The 23 Best Wedding Gifts for Your Brother

These presents are so good, they'll earn you favorite sibling status.
Stainless steel personalized flip-top beer growler
Ashley Kiely - The Knot Contributing Writer.
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Ashley Kiely
Ashley Kiely - The Knot Contributing Writer.
Ashley Kiely
The Knot Contributor
  • Ashley contributes fashion and lifestyle wedding content to The Knot.
  • Ashley is a freelance editor, writer and brand consultant.
  • Before going freelance, Ashley was the Fashion Editor for PeopleStyle magazine.
Updated Aug 16, 2021
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Finding the right wedding gift for your brother is no easy task. You could opt for a traditional wedding gift (think cufflinks or a personalized picture frame) or opt for a memento that represents a favorite moment together. Either way, you want to win the title of best brother or sister—and we're here to help you. We've done the heavy lifting for you on this one and pulled together a stellar lineup of wedding gift ideas for you to consider before his big day.

Whether your brother is into sports, technology, the great outdoors or literally anything else, we've got a gift for you. From personalized sentiments to practical products, the items we've gathered hit on all different notes, so you'll be sure to find something he'll love.

Before you begin scrolling, check and see if the happy couple has a registry with The Knot. Your brother may have already set aside a few items for himself that you can add to your cart ASAP. If not (or if you'd rather surprise him), you should continue on for major gifting inspiration at every price point.

Mark & Graham Valet Tray with Watch Cuff

Blue and brown vegan leather valet tray with multiple pockets

Every guy needs a place to put his essentials, and this nifty catchall will have him covered. A timeless groom gift, the pebbled vegan leather valet tray has spots for his cufflinks, watches and more. Plus, there's a phone compartment with a built-in outlet for a USB charging cord. Just don't forget to get it personalized before you checkout.

YETI Hopper Backflip 24 Soft Cooler in Navy

Blue Yeti cooler

Your brother will be psyched to receive this waterproof cooler to keep all his favorite beverages icy cold. The ergonomic shoulder straps, removable chest strap and secure waist belt will provide all-day comfort for beach days or long mountain hikes. His groomsmen will be very jealous!

Ox and Bull Trading Co. Bride and Groom Wedding Date Engravable Round Cufflinks

Personalized silver cufflinks

Custom cuff links with his wedding date are a sentimental keepsake that he'll cherish forever. Gift him this sterling silver set ahead of his wedding so he can wear them as he walks down the aisle.

Nespresso Creatista Plus Espresso Machine

Silver Nespresso machine

Is caffeine his vice? Take his morning brew to the next level with this luxe espresso machine. He'll be creating lattes, cappuccinos and more like a pro—all right from his kitchen.

Circle City Design Co. Personalized Cutting Board

Wooden cutting board with personalization in bottom corner

If your brother is a practical guy who loves to cook, this personalized cutting board is a winning gift. Made from solid wood, it'll make all that boring dinner prep a little more manageable.

Godinger Silver Art Co. 5-Piece Airplane Bar Tool Set

Silver airplane design bar tool set

Sure, you could get him a selection of standard bar tools, but why settle for ordinary when you can snag your bro this incredibly sleek set. These eye-catching aviation-inspired tools will bring a stylish twist to his bar cart and mixology game.

The New York Times Store Ultimate Birthday Book

Gray and dark gray NYT personalized birthday books

Shopping for a history buff? He'll love this personalized birthday book, which features the front pages of The New York Times from the day of his birth, followed by every birthday after.

Bose QuietComfort 35 Series Noise-Canceling Wireless Headphones

Black Bose wireless headphones

You'll definitely receive an extra big thank you for this great gift the next time your brother boards a flight or rides the train. Whether he wants to focus on work or chill with his favorite podcast, he'll be able to tune out various distractions on travel (and non-travel) days.

The Knot Shop Personalized Stainless Steel Flip-Top Beer Growler

Stainless steel personalized flip-top beer growler

This stainless steel beer growler will let your brother keep his favorite brew chilled while he's on the go, thanks to its insulated, double-wall design. Personalize the front with his name—corny childhood nicknames are fair game, too.

Rightline Gear SUV Tailgating Canopy Tent

SUV tailgating canopy tent

Get him and his best friends ready for game day with this handy tent that attaches right to the hatch of a vehicle. Sized to fit stadium parking spaces, the water-resistant canopy will definitely score you major sibling points.

Personalization Mall Personalized 13-Function Stainless Steel Pocket Knife

Personalized stainless steel pocket knife with other tools attached

He'll always be prepared with this multi-functional, stainless steel pocket knife, which includes a serrated knife, corkscrew, can opener, box cutter and more. Practical and sentimental, you can engrave it with everything from his initials and wedding date to the latitude and longitude of his wedding location.

HomeWetBar.com Oakmont Personalized Poker Set

Personalized name poker set in navy blue

If he's been talking about improving his card shark skills, pick him up a personalized poker gift set. He won't have to search around the house for cards, chips or dice ever again.

Skylight The New Skylight Frame

Black personalized photo frame

Have a sentimental brother? He'll love this digital photo frame that he can keep on his desk. This special gift will allow you (and other loved ones) to email photos from a phone or computer directly onto the picture frame's 10-inch color touch screen. You can start by sending him embarrassing dance floor shots from his wedding day. PS: It'll make for a great father's day or mother's day present, too, if you need ideas.

Click & Grow The Smart Garden 9 in White

Smart Garden in white growing veggies

Whether he's already known for his green thumb or he's excited to get gardening in a new home, this indoor garden will make it super easy for him to grow his own veggies, fruits, and herbs right atop his counter. A minimalist design; automatic watering; the perfect amount of light, nutrients, and oxygen—what's not to love with this unique gift?

Away The Weekender in Olive Canvas

Travel back with neutral colors and brown leather details

There's no time like his wedding day to get your brother a grown-up travel bag for quick jaunts out of town. Scoop up this timeless weekender—which includes a 15-inch laptop sleeve and handy shoe compartment—to up his travel style game. (You can add his initials to make it even more personal.)

Sonos Roam Speaker

Sonos speaker in light gray

He'll geek out over this portable speaker from Sonos. The durable, waterproof design will let him bring his favorite tunes everywhere, from the backyard and the beach to the hiking trail.

Awesome77 Leveled Up To Husband T-Shirt

Leveled Up To Husband in white text on black shirt with video game controller design

Gamer or not, your brother will get a kick out of this funny, vintage-style T-shirt. He can wear it over the wedding weekend and beyond.

Ooni Koda 12 Gas Powered Pizza Oven

Black and silver portable pizza oven

The perfect gift for a pizza-loving brother, this compact and portable gas-fueled oven will let him cook delicious 12-inch pies in just 60 seconds. There's no doubt your future sister-in-law or brother-in-law will love you for this gift, too.

Whiskey Peaks International Mountains - Set of 4

Set of handblown whiskey glasses with raised impressions of mountain peaks

Combine his love of the mountains with his love for whiskey with these unique handblown glasses. They feature raised topographic impressions of four international peaks (Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Fuji, Matterhorn and Mount Everest), and are sure to be a hit at his next guy's night.

Paravel Sustainable Extended Stay Bundle

Neutral colored four wheel carry on with packing cubes

Upgrade your newlywed brother's luggage game with this stylish set, featuring the Aviator Grand for longer trips, the Aviator Carry-On for short stays and the Packing Cube Quad to keep his belongings neat and organized. He'll be all set for his honeymoon trip!

Winc Gift Card

Winc box with four bottles of wine

Big wine guy? Consider snagging him a gift card for Winc's wine club. He can use it to try out new bottles or begin a monthly subscription where he'll receive a selection of wines tailored to his preferences right to his front door. Gift cards start at $60 (one-month subscription) and go up to $600 (10-month subscription).

Mouth Grill Sergeant Gift Box

Wooden gift box with plethora of BBQ sauces and seasonings

This clever gift will have your brother ready to get his grill on. Filled with all of the things he needs to become a grill master (think: marinades, seasonings, condiments and more) this present will have him planning a backyard cookoff with his best man and wedding party ASAP.

Things Remembered Compass Carabiner Key Chain

Personalized silver key chain with compass and bottle opener attached

For the brother who's always on the go, this multi-purpose key chain is a practical gift he'll use for years to come. The key chain features a large carabiner clip with a compass and a bottle opener, as well as a round tag you can engrave with his initials or wedding date.

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