14 Hottest Holiday Gifts for Men in 2021

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If you’re shopping for a dad, brother, partner or friend and you’re struggling to come up with thoughtful gift ideas, you’re not alone. Shopping for guys can be challenging — especially if those guys don’t offer much in the way of hints or suggestions. But worry no more: We put together a list with ideas that will bring a smile to the faces of your favorite guy.


Now, you probably won’t be able to get Boyz II Men to perform for your family, like Will did on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, but short of that, we’ve definitely got you covered. If you can get Boyz II Men to perform, please call us, because we want to be at that show. If you don’t remember this classic Season 4 moment, you can watch the episode on HBO Max.

Of course, to get the hottest holiday gifts, you’ll want to get started shopping ASAP. Shipping delays and supply-chain disruptions are very much in the forecast this holiday shopping season.

We’ve got gifts for every guy on your list — from the husband who loves to cook to the dad who’s still an athlete and the friend who is forever misplacing his phone. You can thank us later. For now, let the shopping begin.

Looking for even more holiday gift inspiration? Check out our 2021 holiday gift guide.

Mark and Graham

Protect your watches, cufflinks and collar stays with this luxury travel watch roll.



Gift the special man in your life the newest series of the Apple Watch.



Dior Sauvage cologne is a woody and earthy scent with notes of Bergamot, Pepper and Amberwood.


Oliver Cabell

For those nights that call for something slightly fancier than Converse, these fashionable and understated sneakers from Oliver Cabell are a great option. These shoes are available in men’s sizes 6 to 15.



A wallet stuck in the couch cushions or a misplaced set of keys is no match for these Apple AirTags: The trackers sync to your Find My app. Find nearby items by playing a sound through your AirTag’s internal speaker. Or, locate far-away belongings with Apple’s encrypted Find My network.



If you’re shopping for a guy who loves to cook, this mega-bundle of starters (flavor-packed, dinner-made-easy marinades and sauce packs) from Omsom is a great gift idea. Sisters Vanessa and Kim Pham founded Omsom “to bring proud, loud Asian flavors to your fingertips any day of the week.”

The mega-bundle includes 16 starter packs, including the Southeast Asian sampler, the East Asian sampler and four of Pepper Teigen’s Krapow Starter.



This Beard and Grooming kits comes with everything you need to maintain a healthy and well-groomed beard. This 13-piece set even includes an e-book! Save 13% while supplies last.



This Bluetooth-enabled, vibrating foam roller, from the makers of Theragun, will help your favorite athlete with warm-up and recovery.



These simple, sturdy hoodies are built to last through even the most active winters. The heavy-gauge, two-way zippers stand up to loads of wear, and the durable, ribbed cuffs won’t droop or fray.



With this gift, the man on your holiday shopping list can make lacto-fermented pickles, preserves, krauts and sauces. The starter kit also comes with a book of recipes, so he can get started right away experimenting with different kinds of fermentation. The proprietary lids make the process super simple and food safe — no jar burping necessary.


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NBA basketball makes a fantastic Christmas gift — and it requires no shipping. A season of NBA League Pass starts at $120 to watch live games for a single team, or $200 to watch live games from any team (local blackout restrictions apply).



This minimalist, bi-fold leather wallet from Shinola has eight slots for cards and a wide bill pocket. Made from Italian vachetta leather, this wallet is available in black and tan.



If you’re shopping for an outdoorsman, this 2-quart, vacuum-insulated thermos is a great addition to any camping kitchen. This rugged bottle keeps hot things hot and cold things cold for up to 32 hours. Iced drinks stay cold for a whopping 160 hours.


Personalization Mall

Treat your favorite beer aficionado to a personalized growler. Each of the label’s four lines can be customized to fit the occasion. Personalization Mall can have your custom growler ready to ship in one to two days.



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