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The Ultimate Manly Gift Guide: 10 Handmade Gifts For Him For Any Occasion

Dec. 10, 2013
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Choosing presents for guys isn’t as hard as it seems, especially with our handy gift guide just for men! Whether it’s for Christmas or for an anniversary, getting the precious men in your life a gift for any special occasion shows more than the love and care you have for him: It also shows that you know him well and that you pay attention to him and his likes. Discover the variety of handmade, unique goodies from indie sellers on our gift guide. No matter what style your man has, from music lover to businessman, there’s a gift waiting for him out there, so start searching for that perfect present here from our guide. Discover more indie seller coupons in our indie coupon directory.


by Guitar Art Print

If you have someone close to you, whether your young brother or your husband, who adores music or plays instruments, Guitar Art Print’s set of nine guitar prints is a great gift to give him! With a variety of guitar prints in a vintage-like style, this becomes a timeless gift to give any special man in your life and a meaningful wall decoration that will always remind him of you and your thoughtfulness. This listing allows you to mix and match any nine prints in Guitar Art Print’s shop, so you can give the perfect, versatile gift.

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 Monogrammed Birch Wood iPhone Case

by Golden Days Designs

If your husband loves to hunt but also is a tech-savvy lad, then Golden Days Designs’ birch wood patterned iPhone case is an excellent gift to give him! With this rustic iPhone case, you can personalize it with your choice of a monogram, making this phone case extra special for your country boy.


by White Truffle

Take organizing cash to a new level with White Truffle’s personalized money clip! This money clip makes for a simple and light cash holder for your man instead of a heavy loaded wallet. With a two-toned design, this sophisticated money clip goes with any outfit. Personalized with your man’s initials and included with an anchor design, these extra features make this money clip more personal and thoughtful for your man.

 Men’s Felted Wool Slippers

by Bure Bure Slippers

Warm his heart and his feet with Bure Bure Slippers’ felted wool slippers! Handmade with organic sheep wool, these cozy shoes are also eco-friendly and trendy for everyday wear. The roughness of the wool material that is used to make these slippers provide unexpected health benefits, from better blood circulation to reducing any aches or pains. These slippers also absorb moisture and are dirt-proof.


by Sivani Accessories

What man doesn’t love a good shave? With Sivani Accessories’ personalized men’s shaving kit, indulge your man with his own grooming bag filled with shaving essentials! From shave oil to aftershave tonic, all your man needs for a good shave is in a waxed coated cotton bag that you can personalize with a monogram. Keep your man looking dashingly dapper, and give him a stylish bag for his necessities all in one with this shaving kit!

 Personalized Bar Pendant Necklace

by Lucky Horn

Don’t skimp out on jewelry gifts during the holiday season, and present your husband, boyfriend or dad with the Lucky Horn’s bar pendant necklace! This long bar pendant can be personalized with hand-stamped names, initials, quotes, meaningful dates and more, which makes this pendant totally customizable and a perfect, personal gift. Although this pendant shows in silver, you can find other metals for this particular bar pendant necklace, such as copper, in Lucky Horn’s shop.


by LD Hipster

Infinity scarves may be known to be for women alone, but, with LD Hipster’s grey infinity scarf, any man can have a stylish scarf in his closet too! This charcoal, grey and cream speckled colored scarf gives off a trendy appearance and can be worn with any outfit. Made into a medium to heavy weighted scarf, this accessory is great for those chilly seasons.

 Grey Bow Tie

by Lord Wallington

Fancy a bow tie for your husband, boyfriend or teenager? Make him look dapper with Lord Wallington’s grey bow tie! This simple yet sophisticated bow tie is a great accessory to add to formal attire when you’re going to a holiday party. The neck ring is adjustable, giving any wearer the perfect, comfortable fit. Lord Wallington has a whole collection of bow ties in various styles and colors, so browse around and find multiple bow ties as gifts for the special men in your life!


by Sew Much Style

Whether for school books or work files, Sew Much Style’s messenger bags for men are an excellent way to keep your man organized! This modern, plaid design will give a trendy touch to any outfit. Made from recycled coats and skirts, this messenger bag is not only stylish, but it’s also eco-friendly. Find more bags in different colors and designs in Sew Much Style’s shops to get more gifts for the men in your life or find other designs to fit your man’s style.

Square Vintage Map Cufflinks

by DLK Designs

Dazzle plain dress shirts with DLK Designs’ square map cufflinks! These cufflinks aren’t just ordinary ones — with DLK Designs’ vintage map cufflinks, you get to choose what destination you want to have on your cufflinks, whether it’s the place you and your husband met or the place of a honeymoon. The map part chosen for these cufflinks not only make them unique, but also memorable and meaningful. The square shape adds a modern and fashionable appearance; however, DLK Designs also has circular cufflinks for a traditional accessory.

If you find multiple gifts in this list to give your special man,  you can create an ultimate gift basket to give him and indulge him with these unique items. Still stuck on what to give the men in your life? Try to explore their surroundings, and observe their environment to see if you can find something they’re missing or needing. Most men enjoy gifts that are functional, so remember that while you shop for gifts during the holidays or other special occasions.

Written by Emily Nguyen, a core contributor to NerdWallet Shopping.