Best Gifts for Him: 8 inspiring presents to give a guy

Need some ideas on what to get for your other half, dad or a friend, here are some of the go-to pressies that will instantly warm his heart. No matter the occasion, our list of some of the best presents to give a guy will transcend time. You truly can’t go wrong with them.

Top 8 Best Gift Ideas for Men – inspiring presents to give a guy

Be it for Valentine’s Day, Birthday, Anniversary, Father’s Day or even Christmas, there is a present idea here for all the men in your life. There is a gift idea for a fitness fanatic, a techie, a movie buff, an audiophile or just your regular gentleman. Find your next present for your father, brother, partner, cousin or friend now.

1. A Watch

Amazing timepieces doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg. Look for a suitably priced timepiece according to your budget. There are plenty of great watches for men. Just look for the right style to suit your man and price to suit you. If he is the outdoor and active type, choose a rugged and waterproof watch. An adventurer or diver could use a professional divers watch. For your regular guy, a versatile everyday water resistant watch with leather or stainless steel strap ought to do the trick. Here are three of our favourites.

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Best Luxury Design

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Tag Heuer Formula 1

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Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Diver Watch

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Michael Kors Slim Runway Quartz

2. A Turntable

While CDs are dying a slow death thanks to music streaming services and smartphones, the vinyl records are making a comeback. All you need now is a turntable to play them. Modern record players or turntable has belt or direct drive, analogue to digital converter as well as Bluetooth and USB support. You won’t be short of content either as record companies are churning out the latest and greatest hits on vinyl. Choose from an entry level, retro and vintage or professional turntables. For the serious audiophile, nothing but a professional direct drive turntable will do. Even with all the modern day smarts in a classic package, prices are still reasonable and affordable.

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Best Overall Turntable: Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB Direct Drive Turntable
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Best for Retro and Vintage Look: Victrola 50’s Retro 3-Speed Bluetooth Turntable with Stereo, CD Player and Speakers


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Best for Design: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC Turntable with Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge Blue

3. A Pen

Who uses a pen these days? Still, it is one of the most sought after gifts for men. Some say it is mightier than the sword 🙂 We say, it is a classy thing to have. An elegant piece of writing instrument to give as a present. With the right pen, it will stay with him for a long time, offering smooth and luxurious writing experience no ordinary throw away pens can conjure.

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Montblanc Meisterstück Platinum Line LeGrand Piston Fountain Pen

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Cross Peerless Ballpoint Pen in Titanium Grey

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Waterman Expert Rollerball Pen

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4. A Bottle of Scotch Whiskey

A good bottle of scotch goes a long way as a gift. Choose a bottle of Lagavulin, Ardbeg, Macallan, Johnnie Walker, Ballantine’s, Kilchoman, Chivas Regal or Glenfiddich. The smooth texture and distinctive flavour of single malt whisky makes it a perfect gift no matter which bottle you pick. There is truly something for everyone be he a newbie, budding enthusiast or scotch aficionado. Prices do vary depending on age and brand which means you can choose a bottle that matches your budget. Alternatively pick-up a set of whiskey glass and decanter. These are available in presentation boxes complete with accessories.

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BruMate NOSR double-wall stainless steel Whiskey Nosing Glass
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Whiskey Decanter and Glass Set
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Whiskey Decanter Globe Set with 2 Etched Globe Whisky Glasses

5. A Coffee Maker

If he is not one for alcoholic drinks, what about a strong cup of joe from his very own coffee maker. Again, there are plenty to choices; type, make, size and budget. You can get a pod based espresso machine for fuss free coffee making or a more traditional drip coffee brewer. Alternatively, go over the top with a full-on barista styled bean to cup espresso machine.

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Best Drip Coffee Maker: Ninja 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker

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Best Pod Coffee Machine: Breville-Nespresso USA Creatista Plus

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Best Cafe Style Espresso Machine: Breville the Barista Express Espresso Machine BES870XL

6. A Grooming Kit

For those who prefer a clean cut look everyday, you cannot go wrong with an electric shaver. These are much better than the traditional razor by miles. It takes little to no time for your men to look clean shaven and tidy without razor burns and cuts. But if he is old school and prefers to do things the old way, there are gift sets in the form of gentleman’s shaving kits. These kits include safety razor, badger hair brush, shave stand, alum block, shave soap, stainless steel bowl and replacement blades. On the other hand, for those who keeps a beard, get a beard grooming and care kit instead.

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Philips Norelco Shaver 2100 Rechargeable Wet Electric Shaver

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Beard Kit for Men Grooming

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Remington PG525 Head to Toe Groomer Kit

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7. A Portable Projector

Secretly, the little boy in them wants a toy, a toy fit for a grown-up. A portable projector fits that bill. These portable projectors are not only small but are capable of Full HD resolution and can project on a screen or white surface to create a huge image, up to 200-inch diagonal. A couple of these projectors even come with its’ own battery making them not only small but truly go-anywhere portable.

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APEMAN NM4 Mini Portable Projector

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Nebula Capsule II Smart Mini Projector

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Vamvo L4200 Portable Projector

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DR. J Professional HI-04 1080P

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8. A Wallet

A wallet is an easy and inexpensive gift to give a man that he will use every day. Not only are they fashionable and functional, they keep some of the most important things like family photo, driving license, credit cards and cash. Modern wallets are designed with secure RFID shield, multi card holders, cash clip and clever designs. Here are some examples we found.

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Buffway Slim Minimalist Front Pocket RFID Blocking Leather

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TRAVANDO Money Clip Wallet

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Travelambo Front Pocket Minimalist Leather

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BONUS: Perfume

Last but not least, if you run out of ideas on what to give him, here is a safe bet. Men’s Eau de Toilette or fragrance to keep them smelling sweet and nice. There are some truly refreshing scents too so you are not short of choices. However, perfumes can sometime be a personal thing. Know what your man’s favourite is before going shopping.

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1 million by Paco Rabanne

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