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The Best Men’s Gifts You Can Buy

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Gift-giving can be a complicated matter for any person during any season of the year, especially when gifting for men. You want the gift you give to have a lasting impression on the person you offer it to. You want them to love it so badly because you love them! And while shopping for men isn’t quite the herculean task you may fear, it can often hinge on understanding that person through and through. For your sake, here’s a simple list of the best gifts you can give to every type of guy.

What Guys Want Out of Their Gifts

Consider these factors when making a selection:

  • Personality: The best kind of gift is the kind that speaks to the person you’re buying for. You want a gift to reflect their personality and interests because a surprise is most welcome when it’s steeped in consideration.
  • Practicality: Another key factor to keep an eye out for is practicality because some of the best gifts are those that adhere to an already established lifestyle. Moreover, it’s all about convenience. Seek out gifts that bring ease to one’s interests and hobbies or gifts that invite them to forge new ones.
  • Longevity: It’s also important to buy with permanence in mind. Not something that’s physically built to last a lifetime, but something that embodies both personality and practicality. You should seek out a gift that can be used for a long time because someone will want it by their side for years to come.

For the Host: Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set by Froolu

Four staggered rocks glasses, a silver whiskey stone set, and a 26-ounce decanter sit in front of an engraved wooden storage box.

There’s no better way to treat that single malt scotch with the respect it deserves than by ditching its scuffed and smudged bottle for your own kind of receptacle. This Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set by Froolu embodies the top-shelf attitude you desire for your spirits and home bar. Included in the set is a heavy glass decanter that can hold up to 26 ounces of your favorite hooch. It is accompanied by equally well-crafted glasses, as well as a pack of steel whiskey stones. To top it off, both the decanter and the glasses can be custom engraved at no extra charge.

For the Host

Personalized Whiskey Decanter Set for Men - 9 Design Options - Engraved Liquor Decanter Sets with Scotch Glasses - Gift Set for Him, Dad - Premium Set Includes Whiskey Stones - by Froolu

A one-of-a-kind set which features a hefty decanter and four rocks glasses, both of which can be personalized with custom engravings.

For the Writer: Fisher Space Pen Chrome Bullet Space Pen with Clip

A 3.75-inch silver pen made from sleek steel construction.

Slim, polished, and backed by the trusted word of our men and women who rule beyond our atmosphere, this Fisher Space Pen is one of the world’s most satisfying pens. The pen’s brass and steel construction invites you closer, while its renowned pressurized ink cartridge seals the deal, allowing you to write efficiently at any angle (even upside down) and in some of the harshest climates (-30 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit). Come any surface, wet or greasy, this bullet pen will get the job done while lasting three times longer than the standard writing tool.

For the Writer

Fisher Space Pen Chrome Bullet Space Pen with Clip

A world-renowned pen that can write on almost any surface and in some of the harshest temperatures.

For the Athlete: Legiral Deep Tissue Massage Gun

A checker-patterned massage gun with a silicone handle and six interchangeable rubber heads.

A powerful massager that’s ideal for anyone who considers themselves a recreational gym-goer or a hopeful Olympian, this Legiral Massage Gun provides deep tissue percussive therapy to relieve muscle soreness quickly. The device utilizes various tactics to reduce pain, from its 16-millimeter depth amplitude and new generation motor to its six interchangeable massage heads that know how to pinpoint specific areas and pain. It also features an LCD touchscreen that allows for easy circulation between its power settings and speed grades.

For the Outdoorsman: EILIKS Survival Gear Kit

24 assorted safety and survival tools laid out on the inside of a black storage case.

Everyone knows the survivalist guy in their life, whether they’re the type to trek the trails of a new national park every month or the type that just loves to watch online tutorials. There’s no better way to celebrate either man than with this EILIKS Survival Gear Kit, a 24-in-1 emergency bundle that’s equipped to get anyone out of a bind. A few notable items present in this pack include a multifunctional knife for protection, a wire saw for on-the-fly construction, a multi-use fork and spoon for dining, an LED flashlight to guide the way, and an emergency blanket for warmth.

For the Outdoorsman

For the Cook: GRILLART BBQ Grill Utensil Tools Set

19 grilling tools of varying length strapped into the inside of a metallic carrying case.

The grill master is a pivotal character in our lives. He’s either gifted us the finest steak of our lives or potentially given us food poisoning. Either way, he deserves some respect, too. This GRILLART BBQ Grill Tools Set includes everything a pro or newbie needs for a good time on the fire without overcomplicating their setup. The multifunction spatula headlines this package, with its built-in bottle opener and tenderizing blades on each side of the device. Also featured in the kit are a pair of tongs, a knife, a grill brush (with a replacement head), a basting brush, four skewers, and eight corn holders, all of which are constructed from stainless steel that resists heat and rust.

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Hollis Mills is a freelance journalist and a content writer for LifeSavvy. He has a bachelor's degree in English literature, and as an undergraduate at Texas A&M University, Hollis wrote and edited for the nationally recognized student newspaper, The Battalion. When he's not writing, you can find him complaining about Boston Celtics basketball or giving plenty of peanut butter biscuits to his always-hungry Catahoula dog, Blue. Read Full Bio »
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