When yet another sock set or silk tie seems too temptingly easy to gift a dad, brother, uncle, etc., avoid the low-hanging fruit. Ahead, 30 thoughtful gifts for the men in your life that they'll actually use, from shaving tools to home and style enhancements that they'll bless you for introducing into their daily routine.
Yukon Charlies, $59
For the aspiring snow bunny, to accompany his plane ticket to Denver. The kit includes snowshoes, snow poles, and a carry bag (IcyHot patches sold separately).
Boy Smells, $30
Not that we believe in gendered candles, but the guys in your life might get a kick out of the tongue-in-cheek name, and will definitely enjoy the unique scent expressions, from kush to smoky ash to fragrant cedar.
A very sophisticated wine rack to add to any aspiring mixologist's collection, in beautiful acacia wood.
A roomy vintage-designed lunch pail for the overachievers who bring sandwiches and immaculate leftovers to work everyday.
Jason Markk, $16
A cleaning kit to keep his pristine white sneakers pristine and white all year round.
Park Hats, $29
Whimsical hats adorned with National Park scenery that give back 10 percent of all profits toward global conservation and sustainability projects.
EB Brands, $39
If you're scratching your head on what to gift your nephews that spend too much time indoors, glued to their screens.
A chic backpack with room for all his knick-knacks.
Manuel Racim, $195
He can customize the fabric, shape, collar cuff, buttons, and threads of this shirt, which gives you the chance to just design it for him anyways.
Jack Black, $35
Beard lovers, unite. This beard grooming kit comes with a wash, conditioner, oil, *and* a comb. What more could you ask for?
Whether he's got super-sensitive skin or just wants a good, calming after-shave balm, gift him a seasonal stocking stuffer with peppermint and pumpkin enzyme that will cool and soften his winter skin.
Super Good Thing, $22
A compact bottle opener that won't take up too much real estate on the kitchen counter.
Johnnie Walker, $47
For the "scotchy scotch scotch" drinker who'd never refuse another bottle in the cabinet.
Native Union, $38
An embossed calfskin phone case that only looks better with wear over time.
For the manchild at heart with a love for video games, get him a controller-operated mini drone for nighttime that comes equipped with a camera.
A scented blend of wood and citrus that will leave him feeling (and smelling) fresh and clean.
SoHo Home, $80
The softest of plush robes for working-from-home(bodies)—or just the regular kind.
A classy modern upgrade to dad's creeper glasses, with no polarized lenses in sight.
Urban Outfitters, $19
A practical "Daaaaaaamn"-worthy basic tee with a *little* edge.
Tsubota Pearl, $40
For the design-minded herbalist or tobacco fiend.
For the office drones in your life who could use a sleek laptop upgrade for their commute.
A handy shaving kit straight from the wizards at Harry's, with the option to personally engrave his initials on the handle.
These stylish Lebron sneakers have all the support, cushion, and comfort he'll need. 💯
A gold-plated cuff for daily wear or special occasions, like that wedding he has coming up.
Louis Vuitton, $4,650
Give him the gift of this timeless LV watch he'll keep forever.
The real question is why *shouldn't* you get this Google Home for him?
An iconic striped Gucci beanie he can sport even in the coldest conditions.
This chic leather Hermés belt is everything he could want in a belt, plus it's reversible.
Beats by Dr. Dre, $230
Portable speakers great for parties *and* solo jam sessions.🎶