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The holidays are here, and gift-buying season is in full swing. While shopping is already stressful as it is, doing so for a man who (in your mind) has everything is even more taxing. Whether you’re shopping for your dad, husband, boyfriend, partner, friend or anything in between, the task of searching for a gift for the man who’s “hard to shop for” never gets easier.
With this in mind, we’ve created a gift guide featuring a few items that this man in your life likely doesn’t already own, would love to have or, if he already has it, could use more of.
1. Shinesty Underwear, $25.99
We all know that one guy who refuses to refresh his underwear collection, so now’s the perfect opportunity to present this idea. While multipack brands like Hanes and Fruit of the Loom will never go out of style, there are a few options that offer a more comfortable and flattering fit with premium materials and fabrics.
Shinesty is a brand that checks all of the right boxes. Best of all, these underwear come with a pouch at the crotch that prevents the family jewels from getting crushed throughout the day. These underwear are also moisture-wicking, super soft, breathable, supportive and non-restricting.
2. SurfaceSoap UV-C Sanitizing Wand, $139.96 (Orig. $199.95)
Today more than ever, folks are more cognizant of germs and are looking for the most effective and mess-free ways to get rid of them. If a man in your life fits this description, the new SurfaceSoap UV-C Sanitizing Wand is a no-brainer.
This portable, powerful disinfection tool is perfect for use at home, work or travel. It kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses on any surface in seconds and fits easily in a desk drawer, backpack or computer bag. This one is particularly ideal for the man who’s always traveling and needs a quick sanitizing solution for his seat and nearby surfaces during his commute or flight.
3. Rothy’s Minimalist Men’s Wallet, $125
Why are so many men adamant about keeping the same old dingy wallet for years and years? Do this man in your life a favor and gift him the Rothy’s Minimalist Men’s Wallet.
Available in four colors, this classic bi-fold wallet keeps clutter to a minimum with multiple card slots and a top-loading pocket to keep essentials organized in smart, streamlined style. Best of all, this wallet is machine washable and knit with 100% recycled materials. So once it gets dirty, simply toss it in the wash, and it’ll be as good as new.
4. FAUNA Bluetooth Audio Smart Sunglasses with Open-Ear Audio and Charging Case, $149 (Orig. $199)
Shopping for a techie and music lover? Well, this is one gift that’s sure to score you some cool points. The FAUNA Bluetooth Audio Smart Sunglasses allow you to listen to music, make phone calls and control voice assistants like Siri and Alexa completely hands-free.
Designed with the on-the-go man in mind, this stylish device features open-ear technology that allows you to enjoy your audio while still hearing your surroundings. Also, it’s perfect for those who don’t like the look and feel of bulky over-ear headphones or the discomfort of in-ear earbuds.
The FAUNA Bluetooth Audio Smart Sunglasses also boast premium sound quality, thanks to their USound MEMS premium micro-speaker technology. Each pair comes with two microphones and four premium micro speakers built-in. They’re also dust and water-resistant. And, best of all, only the wearer can hear what’s being played.
5. Nomad Titanium Apple Watch Band, $249.95
It’s no secret that the Apple Watch is the most popular smartwatch on the market. However, there’s nothing dapper about wearing a tailored suit or attending a formal event with a sport band. Give a man in your life options and an instant upgrade with this premium titanium metal-link band by Nomad.
Built with Grade 2 titanium and an advanced diamond-like carbon coating, this band is specifically engineered to be as light as possible while giving you the elegance and durability of a classic, stylish metal-link bracelet. It’s also scratch-resistant and comes in two colors: silver and black.
If you’re shopping for a movie buff who loves immersive sound and is also looking for a Dolby Atmos soundbar that doesn’t cost thousands of dollars, the Denon Powerful and Compact Home Soundbar 550 is the perfect gift.
Denon is a leading brand in speakers and home entertainment, so when it launched this soundbar in January 2021 to rival the best-selling and more expensive Sonos Arc, shoppers were impressed and pleasantly surprised.
Boasting a 4.0 driver configuration and a slim 26-inch design that saves space, this soundbar delivers floor-to-ceiling surround sound without bulky speakers or gadgets.
7. Upgraded 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Station, $39.99 (Orig. $109.99)
Think about it — if you're shopping for a man who has everything, chances are he already owns a pair of AirPods, a smartwatch and a smartphone. So, there's technically no better gift than something he can both store and charge all three devices, simultaneously.
Available at Walmart, this 2021 Upgraded three-in-one Wireless Charging Station allows fully wire-free charging and is perfect for desks and nightstands. If you're shopping for someone who always has the latest and greatest tech devices, trust me — they'll love this!
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