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I hate to break it to you, but whether you've been dating ya mans for two months or four years, it never gets easier to shop for them. Thankfully, after years and years of girlfriend gift-giving, I've basically become an expert on the matter. And I've compiled all my expert knowledge into one single story, for your shopping pleasure.
Ahead, you'll find super unique birthday presents for him that not only say "you're the best boyfriend ever," but also "I'm the best girlfriend ever." Oh, and click here to get caption inspiration for that 'happy birthday' Instagram post you've got saved in your drafts.
Guys appreciate a little jewelry too, and this cool sage green timepiece will go with everything.
Your mega fan will love these sporty slips – and they come in designs for every team.
Morse Code Bracelet
If he's not into super mushy gifts, this beaded bracelet is perfectly low-key. You can customize it with your name or a sweet phrase in morse code and only the two of you will know what it says.
All guys look hot in cool sunglasses – it's just a fact. Give ya mans major style points with a two-tone tortoise shell pair that'll go with just about anything.
A modern love story...
Tired: boxes of chocolate. Wired: boxes of beef jerky.
Hot Sauce Airpod Case
Maybe this cute case will keep him from losing it (lol, ya right).
Football Team Sneakers
That tired old jersey is officially cancelled. These Nikes show off his team colors in a low-key type of way.
Birth Constellation Print
The stars aligned the night he was born (literally). This custom print shows exactly what it looked like.
Project your favorite movie (or Netflix series) on your bedroom wall for a cinema experience at home.
Adopt A Wombat
I don't know who needs to hear this, but you can legit adopt a wombat. For $100 you can virtually support an animal in need and get a fluffy version of your own.
Hogwarts Ice Cube Maker
Make teeny tiny Hogwarts ice sculptures in your own freezer with this mold. It'll make his morning cold brew soooo much more fun.
Customized Baseball Scrapbook
Give him this book, filled with newspaper clippings from his favorite baseball team.
Could he be wearing any more clothes? Gift ya mans this hoodie to keep him warm during long nights with his Friends.
National Parks Checklist
This National Parks checklist will give you date ideas for the next ohhhh, ten years. Hit up every wildlife preserve and keep track with this poster checklist.
Bluetooth Smart Beanie
Skip the AirPods and gift your boyfriend this smart beanie. It comes with wireless speakers built right in.
Chocolate Lava Cake Kit
I can't think of anything more romantic than chocolate. This do it yourself box set makes a great birthday date and gift.
This graphic topper looks just as good dressed up with jeans as it does with joggers and a hoodie.
A Hype Chess Set
There's literally nothing hotter than a man who can play chess. I will not be taking questions.
His night stand is literally overflowing with swag. Clean that sh*t up with a fancy accessory case that'll keep his timepieces dust-free and shining.
A Burrito Blanket
A Place to Write His Memoir
The Office lovers only past this point, please.
Scratch-Off Movie Bucket List
Save yourself hours of surfing Netflix and work your way through this list of must-see movies, instead.
It's like a birthday card, except he won't throw it away after reading it once.
For the person who can't even keep a fish alive. The tiny critters that live in this tank can take care of themselves – zero maintenance required.
Show your mans that he's your lobster with this cute coffee mug. And there's more where that came from! Shop the entire Friends x Pottery Barn 25th anniversary collection here.
Make cuddle time sooo much better with a yummy spray you'll both love.
Up your man's shoe game with an sick pair of sneakers he can wear every day.
Cufflinks and Tie Clip Set
He can show his team pride, even on the *fanciest* occasions. Shop more team logos here.
Stylish Phone Case
Save the USPS with this surprisingly dope phone case. Wrap this baby up with a new charging station and some phone wipes for a gift basket he'll actually use.
Football fans, this sleeve is perfect for game day. (Shop other teams here.)
This is basically the blanket version of his warmest coat. Just imagine all the quality snuggle time you'll get under this baby.
Non-Dad Baseball Cap
Let's be real, 99% of hats look like they came straight from your grandpa's closet (and not in a good way). This bright design is one of the few that will level up his style factor.
For the avocado to your toast.
This is the grown-up version of those BFF necklaces you used to wear as a kid. The tag comes engraved with both of your initials for a romantic gift his friends won't make fun of him for.
Buy this for him, then steal some for yourself. 😉
The steam from the shower isn't good for his phone. He can play the jams on this little baby instead.
If his wallet still has velcro throw 👏 it 👏 out 👏. This quality leather version is a personalized momento that looks so much more stylish.
Give him these, then take him out on a sushi date.
You know the bag he's been using could use an upgrade.
This game is basically Cards Against Humanity for meme-lovers. Trust, you'll be rolling on the floor laughing.
Portable Record Player
For the guy thinks "everything sounds better on vinyl."
Help bae keep track of his trips with a 3D cork globe he can use to pinpoint all the coolest places he's visited.
There's no better way to celebrate your birthday than learning more about the ancestors that brought you here.
Trade in his worn-out jersey for a sleek accessory he can wear every day – and still rep his team. Shop more teams here.
Ok, yes, a phone charger is a lame gift. But this one sanitizes while it charges. There's nothing more romantic than fighting the 'rona.
A Shirt That Casually Says ILY
In 2021, this is a fail-safe gift for pretty much anyone.
This'll be really useful on all those post-lockdown trips he has planned.
Custom Golf Balls
These might end up at the bottom of a lake, but... it's the thought that counts, right?
Every bookworm needs a Kindle in their life. This one comes with twice the storage of previous models and is totally waterproof (hi, poolside reads!).
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