Men are notoriously hard to shop for, so we’ve tracked down a ton of cool gifts for guys that we’re even coveting ourselves. Whether a special guy in your life lives in a Williamsburg loft or your own suburban colonial, these are super hip ideas for a man with terrific taste in clothes, accessories and more. Especially if he’ll never buy any of it for himself.
($1,000 at Shinola Detroit)
This company is dedicated to bringing more manufacturing back to Detroit, one gorgeous handmade watch at a time. If you love this one grab it–they’re only making a thousand.
($60 at Urban Outfitter)
If you thought Vans couldn’t get any cooler, check them out in this fab patent leather.
($299 at Bohemian Guitars)
Oh, like he already has one? This new company run by two brothers makes seriously cool instruments inspired by Johannesburg street musicians.
($325 at Pure Fix Cycles)
Biking is back with a vengeance, and doing good is always in style.
($99 at LEGO)
Best ever rainy day activity. Well, top five.
($84.06 at Master of Malt)
Recently rated the top whisky in the entire world (stunning Brits and Scots alike), if he’s a single malt fan, this should go over big.
($180 at Saks Fifth Avenue)
Paul Smith + his iconic striped Mini Cooper + a hip laptop case? Hipster trifecta.
($670 at Neiman Marcus)
For the guy who has everything–and isn’t still paying for it.
($34/2 at provisions by Food52)
If he knows coffee, he knows Stumptown. Get more than two–they’ll go fast.
($95 at Nordstrom)
Just the perfect slouch at the perfect angle. Such things matter.
($94 at Misc Goods Co)
Whether he actually uses it or it just sits on a desk, this is probably the coolest looking flask ever.
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($200 at Pretty Green)
Rock stars never die; if they’re like Liam Gallagher, they create a fashion and lifestyle company with a Carnaby street store and a so-hip-it-hurts webshop.
($18 at MoMA store, $16.20 for members)
Type nerds of the world, we salute you.
($34 at oopsmark)
No, you can’t use it for Gatorade.
($35 at Jack Spade)
If there’s such a thing as the cool insulated water bottle of the year, it definitely goes to S’well. Everyone from Guy Pearce to Tom Hanks is carrying one–and now maybe you too.
($320 at Poketo)
For your next impromptu pick-up game.
($68 at Iron and Resin)
If you’re going to be away from home, it’s nice to remember you’re loved.
($24 at Poketo)
Did we mention that bikes are big now?
($72 at Iron and Resin)
The perfect balance of tough and stylish, with an awesome locally-made backstory too.
($59.85 at Gent Supply Co)
What hip smells like.
($119 at Urban Outfitters)
All gift ideas have been editorially chosen by our staff; there is no compensation in exchange for recommendations. CMP is an Amazon and reward style affiliate partner. Discount codes expire 12/31/14.
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