2021 Holiday Gift Guides: For Him

Our Syd-approved picks for all the men in our lives

12 November 2021 -

Shopping for him can be easier said than done…

and since the holidays are best spent spending time with loved ones, not stressing about what to buy them, we’ve curated a list of gifts for him that are sure to cover all your bases. Whether it’s something practical for him to keep on hand or a bit of an indulgence, surprise him with something unexpected with a few Syd-approved tried-and-true favorites.

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Self-care for him

Everyone loves a little me time; there’s no doubt about that. What better way to treat someone than with a fan favorite cologne by YSL (we also love this Acqua di Parma set) – smells wonderful, so count it a win-win for both the giver and receiver. There are a few items to update his day-to-day routine, like the Rockwell Razor and Dr. Barbara Sturm’s skincare line.

Tech lover 

From the phonophile to the kid at heart, we’ve got gift ideas aplenty. This classic Nintendo system is sure to please the forever-young in your life … and for those who can’t seem to keep track of their daily tech essentials (Airpod case, where did you go?!) the new Airtags are sure to please the practical but absent-minded.

Adventure enthusiast

If you’re hoping to find that “wow” gift, these picks for the outdoor lover are sure to please. Pickleball has become a new favorite past-time for the McGee fam, and this set is perfect for gifting the new pro on the neighborhood courts. Syd loves this Yeti cooler and takes it with him

everywhere. And for those who love to hit the road and enjoy camping in the mountains or a Saturday morning flag football game, the Yeti camp chair is as durable as it is good-looking.

Wardrobe updates 

We know our dads always insist they don’t need anything new, but sometimes updating their wardrobe staples is just the ticket. For the guy who loves to stay on-trend but keep it cozy, we love the Vuori Sunday Jogger, and Syd agrees. The Kore short is a favorite of his and easy to gift, along with these OnCloud running shoes. And let’s not forget the men’s version of everyone’s favorite slipper this season – the UGG Tasman slipper will most likely end up on his feet immediately.  


Who doesn’t love food-related gifts?! The Ooni pizza oven is at the top of everyone’s wish list and perfect for the person who feels they’ve mastered the grill and wants to try something new. Of course, we think the McGee & Co Kitchen Basics bundle is the perfect gift for the chef, and the Staub skillet would round that set out nicely. 

Finally…stocking stuffers!   

No one should be left without at least a few surprises in their stocking, and this year we’re excited to gift these Toddy sunglasses – cool enough for everyone on your list. The Apple Airpod Pro set would make quite an addition to the stocking, and this watch from JCrew is timeless and stylish but still has that rugged vibe we love.  

2021 Holiday Gift Guides: For Him

Date Posted
12 November 2021