Contrary to popular belief, shopping for the guys in your life is no easy feat. To get your wheels turning we’ve curated a handful of gifts that have never failed us, from high performance drone tech to the perfect work and travel bag, here are 15 perfect gifts for the guys this Christmas season.
1. Calpak Power Luggage Tag
Never search for a power outlet in an airport – ever again. This nifty Power Luggage Tag is the perfect accessory for business travel. It comes with a slim, removable battery pack and includes a paper insert for personalized contact details. Perfect for use at airports, in flight, or anywhere else you need power.
2. Everlane The Modern Snap Backpack
This twill backpack is the perfect work and travel bag. The padded interior laptop compartment fits a 15” laptop and it’s water-resistant 100% cotton twill exterior, leather handle and zipper pulls make it functional and stylish.
3. DJI Mavic Air Foldable 4K Drone
Got travel plans? Then you’ll need an epic drown to capture the perfect aerial shots while you’re backpacking through Bali or glacier hiking in Iceland. The DJI Mavic Air is equipped with a 3-axis gimbal & 4K camera and it’s ultraportable – hailed for its high-end flight performance and functionality. It’s time for limitless exploration.
4. The Bullet Journal Method
Take productivity to the next level. The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future by Ryder Carroll is the ultimate guide on “intentional living”: weeding out distractions and focusing your time and energy in pursuit of what’s truly meaningful, in both your work and your personal life. Carroll wrote this book for frustrated list-makers, overwhelmed multitaskers, and creatives who need some structure.
5. Goat Mug by Goat Story
Get him a coffee mug that is guaranteed to start conversations and become the envy of coffee shop warriors everywhere. This unique horn-shaped coffee mug brings style to coffee drinking. It comes with a set of two faux leather straps for easy carrying and a special holder that turns into a stand for your Mug.
6. Everlane Pendleton Throw Blanket
If he likes to snuggle up on the couch and watch the game after a long day of building his business, consider investing in this wool throw blanket. It’s both masculine and cozy.
7. Shinola Canfield On-Ear Headphones
Help him travel and listen to his favorite podcasts in ultimate style and comfort. Shinola headphones feature stainless steel components, interchangeable lambskin ear pads, and a top grain leather headband. Not to mention, the custom 40mm dynamic transducer delivers a unique listening experience. Best of all, the memory foam ear pads encased with lambskin provide unparalleled comfort.
8. Eva Solo Cafesolo Coffee Maker
Nothing beats freshly brewed coffee! This classic, 100% drip-free CafeSolo coffee maker includes a glass jug with a built-in filter and a woven neoprene cover to keep the coffee hot. The Cafesolo Coffee Maker offers a simple brewing method with an integrated filter that brings the best out of your coffee beans. The flip-top lid opens automatically when pouring (a.k.a. drip free) and your coffee stays hot thanks to the insulating cover.
9. UGG Ascot Leather Slipper
Do we even need to justify this one? Comfy slippers are always a hit.
10. Man Crates Grill Master Crate
When it comes to grilling, there’s a line that separates the amateurs from the professionals. You gotta have the right tools for the job and Man Crates lets you think outside the box – literally. This specialty crate includes a: Brass-Knuckle Meat Tenderizer, Cast Iron Smoker Box, Set of 4 Steak Thermometers, Dried Hickory Wood Chips, Original BBQ Sauce, Carolina Bold BBQ Sauce and Premium Spice Blend. Did we mention that it ships in a sealed wooden crate with a laser-etched crowbar? Watching him open this gem will be thanks enough!
11. Hook & Albert Olive Leather Garment Weekender Bag
Give him the perfect duffle with garment bag functionality for his next business trip. This multi-functional weekender is ideal for so many scenarios whether it be a causal overnight jaunt, weekend getaway or business trip.
12. Filson Dry Medium Duffel Bag
This rugged, vinyl-coated polyester midsize duffle is ideal for transporting gear by pickup or boat. Its roll top with hook-and-loop closure and sonic-welded seams provide protection from wear, water and dust. Webbing handles and a removable shoulder strap ensure it’s easy to carry.
13. Leather Passport Cover – Plane
This Gia Rodriguez leather passport cover is designed with a 100 percent Italian leather outer case and boasts quality construction. It’s a must have for every global business owner crossing ponds, traversing boarders, and enjoying every moment along the way. Standard leather cleaner will address small scuffs, light dirt, and will keep your case looking as good as the day he received it.
14. Handpresso Wild Hybrid
Need the perfect portable espresso maker? Yes please! With the Handpresso, 16 bar-pressure is achieved manually, putting it on par with the best espresso machines. Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s idea that “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” espresso lover Henrik Jul Nielsen dreamt up Handpresso on one of his many travels, realizing that the one thing missing from a perfect experience was premium quality espresso.
15. Native Union Smart Hub Bridge
This nifty 8-foot power cable charges up to 6 devices simultaneously with 4 USB ports and 2 AC outlets. Perfect for the guy on the go who needs more than one outlet to charge his tech.
16. Bonus: The Ridge Carbon Fiber RFID-blocking Wallet
The Ridge is a minimalist, RFID-blocking wallet. The main cardholder uses elastic to expand to hold up to 12 IDs and credit cards. The typical leather bi-fold gets packed with faded receipts and unnecessary cards, resembling something more like a suitcase rather than a wallet. The Ridge is minimalist without being limiting. It’s about carrying less but always having what you need.
Need more stylish, functional and practical holiday gift ideas for him? We’ve got you covered. Don’t miss our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs – updated daily.