When it comes to buying men gifts, the struggle is real. Whether you’re looking for something for you husband, father, brother, or friend, we’ve got the latest and greatest gifts to hit the market. Forget the typical tie and sock combo, here’s what your guy really wants for the holidays.
1. Taster’s Club
Think “birchbox for booze” or rather: a fancy whisky of the month club. It’s the gift that keeps on giving and makes a great buy for dads, beaux, and bros. And if he’s not into Whiskey? They also curate shipments of Tequila and Rum. Purchase your subscription here at TastersClub.com. For new subscribers, take off 15% of your first month’s subscription with the PROMO CODE: TastersClubBigCity. Valid through 12/31/16.
2. All-Natural Hamptons Salt
This gourmet salt set is perfect for the man who loves to cook. All-natural and unrefined, it contains no potentially unhealthy anti-clumping agents. Our picks? The Daily Chef Collection ($44.99), which includes Cooking Salt, Finishing Salt, & Garlic Salt is a the perfect way to stock your pantry with essential, familiar flavors. If your man is a little more advanced or adventurous in the kitchen, consider The Grill Master Collection ($59.99.) It includes three grill-inspired flavors -Smoked Hickory, Smoked Mesquite and Espresso- that work on meats, poultry, and vegetables. Get yours at HamptonsSalt.com. Use the promo code BCLB for 15% off. Promo code valid before tax and shipping through 12/31/2016.
3. Personalized Cufflinks
I purchased these cufflinks for my husband on our wedding day, and he absolutely loved them. The bronze and sterling silver set are made to order and feature GPS coordinates of your choice. If you and your recipient share a memory in a special place, just look up the coordinates here. Personally, I had them engraved with the coordinates of the city in which we first met. It’s a reminder of where we came from and how far we’ve come. Get yours here From Drake Designs and use our promo code BCLB for 10% off.
4. Balls Of Steel Drink Coolers
For the man with a serious sense of humor, consider The NAPA Wine Chillers from BOS Drinkware. These tongue-in-cheek stainless steel drink coolers boast chilling technology (exclusive to BOS products) which chill your wine perfectly every time. They have adorable packaging and the Napa Wine Chiller is formed from a thin layer of special, lightweight stainless steel. At the center, is the Arctic-Core (a phase-change chilling technology exclusive to BOS products) which chills your wine perfectly every time! Also, on top of it being a great product, 15% of proceeds go to charitable missions such as MD Anderson Cancer Center. Get yours on sale for $25.99 here and consider custom engraving as well as free shipping. For 15% OFF, use our exclusive PROMO CODE: BCLB. Valid through 12/31/16.
5. Pancake 3D Printer
Yes, you read that correctly. The PancakeBot 3D Food Printer is the perfect gift for the artist who likes to play with his food. This is the world’s first pancake printer capable of automatically dispensing batter directly onto a griddle in the shape of the user’s choosing. Design your own pancake masterpiece using the free software or choose from the premade designs at pancakebot.com. A runaway success on Kickstarter, the PancakeBot helps kids and adults explore technology through food. Get yours here for $220.49.
6. Amazon Firestick
This streaming media player is one of the best gifts my husband and I ever received. Easy to use, long-lasting, and reliable, the Amazon Firestick is a great affordable gift option for someone who’s been drooling over a smart TV. Stream Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime and more with the click of a button. Get yours here for $39.99
7. Whiskey Decanter
For the man that appreciates little luxuries, consider a masculine whiskey decanter. (This goes great with the aforementioned Taster’s Club, by the way!) This one from Macy’s will only run you $40, but looks great and serves a functional purpose. Bonus points if you get the matching glasses. Shop Macy’s here.
8. Mantry Food-of-the-Month Club
9. Gentleman Jon Complete Wet Shave Kit
Give the gift of a luxury shave and swap out your man’s cheap disposable razors for this shaving kit from Gentleman Jon. At only $22, this gift offers quality products at a very affordable price. It comes with a safety razor, badger hair brush, alum block, stainless steel shave bowl, shave soap and 5 astra razor blades. Get yours here for only $55.
10. Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Coffee addicts can be pretty serious about their cold brew, but who wants to spend upwards of $3/ day at Starbucks? Invest in a cold brew machine like this one from OXO, which delivers smooth, low-acid coffee and takes up very little counter space. Get yours here for $49.95