The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!)

The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!)

 

If you’ve been looking for the ultimate gift guide for the men in your life, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most unique, modern, and stylish things out there to help you find something for all the men in your life.

From your dad to your brother, to your boyfriend or husband, we’ve covered style related gifts, grooming gifts, and technology gifts. Let’s dig in!


 

STYLE GIFTS

These gifts are for both the fashion forward men and the men who may need a little help in the fashion department. No matter where they fall on the spectrum, these gift ideas will help the men in your life look more put together and, dare we say, dashing.


1. Nothing says modern man better than a linen bow tie. They’re available in many colors and are an easy way to dress up for a formal occasion.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Linen Bow Tie

Natual linen bow tie by Hold Me Tie

2. Give the modern man in your life a wood bowtie that he won’t have to fuss around with trying to tie up.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Wooden Bow Ties

Personalized bow tie by Man Gun Bear.

3. If the men in your life are more industrial edgy a concrete and leather bow tie might be more appropriate.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Concrete And Leather Bow Tie

Concrete bow tie by Kazuka

4. Maybe your guy is more of a tie guy? Help him keep his ties in place with a sleek minimalist tie clip.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Minimalist Silver Tie Clip

The Clip by Minimalux

5. This whimsical tie clip keeps him close to nature even when he couldn’t be further from it.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Tie Clip Inspired By Nature

Bare Branch Tie Bar by Collected Edition.

6. Keep those cuffs in place with these customizable silver cuff links.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Customizable Silver Cuff Links

SPACE initial cuff links by Royal Countess

7. Wood cuff links add a touch of nature and sophistication to any suit.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Wooden Cuff Links

Soild Walnut and Stainless Steel Cufflinks by Man Gun Bear.

8. Part of looking put together is arriving at places on time. Help keep the men in your life on time with a simple, minimalist watch.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Minimalist Black Watch

Designed by bulbul

9. If earthiness is more their style, a wood watch might be just what they need to keep them on time.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Wooden Watch

Wood Watch by LuxWoods.

10. A wood and leather card wallet is a major upgrade from a Velcro folding wallet and tells the world it’s dealing with a real man.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Wood Or Leather Card Wallet

Minimalist wallet by Marc and Jony

11. A super thin leather wallet is for the minimalist men that don’t carry a lot in their wallet.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Super Thin Minimalist Leather Card Wallet

Super Thin leather wallet by Marc and Jony

12. Make the morning commute a little more stylish for the men in your life with a simple backpack big enough to hold their lunch, laptop, and other daily essentials.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Stylish Backpack For Guys

Modern Snap Backpack from Everlane

13. A weekender bag encourages more weekend getaways or trips to the gym, and gets rid of that ratty old duffel bag sitting in the back of the closet.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Black Weekender Bag

Twill Weekender bag from Everlane.

14. A leather laptop sleeve keeps the precious cargo safe and makes your man look extra stylish and professional.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Leather Laptop Sleeve

Leather Laptop Sleeve by CapraLeather.

15. A thin bracelet adds a touch of sophistication and style to the wrists of the men in your life, and they can be stacked to create more of a cuff look. Here’s a few of ideas…


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Thin Minimalist Metal Bracelet

Sterling silver cuff bracelet by Mossy Creek Studio

The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Thin Copper Cuff Bracelet

Copper Cuff Bracelet by Rootie Birds

The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Leather and Metal Bracelet

Tube Bracelet by Galismens.

16. Protect the necks and ears of the men in your life with a cozy, contemporary scarf/hood combo.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Scarf-Hood Combo

Mens Snocks by Jaffic.

17. Prevent your man from getting cold feet with a pair of cozy, contemporary socks.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Contemporary Plain Colorful Socks

Simply Color Gift Pack from London Sock Company

18. You never know when you’re going to need a nice tie for a fancy occasion. Make sure your guy’s prepared with a super stylish one.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Polka Dot Skinny Tie

Indigo Pin Dot Skinny Tie from Lord and Lady

GROOMING GIFTS

Grooming is an essential part of life for both men and women. While women are typically the recipients of soaps and bubble baths, guys need grooming tools too! These gifts are perfect for making the men in your life smell nice, look nice, and most importantly, feel nice.


19. This brass minimalist razor is designed to last for years and wear over time to create a completely unique razor depending on how they’re held every time they’re used.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Brass Minimalist Razor

Type 15a Razor designed by Andrew Mitchell, available at Hone.

20. Turn the daily shave into a stylish start to the day with this concrete shaving kit.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Concrete Shaving Kit

Soap and Shave kit by IN.SEK Design

21. Maybe a beard is a new thing in your guy’s life. Get him a basic starter kit with everything he needs to keep his facial hair in check.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Starter Kit For Beard Grooming

Beardsman’s Grooming Kit from Beardbrand.

22. Exfoliating makes for a smoother shave and softer cheeks. What more could they want?


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Men's Skincare Products

Exfoliating cleanser by Daimon Barber.

23. If you have bearded men in your life, a beard comb may be just as much a gift for you as it is for them.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Beard Comb

Wood beard comb by Wenge Wenge Woodworks

24. A beard oil could also be a gift to you and to them if you pick one in a scent you love.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Scented Beard Oil

Beard oil package by Ad Floreo Botanicals

25. Moisturizing is important. Rather than giving your guy a boring unscented cream moisturizer, give him a manly face elixir that will moisturize and nourish his face while smelling great, too.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Men's Skin Care

Mens Face Elixir by Herbivore Botanicals.

26. While they’re in the bathroom they might as well brush their teeth. These modern electric toothbrushes not only look amazing, they use USB and induction to charge.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Electric Toothbrush

Electric toothbrush by Buzzoni

27. Everyone needs a good lip balm in their life.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Lip Balm For Men

Sweet honey lip balm by Lone Woods

28. Manicures aren’t just for girls. Sure, your guys may want to skip the polish but the other elements of a manicure are totally gender neutral.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Manicure Kit

Modern manicure set from Simply Special Gifts

The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Manicure Kit

Czech and Speake manicure set, available through Mr. Porter.

29. Charcoal soap is full of all sorts of benefits but men are likely just going to be impressed that it’s black.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Charcoal Soap

Charcoal soap by Fortitude Provisions.

30. Now that they’ve got all the essentials, a personalized toiletry bag is just what they need to store it all.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Personalized Toiletry Bag

Toiletry bags by Felix Street Studio.

TECHIE GIFTS

It’s no secret that most guys love electronics. They have shelves and drawers dedicated to their precious technology and when the latest stuff comes out it’s not unusual to see guys lined up first. These gifts are perfect for the techie guy in your life and cover things from speakers to cord control to alarm clocks.


31. Keep the men in your life on time and in the loop with a smart watch that does so much more than just track time.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Smart Watch

Q Marshal Smart Watch by Fossil.

32. Phones get dropped all the time. Help keep your mans phone protected with a sleek black leather case.


mens_gifts_191016_32The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Sleek Black Leather Phone Case

iPhone Cover by Hardgraft

33. A single internet router for an entire household isn’t always ideal. Wifi pods plug into the wall and adjust their speed based on the needs in a specific room. A perfect gift for the avid web surfer.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Tech Gifts - Wifi Pods

Wifi Pods by Plume

34. Despite their name, laptops shouldn’t sit on laps for endless hours. A laptop stand ensures that the computer stays cool and elevates just enough to make it more comfortable for your man’s neck.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Wooden Laptop Stand And Desk Accessories

Desk accessories by Grovemade

35. Make waking up a more pleasant part of the day with an alarm clock that wakes you up with customizable scents.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // An Alarm Clock That Releases Scents

The Olfactory alarm clock by Sensorwake.

36. Speakers are an essential item for anyone who enjoys music. Wireless speakers prevent cord tangles and lets you bring the music with you wherever you go.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Wireless Speakers

Oslo speaker from Vifa

37. Light up your man’s life in more ways than one with this levitating lamp. Induction keeps the lightbulb lit and magnets keep it floating.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Levitating Lamp

Flyte Lamp by Simon Morris.

38. With headphone jacks on their way out, wireless headphones are about to be the new norm. Make sure your guy is ready with some noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones from Beoplay

The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Wireless Earphones

Wireless headphones from Beoplay

39. Put an end to the frantic search for keys or wallets with these tiles that can be attached to key chains or slid into wallets, and connect to an app on your phone that tells you where they are.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // Tech Gifts - A GPS Tracker Tile, Never Misplace Your Wallet Or Keys

Mate and Slim by Tile

40. Phones should always be charged in style. These wood and felt charging docks keep the cords to a minimum and make the charging process look so much nicer.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Wooden Phone Charging Dock

Spool Dock from Quell & Co

41. Help your man keep all his technology in order with a convenient cord and device organizer that can easily be slipped into his bag.


The Ultimate Gift Guide For The Modern Man (40+ Ideas!) // A Leather Cord And Device Organizer

Tech Dopp Kit from This is Ground.

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