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28 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Him

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift ideas for him? From stylish accessories to kitchen gadgets, we've got options for every type of guy.

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Fernweh Alaskan Forest Candle SetVIA MERCHANT

Trying to decide what to get dad for Christmas? How about your brother? And don’t forget your boyfriend! If you’re feeling overwhelmed, we’re here to help. We searched the internet high and low for the best Christmas gift ideas for him. Whether he’s a foodie, traveler or sports fanatic, we found epic presents—in every price range. All you have to do is click “add to cart”!

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For Someone Missing Home: Urban Map Glass

On the hunt for Christmas gift ideas for him that will bring back fond memories? This geo-specific drinkware will do the trick. He can reminisce about the city etched onto the glass’s surface every time he sips. Better yet, it’s a great conversation starter and excuse to relive precious moments. Did we mention it’s a great vessel for enjoying his boozy Advent calendar, too?

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For Fry Guys: Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer

If he can’t resist anything crunchy, crispy, fried, roasty or toasty, this is the appliance for him. The Breville combination toaster oven and air fryer lets him cook anything to his favorite texture in an easier, healthier way. It’s also a nice gift for sisters who need to upgrade their kitchen appliances.

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For Pet Parents: Personalized Ugly Sweater Socks

Get him into a festive mood with custom socks that feature his best friend! This personalized gift will get lots of laughs and seasonal wear, but with his pet’s mug on them, we’re not sure this pattern can still be called “ugly.”

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Looking for more budget-friendly picks? Check out these cheap Christmas gifts for everyone on your list.

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For Baseball and Beer Lovers: MLB Used Bat Bottle Opener

Combine his love of America’s greatest sport and America’s most-loved drink with a gift that nods to both. Sourced from the MLB itself, these handmade bottle openers will allow him to crack open a cold one with an authentic former game-day bat. Or, score with these other beloved beer gifts.

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For Guys with Sore Muscles: Lifepro Massage Gun

Christmas gift ideas for him that both pamper and provide pain relief are rare. This mini, travel-ready massage gun does just that and more. After an intense workout (or long day at the office), it soothes sore muscles to get him ready for another day of action. We have a feeling this will be a family gift everyone shares!

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For Outdoor Enthusiasts: Murphy’s Natural Mosquito-Repellent Candle

Getting bitten by bugs bites. Take the sting out of your outdoorsy guy by gifting him everything he’ll need to ward off mosquitoes. This citronella candle is a good place to start, but you can also pick up Murphy’s Naturals repellent sprays, balms and incense sticks—plus a tin of bite relief balm, just in case.

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For Grill Masters: Weber 70th Anniversary Charcoal Kettle Grill

Outdoorsy doesn’t have to mean woodsy, but it can mean charcoal-y. Get him a limited-edition Weber kettle grill so he can enjoy this iconic brand’s classic design and reap the rewards of his passion. Gas has got nothing on charcoal grilling flavor! Discover more gifts for grillers to spice up his BBQ and beyond.

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For Carnivores: Porter Road Meat Box

Does your favorite meat lover already own a grill and too many accessories? Instead of busting his chops, buy him the finest ones. A butcher’s meat box of pasture-raised, hormone- and antibiotic-free, dry-aged steaks and dogs, tender pork and flavorful sausage will be his new favorite food gift.

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For Rugged Cooks: Williams Sonoma Canvas Apron

Make this year the last one he ruins a good shirt while working on the grill or in the kitchen. This canvas apron is inspired by tradesmen and will be something he’ll be proud to don over any outfit.

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For Pizza Connoisseurs: Ooni Pizza Oven

Everybody loves pizza, but if the guy in mind loves it more than most, this easily portable gas-burning pizza oven will turn his backyard into a slice of heaven. Stone-baked pizza in 60 seconds? It’ll be devoured in less time than that. Trust us, we tried the Ooni pizza oven and can attest to the delicious, professional-level pies it delivers.

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For Cover Hogs: Couples Split Blanket and Sheet Set

If one of you is always being left out in the cold, this sheet set is the answer to those bedtime woes. With flat sheets and blankets that are split partially down the middle, sleeping side by side is no struggle. This passes as a gift for girlfriends, too.

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For Budding Chefs: Home Chef Meal Kit Subscription Service

Looking for Christmas gift ideas for him that encourage his interest in cooking? A Home Chef meal kit subscription service that comes with pre-portioned ingredients is perfect for him to hone his skills. There’s an ever-evolving menu of dishes to try, and options for every diet and lifestyle. Sign him up for a food of the month club, too.

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For Takeout Kings: NuWave Induction Wok

Making restaurant-quality stir-fry at home is tricky—home ranges and electric woks just don’t get hot enough. That is, until this induction wok hit the market. With three wattage settings, blazing fast high temp controls, cool-to-the-touch induction tech and naturally nonstick traditional carbon steel, this wok simply rocks.

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For Football Fans: NFL Game Used Uniform Wallet

He’ll always have his favorite team in his back pocket when you gift him a uniform wallet made from an officially licensed, game-worn jersey in the colors he bleeds every fall. The team’s name is discreetly embossed on the front, but on the inside fabric lining, it’s loud and proud.

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For Authentic Food Explorers: Soup Dumplings Kit

If one takeout order is never enough, this Chinese soup dumpling kit lets him whip up an authentic meal at home. With 100 pork and chicken dumplings, a trio of yummy sauces and a steamer to cook a batch up in just 10 minutes, this takes all-you-can-eat to delicious new levels. Add one of these gifts for chefs to make it a (flavor) bomb gift.

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For Cookie Monsters: Levain Giant Cookies

These soft and chewy oversized cookies are a New York legend—and for good reason. They’re baked fresh and shipped out every day for optimal freshness, and their beautiful packaging make this sweet gift even sweeter. Levain is also on our list of the best Christmas cookie delivery services.

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For Dog Lovers: FurHaven Pet Barrier Seat Cover

File this under Christmas gift ideas for him and his four-legged BFF. If his constant companion has a passion for wind in their fur, he’ll love this backseat protector with a built-in pet barrier, storage pocket, vent and available access to the car seat pocket. An extended solid platform gives his dog plenty of room to sprawl out and keeps his car less furry than all of his other possessions.

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For Cutting-Edge Coffee Drinkers: Steeped Coffee Variety Pack

If he’s always looking for the newest, most creative way to enjoy his morning brew, titillate him with tea bags…for coffee. This hand-roasted, ethically-sourced, direct trade coffee brand puts them in nitro-sealed, single-serve bags. He can brew a cup of Joe anywhere, anytime—just add water. Wake up to other delicious coffee gifts.

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For Music-Loving Entertainers: Guitar Charcuterie Board

If you think he’s a cut above the rest, give him a board to match. These guitar-shaped charcuterie boards are functional statement pieces for any entertainer. Choose between cherry, mahogany, walnut and maple wood, then opt for one of four unique finishes.

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For Busy Neat Freaks: Robot Vacuum and Mop

If he likes things tidy but is pressed for time, the smartest little floor cleaner on the planet is here for him. This vacuum mop robot easily detects carpets, and can scrub up to 3,000 times per minute for the ultimate clean. Plus, he can effortlessly set schedules and routes with an app. It’s also a thoughtful gift for a grandma to help out around the house.

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For Cozy Homebodies: Fernweh Frosted Spruce Candle

Nothing enhances a homey vibe like a flickering candle. The Fernweh collection features gender-neutral and minimalist designs with scents that are warm, woodsy and perfect for the cold months ahead. We’re smitten with the Frosted Spruce scent inspired by an Alaskan forest.

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For Low-Maintenance Self-Care Guys: Kiehl’s Energizing Face Wash

Wish he’d take better care of his skin? This facial cleanser makes it easy for him to put his best face forward. It’s packed with energizing caffeine and invigorating menthol, plus soothing vitamin E to moisturize and hydrate. One step and he’s good to go.

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For Frequent Flyers: Kizik Slip-On Sneakers

Take the pain out of airport security for your rolling stone with these stylish, innovative and supremely comfortable hands-free sneakers. The specially designed heel cup resists smashing and pops right back into place, but their day-to-night look leaves no one the wiser that they’re slip-ons.

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For Sentimental Sweeties: Heirloom Video Books

Pictures are worth a thousand words, but videos are worth even more. This custom video book one-ups traditional musical greeting cards by playing up to 20 minutes of memories once you open the cover. Talk about an emotional gift for dad or grandpa!

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For Weary Peepers: Covry Perfect Fit Sunglasses

For gents that are tired of having their sunnies float down their nose or rest on their cheekbones, Covry’s Elevated Fit eyewear answers their prayers. Each frame is designed to fit real people, and caters to a variety of facial features. The lenses come in prescription, polarized and blue light for at-work protection, too.

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For Business Travelers: Tumi Sturdy Brief Pack

If you can afford the splurge, he’ll never have to replace this Tumi Alpha Brief pack. The laptop bag fuses function, style, longevity and luxury. It’s made of ballistic nylon, has pockets for everything and is equipped with smart features, like a tracer in case the bag doesn’t make it to his final destination.

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For Audio-Inclined Fellas: Treblab Wireless Headphones

Whether he’s a gamer or a world traveler, these wireless headphones will go the extra mile. An impressive 35-hour Bluetooth playtime on a three-hour charge means hardly ever having to plug them in, and water-resistance and active noise-canceling keeps his mind on his music and his music on his mind.

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For Cat Dads: K&H Window Perch

When his cat’s the king of his castle, this hilarious home enhancement offers the ivory tower of his feline friend’s dream. A window perch suctions right onto the glass for the best views in the house. It doubles as a safe hideout space and a shelf for sunbathing.

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Su-Jit Lin
Su-Jit Lin is a writer first and everything else second. Her work on food, travel, culture, and where these topics all intersect has appeared on Huffington Post, Longreads, Thrillist, Folks, The Kitchn, Ravishly, AAA Magazine editions, Edible Long Island, Where Y'at, and others. Her person, however, can be found traveling for food; making food; working off said food at the gym or on some type of adventure; or in front of her computer on Long Island, New York, waxing rhapsodical about the deeper meaning of what she just ate.