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We know how it goes: You know him so well—his favorite band, his go-to drink order, even his iPhone passcode—but you're still having trouble finding that just-right gift your boyfriend will actually use and enjoy. And we get it—boyfriends are surprisingly hard to shop for!

Whether every gift idea you think would wow him is too expensive, or it just seems like he already has everything he could ever want, we know that the struggle is real when it comes to picking out gifts for boyfriends for any and all occasions, from Christmas gifts to birthday presents. (Finding a good Valentine's Day gift for your boyfriend is so hard, we made a whole list just for that occasion.) Here you'll find a list of carefully curated gift ideas for boyfriends our editors think the guys in your life will find both cool, practical, and original.

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Simple Goodness Sisters Farm Cocktail Club
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1 For the Cocktail Connoisseur: Cocktail Farm Club

$55 bimonthly, simplegoodnesssisters.com

These bimonthly shipments feature recipes for intriguing cocktails, along with special syrups and garnishes to create them, as grown on the Simple Goodness Sisters Farm. (Think flavors like Rhubarb Vanilla and Marionberry Mint.)

Bro Mask Hydrogel Sheet Mask
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2 For the Guy Who Wants a Glow-Up: Bro Mask

$28 for 4, jaxonlane.com

This guy-friendly hydrogel mask is loaded with skincare goodies, like hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, to help him reduce fine lines and redness. But the genius part is that guys with beards can split the masks in two, allowing them to get double the glow from each sheet. 

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3 For the Hesitant Home Cook: Blue Apron

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Make weeknight meals easier and more enjoyable with a Blue Apron meal plan that will finally provide an answer to the age-old question: "What should we have for dinner?" Pour a glass of wine, cook the meals together, and it also doubles as date night. For those present procrastinators out there, good news: you can sign up the day before and he'll never know. 

Allbirds Gray Wool Men's Sneakers
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4 For the Guy Who Walks Everywhere: Allbirds Wool Sneakers

$115, allbirds.com

Crafted from wool, these sneakers provide next-level comfort. If it rains, no worries, the water-repellent design will keep his feet dry so an unexpected rain shower won't send him scrambling for cover. Plus, traction grips avoid trips and falls on slippery surfaces. 

Best gifts for boyfriends - For the Casual Hanger: Kubb
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5 For the Casual Hanger: Kubb

$49, amazon.com

For outdoor hangouts and beach trips alike, this laid-back game is about to be his new go-to. With the same casual vibe as cornhole but a little extra strategy, he'll love tossing around these sticks with his buddies (beers in hand, of course).

Gifts for Boyfriends, Blue Flannel Jacket
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6 For the Boyfriend Who Craves Comfort: Blanket Flannel Field Jacket

$150, buckmason.com

For the guy who breaks out the flannel shirts at the first hint of fall and doesn't retire them until the spring, this jacket will become his year-round go-to. The perfect layering piece, he'll throw this on over a T-shirt for apple picking in the fall or wear it as extra insulation under this winter coat. 

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7 For the Celeb-Obsessed: A Personalized Shoutout

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No matter if your boyfriend is a fan of Tony Hawk, Lupe Fiasco, or Lindsay Lohan, you can order a personalized video message from one of his favorite celebrities on Cameo. Watching the look of joy and shock on his face as his idol wishes him a happy birthday or merry Christmas will make the memorable occasion extra-special. 

Customized Coordinated Bottle Opener Keychain
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8 For the Sentimental Beer Drinker: Coordinates Bottle Opener

$14, CrftSupplyCo.etsy.com

If you're looking for an affordable stocking stuffer that's actually useful and meaningful, this bottle opener checks all the boxes. It can be personalized to include coordinates that are significant to your relationship, like the place where you first met, had your first date, or got married. Plus, it will help him crack open a cold one whenever needed. 

MasterClass, Timbaland in Studio
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9 For the Life-Long Student: MasterClass Subscription

From $15 per month, billed annually

Whether he's into food, music, art, or sports, he can learn from the best thanks to an annual subscription to MasterClass. He can whip up some new recipes alongside Yotam Ottolenghi or learn how to mix beats and layer tracks with Timbaland. This is the perfect gift for a boyfriend who's always looking to learn. 

Airbnb with large windows, bed overlooking field and hills
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10 For the Traveler: Airbnb Gift Card

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Inspire your next adventure together by presenting him with an Airbnb gift card that will allow you to stay anywhere in the country—or around the world. Plan a staycation at a luxurious spot in your own city or jet-set across the globe. 

Parachute Percale Bedding Set
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11 For the Boyfriend Who's Working on Adulting: Percale Bedding Set

From $239 for set, parachutehome.com

If he's still making the bed with the same sheets he's had since college, he'll welcome this luxurious upgrade. Especially if he tends to sleep hot, he'll appreciate the breathability of crisp, lightweight percale. Opt for just a set of pillowcases or a top sheet, or splurge on the full bedding set for a complete makeover. 

Gifts for boyfriend, gift ideas for boyfriends - For the All-Weather Guy: Weatherman Collapsible Umbrella
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12 For the All-Weather Guy: Weatherman Collapsible Umbrella

$64, amazon.com

Give your boyfriend an umbrella that's tougher than he is: This rain protection resists winds of up to 55 miles per hour, so it won't bend and crack at the worst moment. The Teflon-coated material repels water, and though this umbrella folds down into a portable size, it expands to 40 inches, more than large enough to keep him covered—or protect both of you if you get close. This boyfriend gift may not be glamorous, but it's practical and effective, and he's sure to use it (and think of you) often.

Best gifts for boyfriends - Three Skiers, Aspen by Gray Malin
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13 For the Snow Bunny: Three Skiers, Aspen by Gray Malin

From $249, graymalin.com

If he'd happily hit the slopes every weekend if he could, give your boyfriend a gorgeous snapshot of his favorite pastime with this high-quality print from Gray Malin. Subtle enough to hang in his office but nice enough to dress up his living room, this photograph will hang in a place of pride in his space—and remind him of something he loves (other than you) with every glance.

Gifts for boyfriend, gift ideas for boyfriends - For the Lounger: Long Jambys
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14 For the Lounger: Long Jambys

$73, jambys.com

Made exclusively for couch potatoing, these pants are lighter than sweatpants and softer than joggers. They have a drawstring waist and a tapered leg so he looks somewhat stylish, but he'll never feel restricted in these pants.

Gifts for boyfriend, gift ideas for boyfriends - For the Board Gamer: Scythe Board Game
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15 For the Board Gamer: Scythe Board Game

$61, amazon.com

If he's a fan of Settlers of Catan, Terraforming Mars, Ticket to Ride, or any other beloved board games, it's time to add this one to his collection. A blend between Risk and Catan, this strategy-driven, involved game is all about exploring new land and defending your territory. There's a steep learning curve, but once he masters this game, he'll be asking you to play it with him for weeks to come.

Gifts for boyfriend, gift ideas for boyfriends - For the Techie: Google Nest Audio
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16 For the Techie: Google Nest Audio

$100, store.google.com

For audiophiles and smart home fans alike, try this great gift. The latest speaker from Google has a sleek shape and great-looking finish, plus super-powered speakers that sound like they came from a much larger device. Best of all, this speaker comes with Google Assistant, so he can request his favorite songs (plus weather, news, and more) with a voice command.

Gifts for boyfriend, gift ideas for boyfriends - For the Home Chef: Five Two by Food52 Set of 3 Essential Knives
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17 For the Home Chef: Five Two by Food52 Set of 3 Essential Knives

$139, nordstrom.com

Whether he's always been a home chef or his interest in cooking excellent meals at home is new, he could probably use a good set of knives. This set has exactly what he needs—no more, no less—with blades made of Japanese steel, which is carbon-infused to stay sharp and resist rust. The handles are available in three colors, too, so you can get the set that best fits into his cookspace.

20-Piece Grilling Tool Set gifts for boyfriend
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18 For the Griller: Cuisinart 20-Piece Grilling Tool Set

$59, amazon.com

Every good grill aficionado knows that the key to making the juiciest burgers, fall-off-the-bone ribs, and not-too-charred hot dogs is the appropriate tools. This 20-piece set includes everything he needs for pulling off a successful barbecue, from stainless steel tongs and a spatula to a basting brush and four corn holders—all tucked inside a sturdy aluminum carry case.

The Carry on Cocktail Kit
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19 For the Cocktail Connoisseur: The Old Fashioned Carry-on Cocktail Kit

$24, amazon.com

If he's a fan of Old Fashioneds, he can learn to make his own no matter where he is with this portable cocktail kit. A simple recipe card will guide your partner-in-crime through the creation of his own craft cocktail. The set has everything needed to start out: a spoon, muddler, aromatic bitter, cane sugar, and a portable tin. Just add alcohol and he'll be shaking up signature cocktails in no time.

Greenline Goods Whiskey Glasses
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20 For the Whiskey Drinker: Greenline Goods Whiskey Glasses

$17 each, amazon.com

Bringing new meaning to the local watering hole, this barware is carefully etched with city maps to turn your boyfriend's home or apartment into his favorite local spot. There are a variety of locations, from Los Angeles to New Orleans, so you can choose an array of glasses that feature all of the most important locales in his life, including where he grew up, went to college, and more.

Baseball Stadium Blueprints gifts for boyfriend
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21 For the Baseball Fan: Baseball Stadium Blueprints

$185, uncommongoods.com

Commemorate his favorite stadium with a custom baseball blueprint. Printed on museum-grade paper, the detailed illustration of his choice honors America's favorite pastime with a look at a single stadium's design specs and major historic highlights. An antique finish gives the blueprint its vintage vibe, and there's no need to hunt down an appropriate frame since the art arrives encased in black bonanza wood. All you have to do is top it with a bow! 

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22 For the Frugal Shopper: Tommy John Second Skin Trunks

$34, nordstrom.com

It's pretty rare for a guy to take it upon himself to splurge on nice underwear, so that's an easy gap to fill. Tommy John's underwear makes a great gift for boyfriends because they're super soft thanks to breathable fabric and have a new take on the front opening. He'll probably wonder how he ever wore anything else.

Best Gifts for Boyfriend: Viking Revolution Beard Care Kit
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23 For the Self-Pamperer: Viking Revolution Beard Care Kit

$30, amazon.com

So your boyfriend truly enjoys his self-care rituals and morning coif routine. Shaving will feel even less like a chore with this luxurious kit. It comes with a beard brush, comb, unscented beard oil, a styling balm, and scissors, all stored in a neat metal tin.

Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker
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24 For the Breakfast Enthusiast: Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker

$40, amazon.com

Any breakfast lover would enjoy unwrapping this genius breakfast sandwich maker. Designed to make two customizable breakfast sandwiches at a time in just five minutes, the appliance allows you to layer bread, meat, cheese, and eggs for a delicious morning treat that you can make right at home.

The Contender Game of Presidential Debate gifts for boyfriend
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25 For the History Buff: The Contender: The Game of Presidential Debate

$25, amazon.com

This game is similar to the party-favorite Cards Against Humanity, but you can feel comfortable playing this one with family—though we can't promise his uncle won't go on some tirade! This hilarious card game has players gathering cards with famous (and real!) one-liners from various political figures throughout history. No political knowledge required to enjoy this gift—just a healthy sense of humor.

Takeya 10310 Patented Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker
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26 For the Coffee Drinker: Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker

$22, amazon.com

Amazon's best-selling cold brew coffee maker is perfect for the coffee lover in your life. It makes batches of cold brew or iced coffee with any coffee grounds thanks to its simple infuser design. Gift it to your boyfriend so he can have an endless supply of smooth cold brew on tap at all times.

Off White Knit IBI
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27 For the Adventurer: Cariuma Off White Knit Ibi Sneakers

$98, cariuma.com

Shoes from this sustainable footwear brand are always selling out, so if your boyfriend loves to be on the move and appreciates scoring a product that's hard to get, these sneakers are for him. They're super comfortable and will go with just about anything in his closet. You can even grab a pair for yourself to match!

10" Skillet Sardel
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28 For the Cook: Sardel 10" Skillet

$80, sardelkitchen.com

If your man loves to cook, upgrade his essentials with a new pan from Italian cookware brand Sardel. This 10-inch skillet is ideal for stir-frying, sauteing, and searing. It's so good, even Bobby Flay is a fan.

Winc Wine Delivery
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29 For the Wine Connoisseur: Winc Wine Subscription

$100 for a two-month gift subscription, winc.com

Winc offers personalized wine subscriptions that make a thoughtful and tasty gift. After taking a flavor profile quiz, Winc will recommend a few bottles that you can have delivered right to his door on a regular basis. And don't worry, he can skip deliveries or cancel at any time.

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30 For the Classic Dresser: Everlane Organic Cotton Crew

$24, everlane.com

Upgrade your man's wardrobe with a classic T-shirt he'll want to wear every day. It's available in several stylish colors, and right now you can stock up on three tees for $60.

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