Best Gifts for Husbands
Buying a Christmas gift for your husband can be difficult. You want to make sure that you get him something he really needs while also keeping it personal. Below, we have compiled some of the best gifts for any husband. Whether he is an outdoorsman, tech geek, or grill master, the perfect gift for him can be found on this list.
- Braun Series 9
- Multi-purpose charging
- 2 year warranty
- HTC Vive Virtual
- Fully immersive VR
- High-quality tech
- Goal Zero Venture 20
- 2 device charging
10 Best Gifts For Husbands
Braun Series 9 Electric Shaver
This electric shaver is one of the best on the market. It gives an even, close shave and is comfortable against one’s skin. The charger doubles as a cleaning station, lubricator, and drying station. The razor does perform better on the face than on one’s neck.
This razor has a sleek look and is quieter than previous models. The heads can be replaced, although replacements can be difficult to find and are quite expensive. This electric shaver comes with a two-year warranty.
The Braun Series 9 Electric Shaver provides one of the best shaves on the market, while its charging stations come with many handy features. This is an expensive razor, however, its quality is worth the price.
- Multi-purpose charging station
- Provides a great shave
- Two-year warranty
- Replacement heads are expensive and hard to find
HTC Vive Virtual Reality System
This virtual reality gameplay system puts players inside the game with a headset and two gamer controllers. The gaming system monitors one’s movement and lets them know if they are near the edge of the gameplay area. Because this is a new technology the number of games available is limited.
This gaming system is top of the line in terms of available technology. Still, one should keep in mind that virtual reality is in its infancy, so some design quirks exist such as no wireless abilities and a heavy headset. This gaming system is also quite expensive.
The HTC Vive Virtual Reality System is a great gift for the serious gamer. Although it has its quirks and is very pricey, this system is the best there is in terms of at home virtual reality.
- Latest technology in gaming
- Fully immersive virtual reality
- Limited game selection
- Design Flaws
Goal Zero Venture 20 Recharging Kit
This charging kit offers comes with a battery that can store 4 hours of charging capability, as well as a solar panel that offers up to 9 hours. The solar panel can also be used to recharge the battery when it is sunny, but doesn’t work well in even moderate cloud cover.
The battery has two USB ports, so that multiple device can be recharged at the same time. The whole system is waterproof, so one doesn’t have to worry about a sudden storm. The one major drawback is that it takes a long time for devices to be fully charged.
The Goal Zero Venture 20 Recharging Kit is perfect for keeping one’s cell phone charged on multi day trips into the backcountry or bike rides across the country. This kit is expensive, but the waterproof features and easy to pack solar panel make it worth the price.
- Can charge two devices at once
- Comes with solar panel
- Recharges slowly
This camera is made to be used in the outdoors. It is incredibly sturdy, and small. This version is also completely waterproof and works underwater at depths up to 33 feet. The battery life on these cameras is short – it can sustain an hour to an hour and a half of continuous filming.
This camera is small and lightweight, making it easy to bring just about anywhere. It has a touch screen, and can also be controlled using voice activation. A smart phone app can also be used to control it.
The GoPro Hero5 is a great camera that can take quality photos or video. It is designed for use in extreme environments and is therefore the perfect gift for the adventurous man in your life. It is expensive, but is also quality.
- Waterproof without housing
- Can be controlled using touch screen, voice activation, or app
- Small and lightweight
- Short battery life
AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Headphones
These wireless headphones last for up to 6 hours on one charge. They are perfect for runners and cyclists who want to listen to music without having to deal with cords, as well as for individuals who need to multi-task while on the phone.
These headphones sit above the ear and deliver sound through vibrations along the cheek bones. They come in one size fits all, but the titanium frame easily and comfortably adjusts to the proper shape. The quality of these headphones is somewhat questionable, but they do come with a two-year warranty. They are available in five different colors.
The AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Headphones offer hand free music and phone calls. The Bluetooth is simple to use, and the sound quality is very high. These are somewhat expensive for headphones, however the quality of the design and the two-year warranty make them worth the price.
- Connect to Bluetooth
- Great for listening to music or taking phone calls
- Two-year warranty
- Questionable quality
Patagonia Nano-Puff Vest
This insulated vest is made to keep one’s chest cozy, which is among the most important areas of the body for staying warm. The lack of sleeves, and breathable material make this vest a great choice for those who run hot but need a little extra warmth. the material is water resistant and fast drying if it does become wet.
This vest is slim fitting, with a high collar. If you plan to layer it over bulky layers sizing up may be a good call. It has two pockets that can be zippered shut. It comes in black, red, and blue.
The Patagonia Nano-Puff Vest is a versatile insulated vest that will keep the most important parts of one’s body warm. It is a bit pricy, but comes with Patagonia’s high-quality assurances lifetime warranty.
- Warm yet breathable
- Attractive fit
- Lifetime warranty
- Sizing slightly small
Fitbit Charge 2
This fitness watch is made to make keeping track of how much you work out easy. It can track your steps, mileage, heart rate, and cardio while you are doing a specific workout, throughout the day, or while you sleep. It can also be linked to your calls, texts, email, and calendar, and provide you with alerts to get moving. Unfortunately, the heart rate monitor is known for being inaccurate.
This watch comes in six different attractive, yet subtly colored designs that will fit with anyone’s style. The wrist band has a nice, streamlined look that won’t get in the way.
The Fitbit Charge 2 makes a great gift for fitness geeks or those who are training. This is a gift that you can be sure will get used all the time.
- Monitors multiple body functions
- Can connect to emails and smart phone
- Attractively styled
- Heart rate monitor is not accurate
DrinkTanks Insulated Beer Growler
This insulated beer growler will keep items cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12 hours. It is made of high quality, leak-proof stainless steel and is dishwasher safe. It also comes with a lifetime warranty just in case it breaks.
This item is available in two sizes: 64oz and 128oz. It can be purchases in 16 different colors. This growler is designed with a vacumn tight lid, that locks temperature in and keeps your beverages carbonated. It also has a large, easy pour handle.
The DrinkTanks Insulated Beer Growler is the perfect gift for the beer lover in your life. It makes keeping one’s beer cold very easy and ensures that beverages stay fresh all day. It also comes in lots of colors, so you can cater this gift to the recipient’s personality.
- Keeps beverages cold or warm for many hours
- Large carrying capacity
- Comes in many colors
- Lifetime warranty
- Doesn’t include a cup
Filson Travel Kit
This travel kit is large enough to accommodate all the toiletries a man may need while he travels. The incredibly high quality make of this bag also means that is will last for many years.
This travel kit has one large inner compartment and two smaller outside pockets. The outer pockets cannot be zippered shut. It is water resistant, which protects your stuff from spills both outside and inside the bag. It is available in black, tan, and dark green.
The Filson travel Kit has been known to last over 10 years, even with consistent use. It comes in one large size that is perfect for carrying all the toiletries your man may need. This travel kit make a thoughtful gift that will keep delivering for years to come.
- Extremely high quality
- Fits all the toiletries a man might need.
- Outer pockets don’t have zippers
Milwaukee Heavy-duty Tool Chest
This tool chest has over 27,000 cubic inches of storage space. It features multiple types of drawers that easily store all one’s different tools. It also has built in power strips s that power tools can be charged while they are being stowed.
This tool chest is heavy but removable pieces and wheels make it easier to move. The heaviness is a side-effect of the solid and study build that can fit everything one needs it to.
The Milwaukee Heavy-duty Tool Chest is a wonderful gift for the handyman in your life. The solid build, countless storage areas, and great features will make it the last tool chest you ever need. Even though this is a pricy gift, this tool chest is actually one of the cheapest on the market with this quality and size.
- Large storage capacity
- Built in power strips
- Wheels and removable pieces
- Cheap for what it is
Fitz and Floyd 6-piece Whiskey Barware Set
This barware set comes with four whiskey glasses, a decanter, and a tray.
The pieces in this barware set are beautifully designed, and will be sure to class up one’s at home-bar. The glasses and decanter are made with Danbury Crystal, and the decanter has a glass stopper which will keep the whiskey fresh. The tray is nickel plated, which give it an attractive shine.
The Fitz and Floyd 6-piece Whiskey Barware Set is a great gift for whiskey lovers. This beautifully crafted set is sure to impress company, and can be purchased at a very reasonable price.
- Attractive glassware
- Sturdily made
- Quite expensive
BearMoo Stainless Steel Shish Kabob Skewers
These skewers can either be purchased in a pack of 6 with 2 stands, or in a pack of 10. The stands lift the skewers off the grill, making them even easier to use.
These skewers are long enough to fit on most grills, and sturdy enough to pierce any type of food easily. They are a bit thick, which can make them somewhat difficult to handle. These skewers can be washed in the dish washer.
The BearMoo Stainless Steel Shish Kabob Skewers are a game changer for making kabobs. Easy to use and reusable, the deal is sweetened by their great price.
- Easy to load with food
- Come with stands
- Somewhat thick
Pendleton Yakima Camp Blanket
This is a throw blanket that is 54” by 66”, making it perfect for curling up on a coach or keeping one cozy by the camp fire.
This blanket is primarily made from interwoven wool and cotton. It features a colorful striped design. This blanket is dry clean only, and should never be washed at home.
The Pendleton Yakima Camp Blanket makes an incredibly cozy gift. The small size makes it great to use as a on the go blanket, and the high quality means it will last for years to come.
- Soft wool/cotton blend
- Made in the USA
- Versatile, high quality throw blanket
- Dry-clean only
Leatherman Wave Multitool
This multitool includes 17 different tools ranging from pliers and screwdrivers, to a can opener and scissors. Each tool can be taken out using just one hand, making this Leatherman very easy to operate. This multitool also comes with a 25-year warranty.
This multitool is made to be useful during basically any activity. It comes with a sheath that can be attached to one’s belt, although many customers complain that the sheath is made of low quality material. It is also a bit heavy for what it is.
The Leatherman Wave Multitool is a one stop shop for multitools. With such a wide variety of tools for a reasonable price, this multitool makes a great, utilitarian gift.
- Includes 17 different tools
- Easy to open mechanism
- 25-year warranty
- Low quality sheath
Brewery in a Box Beer Making Starter Kit
This kit allows the beer lover to try their hand at the process themselves. It comes with everything one needs to make five gallons of beer.
This kit is designed to make beer making easy for beginners. Not only are step-by-step written instructions included, but one can also find tutorials online. Although it comes with instructions on how to make Block Party Amber Ale, it can also be used to make any beer one wishes.
The brewery in a Box Beer Making Starter Kit is sure to be a hit with anyone who loves beer. This fun, hands on gift gives one all the knowledge they need to get started making their own brews.
- Includes everything one needs to brew beer at home
- Recipe for Block Party Amber Ale by Northern Brewer
- Just a starter kit
AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
This coffee maker utilizes air compression to move water through coffee grounds, producing a rich cup that is low on acidity. Different settings allow one to make the equivalent of drip coffee, French press, pour over, and even espresso. Even better, this product is available at a very low price.
This coffee maker is small and lightweight. This makes it a great choice for quality coffee while camping. It also comes with a convenient storage pouch. The design of this coffee maker is a bit cumbersome, but once one figures it out it is easy to use and to clean.
The AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker is a versatile coffee maker that is perfect for coffee nerds. It can make espresso and drip coffee alike, all for a very low price. Although it works quickly, this coffee maker does not yield much coffee per use.
- Small and compact
- Makes every type of coffee
- Makes small amounts of coffee
- Somewhat cumbersome process
Husky X-act Contour Floor Liners
These floor liners are specifically made to fit Silverados and Sierras, but can also work in other similarly sized trucks. The durable material protects the floor from all manner of mess and makes one’s vehicle that much easier to clean.
Cleats on the bottom of these liners keep them in place. The rubber material they are made from is comfortable under your feet and easy to clean. These liners come in black.
Good flow liners will improve the look of any vehicle, and the Husky X-act Contour Floor Liners are a great choice for truck owners. These liners have a sleek look, work great, and come with a lifetime guarantee.
- Designed for Silverados and Sierras but fit others
- Stay in place
- Attractive look
- Don’t fit all vehicles
Red Wing Iron Ranger Boot
Everyone needs a good pair of shoes. These leather boots are just that. They are stylish enough to look great in the city, but sturdy enough to hold up to consistent wear and tear.
These boots are available in five different shades of brown leather. They have a synthetic sole that is about one inch high. They do tend to run large, so sizing down by at least one full shoe size is recommended.
The Red Wing Iron Ranger Boot is one of the best boots on the market for all around wear. They come at a premium price, but is will last for years to come.
- Real leather boots
- Stylish and sturdy
- Size runs large
This speaker has decent range of sound that will make most music sound great and can even work for watching TV. The Bluetooth connection works well, and allows one to leave the room without missing a beat.
This speaker has 360 sound, making the audio spread more evenly. It is rechargeable, with each charge lasting up to 9 hours. Unfortunately, the charging station must be purchased separately.
The Bose SoundLink Portable Bluetooth 369 Speaker offers high quality audio at a reasonable price. The easy to use Bluetooth capabilities and 9 hour battery life also make it perfect for listening to music on the go.
- 9-hour battery life
- Bluetooth compatible
- Charging station sold separately
Black Diamond Spot Headlamp
This headlamp has a handy strap that secures it around one’s head, thereby providing hands free light. This makes it perfect for activities like camping or fixing things in the dark. This headlamp is also waterproof, however sometimes leaks do occur.
This headlamp comes in grey, black, blue, and red. The light up top can be pivoted. It can also be adjusted to shine white, red, or blue, and has strobe settings.
The Black Diamond Spot Headlamp is a handy addition to a camper’s tool kit, and makes it easy to get things done at night. Reasonably priced and with multiple setting, this is a gift they will love and that won’t break the bank.
- Multiple light settings
- Not as waterproof as claimed to be
Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler
This can fit 45 quarts. This translates to 26 cans at a 2:1 ice-to-contents ratio. It is bear proof, so you can feel safe leaving it outside while you camp, and is dry ice compatible.
This cooler has three-inch-thick insulation, that ensures ice won’t melt for two days or more. The easy to grab handles make it simple to carry around, although with an empty weight of 15 pounds, this cooler can become very heavy. It comes in three colors, tan, blue, and white.
The Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler is expensive, but if you are looking to buy your man the best cooler around this is it.
- Keeps items cold for two days or more
- Bear proof
- Easy to grab handles
Woolrich Trout Run Flannel Shirt
This is a simple, utilitarian yet stylish flannel shirt. The high-quality material makes it perfect for work days, while the slim and attractive fit also makes one look great.
This flannel is made of cotton and can be purchased in 10 different colors. It is machine washable, however it has been known to shrink in the dryer.
The Woolrich Trout Run Flannel Shirt makes a great gift that fits the style of almost any man. It’s an extremely comfortable shirt that also holds up well to wear and tear.
- Comes in many colors
- Attractive fit
- Shrinks in dryer
Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic
This camera takes polaroid pictures that develop almost instantly. The photos are small, which makes them easy to stick in one’s wallet, however the quality is not the greatest. This camera is delicate, so treat it gently.
This camera is styled with an old-school look, however it comes with many features that allow you to take photos of moving objects, in dim light, and even add double exposure. It is available in black or orange.
The Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic makes a wonderful gift for the fun-loving photographer. This is an up-dated version of the old-school polaroid camera, that has more features but still produces the same retro, instant photos.
- Fun, polaroid camera
- Adjustable photo features
- Old-school look
- Delicate quality
- Not great quality photo
Sorel Falcon Ridge Slippers
These slippers are meant to keep one’s feet warm and comfortable during lazy days at home. They are lined with a wool and acrylic blend that is toasty warm, and have tough, natural rubber soles which make them great for quick errands out of the house.
These slippers have an attractive design that utilizes suede leather on the outside of the shoe. They come in black, with brown accents.
The Sorel Falcon Ridge Slippers makes for a cozy indoor shoe that are also sturdy enough to stand up to minor wear and tear. A great gift, these slippers fit well and are neither to warm or to chilly.
- Comfortable lining
- Fit well
- Attractive design
- Sturdy soles allow for quick trips outside
- Might be too warm for some users
SimpleTaste Hand-Crank Coffee Grinder
This hand-crank coffee grinder allows one to achieve a perfectly even grind at whatever coarseness they desire. This is great for coffee nerds who know that espresso and French press coffee come out best when they beans are slightly larger or smaller.
This coffee grinder is made with ceramic burs that brake the coffee beans down as you grind. The small size, and hand crank action also makes this grinder perfect for camping, and other outdoor activities where there is no access to electricity. However, grinding by hand does take some time.
The SimpleTaste Hand-Crank Coffee Grinder will produce some of the best coffee you’ve ever tasted. It is available at a very reasonable price, and will make a great gift for the coffee lover in your life.
- Evenly grinded coffee beans
- Adjustable coarseness
- Lightweight and small
- Takes some time to grind
Criteria Used For The Evaluation
Think About What Your Man Needs
No one knows your husband better than you, so thinking about what he needs at this particular moment shouldn’t be very difficult. This is the best place to start thinking about what you are going to get him. A great bonus of starting here is since the two of you live together, he may need something that will benefit you as well!
Think About What He Will Actually Use
You want to get your husband something that he will use regularly. Even if it isn’t the most utilitarian gift, think critically about whether or not it fits his style. You know this man well, so figuring out how much he will like your gift should be a relatively painless process.
Q: How can I tell if my gift is quality?
Unfortunately, the price is often a good indicator of quality. Nice design, materials, and assembly cost more, which is reflected in the price of an item. Furthermore, if you are ordering online and can’t actually inspect the product yourself, read both professional and customer reviews. These will tell you about any issues that aren’t obvious from the pictures or that arise down the road. Look carefully and take your time since deals are out there, even for the most expensive products.
Q: Where should I look for the best products?
If you still haven’t found the perfect gift after reading our comprehensive list, look for more ideas from other, similar lists. If you have decided on a type of product, but not on which one you actually want, you can also find full reviews of the best of the best items in many categories on the Gear We Are website.