23 ultra cool men’s gifts that will up your gift cred for life
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If he likes Westworld and gaming, he’ll want this. For PS4, XBox ONE, or digital download
32 video lessons, plus you get his original outline from The 40-Year-Old-Virgin, the first draft of Knocked Up, and…sold.
$90 for single class, $180 for annual all-access pass, MasterClass
An Oprah favorite thing…if he cares.
$34.99, Truff Hot Sauce
The perfect gift for any man, any time, anywhere.
$66 on sale, Nordstrom (reg $100)
Lots of wonderfully stylized men’s and women’s portraits in this shop, though we’re partial to this one.
$20, The Film Artist
All the thrill, without having to step out of a plane at 13,000 feet.
Starts at $64, ParacleteXP in North Carolina
or search for a location near you
Nature Conservancy honor gift in his name
To help preserve American lands, coast to coast.
Price varies, nature.org
From best-selling author Rich Cohen, you don’t even have to be a Cubs fan to love this story.
$15.66 hardcover, $12.99 now in paperback,
Amazon or your local indie bookseller
Diamond is a man’s best friend.
$188.95 on sale, Amazon
For the man who prefers his gratification, instant.
$399 on sale, Amazon
Every watch from Benson is limited edition. In fact, this one may be gone by now. In which case there will be another that is just as gorgeous.
$179, Benson Watches
He is so making dinner tonight.
$149.96+, exclusively at Sur La Table
Car $24.95, Candylab Toys; donation as generous as you can get, cafirefoundation.org
Use code COOLCANDY for 10% off sitewide at Candylab — that’s a little more to put toward a donation