Finding the perfect birthday gift for him can be tough. You need to find a gift that fits your budget, but also feels personal and thoughtful. Whether you’re shopping for a best friend, family member, or significant other, you can find something perfect on our list of birthday gifts for him. Read on to see our top picks for birthday gifts for men.
1. Calvin Klein Men’s Pebble Faux-Leather Moto Jacket with Faux-Shearling
It’s safe to say that every guy on the planet has dreamed of being a fighter pilot, if only for a day. This Calvin Klein jacket has elements of both bomber jackets and classic motorcycle jackets. If you’re hunting for a cool gift for your dad or significant other, this is a solid choice. The use of faux leather and faux shearling means you get a cool look, but at a fraction of the price you’d pay for genuine leather.
Price: $100.96 – $144.50, depending on size selected (69 percent off MSRP)
2. The Arduino Starter Kit
Shopping for a programmer or engineer? This geek chic gift is a fun way to get him started with Arduino programming. Arduino is an open-source electronic prototyping platform that allows people to create interactive electronic objects.The kit includes over 200 parts, as well as a 170-page Arduino Projects Book to get him inspired. There are enough components in the box to complete 15 projects. Items you can build with this kit include a color-mixing lamp, a light theremin musical instrument, and a lamp that responds to your touch.
3. Tokens & Icons Collegiate Football Game Used Helmet Cufflinks
Shopping for a guy who loves college football? These cool cufflinks are made from real, used helmets from top college teams. The cufflinks themselves are shaped like little helmets, which makes these accessories a subtle way to show his college pride. Nine schools are available, including University of Alabama, Notre Dame, UCLA, and Ohio State.
4. eTape16 Digital Tape Measure
For the man who loves DIY, hand tools and power tools are always a smart choice. This digital tape measure takes the guesswork out of measuring precise cuts. It’s weather-resistant, and holds past measurements in its memory so you never have to re-measure.
5. Archer Danger Zone T-Shirt
If he’s a big fan of the spy show Archer, then he’ll love this “Danger Zone” shirt. It’s available in three different colors, from size small to XXXL. If a t-shirt isn’t quite the right thing, consider picking up an Archer pint glass or the hilarious How to Archer book. Any of these Archer items is a nice gift for a friend or sibling.
Price: $12.99 – $25.29, depending on color and size selected
6. Harley-Davidson Men’s Rory Work Boot
Whether he rides a Harley or not, every man still appreciates a solid pair of work boots. These boots from Harley-Davidson are great for guys who ride motorcycles, or men who just need a solid pair of boots. You can get them in black, brown, or slate. The slate option really makes the skulls pop.
Price: $89.07 – $279.95, depending on size and color selected
7. Vietnamese Coffee Kit
Shopping for a guy who loves Asian culture, gourmet food, or just a really good cup of coffee? This cool coffee kit lets you make authentic Vietnamese-style coffee. The kit includes the exact same type of coffee used by people in Vietnam, along with Vietnamese formula sweetened condensed milk, and a traditional, stainless steel Phin brewer. There are also directions with pictures to help you make the perfect cup of coffee on your first try. If you’re shopping for a guy who already has everything, this is one item that might actually surprise him.
8. Fossil Q Reveler
Has he been hunting for a fitness tracker that doesn’t look like a rubber band? This cool new wearable from Fossil is designed for guys who want a tracker that looks cool and current. The Fossil Q Reveler is made from stainless steel and leather. It tracks notifications, and can also send you “filtered” notifications from your favorite contacts. This wearable is compatible with devices running Android 4.4 and higher, and iOS devices running iOS 8.0 and above.
9. Huxlay Bros Kevlar Jeans
Designed for bikers, these cool Kevlar jeans are an awesome way to embrace your inner action hero. These straight cut jeans boast double stitched kevlar with cotton lining. They also come with free removable and adjustable knee and hip armor. If you want to make sure your favorite guy stays safe, these Kevlar-reinforced jeans are a great gift.
Price: $79.99 (20 percent off MSRP)
10. Deluxe Hot Sauce Making Kit
Made in Portland, this cool hot sauce kit is a great DIY gift for any spice lover. The kit includes hot dried peppers like chipotle, arbol and guajillo chiles. The kit also comes with brown sugar, additional spices, vinegar, lids, labels, funnels, gloves and more. If you’re shopping for a guy who wants to take his tacos to the next level, this is a thoughtful gift.
If you are currently a student, you may want to take advantage of Amazon’s Prime Student Free Trial. You’ll get six months of Prime Student for free, which includes perks like free movie streaming, free photo storage, early access to deals, free Audible content, free access to select ebooks, and free two-day shipping on over 50 million eligible items.