37 non-rubbish Christmas gift ideas for the man in your life

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Men's gift ideas for Christmas 2021

by Aimee Jakes |

Men can be a pain to buy for sometimes, can't they? If you always struggle to find a gift for your dad/brother/boyfriend/best mate so you're getting involved early this year, we commend you. You're a higher level of adult than we could ever aspire to be.

Whether you want to spend £5 or £50, we've rounded up our shortlist of the best Christmas (or tbh, any time of year) gift ideas for men. Treat him with a handy gadget (hint: you're useless in the kitchen), a techy gift (hint: read the instructions) or a stylish jumper (hint: you have no fashion sense).

Just so you know, while we may receive a commission or other compensation from the links on this page, we never allow this to influence product selections


SHOP: Christmas gift guide for men

Amazfit GTR 3 Smart Watch Sports Watc
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If you're wanting to impress, you can't go wrong with a smartwatch. From sleep monitoring to unbeatable 21-day battery life, the Amazfit GTR 3 is affordable and glorious.

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Sometimes a box of festive boxers is the perfect way to say 'Merry Christmas!'.

Beer Hawk Christmas Gift Box
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When it comes down to it, most men would be over the moon with a few festive beers. Thankfully Beer Hawk has done the hard work for us.

Dior Sauvage Spray Eau de Toilette
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Probably the best-smelling men's aftershave on the market. No really, it's divine.

CARHARTT WIP Acrylic Watch brand-patch beanie hat
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Stylish and practical, like all the best presents.

Mens Facial Fuel Set
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If he's trying to get into a skincare routine, a Kiehls gift set is a brilliant way to start.

Bakewell Tart Popcorn
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A scrumptious stocking filler to enjoy over Christmas.

Nike Blazer Mid '77 Vintage
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A pair of Nike Blazers are perfect for elevating his daily uniform.

No3 London Dry Gin in gift box 70cl
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You can never go wrong with gifting No3's special bottle of gin.

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If he loved the film, treat him to this special hardcover version of the book.

Michael Mcintyre The Wheel Trivia Board Game
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Our favourite game show is now a board game and it's tipped to sell out this year and FAST. Get it before it's gone.

Calvin Klein Underwear 3-Pack Trunks
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Because Calvin Klein boxers are a Christmas wishlist staple.

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If he's the type to bosh out a 5k before work, upgrade his running trainers with these sleek Asics best-sellers.

Parker Supimau00ae Cotton Silk Slim Fit Navy Crew Neck Jumper
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You can't beat a crew neck jumper for Christmas and this one is made from extra-luxe Supima cotton.

Millionsu00ae Collaboration Bundle
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Bulk has collaborated with Millions to bring the tastiest pre-workout and protein, ever. The sleek giftbox and shaker makes it the ultimate gift for gym go-ers.

Beats Studiou00b3 Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones
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If you're planning on pushing the boat out this Christmas, we recommend a pair of powerful, noise-cancelling headphones. Phwoar.

BALLSu2122 Trimmer
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For the man who has everything. The BALLS Trimmer promises to trim his two veg without pulls, nicks and snags.

Maison Sybarite Amber Gaze
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Truly a rich and classy scent that he will want to wear always.

Defected London Est1999 Crew Sweatshirt - Artic Blu
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If dance music is his jam, show you care with this ultra-cool Defected sweatshirt.

Stealth SX-C160 Ultimate Gaming Station For Xbox One
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If his games controller is always on the floor, this piece of kit will ensure everything is neat and tidy. Plus, it looks pretty cool, huh?

mahabis curve
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Their tagline is comfortable, supportive, versatile and we couldn't vouch for them more. The only pair of slippers he will need.

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The ultimate Christmas jumper for the man in your life who loves basketball.

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Christmas is the ultimate time to gift a fancy-shmancy bottle of whiskey. He will adore you.

Emporio Armani Mens Watch and Cufflinks Gift Set AR80025
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If you're feeling a lil spenny this year, why not treat him to a sleek timepiece and matching cufflinks?

the perfect sweatshirt
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Elevate his loungewear collection with this ultra-cosy jumper from Dip+Doze.

Fender Play
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A guitar tutor in your pocket, Fender Play allows the recipient to start from the basics and build up their skills at their own pace. They'll be rocking and rolling in no time.

Kovered Mersey Waxed Canvas Messenger Bag
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Get him something useful that he'll use every day, like this very cool bag from Kovered.

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
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This best-seller from the creator of Nike is a must-have for his bookshelf.

BACARDu00cd Reserva Ocho Rum Domino Set
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This limited-edition set is perfect for the rum drinker in your life and we're living for the engraved dominoes tiles made from reclaimed rum barrels.

Marshall Emberton Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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Portable speakers are a no-brainer and this Marshall model gives twenty hours of portable music and unbeatable sound.

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Snap up some workout gear that they'll actually love to wear.

Nivea Men Sensitive Skin Bundle
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A bundle of top-notch smellies that he'll actually want to use. Result.

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If marmite toast is his biggest weakness (same) then treat him to his own personalised jar.

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If he's WFH a lot more or is forever playing COD, this gaming chair will change his life (and back!)

Planet Doughnut The Mixed 6 Pack
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Sometimes a posh pack of doughnuts tick all the boxes and this lot are delish. Free nationwide delivery included in the price.

Nespresso Vertuo Plus XN903840 Coffee Machine by Krups with Pods
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Give his morning cuppa a touch of ✨spice✨ with a fancy coffee machine.

UGG Scuff sheepskin slippers
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Treat the man in your life to some snuggly slippers, courtesy of UGG.

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