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What a lovely man you got yourself hitched to. No really, he's selfless and never wants to treat himself, so you want an easy fail-proof gift (maybe even one you can express-ship from Amazon). Or actually, he might be too good at treating himself—in which case we ask send him to Esquire-dot-com to read up on what fashion trends or home gadgets he wants to try out. No matter what type of man you've got, you want a truly special gift, and we've got you covered.
For a gift that's guaranteed to be something he absolutely loves, this list is all you need. You can get him one of the latest and greatest tech gadgets he’ll actually find useful. Or you can fill up his top shelf with some rare whiskey. Or you can just make him more comfortable at home with better furniture, bedding, and bedroom tech we advise. One way or another, we’ve curated the best gifts for your husband that will surely make this holiday his favorite in recent memory.
Original Loft Pillow
Smart Moon Lamp
Do we actually know how this thing works? Absolutely not. But this floating moon lamp is the perfect way to liven up his bedside table.
Original Glass Flask
Metal flasks can actually taint his drink. To fix that problem, Clayton & Crume made a smashproof glass flask, and wrapped it in a beautiful, easy to hold leather.
The highest quality essentials from us and our dear friends at Bespoke Post. It takes all the stress out of gift giving.
Signe Gradient Floor Lamp
His man cave, movie room, or home office could use some tasteful ambiance. This programmable LED floor light will give him exactly that.
He's never taking these off.
Smart Bird Feeder with Camera
Straight from our selection of weirdest gifts, this app-enabled bird feeder will bring him more joy than anything else on this list.
Intreccio Key Ring
Sure, you could get him a big boss Bottega briefcase, but this key fob is just as practical and closer to your budget.
A silver plated Cuban link bracelet is a staple of masculine jewelry. Plus, Ami's cutesy logo makes it fit for a spouse's gift.
Suede Bomber Jacket
A jaw-droppingly beautiful suede bomber from Atlanta's king of menswear.
Barwell Crystal Shaker
We're huge fans of the matching glasses, but the Barwell shaker from Soho Home is our drinks gift of the season.
A $98 sweatshirt he won't take off until the weather warms up in March, seems like a pretty easy gifting win.
40mm Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch
A watch that's as stylish as it is affordable.
Pique Polo Shirt
The OG polo is as good looking as it's ever been. Get him a couple, and he'll replace his ratty old tees with something a bit nicer.
For a third year in a row everyone, including your husband, just wants a pair of AirPods Max
SelectTech 840 Kettlebell
Is your man looking to get in shape? That's a win-win for you: easy gift idea and a hotter man. This kettlebell has an adjustable weight, so it'll work for a number of different workouts.
Does he love a fishing trip, a mountain weekend, or a ski vacation? Get him a waterproof, dustproof, and crushproof digital camera he can take with him wherever he goes.
Super Thin iPhone Case
Apple's phones are beautiful, and third-party phone cases are usually really ugly. Peel is the only brand making cases worthy of Apple's design.
iPhone 15 Pro
Of course, it's at the top of everyone's wishlist. If you haven't bought it, you might already be too late.
Saturday softball league, Wednesday night run club, his usual 9-5 desk job—he's under a lot of strain. Therabody's newest massage gun will keep his muscles loose, but it also has guided breath work routines to help him get some mental clarity, too.
Catch:3 Italian Saddle Leather
A sleek wireless charger plus valet tray combo will tinkle his "cool stuff I didn't even know I needed" heartstring.
Not just any headphones, headphones so good we gave them one of our (highly coveted, trust us) Esquire Gadget Awards.
A bluetooth speaker with accompanying light show, he never knew he needed it, but he'll absolutely love it.
Smart Writing Set
It's a notebook that uses real paper, but it synchs to the cloud. It blew our minds, so it'll definitely blow
One of the most iconic jackets in menswear, available on Amazon with free Prime shipping.
Cast Iron Skillet Hot Handle Holder
If he doesn't already have one, a cast iron skillet is the prefect gift. First, it'll last forever (like your love). Second, it's affordable (anything fancier than Lodge isn't worth it). Third, he'll be reminded of you every time he makes a meal (real love).
The Garment Duffel
You pay $98 for a bag that will forever change the way he travels. This might be the best bang-for-your-buck gift out there.
Trail Roam Short
For men, finding the perfect pair of shorts is a lifelong odyssey. These Buck Mason ones are the closest to perfect we've ever found.
According to our coffee-obsessed editors, as well as the entire country of Italy, the humble Moka Pot is the best way to make at-home espresso without a $1,000 machine.
Garment-Dyed cotton-linen Chino Suit Jacket
He can dress it up with matching trousers, or he can dress it down with jeans. It's practically two jackets in one.
Acton Bluetooth Speaker
The best looking and sounding bluetooth speaker we've ever used. Plus, it's got an AUX output that will work with his analog music players.
Small Honeysuckle Candle
Designer candles can be hit-or-miss, but Loewe candles are so good we'll gift them to anyone. Honeysuckle is the perfect year-round scent, and the beautiful ceramic container can be reused so it doesn't feel like a lazy gift.
We've loved the Beast Blender for a long time. But the brand just collaborated with Marshawn Lynch, everyone's favorite ex-NFL running back, for something a bit more masculine. Get him one and watch him go beastmode with his smoothies.
Volt 12 Electric Pizza Oven
Want to go all-in on a foodie gift? This electric pizza oven will let him cook high-grade Neapolitan pies indoors. And it won't even heat your kitchen up.
A slimmer, more functional front pocket wallet to finally replace his decaying bifold.
A little leather bound notebook for all his lists, random thoughts, and doodles. Every man needs one.
A cooler that's as good-looking as it is functional.
Deluxe Lunch Cooler Bag
For weekday lunches or weekend fishing trips, doesn't matter—this little insulated lunch cooler is perfect for either.
Why not just get him some designer shades? We can't think of any reasons not to.
The Bestseller Bundle
Taking a skincare or supplement routine on-the-go is an absolute nightmare. Cadence has woken us up from that nightmare with its packable, magnetic capsule systems—one of our favorite travel products of 2023.
Triple White Premium Leather
Simple, good leaking sneakers in a white leather. If he needs a style upgrade, this is step number one.
Our favorite commuter sneaker—perfect for the city guy, perfect for the outdoors guy. It can do everything.
Rambler 20 oz. Travel Mug
We found it: His new favorite coffee mug.
Temperature Control Smart Mug
Sorry, spoke to soon. The YETI will be his favorite travel mug. This smart temperature control model from Ember will be his favorite at-home mug.
Meat Gift Boxes
From fancy cuts of steak to good ole fashioned burgers and hotdogs, Snake River Farms does everything in premium-grade American Wagyu. It's a whole lot better than what you can get at any city butcher shop.
Split Travel Kit
No man will ever turn down TUMI. That's a fact.
A pre-made classic Negroni, a newer-age adaptation, and some rocks glasses. His cocktail hour will be infinitely easier (and probably taste better), courtesy of one of Manhattan's most popular Italian spots.
The fact that these headphones are totally solar powered will blow his mind. But they're also just great workout headphones.
Your man works hard, and he might like to kick back with a little bit of THC. Make sure his paraphernalia actually looks good, for when he invariably leaves it on the coffee table.
The Freestyle Projector
TVs are over! Not really, but he'd love a projector to set up a silver screen at home. He can actually take this one and set up a movie night anywhere.
ÉGOÏSTE Eau de Toilette
A greener cousin to the much more famous Bleu de Chanel.
Tea and Coffee Cold Brew Bottle
Making cold brew, pour over, or tea is an art. With this pot, your husband won't have to leave it up to the professionals.
A Pedro Pascal approved sustainable sneaker. He'll love it.
Tell us he doesn't need this blazer...
Smart Alarm Clock
He keeps complaining about how bad his sleep routine is. This'll fix him right up.
MasterClass gives him the opportunity to learn a totally new skill from the absolute best. He can choose from cooking taught by Gordan Ramsay, being in a band taught by Metallica, storytelling taught by Lavar Burton, and more. See? The best. And you can snag this gift at the absolute last minute, supply chains be damned.
A stately ring, for some edgy accessorizing.
Encourage your husband to let go of that over-stuffed wallet he's carting around in favor of Bellroy's sleeker and slimmer design, with easy-to-access compartments and RFID-blocking tech to keep his possessions and personal info safe.
Plus Smart Meat Thermometer
A life on the grill fares better than it's lived without the fear of Salmonella. This ingenious wireless meat thermometer precisely gauges whether the meat is ready to be served, hot and juicy.
Lightweight Cooling Comforter
If he's a sweaty, restless sleeper who can't get through a whole night without waking (you) up, Slumber Cloud's lightweight comforter built with NASA-approved cooling technology might do him (and you) wonders.
A Flaviar membership is like having access to a mail-order speakeasy. It will keep him stocked with quarterly samples of rare, remarkable spirits, as well as full bottles for him to build out his bar cart.
Grand Tetons Set
Don't just sip whiskey. Sip whiskey that has been to the top of Grand Tetons, Rockies, or Zion.
Nanaimo Jacket Black Label
Up his winter wardrobe with the help of this sleek number. It's designed with a breathable Tri-Durance fabric that provides protection against rain and strong wind. Plus, the mesh venting allows airflow so he won't get overheated.
Metal Vent Tech Midweight Half-Zip
Lululemon is one of our go-to brands when we need to get a gift, and this half-zip is a great lightweight option for layering.
Connected Calibre E4
Polished, luminous, and not industrial-looking, TAG Heuer's Calibre E4 is a classic timepiece he'll wear forever. But wait, here's the twist: It's a smartwatch, too; one with advanced health and fitness monitors that'll bring out the best performance in him.
Originals Desert Boots
You probably don't get it, but he does: A pair of classic boots with some scuff or scrape, a fascinating backstory, and an ever-enduing style icon status is one he'll want to wear for years on end. But even if he doesn't get it, you do now. Help him.
Bluetooth Eye Massager with Heat & Music
Percussion and pressure therapy to take pain away and give him a better sleep.
Once your husband gets their thighs on these ace sweatpants for chilling around the house, he'll never want to take them off. And because they aren't frumpy like his old gym sweats, that's even better.
Premium Carbonator III
Head him off to a life of getting fizzy whenever thirst takes over with Aarke's decidedly more stylish and functional take on soda maker.
FirePit+ Smokeless Grill
He could be a master of the grill. Or he could just like roasting hot dogs and smores. This grill/fire-pit can satisfy both, and grant a mesmerizing campfire effect—on the back porch or in a campsite off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
He'll want the right backpack he can take to the office, airport, and the Bahamas. Troubadour's Pioneer, made with modern minimalist style in mind, as well as durability and waterproofness, not to mention quite a few handy hidden pockets, is the right backpack.
Koda Outdoor Portable Pizza Oven
Smaller than you think and niftier than most, this portable pizza oven that gets everything done in just one minute is one he can take to the beach and eat out all slices of a Hawaiian, or use at home and live up to his title as a Meat Lover.
The Glow Light
Ironically, instead of diving into pitch black right away, having Casper's magical dimmed light on actually winds one down to sleep—then wake up to natural light—better.
Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman
If he's glided into his La-Z-Boy years, but there's no way in hell you're letting an actual La-Z-Boy through the front door, consider this more elegant (but just as relaxing) recliner. Herman Miller also
makes it in more than 30 fabric and color combinations.
MLB Game Used Bat Bottle Opener
Every baseball-watching husband is pretty certain he'd bat.300, if only the Sox gave him a shot at the plate. This is the next-best thing: a bottle opener crafted from a bat used by his home team.
A nice bottle of tequila goes a long way, especially when you make a famous 818 Espresso Martini with it.
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