35 Best Christmas Gifts for Your Boyfriend
Never second guess a Christmas gift for your boyfriend again. We have picks for every budget and interest!
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So you made it to the Christmas gifts for boyfriend guide. Welcome! You’re probably wondering where to even start. You could play it safe with a gift card. But we both know the best Christmas gifts for him are personalized to his tastes.
That’s why we rounded up the best gift ideas for every type of boyfriend. Whether he dreams big or is more practical, we found top-notch ideas. We even tapped our Taste of Home shopping editors for their best recommendations.
Who wouldn’t want a monthly pizza subscription? Every month, they’ll get to devour the yummiest pizza brands in the nation (think Brooklyn’s coal-oven pies and Chicago deep-dish ‘za). Choose from two subscriptions: Three month or six months. A food of the month club always makes one of the best Christmas gifts for boyfriend foodies.
A temperature-controlled coffee mug? Check! We tried the Ember Mug and LOVE that you can adjust the temperature so it stays perfectly warm all morning. And the sleek design is enough to add to cart. He’ll love not having to warm up his cup of joe mid-morning.
100 Things To Do Poster
This bucket list scratch-off poster is all over social media. Filled with 100 date ideas, trips and new experiences to try, he’ll always have something new to look forward to. It’s a fun way to start planning for the next year, too. He’ll be saying “Been there, done that,” in no time.
Waterproof and portable, this JBL speaker keeps the party going wherever they are. As a top-selling Amazon gadget, people can’t get enough of this speaker.
Baseball-loving boyfriends will love having a piece of their favorite team with these MLB glasses. Each glass features a map of their favorite MLB stadium with the team’s logo printed on the bottom. It comes with two cocktail glasses, perfect for sharing! Taste of Home’s Senior Shopping Editor, Katie Bandurski, gifted these to her now-fiancé, and they were a home run. “He uses them all the time for old fashioneds, plus it’s a great way to remember his hometown team in a new city.”
Personalized Leather Wallet
Keep it classic with a personalized wallet. As a tried and true Christmas gift for boyfriend types of all ages, it’s something he’ll cherish for years. Personalize it with his initials on the front, a phrase on the inside or both. This pick is handmade from full grain vegetable tanned leather.
Cozy gear is the ideal Christmas gift for boyfriend types who don’t like shopping for clothes on their own. This L.L. Bean sweater pullover is so timeless they’ll wear it from the moment fall leaves hit the ground to when spring’s in bloom. Choose from seven colorways and multiple sizes.
We’re Not Really Strangers Game
This Christmas gift for your boyfriend is for the couples who recently started dating. We’re Not Really Strangers is a purpose-driven card game for couples, friends and families. The game covers three levels: perception, connection and reflection. Prompts are designed to build connection with each other and help you better understand your partner. I bought this game early in my relationship to build connection with my long-distance boyfriend. We love it so much we make it a point to play every few months.
Whiskey Ice Cubes
This one’s for the whiskey-loving boyfriends. Serving whiskey over ice helps bring out the aromas, and sphere ice cubes are always the way to go. This sphere ice cube mold fits the bill and can be used for cocktails, too. Pairs well with a boozy Advent calendar!
Whether he’s prone to sore muscles or is obsessed with the latest gadgets, this massage gun checks all the boxes for best Christmas gifts for boyfriends. It comes with all the odds and ends for relieving muscle pain, including massage heads for the back, shoulders, calves—you name it.
Don’t be fooled, this isn’t one of those silly gag gifts. If your boyfriend maintains his facial hair, a beard bib is the ultimate grooming essential. It’s like the cape you wear when getting a haircut, except it suctions to the mirror so no beard hairs get left behind on the sink. I convinced my boyfriend to buy one and he loves that he no longer has to clean his sink post-grooming. It’s a gift for you and him, really.
Happy hour has never tasted better thanks to Shaker & Spoon. For boyfriends honing their mixology skills, a Shaker & Spoon subscription introduces them to new craft drinks. Each box includes every single ingredient they’ll need to mix drinks like a bartender. All they have to do is supply the booze.
These are the only acceptable socks to give as a Christmas gift. Bombas socks are made from extra-long staple cotton that makes them feel like walking on a cloud. The cushioned footbed adds support, so his feet will stay happy all day long. Plus, Bombas donates socks to those in need for every pair purchased. It’s a gift you’ll feel good about giving.
Sunrise Alarm Clock
Morning routines don’t have to be dreadful. Hatch Restore is a personalized alarm clock and lamp that mimics the sunrise to aid healthy cortisol levels and thus create peaceful mornings. They can set a personalized sleep schedule and unwind with soothing sounds. It’s the morning upgrade for anyone on your list who still uses their phone alarm clock (myself included).
This is one of our favorite coffee subscription boxes. Atlas Coffee Club delivers freshly roasted coffee straight to their door every. single. month. They’ll enjoy tasting flavors from around the world, like milk chocolate-tasting beans from Costa Rica and bold roasts from Indonesia. Personalize the coffee to his brewing preference for a perfect cup of joe every morning. Read up on our Atlas Coffee Club review.
Star Wars Soap
Dr. Squatch makes some seriously good smelling shower gear, like soap, hair care, beard oil, cologne—basically all the essentials. Their natural products are formulated for men, and they’re known for fun collabs, including a Star Wars collection. The Star Wars soap bundle is a consistent bestseller and a must-have for the guy in your life who’s obsessed with the franchise. From suds of darkness and a legendary lather, this is the most fun—and best-smelling—soap he’ll own.
If your boyfriend’s not so great at giving gift ideas, opt for a curated care package from Goodly. With themed boxes for camping enthusiasts, cocktail lovers, travelers and the wellness-obsessed, there’s something for every taste. If you still need a Christmas gift for your brother, look no further.
Top off his new Christmas clothes with a pair of Allbirds. Shop from everyday sneakers, running shoes, sandals and boat shoes. There’s guaranteed to be a style for every preference. Shoes are sustainably sourced and made from renewable, natural materials, so they’re better for the environment, too. Plus, Allbirds is committed to becoming a carbon neutral company, so you’ll feel good about where your dollars are going.
Personal Fire Pit
If your boyfriend lives in an apartment, this smokeless fire pit is perfect for indoor or outdoor entertaining. It uses rubbing alcohol to produce a smokeless and odorless flame that’s safe for the indoors or out. And it makes a genius camping companion, too. For something a little bigger, consult our best fire pits guide.
Peanut Butter Whiskey
Sometimes alcohol gifts, like a bottle of their favorite liquor, beer or wine, make the best Christmas gifts for boyfriend types who are simply impossible to shop for. Skrewball Whiskey is a fun pick they wouldn’t think to buy for themselves. It tastes just like peanut butter (with an edge, of course). It’s so yummy even non-whiskey lovers might like it.
At-home movie nights have never been cooler thanks to this projector. It works indoor or out and casts videos just like the movie theaters. Plus, it’s a sleeker alternative to bedroom TVs. Still need a Christmas gift idea for dad or gifts for grandpa? This projector is their new best friend.
Help them wrangle all their tech essentials with this sleek charging station. It comes in four neutral colors and has a spot for their phone, watch, wallet, keys and then some. It’s so versatile it also made our list of Christmas gifts for teens.
Joggers are an essential capsule wardrobe item everyone should have at this point. Gift them a high quality pair, like these bamboo fleece joggers from Free Fly Apparel, that come in three classic colors. Pair it with a cozy top. Christmas gifts for boyfriend, check!
Wallet Money Clip
Upgrade that chunky wallet of his with this minimalist wallet and money clip duo. It holds 15 cards and five folded bills while taking up less space in his pocket. The high quality carbon fiber shell lasts for life and the RFID-blocking technology keeps his essentials safe.
Sure, cologne may be the stereotypical Christmas gift for boyfriends, dads or even your grandpa. But it’s a staple you already know he’ll love. Choose his favorite scent (or a new one you think he’ll like) from Perfume.com. They house favorites from Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren. Or, gift a cologne sampler to find his new everyday scent.
Craft Beer Subscription
Introduce them to a whole new world of craft brew with Beer Drop. It’s a craft beer subscription box (genius, right?) filled with drinks from award-winning breweries. Everything from dark IPAs to light lagers are included—and you get to pick them out! It’s basically a beer lover’s dream gift come true. He’s never been hoppier.
Long Distance Kiss Cup
This Christmas gift goes out to the long-distance boyfriends. Cheer him up when you’re apart with this adorable lips on a mug kiss cup. They print an image of your real kiss in your preferred lip shade (how cool!) and you choose the message. Love knows no distance, after all.
Gift him his very own skincare set with Lumin. He’ll get a moisturizing balm, charcoal cleanser, dark circle defense, exfoliating rub, a serum and oil. Men with all skin types say they’ve seen noticeable improvements thanks to Lumin’s naturally-derived ingredients. It’s ideal for boyfriends who don’t know where to start with skincare.
Date Night Candle
Every night is date night with this Homesick candle. Fig, cashmere and red currant come together in this romantic soy wax blend. Romantic nights in have never felt more cozy. It’s a Christmas gift for girlfriends, too.
Engraved Cast-Iron Skillet
If your boyfriend prides himself as his own personal chef, this cast-iron skillet is his new best friend. A cast-iron skillet is basically required for any home cook, and this one is made personal thanks to the option to engrave it with his name. We love that it’s designed to become a family heirloom. Talk about a clever gift for cooks!
If he already has the beloved AirPods Pro, gift him these sleek wireless AirPods Max over-the-ear headphones. The sound quality is impeccable and perfect for commuting, working or exercising.
An espresso machine and coffee maker duo, this Nespresso comes with a milk frother for the best at-home lattes ever. It’s one of the most thoughtful Christmas gifts for boyfriend types trying to shake their coffee-buying habit. Pair it with one of these coffee gifts. They’ll think of you every time they make their favorite brew.
Wine gifts are great for any guy interested in becoming his own sommelier. Whether they prefer wine to beer or want an easy way to try new sips, look no further than a Winc wine subscription. Winc makes their own high quality wine so you don’t have to spend hours in the store deciding what flavor profile he’ll like most. Plus, four bottles are delivered straight to his door every month. All he’ll need is a cheese board gift to go with it!
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