If the men in your life have given you absolutely no hints to work on gift-giving this season, take a page from our book and consider one of these stylish items!
Holiday shopping for men is notoriously difficult, and it can be even more challenging when you’re on the mission to find something he will enjoy that's also well-designed. We’re doing our best to help with ten great items to consider gifting this season. Each piece is thoughtfully selected, and you can find more options on many of these websites (and perhaps snag a treat for yourself as well)!
Why drink beer out of a bottle when you can enjoy it out of a beautiful glass? Even if your man’s not using them exclusively for beer and they just become glasses to enjoy daily at home, these are guaranteed to bring joy and good design to any kitchen.
Perfect for: The man who loves a good beer.
Whether he uses it as a step-by-step guide or a nice coffee table book about the outdoors, this literary gem, originally published in 1943, is one you will want to flip through together. This book is full of wisdom and charming illustrations that will have you daydreaming of your cabin upstate long after the holidays.
Perfect for: A guy who dreams of building his own off-grid escape.
A good cashmere sweater is a staple in every stylish man’s wardrobe, and Everlane offers some great options in a range of colors. This piece can be worn casually or over a button-down for work, so it’ll quickly become the most versatile piece in his closet and a part of his winter uniform.
Perfect for: Someone in need of a sweater refresh.
A great small business to support, Only NY partners with iconic NY organizations to create cool merchandise. This NYC Parks tee is neutral enough that it works for nearly any taste and is a trendy top to sport year-round.
Perfect for: Your favorite New Yorker!
Socks are always a great gift. Art-themed socks are an even better gift. Urban Outfitters has a great range of men's socks with designs by various contemporary artists like Basquiat and Keith Haring that will dress up even the most boring outfit.
Perfect for: The guy who appreciates contemporary art.
A practical gift with a creative angle, this is one you may want to work on together. When ordering the kit, you can select the exact colors you prefer, so consider your design aesthetic when purchasing. The most satisfying part is that you are left with a beautiful creation that's handmade and truly one of a kind.
Perfect for: The handyman in your life.
Time to switch out the basic Target bedside lamp with this 3D-printed beauty from Wooj. The curved shape makes the lamp appear to move in a meditative, ocean wave-like motion, while the grey tone gives off a calming glow. Fun fact: the shape is designed as part of the company’s first foray into human/AI design.
Perfect for: Someone in need of a mood-lighting refresh.
Similar to socks and books, you can never really have too many hats, especially since likely to get misplaced throughout the season. Not the worst idea to get a matching one for yourself while you’re at it!
Perfect for: Staying stylish and warm while you take scenic winter walks together.
Remember that cute photo of you together that was posted on Instagram only to be buried in the feed months later? Print it out and put it in a sleek metal frame to sit on his desk. A framed photo of a special memory is such a simple yet thoughtful gift and is sure to bring a smile.
Perfect for: His desk at home or in the office.
You certainly don't have to be an architect to enjoy a good pencil, and Blackwing is truly the best. A classic wooden look that feels slightly more elevated due to the unique eraser base and iconic flattened shape. This Audition Pack is a nice way to test a few at once or split them across several stockings!
Perfect for: The guy who dreams of being an architect.
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