50+ Gifts for Men That He Won't Want to Return

From personalized golf balls and comfortable pajamas to inflatable stand-up paddleboards and pizza ovens, these gifts are sure to put a smile on your dude's face.

By Mike Vulpo, Emily Spain Dec 02, 2021 9:48 PMTags
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The holiday season is in full swing, so don't forget about the fellas! 

It's no secret that men can be difficult to shop for all year long whether it's his birthday, a special milestone or the holidays. After all, how many times have you heard, "I don't need anything" or "I don't need that" when the topic of gifts comes up? Fortunately, we're here to help you think outside the box and make sure any gifting opportunity is a big success. 

From Ooni pizza ovens, sports ticketsindoor putting greens to Lululemon apparelTruff hot sauce and unique workout equipment, we rounded up gift ideas for every kind of guy!

Keep scrolling below and find something great for the man in your life. 

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Personalized Beer Bottle Opener by ReImagineBrewing

Not only can he safely and effectively open his beer, but this wood opener can be personalized with his name, initials or an important date.

Half Zip Cotton & Cashmere Pullover

Help the man in your life with his style game! We love how this cotton and cashmere pullover can be dressed up or down.

Nike Blazer Low '77 Sneaker

These sleek leather kicks will have your man looking fresh!

Downhill Skiing Socks Gift Set 3-Pack

Although socks can be a cliché holiday gift, the man in your life will love and appreciate these cozy and festive socks.

Sports Tickets

Whether he's a big football fan or would love to catch a hockey game IRL or sit courtside at a basketball game, treat him to a memorable night out that will giving him bragging rights among his fellow sports fans.

Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker

This is a gift you'll definitely want to steal! The brewer-slash-dispenser will allow him to enjoy his daily nitro cold brew without having to leave the house. If you're lucky, he'll pour you a cup and bring it to you in bed!

Personalized Engraved Watchband by miragewatchband

Time flies when you're having fun! When he puts on his personalized watch every morning, he'll be reminded of you and the time you've spent together.

Nordic Recycled Active Microfleece Workshirt

Every man needs a shacket for the colder months. This microfleece style has a high warmth-to-weight ratio to keep you cozy without weighing you down.

Tile Pro (4-Pack)

For the man who cannot remember where his keys are for the life of him on a daily basis! Clip on a Tile Pro to his key ring or inside his wallet and keep track of their whereabouts within a 400 ft. range via an app. When the items are out of range, you can look up the last known location.

Kelty Hoodligan Convertible Blanket

This softly brushed blanket converts into a poncho, making it ideal for Netflix marathons.

CHOPFIT Chopper Pro Fitness Tool

This portable and engaging workout includes rotational power, core strength and stabilization exercises to help him break a sweat while living out his lumberjack dreams. The tool allows him customize his workload up to 32 pounds based on grip positioning, plus the accompanying app will guide him through the workout.

MWL Betterterry Sweatpants

Treat him to a pair of sweatpants that are equally stylish, flattering and comfortable, and don't forget to complete the look with the matching sweatshirt!

Magneto 44 inch Kicktail Cruiser Longboard Skateboard | Bamboo and Hard

Made with bamboo veneer on top and a maple core bottom, this longboard will allow him to skate away his worries.

Engraved Money Clip by TomDesign

Engrave a memorable date, his initials or message on this money clip. He'll use it every day!

Peacock Subscription

Treat him to live sports, dozens of TV shows and movies and he'll never get bored!

ProForm 12.5 lbs. Adjustable Dumbbell

If his expansive collection of workout gear is taking up the entire gym or garage, gift him this adjustable dumbbell that replace five sets of dumbbells. Plus, it comes with a 1-year iFit membership and a storage tray.

Hoka One Men's Bondi 7 Running Shoes

For the man who loves his daily runs or power walking sessions, these ultra-supportive shoes will give him the comfort and confidence to tackle any incline.

Stanley Classic Trigger Action Travel Mug

Available in tons of fun shades and sizes, this uber-durable travel mug will keep your beverage hot for up to seven hours and cold for up to 10 hours or iced for up to 30 hours. Perfect for the dudes in your life who love to camp, work long days or who don't drink enough water.

Breathwork: How to Use Your Breath to Change Your Life by Andrew Smart

This insightful book will introduce you to a multitude of techniques from various practices including Zen breathing, Somatic breathing and Holotropic breathing. Finally, you can learn how to harness the power of your breath to help align your mind, body and spirit.

Barbour Blackwatch Galingale Tartan Scarf

This luxe scarf will keep him warm, merry and bright this season!

Custom Backpack - The Metropolitan

Treat your husband, son, boyfriend or yourself to one of Roam's new customizable backpacks! Handcrafted in the USA from the finest, recycled and eco-friendly materials, the exterior of each backpack can be customized to his liking with vibrant yet versatile colorways. Not to mention, the Metropolitan style fits up to a 16" laptop, plus there's a convenient pocket for a water bottle. 

Sephora Favorites Holiday Cologne Sampler Set

Picking out a fragrance is a deeply personal matter, so give him the option of several bestselling fragrances. Once he's picked a winner from this set he can exchange the certificate at Sephora for a full-size scent.

Disco Basics Set

ladies, if you are frustrated at your man's lack of hygiene or that he doesn't have a multi-step routine like you, then this set by men's skincare brand Disco is a no-brainer. The Basics Set includes everything he needs like a nourishing moisturize, face cleanser stick, body wash and deodorant.

Cabernet Jambys

Treat him to stylish yet breathable boxers with pockets! Jambys offers some of comfiest loungewear that you won't want to take off when your morning alarm sounds.

Backrest Pillow

Upgrade nap and bed times will this ultra-plush backrest pillow from Casper. It promotes proper posture and provides extra lumbar support for when your regular pillows don't cut it.

The Collection Builder Comic Box

Make it feel like Christmas morning on a monthly basis by gifting him a comic book subscription. Each month he'll receive 10 classic and modern comics to build out his collection. Plus, save $5 on your first box!

Square Box Chain Bracelet

He can wear this silver chain bracelet daily thanks to its timeless and lightweight design.

Holiday Ale Brewing Kit

Allow him just one afternoon to turn your kitchen into a brewery with this Holiday Ale Brewing Kit complete with everything he needs to whip up smooth, perfectly-spiced seasonal ale.

Cameo Personalized Message

Surprise him with a personalized message from his favorite athlete, musician, actor or comedian thanks to Cameo! 

Waterproof PU Leather Monogrammed Toiletry Bag by JJleatherhouse

For the man who takes his grooming routine seriously, especially on vacations, this monogrammed toiletry bag will come in handy. It has room for all of his must-haves like a razor, shaving cream, shampoo and conditioner.

Ooni Koda Gas-Powered Outdoor Pizza Oven

Cooking outdoors with gas has never been so simple. Ooni Koda fires out jaw-dropping pizzas in 60 seconds flat. No assembly, no mess, no fuss. Just good, tasty pizza! 

Neck & Shoulder Massager with Heat

With an ergonomic design and multi-directional nodes that move at three speeds, your man will be in heaven every time he puts on this heated neck and shoulder massager.

Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con

For the gaming pro in your life or the guy who just wants something to keep him entertained, you can't go wrong with a Nintendo Switch.  It offers three gaming modes: TV mode, tabletop mode and handheld mode, so he can play hundreds of games solo or invite you to join in on the fun. Although this gaming must-have is hard to come by nowadays, you can order through Amazon and tell your loved one that their gift is on the way!

Personalized Cornhole Set

While the weather outside may be frightful, every man will want this when it's delightful. The personalized cornhole set contains all the hardware and precision-cut parts he'll need to assemble his own cornhole set at home. The set stacks for easy carrying and includes in-game drink holders and personalized vinyl stickers.

Custom Golf Balls by FancyFannyShop

These personalized golf balls are a hole-in-one! Add a cartoon illustration of the recipient or a meaningful inscription, so he'll never lose another ball again.

Crosley UO Exclusive Wood Voyager Record Player

Pair this incredible wood record player with a few of his favorite bands on vinyl and you'll win the heart of the music lover in your life.

Ekrin B37 Percussion Massager

If the man in your life loves to workout but has a hard time properly recovering, Ekrin's B37 Percussion Massager makes it easy. Using ultra-quiet technology, the massager delivers a deep percussive treatment to sores muscles post-workout, or you can use it to activate muscles pre-workout. It offers five speeds and four attachments to cater the treatment to your liking. Plus, it comes with a travel case, so you can carry it in your gym bag or suitcase with ease. 

BruMate Hopsulator Bott'l

BruMate's Hopsulator Bott'l is made with triple-insulated stainless-steel to keep his beer 20x colder than standard coolers and will prevent condensation. And you can get it in so many fun colors and prints!

The Best Seller Pack

If Oprah Winfrey calls it one of her favorite things, it's time to pay attention! TRUFF hot sauce features a great blend of ripe chili peppers, organic agave nectar, black truffle. and savory spices. Plus, you'll also get to test your tastebuds with the White Truffle Hot Sauce and Black Truffle Oil.

Bose SoundLink Color Series II Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Whether he's listening to music indoors or outside in the backyard, the man in your life will love Bose's portable speaker that packs bold sound into a small, rugged package.

New York Times Custom Front Page Puzzle

Celebrate a significant day by turning a front-page story into leisurely fun. Comprised of 500 pieces, these personal puzzles are made in Williston, Vermont and a perfect gift for any milestone or celebration. 

FunWater Inflatable Ultra-Light Stand-Up Paddle Board

For the man who loves his peace and quiet on the water, this inflatable stand-up paddle board will be a welcome gift. The board, which holds up to 330 lbs,  comes with an adjustable aluminum paddle, high pressure pump, travel backpack, coil leash, waterproof bag and 3 removable fins.

Fitbit Versa Smart Watch

Track all day activity including steps, distance, hourly activity, active minutes and calories burned all in one watch. The perfect gift for the guy on-the-go! 

The Bigger Carry-On with Pocket

For the business man always on the go, invest in quality luggage that won't go out of style. Away's bigger carry-on suitcase is sized to fit in the overhead bin of most major airlines, and is compact enough for train and car trips alike. 

William Tencel™ Modal Long PJ Set

Let's face it: Not every guy wants to play the matching family PJ game during the holidays. Instead, just upgrade his PJ's with a new set from Eberjey made in a cool and casual blended jersey modal.

Stance Socks and Underwear Subscription

Make it feel like Christmas every month when your man gets new socks and underwear delivered right to his doorstep every month. Stance offers accessories that are artistic, creative, high performing and filled with style. 

Metal Vent Tech 1/2 Zip 2.0

Available in six colors, this quarter-zip will keep him warm when he's doing his early morning and late night workouts.

SKLZ Accelerator Pro Indoor Putting Green with Ball Return

Calling all golfers! Bring the golf course to your living room with an indoor putting green. You'll be able to focus on maintaining steady stroke and consistent tempo, all while making your training more efficient and effective.


EMU Australia Platinum Esperence Slippers

These comfortable, slide on sheepskin slippers are a must-have for those cold winter nights. Handcrafted from the finest Australian double face sheepskin, they are built on a cushioning and durable outsole that can be worn inside and out.

The Mover Max

Between hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires and other natural disasters, life can get a little unpredictable. Fortunately, Simon Huck co-founded JUDY emergency kits that are curated to support individuals and families for up to 72-hours. The gift of safety this season? Priceless! 

Luigi Bormioli® Lavish Last Name Engraved Old Fashioned Whiskey Glass

Cheers to the holiday season in personalized whiskey glasses. Shoppers can choose the initial and name for each glass. 

Standing Desk Balance Board

For those working from home for the rest of 2020 and beyond, we found you something special! This balance board and air cushion duo will give you a physical activity upgrade at your standing desk.

Now that you have the perfect gift for the man in your life, here's some gift ideas for the ladies.

—Originally published Nov. 9, 2019 at 4:00 a.m. PT