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As much as we love purchasing gifts for our loved ones, finding the perfect item for the special men in our lives is no easy feat. While it’s tradition to pick up a comfy knit or a piece of jewelry to showcase our love and appreciation, if the guy in your life considers himself more of an urban hipster, a basic sweater or cologne just won’t fly. Whether he’s more into tech or can never turn away from a great leather jacket, we found the best gifts he’s sure to love.
From a compact speaker for the guy that loves to entertain to noise-cancelling earbuds for a man that loves a bit of quiet in the hustle and bustle of a big city, we’ve compiled some of the best products that are sure to win you serious brownie points! Scroll down for our three favorites.
- Our Absolute Favorite: The Sony WF-1000X True Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds with Built-In Mic are great for making calls without any interruptions.
- Our Splurge-Worthy Favorite: The GEN 4 Smartwatch – Explorist HR Smoke Stainless Steel will help any man take their health and wellness practices to the next level while making a stylish statement.
- Our Budget-Friendly Favorite: This JBL Flip 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker will make sure all his future parties are ones to remember.
Check out more of our favorites below.
1. Our Absolute Favorite:A pair of noise-blocking earphones ideal for commuting.
Why it’s our pick: The Sony WF-1000X True Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds with Built-In Mic are compatible with almost any smartphone to control music and take calls. A great option for the man who is always out and about, this is the best way to ensure he can make calls and listen to his favorite tunes without skipping a beat. They’re small but mighty — they can detect whether he’s walking, traveling or waiting and adjusts the sound accordingly.
See It: Grab the Sony WF-1000X True Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds with Built-In Mic for only $158.
2. Our Splurge-Worthy Favorite: The smartwatch that will complement any lifestyle.
Why it’s our pick: A classic yet functional design, the GEN 4 Smartwatch – Explorist HR Smoke Stainless Steel is perfect for the man that puts health and wellness first. It features heart-rate tracking, Google Pay, activity tracking and even a GPS. Powered with Wear OS, this timepiece is compatible with iPhone and Android smartphones.
Reviewers say: It’s one of the nicest smartwatches on the market.
See It: Grab the GEN 4 Smartwatch – Explorist HR Smoke Stainless Steel for only $275.
3. Our Budget-Friendly Favorite: The waterproof speaker that packs major sound.
Why it’s our pick: Whether he’s relaxing at home, cleaning up, or entertaining guests, a great speaker will always be useful. The JBL Flip 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker offers powerful sound in a compact size that he can carry anywhere (or just keep in his apartment).
Reviewers say: The 600+ reviewers rave that this speaker is the perfect size with amazing sound, and that the durable design is great to travel with.
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4. The ancestry kit perfect for exploring your lineage.
Why it’s our pick: A great way to encourage him to explore his roots and possibly connect with long lost family members, the 23andMe Ancestry Kit will help him discover more about himself. With the ability to trace ancestors to a specific group, highlight maternal and paternal ancestry and more, this kit makes for an awesome gift that’s sure to be the topic of many conversations to come.
5. A rugged jacket for the stylish man.
Why it’s our pick: Crafted with 100 percent genuine leather, the I.N.C. Men’s Carter Leather Jacket is the perfectly rugged style he’d normally have to go scouring vintage shops (and paying top dollar) for. Complete with notch lapels, zipper detailing and an aged appeal, this piece is designed to turn heads.
6. The classic boots with a touch of hipster flair.
Why it’s our pick: No closet is complete without a versatile pair of boots and the Kenneth Cole New York Men’s Combat Boot 84 is a great find. Flaunting a classic design with sleek quality leather and a broken-in texture, this style can be worn year round.
7. The busted knee jeans that will complement all fall wardrobes.
Why it’s our pick: If your guy seems to live in jeans, this pair from Levi’s will be a welcome addition to his closet! Crafted with a skinny-fit that boasts a great amount of stretch, the Levi’s 510 Skinny Fit Jeans are designed to be comfortable while still being stylish.
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