32 Gifts for Him That Aren’t Socks

32 Gifts for Him That Aren’t Socks

These non-obvious gifts are perfect for even the hardest-to-shop-for guys.

Pamper the lounger, the budding home chef, the candle hoarder, and others on your list with these heartfelt gifts. No matter what their interests are, our curated guide will take the guesswork out of finding the perfect presents for the men in your life.

Cooler than an actual cactus.

DOIY Saguaro Glasses
Trendy set of 6 stackable glasses with different shapes that feature a saguaro cactus once piled up. It is decorative, surprising and useful for any home. ...

A fresh scent, and an even fresher look.

SHRINE Topiary Candle
If the color green had a scent it would be Topiary. Fresh, leafy, and crisp with a hint of floral.

We can’t wash your worries away, but we can recommend this reset button in a bottle.

Malin+Goetz Grapefruit Face Cleanser
A gentle foaming gel cleanser to purify + balance skin with amino acid cleansers. Our gentle foaming cleansing gel balances skin with natural grapefruit extract and amino acid-based cleansing agents. This hydrating formula gently but thoroughly cleanses skin of dirt, oil and makeup.

Even the most rugged individuals have a soft spot.

Alex Crane Blanket Shirt
A natural pima cotton overshirt. Made in Peru from knit pima cotton and sun-bleached corozo buttons.

A well-designed home for their winged friends.

Loll Designs Pitch Birdhouse
Designed by humans with birds in mind. The simple architectural design of the Loll Designs Pitch Birdhouse includes a sharply pitched roof and sleek living quarters. The entire structure slides on and off a fixed mounting plate for easy cleaning.

Back at the office? Double down on at-home comfort.

Cultiver Linen Waffle Robe
Crafted from pure linen textured with a waffle weave, our robes are pre-washed for a luxuriously soft feel from day one.

The hot-sauce boss in your life needs a new thrill.

TRUFF Truffle-Infused Hot Sauce
Truffle twist.

Everyone could use a new set of sheets. This one will have him comfy and covered.

Buffy Soft Hemp Linen Sheets
Ease into ZZZ’s with effortlessly comfy 100% hemp. Our 100% Soft Hemp sheets are beautiful, breathable, and designed to get softer with every wash.

Waking up will never be fun, but it can at least be far less painful.

Loftie is a thoughtfully connected alarm clock designed to help you break up with your smartphone alarms and get more sleep.

A grab-and-go wine pack with notes of let’s get this party started.

Wine Access 2020 Remedy Set: Getting Back To Nature
Breathe in the clean, replenishing air, hear the songs of Blue Jays or Robins, and indulge in a brilliant bargain bottle when you reach the summit or watch the sunset.

A classic set for the modern cheese whiz.

Snowe Cheese Knives
Say cheese: our Cheese Knives coordinate with our classic Flatware and Steak Knives, making for a picture-perfect party set-up. Our set comes with a Spreader, a Hard Cheese Knife, and a Soft Cheese Knife, so you're covered, from A to Z, parmesan to brie.

The elegance of a dinner candle, but none of the beeswax.

Graypants Wick
Wick is designed with the belief that light is meant to be shared: it is the connecting tool that humanizes moments of our lives. Creating a place to gather, Wick is designed to be a companion, to join in adventures and create togetherness and ambiance every time.

Give the gift of self-care.

Theragun Elite
A smart, ultra-quiet percussive therapy device that works deep to relieve muscle tension, soreness and pain and speed recovery. Our powerful deep muscle treatment, in an ultra-quiet smart percussive therapy device with advanced sound insulation.

Unplug in style.

Urbanears Plattan 2 Bluetooth Headphones
Plattan 2 Bluetooth combines the iconic Plattan design with 30+ hours of wireless playtime for our most liberating listening experience yet. ...

Everyone deserves the experience of good cashmere.

Naadam The Essential $75 Cashmere Sweater - Mens
Entering beast mode. Improved with a true men's fit, expanded sizes and new colors, the men's $75 sweater is made from 100% sustainable and ultra-soft cashmere. A classic wardrobe staple, this best seller looks as good over a button-down as it does on its own.

For the forager, the foodie, or the fun-guy in your life.

New York Puzzle Company Mushroom Field Guide Puzzle
Portabello, shiitake, crimini or chanterelle.

A scent for your gent.

Sigil Amor Fati
Connect to the cyclical beauty of our existence with Amor Fati. Key notes of oud, galbanum, palo santo, and opoponax create a smoky essence with hints of sacred incense.

Give him great blue jeans, a gift that only gets better with time.

Taylor Stitch Democratic Jean
Being a Bay Area-based brand, you could say blue runs in our blood—the blue jean is as integral to the local identity as the Golden Gate Bridge or the grizzly bear, and we're honored to uphold—and elevate—that tradition.

Like a Swiss Army Knife, but for home audio.

Victrola The Empire Bluetooth Record Player and Radio
We love the analog accents on this midcentury record player—most notably its manual tuner. A console with subtle metallic accents will compliment this unique feature for a match made in heaven.

A basic that’s anything but.

Everlane The Classic French Terry Crew
Where classic meets comfort. This staple sweatshirt has raglan sleeves, and is made in durable, tightly spun 12 oz french terry cotton with a dry hand that will soften with wear. It’s made to last the long haul, and look good doing it....

Cool, collected, caffeinated.

Minos Moka Pot Espresso Maker
Start your day with a cup of coffee/espresso brewed in this stunning-elegant-looking espresso maker, and you can bet that you’ll have completely good and romantic vibes all throughout the day! Designed with heavy stainless steel, Minos Moka Pot Espresso Maker is created to last longer.

A casual pack that’s perfect for a park day.

Kolo Derby Sling Bag
Kolo's Derby Sling Bag is lightweight, made of 100% organic cotton, and designed to contour around your body while in motion. Features a zippered, quick-access front pocket, large main compartment, and interior laptop sleeve that can hold up to a 13” laptop.

The official dress code of the home office.

Majestic International Ultra Lux Robe
Long-staple, high-twist cotton terry defines a plush robe steeped in healthy comfort and ease.

No green thumbs required.

LSA Canopy Recycled Glass Vase Collection
Come into bloom. Leave it to these vessels to put a little spring in your step—or, well, on your table. They’re tailor-made for your tulips and hyacinths: Just fill the lower section with water, pop a bulb into the neck, then watch those roots grow, grow, grow. Wanna stick a few fresh sprigs inside?

Inspiration for surfers and couch surfers alike.

Surf Shacks Volume 2
Surfing is a way of life, one that defines not only where we live, but how we live. Surf Shacks Volume 2 picks up where the first volume left off, exploring homes of surfers, which range from improvised cabins by the beach to penthouse apartments in big coastal cities.

It’s finally scarf season!

Organic Basics Recycled Cashmere Scarf
Recycled cashmere scarf created from well-worn cashmere garments that would otherwise go to landfill.

This weighted blanket is the one thing they didn’t know they needed.

Bearaby Cotton Napper
A cool and cozy, highly breathable knitted weighted blanket made heavy with nothing but layer upon layer of natural, organic cotton.

Like walking on a cloud.

Parachute Soft Rib Slippers
Slide right into your comfiest life with these supersoft slippers. Featuring a sport slide-inspired design in ribbed cotton terry – they’re stylish, plush and cozy. Make them your new favorite house shoes and wear with everything, or complete the relaxation look with a matching Soft Rib Robe.

Science-fiction short stories for a long weekend.

Exhalation: Stories
In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity's oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine.

Wine needs to breathe. Make the process elegant.

Riedel Decanter Ultra
The design of the Ultra is a nod to tradition with its swooping curves and wide base.

Pair this with the Moon Pod for the next best thing to a sensory deprivation tank.

Moon Pod Crescent
Crescent is an ergonomic backrest thats elevates your relaxation on Moon Pod, or anywhere else in your home.

Wine glasses have a funny habit of walking off at a party, but no longer.

Graf Lantz Wine-O's (Set of 24)
True colors shining through. You'll never lose track of your glass again thanks to these functional felt “labels.” A minimalist approach to staying abreast of your wine glass's location at a party, these colorful circles wrap around the stem, allowing for easy identification in a crowd.

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