicone and rubber material is durable and flexible. Both headphones are a perfect option for an awesome holiday gift this year.
All of the Spy Optics goggles are made with high-quality impact-resistant HD lenses. They are digitally mastered so that there isn’t any distortion and the image you see through the goggles is clear. They are also all anti-fog and anti-scratch with 100% UV protection. Boyfriends and girlfriends can match with the Legacy Snow. This style offers a cool look with complete protection in several different styles and colors (Wiley Miller for men and Matte White for women featured here). The silicone lined strap on all the Spy Optics goggles means they will stay in place, too.
If your family is the winter type and they don’t let the cold stop them from braving the great outdoors, winter goggles from Spy Optics are perfect for the entire family. For the kids, the Cadet Spy Optics is a perfect size. These are a great gift for a boyfriend and for the whole family before you step out on the slopes this winter.
The problem with most smartwatches today is that they don’t look great when you’re in anything but casual or active attire. But the Suunto 5 Multisport GPS Smart Watch is a gift for a boyfriend that not only tracks his daily workouts, steps, location, and heart rate, but it also looks great. It is specially designed to look more like a regular watch than an activity tracker and it can be worn from the gym straight to the office.
It is super lightweight and waterproof up to 50m with training plans, sports modes, and up to 40 hours of battery life even when in exercise mode. GPS tracking allows you to keep track of how far you’ve gone, and it can even track your sleep, recovery, and calories when you’re sleeping. It is a great idea for a gift for a boyfriend or an active person who also wants to be stylish every step of the way.
If you’re looking for a gift for your boyfriend who loves sports, you can’t go wrong with a set of new golf clubs. Even if he doesn’t play golf he has probably asked for a new set of clubs “just in case” he needs them at some point. Retirement is looming, after all, and he just might spend all his free time out at the country club.
These men’s golf clubs by Decathlon are the perfect set of golf clubs for the beginner and intermediate players. Included in the set are the standard 7 clubs: 1 driver, 1 hybrid, 4 irons, and 1 mallet putter. Also included are a driver headcover and a putter headcover. The clubs are designed to give a regular range of 16 to 22 yards. The vibration dampening and ergonomic grip make them comfortable to hold and hit. They are made with lightweight titanium that makes it easy to swing and transfers your power to the ball with full force. The matte black decreases the amount of light reflection from the clubs.
This is a great set for those who love to play recreationally or those who are just learning. The lightweight irons and the lack of wood clubs is intentional – so as to provide the best set of clubs to learn and perfect one’s golfing craft.
If you are someone that takes your work with you wherever you go, you might find yourself a little lost when you don’t have all your regular equipment with you. With SideTrack, you will never have to keep going back and forth from window to window. This portable monitor can be taken with you wherever you go and attaches easily to your laptop screen. It can stay attached to your laptop so you don’t have to install it every time you pull it out, and it is lightweight. It is compatible with most laptops, including both PCs and Macs, and makes it easier to be productive and efficient when you are working.
The SideTrak Portable Monitor is a great idea for a gift for a boyfriend, college students, traveling business workers, or those who work from home.
Who says that the holidays have to be cold, cloudy, and dreary? Sometimes a good pair of shades is exactly what someone needs under the tree, and Blenders Eyewear has some of the best styles and on-trend designs of the season that are a great idea for a gift for a boyfriend. These Crazy Love pink polarized sunglasses are perfect for a tropical vacation or for the slopes. The Westside Lavender has cool purple lenses that are on-trend for the winter and next spring while the Natty McNasty has a cool blue that is perfect for the colder season. The Blue Phoenix and Autumn Fire sunglasses are powerful blue or orange colors that will surely get everyone’s attention. Sunny Bay is a bright orange lens that looks great atop a snow-covered peak before you ski on down.
For the guy who is always on their feet a new pair of shoes that are stylish yet comfortable is a gift he is sure to appreciate. SAS (San Antonio Shoemakers) has an amazing selection of men’s sneakers that don’t look like your typical tennis shoes. The Venture is a lace-up sneaker that combines leather and suede-like material to create a shoe that gives you the feel of an athletic sneaker but the look of an everyday casual shoe. The Cool Step Technology not only keeps his foot ventilated and dry but the shock-absorbing sole provides the support needed for him to be on his feet all day.
If he needs more active footwear, the Journey is a lace-up sneaker surrounded by genuine leather and breathable mesh. Whether you are going for a jog or running errands, these tennis shoes give ultimate flexibility on any surface. Many men find the versatility of the Journey enough to be their go-to shoe when getting ready to head out the door for any occasion. The Journey comes in a variety of colors and designs easily matching his personality and style.
Who doesn’t love giant brick building sets for the holidays? This huge World War II battleship, the USS Missouri, brick building kit will keep your children (or a history-loving adult!) busy for hours. The USS Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States Navy and is most remembered by being the location of surrender for Japan, which effectively ended World War II.
The COBI World War II Battleships USS Missouri Brick Building Set comes with 2300 brick building pieces, easy to follow assembly instructions, and a stand to keep your ship in place for display. Kids who love creating monstrous brick sets or adults who love military history will truly enjoy have this piece of American history as part of their collection.
Get everything your outdoorsy friend needs with the Trailmate Journey 70Qt Cooler. It’s an all-terrain go-anywhere-cooler that’s built tough to keep all your goods cool and fresh while you venture to a place of solitude. Whether your outdoor friends prefer the grassy plains, beach dunes, or wooded trails in the wilderness, the Trailmate Journey keeps up beautifully.
Pack all that you need to in this 70qt capacity cooler which can keep 112 12oz beverage cans cold with Ultratherm® Technology built into the body and lid. Our favorite features that make this a match-made-in-the-wilderness gift are:
- Oversized Wheels — Tackle sand and other challenging terrains with the superior traction and ground clearance of 10-inch, never-flat, smooth-ride wheels.
- Glide™ Handle — Pull your load 50% easier thanks to the comfort and leverage of our locking, telescoping, horizontal handle.
- Butler Tray — Serve up drinks and snacks away from sand and dirt on our removable butler tray, which stores easily under the cooler’s lid when not in use.
- Dry Storage — From public beaches to secret swimming holes, keep essentials like mobile phones, keys, and sunglasses handy and dry inside our water-resistant, lockable box with an anti-leak gasket.
- Storage Pocket — Stash your shades, sunscreen, and other essentials easily and securely.
- Bottle Openers — Dual built-in bottle openers at your fingertips makes it easy to enjoy your refreshments.
- Accessory Holders — Removable accessory holders to transport and add additional support for beach umbrellas or fishing rods.
- Tie-Down Loops — Easily haul beach chairs, umbrellas, and other accessories by strapping them right to the cooler.
- Stainless Steel Parts — Enjoy durability down to the details with premium, stainless-steel, rust-resistant screws.
- Drain Plug — Threaded drain plug is garden hose compatible and features a non-slip, easy-grip tethered cap.
- Cool Riser Technology™ — Improves cooling performance by elevating cooler from hot surfaces.
- Ice Retention — Insulated body and lid provide up to 4-day ice retention performance (under controlled test conditions).
When you need something for the avid hikers in your life, pick up a Daytripper Backpack Cooler. It holds all the essentials you need when you want them.
Hiking doesn’t require your friends to look like they are roughing it in the farthest reaches of the world. Keep all their items fresh AND fashionable while being completely functional. It has a multi-party pack-in set that accommodates the many destinations your traveling buddies venture off to.
The top compartments divide and transport all your favorite wines and beverages while the pockets are excellent for holding the corkscrews and other sommelier necessities. Celebrate and hike away for a romantic getaway celebration with a Daytripper Backpack Cooler.
Keeping your home and your family protected are your top priorities. Home security systems are sometimes difficult to install and pricey. But with SimpliSafe, you can protect your family quickly and easily. SimpliSafe is a home monitoring system that cuts out the middle man. You can simply go online and select the type of protection you need along with all the entry points of your home, and SimpliSafe will send your home monitoring kit right to your door. You can install it within minutes and have your home, and your family, protected in no time.
With SimpliSafe, you have 24/7 home monitoring. It doesn’t just protect against intruders either. It also monitors for power outages, floods, fires, and even hackers into your system. No matter what, SimpliSafe is ready and your family is protected. This is a great gift for those who are looking for a way to protect their home, apartment, or condo and keep their family without installing a large, permanent security system.
If you have a golfer in your life, then new gear is always a great gift for the holiday season. The ECCO S- Lite Golf Shoes are shoes that they can wear all day long on the course. They have a diamond embossed YAK leather upper liner which adds breathability to the shoe and a full-grain finish. The base of the shoe is their patented FLUIDFORM that transfers fluid material to help form a comfortable base for the shoe.
The outsole of the shoe is flexible and durable, making it comfortable and easy to wear all day long. The ECCO S- Lite Golf Shoes is a lightweight golf shoe that is flexible, durable, and keeps golfers stable through their swing. It is the perfect gift for the golfer in your life this holiday season.
Every regular traveler knows what it’s like to be working on a plane, train, or bus and have no working (or even available) power outlets to charge their phones, tablets, or laptops. Portable chargers for phones and tablets are generally easy to come by, but charging stations for computers are hard to find. This Portable Laptop Power Station, however, solves that problem by offering a device that can power a laptop for up to 15 hours.
It doesn’t take up much space, either. It’s about the size of a small tablet and can fit easily in a bag, a carry-on, or a briefcase. It can power several different devices at once- a tablet for up to 21 hours and a phone for up to 100 hours. The 2.4 amp USB port charges your device fast with the Quick Charge technology so you will be ready to go as sooner. The Portable Laptop Power Station is the perfect gift for someone who is always traveling or simply always on the go.
Looking for something to help brighten up a workspace? If you have a college student or just a hardworking friend or family member on your list, this LED Desk Lamp is a practical and useful gift that makes it easier to get all.the.things done. Not only does the ClearSun LED reduce eyestrain up to 50% but it also provides you the date, time, temperature, and a USB charging port so your phone never dies (and you don’t have to always remember your charger).
The smooth, uniform light of the ClearSun LED is better for your eyes and gives off a healthy light. It has six different brightness settings and comes donned with a faux leather texture and chrome accents, making it stylish and functional. Basically it is the perfect gift for the practical gift-receiver in your life.
All outdoor lovers are constantly looking for the best gear to take with them on their next camping or hiking adventure. This Kelty Low Loveseat is a gift idea for a boyfriend but it’s also good for you- it brings you even closer together with a camping chair made for two. Snuggle up close to one another around the campfire, tell stories to the kids before bed, or enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and a few s’mores as you sit together under the stars. It is also perfect for beach-goers to enjoy the sunshine at the shore
The Kelty Low Loveseat is made to sit low, so you are closer to the campfire and not sitting high above anyone else. It reclines slightly to make it even more comfortable, and the durable steel frame makes it super strong- because we all know that the kids are going to try sitting on it all at once. The armrests have beverage holders for your favorite campsite drinks, and the roll carry tote makes it easy to take with you and store. It is the perfect gift for those who love the great outdoors, and love to be with their friends and family.
Another unique gift that is perfect for the person who says, “I don’t want anything” or the one that seems to have everything is this gorgeous star cluster wall mural. No matter where this wall mural hangs in their home, it will surely catch the eye of guests, friends, and family. The image is the picture taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of the Westerlund 2 Star Cluster. It is a cluster of nearly 3,000 starts and resides in nebula Gum 29 which is located about 20,000 lightyears away from Earth. It is approximately 2 million years old and contains the hottest, brightest, and most massive stars in our galaxy.
The mural is easy to install and can be moved easily. The Peel & Stick fabric makes it easy to put it where you want it or moving it when you need a change of scenery. It is the perfect idea for a gift for a boyfriend that has always been in awe of our universe or for the astronomy buff on your Christmas list.
A classic holiday gift is a strong whiskey. Horse Soldier Straight Bourbon from American Freedom Distillery was created by a group of Special Forces Veterans who responded to the US attacks on 9/11in Afghanistan on horseback. The bourbon was named after the popular nickname given to these men, “The Horse Soldiers.”
Horse Soldier Bourbon is aged in new American Oak and is soft and smooth on the pallet. It is made with soft red winter wheat and has a strong and long crisp finish of dark stone fruits, vanilla, and oak. There are several different batches of the bourbon available including Straight Bourbon Whisky, Small Batch Bourbon Whisky, Signature Barrel Strength, and Commander’s Select.
For those who live an active lifestyle, it’s no secret that protein is a huge part of training and recovery. Protein powders can often times have added ingredients and sugars which are misleading in their nutritional value. However, this holiday season you can get your power-lifting friend (you know who they are…because they don’t stop talking about it) single ingredient grass-fed whey protein from Naked Nutrition. This grass-fed Whey protein comes from dairy cows that have a 100% grass-fed diet. Therefore, the resulting whey protein is totally soy-free. There are no artificial sweeteners, flavors, or dyes. One scoop gives you 25 grams of protein which means they will be making gains in no time.
If you have someone on your list who has an active lifestyle, chances are that they spend much of their time worrying about recovery. The Pso-Rite Massager is a trigger point massager that helps aide in recovery and relaxes aching muscles and is a great idea for a gift for a boyfriend who is active. The patented design mimics the hands and elbows of a professional masseuse giving a deep tissue massage on your back, shoulders, neck, hips, legs, arms, and feet. You can pinpoint the Pso-Rite Massager to exactly where you need it so you can get to the relief you need fast.
It is a great gift for active people, athletes, or those with chronic pain.
Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville video game
Looking for some new games for the holiday season? One of the top games this year is the new Plant vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. In this exciting game, you will be able to customize your gameplay with different options. In this game, you can power against the zombies with these cool plants and vegetables. Work alone or form a team to challenge the brainless no-gooders. It is available for PS4 and Xbox One and is perfect for ages 8 years old and up.
Help make this winter season as comfortable as possible for the men in your life by giving them a Thompson Tee! Invented as the answer to wet underarms and unsightly stains, the patented Hydro-Shield sweat proof technology will make him feel confident to move his arms without exposing embarrassing wet spots or discoloration!
Thompson Tees are proudly handcrafted in the USA and the brainchild of two partners who suffered from Axillary Hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweat). Their solution makes a perfect gift for the men in your life who may suffer the same.
Do you have a Star Wars buff in your midst? The new Jedi: Fallen Order video game is a gift for a boyfriend who loves Star Wars and who loves video games. In this game, players can become Jedi’s themselves, training and battling with an innovative lightsaber striking combat system. Once you have completed your training you will head into ancient forests and haunted jungles to complete your missions and advance your training.
Jedi: Fallen Order
Want to give a gift this holiday season that will last the whole year? The Xbox Game Pass 12 Month Membership is the perfect idea for a gift for a boyfriend or for any game lover! Not only does the game pass include Xbox Gold, but you have unlimited access to over 100 high-quality console and PC games. It also includes exclusive member discounts and Xbox studio titles when they premiere–not to mention there are new games added all the time! Additionally, you will get one month of EA access, three months of Discord Nitro, and six months of Spotify Premium. Get your Xbox Game Pass 12 Month Membership today and enjoy the savings while you play your favorite games!
Looking for a cool stocking stuffer as an idea for a gift for a boyfriend? Helmm Deodorant is not your typical deodorant. Not only is it safe for you guy (paraben-, phthalate-, talc-, triclosan-, and sulfate-free) but it is also good for the planet. That’s because Helmm Deodorant is the first refillable deodorant for men. The unique and premium-made, hand-stitched case is reusable- you just have to insert your favorite scent. This reduces plastic waste made by traditional deodorants significantly and makes your man feel good about what he’s putting under his arms and into landfills. Our favorite scents are Coastline, Trailblazer, Hudson, and Nightmarket. Helmm Deodorant also comes in aluminum-free options.
Boyfriends can be hard to shop for but with this list of products, you will be sure to find the perfect gift no matter what. From golf clubs to video games, we have some great ideas for a gift for a boyfriend this holiday season.
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