Let's be real—even if you have the most easygoing man in your life, it's often SUPER hard to pinpoint the best gifts for your husband, boyfriend, or fiancé. It can be tempting to go with the tried-and-true socks/tie/watch route for your gift of choice, but why be boring if you don't have to!? Below, we've gathered the best gifts for your husband of the 2020 holiday season that your main man is bound to love.
Is he a total techie? Oh-so fashion-forward? A world traveler? Deep breaths, no matter what castle he is king of, we've got you. If the two of you both savor your Sunday mornings together, consider the Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker. Or if your guy fancies spirits, step up his bartender game with a tiered bar shelf or new whiskey set. We even found customizable gifts that you can make extra special, just for him. Consider this your ultimate husband gift idea cheat sheet!
Ready, set, shop! Browse 2020's 45 best gifts for your husband below.
Leather Laptop Folio
This soft leather laptop case just looks and feels so polished. The two snap closures will keep his laptop secure during his commute, and we love that you're able to monogram the case with his initials.
Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker
Just think about all the newlywed breakfasts you'll be able to whip up with this breakfast sandwich maker that cooks meat, eggs, and veggies and toasts bread. (With the ability to cook two sandwiches at once, this is basically a present for you, too!)
Crosley Tribute Bluetooth Radio Speaker
We love the vintage look of this stylish speaker. Despite its retro appearance, it features Bluetooth capabilities so he can wirelessly stream his favorite music.
SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters
Tiered Bar Shelf
Whether he loves white, red, or stronger spirits, this tiered bar shelf will give him a chic way to display all his favorite boozy beverages. No more taking up valuable cabinet real estate with those bulky bottles!
Kiehl's Men's Skincare Starter Kit
Help him step up his skincare game with this Kiehl's kit that really has it all. It boasts a refreshing gel face wash, a body scrub soap, shave cream, and a daily facial moisturizer.
SHOP NOW: Ulta
Leather AirPods Case
Make it that much harder for him to lose those elusive little Airpods with this cool case. It features genuine leather, a button closure, and a brass carabiner so it's always in reach.
A sturdy messenger bag is a total must-have for daily commutes. This stylish iteration from J.Crew is crafted with waxed cotton canvas, leather trim, and brass closures, and there are two classic hues—navy and tan—to choose from.
Ecco Artisan Cap Toe Boot
He is bound to get plenty of use (like, wear everyday type of use) out of this staple boot. The burnished detailing at the heel and cap toe add such a cool vibe to this classic-yet-casual style.
A cozy cashmere scarf is just the thing to get him through the chilly winter season, and have him thinking of you every time he pulls it on. This one from Everlane is crafted from 100 percent Grade-A cashmere, and comes in eight gorgeous hues. We especially love the burnt orange shade.
SHOP NOW: Everlane
This smoker will be the star of the show at all your backyard dinner parties and barbecues this coming summer. Two cooking grates provide just the right amount of space, and the removable fuel door (so you can easily add charcoal and wood while cooking) gives you heat control for ultra-tender meat.
Stubhub Gift Card
If he never misses a game on TV or always plays the same album on repeat, a Stubhub gift card makes it possible for him to see his favorite team or band live. Consider the time you'll get to spend together in the stands or on the concert floor as a sweet bonus.
SHOP NOW: StubHub
Men's Wool Runners
These lightweight runners come in an array of hues, so you can be sure to score his favorite. Plus, the merino wool fabric makes the shoes comfortable enough for everyday wear, while still looking super cool.
SHOP NOW: Allbirds
Gillette Heated Razor
A hot towel shave everyday probably isn't realistic when you have to be at work by nine—but this heated razor is just about the next best thing. Featuring two temperature levels (109°F or 122°F), the warming bar heats up in less than a second for a soothing shave that'll still get him to the office on time.
SHOP NOW: Gillette
Fitbit Versa 2
Help take his workout to the next level with the ultra-sleek Fitbit Versa 2. This version of the famous fitness watch is packed with features like built-in Alexa, on-screen workouts, a sleep and heart rate tracker, and endless apps, and it also of course tracks progress in activities like swimming, running, aerobic workouts, and more.
SHOP NOW: Fitbit
Wood Wireless Charging Station
Looking for a holiday gift for your husband that he's pretty much guaranteed to use everyday? Let us introduce you to this wooden charging station. Its minimalist design will fit perfectly on any desk, and it features a charging stand for a phone, plus a catchall tray for whatever needs storing.
SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters
Essential Oil Car Diffuser
Make car rides more pleasant for both you and him with this unique little gadget. Just load it up with essential oil and plug it into the vehicle's power socket to release the scent. It's especially perfect for dog dads, sweaty trips home from the gym, or even just commuting (lavender oil might lessen the stress of traffic!).
Lunch Poche Bag
If his 2020 goal is to eat healthier, make that easier to attain with this minimalist lunch bag. It features a removable insulated lining, and will give him one less excuse for not bringing lunch to work.
Bro Sheet Mask
This pack of four sheet masks is formulated with collagen, vitamin B3, plant extracts, and hydrogel technology for a lightweight hydration, aimed to target blemishes, redness, and sun damage. They're also specially designed in separate sections, so they can easily be placed over facial hair.
SHOP NOW: Mr. Porter
This super-soft twill shirt is practically guaranteed to become an instant staple in his closet. There are seven color options and the twill weave of each is flecked with other hues for added dimension.
Bose Audio Sunglasses
How cool is this? These retro-inspired frames have a built-in Bose audio system with an integrated microphone and Bluetooth connectivity that allows the wearer to make calls and discreetly listen to music, podcasts, and more.
Leather Duffle Bag
For all the romantic weekend getaways in your future, gift him this classic leather duffle. It's equal parts durable and polished, and can fit everything you need for a two- to four-day trip.
SHOP NOW: Tecovas
17-Ounce Insulated S'well Water Bottle
We love this sporty spin on S'well's classic water bottle that keeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12. With a football-inspired pattern, it's the perfect thing to take to a tailgate to stay hydrated in between brews.
Travel Accessories Case
If he travels for work often or you're both frequent jet-setters, this travel case will provide the perfect place to stash all his accessory essentials—his watch, cuff links, and, of course, his wedding ring. You can even monogram this holiday gift with his initials. We won't blame either of you if this sleek case ends up permanently displayed on your dresser at home.
Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Cut down on your coffee shop costs by giving him a way to whip up his daily cold brew at home. This kit comes with everything you need to make a batch of cold brew in just four simple steps. Plus, the system can produce coffee that's up to 67 percent less acidic than regular joe—see ya, sweeteners!
The Beer Bucket List
Inspire your next couple's getaway with this tome featuring over 150 once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences, all centered around his beloved brews. From the bustling streets of Southeast Asia to the hop gardens of New Zealand, this unique travel guide showcases all the can't-miss beer spots around the globe. Where will you choose to cheers?
Hot Sauce Gift Set
If he considers no meal complete until it's drowning Sriracha, add even more spice to his life with this gift set that's packing some serious heat. It features seven different hot sauces with flavors like garlic herb, smokey bourbon, whiskey habanero, ghost pepper, and more, all with varying levels of heat and spice.
Men's PJ Set
Matching Christmas pajamas may not be a holiday tradition he's on board with (yet), but that doesn't mean you can't still contribute to his nightwear collection for your husband's holiday gift (just steer clear of snowflake motifs). Made from cozy lightweight fabric, chilly winter nights will be no match against this sharp set.
SHOP NOW: Eberjey
YETI Rambler Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Colster
Whether he loves tailgating, camping, or just long summer days in the backyard, this stainless steel beer insulator will keep his favorite brew cold for hours and hours. The load-and-lock gasket fits securely around 12-ounce cans and bottles, and the double-walled design locks the cold inside, so he won't be left with wet, chilly hands from holding his drink.
This stainless-steel personal growler lets you preserve beer, champagne, and other carbonated cocktails and beverages for up to two weeks. The pressure gauge helps to maintain perfect carbonation for when you're ready to pour through the dispensing tap. You can even personalize this holiday gift with a monogram.
Gentlemen's Hardware Anatomy of a Bike Kit
A gift idea for your husband that won't grind his gears (biking pun very much intended)—tools every active cyclist should have on hand. Your ride or die will make good use out of a few screwdrivers, a T25 torque head driver, and 4, 5, and 6mm hex keys, all neatly packaged in a wooden box printed with a bicycle diagram.
Iittala Essence Beer Glass Set
Is your husband's go-to party trick spitting facts about and/or whipping out his new favorite craft beers, much to your chagrin? If he's anything close to a beer connoisseur, he'll get giddy over these thin-lip, lead-free glasses, exclusively for his brew enjoyment.
F. Hammann for Todd Snyder
Few things are more admirable than a man who's willing to get down and dirty...in the garden. Rethink the standard tool kit in favor of a set that's much more green thumb-friendly, thanks to F. Hammann's exclusive collection through menswear maven Todd Snyder.
SHOP NOW: Todd Snyder
Timex + Todd Snyder Maritime Sport MS1 Watch in Silver
OK, so if you're going to go in the tried-and-true gifting direction of a watch, look no further than the Timex and Todd Snyder collaboration. The MS1 Maritime Sport fuses nautical design and modern technology for an unbeatably classic look.
SHOP NOW: Todd Snyder
Snowe Whiskey Set
Does your husband relish in the art of the sip? Win the holiday gifting game through Italian crystallized whiskey glasses and decanter. Bonus: they're dishwasher-friendly and lead-free, and the price alone truly can't be beat.
Phaidon Where To Eat Pizza
Pizza lovers, rejoice—this is one holiday gift idea you can both take full advantage of. When the craving for a piece of 'za inevitably hits, crack open this book and read up on insider info from over 1,000 chefs and food critics discussing everyone's favorite guilty fare. It's also chock full of city guides and feedback of over 1,700 pizza establishments worldwide. Any way you slice it, you can't find a better gift idea for your husband than this.
Space Invaders Retro Arcade Game
Is your guy a lover of all things retro (ahem, classic)? Well, this handheld Space Invaders is for him. Original sound effects and joystick for up to two players included. 'Nuf said.
SHOP NOW: East Dane
Aesop Montreal Nine-Piece Travel Grooming Set
Whether he frequently jet-sets for work or play, your partner can make good use out of a mini grooming set. Especially on par with fighting off blistering winter temps, the nine-piece kit of hair, oral, and body products is made with dry skin in mind. He'll be well-stocked with shampoo, conditioner, face and body cleanser, toner, body balm, lip cream, and more no matter where his travels take him.
SHOP NOW: Saks Fifth Avenue
Miansai Hooked Rope Wrap Bracelet
If your guy thinks finding accessories for you is a challenge, just wait until the tables turn (he does have engagement ring shopping experience under his belt, after all). Luckily, a nautical-inspired bracelet means you don't have to stress too much, especially if your seafaring spouse loves nothing more than spending time on the water. Navy and red rope come together with a silver hook clasp for a unique piece of arm candy.
SHOP NOW: East Dane
Yield Design Ceramic French Press in Black
Meet the Rolls-Royce of French presses. Not only does it earn five stars in the design department, but the ceramic body holds in heat from start to finish for that just-right cup of coffee.
Meater Wireless Meat Thermometer
Does he geek out over the latest iPhone update a little too much? Does he also revel in the finer things in life—i.e. a well-cooked piece of meat? If this sounds like your guy to a T, gift him the best of the tech and grilling worlds with the first fully wireless meat thermometer. The device connects to his phone and provides instruction while he cooks, meaning the grilling gods will forever be smiling down on his masterful creations.
SHOP NOW: Huckberry