The Best 60th Birthday Gifts for Your Husband

Because six decades deserves a great gift!
Four 60th birthday gifts for husbands: throw blanket, cardholder, tide clock, diffuser
Photos, clockwise: Amazon, Ekster, Uncommon Goods, WellWithinTheWyld
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Christin Perry
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Christin Perry
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Updated Nov 23, 2023

This year, your sweet husband turns 60 years old, and what a special milestone that is. Without a doubt, this big birthday deserves a celebration—or at least a really great 60th birthday gift for your husband. But what's the best present to buy to show him how much you love him and how special he is to you after all these years?

If you're in search of gift ideas for your husband, you've come to the right place. Below, we've rounded up 23 of our favorite birthday gifts for a husband who's turning 60 (yes, even if he insists he doesn't want anything!). Whether you're looking for something small and meaningful or you're choosing this year to wrap up a luxury gift for your husband, we've got what you're looking for here.

1. Waffle Knit Henley

Waffle knit henley 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Cozy Earth

Who doesn't cherish super luxurious, upscale loungewear? This lightweight, amazingly soft waffle knit henley from Cozy Earth is just right for his 60th birthday if you're looking to splurge a bit on some cozy clothing. Made from a bamboo and cotton blend, this moisture-wicking shirt features three buttons at the neckline and cuffed wrists for comfort and style. Choose from four handsome hues and add coordinating pants to complete the set.

2. Cotton Blanket

Cotton blanket 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Amazon

A lightweight blanket is the perfect accessory for his desk chair, his favorite easy chair or even to stow on his side of the bed. This Turkish cotton throw features a minimalist tonal look in brown and cream for a neutral look that'll fit in just about anywhere. The best part? It won't make him feel irritatingly overheated, so you can keep the thick, cozy blankets for yourself!

3. History by Mail

History by mail subscription 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Uncommon Goods

If he's a huge history buff, there's no better 60th birthday gift for your husband than this cool subscription that delivers an exact replica of a different key historical documents in his mailbox every month. Choose from six- or twelve-month subscription options and watch his eyes light up as he combs through pieces like Albert Einstein's correspondence with FDR or Rosa Parks' police report when she refused to give up her seat

4. Fresh Fragrance

Giorgio Armani fragrance set 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Nordstrom

An iconic scent is always a great option when you're considering what to get a husband who's turning 60. We love this gift set of fragrances from Armani, which includes three full-sized colognes that he's sure to love, including the brand's original Acqua di Gio toilette and parfum, along with Profondo, a slightly heartier scent

5. Magnetic Bookmark

Magnetic bookmark 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Uncommon Goods

Don't worry, your husband isn't the only one who falls asleep while reading! That's why this funny magnetic bookmark makes the perfect birthday gift for a husband who's turning 60. The soft leather bookmark features a strong magnet that holds it firmly in place on the sentence where his eyelids first started to droop. Happy reading (and snoozing)!

6. Cozy Slippers

Cozy UGG Tasman slippers 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Nordstrom

One of the most popular men's slippers today, the UGG Tasman slippers sure have a lot to like. Available in several colors with an eye-catching band along the upper for added visual appeal, this slipper is perfectly suited for indoor or outdoor use. A sturdy rubber sole adds grip, while the super-soft inner is lined with fleece for the ultimate in cozy warmth.

7. Tide Clock

Tide clock 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Uncommon Goods

The sea beckons… so it's best to keep on top of the changing tides. If he's a beach lover or enjoys a hobby that depends on the tides, like collecting shells or fishing, then this tide clock makes a great 60th birthday present for your husband. The scene on the top features water that really rises and falls with the changing tide, while the clock on the bottom displays the number of hours until the next tide. Choose from 60 different lighthouse images.

8. Meaningful Accessory

Engraved tie bar 60th birthday gift for husband

Keep your 60th birthday gift for your husband on the down-low when you gift him this sweet tie bar with a hidden message on the inside. When he clips it to his tie, he'll be handsomely decked in an antiqued silver tie bar. But on the inside of the clip, the words "Always and Forever" are displayed. What could be a better gift?

9. Solo Stove

Mini firepit 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Amazon

If he's the type who loves to hang out outside, gift your husband the innovative Solo stove this year on his birthday. This diminutive firepit is a workhorse—it's just as at home in your driveway as it is on a camping adventure. The smokeless rim and removable ash pit make it super convenient, too.

10. Luxe Watch

Luxe Citizen watch 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Citizen

This stunning Citizen watch has stolen our hearts, so we simply had to add it to our list of the best 60th birthday gifts for your husband. The green watch face and tan leather band combine to make a totally handsome watch that's certain to put a smile on his face when he opens it. As a bonus, watches are always a meaningful gift to recognize the passage of time—and all the happy moments yet to come.

11. Aluminum Card Holder

Aluminum Ekster card holder 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Ekster

This top-rated cardholder should be on the top of your list if you're considering what to get a husband turning 60. It fans out up to 12 of his credit cards at the touch of a button, and boasts a slim profile, making it easy to slip into his back pocket or suit jacket without the bulkiness of a traditional wallet. It's the perfect accessory, whether he's a globetrotter or just a man about town.

12. Sporty Sneakers

Skechers sneakers 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: DSW

Your husband can hit the town in comfort (and convenience!) when you gift him this pair of hands-free sneakers this year on his birthday. With a patented Memory Foam sole and lightweight, knit upper, they'll ensure cloud comfort for his tired feet, even if he's been standing for hours.

13. Classic Diffuser

Diffuser 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: WellWithinTheWyld

Essential oils provide a variety of health and wellness benefits, like enhanced sleep and clarity of mind. But a handsome diffuser can elevate the self-care experience even more. We love this model from Etsy, which features a wood base and a glass top for an effective diffuser that doesn't contain potentially harmful plastics.

14. Artful Lamp

Moving sand lamp 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: BobosArtCrafts

On this milestone birthday, give your husband the gift of artful zen with this sand art lamp. This attractive circular lamp lights up with the touch of a button as the colored sand gently falls from the top, creating a calm moment of meditation. Choose from several different sand colors

15. Sleek Suitcase

Away suitcase 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Away

A premium piece of luggage always makes a great birthday gift, and this carry-on suitcase from Away is sure to make him smile. High-end features like a durable outer shell and unique interior compression system help him feel a sense of security about the items he's chosen to bring along with him on his next trip. Choose from an array of attractive colors, and coordinate with larger pieces if he needs a full suite of luggage.

16. Snack Stock

Man Crates snack stock 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Man Crates

Jerky lovers will go crazy for this amazing gift! This authentic wooden crate comes chock full of smoked meats of all types and even includes a crowbar, which he'll need to use to open it (just a little pomp and circumstance). Nothing like making your newly minted 60-year-old husband work for his gift!

17. Mega Yard Game

Mega yard game 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Minted

These days, your husband's idea of having fun and relaxing might take place in his own backyard. That's why we love this giant Jenga game from Minted as a 60th birthday gift for your husband. Beautifully stained and arriving with its own carrying case, this game is sure to elevate his outdoor experience.

18. Crave-Worthy Cheese Board

Cheese board 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Murray's Cheese

Whether you'll be celebrating with friends or throwing a party for two, this premium cheese board comes with enough yummy snacks to feed between 5 and 7 people. With items like crackers, cheese, berries and olives, there's something for everyone, making this a wonderful 60th birthday present for your husband.

19. Brass Cigar Holder

Brass cigar holder 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Minted

If your husband will be celebrating his 60th with a fine cigar, this solid brass holder will make the perfect accessory. It's a statement piece he's sure to love, even when he's not enjoying an occasional cigar. Plus, it just happens to be the perfect size for stowing keys and other small accessories, too.

20. Ooni Pizza Oven

Ooni pizza oven 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Ooni

Elevate his at-home dining experience with this cool, gas-powered pizza oven from Ooni. This wildly popular kitchen accessory has taken the culinary world by storm since the pandemic, allowing you to make your very own restaurant-quality pizza from the comfort of your own home. This gas-powered pizza oven is quick (it heats in only 15 minutes!), clean and convenient. He'll love crafting his favorite pizzas when you gift him an Ooni on this milestone birthday.

21. Posh Planner

Papier planner 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Papier

This handsome leather planner is a wonderful 60th birthday gift for your husband. Featuring 192 high-quality pages, it displays each month in three formats: a monthly, weekly and daily view. Choose from a variety of colors for the cover and include his initials for a personalized gift for your husband.

22. Shaving Kit

Art of Shaving shaving kit 60th birthday gift for husband
Photo: Art of Shaving

This upscale shaving set is something he's sure to enjoy on his 60th birthday. It includes shaving cream, shaving oil, after-shave balm and a brush to ensure he enjoys a luxurious shave each day. Gift it to him ahead of his big birthday celebration so he'll be looking (and feeling) his best.

23. Bespoke Biography

Storyworth bespoke biography
Photo: Storyworth

There's nothing better than the gift of posterity. That's why Storyworth is one of the best 60th birthday ideas for your husband. Each week, he'll receive an email prompt with a question about his life, which he'll answer. At the end of a year, all of his answers will be compiled into a beautiful, hardbound book that can be passed down for generations. What a meaningful 60th birthday gift for your husband!

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