8 Cool Thank-You Gifts for Men
Saying thank you with a gift is the perfect way of showing your love and appreciation for the people around you. Usually, men are on the giving end as women love receiving gifts. However, the special men in your life deserve to know that you are grateful for having them and for the things they’ve done for you.
Buying the perfect gift for your father, brother, or husband is no easier than buying one for your friend or colleague. Hence, it’s always a good idea to shortlist the things they would like to receive or the things that would hold some value. Gifts are a reflection of your feelings, so you must decide whether you want it to be emotional, sensual, humorous, useful, or extravagant.
As you brainstorm his preferences, you can have a look at our list of 8 cool thank-you gifts for men. You can choose something from this list or simply draw inspiration to come up with the right gift.
A Classy Pair of Shoes
“Want to know if a guy is well-dressed? Look down.” These words were spoken by George Frazier, an Esquire Magazine’s columnist in the 1960s, and we couldn’t agree more! If there’s one piece of clothing that men absolutely adore, it’s footwear! You can say thank you by gifting a pair of old school Converse Low Top Sneakers. If he likes wearing dress shoes, you may consider buying loafers, Double Monk Strap, Chelsea boots, or Blucher Oxford shoes. Keep in mind that the shoes you buy must be stylish but also match the personality of the man they are meant for. You can choose from a variety of colors but shades of black and brown are probably the safest.
Men have always had a fascination with the latest gadgets and a wristwatch has always been a safe gift option. There could be nothing better than combining both the ideas to get him a cool smartwatch! Smartwatches are high-tech accessories that have revolutionized the watch industry. These tech-loaded timepieces can be ideal thank you gifts for men of all ages. Since these are durable and perfect for everyday use, it will surely remind him of your gratitude every time he looks at his wrist. The market is full of options in different price ranges. You can invest in a smartwatch from Apple or Samsung. Some higher-end expensive options are TAG Heuer, Breitling Exospace B55 Yachting, and Montblanc Summit 2. If you have a limited budget, consider buying a Skagen’s Falster 2, Armani Exchange Touchscreen Smartwatch, or Honor Watch Magic.
While choosing the perfect thank you gifts for men, keep in mind that everyone loves listening to their favorite music and there’s nothing better than connecting people with what they love. If he enjoys a nice beat or enjoys listening to classics, you can gift him a set of wireless headphones to express your gratitude. Chances are that he’ll be using it while traveling too so make sure to look for the sets that have Bluetooth connectivity and are designed to ensure comfort. If you are looking for noise cancellation, Bose Quiet Comfort 35 is probably the best. For lightweight, you can get Plantronics BackBeat 500 and if he is a gym rat, Jabra Elite Sport True would be a good choice.
A Personalized Leather Wallet
Leather wallets are probably the best gifts for men. However, since a thank-you gift is supposed to be a reflection of how you feel, it should be personalized for him. Top-grain cowhide leather wallets come in various colors and textures. You can personalize the wallet by getting the recipient’s initials engraved on the leather.
A pair of shades is a must-have accessory for every man. He’ll surely appreciate getting sunglasses as a thank-you gift. To fully convey the gesture, try buying the best: A pair of Ray-Bans! Since the brand is widely popular for its wide range of products, you’ll get more options that would fit your budget. You can either buy the chic and classic Wayfarer or invest in the exclusive Highstreet Iridescent frames.
Tickets to a Big Game
Men love watching sports and getting them tickets to watch their favorite team in person is definitely the right way of saying ‘thank you.’ Buy the tickets and present them with a thank you greeting card. Make sure you don’t end up gifting him a single ticket. Of course, he’s not going to an exciting game alone! Gift at least two tickets so that he can take a friend or a date along. If you’re planning to buy tickets as a thank you gift, we’ll suggest you check his schedule beforehand so that the gift won’t go wasted if he’s busy.
A Bottle of Wine
A bottle of fine wine is an ideal gift for everyone and every occasion. It can be a great way of saying ‘thank you’ a bit more formally. And, if he likes his liquor, he’ll surely love a delicious bottle of wine. Since this gift is relatively easy to buy, it would be good to think about which one to select. You will find hundreds and thousands of wine bottles in a local wine shop or an online store. Remember it’s meant to be a gift and the preference of the recipient must be taken into account. The white wine shouldn’t be too dry and the red wine shouldn’t be too heavy. You can attach a sweet thank-you note with the bottle or buy a ‘thank you’ card to go along with the bottle.
A Grooming Kit
A grooming kit is one of the practical gift options as it is one of the essentials in a man’s life. Just like gifting makeup products is a great idea for ladies, a grooming kit would be a great ‘thank you’ gift for men. Choose an all-inclusive and high-quality grooming kit. An ideal kit would contain a shaving brush, razors, nail clipper and filer, a pair of scissors, tweezers, and an after-shave lotion or oil.
If you are proud of your cooking and baking skills, a box of fresh, delicious home-baked cookies would make him and his taste buds very, very happy! You can present the cookies in a gift basket or a storable box. A greeting card to go along with it will surely make him feel appreciated.