The guys in our lives are notoriously hard to shop for during the holidays. Chances are you've already asked them what they want for Christmas and they probably said something like 'I don't need anything' or something cheesy like 'I only want your love'.
Well, that answer is cute and everything but it really doesn't help us at all when finally head out to the mall to start shopping. You'll spend hours searching for a heartfelt gift that you hope they'll use and appreciate.
Instead of going through all that trouble to guess what they really want, I consulted a bunch of the guys here at our office to see what they actually wanted for Christmas, no guessing games required.
So if you're looking for a present for your S/O, brother, dad or grandpa and you have no idea what to get them, take one of the tips from this list and you'll be guaranteed to please!
In the following pages you'll find the perfect electronic gift ideas, gamer gift ideas, clothing gift ideas, accessory gift ideas and fitness/sports gift ideas that will make him the happiest guy on Christmas day!
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Why He Loves It: Allows real-time image transmission with a WiFi connection to your phone. It also includes a camera and glowing lights to take amazing pictures/videos.
JBL Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Why He Loves It: These speakers are splash proof, perfect for a beach day or a cottage weekend where you're hanging out at the water. They offer great quality sound and are easy to carry around with you. They also come in 7 different colours to choose from.
Amazon Echo Dot
Price: $49.99 (on sale now for $29.99)
Why He Loves It: The Echo Dot is a hands-free voice controlled device that will basically do everything for you. It controls your music, lights, smart home devices, makes calls and sends texts, reads the news and so much more.
Mini iPhone/Laptop Projector
Why He Loves It: This tiny, portable projector actually attaches to your laptop, iPhone, Android or Xbox to project movies/TV shows anytime and anywhere. It's perfect for a movie night wherever you are on a big screen.
GoPro Hero 5
Why He Loves It: If he's an amateur photographer, an adrenaline junkie or proud Instagrammer this is the perfect gift for him. The new GoPro Hero 5 is now waterproof up to 30 feet without having to use a waterproof case.
Samsung Gear S3 Classic Smart Watch
Why He Loves It: The Samsung offers a sleek and stylish watch that also has tons of features he'll love. It receives calls and texts, is water-resistant, plays songs on the go with a Bluetooth headset connection, and has up to 4 days of battery life.
Microsoft Surface Pro
Why He Loves It: The latest version of the Microsoft tablet has everything you need in a sleek, easy to use tablet for work. This version has 50% more battery life, new front facing speakers, more versatility and it just looks so nice!
Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard
Why He Loves It: Everyone knows that they look super cool riding around on a hoverboard instead of walking. The Razor 2.0 Smart Scooter is the smartest self-balancing scooter on the market, can cruise at more than 8mph, and the battery can last for at least 60 minutes at a time.
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Roccat Kova Gaming Mouse
Why He Loves It: This ambidextrous, programmable mouse is the perfect gift for gamers. It has a customizable coloured light on the scroll wheel and has pure power and speed.
Hyper X Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset
Why He Loves It: You can end up playing a lot of money if you're looking for a good gaming headset but this is one of the few really good quality ones that you can get for under $50. They're comfortable, have good sound, and a clear microphone.
Mobile Gaming System
Why He Loves It: Use any Android phone to play all your favourite games on the go. You can also connect the device to your TV so that you can play in the comfort of your own living room.
Nintendo eShop Gift Card
Why He Loves It: If you're not completely sure what he truly wants, you can't go wrong with a gift card. This way he can pick out what he actually wants and you don't have to guess! You can also purchase Xbox, Playstation and Stream gift cards all on Amazon.
SNES Classic Mini Edition
Why He Loves It: Feeling nostalgic about all the old Nintendo games? This is a mini version of the old Nintendo console. It comes with 21 pre-loaded games including all the SNES classics.
DC Universe 10th Anniversary Collection
Why He Loves It: This limited edition collection contains 30 original DC Universe movies. Some of the movies included are Superman Doomsday, Justice League: The New Frontier, and Batman: The Killing Joke.
Why He Loves It: Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's newest gaming console and it's in super high demand right now. It features a unique design that that offers a versatile gaming experience!
Why He Loves It: The new Xbox One offers a much higher quality playing experience than the last system. It also has the most advanced multiplayer network.
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Top Man Boxer Briefs
Why He Loves It: Top Man has created a brand of boxer briefs that are super comfortable and are available in tons of colours and patterns. They come in packs of 3, which is a good deal.
Peace Collective Sweater
Why He Loves It: Show your Canadian pride in one of Peace Collective's cozy crewneck sweaters. They also offer this sweater in burgundy and in a t-shirt format.
Under Armour Jogging Pants
Why He Loves It: You can wear these for lounging around the house, to the gym, out on runs or just for a casual day-to-day outfit. They're super comfortable and really stylish.
Classic V-Neck Sweater
Why He Loves It: Everyone needs a classic v-neck sweater in their wardrobe that can make even a casual day look a little more dressed up.
Adidas Original Track Pants
Why He Loves It: You could get the Under Armour pair but these ones are a little more money but it carries the Adidas brand. These are perfect for those lazy, comfy days.
Why He Loves It: Timberland boots are perfect for the winter time because they're both warm and really stylish. They're available in all kinds of colours and styles on Amazon right now.
Leather Biker Jacket
Why He Loves It: This jacket adds a little more edge to any outfit to give him that tough guy look you know he wants.
Tommy Bahama Sport Shirt
Why He Loves It: This shirt has sleek and elegant look while being super comfortable. It comes in this dark blue colour that suits basically everyone!
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1670 Square Dot Tie
Why He Loves It: Every guy needs a nice tie in their wardrobe for job interviews, business dinners and big events. The Bay offers tons of styles at such cheap prices.
Happy Socks Gift Box
Price: $48 (on sale for $19.97)
Why He Loves It: Add some colour to his sock collection with this cute gift box full of 4 different printed socks.
Why He Loves It: This isn't just any boring wallet, it adds a pop of colour as well. Herschel is a well-known brand that creates quality products at super affordable prices.
Why He Loves It: Now that winter's rolling around he's going to need a new beanie to keep him warm. Nike is an awesome brand that also carries stylish beanies and this one is unisex so you can borrow it too!
Giorgio Armani Leather Briefcase
Why He Loves It: Help him stand out at business meetings with a powerful leather briefcase like this one!
Ray Ban Square Sunglasses
Why He Loves It: Raybans are one of the best brands of sunglasses because they're stylish, provide great UV protection and are really easy to wear.
Alexander McQueen Leather Belt
Why He Loves It: You really can't go wrong with a classic, black leather belt to make an outfit look more put together. Why not go designer and get him one that will really last?
Calvin Klein Leather Watch
Why He Loves It: Calvin Klein makes super simple leather watches that are perfect for men. They're sophisticated, simple and have a leather band for extra comfort.
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Blender Water Bottle
Why He Loves It: These bottles are perfect for workout enthusiasts who love making protein smoothies or protein powder drinks before/after their workouts. The metal ball easily blends all the ingredients together so you don't taste any chunks of protein powder.
The Flexible Dieting Cookbook
Why He Loves It: Most guys who are super into fitness know the importance of high protein meals that help build muscle by staying lean. This cookbook offers over 160 recipes that do just that!
Pre Workout Energy Supplement
Why He Loves It: A safe and effective way to boost your energy before your workouts. This bottle offers 30 packs that will last a month or longer depending on how frequently you work out.
Old Navy Performance Jacket
Why He Loves It: If he's into running, a think running jacket is necessary during those colder months of the year.
Lululemon Sleeveless Hoodie
Why He Loves It: This hoodie is perfect for training at the gym because it barely feels like you're wearing anything. It's made with a stretchy fabric that's sweat-wicking.
Beats By Dre Wireless Earphones
Why He Loves It: When you're working out at the gym, you don't want your earphone wires getting in the way constantly. These amazing earphones solve that problem and give you the clearest sound so that nothing can interrupt your workout.
Nike Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit Racer
Why He Loves Them: These super comfortable shoes literally slip right on your feet. They're a lifestyle shoe that can be worn throughout the day or for training at the gym.
Lululemon Para Duffel Bag
Why He Loves It: For someone who works out or plays sports all the time, he's going to need a good gym bag to carry his gear around. This one can be both a bag and a backpack give you endless options.