Buying a gift for your boyfriend doesn’t have to be a chore – there’s plenty out there that you can buy, you just need to know where to look. Here are some of our favorite gift ideas to buy for your boyfriend at Christmas, or any other occasion.
Wallets are something super simple, but also super effective in making your boyfriend feel loved. They cover a range of budgets, meaning whatever your price range, you’ll find one that’s good for you without coming off as cheap. Wallets are useful, too, meaning your boyfriend will be grateful that you’ve thought about what he needs, as well as adding a little class or fun to his everyday look.
If you really want to make an impression, we recommend going for a real leather wallet – these are classy without costing you a fortune and can be engraved with a message or name to add that extra personal touch. The quality of the leather means the wallet will last for ages through wear and tear, and the engraving is a great way to show just how much he means to you. A fun way to put the cherry on top would be to leave a little handwritten note in the wallet too for him to find when he uses it!
Who doesn’t love music? Even if it’s something he enjoys every now and again, buying your boyfriend headphones can really improve his experience with music, whether you’re boosting his workout sessions or enhancing his downtime. Headphones come in all shapes and sizes, so you can find whatever suits your boyfriend best. From sportswear earplugs that won’t move around or fall off, to full bass headphones that really amplify the beat of your favorite song, whatever their style is, you can find it.
They also come in a huge variety of colors, so you can find something that fits with his preferences and style. If you’re feeling super fancy, you might want to have a look at these bone conduction headphones – they allow you to listen to music whilst also being able to fully hear around you, giving you full situational awareness. They’re also wireless and are a great gift for someone who may have outer ear damage, too, as they don’t rely on the eardrum or ear canal – they go via the bone directly to the cochlea.
A solid gift idea for any boyfriend is a bottle of proper cologne. As the saying goes – if you smell good, you feel good. Plus, with him smelling better, you benefit, too. Everyone wants to smell nice, but with so many fragrances on the market, it’s sometimes hard to choose. Whilst fallback gift sets containing a modestly priced cologne can be a decent last-minute choice, it’s better to put more effort in, and take a deep dive into this seemingly endless rabbit hole of aromas.
Famous designer brands such as Paco Rabanne can really turn heads (and empty wallets, of course), but lesser-known brands can be just as good, if not better, for those in the know. For example, the Italian brand Acqua di Parma produces elegant fragrances that pack a punch all the same – sometimes for a lower price than more known brands. Or perhaps a popular scent is what you want – after all, who doesn’t know the name Armani? Whatever your choice, your boyfriend will definitely be impressed!
If your boyfriend is a geek at heart, then he is sure to love this gift! A drone is basically a fun-sized helicopter that (more often than not) is capable of taking some amazing photos and videos. There are many models on the market, ranging from smaller models that can fit in the palm of your hand to bigger, 4-engined crafts that could (probably) lift someone up into the sky.
A drone would be a great Christmas present, not only because it can take some amazing aerial shots of the whole family (and your Christmas lighting setup) but it can also provide your boyfriend with a much-needed distraction to tinker with and have some fun after a potentially stressful day.
The only thing you need to brace yourself for is the financial cost – even the smaller models can be expensive, and the bigger, professional models with stabilized cameras and fancy tricks are sure to cost you lots of money – but the cost is definitely worth it, and it could even be turned into a venture later on if you so wish.
There’s plenty out there to really make your boyfriend smile this Christmas, no matter what he’s into or what your budget is. These are our favorite ideas to make your gift the best your boyfriend has ever received.