Men are so difficult to shop for. My husband? Let’s just say with his taste, he might be the hardest. And since I’m being honest, this holiday season the guy on your gift list deserves better. Bifold wallets are basic, ties are boring, and a six-pack of Hanes tees doesn’t exactly scream, “I appreciate you.” Instead of relying on these tired standbys, consider getting the men in your life something more exciting, luxe, or unexpected.
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01. W&P Design The Hot Toddy Carry on Cocktail Kit
It’s Hot Toddy season, y’all! Whether you’re gifting your boss who has everything, or just need a cool stocking stuffer idea for your man, it’s a sure bet he’ll appreciate this fun kit for making his favorite winter cocktail anywhere he goes.
02. Roadie 20 Cooler
Yetis are built for taking cold ones on the road, and making sure they stay cold for hours. If you’re from the South, there’s one thing we all know – you can’t go wrong with Yeti.
03. Todd Snyder + Champion Slim Jogger Sweatpants
You can never go wrong with a pair of Champion sweats. And since Patrick has these in three different colors already, we all know he approves. Opting for a Burgundy color adds to the cool retro vibe of these classic sweatpants to dress them up or down.
04. Kiehl’s Men’s Starter Kit
If you’ve read my blog post, “5 Tips for Clear Skin” then you know how much I love Kiehl’s. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that my husband does also. Kiehl’s limited-edition set features the best essentials for guys to look fresh, from an energizing face scrub to combat ingrown hairs and prep for shaving, to a lightweight moisturizer that’ll make his mug feel serious smooth.
05. Apple Watch Series 4
I’m all for going with the best and new, but with the new release of the Apple Watch 5, you can finally gift the Apple Watch 4 for a reasonable price. They can track their health and stay on top of texts and emails with one sleek, useful smart watch.
06. SoundLink® Micro Bluetooth® Speaker
For a speaker that’s only slightly larger than the smart device that powers the tunes, you’ll be surprised by how big this actually sounds. The tough-built design is not only resistant to dents, cracks and scratches, but is also completely waterproof so you can throw your own impromptu pool party or showing singing shesh without the risk of damage.
07. Aventus Fragrance by Creed
This is Patrick’s favorite cologne, not that that matters. It is actually my favorite cologne. And considering the amount of compliments he receives when he wears it, I’d say it’s everyone’s favorite as well. Just trust me when I say it’s worth every penny.
08. GilletteLabs Heated Razor Starter Kit
Aren’t we all tired of razors at this point? They dull too quickly and aren’t ever impressive – until now. This innovative razor gives guys that warm barbershop shave in the comfort of their own home. It’s the top-notch Gillette razor guys love, but with adjustable heat technology to soften hairs for the best shave possible.
09. Tile Essentials 4 Pack
If “Where did I put _____ again?” could be considered his catch phrase, Patrick would copyright it. The Tile essentials pack might be the most useful gift you can give him to save time and prevent major headaches.
10. Chapter Dopp Kit by Herschel Supply Co.
Patrick uses a tote every time we travel. And Herschel Supply Co quality never disappoints. This tote has an internal mesh organizer and exterior zip pocket provide convenient extra storage in a rugged, leather-detailed travel kit lined in signature, coated fabric for easy cleaning.
11. Whiskey Glass Set
If the Batmobile was a cup, it would be this whiskey glass. These are designed specifically to aerate and enhance whiskey’s trapped and hidden qualities, and they look pretty cool, too. This whiskey glass set comes in a set of 2.