Need a gift for a friend, fraternity brother, or other guy in your life? We’ve put together a list of the coolest gifts for guys, across a wide variety of interests and budgets. Whether you need a killer birthday gift, an awesome holiday gift, or just need to pick up something that says “Thank you”, these cool gifts for guys are perfect for all kinds of men.
1. Yankee Stadium Blueprint Style Print
Need a cool gift for a guy who loves baseball? Get him this awesome blueprint poster of Yankee Stadium. This print features hand-drawn artwork of the park including a plan view, signature elevation view, and architectural details unique to the park. But what if he’s not a fan of the Yankees? No worries. Other stadium prints are available for sites like Wrigley Field and Fenway Park. This is a great gift for guys who already own a ton of merch for their favorite team, and need something unique.
2. Pick Punch
Need a cool gift for a musician? Any guitarist or bass player will definitely dig this cool pick punch. He can use any recycled materials or leftover items from around his house to make his own picks. Old credit cards, plastic lids, thick card stock, or custom pick strips can all be turned into picks that he can use to play his favorite songs. Punching his own picks gives him better flexibility when it comes to finding the right materials to suit his playing style.
Price: $19.95 (20 percent off MSRP)
3. ‘The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man’
There’s an art to being a man, and this cool book will help any guy make the transition from bro to gentleman. Readers will learn how to be old school cool with tips on shaving like grandpa used to, mastering the art of martial arts, predicting the weather without using a smartphone, or starting a fire without matches. Any guy who aspires to be a better man will enjoy leafing through this interesting book.
Price: $14.04 (17 percent off MSRP)
4. NFL Craftsman Full Zip Thermal Hoodie
As the weather turns colder, every guy needs a warm hoodie. Why not make it a hoodie that also shows their team pride? These NFL hoodies are available for all teams, in sizes from small to 5X. The insulated hood with drawcord will help keep his ears and head warm, even during those cold winter home games.
Price: $26.84 – $99.98, depending on style and size selected
5. Hidden Spy Pen HD Camera
Every guy loves gadgets, and this cool spy pen is perfect for every man who has ever wished he was a secret agent. This pen camera is great for inconspicuous recording during meetings. Just connect the pen to your computer to review the footage. This makes a fun and unexpected gift. For more cool gift ideas in this vein, check out our post on the best spy cameras.
Price: $35 (50 percent off MSRP)
6. Drifter Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
The Drifter waterproof Bluetooth speaker is a cool option to consider if you need a gift for a milestone birthday or anniversary. It’s a little more expensive than some of the other gifts on our list, but it’s definitely worth the splurge. You can stream music to the device straight from your favorite music services, and use the built-in touch screen to navigate the fully-integrated customized Android operating system. There’s a 32GB hard drive to store music, a built-in camera and mic, and a waterproof treatment that ensures long-lasting durability.
7. ‘I Need Expert Advice’ T-Shirt
Shopping for a guy who likes funny shirts? This is a great gift for programmers, coders, students, or anyone who thinks they’re the man. This shirt reads “Of course I talk to myself. Sometimes I need expert advice.”
Price: $14.99 – $25.94, depending on size selected
8. FOBO Bike Smart Tire Pressue Monitor
These sensors are an awesome gift for any guy who is passionate about motorcycles or cycling. You can use this tire sensor system for your bicycle, trike, four-wheeler, or motorcycle. The FOBO system is also available for automobiles.
FOBO Bike gives accurate and real-time reading of tire pressures when the rider is in Bluetooth range. These readings can help you ride safely, and also ensure that your tires are properly inflated (ensuring best possible gas mileage).
9. Tool Logic SVC2 Survival Card With Fire Starter & Light
This wallet-sized “survival card” is a great gift for any survivalist, or for any guy who has watched way too many episodes of The Walking Dead or Running Wild With Bear Grylls. The card lets you signal for help, build a fire, or cut things open with a serrated blade. The card also has tweezers, a toothpick, and an opener built right in. This is a great gift for guys who love camping, hunting, or spending time in the great outdoors.
Price: $14.99 (52 percent off MSRP)
10. Tre Squillaci Gourmet Bacon Infused Olive Oil
Also featured in our guide to the best thank you gifts, Tre Squillaci’s gourmet olive oils are a great gift for a guy who loves to cook (or just loves to eat). This particular bottle is naturally flavored with bacon, but other tasty flavors are available. Additional flavor options include lemon, porcini mushroom, basil, or black truffle. If you need a gourmet gift for an Italian friend, or just a buddy who loves bacon, this is a cool gift that he’ll definitely enjoy.
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