39 Best Men’s Gift Ideas for the Modern Man that’s Uncommon and Unique

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39 Gift Ideas For the Modern Men

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There aren’t many things that can put pressure on your relationship like shopping for the right gift for the men in your life. One false move and you are in deep waters. Thankfully there are tons of amazing men gift ideas.

Whether it is your father, brother, husband or boyfriend, you want a gift that communicates how thoughtful and considerate you are. You just have to look for clues in their interests, hobbies and personalities. To give you a head start, we made a list that will serve you from to next summer

AncestryDNA Genetic Testing Ethnicity

AncestryDNA Genetic Testing EthnicityThere is no place like home and there is no stronger bond than family. Give the family guy in your life the gift of family (we mean that figuratively). This ancestry DNA kit takes you on a biological trip to your roots. It definitely makes for one of those memorable and unforgettable gifts.

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19-piece Knife Set with Cherry Block

19-piece Knife Set with Cherry BlockKnives in a home may not sound right but we all know that no kitchen is complete without it. You have all this chopping, dicing, peeling and pairing to do. You need a knife that can keep up. Any dad would feel special with this 18-piece set that not only steps up to the task. They are with you for the long haul.

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Ultra HD Xbox Gaming Console

Ultra HD Xbox Gaming ConsoleGame night takes a powerful new meaning when you plug in the Xbox One X. The graphics is exquisite and would have you completely immersed in its virtual world. Buy this for that friend who would rather hang out on the couch than be out with the boys.

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Elite Hookey Ring Toss Game

Elite Hookey Ring Toss GameWant men gift ideas that are suitable for kids? A more family friendly alternative is the Hookey ring toss game. It is not in the same category as digital games, but it brings massive fun to family time.

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Bose SoundTouch 300 Soundbar, works with Alexa

Bose SoundTouch 300 SoundbarIf you want to get an uncommon gift for your musically inclined BF, look no further than this Bose speaker. We know Bose for their excellent performance, but this sleek design o this baby would have the boyfriend squealing (the male version of course) in delight.

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Forged Aluminum Nonstick Fry Pan Set

Forged Aluminum Nonstick Fry Pan SetWhether it’s Xmas or Valentine, a nice meal can set the mood. If the recipient of your gift is handy in the kitchen, put this Italian fry pan set on your list. And if not, at least the nonstick coating would ensure the meal doesn’t end up charred.

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Braun Series 9 Men’s Electric Razor

Braun Series 9 Men's Electric RazorUnless you’re James Bond, it’s hard to pull off the suave look wearing a 5 o’clock shadow. For most men, grooming is high on our priority list. As far as perfect gifts go, you can’t go wrong with a shaving kit. Especially with Braun Series 9.

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Portable Photo and Video Printer

Portable Photo and Video PrinterSmartphones are the rave of the moment so, it makes sense that everything else is going smarter. Like this portable photo and video printer from Life-print. You can print images off your phone, social media and even print out videos (think Harry Potter type movable pictures).

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RED Nap Pillow

RED Nap PillowAnd since we are still on the subject of sleep, I am quite taken with these travel pillows. When it comes to comfort, luxury and cost, it checks all three boxes. Plus, for every purchase, 15% goes to support the fight against aids. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving.

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True Wireless Sports Earbuds

True Wireless Sports EarbudsThe best gifts are usually the most simple gifts. But, just because they are simple doesn’t mean they don’t make an impact. If the man in your life takes his fitness seriously, these earbuds from Jabra will amplify his efforts. He can play music, track his performance and still communicate with his mobile phone.

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Toilet Bowl Nightlight for Bathroom

Toilet Bowl Nightlight for BathroomA quirky but equally festive gift for your significant other or best friend is this motion activated toilet night light. No more fumbling around in the dark for the toilet set. Granted, this is one of those unusual gifts that should only be given to someone who you have a very informal relationship with.

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12 Volt Fleece Travel Blanket for Car

12 Volt Fleece Travel Blanket for CarCelebrating anniversaries during the holiday season is perfect. You have extra reasons to snuggle up on the couch (or wherever) and this electric blanket keeps things warm and cozy. If you have that friend whose anniversary is coming up in winter, use this gift to help them celebrate their love.

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UGG Men’s Harkley Winter Boot

UGG Men's Harkley Winter BootBe your brother’s sole keeper with a nice pair of winter boots. I love this ultra-light Ugg boots made using anti-wicking fabrics that will protect the feet from the elements while keeping your feet stink free. If you can afford to buy an outfit to go with the boot, I strongly recommend a field jacket to layer up.

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ChefSteps Joule Sous Vide

ChefSteps Joule Sous VideThe modern guy is pretty sleek in the kitchen and you know that when guys get in the kitchen, things can get a little bit…technical. Compliment his skills with a gift that offers precision in cooking like the joules sous vide. Guaranteed to give you perfection every time.

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Exotic Flavors and Pepper Hot Sauces

Exotic Flavors and Pepper Hot SaucesStill on manning kitchen skills (pun intended), if the man in your life loves his food but can barely light the kitchen stove, this hot sauce set can still heat up the flavors in the food. It is one of those perfect gifts for him that can benefit you directly.

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Radiate Portable Campfire

Radiate Portable CampfireNature lovers would appreciate a creative gift that speaks to their love for the outdoors. A gift like this Radiate portable campfire is perfect. It gives the user more than 3 hour of burn time. And because it is super easy to use, even a novice camper can get the fires going in no time.

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USB Port Car Charger for iPhone and Android

USB Port Car Charger for iPhone and AndroidIf your outdoors man is temporarily living out of an RV or spending most of his days in traffic (don’t we all?), he wants to remain connected. An intelligent car charger like the Rapid X5 charges a phone faster than the regular car charger and makes for a perfect gift for him.

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Tile Pro Tracker

Tile Pro TrackerWatching someone look for their phone while it is in their pocket is hilarious until it happens to you. Show your empathy to a forgetful person by choosing a gift that comes in super handy in times of…well need. Like the ring device which activates your phones “ringing” even when it is on silent. It is a gift they can’t forget.

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Holy Stone Drone With Camera

Holy Stone Drone With CameraThere are so many cool fitness gadgets to help you track your workout performance. But what about dudes who prefer yoga and meditation? How do they track their progress on this mind over body journey? With this Brain sensing headband from Muse 2 of course.

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JBL Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

JBL Waterproof Portable Bluetooth SpeakerThese days, nerds have way more fun. And I mean that in a good way. But, you can be the gift bearer who amps up the fun factor with this portable Bluetooth speaker from JBL. You would rack up more points because this speaker is waterproof, Bluetooth enabled and totally powerful. Pool party anyone?

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The Brain Sensing Headband

The Brain Sensing HeadbandThere are so many cool fitness gadgets to help you track your workout performance. But what about dudes who prefer yoga and meditation? How do they track their progress on this mind over body journey? With this Brain sensing headband from Muse 2 of course.

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Revival Bike Chain & Bamboo Coasters

Revival Bike Chain & Bamboo CoastersEco-friendly doesn’t necessarily have to translate into feminine looking gear (not that those are bad) and this rugged ecofriendly coaster proves that in more ways than one. I am a strong advocate for gifts that promote the environment. This coaster is made from recycled bike chain and bamboo.

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Quality Windproof Travel Umbrella

Quality Windproof Travel UmbrellaNot many men would be open to toting around an umbrella. But, if you happen to know a guy who defies normal social standards, only an uncommon gift for men like this super strong travel umbrella will do. Double the impact of your gift by adding a rain jacket.

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Ottomatic Coffee Brewer

Ottomatic Coffee brewerNo one appreciates a nicely brewed cup of coffee better than a coffee lover. But, you may not always be there to hand that cup in every morning. This elegant coffee maker is the perfect gift that will keep the coffee lover in your life happy.

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Nanopresso Portable Espresso Maker

Nanopresso Portable Espresso MakerHelp him take his expresso game to the next level with a Nanopresso portable expresso maker. I know it can be a mouthful to say that out loud but with its super pumping system, you are guaranteed premium coffee when you need it. Now that is the kind of mouthful we want to wake up to every morning.

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Fire TV Cube Hands-Free with Alexa

Fire TV Cube Hands-Free with AlexaClapping your hands to turn off the light is so 19th century. This Fire TV cube provides a complete entertainment experience. Doing everything from turning your TV on, setting the mood lighting and streaming your favorite music.

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Bose QuietComfort Wireless Headphones

Bose QuietComfort Wireless HeadphonesMusic lovers would love to be able to take their favorite jams wherever they go. But certain environments may not be conducive for this. Not unless you hook them up with Bose quiet comfort headphones. Their noise cancellation and Alexa enabled voice access to your music files puts them on the most wanted gift item list.

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GRAVITY ONE Bluetooth Speaker

Design GRAVITY ONE Bluetooth SpeakerIf the price is too steep for you, this Bluetooth speaker from KEF is a great alternative. My favorite thing about this speaker is that it makes your music mobile which would be something any music lover would appreciate. You can also use this Bluetooth speaker to charge your phone.

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Bose Noise Masking Sleepbuds

Bose Noise Masking Sleepbuds If you want a unique gift idea that can still impress, Bose has this noise cancellation head pieces designed to guarantee a good night’s sleep. It relays soothing sounds that lull you to sleep. If you’re having trouble sleeping or your partner’s snoring keeps you up at night, buy these for yourself.

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Echo for your car

Echo for your carMake Alexa your car assistant. With this media device, Alexa can plan your routes, play your music files and audio books by just syncing your apps. Road trips will never be boring again.

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YETI Roadie 20 Cooler

YETI Roadie 20 CoolerBeers are a man’s best friend and the guy who brings the cold beers to the parties are everyone’s best friend. Gift your pal with a Yeti roadie cooler that can pack as much as 14 cans of beers to keep him at the center of his social circle. Unlike regular coolers, this stuff is made from titanium grade stuff. Perfect for any outdoor event.

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Ray-Ban Classic Clubmaster Sunglasses

Ray-Ban Classic Clubmaster SunglassesSpoil your baby brother on his next birthday with a nice pair of Ray Ban sunglasses. Everyone needs a pair of these and you could earn a special spot on his fashion journey if you are the first to buy him one. Of course, it may seem like a bit of a splurge (which it is) but trust me, it is worth it.

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Gourmet Food Nuts Gift Basket

Gourmet Food Nuts Gift BasketFood makes a great gift for the eco-activist. But, you want it to be special and still have that gourmet feel. There are very tasty homemade recipes that fit the bill but, if you don’t have the time or the skill, these flavored nuts are perfect. They come in three distinct flavors and varieties.

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Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell

Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video DoorbellOne of the primary responsibilities of dads is to keep the home safe. The world is not what it used to be, and that task has become somewhat harder. Give your dad some breathing space with this video doorbell. It offers more than just live video feed for the conventional doorbell. Whether you are home or way, the ring monitors any movement near or around your home.

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Wireless Smart Beanie Headset

Wireless Smart Beanie HeadsetWearable technology is all the rave of the moment. Remember those coats that allow you charge your phones in the pocket? Well, things have advanced, and I am for it. This beanie hat for example is a water-resistant Bluetooth enabled technology that allows you stream audio media. Wherever you are. The best part (as if the cool tech is not enough) is that it comes in many colors.

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Beard Care Kit for Men

Beard Care Kit for MenThe beard revolution is hotter now than ever and it seems the older you get, the better you look. Steve Carell has proved this right. This goes on to say the dad in your life would be stoked if you gifted him with this beard grooming kit.

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RAK Magnetic Wristband

RAK Magnetic WristbandHandy men love their tools and they are going to love this magnetic tool organizer even more. Think of them as your trusty assistants keeping all your nails, screws and drill bits in one place while you work.

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Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug

Ember Temperature Control Ceramic MugThis temperature regulating mug is a practical gift. Just pick the beverage of your choice, pour into cup and you an either heat things up or cool things down (your beverage is what would determine this). Either ways, this is still a classic

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Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker

Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity TrackerGet a deeper understanding of your body, your health and your progress with Fitbit Charge 3. This swim proof advanced fitness tracker does more than count steps-it tracks 24/7 heart rate, calorie burn, 15+ exercises, goal progress, sleep and more. Every day, you’ll find valuable insights about your health that will empower you to take action, improve yourself and reach your goals.

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Men gift ideas are many. Whatever you choose to buy at the end of the day, just remember, it is the thought that counts. And to reduce the workload on your wallet, shop during the off season. A lot of items go on sale around then. You would be amazed by how much you can save.

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