It’s a common misconception that men are difficult to shop for at Christmas time. So long as you know a man relatively well, you’ll soon learn that this is untrue. Regardless of a man’s taste in clothes, he is typically loyal to things that interest him. Here are some solid Christmas gift ideas for men with interests in ‘manly’ things. Christmas shopping on the internet also provides the opportunity for you to browse without crowds, price compare, and shop for others at the same site.
Fatheads: Available directly at fathead.com, these large as life reusable wall decals come in a variety-favorite football stars, Star Wars characters, The Simpsons, comic book heroes such as Superman, NHL, and Nascar stars. The site also offers family friendly Fatheads, such as Disney princesses. With a buy one get one free sale through December 31st, you can shop for the husband and the kids. Price: $60+
Personalized Military Gift: For the military serviceman (or perhaps a proud father or son), PersonalizationMall.com offers several appropriate Christmas gifts. Gifts include a blanket throw personalized with name and rank, military insignia watches, and an engraved ornament. Price: $7.95+
Motor Men: For the motor head in your life, head straight to kyledesigns.com. There, you’ll find flasks, business card holders, ornaments, night lights, and even condom holder cases with various available car designs. Price: $18.95+
Guinness: Head straight to irishinspiration.com for the Guinness enthusiast. Mugs, bar signs, books, and personalized tankards. Price: $10+
Oh, Brother: Have a set of brothers to shop for, or perhaps even a father-son team? Give them the gift of anger management and conflict resolution with etoys.com’s Shocking Laser Guns. It’s laser tag with a twist-players attempt to shock their opponent. Price: $39.99
The Scot: Every man of Scottish descent needs to own a kilt. The freedom of a kilt has been described as “indesquenchable” and “freeing…like Braveheart.” Kilts come in different tartans to represent clans and should be ordered to fit. The novice kilt wearer should certainly don a kilt from utilikilts.com, which are for practical use and may be purchased if you know the man’s waist size (be sure to read note about measurements). Price: $150+
As you can see, shopping by interest is the best way to find a gift appropriate for any man. Just like you, men enjoy gifts that require thought and consideration. When in doubt, ask yourself what the man might prefer: would he like an engraved Guinness mug, or would he rather just have a case of Guinness?