The Best Gift Ideas for Your Husband

Struggling to think of gifts for your husband? We've got you covered with (58!) gift ideas for every type of guy.
by Sophie Ross and Emily Platt

You know him like the back of your hand, but for some reason, you continuously struggle to come up with good gift ideas for your husband. Luckily, we've compiled the ultimate gift guide filled with the best gifts every man (boyfriend, fiancé or husband) will love—so you can successfully spoil him with the perfect present.
 
Between beanies and bourbon maple syrup (yes, really), you're bound to find some of the best gifts for him below—or at least some inspiration for something you know he'll love. Check out our ultimate guide to gift ideas for your husband (and have your credit card at the ready just to be safe).

  1. A Cozy Throw Blanket

    Pom Pom at Home throw blanket best gift for husband

    Your husband will love a good throw blanket he can use all winter long, whether it's handy in his home office or strewn over his favorite arm chair he lounges in to watch Game of Thrones.
     
    Pom Pom at Home Malibu throw, $165, PomPomatHome.com

  2. A Fun Whiskey Decanter

    Wine Enthusiast whiskey decanter best gift for husband

    Maybe your husband already has a whiskey decanter he loves, but it's probably safe to assume he doesn't have a globe-shaped one. This one's fun, stylish and decorative.
     
    Wine Enthusiast etched globe spirits decanter, $50, Amazon.com

  3. Unique Serving Boards

    Uncommon Goods serving boards best gift for husband

    If he's a master chef or just loves to host (lucky you!), a pair of unique serving boards is the perfect gift for your husband. You can pick one in the shape of his home state (or just stick to the classic USA one, if you prefer).
     
    Uncommon Goods USA and state serving boards, $48, UncommonGoods.com

  4. A Stylish Necktie

    Dazi necktie best gift for husband

    No matter what his style is, Dazi has a necktie perfect for him (their options range from florals to stripes to solids). He's guaranteed to wear it again and again.
     
    Dazi men's skinny tie, $28, Amazon.com

  5. A Luxe Comforter

    Buffy comforter best husband gift

    A well-rested husband is a happy husband, which is where this unique bedding comes in. Buffy's beloved comforters are made with soothing eucalpytus, so they're extra cozy to snuggle together under.

    Buffy Cloud comforter, from $120 (get 20 percent off with code SKIMBUFFY2 until November 27, 2018), Buffy.com

  6. Bourbon Maple Syrup

    Huckberry Pappy & Company bourbon maple syrup best gift for husband

    If you're having trouble thinking of a boozy gift for your husband that's not a literal bottle of booze, this aged maple syrup is perfect. You'll love it doused over your homemade flapjacks as much as he does.
     
    Pappy & Company Pappy barrel-aged maple syrup, $38, Huckberry.com

  7. A Phone Docking Station

    Etsy phone dock station best gift for husband

    Give your husband a gift he probably never knew he needed. A docking station (where he can keep his phone, keys, wallet, glasses, pens and more) is the perfect way to help him keep organized.
     
    JigSaw Furnishings phone dock gift, $35, Etsy.com

  8. A Nice Skin Care Collection

    Philiosophy skincare collection best gift for husband

    Give your husband the gift of smooth, silky skin with an easy collection that includes a body scrub, shaving cream and a moisturizer, so he'll be excited to lather up every morning.
     
    Philosophy Prep, Shave & Hydrate trio for men, $69, QVC.com

  9. A Bring-Everywhere Backpack

    Aer backpack best gift for husband

    Your husband will love a versatile backpack he can use as a carry-on, a weekender and more. This one's an investment, but he'll take it everywhere.
     
    Aer Travel Pack 2 backpack, $230, Nordstrom.com

  10. A Snuggly Beanie

    Arc'Teryx beanie best gift for husband

    A stylish, snuggly beanie rendered in all black is the perfect gift idea for any husband. And you'll love squeezing the adorable pom-pom on top when he wears it all winter long.
     
    Arc'Teryx cable pom pom hat, $39, Moosejaw.com

  11. A Leather Passport Holder

    Il Bussetto passport holder best gift for husband

    If your husband loves to jet-set, a durable leather passport holder is the perfect gift. This one has card slots too, making it ideal for travel.
     
    Il Bussetto passport holder, $116, Yoox.com

  12. Some Sports Merch

    FOCO basketball sweater best gift for husband

    There's no doubt your husband will love any sort of merchandise if he follows sports or has a favorite team. Get him a sweater (or hat, or hoodie) that he can rock on game days.
     
    FOCO NBA Busy Block sweater, from $22, Amazon.com

  13. A Unique Scented Candle

    Malin+Goetz scented candle best gift for husband

    No, a tobacco-scented candle won't leave an odor of cigarettes in your home. You'll love this scent as much as he does (bonus points) for its velvety notes of tobacco leaves and bourbon vanilla.
     
    Malin+Goetz tobacco candle, $55, Nordstrom.com

  14. A Travel Shave Kit

    Harry's travel shave kit best gift for husband

    A quality, convenient travel kit for shaving is the best gift idea for your husband who might be on the go frequently for work. This one includes a razor, blades, shave cream and post-shave balm, and the bag itself is great for carrying the rest of his toiletries too.
     
    Harry's travel kit, $50, Barneys.com

  15. A New Mattress

    Leesa mattress best husband gift

    Has he been complaining about his bad back for as long as you can remember? A new mattress might just be the most thoughtful gift you can give him. This one features gel memory foam to sleep coolly and comfortably, a plush Euro top for soft support and a strong micro coil support system.

    Dreamcloud The Dreamcloud mattress, from $800 to $1500, Dreamcloud.com

  16. A Great Wallet

    Herschel Supply Co. wallet best gift for husband

    If you're sick of your guy's old, crusty wallet that he's carried around for years, get him a new, durable one he'll be excited to start using.
     
    Herschel Supply Co. men's Roy RFID wallet, $21, Amazon.com

  17. A Soft Scarf

    Acne Studios scarf best gift for husband

    Your husband will love a soft, knitted scarf for keeping warm all winter long. Even better, this one goes with everything.
     
    Acne Studios Canada fringed wool scarf, $150, MrPorter.com

  18. A Classic Pajama Set

    Derek Rose pajamas best gift for husband

    This is the best Christmas gift for your husband (or Christmas Eve gift, so he can wear them to open his other presents). Of course, if he loves matching pajamas as much as you do, he'll start sporting these to bed every night.
     
    Derek Rose men's Royal piped pajama set, from $150, Amazon.com

  19. A Stainless Steel Watch

    Uniform Wares watch best gift for husband

    If you're ready to splurge on a gift for your husband, get him a classic watch he'll wear forever, like this stainless steel and leather one (hand-assembled in Switzerland).
     
    Uniform Wares C39 Swiss quartz stainless steel and black leather watch, $800, Amazon.com

  20. A Custom Puzzle

    Etsy Butler and Hill UK puzzle best gift for husband

    Does your guy love to do puzzles in his spare time? Get him a difficult (400-piece) one that's personalized for him—as in, you can choose his hometown (or the city you met in) and have it custom-made.
     
    Butler and Hill UK Hometown puzzle, $40, Etsy.com

  21. A Cool Pair of Sunglasses

    Ray-Ban sunglasses best gift for husband

    The perfect seasonless gift? A cool, classic pair of aviators he'll take everywhere. This pair comes in four colors, so you can pick the one that suits him.
     
    Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator large metal non-mirrored non-polarized sunglasses, $153, Amazon.com

  22. A Personalized Pen Set

    Namely Yours personalized pen best gift for husband

    If your guy loves to doodle, jot down his thoughts at work or even has a novel in the works, he'll love a fancy pen set he can take everywhere. This one's personalized, so you can get his name engraved on it.
     
    Namely Yours personalized pen set, $27, PersonalizationMall.com

  23. A Fun Cookbook

    Charred & Scruffed cookbook Adam Perry Lang best gift for husband

    Does your guy know his way around a grill (or just really, really wants to learn)? He'll love a fun, meat-centric cookbook centered around the art of the grill.
     
    Adam Perry Lang Charred & Scruffed paperback cookbook, $25, BarnesandNoble.com

  24. A Comfy Pair of Slippers

    Minnetonka moccasins best gift for husband

    Sick of your husband wearing his outside shoes all over the house? Get him a comfortable pair of moccasins he'll be thrilled to slip on as soon as he gets home.
     
    Minnetonka
    men's sheepskin softsole moccasin slipper, from $76, Amazon.com

  25. A Fancy Telescope

    Celestron table telescope best gift for husband

    If your guy's into astronomy (or just beautiful desk ornaments), a fancy telescope is the perfect gift for him. This one's fully functional and rendered in red beech wood and gold-tone brass.
     
    Celestron 22302 Ambassador 50 brass table top telescope, $250, Amazon.com

  26. A Portable Speaker

    B&O portable speaker best gift for husband

    Perfect for the husband who loves tailgating, hosting parties or even just singing in the shower, a portable speaker (that's also splash and dust resistant!) is a gift he'll love.
     
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P2 portable bluetooth speaker with built-in microphone, from $130, Amazon.com  

  27. Ultra-Cozy Socks

    Chup socks best gift for husband

    Who doesn't love a great pair of socks? Ultra-cozy, wool-blend ones are the perfect wintertime gift for the holiday season. Plus, these will look cute on him.
     
    Chup Fika socks, $35, JCrew.com

  28. A Special Calendar

    Artifact Uprising custom photo calendar best husband gift

    Help him bring a little piece of home to the office with a custom calendar displaying photos of you two or your family.

    Artifact Uprising wood calendar, from $25, ArtifactUprising.com

  29. A Chic Bar Cart

    West Elm bar cart best gift for husband

    A bar cart is an amazing gift idea for your husband that you'll love too. It'll be a chic addition to your living area, and he'll have a way to stylishly stash his favorite liquors. Win-win.
     
    West Elm Terrace bar cart, $399, WestElm.com

  30. A Grooming Kit

    Aesop grooming kit best gift for husband

    A convenient grooming kit is the perfect gift he can keep at home or take everywhere (if he, say, travels a lot for work). This one includes hand wash, hand balm, body cleanser and body balm.
     
    Aesop Sway grooming kit, $102, MrPorter.com

  31. A Warm Bathrobe

    Pendleton plaid robe best gift for husband

    A cozy bathrobe isn't just a perfect gift for winter. Your husband will love having a warm robe to wrap himself in post-shower, year-round.
     
    Pendleton men's lounge robe, from $208, Amazon.com

  32. On-Brand Pillows

    Uncommon Goods Yankees pillows best gift for husband

    Your husband will love a good pair of throw pillows in your home dedicated to something he personally loves. If he's into sports, get him ones that represent his favorite team (and still look good in the living room).
     
    Uncommon Goods baseball stadium blueprint pillows, $100, UncommonGoods.com

  33. A Good Pocket Comb

    Baxter of California pocket comb best gift for husband

    Your husband's locks will always be perfectly in place if you give him the gift of a great pocket comb he can carry everywhere.
     
    Baxter of California pocket comb, $18, Amazon.com

  34. A New Alarm Clock

    Braun alarm clock best gift for husband

    Odds are, your husband currently uses his phone to wake up in the AM. But a fancy, digital alarm clock is a sleek way to hit snooze every morning.
     
    Braun
    BNC016BK quartz alarm clock, $50, Amazon.com

  35. A Mixology Book

    Dave Arnold Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail best gift for husband

    If your husband is passionate about a good cocktail, give him the gift of learning how to make his own with a mixology book by a James Beard award winner.
     
    Dave Arnold Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail, $35, BarnesandNoble.com

  36. Cool Boxing Gloves

    Leone 1947 contact bag boxing gloves best gift for husband

    Maybe your husband's a certified boxing "pro," or he's just looking to pick up a new hobby. Either way, a cool pair of boxing gloves are the perfect gift for a guy interested in testing out his skills in the ring.
     
    Leone 1947 GS080 contact bag gloves, from $26, Amazon.com

  37. A Stylish Jacket

    Schott sweater jacket best gift for husband

    A jacket that's warm yet stylish is the perfect gift idea for your husband. He can wear this wool-blend one to work, holiday parties and everything in between.
     
    Schott NYC MA-1 sweater jacket, $125, Nordstrom.com

  38. A New Scent

    Ralph Lauren Polo Red best gift for husband

    Get your husband the gift of a yummy-smelling cologne that he can spritz on every day. Pro tip: Pick one you already know he'll love, since certain scents can be polarizing.
     
    Ralph Lauren Polo Red, $64, Amazon.com

  39. Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

    Beats headphones best gift for husband

    Any techy guy will love a good pair of wireless, bluetooth headphones. These over-ear ones are noise-cancelling and look cool in black.
     
    Beats Studio3 wireless headphones, $350, Amazon.com

  40. Wool Gloves

    L.L.Bean men’s Ragg wool gloves best gift for husband

    This is something he may not have thought of on his own, but once you hand him a brand-new pair of warm, wool gloves, he'll be super excited to use them all winter long.
     
    L.L.Bean
    men's Ragg wool gloves, $30, LLBean.com

  41. An Adorable Apron

    World Market green apron best husband gift

    Whether he loves to grill or knows how to make a mean boxed mac and cheese, an adorable apron will be a gift sure to put a smile on both of your faces.
     
    World Market green chambray cross back apron, $20, WorldMarket.com

  42. A Rare Whiskey

    The Macallan rare cask best gift for husband

    Okay, okay. Sometimes you just want to give your husband a gift you’ll know he’ll love (booze), and you’re guaranteed to get tons of gratitude if you give him a bottle of ultra-rare, complex whiskey.

    The Macallan rare cask, from $300, ReserveBar.com

  43. An "Adventure Blanket"

    Uncommon Goods adventure blanket best gift for husband

    This is the perfect gift idea for outdoorsy husbands (bonus points if the two of you go on adventures together). He'll love having it on-hand or in his trunk for spontaneous camp-outs.
     
    Uncommon Goods
    adventure blanket, $80, UncommonGoods.com

  44. A Great Carry-On Suitcase

    Serapian Milano suitcase best gift for husband

    If he travels a lot for work, a sleek, reliable carry-on suitcase is the perfect gift idea for your husband. This one's compact yet spacious and includes a padlock and keys, so it's worth the extra splurge.
     
    Serapian Milano Trolley 18-Inch spinner wheeled carry-on suitcase, $2,000, Nordstrom.com

  45. A Nostalgic Board Game

    Sorry! nostalgia edition best gift for husband

    A vintage board game (that the two of you can play together) is a great gift idea for any husband. It'll be an amazing conversation starter when you have friends over too.
     
    Winning Solutions Sorry nostalgia tin, $30, Amazon.com

  46. A Framed Photograph

    Framebridge

    If you still haven't had time to frame any wedding photos, Framebridge will make it super easy for you to decorate your husband's office. Upload your digital file to the site, choose a frame and a size, your custom made framed image will arrive ready to hang. How simple is that? (Pssst—shipping is always free too.)

    Framebridge framing service, from $39 to $199, Framebridge.com

  47. A Cute Crewneck

    L.L.Bean crewneck Blue Jean sweater best gift for husband

    You can't really go wrong with a classic crewneck sweater. This one's 100 percent cotton and comes in a variety of colors and sizes so it's the perfect gift idea for any guy.
     
    L.L.Bean crewneck Blue Jean sweater, $50, LLBean.com

  48. A Nice Pair of Shoes

    Selected Homme black leather derby shoes best gift for husband

    Stylish, black leather shoes are the perfect gift idea for any husband. These ones go with everything, so he'll definitely end up wearing them all the time.
     
    Selected Homme leather derby shoes, $143, Asos.com

  49. A Winter Set

    Alki'i beanie and scarf set best gift for husband

    Do the work for him by getting him a cozy, matching beanie and scarf set. He'll love having his winter outfits conveniently at the ready, thanks to you.
     
    Alki'i men's two-toned 3M fleece Thinsulate ribbed knit scarf and hat set, $20, Amazon.com

  50. A Nice Fleece

    Patagonia Snap-T fleece pullover best gift for husband

    If your guy's outdoorsy, he'll love a warm, durable layer he can wear everywhere. (But a quarter-zip-style fleece pullover is a gift anyone would love.)
     
    Patagonia men's Synchilla Snap-T pullover, from $119, Amazon.com

  51. A Martini Set

    Heritage Distilling Co. martini cocktail set best gift for husband

    A great gift idea for the booze-loving husband, this martini set comes with everything he needs to serve the cocktail on the spot.
     
    Heritage Distilling Co. martini gift pack, $47, HeritageDistilling.com

  52. A French Coffee Press

    Primula copper coffee french press best gift for husband

    This is a gift you’ll undoubtedly get to benefit from too. If your husband’s a caffeine-lover, he’ll be obsessed with a French coffee press he can fire up every morning.

    Primula copper coffee french press, $20, Target.com

  53. New Sneakers

    Nike Air Presto Essential men’s shoe best gift for husband

    A great pair of brand-new sneakers is a pretty safe bet as a gift for your guy. Since you know his style and (most likely) his workout routine, you can pick a pair that totally suits him and his needs.
     
    Nike men's Air Presto Essential men's shoe, from $50, Amazon.com

  54. A Knife Set

    Wusthof knife block set best gift for husband

    A knife set is the perfect gift idea for your husband if he happens to be a foodie. This one includes five knives, a pair of scissors and a wood knife block that'll look great in any kitchen.
     
    Wusthof gourmet 7-piece Jumbo Studio bamboo knife block set 8940-1, $180, Amazon.com

  55. A Hilarious Card Game

    What Do You Meme? card game best gift for husband

    If he has an amazing sense of humor (it might be what you love most about him), a hilarious card game is the perfect gift idea for your husband.
     
    What Do You Meme? adult party game, $30, Amazon.com

  56. A Beer Caddy

    The Knot Wedding Shop beer caddy best husband gift

    Whether your husband brings beer to parties or on camping trips, this personalized gift idea is a must-have. It's especially great for transporting a mix of craft brews.

    The Knot Wedding Shop personalized wooden beer bottle caddy with opener, $36, TheKnotShop.com

  57. An Indoor Putting Green

    SKLZ indoor putting green best husband gift

    Let your husband practice his golf swing at home. Warning: He may never put his putter down.

    SKLZ Accelerator Pro indoor putting green with ball return, $40, Amazon.com

  58. An Accessories Box

    The Knot Shop monogram box best husband gift

    His growing stash of accessories—from cufflinks to collar stays—won't get misplaced thanks to this monogrammed box.

    The Knot Wedding Shop accessories box, $30, TheKnotShop.com


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