What to Buy for the Guy: Gift Ideas for Men

I posed a question on Facebook of who was the most difficult person on your list to shop for. All the answers were men: husbands, fathers, and fathers-in-law. Well, I'm here to help you find the perfect gift for every man in your life, no matter what his interests may be.


The Athlete

This man is all about getting and staying fit. Whether he runs or pumps iron, these gifts will help him achieve his goals.


Stocking Stuffer

MEElectronics Sport-Fi Headphones

Headphones that stay put, no matter how active he gets.

Under $100

Lifeline USA Power Wheel II

A unique piece of fitness equipment that will force him to work his core.

Over $100


This is most likely the hardest workout you can get on DVD.

The Intellectual

This man loves books, paper, writing, anything that will activate his mind.


Stocking Stuffer

uni-ball Jetstream Pens

These are the preferred pens of all the writers I know, and probably of those I don't.

Under $100

Rare and Collectible Books

Take his favorite book to the next level by finding an original or signed edition.

Around $100

Kindle Paperwhite

This is the closest he can get to holding a library in his hands.

The Techie

The newest and greatest in technology is all this man wants.


Stocking Stuffer

Nite Ize Gear Ties

Reusable twist ties to organize those many electronic cords.

Under $100

Trent PowerPak

Not just any power pack, this baby can charge two gadgets at once.

Over $100

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

A super compact speaker that wirelessly connects to his Bluetooth device.

The Handyman

Mr. Fix-It himself, his ideal article of clothing is a tool belt.


Stocking Stuffer

Boxer Precision Screwdriver Set

Magnetized heads mean he'll never drop a screw again.

Under $100

DEWALT 18-Volt Drill Kit

Lightweight and high performance. You might actually use it more than him.

Over $100

Bosch Oscillating Tool Kit

An all-in-one tool for those "honey-do" projects.

The Outdoorsman

A man's man, this guy wants to sleep under the stars while using all the tools at his disposal.


Stocking Stuffer

Camelbak Eddy Bottle

The only water bottle he'll need to stay hydrated on the trail.

Under $100

Leatherman Multitool

17 tools in one compact package.

Over $100

Goal Zero Solar Charging Kit

Portable and useful, solar power means he can recharge anywhere.