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Finding the perfect present for a loved one can be a challenging task—and that's especially true if the gift recipient is a man who's "got it all". But we’re happy to say, it’s not an impossible one!
The most important thing when it comes to gift-giving is a thoughtful consideration of the recipient. Start by brainstorming items or experiences that align with your guy's interests. A gift that’s custom or personalized is a good way to make sure it’s not something he already has, or a state-of-the-art, updated version of a favorite gadget is always sure to please. And an experiential gift like a cooking class or trip is a great choice if he's a curious, adventurous type.
Read on for the best gifts for a man who has everything.
Especially Puglia Adopt an Olive Tree Gift Box + Subscription
Olive oil? Sure, he’s probably got it. But olive oil from his own olive tree? We doubt it! This gift comes with an adoption certificate for a tree on a family-run, organic farm in Italy and a choice of subscriptions for receiving oil from that very tree.
Garmin Instinct Solar GPS Watch
He probably has a watch, and he might even have a smartwatch, but this watch is next level. Packed with features for the intrepid adventurer, this watch is so much more than just a timepiece. With GPS, an altimeter, smart notifications, solar charging, thermal, shock and water resistance, fitness trackers, just to name a few things. This watch will definitely keep him on track, even when he’s off the beaten track.
Mark & Graham Monogrammed Golf Ball Gift Set
For the golfer, this gift is an ace. The set comes with personalized balls, pencils, and tees in a monogrammed wooden display case that’s perfect for showing off.
Williams Sonoma Everyday IPA Beer Making Kit
Say so long to the brewery—this kit comes complete with everything he needs to craft artisanal beer right at home. It's a steller gift for the aspiring brewmaster!
Smithey Ironware Co. Hand-Forged Carbon Steel Skillet
For the man who geeks out on kitchen gear, this hand-forged skillet will have him all hot and bothered. Handcrafted by a Charleston-based blacksmith and inspired by cookware from the 18th and 19th centuries, this is a pan that looks as good as it performs.
Veritable Connect Indoor Garden
This indoor garden is an ideal gift for the guy with a green thumb. It features light sensors that automatically adjust based on your home’s natural light, as well as smartphone compatibility that allows you to manage and optimize the harvest. This garden is one that’s sure to grow.
Aged & Infused Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit
He’ll feel like a master of mixology with this at-home alcohol infusion kit. Complete with dehydrated fruits and spices, the kit makes it easy to infuse your favorite spirits with delicious flavors that bring the cocktail bar to your countertop.
History by Mail Sixth Month Subscription
Send him on a journey through time with this monthly subscription. The detailed replicas of historical documents are compiled by a team of archivists, replicated by designers, and then sent in the mail, taking him down the rabbit hole of time. This gift will be a hit for any history buff.
Masterclass Annual Membership
Blow his mind with this Masterclass membership that gives him access to hundreds of incredible classes. From cooking and wellness to sports and music, he’ll have the opportunity to learn from masters around the world in every area. A gift suited to the Renaissance man!
USGS National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass
Whether he’s an outdoorsman or dreams of seeing the country, this gift is an invitation to explore. The one-year pass gives him and his guests access to USGS National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands for an experiential gift that’s a call to adventure.
What to look for in a gift for a man who has everything
It's all about thinking out of the box. Gifts come in many forms, and for the man who has everything, it's important to be creative (and remember it's the thought that counts!).
While searching for a gift for the man who has everything definitely presents its challenges, it’s not an impossible task. Our tricks of the trade? Start by looking for something that aligns with his interests. From there, narrow it down to an item that is slightly, or totally unusual because it may be something that he doesn’t already have, but will still appreciate. Custom or personalized gifts are another way to gift something meaningful, unique, and that he doesn’t already have. And getting him that new to the market item is a great way to beat him to it before he buys it for himself!
Are there other unique gift ideas for the man who has everything?
Create a scavenger hunt to places that are meaningful to you as a couple. In each location, leave a hint that leads him to the next spot. End the scavenger hunt at a favorite restaurant or with a romantic picnic in the park for a day that he won’t soon forget.
Treat him to an indulgent spa night at home. Turn down the lights and give him a relaxing massage followed by a luxurious bath—for one, or two.
He may have everything, but nothing beats seeing a game in real-time or hearing live music, so tickets to a sporting event or concert are a win!
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Brides contributor Elizabeth MacLennan has been scouring marketplaces around the world—and web—hunting down that just right object for over 15 years as a prop stylist. Read: she’s seen just about everything when it comes to gifts! With a discerning eye and astute mind, she considers quality, function, and design when she’s vetting products. That means—these unique gifts meet all the requirements!