christmas gifts for boyfriend

Christmas always seems to come around quicker each time every year! The festive season can be a lot of fun and even downright magical, but it can also bring a specific stress source: what on earth do you buy for everyone?

I can’t advise you on what you should get for every single friend and family member in your life. However, I can help you to tick one crucial person off your Christmas list: your boyfriend. Whether you have been together for years or just a few weeks, it can be challenging to come up with perfect Christmas gifts for your boyfriend. Thankfully, here is this ultimate list that will suit any taste and personality type!

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Unique Christmas gifts for your boyfriend

Of course, lots of guys will be happy with a crate of beer or a new videogame to open on Christmas morning. However, you may want to get him something a little more unique and unexpected. These gift ideas can be a bit more memorable, especially if you know his interests and hobbies very well.

1. Mixology Kit with Bamboo Stand

If your man fancies himself a bit of a classy bartender, this 10-piece mixology kit can be an excellent gift for him. Not only does it feature stainless steel utensils, but it also includes a stylish, durable wooden stand that makes it as much an ornament as a set of tools.

2. Ancestry DNA Genetic Ethnicity Test

It is always interesting to learn about our roots. This Ancestry DNA test can unveil where your boyfriend’s ancestors came from. The DNA kit is easy to use: simply activate it online and post a saliva sample to a state-of-art lab. The answer will be ready online in six to eight weeks. Who knows, maybe your boyfriend’s ancestors were Vikings, or he is a descendant of an indigenous Polynesian tribe.

3. USB Charging Travel Backpack

With strong anti-cut fabric, a handy USB charging port, and a minimal design, this backpack is ideal for the man who wants to take his laptop on the go and look slick while he does it. If your boyfriend is a college student or travels a lot for work, this is a good choice.

4. LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet

Sometimes a guy needs to let out his inner child. The fact that Lego has experienced a massive surge of interest from adults in recent years can attest to this. Another franchise that has come back in a big way is Star Wars. Put the two together, and you get this addictive gift.

5. Monopoly Avengers

Superheroes are big business, and none more so than Marvel’s hugely popular Avengers. This crime-fighting crew includes fan favorites like Spider-Man and Iron Man and recently broke cinematic records. Monopoly is a classic board game with many iterations over the years, and Avengers is one of the most popular.

6. Hot Sauce Making Kit

Is your boyfriend always up for a spicy food challenge? Then you found a perfect gift for him! This unique hot sauce making kit has everything needed to make lip-smacking hot sauces: recipes, bottles, custom labels, spices, and peppers with 500+ Scoville heat units.

7. Fishing Tackle Storage Bag

Fishing is an incredibly popular hobby. If your man loves to get his tackle out on the weekend, either alone or with the boys, he’ll need a sturdy and robust bag to put it in. This tackle storage bag is one of the best unique gifts for a fishing enthusiast.

Romantic Christmas gifts for him

While not every guy is the same, men traditionally are less likely to be impressed by flowers and teddy bears than women are. However, there are still plenty of gifts that can provide a sense of romance for your man this Christmas. Show him how loved he is!

8. Black Satin Bedsheet Set

Let’s face it—satin sheets are synonymous with sex (now there’s a tongue twister). These sheets are probably a lot more luxurious than what he currently sleeps on, and this gift can also set his mind racing with the possibilities of what might happen between them.

9. Men’s Burgundy Fleece Bathrobe

Many Casanovas throughout history have known the seductive power of a soft, stylish bathrobe. Besides the sexual aspect, this bathrobe is also extremely comfortable and luxurious when relaxing in the evening.

10. Bamboo Charcuterie Board with Slide-Out Drawer

Sharing a cheese board or charcuterie platter, alongside a bottle of fine red wine, can be a highly romantic way to spend an evening together. Whether he cracks this one out on his own or in your company, he’s sure to appreciate this classy and practical gift.

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11. Game for Couples LOOPY

If you are looking for a game to play together on Christmas evening that is both fun and intimate, this board game ticks every box. With questions designed to help you both get to know each other on a deeper level emotionally and physically, this is the perfect gift to “spice things up.”

12. Wicker Picnic Basket For Two

What can be more romantic than a picnic date in a nice outdoor setting? This stylish and elegant picnic basket will hold all the picnic essentials, a soft fleece blanket, and an included set of plates, glasses, and cutlery. And the best part about this gift? You’ll get to enjoy it yourself on your romantic outings!

Novelty Christmas gifts for your boyfriend

Let’s face it, 2020 has been a rough year. Most of us are really due for some light-hearted fun and laughter this Christmas. If you are looking for silly, funny Christmas gifts for your boyfriend, these novelty products are sure to lighten the mood.

13. Captain America Insulated BlenderBottle

Whether your boyfriend is drinking water or protein shakes, a good quality bottle is never a bad idea. If he is a bit of a Captain America fan, this stainless steel bottle with Marvel Comics Avengers Captain America Shield icon is stylish as well as functional.

14. Viper Shot King Dartboard

Darts has a long tradition of being enjoyed by men in bars across the land, usually accompanied by a few beers. This dartboard made of self-healing sisal fibers is not only a great novelty gift, but it is also a stylish piece of decoration for your boyfriend’s apartment.

15. Viking Drinking Horn

Whether your boyfriend is a dedicated history buff or just a massive Game of Thrones fan, drinking out of a traditional Viking horn is likely to cause excitement. Although marketed as a way to drink ale, your man can drink even the girliest cocktail if he wants to, and no-one will be able to tell!

16. Mini Arcade Claw Machine

Fun and games are a vital part of Christmas, and this candy grabber mini arcade claw machine offers both. Rated one of the best gifts for several years since they appeared on the scene, this machine will be popular not just with your boyfriend but with all his family too.

17. Nostalgia Slush Drink Maker

If your man prefers his drinks sweet and sugary to a smoky scotch, this slush drinks maker is sure to provide many hours of entertainment. All you need to add is salt and ice to make your own frozen drinks.

18. Do or Drink Party Card Game

Drinking games aren’t just for frat parties and college students. Even “responsible” adults need to blow off steam every once in a while, and games like this can be a hilarious way to have some fun. Pour out some Christmas sherry and get a little bit tipsy (as long as you aren’t driving)!

Meaningful Christmas gifts

If you want to get something a little more special for him to treasure, you can’t go wrong with these thoughtful Christmas gifts. These are items that he may use every day, and when he does, he will think of you and appreciate you.

19. Best Choice Acoustic Guitar Starter Set

What could be more meaningful than giving someone the gift of a new skill? Learning and playing the guitar is not only a gratifying pastime but wouldn’t you love to hear him serenade you with a song? If your man loves music, why not let him have a go at making his own?

20. Whiskey Glasses and Stones Gift Set

There are many potential drinking-themed gifts for boyfriends, but this one offers a touch of class that he will really appreciate. With two glasses, coasters, and a set of whiskey stones to keep his drink cool, everything comes packaged in an attractive box made of high-quality wood.

21. Fossil Men’s Stainless Steel Quartz Watch

Due to the advent of cell phones that tell the time, wristwatches have started to go the way of the old pocketwatch in recent years. However, watches are still a timeless (no pun intended) accessory and just as desirable as a classy fashion statement as they are as a functional item.

22. Bodum Chambord French Press Coffee Maker

If your boyfriend loves drinking coffee, a high-quality French press can make him enjoy it even more. Not only does a good coffee maker make better-tasting coffee, using one makes coffee into more of an “event.” Even if he isn’t too interested in coffee and sticks to instant coffee for convenience, this may change his outlook.

Geeky gadgets to impress him

Plenty of guys are complete tech-heads. If your man is a hardcore gamer or a bit of a computer geek, there are plenty of products of various price levels that you can choose from. Electronics are some of the most reliable Christmas gifts for boyfriends.

23. Noise Canceling Headphones

Stylish and sturdy, these highly-rated headphones are perfect for any guy who enjoys listening to music, playing video games, or watching TV or movies. If your guy loves to crank up the volume at home or work but doesn’t want to annoy the neighbors, he’ll love these.

24. Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock

Is your boyfriend an Apple fan who has every single gadget available? Then you can’t go wrong with this Belkin wireless charging dock that will allow charging iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods or iPad at the same time. It can be placed on the work desk or on the bedside table to charge all the devices overnight.

25. Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker

Bluetooth speakers are great gifts for any lover of music, movies, or video games who wants a portable audio solution. Not only are portable Bluetooth speakers a highly popular and well-loved Christmas gift, but the Bose brand is one of the most highly-regarded.

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26. RGB Backlit Keyboard and Mouse Gaming Combo

This wired keyboard and mouse combo set from Redragon has proved very popular with gamers. Not only are the mouse and keyboard ergonomic and comfortable to use, but the multicolored backlight also adds a dash of style to the gaming experience.

Useful gifts for your boyfriend

Sometimes the best gifts are the ones that really come in handy. Although many of these products are pretty essential, many guys just don’t think about buying them for themselves. However, they may really appreciate receiving those practical gifts.

27. Shiatsu Neck and Back Massager

Many guys end up sitting at desks for many hours each day, which can actually put a strain on the neck and back muscles over time. Other guys may have very physically active jobs or take part in a lot of strenuous sports. A heat massager for the back and neck can provide him with some much-needed comfort and relief.

28. Rockland Upright Luggage Set

If your man does a lot of traveling, a good-quality luggage set is essential. Many travelers end up dragging around beaten old rucksacks or suitcases for years after they should have been replaced. A new upright luggage set like this one can make traveling a lot easier and more enjoyable.

29. Adidas Grand Court Sneakers

The Grand Court sneakers are a true design classic from Adidas. If your guy is into sports, jogging, or even just wants to walk comfortably in simple yet stylish footwear, you can’t go wrong with these.

30. Stainless Steel BBQ Grilling Accessories Set

Barbecues may not exactly be a Christmas tradition (unless you visit Australia, of course!). Still, almost every guy loves grilling outside when the weather is warm. Get him ready for summer in advance with this high-quality, stainless steel BBQ set.

31. Smokehouse BBQ Rubs and Spices Set

This 25-piece BBQ smokehouse rubs and spices set is the perfect accompaniment to the grilling accessories set. Make him feel like a real chef, and feel the benefits when he cooks you delicious barbecue food.

32. RFID Blocking Leather Bifold Wallet

Some accessories never go out of style, and the classic leather bifold wallet is one of them. Not only is this a timeless design, but the numerous compartments for cash, credit cards, and other items make this a convenient gift for any man.

33. La Yuqawam Ambergris Showers EDP

A good-quality perfume is something that every man should have and that every man’s girlfriend appreciates. Why not get your boyfriend something more interesting than you can find in your local Sephora? With intense notes of fresh tangerine, tobacco, and leather, and undertones of raspberry and jasmine, this long-lasting fragrance will create an aura of masculinity and confidence.

34. Philips Norelco Multigroom Grooming Kit

Unless he is going for the sasquatch look, a hair trimmer is useful for any guy! This high-quality grooming kit features an all-in-one trimmer with 23 different cutting guards for any style and length of hair. What’s more, it works for beard hair, head hair, and body hair.

Cute Christmas gifts for him

The winter months are the perfect time to give cute and cozy gifts to keep each other warm and comfortable. From slippers to sweaters, these gifts are great for keeping him warm and safe from the cold. You can even get yourself matching ones to make an adorable couple!

35. Bearpaw Men’s Slippers

Styled like leather boat shoes but featuring a luxury sheepskin fur interior, these put a unique twist on the traditional slipper design. For a gift that is both masculine and cute, these are a great choice.

36. Quility Full-Size Weighted Cotton Blanket

Weighted blankets provide an unprecedented level of comfort and security. Men are traditionally less likely than women to pamper themselves with products like this, so receiving one as a gift can be highly appreciated, especially in the colder months.

37. Royal Therapy Memory Foam Pillow

No weighted blanket would be complete without the perfect accessory—a memory foam pillow. Imagine how cute your boyfriend would look snuggled up home in bed in total comfort.

38. Goodthreads Lambswool Crewneck Sweater

A sweater is a classic Christmas gift. Instead of a cheesy knitted sweater with a picture of a snowman on it, why not get him something he can wear throughout all of the colder months? Available in a variety of colors, this genuine lambswool sweater is comfortable and a wardrobe essential.

39. Classic Men’s Cotton Pajamas

Many men are not yet familiar with the simple pleasures of a traditional pajama set, instead choosing to sleep in old t-shirts and a pair of boxer shorts. When it is cold outside, a full pajama set can provide a level of luxury that his usual sleepwear cannot match.

Creative Christmas gift ideas for your boyfriend

If your boyfriend is a creative type, a gift that helps him express his creativity can be a great idea. Whether he draws, paints writes, makes music, or any other creative pursuit, gifts like these can be perfect to get him for Christmas.

40. 162 Piece Wooden Art Box

This stylish wood suitcase-style box is ideal for the budding artist, with various paints, pencils, crayons, and sketch pads. If your boyfriend has always enjoyed drawing but needs a little encouragement to try it out more often, this is a great gift.

41. Wacom Intuos Wireless Graphics Drawing Tablet

Not every artist uses traditional pen and paper or paints and canvas formats. Digital art is becoming increasingly popular. Drawing tablets like this one are great for enabling artists to work anywhere they have a laptop, computer, or tablet to plug into.

42. Compass Leather Writing Journal

If your boyfriend fancies himself the next Shakespeare or Hemingway, a writing journal is indispensable. While there are plenty of notebook apps for smartphones, nothing beats the feel of a traditional physical leather notebook for many writers. Journals like this one can be as inspiring to a writer as they are useful.

43. Portable Kalimba Thumb Piano

The African thumb piano, or kalimba, is a small and easy-to-learn instrument that makes a gorgeous sound. Suppose your boyfriend is musical and has no room for a large instrument or simply wants to explore a new exotic sound. In that case, the soft chimes of the kalimba are a delight to hear.

44. FL Studio 20 Music Composition Software

Many guys are interested in music production. If your boyfriend dreams of being the next Daft Punk or even just likes playing around with sounds, FL Studio is a great Christmas gift. This music software can be installed on any Windows or Mac computer and allows the user to make electronic music using nothing more than their computer.

Inexpensive Christmas gifts for boyfriend

Christmas can be an expensive time of year. Many couples have only a tight budget to buy each other Christmas gifts or have spent more on larger gifts and want to get a “little extra” as well. Whichever is your situation, these gift ideas can help you.

45. Sushi Socks

Is your boyfriend a sushi lover? Or maybe you just want to impress him with a fun and unexpected gift? These socks look like a real sushi box: each sock is folded to resemble a nigiri, a tamago, or a maki piece. Sushi socks are guaranteed to bring a smile to your boyfriend’s face. Just make sure he does not attempt to eat them!

46. Zazzol Wine Aerator

If your boyfriend is a wine lover, an aerator is a gift that will bring him a lot of delightful moments. This little funnel helps the wine breathe while it’s poured into a glass and reveals wine flavors and aroma. Due to its compact size, the aerator can be easily taken to a friends’ party or a picnic.

47. New Balance Men’s Slide Sandal

The convenience of sliding these sandals on makes them indispensable in the gym’s locker room, by the pool, on the beach, or even taking out the trash at night.

48. WOODIES Polarized Walnut Wood Sunglasses

While it probably isn’t the right weather for sunglasses over Christmas, they can still be an excellent gift for your boyfriend in preparation for the sunnier months. Good quality sunglasses are usually pretty pricey—but these are a real bargain. Natural Zebra Wood arms and polarized lenses make them a trendy fashion accessory.

49. Victorinox Swiss Army Knife with Pouch

Let’s be honest, most guys secretly want to feel like an action man no matter their age. This Swiss Army knife is compact, practical, and stylish, with various cool gadgets and a protective leather case.

Home gifts for your boyfriend

Gifts for the home are often an excellent idea for Christmas because they are both fun and useful. Whether you and your boyfriend are spending Christmas apart or experiencing your first Christmas together in your new shared home, these ideas are worth checking out.

50. SodaStream Sparkling Water Maker

Soda streams are classic kitchen gadgets that can turn plain water into sparkling water almost instantly. If this isn’t enough, this soda stream comes with assorted sweetened and unsweetened flavor drops to give you plenty of choices.

51. Anchor Home Collection Wine Rack

This bamboo wine rack is not just a useful storage solution for bottles of wine—it is also a stylish decoration for your boyfriend’s home! It is suitable even for a small apartment as it takes up very little space, but it can hold up to twelve bottles of wine.

52. Essential Oil Diffuser and Humidifier

Scent can really enhance our feelings of well-being and relaxation. This essential oil diffuser and humidifier will bring tranquility to the living space. Not only that, but this diffuser also has a stylish, minimal, and masculine look that your boyfriend will love.

53. Home Hero 17 Piece Chef Knife Set

A set of knives is essential for any kitchen, especially if your boyfriend is a keen chef. However, he doesn’t have to be the next Gordon Ramsay to appreciate this stylish and decorative stainless steel knives set. With blades for cutting steak, cheese, bread, pizza, and more, this set is a great Christmas gift.

54. LED Table Lamp and Bluetooth Speaker

Lantern-style table lamps are incredibly popular due to their rustic aesthetic design and convenience. Suitable for use both indoors and outdoors, this portable table lamp is an excellent gift for him. What’s more, this lamp also has a Bluetooth speaker function, making it perfect for summer evening get-togethers.

55. Keter Modern Outdoor Patio Cool Bar

This piece of modern patio furniture has two roles—a small drinks table and an ice cooler for keeping cans or bottles cool. This gift is perfect for the man who loves to entertain guests outside in the summer. It even features an extendable tabletop!

Choosing the best Christmas gift for your boyfriend will depend on who he is as a person. Not all of these gifts will be suitable for every single guy—however, you will almost certainly find something in this list that he will love, or at least that may spark an idea of another gift! Whether you are planning the perfect gift in advance or looking for last-minute Christmas gifts for your man, there are plenty to choose from.

Andy is a storyteller who loves good books and good jokes. In the rare moments he isn't writing, you can find him jogging in the park or perfecting barbeque ribs.

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