With all the men in your life - from the couch potatoes to the jetsetters - no guy wants a gift that feels like an afterthought. Enough with holiday gifts for men that wind up in a drawer, collecting dust. Here's your crib sheet to shopping for classy, cool, dare-we-say ingenious holiday gifts for men. This year, there will be no question that you thought ahead and went above and beyond just for him.
Celebrate what makes him a guy's guy
Chances are, the men on your shopping list are either beer lovers, barbecue enthusiasts, or simply guys who love a good beef jerky - or all of the above. Give your lumberjack something he really wants (and make sure it's packaged handsomely.)
Gift solutions for men on the go
Whether he's a commuter or a frequent flyer, you can't go wrong with travel-themed holiday gifts for men on the move. Find a cool bag to tote to work, a dapper dopp kit for shaving supplies, or luggage tags that truly stand out.
Score points with the sports nut
Look for holiday gifts for men that pay homage to his love of sports, from a rad hockey puck bottle opener to pinstripe cufflinks he can wear to work.
Script the perfect gift for the movie buff
The force will be with you if you give him anything related to Star Wars. Or gift gourmet popcorn to make Netflix nights feel like you're at the theater. When in doubt: Fandango tickets are sure bets.
Find sweet gifts that aren't sappy
Don't forget about sentimental holiday gifts for men, which are especially helpful in times when you're apart. Give him a book that fills-in-the-blanks on why he's the cat's meow, or scout out a tee printed with a sweet message.
Give a personalized gift that feels thoughtful
From photo collages to personalized photo playing cards (the perfect stocking stuffer), there will be no question that you thought about him. Or go the practical route with monogrammed gifts for the home that help him mark what's his.