Christmas time is definitely magical, but it can also get hectic. Not only are you in charge of the holiday decor, you have to do all the holiday shopping as well. And with all the things you have to juggle this season, you’re probably going to end up doing some last-minute shopping. It’s easy to shop for the ladies and kiddos on your list, but buying gifts for guys can get kind of confusing, especially when you're in a time crunch. So just for you, here is a list of 15 last-minute gifts for men that look more planned than they really are.
Guys are generally hard to shop for because they aren’t usually vocal about what they want, like your mom or your kids are. And trying to buy them clothes or shoes may not always be ideal, due to confusion of sizes and tastes. But the good news is that there are plenty of last-minute gifts out there that aren’t as boring as ties and socks.
Most of the items on this list are available in stores like Target, Best Buy, and on Amazon. If you don’t have Amazon Prime already — which gives you two day shipping — you can try it free for 30 days and get all your last-minute holiday gifts in a jiff. So no matter what kind of man you’re shopping for, this list has got you covered, and the best part is, you can have them in hand to gift wrap in no time.
If you’re looking for a truly beautiful and refined last-minute gift, you can get this Whiskey Globe Decanter Set ($65, Amazon). This gorgeous decanter set comes with an etched 28-ounce globe decanter with a built-in vintage sail ship, an angled wood base, two etched drinking glasses, a set of eight stainless steel ice cubes, a metal pour funnel, and glass stopper. It’s definitely a work of art, and perfect for any sophisticated man on your shopping list. The best part is, you can have it delivered in two days when you buy it with Amazon Prime shipping.
The Atomi Pro Charging Tower ($25, Target) is a great practical gift for any guy on your shopping list. He can charge up to six USB devices at one time, so if he’s got a phone, tablet, smartwatch, or headphones, he can charge them all with one simple tower. Perfect for the home or office, and it’s available at local Target stores.
If you are shopping for a busy guy who’s always on his phone, you can get him a Motorola - Boom 2+ Wireless Headset ($60, Best Buy) to make his life a little easier. The bluetooth headset can allow him to take calls from his phone hands-free, perfect for phone calls when driving or working. It features noise cancelling technology and HD quality sound for clearer call quality, and it can even announce the name of the person calling. Great last-minute gift that you can buy from your local Best Buy stores.
A man can always use a nice wallet, so this Dante RFID Blocking Cowhide Leather Wallet ($17, Amazon) can make the perfect last-minute gift. It is made of genuine Italian cowhide leather and features two ID windows and 10 card slots. The wallet is also made to block out RFID signals, which will keep his card information safe and secure. For under 20 bucks you can’t go wrong with this wallet, plus it comes in an easy to wrap gift box. Get it in two days or less with Amazon Prime shipping.
All guys need to shave, so you can’t go wrong with a Norelco PowerTouch Cordless Shaver ($35, Target). This waterproof shaver is perfect for shaving in the shower, and the contoured design allows for a nice close shave. It even comes with a pop-up trimmer for mustaches and sideburns. If you are on a last-minute shopping run, you can find one at your local Target stores.
Perfect for a game room, bedroom, or backyard barbecue, the iHome - IBT68 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ($25, Best Buy) makes a great last-minute gift for guys. The speaker can easily connect to any phone, tablet, or computer with a simple bluetooth connection, and features a cool color-changing display that can be turned on or off for daytime to nighttime use. You can run out to your local Best Buy to pick one up.
If you’re shopping for a dapper dude, he’ll definitely appreciate these beautiful Cufflink and Tie Clip Gift Sets ($13 to $20, Amazon). They are available in five differently designed sets, each with three sets of cufflinks and three matching tie bars. All are available on Amazon, and last-minute delivery is a breeze with Prime two day shipping.
If you are shopping for a guy, but are completely out of ideas, you can grab a Philips Sonicare Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush ($70, Target) as a completely practical last-minute gift. The brush is rechargeable, has three intensity settings, runs at 31,000 movements per minute, and comes with a handy travel case. They are available in stock at Target stores.
The ReTrak - Utopia 360° Virtual Reality Headset ($20, Best Buy) is the perfect gift for any guy. It is compatible with most phones, and allows for a 360-degree virtual viewing experience. The headset features memory foam padding for comfort, adjustable focus, and a Lucidview lens for minimal eye strain. For 20 bucks it’s a steal, and you can easily pick one up at your local Best Buy store for last-minute gifting.
Shopping for a bearded hunk? The Grow A Beard Bamboo Beard Kit ($15, Amazon) is the perfect pocket-sized grooming kit for any guy on the go. It features a boar bristled beard brush (say that five times fast) and a durable bamboo wooden comb. It comes boxed with a travel pouch, and you can order it with Amazon’s Prime shipping for two day delivery.
If the guy you’re shopping for is a gamer, he will really appreciate this HyperX - Cloud Stinger Wired Stereo Gaming Headset ($33, Best Buy). It is compatible with most computers and Playstation 4 consoles, features memory foam ear cups for comfort, has convenient in-line controls, a flexible and adjustable microphone, and 50mm drivers for immersive sound. Perfect for a last-minute shopping run, you can pick one up at your local Best Buy stores.
Streaming is the way of the future, so get your man on track with a Google Chromecast ($40, Best Buy). This amazing little device can stream thousands of movies, tv shows, and music with over 100 apps. He can connect it to any iOS, Android, or Windows device to use them as an easy access remote, too. Pick up a Google Chromecast in black at your local Best Buy store.
If the guy you are shopping for loves to mix his own cocktails, you can pick up this Refinery Mixology Set ($15, Target). This awesome kit comes with a mixing glass, metal shaker, 2-ounce shot glass, ice tongs, a wood muddler, a stir spoon, and six popular drink recipes. Pair the set with your favorite spirit to take it up a notch. It’s the perfect last-minute guy gift, because you can pick one up easily at your local Target stores.
Winter is here, and it’s hard to wrangle headphones over and under a winter hat, so you can make life easier for any music lover with a Deego Bluetooth Beanie Hat ($15, Amazon). The machine washable hat comes with a built-in bluetooth headset that plays music, can be used for phone calls, and it is fully rechargeable with four to six hours of talk/play time. You can get it online on Amazon, and with Prime shipping, you’ll have it in two days or less.
A great last-minute gift for any guy is the All-new Amazon Echo ($100, Amazon). It features the Alexa voice assistant that can play music, control smart devices, set alarms and timers, and make calls all with simple voice commands. The speaker itself packs a punch, too — it has seven noise cancelling microphones and 360-degree Dolby sound for room filling audio. If you don’t want to splurge, you can also get the Amazon Echo Dot ($30, Amazon) which can implement the same commands with a smaller, more compact speaker system. Both are available on Amazon, and with Prime shipping, they’ll be on your doorstep in two days or less.
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