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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.

Black-and-white movie poster for The Office-inspired Threat Level Midnight movie
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1 For the Pop Culture (and Modern Art) Fan: Inspired Movie or TV Show Posters

From $25,

Turn their pop culture passions into stylish wall art that'll look chic in any room of the house. No matter what he's into, Concepcion Studios likely has a take on it—including The Office, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and The Big Lebowski.

Gray-rimmed recycled sunglasses
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2 For Your Favorite Boy of Summer: Eco Sunglasses


These sleek glasses aren't just stylish—they're better for the planet too. Eco Eyewear makes their shades with recycled ocean-based plastics, and plants a tree for every pair purchased. 

Black rectangular Bluetooth speaker

3 For the DJ on the Go: Hyperboom Speaker


This super-portable Bluetooth speaker packs plenty of punch (and a big bass boost) for even the biggest party or movie night—indoors or out. It features a 24-hour battery life for all-day playing, and is water-resistant to ensure that a spilled drink or a little rain doesn't bring the fun to an end. (Bonus: You can interconnect this with other Ultimate Ears speakers to create a surround-sound effect.)

Navy blue portable, foldable chair from Coleman with storage

4 For the Outdoorsy Lounger: Coleman Cooler Quad Chair


Ultra-lightweight and easy to take to go, this comfy chair is perfect for picnics, outdoor concerts, or camping—and features a four-can cooler compartment and plenty of other storage to hold his snacks and other essentials. 

Watch with brown leather ban and a square striped watch face
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5 For the Grownup Skater Boy: Recycled Skateboard Watch


These sleek (and eco-friendly) watches are designed using recycled wood from skateboard decks for an understated and chic way to celebrate his skater side. 

Brown woodgrain cooler with bottom shelf and rolling wheels
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6 For the Party Host With the Most: Stand-Up Cooler


Make serving guests for the next backyard barbecue a breeze. This cooler has everything you need for your outdoor bar: plenty of room to keep guests' favorite drinks on ice; storage underneath for spirits, glasses, and other essentials; a built-in bottle opener; and wheels so you can shift your setup wherever you need it. 

Black easel-style organizer with pockets for office items

7 For the Guy Who's Working from Home: Portable Office Organizer


This compact, sleek organizer helps them keep all their work essentials together and is super-portable, from the dining room table to the desk to the (ahem) couch or bed. 

Different colors of pint-sized ice cream containers

8 For the Sweet Tooth: Ice Cream Canteen


Pack his favorite flavors for a picnic or beach outing with this deep-freeze container. Just pop the pint inside and it will stay perfectly cool for up to four hours in a bag, or eight if it's in a cooler. 

Metallic Rubiks Cube Puzzle
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9 For the Kid at Heart: Rubik's 40th Anniversary Metallic


The classic 1980s puzzle phenomenon gets an upgrade with metallic shades on each side—which makes it cool enough to keep out on his desk or coffee table. 

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

$55 bimonthly,

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

11 For the Guy Who Wants a Glow-Up: Bro Mask

$28 for 4,

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. 

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


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

13 For the Casual Hanger: Kubb


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).

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


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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15 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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16 For the Traveler: Airbnb Gift Card

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

From $279 for set,

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

18 For the All-Weather Guy: Weatherman Collapsible Umbrella


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.

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

19 For the Lounger: Long Jambys


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

20 For the Board Gamer: Scythe Board Game


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 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.

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


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

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


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

23 For the Whiskey Drinker: Greenline Goods Whiskey Glasses

$17 each,

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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24 For the Baseball Fan: Baseball Stadium Blueprints


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! 

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


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

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


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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27 For the History Buff: The Contender: The Game of Presidential Debate


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

28 For the Coffee Drinker: Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker


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

29 For the Adventurer: Cariuma Off White Knit Ibi Sneakers


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

30 For the Cook: Sardel 10" Skillet


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.

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